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  Mt. Everest 2004: IMG Mount Everest Expedition 2004
South Side (Nepal) Expedition Schedule


Day

Date

Itinerary

1-2

Mar 20-21

Depart USA; cross International Dateline; overnight Bangkok

3

Mar 22

Fly to Kathmandu; transfer to Hotel, afternoon and evening free for sightseeing

4

Mar 23

Free day; explore Kathmandu’s rich and diverse culture; final packing and shopping; welcome dinner

5

Mar 24

Fly to Lukla in STOL aircraft or helicopter; meet trek staff and hike to Phakding

6

Mar 25

Hike to Namche Bazaar at 11,300 ft.; explore Namche’s village and markets

7

Mar 26

Acclimatization day in Namche; relax and explore the village

8

Mar 27

Contingency Day / Rest / Acclimatization.  Possible hike to Thame.

9

Mar 28

Climb to Tengboche; vistas of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse and Ama Dablam

10

Mar 29

Acclimatization day in Tengboche; visit Monastery, attend ceremonies

11

Mar 30

Hike via Pangboche to Dingboche at 14,450 ft.

12-13

Mar 31Apr 01

Acclimatization days in Dingboche; day hiking up the Imja Khola and to Pheriche

14

Apr 02

Ascend to Lobuche; trail passes through the Sherpa memorial

15

Apr 03

Hike glacial moraine to Gorak Shep, the last outpost en route to Base Camp

16

Apr 04

Acclimatization day in Gorak Shep, day climb of 18,300 ft. Kala Pattar

17-18

Apr 05-06

Hike to Base Camp; establish Base Camp

19

Apr 07

Expedition puja ceremony

20

Apr 08

Climb begins, projected to last 5-7 weeks

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