Nirekha Peak Climbing with EBC Trek-20 Days

Nirekha peak climbing has two routes to climb; The Kanchung side is easier but should cross few harmless crevasses. Summit of Nirekha offer best view among the trekking peak including Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Cho-Oyu, Mt. Nuptse and more mountain peaks make circle around you.

  •   Destination: Everest Region, Nepal
  •  Group size: 02-08
  •   Arrival on: Kathmandu, Nepal
  •   Departure from: Kathmandu, Nepal
  •   Trip Level: Strenuous
  •  Max Altitude: 6169m
  •  Activities: Trekking and Climbing
  •   Transportation: Private Vehicle and Domestic flight

  Meals: BB plan in Kathmandu and All meals during the tour and expedition

  Accomodation: Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu, Tea house / Lodge basis accommodation during trekking and Tented camp basis accommodation while climbing

Trip Introduction

Nirekha peak (6169m) is newly opened mountain situated east of famous Cho-La pass. This is quite Technical Mountain, which requires technical skills of mountain climbing. It has two routes to climb; The Kanchung side is easier but should cross few harmless crevasses. Summit of Nirekha offer best view among the trekking peak including Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Cho-Oyu, Mt. Nuptse and more mountain peaks make circle around you.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu (1400m). Overnight at Hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu Kathmandu valley sightseeing & trek preparation. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Kathmandu to Phakding (2600m). Overnight at Tea house lodge.
Day 04: Phakding to Namche (3440m). Overnight at Tea house lodge.
Day 05: Namche Bazaar (3450m). Overnight at tea house lodge.
Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3870m). Overnight at tea house lodge.
Day 07: Tengboche to Dingboche (4389m). Overnight at tea house lodge.
Day 08: Dingboche Acclimatization day. Overnight at tea house lodge.
Day 09: Dingboche to Lobuche (4910m). Overnight at tea house lodge.
Day 10: Lobuche to EBC- Ghorakshep (5190m). Overnight at tea house lodge.
Day 11: Gharak Shep to Kalaptthar (5550m) – Dzonglha (4830m). Overnight at tea house lodge.
Day 12: Dzonglha to Chola Pass – Nirekha Base Camp (5280m). Overnight at Tented Camp.
Day 13: Acclimatization at Nirekha Base Camp (5280m). Overnight at Tented camp.
Day 14: Nirekha Base Camp to High Camp (5,620m). Overnight at tented camp.
Day 15: Hight camp to Nirekha Peak summit (6169m) – Base Camp (5280m). Overnight night at tented camp.
Day 16: Nirekha Base Camp – Machhermo (4410m). Overnight at Tea house / lodge.
Day 17: Machhermo to Namche Bazaar (3440m). Overnight at tea house lodge
Day 18: Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2800 m). Overnight at tea house lodge.
Day 19: Fly to Kathmandu (1400m). Overnight at hotel.
Day 20: Departure

 

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Physical Condition & Experience Requirements

Nirekha peak climbing is a moderate climbing. Trekkers / Climbers who can walk up to 6-7 hours a day on an uphill and downhill trail and basic climbing skills will consider this trip fulfilling and enjoyable. It is a good idea to prepare for the Nirekha Peak climbing by jogging and exercising regularly at least for a month prior to the start. Climbing Mount Nirekha should be relatively fine for those who have experience in climbing/trekking in high altitudes. Determination, good physical health, positive attitude and average physical fitness are good preconditions for a successful accomplishment of the climbing. Past climbing and hiking experience would be an asset but no technical skills are required for this trip. Participants with pre-existing medical conditions such as heart, lung, and blood diseases should inform Utmost Adventure before booking the trek.

Best Time to Travel

The best time for climbing Mera Peak is during spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November). The temperature is moderate and guarantees amazing views throughout the trip. Although this Climbing can be undertaken during summer but weather might not be suitable for everyone.

Day 01: Kathmandu (1400m):

Welcome to Himalayan country of Nepal. Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan intl. airport our representative welcomes you and assists to transfer in your hotel in Kathmandu (1,300m). After time to get refreshed, evening you will meet and transfer for welcome dinner in one of the typical Nepalese restaurant in the heart of Kathmandu and after meal briefing about your trip and overnight at Hotel.

  •  Accomodation: Hotel
  •  Hours: 30 Min
  •  Altitude: 1400m
  •   Meals: Dinner

Day 02: Kathmandu Kathmandu valley sightseeing & trek preparation.

Today, morning we will ready after your breakfast to head on for our relaxing guided day trip to world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley and visit the highlights of Kathmandu and the surrounding areas. We take you to visit the pilgrimage sites of Hindus temple Pashupatinath, one of the most important shrine of Shiva temples on the subcontinent which is place of thousand of devotees, Saddhus (holy men/Baba), and can be seen the cremating body most of the times in the holy riverbank of Bagmati. Hundreds of monkeys are giggling with you and take a time to exploring surrounding area and visit Bouddhanath stupa an another pilgrimage centre which is most popular and important place for Buddhist. You can explore with rounding prayer wheel and flattering colorful flag with melodious chanting noise. After your lunch at Bouddha visit Swoyambhunath stupa also known as monkey temple covering wide range of area with highest point of Kathmandu valley and enjoy the 360 degrees of valley view. After exploring the surrounding areas visit to Kathmandu Durbar Square which is old royal palace of Kathmandu and can be seen lot of temple, architectures and Kumari (living goddess) and walk in a freak street and late afternoon back to hotel and evening briefing about your trip, what is your responsibility, what to do and does not in the trek? Introduce with our fellow trekking staff and chances to ask remaining question and simply relax at the hotel. Overnight at hotel.

  •  Accomodation: Hotel
  •  Hours: 6
  •  Altitude: 1400m
  •   Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 03: Kathmandu to Phakding (2600m):

Early morning fly to Lukla (2800m). Trek to Phakding around 3 hrs easy walk. Overnight at Tea house lodge.

  •  Accomodation: Tea house / Lodge
  •  Hours: 4
  •  Altitude: 2600m
  •   Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 04: Phakding to Namche (3440m):

Early wake-up today because this is an exciting day.  First part is pretty easy.  It is a high altitude way so slow and steady walking will work best.  You can see Mount Everest (Chomolungma) from the new style bridge crossing at Dudh Koshi . Keep walking up to Nauje (Namche Bazaar).  We will have nice hot snacks in Nauje which has many Sherpa shops, lodges, and restaurants.  Nauje (Sherpa name for Namche Bazaar) is a fun place for both Sherpas and trekkers to enjoy. Overnight at Tea house lodge.

  •  Accomodation: Tea house / Lodge
  •  Hours: 6
  •  Altitude: 3440m
  •   Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 05: Namche Bazaar (3450m):

Acclimatization day which gives us time for a sightseeing tour or an excursion towards the village of Thame or Khumjung, which has fantastic view of Mt. Thamserku (6608 m), Ama-Dablam (6856 m), Mt. Lhotse (8510m), Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt. Nuptse (7861m), Island Peak (6189m), Mt. Tobuche (6367m), Mt. Kongde (6187 m) and Mt. Kusum Kanguru (6367 m).. Overnight at tea house lodge.

  •  Accomodation: Tea house / Lodge
  •  Hours: 5
  •  Altitude: 3440m
  •   Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3870m):

This day consists of walking about 5 hrs starting with sunshine great views of the Everest, Lhoste, Nuptse and Ama Dablam. There is a steep descent towards a bridge over the Dudh Kosi at (3250m), which is deepest valley after Namche and before Base Camp. Then we will be climbing up a zigzagging path through rhododendron bushes. Some superb mountain view towards Tengboche, famous for its legendary largest monastery in Khumbu. Overnight at tea house lodge.

  •  Accomodation: Tea house / Lodge
  •  Hours: 6
  •  Altitude: 3870m
  •   Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 07: Tengboche to Dingboche (4389m):

Walking around 5 hrs with an easy descent through woods towards a suspension bridge over the Imja Khola river, then a steady climb up to Pheriche via Pangboche (3930m) that houses the most ancient monastery in the region and continue to Dingboche. Overnight at tea house lodge.

  •  Accomodation: Tea house / Lodge
  •  Hours: 5
  •  Altitude: 4389m
  •   Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 08: Dingboche Acclimatization day:

Explore to the Chhukung Village (4756m), great views of Lhotse, Island Peak, Kali Himal. Overnight at tea house lodge.

  •  Accomodation: Tea house / Lodge
  •  Hours: 5
  •  Altitude: 4389m
  •   Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 09: Dingboche to Lobuche (4910m):

The trail starts from the easy walk but is little bit difficult walk cause of high altitude. After 3 hrs walking distance, the trail starts to climb up to the Memorial Camp and we will continue to Lobuche and then visit the Italian Research Camp while viewing of many mountains including Nuptse, Pumori (7165m), Khumbu Ice Fall etc. Overnight at tea house lodge.

  •  Accomodation: Tea house / Lodge
  •  Hours: 5
  •  Altitude: 4910m
  •   Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10: Lobuche to EBC- Ghorakshep  (5190m):

Walking in the Khumbu valley alongside of Khumbu Glacier and after Ghorakshep walking either along or on the glacier.  It is difficult to breathe here due to high altitude and we spend some time at EBC than back to Ghorakshep. Overnight at tea house lodge.

  •  Accomodation: Tea house / Lodge
  •  Hours: 6
  •  Altitude: 5190m
  •   Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11: Gharak Shep to Kalaptthar (5550m) – Dzonglha (4830m):

Wake up early in the morning and walk up to Kalapatthar for sunrise view of Everest, Nupse, Lohtse, Pumori just above and Khumbutse and beautiful views of Khumbu glacier and back down to lodge and walk down to Dzonglha via Lobuche. Overnight at tea house lodge.

  •  Accomodation: Tea house / Lodge
  •  Hours: 7
  •  Altitude: 4830m
  •   Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12: Dzonglha to Chola Pass –  Nirekha Base Camp (5280m):

This is quite long walk about 8 hours where we start early morning with packed lunch and trek uphill and turn east with boulders and steep climbing up to pass. Pass is always with ice, sometimes with deep snow and then walk down to Nirekha Base Camp. Overnight at Tented Camp.

  •  Accomodation: Tented camp
  •  Hours: 7
  •  Altitude: 5280m
  •   Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 13: Acclimatization at Nirekha Base Camp (5280m)

We will take one full day rest at the base camp. During the day our guide will train all climbers about climbing techniques , Making knots and using other safety matter with our climbing guides. Guide will check if it is required to fix the ropes depends on ice and snow condition. Overnight at Tented camp.

  •  Accomodation: Tented camp
  •  Hours: 4
  •  Altitude: 5280m
  •   Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 14: Nirekha Base Camp to High Camp (5,620m):

From the Base camp we climb towards high camp. The path is steeper and rocky. We enjoy great views of Cho-Oyu and other surrounded mountains. In the afternoon our senior climbing guide will provide training on peak climbing techniques and proper way to use the climbing gears. Overnight at tented camp.

  •  Accomodation: Tented camp
  •  Hours: 5
  •  Altitude: 5620m
  •   Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 15: Hight camp to Nirekha Peak summit (6169m) – Base Camp (5280m)

Today is the big day you are looking for in the whole trip. We wake up around 1 am and take hot tea/coffee and breakfast. After short easy climb through south side in snow and ice it get steeper. Our guide will place ice bar and ice screw where it is required. Belaying is necessary some places depending on the ice and snow situation. It offers one of the most beautiful views from the summit. After we take good photos and enjoy the beauty we carefully descend to the Base camp. Overnight night at tented camp.

  •  Accomodation: Tented Camp
  •  Hours: 9
  •  Altitude: 5280m
  •   Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 16: Nirekha Base Camp – Machhermo (4410m):

Walking about 6 hours. Wake up early morning then walk down to Thangnak. After the tea break at Thangnak  we cross over the glacier and continue to Machhermo. Overnight at Tea house / lodge.

  •  Accomodation: Tea house / Lodge
  •  Hours: 6
  •  Altitude: 4410m
  •   Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 17: Machhermo to Namche Bazaar (3440m):

Walking about 6 hours. After breakfast we descend down to the Phortse Thengnak through the beautiful Gokyo Valley. Then we have to climb about 1 hour to the Mong-La, where we can see spectacular views of Ama Dablam, Thamserku and other mountains and  walk easily to Namche Bazaar. Overnight at tea house lodge

  •  Accomodation: Tea house / Lodge
  •  Hours: 6
  •  Altitude: 3440m
  •   Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 18: Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2800 m):

Trek back to Lukla. We will finish our great journey at about 6 hours from the highest mountain. Overnight at tea house lodge.

  •  Accomodation: Tea house / Lodge
  •  Hours: 6
  •  Altitude: 2800m
  •   Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 19: Fly to Kathmandu (1400m)

Early morning fly back to Kathmandu. Free day for shopping. Overnight at hotel.

  •  Accomodation: Hotel
  •  Hours: 1
  •  Altitude: 1400m
  •   Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 20: Departure:

Transfer to airport for final departure to onward destination.

  •  Accomodation: No
  •  Hours: 30 Min
  •  Altitude: 1400m
  •   Meals: Breakfast

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Date And Costs

The best time for climbing Nirekha Peak is during spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November). The temperature is moderate and guarantees amazing views throughout the trip. Although this Climbing can be undertaken during summer but weather might not be suitable for everyone.

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Includes

  • Airport-Hotel-airport pick up & drop by private car/van/bus.
  • Deluxe accommodation in 2/3 star hotel in Kathmandu breakfast included. (3 nights)
  • Kathmandu city Tours by professional tour guide and private car/van/bus
  • All your standard meals as per itinerary (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek and Climb.
  • All hot drinks as per itinerary such as tea, coffee (4 times a day) during the trek.
  • Tea house / Lodge basis accommodation during trekking
  • Tented basis accommodation during climbing.
  • A local government license holder Trekking and Climbing Guide during the trek and climb.
  • The required number of trekking staff and Porters to carry your luggage during the trek.
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, medicine for all trekking staffs.
  • Sagarmatha National Park Entry permit
  • Nirekha Peak Climbing Permit.
  • TIMS
  • General Climbing equipment such as Rope, Ice Screw, Snow Bar etc.Down Jacket and duffel/kit bag by Utmost Adventure Trekking Surface transfer from and to Kathmandu.

  • Lunch and dinner whilst in Kathmandu
  • Your travel insurance (compulsory).
  • International airfare and airport departure tax.
  • Nepal entry visa fee (Multiple entry visa for US$ 40 or equivalent convertible foreign currency.)
  • you obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport Kathmandu.
  • Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry.
  • Personal trekking and Climbing Equipment.
  • Tips for trekking staffs and driver. (Tipping is expected).
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on price includes section.

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Utmost Adventure has compiled a list of necessary equipment, personal medical supplies and symptoms of medical condition likely to face during trekking / peak climbing. Also, please do understand that items listed below should be considered as an essential summary.
We highly recommend you to be familiar with all of your equipment and basic understanding of medical Conditions related to high elevation.

Your document to travel to Nepal:
Valid passport, 2 extra passport size photos, airline tickets
Separate photocopies of passport, visa form (easily obtained at Kathmandu airport), proof of insurance
Dollars in cash for purchasing Nepalese visa at Kathmandu airport
Credit cards, bank/ATM/cash machine cards for withdrawing funds from cash machines (bring a photocopy of your cards)

Personal Climbing gear:
Harness: A climbing harness should be lightweight and fully adjustable. Easy to put on and take off.
Ice axe: General mountaineering axe. Should be light and easy to use.
Crampons: It must fit boot perfectly and lighter is better.
Carabineers: Two large locking “pear” shaped 4 regular mountaineering carabineers
Prussik cord: You can use in many situation, carry couple more.
Ascenders: One left or right hand orientation, does not matter (Petzl)
Rappel device: Figure 8, ATC or similar. Very important to devices for descending.
Ascender / Jhumar: Must be comfortable to be use with gloves.
Helmet: It is very important to use while crossing areas through rock fall, ice cliff. Better light weight.
Walking pool: Adjustable types are the best, it will be very much helpful while walking through snow field or rocky trail.

Accessories:
Sleeping bag rated to zero degrees F
Headlamp with spare bulbs and batteries
Small pad or combination lock-to-lock trek bag
Basic First Aid Kit (see Health and Medicinal)
Large plastic bags – for keeping items dry inside trek bag
Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
Water bottles
Toiletries
Small wash towel
Rain coat

Personal Clothing items.

Head:
Sun hat or scarf
Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
Sunglasses with UV protection

Upper Body:
T-shirts
Weight thermal tops
Fleece jacket or pullover
Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
Down vest and/or jacket (optional)

Hands:
Lightweight gloves
Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer

Lower Body:
Underwear
Hiking shorts
Lightweight cotton long pants
Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
Fleece or wool pants
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants

Feets:
Thick, warm wool hiking socks
Hiking boots with spare laces
Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)

Personal Hygiene:
Personal hygiene supplies;
Two tubes lip sun cream, at least 1 large tube regular sun cream (min. factor 30), some after-sun lotion in case you do get asunburn
Anti-mosquito cream;
One toothpaste/brush set;
One hand sanitizer gel
1 (fast drying) synthetic towel

Medical Supplies:
Personal prescription medications; Please let your leader know about any medical issues before the climb.
Small personal first-aid kit; (Simple and Light): first-aid tape, plasters (Band-Aids),alcohol-free wipes for cuts, personal medications, etc. (The leaders will have more extensive first-aid kits)
One skin blister repair kit
Anti-diarrhea pills (Imodium) (one regular package)
Anti-headache medication (Aspirin or Ibuprofen) (one regular package)
One small bottle cough and/or cold medicine.
One course antibiotics for chest infection, available locally at chemist shop or pharmacy with no doctor’s prescription.
One course antibiotics for stomach infection, available locally at chemist shop or pharmacy with no doctor’s prescription.
One small bottle anti-altitude sickness medication: Diamox (Acetylzolamide), available locally, for more about this medication, please contact us or your doctor
One small bottle of water purification tablets (needs to contain silver-ions AND chlorine) or a water filter or UV sterilizer.
Earplugs
Extra prescription glasses/contact lens. Contact lens wearers, please bring glasses in case of emergency.