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Chhukung Ri Peak Climbing

Trip Code: PCR

18 Days

Chhukung Ri Peak

Chukkhung RI is a rocky peak like Kala Pattar. It is located above Chukhung village in the Khumbu region at the elevation of 5,550 meters (18,209 ft). For those seeking a longer trek and peak climbing at the same time, we offer this adventurous trip in the Everest region. We begin the trip after taking a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and walk  to Phakding. We gently climb up the Dudh Kosi river valley, crossing narrow suspension bridges which sway above the river's thundering rapids, towards Namche Bazaar. We then leave the main trails and head up to the beautiful glaciated and turquoise blue lakes in the remote and beautiful Gokyo valley.

There, we make a non-technical climb to the top of Gokyo Ri (17,500') which provides us a unique vantage point for viewing the magnificent south and north face of Everest, and its sister mountains such as Lhotse, Makalu, and Cho Oyu. We then cross into the Khumbu Valley towards Everest base camp, over the daunting Cho La Pass. Our next destination is Kala Patthar, a rocky summit with outstanding views of both Everest and the Khumbu Icefall. We continue our walk down the Khumbu valley through lively Sherpa villages and their traditionally- built stone houses, beautifully carved mani stones, sacred chortens and prayer flags fluttering in the wind. As you make entry into the Lhotse Valley, you'll find yourself in the sleepy settlement of Chukung. From there you will hike to the top of Chukung Ri (19,000'), a non-technical walk up on a well-defined trail. The impressive views of the South Wall of  Mount Lhotse and its surrounding Himalayan scenario make Chukhung RI one of the great trekking peaks in the world.

Trip Highlights

Non technical climb with dramatic scenery of the giant Himalayas including Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8201m), Mt. Makalu (8463m) & Mt. Lhotse (8516m) Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Amadablam, blue glacial lakes including Gokyo Lake, prettiest viewpoints of Khumbu region from Gokyo Ri, visit Sherpa villages, monasteries, experience vibrant culture, custom and lifestyle of Sherpa people.

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Series Start End Price Per Person Status Book Here
PCR815 Mon ,Apr 09, 2018 Thu ,Apr 26, 2018 USD 2410 Available Book Now
PCR816 Mon ,Apr 16, 2018 Thu ,May 03, 2018 USD 2410 Available Book Now
PCR819 Mon ,May 07, 2018 Thu ,May 24, 2018 USD 2410 Available Book Now
PCR820 Mon ,May 14, 2018 Thu ,May 31, 2018 USD 2410 Available Book Now
PCR823 Mon ,Jun 04, 2018 Thu ,Jun 21, 2018 USD 2410 Available Book Now
PCR824 Mon ,Jun 11, 2018 Thu ,Jun 28, 2018 USD 2410 Available Book Now
  • Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu & transfer to hotel 
  • Day 02: Permit preparation day 
  • Day 03: Fly Kathmandu to Lukla & trek to Phakding (2652m)
  • Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m) 
  • Day 05: Rest day at Namche Bazaar & hike around Thame &Khumbu valley
  • Day 06: Trek to Tyangboche Monastery (3,860m)
  • Day 07: Trek to Dingboche Village (4,410m) 
  • Day 08: Trek to Chhukung (4,730m) 
  • Day 09: Early morning climb Chhukung Ri (5,550m) 
  • Day 10: Trek to Lobuche (4,910m) 
  • Day 11: Trek to Khumbu glacier & hike to EBC (5,364m) & back to Gorakshep (5,140m) 
  • Day 12: Climb Kalapatthar (5,550m) & trek to Lobuche (4,910m) 
  • Day 13: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m) 
  • Day 14: Trek to Phakding (2,610m) 
  • Day 15: Trek to Lukla 
  • Day 16: Fly Lukla to Kathmandu. 
  • Day 17: Sightseeing in Kathmandu, Farewell dinner 
  • Day 18: Transfer to Airport for your onward destination
  • Airport/Hotel transfers 
  • 4 nights’ accommodation on BB plan at deluxe hotel in Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu Sightseeing, inclusive of all entry fees, tour guide car / van.
  • Sagarmatha National Park permits.
  • Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) Permit.
  • Flight from/to Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu with taxes
  • Garbage Fee US$500(Refundable*)
  • 12 Days Tea House on BB plan during the trek
  • 2 Days Camping on Full Board plan (BLD) while climbing period   
  • 1 highly experienced climbing guide, 1 cook, kitchen helpers and required number of porters and their food, wages, equipments & insurance etc.
  • A local government licensed English speaking Guide during the trek and climb.
  • First Aid medical kit 
  • Necessary camping equipment (two men tent, dining tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent, kitchen equipment etc.)
  • Supporting staff (a professional Guide, asst. Sherpa and porter(s), cook & kitchen boy(s) as well as their necessary wages, insurance, meals, transportations and allowances
  • Climbing Sherpa equipments allowances and insurance 
  • High altitude porters clothing and equipment 
  • Client allowed taking only 20 kg. personal luggage on trek

*Deposit fee will not be refunded if the clients (climbers) do not take back their garbage to Kathmandu.

  • International airfare
  • Nepal Entry Visa fee
  • Monument entry fee in Kathmandu
  • Peak Permit: Chukkun Ri Climbing fee per person (US$250-Mar, Apr, May) (US$125-Sep,Oct,Nov) (US$70-Jun,Jul,Aug)
  • Single supplement for hotel accommodation 
  • Note: Additional cost applies for single tent on camping trek
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu  & on Tea House during the trek
  • Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation costs
  • Personal climbing insurance 
  • Personal expenses such as telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks (including cold drinks and mineral water/boiled water), laundry
  • Personal climbing equipment
  • Excess baggage will be charged if exceeds 20 kg
  • Donation & tips etc
  • All expenses incurred in the event of early departure (evacuation fee, transport, extra hotel night, food etc.)
  • Any other services not specified in the ‘Cost includes
  • Climbing Region: Everest, Nepal
  • Trip Duration: 18 Days
  • Total Trekking days: 13 Days
  • Camping: Full board basis (BLD)
  • Tea House: B&B (Bed and Breakfast) 
  • Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu: 4Nights  - BB Plan
  • Trips Starts / Ends: Kathmandu
  • Activities: Peak climbing  + Kathmandu Sightseeing 
  • Mode of Transportation: Flight & comfortable vehicle, as per group size
  • Peak Permit: Fee shall be collected upon arrival in Kathmandu
  • Best Season: Mid Feb – June & Mid Sept - Dec 
  • Accommodation: Hotels in Kathmandu & Tea House/Camp on trek
  • Type of Trip: Private & Fixed Departure
  • Service available: Standard Lodge/Camping 
  • Trek grade:  Medium – hard
  • No. of  Pax : Minimum 2  to Max 12 (in a group)
  • Meals during trip:  Included, except lunch & dinner in Kathmandu 
  • Maximum elevation: 5,550 m
  • Walking hours: 5 – 6 hrs a day
  • Support Staff: Guide 1:10 pax, Leader 1:11 pax above, Assistant Guide 1:8 pax, 2:12 Porter 2: 1 pax (20kg each personal luggage) (Each porter carries only 30 kg. x 2 porters = 60 kg - 20 kg. clients baggage + 40 kg. camping equipment/food) as per IPPG guideline
  • Kitchen Staff: 1 cook, 1 asst. cook (depending on the group size)
  • Local Climbing Sherpa: 1:4 pax, 2:8 pax, 3:12 pax

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