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Mount Baruntse Expedition (7,129m)

Mount  Baruntse (7,129 m)  expedition is a most thrilling adventure for climbers who wish to summit a 7000- meter peak in Nepal. It is situated in the central Khumbu region–just west of the world’s 8,000-meter giant Mt. Makalu and slightly east of Mt.Lhotse and Mt.Everest. It is the most accessible 7000-meter peak in the Khumbu region due to its location and classic beauty. It has the high success rate of reaching the summit and returning safely as compared to other peaks above 7,000m.

The south -East Ridge route of Mount Baruntse is a little difficult due to stiff climb. During the climb, there are difficult sections of 50-degree elevation with an ice cliff for climbing and facing the risk of avalanche. From base camp, the ascent to the western col with huge glacial plateau is really challenging. Those climbers whose ultimate desire is to summit 8000-meter peaks in the future must consider MountBaruntse as an ideal preparation for 8000 meter high mountains.

High Magazine’s ‘Mountain Info’ has claimed Mount Baruntse as one of ‘the most beautiful 7,000m peaks in Nepal’. World’s legendary summiteers- Edmond Hillary and Ship Ton opened the traditional route for climbing Mount Baruntse in 1952.  Thereafter, Colin Todd and Geoff Harrow ascended Baruntse for the first time on 30 May 1954.

Our Baruntse expedition itinerary has been carefully designed so that all expedition members have their acclimatization properly and have sufficient strength and skill to cope with the necessary ascents from and back to base camp before setting out for the summit push.

We highly recommend climbers to scale this mountain, especially in the spring season for safety reason. However, there are some climbers who have to succeed the top of this mountain even in the autumn.

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Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,265ft)
Day 02: Kathmandu: sightseeing and trek preparation
Day 03: Fly to Lukla and trek to Paiya (Chutok) (2730m/8,954ft): 3-4 hours
Day 04: Paiya to Pangkoma (2850m/93,48ft): 5-6 hours
Day 05: Pangkoma to Nigmsa (Shibuche) (2745m/90,03ft): 4-5 hours
Day 06: Nigmsa (Shibuche) to Chetra khola (3150m/10332ft): 7-8 hours
Day 07: Chetrakhola to Kothe (3600m/11808ft): 6-7 hours
Day 08: Kothe to Tangnang (4,350m/14,270ft): 3-4 hours
Day 09: Rest day with an optional short hike to Charpate Himal Glacier: 4 hours
Day 10: Thangnang to Khare - 5,045m/16,486ft : 2-3 hours
Day 11: Pre-climb preparation and rest
Day 12: Khare to High camp (5,780m/18,958ft): 4-5 hours
Day 13: High camp to Mera Peak Summit then to Kongma Dingma (4850m/15912 ft): 9-10 hours
Day 14: Reserve Day for Contingency
Day 15: Kongma Dingma to Seto Pokhari (5035m/16519 ft): 6 hours
Day 16: Seto Pokhari to Baruntse Base Camp (5300m/17388 ft): 6 hours
Day 17-27: Baruntse climbing period
Day 28: Baruntse Base Camp to Amphu Labcha Base Camp (5650m/18536 ft): 4-5 hours
Day 29: Amphu Labcha Base Camp(South) to Amphu Labcha Base Camp(North) (5300m/17385 ft) : 5 - 6 hours
Day 30: Amphu Labcha Base Camp to Pangboche (3930m/12893 ft): 6-7 hours
Day 31: Pangboche to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11286 ft): 5 - 6 hours
Day 32: Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2800m/9186 ft): 6-7 hours
Day 33: Fly back to Kathmandu
Day 34: Contingency
Day 35: Final departure
Service includes:
01: Airport transfer-Airport/Hotel/Airport
02: 4 nights hotel accommodation in Kathmanbdu
03: Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu Airlines with the Airport tax
04: Necessary transportation from Kathmandu/ Base camp/ Kathmandu for all member & staff
05: Expedition permit & Garbage Deposit fees
06: Food- 3 meals a day in trekking and Base Camp for member & Staff
07: Government Liaison officer with full equipment, salary, accommodation and Airlines
08: Base camp Cook & Kitchen helpers
09: Nepali staff & porters daily wages, Equipment, Food, Medical & emergency rescue Insurance
10: Porter up to Base camp & return from the Base camp
11: 60 Kg per member as personal baggage
12: VE25 North face or any other branded tent at Base camp
13: Dining/Kitchen/Store/Toilet/Hot shower/Base camp form mattresses/Table & Chairs/Cooking gears and all other necessary gears.
14: Heater for base camp
15: Internet service at Base camp (Chargeable as per use) with joining group of Pioneer Adventure Pvt. Ltd
16: Generator or Solar panel at Base camp for electronic devices
17: Weather forecast during the entire expedition.
18: Walki Talkie per member as needed on the basis of Member
19: One Baruntse Summiteer Climbing Sherpa per Member
20: Necessary cooking gas, cooking pot, high food, Ropes and others climbing gear’s for (C1) (C2) (C3) & upto
21: Cell phone network available at Base camp and phone calls should pay as per call duration
22: Climbing Sherpa equipment allowance, carrying Bonus, daily wages etc.

Service excludes:
1: Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu (Except farewell dinner) and more than 4 night Hotel stay in Kathmandu
2: Travel and high altitude emergency medical Insurance evacuation.
3: Telephone, Internet, Laundry, Alcoholic beverages
4: Nepal Visa fee US$
5: Personal climbing equipment and gears
6: Sherpa Summit Bonus US $800
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Note : If the above itinerary does not meet your needs, wishes, itinerary can be customized as per your requirement.
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