Duration: 52 Days
Starts In: Kathmandu
Ends In: Kathmandu
Maximum altitude: 8,516 m
Trekking Type: Expedition
Best Season: April and May & October and November
Attractions: Mt. Lhotse is the fourth highest mountain in the world. Its south face is one of the largest mountain faces in the world.
Rising to a height of 8,516, Lhotse is the fourth highest mountain in the world – an isolated peak situated 3 km South of Mt. Everest, meaning ‘South face’ in Tibetan, a region of great natural scenery and cultural variety. Lohtse, located boarder between Nepal and China, has 3 summits which make up it massif: Lohtse (8516 m), Lohtse sher (8383m), and Lhtse East (8413m).
Lohtse was first ascent by Swiss Frinch Lunchsinger and Ernst Resis in 1956, lies in Khumbu Glacier, The South face is most impressive walls in Himalayas. Moderately difficult mountain because of high altitude however climbing is sustained and never too much complicated.
Considered as an independent mountain, Lohtse, the South face of it known as one of the largest mountain faces in the world. This beautiful massif also holds immense pleasure as it is slight developed and offers fascinating opportunities. Climbers can choose to join us Lohtse for a more challenging experience where you climb from South face.
Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu (1337m)
Day 02/03: Rest/preparation
Day 04: Fly Lukla (2800m), trek Phakding (2610m)
Day 05: Trek Namche Bazaar (3420m)
Day 06: Rest/acclimatization
Day 07: Trek Tengboche (3870m)
Day 08: Trek Dingboche (4360m)
Day 09: Rest/acclimatization
Day 10: Trek Lobuche (4930m)
Day 11: Trek Everest Base Camp (5364m)
Day 12/47: Climbing period
Day 48: Trek Pheriche (4240m)
Day 49: Trek Namche Bazaar
Day 50: Trek Lukla
Day 51: Fly Kathmandu
Day 52: Depart Kathmandu
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