Climbing Peak Pakhalde forms part of the Khumbu Himal in Nepal and although dwarfed by the bulk of Lhotse it is nevertheless an interesting mountain. First ascent was in 1953 by Noyce, Bourdillon, Ward and Sherpas via the North ridge as part of preparations for the British expedition that year. Pokhalde is good to climb in the snowy season and therefore better to climb in autumn than spring.
Expeditions and Climbing Peaks
All our expeditions and climbing peaks are supported by satellite phone, two way radio, support oxygen (when required) and comprehensive first aid medical kit. We only use top quality expedition tents.
High Altitude Warning
Safety is a major consideration during all our expeditions however there are dangers involved in climbing 6000m, 7000m and 8000m peaks that cannot be avoided. The extreme altitude, weather, cold and other mountaineering hazards ensure high altitude climbing has unavoidable risks at the best of times, members of our expeditions need to be aware of these dangers and accept that they are an integral part of high altitude mountaineering.
Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu (1337m), collect from airport and transfer to hotel. (H.B)
Day 02: Kathmandu equipment preparation and sightseeing. (H. D/B)
Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2840m) then trek to Phakding (2610m). (T. B/L/D)
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3446m). (T.B/L/D)
Day 05: Rest and acclimatisation day. (T.B/L/D)
Day 06: Trek to Tengboche (3867m). (T.B/L/D)
Day 07: Trek to Pheriche (4252m). (T.B/L/D)
Day 08: Pheriche rest and acclimatisation day. (T.B/L/D)
Day 09: Trek to Lobuche (4910m). (T.B/L/D)
Day 10: Climb Kala Patthar (5545m) then return trek to Lobuche. (T.B/L/D)
Day 11: Trek to Kongma La. (T.B/L/D)
Day 12: Trek to Pokhalde Base Camp +/- (5300m). (C. B/L/D)
Day 13: Summit day (5806m) then back to Base Camp. (C. B/L/D)
Day 14: Trek to Tengboche. (T.B/L/D)
Day 15: Trek to Namche Bazaar. (T.B/L/D)
Day 16: Trek to Lukla. (T.B/L/D)
Day 17: Fly to Kathmandu. (H/B)
Day 18: Kathmandu. (H.B)
Day 19: Depart Kathmandu.
1. Accommodation at local lodges with local food as per itinerary
2. All inclusive full board tented trek with food, foam mattresses, sleeping tent, toilet tent
3. Transportation from/to Kathmandu of all equipment, food, staff and porters
4. Service of guide
5. Service of porters while on trek (15kg personal equipment maximum per member)
6. Local taxes, guide/porters insurance
7. Domestic airport departure taxes
8. Transfers hotel - domestic airport- hotel.
Cost does not include:
1. International flights
2. Entry visa to Nepal
3. Transfer Airport - Hotel - Airport
4. International Airport Departure Tax
5. Accommodation and food in Kathmandu
6. Alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks, mineral water, laundry, 7.postage, telephone calls,and all other expenses of personal nature.
8. Personal travel, medical and rescue insurance.
9. Personal high altitude climbing gear.
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