fact and figure
Location: Tibet / Nepal
First ascent: May 29, 1953 by Tening Norgey and Sir Edmund Hillary
Death Rate after summit: 3.42%
Facts:The climbing routes of Everest and Lhotse are same till 7800m. The summit way from camp-IV is little longer but easier compared to North side. The walking through Khumbu icefall is more scary part of the climb.
Days 01 : Arrival at TIA, Kathmandu, Transfer to Hotel.
Days 02 – 03: Stay in Kathmandu for official document preparation and shopping.
Day 04: Fly to Lukla & Trek to Phakding – 2,840m/9,315ft
An early morning scenic flight to Lukla. The mountain flight over to Lukla is one of the most beautiful air routes in the world culminating in a dramatic landing on a hillside surrounded by high mountains peaks.. we start our trek through the prosperous village of Lukla until we reach Phakding.
Day 05: Trek to Namche Bazar-3446m
The next day, Crossing the confluence of the Dudh Kosi and the Bhote Kosi on a high suspension bridge and climb steeply for about two hours to reach Namche Bazaar. This is a prosperous trading town and the capital of the Khumbu region with genuine Tibetan artifacts
Days 06: Stay at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization.
We spend a day in Namche Bazar resting and allowing our bodies to become acclimatized to the altitude of 3,446m (11,300ft)
Days 07 : Trek to Dikuche-3800m.
Today we encounter the first really good views of the great peaks of the Khumbu: Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse and Ama Dablam. Passing by several villages and numerous tea shops, cross the Dudh Kosi River and make a steep climb to Thyangboche, home of an impressive and newly rebuilt monastery then descent to Dibuche.
Days 08 : Trek to Pheriche -4243m.
An hour’s walking from Dibuche brings us to Pangboche, an excellent viewpoint for Ama Dablam. Contouring up the valley side, re-cross the river leads to Pheriche
Days 09 : Trek to Lobuche- 4930m
The trail starts steeply to climb up beside the glacier moraine. After a couple of hours the track eventually leads to a small cluster of tea houses then to Lobuje
Days 10 : Ascent to Lobuje high camp- 5600m
Climb to Lobuje High Camp and overnight there for easy climb on Lobuje next day.
Days 11 : Ascent Lobuje Peak and descent to Lobuche- 4930m
Ascent Lobuje Peak(6119m) and descent down to Lobuje Village.
Days 12: Trek to Everest Base camp -5370m and then camping.
Contouring along the valley-side and looking down on the Khumbu Glacier, follow a reasonable trail to Gorak Shep where we take lunch and leaving Gorak Shep, the trail leads on to the moraine of the Khumbu Glacier reaching base camp near the foot of the Khumbu Icefall. This will be our home away from home.
Days 13 – 48 : Climbing period, Overnight at Tented camp.
During this period, we go up and down between B.C and camp-III for acclimatization and prepare ourselves for the summit push. After we make summit then we comeback to Base camp and clean up and then trek back to Kathmandu through same route.
Days 49: Packing in the morning and fly to lukla by helicopter
Days 50 : Flight to Kathmandu.
Days 51 : Rest in Kathmandu, Overnight at Hotel.
Days 52 : Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination.