Lhotse Expedition

Facts of the Trip

Duration: 53 Days

Highest access: 8516m

Group Size: Min 2 to Max 14

Location: Nepal

Grade: Strenuous/Adventure

Best season: Spring, Autumn

Culture: Cultural program with Special Dinner

Transportation: Flight/Private vehicle

Accommodation: Hotel /Camping/ Tea House

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner + Tea or Coffee

  • Lhotse Expedition
  • Lhotse Expedition Itinerary
  • cost info
  • Equipment's

Lhotse (8,516m) is the world’s 4th highest mountain of Nepal  and its East-West summit is situated straightaway South Mt.Everest and the summits of the two mountains are joined by the South Col a vertical ridge that never drops below 8,000m. It is also mistakenly identified as the south peak of the massif Mt of Everest. It was firstly ascended in 1956 as an alternative route to the summit of the Mt. Everest. In addition to the main summit there are two subsidiary peaks such as Lhotse Shar (East of the main summit) and Nuptse(High peak on the mountain’s west ridge). 

Day 01
Arrival at Katmandu 1,400m, Welcome by Himalayan Magic Treks member than direct transfer to Hotel.Overnight at Hotel with Bed & Breakfast plan.
Day 02
Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley Overnight at Hotel with Bed & Breakfast plan.
Day 03
Stay at Kathmandu for the official procedure. Overnight at Hotel with Bed & Breakfast plan.
Day 04
Domestic flight to Lukla (2,827m) and trek to Phakding (2,610m)Overnight at Lodge.
Day 05
Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m) Overnight at Lodge.
Day 06
Trek to Khumjung (3,790m) Overnight at Lodge.
Day 07
Khumjung, acclimatization day. Overnight at Lodge.
Day 08
Trek Tengboche Monastery (3,867m) Overnight at Lodge.
Day 09Trek to Pheriche (4,220m) Overnight at Lodge.
Day 10
Trek to Lobuche (4,930m) overnight at Lodge.
Day 11
Lhotse base camp Overnight at camp.
Day 12 to 47
Climbing Period Overnight at camp.
Day 48
Cleaning up Base Camp Overnight at camp.
Day 49
Trek to Pheriche Overnight at Lodge.
Day 50
 Trek to Namche Overnight at Lodge.
Day 51
Trek to Lukla Overnight at Lodge.
Day 52Fly Back to Kathmandu, Transfer to your Hotel with Bed & Breakfast plan.
Day 53
Departure from Kathmandu to onward destination.

The Trip cost will vary depending on the Group Size duration of days and Services required please contact us via our email info@himalayanmagictreks.com with your Details to obtain a Quote.

Price Includes:  

  • Arrival & Departure: Airport transfers-Airport/Hotel/Airport
  • Hotel In Kathmandu: 4 nights in Katmandu 4 star Hotel on bed & breakfast Basis-Double Room
  • Domestic flight: KTM-Lukla-KTM with domestic Airport tax 
  • Expedition cargo : KTM-Lukla-KTM by domestic airlines 
  • Transportation: Necessary Transportation From Kathmandu-Base Camp-Kathmandu for all Member and Staffs
  • Permit : Lhoste expedition permit ,ice fall Route ,Summit Route Fixing fee, National park & TIMS permit.
  • Garbage Management :Stool Shipment Transfer & Garbage Deposit fees
  • Lodging & Fooding : Food 3 meals a day in Trekking & Base camp for member & Staffs    
  • Cargo Clearance : International Air cargo clearance of Member Personal Luggage & Payment of Government taxes   
  • Liaison Officer : 1 Government Liaison officer with full equipment, salary ,accommodation .
  • Base Camp Staff : Base camp Cook & kitchen Helper
  • Porter : Porters per member up to Base camp & Porters return from Base camp  
  • Staff Salary and allowance : All Nepali staffs & porters daily wages, equipment, food & clothing
  • Insurance : All Staffs Medical & Emergency rescue Insurance
  • Member Luggage :70 Kg per member for personal baggage
  • Base Tent : VE25 North face or Kailash  tents for base camp for per member
  • Base Base equipment : Base camp foam mattresses, dinning, Kitchen, Toilet & Store tents, hot shower, Tables & chairs & Cooking gears
  • Heater : Heater for base camp in each Dining and other necessary camp
  •  Light : 1 Solar panel for battery charge and light at base camp for use.
  • Dinner:  one Farewell Dinner in tourist standard restaurant in Kathmandu  with Nepalese Staff 
  • All above : Base camp service   
  • Oxygen: (O2)-Poisk cylinder: 04 oxygen bottle for each member and 03oxygen bottle for each High altitude Sherpa
  • Mask & Regulator : 1 Set of top Out mask for each member and high altitude Sherpa    
  • Permit : Satellite Phone /walkie talkie    Phone if necessary in basis of Member                    
  • High Altitude Climbing Sherpa: 1 Climbing Sherpa per member  and Climbing Bonus U$1500                          
  • High camp service  : Necessary cooking gas,  cooking pot  for member, high altitude Sherpa, high altitude  tent, high food  and fixing gear  (C1) (C2) (C3) (C4) 
  • full board service  

 Price Excludes:

  • Lunch & dinner in Katmandu Hotel stay and more the 4 nights in Kathmandu Hotel 
  • Insurance : Travel and high altitude insurance ,accident, medical & emergency evacuation 
  • Personal Expenses: Telephone, Internet,  Laundry, any Alcoholic beverages, personal equipment and shopping 
  • Nepal's Visa: Nepali Visa fee US$ 40 per person for 30 days ( to be applied for 100 days US$ 100)
  • Sherpa summit Bonus & Tips : Sherpa Summit bonus US$1000 , please  calculate some tips 
  • Extra porter: If Extra porter needed more then calculate  US$ 120 for  extra porter up to Base Camp per 30 kg
  • Rescue Evacuation : Emergency rescue evacuation cost, if needed and all other personal nature expenses    
Member Personal Equipment

 S/No Particular Qty
(1) Down suits (dangri) 1
(2) Summit shoe 1
(3) Walking shoe 1
(4) Crampon 1
(5) Summit Glove (Mitten) 1
(6) Normal gloves 2
(7) Summit Snow goggles 1
(8) Glacier glasses 1
(9) Ice axe 1
(10) Harness 1
(11) jumer 1
(12) Carabiners (normal) 3
(13) Sleeping bag (-40C) 1
(14) Down filled Mattress 1
(15) Summit socks 2
(16) Normal socks 3
(17) Climbing bag (40 ltr) 1
(18) Helmet 1
(19) Down jacket 1
(20) Down trouser 1
(21) 8 finger / descender 1
(22) Headlamp (Icon or Spot) 1
(23) Gore-tex jacket 1
(24) Gore-tex trouser 1
(25) Fleece jacket 1
(26) Fleece trouser 1
(27) Fleece liner gloves 3
(28) Screw Gate Carabiner 1
(29) Balaclava (windstopper) 1
(30) Thermos bottle 1
(31) Base layer (woolen) 2 (set)
(32) Water bottle normal 1

Climbing Gears

S/No Particular

(1) Ice crews
(2) Fix rope
(3) snow bars
(4) EPI gas
(5) Rock piton
(6) Carabiners (normal)
(7) High tent
(8) Summit rope
(9) Cooking pot
(10) Snow shovel
(12) Ice hammer / adge (set)
(13) Member high food
(14) Oxygen
(15) Mask & regulator
(16) Quick Draws