“Follow Snowy Horizon to the top of the world as we are delighted to offer the lifetime adventure with world-class service from Everest Base Camp (EBC) to all the high camps of Mt. Everest (8848.86m) from its South Face from Southeast Ridge in Nepal.”
We take care of you right from your arrival in Kathmandu. The price includes hotel accommodation, the flight to Lukla in the Khumbu region, the trek to Base camp via Namche and tea house full board service during the trek before arriving at base camp; and of course the services at base camp and the high camps. Let us take care of all the details – you can fully focus on your climb.
The climbing Guides of our company are highly qualified, skilled, regularly reviewed and re-trained and recognized for their training and experience throughout the profession. We only take the most experienced guides and staff on this expedition. This is a serious climb and mistakes can have serious consequences. This is why we focus extensively on safety and accident prevention for both clients and guides on our Everest expedition. No expedition is without risk and certainly not one to the highest Mountain in the world. However, we implement rigorous safety standards to minimize the risk. We’d also like to highlight that our guides and staff are all employed under ethical standards.
The exploration of Mount Everest has a long and varied history – from the first recognition of the peak to the attempts of Mallory, Irvine, Norton & co and eventually the successful attempt of the British and the impressive solo ascent of Reinhold Messner.
The Sagarmatha (the forehead of the sky) in Nepali is known as Mt. Everest throughout the world. With an altitude of 8848m, it is the highest peak on earth. The South face is recognized to lie in Nepal whereas the North face is in China’s autonomous state Tibet. This world’s highest peak was first officially measured in 1856 during the Great Trigonometric Survey of the British Indian government and then known as Peak XV certified with a height of 8840m. With simple technology and the distance from the mountain, the height was determined with really phenomenal accuracy - only 8m off from the current value of 8848m.
The name of the British Surveyor in 1856 was Sir George Everest- the General of British India during the survey period and a somewhat infamous character. Tibet and Nepal were closed to foreigners at the time, so it is reasonable to assume that the local names of the mountain were unknown. The name of the highest peak was chosen in his honor, although not without controversy even at the time. The first climbing attempts were not possible until the 1920s and they ended ultimately in disaster. Success came only in 1953 from the South side on the very same route you’ll be taking for this expedition.
Retrace these historic achievements and write your history by attempting to reach the top of the world. With us as your support crew, everything is possible.
The approach on its south side is through the Khumbu region of Nepal leading up to the Khumbu Glacier extending down to Lobuche (4940m). It starts with the flight to Lukla and the trek from Lukla to Everest South Base Camp (5364m) via Namche Bazaar (3440m)-Tengboche (3860m)-Pheriche (4371m)-Lobuche (4940m)-Gorak Shep (5164m). It takes typically 8 days to reach ABC from Kathmandu.
This camp 1 is situated in a flat area of endless snow-deep crevasses and mountain walls. Because of the Sun's reflection from this place we get a warm and heat ambiance at this place. In the night we listen to the deep murmuring cracking sounds of crevasses beneath our tent. These are the areas where we have to walk to reach camp 2.
This camp 2 is situated at the height of 21000ft, which is located at the foot of the icy mount Lhotse wall though where we have to go ahead. The weather here is good but bad clouds roll in from the low range of the Himalayan valleys to the bottom of our camp two. But the wind here sometimes seems very violent enough to destroy our tents. After climbing these palaces we reach camp 3.
Camp 3 is located at the height of 22300ft, adjoining to mount Lhotse wall. After climbing the 4000ft. Lhotse wall by using fixed rope and with prior acclimatization it leads us to camp 4. Also on the way we have to ascend the steep allow bands (lose, down -sloping and rotten limestone). From their crossing short snowfield, the route moves ahead up the Geneva Spur to the east before finishing the flats of the south col. (Another wells name meaning Saddle of pass). Oxygen should probably be used above base camp 3 in case needed by the climbers.
Now we are on camp 4 which is located at the height of 26000ft, it is the last camp of the Expedition. From here the summit is about 500m, a distance far. This is the final and dangerous part of the climbing. This place is besieged by ferocious and violent winds. The normal best way to reach the summit is via the narrow South-East Ridge and it precedes the South Summits 28710ft. From here the way is easy to reach the summit of the Everest 29028ft, and the late Sir Edmund Hillary and l Tenzing Norgay Sherpa used this route in 1953.
01 Apr: Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and Transfer to hotel.
02-03 Apr: Day 02-03: Preparation, briefings, shopping and formalities for permit.
04 Apr: Day 04: Drive to Manthali, Fly to Lukla and Trek to Phakding (2652m-4 Hrs.); lodge.
04 Apr: Day 05: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m-6 Hrs.); Lodge.
06 Apr: Day 06:Rest & acclimatization, explore Everest View Hotel (3800m-3 Hrs.).
07 Apr: Day 07: Trek to Tyangboche (3850m-5 Hrs.); Explore Buddhist monastery; lodge.
08 Apr: Day 08: Trek to Dingboche (4350m-5Hrs.); lodge.
09 Apr: Day 09: Trek to Lobuche (5018m-4Hrs.); lodge.
10 Apr: Day 10: Rest for acclimatization at Lobuche.
11 Apr: Day 11: Trek to Gorakshep (5170m-3 Hrs.); lodge.
12 Apr: Day 12: Trek to Everest Base camp (5200m-2 Hrs.), Camping.
13 Apr-26 May: Day 13-56: Climbing period Summit Everest (8,848.86m), full camping.
27 May: Day57: Down trek to Gorakshep, overnight lodge.
28 May: Day 58: Trek via Lobuche (5218m)to Dingboche(4260m-5 Hrs.), lodge.
29 May: Day 59: Trek to Tyangboche (3860m-5 Hrs.), lodge.
30 May: Day 60: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m-4 Hrs.), lodge.
31 May: Day 61: Trek to Lukla (2840m-7 Hrs.).
01 June: Day 62: Fly from Lukla to Manthali, Drive to Kathmandu; hotel transfer, D-briefing.
02 June: Day 63: Contingency Day in Kathmandu, Farewell-Celebration dinner.
03 June: Day 64: Transfer to the airport for final departure, end of the trip.