Mount Lhotse Expedition

Price $37899

USD 37656

Trip Duration

63 Days

Trip Grade

Strenuous

Highest Altitude

8,516 M

Accommodation

Tea house/Hotel/Lodge/Tented Camp

Transportation

Private Vechicle / Tourist Bus / Domestic Flight

Best Season

April-June

Mount Lhotse Expedition Brief Insight

Mt. Lhotse is better known as “South Peak” and is a part of the Everest region with a height of 8,516 meters making it the fourth-highest mountain in the world. Mount Lhotse Expedition has 3 summits, the main summit at 8,516 meters, Lhotse Middle at 8,414 meters, and Lhotse Shar at 8,383 meters.

Lhotse is best known for its proximity to Mt. Everest and the fact that climbers ascending the standard route on that peak spend some time on its northwest face. Mt. Lhotse was first climbed by a Swiss expedition in the year of 1956.

It is the smallest prominence i.e. only 610m, among all 8,000 meters peak. Lhotse is famous for its tremendous and dramatic south face. Because the south face raises 3.2 km within 2.25km horizontal distance making it the steepest face of this size in the whole world.

This makes it extremely difficult to climb and only a few have attempted and got success. The south face of Lhotse Peak is one of the largest mountain faces on the earth.

Mount Lhotse Expedition is an adventurous journey to the fourth highest mountain in the world. Lhotse Peak lies in the Mahalangur Himal which is a part of the Great Himalaya. The main route of the mountain is the Everest’s south col.

In the year of 1955, the first attempt to climb Lhotse was held by the mountaineer Norman Dyhrefurth. During the climbing time, the views of the neighboring mountain are supreme such as the Everest, Island Peak, Makalu, Pumori, and Cho Oyu. The first Nepali to climb Lhotse was Urkien Tshering Sherpa on 8 May 1977.

Lhotse Expedition offers the trekking trip with a typical taste of Sherpa village and culture, the villager’s life and the vibes of getting into that culture. The peak climbing also offers the awesome view of mountain, flora, and fauna before taking a step in a snowy land.

The Pines tree and the bamboo forest in the hilly region surrounded by the snow-capped mountain are just awesome. The majestic view from the top of the peak to Everest, Makalu, and other mountain is breathtaking.

Outline Itinerary

Detailed Itinerary

DAY 1 Arrival in Kathmandu and Hotel transfer

DAY 2 Preparation, Briefings, Last minute shopping and formalities

DAY 3 Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla; Trek (4hrs) to Phakding (2652m); lodge accommodation

DAY 4 Trek (6hrs) from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m) through colourful Khumbu villages; Lodge accommodation.

DAY 5 Rest day for acclimatization; you may hike to famous Everest View Hotel (3800m) (3hrs) to catch a glimpse of Everest; back at Namche Bazar visit Hilary and Sherpa museum.

DAY 6 Trek (5hrs) from Namche Bazaar to Tyangboche (3850m); visit significant Buddhist monastery; lodge accommodation.

DAY 7 Trek (4-5hrs) from Tyangboche to Dingboche (4350m); catch glimpses of Lhotse and Ama Dablam; lodge accommodation.

DAY 8 Trek (4hrs) from Dingboche to Lobuche (5018m); lodge accommodation.

DAY 9 Rest for acclimatization at Lobuche.

DAY 10 Trek (3hrs) from Lobuche to Gorakshep (5170m); lodge accommodation.

DAY 11 Trek (2hrs) from Gorakshep Base camp (5200m).

DAY 12-56 Climbing period Summit Lhotse (8,516m).

DAY 57 Trek (4hrs) from Lobuche (5218) to Dingboche (4260m).

DAY 58 Trek (4hrs) from Dingboche to Tengboche (3860m).

DAY 59 Trek (4hrs) from Tengboche to Namche Bazaar (3440m).

DAY 60 Trek (7hrs) from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2840m).

DAY 61 Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu; hotel transfer.

DAY 62 Leisure day, sightseeing in Kathmandu (Durbar Square, Swoyambhunath, Boudhanath, Pashupatinath); Farewell-Celebration dinner.

DAY 63 Transfer to the airport for final departure or alternatively join other activities.

What is included in Mount Lhotse Expedition

  • Pickup and drop at Airport
  • Hotel stay in Kathmandu as per itinerary
  • Full Board Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trekking period
  • Air fair for Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu
  • Best available accommodations during the trek
  • Porter to carry your baggage
  • A government license Holder Climbing guide (Sherpa), Cook and Kitchen boys
  • Good quality tents and kitchen utensils for camping
  • Altitude chamber (PAC) or oxygen
  • Quality high altitude freeze dried foods & individual packet food.
  • EPI gas with the burner for high camp.
  • Oxygen cylinder: 4ltr -6 bottles each member 4 bottle each Sherpa
  • A Mask and regulator
  • All staff insurance.
  • A Dining Tents, kitchen tents, toilet tents, shower tent and store tent at base camp.
  • The heater in dining tents
  • Private tent at base camp with mattress.
  • All meal for member and staff during the expedition.
  • Walky –Talky set for communication
  • Sat phone pay call basis.
  • Generator and solar panel (power supply and recharging purpose
  • A Tented camp during the expedition
  • A Rescue Arrangement
  • All necessary group climbing equipment like fixed rope, ladder, etc.
  • Lothse Expedition permit
  • Climbing map
  • Certificate of Appreciation
  • Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salary, equipment, transportation and local tax for guides and porters
  • Ground Transportation Charge as per itinerary
  • TIMS card(Trekker’s Information Management System)
  • First Aid Kit
  • Entry Fees wherever required
  • Trekking Permits needed for Restricted Area Trekking
  • All government taxes and service charges
  • Farewell dinner prior to departure

What is Excluded

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Personal trekking and climbing Equipment
  • Travel insurance
  • Nepal Entry Visa Fee
  • International Airfare and Airport Departure Tax
  • Tips for trekking staffs and summit bonus for sherpa
  • Drinks (hot/soft/cold) and liquors
  • Personal shopping and laundry, Personal trekking equipment, Gifts, and souvenirs
  • All items not listed in Cost included the section

Notes: Costs are prone to change in itinerary. So costs will be recalculated if the trekking days get modified.

Lhotse Peak climbing route:

The famous route for Lhotse peak is from its north side via Khumbu icefall sharing its length with Everest south route. As we have already mention south face provide the most impressive view. The first Expedition from the south side was done by Yugo Slavian leads by A.Kunaver.

The western face of Lhotse is known as Lhotse Face. Any climber bound for the south col of Everest must climb this 1,125m wall of glacial blue ice. There are two rocky sections called Yellow Band and the Geneva Spur interrupt the icy ascent on the upper part of the face.

The south face of Lhotse Peak climbing was finally climbed in 1990 by Russian expedition team a few months after Cesen’s climb. They told that the wall is impossible to climb by a single person.

Lhotse Peak Climbing Itinerary

As the weather change in just a while in the mountain region, the exact itinerary can’t be made but, tentatively it will take about 45-50 days of trekking. During that time you have to carry a medical kit for yourself and hygienic food. The climbing of this peak is quite challenging for people who don’t have much climbing experience and training. 50 days of trekking need good stamina and the will to be there at the top of the peak.

The team you will have are most amazing and experienced. They will tell you everything you need to do on the mountain. If you are a challenging person and want to achieve something in the climbing field then don’t wait for the time do order this Lhotse Peak Climbing and get satisfied for the rest of your life.

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