Mount Everest Expedition

Duration59 Days
Trip GradeChallenging
Maximum Altitude8848.06 M
Group Size1-12
Best TimeMarch to May & September to November

Mount Everest needs no introduction for the people across the world to share about. Lots of the intrepid people from round the globe have made records and listed their names on history books. Standing tall as world’s tallest mountain Mt. Everest (8848 m) is the epitome of the mountaineering journey. The mountain can be scaled from the two distinct places. Southern side from Nepal and Northern side from Tibet are the start point of this iconic Nepal mountaineering. After the successful scaling of the mountain for the first time on 1953 by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, the mountain has been attracting so many climbers for the Mount Everest expedition.

Mount Everest Expedition is the daunting task and utmost challenge to the climbers. The various tragedies occurred due to excessive cold, avalanche, crevasses fall and fatigue during ascent or descent make this expedition one of the riskiest climbing adventure. The journey to the Everest Base Camp starts from Lukla all the way to Gorakshep passing by gorgeous places like Phakding, Namche, Tengboche, Dingboche and Lobuche. En-route to the start of the mountaineering excursion Sherpa culture and magnificent Himalayan views of more than 20 different mountains will prepare you for the ultimate extreme Himalayan quest. Nepal Trekking Routes Treks & Expedition is delighted to offer the seasoned climbers the opportunity to write their names alongside the legendary climbers like Sir Edmund, Tenzing, Angrita, Appa, Babu Chiri, Rob Hall, Scott Fischer and others. It is highly advised to all the climbers to gain valuable climbing training and experiences before trying to scale Mt. Everest. However, Nepal Trekking Routes Treks & Expedition ensures high quality crew members of Sherpa, quality equipments and prompt rescue services. Overall the expedition journey will be fun filled adventurous and challenging journey of your life.

Book the Mount Everest Expedition package with us. Be part of the intrepid family of Everest conquerors and live the life of royalty of the Himalayas. The epitome of the wilderness mountain madness is waiting for you to experience its grandeur and splendors.

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Arrival at Kathmandu International Airport and transfer to hotel. Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.



Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2886m.) takes approximately 30 minutes and trek from Lukla to Phakding (2640m.) which takes three hours. You will be transferred to the domestic airport for your flight to Lukla. You begin today’s trek from Lukla following a gentle climb up the mountainside on the left bank of the Dudh Koshi. Nupla (5885m) can be seen in the distance on the opposite bank and is a peak atop the Kongde Ridge. You descend a mountainside path that merges into your route to Everest, with views to a valley to your right; and at its far end, Kusum Kang (6367m.) The Dudh Kosi approaches as you pass a Mani wall and arrive at Ghat teahouse. You continue along a small path with many climbs and descents following the left bank of Dudh Koshi to Phakding. Stay overnight at lodge.

Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440 m.) takes about four and a half hours. This day you trek and cross the river on high suspension bridges. Beyond Monjo (2800m.) is the entrance to the Sagarmatha National Park which was set up in order to protect and preserve this fragile mountain environment. You then ascend quite steeply to Namche and along the way, if the weather is clear, catch a first glimpse of Mt Everest in the distance. You can also enjoy the view of Mt. Kusum Kangaru, Thamserku, Konde-Ri and Tawache peak. Stay overnight at lodge.


Rest at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization and excursion around the places. It is an ideal place to spend a rest day for acclimatization to the high altitude before heading off towards Tyangboche. For the acclimatization you walk up to Khunde Hospital which was set up by Sir Edmund Hillary, or a one hour walk up to the Syangboche (3800m.) where Everest View Hotel is situated above Namche for the outstanding view of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Kusum Kangaru. There are also good views from the National Park Centre and Museum just above the town. Stay overnight at lodge


takes about five hours. You gradually descend through a forest, cross the Imja Khola and climb steadily up to the village of Pangboche. This is directly opposite to Ama Dablam [6,856 m], and has exceptional views of the mountain, with the Gompa, mani walls and scattered pine trees in the foreground. As you gradually ascend, you find thick forests. This part of the trail is full of thorny and juniper bushes. A further two and a half hour’s walk brings you to Dingboche. Stay overnight at lodge


Rest at Dingboche for acclimatization and excursion in and around the places. Here, you can steeply climb up to Nakartsang Gompa for the rare outstanding view of Mount Makalu (8463m.) along with Lhotse, Island Peak, Baruntse, Ama Dablam and Thamserku. The another option provided is a small side trip to Chhukung which takes about two and a half hours to go up and one and a half hours to come back to Dingboche. Stay overnight at lodge.


Trek from Lobuche to Kala Patthar via Gorakshep (m.) Trek up the valley following the rocky moraine path, view icy glacial ponds and icebergs down below the Khumbu glacier. After the last rocky moraine dunes, a short downhill walk brings you to Gorakshep, the flat field below Kala Patthar (5545m) and Mt. Pumori (7145m.) Gorakshep is the location of the original Everest Base Camp with the new camp being further up the valley. The walk is gradual until you reach a rocky spot; from there another uphill climb for half an hour brings you to Kala Patthar. From the top of Kala Patthar, Everest seems just at a stones throw distance. The panoramic view from this spot is something to cherish and you feel ecstatic being at the top of the world. With all the higher snow capped giants that dominate all around, it is truly a magnificent spot to be on a clear sunny day. Stay overnight at lodge


Trek from Kalapatter to Everst Base Camp and back to Gorak Shep. While trekking to Everest Base Camp you pass through a trail, which weaves its way through ice pinnacles and past the crevasses of the Khumbu Glacier. During the spring season, you can meet some expedition teams at the Everest Base Camp. The number of teams is less during the autumn season. On the return leg, you can take a higher route to get a spectacular view of the Khumbu icefall and numerous mountains. You return to Gorak Shep to stay overnight.



Mount Everest Climbing period.

Trek from Pheriche to Tyangboche (3867 m.) takes approximately four hours. You can have a morning visit to the research center. Then, trek back to Tyangboche, an easier descent passing through rhododendron forest while continuing to walk to Tyangboche. It is a small village with a famous monastery offering you a splendid view of Ama Dablam, green hills and river views. Stay overnight at lodge.


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