Govt. Reg: 143047/072/073 Phone: +977-1-4811067 Mobile: +9779851325603
Govt. Reg: 143047/072/073 Phone: +977-1-4811067 Mobile: +9779851325603

Mt. Lhotse Expedition

Lhotse is the world’s 4th highest mountain with the elevation of 8,516m (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 8,516m, there are two other smaller peaks namely Lhotse Middle (East) at 8,414m 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 the summit till date. The standard climbing route on Mt. Lhotse follows via Everest’s South Col. route up to the Yellow Band beyond Camp III. 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.

  • International and domestic airport transfers
  • 4 Nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu
  • A welcome dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant in Kathmandu
  • Both way air tickets for Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu with airport tax
  • Land and air domestic transportation cost for our overall expedition crew for the entire expedition
  • Expedition Royalty and Climbing Permit Charge by Nepal Government to climb Mount Lhotse
  • Khumbu Icefall route and summit route fixing charge
  • Garbage management and disposal fee
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner with hot drinks, tea/coffee
  • Government Liaison Officer
  • Experienced and well-trained Base Camp cook, Camp II cook and kitchen helpers
  • Porters up to the Base Camp and return from the Base Camp
  • Wages, equipment, food, accommodation, and insurance for all staffs
  • Maximum 60kg per member
  • Each expedition member will have an individual tent available at the Base Camp
  • Dining tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent, hot shower tent, communication tent, mattress, pillow, table, chair, and other necessary equipment
  • Generator at the Base Camp and solar panel at C2 for light and charging any electronic devices
  • Heater at the Base Camp for a member and staff
  • Walkie-talkie per member and climbing staff as required
  • Internet service, satellite and cell-phone network available at the Base Camp (chargeable as per use)
  • HRA medical camp provides emergency medical services with certain charge
  • Availability of the daily weather forecast during the entire expedition
  • 3 bottles oxygen allocated for member and 2 bottles for each climbing Sherpa
  • Top Out or Summit mask regulator for each member and climbing Sherpa
  • In case of emergencies, sufficient oxygen and mask regulator available at our Base Camp (chargeable as per use)
  • North Face, Kailas, or any other branded tent from Base Camp to C1, C2, C3 and C4
  • EPI gas and gas burner, dynamic climbing rope, ice screws, snow shovel, snow bars, carabineers etc.
  • One professional climbing Sherpa per member
  • Equipment that requires advance payment, daily wages, carrying bonus
  • Equipment allowance for Base Camp Cook, Camp II Cook, and Kitchen Helpers
  • Helicopter rescue insurance for high altitude climbing guide, cook, and staff
  • Farewell dinner in a Nepali typical restaurant in Kathmandu
  • International flight Airfare (from and to Kathmandu)
  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu
  • Special filming, camera, and drone permit fee
  • Travel and high-altitude insurance, accident, medical and emergency evacuation
  • Personal climbing gears, alcoholic beverages, and laundry service during the expedition
  • Tips for Base Camp and Camp II staff
  • Summit bonus for personal climbing Sherpa US $.