- Package Details
This peak climbing journey starts from Lukla and continues trekking to Namche Bazar and acclimatization in Namche Bazar.Namche Bazar is one of the Luxury place and there is facilities for E-mail Internet and shopping and Renting center for climbing Gear etc.
About two hrs walk up to Kyangjuma and there is separate the trail and one left north trail goes to Gokyo Valley perhaps your picnic will be in Mungla 3900m.This is one of the best view point of Thamaserku, Amadablam and Tawache peak.continus trekking to Dole, Mochermo and Gokyo lake (4700m) is easy walk and Great view of Cho oyu and Cholotse.Gokyo Ri (5360m) is one of the best panorama View Pint in Khumbu region and probably you will see more then 95% Mountain include,Cho oyu, Gyachungkhang, Pumar, Everest, Lhote, Makalu,Khangenga, Thamasherku,Tawche,Cholotse and more..
Nirekha Peak is famous Trekking Rote Chola pass,but from Chola Base Camp tiny trail to the north and just before the Glacier is Nirekha Base Camp. Base Camp to High camp is about 2-3 hrs.Nirekha peak is one of the difficult peak and we need fix Rope, Ice screw and clients need jumar,because climbing rote is south west face and there is really hard blue ice. The summit ridge is long way up and there are several deep crevasses but the views from here are incredible include , Everest, Cho Oyu,Makalu, Amadablam and all Khumbu Himal.
Kiwi sherpa representative will meet you at Airport and then transferred to hotel, Evening free and overnight at hotel in Kathmandu. overnight at hotel in Kathmandu. Bed and breakfast.
After having Breakfast we take you for the sightseeing tour in Kathmandu Valley including Kathmandu Durbar Square, Monkey Temple, Pashupatinath Temple and Baudhanath Stupa then we back to hotel and introduced your leader/guide and we will provide an opportunity to ask any questions about your trek.This includes a final briefing and preparations for the trip and we supplied with our trek pack and information further more.
We continue our trekking following the Dudh Koshi River and crossing it many times and we enter to the park in Jorsale and we will stop there for lunch and again we continue the trekking, after few hours walking Namche Bazar will appears ahead as you travel along the path surrounded by pines. Pass the plateau where the Saturday bazaar is held and enter the village. Namche Bazar (3440m) is surrounded on three sides by mountain ranges and opens out only where it faces the Duch koshi Koshi. The village is a central hub of the area and food, sundrie and even mountain climbing equipment may be purchased here.
Day 05. Rest day at Namche Bazaar (3440 m) for acclimatization:
It is an ideal place to spend a rest day for acclimatization to the high altitude before heading off towards Tyangboche. For the acclimatization we walk up to Khhumjung village through Everest view Hotel in Syangbuche and you will see the beautiful view of the Himalayas including Mt.Everest . Khhumjung is densely populated by Sherpa community and there is an old monastery as well so, we will visit that as well, and then Return to Namche.
After acclimatization day in Namche, we continue our trekking to Dole by following the same route to Base camp until Sanasa then trail ascends up to Mongla (4000m.). From here, you will see panoramic views of various mountains. Our trek steeply descend passing through Phortse Tenga and from there, the trail climbs steeply to Dole, through rhododendron and birch forest festooned with hanging mosses and lichens.
From Dole we will climb steadily along the side of the valley, where the small and thorny bushes give way to scrub juniper as the altitude increases. The trail passes many summer settlements, which are used when yaks are taken to these pastures to graze in the summer months. Ahead we can see the excellent views of Cho Oyu, while back down the valley are the peaks of Kantega and Thamserku.
Today, we head for the lakes at Gokyo. We follow a very scenic path to Pangka and then descend slightly, following one of the melt-water Rivers which flow down the west side of the Ngozumpa Glacier. we climb a steep rocky inclined into the valley by the side of the glacier, passing the first of the holy lakes.we soon arrive at the second lake, crossing the path which heads across the glacier to Cho La (5420m.). The third lake is known as Dudh Pokhari will appear and on its eastern shore is the settlement of Gokyo. Walking by the side of the lake, we will arrive at Gokyo.
Gokyo is a trade centre where the Sherpa people run lodges to provide the best services to the trekkers. Gokyo is situated by the side of Ngozumpa glacier, the biggest glacier of Nepal. Today, we will walk around the lake and we can make the side trip of the fifth lake as well if you are fit.
Day 10. Trek from Gokyo – Ri (5400m) – Thanknak (4650m)-6 Hours:
Early in the morning we will hike to Gokyo Ri for a sunrise view and breathtaking views of Mt. Everest and the Himalayan scenery (from here you will see 4 mountains higher than 8000m). This is an experience of a life time land will leave you with unforgettable memories. It takes 1 more hour to return to Gokyo for breakfast. Afterwards, we trek down to Thaknak, passing the lakes and crossing the glacier.
Day 11. Trek fom Thangna to Nirekha Base Camp. Overnight at Tented Camp
Day 14. Acclimatization at Nirekha Base camp. Overnight at Tented Camp.
Day 15. Trek from Nirekha Base Camp to High Camp. Overnight at Tented Camp.
Day 17.Nirekha Base Camp to over chola pass and Camp at Zongla. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 18. Trek form Dzongla to Gorakshep (5180mm) 5 Hours:
We continue our trekking along the moraine of the glacier, with views of Kalapathar and Pumori, before reaching Gorekshep for your evening stay. This is the last stop before the climb to the base camp the next day. It is important to take the time to rest and acclimatize for this unforgettable day.
After our breakfast we are ready for our adventure to the targeted destination and we continues our trek towards the Everest Base Camp and to the Khumbu Ice-fall, the path from here can be misleading, follow the leader, every year the trail changes due to the movements of the glacier, the walk is quite strenuous due to the high altitude and thin air, the walk passes through over rocky dunes and moraine and streams, till you reach the base camp. Everest Base Camp is lively with commotion during the high expedition season. It takes 2-3 hrs to get to base camp and after a grand time here retrace the journey back to Gorekshep.
An early morning, we climb to Kala Patthar (5545m.) and enjoy the view of sunrise. From Kala Patthar we can have a panoramic view of Mt. Everest and many other mountain peaks like Mt. Pumori, Mt. Lingtren, Mt. Khumbetse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku and many more, after seeing the sunrise, we trek down to Gorekshep and have lunch and start trekking down to Pheriche.
Now, we back to Tyangboche, an easier descent passing through rhododendron forest. It is a small village with a famous monastery offering you the splendid view of Ama Dablam, green hills and river views.
The trekking from Tyangboche is mostly downhill to the Phungitenga and some steps to the Sanasa and almost plat to Namche Bazaar.
This is the last day of your trekking, The trekking is pleasant, except for few short uphill climbs and then down to the Bhote-Koshi River crossing it three times. The last uphill climb of 45 minutes will bring us to Lukla.
We will take an early morning flight back to Kathmandu.
To quote you with an exact price we need to know the number of persons in your group and the mode of transportation (by plane or by bus).Please contact us with these details and any further inquiries regarding this trip then we get back to you on the cost details.
Airport pick up and Drop by private car/van/bus.
Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley with private car/van/bus.
Accommodation while in Kathmandu (Bed & Breakfast) as per itinerary
Your standard meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the lodge trekking. (A cup of Tea/Coffee with Breakfast).
Accommodation in Camping (Tented Camp) and meals (Breakfast, lunch, dinner) Tea coffee, seasonal fruits or Tin fruits. (Twin sharing tent, dining tent, toilet tent, Kitchen tent, staff tent etc.). climbing period.
Collective equipments such as a Climbing Rope, Ice screws, Snow bars, Tent, Snow Sawel.
Our Professional English speaking trekking guide, Cook,Kitchen,climbing guide & necessary porters salary,wage
Insurance for all the Nepalese staff.
Climbing peak permit/s & other necessary fees
All necessary paper works and national park entry permits.
Domestic airport pick up and drop by private car/van/ Flight ticket (Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu). / domestic airport tax.
All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the trekking route.
Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS).
Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation and Insurance for the Guide and Porter.
Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
All government taxes.
Nepal entry visa fee
Your Travel and rescue insurance (Compulsory).
Dinner and lunch while you are in Kathmandu.
Entrance fees while sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley.
Garbage Deposit (US$ 250), refundable after the climbing.
Personal Climbing equipments.
Your personal expenses.
All the alcoholic and non alcoholic Drinks.
Hot Shower during the Trek.
International airfare and airport departure tax.
Tips for the guide, porter (Tipping is Expected )
Any others expenses which are not mentioned on including section.
The following gives you a general idea of the personal items to be brought by you for Nirekha 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
• Down Jacket
Upper Body - Head / Ears / Eyes
• 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 expedition weight long underwear top.
• 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
• 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 hiking gaiters, good for keeping dust and rocks out of your shoes / boots as well as keep your feet dry as necessary (Optional)
• 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
• Water bottles 1 liter wide-mouth Nalgene and 1 insulator
• Lip balm. At least SPF 20,
• 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.