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Join our 2019 Centenary Trek to Everest Base Camp and the adventure of a lifetime!

The Himalayan Trust and Kathmandu Summit Club invite you to join this once-in-a-lifetime trek to reach Everest Base Camp. 

The 18-day adventure (25 April – 12 May 2019) is a unique opportunity to visit and volunteer on Himalayan Trust projects and experience the stunning scenery and warm hospitality of the Solukhumbu.

This trek is all about community, spirit, life and the beautiful sights of the Himalaya. This special itinerary and trek is also about remembering Sir Ed’s legacy in Nepal and continuing the work that he started.

  • Trek to Everest Base Camp and climb Kala Pattar for spectacular views of Everest and the surrounding peaks.
  • Go off the beaten track and immerse yourself in local life as you spend two days volunteering with the communities in Chaurikharka and Namche.
  • Visit Khumjung School, Sir Ed’s first humanitarian project in Nepal.
  • Enjoy a very special dinner with staff from Khunde hospital, the first hospital built by Sir Ed in 1966, and other key community figures.
  • Explore bustling Namche Bazaar and visit Thyangboche Monastery.
  • Soak up the legendary warmth of the Sherpa people, which drew Sir Ed back to this region time after time.
  • You’ll be supporting the Himalayan Trust’s life-changing work with the communities of the Solukhumbu by raising or donating $1000. We’ll provide you with all the support you need to make your fundraising fun and simple.
  • Receive a $250 gift voucher from Kathmandu to gear up for the trek!

Book your place now!

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Upgrade your gear thanks to Kathmandu

As a thank you, our fantastic partner Kathmandu will send all our registered trekkers a $250 gift voucher to upgrade their trekking gear!

Dates, cost and fitness level

Dates: 25 April – 12 May 2019

Cost: $3,490 plus minimum $1000 donation or fundraising payable to the Himalayan Trust one month prior to departure. 

Fitness level: This trip involves trekking for up to 6 or 7 hours a day at a steady pace, carrying a day pack.  You will need a good level of fitness and to be in good health.

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