Pokhalde Peak - 5806

Destination: Everest Region
Duration : 20 days
Best Season : Mar-May; Oct-Nov

Grade : Moderate
Max. Altitude : 5806

Pokhalde Peak is one of the easiest trekking peaks to climb and can be combined with the Everest Base Camp trek. This is a nice peak to climb during the snowy season, therefore it is more popular in autumn rather than spring. The base camp lies at the Kongma Lakes, an often frozen bed of lakes southeast of the Kongma Pass. From there you will climb the broken rocks covering the north-east flank of the mountain towards the crenellated rocky south ridge that leads to its tiny summit. From there, you will have a good panoramic view of the Himalayas. Due to the short climbing time and lack of technical difficulty, this peak is a great choice for those wanting to climb to high elevations without the need for any gear such as ice axes or crampons.

 

Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu airport and transfer to hotel (1300 m/4265 ft)

Day 2 : Kathmandu Sightseeing and prepration for trek

Day 3 : Early morning flight to Lukla (2805 m/9317 ft). Trek to Phakding (2610 m/8562 ft).

Day 4 : Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440 m/11286 ft)

Day 5 : Rest day/acclimatise

Day 6 : Trek to Tengboche (3860 m/12665 ft)

Day 7 : Trek to Dingboche or Phereche (4410 m/14468 ft)

Day 8 : Rest day/acclimatise

Day 9 : Trek to Lobuche (4940 m/16207 ft)

Day 10 : Trek to Gorakshep (5153 m/16906 ft) - hike to Everest base camp (5363 m/17595 ft) - Gorakshep

Day 11 : Hike to Kalapatther (5550 m/18208 ft) and back to Lobuche

Day 12 : Trek to Pokhalde base camp - west side cross Kongma La Pass

Day 13 : Climbing training course and preparation

Day 14 : Climbing day-summit Pokhalde Peak (5806 m)  descend to Chukkung (4730 m/15518 ft)

Day 15 : Trek to Pangboche (3930 m/12894 ft)

Day 16 : Trek to Namche (3440 m/11286 ft)

Day 17 : Trek to Lukla

Day 18 : Fly Lukla to Kathmandu

Day 19 : Rest at Kathmandu

Day 20 : Departure on your own destination

Personal Belongings:

- Camera, chargers, personal medical kit, ID/passport, diary/notebook, Nepalese currency etc....

Personal Trekking / Climbing Gear:

- Climbing boots

- Harness

- Zummer

- Crampons

- Ice axe

- Carabineer

- Descender

- Tape shilling

- Fursik rope

- Helmet

- Warm Inner base layer

- Day bag (hiking - 10-20 L)

- Rucksack - 45 L

- Gore-Tex jacket and trouser

- Feather/down jacket

- Trekking shoes

- Several pairs warm socks

- Thick climbing gloves

- Normal gloves

- Hat/cap

- UV polarised sun-glasses

- Water bottle, camelbak

- Water thermos

 

Cost Includes:

- International arrival and departure

- Domestic arrival and departure

- 3 nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu (B/B plan)

- Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flight ticket

- Trekking lodge and accommodation

- Climbing guide

- Tent service and full camping support in base camp and high camp

- food and tent

- cook, kitchen boy and other service crew

- Pokhalde Peak climbing permit

- Group climbing gear (fix rope, ice bar, ice screw, rock piton etc)

- Insurance for sherpa and crew

Cost Excludes:

- Personal climbing gear

- Oxygen and regulator mask (emergency support purpose)

- Insurance (rescue, medical)

- Food in Kathmandu

- Drinks and beverages

- Staff tips

 

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