Everest Charity Trek 2017
DAY 1: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.
DAY 2: Visit to the beautifully serene monastery of Kopan. We will then make our way down to Bouddhanath site of the great stupa where you will take lunch. In the afternoon You will then visit the great Hindu temple of Pashupatinath before returning to Monastery
DAY 3: Visit Monkey Temple(Swyambhu) and prepare for Trekking gear and baggage
DAY 5: After a short trek you enter the Sagamartha national park. You continue up the Dudh Koshi River until reaching the 120m long Swiss built suspension bridge. Once over this you then make the hard ascent to Namche Bazaar (3440m) where You will take the first of your acclimatization days spending two nights there in total.
DAY 6: This is the first of your acclimatization day. This day can be taken as a rest day or you can take your optional walk up past the landing strip at Shyangboche and on towards the Everest view hotel were you get our first glorious views of the peaks of Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Nuptse and Everest. You also visit Khumjung to visit the school built by Sir Edmond Hilary before returning to Namche Bazaar.
DAY 7: Starts walk from Namche Bazaar, which eventually runs down to the Imja Khola River before steeply ascending up to the village of Tengboche (3860m) with its picturesque monastery. You will arrive early afternoon and after taking time out to rest you can visit the monastery to sit in on the four o’clock puja ceremony
DAY 8: From Tengboche You head on up the trail along the Imja Khola River gradually making Your way above the tree line following Ama Dablam to your right. Your next destination is the village of Dingboche (4410m).
DAY 9: You leave Dingboche trekking with the stunning peaks of Taboche and Cholatse to your left. We head through Dughla and up over the demanding Thokla pass. Here we get your first views of Pumo Ri, Lingtren and Khumbutse with Kala Pataar below and stay at Lobuche (4910m) for the night.
DAY 10: You leave Lobuche and follow the glacier up to Gorak Shep. After ascending the Lobuche pass we start to see Everest again and the tents at base camp. After a break at Gorak Shep we head on up to Base camp where you will see all the expeditions. You will spend the evening at Gorak Shep (5140m)
DAY 11, 12 & 13: Early at six o’clock start as you set out to ascend Kala Pataar to see the sun rise over Everest. At the summit (5545m) you will see a stunning 360-degree panorama of some of the highest peaks on the planet. After taking in the breathtaking scenery you will head back to Gorak Shep for breakfast before starting your steady descent back to Lukla to make the return journey to Kathmandu.
DAY 14: Fly Lukla to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel. Explore Thamel and Kathmandu Durbar Square Area.
DAY 16: Visit Pharping Buddhist Monastery and old city Kirtipur.
DAY 17/18: Shopping Day
DAY 19: 6 hour drive by 4×4 Jeep; Visit community hospital at rural village.
DAY 20: Visit DCWC supported community school in the village and back to Kathmandu
DAY 21: Departure to Home
Cost: $1575 per person
- Cost of Trek 15 days x $85 a day per person =$1275.00
- Kathmandu Hotel $40per night twin bed with B/B X5night=$200.00
- Kathmandu Sight Seeing, Airport pick up/Drop off $60.00 per person
The cost of the trek covers all accommodations in Nepal. It covers all food and hot drinks in the Treks and tour but not lunch and evening meal in Kathmandu (cold, bottled, canned drinks and hot flasks are not covered). All transportation in Nepal is covered. You will be required to arrange your own travel insurance, which must cover Air ambulance/Helicopter evacuation
Above cost is only for Tour. We would like to request that you make a donation to DCWC or commit to a Sponsorship.
We aim to raise USD 40000 to run DWCW Community Hospital at Nagre Gagarch-4 Rajbash, Kavre, Nepal. This is urgently needed.