Climbalaya offers expedition to Mount Everest, known by the Nepalese as Sagarmatha and by the Tibetans as Chomolungma. Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Sir Edmund Hillary successfully summitted Mt. Everest the south col route on May 29th 1953. To ensure a safe, successful and a memorable trip, Climbalaya specializes in focusing our resources, strength and expertise on smaller teams. The expedition will be supported by Mt. Everest summitter and UIAGM/IFMGA Mountain guide and Instructor Mr. Phurba Namgyal Sherpa, as base camp manager.
For the approach to base camp, we have designed program to walk at a comfortable pace and at small altitude increment and we highly advise clients to consider this option strongly. Trip includes a climbing peak to Lobuche East 6119m which is one of the most popular climbing peak in the Kumbu.
It is an excellent trip for testing yourself while getting acquainted with the use of equipment such as ice axe, rock and rope, climbing on fixed lines, using crampons while getting familiar with our climbing Sherpas. The other advantage with this acclimatization program is that the expedition cuts one trip less through the icefall and has the chance to enjoy much better views of Everest and its surrounding peaks.
Our team of staff, climbing Sherpas, cooks and guides are handpicked, government licensed, experienced and qualified. They are amongst the best staff known for their friendly approach, efficiency, honesty and hard work. We care for our team and their welfare, so they are one of the best paid in the business that are provided with the best clothing and equipment and are insured to the maximum benefits as per rules and regulations set by the Government.
As expedition and client success relies upon our team and their comfort, strength and preparedness, we go to great lengths to ensure that they are in the best physical condition possible by providing hassle free logistics such as administrative works, proper accommodations and equipments, transport, kitchen facilities, fresh and nutritious food, and hygiene living facilities at base camp and on the mountain. During rest and recuperation at base camp, we have comfortable accommodations with personal sleeping tents with storage areas, shower facilities, private toilets, solar power and excellent heated dining facilities.
Day 01:International arrival in Kathmandu (1350m, 4429ft).
Day 2-3:In Kathmandu for official procedures and last minute shopping.
Day 04:Transfer to the domestic airport terminal for flight to Lukla (2840m, 9,152ft) and trek to Phakding. (2610m, 8561ft)
Day 05:Trek to Namche Bazar (3440m, 11,283ft). The region’s main commercial centre.
Day 06:In Namche Bazar for acclimatization.
Day 07:Trek to Tengboche Monastery (3860m, 12,661ft).
Day 08:Trek to Dingboche.
Day 09:Trek to Lobuche (4910m, 16,105ft).
Day 10:Rest day for acclimatization in Lobuche.
Day 11:Trek to Everest base camp. (5364m, 17,594ft).
Day 12-13:At base camp. (5364m, 17,594ft).
Day 14:Puja ceremony at base camp.
Day 15:Training at base camp.
Day 16:Rest Day
Day 17:Trek to Lobuche.
Day 18:Lobuche east high camp 5800m, 19,024 ft.
Day 19:Summit Lobuche east 6119m 20,070 ft. and back to Lobuche.
Day 20:Trek to base camp.
Day 21-52:Climbing Period
Day 53:Trek to Dingboche.
Day 54:Trek to Namche Bazar.
Day 55:Trek to Lukla.
Day 56:Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to your hotel.
Day 58:Departure from Kathmandu.
- Mt. Everest permit fee, Lobuche east climbing permit fee, rope fixing fees payable to concerned authorities and all government taxes.
- Services of UIAGM/IFMGA Mountain guide and Instructor Phurba Namgyal Sherpa as base camp manager.
- One high altitude climbing Sherpa per climber to carry all food and gears to higher camps. Also assist the member during climb and summit attempt.
- Climbing and summit bonuses for climbing sherpas.
- Climbing sherpa assisted climb to Lobuche east with tents, ropes, food and fuel.
Services of cook and kitchen boy at base camp.
- Services of cook at camp 2
- Insurance for Climbing Sherpas, Cooks, Liaison Officer, and local porters including heli evacuation, hospitalization, medical and life insurance.
- Equipment allowances and wages for Climbing Sherpas, cooks, kitchen boys and Government liaison officer.
- Food and fuel for base camp and high camps during expedition period.
- 6 oxygen bottles (4 lts) per member with Mask and Regulator. (expedition use only)
- 4 oxygen bottles (4 lts) per sherpa with Mask and Regulator. (expedition use only)
- Common climbing equipment (necessary rope, ice bars, ice screws, etc)
- Walkie-talkie for each member and Sherpa partnered team with base unit at base camp and camp 2.
- Internet connection at base camp. Recharge cards to be purchased directly from ISP at base camp
- Emergency sat phone available at base camp.
- Daily Weather Report Services.
- 3 star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast plan as per itinerary.
- Fullboard accommodation at the lodges during trekking Lukla-base camp -Lukla.
- Spacious single tent with mattress and pillow for each member at base camp with personal solared light.
- High altitude tents for all members and climbing Sherpas.
- Kitchen tent, common store tent, carpeted dining tent with heater, toilet tents, tables and chairs, and kitchen utensils at base camp for members.
- Kitchen and dining tent at camp 2 for members and sherpas.
- Solar panel at base camp for light and charging small electronics. (Eg. mobile phones, amateur digital cameras and handheld video cameras).
- Kitchen tent, dining tent, toilet tent, tables and chairs, solar panels and kitchen utensils at base camp for sherpas and liaison officer.
- Medical consultation services at the base camp with HRA clinic
- International and domestic, airport-hotel-airport transfers.
- Schedule flight Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu for staffs and Liaison officer
- Portages of member’s personal climbing equipment Kathmandu-Lukla-Base Camp-Kathmandu (max 75 Kg per person,)
- Transportation of food supply to base camp from Kathmandu.
- Applicable National park fees and local taxes.
- Welcome dinner in Kathmandu.
- International airfare from / to your country
- Nepal entry visa fee. (can be obtained at the airport upon arrival)
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu. Hotel after 5 nights stay in Kathmandu.
- Personal climbing gears.
- Personal insurance such as travel, accident, medical, emergency evacuation, and lost luggage
- Applicable permit fees and customs charges, etc. for SAT phone, communication equipment, and commercial filming
- Expenses of a personal nature such as hard and soft drinks, laundry, postage, telephone, Email, etc.
- Applicable customs duty and import license fees for all personal expedition goods arriving in Nepal by air/road as cargo
- Tips/gratitude for cooks and climbing Sherpa at the end of the trip.