Day 1. You are greeted on your arrival at Kathmandu International
airport and transferred to Hotel Tibet. Time to relax and revive
from your flight. Early afternoon briefing and meeting with the
others from your manifest before taking peddle rickshaws to the
famous Rum Doodle Restaurant.
|Day 2. After breakfast, full and detailed briefings – on
trekking at high altitude: demonstration and practice with your
O2 system for your Everest jump: issue of your special extreme cold
custom built jump suit and protective cold equipment: briefing and
familiarization on the HA (high altitude) rig that you use. (Familiarization
jump follows on day 11) Briefing on the DZ and its management. Lunch
followed by afternoon sightseeing in Kathmandu. Supper at Nepali
|Day 3 – 9. Early morning flight to Lukla
airstrip at 9,100ft to commence acclimatization trek of 6 days.
You will visit the Sherpa capital of Namche Bazaar, Tengboche monastery
and other villages as well as the DZ during this period. Accommodation
is in lodges throughout.
|Day 10. Return to DZ. Full briefings. Exploration of DZ
|Day 11. Familiarization jumping takes
place. Jumpmaster /cameramen are on board.
|Day 12. Everest Skydive in front of Mt. Everest from 29,500ft.
On dispatch, jumpmaster/cameramen follow each group of skydivers
|Day 13.* Back up day for jumping.
|Day 14. Transfer by helicopter to Lukla airstrip, fly to
Kathmandu. Everest skydive party where drinks are free all night;
also back up day for jumping.
Day 15. Afternoon return flights or onward journey.*
|*NB an extension may be made of 10 days from day 13
for those wishing to visit Everest Base Camp at 18,300 ft, thus
completing “Everest above and below”.