Baruntse Expedition via Mera Peak - 35 days

Mt. Baruntse (7,162m) Expedition in Khumbu region of Nepal, climbers ascend Mera Peak before Baruntse as an acclimatization

Trip Facts

Max-Altitude 7,129 meters at Mt. Baruntse Transportation Private Vehicle and Flight
Grade Physical Demanding and Challenging Accommodation Tea House and Tented Camps
Meals Full board or Base Camp Service Best Season Autumn and Spring
Communication Satellite Phone Group Size Minimum 02

Trip Introduction:

Mt Baruntse at 7,129 meters/23,383ft is a mountain of Eastern Nepal located in the Khumbu region. It is encircled by major three Glaciers; Hunku Glacier in southern side, Barun Glacier in Eastern side and Imja Glacier in northwestern side. As per the climbing history of Mt. Baruntse expedition, the mountain was first climbed by Colin Todd and Geoff Harrow in May 30 1994 which team was led by Mt. Everest first climber Sir Edmund Hillary.

As normally it is require to have site trip to acclimatize before climb Mt. Baruntse, here we have designed a package trip of Mt. Baruntse Expedition via Mera Peak Climbing where Mera Peak is Nepal’s highest trekking peak of NMA (Nepal Mountaineering Association) with an altitude of 6,461 meters above sea level (MASL).

Officially regulated day to day itinerary of 35 days Baruntse Expedition via Mera Peak Climbing adventure package trip with Adventure Mountain Nepal Trekking and Climbing Pvt. Ltd begins after spending a day in capital city Kathmandu with a day guided sightseeing tour around world heritage sites of UNESCO as well as well prepared for trekking and climbing activities. Then we make a short picturesque flight to Tenzing–Hillary Airport at Lukla which is an entrance of Khumbu & Everest. Initially we begin the trek through beautiful green hills, remote valleys, charming cultural villages and breathtaking waterfalls, following the places; Chhuthang, Tuli Kharka, Kothe, Thangnak and Khare before reaching at the Mera Peak Base Camp.

After having a rest and acclimatization at Khare, we start our ascends gradually towards Mera Peak Base Camp at 5,300 and Mera Peak High Camp at 57,00m with a technical demanding steeps and beautiful scenery of Everest, Makalu, Nuptse, Cho Oyu, Baruntse, Chamlang and other peaks. From Mera High Camp, we start a day very early in the morning by following the snow ridge and glaciers. Once we reach at the top of Mera Peak we will be rewarded by splendid 360 degree views which give us feel like a king of Himalayas. After having a great, short and memorable time at the top we immediately retrace our steeps back to Base camp and further head towards an impressive valley of Mt. Baruntse.

Once we reach at Mt. Baruntse Base Camp we need to have 10-13 days to ascend up to the top of Mt. Baruntse and back to Base Camp. First a couple of days we spend climbing training practice at Base camp before heading towards high camps and tough technical sections. Gradually head upward by feeling safe and comfortable with our experienced climbing crew, fully equipped with climbing and camping gears, following the instructions and guidelines of climbing leaders we will overcome several technical sections until reach to the summit. Once we get the summit, we will be rewarded by very close views of Mt. Everest, Cho Oyu, Lhotse, Nuptse, Kanchengunga, Chamlang, Mera Peak and many other surrounding peaks with Everest region of Nepal.

After spending a memorable time at the summit, we will safely retrace our steeps to Mt. Baruntse Base Camp. After the base camp basically we will have two options to choose to back; one is return via same trail to Lukla and another is cross Nepal’s toughest pass; Amphu Lapcha La Pass at (5,845m), enter into Chhukung valley then Namche Bazaar and Lukla.

Outline Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft altitude) and transfer to Hotel.
Accommodation: Hotel or Resort as per your request.
Meal includes: Breakfast & Welcome Dinner. In general we prefer BB plan for your stay in cities so you can choose varieties of tastes in different restaurants around the city.

Day 02: Guided tour around world’s Heritage sites of Kathmandu
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meal includes: Breakfast

Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2,800m/9,184ft altitude) & trek to Chutang (3,020m/9,905ft altitude) (45 minutes fly & 4-5 Hrs walk)
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 04: Trek from Chhuthang to Tuli Kharka (4,100m/13,448ft altitude) via Zatrawala Pass (4,600m/15,088ft altitude) (5-6 Hrs walk)
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 05: Trek from Tuli kharka to Kothe (4,182m/13,716ft altitude) (6-7 Hrs walk)
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 06: Trek from Kote to Thangnak (4,326m/14,189ft altitude) (4-5 Hrs walk)
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 07: Trek from Thangnak to Khare (5,000m/16,400ft altitude) (5-6 Hrs walk)
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 08: Rest and acclimatization at Khare
Accommodation: Tea House
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 09: Trek from Khare to Mera Base Camp (5,300m/17,384ft altitude) (3-4 Hrs ascend)
Accommodation: Tea Houses are not available – Tented Camps
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 10: Trek from Base Camp to Mera High Camp (5,700m/18,696ft altitude) (3-4 Hrs ascend)
Accommodation: Tea Houses are not available – Tented Camps
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 11: Summit to Mera Peak (6,461m/21,192ft altitude) & descent to Kongma Dingma (4,850m/15,908ft altitude) (9-10 hrs ascend and descend)
Accommodation: Tea Houses are not available – Tented Camps
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 12: Trek from Kongma Dingma to Seto Pokhari (4,850m/16247ft altitude) (5-6 Hrs walk)
Accommodation: Tented Camp
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 13: Trek from Seto Pokhari to Baruntse Base Camp (5,300m/17755ft altitude) (4-5 Hrs walk)
Accommodation:
Tented Camp
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 14-26: Summit Mt. Baruntse (7,129m/23,882ft altitude) and back to Base Camp
Accommodation:
Tented Camp
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 27: Cleaning base camp and return to Seto Pokhari (4,850m/16247ft altitude) (3-4 Hrs walk)
Accommodation:
Tented Camp
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 28: Trek to Amphu Lapcha Base Camp (South) (5,650m/18,532ft altitude) (5-6 Hrs walk)
Accommodation:
Tented Camp
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 29: Trek to Amphu Lapcha Base Camp (North) (5,300m/17384ft altitude) (6-7 Hrs walk) via Amphu Lapcha La Pass (5,845m/19,177ft altitude)
Accommodation: Tented Camp
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 30: Trek from Amphu Lapcha Base Camp to Pangboche (3,930m/12,890ft altitude) (5-6 Hrs walk) via Chhukung (4,730m/15,518ft altitude)
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 31: Trek from Pangboche to Namche Bazaar (5-6 Hrs walk)
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 32: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (5-6 Hrs walk)
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 33: Fly back to Kathmandu from Lukla Airport.
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meals: Breakfast & Farewell Dinner

Day 34: Spare day. Free for personal activities or additional activities on request.
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meal includes: Breakfast & Farewell Dinner

Day 35: Farewell, departure transfer to Tribhuwan International Airport.
Meal includes: Breakfast

Remember: This itinerary outline can be easily changed as per your duration of stay, purpose of holiday and your preference. Cost of the package also depends upon Deluxe, Standard, Budget and your group size. You can easily feel free to CONTACT US any time for any queries.

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft altitude)
Land at Kathmandu International Airport. Transfer to the hotel or resort by our tour representative. Overnight stay in Kathmandu. Relax.
Accommodation: Hotel or Resort as per your request.
Meal includes: Breakfast & Welcome Dinner.

Day 02: Guided tour to Kathmandu’s World Heritage sites
Spend the day on the guided tour to Kathmandu. Kathmandu is the social and historical heart of Nepal. Visit its world’s heritage sites like Bauddhanath, the Tibetan Buddhist landmark, and Pashupatinath. Also, visit other world heritage sites- Swayambhunath, Budhanilkanth, Patan Krishna Temple, and Durbar Square. Additionally, meander through city bazaar to purchase some customary items of Nepal.
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meal includes: Breakfast

Day 03: Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (2,800m/9,184ft altitude- 45 min.) & trek to Chutang (3,020m/9,905ft altitude- 4-5 Hrs. walk)
Take an early morning picturesque flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. Subsequent to arriving at Lukla we begin our trek traveling east into the thick backwoods on the hill underneath the Kalo Himal ridge to reach Chutang.
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 04: Trek: Chhuthang to Tuli Kharka (4,100m/13,448ft altitude) via Zatrawala Pass (4,600m/15,088ft altitude- 5-6 Hrs. walk)
Leave Chhuthang, and after that take the route that is a steady climb which steepens as we go towards the intersection of Zatrawala Pass at 4,600 m. To the highest point of the pass, you can appreciate the glorious perspectives of Numbur Himal, Karyolang Peak, Kongdi Ri, and other encompassing pinnacles including the delightful snow-capped valleys. Trek for around two hours along a leveled way than go down to Tuli Kharka.
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 05: Trek: Tuli kharka to Kothe (4,182m/13,716ft altitude- 6-7 Hrs. walk)
Today we start our trail that drops down to Hinku River. On achieving the river bed, we will climb a steep uphill through thick rhododendron forests. Reach Kothe. In the spring season, the slopes are loaded with red rhododendron flowers which makes the entire territory one of the most charming spots.
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 06: Trek: Kote to Thangnak (4,326m/14,189ft altitude- 4-5 Hrs. walk)
Start the trail to the Hinku river ridge. We will go through Lungsumgba Gompa that is built 200 years ago. Here a fairly simple and short trek will lead us towards the summer gazing community of Thangnak.
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 07: Trek: Thangnak to Khare (5,000m/16,400ft altitude 5-6 Hrs. walk)
Start the trail that goes over the glacier toward Kharka with incredible scenes of encompassing high pinnacles. Further, rise through moraines which leads us to the top of Hinku Nup and Shar Glaciers. Climb steeply to land at Khare. Enjoy there the magnificent view of Northern Face of Mera Peak.
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 08: Rest and acclimatization at Khare
Khare offers various great climbs which are surprisingly best places for wandering and to take a rest at Khare for acclimatization. Appropriate acclimatization is exceptionally necessary to guarantee you climb summit successfully.
Accommodation: Tea House
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 09: Trek: Khare to Mera Base Camp (5,300m/17,384ft altitude- 3-4 Hrs. climb)
Take the trail that is a slow rise over to Mera Glacier. Today our trail climbs steeply as we go towards the highest point of the glacier. Navigate along the glacier to reach Mera Peak Base Camp. Our Sherpa team will rapidly set up the camps and make vital arrangements for additionally trekking.
Accommodation: Tented Camps
Meal includes: Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 10: Trek: Base Camp to Mera High Camp (5,700m/18,696ft altitude- 3-4 Hrs. climb)
We will take the troublesome climb through the rough way that is made slippery due to the snow. The trail proceeds through chasms to the ridge top that offers stunning sights of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Baruntse, Lhotse, Chamlang, Cho Oyu, and Makalu Mountains. Baruntse High Camp is likewise well known to view sunset and sunrise.
Accommodation: Tented Camps
Meal includes: Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 11: Summit to Mera Peak (6,461m/21,192ft altitude) & descent to Kongma Dingma (4,850m/15,908ft altitude) (Total 9-10 Hrs. trek)
This is a challenging day. We will start our trek early morning for a long climb of Mera peak. After the tiring and tough climb, you will be gifted with the summit of Central Mera Peak that offers outstanding scenes of Mt. Everest, Kanchenjunga, Lhotse, Makalu, Nuptse, and different mountains and pinnacles that are more than 6000m high. Descend to High Camp and stroll ahead to Konbgma Dingma.
Accommodation: Tented Camps
Meal includes: Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 12: Trek: Kongma Dingma to Seto Pokhari (4,850m/16247ft altitude- 5-6 Hrs. walk)
Today take the difficult trek to Seto Pokhari Lake and appreciate the Chamlang Mountain view. Seto Pokhari is the main lake that we will experience as we enter the Upper Hongu Valley.
Accommodation: Tented Camps
Meal includes: Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 13: Trek: Seto Pokhari to Baruntse Base Camp (5,300m/17755ft altitude- 4-5 Hrs. walk)
Strolling through the huge span of green Hongu Valley, we will take the heightening trail to Peak41. Further, we will stroll along the Hunku top to the foothill of Baruntse which is utilized as Baruntse Base Camp. We can appreciate the all-encompassing perspective of high mountains while trekking towards a decent campsite at 5,300 m height.
Accommodation: Tented Camps
Meal includes: Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 14-26: Summit Mt. Baruntse (7,129m/23,882ft altitude) and return to Base Camp
Practice climbing and acclimatization for few days here. After that, we will follow the footsteps and direction of the accomplished climbing specialists.

We will take the precarious move through gorges to Advanced Base Camp (ABC) that is situated at 6000m elevation. From there, we will continue up to High Camp I that is situated on a south-east edge at 6450m. The trail from High Camp I onwards turn out to be too extreme. We will go through the ridge underneath West Col to land at High Camp II from where we will achieve the summit of Baruntse.

On reaching the top we are mesmerized with eminent panoramas of Everest, Amadablam, Lhotse, Nuptse, Mera Peak, Makalu, and many other snow-topped peaks in the Khumbu district. Enjoy the scenes here while taking some pictures. Subsequent to getting the grand view from the summit, we will drop down to the Baruntse Base Camp.
Accommodation: Tented Camps
Meal includes: Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 27: Base camp cleaning and back to Seto Pokhari (4,850m/16247ft altitude- 3-4 Hrs. walk)
Today make a casual beginning. We will backtrack over a similar trail that goes back to Seto Pokhari. We proceed with our trek with beautiful encompassing high mountains view and the isolated Honku valley. Touch base at Seto Pokhari. Investigate around Seto Pokhari and end the day with night camping.
Accommodation: Tented Camps
Meal includes: Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 28: Trek: Amphu Lapcha Base Camp (South) (5,650m/18,532ft altitude- 5-6 Hrs. walk)
After breakfast, the trail proceeds through parched valley of moraines and rocks that offers stunning views of Mt. Everest and Lhotse. Amphu Labsa goes about as the bridge that connects Hongu Valley with Imja Valley. Arrive at Amphu Lapcha Base Camp (South).
Accommodation: Tented Camps
Meal includes: Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 29: Trek: Amphu Lapcha Base Camp (North) (5,300m/17384ft altitude- 6-7 Hrs. walk) via Amphu Lapcha La Pass (5,845m/19,177ft altitude)
Today we begin early morning to cross the challenging high pass – Amphu Lapcha La Pass at 5,300 m. It is among the highest passes of Nepal. The pass is regularly covered with ice and snow.
Accommodation: Tented Camps
Meal includes: Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 30: Trek: Amphu Lapcha Base Camp to Pangboche (3,930m/12,890ft altitude- 5-6 Hrs. walk) via Chhukung (4,730m/15,518ft altitude)
The trail descends to reach Chhukung. Our trek goes through a few villages possessed by Sherpa ethnic groups. We will venture into Khumbu district and trail through the beautiful rocky path to Pangboche Village. Here, visit the oldest monastery of the whole Khumbu area.
Accommodation: Tea House
Meal includes: Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 31: Trek: Pangboche to Namche Bazaar (5-6 Hrs. walk)
Descend to Imja Khola, we will navigate the forested areas of blossoming rhododendron and other alpine blooms at Tengboche. Traverse the extension to achieve Sansa town. Going through the road fixed with mani walls, reach Army Camp in Namche Bazaar.
Accommodation: Tea House
Meal includes: Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 32: Trek: Namche Bazaar to Lukla (5-6 Hrs. walk)
Today is the last day of our trek. Start trail from Namche Bazaar en-route Monjo to Lukla. From Namche, we drop down through thick woods loaded with oak, rhododendron, and pine trees. With some short uphill ascensions and after that descend to the Bhote Koshi River, we will cross it three times. At last, an uphill trek will take us back to Lukla.
Accommodation: Tea House
Meal includes: Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 33: Flight back to Kathmandu from Lukla Airport.
Early morning, we will board the Lukla Kathmandu flight. Our tour representative will transfer you to hotel or resort in Kathmandu. Rest day at rest.
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meals: Breakfast & Farewell Dinner

Day 34: Free day
Today is free for personal activities. Or our tour representative can help you to customize additional city tour.
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meal includes: Breakfast & Farewell Dinner

Day 35: Takeoff from Tribhuvan International Airport.
After breakfast transfer to Tribhuvan International Airport. Return to home cherishing the memories of your adventure.
Meal includes: Breakfast

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