Pumo Ri Expedition-37 Days
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- Duration 37 Days
- Trip Grade Strenuous
Pumo is one of the leading Peaks of Nepal which requires an excellent physical stamina and commitment for the expedition. Pumo Ri is situated in the Everest region where the mountain offers wild spotlight and wonderful view. Technically, Pumo Ri is not that easy to scale and hence it is also considered as one of the difficult mountains to climb. Towards the Northwest of Pumo Ri, you can see the charming and legendry country side of Sherpas. The denotative meaning of Pumo Ri is the Peak which stands and are detached and have the feeling of self-important, attentive. From the summit of Kalapattar to the glowing slopes of Pumori, there come into sight a path that leads to extremely high. Pumo Ri is supposed to be an incredible pyramid which is made up of snow, rocks and in indeed the glory for the people of Solukhumbu. Pumo Ri Expedition is normally measured as a technically challenging for climbing as well as requires experienced climbers with good physical fitness.
Seeing the features of Pumo Ri, it is the great reward for the hiker who have passion to accept the challenge. The trek starts at Lukla. It is appropriate to choose the classical route and was first unwrap by a German. Classical route have need of the least amount of technically where as it is bare to dangers. Pumo Ri is a significant Mountain that is located in the Nepal-Tibet border, 8 km to the west of Everest which is famous by the name of “unmarried daughter.” An altitude of the Base Camp of Mount Pumo Ri is 3,500 and the it’s advanced Camp is of 5,900m. It takes long days so, the physical requirement is the most. When we need to make an analogy, the first half is comparatively complex with many exposures.
You will arrive at International Airport, where you will be warmly well come and then after you will be safely transferred into the hotels where we will discuss about the further plans as per your convince. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.
Kathmandu Valley is full with sightseeing where you will be visiting Pashupatinath temple, Swyambhunath, Bouddhanath Stupa along with three different Durbar Squares. So, we will have lots of fun and at the same time will get to learn many things related with the historical things and architecture. Overnight stay at a guesthouse
This is the day for resting and preparation. As you are heading for a long trekking you should pay attention in the preparation for the expeditions. In an afternoon we will be doing the final briefing that could help in the expedition. The important thing is do not forget to take a permit for the expedition from the Nepal government.
Finishing all the formal and informal paper works we will take our flight for Lukla. We will use our time instead of wasting in learning part of this expedition. In the evening we will learn some skills related with ropes so that later on you will be familiar with it during the Himalayan climbing.
On the 5th day we reach at Namche Bazaar (3445m) from Lukla following Dudh Koshi. Namche Bazaar is renowned as a tourism area and gateway for the great Himalaya. Namche Bazaar provides the facilities of lodging and fooding. You can visit the artistic monasteries that are present over there. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.
On the 6th day, we will hike to Syangboche from Namche. It is a short day’s trek as we reach there in a few hours of trek from Namche. Syanboche also has some of the old monasteries in the Khumbhu region. Overnight stay at a guest house.
Tengboche (3867m) is a village that lies in Khumbu Region. It is a popular Buddhist village where you are amazed with an artistically beautiful monasteries and several other Gumba. This is the birth place of Tenzing Norgay Sherpa, the man who climbed Everest for the first time, and it is the same monasteries where he was sent to be a monk. Trek to Tengboche takes almost five hours. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.
Taking our breakfast early in the morning we make the visit to Lama Geshi. Lama Geshi is famous for the private worship ceremony for blessing the expedition before joining the trekking up to Dingboche for the night. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.
On the 9th day of an expedition we will trek to Dugla early in the morning from Lama Geshi without taking a breakfast. After walking few hours we take a rest and have breakfast over there. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.
On the 10th day of the expedition, we start the trek to Pumo Ri Base Camp. After finishing the trek we patch up in the comforts of the Base Camp which was established by the Sherpa team and who has gone ahead of us. Overnight stay at a tented camp.
On the 11th day of the expedition we will take rest and make some preparation for the coming expedition days. Likewise, we will learn some tips for the adjustment and engage in the preparation for the instruction session by organizing the equipments. Overnight stay at a guest house.
This is an important phase where you will be in contact with experts. Those experts will train and work with us which are essential for the mountain climbing. If we learn and concentrate in these training periods we may be safe and can enjoy the climbing otherwise there is a risk whether we can experience an adventure of climbing or not. Overnight stay in a tented camp for the next 20 days as we climb the peak along with the expedition team. The experts will help and guide you through the trek.
After the successful mountain climbing, we return to the Base Camp on the 32nd day of the itinerary. Following the return to the Base Camp, we will rest for the rest of the time in a tented camp and prepare for the return trek.
Pangboche is a small village of Khumjung VDC of Solukhumbu District. Pangboche contains beautiful monasteries. The village is settled by a native Sherpas and Sungdar Sherpa of the village.Overnight stay at a guest house.
We arrive at Namche Bazaar from Pangboche after about four hours of trekking. The downhill trail is smooth and we make a slow descend to Namche as we are quite tired of the expedition. We can also buy some home made products made by an inhabitants and keep it as a memo. Overnight stay at a guest house.
On the 35th day we will move for Lukla and it take seven hours of trekking from Namche to reach Lukla. Lukla is a beautiful place where we can sense the feeling of freezing so to save from icy cold we can have hot tea with local taste. Overnight stay at a guest house.
On the 36th day we will move from Lukla to Kathmandu taking our flight. You will reach Kathmandu in around 30 minutes and for the rest of the time you will be staying at a hotel in Kathmandu.
On the final day of the expedition itinerary, you will be transferred to Tribhuvan International Airport so that you can catch a flight to your home country.
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- Airport Pickup and Drop
- All the ground Transportation by bus
- 4 nights hotel in Kathmandu.
- Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley
- All the meal during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
- Expedition Permit, Trek Permit & National Park fee
- Complete camping equipment for trekking & base camp,
- 1 High Altitude Sherpa every 4 members 1 North Face Tent per member for Base
- Camp 2 base camp staff (1 Kitchen Boy & 1 cook), ]1 Government Liaison Officer
- Above mention staffs daily wages, equipment allowance & Insurance,
- 15 porters (30Kg) upto Base Camp per member including food & equipment
- 10 porters (30Kg) return from Base Camp per member including food & equipment
- Cargo fees : Ktm-Lukla-Ktm
- Domestic Airfare (Kathmandu. Lukla, Lukla Kathmandu. US$190 per person and domestic airport tax )
- Personal bar bill, travel insurance/International airfare.
- Items of personal expenses such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry, tips etc.
- Nepal entry visa fee US$ 30 (duration 60 days from date of issue)- Available at Royal Nepalese Embassies and Royal Nepalese Consulates abroad or on arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu
- All the entrance fee of temple in Kathmandu.