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Lhotse Expedition (8516m/27,940ft.) - Spring 2023

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Facts of the Trip

Highest access: (8516m/27940ft.)

First Ascent: May 18th, 1956 by a Swiss team composed of Ernst Reiss & Fritz Luchsinger

Duration: 62 days (typically) Days

Group Size: 1-10 people per group.If more we split the group

Co-ordinates: 27°57'45'' N, 86°56'03'' E

Location: Nepal/Tibet border, 30km west of Everest

Country: Nepal

Airport: Kathmandu (KTM)

Departure From: Kathmandu (KTM)

Grade: Challenging

Accommodation: Tea house during trek & Camping during climbing period

Meals: B/B plan in Kathmandu. B/L/D during the trekking and climbing periods

Transportation: Car, Jeep, Flight

Best season: Late spring (traditionally less hazardous) and autumn

Major Activity: Trekking/Mountaineering

Include Activity: Natural beauty of Sherpa Community

Culture: Sherpa and Tamang

Mode of Travel: Tea House/Camping

Climbing route: South Col

Himalayan sights: Ama Dablam, Everest, Makalu

Itinerary Details of the Lhotse Expedition

04 April/Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Airport and transfer to hotel Yak and Yeti or similar hotel accommodation in Kathmandu (1350m/4,430ft).

05 April/Day 02: Preparation and briefings at Departments of Tourism, last minute shopping.

06 April/Day 03: Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla; Trek to Phakding (2650m/8,694ft) 4 hrs.Lodge accommodation.

07 April/Day 04: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar through colorful Khumbu villages (3440m/11,286ft) 6hrs. Lodge accommodation.

08 April/Day 05: Rest day for acclimatization.You will be hike to famous Everest View Hotel (3800m/12,487ft) 3hrs. Catch a glimpse of Everest.Explore Hilary and Sherpa museum at Namche in the evening with slide show program.

09 April/Day 06: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3850m/12,631ft) 5-6 hrs.Visit significant Buddhist monastery.Lodge accommodation.

10 April/Day 07: Trek from Tengboche to Dengboche (4350m/14,271ft) 4-5 hrs. Catch glimpses of Ama Dablam and Lhotse.Lodge accommodation.

11 April/Day 08: Acclimatization in Dingboche(4350M/14,271ft).Hiking up to Chukung-Re.

12 April/Day 09: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (5018m/16,463ft) 4-5hrs.Lodge accommodation.

13 April/Day 10: Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep (5170m/16,962ft) 3hrs.Lodge accommodation.

14 April/Day 11: Morning acclimatize to Kalapther (5554m) after breakfast Trek from Gorakshep to Everest Base camp (5200m/17060ft) 2hrs.

15 April-28 May/Day12-55:          Climbing period (8516m/27,940ft).

29 May/Day 56: Preparation for return, trek from Everest base camp to Dingboche(4350m/14,271ft) 4hrs.Lodge accommodation.

30 May/Day 57: Trek from Dingboche to Tengboche (3860m/12,631ft) 4 hrs.Lodge accommodation.

31 May/Day 58: Trek from Tengboche to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11,286ft, 4hrs) Lodge accommodation.

01 June/Day 59: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla(2840m/9,317ft) 7hrs.Lodge accommodation.

02 June/Day 60: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu (1350m/4,430ft) 35mins.Transfer to hotel.

03 June/Day 61: Leisure day & shopping in Kathmandu. Fair well-celebration dinner with culture program in the evening.

04 June/Day 62: Transfer to the airport for final departure.