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Everest Expedition (North)

"Everest Expedition: North Route 8,848m."



59 Days


  • 58 Breakfast
  • 57Lunch
  • 57 Dinner


  • Best lodge/Tea house /Camping


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Adventurous and Challenging

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Optimal Season

Spring and Autumn



Daily Activity

peak climbing

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Salbin Basnet

Kathmandu, Nepal +977 9851102825


The Everest Expedition (North) is a challenging mountaineering journey to reach the summit of Mount Everest, the highest peak in the world, via the North route in Tibet, China. Climbers attempt this epic adventure to conquer the ultimate summit and fulfill a lifelong dream.


The North route on Everest was first successfully climbed by a Chinese expedition on May 25, 1960. Since then, it has become a popular alternative to the more crowded South route in Nepal, offering a different perspective and set of challenges.

Rules and Permits:

Climbing Everest from the North side requires permits from the Chinese government, and the expedition must be organized through authorized operators. Climbers must adhere to strict regulations and safety guidelines set by the Chinese authorities.

Trip Highlights:

  • Everest Summit: Reach the pinnacle of human achievement by standing on the summit of Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth, at 8,848 meters (29,029 feet).
  • Technical Challenges: Conquer technical challenges, including the famous Second Step and the high-altitude ascent on the North face of Everest.
  • Unique Perspective: Experience the North face of Everest, offering different landscapes and vistas than the traditional South route in Nepal.
  • Cultural Immersion: Immerse in the rich Tibetan culture and traditions during the journey, interacting with friendly locals and visiting ancient monasteries.
  • Acclimatization: Spend weeks acclimatizing at different high camps to adapt to the thin air and increase the chances of a successful summit.

Local Culture and Traditions:

The region around Everest is heavily influenced by Tibetan Buddhism. Climbers may encounter religious sites, prayer flags, and rituals during their journey. It is essential to respect the local customs and traditions and practice cultural sensitivity while exploring this sacred mountain environment.

Note: The Everest Expedition (North) is an extremely challenging and risky endeavor. Proper preparation, physical fitness, mountaineering experience, and experienced guides are essential for a safe and successful expedition. Climbers should prioritize safety and respect the mountain's unique environment and the local culture throughout the journey.

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  • Base Camp Experience: Begin your expedition by reaching the Everest Base Camp on the North side. This is where climbers acclimatize, organize gear, and prepare for the ascent.
  • Advanced Base Camp (ABC): Ascend to the Advanced Base Camp, located at an altitude of around 6,400 meters (21,000 feet). This will be your primary camp during the acclimatization phase.
  • Rongbuk Glacier: Traverse the vast Rongbuk Glacier, which offers stunning ice formations and breathtaking views of the surrounding peaks.
  • North Col: Reach the North Col, a high-altitude pass at approximately 7,000 meters (23,000 feet). From here, you'll have awe-inspiring panoramas of Everest's north face and nearby peaks.
  • Camp 2: Climb to Camp 2 (around 7,775 meters / 25,500 feet), where you'll encounter challenging terrain and spend nights in high-altitude tents.
  • Climbing the Second Step: One of the most iconic sections of the climb, the Second Step is a steep rock wall that requires technical climbing skills.
  • The Three Pinnacles: Negotiate the Three Pinnacles, another technical section before reaching the final push to the summit.
  • Summit Ascent: The ultimate highlight - attempt to reach the summit of Mount Everest, standing at an impressive 8,848 meters (29,029 feet) above sea level.
  • Panoramic Views: Enjoy breathtaking vistas from the summit, with a 360-degree view of the Himalayan mountain range and the Tibetan Plateau below.
  • Cultural Experience: Embrace the rich Tibetan culture and interact with the local Sherpa people, learning about their traditions, religion, and way of life. Remember, an Everest Expedition is a highly demanding and dangerous undertaking. It requires excellent physical fitness, mountaineering skills, proper gear, and experienced guides. Safety should always be the top priority, and climbers must be aware of the risks involved and adequately prepared for the challenges of such a high-altitude endeavor.


  • All arrival and departure transfers in Kathmandu
  • Five nights hotel accommodations in Kathmandu on BB Plan (4/5 Star) twin sharing.
  • Kathmandu-Kyarong-Kathmandu Logistics and staffs transfe
  • Kathmandu-Lhasa-Kathmandu-Flight tickets for member with transfer service.
  • Tibet travel visa and permit for climbing member and involved staffs.
  • Mt. Everest climbing permit for member(Royalty: U$ 9950 per person).
  • Mt. Everest climbing permit for private Sherpa (Royalty: U$ 3500 per person).
  • Base Camp Cook permit (Royalty: U$ 3500 per person-Sharing in group).
  • Tibetan official Liaison officer for Mt. Everest Expedition fully paid.
  • Group transfer for Lhasa-Shigatse-Tingri -Chinese Base Camp and VV.
  • Accommodation for Lhasa, Shigatse and Tingri twin sharing BB Plan as per CTMA rule
  • Complete camping services with camp furniture;kitchenware; member-staff-kitchen-dining
  • Shower-toilet tents; chairs and tables etc
  • Base camp food during expedition period for members and staffs freshly cooked by our cook
  • 1:1 experienced private climbing Sherpa guide and sharing base camp staffs for camping services.
  • One emergency rescue Gamow Bag at base camp for expedition group.
  • Solar panels to charge batteries and provide lights in kitchen and dining at camp.
  • Each expedition member will get an individual tent in the ABC.
  • 6 Oxygen (4l) Bottles for climbing member and 2 for Sherpa with mask and regulators
  • Additional Oxygen (4l) Bottles will be available with additional costs. (Per bottle $ 500.00)
  • Insurance, wages, meal allowances for private Sherpa and sharing base camp staffs.
  • Ice fall charges and all high camp tents for camp 1, 2, 3, and 4 sharing with private Sherpa.
  • Necessary high altitude food for climbing member and private Sherpa.
  • Per person 40 kg baggage allowance carrying by Yak up and down to ABC from Rongbuk (CBC).
  • First Aid medical kits for the Group and the staffs.
  • Satellite phone carrying by camp manager for communication (uses charge US$ 4 per unit)
  • All necessary paper works, office service charge and Government taxes levied in Nepal.
  • Complete pre-departure information, flight ticket reconfirmation assistance services.
  • Farewell Dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with domestic cultural show in Kathmandu.
  • Snowy Dream World special gifts (T-shirt/Pashmina etc.).


  • Lunch and Dinner during your stay in Kathmandu (except farewell dinner).
  • Lunch and Dinner during your travel period in Tibet (Except camp site).
  • Expenses incurred towards usage of any communication facilities, laundry and personal drinks.
  • Clothing, packing Items or bags, personal medical kit, personal trekking/climbing gears.
  • Any extra services or products or offers or activities not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Any extra expenses arising out of various/unforeseen situations like natural calamities, landslides, political disturbances, strikes, change in Government regulations etc.
  • Any additional staff other than specified.
  • Rescue, repatriation, medicines, medical tests and hospitalization expenses.
  • Medical-travel insurance and emergency rescue evacuation if required
  • Airfare of international and domestic flights other than specified.
  • Summit bonus to your private climbing Sherpa (Begins from minimum US$ 1500.00)
  • Tips to Base Camp Staffs is mandatory;minimum US$ 300 per member for the team.
  • Nepal entry or re-entry visa fee (Visa issuance is easy at the arrival).
  • Nepal custom duty fees for import of expedition goods
  • Emergency/Rescue/Early departure Jeep cost in Tibet side(US$ 1700 approximately).
  • Tips, gifts, souvenirs.
  • Any other item not included in “The cost includes” Section.

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