WILDERNESS & TRAVEL MEDICINE
Trek to Everest Base Camp
Mon & Tue, Apr 21 & 22, 2014: USA to Kathmandu, Nepal
Group members flew various airlnes, arriving Kathmandu starting on the 21st.
Wednesday. April 23 – ARRIVE KATHMANDU / IN KATHMANDU (4265 ft)
|Tour schedule: “Namaste” is the greeting you will receive from the friendly Nepalese people, a traditional Hindu greeting, derived from Sanskrit, which means “I salute the soul (God?) within you.” We will check in to our hotel, the classic Yak & Yeti, before spending the afternoon taking in some of the sites of Kathmandu Late afternoon/early evening we will have an orientation meeting to discuss effects of high altitude and check our trekking gear. After the meeting we head out for our first "group dinner."
Greetings from the trekking group to Everest.
Some of early arrivals exploring the streets of Thamel
(Franklin, Mike, Soo Wai, Brent, jason, Brad, Bill, Greg, John, Suzanne & Janakie)
Late afternoon, back at the Yak & Yeti - the full group gathered for an orientation meeting
in one of the 'Palace' rooms.