Kwangde Peak climbing (6011m.) is a renowned trekking peak in Khumbu valley region. It is also known as kwangde Ri and kongde Ri. It is to the southwest area of Namche village the gateway to Everest. kwangde peak stands above the Bhote koshi River a famous river. The northern part of the mountain forms an impressive barrier having several steep ridges to the North. kwangde peak is a technical and challenging trekking peak in the Everest region.
The peak is bordered to the west by plummeting glaciers of Karyolung, Numbur, Khartang at an altitude of 6,187m, which it is hardly ever visited by the mountaineers. Particularly the routes on the North Face are challenging and reflect latest developments in minor Himalayan climbing, with a stress on technical complexity and a high scale of assurance. The first climb of Kwangde peak was done by a Japanese Team in 1978. The summit extends across the Kwangde, from Mt. Everest, Mt. Amadablam, Mt. Nuptse, Makalu, Mt. Lhotse, Baruntse, Tashi Peak, Thamserku, Kusum Kangru; exploring Thame village and Namche Bazaar and several villages. Spring and Autumn are the best seasons to make the trek more memorable. The trail takes you all the way through the Khumbu region passing through beautiful rhododendron forests, famous monasteries, yak pasture lands, beautiful mountains, and rugged topography towards the Namche Bazzar. Kongde Peak is located just above this famous Sherpa village Namche which is known as the gateway to the Khumbu.
Outline Itinerary (Kwangde Peak)
Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, transfer to hotel by our representative
Day 02 : Stay in Kathmandu for preparation and Sightseeing
Day 03 : Flight from Kathmandu – Lukla. Trek to Phakding (2,652m)
Day 04 : Phakding to Yak kharka
Day 05 : Yak Kharka Lumding kharka
Day 06 : Lumbding Kharka to Kongde Ri Base Camp
Day 07 : Kongde Ri Base Camp to High Camp and Back to Base Camp
Day 08 : Base Camp to High camp
Day 09 : High camp to summit (6011m) overnight at High camp
Day 10 : Rest Day
Day 11 : Trek back to Yak kharka
Day 12 : Trek to Lukla overnight at Lodge
Day 13 : Flight from Lukla – Kathmandu, transfer to hotel
Day 14 : Free day for personal activities or recreations at Kathmandu
Day 15 : Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination
Itinerary can be make increase or decrease according to yours holidays in Nepal.
After this challenging Kwangde Peak if you are interested for other activities like Jungle Safari, Rafting, Hiking or more Peak climbing in other region’s we can organize based on your desires and requirements.
Note: We would like to inform and assure you that we always follow the itinerary program but we might have to compel to change the itinerary due to bad weather, route condition and in any other unexpected situation compel in the field. We seek to request maximum flexibility for your safety while you are travelling in the Himalaya. There are also many other optional routes and programs which can be customized based on your interest. The cost will vary for the customized program. Please feel free to contact us for customized program.