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Nepal March 2017

Contents:
1. Budget x
2. Food, water, shelter x
3. Routes and Locations to visit x
4. Packing x
5. Health & Safety
6. Transportation
7. Duration and Timetable x
8. Others
ACCOMODATION
Kathmandu- stay at Thamel district
Paknajol (N. Thamel)
1)

Chantrapati (S. Thamel)
1) Hotel Ganesh Himal (s/d 11/14 USD)

FOOD/WATER
Kathmandu - Bluebird Supermarket/ Best Shopping Centre
Trek- Teahouses, no hot shower.
Bottled water up to 3500m, then use puri-tabs
Nutrition:
TDEE = 5000 -5500 kcal

BUDGET
ITEM COST TOTAL
Flight ticket (SG-KTM) $1000 SGD $1000 SGD
Flight ticket (KTM-LKL) $161 USD x 2 + $322 USD
$150USD (guide) $150 USD
Accomodation (KTM) $17 USD ++ $30 USD $50 USD
Accomodation (Trek) $30 SGD/ day x 13 $390 SGD inclusive of food
Food (KTM) $15 SGD/ day x 4 $60 SGD
TIMS permit $40 USD $40 USD
VISA app $40 USD $40 USD
Guide* $25 USD/ day x 13 $325 USD
Equipment rental $100 USD $100 USD
Insurance $130SGD $130 SGD Travel Gd
Amount in Savings
TOTAL $3029 SGD $3100
10% buffer +

Time: 2 hours ++ Also.TAAN (Maliguan. eat at Freak St.LOCATIONS TO VISIT Kathmandu -> Thamel.Thamel to Durbar Square. Gareshtha) . Massage Day 1: Walk from S. Trekking Agencies Association .

Sauna Gokyo Ri.700/daily) Pokhara -> Phewa Lake/ Begnas Lake/ Peace Temple/ Lakeside Namche Bazaar -> Everest View Hotel. 4th 5th Lake PACKING ESSENTIALS Water bottle 02 one.**to buy: tipi golden flower orange pekeo tea** Day 2: Cycle around Ring Road Time: Whole day (SEE MAP) 1) Swayambhunath 2) Pashupatinath 3) Bodhnath Transport: Taxi Rs 150 / Bike rental (Rs 150 .litre size Dry Bag/Day Bag for electronics and documents Swiss Army Knife/ Leatherman store in check in Khumbu Map Buy at KTM .

cards.Compass Journal/Pen Tablet w books n music Cash Credit Card 02. consider tights Sleeping Bag Rent at KTM? Beanie Sunglasses Leather Gloves Slippers Neck warmer HYGIENE (inside waterproof bag) Tissue 04 wet. 03 Thin Thermal wear 03 top. Return flight CLOTHING Hiking Boots Wool Socks 03 Thick. 02 bottom Cotton Long Sleeve 01 Cargo/ Sweatpants 02 Windbreaker Underwear 04. activate for international usage Phone/ Charger Headphones Eyemask Watch DOCUMENTS Passport 02 photocopies VISA application at KTM airport This itenerary Passport sized photos 03 TIMS permit at Sagarmatha Park entrance Insurance information -contact. 02 dry Toilet Paper 01 roll Microfibre Towel Medium size Washing powder Soap Face cloth Toothbrush/paste Lip balm . email.

0h 3800m Thanga 19/03 13 Tengboche Namche 7. 3440m Day trip to Khumjung/ Khunde (3800m) 12/03 06 Namche Mong La 3. 1350m Visit Thamel etc. ibuprofen Antihistamine .0h 4790m (+300) Pass by Gokyo Lakes 16/03 10 . .0h 3810m Thanga 18/03 12 Phortse Tengboche 6.0h 3440m 20/03 14 Namche Lukla 5. .0h 2840m .5h 4000m (+600) via Khumjung 13/03 07 Mong La Lhabarma 4330m (+300) ** consider extra day 14/03 08 Lhabarma Machhermo 5.zyrtec Bandage/gauze + antiseptic/alcohol wipe Diamox/acetazolamide ELECTRONICS (inside dry bag) Socket adapter/ multiplug Round 3-pin Portable charger 02 10.000mAH Xiaomi OTHERS 550 paracord ~10m length Number lock Carabiners Black tape Foldable canvas bag for check in luggage Ziploc bags 03 S.0h 4470m (+400) 15/03 09 Machhermo Gokyo 4. push schedule back 1 day 10/03 04 Phakding Namche 3440m (+800) 11/03 05 .M.0h 5400m (+800) Ascent to Gokyo Peak 17/03 11 Gokyo Phortse 6.FIRST AID (inside tupperware) Charcoal pill Water purification tabs + multi-vitamins Paracetemol. 09/03 03 Kathmandu Lukla 2840m (+1500) 09/03 03 Lukla Phakding 2610m (-200) If flights fail.L DURATION AND TIME TABLE Trip start: 07 March 2017 Trip end: 24 March 2017 Detailed timetable: Date Day Depart From Arrive At Duration Elevation (+/-) Remarks (DD/MM) 07/03 01 Singapore Kathmandu 1350m 0845hrs departure 1400hrs arrival 08/03 02 . . 4790m Side trips to ______ 17/03 11 Gokyo Gokyo Ri 2.

400m to 3.From 3.Occurs after 2. alpinism' . recommended max 300m increase in sleeping elevation daily . .Symptoms appear Insurance -Register with embassy -cover 'mountaineering. push to day 16 21/03 15 Kathmandu ? - 22/03 16 Kathmandu ? - 23/03 17 Kathmandu Singapore 1515hrs departure 0820hrs arrival Arrive in SG on 24/03 (AM) HEALTH & SAFETY Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) .500m.At least 1 extra acclimatisation night to be factored in for every 1000m increase in sleeping elevation .500m onwards.Diamox/ acetazolamide reduce effects of AMS -----> 250mg every 12 hrs start at Namche.From 2. recommended max 500m increase in sleeping elevation daily .21/03 15 Lukla Kathmandu 1350m If flights fail.400m elevation .