Mount Everest North Face

64 Day(s)

Everest North Face expedition An Everest North Face expedition is a challenging and demanding undertaking that requires extensive preparation, training, and experience. The trip typically takes about 2 months to complete and involves climbing the North Face of Mount Everest in Tibet, which is the less popular but more technical route compared to the South Face in Nepal. The journey also starts in the city of Kathmandu, Nepal, from where climbers will fly to Lhasa, Tibet, to acclimatize to the high altitude. From there, they will make their way to the Rongbuk Monastery, the starting point for the expedition. Altitudes…

Everest North Face expedition

An Everest North Face expedition is a challenging and demanding undertaking that requires extensive preparation, training, and experience. The trip typically takes about 2 months to complete and involves climbing the North Face of Mount Everest in Tibet, which is the less popular but more technical route compared to the South Face in Nepal.

The journey also starts in the city of Kathmandu, Nepal, from where climbers will fly to Lhasa, Tibet, to acclimatize to the high altitude. From there, they will make their way to the Rongbuk Monastery, the starting point for the expedition.

Altitudes for Camp Site

The climb to the summit of Everest involves several stages, with climbers establishing several higher camps along the way. The Base Camp situated at an elevation of 17,000 feet (5,180 meters), because from there, climbers will trek to Camp 1, located at around 21,000 feet (6,400 meters).

From Camp 1, climbers will ascend the North Col to reach Camp 2, located at around 23,000 feet (7,000 meters). Camp 3 situated at around 27,000 feet (8,230 meters) on the North Col, because from there, climbers will make their final push to the summit.

The climb to the summit of Everest is physically and mentally demanding and requires climbers to well-prepared and experienced. The North Face of Everest known for its technical challenges, including steep snow and ice slopes, rockfall, and high winds.

The cost of an Mount Everest North Face expedition can vary depending on the guiding company and the level of support and services provided. Typically, the cost can range from $30,000 to $100,000 USD or more.

It’s important to note that climbing Mount Everest is a dangerous and challenging undertaking, and climbers should be aware of the risks involved and take all necessary precautions to ensure their safety. It’s also essential to respect the local culture and environment, and to obtain all necessary permits and permissions before attempting the climb.

Trip Highlights

  1. Stunning Views: The North Face of Mount Everest offers some of the most stunning and dramatic views in the world. From the rugged landscape to the towering peaks, the scenery is breathtaking.
  2. Trekking and Climbing: The trip involves trekking through rugged terrain, including glaciers, icefalls and rocky terrain. Climbing to the summit of the world’s highest mountain is the ultimate goal of the trip, making it a truly unforgettable experience.
  3. Cultural Immersion: The trip allows visitors to experience the unique culture and way of life in Nepal and Tibet. From the bustling city of Kathmandu to the traditional Tibetan villages, travelers will immerse themselves in the local customs and traditions.
  4. Acclimatization: The trip includes acclimatization stops at various elevations to help climbers adjust to the high altitude. This allows for a safer and more successful climb to the summit.
  5. Experienced Guides and Sherpas: The trip is led by experienced and knowledgeable guides and Sherpas who are familiar with the terrain and can help climbers navigate the mountain safely.
  6. Personal Achievement: Climbing Mount Everest is a significant personal achievement and a testament to the determination, skill, and physical endurance of the climber. Reaching the summit is a life-changing experience and a memory that will last a lifetime.



Upon your arrival in the Tribhuvan international airport, our representative will welcome you and will assist to transfer you to your hotel in Kathmandu. You may relax at your hotel or go around for shopping. In the evening we will organize welcome dinner for you in one of the typical Nepalese restaurants in the heart Kathmandu meanwhile briefing about your adventurous trip will take place. Overnight at hotel.



Sightseeing and Preparation for Everest Expedition. While the leader attends a formal briefing in the Ministry of Tourism, you will explore the fascinating city of Kathmandu. You will visit famous Stupa, Boudhnath and the popular Hindu pilgrimage site, Pashupatinath Temple. In the late afternoon, the leader will check everyone’s equipment, as Kathmandu is the last opportunity to buy anything missing. You will also get introduced to fellow expedition members and guides. Overnight at hotel.


We take an early flight to Lhasa on 4th day, Overnight stay at Lhasa


After breakfast at a hotel, leave Lhasa and journey on a four-wheel along the friendship highway. While driving cross the several high passes such as Khambo La and Kharo La, which will provide breathtaking views of the Himalayan range. An enormous glacier rises nearly straight up from the road as the trip passes Kharo La. The drive is absolutely exciting since you pass through many more beautiful Tibetan valleys and quiet villages along the way. Reach Gyantse and overnight at hotel.


Morning breakfast then a short visit to Gyantse Dzong. This fort is of the 14th century and offers some of the most wonderful views of Gyantse and the surrounding valley. You will visit the famed and splendid tiered structure Gyantse Kumbum as well which is the largest stupa in all of Tibet. Today you will have a very short drive which takes the only 90km that leads you to the second largest town in all of Tibet. When you arrive in Shigatse you will explore the local market and guide will take you to visit Tashilhumpo Monastery. This monastery is one of the largest functioning monasteries in Tibet. That was able to last through the Cultural Revolution nearly unscathed. Overnight at hotel


After breakfast, you will leave Shigatse and drive along the Friendship Highway enjoying the breathtaking views of this desert plateau. After passing through the small town of Lhatse the journey crosses Gyatmso La which is the highest pass on your trip. The land quickly descends to plains after Gyatmso La. While driving through the plains you will see many nomadic herders, beautiful countryside, and secluded monasteries. Overnight at guest house.


After breakfast, you will leave Shegar and drive along the Friendship Highway enjoying the breathtaking views of this desert plateau. After few hours drive, we will finaly reach the base camp.


We Spend good four days at the base camp to become accustomed to a new climate or new conditions. Our Climbing guide will brief about the expeditions through out the acclimitazation period.


On the 13th day, we trek to the intermediate camp and stay overnight at a camp.


We will trek to Advanced Base Camp, after reaching, our guide will give a final briefing before climbing the mountain.


on the 15th day, we will start our climb of the Mount Everest North Face, the Total climbing period is 39 days.


On 55th  day, we will trek down to Advance Base camp, Overnight stay at the Advance Base camp in a tent.


Next day, we trek down to Base camp.


Next day, we spend our day cleaning all the garbages thrown by us while trekking and climbing period. Overnights Stay at Base Camp


Early morning, We start our journey back driving to Shegar. We will stop for a breakfast in between. Upon reaching Shegar, We will stay overnight in a hotel.


After Breakfast, We drive to Shigatse from Shegar, we stay overnight in Shigatse.


After breakfast, we will drive to Gyantse from Shigatse. We will stay overnight in Gyantse.


We leave early morning for Lhasa, We will stop for breakfast in between, Overnight stay at Lhasa.


We take an early flight to Kathmandu, Nepal. Upon reaching Kathmandu, you will be transferred to a hotel.


You can go for a  city tour and wander around the city, try Nepalese cuisine, meet new people and enjoy the vibrancy of Nepali culture before you leave for your next destination.


Our representative will drop you off at the airport for your next destination.

What's Included

All arrival and departure transfer services to and from International airport with Kerung boarder transport as per itinerary.
Everest Expeditions Nepal representative assistance you at the International airport both arriving and departing as per provided arrival and departure time frame.
5 Nights hotel accommodations in Kathmandu on B/B basis.
Land transportation from Kathmandu-Kerung-Kathmandu sector to all climbing member, Sherpa guide and kitchen staff as per itinerary.
All kitchen tent, stores tent, dining tents, toilet tents, tables, chairs, and cooking utensils at Base Camp and advance base camp.
Common climbing equipment (necessary rope, ice bars, ice screws, Ice hammer etc)
3 meals a day (Breakfasts, Lunch and Dinners with tea/coffee) along with available Hotel/ Lodge/ Guest Houses along the trail provided by China Tibet mountaineering association and tents camp accommodation during climbing members as per itinerary.
All food and fuel for Base Camp, Advance base camp and higher camps during expedition
Per climbing members have 50 kg baggage allowance from Chinese Base Camp to advance base camp and return carried by Yaks.
Daily Weather Report Services from Seattle based
Number of cook and kitchen boy at Base Camp and advance base camp as per group size
Tibet visa and road permit for members, climbing Sherpa guide and kitchen crew.
Chinese Government Royalty to climbing Mount Everest from north face;
One Experienced, Trained, Government Licensed, and 02-03 Times Everest Summiteers Climbing/expedition Guide (Sherpa) per members (1:1 ratio).
All wages, equipment, medical and accidental Insurances for all involved staffs in trekking and expedition.
Equipment allowances and wages for Climbing Sherpa’s, cooks, kitchen boys and Chinese Government Liaison Officer
First Aid medical kits for the Group and the staffs.
Satellite phone carrying by Guide for communication and available for members with the cost of US$ 4 per minute call.
Appropriate food for high altitude and all climbing crew at base camp, advance base camp and above as required.
Fixed and dynamic rope during climbing period.
Heater will be provided at base camp for heating at the dining room.
Emergency Oxygen mask and regulator provided with appropriate charge.
Each expedition member will have an individual tent available in the ABC and CBC.
Solar panel for light and battery charger.
All tents for camp 1, 2 and 3. Ice fall charges for staff and high altitude climbing Sherpa guide.
Gamow Bags (Portable Hyperbaric Chamber) in case of emergency.
6 Bottles (28L) of Poisk Oxygen will be provided each members
Latest model of Summit/Top out system mask and regulators
Sherpa’s tents, food for climbing, and medical and travel insurance
Free assistance service for Cargo clearance and Duties.
Fresh cooked food and kitchen will be set up at base camp and advance base camp.
EPI Cooking gas, stove will be provided in camp one, Two and three for cooking food and boiled the water.
Generator will be providing for back- up of lighting power.
Transportation of food supply to Advance Base Camp from Kathmandu
Our service charge and Government Taxes levied in Nepal and Tibet.
Complete pre-departure information, flight ticket reconfirmation (If require by members)
Farewell Dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with domestic culture show in Kathmandu.
Everest Expeditions Nepal surprise Gifts

What's Excluded

Lunch and Dinner during your stay in Kathmandu (except farewell dinner)
Any packed food/snacks, aerated drinks, energy drinks, mineral water, alcohol, cigarettes, chocolates, nutria-bars
Any extra services or products or offers or activities which are not mentioned in the itinerary
Any extra expenses arising out of various/unforeseen situations like natural calamities, landslides, political disturbances, strikes, changes in Government regulations,
Any additional staff other than specified.
Rescue, Repatriation, Medicines, Medical Tests and Hospitalization expenses.
Medical Insurance and emergency rescue evacuation if required.
Travel Insurance and helicopter rescue.
Airfare of international flights.
Items of personal nature, Laundry Expenses, Tips
If due to any reason the Tibet boarder will not be open and client have to entry and exit to Lhasa, they have to pay for Round trip Lhasa flight ticket and Hotel accommodation in Lhasa with in extra cost.
Summit bonus for Climbing Sherpa guide will be US$ 1500.00 per climbing Sherpa guide.
Tips for Base camp staff will be US$ 150.00 per members collect by leaders at BC and handover to Sirdar or cook.
Personal garbage Deposit US$ 100.00 per members will be paid by client himself/themselves
Fixed rope charge will be fixed by TMA at base camp and members have to pay themselves/themselves. Sherpa guide fee will bear by company.
Expenses incurred towards usage of landlines, mobiles, talkie-talkies or satellite phones And Internet expenses
Clothing, Packing Items or Bags, Personal Medical Kit, Personal Trekking Gears
Nepal entry visa fee (Visa issuance is easy at the arrival)
Wake talkies & Filming permit.
Emergency rescue jeep charge US$ 900-1200 per trip to Lhasa or Boarder.
Personal climbing gears;
Nepal custom duty for import of expedition goods;
Any other item not included in “THE PACKAGE COST INCLUDES” SECTION
Tips, gifts, souvenirs.

Trip Information

Mount Everest is the highest mountain in the world, with its summit standing at 8,848 meters (29,029 feet) above sea level. The North Face of Everest is located in Tibet and is less frequently climbed than the South Face, which is located in Nepal.

Here is some information about a Mount Everest North Face trip:

  1. Permit: You need to obtain a permit from the Chinese government to climb the North Face of Everest. This involves submitting an application and providing various documents, such as a climbing resume and a medical certificate.
  2. Base Camp: The North Face Base Camp is located at an altitude of 5,200 meters (17,060 feet). It takes several days to trek to Base Camp from the nearest town, Tingri.
  3. Acclimatization: Proper acclimatization is crucial when climbing Everest. Climbers typically spend several weeks at Base Camp, gradually climbing higher and then returning to Base Camp to rest.
  4. Camps: Climbers establish several camps at higher altitudes as they ascend the mountain. These camps provide shelter and supplies. The highest camp, Camp 3, is located at an altitude of 8,300 meters (27,230 feet).
  5. Summit Bid: Climbers make their summit bid from Camp 3. The final push to the summit is a grueling and dangerous climb, with extreme cold, high winds, and low oxygen levels.
  6. Guides and Sherpas: Most climbers hire guides and Sherpas to help them on their Everest climb. Guides are typically experienced mountaineers who can provide guidance and support, while Sherpas are local climbers who assist with carrying gear and setting up camps.
  7. Safety: Climbing Everest is a dangerous undertaking, and safety should be the top priority. Proper equipment, training, and preparation are essential for a safe and successful climb.

It’s important to note that climbing Everest is a significant challenge and should only be attempted by experienced mountaineers with proper training and preparation. It’s also important to respect the mountain and the local culture and to minimize the impact of climbing on the environment.


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