Booking for : MT KOSCIUSZKO EXPEDITION ( 2228 M )

MT KOSCIUSZKO EXPEDITION ( 2228 M )

Tour Details

Mount Kosciuszko is Australia’s highest mountain, at 2,228 metres (7,310 ft) above sea level. It is located on the Main Range of the Snowy Mountains in Kosciuszko National Park, part of the Australian Alps National Parks and Reserves, in New South Wales, Australia, and is located west of Crackenback and close to Jindabyne.

Duration: 4 Days Country: Australia
Max. Altitude: 2228M Walking Per Day: 5 – 6 Hours
Nature: Hotel + Lodge + Camping Grade:
Best Season: November to April Group Size: MIN 1 and MAX 20

Day 1,Arrival and Departure to and from Kathmandu

Upon your arrival in Kathmandu City, a director of Seven Summit Trek will receive you at the airport and accompany you to you a five star hotel. The end of the day will be marked by a welcome dinner organized by Seven Summit Treks and Expeditions during which, you will be introduced to the members of the team that will accompany you to the summit of Everest. Meals Included: Dinner

Day 2,Rest Day in Kathmandu

On the rest day, you are allowed to rest before making preparations for the upcoming venture. Seven Summit Treks and Expeditions will provide you an elaborate presentation regarding the upcoming trip. You can even go for shopping and meet friends. If you are interested, you can go sight-seeing inside the Kathmandu Valley. The company will arrange a private vehicle for the same. Meals Included: BLD

Day 3,Preparation Day

On the third day, you are given an opportunity to make final preparation for your trip to Namche Bazaar. You will also be given an elaborate check list of materials and gears that you need to make sure that you possess before taking off. You can go shopping, if you deem necessary. Any approvals relating to the trip to Everest Area will be received by the end of that day. At the end of the day, a program will be organized for briefing you regarding the details of upcoming expedition and roles and responsibility of the team members. You shall also be introduced with the directors and other company staffs like UIAGM Guide and potters who will accompany you to the summit. Meals Included: BLD

Day 4 - Day5,Flight from Kathmandu to Namche (3,850m) and Acclimatization

After breakfast, a helicopter flight will fly you and the members of your team to Namche, the gateway to Mount Everest. For your accommodations, the best hotel in Namche will be booked for you. Lunch and dinner will be arranged at the very hotel. This part of the trip is important for you considering the acclimatization of your body to the suddenly raised elevation. Namche or Namche Bazar is a settlement located at the elevation of 3950 m above sea level. It is located within Sagarmatha National Park which is also dubbed by UNESCO as the World Heritage Site. Often called the Gateway to Everest, Namche offers a very magical view of snow clad mountain ranges. You can observe mountain peaks like Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Kongde from Namche bazar. If you are interested, you will also be provided a taste of Sherpa life and culture. You can also visit Namche Monastery, Namche Museum of Sherpa Life, Namche of Local Medicinal Herb and Tibetian Herbal Medicine, etc. You will also spend the second day in Namche. It is an important part of acclimatization process that your body needs to go through before setting off to higher elevation. If you are interested in a day hike, your teammates will accompany you to Khumjung Village. During your second day at Namche as well, we will continuously provide you with the glimpses of life in Namche, its heritage and culture. However, that doesn’t mean you will be totally cut off of luxuries of the city. We will make the best attempts to make sure that you are provided with all facilities that are available. Our directors will frequently make phone contacts with you and inquire about your wishes so that they can direct their representatives regarding the same. You will be provided Wi-Fi services and other communication facilities that will enable you to make contact with your loved ones. Included meals: BLD

Day 6 - Day7,Heli Flight from Namche to Dingboche (4,240m) and Acclimatization

Since it is a luxury expedition, you will be provided with a helicopter for your transportation. We will not insist you on walking until it is necessary for you to walk or if you will be missing out on a very important part of the adventure. Dingboche is another step of our journey. It is a magnificent place that offers a stunning view of the Himalayas. A hotel will be reserved for your accommodation and food will be made available according to your taste until and unless it hampers your ability to cope up with the environment you are facing. Staying in Dingboche is very important part of acclimatization. Here, your UIAGM Guide will brief you about the upcoming journey. This will help you gather some perspective regarding the adventure. You will spend the following day also at Dingboche. You will be provided an array of activities which you can take up. If you are interested in day hikes, your entourage can accompany you to Nagarjun Hill or Chukkhung Valley for viewing the mountain peaks like Makalu, Lhotse, Chalotse, Tawache and Ama Dablam. Overnight Stay: Hotel Bright Star Included meals: BLD

Day 8,Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4,940m)

Following your stay at Dingboche, you will begin trekking upwards to Lobuche. Trekking is very important for getting used to the high altitude and also testing your caliber. Trekking helps you to gain vigor and maintain fitness. On the way to Lobuche, we see prayer flags fixed in the memory of Babu Tsheri Sherpa, 10 time Everest climber and Scott Fischer, an American mountaineer. Astounding views of peaks like Khumbutse, Lingtren, Pumori and Mahalangur Himal can be seen throughout the way. The day ends when you reach Lobuche where you will be placed at a hotel. Meals included: BLD

Day 9,Trek from Lobuche to Goreshep (5,150m)

The next day, you will embark on the trek to Gorakshep (5150 m). At the end of the day, after reaching Gorakshep, you will be placed at a hotel. You will provide you satellite phones and necessary potters. Your team will be equipped to handle every possible contingencies. Overnight Stay: Yeti Resort Hotel Meals Included: BLD

Day 10,Trek from Goreksherp to Everest Base Camp (5,364m)

After spending a night at Gorakshep, your team head upwards to Everest Base Camp. It is normally a 3 hours walk but since VVIP Everest Expedition is also about comfort, we do not rush it. There will be a setup of well camp for the members and all staffs. Overnight Stay: Tent Included Meals: BLD

Day 11,Resting at Everest Base Camp (5,364m)

The day after you reach the base camp is separated as resting day. There will be provision of luxury North Face tents or Kailas for you to stay. Throughout your stay in EBC, you will be provided with separate kitchen and restroom. Luxury bed, mattress, pillow, etc. will be arranged. There will be continuous availability of satellite phone service for communication. If the service doesn’t betray, there will be Wi-Fi service too. You will be provided with hot water for shower. The members of your team will provide you with whatever luxury can be provided. The food will be of your choice. Despite being the resting day, there will be some preparation for the upcoming training. All Meals Included

Day 12,Training at the Everest Base Camp

This day onwards, your training at the base camp begins. Your team will help you prepare for the rigorous activity that lies ahead – the ascent to Everest. In fact, every activity that you embark on that day onward is directed to one thing and one thing only, i.e. preparing for the accent. Your guide will tutor you on how to walk on ice, how to climb ladders, how to climb across crevices and how to tackle if unfavorable situation arises. The foremost of all the training includes the icefall training. You will spend the day on Everest Base Camp. All Meals Included

Day 13,Ascent to Camp I (6065 m) : Climbing

As part of serious acclimatization process, you climb to Camp I. Your journey will begin very early in the morning. For reaching camp I, you will have to cross the Khumbu Icefall. Khumbu Icefall is one of the most dangerous part of the journey. Although the crevices may look small, they can be mouth to bigger ones, so you will have to rethink your every steps and remain clipped to the fixed rope while crossing them. Climbing across the icefall is set to be a defining moment of your journey. After almost five hour trip over loose ice, going up and across the ladder and clipping off one and clipping into another rope, you will reach camp I. Your guide will provide you instruction every step of the way and your potters will provide you with required assistance. After reaching Camp I, the tent will be set up for you at Camp I and you will spend the rest of the day here.

Day 14,Ascent to Camp II (6,500 m)

After that, you begin your journey to Camp II early in the morning. Your team will slowly lead you across the silent valley to the rocky patch at the side of Lhotse Wall called Camp II. It is advised that you do not camp too close to the Everest face because it tends to avalanche now and then. But you don’t really have to worry about camping. It’s your teammates’ responsibility to make sure that you are safe as you can be. You will most likely reach Camp II in daytime.

Day 15,Acclimatization at Camp II

The following day, you will stay at camp II. Your guide will train you for the grueling journey that lies ahead.

Day 16,Ascent to Camp III (7,200m) and Descent to Base Camp

Your journey to Camp III will start early in the morning and you will reach Camp III at daytime. However, you will only touch the camp III and return back to the base camp the same day. You will stay at the Base Camp for the night. Overnight Stay : Tent in Basecamp All Meals Included

Day 17,Flight back to Kathmandu

You will leave the Base Camp behind and return back to Kathmandu in a helicopter. During the flight you will be given the bird eye glimpse of the mountain peaks in the Eastern region of Nepal. You will be placed at a five star hotel in Kathmandu. Overnight Stay: 5 Star Hotel in Kathmandu Meals Included: BLD

Day 18 - Day20,Rest in Kathmandu City

You will be given time to rest. There will be a personal transportation at your disposal if you want to go sight-seeing. You can meet people if you like. You can talk to your family members and friends back at your country about the challenge you have accomplished so far. You have plenty of time to purchase things if you need them for your journey ahead. Overnight Stay: 5 Star Hotel in Kathmandu Meals Included: BLD

Day 21,Flight back to Namche Bazzar

After breakfast, you will take a helicopter flight back to Namche along with your belongings. You will stay there for the night. Overnight Stay: Hotel Norling Meals Included: BLD

Day 22,Stay at Namche Bazaar

You will stay at Namche bazar for the day. Meals Included: BLD

Day 23,Heli Flight from Namche to Everest Base Camp (5,364m)

A helicopter will take you to the Everest Base Camp. You will rest there as same setup as before will be in Base Camp. Your team will provide with every comfort that can be achievable in that place. All Meals Included

Day 24,Resting at Everest Base Camp

You will rest at Everest Base Camp and prepare for upcoming training.

Day 25,Training at Everest Base Camp

Your training will resume at the base camp. You will once again be trained to walk on icefalls, use ladders, etc. for getting used to the actual task of climbing Mount Everest

Day 26,Ascent from Base Camp to Camp II (6,500m)

Your team will begin the journey upward to Camp II early in the morning. Tents will already have been set up at camp II. Your team will reach Camp II and stop there for the day.

Day 27,Ascent from Camp II to Camp III (7,200m)

Your team will resume the journey to Camp III early in the morning. Tents and other facilities will already have been set up at camp III. Your team will reach Camp III and rest there for the day.

Day 28,Ascent from Camp III to Camp IV (7,910m)

The team will slowly advance towards camp IV. It is highly probable that you will need oxygen cylinders to cope up thinning oxygen that come with increasing altitude. There will be enough stock of oxygen at your disposal. Even if you feel that you need oxygen supply during any point in the trip prior to this, oxygen can be readily provided. There, you will rest in camp IV for few hours.

Day 29,Ascent to Summit of the Mt. Everest (8,848m) and return back to Camp IV

You will begin your journey towards the summit of Everest early in the morning. Sherpas and your guide will accompany you towards the summit. Each and every necessary material will be carried by your team and will be made promptly available if necessary. After a journey to the summit that is guaranteed to be grueling and tiresome, you will return back to Camp IV the same day.

Day 30,Descent from Camp IV to the Base Camp and take Heli flight to Kathmandu

You and your team descend from the Camp IV and reach the Everest Base Camp. A helicopter will carry you from there to Kathmandu the same day. You will be received at the airport and you will once again be placed at a five star hotel. In the evening, there will be a celebration of your conquest which the managers and directors of the company will also attend. Overnight Stay: 5 Star Hotel In Kathmandu

Day 31 - Day35,Additional Reserve Days

In case your descent from Camp IV takes some time because of unforeseen circumstances, your flight from the Base Camp to Kathmandu cannot take place as per schedule. These additional days are reserved for the same. During this time, no compromise will be made on your comfort. Materials will have been stocked such that everything will be provided to you as if there had been no delays.

Day 36,Leisure day in Kathmandu (rest day)

You will have rest in Kathmandu Valley before you take off to your country. Overnigh Stay: 5 Star Hotel in Kathmandu

Day 37,Transfer to International Airport for final departure

Seven Summit Treks representative will drop you to the Tribhuwan International Airport according to your flight schedule. Meals Included: Breakfast

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  • Location : Australia

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