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Lhotse Expedition 8,516 m

20 Days
Trip Difficulty Difficult Max Altitude 8,516 m
Duration 20 Days Best Season Autumn and Spring
Trip Cost Price on Negotiation Group Size Min 2 Pacs
Country Nepal

Trip Introduction

After the great Mt. Everest and Kanchenjunga, Lhotse is the third highest mountain in Nepal and it is the 4th highest mountain in the world. It is the cousin peaks of Mt. Everest and Cho Oyu. The Lhotse means south peak in Tibetan language. The first ascend of Mt. Lhotse had succeeded by Swiss Team of Ernst Reiss and Fritz Luchsinger in 1956. Like the Everest Base Camp, Lhotse Base Camp is located beside the Khumbu Glacier. Lhotse Face is supposed to be the largest face of Mountain in the world.

Day 01Arrival Kathmandu.
Day 02: Kathmandu. Briefing and shopping.
Day 03: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing
Day 04: Fly to Lukla (2800m) and trek to Phakding (2640m).
Day 05: Phakding – Namche Bazaar Trek (3446m).
Day 06: Namche Bazaar – Khumjung Trek (3790m).
Day 07: Khumjung, acclimatization day.
Day 08: Khumjung – Tengboche Monastery Trek (3867m).
Day 09: Trek to Pheriche. Overnight in lodge
Day 10: Pheriche – Lobuche Trek(4900m).
Day 11: Lhotse base camp.
Day 12: Day 12-47 Climbing Days
Day 13: Cleaning up Base Camp..
Day 14: Trek back to Pheriche.
Day 15: Trek back to Khumjung.
Day 16: Trek back to Phakding
Day 17: Trek back to Lukla.
Day 18: Fly back to Kathmandu. Transfer to the hotel.
Day 19: Rest/leisure day in Kathmandu/ Farewell Celebration
Day 20: Departure

Expedition Equipment List:

  • Seat Harness
  • Jumar
  • Helmet
  • Altimeter
  • Ice Axe
  • Crampons
  • Ice-screw
  • Gaiters
  • Locked and unlocked carabiner
  • Climbing boots
  • Pocket knife
  • Wollen gloves
  • Gloves(gore tex fabrics)
  • Wollen hat
  • Wollen socks
  • Windproof jacket
  • Windproof pant
  • Snow bar
  • Snow goggles(UV factor)
  • Sun cream(UV protection)
  • Head lamp
  • Tent
  • Mattresses
  • Rope
  • Rain gear
  • Ice hammer

You can also hire(rent) all the above mentioned climbing equipment from here in Kathmandu. Our climbing guide will help you to go one of the equipment stores and select necessary equipment.

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