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Everest Base Camp September 2020 (RSVP by April 1st)

September 15, 2020 - September 30, 2020

We’re going back to Everest Base Camp (17,600′) in 2020 and want you to come with!!!

Limited to the first 12 who register! We are keeping the group size smaller than in the past for maximum flexibility and the ability to offer the best local food on the mountain!

This trek leads you to the heart of the Khumbu region where you can feel the Sherpa hospitality and the rich Tibetan Buddhists culture. Join us for this adventure of a lifetime and follow in the footsteps of Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary who trekked this very route to climb and eventually summit the top of the world in 1953.

If you have any questions, please email us at info@nowoutdoors.org

15 Days Only $1840
Deposit of $450 (non-refundable) due no later than April 1st
Paypal: info@nowoutdoors.org
Checks and money apps are also accepted. Please pm for details

AS ALWAYS >>> We will send you a full recommended gear list once your payment has been received.

Day 01:Kathmandu arrival (1300m).
Day 02:Kathmandu sightseeing and trip preparation (1300m).
Day 03:Fly to Lukla (35 min) and trek to Phakding (2652m). 3-4 hrs walk.
Day 04:Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m). 6-7 hrs walk.
Day 05:Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar.
Day 06:Trek to Tengbuche (3867m). 5-6 hrs walk.
Day 07:Trek to Dingbuche (4358m). 5-6 hrs walk.
Day 08:Acclimatization day.
Day 09:Trek to Lobuche (4828m). 5-6 hrs walk.
Day 10:Trek to Gorakshep-EBC – Gorakshep (5160m-5365m-5160m). 7-8 hrs walk.
Day 11:Hike to Kalapatthar, trek down to Pheriche (5555m-4358m). 7-8 hrs walk.
Day 12:Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m). 7-8 hrs walk.
Day 13:Trek to Lukla (2652m). 7-8 hrs walk.
Day 14:Fly back to Kathmandu (1300m). 35 min fly.
Day 15:Departure.

Cost Includes:
All airport pick up / drop off and hotel transfers as per the itinerary
Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast as per the itinerary
A full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley with tour guide
Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flight and airport departure taxes
Duffle bag, down jacket and sleeping bag
Teahouse / Lodge accommodation during the trek
Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) during the trek
An experienced English-speaking trekking guide and a porter (1 porter for 2 trekkers)
All necessary paperwork and permits (National park permit, TIMS)
A comprehensive medical kit
Farewell dinner in Nepali Authentic Restaurant
All government taxes, VAT and office service charge

Cost Exclude:
Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport size photographs)
International airfare to and from Kathmandu
Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
Monument sites entrance fees while sightseeing in Kathmandu
Excess baggage charges
Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu if early arrival or late departure, and earlier return from the mountain (due to any other than the scheduled itinerary)
Travel and rescue insurance
Personal expenses (phone calls, internet / Wi-Fi, laundry, bar bills – tea/coffee, hot chocolate, juice, beer, battery recharge, extra porters, bottled or boiled water, shower etc.)
Tips for guides and porters (Tipping are expected, but not compulsory)

Interested in joining us! Email info@nowoutdoors.org for more details and registration information.

Nick Gordon, Wilderness EMT, is owner aof NOW Outdoors LLC. He teaches wilderness adventure courses for UW-Milwaukee and teaches for the SOLO School of Wilderness Medicine. Since 2009, Nick has been leading wilderness adventure, medicine, and survival courses throughout the Midwest and abroad including Nepal, Canada, Peru, and deep in the Amazon Jungle.

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Start:
September 15, 2020 @ 1:00 pm
End:
September 30, 2020 @ 10:00 pm
Cost:
$1840
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