Three Peaks Climbing ( Mera + island + Lobuche) (without Everest Base Camp returning via Gokyo Cho La Pass)Three Peaks Climbing ( Mera + island + Lobuche) (without Everest Base Camp returning via Gokyo Cho La Pass)

Three Peaks Climbing ( Mera + island + Lobuche) (without Everest Base Camp returning via Gokyo Cho La Pass)

  • Duration30 Days
  • DestinationNepal
  • Difficulty Level Hard
  • Maximum Altitude 6,119m
  • Activity Peak Climbing
  • Group Size 1+
  • Accommodation Hotel/Teahouse/Lodge
  • Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Best Season March to May and September to December
Overview of Three Peaks Climbing ( Mera + island + Lobuche) (without Everest Base Camp returning via Gokyo Cho La Pass)

The adventure of climbing Mera Peak, Island Peak, and Lobuche Peak without including the Everest Base Camp trek, but returning via the Gokyo Cho La Pass, offers a thrilling and diverse mountaineering experience in the Everest region of Nepal. This expedition allows climbers to conquer three stunning peaks while exploring remote and less-traveled routes. Embarking on the Three Peaks Climbing expedition of Mera Peak, Island Peak, and Lobuche Peak without the Everest Base Camp trek, but returning via the Gokyo Cho La Pass, provides a comprehensive and immersive mountaineering adventure. It allows climbers to conquer three impressive peaks, experience diverse landscapes, and enjoy the serenity of remote routes in the Everest region of Nepal. However, it's crucial to undertake this expedition with experienced guides or mountaineering companies who can ensure safety, provide the necessary equipment, and guide you through the challenges of each peak and mountainous terrain.

 

 

 

Highlights

            Mera Peak:

  • Highest Trekking Peak: Mera Peak, standing at an impressive elevation of 6,476 meters (21,247 feet), is the highest trekking peak in Nepal. Climbing Mera Peak offers a sense of accomplishment and rewards climbers with breathtaking views of Everest, Makalu, Cho Oyu, and Kanchenjunga.
  • Diverse Landscapes: The ascent to Mera Peak takes you through a variety of landscapes, including dense forests, picturesque valleys, and high-altitude terrains. The journey showcases the natural beauty of the region and provides a captivating experience.
  • Remote and Less-Crowded: The route to Mera Peak offers a more off-the-beaten-path adventure compared to the popular Everest Base Camp trek. You'll have the opportunity to explore remote villages, encounter the unique culture of the region, and enjoy the tranquility of the mountains.

    Island Peak:
  • Stunning Panoramic Views: Island Peak (Imja Tse) offers stunning 360-degree panoramic views of the surrounding Himalayan peaks, including Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and Makalu. The summit provides an awe-inspiring vantage point to witness the grandeur of the Everest region.
  • Technical Challenge: Climbing Island Peak requires technical mountaineering skills, including the use of crampons, ropes, and ice axes. The ascent involves crossing glaciated terrain and scaling steep ice slopes, offering a thrilling and challenging adventure for experienced climbers.
  • Himalayan Achievement: Standing at an elevation of 6,189 meters (20,305 feet), reaching the summit of Island Peak is a significant accomplishment. It allows climbers to celebrate their mountaineering prowess and enjoy the well-deserved sense of achievement.

    Lobuche Peak:
  • Technical Mountaineering: Lobuche Peak presents a technical climbing challenge, involving navigating through glacier crossings, steep slopes, and a final ridge leading to the summit. The climb requires mountaineering skills and provides a true Himalayan expedition experience.
  • Majestic Summit Views: Standing at an elevation of 6,119 meters (20,075 feet), the summit of Lobuche Peak offers panoramic views of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and other magnificent peaks. The breathtaking vistas from the top are sure to leave a lasting impression.
  • Off the Beaten Path: By excluding the Everest Base Camp trek and returning via the Gokyo Cho La Pass, climbers have the opportunity to explore a less-traveled route. This allows for a more remote and adventurous experience, away from the crowds.

    Gokyo Cho La Pass:
  • Scenic Mountain Pass: The Gokyo Cho La Pass is a high-altitude pass that connects the Gokyo Valley with the Khumbu Valley. Crossing this pass offers stunning panoramic views of the surrounding peaks and glaciers, providing a sense of adventure and exploration.
  • Gokyo Lakes: Along the route, you'll have the chance to visit the pristine Gokyo Lakes, a series of glacial lakes known for their striking turquoise colors. The lakes add an extra layer of natural beauty to the journey and are a photographer's delight.
  • Unique Perspective: Returning via the Gokyo Cho La Pass allows you to experience a different perspective of the Everest region, taking you through remote valleys and offering fresh angles on the towering mountains.

     
Itinerary
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu 1350 M
Day 2: Trek Preparation and Briefings About Peak Climb 1350 M
Day 3 Fly to Lukla and trek to Paiya (2730m/8954ft): 6 hours
Day 4 Paiya to Pangoma (2850m/93,48ft): 5-6 hours
Day 5 Pangoma to Nigmsa (2745m/90,03ft): 4-5 hours
Day 6 Nigmsa to Chetra Khola (3150m/10332ft): 7-8 hours
Day 7 Chetrakhola to Kothe (3600m/11808ft): 6-7 hours
Day 8 Kothe to Tangnang (4,350m/14,270ft): 3-4 hours
Day 9 Thangnang to Khare - 5,045m/16,486ft: 2-3 hours
Day 10 Acclimatization Day at Khare
Day 11 Mera High camp (5800M)
Day 12 Summit Mera Peak to High Camp to Kongma Dingma
Day 13 Kongma Dingma to Seto Pokhari
Day 14 Seto Pokhari to Amphu Lhaptcha Base camp
Day 15 Amphu Laptcha pass to Chukung
Day 16 Chukung To Island Peak Base Camp
Day 17 Summit Island Peak 6,189m and down to Island Peak Base Camp
Day 18 Island Peak Base Camp to Dingboche
Day 19 Dingboche to Lobuche
Day 20 Lobuche to Lobuche High Camp
Day 21 Lobuche summit (6,119m) and back to High Camp
Day 22 Lobuche High Camp to Dzongla
Day 23 Dzongla to Thagnak
Day 24 Thagnak to Gokyo Day 25 Gokyo Ri
Day 26 Gokyo to Dole
Day 27 Dole to Namche
Day 28 Namche to Lukla
Day 29 Lukla to Kathmandu Day 30 Departure
    Cost Details
    Includes

    1. Arrival & Departure by Private Car

    2. Accommodation in a standard hotel in Kathmandu for 4 nights on sharing basis

    3. All meals are prepared by our experienced cook during the climb

    4. All accommodation and food in lodges before base camp

    5. All Domestic Flight tickets with Airport Tax

    6. All camping equipment and gear, including two-person tent, dining tent, toilet tent, porter tent, and Kitchen tent

    7. All camping equipment, including kitchen equipment, tables, chairs/stools, etc

    8. Porters/pack animals to carry all personal gear and group equipment

    9. Experienced Guide/Escort

    10. Private Transport from Kathmandu to/ from trek starting and ending points

    11. Basic first Aid kit

    12. Trekking maps

    13. Trekking permit & fees, National Park entry fees, Conservation fees

    14. Insurance for all staff

    15. High altitudes chamber bags (PAC) for very high altitudes

    Excludes

    1. International Air-fare

    2. All bar bills during the trek (soft drinks, hot drinks & alcoholic drinks)

    3. PCR Tests

    4. Items of personal drinks, Dessert, and main meals in cities

    5. Your Travel Insurance

    6. Hot showers during the trek

    7. Personal trekking equipment

    8. Nepal entry visa: you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu.

    9. Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is respected but it is not obligatory)

    FAQs
    • Peak climbing in Nepal refers to the activity of climbing mountains or peaks that are below 7,000 meters (22,965 feet) in elevation. It involves a combination of trekking and mountaineering skills, and it is a popular adventure activity for those seeking to experience the thrill of climbing in the Himalayas.

    • Nepal offers numerous peaks for climbing, ranging from relatively easier ones to more challenging summits. Some popular peaks for climbing in Nepal include Island Peak Climbing with E.B.C Trekking - 19 DaysMera Peak Climbing, Lobuche Peak Climbing, Pisang Peak Climbing - 19 Days, Yala Peak Climbing - 15 DaysSinghu Chuli or Flute Peak Climbing - 23 Days and Tent Peak Climbing in Nepal - 19 Days, among others.

    • While having prior climbing experience is beneficial, it is not always a requirement for peak climbing in Nepal. There are peaks suitable for both novice climbers and those with previous mountaineering experience. However, it is essential to have a good level of physical fitness and be prepared for the challenges of high-altitude trekking and basic mountaineering techniques.

    • Yes, a climbing permit is required for peak climbing in Nepal. The permit is issued by the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) or the Ministry of Tourism. The permit fee varies depending on the peak's elevation and location. Additionally, you may need to obtain other permits, such as trekking permits and national park permits, depending on the specific region you plan to visit.

    • It is highly recommended to hire an experienced guide or join a reputable trekking agency for peak climbing in Nepal. A guide can provide valuable assistance in navigating the terrain, ensuring your safety, and handling any emergencies that may arise. They also have extensive knowledge of the area, local culture, and can enhance your overall trekking experience.

    • Peak climbing in Nepal requires specialized equipment, including mountaineering boots, crampons, ice axes, harnesses, ropes, helmets, and appropriate clothing layers to withstand the harsh mountain conditions. It is advisable to bring your personal gear, although some items can be rented in Kathmandu or from trekking agencies.

    • Yes, altitude sickness is a significant concern during peak climbing in Nepal, as many peaks exceed 5,000 meters (16,404 feet) in elevation. Proper acclimatization is crucial to prevent altitude-related illnesses. Climbers are advised to ascend gradually, stay hydrated, and follow a well-planned itinerary that includes rest days for acclimatization. It is essential to be aware of the symptoms of altitude sickness and descend if they become severe.

    • Peak climbing in Nepal can be physically demanding, especially at high altitudes. It requires a good level of cardiovascular fitness, endurance, and strength. Prior training and preparation, including regular exercise, hiking, and cardiovascular activities, can significantly help in improving your physical fitness and endurance for the climb.

    • There are no specific age restrictions for peak climbing in Nepal. However, climbers should be in good health, physically fit, and capable of enduring the physical demands and challenges of high-altitude trekking and basic mountaineering techniques. It is advisable to consult with your physician before undertaking any strenuous activity at high altitudes, especially if you have any pre-existing medical conditions.

    • The cost of peak climbing in Nepal can vary depending on several factors, such as the peak you choose to climb, the duration of the climb, the services provided by the trekking agency, and the number of climbers in the group. On average, the cost can range from a few thousand dollars to several thousand dollars per person.

    • Yes, it is highly recommended to have travel insurance that covers peak climbing activities in Nepal. The insurance should include coverage for emergency medical evacuation, trip cancellation or interruption, and medical expenses. Make sure to carefully review the terms and conditions of your insurance policy to ensure it covers all the necessary aspects of your trip.

    • The duration of peak climbing in Nepal varies depending on the peak's elevation, technical difficulty, and the chosen route. It can range from a few days for relatively easier peaks to several weeks for more challenging climbs. Most peak climbing expeditions in Nepal take around 2-3 weeks, including trekking to and from the base camp and the actual climb.

    • While it is possible to climb a peak in Nepal without a guide, it is highly recommended to hire an experienced guide or join a reputable trekking agency. The guidance of a knowledgeable guide can significantly enhance your safety, provide assistance in navigating the route, and handle any emergencies that may arise during the climb.

    • Peak climbing in Nepal involves inherent risks and challenges, including high altitude, extreme weather conditions, and technical difficulties. However, with proper planning, experienced guides, and adherence to safety protocols, the risks can be minimized. It is important to have a good level of physical fitness, undergo proper acclimatization, and follow the guidance of experienced professionals to ensure a safe climbing experience.

    • Yes, it is possible to rent climbing equipment in Nepal. The city of Kathmandu has several shops that offer gear rental services for climbing and trekking activities. However, it is recommended to bring your personal gear, especially items such as mountaineering boots, crampons, and ice axes, to ensure proper fit and familiarity with your equipment.

    • Yes, it is common to combine peak climbing with other treks in Nepal. Many peak climbing routes pass through popular trekking trails, allowing climbers to experience the beauty of the Himalayas while reaching their climbing objectives. Popular trekking routes like the Everest Base Camp trek and the Annapurna Circuit can be combined with peak climbing expeditions in their respective regions.

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