VVIP MT. EVEREST EXPEDITION is a luxury service that gives people an opportunity to stand on top of the highest point in the world for an extra added price. If you want to experience what it feels like to be on the highest point on the planet and have a strong economic background to compensate for your old age and your fear of risks, you can sign up for the VVIP MT. Everest Expedition service is offered by Seven Summit Treks. This service facilitates you to experience the feeling of accomplishment that one gets while succeeding in an adventurous sport, all while providing the highest levels of safety and comfort that can be imagined in such a difficult landscape.
We will take the Normal southern route to the summit. We will fly by helicopter from Kathmandu to Namche Bazaar (3440 M) and after 2 days of rest and hike we will fly from Namche to Dingboche (4940 M) by helicopter and after 2 nights of rest, we will trek from Dingboche till to Everest base camp in according to itinerary along with your UIAGM guide and private cook, who will cook food for you as according to your order whereas for sleep we will do in Lodges. After acclimatizing at basecamp for several days we will approach the summit of Lobuche Peak (6119m) and after completion if Lobuche will return to Everest base camp. We will move on to Camp I (6,065m) where we will see the Khumbu glacier. From Khumbu Glacier, it’s around 450m on a gradual slope to Camp II (6,750m) and around 610m to Camp III (7,100m). Camp III is located at the head of Lhotse. From this point onwards, you will reach Camp IV (7,910m) after just crossing 8000 m elevations.
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- 1 UIAGM Guide
- 3 Personal Sherpa– Everest Summiteer Sherpa
- One Personal Photographer
- + Lobuche Peak climbing (6119m)
- All climbing gears and equipment
Base camp (5,400m/17,717ft)
A scenic flight to Lukla and a further trek will lead you to the basecamp of Mt. Everest Basecamp (5,400m). The trek to basecamp with great views of Everest Himalayan range of Mt. Pumori, Nuptse, and Khumbu Ice fall with warm morning and delightful evening full of light where you will be awaited by our best Sherpa team. At EBC, there will be a large number of groups besides this, Seven Summit has the best setup of basecamp. You will be spending about 45 days at basecamp. Each member will get a separate member tent and dining (sharing), kitchen, shower, communication, and toilet tents. Before we climb the mountain, we make a big puja ceromancy at basecamp for good luck and safe climbing. Seven summits will have frequent helicopter charters to EBC and every single charter brings lots of fresh vegetables, fresh meat, and beverages.
Camp I (6,065m/19,898ft)
Once you reached EBC, your personal climbing Sherpa or team leader will review base and advance training at basecamp. You will cross the Khumbu Icefall. This Ice fall is 2,000ft of moving ice. For the best acclimatization, once the rope is fixed by the Sherpa team you will climb to camp I which lies at the altitude of 6,065m. In this section of climbing, you will encounter mixed terrain with few crevasses and ice on the section of the glacier. This will take you about 4-5 hours of climbing. We will have frequent rotation on camp I and back to base camp.
Camp II (6,750m/22,146ft)
Camp II lies at an altitude of 6,750m. The climbing from camp I to camp is an intermediate ice section with a few mixed climbing sections. In this section of the climb, some rock parts and glaciers, and in the middle of the glacier is a bit technical but there will be fixed rope. At camp II, there will be SST's fixed dining camp with a kitchen facility so this will be the most night spending nights after basecamp.
Camp III (7,300m/23,950ft)
Climbing from camp II to camp III is also climbing from Lhotse face to CIII. The Lhotse face is steep and the ice part is harder but the route is fixed with rope and the angels can range from 30 to 45 degrees. It’s a long climbing Sherpa and with fixed rope will be there for safe climbing. You will have twice an overnight stay at camp III before the summit attempt for best acclimatization.
South Col/Camp IV (7,900m / 15,919ft)
From South col, you will have a great view of Mt. Everest in the north and Mt. Lhotse in the south covered with loose rock. South col of Mt. Everest last camp. Climbing to camp Iv is a short distance but there are some rocky sections and need to be careful while climbing up to Camp IV because of the altitude the oxygen levels are low. There are two rock sections to navigate before camp 4: The Yellow Band, an inter-layer of marble, phyllite, semi schist rock, and the Geneva Spur, an anvil-shaped rib of black stone. Both of these areas are set up with fixed ropes.
Summit (8,848.86m / 29,032ft)
The most important day is summit day. It is the main goal for all the climbers. It's a day that climbers dream about. So, most of the climbers begin their summit push at late night and will walk to the summit for about 7 to 8 hours and will reach the summit about 6/7 am (morning). There is a Balcony, the very famous Hilary Step, and the south summit of Mt. Everest before reaching the central panel. The Summit of Mt. Everest is stunning. You will be on top of the world. You will be mesmerized by the beautiful view of different 8000m peaks. On the same day after taking some pictures, you will walk down to camp III or camp II, which will take about 5 to 6 hours. descending from the summit is also a difficult part of this expedition so safety descent is also an important part of summit day. Seven Summit Treks will have one climbing Sherpa with one member from camp IV to summit day and till back to basecamp. SST guide will carry oxygen cylinder of members and himself. For the safe summit of Mt. Everest SST will always have a guideline of the best weather forecast, communication, and back support from the basecamp leader. Rope fixing up to the summit is the major duty of our climbing Sherpa so we highly admire our Sherpa to fix ropes, and making all the effort to get the group to reach the summit of Mt. Everest.
Arrival in Kathmandu (1400m) & Transfer to HotelB/L/D5 Star Hotel
Upon your arrival at Kathmandu airport, a Seven Summit Treks representative will receive you and accompany you to the hotel. The end of the day will be marked by a welcome dinner organized by the company during which you will be introduced to the member of the team that will accompany you to the summit of Mt. Everest.
Rest day in KathmanduB/L/D5 Star Hotel
On the rest day, you are allowed to rest before making preparations for the upcoming venture. Seven Summit Treks will provide you with an elaborate presentation regarding the upcoming trip. You can even go shopping and meet friends. If you are interested, you can go sightseeing inside the Kathmandu Valley. The company will arrange a private vehicle for the same.
Preparation DayB/L/D5 Star Hotel
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 checklist of materials and gears that you need to make sure that you possess before taking off. You can go shopping if you deem it 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 the upcoming expedition and the roles and responsibilities of the team members. You shall also be introduced to the directors and other company staff like UIAGM Guide and potters who will accompany you to the summit.
Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (2,860m)B/L/DLodge
You will take a flight to Lukla after having a breakfast. It takes around 35 minutes to reach lukla. You will be staying overnight in Lukla.
Rest Day in Lukla (Acclimatization Hike)B/L/DLodge
Helicopter flight from Lukla to Namche Bazar (3,440m)B/L/DLodge
After breakfast, a helicopter flight will fly you and the members of your team to Namche, the gateway to Mount Everest. The best hotel in Namche will be booked for you for your accommodations. Lunch and dinner will be arranged at the very hotel. This part of the trip is important for you considering your body’s acclimatization to the suddenly raised elevation. Namche or Namche Bazar is a settlement located at an 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’s life and culture. You can also visit Namche Monastery, Namche Museum of Sherpa Life, Namche of Local Medicinal Herb, Tibetian Herbal Medicine, etc.
Full-Day rest in Namche Bazzar (Acclimatization Day)B/L/DLodge
You will also spend the second day in Namche. It is an important part of the acclimatization process that your body needs to go through before setting off to a 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 glimpses of life in Namche, its heritage, and culture. However, that doesn’t mean you will be totally cut off from the 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.
Hike from Namche Bazzar to Everest View Hotel (3,880m)B/L/DLodge
Helicopter flight from Everest View Hotel to Dingboche (4,240m)B/L/DLodge
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 with the environment you are facing. Staying in Dingboche is a 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.
Rest in Dingboche: Acclimatization hike Chhukung (5,546m)B/L/DLodge
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, Charlotte, Tawache, and Ama Dablam.
Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4940m)B/L/DLodge
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.
Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep (5150m)B/L/DLodge
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 contingency.
Trek from Gorakshep to Everest Base Camp (5300m)B/L/DLodge
After spending a night at Gorakshep, your team heads upwards to Everest Base Camp. It is normally 3 hours walk but since VVIP Everest Expedition is also about comfort, we do not rush it. There will be a setup of a camp for the members and all staff.
Rest Day at Everest Base CampB/L/DTent
The day after you reach the base camp is separated as a resting day. There will be the provision of luxury North Face tents or Kailas for you to stay in. Throughout your stay in EBC, you will be provided with a separate kitchen and restroom. A luxury bed, mattress, pillow, etc. will be arranged. There will be continuous availability of satellite phone services for communication. If the service doesn’t betray, there will be Wi-Fi service too. You will be provided with hot water for the 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.
Training at the Everest Base CampB/L/DTent
From 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 an unfavorable situation arises. The foremost of all the training includes the icefall training. You will spend the day at Everest Base Camp.
Rest / Training / Puja at BasecampB/L/DTent
Descend back to LobucheB/L/DLodge
Hike from Lobuche to Lobuche High Camp (5400m)B/L/DTent
Ascend from High Camp to Lobuche (6119m) SummitB/L/DLodge
Reserve / Contingency DayB/L/DLodge
Trek from Lobuche to Everest BasecampB/L/DTent
Rest at Everest Base CampB/L/DTent
Ascent to Camp I (6,100m)B/L/DTent
As part of the 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 parts of the journey. Although the crevices may look small, they can be mouth to bigger ones, so you will have to rethink your every step 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 an 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 with instruction every step of the way and your potters will provide you with the 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.
Ascent o Camp II (6400m)B/L/DTent
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 Everest’s 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 the daytime.
Ascent to Camp III (7100m) and return to Camp IIB/L/DTent
Your journey to Camp III will start early in the morning and you will reach Camp III at the daytime. However, you will only touch camp III and return back to the base camp the same day. You will stay at the Base Camp for the night.
Descent to Base CampB/L/DTent
Heli Flight back to KathmanduB/L/D5 Star Hotel
You will leave the Base Camp behind and return back to Kathmandu in a helicopter. During the flight, you will be given a bird’s eye glimpse of the mountain peaks in the Eastern region of Nepal. You will be placed at a five-star hotel in Kathmandu.
Rest Day in KathmanduB/L/D5 Star Hotel
You will be given time to rest. There will be personal transportation at your disposal if you want to go sightseeing. You can meet people if you like. You can talk to your family members and friends back in 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.
Flight back to Namche Bazar (3440m)B/L/DLodge
After breakfast, you will take a helicopter flight back to Namche along with your belongings. You will stay there for the night.
Overnight at Namche BazarB/L/DLodge
You will stay at Namche Bazar for the day.
Helicopter Flight from Namche to Everest Base CampB/L/DTent
A helicopter will take you to the Everest Base Camp. You will rest there in the same setup as before will be in Base Camp. Your team will provide every comfort that can be achievable in that place.
Rest Day at Everest Base CampB/L/DTent
You will rest at Everest Base Camp and prepare for upcoming training.
Training at Everest Base Camp; Final PreparationB/L/DTent
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.
Contingency days at Base Camp due to weather windowB/L/DTent
Ascent from Base Camp to Camp IIB/L/DTent
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.
Ascent from Camp II to Camp IIIB/L/DTent
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.
Ascent from Camp III to Camp IV (7910m); Start summit push in the eveningB/L/DTent
The team will slowly advance towards camp IV. It is highly probable that you will need oxygen cylinders to cope with thinning oxygen that comes with increasing altitude. There will be enough stock of oxygen at your disposal. Even if you feel that you need an oxygen supply at any point in the trip prior to this, oxygen can be readily provided. There, you will rest in camp IV for few hours.
Take the summit of Mt. Everest (8848.86m) and return to Camp IVB/L/DTent
You will begin your journey towards the summit of Everest early in the morning. Sherpas and your guide will accompany you towards the summit. All 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 to Camp IV the same day.
Descent from Camp IV to Camp II or Base CampB/L/DTent
You and your team descend from 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.
Rest Day in Base Camp; Clean-upB/L/DTent
Fly from Base Camp to KathmanduB/L/D5 Star Hotel
Leisure day in KathmanduB/L/D5 Star Hotel
Sightseeing around Kathmandu city and shopping dayB/L/D5 Star Hotel
Transfer to International Airport for final departureBreakfast
- AIRPORT PICK-UP & DROP : Both International and Domestic airports pick up and drop.
- ACCOMMODATION IN KATHMANDU : All required Nights in a five-star hotel under Full Board Plan in Kathmandu.
- WELCOME DINNER : Dinner at Nepalese or European Restaurant with Office Staffs and Sherpas.
- CARGO CLEARANCE : Assistance for cargo clearance in Nepal’s Custom Department, clearance cost is subject to a charge. *before the expedition
- PERMITS : Expedition Royalty and permit of Nepal Government to climb Mt. Everest and Lobuche Peak, Sagarmatha National Park permit, TIMS CARD & Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Entry Permit and its fee.
- SINGLE PERMIT : Single Climbing Permit for Each Member.
- LIAISON OFFICER : 1 Government Liaison officer with full equipment, Daily salary, and insurance.
- KHUMBU ICEFALL CHARGES : Khumbu Ice Fall Climbing charge to Sagarmatha Pollution Control Committee (SPCC).
- GARBAGE DEPOSIT : Garbage deposit fee and rubbish collection cost.
- TRANSPORTATION : As per the itinerary, all the land transportation in Kathmandu is by private vehicles.
- HELICOPTER FLIGHT : All Helicopter flights as per the Itinerary. From Kathmandu to Namche, Namche to Dingboche, During the expedition return back to Kathmandu and after Expedition from Everest BC to Kathmandu.
- INSURANCE : Medical & Emergency rescue Insurance for all involved Nepalese staff, Sherpas and UIAGM Guide during the trek and expedition.
- TREKKING : All logistic management, trek from Dingboche to Everest Base camp with UIAGM guide and private cook who will be cooking foods for a member, Overnight stay at the lodge and Member all personal belongings will be carried by porters.
- PHOTOGRAPHER : One Personal Photographer during the trip.
- FOODS : Hygienic foods during the trek and the expedition is of no limit.
- DRINKS : Hot water, tea, and coffee during the trek and Expedition are of no limit.
- MEMBER LUGGAGE : Up to 200 Kg member’s personal luggage during the trek carried by the porters.
- BASE CAMP EQUIPMENT : Personal the North Face / Kailas Tent for Member, Private Kitchen tent, Private Dining Tent, One Communication Tent, Private Shower tent, Private toilet tent, and Kitchen Utensils.
- HEATER : Heater at base camp in each tent for members.
- SOLAR / GENERATOR / LIGHT : 1 Solar panel and Generator for lights at base camp, battery charge, for laptop and other electronic devices.
- BASE CAMP STAFFS : 1 Experienced Base camp cook, kitchen helper, and 1 base camp manager.
- HIGH CAMP SERVICE : High Altitude Tent, Necessary cooking EPI gas, cooking pot for a member, High food for a member, Sherpa, all climbing and cooking crew at (C1) (C2) (C3) (C4). All climbing gears, fixed and dynamic rope during the climbing period as required.
- LOBUCHE HIGH CAMP : High Camp Service at Lobuche Peak High Camp.
- ROPE FIXING : The team of experienced Sherpas will fix the route In Everest (no extra charge will be applied to members).
- TRAINING : Ice wall and Ladder training at basecamp by UIAGM Gide.
- SPECIAL CARE BY DIRECTORS : Guidance and instruction by Mingma Sherpa 1ST 8000 M summiteer of South Asia, Chhang Dawa Sherpa world’s youngest 8000 M summiteer and Tashi Lakpa Sherpa Multiple Everest Summiteer and many more 8000 M Mountain Summiteer.
- GAMOW BAG : 1 Rescue sled (Gamow bag) for an emergency.
- RESCUE TEAM : A team of Sherpa at Camp II, for emergency and rescue purposes.
- REST IN NAMCHE : Helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Namche (rest in Namche) and Namche to Dingboche (1 time).
- REST IN KATHMANDU : Helicopter flight from Everest base camp - Kathmandu - Everest Base camp via Namche (1 time).
- UIAGM GUIDE : 1 UIAGM guide will be with you from Kathmandu to Kathmandu all the time for your Guidance.
- WELL EXPERIENCED SHERPAS : 3 well experienced, veteran and strong climbing Sherpa who has summited Everest multiple times will be with Member and one UIAGM guide from base camp to summit, they will be helping in each step during the ascent and carrying all the member belongings, Oxygen Bottles and necessary stuff for high camps till to the summit and back to the base camp.
- UIAGM AND CLIMBING SHERPA ALLOWANCE / SALARY : Transportation, lodging, foods, Full Equipment, Daily Salary, Bonus, high camps set up, and route fixing cost.
- OXYGEN AND MASK REGULATOR FOR MEMBER : 12 Bottles of (4 Liters) Oxygen to members and 2 sets of tested brand-new masks and regulators.
- OXYGEN AND MASK REGULATOR FOR STAFFS : 4 Bottles of Oxygen to each climbing Sherpa and UIAGM guide and 1 set of Mask and regulator to each of them.
- UNLIMITED INTERNET SERVICE : THURAYA IP+ or Available Internet service at base camp on unlimited uses basis.
- WEATHER FORECAST : Weather forecast report from Meteotest, Bern (Switzerland) during the entire expedition.
- SATELLITE PHONE TO CALL : Provision of Satellite Phone to call family, friends, and Relatives 1 hour a day.
- BAR AND BAKERY FACILITY : Free bar and Free Fresh bakery at base camp for members privately.
- FRESH FOODS : Fresh fruits, Fresh Vegetables, Fresh Meat, and Foods will be dropped by helicopter every week in base camp.
- MEMBER INSURANCE : Travel and high altitude insurance, accident, medical & emergency evacuation for climbing members.
- STAFF INSURANCE : Medical & Emergency rescue Insurance for all involved Nepalese staff during the trek and expedition.
- 12 HOURS HELI SERVICE : In case of need we have our Helicopter at priority for your safety, all day.
- MEDICAL DOCTOR : One Medical Doctor at basecamp along with the comprehensive medical kit for member
- INTERNATIONAL AIRFARE : Flight from your home country to Nepal and Nepal to your home country.
- MEMBER PERSONAL EQUIPMENTS : Member Personal climbing equipment.
- SUMMIT BONUS AND TIPS : UIAGM Guide (USD 2000), Climbing Sherpa (USD 1500) per Sherpa and Kitchen staff’s tips (USD 800).
Highlight Of Trip
Highlight Of Trip
- 09 April 2023 - 24 May 2023
- A climb to the top of the world
- 1 UIAGM Guide
- 3 Experienced Climbing Sherpa
- 12 Bottles of (4 Ltrs) Oxygen
- 5 Star Hotel in Kathmandu
- Lobuche Peak Climb
- 1 Climber : 1 Sherpa
- Single Climbing Permit
- Khumbu Icefall Climb
- Heli ride to & from basecamp