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Kwangde Peak Climbing (6012m.) - 16 Days

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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 : Fly to Lukla and yhen trek to phakding, 3 hours
Day 03 : Trek to Lumding kharka, 4-5 hours
Day 04 : Trek to pokhari camp, 4/30 hours
Day 05 : Trek to Kwangde Base camp, 4 hours
Day 06 : Climb to kwangde High camp, 3/30 hours
Day 07 : Summit kwangde peak and back to high camp
Day 08 : Back to Base camp
Day 09 : Back toward Thame village
Day 10 : Rest in Thame
Day 11 : Trek to Namche Bazaar, 5 hours
Day 12 : Trek to Phakding, 3/30 hours
Day 13 : Trek to Lukla, 3 hours
Day 14 : Fly back to Kathmandu, 35 minutes
Day 15 : Free day for personal activities or recreations at Kathmandu.
Day 16 : 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.

Day 1
Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, transfer to hotel by our representative.

You will be welcomed by our representative of Alpinetrav Treks at Kathmandu International Airport but reassure about our representative with a display board at the arrival gate. You will be then taken to the hotel.

Day 2
Day 02 : Fly to Lukla and yhen trek to phakding, 3 hours

Today, we will fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2815m.).witnessing a breathtaking view as we fly analogous to the enormous Himalayan bordering China and Nepal. We will land at a run way after around 35 minutes. The trek starts with a trouble-free walking downward to the Dudh Kosi River, where we connect the major route to Namche Bazaar. After passing via the small community of Ghat (2350m.), we reach at Phakding.

Day 3
Day 03 : Trek to Lumding kharka, 4-5 hours

Day 4
Day 04 : Trek to pokhari camp, 4/30 hours

Day 5
Day 05 : Trek to Kwangde Base camp, 4 hours

We, today walk from Pokhari Camp to Kwangde base camp. Our climbing guide will coach you to fix the rope and teach the technique of ascending, descending and more. On this day we will walk around 4-5 hours. Overnight at tented camp in Kwangde base camp.

Day 6
Day 06 : Climb to kwangde High camp, 3/30 hours

Day 7
Day 07 : Summit kwangde peak and back to high camp

Day 8
Day 08 : Back to Base camp

From the high camp of the Kwangde Ri, today we will return back to the base camp. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 9
Day 09 : Back toward Thame village

From the base camp today, we make our way back walking in the plane track and then move down to Thame.

Day 10
Day 10 : Rest in Thame

Today, you will have a rest day. Optionally, in Thame you can go around to see the Khari Gompa where you will see monks and nuns.

Day 11
Day 11 : Trek to Namche Bazaar, 5 hours

Then we move further to Namche bazaar. Overnight at guest house in Namche Bazaar.

Day 12
Day 12 : Trek to Phakding, 3/30 hours

Today, our way progresses down toward Phakding where you could see dramatic vista of Sherpa villages, snow-capped peaks, lush hillsides, deep jungles and more. After we reach at Namche, we trek down, come across several suspension bridges and reach at Monjo. Now, again our track goes down to Phakding all along the Dudhkoshi River.

Day 13
Day 13 : Trek to Lukla, 3 hours

From Phakding, we today continue walking until we reach beside the Dudh Koshi and then we move to Lukla. We take around 7 hours to trek today.

Day 14
Day 14 : Fly back to Kathmandu, 35 minutes, transfers to hotel.

Today, early in the morning we take the scenic flight for returning back to Kathmandu. On arrival in Kathmandu we are transferred back to our hotel. Overnight in Kathmandu at the hotel.

Day 15
Day 15 : Free day for personal activities or recreations at Kathmandu.

We can go around Kathmandu valley, if some important places have been missed according to your choices. After the hectic schedules of trek, today you can either go for shopping or have a day rest before departing from Nepal.

Day 16
Day 16 : Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination.

This is your last day, our airport representative will drop you to the airport and then you will depart from Nepal.

SERVICES: PROVIDED BY COMPANY

  • Airport picks up, drops off, upon arrival and departure
  • Accommodation at Green Boutique Hotel with breakfast in Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu Flight (inclusive with airport tax)
  • All ground transportation by private Jeep
  • Fluent English speaking trekking and Expert Climbing guide
  • Full boards Camping Service during whole trek
  • Staff food, accommodation, clothing, salary and insurance
  • Peak climbing, trekking permit and National park fees
  • Oxygen cylinder with mask and regulator for emergency use only
  • First Aid kits for the staffs and the groups
  • Farewell dinner during the last day of departure

SERVICES: NOT PROVIDED BY COMPANY (Personal)

  • International airfares and Nepal travel visa
  • Bar and beverage bills
  • Personal Trekking-Climbing Gears
  • Emergency Rescue evacuation by helicopter in case needed
  • Staff tips

Kwangde Peak Climbing (6012m.): 16 Days

(All rates are in Euro)
PRICING FOR GROUP SIZE BASIS:
All inclusive Peak Climbing Cost for 1 Person: Eur 2490
All inclusive Peak Climbing Cost for 2-4 person basis : Eur 2420 per person
All inclusive Peak Climbing Cost for 5-7 person basis : Eur 2350 per person
All inclusive Peak Climbing Cost for +8 person basis : Eur 2280 per person

ADDITIONAL TRIP EXTENSION OPTION:

The trip can be extend based on your holiday duration in Nepal. Special Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing and Mountain Flight might be your best choice before or after the trip. As well as following programs also can be extend as additional trips from Kathmandu.

RECOMMENDED GEAR LISTS:
Main rope, Down Sleeping Bag
Down Jacket, Gore-Tex jacket, Trouser
Climbing boots, Trekking boot
ICE-axe with Ice hammer
Rucksack, Crampon, Stick, Harness
Get up (Boot clover), Snow Glass
ICE Screws, snow Shavel
Carbine Lock & unlock
Head Lights, Wind Proof Jacket & trouser
Down Trouser, Wind Proof Trouser
Water Bottle, Woolen Gloves, Bag Cover
Wind mask for climbing, Climbing gloves
Socks for climbing, Personal Medicine, Eight figure, Knife


Notice: You can bring the necessary gears from your own country or can buy or hire from the stores at Kathmandu. All Equipments are available.

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Kwangde Peak Climbing (6012m.)
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Trip Facts

  • 16 Days
  • Spring & Autumn
  • 6012 Meter
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • Flight
  • Hotel/Lodge & Camping

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