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This table provided a rough itineracy for the 2005 expedition. Days 14-55 are obviously vague because the actual date and time of the various ascents and descents will be dictated almost entirely by the weather conditions.

Day 1Arrival at Katmandu and transfer to Hotel 'Whaishali'
Day 2-3In Katmandu for Tibet visa procedure
Day 4Drive from Katmandu to Zangmu (2350m)
Day 5Drive to Niylam (3750m)
Day 6Drive to Xegar (4200)
Day 7Day of rest in Xegar for acclimatization
Day 8Drive to Everest BC (5200m)
Days 9-11At the Base Camp
Day 12Base Camp to the Interim Base Camp (6000m)
Day 13At the Advanced Base Camp (6500m)
Days 14-55Period of ascent
Day 56Getting off the ABC
Day 57Getting off the BC
Day 58Drive to Zangmu
Day 59From Zangmu to Katmandu
Days 60-61Staying in Katmandu
Day 62Depart from Katmandu

(data for this page kindly provided by The Seven Summits Club)

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