Mt. Everest Expedition is one of the greatest adventures on this planet earth, where Hiker Himalaya, provides excellent services of logistic support. To make the climb safe and highly successful, with our team of expert guides and field staff. Mt. Everest Expedition, one of the most popular and famous mountaineering adventures since the conquest of Mt. Everest on May 29th, 1953. The mountain with several names, in Nepal
it is known as Sagarmatha the Tibetan and Sherpa call Chomolungma
. In the early days before the name, Everest was tagged in honor of Sir George Everest in the late 19th century. In past years it was referred to as Peak XV, till it got its present name as Mount Everest. A grand title for great mountains, the height of Mt. Everest differed for many years, and then the two countries. Who shares the world's highest peaks Tibet/ China and Nepal finally declared with the new agreed height of 8,848.86 m / 29,031.69 feet. Which was announced at a virtual ceremony, thus the height remains at present with little more than in the past.
The most popular Mt. Everest Expedition is from South Col, which is in Nepal, and the North in Tibet / China.
After a great historical ascent by legendary mountaineers Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Edmund Hillary, then the mountains were exposed to the world. Mt. Everest Expedition draws many mountaineers big or in a small group for the classic climb. Due to easy and best accessibility from the Nepalese side of Everest South Face choosing the right time of the season. For the climb during the mid-spring season of March to May as well in the middle of June. At present some mountaineers challenge the climb during autumn
and winter also, due to advanced technology and best quality climbing equipment
. Which makes the climb to Mt. Everest possible even in winter times in this high-tech world of modernization. Mt. Everest South Col, located in Nepal North Mid-Eastern Himalayas around the district of Solu-Khumbu. Coordinates at the Latitude and Longitude of 27.9881° North and 86.9250° East. Situated on the upper valley of Khumbu, within Sagarmatha National Park
, is listed on the list of World Heritage Sites.
Mt. Everest Expedition starts from Kathmandu
, after gathering and packing all the gears for the climb. As well as high altitude foods required for the climb to keep fit and able for the ascent. After much preparation and collecting all the documents for the climb, a short scenic flight takes you to Lukla. Where the airfield is named Tenzing & Hillary Airport, then meet our fellow camping staff and porters. Using pack animals as well to carry much of expedition loads, then head towards our main destination to Everest base camp. A pleasant walk following Dudh Kosi River past several villages of Phakding, Monjo to enter Sagarmatha National Park. After leaving the river on high uphill to Namche Bazaar, the main hub of Khumbu villagers as well for trekkers and mountaineers. Enjoy the free day in Namche for a leisure scenic hike to get acclimatized in the comfort of a nice lodge.
From Namche adventure continues on the main trail to Everest base camp, facing glorious views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse. Includes beautiful peak of Ama Dablam and then down and ups to Tengboche Monastery, a lovely spot encircled by high peaks. Located amidst nice forest surroundings, with time here to visit the impressive monastery of great religious and cultural interest
. Where many mountaineers and climbers receive a blessing from the high priest for a safe and successful climb to various peaks of Khumbu. An enjoyable and captivating scenery of peaks and high hills, then head down to a river and climb to Pangboche village. The last permanent village on route Everest base camp
, as walk proceeds, to reach scenic Imjatse valley. Where Dingboche a nice settlement located beneath the towering North Face of Ama Dablam with views of Island peak
. Spending another day at the beautiful valley of Imjatse and Dingboche, then adventure leads towards Everest base camp
. As walk head past Lobuche
and Gorakshep a place with few nice lodges on route base camp.
Finally, a pleasant walk ends on reaching base camp beneath towering Mt. Everest, Lhotse, and Nuptse peaks. Where our field staff and guides have established the camp with many sleeping tents, including large dining and kitchen tents. At base camp preparing for the final conquest of Mt. Everest, with time to sort out gears. Hike Himalaya has spared enough days for the summit bid of 20 days to reach the top and back at base camp. Within the allocated days, busy carrying some loads and equipment to make higher camps, normally climber needs 4 camps after base camp. As the time nears for the big day, ferrying gears from camp to camp, and then planning for the final summit day. Depending upon the weather forecast, by then climbers will be spending time on the 3rd and 4th camp near South Col.
The closest high camp to reach the top of Everest that separates the route of Lhotse and Everest summits. After a final decision of the group/team leader head for the summit with support of main and fix ropes. As well as using ice-ax where needed till you reach the top of Mt. Everest, after a strenuous hard effort. On the summit, the top enjoys a breathtaking panorama of surrounding high peaks, after a rejoice-full moment and standing on top of the world. Then descend safely back to base camp, after a hard struggle of pain and agony. But worth the experience of a lifetime adventure of great effort to achieve a memorable feat. Return journey on the same route back to Lukla past Pheriche, Tengboche, and Namche to reach Lukla for last overnight. Around high Khumbu and Everest region and then fly to Kathmandu, after a victory and accomplishing our goal on Mt. Everest Expedition.