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Climbing Everest from the south. Nepal

Climbing Mount Everest from the South

Climbing the highest peak of the planet Everest (8848 m) is always prestigious! Our route is from the south, from Nepal. This is a classic route through Khumbu icefall and Western Kun glacier.
Our expedition to Everest is combined with an expedition to the peak of Lhotse (8516 m). Two groups live in one base camp and their route coincides to the third camp.

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Country:
Nepal
Tour type:
Expeditions and ascents
Directions:
From the South, Nepal
Complexity:
Maximum
Number of participants:
From 3 participants
Maximum height:
8848 m
Season:
Spring
Start of the program:
Kathmandu
Finish program:
Kathmandu
Duration:
51 days
Price:
35 000 USD
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Our terms of the expedition are chosen so that to have time to acclimatize before the end of May (usually the best time for a rise in weather) to ascend to the summit of Everest .

The approximate program of the Lhotse ascent (51 days):
Day 1

Arrival in the capital of Nepal Kathmandu. Acquaintance. Hotel accommodation.
Day 2

Organizational day. Purchase of individual equipment. Registration of necessary documents, execution of permissions. Excursions around Kathmandu.
Day 3

Free day for self-acquaintance and purchases. Excursions around Kathmandu.
Day 4.

Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, transfer to Pakding;
Day 5

Transition Pakding - Namche-Bazar;
Day 6

Acclimatization in Namche Bazaar;
Day 7

The Namche-Bazar-Tengboche crossing;
Day 8

The Tengboche-Periche transition;
Day 9

Transition Periche - Lobuche;
Day 10

Transition Lobuche - BC Everest;
Day 11

Acclimatization in the Everest BC;
Day 12-44

The period of ascent on Everest (8848 m.);
Day 45

Preparation for return;
Day 46

Transition BC Everest  - Periche;
Day 47

Periche - Namche Bazaar;
Day 48

The Namche-Bazar-Lukla crossing;
Day 49

Flight of Lukla to Kathmandu;
Day 50

Rest in Kathmandu;
Day 51

Departure.

Additionally along the route:

  • Our expedition starts in Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. We meet you at the airport and settle in the hotel.
  • The first 3 days we deal with organizational issues, preparation for the expedition: obtaining a permit, purchasing equipment, visiting interesting places in the capital of Nepal, etc.
  • On the fourth day we fly to Lukla (2860m).
  • Further we pass through the villages Namche-Bazar (3440m), Tengboche (3860m), Periche (4371m), to the village of Lobuche (4750m). These trip are ideal for our acclimatization.
  • The next day, we move to the Base Camp Everest (5200m). From this moment we have a program of high acclimatization, rest and climbing to the top of Everest (waiting for a favorable period of weather).
  • Then back down to Lukla, a flight to Kathmandu, a gala dinner, a flight to the homeland.
  • Kathmandu
  • Flight to Lukla
  • Transitions through the settlements of Namche Bazar (3440m), Tengboche (3860m), Periche (4371m), to the village of Lobuche (4750m)
  • Transition to the Base Camp Everest (5200m) 
  • Acclimatization and climbing.
  • The route of climbing Everest to Camp 3 (7300m) coincides with the route of climbing Mount Lhotse. It passes through the Khumbu icefall and the Western Kun glacier.
  • Next, we go to the assault camp 4 (8000m), climb to the top of Everest.
  • Descent into the Everest BC (5200m)
  • Transitions to Lukla
  • Flight to Kathmandu
  1. PRICE OF THE FULL PACKAGE - from $ 35000.00
  2. VIP SERVISE - from 45000$
  • prepayment for 1 participant until February 2020 - $ 11000.00

THE COST OF THE FULL PACKAGE IS INCLUDED:

  • Russian speaking consultant
  • Hotel in Kathmandu (4 nights) + breakfast;
  • Permit for climbing Mount Everest (8848 m)
  • One high-altitude sherpa per participant (ascendant 10-15 8000+)
  • Oxygen and oxygen equipment: For a participant 5 cylinders of oxygen + mask for rent, Sherpa - 3 cylinders
  • Liaison officer expenses
  • Delivery of personal cargo to BC- 30kg- one participant
  • Railing on the route
  • Generator in the base camp;
  • Heater in the dining tent of the base camp;
  • Kitchen tent;
  • Kitchen equipment;
  • Dining tent;
  • Restroom;
  • Shower;
  • Satellite phone for emergency communication with the ground
  • Radio
  • Cook and his assistant;
  • Tents for accommodation in the base camp: one tent for two participants;
  • Food and accommodation on the track and throughout the expedition;
  • Equipment and equipment for high-altitude camps;
  • All transfers are within the program inside Nepal;
  • Staff insurance;
  • Group climbing equipment.

THE PRICE IS NOT INCLUDED:

  • Summit Bonus for reaching the top-1500 $
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu - about $ 200
  • Optional hotel after 4 nights in Kathmandu
  • Personal equipment
  • International flight
  • Personal mountaineering insurance
  • Alcoholic and soft drinks
  • Visa
  • Movement on the route separately from the group

ADDITIONAL SERVICES:

  • Rent of oxygen equipment - $ 200 for all expedition
  • Oxygen cylinder - $ 400 per piece.

 

VIP SERVISE COST INCLUDES

  • Arrival and Departure, transfers: Airport - Hotel - Airport (Pick Up and Drop).
  • Hotel Accommodation In Kathmandu: 4 nights hotel (4* category) in Kathmandu on bed & breakfast Sharing Basis (Single Bed Room).
  • Welcome Dinner: One Welcome Dinner in tourist standard restaurant in Kathmandu with Office’s Staffs.
  • Cargo Clearance, *before the expedition: International Air cargo clearance of Member Personal Luggage & Payment of Government taxes in Nepal. *before the expedition
  • Permit: Expedition Royalty and permit of Nepal Government to climb Mt. Everest, Sagarmatha National Park permit, TIMS CARD & Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Entry Permit and its fee. 
  • Khumbu Ice Fall Climbing charge to (SPCC) Sagarmatha Pollution Control Committee.    
  • Liaison Officer: 1 Government Liaison officer with full equipment ($2,500), salary and accommodation. 
  • Garbage Management: Stool Shipment Transfer & Garbage Deposit fees.
  • Insurance: Medical & Emergency rescue Insurance for all involved Nepalese staffs during the trek and expedition.
  • Map: Trekking and climbing map.
  • Member transportation: 
    1. (*Standard Route Itinerary):(Domestic Flight) Fly from Kathmandu – Lukla and while returning Lukla - Kathmandu, as per itinerary.
    2. (*Heli Itinerary):Air Transportation (Domestic Flight): Fly from Kathmandu – Namche Bazaar and trek to Basecamp. While returning fly directly from Everest Basecamp to Kathmandu as per itinerary (with additional cost).
  • Expedition Stuffs Transportation: Necessary all equipment Transportation for all Members and Staffs from Kathmandu to Lukla (by air cargo) and to Base camp (by Porters / Yak) – While returning: Base camp to Lukla (by porters / Yak) and Lukla to Kathmandu (by air cargo). Based on the condition expedition stuffs may transfer by land (KTM-Phaplu) or Heli (KTM-Lukla).
  • Member Luggage: Up to 60 Kg per member for personal baggage during the trek carrying by porters or Yaks.
  • Food and Lodging: 3 meals a day (BLD; including tea and coffee) along with accessible accommodation at Hotel/Lodge/Tea house during the trek and at the Basecamp. Well-managed base camp set up for members & Staffs.
  • Porter:Porters per member up to Base camp from Lukla & Porters return from Base camp to Lukla.
  • Base Camp Staff:  Experienced and well-trained Base Camp Cook & kitchen Helpers as required.
  • Staff Salary and allowance:All Nepalese staffs & porter’s daily wages, salary, equipment, foods & clothing.
  • Base Camp Tent: Each member will have individual  tent in Base Camp.
  • Base Camp equipment:  At Base camp: foam mattresses and pillow per member, 1 Dinning Tent, 1 Kitchen Tent, 1 Communication tent, 1 Toilet & 1 Shower Tent, 1 Staffs Tent, 1 Tent for Nepalese base camp staffs, Store tents, Tables & chairs & all necessary cooking gears.
  • Heater:Heater for base camp in each Dining and other necessary camp.
  • Solar/Generator/Light: 1 Solar panel and Generator for lights at base camp, battery charge, for laptop and other electronic devices.
  • High Altitude Climbing Sherpa: 2 veteran and Government Licensed per member. (1 Member : 2 Sherpa).
  • Climbing Sherpa Salary & Allowance: Climbing Sherpa Salary, Equipment, Food and Clothing.
  • Bonus: Carry Bonus of Sherpas and Route Fixing Charges.
  • Oxygen Bottle (O2): Summit Oxygen cylinder: 9 oxygen bottles (4 ltrs.) for each member and 3-oxygen bottle for each high-altitude Sherpa. **
  • Oxygen Mask & Regulator: 1 Set of Summit Oxygen mask for each member and high-altitude Sherpa. **
  • Back up Oxygen Cylinder, mask and regulator (with appropriate charge)
  • High camp service: High Altitude Tent, Necessary cooking EPI gas, cooking pot for member, High food for member, Sherpa, all climbing and cooking crew. (C1) (C2) (C3) (C4). Group climbing gears, fixed and dynamic rope during the climbing period as required.
  • Rope Fixing Team: The team of experienced Sherpas will fix the route In Everest (no extra charge will be applied to members).
  • Satellite Phone for emergency communication carrying by Sherpa, also available for members with appropriate charge.
  • Walkie-Talkie: Walkie –Talkie for communicating from Base Camp to Mountain and Mountain to Base Camp.
  • Permit: Satellite Phone / walkie-talkie permit for all members and staffs.
  • Internet Service:Internet facility (1 Mbps) will be available at the Base Camp (subject to a charge).
  • Weather Forecast: Fresh  Weather forecast report during the entire expedition. 
  • Comprehensive Medical kit for members and staffs.
    1. Certificate:  Everest climbing certificate issued by MoCTCA (after climbing Mt. Everest successfully).
  • **Note : All expedition stuffs and equipment has to be return after the expedition.

COST DOSE NOT INCLUDE

  • Air Fare: International flight airfare (from and to Kathmandu).
  • Nepal entry Visa fee: Nepali Visa fee US$ 40 per person for 30 days (to be applied for 60 days (USD$ 100).
  • Lunch & Dinner: Lunch & dinner in during the stay in Kathmandu (also in case of early return from Trekking / Expedition than the scheduled itinerary).
  • Extra night in Kathmandu: Extra nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu. In case of early arrival or late departure, early return from Trekking / Expedition (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
  • Insurance: Travel and high-altitude insurance, accident, medical & emergency evacuation.
  • Rescue Evacuation: Medical Insurance and emergency rescue evacuation cost if required. (Rescue, Repatriation, Medication, Medical Tests and Hospitalization costs.)
  • Personal Expenses: Telephone Calls, Internet, Toiletries, battery recharge, hot shower, laundry, soft drinks, beers and any Alcoholic beverages (during the trek and in Kathmandu but we will serve soft drinks for members at the base camp).
  • Personal Equipment:Clothing, Packing Items or Bags, Personal Medical Kit, Personal Trekking /Climbing Gears.
  • Toiletries: Soaps, shampoos, toilet and tissue papers, toothpaste, and other items used to keep yourself clean.
  • Filming: Special Filming, Camera and Drone permit fee.
  • Internet Service: Not included during the trek.
  • Rope Fixing: The cost for using fixed rope during the expedition. (Applies to Basecamp Member).
  • Summit Bonus: Summit bonus for climbing Sherpa- Minimum 1500 USD. (Applies to Full Board Member).
  • Tips: Calculate some tips for Basecamp staffs.

NECESSARY INFORMATION

  • Climb to the top begins at 11 am, RETURN POINT- 12: OO days
  • All instructions of the guide are OBLIGATORY TO PERFORMANCE

WE RECOMMEND THE FOLLOWING EQUIPMENT FOR ASCENT OF 8000+ IN THE HIMALAYA

  • Sleeping bag for BC, comfort temperature mode -25С
  • Sleeping bag for high-altitude camps, comfort - 38-45С
  • Boots for climbing type Millet Everest or Olimpus Mons Evo La Sportiva
  • Crampons
  • Ice-axe
  • Harness
  • Standard Figure Eight Descender
  • handled ascender
  • Carabiners - 5 pcs.
  • Whiskers of self-insurance
  • Down jacket
  • Downy overall
  • Thermal underwear - three sets
  • Heated trekking socks - 4 pairs
  • Sneakers for the camp
  • Gloves thin - 3 pairs
  • Fur gloves or mittens
  • Balaclava
  • Cap
  • Ski poles  
  • Self-insulating ice_screws for winter ice (4 teeth, GRIVEL ONLY!)
  • Sunglasses half-mask, degree of protection 4
  • Sunglasses ordinary mountain, degree of protection 4
  • Fleece jacket
  • Sunscreen Cream 50
  • Thermos metal 1,5L
  • Windproof mountain-tacks jacket
  • Trousers-tacks
  • Backpack (40 L)
  • Transport bag
  • Headlamp with remote battery pack
  • Rug for high-altitude camps - 2 pcs.
  • Shower slippers

IF YOU NEED, WE WILL HELP YOU TO CHOOSE ALL EQUIPMENT IN CATMANDE

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