The cost of the expedition, ex Kathmandu, Nepal, is inclusive and covers the following:


  • Chinese government royalty fees
  • All expedition organisational requirements
  • All climbing and trekking permits
  • Land transport in Tibet and Nepal  
  • All team equipment & two and a half bottles of oxygen
  • All expedition staff, including western guides at 1:4 ratio and Sherpa support
  • All food after departing Kathmandu and before arriving back in Kathmandu
  • All supplies necessary to make a safe and strong bid for the summit
  • Medical kit
  • Regular written and photo internet dispatches for families and friends to follow your progress
  • dZi Foundation support for their “revitalize a village” programme – likely to include support for a Nepalese child’s education for a year.


  • Air travel to and from Nepal and airport taxes
  • Entry visa for Nepal and China
  • Hotel accommodation and meals in Kathmandu
  • Purchases of bottled water while on the approach trek, gifts, alcohol (we supply boiled water for drinking)
  • Any costs associated with early departure from the expedition
  • Personal clothing and equipment
  • Personal travel /  trip cancellation / rescue insurance
  • Gratuities

Latest News

From the AC Blog page


11 Sep - Fit to Trek - How fit is fit enough for high altitude trekking?.....

AC Blog

Ama Dablam 2017 - 20,000 Steps to Namche


18 Oct - According to Jamie's watch we have taken over 20,000 steps today. It's been a fine day....


Island Peak 2017 - Namche Bazaar


18 Oct - Namche Bazaar. The Sherpa capital and a landscape swirling with colours.....


Manaslu 2017 - Back in Ktm


7 Oct - All back in Kathmandu, happy and safe. What a fantastic few days...


Lux EBC #3 2017 - Farewell


10 Oct - What fantastic weather to fly out in this morning. We stopped at Lukla....


Mustang 2017 - Kathmandu


20 Sep -  With the very fine weather, we had a pleasant flight from Jomsom....


Elbrus 2017 - Party Time!


2 Aug - This team knows how to celebrate! Sleep-in, and then for Alex......


Elbrus Private 2017 - Moscow


21 Aug - Sophia, Phing and Guan had a city tour today, seeing some of the many sights.......


Everest 2017 - Wrapping Up


31 May -  Last night our Nepali Staff were stoked to have cleared the mountain.......



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