THE QUEST FOR EVEREST
Chris and I went on a 3 week adventure through China, Tibet & Nepal, with the highlight of reaching Mt Everest Base Camp.
However our plans fall apart when Chris is hospitalised with severe altitude sickness. Will we succeed with our quest for Everest?
Click on the trailer above for a preview and watch the 3 episodes below.
EPISODE 1: CHINA & TIBET
China & Tibet
Our journey begins in Beijing where we 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 we explore the various monasteries and sites before taking a bus towards Mt Everest. And that's when Chris got really ill...
EPISODE 2: NEPAL
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.
EPISODE 3: EVEREST BASE CAMP TREK
The epic finale of the trilogy as we 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.