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Kusum Kanguru Peak Climbing

Trip Code: PKK

20 Days

Kusum Kanguru Peak

Kusum Kanguru (6369m) is one of the beautiful rock and ice peaks which lie between the Dudhkosi in the south and Hinku Valley to the north in Everest region. The name of the peak is derived from Sherpa language which literally means' Three Snow-White Gods'. This peak is regarded as technically very challenging for climbing and the participants should have enough alpine mountaineering experience.
 
There are two routes approachable either from south East Ridge or north Ridge. Normally most of the climbers follow South East Ridge route from Hinku Valley to ascend the main summit. From Lukla, it takes 5-6 days to reach the base of Kusum Kanguru peak at 4360m and from here two or three high camps are required to summit. When you undertake South East Ridge route to Kusum Kanguru Peak, you will pass through areas like- Lukla, Chhetra La pass, Tuli Kharka, Mausam Kharka, Tangnag and Kusum Kanguru base camp.
 
The North Ridge is approached from Lukla up to Namche Bazaar. From base camp, we initially ascend steep grassy trail, then sloping mass of loose rocks at the base of a cliff and finally a ramp leading to the summit.
 
The itinerary for Kusum Kanguru has been meticulously designed to allow for gradual ascend and proper acclimatization by our climbing leaders. However, both experienced and amateur trekkers can attempt Kusum Kanguru peak climbing with the support of our professional climbers. The best season to climb Kusum Kangru peak is from March to May and September to December.

Trip Highlights

Technically very challenging climbing, enough alpine mountaineering experience requires, two approaches from north ridge via Monjo and south east ridge via Hinku valley, two or three high camps require to complete the climb

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PKK815 Mon ,Apr 09, 2018 Sat ,Apr 28, 2018 USD 3264 Available Book Now
PKK820 Mon ,May 14, 2018 Sat ,Jun 02, 2018 USD 3264 Available Book Now
PKK824 Mon ,Jun 04, 2018 Sat ,Jun 23, 2018 USD 3264 Available Book Now
  • Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel
  • Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing and trek/ climbing preparation
  • Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2800m) and trek to Chutanga (3100m)
  • Day 04: Acclimatization day at Chutanga
  • Day 05: Trek to Tuli Kharka (4400m) via 4600m Chhetra La pass
  • Day 06: Trek to Mausum Kharka (3,430m, 3-4 hrs)
  • Day 07: Trek to Tangnag (4350m)
  • Day 08: Acclimatization day at Tangnag
  • Day 09: Trek to Base Camp (4360m)
  • Day 10: Climb preparation
  • Day 11: Climb preparation 
  • Day 12: Climb preparation
  • Day 13: High camp (5100m)
  • Day 14: Higher camp (5600m)
  • Day 15: Climb - summit (6367m) and back to Base Camp
  • Day 16: Trek back to Tashing Ongma
  • Day 17: Trek to Tuli Kharka 
  • Day 18: Trek to Lukla
  • Day 19: Fly Lukla to Kathmandu & transfer to hotel
  • Day 20: Final Departure to your onward destination
  • International arrival/departure transfers
  • Kathmandu half day sightseeing escorted by English speaking city guide
  • 3 Nights standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on B/B basis 
  • Everest National Park Fee
  • TIMS card
  • Garbage deposited US$500/- (REFUNDABLE)
  • Flight fare Kathmandu/ Lukla/Kathmandu with airport tax
  • Domestic arrival/departure transfer
  • Full Board Camping with meals (Breakfast Lunch & Dinner) on trek
  • 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
  • International airfare
  • Nepal Entry Visa fee
  • Monument entry fee in Kathmandu
  • Single supplement for hotel accommodation
  • Note: Additional cost applies for single tent on camping trek
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Peak Permit: Peak climbing permit per person (US$250-Mar, Apr, May) (US$125-Sep,Oct,Nov) (US$70-Jun,Jul,Aug)
  • 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: 20 Days
  • Total Trekking days: 17 Days
  • Camping Trek: Full board basis (breakfast, lunch & dinner)
  • Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu: 03Nights
  • Trips Starts / Ends: Kathmandu
  • Activities: Peak climbing  + Kathmandu Sightseeing
  • Peak Permit: Shall be collected upon arrival in Kathmandu
  • Mode of Transportation: Flight & comfortable vehicle, as per group size
  • Best Season: Mid Feb – June & Mid Sept - Dec
  • Accommodation: Hotels in Kathmandu & camp on trek
  • Type of Trip: Private & Fixed Departure
  • Service available: Standard/Camping
  • Trek grade:  Medium – hard
  • No .of Pax : 2 to 12
  • Meals during trip:  Included, except lunch & dinner in Kathmandu
  • Maximum elevation: 6369 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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