- Package Details
Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing. After breakfast our city tour guide will take you sightseeing around Kathmandu's historical and spiritual attractions; including the historic Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupati Nath, the famous 'Monkey Temple' (Swayambunath) and Buddha Nath, one of the largest stupas in the world. After that we back to Hotel and introduced your leader/guide and we will give an opportunity to ask any question about the trek.This includes a final briefing about the trip and we supplied our trek pack and give some further more information.
Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2,800m), trek to Phakding (2,610m) -After breakfast we get transferred to domestic airport to fly Lukla.After 35minutes breathtaking flight we land at Lukla airport and then we start our trek by passing small Chaurikharka village and make a descent towards the Ghat (2,530m). The trail follows the bank of the Dudhkosi River. To assist acclimatization, this first day is short. But if people are still interested to do some more activities they will have an opportunity to do the side trip to monastery from the hotel. After 3 to 4 hours trip, we stay overnight at Lodge.
Day 04: Trek Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,430m) -4 to 5 Hours From Phakding the trail follows the Dodh Kosi River and reaches Tok Tok. From here you can see excellent views of Thamserku peak. Then the trail climbs to chomoa, the site of an agricultural project from Chumos, the trail again climbs to Monju (2,840m) and enters the Sagarmatha (Everest) National park (1,148 sq km, established in 1976). Walking some distance up you will be at Jorsale (2830m),which is the last village before reaching Namche Bazzar.Then we continue climb through the forests and bridges until reach the confluence of the Dudh Koshi and Bhote koshi rivers.After a final steep ascent of about 2 hours we get first sight of Mt. Everest over the right Nupste (7,879m) ridge then continue walking we will arrive in Namche Bazzar the gateway of Khumbu region. we stay overnight at hotel.
Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Thame and Mende (3736m) -5 to 6 Hours Today, having breakfast we come out of Namche Bazar east part the monastery and begin with a short uphill trip. We have the Kongde Ri (6,187 m) on the left and the river that flows down into a narrow valley. On the right, you can see rocky Khumbi Yul La (5,765 m) peak and behind us is clearly visible on Kusum Kanguru (6,373 m). After an hour walk mostly downhill into the forest, then our trip continues: the steep rise of about 50 m in altitude to reach a ridge around it. The river bed becomes closer and wider to the Phorte village and then the small town of Samde. The trail stretch halfway up a slight slope leading to the bridge over the Bhote Koshi river (3,650 m) and get in Thame about a half hour climb. On returning from Thame, then we take eastern route up to Mende village via Thamo. The trail led us through the valley; we come across a few lone houses and some small fields, before crossing the river and climbing steeply up the hillside to the village of Mende. We make camp in Mende for overnight stay.
Day 07: Trek to Kyajo Ri Base Camp (4,550m) -4 to 5 Hours After breakfast, we leave the main trails and follow a faint yak trail up over a couple of passes to enter the Kyajo Drangka; the isolated broad valley south of Kyajo Ri. The view of Mt. Thamserku, Khumbila, Kusum Kangaru, Kwangde, Pachharmo and surrounding Himalayan ranges. The Kyajo Ri Base Camp is set up in a nice place between the rocky mountain with flat ground summer yak pasture in a side of small river.
Day 08-09: Acclimatization & Climbing Preparation at Base Camp Today is training day for climbing; our guide will brief you about the climbing requirements. Feel free to ask any question with your team leader and guides that you may have regarding the climb. Our guides will provide training on peak climbing techniques and using climbing gears such as ice axe, climbing boot, harness, jhummer, and how to go up and down using ropes etc. We will climb the nearby hills on the second day that would immensely help in acclimatization.
Day 10: Trek to Camp I (5,350m) -4 to 5 Hours After having breakfast, to ascend the Camp 1 at over 5,350 meters from base camp at around 4,600 meters involves a 2 hour hike over a grassy spur and boulders. After half an hour walk the trails follows the upward rocky section with a lot of boulders and skid pebbles. Another 3 hours steep walk then we get to the Camp 1; enjoy the scenery of Kyajo Ri and small glacial lakes. We set up our camp here for the overnight stay.
Day 11: Rest & Acclimatization at Camp I (5,350m) This is an important Phase of the climbing.Proper acclimatization is essential before the summit push. We make some climbing practices toward Camp 2 (5,700m), and then get back to Camp 1 again, for gradual acclimatization. There may also be the need for rope fixing between Camp 1 and Camp 2, and this is a good day for that. We stay overnight at Camp I.
Day 12: Trek to Camp 2 (5,700m) -4 to 5 Hours From Camp 1 to Camp 2 from camp 1 to camp 2 involves some technical climbing over mixed face slopes up to 55 degrees as well as negotiating through the glacier. The Camp 2 (5,700m) set up near the glacier with sufficient place for camping. We can see the climbing route the next day. If the weather favors us, we may also get pleasing sunlight in the day. We stay overnight at Camp 2 near big glacier lake.
Day 13: Summit Day and Back to Camp 1 (5,350m) – 8 to 9 Hours Our summit day begins in the early morning, at about 3:00 am after having light breakfast, we start to climb though the rocky part with big boulders and after a walk reach at Glacier part from where it’s fairly hard to climb.Here the ground steepens, and we climb snow and ice on the Southwest Ridge. There is one short rock section but primarily the climbing is on snow and ice. We get in Top “sharp summit is a narrow wedge of snow”. After spending some time in celebrations and taking pictures on the summit, we return back to Camp I. As you know that we are taking south east route and our leader will take you up to the summit and on the return back we should back to camp I .
Day 15: Trek back to Base Camp -4 to 5 Hours We have made it! Today we return back to Kyajo Ri Base Camp, and celebrate the success of our trip. And stay overnight at camp.
Day 16: Base Camp to Namche (3,430m) -5 to 6 Hours After having breakfast, we will clean the Base Camp and trek back to Namche bazaar. After a great success we return back the same way via Mende, Thamo to Namche Bazaar. It takes about 5-6 hrs from Kyanjo Ri Base Camp to Namche Bazar. We stay overnight at Namche.
Day 17: Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,800m) -6 to 7 hours After a long walk we'll have long last day trek back to Lukla today, we descend the long way before cross the bridge and further walk to Monju and stop in Phakding for lunch. We will remind again enjoying the lush green scenery around and passing through the incredible mountain scenery and local Sherpa village until Lukla. You'll have time to wander around the areas and guide will re-confirm your flight ticket and enjoy the last celebrate dinner with your crew and overnight at hotel.
Day 18: Fly back to Kathmandu -30 munities Normally, We take a flight to back Kathmandu after our long adventure.The flight time is normally schedule in morning time due to the wind in afternoon; sometime the flight time can be delayed due to bad weather and other reason beyond our control. Anyway we will fly back to Kathmandu and your guide will transfer to hotel.
To quote you with an exact price we need to know the number of persons in your group and mode of transportation (by plane or by bus).Please contact us with these details and any other inquiries regarding this climbing trip then we get back to you on the cost.
Cost Includes :
Arrival in International Airport and Departure transportation.
Accommodation hotel in Kathmandu with Bed & Breakfast.
Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley with Guide & Entrance fee.
Entrance fee in Sagarmatha National Park & TIMS Cards.
Peak permit and Climbing Guide.
Local Transfer and domestic flight.
Domestic airport departure taxes.
All camping Equipment, two men tents, Dining tent, Kitchen Tent, Toilet Tent, Table, chairs and Mattresses during the trekking & Peak climbing.
Breakfast, lunch, dinner in trekking and climbing period.
Guide, Cook, Sherpa, Kitchen staffs and porters salary,wages
Insurance for trekking staff and Equipments.
Nepal visa fees
Personal equipment for Trekking & Peak climbing.
Personal travel Insurance.
Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu.
Emergency Rescue evacuation.
Personal expenses/Bar bills.
Tipping for trekking staff.
The following gives you a general idea of the personal items to be brought by you for Kyajo Ri peak in Nepal. The personal items, are of individual interest, and choice. The most important fact he/she must consider is the time of the year, trekking days, region and altitude.
• Duffel or Rucksack bag
• Shade hat or baseball cap - some people drape a bandana down the back of their head and then put a baseball cap on to hold it is place. This can be a flexible alternative while keeping the sun off your ears and neck.
• Warm wool or synthetic hat that cover your ears
• Balaclava - The lightweight, thinner variety
• Glacier glasses 100% UV protection with side shields and a hard-sided storage case (i.e. Julbo or Cebe). This is to protect your eyes from the stronger rays of the sun due to the thinner atmosphere which can cause a painful condition known as snow blindness.
• 1 pair liner gloves thin wool or synthetic, useful alone on mild days or as a layer inside other gloves / mitts for additional warmth.
• 1 pair warm gloves (heavier fleece or wool ).
• 1 Pair shell gloves or mitts Gore-Tex is preferred for keeping hands dry.
• Instant hand warmers are always nice in a pinch, but really shouldn't be necessary on the trek. Bringing appropriate hand protection as recommended above, should be sufficient (Optional)
• 2 cotton t-shirts.
• 1 synthetic t-shirt.
• 2 long sleeve polyester, or other synthetic lightweight, light colored shirts for sunny days. V-neck zipper provides additional venting options which are good for changing temperatures.
• 1 soft shell jacket, water resistant, with insulation, underarm ventilation zippers. Full front zipper is preferable for ventilation.
• 1 hard shell with hood, waterproof, pay particular attention to venting options under / on the arms and inner chest pockets provide convenient access without taking off your pack, truly a great design option.
Lower Body – Legs
• 2-3 pairs nylon hiking shorts - Quick drying type, not cotton!
• Underwear, stay away from cotton
• 2 pair lightweight long underwear - capilene or other synthetic
• 1 pair soft shell pants - synthetic, full zip from top and bottom preferable
• 2 pair trekking pants, preferably that zip on/off at the knees so they double as shorts
• 1 pair hard shell pants. Waterproof / breathable, Gore-Tex or equivalent is best. Should zip from the top and bottom - this makes it easier to put on over boots without getting undressed should the weather change once you are underway for the day
• All clothing should be kept dry using waterproof stuff sacks or large puncture resistant plastic bags
• 4 pair of liner socks, synthetic or capilene
• 3 pair heavy weight socks to be worn over liner socks
• 1 pair light weight socks, a good option for the lower / warmer parts of the trail
• 1 pair light to medium weight water proof hiking/trekking boots. Ensure a good fit with layered socks and you have wore then before to get used to it (otherwise you will get lots of blister)
• 1 pair light trekking shoes or sneakers. Good for around the camp/lodges and in Kathmandu
• 1 pair sandals (Optional)
• 1 Pair plastic shell mountaineering boots with high altitude liners
• 1 Pair of crampons (steel, no aluminum).
• 1 Alpine climbing harness.
• 1 Climbing helmet
• 1 Mountaineering axe with leash (sized properly for your height)
• 1 Ascender (right or left handed as appropriate)
• 1 Belay device (Black Diamond ATC or ATC Guide are good options)
• 2 D-Shaped locking carabiners
• 2 Non-locking carabiners
• 1 Pair expedition style gaiters (ensure fit over your boots)
• 1 Neck gaiter
• Ski goggles (optional)
Medicines and First Aid Kits
• Extra Strength Excedrin for altitude related headaches
• Ibuprofen for general aches and pains
• Immodium or Pepto bismol capsules for upset stomach or diarrhea
• Diamox (commonly prescribed as Acetazolamide) 125 or 250mg tablets for altitude sickness. Please discuss with us before starting to take this medicine
• 1 small personal sized first-aid kit with blister treatments such as mole skin, band aides, some waterproof tape, anti-infection ointments, etc. Your guides will have more extensive medical gear, but you should have the basics for general use
Miscellaneous, But Important
• Toiletry kit. Be sure to include toilet paper stored in a plastic bag, hand wipes, and liquid hand sanitizer, towel, soap, etc
• 3-4 Large durable plastic bags, for keeping miscellaneous gear dry inside you pack. Also nice for separating clean from dirty laundry
• 1 pair adjustable trekking poles. Although these are listed as optional these can be of great assistance to people who may think of themselves and generally clumsy or with bad knees, ankles, etc., especially when going downhill (Optional)
• 1 small stainless steel thermos (Optional)
This list is only a guide. While you are required to bring everything on this list, there are numerous options, brands, and versions of each piece of equipment, use your experience and the listed features to find the best gear for you. Some of the above equipments can be easily find in stores around Kathmandu in much cheaper price.