Friday, October 15, 2010

Everest Base Camp Sep 24 - Oct 13, 2010

Everest Base Camp
[will write as and when possible:) ]
Preparation : please start 6 months earlier with cardio exercise like jogging, cycling, etc.
Pranayam is must to adjust with low level oxygen. With these two physical preparation you won't face problem of high altitude sickness.
Lokmaya Tilak Terminus to Gorakhshep by Train - 2days
Gorakhshep to Sonouli Border by sumo - 3 hours
Sonouli Border crossing by handcar - 1 hour
Border to Kathmandu by Tempo Traveller - 5 hours
Kathmandu to Lukla Air time - 45 mnts
Lukla to Monjo from 1pm to 6pm
Monjo to Namche Bazar - 8am to 2:30pm
Namche to Khumjung Acclaimatization - 9am to 12pm
Namche to Tangboche - 8:30 to 2pm > Tangboche to Debuche 5pm
Debuche to Dangboche - 8:30 am to 3:30pm
Dangboche to Chukhumg Ri acclaimatization walk - 8am to 12pm
Dangboche to Lobuche - 8am to 2pm
Lobuche to Gorakhshep - 8am to 11am
Goraphshep to Everest Base camp - 12:30pm to 3:30pm
Gorakhshep to Kalapatthar - 6am to 9am
Every where you get to stay at tea-houses so dont carry sleeping bag. Battery charging you will have to pay extra cost. Have Nepal currency from Kathmandu as from Lukla they accept only Nepal currency, however they do accept 50 Rs. Indian notes.

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