Everest Marathon with Classic Trail

 

Tenzing Hillary Everest Marathon
“Classic Route to Everest BC – Tenzing-Hillary way”
Introduction
Historical trekking trail followed by legendary Mountaineers Sir EdmundHillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa, who marched-in to their first ever successful Mount Everest Expedition back in 1953.
This trek is ideal for good acclimatization with overnight stop adjacent to quaint villages with their own monasteries, the root of the Sherpa and Tibetan Buddhism lies in these steep slopes of Solu. This traditional route passes equal to the elevation of Namche Bazaar and discovers the fertile valleys and the hospitality of the Sherpa people without the vast crowds found beyond Lukla on this classic Everest trail. This Classic route to Everest Base Camp takes you along a well-trodden Everest Trial, allows you to breathe in the deep rural ambiance and soak up the idyllic scenes. 
The original expedition route between Jiri and Namche Bazaar has been all, but ignored since the construction of the Lukla airport, sponsored by Sir Edmund Hillary in order to deliver supplies to the schools and hospital he founded.
This option to Everest Base Camp trekking itinerary has been designed in consultation with professional mountaineers and guides ensuring adequate time for proper acclimatization before reaching Everest Base Camp in order to perform their best – running the World’s Highest Marathon.

Tenzing Hillary Everest Marathon

“Classic Route to Everest BC – Tenzing-Hillary way”

 

Introduction

Historical trekking trail followed by legendary Mountaineers Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa, who marched-in to their first ever successful Mount Everest Expedition back in 1953.

This trek is ideal for good acclimatization with overnight stop adjacent to quaint villages with their own monasteries, the root of the Sherpa and Tibetan Buddhism lies in these steep slopes of Solu. This traditional route passes equal to the elevation of Namche Bazaar and discovers the fertile valleys and the hospitality of the Sherpa people without the vast crowds found beyond Lukla on this classic Everest trail. This Classic route to Everest Base Camp takes you along a well-trodden Everest Trial, allows you to breathe in the deep rural ambiance and soak up the idyllic scenes. 

The original expedition route between Jiri and Namche Bazaar has been all, but ignored since the construction of the Lukla airport, sponsored by Sir Edmund Hillary in order to deliver supplies to the schools and hospital he founded.

This option to Everest Base Camp trekking itinerary has been designed in consultation with professional mountaineers and guides ensuring adequate time for proper acclimatization before reaching Everest Base Camp in order to perform their best – running the World’s Highest Marathon.

Trip date:10th May to 03rd June

Itinerary Outline

 Date

                                              Programme

 May 10

 Arrive in Kathmandu. Transfer to Event Hotel.

 May 11

 Morning Sightseeing tour of Kathmandu. Preparation day for the trek.

 May 12

 Drive to Shivalaya (1,770m) via Jiri (1,900m)
 Time: 07hrs

 May 13

 Trek to Bhandar (Chyangma) 2,195m
 Distance: 8km approx.
 Time: 06hrs

 May 14

 Trek to Sete 2,575m
 Distance: 11km approx.
 Time: 6hrs

 May 15

 Trek to Junbesi 2,675m via Lamjura-la 3,530m
 Distance: 10km approx.
 Time: 6hrs

 May 16

 Trek to Nunthala (Manidingma) 2,190 m
 Distance: 16km
 Time: 6 hrs.

 May 17

 Trek to BupsaDanda 2,250 m via Khari khola
 Distance: 12km
 Time: 6 hrs.

 May 18

 Trek to Surkhe 2,295 m
 Distance: 10km
 Time: 6 hrs

 May 19

 Trek to Phakding 2,640 m
 Distance: 11km
 Time: 6 hrs.

 May 20

 Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m
 Distance: 15km approximately
 Time: 5 hrs.

 May 21

 Rest day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization and excursion.

 May 22

 Trek to Thyangboche 3,867 m
 Distance: 6km approx.
 Time: 5hrs.

 May 23

 Trek to Dingboche 4,260 m
 Distance: 12km approx.
 Time: 5hrs.

 May 24

 Rest and Acclimatization day at Dingboche.

 May 25

 Trek to Lobuche 4,930 m
 Distance: 9km approx.
 Time: 5 hrs.

 May 26

 Trek to Gorakshep, 5100m
 Distance: 6km approx.
 Time: 5 hrs.

 May 27

 Trek to Everest Base Camp, hike to Kalapattar– 5364m
 Distance: 6km approx.
 Time: 3-4hrs

 May 28

 Preparation day for next day’s race.

 May 29

 Marathon Day – Everest Base Camp to Namche Bazaar.
 Distance: 42.195km

 May 30

 Trek to Monjo 2,860m
 Distance: 8km
 Time: 5 hrs

 May 31

 Trek to Lukla
 Distance: 10km
 Time: 4 hrs.

 June 01

 Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to respective hotels.

 June 02

 Free day in Kathmandu.

 June 03

 International Depature

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