Baruntse Peak Expedition
Mt. Baruntse (7162m.) is situated in the Khumbu region of Nepal. The Barun Glacier, Imja Glacier and Hunku Glacier encircle Baruntse. The Baruntse trek is basically a camping trek.
Mera Peak (6476m.) is the highest trekking peak located in the Sagarmatha Zone. It is considered as an uncomplicated ascent. Nowadays, trekkers sought after Mera Peak. However, adjusting in the high attitude of Mera Peak becomes a challenge for some trekkers.
Later, in Kathmandu, sightseeing of few historical and religious places viz. Bhaktapur, Boudha can be done.
Bhaktapur is one the royal cities of Kathmandu valley. This place is known for its rich architectural beauty. People residing in Bhaktapur are majorly Newars. The Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Dattatreya Temple (three-storied pagoda-style temple), Nyatapol (five-storied temple), handicrafts (woodcarving, stone-carving, pottery and ceramic products), Haku-patasi (black saree), Juju-dhau (curd) are major and widely popular attractions of Bhaktapur. The Bhaktapur Durbar Square is also a world heritage site.
Boudha Stupa located in Kathmandu valley is a popular tourist attraction of Kathmandu and a world heritage site too. The Boudha Stupa is related to Buddhism.
In Kathmandu, shopping and relaxing around Thamel, Basantapur and sightseeing Hanuman Dhoka Durbar, Patan Durbar, Pasupatinath, Swayambhunath will delight anyone’s day.
Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu - transfer to Hotel
Day 02: Preparation (documentation) & equipment
Day 03: Briefing in Ministry of Tourism for the team leader
Day 04: Fly to ktm-Lukla - Chutanga - Camp “Lodge”
Day 05: Chutanga – Zatra bu- Camp “Lodge”
Day 06: Zatra bu - Kothe -Camp “Lodge”
Day 07: Kothe - Thangnak - Camp “Lodge”
Day 08: Thangnak - Khare - Camp “Lodge”
Day 09: Rest day at Khare “Lodge”
Day 10: Khare - Mera High camp “Tent”
Day 11: Mera High camp summit 6654m. & Khongma Dingma camp “Lodge”
Day 12: Khongma Dingma – Seto Pokhari camp “Lodge”
Day 13: Seto pokhari - Baruntse BC –Camp “Tent”
Day 14: 24: Baruntse climbing period “Tent”
Day 25: Baruntse BC – Amphulaptsa BC 7/8hrs / 5527m. “Tent”
Day 26: Amphulaptsa BC – Cross Amphulaptsa La 5845m. & camp to Chhukung 9/10hrs / 3860m.
Day 27: Chhukung - Tenboche “lodge”
Day 28: Tengboche – Namche “Lodge”
Day 29: Namche - Lukla “Lodge”
Day 30: Lukla - Kathmandu fly back “Hotel”
Day 31: Bhaktapur & Boudha Stupa sightseeing
Day 32: Free day in Kathmandu for shopping or relax
Day 33: Drive to Int’l Airport for final departure of the destination
- Trip duration: 33 Days
- Grade: Challenging
- Trip Code: HNT-BARUNTSE-EXP40D
- Activity: Sightseeing, trekking & Mountaineering
- Starts in: Kathmandu
- Ends in: Kathmandu
- Accommodation: Hotel, camping
- Transportation: Flights, private car or tourist bus
- Maximum altitude: 7129M