Baruntse Himal Expedition takes you all the way up to the zenith of Baruntse Peak at an altitude of 7129 meters. Baruntse Himal, with its 4 ridges and summits, is an asymmetrical peak and considered one of the most exquisite peaks in Nepal. In your journey to Baruntse peak, you will witness the true beauty of remote Nepal marked by Mount Everest (8848 meters), Mount Lhotse (8516 meters), Dudh Kosi river, glaciers, alpine lakes, Mera La Pass and so much more.
Nestled amongst the 2 biggest mountains in the world, Mount Baruntse is one of the most popular mountains in the range of 7000 meters. This peak was first climbed or conquered by Coil Tood and Geof Harrow in 1954. Ever since a lot of adventure enthusiasts have tried and got on the apogee of Baruntse Himal.
As a part of the Baruntse Himal Expedition, you will cross dense forests of rhododendron, pine, oaks, firs, and bamboo. This tour will take you to the attractions of the Everest region of Nepal like Mera La Pass (5350 meters), Baruntse Base Camp (5300 meters), Mera Peak, Barun glacier, Amphulapcha Base Camp (5650 meters), etc.
This expedition is quite challenging but with proper guidance from our seasoned guides, caution, leadership, necessary gears, safety equipment, etc, this expedition can be one hell of an enthralling journey that you will remember till your last moments.
Highlights of Baruntse Himal Expedition
- Swayambhunath- one of the most revered 2000-year cold Buddhist Shrine
- The most respected and visited UNESCO world heritage sites of Nepal like Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, etc.
- Scenic Kathmandu to Lukla flight that provides alpine views.
- The incomparable and life-time experience of being on top of Baruntse (7219 meters).
- Breathtaking views of Mount Everest, Mount Kanchenjunga, Mount Lhotse, Mount Makalu, etc.
- Alluring and lush forest of rhododendron, oaks, etc.
- Chance of cross-culture with locals of Everest region.
- Several popular milestones of the Everest region like Amphu Lapcha Pass, Mera La Pass, etc.
Day 01: Arrival in TIA, Kathmandu
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing tour and Expedition preparation day
Day 03: Kathmandu to Lukla domestic flight and trek to Paiya (2800 meters)
Day 04: Paiya to Pangkoma (2850 meters): About 5-6 hours of trek
Day 05: Pangkoma to Nashing Dingma (2600 meters): About 4-5 hours of trek
Day 06: Trek from Nashing Dingma to Chalem Kharka (3600 meters)
Day 07: Trek from Chalem Kharka to Chunbu Khaka (4200 meters).
Day 08: Trek from Chunbu Kharka to Khote (4200 meters).
Day 09: Trek from Khote to Tagnang (4320 meters).
Day 10: Acclimatization day/ Free day
Day 11: Trek from Tagnang to Khare (4850 meters).
Day 12: Hike to Mera La (5300 meters) from Khare.
Day 13: Trek to Seto Pokhari Camp (4850 meters) from Mera La.
Day 14: Trek to Baruntse Base Camp at 5300 meters
Day 15 - 28: Baruntse peak climbing period (7129 meters)
Day 29: Trek to Amphu Lapcha Base Camp (5650 meters)
Day 30: Trek from Amphu Lapcha BC to Chukung (4730 meters)
Day 31: Trek from Chukung to Pangboche (3930 meters)
Day 32: Trek back to Namche Bazaar (3400 meters) from Pangboche.
Day 33: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2800 meters).
Day 34: Lukla to Kathmandu domestic flight
Day 35: Contingency day/ Free day
Day 36: Final Departure