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Mount Everest

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A list of mountains cannot be complete without the highest one… With 8848m/29,029ft Mount Everest lies on the border of Nepal and Tibet. The Mount Everest BaseCamps are very nice places to visit even if you are not a high altitude mountaineer.

An expedition on Mount Everest takes 2 months and can cost from $10,000 to almost 8 times as much, depending on the outfitter and route. The Nepalese BaseCamp can be reached by way of a 10 days trekking where you will sleep in simple but nice teahouses, passing other Himalayan giants like Nuptse and Ama Dablam. The BaseCamp on the Northern side can be reached by car, which will show you a lot of culture on the way.

Everest, Summit of Asia & the world.

Written by  Harry Kikstra.

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“Everest Region”

The region surrounding Mt. Everest contains 4 of the world’s 6 highest mountains and is arguably the most spectacular mountain region on Earth. Thousands of trekkers make pilgrimages to famous viewpoints such as Kala Pattar and Gokyo Ri each dry season … Read more...

Written by  Mike Lyvers.

“The classic Everest Base Camp route”

You will find that you get far more than you bargained for on this classic route. Follow the guidelines and you should ascend in sensible and manageable altitude stages all the way to Gorak Shep on the 8th day of trekking (including 2 acclimatisation da… Read more...

Written by  Terry Crosby.

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Vor kurzem haben wir wieder von einer Vier-Tage-Wanderung mit einem Freund in den Annapurna Himalaya-Bereich. Bewundern Sie die spektakuläre Landschaft, zerklüftete Gelände und äußerst gastfreundlichen Einheimischen, habe ich nie besucht einen anderen Ort auf der Erde wie Annapurna.

Uns helfen, das Beste aus unserer Wanderung war unsere freundlichen und kompetenten Führer Sanjib Adhikari, ein Spezialist für Trekking-Führer und Organisator Expedition in Thamel, dem pulsierenden Herzen von Kathmandu. Er gekonnt uns über den tückischen Bergpässe geführt, wies auf die Vielfalt von Flora und passierten wir, abends nach dem Wandern, serviert die Mahlzeiten und spielten Karten mit uns.

Wissend, dass es gibt durchaus ein paar andere, weniger fähigen und erfahrenen Führern als Sanjib, würde ich auf jeden Fall empfehlen ihn auf andere Wanderer. Seine Website ist: nepalguideinfo.com

Title: “a perfect trip…….not to be missed “

"This year at the end of february i went in Nepal for 18 days for the second time and i did a small trekking in the Annapurna region, I went to visit Pokhara, Kathmandu, Bakthapur and Nagarkot and I saw the National Park of Chitwan and in this trip I had the pleasure to meet Sanjib Adhikari.

He is an independent trekking guide and tour operator in Nepal and he has already obtained trekking guide license from the ministry of tourism, government of Nepal.

In his work Sanjib Adhikari is a person very responsible and serious, very helpful and attentive to his customers, he knows very well the mountain because he has many years of experience and is also an excellent guide for visiting the cities, the best thing for me is that he loves his country very much and loves his work and always manages to convey all his enthusiasm with simple ways and always with the smile.

Sanjib is also a very funny person and after this experience we became a very good friend

For these reasons I am very glad to recommend Mr. Sanjib Adhikari

email:sanjib-adhikari@hotmail.com

how can I join everest team and other details

I'm a trekker I want to trek everest I NO HAVE A ANY IDEA give me a idea and financial details

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There are lots of companies who run Everest Treks - you can start with those run by our Travel Experts: www.worldreviewer.com/travel-guides/trekking/trekking-everest/10169

Click on Nadia Le Bon's (who wrote this review) profile for more information about trips that she leads.

has an irish person ever climbed mount everest on both sides?

i would like 2 know this because i wish 2 b the 1st irish person 2 climb it on both sides if it has not been done b4

which are all the personal requirements to go to Everest?

Hello, i am from Venezuela but now i live in Spain. I love mountains and one of my goals in life is to climb up to the highest one, Mount Everest. I know i need condition (which i am working on it) and some money (how much exactly?) but i also wanted to know every detail requirement i need to climb it. And do i need to form a group of people or can i join one?? which are all the steps i need to follow to achieve my dream?? thanks!!

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The good news is that you can join a group and they'll organise everything for you. Mountain Travel Sobek or Nepal Uncovered could help - have a look at the ads on the Trekking Everest page on WR: www.worldreviewer.com/travel-guides/trekking/trekking-everest/10169

Valentina, did you ever do your Mt. Everest climb?

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Brief Itinerary

This trek is designed to fulfill the dream of many people of experiencing the historic route to the base of the world's highest mountain. Our carefully devised itinerary provides a fine opportunity to visit both Base Camp and the nearby peak of Kala Pattar (5545m) for uninterrupted views of Mt Everest. We trek the more remote trails along the far side of the Khumbu valley, savouring the high mountain views from our selected campsites in the company of our Sherpa guides, whose knowledge and passion for trekking in the Khumbu add a further dimension to this memorable trek.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Join Kathmandu

DAY 2 In Kathmandu, sightseeing Kathmandu Valley

DAYS 3/4 Fly to Lukla, commence trek through Sherpa villages

DAYS 5/6 Arrive Namche Bazaar, rest and acclimatise

DAY 7 Trek to visit Thyangboche Monastery

DAYS 8/10 Slowly ascend through villages and yak pastures to Khumbu Glacier

DAY 11 Ascend Kala Pattar (5545m) to gain uninterrupted views of Everest (8848m)

DAY 12 to Everest Base Camp

DAYS 13/15 Trek via Khunde and Khumjung, visit Himalayan Trust projects

DAYS 16/17 Return trek to Lukla

DAY 18 Fly Lukla to Kathmandu

DAY 19 In Kathmandu

DAY 20 In Kathmandu, trip concludes

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please email me the price list if possible. interested to join. email: alexisbok@gmail.com

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