Nepal is safe to travel After Covid-19 pandmic

Nepal Tourism after COVID-19

Everything shall come to pass

We all know that the whole market is crashed because of Covid-19. People has suffered physically and mentally because of the virus. Like every other industry Tourism industry has been hit hard by the virus. Covid-19 has shaken us to our very soul, no doubt on that but is it the end of tourism? Are we forever going to cancel travel plans? Is humanity going to give up the discovery and exploration of nature?

Let’s think about it, like everything else in the past, this shall too pass.

Impact of COVID-19

Nepal, country of Asia, lying along the southern slopes of the Himalayan mountain ranges. It is a landlocked country located between India to the east, south, and west and the Tibet Autonomous Region of China to the north. Its territory extends roughly 500 miles (800 kilometres) from east to west and 90 to 150 miles from north to south. The capital is Kathmandu.

Tourism is one of Nepal’s largest industries. Tourism revenue in 2018 accounted for 7.9% of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and supported >1.05 million jobs, with the expectation of providing >1.35 million jobs by 2029. Nepal hosted 1.19 million foreign tourists in 2019, and the ‘Visit Nepal 2020’ campaign, officially introduced on 1 January, aimed to attract 2 million tourists, generate $2 billion and create thousands of new jobs.

However, on 23 January, the first case of imported COVID-19 was detected in Nepal. In response to cases worldwide increasing exponentially and amid growing public concern, the government suspended the ‘Visit Nepal 2020’ initiative on 3 March. Shortly after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a pandemic on 13 March, the government suspended all permissions for mountaineering expeditions and suspended all visas.

After confirmation of the second imported case on 23 March, the government locked the country down and suspended all national and international flights. Massive cancellations of hotel and tourist bookings followed, resulting in widespread unemployment, loss of income and threatened livelihoods for thousands. The collapse of international and domestic tourism followed a 2% drop in tourist arrivals in January 2020 compared to 2019. Over 10 000 tourists who had entered Nepal before the lockdown was also left stranded, although many of them were eventually repatriated.

International and domestic commercial flights and chartered flights to Nepal are being operated from Sept 1, 2020. All incoming international passengers are required to meet and fulfil all the requirements of arrival protocols.

Current Scenario of Covid-19 in Nepal

These days things are beginning to return to normal routine in Kathmandu and other less affected cities after the lockdown was eased. The government eased the lockdown in different parts of the country as per the number of cases in the area. The high-risk areas which are the southern part of the country sharing an open border with India still remain under lockdown to control the outbreak.

As of Feb 20 2021, there are 273,263 cases of COVID-19 registered in Nepal. Out of which, 269,619 have recovered with active case standing at 3,644. Sadly, 2061 deaths have been registered in Nepal until Feb 20, 2021. Today as of  Feb 20, 2021 things are back to normal in Nepal and daily works have begun to resume. The vaccination has started in Nepal too and the government plans to vaccinate the majority of the population by Mid 2021.

Yet again, this shall too pass like everything in the past. Now we know better about how our small negligence can end up being a disease, we know why hygienic is of utmost importance and we’ll follow the guidelines of health experts and open the door of the New World.

Opportunities for New Pathways

Despite the fact that tourism industry is highly vulnerable to numerous environmental, political, and socio-economic risks, it has previously shown its resilience, as seen in the aftermath of the Maoist insurgency or the great earthquake of 2015. The nature and intensity of COVID-19, however, indicates that this crisis is different, and could lead to profound and long-term structural changes to tourism as a socio-economic activity and industry. Nonetheless, the crisis also provides unprecedented opportunities to redefine the tourism sector’s relationship with nature, climate and the economy and to transform the sector. The following initiatives may contribute to substantial, meaningful and positive transformation of tourism in post-COVID-19 era, in addition to implementing and communicating health protocols.

First, sustainability should be the core of growth of all sectors of tourism by addressing climate change and wherever possible, to move towards a circular economy or regenerating economy. One of the key tourism sectors in Nepal is adventure tourism, including trekking, rafting, mountaineering and other adventure activities. This can be restructured by blending natural and cultural experiences to make tourism sustainable. We need to learn lesson from past mistakes of prioritizing quantity over quality, and destruction over sensible development that can positively influence quality of life and the environment for communities dependent on tourism. For this to happen, the portfolio of tourism market has to be diversified; tourism infrastructure and service provisions, particularly at remotely located destinations have to be improved; high value tourism destinations have to be developed selectively in contrast to ‘free for all’ destinations, and professionalism has to be built in sustainable tourism practices.

Second, technology is at the core of the solution for combating COVID-19 and reopening the economy. There has been an increased use of robotics, artificial intelligence, and humanoid robots in delivering materials, disinfecting and sterilizing public places, detecting and measuring body temperature, providing safety and security to contain the spread of COVID-19 in hospitals, airports, hotels, restaurants and community in general. In addition, big data has been used for fast and real-time decision making. While the potential job losses incurred by the adoption of this technology will be a source of controversy, it is highly likely that the travel and tourism sectors will use new digital technology after the COVID-19 pandemic becomes less serious as digitalization and innovation provide opportunities to scale up operational procedures that make travel safe and seamless and minimize wastes. In addition, it would help enhance the competitiveness and agility of MSMEs to reach customers, provide added value jobs and implement effective health protocols. It is therefore necessary that the government unveil recovery packages with a special focus to encourage maximum use of new technology, promote digitalization of MSMEs and invest in digital skills.

Third, the success of the tourism sector depends on the adoption of an approach towards building partnerships at all levels, consistent with vertical coordination between the three tiers of government – federal, provincial and local – as well as the adoption of evidence-based policy with a focus on community wellbeing. It also demands enhanced coordination across sectors supporting tourism such as air and road transport, technology, trade, investment, education, culture and strong public/private partnership beyond the concept of existing Nepal Tourism Board. Fourth is the promotion of domestic tourism. One can observe an increasing trend of more than 6 million middle-class Nepalis visiting different parts of the country for trekking, paragliding, rafting, bungee jumping, rock climbing, jungle safari, and sightseeing. Domestic tourism can have a positive economic impact at both the national and local level. It not only creates employment opportunities for the local people but also promotes local entrepreneurship. From a national perspective, it helps balanced regional development, promotes inclusive growth, and reduces vulnerability of the tourism by reducing dependency on foreign tourists.

Travel is Safer in Nepal after 2020.

Nepal is a landlocked country, the only way people from western countries come to Nepal is by Air.  NTB (Nepal tourism board) is working hard to do everything possible for making travel as safe as it can be without any hassle and extra struggle. The precaution guidelines which are actively in action for the time when International flights will be back to normal. As per the social distancing protocol by WHO, Nepal has always been the country where greeting is done with Namaste or Namaskar which is done with two hand joints together with a significant distance. As per the guidelines by Nepal Tourism Board, Gears like Temperature screening device, Sanitizer, high-quality mask, and all other equipment on that particular date will be at your service for all safety precautions.

Earlier in the autumn, a team of mountaineers from Bahrain were given special permission to scale Mount Lobuche and Mount Manaslu. They were made to follow all the new rules placed by the government and reported no problems. The success of the expedition was celebrated by the mountaineering community in Nepal, as was the government decision to reopen to all qualified mountaineers and trekkers in October.

Why you should visit Nepal after coronavirus?

  • COVID-19 pandemic demonstrates to us the value of freedom – the freedom to travel and to appreciate the mother nature. Well, Nepal can be a perfect destination as every activity in Nepal revolves around finding yourself and your existence.
  • Nepal hosts a diverse array of landscapes and is a country of contrast. Nepal is a small nation in terms of its size but the country portrays diverse landscapes, cultures and religions, providing lifetime experiences.
  • Travelling to Nepal is affordable as compared to other countries. Post pandemic travel around the world is going to be expensive. Nepal may just be a perfect pick for you as the country offers a wide range of choices in terms of accommodation, food, travel etc.
  • The mountainous region of Nepal is not touched by COVID-19. Most of the COVID-19 affected areas in Nepal are in the southern part, close to India border. The mountainous regions are not in the COVID hot spot areas.
  • The weather and air quality have improved due to travel restrictions and lockdown. Clear skies with vistas stretching for miles are visible and there has been a drastic reduction of litter and waste in the mountains.
  • The people of Nepal needs your help now more than ever. You can help by visiting the country and we are sure you will not be disappointed.

 

Hiking/Trekking can be the best idea after Covid-19.

We know the more we’re in social gatherings, the more chances of getting affected but it doesn’t mean you have cancelled all travel plans right? Matter of fact Nepal is one of the few countries where Covid-19 cases are decreasing rapidly! but still, we need to take every precaution possible for sure.
So what might be the sensible way to deal with this kind of scenario?

Most of the trekking regions in Nepal are less affected by the coronavirus. Although the virus has spread throughout the nation, the mountainous region of Nepal has seen only a few numbers of cases. Till date, there is no positive case in Everest Base Camp, Annapurna Base Camp and other major trekking regions. The local governing authorities have placed a strict quarantine and testing protocols to make sure that the virus is not traced in these regions.

The Tourism Ministry has requested all the lodge owners and local authorities to mandate the safety protocol strictly and to adhere by the guideline in day to day operation to gain back the confidence of international and national tourists. Major popular trekking areas such as Everest Base Camp, Annapurna Base Camp etc. may see fewer numbers of trekkers than expected once travel restriction has been lifted but you should still be cautious and follow the safety protocols strictly. We have also mandated new norms on our trek to help mitigate the risk of contracting the virus.

Furthermore, including travel, tourism, adventure, and nature, Nepal has a distinct quality of spirituality. This lockdown and pandemic have affected the mental health of millions of people. Travel with spiritual therapy for the mind is a must indeed for the current situation. Nepal assures the presence of such a relaxed and scenic environment that is integral to bettering one’s mental health. Rather than going to mass gatherings, one can go for nature exploration, trekking/ hiking which you might actually love to do after staying at home for almost a month or more depending on the city you live in. At the same time, the wonderful mountain views provide an amazing opportunity for complete physical and mental rejuvenation. The charming view of the horizon and sun rays’ kisses over the snow-capped mountains is enough to render you speechless and provide you with all the enjoyment you crave. In fact, the best views from the Everest Base Camp and Annapurna Region treks make your journey full of relaxation and rejuvenation.

Nepal Welcomes You After the Covid-19

nepal visa after CovidThere is no need to cancel or alter your Nepal holiday plans for 2021 as of now and the tourism ministry is looking at every possible option for opening up the tourism in Nepal, whilst keeping the safety of travellers and workers a paramount. We are optimistic that 2021 will run as planned as the flights, hotels, lodges have all resumed safely catering to the needs of tourists.

The tourism industry, workers and local people of this country need your support now more than ever to sustain.  We are sure the normal days will return soon and in the meantime take care and stay safe. We look forward to welcoming you and guiding you in the Himalayas with better safety and experience.

 

Special Entry Requirements for Trekkers and Mountaineers:

 

According to guidelines approved by the Ministry of Culture, Tourism, and Civil Aviation for mountaineers and trekkers:

  • Trekkers and mountaineers may be allowed into Nepal as of October 17.   Please contact your travel and trekking agency for more up to date information.

If implemented, the guidelines provide that:

  • Trekkers and mountaineers must obtain a visa before arrival through their travel and trekking agencies.
  • Trekkers and mountaineers upon arrival must submit negative results from a PCR test taken within 72 hours of departing their home country.
  • Trekkers and mountaineers must have a hotel booking for a 7-day quarantine in Nepal.
  • Trekkers and mountaineers must possess insurance of at least $5,000 USD against COVID-19.
  • On the fifth day of quarantine, trekkers and mountaineers must take a PCR test at their own expense before proceeding with their trek or expedition.

 

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Everest Expedition Guide

 

Everest Expedition Guide

Everest Expedition is one of the highest and most privileged achievements of life for every climber and mountaineers. To stand at the pinnacle of the earth is a dream for every climber and it is the most rewarding feelings. Everest Expedition guide guides you to your dream of climbing the highest summit of the earth. Everest Expedition is a lifetime opportunity and an adventurous and thrilling journey to the top. However, we with our experienced climbing Sherpa and porters will help you overcome each and every obstacle on your way toward your dream. Here’s your guide to Everest Expedition.

 

Visit Nepal 2020

Everest Expedition cost.

The typical cost when climbing the Everest with a Western agency is $45,000 and above. With a local Nepali operator it can be between $25,000 and $40,000.” The cost includes the royalty fee of $11,000 for the peak. Most agencies conduct Sherpa-supported climbs.

Everest Expedition Company

Everest Expedition is one of the most adventurous journeys of lifetime. You may encounter a lot of obstacles on your way. For this dreadful journey of your life you must be very careful while choosing the company. Choosing a wrong company may stop you from achieving your goals and also may even cost you a life.

Actual Adventure Pvt.Ltd provides full support for Everest Expedition. We do have highly experienced guides and porters in our company and years of experience in related field. If you are looking for a best company for your Everest Expedition then you can contact Actual Adventure pvt.Ltd. However, a good company can only be your companion and support for your lifetime journey. Other than that you need to work very hard and be physically and mentally fit to reach the pinnacle of the earth.

 Everest Expedition 2020

Our Everest Expedition 2020 starts from the 1st and Second week of April. If you want to join our Everest Expedition then please hurry up and contact us ASAP. We provide full board service for the Everest Expedition and trainings about the uses of climbing equipments from our very well experienced Sherpa guides few days before the start of Expedition. The duration of the expedition is about two months. If you are physical and mentally fit with prior climbing experience to other mountains and peaks then you are eligible for Everest Expedition 2020.

Everest Expedition 2021

If you are thinking of doing Everest Expedition in 2021 then you can contact actual adventure Pvt.Ltd. We are providing all the trainings for the Everest Expedition.  Everest Expedition 2021 starts in the spring of 2021. Since, it is an adventurous journey you cannot just join the group and go for expedition. To climb the highest summit of the earth is not a joke and you must have an excellent physical fitness. If you really want to do Everest Expedition in 2021 then we will help you and provide full support to make your dream come true. Our highly experienced mountain guides will train you now so that you will be perfectly fit and ready to soar high.   To climb Mount Everest you will need significant climbing experience, solid alpine skills, good mountain judgment, excellent physical conditioning, and a huge amount of dedication and determination. If you really want to join our Everest Expedition 2020 then we can help you through all the stages of your preparation, from technical skills development to training in cold weather survival skills and the gaining of climbing experience at high altitude.

Eco Everest Expedition

Eco Everest Expedition is an annual expedition drill, started in 2008, with the sole aim of clearing and removing accumulated debris on Mount Everest. If you want to take part in Everest Eco Expedition 2020 and 20201 then you can con tact us. We have seats available for Eco Everest Expedition 2020 and Eco Everest Expedition 2021.  One of the main problems that the mountains are facing today is the numbers of waste materials that are left by the climbers during their expedition. It is one of the major causes of the world facing climate change. We are highly against leaving waste materials in the mountains and we request everyone to leave nothing except footprints. If you want to support Eco Everest Expedition and contribute against climate change then you can join this Eco Everest Expedition.

Current Mount Everest Expeditions

Luxury Everest Climb

Luxury Everest Climb is a package for those who want to make their Everest Expedition a luxurious one. In this Luxury Everest Climb we will provide. This service facilitates you to experience the feeling of accomplishment that one gets while succeeding in an adventurous sport, all while providing highest levels of safety and comfort that can be imagined in such a difficult landscape.

In a Luxury Everest Climb you will be provided with the finest services to make your climb to Mount Everest a most thrilling and luxurious journey of your life time. You will stay in a five-star hotel in Kathmandu and a luxurious welcome dinner with the team. Moreover, you will be provided with a private bakery and bar at base camp with private heated kitchen, shower, and toilet tents at base camp. You will also get a personal photographer, meals of your choice with unlimited tea and coffee. A part from this you will also be provided with a private helicopter service to Lukla and back to Kathmandu.  Luxury Everest Climb is a journey that is beyond anyone’s imagination and a lifetime unforgettable memory when experienced.

 

Everest Expedition Cost

The typical cost when climbing the Everest with a Western agency is $45,000 and above. With a local Nepali operator it can be between $25,000 and $40,000.” The cost includes the royalty fee of $11,000 for the peak. It is cheaper to climb Mount Everest with a Local Nepali Company than a Western Agency. Most of the local agencies conduct Sherpa support climbs. As it is one of the major sources of income for the mountaineering Sherpa’s climbing through a local agency helps to uplift the living standard of Sherpa’s as well. The cost for Everest Expedition includes the following:

  • AIRPORTS PICK UP AND DROP– Both International and Domestic airport pick up and drop.
  • HOTEL IN KATHMANDU– Luxurious hotels under Full Board Plan in Kathmandu.
  • WELCOME DINNER: A warm welcome dinner at Nepalese Restaurant with live cultural show.
  • CARGO CLERANCE: International Air cargo clearance of Member Personal Luggage & Payment of Government taxes in Nepal. *before the expedition
  • PERMITS: Expedition Royalty and permit of Nepal Government to climb Everest and Lobuche, Sagarmatha National Park permit, TIMS CARD & Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Entry Permit and its fee.
  • LIAISON OFFICER: 1 Government Liaison officer with full equipment, Daily salary and insurance.
  • Khumbu Ice Fall Climbing charge to (SPCC) Sagarmatha Pollution Control Committee.
  • GARBAGE DEPOSITE: Garbage deposit fee and rubbish collection cost.
  • TRANSPORTATION: All the land transportation in Kathmandu by private vehicles as per itinerary.
  • HELICOPTER FLIGHT: All Helicopter flights as per the Itinerary. From Kathmandu to Namche, Namche to Dingboche, During the expedition return back to Kathmandu and after Expedition from Everest BC to Kathmandu.
  • INSURANCE: Medical & Emergency rescue Insurance for all involved Nepalese staffs, Sherpas and UIAGM Guide during the trek and expedition.
  • TREKKING: All logistic management, trek from Dingboche to Everest Base camp with UIAGM guide and private cook who will be cooking foods for member, Overnight stay at lodge and Member all personal belongings will be carried by porters.
  • One Personal Photographer during the trip.
  • FOODS: Hygienic foods during trek and during expedition is of no limit.
  • DRINKING:  Hot water, tea and coffee during trek and during Expedition is of no limit.
  • MEMBER LUGGAGE: Up to 200 Kg member’s personal luggage during the trek carrying by porters.
  • BASE CAMP EQUIPMET: Personal The North Face / Kailas Tent for Member, Private Kitchen tent, Private Dining Tent, One Communication Tent, Private Shower tent, Private toilet tent and Kitchen Utensils.
  • HEATER: Heater at base camp in each tent.
  • SOLAR / GENERATOR / LIGHT:1 Solar panel and Generator for lights at base camp, battery charge, for laptop and other electronic devices.
  • BASE CAMP STAFFS: 1 Experienced Base camp cook, kitchen helper and 1 base camp manager.
  • HIGH CAMP SERVICE: High Altitude Tent, Necessary cooking EPI gas, cooking pot for member, High food for member, Sherpa, all climbing and cooking crew at (C1) (C2) (C3) (C4). Group climbing gears, fixed and dynamic rope during the climbing period as required.
  • High Camp Service at Lobuhce High Camp.
  • ROPE FIXING: The team of experienced Sherpas will fix the route In Everest (no extra charge will be applied to members).
  • SPECIAL CARE BY DIRECTORS: Guidance and instruction by Mingma Sherpa 1ST 8000 M summiteer of South Asia, Chhang Dawa Sherpa world’s youngest 8000 M summiteer and Tashi Lakpa Sherpa Multiple Everest Summiteer and many more 8000 M Mountain Summiteer.
  • GAMOW BAG: 1 Rescue sled (Gamow bag) for emergency.
  • RESCUE TEAM: A team of Sherpa at Camp II, for the emergency and rescue purpose.
  • REST IN NAMCHE:  Helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Namche (rest in Namche) and Namche to Dingboche. (1 time).
  • REST IN KATHMANDU:  Helicopter flight from Everest base camp – Kathmandu – Everest Base camp via Namche (1 time).
  • UIAGM GUIDE: 1 UIAGM guide will be with you from Kathmandu to Kathmandu all the time for your Guidance.
  • WELL EXPERIENCED SHERPAS:  3 well experienced, veteran and strong climbing Sherpa who has summited Everest multiple times will be with Member and plus one UIAGM guide from base camp to summit, they will be helping in each step during the ascent and carrying all the member belongings, Oxygen Bottles and necessary stuffs for high camps till to the summit and back to the base camp.
  • UIAGM AND CLIMBING SHERPA ALLOWANCE / SALARY: Transportation, lodging, foods, Full Equipment, Daily Salary, Bonus, high camps setup and route fixing cost.
  • OXYGEN AND MASK REGULATOR FOR MEMBER: 12 Bottle of (4 Liters) Oxygen to member and 2 set of tested brand-new mask and regulator.
  • OXYGEN AND MASK REGULATOR FOR STAFFS: 4 Bottle of Oxygen to each climbing Sherpa and to UIAGM guide and 1 set of Mask and regulator to each of them.
  • UNLIMITED INTERNET SERVICE: THURIYA IP+ or Available Internet service at base camp on unlimited uses basis.
  • WEATHER FORECASTE: Weather forecast report from Meteotest, Bern (Switzerland) during the entire expedition.
  • SATELITE PHONE TO CALL: Provision of Satellite Phone to call family, friends and Relatives 1 hour in a day.
  • BAR AND BAKERY FACILITY: Free bar and Free Fresh bakery at base camp for Member privately.
  • FRESH FOODS: Fresh fruits, Fresh Vegetables, Fresh Meat, and Foods will be drop by helicopter every week in base camp.
  • MEMBER INSURANCE: Travel and high-altitude insurance, accident, medical & emergency evacuation for climbing member.
  • STAFF INSURANCE: Medical & Emergency rescue Insurance for all involved Nepalese staffs during the trek and expedition.
  • 12 HOURS HELI SERVICE: In case of need we have our own Helicopter at first priority for your safety, all the day.
  • Comprehensive medical kit for member.

Can I climb Mount Everest for free?

You cannot climb Mount Everest for free. You will need to pay the outstanding fees for permits to the Nepalese government. Other than that, you will also need the appropriate clothing and equipment, oxygen, food, and other things. Everest can only be climbed after taking permission from Nepal Government that itself costs 10000$.  About 30k-35k $ is required for the equipments like oxygen cylinders, Sherpa, porters, guides, etc.

There is nothing like climbing Mount Everest for free however you can get sponsors if you are planning for a unique climb. There are many alpine clubs and groups that offer up grants for unique climbs, personal stories and accomplishments but getting enough from those to cover all the costs is essentially sponsorship as well.

How much does it cost to climb Everest 2019?

The typical cost when climbing the Everest with a Western agency is $45,000 and above. With a local Nepali operator it can be between $25,000 and $40,000.” The cost includes the royalty fee of $11,000 for the peak. In 2019 there have been 9,058 summits of Everest by 4,122 foreign men, 602 foreign women, and 4,320 Sherpas according to the Himalayan Database. The highest permits were issued in 2019 since the beginning of the Expedition till the date.  The Climbing cost of Mount Everest includes all the permits and royalty fees.

Can I Climb Mount Everest without a Sherpa?

It is always better to climb Mount Everest with a guide. Mount Everest is one of the most dreadful journeys and cannot be attempt without a guide. Nepal has amended its mountaineering regulations, prohibiting foreign individual climbers from scaling all mountains in the country without an escort. A Sherpa is a mountain guide or people living in the mountain region. If you are climbing with local Nepalese operator you will be accompanied with Sherpa guides and porters. However, it is not compulsory to climb Mount Everest with a Sherpa some western companies may offer you western guides as well.

Can Sherpas climb without oxygen?

Sherpas are people who are born in high altitude. Living for longer years at high altitude gave an advantage to them to adopt the lower content of oxygen in the air. They have more capacity to survive in high altitude than any normal people. Most of the Sherpa’s talk about climbing mount Everest without oxygen but only few really do. However it is still not possible to some Sherpas to climb without oxygen.

How much do Everest Sherpas make?

The Sherpas earn much more than the average income holders in Nepal in a single expedition. Although they risk their life for it, Everest Expedition is one of the highest paying jobs in the world. While a Western guide can make about $50,000 per season, Sherpa’s only earn about $2,000 to $5,000 per season, with bonuses if they reach the summit. That’s far more than the $48 average monthly salary in Nepal, but the job is also tremendously dangerous.

Can a normal person climb Mount Everest?

Most of the people climbing to Everest are just normal people with a little extra effort. Although, Mount Everest is one of the highest summit of the earth it is not the most difficult one. However, you need to be well focused and dedicated towards your goals. Mountaineering requires extra elements and some technical knowledge.

Can a helicopter fly to the top of Mount Everest?

Yes definitely helicopter can fly even at higher altitude than Mount Everest. But it is very dangerous to fly helicopters to the top of the Mount Everest because the mountain provides very unpredictable weather condition. Moreover, Helicopters require a certain amount of air for lift and there is lack of air near the peak of Mount Everest which makes it impossible for most helicopters to get the required lift.

How many times do Sherpa’s climb Everest?

Westerners climb the Everest for adventure only once or twice. On the other hand, Sherpas have to do it all over again and again. While the Westerners cross an icefall four or five times at most, the Sherpas have to do it over 15 to 20 times, fixing the ropes, making camps and transporting luggage. Climbing Mount Everest is one of the major sources of income for most of the Sherpas. Sherpas Climb Everest at least 4 to 5 times in a year.

A Nepalese mountain climber 49 years old Kami Rita Sherpa has now climbed Mount Everest holding a record of 24 times and he’s hoping to do it one more time before he retires. He has been climbing Everest since 1994. Because it is their major source of income most of the Sherpa’s climb mount Everest a lot more than other climbers.

Why Sherpa are so strong?

Humans are gifted with a special ability to adjust in any kind of environment. Since, Sherpas are born in high altitude with harsh climate and very rare facilities. They are struggling since their very early age for even basic facilities. There are not road transportations in the mountains and they have to walk for hours to go from one place to another. This makes the Sherpas stronger than other people.

How long does an oxygen bottle last on Everest?

An oxygen bottle can last up to 5 hours if you consume it at the highest rate of inhaling. According to the NNMGA, climbers use seven bottles of oxygen on average on their way up and down.

Does Netflix have Everest?

There is not Everest on Netflix but you can find other several adventure movie related to mountains on Netflix. There is no shortage of films about mountain climbers on Netflix, despite Everest’s current absence from the site. Perilous peaks of nature are, it turns out, great source material

How many bodies are still on Mount Everest?

Dead bodies are the main source of trash problem in the Mount Everest. More than 300 people have died on both sides of the the mountain since 1924 attempting to summit Mount Everest. There are at least 200 bodies that are spread across the mountain on various routes. Most deaths have been attributed to avalanches, falls, serac collapse, exposure, frostbite, or health problems related to conditions on the mountain. Not all bodies have been located, so details on those deaths are not available.

Is Mount Everest always cold?

The temperature on the mountain never goes above freezing point. Mount Everest averages -19C in summer and -36C in winter. The temperature is inversely promotional to the altitude. Higher the altitude lowers the temperature and lower the altitude higher the temperature. Since, Everest is the highest mountain of the world it is always cold. Not only mount Everest but there is always cold on other mountains as well.

How hard is Everest?

Although, Mount Everest is the highest peak of the world it is not the hardest mountain to climb according to the climbers. Everest is comparatively easier to climb than other mountains like Annapurna and K2. However, it is not either easy to climb as well. The difficulty level is moderate if you are an experienced climber. There are various factors making it difficult to climb Mount Everest. One of the main factor is the unpredictable weather condition and another is the altitude and lack of oxygen above 8000m. Another hardest part of the expedition is the Khumbu Icefall where the most fatality rates have been occurred. You will need to climb up to that altitude with lots of burden on your back. You can also hire extra porters paying extra amount.

The important thing for your successful expedition to Mount Everest is 100% physical fitness and mental strength. If you really want to go on the top then you must be very well prepared physically and mentally.

How do climbers use the bathroom on Everest?

The climbers defecate using a bottle or plastic bags inside the tent.  It is easier for men to defecate into a standard water bottle, prominently labeled. While ladies have it a little bit harder, and use a funnel to defecate into a bottle.

How many have died climbing El Capitan?

There are over thirty fatalities have been recorded between 1905 and 2018 while climbing El Capitan, including seasoned climbers. El Capitan, also known as El Cap, is a vertical rock formation in Yosemite National Park, located on the north side of Yosemite Valley, near its western end. The granite monolith is about 3,000 feet from base to summit along its tallest face, and is a popular objective for rock climbers.

What is the hardest mountain to climb?

Annapurna-I is the hardest mountain to climb in the world with highest fatality rate. Annapurna-I is the 10th highest peak in the world standing with an altitude of 8,091m. The deaths of 72 climbers on this mountain brings death rate to 38%. No other mountains in the world have such a high fatality rate.

How long does it take to summit Everest?

It takes around 60-64 days to summit Mount Everest. You will spend three to four weeks going up and down the mountain to establish camps with food, fuel and oxygen. The average time from arriving at Base Camp to reaching the summit is 40 days. On most climbs it is the Sherpas who are doing the heavy carrying so you are acclimatizing your body to the high altitude

How long does it take to descend from Mount Everest?

What big cat can live on Mt Everest?

There are not many animals that can be found near the top of Mount Everest because it is just too high. The conditions are very cold and there isn’t as much oxygen so animals have to adapt to survive.  Animals such as the snow leopard and mountain sheep can live in these areas. The big cat like Snow Leopards can be found near Mt.Everest.

Why do you need a permit to climb Mount Everest?

The permit is a tax to raise revenue for the government, and it permits a person to step beyond Base Camp. The Nepalese government charges Nepalese citizens about US$650 to access Mount Everest in the spring climbing season, which is considerably less than the US$11,000 they charge citizens of other nations.

How many people have climbed K2?

For every 100 climbers who have summited K2, 29 have died. A scant 306 people have ever stood on the summit of K2, compared to more than 5,600 Everest summiteers.

Why is it so hard to climb Mount Everest?

There are various factors making it difficult to climb Mount Everest. One of the main factor is the unpredictable weather condition and another is the altitude and lack of oxygen above 8000m. Another hardest part of the expedition is the Khumbu Icefall where the most fatality rates have been occurred.

Where do Sherpas live?

Most Sherpa people live in the eastern regions of Nepal; however, some live farther west in the Rolwaling Valley and in the Helambu region north of Kathmandu.

Do Sherpas use oxygen on Everest?

Most Sherpa will consequently require oxygen above camp 4 in order to perform at their best. Since Sherpas are stronger than us at altitude, they are very well suited for alpine style expeditions in the Himalayas. You will need them to carry the oxygen, the gear and as a safety on the summit push.

Has anyone climbed Everest without a Sherpa?

Göran Kropp. Lars Olof Göran Kropp (11 December 1966 – 30 September 2002) was a Swedish adventurer and mountaineer. He made a solo ascent of Mount Everest without bottled oxygen or Sherpa support in May 1996, for which he travelled by bicycle alone from Sweden and – a part – back.

How many Sherpas die each year?

There is no exact record of how many Sherpa die each year. But Mount Everest Expedition is one of the most dangerous jobs in the world and every year many people die attempting to summit the peak. Some 290 people have died climbing Everest in more than a century of attempts, according to the Himalayan Database, an archive that tracks expeditions in the Nepalese Himalayas going back to 1905. About one third of people who lose their life during Everest Expedition are Sherpas.

Has anyone spent the night on Everest?

A Sherpa guide Babu Chhiri Sherpa age 33 had completed 21 hours at the summit of Mount Everest today, setting what is likely a record for the longest stay atop the world’s tallest mountain.

Is Sherpa a last name?

Yes Sherpa is a last name and mostly known as the people living in the mountains. Sherpa is not just a last name but a symbol of their bravery. Sherpa is an internationally recognized name.  Sherpa is one of the ethnic groups’ native to the most mountainous regions of Nepal and the Himalayas.

How cold is it on top of Mt Everest?

The climate of Mount Everest is extremely cold. In January, the coldest month, the summit temperature averages about -36° C (about -33° F) and can drop as low as -60° C (-76° F). In July, the warmest month, the average summit temperature is -19° C (-2° F).

Who stayed the longest at the top of Mount Everest?

A Sherpa guide Babu Chhiri Sherpa age 33 had completed 21 hours at the summit of Mount Everest today, setting what is likely a record for the longest stay atop the world’s tallest mountain.

Can you parachute onto Everest?

Although some attempts have been done. It is very dangerous to Parachute on Everest. One of the biggest challenges that you’d face is lack of air. Although it is very challenging, but it is possible to parachute onto Everest. One would need a very calm day and the accuracy skills to go with the small landing area. Air density is also about a third of what it is at sea level so you would also need a larger canopy.

Do Sherpa’s climb Everest without oxygen?

Not all of the Sherpa’s can climb without oxygen. Although they can survive the lower oxygen content in the air a lot more than other people. Climbing Mount Everest without oxygen is a topic which is frequently talked by many but actually did by few ones.  In 1999, with a Sherpa named Babu stayed on the summit for 21 hours with no supplementary oxygen. It was the longest time spent on the summit of Mount Everest with no supplementary oxygen.

Can you climb Everest in a day?

The total journey to Mount Everest takes about 60- 62 days. There are several records made during the summit of Mount Everest. While it is almost impossible to climb Everest in one day for a normal mountaineer two people have made record summiting Mount Everest in a single day. Fastest ascent from Everest South Base Camp with supplemental oxygen was done by Lhakpa Gelu Sherpa from Nepal in 10 hours 56 min and 46 sec on May 26, 2003. Likewise, fastest ascent without supplemental oxygen and fastest ascent from Everest North Base Camp was done in 16 hours and 45 minutes by Hans Kammerlander from Italy on May 24, 1996.  These two records are the fastest ascent to Mount Everest so far. However, you need to be extremely strong both physically and mentally to climb Mount Everest in a single day.

What time of year can you climb Everest?

You can climb Everest during the month of Mar, April, May, June, September, October and November. These months are suitable for climbing Everest. However, April and May are the popular months for Expedition with high success climbing rates.

How do people survive on Mount Everest?

People survive on Mount Everest with the help of oxygen. Other than that there are other several factors that you need to build up on yourself to deal with during critical situations.

What is the hardest part of climbing Mount Everest?

The hardest part of climbing Everest is passing through the Khumbu ice fall. The icefall is considered one of the most dangerous stages of the South Col route to Everest’s summit. You should know about all the technical methods and skills required to handle the unfavorable weather condition in the mountains. Likewise, you should also focus on your diet and drink plenty of water.

Which is the easiest route up Everest?

The south route of Everest from Nepal Side is believed to be technically easier to ascend and the North side is much harder to climb because of the time spent at high altitude, the weather and the distance travelled to reach the summit. Most of the successful ascents are done through South route of Everest.

Can you walk up Everest?

While it is possible to climb Mount Everest without oxygen, it is highly inadvisable. Only five percent of the people who have successfully climbed the mountain did so without oxygen.

Can you see Everest from Kathmandu?

If you don’t want to explore the mountains going to the mountains then you have a choice of still getting to see those wonderful snow capped peak from Kathmandu as well. Yes you heard it right, Everest can also be seen from Kathmandu. The Chandragiri hills which is a few kilometers far from the main city offers a panoramic view of the Himalayan ranges and Mount Everest on a clear day. Moreover, another popular tourist destination, viewpoints and hill stations just outside Kathmandu like – Daman, Nagarjun and Nagarkot also provides a wide range of panoramic view of the mountains.  However because of the distance i.e. 161-km or 100-mile distance between Kathmandu and Mount Everest doesn’t let you to feel the mountains close to you.

If you want to feel the mountains and see them close to you then you can also take a mountain flight which costs about 200 USD.  If you are a budgeted traveler then Chandragiri hills or other hill stations are the best for you. You will also get a chance to take a ride in a cable car visiting Chandragiri hills.

Is Everest base camp trek worth it?

Off course, if you are an adventure seeker and a nature lover then Everest Base Camp is the best destination for you. Everest Base Camp hasn’t been the most popular foot hills without being worth for.  Everest Base camp trek is not just an ordinary walk to the mountains but there you will get to see the beauty of nature at its best. Also you will get to interact with the friendliest, warm hearted and kind Sherpa people and walk in the legendary foothills of the legends Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa. A part from this you will get the most wonderful view of the Mount Everest and other surrounding mountains. However, if you are not a nature lover and trek enthusiastic then you can also opt for Everest View trek as well.

How far is base camp from the top of Everest?

The distance from the top of Everest to the Base Camp is 36.5 kilometers or 22 miles.

Can you drive to Everest Base Camp?

Unfortunately there is no road access to Everest Base Camp. The only ways you can get there is either fly to Lukla and trek for several days or directly fly to Everest Base Camp via Helicopter.

Has anyone died trekking to Everest Base Camp?

Although Everest Base Camp is one of the toughest treks in the world, the fatality rate is very less. On the low the estimated deaths is around 3-5 people each year on the Everest Base Camp Trek. On the high end this number could be as high as 12-15. These numbers are estimates but out of roughly 30,000 people who do the trek yearly, this is a death rate of about 0.03%. Most of the deaths occurred during Everest Base Camp trek is due to altitude sickness.

How many people die climbing Everest?

More than 300 people have died attempting to reach the summit. The last year without known deaths on the mountain was 1977; a year in which only two people reached the summit. Most of the deaths occur due to poor weather condition and some due to poor preparations. Mount Everest expedition is a dreadful journey and it may cost you a life if attempt without proper preparations.

 

Is Everest base camp hard?

Everest Base Camp is the most popular trekking destination and often considered as one of the toughest trekking destinations. However, it is not so tough to trek to Everest Base Camp. The factors making it a tough trekking destination is because of its high altitude, no access to roads and only flight to Lukla Airport which is one of the dangerous airports in the world. However, if you love trekking and can walk up to 7 hours on an unfavorable terrain than you can easily trek to Everest Base Camp.

Everest Base Camp has the most strenuous trials which makes this trek difficult. To do this trek one must be physically fit and must be able to walk for about 6-7 hours in an unfamiliar terrain. Also there may be numbers of obstacle you may face while doing this trek like delay in Lukla Flight due to unfavorable weather condition, altitude sickness and others.  Not everyone is capable enough to do Everest Base Camp trek but every trekkers has once dreamed of it.

There are also several ways of making this trek easier. Here’s how,

Step one: Fly to Lukla via Chartered Helicopter.

The Lukla Airport is considered as one of the most dangerous airstrips in the world because of its short airstrips and unpredictable weather. And because of the frequent change in the weather the flight to Lukla often gets delayed for several days or cancelled. To avoid the risk of getting the flights cancelled and have safe flight to Lukla you can fly via chartered helicopter from Kathmandu. You can fly via charted helicopter even in case of bad weather and is safer because it can be landed anywhere.

Step two: Lukla to Gorakshep via Chartered Helicopter.

If you want to avoid trekking for several days then this can be the best option for you. The chartered helicopter can drop you to Gorakshep which is the final stop while trekking to Everest Base Camp. You can skip a lot of hours of strenuous trek and also can have the experience of trekking back to Lukla directly after visiting Everest Base Camp. This is the best idea to save several days with an experience of trekking to Everest Base Camp.

Step Three: Gorakshep to Lukla via Chartered Helicopter.

The several days trek can be more tiring and you may not have much energy after several days trek to EBC. Hence, after visiting Everest Base Camp you can directly fly back to Lukla via Chartered Helicopter. After reaching to Lukla you can directly fly to Kathmandu from Lukla aeroplane via flight. It also saves your budget.

 

Step Four:  Fly to Kathmandu directly from Gorakshep via Chartered Helicopter.

Since the Lukla flight gets delayed frequently you may have to wait for several days in Lukla in case of bad weather. To avoid the risk of getting the flights delayed and skip trekking back, you can directly fly to Kathmandu from Lukla. It will save a lot of your effort and energy.

 Step Five: One day tour to EBC via Chartered Helicopter.

If you eagerly want to see the Everest Base Camp but without trekking then, this is the perfect option for you. The one day tour takes you directly to the Everest Base Camp in a chartered helicopter. You will spend few minutes in Everest Base Camp and fly back to Kathmandu.  In this one day tour you cannot just reach the Everest Base Camp, but also get to explore the beauty of Khumbu or Everest region as well.

 

 

 

 

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Expedition Guide in Nepal

Mr. DA RINJI SHERPA was born in the Khumhu, Pashanglahmu R.D 01 a beautiful remote village of popular trekking destination Solukhumbu, Nepal. His birth in the Himalayan region of Nepal drew his passion towards mountaineering and climbing. His hobbies are exploring new places, climbing new heights and collecting information’s by reading books.  He can fluently speak Nepali, Hindi, Tibetan and English Languages. With years of climbing and mountaineering experience he is now working as a professional Trekking and Mountain Guide. He also possesses cultural and traditional knowledge of camping.

Mr. DA RINJI SHERPA is a professional guide certified by the Nepal Government and NMA, as well as a Trekking and Mountain Climbing Guide from the Mountain Climbing and Trekking Guides Association. Starting his professional career as a mountain guide in 2013 by Everest South Col expedition his achievements so far is remarkable. His achievements till the date are

S.N Year Name Season height elevation Group
1. 2013 Everest Spring South Col Reached Indian Army (South Side)
2. 2014 Everest Spring Camp 2 Reached British Gorkha ( South Side)
3. 2015 Everest Spring Camp 2 Reached British ( South Side J.G)
4. 2016 Lakpa Ri Spring 7000 Summit Tibet (J.G)
5. 2017 Everest Spring 8848 Summit British Gorkha (South Side)
6 2018 Everest Spring 8848 Summit HA Everest Exp (South Side)
7 2019 Everest Spring South Col Reached HA Everest Exp (South Side)
8 2019 Amadablam Oct 6812 Summit

Moreover Mr. Sherpa has also climbed number of trekking peaks in Nepal several times. He holds a record of climbing Island Peak more than 25 times. Likewise he has climbed Langdak 2 times, Lobuche Peak 7 times, Pokalde Peak 7 times, Chulu West 2 times, Kyjo Ri 2 times and Yela Peak 3 times. With all this he has become one of our most experienced mountain guides, and shows the high level of professionalism. His care for his climbing clients has fulfilled our expectations that we expect from every Sherpa guides.

 

 

 

 

 

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10 Things to Do In Nepal tourism

Amadablam mountain view

10 Things to Do In Nepal tourism

Nepal is naturally and culturally blessed country which lies between two giants China and India in South East Asia.  Nepal offers you many things to experience, there are many things to do and many things to observe like Boating, rafting, mountaineering, paragliding, bungee jumping, trekking, sightseeing and many more. Here we suggest you the Best 10 things to do in Nepal.

Way to Mt Everest 8848m
  1.  Mountaineering

Among the 10 highest peaks in the world, eight, including the highest peak Mt. Everest, lies in Nepal. As mountaineering has become popular throughout the world, Nepal is considered as the best place for mountaineers. Expedition on Pumori, Amadablam and Baruntse are considered the popular among 6000 & 7000 meter peaks whereas Dhaulagiri, Makalu, Manaslu, Lhotse, and Everest are the 8000 meter peaks for the challenging mountaineering in Nepal. There are four mountaineering seasons for mountaineering in Nepal: spring (March-May), summer (June-August), autumn (September-November) and winter (December-February).

Group of mountaineer

Peak climbing is alike mountaineering but climbing in small trekking peaks (ranging from 5587 to 6654 meters), which any fit and fine trekkers can climb and no previous mountaineering experience is needed. Peak climbing in Nepal offers you the best adventure trekking and expedition experience to both experienced trekkers and novice climbers. Climbing these trekking peaks in Nepal is the first step for those climbers who are planning for mountaineering in the future. Among the identified 1310 peaks above 6000 meter, one quarter are officially opened for Peak climbing. Island Peak Climbing, Mera Peak Climbing and Lobuche Peak Climbing and some of climbing peak in Nepal.

Trekkers Group

Trekking in Nepal is served as per interest of trekkers worldwide, there are easy, moderate and strenuous trekking destinations in the Nepal which depends upon your interest and availability of time. Trekking in Nepal is all about exploring the beautiful nature and the flora and fauna residing on it with highs and lows of the trekking trails and lifestyles and culture of the indigenous people residing in remote corners. Everest base camp Trek, Annapurna base camp Trekking, Annapurna Circuit Trek, Langtang Valley Trek, Helambu valley Trek and Mustang Trek are some of the best trekking package in Nepal.

Heritage site of Nepal

Cultural tour, historical places tour, educational tour and honeymoon tour are some of the tour packages in Nepal. Nepal offers best tour destination for leisure and adventure holidays for tour in Nepal. Tours in Nepal gives you a different experience while visiting various culturally and naturally blessed touristic sites like Kathmandu, Pokhara, Chitwan and Lumbini etc. The vast diversity of the people, their culture, language and traditions will attracts everyone. The two predominant religions, Hinduism and Buddhism, are ever present, with a huge variety of gods and goddesses, numerous temples, stupas and monasteries, and depict the deep faith of the people. These are the reasons you can experience best tour in Nepal.

 Helicopter tour is for those people who have limited time or unable to get so close to the glistering mountains by foot. Nepal Helicopter tour offers you a variety of Helicopter tour programs In Nepal as per your interest. Everest Kalapattar Helicopter Tour, Muktinath Helicopter Tour, Mt. Everest Helicopter Tour, Helicopter Pilgrimage Tour are some of them. Nepal helicopter tour over the Himalayas offers you the magnificent adventure, inspiring scenery, magnificent peaks and beautiful scenic countryside. The most spectacular flight takes you very close to the world’s highest mountain range with this type of helicopter tour of Nepal.

Nepal is rich in bio-diversity, Himalayas are famous for trekking, peak climbing and mountaineering activities whereas the Terai low land tropical forests are famous for the habitat for wildlife which are best for jungle safari activities. There are 9 National Parks, 6 conservation areas, 3 wildlife reserves and 1 hunting reserve In Nepal. Visitors will get chance to see most of the great variety of wildlife. Jungle safari in Nepal package program includes elephant ride safari, canoe rides, nature walks, birds watching tour, Tiger tracing tour and tours around the villages.

 Nepal is regarded as the World’s Best Destination for White Water Rafting & Kayaking because of the water descending direct from the Himalayas. With such warm rivers, a semi-tropical climate, impressive geography, exotic cultures, wildlife, friendly welcoming people and magnificent mountain surrounding rafting in Nepal will makes your holidays memorable and unforgatable. Nepal has many rivers for rafting and kayaking such as Trishuli River, Seti River, Sunkoshi River, Kali Gandaki River, Bhotekoshi River, Arun River, Marsyangdi River, Karnali River, Tamor River etc.

The ultimate thrill of a Bungee jump and Paragliding can be experienced in Nepal which might be the best site in the world. Nepal’s first bungee jumping site is situated 160m over the wild Bhote Kosi River located close to Nepal/Tibet border. Now, Pokhara is also featured with a new adventurous and ever waited dreamland Bungee Jump. And again Pokhara is one of the top 5 commercial tandem paragliding locations in the world, with stable thermals, convenient take-off and landing zones, the safety of a large lake and incredible mountain views. Bungee Jumping and Paragliding is one of the thing you should do in Nepal.

  • Volunteering

There are a variety of volunteer & internship programs in Nepal which to implement sustainable developments which promote positive change for Nepal.  Schools, Orphanages, Buddhist Monasteries, Women’s Groups, school for Mentally & Physically Disabled Children, Physiotherapy Hospitals and Health Clinics, Internship in Physiotherapy, Occupational therapy and Speech therapy, Teaching, Child Development, Public Health, Environment and Conservation, Public Interest, Women  Empowerment, Youth Empowerment, Adventure and Volunteering, Journalism, and Construction are some of the field where volunteering activities can be performed in Nepal.

  1. Yoga and Meditation

Yoga and Meditation will help you achieve the different dimensions of health-physical, mental, spiritual and sensorial. As there are many peace and calm places, Nepal is one of the best places for Yoga and meditation. There are many specialized meditation, yoga classes, traditional treatments, Ayurveda clinics, Spas in Kathmandu, Lumbini and other tourist places in Nepal. After Yoga and meditation in Nepal within the beautiful scenery of country sides very close to center of city, you will get new experience, spiritual, happiness and self –realization.

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FLYING Kathmandu TO LUKLA & Lukla to Kathmandu BY HELICOPTER

FLYING TO LUKLA BY HELICOPTER

Kathmandu to Lukla Flight is being operated from Manthali Airport due to the runway maintenance, construction and renovation process of Tribhuvan International Airport and is opened only at 8 am to 10pm. After 8am there is a lot of air traffic and the flights to Lukla often get cancelled or delay for hours due to unfavorable weather. We suggest you to catch up the first flight as far as possible.

Flying to Lukla by helicopter can be the best alternatives to avoid the delay and cancel of the Lukla Flights by fixed wing. Lukla is the main gateway to the trekkers trekking in the Everest Region. Since, Lukla flight is the sloe vehicle in the Everest Region Lukla is the main hub for traders and trekkers in the Everest Region. Lukla airport gets super busy during the peak tourist seasons landing about 20 to 30 aircrafts every day in March to May and September to December. During seasons it is very difficult to get the flights in a short notice. You need to book the tickets before one month or earlier during peak seasons. To reach to Lukla on your scheduled time flying by Helicopters can be another option to flight.

Why fly by Helicopters to Lukla from Kathmandu?

Less Chance of Cancellation

Helicopters are the best alternative to Lukla flights. The helicopter flight can be booked easily and are less cancelled. The helicopter can fly if the visibility is 1500m or greater, while the twin otter and Dornier planes can fly if the visibility is 5000m or greater, as per Nepal’s Civil Aviation rules. However, if the weather is extreme and the visibility is lesser than 1500m helicopters cannot be operated.

Safer than the regular flights.

Flying to Lukla by helicopter is safer than the regular flights. Although there has not been any serious accidents in recent years the Lukla airport is regarded as one of the most dangerous airstrips in the world because of its difficult topography and short runway. Flying to Lukla by helicopter is safer because it can land anywhere and can fly in less visibility as well.

Don’t have to miss International Flights

Flying to Lukla by helicopters is the best option to complete your trek as per your itinerary without wasting any extra days waiting for the flight. Since, the Lukla weather is unpredictable and the flight can be delayed for several hours or several days. Flying to Lukla by helicopter reduces your risk of missing your international flight and helps you to complete the trek as planned.

No need to drive to Manthali

Helicopters Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu

Are you worried about the cancellation and delay of your Lukla Flight? Don’t worry we can arrange helicopter tour for you and you don’t have to miss your international flights.  If you miss your flight to Kathmandu by any reason or your flights get delayed for several hours or days then you can contact Actual Adventure Pvt.Ltd. We can arrange helicopter for you and help you to get Kathmandu on time.

Helicopters Flight from Manthali to Lukla

The flights to Lukla are being operated by Manthali Airport because of the re-construction process going on in Tribhuvan International Airport. Manthali Airport is the closest airport from Kathmandu. It is located in Ramechaap District of Nepal in Province no.3. It takes about 4 hours to reach Manthali Airport from Kathmandu.  Since the condition of the road is not so good you may not reach there in exact time. The bus departs at early 2am from Kathmandu and since the accommodations are less in Manthali driving from Kathmandu is an only option. Since it is a long route there is possibility of missing the flight. In case you miss the flight or your flight gets cancelled you can contact Actual Adventure Pvt.Ltd. We will help you to arrange helicopter flights and complete your trek in the scheduled time.

How many people can fly in a helicopter at a time?

The helicopter can carry up to 5 passengers at a time. The maximum weight that a helicopter can carry is up to 500kg. 

Group Joining Helicopter Flight

If you are travelling to Lukla alone and want to fly by helicopter then we can also arrange group joining helicopter flight to Lukla. Since there are regular helicopter flights to Lukla during peak tourist seasons we can book a flight for you from Kathmandu – Lukla or Lukla- Kathmandu.

Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter Cost.

The payment for helicopter must be paid at time of service by participant. US dollars cash or credit cards (Visa Cards, Master Cards, and American Express) are accepted for helicopter transport. Any card payment requires a 4% bank fee, which goes directly to the bank.

Kathmandu- Lukla- Kathmandu Helicopter Flight Cost

Destination                       Private Helicopter Cost and Weight                        Sharing Helicopter Cost

Kathmandu – Lukla         USD 2500 (Maximum 5 people inclusive weight 500 kg)  USD 500 Per Person

Lukla – Kathmandu         USD 2500 (Maximum 5 people inclusive weight 500 kg)  USD 500 Per Person

How to Book a Helicopter to Lukla?

To book a helicopter flight to Lukla to Kathmandu or Kathmandu to Lukla from Actual Adventure Pvt.Ltd you will need to pay 50 percent of the total amount as advance for the confirmation of booking. The remaining amount can be paid before the flight. It will be our first priority to provide immediate service to our customers. There are only limited helicopters in Nepal and the demand highly increases during peak tourist season. In such case, it may not be possible for your instant helicopter flight.

Cancellation Policy.

If you have to cancel your flight due to any reasons then please kindly inform us. The flight cancellation should be made before 48 hours. USD 100 is charged as cancellation charge and the remaining amount will be returned back.

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FLYING TO LUKLA – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

FLYING TO LUKLA – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Flying to Lukla.

The most adventures journey of the world has an adventurous gateway. Almost all of the treks in Everest Region begin with an exciting flight from Kathmandu to Tenzing-Hillary airport Lukla. The flight is short, scenic, exciting and adventurous. On the other hand this short flight takes your breath out, flying out from the TIA it directly lands on a small airstrip over an isolated mountain valley tucked in between the mountains of Khumbu region also known as world’s most dangerous airport in just 40 minutes approx.

Since, there is no road transportation; the Flight to Lukla is the sole vehicle approach to Everest Region. The market here can be possible only by Flight or several days of walking. Thus, Lukla Airport is a hub for all the local people and trekkers in the Everest Region.

Tenzing-Hillary Airport Lukla

Tenzing-Hillary Airport Lukla or Lukla Airport stands at an altitude of 2845m above the sea level. The Route to Lukla airport from Kathmandu is short but it is often it is interrupted by unpredictable weather conditions which causes delay and flight cancellation. The flight to Lukla offers you with most amazing view of the mountains and picturesque landscapes of Everest Region passing over interconnected mountain ranges of Nepal.

History of Tenzing-Hillary Airport Lukla

The Tenzing Hillary Airport was called Lukla Airport until 2008. The airport was meant to be built in the flat farmlands but the villagers refused to give their lands and thus, the airport was built at its current position in 1964 under the supervision of Edmund Hillary. Hillary bought the land from local Sherpa’s for US$2,650 and involved them in building the facilities. Because Hillary was unhappy with the runway’s soil resistance, and he made a solution was to buy local liquor for the Sherpa’s and asked them to perform a foot-stomping dance to flatten the land that served as the runway. The runway was not paved until 2001.  The airport was renamed as Tenzing-Hillary Airport in January 2008 in the honor of Sherpa Tenzing Norgay and Sir Edmund Hillary to mark their efforts in the construction of airport and celebrate their victory of being the first people to successfully climb Mt.Everest.

Is the flight to Lukla Safe?

Having had a reputation of being the most dangerous airport in this could be injustice to say the flight to Lukla is completely safe. The Lukla airport is said the world’s most dangerous airport because of its difficult topography and small airstrips. However, it is one of the busiest domestic airports of Nepal and flying there is pretty safe. The aviation officials and airlines of Nepal have become stricter on the acceptable flight conditions and regulations for aircraft making the journey to Lukla. The airlines and officials have been more concise regarding passenger safety and safely landing of the aircrafts.

During peak tourist seasons about 20 or 30 aircraft land in Lukla every day and almost all of the trekkers who visit the Everest Region annually fly into Lukla. Due to the difficulties of successfully landing at the airport, the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal sets high standards, for which only experienced pilots, who completed at least 100 short-takeoff-and-landing (STOL) missions, have over one year of STOL experience in Nepal and completed ten missions into Lukla with a certified instructor pilot, are allowed to land at the airport.

Actual Adventure Pvt.Ltd has been organizing Everest Trekking since its starting. Each year several trekking groups trek to Everest Region from our company and we highly focus on giving either first or second flight to our guests. The first or second flight to Lukla is more stable, safer and has better visibility. For this, we request our customer to send their deposits and information as early as possible.

Planning for Delays at Lukla

Lukla Airport is situated on a wonderful valley surrounded by high mountains. Landing and taking off from Lukla is considered to be difficult and technical. Therefore, Lukla is considered as the most dangerous airstrips in the world.

We request our customers to schedule some extra days at the end of the trip; this gives you flexibility with your trekking itinerary in case of any weather delays. It will be better if you have at least three extra days other than your trek schedule.

Twin Otter and Dornier planes are the primary mode of transport to and from the airstrip at Lukla. This service is fairly dependable. However, if flight to and from Lukla are cancelled in case of bad weather conditions in Everest region, we can help you charter a helicopter upon your request to ensure you are on schedule for your trip and international flight connections. The helicopter charge is to be paid by the passengers themselves and can be reimbursed from their travel insurance later. The helicopter charges USD 2,500 to USD 3,000 per helicopter. The helicopter can carry up to 4 to 6 passengers at a time and the cost can be shared among the passengers. The company can help by providing necessary documents required to claim the amount from insurance company. 

The payment for helicopter must be paid at time of service by participant. US dollars cash or credit cards (Visa Cards, Master Cards, and American Express) are accepted for helicopter transport. Any card payment requires a 4% bank fee, which goes directly to the bank.

The helicopter can fly if the visibility is 1500m or greater, while the twin otter and Dornier planes can fly if the visibility is 5000m or greater, as per Nepal’s Civil Aviation rules. If the weather is extreme and the visibility is lesser than 1,500m helicopters cannot be operated. In such case we will reschedule your flight for next day depending on the availability. If this situation keeps on getting repeated for many days then we will provide you with the alternative trek options.

What About Luggage Delays at Lukla?

Luggage Delays in Lukla are very rare .However it is not impossible and your luggage can be shifted to another flight or delayed by the airline. We suggest you to keep all your valuables and important things that you might need on an urgent basis like medicines or any other things to keep in your hand carry. Although, luggage misplaced or delays by the airlines are out of our control we will try our best to get your gears on the trial.
What about Helicopters to Lukla?

The helicopter can fly if the visibility is 1500m or greater, while the twin otter and Dornier planes can fly if the visibility is 5000m or greater, as per Nepal’s Civil Aviation rules. If the weather is extreme and the visibility is lesser than 1,500m helicopters cannot be operated.

We can help you charter a helicopter upon your request to ensure you are on schedule for your trip and international flight connections. The helicopter charge is to be paid by the passengers themselves and can be reimbursed from their travel insurance later.


How Much Does the Lukla Helicopter Cost?

The helicopter charges USD 2,500 to USD 3,000 per helicopter. The helicopter can carry up to 4 to 6 passengers at a time and the cost can be shared among the passengers. The company can help by providing necessary documents required to claim the amount from insurance company. 

The payment for helicopter must be paid at time of service by participant. US dollars cash or credit cards (Visa Cards, Master Cards, and American Express) are accepted for helicopter transport. Any card payment requires a 4% bank fee, which goes directly to the bank.

What are the options to get back to Kathmandu when the Lukla flights are canceled?


Since, flight delays are very common in Lukla the best idea is to have some extra days and wait for the flight. However, you can also look for the following options as well.

Trekking from Jiri

One option to get back to Kathmandu if the flight gets delayed is to trek back via Jiri. The trek via Jiri is the original route used by Sir Edmund Hillary in his Everest Expedition and it was the only gate way to this region until the Tenzing Hillary Airport was built. You can reach to Kathmandu after trekking about 5 days and a long bus ride.

Hike out to Salleri

After trekking about two days from Lukla you will reach Salleri from here you can to get a jeep to Kathmandu. After a long drive of about 10 to 12 hours you will reach to Kathmandu.

Helicopter to Paphlu

Phaplu isan airstrip lower in the valley close to Salleri. If helicopters are limited in availability they may only be available to shuttle guests to Phaplu. You can also get a jeep from Phaplu. It takes about 2-3 days to reach to Phaplu from Lukla.

Helicopter to Surkhe

It takes about an hour or half from Lukla to reach Surkhe. It is a small village below Lukla where helicopters sometimes land as the visibility is better.

Will Travel Insurance Cover Flight Delays to Lukla?
Make sure your travel insurance covers “trip interruption” that is a result of a rescheduled or canceled flight and will reimburse you for missed international connections or extra travel expenses. Actual Adventure Pvt.Ltd can help you to provide the necessary documents for your insurance company to make a claim. It is better to see exactly what your policy covers before you arrive in Nepal.

Why Travel to Lukla with Actual Adventure

With Several years of experience of organizing Everest Trekking we can assure the following things while travelling with us.

  1. We book the flights immediately after getting your deposits and passport copies. We prioritize on giving the early flights to our customers as far as possible. Since there is less chance of getting flight delay on the first or second flights to Lukla. We make sure the flights are booked before your arrival.
  2. As an established Travel Agency we have higher priority than independent trekkers or independent guides when it comes to rebooking if your flight is delayed or canceled.

We provide pick-up and drop facilitates and take care of our customers need during their stay in Nepal with us. So you will not need to worry about anything while you are travelling with us. We work on providing a better travel experience to our valuable customers.

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Isha Foundation- Everest Base Camp Trekking

A Himalayan Journey to Educate Rural Children

A group of self-funded and self-motivated Isha volunteers decide to raise funds for educating rural children by trekking the highest Himalayas peaks. This is their story…Everest Base Camp Trek

isha blog article | isha vidhya | a himalayan journey to educate the rural children

 ArticleJul 10, 2019  

An Audacious Idea

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A group of courageous volunteers at Isha Foundation planned a mammoth task. They decided to climb some of the world’s highest peaks – Kala Patthar (18,519 feet) and Everest Base Camp (17,600 feet) in the Khumbu region of the Himalayas. What’s more, for some of them, it was their first ever mountain trek! There was one single cause that brought this diverse group of people together – raising funds for rural children to get an education at Isha Vidhya. Isha Vidhya is a not-for-profit education initiative by the Isha Foundation, working for the economic and social empowerment of children in rural India. 

The Adventure Yogis

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The group needed a name and aptly decided to call themselves “The Adventure Yogis.” With this, they were ready and rearing to raise money for this noble cause. It started with contribution requests to friends, family and well-wishers, and every single volunteer extensively used social networking platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Whatsapp to highlight the cause of Isha Vidhya. Leaving no stone unturned, they even sent out personalized emails to their colleagues at work. What touched people was the team’s willingness to undertake such a huge task for a selfless cause. 

The Journey Begins

More so, all these volunteers were self-funded and self-motivated volunteers from four countries around the world. They geared up to go to the Everest region in March 2019. For many of them it was the highest altitude ever attempted so far. On the 29 March, 2019, the volunteers travelled from various parts of the world to Nepal to endorse the campaign they cared deeply about. The expedition started with a helicopter ride to Lukla (2860 meters above sea level), where the trekking began towards Everest. Then the volunteers walked for about 6 to 8 hours a day, stopping in between for food and shelter. 

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Passing through the scenic Phakding, traversing through streams, hanging bridges, and plenty of colorful Buddhist prayer flags, the group finally reached the bustling Namche Bazaar. Namche Bazaar is a beautiful village nestled in the Himalayan range. One can see arrays of colorful shops and cozy cafes with a splendid view of snowpeaked mountains. Our Adventure Yogis halted here for acclimatization. Since oxygen levels and atmospheric pressures are low at higher altitudes, the body finds it harder to draw breath. It can be dangerous to climb higher without acclimatizing the body first. 

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First View of Mount Everest

Eager to catch their first glimpse of the Everest peak, our Adventure Yogis checked into the Everest View hotel. The first sight of the breathtakingly beautiful Mount Everest fired them up to make the journey even more! The group then continued their journey towards Tengboche, where they visited a monastery. Utmost peace was experienced, and blessings were received for the treacherous journey that lay ahead. After seven days of trekking for long hours, the group reached the snow covered town of Gorak Shep which rests at an elevation of 5164 meters. All of their fatigue drained away when they played in the snow and experienced the mesmerizing sunset. 

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Destination 1 – Everest Base Camp (EBC)

The day after reaching Gorak Shep, all the volunteers were excited to start their trek towards the Everest Base Camp as trekking at that altitude is a real challenge. Taking small baby steps on the gentle upward slopes towards Everest Base Camp, the trekkers made slow but steady progress. In spite of taking very small steps and taking many other precautions, breathing became laborious due to the thin air at such altitudes. Many shared that if it had not been for the Isha practices, they just wouldn’t have been able to do this trek that even experienced mountaineers struggle with. And then it started snowing heavily! So it was only after putting their fortitude and grit through a thorough test, about three hours later, the Adventure Yogis finally reached the Everest Base Camp (5380 meters). Being absolutely overwhelmed, emotions shaped into thankful mutterings to the universe, prayers, team hugs and tears. 

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Destination 2 – Kala Patthar Summit

The volunteers returned to Gorak Shep and some of them attempted the Kala Patthar summit (5550 meters). Kala Patthar is known to provide the most beautiful and accessible view of the Mount Everest. The view was astounding! 

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Mission Accomplished!

Finally, the volunteers descended to Lukla over the next three days and then flew back to Kathmandu. This journey had been a transforming and eye-opening one for the entire group. The mountains often teach the value of patience, endurance and gratitude. The Adventure Yogis showed exemplary courage and completed the exciting and fulfilling journey and ended up raising around USD 15,000 for Isha Vidhya. Their contribution will go a long way in helping lift the underprivileged children in rural India towards a bright future. 

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Editor’s Note: Over 5000 Isha Vidhya students are still awaiting sponsors. If you would like to give flight to an underprivileged child’s future, please donate here.

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TRAINING FOR EVEREST BASE CAMP 2019 & 2020

TRAINING FOR EVEREST BASE CAMP

Actual Adventure Pvt Ltd. has been organizing trekking for trekkers of all ages and levels of fitness to Everest Base Camp over several years. Since it is regarded as one of the most adventurous destination, almost all of the trekkers are curious about the difficulties of Everest Base Camp Trek and trek preparations.

Everest Base Camp Trek is regarded as one of the most challenging trek in the world and requires a high level of physical fitness. Although, Everest Base Camp Trek is tough it isn’t undoable. With proper dedication, training, itinerary and preparations, the trek can be accomplished by young and old people with normal physical fitness.

The Everest Base Camp Trek journey is about 130 kilometers. The trek can normally be completed within 11 days: 8 days up, 3 down. You’ll spend 2 days on the way up resting and acclimating to the elevation. The walk is about 5- 8 hours a day.  Since it is a long route and you will climb at an altitude of more than 4000 m and you will gain an elevation of about 300m each day you should walk slowly and steady. Slow and steady is the best way to safely enjoy the journey and minimize symptoms of altitude sickness.

Preparing for your trek

The Everest Base Camp trek isn’t tough if you start doing early trek preparations. It is an adventurous journey which requires a high level of physical fitness. Saying that it doesn’t mean you need to be an athletic or marathon runner. An early practice and preparation can make your trek easier and enjoyable.

We recommend you to consult to your doctor before planning to trek to Everest Base Camp or any physical challenge. Physical fitness is a factor to endure the challenges of the trek and enjoy the trial. However, it doesn’t guarantee the impact of altitude sickness. You can still get affected by the risk of altitude sickness in spite of having good physical fitness. Physical fitness on the other hand somewhat reduces the chances of altitude sickness. The following tips might help you out during your trek to Everest Base Camp.

Prior to the Trek

  • Buy your boots early, train with it, be ready to return it if it isn’t comfortable. Don’t buy a new boot and try it directly in the trek.
  • Wear your boots and daypack with a bit of weight in it prior to the trek.  
  • Hike for hours (push for duration, in addition to distance)
  • Practice elevation gain and loss (look for steep hills, use a stair machine)

Training:

Practice Hikes:

It is better to start hiking before one or two month of your Everest Base Camp Trek. You can start hiking in the local trials or hike through your town. The main motto of starting hiking prior to the trek is just to get your body used to long walks. Get your body used to at least 4-5 hours a day with minimal breaks.  This will help your body to manage the Base Camp trial. Calculate time and walking distance each day. Carry your day back and use your trekking boots during your hike.

Important Note: Make sure your trekking boots are comfortable to your feet. Buy your trekking boots early and get used to it. Wear it everywhere you go and pay attention to how your feet feel wearing them. Don’t buy boots that are too tight to your feet. If you feel uncomfortable walking with your boots, change them immediately. Also carry your backpacks along with you to get used to the weight if you don’t have porters.  

Cardio Training (Aerobic Exercise)
 Start Cardio training 1 or 2 months earlier to your trek. Cardio workouts like walking, jogging, swimming, and cycling help to train your body to work hard with less oxygen. This will help you keep your breath and focus at high elevation, and to enjoy the hike dramatically more. On the other hand it also reduces the chances of getting altitude sickness. Cardio training on the other hand has several benefits like, boosts your energy and your endurance, Helps you lose weight, Sheds body fat, and helps control blood pressure and many more.

Strength Training


Since trekking is a natural activity you don’t need to be highly dedicated on strength training. However, strength training can be a good option if you can’t go for hikes. On your Everest Base Camp Trek you’ll be trekking and gaining elevation for several hours each day, help your legs get ready by doing some strength training early.

Using a treadmill and stair machine can be an option if you don’t have access to good hiking trial. However, if you cannot afford to these machines another option for you can be a running track in the park or going around the neighborhood also work just as well.

  • Walk / jog for 45 minutes on the hill setting.
  • 10 minutes of stairs at 30 – 45 steps per minute.
  • 5 minute slower walking to catch your breathe.

Repeat a few times, or until you’re too fatigued to continue. Do this 2 times a week and increase the time jogging and on the stairs as you’re able. If you want extra strength training, adding in a few sets of lunges and squats can be a great way to build those leg muscles.

Tips to get the most out of your training

  1. Give yourself enough time to prepare
    You won’t get much benefit out of rushing your training in the few weeks before your trek. Start early. We go slow and steady up the mountain; your training should do the same. Give your body plenty of time to adjust.
  2. Watch your nutrition

You need to take care of your nutrition as well. Eat enough high calories food and proper diets. Try to avoid junk food as much as you can and also avoid eating meats. Don’t eat too much at one time otherwise you will feel sleepy during the trials and it will be difficult to walk with full stomach. Drink plenty of water and stay hydrated.

  1. Learn a few stretches to limber up before and after a day on the trail

Some dynamic stretches will warm you up in the morning and get you ready for the trail, and some static stretches will help loosen your muscles to heal as you’re resting at night. Learn a few stretches to limber up before and after a day on the trail to stay active during your trek..

  1. Taper off before your trek

If you are working out a lot over several days, let your body to rest few days before starting your trek. Don’t train too hard otherwise you may get negative results during the trek. Stay active, keep stretching, but give your body sufficient rest before you go to Nepal.  Arrive fresh and ready to hit the trail.

Putting it all together: 
The Everest Base Camp trek is challenging, and shouldn’t be underestimated. It will push you, and make you push yourself through discomfort, pain, and fatigue. It is worth it. Train now and get in the best shape you can and get ready to trek with Actual Adventure.

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Everest View Trek, Itinerary, Cost, Duration, best season and Fact, Blog

A trek can do during a year in Everest region, Culture, Nature & mountain With Luxury

Everest View Trek

For those who just dream to see the highest summit of the earth Mt.Everest close to their eyes without trekking to Everest Base Camp Everest view trek is an excellent choice. Almost everyone in this world has somehow wondered about how the tallest summit of the earth looks like. Standing tallest among the tall sky scrapers in the world, how amazing would it be to view this giant majestic mountain close to the eyes. Everest view trek can be one of the best options for those who don’t have enough time to do Everest Base Camp Trek and also for those who cannot make it to Everest Base Camp because of lack of physical fitness required for the trek.

Ama Dablam View from Everest View Hotel

On the other hand it is one of the biggest achievements of life for those who cannot do the Everest Base Camp Trek. There are various trekking packages for Everest view trek.  These packages can be shortened to four days and extended to 12 days. Actual Adventure Pvt. Ltd provides an opportunity to the trekkers to customize their own trekking packages according to their time and preferences. We provide varieties of Everest View Trek trekking packages .Let have a look to our designed Everest View Trek Trekking Packages.

Everest View Trek 12 Days

Outline itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu.

Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing.

Day 03: Fly to Lukla, Trek to Phakding.

Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar.

Day 05:  Rest day / Exploring Namche Bazaar.

Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche.

Day 07: Tengboche Acclimatization

Day 08: Tengboche to Namche Bazaar

Day 09: Namche to Lukla

Day 11: Lukla to Kathmandu

Day 11: Leisure Day in Kathmandu.

Day 12: Final Departure.

Everest View Trek 10 Days

Outline itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu.

Day 02: Fly to Lukla, Trek to Phakding.

Day 03: Phakding to Namche Bazaar.

Day 04:  Rest day / Exploring Namche Bazaar.

Day 05: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche.

Day 06: Tengboche Acclimatization

Day 07: Tengboche to Namche Bazaar

Day 08: Namche to Lukla

Day 09: Lukla to Kathmandu

Day 10: Final Departure.

Everest View Trek 09 Days.

Outline itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu.

Day 02: Fly to Lukla, Trek to Phakding.

Day 03: Phakding to Namche Bazaar.

Day 04:  Rest day / Exploring Namche Bazaar.

Day 05: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche.

Day 06: Tengboche to Namche Bazaar

Day 07: Namche to Lukla

Day 08: Lukla to Kathmandu

Day 09: Final Departure.

Everest View Trek 08 Days

Outline itinerary

Day 01: Fly to Lukla, Trek to Phakding.

Day 02: Phakding to Namche Bazaar.

Day 03:  Rest day / Exploring Namche Bazaar.

Day 04: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche.

Day 05: Tengboche to Namche Bazaar

Day 06: Namche to Lukla

Day 07: Lukla to Kathmandu

Day 08: Final Departure.

Everest View Trek 07 DaysThe Everest Reveal Family Trek 7 days

Outline itinerary

Day 01: Fly to Lukla, Trek to Phakding.

Day 02: Phakding to Namche Bazaar.

Day 03:  Rest day / Exploring Namche Bazaar/ Hike to Everest View Hotel.

Day 04: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche.

Day 05: Tengboche to Namche Bazaar

Day 06: Namche to Lukla

Day 07: Lukla to Kathmandu

Everest View Trek 06 Days

Outline itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu.

Day 02: Fly to Lukla, Trek to Phakding.

Day 03: Phakding to Namche Bazaar.

Day 04:  Rest day / Exploring Namche Bazaar/ Hike to Everest View Hotel.

Day 05: Namche to Lukla

Day 06: Lukla to Kathmandu

Everest View Trek 05 Days

Outline itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu.

Day 02: Fly to Lukla, Trek to Phakding.

Day 03: Phakding to Namche Bazaar.

Day 04:  Hike to Everest View Hotel back to Lukla.

Day 05: Lukla to Kathmandu

Everest View Trek 04 Days.

Outline Itienerary

Day 1: Arrival Kathmandu.

Day 2: Kathmandu to Lukla by flight and Helicopter ride to Everest view hotel

Day 3: Walk around Everest view hotel and fly back to Kathmandu.

Day 04: Final Departure.

Namche Bazzar

Everest view trek takes you to the Everest region where you can explore the majestic view of mountains, alluring natural beauty and warm hospitality of the Sherpa’s. The journey is incredibly beautiful and you will have lots of wonderful memories in this trek.  You will be viewing the highest summit of the earth in one of the highest placed luxury hotels in earth, Everest View Hotel.  The Everest View Hotel provides the 360 degree panorama of the inspiring peaks and Mt. Everest.  Everest View Trek is a short, sweet, memorable and adventure to the Himalayas of Nepal. Everest view hotel provides the best sunrise and sunset views over Everest and other majestic mountain peaks.

Do you want to know more about Everest View Hotel? Read the content below for more information about Everest View Hotel.

Everest View Hotel Altitude.

Everest View Hotel is situated at an altitude of 3880 m in the Khumbu region of Nepal inside the UNESCO world heritage site Sagarmatha National Park. Everest View Hotel was regarded as world’s highest placed hotel in gunnies book of the world 2004.

Namche Bazaar to Everest View Distance.

It takes about 2 -3 hours from the main Market of Everest Region Namche Bazaar to reach to Everest View Hotel. Everest View Hotel is also one of the highest placed luxury hotels in the world. This hotel is the main attraction of Everest View Trek. Everest View Hotel is designed in such a way that the Mt.Everest is visible from every room.  The trial to Everest view Hotel from Namche is mostly an uphill walk through the villages, meadows and forests. The Everest View Hotel is hidden behind a ridge and surrounded by tall fir trees; you cannot see the hotel until you reach nearby.

Everest View Hotel Death and Altitude Sickness.

Since Everest View Hotel is situated at an altitude of 3880m you need to be careful regarding the altitude sickness. An altitude above 3500 meters the content of oxygen is lower and it is the main cause of altitude sickness. There are many records of deaths of people during Everest expedition but there is no official record of deaths in Everest View Hotel or Everest View Trek but we cannot ignore the fact that you may suffer from altitude sickness. Proper acclimatization is required to prevent from altitude sickness.

How much does it costs to stay at Everest View Hotel?

Everest View Hotel is the most expensive hotel in the Everest Region. It costs around 300USD to 400USD to stay at Everest View Hotel per night. However, it doesn’t cost anything if you go there to just view the Everest and return back without having any services like food and other. Since, it the worlds highest placed luxury hotels and has only 10 rooms the stay at Everest View Hotel is expensive. Most of the budget trekkers go to Everest View hotel to just have the sunrise and sunset view in the Everest and other surrounding mountains.

Everest View Hotel via Helicopter.

Do you have high willingness to visit Everest View Hotel and observe the spectacular view of the Himalayan giants but cannot due to lack of enough time? Don’t worry you can directly go to Everest View Hotel via Helicopter from Kathmandu. You can charter helicopter from Kathmandu or fly to Lukla and fly to Everest View Hotel from there, it will directly land you in Syangboche Airport which is just 15 minutes walk away from Everest View Hotel.

Everest View Hotel Weather

The weather of Everest Region is unpredictable. There is frequent change in the weather of Everest region especially in the higher altitude.  There are four different seasons which gives you different experience of trekking. The weather of Everest region and Everest View Hotel during different season is as follow. However this is just tentative weather information of the weather and may not exactly match during the seasons.

Weather during spring in Everest Region

During spring (March-May) the Everest Region has the most favorable weather for trekking.  You can enjoy the beautiful trials and explore the blooming flowers during the trials. As it is the best season for trekking you can expect numbers of trekkers on the way. The average temperature is 17 °c during day and can increase up to 25°c and decrease up to -15°c during night. The temperature at lower altitude is higher than higher altitude.  

Weather during summer in Everest Region.

Summer season (May- August) welcomes Monsoon and ends winter in Nepal. Trekking during summer in the Everest Region is not very suitable because the trials get wet because of Monsoon rain. There is frequent rain and cloudy weather which may result poor views and flight cancelation or delays. The temperature

Weather during autumn in Everest Region.

Autumn (Sep-Nov) is another peak tourist season in Everest Region. The weather during autumn is neither too cold nor too hot especially in the higher altitudes. Autumn season offers favorable trekking environment with crystal clear views of the mountains.

Weather during winter in Everest Region

During winter the Everest region gets extremely cold. Winter (Dec- Feb) is not favorable for trekking in Everest region but can be an amazing experience for challenge seekers. The days are warmer and nights are colder during winter. Temperature can decrease up to -20°c to -30 °c during nights. The temperature can drop up to -60°c during winter in Everest region.

Everest view trek takes you to the Everest region where you can explore the majestic view of mountains, alluring natural beauty and warm hospitality of the Sherpa’s. The journey is incredibly beautiful and you will have lots of wonderful memories in this trek.  You will be viewing the highest summit of the earth in one of the highest placed luxury hotels in earth, Everest View Hotel.  The Everest View Hotel provides the 360 degree panorama of the inspiring peaks and Mt. Everest.  Everest View Trek is a short, sweet, memorable and adventure to the Himalayas of Nepal. Everest view hotel provides the best sunrise and sunset views over Everest and other majestic mountain peaks.

Do you want to know more about Everest View Hotel? Read the content below for more information about Everest View Hotel.

Everest View Hotel Altitude.

Everest View Hotel is situated at an altitude of 3880 m in the Khumbu region of Nepal inside the UNESCO world heritage site Sagarmatha National Park. Everest View Hotel was regarded as world’s highest placed hotel in gunnies book of the world 2004.

Namche Bazaar to Everest View Distance.

It takes about 2 -3 hours from the main Market of Everest Region Namche Bazaar to reach to Everest View Hotel. Everest View Hotel is also one of the highest placed luxury hotels in the world. This hotel is the main attraction of Everest View Trek. Everest View Hotel is designed in such a way that the Mt.Everest is visible from every room.  The trial to Everest view Hotel from Namche is mostly an uphill walk through the villages, meadows and forests. The Everest View Hotel is hidden behind a ridge and surrounded by tall fir trees; you cannot see the hotel until you reach nearby.

Everest View Hotel Death and Altitude Sickness.

Since Everest View Hotel is situated at an altitude of 3880m you need to be careful regarding the altitude sickness. An altitude above 3500 meters the content of oxygen is lower and it is the main cause of altitude sickness. There are many records of deaths of people during Everest expedition but there is no official record of deaths in Everest View Hotel or Everest View Trek but we cannot ignore the fact that you may suffer from altitude sickness. Proper acclimatization is required to prevent from altitude sickness.

How much does it costs to stay at Everest View Hotel?

Everest View Hotel is the most expensive hotel in the Everest Region. It costs around 300USD to 400USD to stay at Everest View Hotel per night. However, it doesn’t cost anything if you go there to just view the Everest and return back without having any services like food and other. Since, it the worlds highest placed luxury hotels and has only 10 rooms the stay at Everest View Hotel is expensive. Most of the budget trekkers go to Everest View hotel to just have the sunrise and sunset view in the Everest and other surrounding mountains.

Everest View Hotel via Helicopter.

Do you have high willingness to visit Everest View Hotel and observe the spectacular view of the Himalayan giants but cannot due to lack of enough time? Don’t worry you can directly go to Everest View Hotel via Helicopter from Kathmandu. You can charter helicopter from Kathmandu or fly to Lukla and fly to Everest View Hotel from there, it will directly land you in Syangboche Airport which is just 15 minutes walk away from Everest View Hotel.

Everest View Hotel Weather

The weather of Everest Region is unpredictable. There is frequent change in the weather of Everest region especially in the higher altitude.  There are four different seasons which gives you different experience of trekking. The weather of Everest region and Everest View Hotel during different season is as follow. However this is just tentative weather information of the weather and may not exactly match during the seasons.

Weather during spring in Everest Region

During spring (March-May) the Everest Region has the most favorable weather for trekking.  You can enjoy the beautiful trials and explore the blooming flowers during the trials. As it is the best season for trekking you can expect numbers of trekkers on the way. The average temperature is 17 °c during day and can increase up to 25°c and decrease up to -15°c during night. The temperature at lower altitude is higher than higher altitude.  

Weather during summer in Everest Region.

Summer season (May- August) welcomes Monsoon and ends winter in Nepal. Trekking during summer in the Everest Region is not very suitable because the trials get wet because of Monsoon rain. There is frequent rain and cloudy weather which may result poor views and flight cancelation or delays. The temperature

Weather during autumn in Everest Region.

Autumn (Sep-Nov) is another peak tourist season in Everest Region. The weather during autumn is neither too cold nor too hot especially in the higher altitudes. Autumn season offers favorable trekking environment with crystal clear views of the mountains.

Weather during winter in Everest Region

During winter the Everest region gets extremely cold. Winter (Dec- Feb) is not favorable for trekking in Everest region but can be an amazing experience for challenge seekers. The days are warmer and nights are colder during winter. Temperature can decrease up to -20°c to -30 °c during nights. The temperature can drop up to -60°c during winter in Everest region.

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