China to elevate International Mountaineer Centre on Mount Everest

3rd Nov, 2016 | Tourism Mail Crew

KATHAMANDU: China has announced of elevating International Mountaineer Centre on the north base camp of the world's highest mountain Mount Everest.


The Mountaineer Center will be stationed in Kangar Township, Tibet in year 2017 A.D and will be completed in 2019 A.D. states Chinese media China Daily. The International Mountaineer Centre will cover 84 thousand 3 hundred and 20 square meter area on northern side of the mountain. Chinese government have allocated 10 crore yuan (1 Billion and 600 Million Nepali Rupees). The International Mountaineer Centre will have food management for mountaineers, trekkers, paragliders and ice skaters.

Health service, travel agencies and helicopter rescue service will also be feasible. Till now there is no helicopter rescue service in Tibet. Nepal used to use helicopter rescue service when requested by China.

The International Mountaineer Centre will have museum, garage, offices for renting cars, bikes and cycles; restaurants and lodges, informed Nima Chirring, Assistant Director of Sports Bureau, Tibet.

The glimpse of beautiful mountains like Sagarmatha, Choyu, Lhotse, Makalu and Shishapangma can be gaped from Kangar. For the promotion and development of tourism in Kangar, the International Mountaineer Centre will be constructed here, informed China. After the completion of the centre, the Chinese Government, wish to see many tourists and mountaineers visiting the centre.

The world's highest mountain Sagarmatha lies in between the border of Nepal and China but its peak lies in Nepal. The construction of International Mountaineer Centre will be done with the consent of Nepal as Sagarmatha is a big part of Nepal, said Nima Chirring.