Trip Overview

Mt. ABI Peak stands at height of 6043 metres (19826 ft.) situated in the Khumbu region at the Mahalangur Himalayan range of Nepal. ABI Peak Climbing is one of the classic and alpine style climbing peak of Nepal which is compose of the rock-ice mixture mountain in Mahalangur Himal chain. Abi Peak climbing is a perfect training mountain for ice climbing and high altitude acclimatization. Being technically a difficult peak, Mount Abi requires a careful ascent to the summit. The summit ridge is narrow and can only be scaled to the top in good weather condition. We require approx 200m of fixed ropes and other essential climbing gear. According to Sherpa language ‘ABI” mean small mountains. Mt. ABI peak is also called as 'Kangchung Peak' or, 'Cholo' from where the pass reaches it and the Kangchung La so both of these peaks could be an adventure peak in itself.

The only challenge of climbing ABI or Kangchung Peak summit is to overcome ice falls however wind, snow, short but steep vertical approach can be extremely tough even for experienced mountaineers. ABI peak is specially designed for all those mountaineers who are seeking to climb the peaks above 8000 metres also best destination to have an experience or training of ice climbing and high altitude acclimatization. So that to ascend the Mt. ABI peak all the mountaineers should require careful ascent due to its technical ridges towards its peak. This peak was issued as a climbing peak since 2002 by Nepal Mountaineering Association even though it is taken as moderate peak climbing of Nepal. Mt. ABI peak is successfully ascended less than 6 times and it’s recognizing a route is Lukla - Gokyo Lake, Thagna and Abi Base Camp.

Cultural Treks guide led the Abi Peak trip hike up to Gokyo-Ri to enjoy breathtaking views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Cho Oyu and other surrounding peaks. Our itinerary brings you the same way to Lukla and flight out. But if the climbers want we can trek all the way to Everest Base Camp after or before the summit Abi peak. The trekking itinerary is subject to change as your interest and time.

Outline Peak Climbing Itinerary: Spring & Autumn

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1,350m.), meet our staff and transfers to Hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu free, preparation and briefing.
Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2,800m.) and trek to Phakding (2,610m.).
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazar (3,446m.).
Day 05: Rest day for acclimatisation.
Day 06: Namche - Dole Village (4,200m.).
Day 07: Dole village - Machhermo (4,470m.).
Day 08: Machhermo - Gokyo (4,790m.).
Day 09: Ascent to Gokyo Ri (5,360m.) - Thagna (4,700m.)
Day 10: Thagna - Abi Peak Base Camp (5,355m.).
Day 11: Set up High Camp (5,610m.).
Day 12: Summit Abi Peak (6,043m.) and return to Base Camp.
Day 13: Abi Base Camp - Cho La Pass (5,330m.) - Dzonglha (4,830m.)
Day 14: Dzonglha - Tengboche (3,867m.).
Day 15: Trek to Namche Bazar (3,446m.).
Day 16: Namche Bazar - Lukla and transfer to Teahouse Lodge
Day 17: Lukla – Kathmandu by flight and transfers to Hotel.
Day 18: Kathmandu free for D-briefing and rest, farewell dinner at evening.
Day 19: Last minute, transfer to airport for your onward journey.

Cost Includes

  • Land transportation by Car, Van, Hiace or, tourist Bus (Airport/Hotel/Airport, trekking pick up and drop).
  • 4 Night’s hotel accommodation in Kathmandu at Bed and Breakfast basis.
  • 3 Major meals; B/L/D (by Lodge menu) and accommodation; twin sharing bed room at best available teahouse lodge en-route, tented camp at Base Camp.
  • Twin sharing North Face brand tent, dining tent, Kitchen tent, staff tent, Kitchen utensil etc.).
  • 1 English speaking equipped, professional trekking + climbing guide, Cook, Kitchen boys and necessary Porter. (1 Porter between two member).
  • Climbing guide equipment charges.
  • Life insurance for all support crews and their daily wages.
  • Per member 15 Kg. luggage allow while in the trekking.
  • Enough rope for climbing and snow bar for climbing.
  • ABI Peak Permit, Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality entrance fees, Sagarmatha National Park permit and garbage deposit.
  • Air Ticket: Kathmandu/Lukla/Kathmandu with airport tax and cargo fees.
  • Medical Kit Box for Nepali support crews.
  • All official taxes and service charge.

Cost Excludes

  • Personal transportation except above programs.
  • Major meals lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu.
  • Personal trekking and Peak climbing gears etc.
  • Personal Nature expenses.
  • Emergency evacuation (If incase).
  • Drinks except tea and coffee.
  • Airfare: To & from your country.
  • Nepal entry, re-entry visa fees and international airport departure taxes.
  • Personal travel insurance.
  • Tips for climbing guide and crews.


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