Day 1-5: Kathmandu, Lukla, Namche Bazaar
Day 1: Arrival and get-together at the hotel in Kathmandu
Everyone will be met at the airport and taken to the hotel, regardless of whether the journey was booked individually or not. And then we will get off to a comfortable start… check in and get to know the others while enjoying a beer on the terrace.
Day 2: Free day in Kathmandu
Wer es noch nicht kennt, wird es lieben. Relaxen, Shoppen in Thamel, Kulturprogramm oder einfach den Flair aufsaugen. Jeder wie er will.
Day 3: Flight to Lukla and trek to Pakding 2650m.
Day 4: Trek to Namche Bazaar at 3440m.
Day 5: Rest day in Namche. Plenty to explore.
Day 6-13: Trek to and climb Nirekha
Day 6: Trek to Thame 3800m. It is getting quiet from now on.
Day 7: We continue along the charming and secluded valley to Marlung at 4210m.
Day 8: Trek to the foot of Renjo Pass at 4970m. We camp at 4970m.
Day 9: Trek over the Renjo La pass (5360m) to Gokyo at 4790m. If the weather is good, we will be able to see Everest for the first time, as well as our first aim: Nirekha. Camp at 4.790m.
Day 10: Sunrise at Gokyio Ri (5350m), have a brunch and then continue to Dragnag, camp at 4700m.
Day 11: Trek to Nirekha basecamp near or on the glacier at 5400m.
Day 12-13: Climb Nirekha and spare day. The climb follows the gentle glacier t a saddle and then steepens up on the west ridge. Sections up to 60° ice (fixed ropes). After summit we descend from the saddle to the other side of the mountain to Dzonglha at 4900m, where we meet our porters that came over the cho la pass.
Day 14-25: Ama Dablam
Day 14: A short day descending takes us to Periche at 4240m.
Day 15: Trek to Ama Dablam Basecamp 4600m.
Day 16: Rest day for members. Our Sherpas begin to set up high camps.
Day 17-25: Climbing period Ama Dablam. We are well acclimatized and start the climb directly with two camps at 5700m and 6400m. No up and downs for acclimatizing on this rocky ridge. Spare days for bad weather or 2nd attempt.
Day 26-30: Return to Kathmandu, journey home
Day 26: Trek back to Namche via Tengpoche.
Day 27: Trek to Lukla.
Day 28: Flight back to Kathmandu.
Day 29: Free day in Kathmandu or spare day, in case of bad weather on flight day.
Day 30: Journey home.