THE QUEST FOR EVEREST

Karl and his flatmate Chris went on a 3 week adventure through China, Tibet & Nepal, with the highlight of reaching Mt Everest Base Camp. 

 

However their plans fall apart when Chris is hospitalised with severe altitude sickness. Will they succeed with their quest for Everest?

 

This is currently a two part series with the third part of the trilogy being filmed in May 2016. 

 

Click on the trailer above for a preview and watch the 2 episodes below. 

 

EPISODE 1: CHINA & TIBET

 

EPISODE 2: NEPAL

LOCATION

China & Tibet

 

DATE

October 2014

 

DESCRIPTION

Their journey begins in Beijing where they visit the Great Wall of China and the Forbidden City, before taking a 2 day train to Lhasa, the capital of Tibet, travelling on the highest railway in the world. 

 

In Tibet they explore the various monasteries and sites before taking a bus towards Mt Everest. And that's when Chris got really ill...

BEGIN YOUR ADVENTURE

The only way to get into Tibet is with a tour group, have a look at the tour we did we G Adventures that takes you from Beijing, through Tibet all the way to Mt Everest Base Camp and down into Kathmandu.

 

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LOCATION

Nepal

 

DATE

October 2014

 

DESCRIPTION

The second episode sees them arriving in Kathmandu where Chris will be at safe altitude. Joining the backpacking scene they explore the vibrant city. Following this they travel to Pokhara for an action-packed week of ultra-light flying, mountain biking, white water rafting and canyoning before returning to Kathmandu to fly up to Everest. 

BEGIN YOUR ADVENTURE

We only skimmed the surface of all of the activities there is to do in Pokhara, the adventure capital of Nepal. Check out WikiTravel's list of everything the town has to offer.

 

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LOCATION

Nepal

 

DATE

May 2016

 

DESCRIPTION

The epic finale of the trilogy as Karl & Chris return to Nepal to attempt the Everest Base Camp Trek.

The 12 day trek is a round trip of 124km, reaching an altitude of 5,545 metres or 18,192 feet. 

EPISODE 3: EVEREST BASE CAMP TREK

BEGIN YOUR ADVENTURE

Do the Base Camp Trek yourself, this is the G Adventures tour we did, sells out quickly in peak season so book well ahead!

 

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