Mt Lhotse Expedition in Nepal

39 Days
Nepal
2
Strenuous
  • Trip Code: Mt Lhotse Expedition
  • Trip Type: Expedition
  • Max. Altitude: 8383 m
  • Travel Mode: Surface/Air

Mt. Lhotse was climbed by a Swiss expedition in 1956. Its lower peak, mount Lhotse Shar 8383m, sometimes considered a separate 8000m peak, Mount Lhotse, which means “South peak” is a part of the Everest massif, just to the south of Everest. The primary route on mount Lhotse is via Everest’s South Col. But by 1955, despite the activity on Mount Everest, Lhotse was the highest unclimbed peak in the world.

The first attempt on Mount Lhotse was by an international team in 1955. One member of the party was Erwin Schneider; during this expedition, he began work on the first of the series of high-quality “Schneider maps of the Everest region”. The same Swiss party that made the second ascent of Everest in 1956 that made the first ascent of Mount Lhotse from a camp just below the South Col.

Mount Lhotse Shar was first climbed by an Austrian expedition in 1970. Japanese, South Koreans, and Germans attempted from various routes on its main peak. Poles and Italians also climbed the summit before the summit was reached again by German expeditions in 1977.

Overview
Trip Code Mt Lhotse Expedition
Trip Duration 39 Days
Trip Type Expedition
Trip Grade Strenuous
Min Group Size 2
Max Altitude 8383 m
Trip Start Kathmandu
Trip End Kathmandu
Best Season Mar-May & Sep-Nov
Transportaion Surface/Air
Meals All meals during the trekking and Expedition & Rest of the part on Bed and Breakfast basis
Acommodation Lodges/Tented Camp during the trekking & Expedition. Rest of the parts in Hotels.
Itinerary
Service Includes/Excludes

Tour cost include
Lhotse Expedition permit fees
3-star hotel in Kathmandu, teahouses during trek and tents during the climbing
Flights from Kathmandu to Lukla and back including airport transfers
Meals in Kathmandu and while trekking and climbing
Group equipment for the climb
Qualified and Experienced guides
Experienced Climbing Sherpas

Tour cost exclude
International airfare and Nepal Visa fee (Bring USD cash and two passport photographs)
Personal equipments and extra services
Tips and Bonus for Staff and guide
Insurance and Trip cancellation
Beverages
Airport departure tax

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