Everest expedition

  • Climb the world’s highest mountain at 8,848m

Difficult level : Hard/Technical

Trekking Duration : 62 days

Trip Starts : Lukla-phakding

Trip Ends : Lukla- kathmandu

Accommodations : Hotel-Lodge-Tent

Meal : Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner

Max : 8848m

Best Season : Spring-Autumn

Hightlight Strong Point

Climb the world’s highest mountain at 8,848m
Climb up to higher camps: EBC, Camp I, II, III, and IV
Witness the unique culture and traditions of the people in the Everest region
Experience the Sherpa’s warm hospitality

Arrival in Kathmandu. you are greeted at the airport by our team and then transferred to our hotel. Evening briefing from your guide.


We reserve this day for sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley and to prepare for trekking. Point with the responsibility of the expedition on the carried material. If necessary, the many mountain equipment shops in Thamel can supplement your equipment. During this time, our local team does what is necessary to complete the essential administrative formalities and access permits.


Very early departure (between 2 am and 4 am) for Ramechapp airport. On your arrival, a breakfast near the airport will be organized before taking your flight to Lukla. On your arrival in Lukla, organize the loads with the porters and the sherpas then start the trek. Depending on availability in the lodges, stage in Phakding (2610 m) or Monjo (2835 m), in order to shorten the next long stage to Namche Bazar.

We appreciate the softness and greenery of the Dudh Kosi Gorge. At this average altitude, vegetation is still abundant, pine forests cover the steep slopes. At the detours of the trail, we discover hamlets nestled in clearings, nestled above the banks of the river or perched on small flats. After the village of Monjo, we enter the Sagarmatha National Park (“goddess mother of heaven” Nepalese name given to Mount Everest). Created in 1976 and listed as a World Natural Heritage by UNESCO, the park extends over the entire watershed of Dudh Kosi, within which our course. By a wide path winding through the pines, we climb 500 meters above the confluence with the Bhote Kosi. Around 3100 meters, a small stop is needed to discover Everest in focus. Namche, the capital of the Sherpa country is staged in a large amphitheater overlooking the gorges, facing the peaks of the Lumding Himal. The village is of importance, nearly 2500 inhabitants live in opulent houses. Markets, traditional shops, and Sherpa shops offer a lively atmosphere.

Free day on Namche, the most important city in the region. Many lodges and restaurants are present for this starting point of the trek to Everest. It is the ideal place to rest and acclimatize at high altitude, before embarking on this hike. According to the desire, half-day trekking on the heights of Namche Bazar: villages of Khunde and Khumjung (3780 m), landscapes of pastures and small well-ordered fields. We can admire the sunset on Ama Dablam, Nuptse, and Everest above Namache (1-hour walk).


We climb above Namche Bazar by a gently sloping path on the mountainside to Mong Pass, overlooking Ama Dablam and Kantega, two of Nepal’s most spectacular peaks. We then descend to Phortse Tenga at 3600 m at the edge of the Milky River (Dudu Khosi) and go back slightly to the village of Phortse (3810 m). This day allows us to perfect our acclimatization to the altitude

A slow and steady climb up the Khumbu Valley to Pangboche, the village dominated by Ama Dablam. For 1h30, we go along the river imjakhola through Shomare, then we follow Lobuche Khola to Pheriche


Easy walk for 1 hour, then the trail climbs gently until Thokla (4620 m), then a steep climb to the Thokla pass (4830 m), where there are chortens in memory of the dead during the ascent of the Everest. We have an exceptional view of the West peaks of Everest and the elegant summit of Ama Dablam.

Rest is essential to our body for the success of the ascent.


We start by following the valley to the confluence of the Khangri glacier. Gorakshep and its sandy plain precede a tedious walk on the moraine of the Khumbu glacier. Arrive at base camp, at the foot of the famous “Ice Fall”.

Here we are at work, in the vast international camp regrouping all the expeditions. We will be staying there for 45 days in total. Everyone takes their quarters for the following weeks. The breath is short, it is better to avoid moving in all directions. Throughout the stay, we will have to move our tents according to the movements of the glacier. The lunar landscape remains impressive with the sparkling faces of Pumori, Lho La, Nuptse, and Lhotse. The temperature in full sun

Third day of acclimatization. Sherpas and all participants are invited to attend the traditional Buddhist ceremony ( Puja ), without which the ascent could not be done. We prepare our materials and equipment.

Day devoted to setting up the ropes. Your expedition leader and your altitude sherpa review your mastery of all the techniques necessary for the ascent: handling of the self-locking handles and progression technique for ascent and descent on fixed ropes, in particular.


The main stages of the ascent are as follows:



Reaching C1 is the most technical part of the ascent on the south side. You have to cross the Khumbu icefall. The “ Ice Doctors ”, Sherpas specializing in the installation of fixed ropes along the icefall, recognized the best passage for the current year. 600 meters of progression on the glacier in perpetual motion. The camp is located at the entrance of the western valley, at the exit of the waterfall. We limit the stay to two nights at Camp I for acclimatization. As soon as possible, we go up to Camp II whose excellent location makes it the ideal starting point to the summit.



The C2 occupies a site on the left bank of the western valley, at the foot of the western ridge. Very safe, the place offers a breathtaking view of the Lhotse. A real advanced base camp, we set up a kitchen tent and a mess tent for optimum comfort. From this camp, we will launch the attempt to the top. You will spend several nights there beforehand, before going up to the upper camps.



The long climb from C2 to C3 puts the tenacity of the participants to the test. The high altitude slows down the progression, without however already being able to call upon the assistance of oxygen. The slope that leads to Lhotse displays an incline of between 30 and 45 ° on very hard, even icy snow. The progression must be done along the fixed ropes. You will sleep two nights at C3 before continuing to the summit.



The long-awaited moment arrives: you cross the South Pass. This vast, windswept lunar field is the lowest depression between Everest and Lhotse. Most Himalayas access it without the help of supplemental oxygen. You have to cross two characteristic rocky sections before reaching the pass: the yellow band, a layer of marble and schist, and the top of the Genevois spur, a black rocky band. These two passages are equipped with fixed ropes.



The last part of the route is climbed in 9 to 13 hours round trip. We use the oxygen right from the start of C4. We go up to regular slopes in the balcony to the southern summit (8,749 m). From there, a long ridge leads to the “ Hillary step ” (8,790 m), or what remains of it since the 2015 earthquake. The last few meters are not difficult, apart from the very high altitude. Your Altitude Sherpa determines, based on your progress and the time you reach the various obstacles, whether you have time to safely reach the top and come back down

Last glances towards the top. It’s time to head back home. The long day to reach first Lobuche and finally the pastures of Dingboche. The softness of the landscapes contrasts with the lunar site of the base camp.


A pleasant day of walking along the valley. This time we go directly by the balcony path which leads to Namche Bazar.

Flight to Ramechapp airport then transfer to Kathmandu. The flight is subject to weather conditions, a delay in the day of rotation is possible. This is why we always plan a reserve day in Kathmandu before resuming the international flight. Transfer to the hotel in Kathmandu and a free afternoon.


Free day in Kathmandu also serves as a security day in case of problems on the Lukla / Kathmandu or during trekking. Today, you have a rest day to relax or you can also go shopping in Kathmandu or you can do anything you like to by yourself.

free time depending on the departure time of your flight and our representative will drop you at the airport, ending your journey in Nepal. We hope to be of service to you again. Thank you and safe travels.

Our Trip Gallery

  • Pick up and drop off services for both international & domestic flights as per the itinerary
  • 4 nights Hotel in Kathmandu on bed & breakfast plan, 2 nights before and 2 nights after the expedition
  • A welcome dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant in Kathmandu
  • Both-ways domestic flight (KTM – Lukla – KTM) with Airport tax
  • Land and Air domestic transportation and cargo for our overall expedition crew
  • Climbing Mountaineering Royalty Fee and all other necessary fees to climb Mount Everest
  • Khumbu Ice-fall fee
  • Summit route fixing charge
  • Garbage Management and Garbage Disposal Fee
  • Government Liaison officer with his daily wages, equipment, food, insurance and both way airfare
  • Freshly cooked meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner): Continental, Nepali, Indian and Chinese with hot drinks, Tea and Coffee
  • Fresh green vegetables, fresh meat, fresh fruits, juice and drinks will be regularly served at Base Camp. We use helicopter in order to bring them to Base Camp in regular basis.
  • 1 Professional Everest Summiteer Climbing Sherpa with his equipments allowance, daily wages and carrying bonus
  • Experienced Base Camp Sirdar, Manager, Cook, Camp-2 Cook and Kitchen helpers
  • Necessary Porters up to the Base Camp and return from the Base Camp
  • Maximum 60kg per member as a personal baggage
  • High Altitude, Medical & Helicopter rescue insurance for Climbing Sherpa, Cook and involved Nepalese staffs
  • Each Member will be provided an individual Tent (Kailas/Box Tent), Mattress and Pillow at Base Camp
  • Common Equipment at Everest Base Camp: Dining Tent, Kitchen Tent, Communication Tent, Shower Tent, Toilet Tent, Tables and Chairs, Heater, etc.
  • High Camp Services for C1-C4: High Tent, Shovel, Rope, EPI Gas, Gas Burner (MSR Rector), High Food etc.
  • Common Equipment at C2: Dining Tent, Kitchen Tent, Toilet Tent, Member Tent (2 members per tent)
  • Walkie-Talkie for communicating from Base Camp to Mountain and Mountain to Base Camp
  • Internet access Wi-Fi is available to all climbers on our team at Base Camp ( with Nominal charge )
  • Satellite phone is available for emergency use at $3 per minute
  • HRA Medical Camp provides emergency medical services with a certain charge
  • Weather forecast during the entire expedition
  • Oxygen (4ltr.) 6 bottles allocated for each Member and 3 bottles for each climbing Sherpa
  • Summit Mask & Regulator set for each Member and each climbing Sherpa
  • Sufficient Back-up Oxygen bottles and Mask Regulator set available at our Base Camp (Chargeable as per use)
  • In case of emergency, rescue and replacement, we have extra climbing Sherpa and helicopter on standby.
  • Real sherpa Duffel Bag (if required)
  • First Aid Medical Kit
  • Farewell dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant in Kathmandu
  • Government Taxes and Company Service Charge
  • Mount Everest summit certificate after the successful summit of the peak

  • nternational flight tickets
  • Nepal Entry Visa fee (To be applied for 90 days)
  • Bank/wire transfer fees (if applicable)
  • Lunch & Dinner during your stay in Kathmandu
  • Personal Travel Insurance and High-Altitude Insurance (Accident, Medical and Emergency Rescue Evacuation)
  • Personal Trekking and Climbing Gears
  • Personal Expenses: Phone calls, internet, battery recharge, laundry, alcoholic beverages, bottles and canned beverages, specialty coffee or espresso drinks etc during in lodges on the way to Base camp and on Return
  • Drone & Special filming permit
  • Summit Bonus for Climbing Sherpa US $1600.00
  • Tips for Cook and Kitchen helpers
  • Any other service cost which are not included in the Cost Includes

All Inclusive Price

40,000$ per person

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