LHOTSE

Activity: Expedition
Duration: 54 Days
Grade: Hard

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Lhotse also well known as “South Peak” is the 4ht highest mountain in the world of 8516m above the sea level. It is long ease west crest is located immediately south if Mt. Everest and the summit of the two mountains are connected by the South Col, a vertical ridge that never drops below 8000m. Lhotse sometimes is mistakenly identified as the south peak of the Mt. Everest.

The main summit of Lhotse was fist climbed on May 18 1956 by the Swiss team of Ernst Reiss and Fritz Luchsinger from Swiss Mount Everest/ Lhotse expedition. This peak is quite famous for its tremendous and dramatic south face, the face raise 3.2 km within 2.25km horizontal distance making the steepest face of this size in the world.

Trip Facts

  • Activity: Expedition
  • Duration: 54 Days
  • Grade: Hard
  • Highest Alt: (8516m./27940ft.)
  • Trek Type: Hotel / Tea house Trek / Camping Trek
  • Best Season: Spring (March to May)
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Permit and Royalties of Lhotse
Garbage Deposit of Sagarmatha Pollution Control (SPCC)
Lodging & Food during Expedition and trekking to BC and back
Accommodation in Kathmandu, teahouses and tents during trekking.
All ground transportation as per the itinerary by private vehicles.
Sagarmatha National Park Permits fee.
Comprehensive First Aid Kit and Medical Kit.
Experience Climbing Guide and Sherpa
Staff Insurance and Salary.
All domestic flights (Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu).
6 bottles of Oxygen(4 for the clients & 2 for Sherpa) , Oxygen Mask regulator set, Solar panel and generator at base camp
Porters/ Yak to Base camp and Back
All necessary paper work; trekking permits and others.
Camp II Kitchen Staff (Cook& Kitchen boy), Base camp Kitchen staff.
Travel and rescue arrangements.
Company services and all required government taxes/royalties.
Nepalese visa fee.
International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
Excess baggage charges (if you have more than 15 kg luggage, cargo charge is around $1.5 per kg).
Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu.
Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu.
Travel and rescue insurance.
Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottled or boiled water, shower, heater, etc.)
Internet Access during the trek.
Personal trekking equipment.
Optional trips and sightseeing if extended.
Tips for guides and porters.
Personal trekking staff if requested.