Everest Expedition ( South Col. ) Nepal

Everest Expedition ( South Col. ) Nepal

Start Point

Kathmandu

End Point

Kathmandu

Duration

58N/59D

Grade

Hard

Max Altitude

above 8000 meter

Meals

B+L+D

Accomodation

Hotel/Lodge

No. of Person

Min. 04 Pax

Everest Expedition ( South Col. ) Nepal Side. Most of the mountaineers have their dream to reach the summit of Everest in their life time. For many who are mainly trekkers are contended having the good view of it from Kalapatthar, Gokyo Ri or visiting Everest base camp. For many mountaineers successful Everest expedition is the ultimate goal of climbing in Himalayas of Nepal. Everest expedition via the South Col remains the most popular choice among the mountaineers as it gives the most assured means of reaching the top.

Time spent over 8000m. is less in the approach to the summit on the south side as the summit is attempted in one push. Furthermore the south route has a good record of success due to the easy access of the route once it is opened by the first summiters of the season. The popular Everest base camp trail is followed to reach the base camp for the Everest expedition. A short walk along the moraine leades to the icefall with large seracs and crevasses which is considered one of the obstacles for the expedition.

Each year, experienced Sherpas fix this section with ropes and ladders which makes easier for the climbers to cross this section to reach Camp 1. The terrain is gradual climb to reach the Camp 2 near the top of the Western Cwm. From here climbing on mixed snow and ice leads way up the Lhotse Face to Camp 3. From the camp 3 climbing on moderate mixed snow and rocks is not easy which leads to South Col. the Camp 4.

The route steepens after ascending snow slopes to reach the crest of the South East Ridge and easy climbing and then again steep clmbing leads to the South Summit. A short traverse to the Hillary Step and then climbing on short, steep rock and snow groove of notorious Hillary Step leades to the final easy ridge to the summit.

Trip Cost Details

  • What is Included
  • Equipment allowance, daily allowance & insurance for base camp staff ( sirdar, cook, kitchen boy and liaison officer )
  • Flights to transfer climbing members, staff, liason officer and cargo of the climbing gear.
  • Food and fuel at the base camp
  • All camping equipment at the base camp such as, member tent, dining tent, kitchen tent, chairs, tables.
  • Trek support for climbing members from Lukla-base camp-Lukla.
  • Porters to carry loads from Lukla-base camp-Lukla
  • Royalty and peak permit
  • Airport arrival and departure
  • Accommodation at 3 and 4 star hotels in Kathmandu before and after the expedition on BB plan
  • What is Excluded
  • High altitude food and fuel above base camp.
  • Climbing equipment, tents and personal equipment above base camp
  • Personal accident insurance and emergency rescue operation

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Trip Reviews

Pia Dina Montemayor

Pia Dina Montemayor - Phillipine

Culture and adventure travel

Hi Chiz Gurung
My travel vlog about Nepal might be 6 years late, but the fun memories are still fresh and thanks to your well organize package-customised tour for me…
I have only all the good words in your tour company
– Adventure Land Nepal –

Rajamani Reddy

Rajamani Reddy - USA

3-country tour of Nepal, Bhutan, and Tibet

I did an 18-day tour of these three countries through Adventure Land Tours operated by Chij Gurung in Thamel, Kathamndu. Arrangements done by Mr. Gurung were very good. Sightseeing and accommodations around Kathmandu were fine if you can overlook the traffic and bad roads around the city. Bhutan was exceptional, its a must see destination. And as for Tibet, I wouldn’t recommend anyone to travel to Tibet by road because road conditions are BAD, and it severely lacks in facilities. Lhasa is worth visiting so my sincere advice would be to fly into and out of Lhasa. If any one is looking for a personalized tour, I highly recommend Adventure Land Tours.

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