Everest Climate Trek 2017

Posted on 8 Feb 2017 in Tourism by Manisha

Everest Climate Trek 2017 will be a two-week journey where the trekker will witness first-hand experience of climate change in the Khumbu region and observe how communities are being impacted and how they are adapting to these changes. Climate Trek 2017 will have trekker from all over the world ranging from activists to the researchers

The cost of an individual trekker for two-week long trek and three days stay at Kathmandu will be USD 2000. Cost will include USD 200 ( non-refundable registration ).


Contact Details :

Secretariat: 
Everest Climate Trek 2017

Nepal 
StoryCycle 
Samudayeek Marga, House No. 338, 
Tinkune, Kathmandu, Nepal. 
Phone: 977-01-5104030
storycycle@gmail.com  

Travel Plan

Day 1:  Kathmandu arrived

Day 2: Kathmandu Lukla 2800  : Flight 30 MIN Trek up to Fakding : ( 2600 M)

Day 3: Phakding to Namche [ 6 -7 hour hike up ] ( 3440 M)

Day 4 : Namche excursion with Sherpa Culture and western combination.

Day 5 : Namche to Tengboche [ 4-5 hour ] 3800 M

Day 6 : Tengboche to Dingboche ( 4200 M)

Day 7 : Dingboche to Chhukung [ 3-4 hour ] ( 4600 M)

Day 8 : Chhukung to Imja stay at Chhukung ( 4800 M)

Day 9 : Chhukung to Tengboche

Day 10 : Tengboche to Manzo

Day 11 : Manzo to Lukla

Day 12 : Lukla to Kathmandu

Day 13 : Kathmandu

Day 14 : Fly Back

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Who should join the Everest Climate Trek 2017

Anyone who is passionate or interested about climate change issues and interested toward trekking around Himalayas can join the trek.

If you are interested to have first hand experience on climate change, know more on how are communities in the Khumbu region being affected and how are the communities adapting to climate change, then this could be the life-time opportunity for you.

During this trek we will meet and interact with local communities, observe glacier and glacial lakes, enjoy the majestic view of the Everest and the Himalayan mountain range and so on.

What does the cost Include:

  • Airpot pickup and drop

  • Vehicle arrangement for Sightseeing in Kathmandu and Lalitpur

  • Return flight from Kathmandu to Lukla

  • Twin Share accommodation, breakfast, Lunch and dinner in 3 star hotel for 3 days in Kathmandu

  • Twin Share accommodation, breakfast, Lunch and dinner in tourist standard hotel during Everest Climate trek.

  • Experienced tour leader, who was part of eco- Everest expedition and Everest base camp Government of Nepal/Cabinet meeting

  • Local English Speaking guide

  • All entrance fees and national park permits as per itinerary and trekking information management system (TIMS)

  • Porters (one porter between two)

  • Water on trekking days*

  • Climate Expert team member from DBI and story cycle

What is not included in the cost

  • Return flight to country of origin to Kathmandu

  • Battery Charge

  • Hot Shower*

  • Personal expenses ( internet, alcohol, cold drinks and other refreshments)

  • Phone calls

  • Laundry services

  • Personal insurance

  • Tips to guides and porters

  • Everest mountain flight

How difficult is the trek?

Trek to Everest base camp and Imja glacier is ranked 5/5 ( challenging). Everest Climate trek is physically challenging, you need to be fit and train weeks before starting the trek. Our team will share the details on training once you confirm your participation for the trek.

What does the typical day during ECT will be?

Every day during the trek we will interact with the local communities and visit different places like meteorological station, eco-clubs, renewable energy facilitated center.

Who should I contact for further information regarding ECT-2017.

For more information regarding Everest Climate Trek please email at: storycycle@gmail.com

Does the organizing team have previous experience of organizing similar kind of event?

Climate Adventure team have organized and led numerous to Everest region and also lead the Eco- Everest Expedition and Government of Nepal cabinet meeting at Everest Base camp ahead of the Copenhagen climate Conference.

In 2015, Story Cycle, worked with Google and the Apa Sherpa Foundation to  improve the digital map of Khumbu region, collected 360-panoramic images and overlay them with the stories of the Sherpa people as part of a cultural mapping project.

I have made a payment but have to cancel due to unforeseen circumstances, will I refunded?

Yes, in that case  you will need to communicate with the organizing team members and after reviewing the cost organization will refund the cost except the registration fee.


Registration Form:

 

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Map View of the schedule: