Mt. Everest Expedition
Mt. Everest is the highest mountain in the world with the elevation of 8848m and with this identification; the mountain has become the target of the many travel seekers from and around the world. It lies in the Khumbu region on the northern border with Tibet and it also cascades on Sagarmatha national park. The mountain was first ascended by Edmund Hillary and Tenjing Norgay Sherpa on 29th May, 1953 at 9:30 am of sunny morning.
The expedition begins with the flight to Lukla –an airport which lies at the south of the Everest National Park. The route begins from upper Phakding and following Dudh Koshi Valey that jumbles up to the Sherpa capital of Namche Bazaar. Namche bazaar leads towards Thyangboche monastery – and the route is also used for the Everest Base camp. The southeast ridge from Nepal and the Northeast ridge from Tibet are the main climbing routes of the Everest. Among the two, the southeast trekking ridge is technically easier and is the more constantly used route and the same route was used by the first climbers of this expedition.
Total trekking duration: 60- 70 days
Best season: April to May – September to October.