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Mera Peak was a brilliant trip and totally exceeded my expectations. I will definitely recommend The Mountain Company to anyone looking for a trek in the future
Harriet Gossage (UK) | Mera Peak Expedition, Nepal

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Everest Discovery and Ama Dablam Base Camp

Everest Discovery trek is a leisurely trek to Everest region with visits to Sherpa villages and Buddhist monasteries.

You also have the opportunity to trek to Ama Dablam Base Camp which is off the beaten track and well worth the walk for its rewarding views.

The Everest region is the most famous area in Nepal and, perhaps, the entire Himalaya, as it is the centre for many major mountaineering expeditions. Here Himalayan giants from Everest to Ama Dablam tower above Khumbu valley, making this valley one of the world’s most magical and inspiring places to visit and trek.

We follow in the footsteps of famous mountaineers and follow a good trail from lodge to lodge through beautiful Nepalese villages. There will be spectacular views of Mount Everest and many other Khumbu peaks while visiting the main Sherpa villages and monasteries.

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Trip Details

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Holiday Type: Walking & Trekking
  • Duration: 15 days from Kathmandu
  • Leadership: Jill Lawson
  • Minimum Group Size: 6 people
  • Cost: 2017 - £1,995 (US$2,595 or €2,375) 2018 - £1,995 (US$2,595 or €2,375)
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What does this include

Price includes:

  • Internal flight to/from Lukla and Kathmandu including baggage allowance of 15kg for your main bag checked into the hold and 5kg for day pack carried with you inside the aircraft
  • All transfers including airport collections
  • One day sightseeing in Kathmandu with Nepalese cultural guide and private vehicle
  • Twin share room at Hotel Tibet, Hotel Manaslu or Hotel Ganjong in Kathmandu
  • Breakfast only in Kathmandu, all meals included while on trek. Trek meals include breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and biscuits plus two course dinner (soup and main meal) plus up to two cups of hot drinks per meal.
  • All trekking arrangements including permits and fees, Western and Sherpa guides and porters
  • Complimentary Everest trekking map
  • For financial protection of your booking before departure, UK residents will be issued an ATOL certificate and international clients will be covered by our financial protection insurance issued from International Passenger Protection.
  • Pre departure support and advice from The Mountain Company by email, phone and face to face meetings in London. After booking with us we will send you our comprehensive "Nepal Pre Trip Information" notes 

Price excludes:

  • International flight to/from Kathmandu
  • Travel & trekking insurance
  • Nepal visa for 30 days
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
  • Personal clothing & equipment
  • Tips
  • Other items not listed in "What is included"
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Trip Grade Moderate

Trip Grade Moderate

Suitability: a good choice for most hill walkers, reasonable level of fitness required.

1) Walking times: average 5 to 7 hours walking per day for up to 14 days usually with some rest days included.

2) Altitude: up to 5,000m.

3) Terrain: for most of time following well-travelled trails, there will be daily ascent and descent.

4) Remoteness: usually not too remote and often there is a reasonable level of infrastructure such as lodge accommodation and cell/ mobile phone reception.

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Trip Dates

  • November 19th to December 3rd 2017
  • November 4th to 18th 2018

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Trip Itinerary

  • Day 1Arrive Kathmandu 
  • Day 2Sightseeing in Kathmandu 
  • Day 3Fly to Lukla (2,840m), trek to Phakding (2,610m) 
  • Day 4Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,445m) 
  • Day 5Day walk to Everest view point 
  • Day 6Trek to Deboche (3,770m) 
  • Day 7Trek to Pangboche (3,875m) 
  • Day 8Trek to Ama Dablam Base Camp or exploration day around Pangboche (3,875m) 
  • Day 9Trek to Khumjung village (3,970m) 
  • Day 10Trek to Thame (3,750m) 
  • Day 11Trek to Monjo 
  • Day 12Trek to Lukla (2,800m) 
  • Day 13Fly to Kathmandu 
  • Day 14At leisure in Kathmandu 
  • Day 15Fly back home 
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