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Special anniversary trek to mark 60 years since Everest first summited

The Adventure Company will lead a special Everest Base Camp trek in May 2013 to mark the sixtieth anniversary of the first successful summit of Mount Everest by Sir Edmond Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing.

After a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, travellers will trek to Namche Bazaar before taking the ancient Tibetan trade route to Sherpa Tenzing’s home village of Thame for a special celebratory Sherpa dinner and festivities. After a night in the village, the group will visit the school which Hillary founded in Khumjung, before continuing to Everest Base Camp.

Led by an experienced Everest summitter, the special 18-day trek departs on 24 May 2013 and offers travellers the opportunity to reach Everest Base Camp, experience five of the 10 UNESCO World Heritage sites in Nepal and take part in a unique anniversary celebration. It costs from £1,959 per person, including international and domestic flights, hotel and teahouse accommodation, English-speaking guides and local porters.

A maximum of 16 people will be able to join the anniversary trek and travellers who book by 31 January 2013 quoting the promotional code 9566 can save £100 per person.


For more information visit www.adventurecompany.co.uk/ek or contact Nicola Frame, UK & Ireland PR Manager on nicola.frame@intrepidtravel.com or +44 (0)7725 261232

About The Adventure Company

For more than 15 years, The Adventure Company has been taking people on memorable holidays to some of the world’s most amazing places. It offers over 230 exciting adventures to every continent. From sleeping under the stars to getting up close to incredible wildlife, The Adventure Company offers an unrivalled range of unforgettable holiday experiences and it is also the UK’s leading family adventure holiday specialist, with almost 100 trips that are designed especially for families. For more information visit www.adventurecompany.co.uk