Everest Camp II
Trip OverviewEverest Camp II (6,600m/21,500ft) climbing is a unique experience for beginner mountaineers. We are offering Camp II in special price with high quality services. Camp II climbing member will have chance to meet our Everest Climber, gain the knowledge of high altitude climbing, staying at Everest Base Camp and interact for your further climbing to Mt. Everest. We have been offering Everest Camp II climbing for those who wish to climb Mt. Everest. Camp II activities can be the best choices prior to Everest which will help you to gain knowledge about walking on icefall, crossing ladder in Khumbu Ice fall by using your climbing gears along with Millet, Lasportiva boots with crampons on it. It makes your Everest Summit Easy as BC to Camp II is takes as most difficult part of the Expedition. No doubt, we provide high experience climbing Sherpa for Camp II experience that already summited Mt. Everest several times. You will also get change to climb together with the Everest Summit team up to Camp II of Mt. Everest. As always we facilitate Base Camp as if it’s your own home. High quality climbing equipment, tents, mattress, hygienic food along with fresh vegetables, daily fruits are the factor which simplify our services as a best services on reasonable prices.
- Dates: Daily
- Best Season: Spring
- Duration: 25 days
- Trekking Days: 20
- Grade: hard
- Altitude: 6,600m/21,500ft
- Commences At: Kathmandu
- Ends At: Kathmandu
Our date for Everest starts from mid April. All member should arrive in Kathmandu on second week of April. Upon the arrival of climbers in Kathmandu, Our staff will greet you at the exit entrance of International airport. There will be short briefing in hotel about the plan. To adjust with the temperature and altitude as well as preparation, we put 2 days in Kathmandu. Two days are occupied with sightseeing, preparation for the expedition & processing for the Everest Expedition permit. You will also have interaction with Guide who will help you to re-check your gear and recommend buying or rent in Kathmandu if necessary. We will also have detail briefing about the 25 days trip in Kathmandu. Our Expedition Manager will give you lecture about Everest Expedition along with the help of Expedition guide.
Lukla to Everest Base Camp.
Early in the morning, Spectacular 30 minutes flight on a small aircraft will take you to Lukla, the gateway to the Everest region. You will have tea coffee break at Lukla for about 1 to 2 hours while your guide will prepare then porters/zopkyo for your personal gear. You will then start your trek down to Phakding . It takes about 3 hours to reach to Phakding. Next day you will arrive in Namche and will spend two nights for acclimatization. You will then start your trek towards Everest Base Camp trekkig through Thame, Khumjung, Tengboche, Lobuche and Gorekshep. After spending a night at Everest Base Camp, you will start preparing for Camp II climbing. Our necessary guide, cook and staffs will be there to set up all camping gear, personal tent, dining tent with well facilities of camping equipment. The staffs at base camp give you a warm welcome and a very nice dinner. Everest Base Camp will be your home and our staff will be your family member for entire climbing period.
Climbing Overview of Everest Camp II
You will have couple of rest day in Everest Base Camp to adjust with the environment. Then you can spend some time in the Base Camp by preparing your climb in the cliff at Everest Base Camp.
The first part of your climb on Everest will just be the process of acclimatization. You will gradually start climbing to the high camps. First time you will walk on Ice Fall to make sure that your boots and crampons are ok. Then gradually starts Base Camp to Camp 1 and back to BC. BC to Camp 1 and stay overnight then heading to Camp 2 stay overnight. Then next day back to Base camp and rest for a day. Here are the outline tentative activities.
|Glacier Walk training|
|Glacier Walk training|
Climbers who wish to climb Everest Camp II require having high level of physical fitness. Climbers should complete the climbing training and should have knowledge about climbing skills. Prior Everest Climbers need to complete a series of high altitude climbs includes Denali, Aconcagua OR Island Peak/ Lobuche peak experience is applicable. If you do not have further experience then let us know we will arrange 5 days training at Everest Base Camp before you go up to Camp II. Our guide will give training for using boots along with crampons on it, walking on ice fall, crossing ladders on crevasse, belaying rope and safety training.
Adequate training and excellent physical is the most. Hiking up down, Running, fast walking, swimming, cycling, soccer, basketball, and other physical sports can be the example for physical training. If you have time we suggest you to take yoga classes to cure with mind, body and soul. It helps you to face the problem psychologically. You must be able to carry approx. 40lbs while walking up down in the mountain.
Why use Mega Adventures and its Services?
To ensure the goal of our client, we are able to organize trip privately for every individuals as per their request. We can also organize trip for single person if they do not like to join the trip. However the budget may higher but we will try to organize in budget cost to deluxe services.
Qualified Sherpa Climber
Sherpa are taken as snow leopard, mountains are their homes and Himalaya is their god.. Whenever the work in mountain comes we believe that only Sherpa can make it success with respect. With respect we recruit them to the work. Our staffs are highly qualified in the respective field. We have been using those climbing Sherpa and staffs who have at least summit successfully more than twice. Our staffs do not only guide you to the summit but they have immense knowledge of mountain routes that are also capable in information technologies that has been using while climbing mountains. Fast communication is most to avoid the misunderstanding between the staffs and client. Our all staffs have good English skill for both speaking and writing with depth knowledge of respective job.
While one starts expedition they have to be away from home more than a month. It is obvious that food varied from one country to another and person to person. So, food plays a vital role for the successful expedition. We purchase food ourselves in supermarket and supply directly to the client during expedition to avoid unhealthy. We ask our clients personally to their basic food menu and prepare according to their choices. We have good cook and kitchen staffs who are well trained from the related institute with the knowledge of health and sanitation.
Necessary tents with High Quality and logistic supplies
We are always serious about basic supplies i.e. necessary for expedition and any other trekking. We only use branded equipment which have already established in the field of adventures such as Mountain Hardware, Northface, Black Diamond, Petzl, CAMP etc. Because companies like Mountain Hardware and Northface have been spending their time to produce quality logistic of the mountaineering and trekking. We will have sufficient necessary member tents, dining tents, communication tents, kitchen tents etc for the expedition when our client gets the taste of five star services even in the hazard location of mountains.
Cybercast and Daily Dispatch
Cybercast is the main attraction of each and every trip with us. Updating day to day activities in our blog help our client’s families, friends and relatives to connect with them easily just login our blog;www.megaadventuresintl/cybercast . Clients themselves can write their experience, feeling and even a message to their family & friends from the field. Our guide sends the daily blog to Kathmandu and we will immediately update the news in our blog.
Private trip and less number of Climbers
Expedition is a big project. Organizing and handling a project successfully is a great challenge in remote and high region. Every climber has to spend their valuable time and big amount of money to grasp their ultimate goal safely. Volume of the group plays the vital role to make the every expedition success in good environment. Sometimes big volume create problem in mountains to organize the trip properly. To avoid such problem we use to organize every trip in small volume of 4-7 people. Which will ensure the equal chance for every climbers to achieve their goal safely. Even we use to organize a private trip for single person; however cost will be slightly high.
Respect Environment and reduce Pollution
Environmental problem is the main issue of modern world. Rapidly warming globe creates the great problem in mountains. It simultaneously destroys the charm of nature and destroys the life of different creatures of respective region. Travelling is not everything in itself, but travelling responsibly is something, which can bring great change in the region.
We have our rules and regulations to make your trip responsible.
– Instead of bottle water we will provide boiled or purified water during the whole trip.
– All non-degradable garbage will return back to Kathmandu to reuse or recycle.
– All garbage will remove from mountains region and degradable garbage will bring down and mange properly.
– Minimize the use
Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu Transfer to Hotel Evening followed by welcome dinner
Day 02 Preparation Day for the trip and detail briefing about the trip
Day 03 Fly to Lukla (2810)and trek to Phakding(2660m)
Day 04 Trek to Namche (3440m)
Day 05 Namche acclimatization day, Visit Sherpa Mesuem
Day 06 Thame (3800m)
Day 07 Khumjung (3900m)
Day 08 Trek to Tengboche (3870m)
Day 09 Pheriche (4200m)
Day 10 Pheriche – Acclimatization day, Visit Himalayan Rescue Clinic in Pheriche for AMS class
Day 11 Lobuche (3860m)
Day 12 Everest Base Camp (5360m)
Day 13 Rest at Everest Base Camp
Day 14 Glacier Walk and training at Base Camp
Day 15 Glacier Walk and training at Base Camp
Day 16 Base Camp to Camp 1 (6026m)
Day 17 Camp 1 to Camp 2 (6600m)
Day 18 Camp 2 to base camp
Day 19 Rest in Base Camp
Day 20 Pheriche (4200m)
Day 21 Namche (3440m)
Day 22 Lukla (2800m)
Day 23 Fly to Kathmandu
Day 24 Rest in Kathmandu, Farewell Dinner
Day 25 Final Departure
Fix Departure Date: 10th of April and 25th of April
Cost: US$ 6500 per person fully guided Expedition
– Airport transfers in Kathmandu
– 4 nights hotel Yak and Yeti in Kathmandu including breakfast
– Kathamndu – Lukla – Kathmandu flight for member, staffs and equipments
– Yaks and Porters for transportation of equipments from Lukla to Base Camp and back
– Food and accommodation on tea houses on the way to base camp and back
– 1 Sirdar for the whole climbing team
– Necessary climbing Sherpa
– Cook and Kitchen Helper at Base Camp
– All kitchen and Dining equipments for Base Camp and ABC
– Food, fuel, fresh vegetables, fruits, and meat at base camp during the expedition
– High altitude food and fuel for Camp I and Camp II
– High quality tents for all camps
– All group climbing equipments
– Communication and electrical equipments for the mountain
– Climbing Permit,
– Ice fall usage charges
– Liaison officer’s equipment allowance, daily wages and other expenses
– Equipment allowance and daily wages for all Nepali staffs
– Insurance for all Nepali staffs and porters including helicopter rescue provision.
Cost doesn’t include:
– Meals in Kathmandu
– All personal climbing equipments
– All personal expenses
– Tips for the staffs
– Personal medical and evacuation insurance of climbing members
– All other additional charges for additional services