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Overview

Elevation

8,516m (27,940ft)

Location

Nepal/Tibet border

Coordinates

27°57′42″ N 86°56′00″ E

First Ascent

Ernst Reiss and Fritz Luchsinger (Swiss), May 18, 1956

Climbing Season

Late spring

Climbing duration

27 days (typically)

Group Size

01-15 person per Group if more we splits group.

Mt. Lhotse better known as south peak” and part of the Everest massif is the fourth highest mountain peak in the earth with an altitude of 8516m. Lhotse has 3 summits, main summit at 8,516m, Lhotse Middle (East) at 8,414m, and Lhotse Shar at 8,383m. Lhotse is best known for its proximity to Mt. Everest and the fact that climbers ascending the standard route on that peak spend some time on its northwest face. It is the smallest prominence, only 610m, of all 8000m peaks. Lhotse is however famous for its tremendous and dramatic south face. The south face of Lhotse raises 3.2km within 2.25km horizontal distance making it the steepest face of this size in the world. It is extremely difficult to climb and rarely attempted. The South Face of Lhotse is one of the largest mountain faces in the world.

The primary route on Mt. Lhotse is via Everest’s South Col. but by 1955, despite the activity on Mt. Everest, Lhotse was the highest unclimbed peak in the world. It was first climbed by the Swiss duo of F. Luchsinger and E.Reiss in 1956 on the West Face. The South Face of Mt. Lhotse though attempted many times was successfully climbed only in 1984 by a Czech. On May 12, 1979, the Lhotse Shar summit was reached and the middle summit was climbed only on May 23, 2001.

Itinerary

Upon your arrival, our team representatives will pick you from the Airport and transfer you to the hotel for overnight stay.

We will assist you on preparing legal permits and required documents for the expedition.

We will take a mountain flight towards Lukla town then start our trekking trails towards Phakding.

We will trek through the Sagarmatha National Park which offers you a brilliant outlooks of the nature. WE will walk for 6 hours to reach beautiful village of Namche Bazzar.

Wake up early in the morning at 5 o’clock. You may walk to Everest view Hotel (3,800 m approx 2 hours) and visit to Hilary museum and Sherpa museum and over night at Namche Bazar.

We will walk mostly uphill with incredible outlooks of Ama Dabalam to reach beautiful village of Tengboche. We will explore the Tengboche Monastery and local lifestyle of the mountain people.

We will walk through the forests of Rhododendron and pines. We will be seeing many snow capped peaks along the journey.

Lobuche is one of the dense village in mountain region of the World. We will walk through dense forests and pass waterfalls and small rivers to reach Lobuche Village.

We will take a rest in Lobuche. We will hike around the village and talk with mountain people and know about them and their distinct culture.

We will trek through a trail that is slightly difficult as the tracks are sloppy and snowfall occurs almost all time.

We will walk towards Lhotse Base Camp which will take 3 hours to reach there.

These days are climbing periods for great adventure.

We will descend back to Base Camp and clean it then continue trekking towards Dingboche for overnight stay.

We will descend back to Tengboche. We will walk through the same forested path and cross the beautiful rivers and pass several villages to reach Tengboche.

We will trek back towards Namche Bazaar via same path we used before.

We will return back to Lukla town from Namche Bazaar village.

We will take an early mountain flight towards Kathmandu Valley.

Full Day sightseeing of Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swoyambhunath, Boudhanath & Pashupatinath and Nepalese cultural program with farewell dinner in the evening

We will leave you to the International Airport from where you can return back to your home town.

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