Mount Baruntse Expedition
Overview The Mount Baruntse Expedition offers a thrilling and challenging adventure for seasoned mountaineers seeking to conquer one of Nepal's formidable peaks. Standing at an impressive 7,129 meters (23,389 feet) above sea level, Baruntse also nestled in the heart of the Himalayas, within the stunning Khumbu region, not far from the iconic Mount Everest. The expedition typically begins in Kathmandu, where participants also meet their experienced guides and fellow climbers. After thorough preparations and equipment checks, the team embarks on a scenic flight to Lukla, the gateway to the Khumbu region. From Lukla, the arduous yet breathtaking trek to Baruntse…
The Mount Baruntse Expedition offers a thrilling and challenging adventure for seasoned mountaineers seeking to conquer one of Nepal’s formidable peaks. Standing at an impressive 7,129 meters (23,389 feet) above sea level, Baruntse also nestled in the heart of the Himalayas, within the stunning Khumbu region, not far from the iconic Mount Everest.
The expedition typically begins in Kathmandu, where participants also meet their experienced guides and fellow climbers. After thorough preparations and equipment checks, the team embarks on a scenic flight to Lukla, the gateway to the Khumbu region. From Lukla, the arduous yet breathtaking trek to Baruntse Base Camp commences, passing through lush forests, picturesque Sherpa villages, and across suspension bridges that span yawning ravines.
Upon reaching Base Camp, climbers also immerses in the rugged beauty of the surrounding peaks, and extensive acclimatization takes place over several days. The climb itself is technically demanding, requiring proficiency in ice and rock climbing. It encompasses steep slopes, crevasses, and challenging ridges, providing an exhilarating experience for even the most skilled climbers.
Conquering Mount Baruntse: A Test of Perseverance and Triumph
As the team ascends, they establish high camps, each one progressively closer to the summit. The climbing route demands careful navigation and the ability to adapt to changing weather conditions. From Camp 3 onwards, climbers may need to utilize supplementary oxygen due to the high altitude and thin air.
The summit day is also a grueling but awe-inspiring push to the top. As the sun rises over the Himalayas, climbers are rewarded with panoramic views of Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, and other neighboring giants. Standing atop Mount Baruntse is an unforgettable achievement and a testament to the climbers’ perseverance and determination.
After celebrating their triumph, the team carefully descends to Base Camp, where they reflect on their extraordinary journey. The return trek to Lukla and subsequent flight back to Kathmandu mark the conclusion of this remarkable expedition.
Conclusion and Summary
The Mount Baruntse Expedition is an ultimate test of physical and mental endurance, offering a unique opportunity to experience the majesty of the Himalayas while pushing the boundaries of mountaineering skills. It is a life-changing adventure for those who seek to conquer the heights of Nepal’s mountains and create cherished memories to last a lifetime.
- Baruntse base camp
- Cultural villages
- Beautiful views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse and Makalu, Chamlang, Mera Peak and Aamadablam
- Historical and Religious places in Kathmandu; Pashupatinath temple, Soyambhunath temple, Bouddhanath Stupa and Kathmandu Durbar Square
Arrival in Kathmandu International Airport and transfer to the Hotel.
Preparation, Briefings, and half day sightseeing in Kathmandu.
Fly to Lukla (2800m)and trek to Chhutang (3020m), lodge.
Trek from Chhutang to Thuli Kharka (3900m) via Zatrawa La Pass (4610m).lodge.
Trek from Thuli Kharka to Kothe (4095m)., lodge.
Trek from Kothe to Thangnak (4,350m), lodge.
Rest and acclimatization day at Thangnak.
Trek from Thangnak to Khare (5,045m), lodge.
Rest and acclimatization day at Khare.
Trek to Mera La (Pass) (5350m.), camping.
Trek to Seto Pokhari Camp(4850m), camping.
Trek to Baruntse Base Camp and prepare Base Camp, camping.
Climbing period (Baruntse summit period-7129m)
Preparation to returning (Clean Base Camp) Trek to Seto Pokhari (4850m), camping.
Trek to Mera La (5350m), camping.
Trek to Thangnak (4356m), lodge.
Trek to Thuli Kharka, lodge.
Trek from Thuli Kharka to Lukla, lodge.
Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu, free day.
Rest, D-Briefing and evening farewell dinner.
Transfer to the airport for final departure
All arrival and departure transfers to and from Airport both domestic and international.
4 Nights 3 star category Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu on BB Plan as per itinerary.
1:1 experienced private climbing Sherpa guide during trek and climb
Flight tickets for Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu to the climbing member and his guide.
Complete camping setup with dining & kitchen tents, chairs and tables in Advance Base Camp.
Necessary shower and toilet tents, individual member tents in ABC.
One each tent for member & Sherpa sharing in Camp 1.2, & 3.
Solar panel/generator for light and battery charge in Advance Base Camp.
Three meals a day (BLD-tea-coffee) and twin sharing teahouse accommodation during trek.
Freshly cooked 3 meals (BLD), tea or coffee by Snowy professional cookin Advance Base Camp.
Freshly cooked hot meal and Camp 2, prepared by our camp-2 cook.
40 kg personal baggage while trekking up and 30 kg while down carrying by porter.
Expedition royalty and climbing permit for climbing Mt. Baruntse (7129m).
Fully paid government appointed liaison officer in the team.
Necessary kitchen staffs and camp manager in sharing plan at ABC.
Medical, accidental, and search and rescue Insurance for all involved local staffs.
All rope fixing and icefall management charges levied in the Expedition.
Emergency oxygen mask and regulator in ABC for medical purpose only..
Satellite phone in ABC available for members with the cost of US$ 4 per minute call.
First Aid medical kits for the Group and the staffs.
Free assistance service for cargo and duty clearance.
Our service charge and Government Taxes levied in Nepal.
Complete pre-departure information.
Farewell Dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with domestic culture show in Kathmandu.
Everest Expeditions Nepal Special Gifts (T-shirt/Pashmina etc.).
Lunch and Dinner during your stay in Kathmandu (except farewell dinner).
Items of personal nature and laundry expenses.
Expenses by usage of landlines, mobiles, walkie-talkies or satellite phone and Internet.
Clothing, packing items or bags, personal medical kit, camera/video fees or trekking gears.
Any extra expenses arising out of various/unforeseen situations like natural calamities, landslides, political disturbances, strikes, change in Government regulations, etc.
Any additional staff other than specified.
Summit bonus to climbing Sherpa up to camp 4 and above (Minimum US$ 900.00)
Rescue, medicines, medical tests and hospitalization expenses of the member.
Medical and travel Insurance with helicopter search and rescue.
Permits for walkie-talkies & filming if special camera.
Personal climbing gears.
Nepal custom duty for import of expedition goods.
Tips, gifts, souvenirs.
Any other item not mentioned in â€œTHE PACKAGE COST INCLUDESâ€ section
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