The world Highest mountains Mt. Everest (29000ft) is located 27. 5' north latitude, 86 0 55' east longitude. It was accredited as the highest mountains in the earth in 1852. The towering mountain in between the international border of Nepal and Tibet. In Nepali it is known as "Sagarmatha" which means forehead of the earth and in Tibetan people call it “Chomolongma” which means mother goddess in local language.
After the arrival of climbers in Kathmandu, the group will meet up with the Adventure-pulse team for introduction and briefing about the Everest Expedition details. The next day is the day for sightseeing in Kathmandu. You will be taken around for a tour of Boudhanath, Pashupatinath, Patan and Swoyambhunath - the monkey temple. This tour will help you to understand about the historical and cultural background of Nepal, Kathmandu valley and the people of Nepal. The next couple of days are for checking equipment, final preparations and packing.
Spectacular 30 minutes flight on a small aircraft will take you to Lukla, the gateway to the Everest region. You will then start your trek towards Namche. You will arrive in Namche after 2 days trek and will spend two nights for acclimatization. You will then start your trek towards Island Peak through Thame, Khumjung, Tengboche, Dingboche and Chhukung. After the summit of Island Peak, you will then head towards Everest Base Camp. After spending a night at Gorakshep, you will climb up the Kalapathar for the best view of Everest, Lhotse and the other surrounding peaks. You will trek in to Everest Base Camp the same day where the staffs at base camp will give you a warm welcome and a very nice dinner. This is your home for the next two months.
Puja ceremony will be held at base camp before Everest Expedition begin. All of the climbing equipment and Mt. Everest will be worshipped with the presence of a Lama (Monk) and burning junipers. This is the prayer for the permission from the mountain goddess for climbing Everest and also for the success of the expedition. Then the climb on Everest starts. The first part of your climb on Everest will just be the process of acclimatization. You will gradually start climbing to the high camps. Once you climb up to around 7500 m, you will come down to the lower Khumbu valley into the thick air for resting. You will again return back to Everest base camp and start the second part of the climb which will be the attempt to the summit of Everest. After the summit, you will return to Kathmandu and the farewell dinner will be at the Rum Doodle restaurant where you will sign on the Everest Summiteers list and be part of the Everest Summiteers club.