5th Everest Base Camp Challenge (October 18-Nov. 1, 2019) Fully booked

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5th Everest Base Camp Challenge (October 18-Nov. 1, 2019) Fully booked
5th Mt. Everest Base Camp (5,364 metres)
Kala Patthar Peak (5,643 metres) Challenge 2019
 
 
General Itinerary
Day 01 October 18, 2019 (Friday)
– Arrival in Kathmandu Airport
– Transfer to Hotel in Thamel
– Acclimatized
 
Day 02 October 19, 2019 (Saturday)
– Acclimatized day
– Explore the city, prepare everything
 
Day 03 October 20, 2019 (Sunday)
– Fly to Lukla, trek to Phakding
 
Day 04 October 21, 2019 (Monday)
– Phakding to Namche
 
Day 05 October 22, 2019 (Tuesday)
– Acclimatized day / Rest day
 
Day 06 October 23, 2019 (Wednesday)
– Trek to Tengboche
 
Day 07 October 24, 2019 (Thursday)
– Trek to Pheritche
 
Day 08 October 25, 2019 (Friday)
– Acclimatized day / Rest day
 
Day 09 October 26, 2019 (Saturday)
– Trek to Lobuche
 
Day 10 October 27 (2019 (Sunday)
– Trek to Gorakshep to Basecamp, then back to Gorakshep
 
Day 11 October 28, 2019 (Monday)
– Trek to Pheritche
 
Day 12 October 29, 2019 (Tuesday)
– Trek to Namche Bazaar
 
Day 13 October 30, 2019 (Wednesday)
– Trek to Lukla
 
Day 14 October 31, 2019 (Thursday)
– Fly to Kathmandu / City Tour
 
Day 15 November 01, 2019 (Friday)
– Buffer day, just in case bad weather on the above itinerary
 
Day 16 November 02, 2019 (Saturday)
– Fly back to Philippines
 
 
FLIGHT NOTES (Suggested flight detailed)
You can also start booking for flights but you can also wait for seat sale.
 
Philippine Airlines
October 18, 2019 (Friday)
Manila (MNL) – Kuala Lumpur (KUL)
Flight PR 525 (0740H – 1100H)
 
November 02, 2019 (Saturday)
Kuala Lumpur (KUL) – Manila (MNL)
Flight PR 526 (1220H – 1600H)
 
https://www.malindoair.com/
October 18, 2019 (Friday)
Malindo Air Flight OD 182
Kuala Lumpur (KUL) – Kathmandu (KTM)
18:25H – 20:55H
 
Kathmandu (KTM) – Kuala Lumpur (KUL)
November 01, 2019 (Friday)
Malindo Air Flight OD 181
21:45H – 04:45H + 1 day
 
Include the following:
1. Everest conservation permits.
2. Everest trekking map.
3. Full board plan (breakfast lunch, dinner) with a cup of hot drink after each meal provided during trekking.
4. Hotel on bed and breakfast plan during Kathmandu stay. 4 nights in 3 star hotel. (lunch and dinner not included)
6. International and domestic pick up/drop.
7. Medical kit box and required medicine for the trek.
8. Round trip airfare domestic tickets to Kathmandu-lukla for trekkers, guide and assistant guide.
9. Trekking equipment like down jacket, sleeping bag,duffels bag will be provided.
10. TIMS Card (Trekkers information’s management system).
11: All necessary transportation during sightseeing with tour guide.
12: Food, drinks, salary, equipment, insurance, transportation, accommodations and local tax for guides and porters.
13. All government tax and vat.
14. Welcome and farewell dinner with us. (Welcome dinner before trek and farewell dinner after trek with company)
15. Costs for organizing the trip (i.e. communications, logistics)
 
 
Cost Exclude:
1. International airfare to/ from Nepal
2. Entry Visa fees – at present, US $40 for 30 day, visa on entry into Nepal.
3. Major foods (Lunch, Dinner) while in Kathmandu but breakfast is free.
4. Insurance which covers, medical, emergency evacuation, Helicopter rescue, lost, theft expenses.
On our side we use https://www.worldnomads.com/
5. Drinks: both alcoholic and bottled tea, coffee, water etc. Hot shower, WI-FI, battery charge during trekking
6. Personal gear and expenses
7. Tips and gratitude provided to staff. Group Tips (Guide: $100 USD; Asst Guide: $80 USD; Porter: $50 USD
8. Pocket Money ($500 USD is good enough)
 
 
ELIGIBILITY
The hike is open to anyone who is physically fit who has sufficient knowledge about basic mountaineering and on high altitude mountains. Participants are expected to be regular hikers who has climbed a minimum of Difficulty 7/9. Of course, there is still time to gain this experience before the hike itself. You can also join our training climb or do your own training hikes and send to us for the purpose.
 
 
HEALTH AND SAFETY
What physical criteria will ensure you are fit enough to trek?
You should be in good enough shape to walk continuously throughout the day. Good overall fitness, flexibility, and healthy will ensure you trek safely and comfortably. Those with acute or chronic health conditions impacting their stamina, range of motion, coordination, or balance may have difficulty completing the trek. If you are in doubt about your own physical readiness, consult a physician well in advance of booking your trip!
 
 
HOW WILL WE DEAL WITH ALTITUDE MOUNTAIN SICKNESS? (AMS)
The best scenario is to acclimatize slowly. Trekkers should report any problems to their team leader. Common symptoms of mountain sickness in Everest include headaches and cough.
 
We encourage you to start your training climb 4 months before our meetup.
Especially to those who did not try High Alt’d Mountains.
 
You can also join our training climbs on the following:
Bukidnon 5 – July 26-31, 2019 (Long play, cardio training)
Mt. Mantalingajan, Palawan – Sept 19-25, 2019 (Long play, cardio training)
Mt. Pulag Akiki Ambangeg – Sept 28-29, 2019
 
 
Please note: DO NOT register our tour if you have health problem or health concern, such as asthma, anemia, heart disease, hypertension pregnant, etc. If you insist to join the tour, please approved by your doctor and be well prepared. Please also note the mountain guide / Associate team leader before departure. Team Challenge the Summit do not have responsibility for any accidents cause by health problem.
 
To confirm your slot, kindly deposit as soon as you can as our slot is based on first come first serve basis upon deposit received. Your slot will only be confirmed when down payment is received as the status and price for slot availability changes very fast from time to time. To avoid disappointment, we strongly encourage you to make your reservation at your earliest possible before booking a flight. After deposit made, it is non-refundable and but transferable into another person.
 
After deposit made, send scanned image of transaction together with your passport image including your home address, mobile number and contact person in case of emergency and mobile. Balance need to be payed anytime on or before June 15, 2019.
 
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