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Mount Lhotse Expedition (8,516m)

Lhotse is the world’s 4th highest mountain with the elevation of 8,516 meters (27,940 ft) above sea level.  The exact meaning of Lhotse in the Tibetan language is ‘South Peak’. It lies south of Mount Everest and connected with the South Col. Apart from the main summit of Lhotse at 8,516 meters, there are two other smaller peaks namely Lhotse Middle (East) at 8,414 m and Lhotse Shar at 8,383m. The main summit of Mt. Lhotse is on the border between Tibet(China)  and the Khumbu region of Nepal.  The main mountain of Mt. Lhotse is famous in the world for its remarkable and dramatic south face. It is the steepest face in the world that rises 3.2km within 2.25km horizontal distance. This is why it is extremely difficult to climb and very few climbers have attempted till  date. The standard climbing route on Mt. Lhotse follows via Everest’s South Col. route up to the Yellow Band beyond Camp 3. After the Yellow Band, the route deviates with climbers bound for Everest taking a left over the Geneva Spur up to the South Col, while Lhotse climbers take a right further up the Lhotse face. The last part to the summit passes through the narrow “Reiss couloir” up to the Lhotse main peak is reached.

The main summit of Lhotse was first climbed by two Swiss climbers – Fritz. Luchsinger and Ernst.Reiss from the Swiss Mount Everest/Lhotse Expedition on May 18, 1956, through  the West Face. The South Face of Mt. Lhotse despite being  attempted many times was successfully climbed only in 1984 by a Czech. On May 12, 1979, Lhotse Shar summit was scaled and the middle summit was climbed on May 23, 2001.

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Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu & transfer to hotel
Day 02: Preparation, briefings, last minute shopping and permit formalities
Day 03: Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazar
Day 05: At leisure in Namche Bazar
Day 06: Trek to Thyangboche
Day 07: Trek to Dingboche
Day 08: Acclimatization and explore Dingboche
Day 09: Trek to Lobuche
Day 10: Trek to Everest Base camp
Day 11-13: Lhotse Base camp rituals prayer preparations and climbing training
Day 14-45: Climbing period of Lhotse
Day 46: Trek down to Pheriche or direct fly by Heli
Day 47: Trek down to Namche
Day 48: Trek down to Lukla
Day 50: Free day in Kathmandu
Day 51: Returning to your Home
01: Airport transfer-Airport/Hotel/Airport
02: 4 nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu
03: Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu Airlines with the Airport tax
04: Necessary transportation from Kathmandu/Base camp/Kathmandu for all member & staff
05: Expedition permit, Ice fall and summit rout fee, National park & TIMS permit fee
06: Stool Shipment Transfer, Garbage Deposit fee
07: Food- 3 meals a day in trekking and Base Camp for member and Staff
08: Government Liaison officer with full equipment, salary, accommodation and Airlines ticket
09: Base camp Sirdar, Cook & Kitchen helpers
10: Nepali staff and a porters daily wages, equipment, food, medical & emergency rescue Insurance
11: A Porter up to Base camp & return from the Base camp
12: 65 Kg per member as personal baggage
13: VE25 North face or any other branded tent in Base camp
14: Dining tent/Kitchen tent/Store tent/Toilet tent/Hot shower tent/Base camp form mattresses/Table & Chairs/Cooking gears and all other necessary gears.
15: Heater for base camp with the joining group of Pioneer adventure
16: Internet service at Base camp (Chargeable as per use) with joining group of Pioneer Adventure
17: Himalayan Rescue Association (HRA) Medical camp provides emergency medical services with charge
18: Generator or Solar panel at Base camp for electronic devices
19: Weather forecast during the entire expedition
20: Oxygen: 04 bottle for member and 02 bottle for each climbing Sherpa. Extra Oxygen for emergencies stored at Base camp
21: VE25 North face or any others well-branded Tents at (C1) (C2) (C3) & (C4) for member and staff
22: Top out or Summit mask & Regulator for each member and Sherpa
23: Walki Talkie per member as needed on the basis of member
24: Climbing Sherpa: Experienced Sherpa guide per member
25: Necessary cooking gas, cooking pot, high food, ropes and others climbing gear’s for (C1) (C2) (C3) (C4) up to summit
26: Satellite phone available at Base camp and phone calls should pay as per call duration
27: Climbing Sherpa equipment allowance, carrying bonus, summit bonus and his daily wages
1: Lunch & dinner (Except farewell dinner) Hotel stays in Kathmandu
2: Travel and high altitude emergency medical Insurance evacuation
3: Telephone, Internet, laundry and alcoholic beverages
4: Nepal visa fee US$...
5: Personal climbing gears

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