Trip Description

"Lhotse" which means south peaks is part of the Everest massif. By virtue of it being 3km south of Mount Everest , from which it is separated by the South Col. It is considered an independent mountain. It was first climbed by F. Luchsinger & E.Reiss in 1956. An impressive ring of three peaks makes up the Lhotse massif: Lhotse East or Middle, Lhotse & Lhotse Shar. The South Face of Lhotse is one of the largest mountain faces in the world. We attempt to climb the normal route to the tallest peak of the Lhotse massif.

Lhotse BC is located beside the Khumbu Glacier, same as Everest BC . The section during the climb, which has been unanimously declared the most dangerous, is the Khumbu Icefall.

The first successful ascent of the mountain was in 1956 by the Swiss on the West Face. The South Face though attempted many times was successful climbed only in 1984 by a Czech expeditions. This beautiful massif also holds immense promise as it is little developed and offers fascinating opportunities.

Trip Itinerary

Trip Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu, transfer to hotel B/B
Day 02: Kathmandu free day, hotel B/B
Day 03: Kathmandu - Official formalities, hotel B/B
Day 04: Flight: Ktm-Lukla, trek to Phakding, camp
Day 05: Trek to Namche, camp
Day 06: Namche - Rest day, camp
Day 07: Trek to Tengboche, camp
Day 08: Trek to Pheriche, camp
Day 09: Trek to Lobuche, camp
Day 10: Trek to Lhotse Base Camp
Day 11: Base Camp Preparation
Day 12-33: Climbing period of Lhotse
Day 34: BC to Lobuche, camp
Day 35: Trek to Tengboche, camp
Day 36: Trek to Namche, camp
Day 37: Trek to Lukla, Khangri Resort
Day 38: Flight Lukla-Ktm, transfer to hotel B/B
Day 39: Kathmandu , hotel B/B
Day 40: Final Departure

Cost Includes/Excludes

Cost Includes

  • Trekking guide
  • Trekking permit

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal Visa fee
  • International Air fare

Trip Photos

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