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Mt. Everest North Col Expedition 24 Days

Trip Facts:

Duration: 24 Days

Starts In: Kathmandu

Ends In: Kathmandu

Maximum altitude: 7,033 m

Grade: Strenuous

Trekking Type: Expedition

Best Season: April and May & October and November

Attractions: Mt. Everest North Col offers a jaw dropping views of Everest and its magnificent North Face.

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Standing at the height of 7033m, Everest north col. is the popular mountain lies in Tibet. Discovered by George Mallory and his team in 1922, it is the key to the ascent of Everest from the north. Everest North Col. Expedition highlights the Lhasa and the eighth wonder Potala Palace to the drive along the Friendship highway to trekking up to the 6380m ABC. Following our ascent of Lhakpa Ri, we will have a rest day before attempting our climb. Then we climb to 7000m on North Col using the fixed ropes of the Everest expeditions. Using fixed ropes, we ascend up the steep flanks of the North Col, to its crest at 7,000m. This is an historic location, right at the foot of the North Ridge. 

  • Detail Itinerary
  • Cost Info
  • Gear & Equipment
  • Nepal Visa

Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu(1340m) & transfer to hotel

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu

Day 03: Fly to Lhasa (3660m)

Day 04: In Lhasa(3660m)

Day 05: In Lhasa (3660m)

Day 06: Drive Shigatse (3900m) 280 km

Day 07: Drive Shegar (4050m) 244km

Day 08: Rest day at Shegar for acclimatization

Day 09: Drive to Everest Base Camp (5150m)

Day 10/12: Rest at Everest Base Camp (5150m)

Day 13: Trek to Interim Camp (5760m)

Day 14: Acclimatization Interim Camp 

Day 15: Trek to Advance Base Camp

Day 16/17: Acclimatization at Advance Base Camp 

Day 18: Climb North Col, return  to Advance Base Camp

Day 19: Trek down to Base Camp

Day 20: Spare Day

Day 21: Drive to Nyalam/Zhangmu

Day 22: Drive to Kathmandu

Day 23: Free day in Kathmandu

Day 24: Depart Kathmandu

Cost Includes

  • All arrival and departure transfer services to and from Airport both Domestic and International with other necessary surface transport strictly as per itinerary.
  • B&B accommodation in Kathmandu at a 3 star hotel on a twin-share basis
  • Royalty (CTMA) as per Tibet rule
  • All staff during Expedition period
  • Full Board hotel en route in Tibet
  • Tibet Visa and Travel Permit for expedition crew;
  • Surface transportation as per itinerary;
  • Necessary Oxygen Bottles with mask and regulators (if requested by client)
  • We provide Sherpa's tents, food for climbing, and insurance, Ice falls charges
  • High altitude food for Sherpa and member
  • All camping equipment in Base Camp;
  • Food during expedition period for expedition Members and Staff;
  • Daily wages, equipment allowance & Insurance for expedition Staff;
  • Solar panel for light and batteries charger will be available for expedition members;
  • Each expedition member will have an individual tent available in the Base Camp
  • All Necessary camping equipment like camp furniture, kitchenware, dining tents etc.
  • Per person 60kg baggage allowance during trekking-up carrying by porter or Yak and 40kg baggage allowance while returning from Base Camp after climbing the Mountain.
  • Required Experienced, Trained guide during the climbing Period per person
  • One set of Walkie-Talkies to each member and climbing guide
  • All wages, equipment, medical and accidental Insurances for all involved staffs.
  • Appropriate food for high altitude and all climbing crew at base camp and above as required.
  • Farewell Dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with domestic culture show in Kathmandu

Full Board Service Cost Excludes:

  • Lunch and Dinner during in Kathmandu (except farewell dinner)
  • Any packed food/snacks, aerated drinks, energy drinks, mineral water, alcohol, cigarettes, chocolates, nutria-bars during trekking.
  • Items of personal nature, Laundry Expenses, Tips
  • Expenses incurred towards usage of landlines, mobiles, walkie-talkies or satellite phones And Internet expenses
  • Clothing, Packing Items or Bags, Personal Medical Kit, Personal Trekking Gears
  • Any extra services or products or offers or activities which are not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Any extra expenses arising out of various/unforeseen situations like natural calamities, landslides, political disturbances, strikes, changes in Government regulations,
  • Any additional staff other than specified.
  • Rescue, Repatriation, Medicines, Medical Tests and Hospitalization expenses.
  • Medical Insurance and emergency rescue evacuation if required.
  • Travel Insurance and helicopter rescue.
  • (Visa issuance is easy at the arrival) re-entry visa fee.
  • Emergency/Rescue Jeep
  • Personal climbing gears
  • Filming permit (if special camera)
  • Nepal custom duty for import of expedition goods
  • Tips, gifts, souvenirs
  • Any other item not included in “Full Board Service Cost Includes” section

Footwear

  • Climbing boots
  • Cold weather boots for base camp
  • Trainers
  • Comfortable sandals
  • Lightweight hiking boots
  • Gaiters
  • Booties
  • Light socks
  • Heavy socks

Clothing

  • Lightweight long underwear top
  • Expedition weight long underwear tops
  • Lightweight long underwear bottoms
  • Expedition weight underwear bottoms
  • Briefs/Underwear
  • Short-sleeved shirts/T-shirts
  • Jacket synthetic or fleece
  • Synthetic insulated pants
  • Down suit
  • Down insulated jacket with hood
  • Down pants
  • Waterproof breathable jacket & pants
  • Wind shirts/light shell jacket
  • One piece climbing shell (optional)

Head & Hand Gear

  • Lightweight syntheticliner glove
  • Headlamp with spare bulb and extra alkaline batteries
  • Windstopper fleece gloves
  • Insulated climbing gloves
  • Mittens with liners
  • Sun hat
  • Wool or fleece hat
  • Balaclava
  • Face mask
  • Mountain helmet

Accessories

  • UV Sunglasses
  • Glacier glasses
  • Ski goggles
  • Spare batteries

Climbing Equipment

  • Ice axe
  • Crampons
  • Harness
  • Carabiners
  • Webbing
  • Perlon cord
  • Ascenders
  • Rappel device
  • Camping Gear
  • Backpack
  • Day pack
  • Two Sleeping bags:-40C/-30F
  • Compression stuff sacks
  • THermal sleeping pad
  • Foam pad
  • 2 Water bottles
  • Lightweight steel thermal bottle
  • Pee bottle
  • Pee Funnel for Women.
  • Pack towel
  • Extendable 2 trekking poles
  • Swiss army knife
  • Large mug, plastic bowl, fork and spoon

Medical & Personal

  • Sunscreen
  • Lipscreen
  • Toiletry kit
  • Personal medication
  • Water purification tablets
  • Zip-loc bags
  • Baby wipes or wet towels
  • Ear plugs

Travel Items

  • 2 large expedition duffel bag
  • Small travel bag
  • Nylon stuff sacks
  • Lightweight cotton long sleeve shirt
  • Hiking pants and/or skirt/sarong
  • Lightweight pants

All visitors except the Indian nationals must hold a passport and valid visa in order to enter Nepal. Visas can be obtained at the Nepalese diplomatic missions and consulates abroad and also at entry points in Nepal. In order to obtain a visa at the airport or any of the land entry points, you are required to complete a visa form and provide a recent passport photograph and payment in cash.

Visa Charges

Gratis visa for 30 days available only for tourists of SAARC countries

Multiple entry 15 days – US$ 25 or equivalent convertible currency

Multiple entry 30 days – US$ 40 or equivalent convertible currency

Multiple entry 90 days – US$ 100 or equivalent convertible currency

Tourist Visa Extension

If you wish to extend your visa, you can do this at the Department of Immigration in Kathmandu

The visa extension fee for 15 days or less is USD 30 or equivalent convertible currency

The visa extension fee for more than 15 days is USD 2 per day

Tourist visas can be extended for a maximum period of 150 days in a single visa year (January to December)

http://www.nepalimmigration.gov.np/content/tourist-visa.html

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