Everest Expedition ( South Col. ) Nepal – 59 days

Everest Expedition ( South Col. ) Nepal – 59 days

Start Point

Kathmandu

End Point

Kathmandu

Duration

58N/59D

Grade

Hard

Max Altitude

above 8000 meter

Meals

B+L+D

Accomodation

Hotel/Lodge

No. of Person

Min. 04 Pax

Per day walking

5-6 Hours

Transportation

Car or Flight

Best Season

Mar-May & Sep-Nov

Activity

Everest Expedition in Nepal

Highlights

Iconic Summit: Standing at 8,848 meters (29,029 feet) above sea level, reaching the summit of Mount Everest is the ultimate goal of the expedition. Standing atop the world’s highest peak is a momentous achievement and a dream come true for mountaineers.

Challenging Climbing Routes: Everest offers multiple climbing routes, each presenting its own set of challenges and technical difficulties. The two most popular routes are the South Col route from Nepal and the Southeast Ridge route from Tibet. Climbers must navigate steep ice faces, crevasses, and unpredictable weather conditions en route to the summit.

Base Camp Experience: The Everest Base Camp serves as the starting point for the expedition and a bustling hub of activity. Located at an altitude of around 5,364 meters (17,598 feet), the base camp offers stunning views of the surrounding Himalayan peaks and provides a glimpse into the world of high-altitude mountaineering.

Cultural Immersion: Along the trekking route to Everest Base Camp, trekkers have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the rich culture and traditions of the Sherpa people. Visit traditional villages, monasteries, and Buddhist stupas, gaining insights into the Sherpa way of life.

Spectacular Scenery: The Everest region is renowned for its breathtaking scenery, including towering snow-capped peaks, rugged valleys, and pristine glaciers. Trekkers are treated to panoramic views of iconic Himalayan peaks such as Lhotse, Nuptse, and Ama Dablam throughout the expedition.

High-Altitude Acclimatization: Climbers spend several weeks acclimatizing to the thin air and harsh conditions at high altitude before attempting the summit push. Acclimatization rotations involve climbing to progressively higher camps on the mountain and then descending to lower elevations to rest and recover.

Team Dynamics: Everest expeditions require strong teamwork and collaboration among climbers, guides, and support staff. Climbers form close bonds with their teammates as they share the challenges and triumphs of the journey, fostering a sense of camaraderie and mutual support.

Personal Growth: Climbing Everest is not just a physical challenge but also a mental and emotional test of endurance. The expedition pushes climbers to their limits, requiring resilience, determination, and mental fortitude to overcome obstacles and achieve their goals.

Everest Expedition Overview

Everest Expedition ( South Col. ) Nepal Side. Most of the mountaineers have their dream to reach the summit of Everest in their life time. For many who are mainly trekkers are contended having the good view of it from Kalapatthar, Gokyo Ri or visiting Everest base camp. For many mountaineers successful Everest expedition is the ultimate goal of climbing in Himalayas of Nepal. Everest expedition via the South Col remains the most popular choice among the mountaineers as it gives the most assured means of reaching the top.

Time spent over 8000m. is less in the approach to the summit on the south side as the summit is attempted in one push. Furthermore the south route has a good record of success due to the easy access of the route once it is opened by the first summiters of the season. The popular Everest base camp trail is followed to reach the base camp for the Everest expedition. A short walk along the moraine leades to the icefall with large seracs and crevasses which is considered one of the obstacles for the expedition.

Each year, experienced Sherpas fix this section with ropes and ladders which makes easier for the climbers to cross this section to reach Camp 1. The terrain is gradual climb to reach the Camp 2 near the top of the Western Cwm. From here climbing on mixed snow and ice leads way up the Lhotse Face to Camp 3. From the camp 3 climbing on moderate mixed snow and rocks is not easy which leads to South Col. the Camp 4.

The route steepens after ascending snow slopes to reach the crest of the South East Ridge and easy climbing and then again steep clmbing leads to the South Summit. A short traverse to the Hillary Step and then climbing on short, steep rock and snow groove of notorious Hillary Step leades to the final easy ridge to the summit.

Cost Details

  • What is Included
  • Equipment allowance, daily allowance & insurance for base camp staff ( sirdar, cook, kitchen boy and liaison officer )
  • Flights to transfer climbing members, staff, liason officer and cargo of the climbing gear.
  • Food and fuel at the base camp
  • All camping equipment at the base camp such as, member tent, dining tent, kitchen tent, chairs, tables.
  • Trek support for climbing members from Lukla-base camp-Lukla.
  • Porters to carry loads from Lukla-base camp-Lukla
  • Royalty and peak permit
  • Airport arrival and departure
  • Accommodation at 3 and 4 star hotels in Kathmandu before and after the expedition on BB plan
  • What is Excluded
  • High altitude food and fuel above base camp.
  • Climbing equipment, tents and personal equipment above base camp
  • Personal accident insurance and emergency rescue operation
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