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Baruntse Expedition (7129m/23,389ft) - Spring 2019

Facts of the Trip

Highest access: 7129m (23,389ft)

First Ascent: Colin Todd and Geoff Harrow, May 30, 1954 by New Zealand expedition

Duration: 37 Days

Group Size: 02-10 People per group

Co-ordinates: 27°52'19'' N / 86°58'55'' E

Location: Khumbu Region/Barun

Country: Nepal

Airport: Kathmandu (KTM)

Departure From: Kathmandu (KTM)

Grade: Peu difficile (PD++)

Accommodation: Three star to five stars as request

Meals: B/B plan in Kathmandu & B,L,D in during trekking and climbing

Transportation: Car, Flight, Tourist bus

Best season: Spring (April, May) and autumn (October, November)

Major Activity: Trekking/Mountaineering

Include Activity: Sightseeing in Kathmandu

Culture: Tamang, Sherpa

Mode of Travel: Tea House/Camping

Climbing route: Southeast Ridge

Himalayan sights: Makalu, Mera, Kanchanjungha

Itinerary Details of Baruntse Himal Expedition (7129m/23,389ft.) - Spring 2019

21 April/ Day 01: Arrival at KTM and transfer to a hotel in Kathmandu (1350m/4,430ft).

22 April/ Day 02:Reparation, briefings at the departments of tourism. Last minute shopping.

23 April/ Day 03:Morning flight from Kathmandu to Lukla(2800m/9,186ft) 35mins.The rest of the day is spent in Lukla for acclimatization. Lodge accommodation.

24 April/ Day 04: Trek from Lukla to Chutanga(3050m/10,006ft) 4hrs. Lodge accommodation.

25 April/ Day 05: Trek from Chutanga to Thuli Kharka (Chatra-La) (3900m/12,597ft) 7hrs.Trek over the Zatrawa La Pass (4610m/15,125ft.) and down climb to Khartitang at (3900m). Overnight accommodation at tea house.

26 April/ Day 06:Trek from Tuli Kharka to Kothe (4095m/13,435ft) 5hrs. Tea house accommodation.

27 April/ Day 07:Trek from Kothe to Thangnak (4350m/14,272ft) 4 hrs. You will enjoy fantastic views of the South face of Mera peak throughout the day.

28 April/ Day 08:Rest and acclimatization day at Thangnak(4,350m/14,272ft). Here you will visit Sabal Tsho Lake and take an acclimatization hike to a large cairn at (5271m) on the flank of Kusum Kangguru peak (6367m).

29 April/ Day 09:Trek from Thangnak to Khare (5045m/16,551ft.)3 hrs. Tea house accommodation. 

30 April/ Day 10: Trek from Khare to Mera La (Pass) (5350m/17,542ft,)5hrs, Camping accommodation.

01 May/ Day 11: Trek from Mera La (Pass) to Seto Pokhari Camp (4850m/15,912ft)5hrs. Camping accommodation.

02 May/ Day 12: Trek from Seto Pokhari to Baruntse Base Camp (5300m/17,400ft.)Prepare base camp.

3-17 May/ Day 13-27: Climbing period (7129m/23,389ft.)

18 May/ Day 28: Clean up base camp) Trek to Seto Pokhari (4850m/15,912ft) 6hrs. Camping accommodation.

19 May/ Day 29: Trek from Seto Pokhari to Mera La (5350m/17,542ft.)6hrs.Camping accommodation.

20 May/ Day 30: Trek from Mera la to Kothe(3600m/11,811ft) 5hrs.

21 May/ Day 31: Trek from Kothe to Thuli Kharka(3900m/12,597ft) 5hrs.

22 May/ Day 32: Thuli Kharka to Lukla(2800m/9,186ft) via Zatrwa La Pass(4610m/15,125ft) 9 hrs. This is your last evening in the mountains.It would be an ideal opportunity for a farewell party with our staff.

23 May/ Day 33: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu (1350m/4,430ft) 35mins.Transfer to hotel.

24 May/ Day 34: Leisure day shopping in Kathmandu; Farewell celebration dinner with culture program in the evening.

25 May/ Day 35: Transfer to the airport for final departure