• MS Climb- Everest Base Camp-2012

October 12th to 28th, 2012 Raise 12,500 (CND) per person
Length: 15 Days
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Start: Kathmandu, Nepal
End: Kathmandu, Nepal
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Help find a cure for Multiple Sclerosis by trekking to Everest Base Camp! Join Team Everest 2012 and travel to Nepal for the adventure of a lifetime!
This 15 day special itinerary will take you trekking through some of the most breathtaking scenery in the world. Experience a spiritual awakening as we trek through Sherpa villages and encounter the daily life and warmth of the people destined to live in the Himalayas. Visit the bustling local market and Buddhist monastery in Namche and head up past stupas, prayer stones, water-driven prayer wheels and sacred lakes. Climb to the renowned Kala Patthar to catch a glimpse of Everest where the silence is broken only by creaking glaciers.
To learn more about the MS climb program, see our FAQ's page.

Included Highlights:

  • 12 day guided trek to Everest base camp
  • Traditional guest house accommodation while on trek
  • Scenic flight to Lukla
  • Kathmandu city tour
  • Accommodation: 12 nights basic teahouse lodge(twin-share) / 2 nights hotel in Kathmandu
Day 1
Kathmandu – Flying into Kathmandu is an unforgettable experience with the Himalaya spread out before you.
Day 2
Lukla-Phakding -The mountain flight into Lukla is spectacular and the landing is an exciting beginning to the trek ahead.
Day 3
-Namche – The day begins with a steady walk following the Dudh Kosi River through beautiful valleys, crossing the river on suspension bridges as you go.
Day 4
Namche acclimatisation day – An acclimatization day allows for an excursion to Thame and a chance at your first glimpse of Everest from the Hotel Everest View.
Day 5
Tengboche – Leaving Namche, the path leads up through the town and follows the valley around for some unbelievably beautiful scenery!
Days 6 & 7
Pheriche – Stone steps lead down through rhododendrons, birches and conifers where, due to the hunting ban, almost tame pheasants are regularly seen.
Day 8
Lobuche – The day starts with a climb up to the plateau which lends magnificent views of the surrounding mountains.
Day 9
Gorep Shep – From Lobuche, the trek begins up through the sparse but beautiful landscape with the massive wall of the Khumbu glacier on the right.
Day 10
Periche -Today, it’s up before dawn for the climb up Kalapatar hill to 5545m. With the weather on your side, this view is the most spectacular on the trek.
Days 11 & 12
Tengboche-Namche – Descending the Imja Khola, you will hike to the town of Pangboche, the highest permanent settlement in the area.
Day 13
Lukla – Leaving Namche, you will retrace the trail back down through the warmer valley and thicker air to Lukla,
Day 14
Kathmandu -We will leave the beautiful Himalayas with a flight out of Lukla back to Kathmandu and take one last look at this magical place.
Day 15
Departure day – depart at any time

What's included?

  • All accommodation within the itinerary
  • Incoming transfer from Airport to hotel
  • All ground transport and transfers within the itinerary
  • 12 day Guided hike to Everest Base Camp
  • Kathmandu city tour
  • All accommodation indicated on the itinerary
  • Return flight from Kathmandu to Lukla
  • Local expert guides
  • Meals indicated on the itinerary
  • Incoming airport transfer

What's not included?

  • International airfare
  • Meals and drinks not indicated in the itinerary
  • Optional excursions not included above
  • Tips and gratuities
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