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Lho La Peak Expedition (Khumbu Tse)

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Fixed Departure: April 05, 2019

 

Khumbu Himal
Height: 6036m. (21,771 ft.)
Latitude: 28°02'14'92 N  
Longitude: 86°87'24'16"E
Trip Duration: 21 Days
Normal Ascent Route: South West Face
Grade: Mountaineering
Caravan Route: Ktm.–Lukla-Namche Bazaar-Lobuche–Gorakshep–Lho-la BC-Lukla

Lho-La Peak (Khumbu Tse) ExpeditionLho La Peak (Khumbutse Peak (6036m.) is the first mountain to the west of Everest, located between Nepal and Tibet border and near to Changtse or Everest Base Camp at Khumbu Region as well as this is a regular avalanche spot and would appear to be very close to the route between Everest Base Camp (EBC) and the Ice Fall. 86.est months for climbing: September, October.  In comparison with Everest it is nothing, but in itself it is a nice peak. To the west are two other mountains: Lingtren and Pumori. Though the mountain has steep sides on all sides it is for a large part covered in snow and ice. Trekking and climbing groups on the Lho Lha pass frequently report avalanches on this mountain. Dutch climber Bart Vos ascended this mountain for the first time in 1993, according to one of his books.
    
Lho-La Peak Expedition NepalThe normal route of expedition is beginning from the Everest Base camp through the ice and moraine glacier of Everest Icefall.  Normal route of the climbing is west face of the ridge, which is considered as the general technical due to the rock and icefalls. The route towards the starting point to the steep rocks and mixed gully’s of ice and snow. There will be some turning points on the route because of crevasses, slope mixed ice and rock walls, which makes long distance of the climbing period as well. According to our expedition itinerary the expedition starts from Lukla after scenic mountain flight from Kathmandu and approximately 8 days trekking to Lho La Base Camp. Finally this is an trekking with short expedition trip in Khumbu Himal.

 

  • First climbed: 1993, November-December
  • First successful climber (s): Bart Vos (unofficial)
  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:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, meet our staff then transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Official work for expedition & briefing at Ministry of Tourism.
Day 03: Fly to Lukla 2,830 m. then trek to Phakding (2,652m.).
Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazar (3,446m.)
Day 05: Rest day for hiking to Everest Views Hotel for acclimatization.       
Day 06: Namche Bazar - Tengboche (3867m.).
Day 07: Tengboche - Dingboche (4,252m.)
Day 08: Dingboche - Lobuche (4,930m.).    
Day 09: Lobuche - Gorakshep (5140m.).
Day 10: Goraksep - Lho- La Peak Base Camp Set up camp (5,245m.)
Day 11: Lho-La Base camp for preparation.
Day 12 - 14: Climbing Perioud for Lho-La Peak (6036m.).
Day 15: Clean Lho-La Base camp and trek back to Lobuche.
Day 16: Lobuche - Pangboche
Day 17: Pangboche - Namache Bazar.
Day 18: Namache - Lukla then transfer to Teahouse Lodge.
Day 19: Lukla to Kathmandu by flight then transfer to Hotel.
Day 20: Free for D-briefing and rest, farewell dinner at evening.
Day 21: Last Minute, transfer to airport for onward journey.

 

Expedition Cost in group joining basis; USD 3200 Per Person.
Climbing Sherpa: Per Sherpa USD 700 (if required by climber)

 

  • 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 700. 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…

 

Service Includes up to Base Camp  

  • All land transportation by Car, Van or Toyota Hiace (Airport/Hotel/Airport, expedition pick up & drop).
  • 4 Nights Accommodation in Kathmandu at a tourist class Hotel on bed & breakfast plan as per given itinerary.
  • Transport as per itinerary for members, staff and Liaison officer.
  • Transportation of all food and climbing equipments to base camp and back.
  • Expedition permit for Lho-la Peak.
  • 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.
  • Equipment allowance, wages, insurance for Base Camp staff and Liaison officer.
  • Per Person 30 KG. Expedition equipment’s luggage or, barrels allowed for expedition till Base Camp.
  • Per Person 20 KG. Expedition equipment’s luggage or, barrels is allowed for returned to Kathmandu.
  • Khumbu area entrance and Sagarmatha National Park entrance fee.
  • Air fare: Kathmandu/Lukla/Kthmandu and domestic airport tax with Cargo fees.
  • Satellite phone (Pay calls).
  • Visa extension.
  • Emergency Oxygen -Mask and regulator.
  • Insurance for Nepalese staff and peak garbage deposit.
  • Garbage deposit fees.
  • Official tax 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 5 nights stay in Kathmandu.
  • Service above Base Camp.
  • Drinks except tea and coffee.
  • Personal climbing gear and equipment above base camp.
  • Applicable permit fees and customs charges, etc. for SAT phone, Walkie-Talkies, Communication equipment & commercial filming.
  • Climbing Guide (Sherpa).
  • Oxygen & Mask -regulator for climbing.
  • 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 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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