Mount Lhotse Expedition
Duration: 47 Nights / 48 Days
Altitude: 8,516m
Location: Everest Region

Mount Lhotse is the fourth highest mountain in the world, Lhotse is located immediately south of Mount Everest, and the summits of the two mountains are connected by the South Col, a vertical ridge that never drops below 8,000 meters.In fact, Lhotse means South Face. Three peaks that make up the Lhotse massif are: Lhotse East or middle, Lhotse Shar and Lhotse. As Lhoste South Face is the most technical face of Lhotse. The Lhotse South Face is also known as one of the largest mountain faces in the world. In fact, both Mt Everest and Lhotse shares the same base camp while trekking.

Mount Lhotse can be climbed either from Everest Base Camp or nearby Chhukung. As the Lhotse Expedition encounters many obstacles including high altitudes, Un-known weather conditions and even sheer exhaustion. But with enough courage and willingness to see and experience the altitude and beauty of Mt Lhotse. The first attempt on Mount Lhotse was by an international team in 1955. One member of the party was Erwin Schneider; during this expedition, he began work on the first of the series of high-quality "Schneider maps of the Everest region". The same Swiss party that made the second ascent of Everest in 1956 that made the first ascent of Mount Lhotse from a camp just below the South Col..

Day 01: Arrival pick up from the International Airport and transfer to Hotel
Day 02: A free day in Kathmandu for the permit preparation
Day 03: Briefing in Ministry of Tourism
Day 04: Kathmandu to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2640m)
Day 05: Phakding to Namche Bazaar(3446m)
Day 06: An extra day around Namche Bazaar
Day 07: Namche Bazaar to Thyangboche Monastery (3800m)
Day 08: Thangboche to Dingboche (4400m)
Day 09: Rest in Dingboche for Acclimatization
Day 10: Dingboche to Lobuche (4900m)
Day 11: Lobuche to Gorekshep (5150m)
Day 12: Gorekshep to Everest Base Camp (5300m)
Day 13: Everest Base Camp
Day 14-40: Climbing Period Lhotse
Day 41: Cleaning up Base Camp
Day 42: Everest Base Camp to Pheriche (4200m)
Day 43: Pheriche to Thyangboche (3800m)
Day 44: Thyangboche to Namche Bazaar (3446m)
Day 45: Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2800m)
Day 46: Lukla to Kathmandu by flight and transfer to Hotel
Day 47: Free day in Kathmandu
Day 48: Transfer to International Airport
  • International Arrival/Departure Transfers
  • 5 Nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu, inclusive of breakfast
  • Kathmandu Half day sightseeing, escorted by English Speaking Guide
  • Domestic flight tickets Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu with air cargo & airport tax
  • Domestic Arrival/ Departure Transfers
  • Everest National Park Entry Fee
  • Mt. Everest Royalty Fee
  • Full board Tea House/ Lodge trek till Gorakshep (night at Tea House/Lodge) & Full board camping throughout (night at tents)
  • Full board meals during the trekking and expedition period, if you have any specific dietary requirement please let us know, we will provide accordingly
  • High altitude climbing food, fuel, Gas above base camp (you are also advised to bring some high altitude food yourselves)
  • Professional Expedition Guide
  • One to one Climbing Sherpa on summit day
  • High Altitude Climbing Sherpa equipment & allowance
  • Oxygen (5 cylinder of 4 liter per member and 3 cylinders per Sherpa) and Mask regulator
  • Personal luggage allowed 100Kg.
  • Porter & Yak from Lukla to Base Camp & back to Lukla
  • 1 tent for 1 member for Expedition North Face or Similar brand
  • All camping gear that includes dining tent, cooking stove, gas, ropes, toilet tent, shower tent, table and chairs, mattresses sharing with other members
  • Liaison officer's allowances, equipment for expedition, flight ticket, insurance, daily wages sharing with other group member
  • High altitude staff allowances, flight tickets, food, accommodation, insurance, daily wages
  • High Altitude Nepali staff accidental/ medical/emergency and evacuation insurance
  • Emergency oxygen mask and regulator
  • Radio communication set (walkie-talkie)
  • Gamo Bag (life saving device in case of altitude sickness) sharing with group members
  • Solar panel for light and charges batteries
  • Garbage Deposit USD 4,000 (Sharing with other members)
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu
  • All liable government of Nepal administration fees for climbing permits processing
  • International flight fares
  • International airport departure tax
  • Nepal entry visa fee (See Trip Note for Details)
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Single supplement during entire trip
  • Note: Additional cost applies for single supplement
  • Personal specific high altitude climbing food
  • Personal climbing gears–clothing, sleeping bags, climbing equipment. Please click ‘equipment check list’
  • Personal Travel/Medical/Accident/Emergency evacuation insurance
  • International cargo custom clearance fee
  • Alcoholic beverage & bottle drinks
  • Climbing Sherpa summit bonus
  • Personal Satellite phone permit
  • Filming & Videography
  • Extra personal expenses
  • Climbing Sherpa bonus
  • Tips for Nepali staff
  • All expenses incurred in the event of early departure (evacuation fee, transport, extra hotel night, food etc.)
  • If scheduled flight gets cancelled due to bad weather from Lukla to Kathmandu on return. In such situation, we need to send chartered helicopter which costs US $ 450 per person. Helicopter cost has to be borne by the clients to get outbound flight on scheduled time.
  • Any changes incurred as a result of delay beyond the control of ‘Guide Pemba’
  • Personal communication (phone, fax, e-mail, internet between Nepal and your home country)
  • Medical evacuation insurance policy is mandatory
  • Any other services not specified in the ‘Cost Includes’

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