Peak Climbing in Nepal

Overview

Kusum Kanguru peak climbing (6367m) was first ascended in the autumn of 1979 by a Japanese team. Kusum Kanguru peak climbing is an impressive rock and ice peak which forms the border between the Dudh Koshi in the south and Hinku Valley to the north. Its name originating in Sherpa language means the Three Snow-White Gods. This climb is suggested only for participants who have enough alpine mountaineering experience. 

The approach to the South East Face is from the Hinku valley side. From Lukla the base camp can be reached in 5 days. The ascent route to the main summit is through the South East Face. With a base camp at (4360m), two or three high camps are required to complete the climb. North Ridge: The North Ridge is approached from Monjo on the trail to Namche Bazaar. From base camp ascend steep grass and trees and finally a ramp leading to the ridge proper.

Kusum Kanguru climbing route: South East Ridge: First ascend was 1979 by Takashi Kana Hideako Naoi, Hajime Vematsu and other two Japanese in 1979. The approach through South East Face is from the Hinku valley side requires 3- 4 Camp. . From Lukla the base camp can be reached in 5 days. The ascent route to the main summit is through the South East Face. With a base cam at 4360m, two or three high camps are required to complete the climb.

North East Ridge: First ascend was made 1983 by Dr David Hopkins, Neithardt( Swiss) and Andrew Wielochowski (British) reached on 16th September . It provide reasonable albeit High Standard Climb. The climb can be complete in 6 days. From base camp involves major difficulties on both rock and ice climb. The North Ridge is approached from Monjo on the trail to Namche Bazaar. From base camp ascend steep grassland and scree climb and finally a ramp leading to the ridge proper.

Highlights

  • Sightseeing tour of historical, cultural, religious heritages sites of Kathmandu valley.
  • Scenic flight to and from Lukla.
  • Remarkable views of Ice fall, Summit to Kusum Kanguru Pea.
  • Dramatic scenery of the giant Himalayas including Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt. Makalu (8463m) & Mt. Lhotse (8516m) and more.

Trip Summary

Trip Grade Moderate to Adventures
Trip Duration 19 Nights/20 Days
Trip code NAP-KPK-116
Trip Start/Ends Kathmandu-Lukla/Lukla-Kathmandu
Maximum Altitude Kusum Kanguru Peak (6367m)
Trip Cost Prices on request
Group Size Minimum 2 upto 16 persons in one group
Accessibillity 35 minutes round trip flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, start the trek according to the itinerary
The Route Maximum altitude Kusum Kanguru Peak (6367m) 5/7-hrs average walking per day, summit day can be long
Season Sept – Nov/March - April
Permit Fee Spring: (Mar-Apr-May) USD 250 – Autumn: (Sep-Oct-Nov) USD 125 – Winter: (Dec-Jan-Feb) USD 70 – Summer: (Jun-Jul-Aug) USD 70 per passenger and maximum number of members in a team is 15 people
Trip Facilities 3+ hotel in city on B/B and teahouse/lodges and tented accommodation during the climbing period.

Cost Included

  • Documents: Kusum Kanguru peak permit, national park entrance permit & TIMS card 
  • Activities: Sightseeing, climbing and trekking trip as per the itinerary. 
  • Equipment: All necessary camping equipments, kitchen utilize and sleeping bag if necessary
  • Accommodation: 4 nights hotel in Kathmandu, 17 nights Tent during trekking
  • Food: Full board on teahouse/camping [Breakfast, lunch and dinner] during the trekking and 4 breakfasts in city
  • Staffs: Group Leader/Guide, Climbing Sherpa and necessary supporters
  • Transportation: Arrival/Departure transfer and surface road-head transportation and Kathmandu to Lukla and return flight.
  • Company & Government’s service charge: All applicable Government taxes & official service charges. And Crew’s, daily wages/salary, food, equipment, air and road-head transportation

Cost Excluded

  • Your international flight
  • Travel insurance covering with emergency Helicopter rescue
  • Personal travel, trekking and climbing equipments 
  • Lunch and Dinner while in City
  • Bar bills and Beverages
  • Tips/Gratuities for trekking crews
  • Temple and Monastery entrance fee while sightseeing in city
  • Optional activities
  • And unforeseen expenses which are out of control by Nepal Adventure Point

Trip Notes

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