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Mt. Lhotse Expedition 52 Days

Trip Facts:

Duration: 52 Days

Starts In: Kathmandu

Ends In: Kathmandu

Maximum altitude: 8,516 m

Grade: Strenuous

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.

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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.

  • Detail Itinerary
  • Cost Info
  • Gear & Equipment
  • Nepal Visa

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

Cost Includes

  • Arrival & departure transfer from and to the airport & hotels
  • 4 nights bed & breakfast accommodation in a 3* hotel in Kathmandu (twin share)
  • Tea house accommodation on full board (breakfast, lunch & dinner) during the trek
  • Base Camp accommodation with individual sleeping tent with mattress
  • Base Camp service (shared with group)-kitchen tent with cook, kitchen boy, dining tent with tables and chairs, shower tent, toilet tent, storage tent, gas heater etc.
  • High camps during the climb with high food
  • Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flight
  • 1 climbing Sherpa for 1 climbing members during the expedition
  • 3 oxygen bottles (4L) for each member & 1 oxygen bottle (4L) for climbing Sherpa
  • Cost of Liaison officer
  • Permits & other local taxes
  • Required number of porters
  • Rope fixing charge
  • Climbing equipment, transportation, accommodation, food, salary and insurance for Sherpa and other staffs
  • Farewell dinner at an authentic Nepali restaurant in Kathmandu

Cost Excludes

  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu & Nepal visa fee
  • Travel & medical insurance including insurance for emergency rescue & evacuation
  • Lunches and dinners in Kathmandu
  • Personal expenses such as telephone, laundry, bottled water, bar bills, etc. 
  • Trekking/climbing gear (also available on hire)
  • Tips for local staff
  • Summit Bonus
  • Any extra cost arising out of natural calamities or cancellation of the program
  • All other items not mentioned in the list of ‘Price Includes’

Footwear

  • Climbing boots
  • Cold weather boots for base camp
  • Trainers
  • Comfortable sandals
  • Lightweight hiking boots
  • Gaiters
  • Booties
  • Light socks
  • Heavy socks

Clothing

  • Lightweight long underwear top
  • Expedition weight long underwear tops
  • Lightweight long underwear bottoms
  • Expedition weight underwear bottoms
  • Briefs/Underwear
  • Short-sleeved shirts/T-shirts
  • Jacket synthetic or fleece
  • Synthetic insulated pants
  • Down suit
  • Down insulated jacket with hood
  • Down pants
  • Waterproof breathable jacket & pants
  • Wind shirts/light shell jacket
  • One piece climbing shell (optional)

Head & Hand Gear

  • Lightweight syntheticliner glove
  • Headlamp with spare bulb and extra alkaline batteries
  • Windstopper fleece gloves
  • Insulated climbing gloves
  • Mittens with liners
  • Sun hat
  • Wool or fleece hat
  • Balaclava
  • Face mask
  • Mountain helmet

Accessories

  • UV Sunglasses
  • Glacier glasses
  • Ski goggles
  • Spare batteries

Climbing Equipment

  • Ice axe
  • Crampons
  • Harness
  • Carabiners
  • Webbing
  • Perlon cord
  • Ascenders
  • Rappel device
  • Camping Gear
  • Backpack
  • Day pack
  • Two Sleeping bags:-40C/-30F
  • Compression stuff sacks
  • THermal sleeping pad
  • Foam pad
  • 2 Water bottles
  • Lightweight steel thermal bottle
  • Pee bottle
  • Pee Funnel for Women.
  • Pack towel
  • Extendable 2 trekking poles
  • Swiss army knife
  • Large mug, plastic bowl, fork and spoon

Medical & Personal

  • Sunscreen
  • Lipscreen
  • Toiletry kit
  • Personal medication
  • Water purification tablets
  • Zip-loc bags
  • Baby wipes or wet towels
  • Ear plugs

Travel Items

  • 2 large expedition duffel bag
  • Small travel bag
  • Nylon stuff sacks
  • Lightweight cotton long sleeve shirt
  • Hiking pants and/or skirt/sarong
  • Lightweight pants

All visitors except the Indian nationals must hold a passport and valid visa in order to enter Nepal. Visas can be obtained at the Nepalese diplomatic missions and consulates abroad and also at entry points in Nepal. In order to obtain a visa at the airport or any of the land entry points, you are required to complete a visa form and provide a recent passport photograph and payment in cash.

Visa Charges

Gratis visa for 30 days available only for tourists of SAARC countries

Multiple entry 15 days – US$ 25 or equivalent convertible currency

Multiple entry 30 days – US$ 40 or equivalent convertible currency

Multiple entry 90 days – US$ 100 or equivalent convertible currency

Tourist Visa Extension

If you wish to extend your visa, you can do this at the Department of Immigration in Kathmandu

The visa extension fee for 15 days or less is USD 30 or equivalent convertible currency

The visa extension fee for more than 15 days is USD 2 per day

Tourist visas can be extended for a maximum period of 150 days in a single visa year (January to December)

http://www.nepalimmigration.gov.np/content/tourist-visa.html

Associated With

  • TAAN
  • NTB
  • NMA
  • GOV
  • great himalaya trail
  • pata
  • hamwwa
  • Global Rescue

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