Sharphu Expedition

Sharphu Expedition

(44 NIGHTS/ 45 DAYS )

overview

Mt. Sharphu I (7,070m / 23,195ft.) is one of the six Sharphu peaks in the Kanchenjunga Himal region. The Sharphu expeditions climbing is considered to be one of the most incredible expeditions among the 7,000m peaks in Nepal. The pristine wilderness of the area around the Mt. Sharphu base camp offers an ecstatic feeling of being so high above the ground. The tranquility of the atmosphere at the tip of the peak is priceless. It is worth the several days of trekking and struggle with the chilling weather.

The Sharphu Expeditions in Nepal begin at Basantpur and end at Suketar on the way back from the expedition. Widely known as a ‘virgin’ and sometimes as ‘unclimbed’, the Sharphu I offers a phenomenal scenery of lush-green forests, terrace farming on hillsides and white mountain massifs. The serene view from the base camp get better as you climb higher towards the perfect vantage point at the altitude of 7,070m. The trek along the Amje Khola is an added unforgettable experience during the trip. The Sharphu Expeditions 44 Night 45 Days does not require technical climbing skills, it is an easy to climb seven-thousander, perfect for novice climbers with little to no experience in climbing.

itinerary

  • Day 01

    ARRIVAL IN KATHMANDU AIRPORT, MEET OUR STAFF THEN TRANSFERS TO HOTEL.

  • Day 02

    KATHMANDU FREE.

  • Day 03

    KATHMANDU – BIRATNAGAR BY FLIGHT THEN DRIVE TO BASANTAPUR.

  • Day 04

    BASANTAPUR – CHOWKI.

  • Day 05

    CHOWKI – GUPHA POKHARI.

  • Day 06

    GUPHA POKHARI – DOVAN.

  • Day 07

    DOVAN – MITLUNG.

  • Day 08

    MITLUNG – CHIRUWA (1200M.)

  • Day 09

    CHIRUWA – SAKATHUM (1600M.)

  • Day 10

    SAKATHUM – AMJILESSA (2460M.)

  • Day 11

    AMJILESSA (GYAPLA) – GHUNSA (3475M.)

  • Day 12

    GHUNSA – KHAMBACHEN (4130M.)

  • Day 13

    HIKING LHONAK 4780M. (PANGPENGMA BASE CAMP 5000M.).

  • Day 14

    KHAMBACHEN – BACK TO GHUNSA 3475M

  • Day 15

    GHUNSA – NANGO-LA PASS(4802M.) SHARPHU III BASE CAMP.

  • Day 16

    SHARPHU III BASE CAMP – MARSON -LA PASS AND SHARPHU I BASE CAMP.

  • Day 17-27

    SHARPHU PEAK 1ST (7070M.) CLIMBING PERIOUD.

  • Day 28

    GHUNSA – MIVINGLA BASE CAMP.

  • Day 29

    MIVINGLA BC – TSERAM (3750M.)

  • Day 30

    TSERAM – OMJE KHOLA.

  • Day 31

    AMJE KHOLA –PHUMPE DANDA

  • Day 32

    PHUMPE DANDA – KUNJARI.

  • Day 33

    KUNJARI – SUKETAR (TAPLEJUNG).

  • Day 34

    SUKETAR – KATHMANDU BY FLIGHT THEN TRANSFERS TO HOTEL.

  • Day 35

    KATHMANDU FREE.

  • Day 36

    LAST MINUTE, TRANSFER TO AIRPORT FOR ONWARD JOURNEY.

prices

Per Person on Twin Sharing in US$ Suppliment
1 2-3 4-6 7-9 10-14 15 & ABOVE Single Room Half Board Full Board

include/exclude

cost include
  • Traditional Welcome at arrival in Airport.
  • Airport Return Transfer by Pvt. Basis’s. by tourist vehicle.
  • Assistant Guide in arrival and departures / Hotels.
  • 3 STAR Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu with Breakfast on twin sharing basis.
  • Expedition Royalty and permit of Nepal Government to climb the mountain.
  • All required Trekking Permit (National Park entry fee) and TIMS card.
  • Liaison holder officer, one head Sardar/Guide with porters (2 trekkers= 1 porter).
  • Good quality tents and kitchen utensils for camping.
  • All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) along with availability during trek & expeditions.
  • com’s trekking bag/duffel bag, t-shirt and trekking map are yours to take.
  • High Altitude Climbing Sherpa 1:2 or 1:1 (01 Sherpa per two clients / your required).
  • All necessary climbing hard ware gears. Camping and kitchen gears for both trek and climbing.
  • Appropriate food for high altitude and all climbing crew at base camp and as above.
  • Emergency Oxygen mask and regulator upon requirement of guest with reliable charge.
  • Sleeping bag & down jacket (to be returned after your trip is completed.)
  • Medical kit (carried by your guide).
  • All necessary paperwork, office Service charge and Government Taxes levied by Government of Nepal.
  • Staff costs which includes their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation.
  • Farewell Dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with cultural show setting together with official representative at last night in Nepal.
  • Special souvenir on departure.
cost exclude
  • In Kathmandu stay lunch & dinner is not included.
  • International flight fare.
  • Personal trekking and climbing Equipment.
  • Transportation as per itinerary only (not available at disposal).Any extra distance traveled will be charged extra.
  • Any additional staff other than specified.
  • Rescue, Repatriation, Medicines, Medical Tests and Hospitalization expenses.
  • Medical Insurance and emergency rescue if required.
  • Travel Insurance and helicopter rescue.
  • Walkie-talkies & Filming permit (if special camera).
  • Personal climbing gears.
  • Nepal custom duty for import of expedition goods.
  • Expenses of personal Nature
  • Medical expenses
  • Personal Insurance
  • Tips and Gratuities
  • Visa Fee US$ 25 for 15 days and 40 US$ for 30 days (Indian Nationality FREE / SAARC 1st Time FREE Visa).
  • Other Services not mentioned in cost including

Fixed Departure Dates

Scenic Nepal Tour (06 D/05 N)- KTM-Chitwan Park / Pokhara

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

VEHICLE ALLOCATION

Pax Travelling Vehicle Type
2 – 3 ADULTS Toyota / Ford Figo / Tata Indica / Nissan Car
4 – 10 ADULTS Toyota Hi–Ace 13 Seated With Roof For Baggage.
11–14 ADULTS Toyota Or Nissan Jumbo Hi–Ace 16 Seated With Roof For Baggage.
15–21 ADULTS Japanese Costar Bus -24 Seated
22–30 ADULTS Deluxe Tata Mini Bus -35 Seated
31–35 ADULTS Deluxe Coach -40 Seater

HOTELS WE USE

5 STAR DELUXE HYATT REGENCY, SOALTEE CROWN PLAZA, YAK AND YETI, AND HOTEL RADISSON
5 STAR STANDARD HOTEL ANNAPURNA
4 STAR DELUXE HOTEL SHANGRILA, THE MALLA HOTEL, HOTEL HIMALAYA
4 STAR STANDARD VAISHALI, HOTEL GRANND ROYAL SINGI, GYANGJONG HOTEL SHANKER, AND HOTEL SHERPA
3 STAR HOTEL MARSYANGDI, MOUNTAIN HOTEL, TIBET HOTEL
2 STAR KATHMANDU GUEST HOUSE, TIBET GUEST HOUSE AND THE COURTYARD HOTEL, NORBU LINKA

Note

TRIP PAYMENT & CANCELLATION POLICY

 

Payment Terms :

  • 30  % payments : At the time of confirmation.
  • Full payment: 7  Days Prior to Nepal arrival in our account only.

 

Cancellation:

  • 60 – 30 days prior to departure 10% of the tour cost.
  • 29 – 15 days prior to departure 20% of the tour cost.
  • 14 to 7 days prior to departure 40 % of the tour cost.
  • 6 days or less no refunds.

 

Our cancellation policy applies in every instance. There will be no exception for any reasons therefore; we strongly recommend that you purchase trip cancellation insurance. This low cost insurance protects all deposits and payments should you have to cancel your trip due to personal or family illness. Should you or anyone in your choice purchase this insurance, please deal directly with the insurance company. Baggage and accident insurance are also available.

 
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