Climbing Mount Everest, South side

Get the chance to climb Mount Everest with a local IFMGA certified mountain guide. Jyamchang will guide you during this challenging expedition going through the South route (Nepal side).

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

60 days

Mountain Range

Himalaya

People per Guide

1 person

Trip Level

Sustained

Offer Period

Apr, May, Sep, Oct

Type of Trip

Group

Highlights

 
     

    The highest peak on Earth, Mount Everest rises at 8848 meters high. This summit is called Sagarmatha in Nepali, meaning “the Head in the Great Blue Sky“.

    Tenzing Norgay Sherpa conquered Mount Everest together with Sir Edmund Hillary, a New Zealander, in 1953. They went up through the South route.

    I have climbed Mount Everest already seven times! 

    I would love guiding you to this majestic summit. It is an absolutely unique and special adventure. The following are only some of the many reasons to try it once in your life.

    • Have the opportunity to reach the roof of the world;
    • Follow the steps of the first successful climbers via the normal route (southeast ridge), which includes crossing the Khumbu glacier;
    • Be guided by a local IFMGA certified mountain guide, partially trained in Chamonix;
    • Be assisted by a excellent team of porters and cooks (English-speaking);
    • Have access to the best logistics during the expedition;
    • Experience the traditional Sherpa culture.

    This ascent is an adventure that takes around 60 days. I propose the following program. It can be adapted based on the time you have, your wishes, your previous mountaineering / high altitude experience, your acclimatisation level, to make it the perfect trip for you.

    • Day 1. Arrival in Kathmandu
    • Day 2. Kathmandu
    • Day 3. Kathmandu
    • Day 4. Equipment check and expedition preparation in Kathmandu
    • Day 5. Flight to Lukla, then hike to Phakding
    • Day 6. Hike from Phakding to Namche
    • Day 7. Rest day in Namche
    • Day 8. Hike from Namche to Thyngboche
    • Day 9. Hike from Thyngboch to Pherichhe
    • Day 10. Hike from Periche to Labuche
    • Day 11. Hike from Labuchhe to the Everest Base Camp (5364 m) – EBC
    • Day 12. Rest day at the Base Camp
    • Days 13-16. Climbing Training period: how to use Oxygen, mask and regulator
    • Day 17. Rest day and preparation to go to camp 1 – Acclimatisation
    • Day 18. Return to Base Camp
    • Day 19. Rest day at Base Camp
    • Day 20. Rest day at Base Camp
    • Day 21. Climb to Camp 1 (around 6000 m)
    • Day 22. Climb to Camp 2 (around 6400 m)
    • Day 23. We will try to go to Camp 3 and then return to Camp 2
    • Day 24. Return to Base Camp
    • Day 25. Rest day at Base Camp
    • Day 26. Rest day at Base Camp
    • Day 27. Rest day at Base Camp
    • Day 30. Rest day at Base Camp
    • Day 31. Climb to Camp 1
    • Day 32. Climb to Camp 2, Preparation to go Camps 3 and 4 and the summit
    • Day 33. Climb to Camp 3 with oxygen with the objective of going to the top of Mt Everest
    • Day 34. Climb to Camp 4

    When in Camp 4, we will rest for a few hours. That evening or night we will start the final ascent to the summit of Mt Everest

    • Day 35. Summit day and return to Camp 3 or 2
    • Day 36. Return to Base Camp
    • Day 37. Rest day at Base Camp
    • Day 38. Rest day at Base Camp
    • Day 39. Rest day at Base Camp
    • Days 40-49. Extra days for Mt. Everest expedition and/or climbing
    • Day 50. Everest base camp
    • Day 51. Everest base camp
    • Day 52. Hike from the Base camp to Pherichhe
    • Day 53. Hike from Pherichhe to Namche
    • Day 54. Hike from Namche to Lukla
    • Day 55. Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu
    • Day 56. Kathmandu
    • Day 57. Kathmandu
    • Day 58. Kathmandu
    • Day 59. Kathmandu
    • Day 60. Flight back home

    With such an extensive program, I’m sure you’ll have plenty of questions. I would be happy to answer them all!

    So if you are interested in this absolutely unique experience that will take you to the top of the world, please contact me. We can go through the specifics together, and as I said earlier, modify the program if necessary to make it perfect for you.

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    Price per person

     
    Group of 1
    46200 USD

    Group of 2
    46200 USD

    Group of 3
    46200 USD

    Group of 4
    46200 USD

    Group of 5
    46200 USD

    Group of 6
    46200 USD

    Group of 7
    46200 USD

    Group of 8
    46200 USD

     

    Price includes

     
    • Guiding fee
    • Accommodation
    • Transport during the trip
    • Permit and entrance fees
    • Group porters (transport of tents, cooking equipment, etc. for the group)
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
     

    Other details

     
    Meeting point

    In Kathmandu.

    Accommodation

    Hotels in the cities and them camping during the expedition.

    More info

    Group size: The team will have a minimum size of 7 members and high altitude guides. The base camp will be staffed by a Sherpa, Sirdar/cook. A team of between 5 and 8 climbing Sherpas will carry loads and support the summit climb.

    Please contact me to discuss about the pricing.

    The flight included in the price is the Kathmandu/Lukla/Kathmandu flight, domestic airport tax with Cargo fees.

    Included in the price:

    - Gammo Bag for the life saving device, in case of altitude sickness for Member.

    - Medical Kit Box for Nepalese crew’s and simple medical service for members till BC.

    - Equipment allowance, daily allowance for Liaison officer, climbing guides Sherpa – expedition crew

    - 1 cook for Everest base camp,1 cook for Everest camp- 2 and 4 assistance cook in Base camp

    - Insurance for Nepalese, expedition crew, 3 meals and air tickets Ktm-lukla-ktm.

    - Oxygen, Mask and regulator Each Nepali climber and Clients

    - Walki Takie & satellite phone permit

    - Climbing food, Gas & stove above Base camp

    - Garbage Deposit

    - Lode Bonus for sherpa guide(camp 1 , 2 ,3 and 4)

    - Each climbing sherpa guide they will get 4 bottle Oxygen for Climbing period and Each clients get 6 bottle oxygen with mask and regulator.

    The Sherpas guide are well trained from NMA (Nepal mountaineering Association) and strong. Some are already did the Mt. Everest Summit.

    - SPCC ( Sagermatha pollution control committee) Charge

    - Solar panel/generator with accessories at base camp for power supply and recharging purpose

    - Office service charge

    Level: You should be proficient at ascending and descending fixed lines. Climbers are required to have past rock and steep snow climbing experience on exposed terrain. To increase your chances of success, members should be in good physical condition. He/she will be familiar with crevasse travel techniques, have a good overall standard of fitness and experience on 6000 m to 7000 m high in the mountain. A fierce determination and a burning desire to climb the mountain are essential prerequisites for this expedition.

    Food: Food will be of the highest standard possible, given the remoteness of the situation. Please inform me if you have any special dietary requirements. Our base camp equipment and ample, nutritious meals are usually more than adequate.

    Medical examination: Expedition members should have all the immunisations that are required for visiting Nepal and be free of any medical condition that might pose a risk to themselves or fellow climbers during the trip.

    Personal documents: Expedition trek members will need to provide 6 passport-photographs for trekking and climbing permits and a copy of their passport bio-data page.

     

    About the Guide

     
     

    I come from the East part of Nepal, between Makalu (8,470m) and Kangchenjunga (8,586m). I am IFMGA/UIAGM fully certified since 2009. I have 20+ experience of climbing in the Himalaya. I’ve climbed Mt Everest (7 times), Mt Cho Oyu in Tibet (2 times), Mt Ama Dablam (8 times), Baruntse (2 times), Island peak (15 times), Lobuche (10 times), Pokhalde (10 times), Mera peak (10 times), Mehera peak (5 times), Chulu far east (3 times), Mt Shishapangma until camp 3, Manaslu until 7200m, and Chulu West, Lhakpa ri and other another few more times.
    I also have extensive experience of climbing in Europe: France, Italy, UK and Norway (where I work for three months during the summer as a glacier guide).
    I'm also a technical mountain rescue coordinator for the 8000's.
    It will be my pleasure to guide you through your journey whether for trekking, peak climbing or any mountaineering expedition. Get in touch and let's discuss about the purpose of your trip.

     
     
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    What People are Saying about Jyamchang Bhote

     

    After a year and a half of planning, a new attempt was made on Ama Dablam. This time a third person joined the climbing party. Acclimatisation on Lobuche gave us a foretaste of what the numerous pitches on Ama Dablam\'s steep terminal slopes would feel like. Good weather conditions and a swift Alpine style climb to C1, C2 and finally the summit concluded this project. Thank you so much Jyamchang for guiding us up there! The timing of the climb (before Autumn\'s commercial expeditions), choice of porters and additional logistics were once again very professional.
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    Martin
    Excellent guide, à la fois attentionné et motivant. Il a su s\'adapter à notre rythme tout en nous stimulant suffisamment pour qu\'on atteigne nos objectifs quotidiens. Il nous faisait un briefing journalier avec le programme du lendemain et ses difficultés éventuelles et une vérification de notre adaptation à l\'altitude (pouls, saturation en oxygène). Dès le premier jour, il a tout pris en charge tant du point de vue de l\'organisation des transports que des hôtels sans faux pas.
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    Siham et Noémie
    As some famous mountaineer once said about his Sherpa climbing partner, Jyamchang belongs to a new generation of Nepali guides who really love to climb. For them, mountaineering isn’t just about business. And that’s the reason why we got along very well whilst attempting the ascent of Ama Dablam in April 2017. We were lucky enough to be able to meet beforehand in Chamonix for a thorough check-up of the equipment and a briefing on the various logistics. I found him to be that kind of straight-to-the-point, smiling and organized person I was hoping to have as a guide and partner for an ambitious climb above 6000 meters, which I had only performed once before (on Island Peak). We met at the airport in Kathmandu and joined a good friend of mine and his trekking guide, who accompanied us during the acclimatization trip across the 3 passes and on to EBC. This gave us plenty of time to get our bodies accustomed to altitude. Jyamchang and I performed a daily health check-up to monitor the effects of altitude, a routine which I found to be very professional. We had agreed during our first Skype discussions that we were going to climb alpine style. That is minimum logistics, no fixed ropes etc. The idea of climbing a difficult mountain such as Ama Dablam without these facilitating artefacts strongly appealed to me, and I appreciated that Jyamchang pushed for this approach of the climb. This was not just pulling the client to the top of the mountain and then collecting the summit bonus. Unfortunately, due to poor weather conditions the day before summit day, we were unable to reach the summit. However, I found that Jyamchang’s attitude during the difficult descent with rapidly degrading weather conditions, and another party that we had to help descend, was again showing a professional and competent approach to the mountain environment. All in all, we had a great time in the beautiful surroundings of the Khumbu valley and may be climbing together again in a future expedition. I can strongly recommend Jyamchang for trekking and climbing elsewhere in the world (Jyamchang also guides in Norway). Martin, 32 - Belgium
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