KLM (Royal Airlines): KL 0871
Amsterdam (Schiphol), April 10th 14:20
Delhi (Indira Ghandi), April 11th 01:35
Jet Airways: 9W 0246
Delhi (Indira Ghandi), April 11th 06:50
Kathmandu (Tribhuvan), April 11th 08:50
Arrive in Kathmandu, transfer to Hotel
In Kathmandu for Tibet visa processing and final preparation
Fly from Kathmandu to Lhasa (~3490 m) and stay overnight.
Sichuan Airways: 3U 8720
Kathmandu (Tribhuvan), April 14th 11:10
Lhasa (Gonggar), April 14th 14:55
Drive from Lhasa to Xigaze and stay overnight to get permits and do paperwork the following day.
Drive from Xigaze to Gyantse (~3977 m) and stay overnight.
Drive from Gyantse to Tingri (~ 4350 m), and stay one night to acclimatise
Drive to Rongbuk and Everest Base Camp (EBC) (~ 5200m)
Stay at EBC to acclimatise and to prepare loads for Advance Base Camp (ABC) and higher camps.
Trek to Intermediate Camp (~ 5760 m)
Acclimatisation day in Intermediate Camp
Climb to ABC (~ 6340 m)
April 28/May 24 :
Climbing Period – moving between EBC and ABC to get supplies in place; climb from ABC to Camp 2 (~7650 m) to acclimatise; prepare High Camp (~ 8000 m); climb to Summit (8848 m) and descend to ABC.
Descend from ABC to EBC
Hopefully we are not forced to fly back via Lhasa but can – as originally planned – drive from Tingri (~ 4350 m), via Nyalam (~ 3750 m) to Zhangmu (~2300 m) and stay there a night.
Cross the Sun Kosi river, that forms the border between Nepal and Tibet, via the Sino-Nepali Friendship Bridge and drive back to Kathmandu (~ 1300 m)
Departure to The Netherlands
Etihad Airlines: KL 3891
Kathmandu (Tribhuvan), May 28th 18:55
Abu Dhabi, May 28th 22:10
KLM (Royal Airlines): KL 0450
Abu Dhabi, May 29th 02:00
Amsterdam (Schiphol), May 29th 7:00