International Everest North Col Expedition

Everest is perhaps the most coveted mountain in the world. The north (Tibetan) side is the least expensive way to climb it, and the dates we have chosen feature the best weather of the year. Our proposed schedule allows for two possible summit attempts and two full descents to the Chinese basecamp at 5200 metres. Our style of climbing is cautious and careful, with excellent leadership, organization, Sherpa climbers, cooks and waiters, tasty food, the best equipment, two full kitchens and basecamp plus advanced basecamp, 6 camps on the mountain, 1000s of metres of fixed line, hundreds of rock ice and snow anchors, top-quality high altitude tents and high altitude stoves, expedition mix gas, and full safety equipment: medical oxygen, Gamow bag, and extensive medical kit.

This expedition to Everest maximizes many years of accumulated wisdom of the high Himalaya, a strong record of reaching the top of 8,000ers: Everest, K2, Kangchenjunga, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho-Oyu, Shishapangma, and many other 8,000 metre summits, in addition to more than 25 Himalayan expeditions, in all safety, along with an intimate knowledge of the Tibetan and Chinese officials who regulate the permit system. The monkey temple makes a nice training walk in Kathmandu (Franck Pitula. Try to go at dawn when the pollution is not so bad. A local woman leaving an offering at a temple (Ryan Waters).

Detailed Description
The trip begins in the ancient and colourful city of Kathmandu. On the Friendship Bridge, border Crossing between Nepal and Tibet. Upon entering Tibet, the clocks immediately go forward by 2? hours. Our secondary government liaison officer will meet us in Zhangmu. After clearing Tibetan customs and immigration, a Chinese bus takes us up the windy road through the rolling hills to Nyalam town at 3,750 meters, and a basic "hotel". The smaller towns in Tibet are generally simple and rustic places, and this one is no exception. The topography here is quite interesting in that we are perched in the transitional zone where the Tibetan plateau rams into the Himalaya, then drops into the forested valleys and jungles of Nepal, and finally out into the Gangetic plain of the Terai and India. We stay over one extra night in Nyalam, to help adjust to the altitude, and during our "rest-day" in Nyalam, we take advantage of the interesting surroundings to walk to the top of local hills and savour the first glimpses of the Himalayan Giants.
Climbing Sherpa guide for Himalayan:
We facilitate highly professional, well trained and qualified climbing Sherpas for your expeditions. Many climbers avoid Sherpa guides for the climbing, so because of this, they have been found to facing many hindrances on their way. If you take Sherpas along with you on the expedition, they are very useful in your each and every step of support, which makes your climbing easier to restore your strained energy; and it gives you vigorous strength for your next day's climbing. Most of the groups, who have gone with the Sherpa guides on the expedition, are found to be succeeded as per our past experiences. So we suggest you operate your expeditions along with the Sherpa guides.

Day 01:

Arrive Kathmandu & transfer hotel.

Day 02:


Day 03:


Day 04:

Drive Zhangmu, Hotel.

Day 05 :

Drive to Naylam, Hotel.

Day 06 :

Rest Day for Acclimatized.

Day 07 :

Drive to Tingri.

Day 08:

Rest Day for Acclimatized.

Day 09:

Drive Chinese Base Camp.

Day 10:

Chinese Base Camp 5400m.

Day 11 :

Chinese Base Camp.

Day 12 :

Chinese Base Camp to Middle Camp load carry by Yaks.

Day 13 :

Middle Camp - Advance Base Camp of Everest 6400m.

Day 13-30 :

North Col. 7,000m.

Day 31:

EBC - Base Camp.

Day 32:

Drive to Zhangmu.

Day 33 :

Drive Border exit and drive to Kathmandu.

Day 34 :


Day 35 :

Final Departure.

  1. Permit Fee {Royalty} Annapurna 4th.
  2. 5 nights accommodation with bed & breakfast at 3 Star Hotel.
  3. Drive to Besisahar & Beni - Pokhara & Kathmandu.
  4. Full board trekking with lodge & Food for BC Expedition period
  5. Porter Besishar to BC & while back.
  6. Equipment: trekking equipment for BC, 1 tent for 2 persons, dining tent, toilet tent, table and chares, Mattresses.
  7. All kitchen equipment for BC.
  8. Staff allowance, Liaison office allowances, equipment allowances, flight ticket, insurance.
  9. Annapurna Conservation fee.
  10. All transfer airport-hotel-airport.
  11. Staff: Base camp Guide, Cook, Kitchen Helper.
  12. Agency service charge .
  1. Personal equipment for climbing.
  2. Personal Insurance of Climber.
  3. Climbing food, Gas & stove.
  4. Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu.
  5. Nepal visa, International flight ticket.
  6. Emergency Rescue evacuation by helicopter.
  7. Walki Takie permit.
  8. Radio Permit.
  9. Climbing Sherpa.
  10. Bar Bill & Beverages.
  11. Personal expenses.

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