Expedition in Nepal » Mt. Lhotse Expedition (8516 m.)

Lhotse ExpeditionMt Lhotse is the fourth highest mountain on Earth and is connected to Everest via the South Col. In addition to the main summit at 8,516 metres (27,940 ft) above sea level. It is located at the border between Tibet (China) and the Khumbu region of Nepal.

An early attempt on Lhotse was by the 1955 International Himalayan Expedition, headed by Norman Dyhrenfurth. It also included two Austrians, two Swiss was the first expedition in the Everest area to include Americans.

The Lhotse Expedition also made several short films covering local cultural topics, and made a number of first ascents of smaller peaks in the Khumbu region.
On May 23, 2010 Tamara Lunger becomes the youngest female climber (aged 23 years to have reached the main summit. On May 2011 the Spanish climber Carlos Soria Fontán became the oldest person ever to summit Lhotse, at the age of 72 years and 105 days. Mt. Lhotse Expedition is really hard from South west face. Most of the Lhotse climber use south col.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01 : pick up from the International Airport and transfer to Hotel.
Day 02-03 : Kathmandu, sightseeing we will spend a couple of days organizing permits and sightseeing around the Kathmandu Valley. The valley is the site of four ancient capitals with their attendant palaces, temples and squares, and the modern city's chaotic and fascinating streets, markets, shops and restaurants with intermingled Buddhist and Hindu temples can keep you occupied for days. One night there will be a welcome dinner.
Day 04 : Kathmandu to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2640m) 4 hrs (over night at Lodge).
Day 05 : Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3446m) 5 to 6 hrs (over night at Lodge).
Day 06 : Visit khumjung and khunde over night at Namche (Lodge).
Day 07 : Namche Bazaar to Tengboche Monastery (3800m) 6 hrs (Lodge).
Day 08 : Tengboche to Dingboche (4400m) 6 hrs (Lodge).
Day 09 : Rest in Dingboche for Acclimatization high king mhera peak (5300m) (Lodge).
Day 10 : Dingboche to Labuche (4900m) 5 to 6 hrs (Lodge).
Day 11 : Lobuche to Gorackshep (5150m) 3 to 4 hrs (Lodge).
Day 12 : Goracshep to Everest Base Camp (5300m) 3to 4 hrs (Tent Camp).
Day 13 : Everest Base Camp.
Day 14-45 : Climbing Period Lhotse.
Day 46 : Cleaning up Base Camp.
Day 47 : Everest Base Camp to Pheriche (4200m) 6 hrs (Lodge).
Day 48 : Pheruche to Namche Bazaar (3446m) 6 hrs (Lodge).
Day 49 : Namche Bazaar to Lukla 7 hrs (2800m) (Lodge).
Day 50 : Lukla to Kathmandu by flight and transfer to Hotel.
Day 51 : Free day in Kathmandu and farewell Diner.
Day 52 : Transfer to International Airport and fly home.

Const Includes

  • Arrival in International Airport and Departure.
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu with Bed and Breakfast.
  • Royalty of Mt.Lhotse and Sagarmatha National Park Fee.
  • Full board accommodation at Adventure Tented Camp and a day long hike with a guide and Sherpa.
  • Full board accommodation at Himalayan Resort (Tea House).
  • All-inclusive full board tented camp trek with food, foam mattresses, sleeping tent, dining tent, toilet tent.
  • Services of a Guide, cook, Sherpa, Kitchen staff and porters on trek.
  • Local taxes, insurance for Climbing staffs.
  • Transportation: Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu.
  • Domestic airport departure taxes.
  • Equipment allowance of climbing guide, Liaisons officer, equipment and clothing for camp staff and porters for climbing peak.

Const Excludes

  • Personal equipment for Climbing.
  • Personal travel Insurance.
  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Emergency Rescue evacuation.
  • Personal expenses/Bar bills.
  • Tipping for Expeditions staff.
  • Alcoholic beverages and canned or bottled cold drinks.
  • Cargo or Extra baggage charge over 20 kg Nepal.

Mountaineering Regulation Mountaineering Regulation
The Royalty and the size of the Expedition Team: More than one team may be permitted to climb Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest) by a separate route each in one season. A Royalty of US$ 50,000 has been fixed for Sagarmatha for a team consisting of seven members. The team may include 5 more members provided it pays extra US$ 10,000 for each additional member. The royalty includes trekking fee of the team members. The team members will be granted three months visa. Additional, US$ 20,000 will have to be paid by the team willing to scale Mt. Everest by normal south - East Ridge route.In all regions including Khumbu, an expedition team can have up to 7 members for the minimum, and 5 more members for the additional royalty. The team already permitted to scale Mt. Everest will have to pay US$ 10,000 if it intends to change the accent route. It will have to pay additional US$ 20, 000, if it intends to change the ascent route to normal south East Ridge route For peaks other than Mt. Everest, the team will have to pay an additional 25% of the royalty in US$ to change the ascent route. Expedition team must complete all necessary administrative formalities and procedures in order to send back the garbage of the expedition team to their respective countries, after the completion of the expedition. The Ministry of Tourism & Civil Aviation will take necessary monetary deposit from them, which will be refunded after the dispatch of the garbage from Nepal.