Expedition in Nepal

Overview

Mount Tilicho Expedition (7135m) was discovered in 1950 by the team led by Maurice Herzog who were attempting to find Annapurna I. The mountain is little bit hard to climb comparing to other 7000m peaks. The first ascent was made in 1979 by the French climber Emanuel Schmutz using the northwest shoulder.

Highlights

* Rim of the Kathmandu valley excursion
* Summit Mount Tilicho Peak (7135m)
* The highest Tilicho Lake in the world (4,920m)
* Magnificent views of major peaks of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayan ranges – Lamjung Himal 6932m, Annapurna II 7939m, Annapurna IV 7525m, Annapurna III 7555m, Gangapurna 7454m and other snow capped peaks.
* Explore the rich Buddhist culture, traditional villages, the breathtaking landscapes and stunning views of mountains on the Trans-Himalayan route

Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu (1317m)
  • Day 02: Valley excursion, official procedure and other arrangements for Mt. Tilicho Peak expedition
  • Day 03: Valley excursion, official procedure and other arrangements for Mt. Tilicho Peak expedition
  • Day 04: Kathmandu drive to Bulbule and trek to Nagdi (792m)
  • Day 05: Nagdi to Jagat (1314m)
  • Day 06: Jagat to Dharapani (1943m)
  • Day 07: Dharapani to Chame (2713m)
  • Day 08: Chame to Pisang (3185m)
  • Day 09: Pisang to Manang (3351m)
  • Day 10: Manang trek to Gompa
  • Day 11: Gompa to Tilicho Lake Base Camp (4150m)
  • Day 12: Tilicho Lake Base Camp to above Lake Camp (4920m)
  • Day 13: Above the Lake camp to Tilicho Peak Base Camp (5200m)
  • Day 14: Climbing training at Tilicho Base Camp
  • Day 15:-35: Climbing Period of Tilicho Peak: Camp – I (5600m), Camp II (6200m), Camp III (6600m) and Summit Tilicho (7135m)
  • Day 36: Clean up base camp and packing
  • Day 37: Tilicho base camp to Nama Phu Kharka via Mesokanto Pass (5315m)
  • Day 38: Nama Phu Kharka to Jomsom (2750m)
  • Day 39: Jomsom fly to Kathmandu (1317m) via Pokhara (820m)
  • Day 40: Leisure day and official procedure to collect summit report
  • Day 41: Leisure day and official procedure to collect garbage deposit
  • Day 42: Departure from Kathmandu

Trip Summary

Trip Grade Climbing
Trip Duration 42 Days
Trip code NAP-TIL - 122
Trip Start/Ends Kathmandu-Bhulbule/Jomsom-Kathmandu
Maximum Altitude Summit Tilicho (7135m)
Trip Cost On Request
Group Size Minimum 2 upto 12 passengers
Accessibillity Kathmandu drive to Bhubule, after the successful summit Tilicho fly back from Jomsom Kathmandu via Pokhara.
The Route Kathmandu – Bhubule – Chame – Manang – Tilicho Lake – Tilicho Base Camp – Summit Mt. Tilicho – Jomsom – Kathmandu
Season May-July / Sept-Dec
Permit Fee Mt. Tilicho Expedition USD 500 on Spring season, USD 250 on Autumn season, USD 125 on Winter/Summer
Trip Valid This offer is valid on reservations made from September through December 31, 2018.
Trip Facilities Standard hotel in city, teahouse/lodges and tented accommodation during the climbing period.

Cost Included

  • Fee: Royalty fee of Tilicho Peak expedition, national park entrance permit & TIMS card 
  • Activities: Sightseeing, trekking and expedition as per the guideline itinerary. 
  • Equipment: All necessary camping equipments, kitchen utilizes upto higher camp for members, staffs and common climbing equipment such as ropes, ice screws, ice bar, pitons, etc. 
  • Accommodation: 6 night’s hotel accommodation in a tourist class hotel in Kathmandu and 38 nights lodges/tent during trekking and expedition period. 
  • Food: Full board on tented [/lieakfast, lunch and dinner] during the trekking and expedition upto Tilicho base camp and 6 /lieakfasts and one farewell Dinner in Kathmandu. 
  • Staffs: Trekking Leader/Guide, high altitude Sherpa, Liaison officer and necessary supporter for expedition
  • Transportation: Arrival/Departure transfer and surface road-head and gear cargo transportation by land transportation and Scheduled flight Jomsom – Pokhara – Kathmandu air transportation.
  • Company & Government’s service charge: All applicable Government taxes & official service charges. And food, air and road-head transportation, equipments, daily allowance for climbing Sherpa, Liaison officer, cook, kitchen boy, insurance for climbing Sherpas, Liaison officer, cook, Kitchen boy, local porters, Walkie-talkie for each member for use during the course of the expedition, Generator or Solar panel at base camp for power supply and Gamow bag at the base camp.

Cost Excluded

  • International flight and departure taxes
  • Original entry visa into Nepal
  • Lunch and dinner while in city 
  • Bar bills & Beverages
  • Personal travel insurance covering such as travel, accident, medical and emergency evacuation.
  • Related charges for communication equipment and filming applied as per regulation
  • Nepal custom duty for import of expedition goods arriving into Nepal by air/road cargo.
  • Expenses of personal nature such as drinks, laundry, postage, telephone calls etc.
  • Oxygen & Mask regulator
  • High altitude food and fuel above base camp.
  • Personal climbing gear and equipment above base camp
  • Nepal custom duty for import of expedition goods arriving to Nepal by air or road.
  • Garbage fee (Refundable)
  • Tips/Gratuities for trekking and expedition crews
  • All monastery & temple entrance fee, while you are in city sightseeing
  • Optional activities
  • And unforeseen expenses which are out of control by Nepal Adventure Point

Trip Notes

Trekking and Climbing Equipment
* Trekking, climbing boots
* Sandals for Camp
* Water bottle
* Swiss army knife
* Flashlight with spare batteries
* Sunglasses and Sun cream
* Personal medical supplies
* Wind proof down jacket
* Woolen T-shirt/base layer
* Shorts / skirt for sunny days
* Thermal long underwear
* Towel
* Day pack, Rucksack or Duffel bag Warm woolen hat
* T-shirts
* A thick pullover/fleece
* Trousers / track suit or long pants
* Warm socks
* Sun protection hate
* Gloves

Personal Equipments
* Harness and Crampons
* Ice-axe and Safety Rope
* Climbing Boots
* Carabineer locks and unlock
* Ascent and Descanter Zoomer
* Expedition quality Sleeping bag and Jacket

Group Equipments
* Fixed Rope – 250m
* Main Rope - 50m
* Snow Bar -5
* Ice Hammer-1
* Carabineer
* Tent (2men)

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