The name Nup-tse is Tibetan meaning west-peak, as it is the western part of the Lhotse- Nuptse massif. The main ridge, which is separated from Lhotse by a 7,556m high saddle, is crowned by 7 peaks and goes west northwest until its steep west-face drops down more than 2,300m in the Khumbu glacier. The steep and rocky south-face of Nuptse is 2,500m high and 5km wide. The north slopes are rising from the Western-Cwm valley with the upper part of the Khumbu glacier above its famous icefall.
DAY 01 Arrival in Kathmandu. Transfer to hotel garden home.
DAY 02 Drive to Gundu (2,005m). One hour drive from Kathmandu for acclimatization. accommodation in Adventure Camp's luxury tents.
DAY 03 Morning sunrise view of the mountains. During the day you can visit Phulchoki, the highest point overlooking Kathmandu Valley. Overnight at the camp.
DAY 04 Fly to lukla (2,800m) & trek in Phakding (2,640m) Overnight in Himalayan Chain Resort (HCR)
DAY 05 Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,446m). Overnight in lodge.
DAY 06 Trek to Khumjung (3,790m). Overnight in HCR
DAY 07 Rest day at Khumjung for acclimatization & change of porters & yaks.
DAY 08 Trek to Tengboche Monastery (3,867m). Overnight in lodge/tent.
DAY 09 Trek to Dingboche. Overnight in lodge/tent
DAY 10 Trek to Lobuche for acclimatization.
DAY 11 Trek to Base Camp.
DAY 12-45 CLIMBING PERIOD
DAY 46 Cleaning up Base Camp.
DAY 47 Trek back to Dingboche. Overnight in lodge/tent
DAY 48 Trek back to Khumjung. Overnight at HCR.
DAY 49 Trek back to Phakding. Overnight at HCR.
DAY 50 Trek back to Lukla. Overnight in lodge.
DAY 51 Fly back to Kathmandu. Transfer to hotel
DAY 52 Kathmandu.
DAY 53 Departure from Kathmandu.
I spent very memorable days in the Everest region in Nepal. I used to dream to see this highest peak of the world and now I arrested it in my camera. My guide arranged everything and helped me a lot. He did not let me feel tired and boring. I…
December 18, 2017Stephen Gray, Australia