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Kangtega Expeditions (Kantega)

Autumn

Fixed Departure: October 10, 2019

Khumbu Himal

Height: 6779m. - (22,251 ft)
Latitude: 27º 47’ 32” N  
Longitude: 86º 49’ 07”E
Trip Duration: 50 Days
Normal Ascent Route: Normal route
Grade: Mountaineering
Caravan Route: Ktm.-Lukla-Namche Bazaar-Tengboche-Kangtega Base Camp

     

    Mt. Kangtega ExpeditionThe Snow Saddle is another beautiful mountain, which rises majestically to a saddle shaped summit from the Khumbu and Hinku Valley and sits next to another prominent mountain Thamserku to the north. We take about a week to reach the Kangtega base camp situated at the bottom of the Kangtega Ice-Fall, which resembles with the infamous Khumbu Ice Fall of Mt. Everest. Setting up our base camp at 5,182m.

     

    Though an obvious route up the mountain would be to follow the Ice Fall, we have to go for the rock face leading to a ridge around 6,070m. and rappel down for about 70m. to reach at the top of the icefall to avoid possible icefall hazards. Our approach to this mountain is start from Lukla toward Dudhkoshi River to the Base Camp of Kangtega.

    1. If you have your own private group or team, please e-mail us to know the price and details of expedition.
    2. If you are alone and looking for a group to join then visit our fix-departure expedition information.

     

    Expedition Itinerary:

    • Hotel/Lodges/Camping
    • 30 Days Trek/Climbing
    • Grade: Mountaineering
    • Food: Included except main meals in Kathmandu
    • Accommodation: 6 Nights Kathmandu, 28 Nights Lodges/Camping
    • Recommended Season: Spring and Autumn


    Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport, meet our staff then transfers to Hotel.
    Day 02: Free day in Kathmandu.
    Day 03: Official work for expedition & briefing at Ministry of Tourism.
    Day 04: Fly to Lukla 2850m. and trek to Phakding 2622. or Manjo.
    Day 05: Phakding/Manjo – Namche Bazaar 3440m.
    Day 06: Namche rest for acclimatization.
    Day 07: Namche Bazaar – Tengboche 3867m.
    Day 08: Tengboche – Kangtega Base Camp and set up the Camp.
    Day 09 – 28: Climbing period of Kangtega 6,779m.
    Day 29: Trek back to Tengboche.
    Day 30: Tengboche – Manjo.
    Day 31: Manjo – Lukla & transfer to Teahouse Lodge.
    Day 32: Lukla – Kathmandu by flight then transfer to Hotel.
    Day 33: Free day in Kathmandu.
    Day 34: Free day in Kathmandu.
    Day 35: Last Minute, transfers to airport for your onward journey.

    Expedition Cost:

    Service up to Base Camp on group joining basis: USD    Per Person.

     

    • We will provide you the expedition cost as per your size of group or, as per your requirement for the expedition service. We request you to e-mail us or, use "Book Expedition" form for send us your message.
    • Above given cost does not include the climbing Sherpa’s food & fuel, tents, climbing gears and summit bonus above advance base camp.
    • Hiring a high altitude Sherpa does cost USD 1700. This cost includes equipment allowances, daily wages, food and fuel up to base camp, insurance, flight to and from Kathmandu, sleeping tents at BC etc…

     

    Expedition Service includes:

    • All land transportation by Car, Van or Toyota Hiace (Airport/Hotel/Airport, expedition pick up & drop).
    • 6 Nights Accommodation in Kathmandu at a tourist class Hotel on bed & breakfast plan as per given itinerary.
    • Transport as per itinerary for members, staff & Liaison officer.
    • Transportation of all food & climbing equipments to base camp and back.
    • Peak permit fee of Kangtega.
    • Full board basis during the trekking.
    • All kitchen equipments; kitchen tent, dining tent, toilet tent, shower tent, chairs & tables at the base camp.
    • Cook and Kitchen boys at the base camp.
    • Base camp tents for members and staff.
    • Per Person 40 KG. Expedition equipment’s luggage or, barrels allowed for expedition till Base Camp.
    • Per Person 30 KG. Expedition equipment’s luggage or, barrels is allowed for returned to Kathmandu.
    • Equipment allowance, wages & insurance for base camp staff & Liaison officer.
    • Air fare: KTM/Lukla/KTM, Cargo fees & airport tax.
    • Visa extension.
    • Sagarmatha National Park Conservation Fee.
    • Sat Phone available at Base Camp, but nominal charge for use.
    • Satellite phone in the base camp (Pay calls).
    • Emergency Oxygen-Mask and regulator.
    • Insurance for Nepalese staff.
    • Garbage deposit fees.
    • Official taxes and agency service charge.

     

    Service does not include:

    • Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu.
    • Airfare from/to your country.
    • Nepal entry visa fee. (Can be obtained at the airport upon arrival).
    • Hotel after 6 nights stay in Kathmandu.
    • Service above Base Camp.
    • Drinks except tea and coffee.
    • Personal climbing gear and equipment above base camp.
    • Oxygen bottles with mask and regulator-Poisk Oxygen System (available on requst).
    • Applicable permit fees & customs charges, etc. for personal SAT phone, Walkie-Talkie communication equipment & commercial filming.
    • Climbing Guide (Sherpa).
    • Personal insurance such as travel, accident, medical & emergency evacuation.
    • Nepal custom duty for import of expedition goods arriving to Nepal by air or, road.
    • Expenses of personal nature such as drinks, laundry, postage, telephone, etc.
    • International airport departure tax & tourist tax.
    • Tips for bc staff and summit Bonus.

    Summit Bonus: Camp 6000m. = USD 500 & over 6000m. to summit= USD 200 = 700 USD extra payable for per climbing Sherpa on the spot.

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