Lhotse Expedition - 55 Days

Lhotse expedition 8,516 m 1
Lhotse Expedition

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 1
Day 1

Arrival Kathmandu.

Day 2
Day 2

Kathmandu. Briefing and shopping.

Day 3
Day 3

Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing

Day 4
Day 4

Fly to Lukla (2800m) and trek to Phakding (2640m).

Day 5
Day 5

Phakding – Namche Bazaar Trek (3446m).

Day 6
Day 6

Namche Bazaar – Khumjung Trek (3790m).

Day 7
Day 7

Khumjung, acclimatization day.

Day 8
Day 8

Khumjung – Tengboche Monastery Trek (3867m).

Day 9
Day 9

Trek to Pheriche. Overnight in lodge

Day 10
Day 10

Pheriche – Lobuche Trek(4900m).

Day 11
Day 11

Lhotse base camp.

Day 12
Day 12 - Day 47

Climbing Days

Day 13
Day 48

Cleaning up Base Camp.

Day 14
Day 49

Trek back to Pheriche.

Day 15
Day 50

Trek back to Khumjung.

Day 16
Day 51

Trek back to Phakding

Day 17
Day 52

Trek back to Lukla.

Day 18
Day 53

Fly back to Kathmandu. Transfer to the hotel.

Day 19
Day 54

Rest/leisure day in Kathmandu/ Farewell Celebration

Day 20
Day 55

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.

Trip Facts


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