Baruntse Expedition

Baruntse another peak of 7,162 is also another mountain at Khumbu region attracting trekkers from the globe. Being a peak above 7,000 has already put Baruntse in the list of wonders of the world which makes it require no further introduction.

Crowned from four sides by Bruntse itself on the north, Hunku glacier on south, Barun glacier on the east and Imja glacier on the west the valley below gives a 360 degree view of the top of the world. Non other than Sir. Edmund Hillary led expedition team of Newzies in the month of May 1954 climbed this immaculate peak from the south ridge.

It is also amongst one of the few peaks of this height with a high rate of success with a normal ascent. The approach to the mountain follows the Mera Peak trek up to Mera La and then to Baruntse base camp. The route is generally a straightforward snow and ice climb but technical at some points needing some experience and knowledge of the mountains, the mountains of that range obviously would demand some physical fitness and training as well. Holy five ponds on the way up to Bruntse known as “pancha pokhari” and setting up a base camp right above it would give you a hunch that the wilderness would not go beyond this point. The expedition also offers royal view of Everest and Makalu.

Trip Facts

Trip Grade:
Trip Duration: 34 Days
Country: Nepal
Activities: Expedition
Trip Type:
Max Altitude: 7129 m.
Group Size: 2 - 15 pax
Season: April-May and Sept-Oct
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Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu. 1,300m and transfer to Hotel.

Day 02-03:
In Kathmandu preparation with guided tour.

Day 04:
Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla.

Day 05: Rest day at Chutanga.

Day 06: Trek to Tuli Kharka 4,300m. 6-7 hrs.

Day 07: Trek to Mousum Kharka. 3,430m. 3-4 hrs.

Day 08:
Trek to Tagnag. 4,360m. approx. 5 hrs.

Day 09: Rest day for acclimatisation.

Day 10: Trek to Khare. 5,000m 4-5 hrs.

Day 11:
Trek to Upper Hongu Valley 5,000m.4-5 hrs.

Day 12: Trek to Hongu Pokhari. Approx. 5,000m. 4-5 hrs.

Day 13: Rest day at Hongu Pokhari.

Day 14:
Trek to Baruntse Base Camp. Approx. 5,300m.

Day 15:
Rest day for acclimatisation.

Day 16-25:
(10 days) climbing and preparation for the summit of Baruntse.

Day 26:
Back at Base Camp.

Day 27:
Trek back to Hongu Pokhari.

Day 28: Trek on route Khare. 6-7 hrs.

Day 29:
Trek to Kothe. 6-7 hrs.

Day 30:
Trek to Tuli Kharka. 6-7 hrs.

Day 31: Trek to Lukla via Zatarwa-La.6-7 hrs.

Day 32: Fly Lukla to Kathmandu.

Day 33: Free day in Kathmandu

Day 34:
Final Departure..

Cost include:

   Peak permit fee for Mt. Baruntse
   Airport transfers.
   Hotel accommodation in a Tourist Class hotel on a twin sharing basis on BB Plan in Kathmandu.
   Flight Kathmandu/Lukla/Kathmandu for members and staffs.
   National park entry fee.
   All base camp services.
   Tents at Base Camp and higher camps for members, staff
   Food and Fuel for higher camp
   Common climbing equipment such as ropes, ice screws, ice bar, pitons, etc.
   Sleeping tent at base camp for members, staff, and Liaison officer
   Equipment, daily allowance and insurance for Climbing Sherpas, Liaison Officer, Cook, and kitchen helper.
   Garbage disposal charge.

Cost Exclude:

   International air travel to/from Nepal
   Entry visa into Nepal.
   Personal insurance
   All Expenses of personal nature
   Oxygen & Mask regulator.

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