Everest Base Camp Trek

Footsteps of Giants

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What to
Expect

What to
Expect

Amazing Experience

An expedition to Everest is an amazing physical and emotional experience that will move you into a new personal dimension.

Reach The Highest Peaks In The World

Feel the magic of the highest peaks in the world and bask in the glow of Sagarmatha, Goddess Mother of Mountains. Once you’ve been to the Himalayas, you don’t come all the way back.

New Perspective

Develop a completely new perspective on life with a refreshed intention to live a life of deep meaning. Develop a greater self-understanding of who you are and who you want to be.

Guidance

We also help you with your training programme and guide you safely every step of the way.

Upcoming Trekking Dates

    April 2020

Trekking Details

   Himalayas, India

   19 Day Trek

  Start at an altitude of 1,850 meters

 Reach a final height of 5,545 meters

  Walk for approximately 130 kms

  Coaching and personal training plans

  Visit the Tengboche Monastery

   Visit Swayambhunath & Boudhanath

   See the Khumbu Glacier and Yeti scalp

   Download itinerary

  Tour price only R48,000 *

Reaching Everest
Base Camp

Reaching Everest
Base Camp

On day 12 we climb Kala Patthar and visit the Everest Base Camp. From Gorakshep, we have a steep ascent up to the top of the Kala Patthar top. The actual distance is not so far but we will take it very slowly to make up for the altitude. This top (5,545m) is a hard pull but the views surpass anything you can imagine.

All around us flow huge glaciers and only the creaking of the ice disturbs the silence. The mountains of Pumori (7,145m), Lingtren (6,697m) and Khumbutse (6,623m) separate us from Tibet and just over the Lho La pass we see the huge rock of Changtse (7,750m) in Tibet itself. But Sagarmatha, or Mount Everest, the queen of them all, towers over everyone. This is the roof of the world.

Experienced
Guides

Experienced
Guides

Klasie Wessels of Streetschool will be your guide for this expedition. He will assist the participants in mental preparation for the trip, as well as ongoing coaching for the duration of the expedition. Klasie is an experienced adventurer and has participated in numerous endurance events (Cape Epic, Iron Man) in South Africa, as well as numerous treks in the Himalayas. He has led several groups to Everest Base Camp and understands the physical and mental requirements. He understands that the nature of this expedition will be unlike any previous expedition the participants have completed and will help you maintain focus and mental stamina during the trek.

Accommodation
on the trek

Accommodation
on the trek

We will spend 4 nights in Thamel Eco Resort in Kathmandu. While we are trekking, we will be staying in lodges and teahouses along the way. These lodges are comfortable but rustic.

Required
Equipment

Required
Equipment

A detailed kit list will be supplied including pricing options for some of the more expensive items. Kathmandu has many shops selling/renting a wide variety of trekking and hiking equipment and although it may be advisable to get certain items (like shoes) in SA, everything you require can also be obtained in Kathmandu. The equipment will be discussed in detail at the group sessions we will have before departure.

Physical
demands

Physical
demands

By April 2019 you should be able to walk comfortably for 6 hours a day, carrying a day-pack of about 5kg. Daily distances range between 7 and 12 km and we walk at a slow pace to allow for proper acclimatisation (we also take many tea-breaks!). You won’t have to carry anything and the porters will transport most of your luggage. We will help you with your training programme and discuss this in more detail at our pre-trek briefings.

Book your
Trek

Book your
Trek

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Get in touch

  +27 21 880 0269
   +27 82 554 4614
  klasie@streetschool.co.za
   10 Repens Street, Paradyskloof,
Stellenbosch, 7600

Accreditations
Get in touch

  +27 21 880 0269
   +27 82 554 4614
  klasie@streetschool.co.za
   10 Repens Street, Paradyskloof,
Stellenbosch, 7600

Accreditations