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Everest north face Trekking

EVEREST ADVANCED BASE CAMP The World's Highest Trekking... to the North Face of Everest. Following the routes of the first expeditions to attempt the rooftop of the world...  Indeed without doubt, a highlight of this trip is the visit to Everest Base Camp, and the trek to camp 3 at (6,340 m.), where the sheer grandeur of Everest's north face you have to see to believe. This trek takes you as close to the summit of Everest as any non-climber can go. This adventure, the highest trek in the world, is an incredible journey to camp 3 and the base of the North Col via the East Rongbuk Glacier. Nowhere else on this planet can you hike on trail to such a high elevation by simple trekking. 

On this trip, we will follow the Friendship Highway through some of the most amazing landscape on Earth. We'll pass small Tibetan settlements, nomadic herdsmen wandering across the wide arid plains and awe-inspiring mountain peaks. Equally as fascinating is the wealth of cultural interest and we will have plenty of opportunity to explore.

What they said 

"We came to a halt, completely overwhelmed with astonishment. The sight of Everest wiped every thought from our minds. We forgot about rocky deserts and all our longings for other forms of beauty. We uttered neither questions nor comments, but simply stood there and gazed." 

With these words, George Leigh Mallory described his impressions on 25 June 1921, at the mouth of the Rongbuk Valley. During the third British expedition, in 1924, Mallory was to lose his life along Andrew Irvine.

Trip Planning / Itinerary / Acclimatization

>  We always plan our every trip with a great care. Itineraries we follow ensure to have sufficient time for acclimatization, and comfort. Of course there are stops for a coffee break, and to take photographs.


>  During our whole journey in Tibet we drive in 4wd Land Cruisers.


>  In Kathmandu, we normally stay either in Four or Five Star Hotels. In Tibet we will be using the best hotels / guest houses as available. (See the Hotels we use).

Team / Staff / Logistic Supports

>  The whole trip will be backed up by Makalu Adventures very experienced support team. The Climbing Sherpa, Guides, and staff have wealth of knowledge. Of course the team will be insured, and well equipped. Makalu Adventure will provide the equipments of major logistic support such as camping and kitchen utensils. A professional kitchen crew will everyday prepare hot, and fresh food three times a day while trekking.


>  We will have with us a portable altitude chamber (PAC) but with steady acclimatization we will have no problems. If you think necessary we can arrange VHF transceivers for the communication in mountains and a satellite telephone for international and emergency calls. Supplementary oxygen for emergency use too of course. 

Weather / Any additional info ?

>  However exactly unpredictable, but we'll keep us prepared for any extreme condition. We suggest you to be well equipped against the severe coldness. More details we send you gladly upon request. Just email us.

 Day 01: Depart your country.

 Day 02: Arrive Kathmandu. Transfer to Hotel.

 Day 03: Kathmandu Valley Guided Sightseeing. Hotel.

 Day 04: Preparations for Tibet, Free to Explore Kathmandu. Hotel.

 Day 05: Flight: Kathmandu (1,310m) - Lhasa (3660m). Hotel.

 Day 06: Sightseeing / Acclimatization in Lhasa. Hotel.

 Day 07: Continue Sightseeing in Lhasa. Hotel.

 Day 08: Sightseeing, Final Preparations for the Trip. Hotel.

 Start of the Trip:::

 Day 09: Drive: Lhasa - Gyantse (3,950 m. / 261 km). Hotel.

 Day 10: Drive: Gyantse - Shigatse (3,900 m. / 90 km). Hotel.
 Day 11: Drive: Shigatse - Shegar / New Tingri (4,050 m. / 244 km). Hotel.

 Day 12: Drive: Shegar - Rongbuk (5,000 m. / 68 km). Guest House. 

 Day 13: Rongbuk / Everest Base Camp. Overnight Camp.

 Day 14: Rongbuk / Everest Base Camp. Overnight Camp.

 Day 15: Trek: Everest Base Camp to Camp 1 (5,460 m.). Overnight Camp.

 Day 16: Trek: Continue up to Intermediate Camp (5,760 m.). Overnight Camp.

 Day 17: Rest / Exploration day in Intermediate Base Camp. Overnight Camp.

 Day 18: Trek: Continue up to Camp 2 (5,970 m.). Overnight Camp.

 Day 19: Significant Day ! Trek up to Advanced Base Camp of Everest (6,340 m.) Same day Return to Camp 2. Overnight Camp.

 Day 20: Trek back to Everest Base Camp. Overnight Camp.

 Day 21: Drive: Rongbuk - Nyalam (215 km). Overnight Hotel.

 End of Tibet Trip::

 Day 22: Drive: Nyalam - Cross the Tibet/Nepal Border. Continue drive to Kathmandu (1310m / 153km). Hotel.

 Day 23: Free day to explore and enjoy Kathmandu. Hotel.

 Day 24: Final Departure.
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