Lhotse Expedition (8516 m)

Fly to Lukla – Fly out by Lukla
Normal route – West face
Lhotse is the fourth highest mountain in the world.

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 make 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

Location : Latitude: 27.57.45 | Longitude: 86.56.03


Day 1: Arrival Kathmandu.
Day 2: Kathmandu. Briefing and shopping.
Day 3: Kathmandu.
Day 4: Fly to Lukla (2800m) and trek to Phakding (2640m).
Day 5: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3446m). Overnight in lodge.
Day 6: Trek to Khumjung (3790m).
Day 7: Khumjung, acclimatization day.
Day 8: Trek Tengboche Monastery (3867m). Overnight in lodge.
Day 9: Trek to Pheriche. Overnight in lodge.
Day 10: Trek to Lobuche (4900m).
Day 11: Lhotse base camp.
Day 12 – 47: Climbing Period.
Day 48: Cleaning up Base Camp.
Day 49: Trek to Pheriche.
Day 50: Trek to Khumjung.
Day 51: Trek to Phakding.
Day 52: Trek to Lukla. Overnight in lodge.
Day 53: Fly to Kathmandu. Transfer to your hotel.
Day 54: Kathmandu.
Day 55: Departure from Kathmandu.

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