Mt. Pumori  Expedition

Mt. Pumori Expedition

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Mt. Pumori is the most popular mountain for those climber who whish to climb 7000 m peaks in the Himalayas of Nepal. The Pumori lirerally means "Unmarried Daughter" according to the Sherpa language. Standing at the altitude of 7,161m, Pumori is one of the central attraction of Himalayas. In general, technically challenging pumori expedition is one of the best exercise for Mt.EVerest. So this expedition requires solid experience on climbing as well as physical fitness.

To summit Mt. Pumori you need To at least in 3 camps after base camp to reach the summit. The Base Camp Is Just above Gorekh shep at the altitude of 5300m. After Base CamP you canset at The altitude of 5600m, around the phase of Mt. Everest.

You should set second camp at the ridge after the phase at the altitude of 6000m. The most technical part for this peak is around camp 1 and 2. You sxhould set camp 3 at the altitude of 6400m around The corner after the ridge.

Trip Facts:

Country: Nepal
Trekking Type: Lodge & camping
Max Altitude: 7,161 M
Group size: Maximum 15
Trip length: 33 Days
Best Season: Mar - May | Sep - Dec
Trip Grade: Challenging
Transport: Fly in - Fly Out

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu, transfer to hotel.
  • Day 02: Full day sightseeing at Kathmandu Valey.
  • Day 03: Preparation day at Kathmandu.O/n at Hotel.
  • Day 04: Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2652m),3/4 hrs, O/n t at Guest House.
  • Day 05: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m), 5/6 hrs, O/n at Guest House.
  • Day 06: Acclimatization Day in Namche, O/n at Guest House.
  • Day 07: Trek to Tengboche (3860m), 5/6 hrs, O/n at Guest House.
  • Day 08: Trek to Dingboche (4410m), 5/6 hrs, O/n at Guest House.
  • Day 09: Trek to Lobuche (4910m), 5/6 hrs, O/n at Guest House.
  • Day 10: Trek to Pumori Base Camp, Overnight at tent Camp.
  • Day 11 - 12: Reat day at Pumori Base Camp
  • Day 13 - 28: Climbing period of Mt.Pumori. (Most Challenging Period).
  • Day 29: Trek back to Pheruche, Overnight at Guesthouse.
  • Day 30: Trek back to Namche Bazzer, Overnight at Guesthouse.
  • Day 31: Trek back to Lukla, Overnight at Guesthouse.
  • Day 32: Fly back to kathmandu and stay overnight at Hotel.
  • Day 33: Final departure transfer to airport.
"So What you are Paying For?"
What you are paying for, we would like to explain to you. We are a local company providing world-wide travelers with internationally qualified services. We provide you with the lowest cost possible for fully inclusive trips that have no hidden fees. We guarantee your safety, satisfaction, and long-lasting memories of your experience of Nepal Journey.

Cost Include

  • Airport pick up and drop as per the itinerary.
  • 5 nights hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast.
  • Kathmandu- Lukla - Kathmandu flight Ticket.
  • Yak and porters for transportation of equipment from Lukla to base camp and back.
  • Food and accommodation on tea houses on the way to base camp and back.
  • 1 Sirdar for the whole climbing team.
  • 1 personal climbing Sherpa to each Climber.
  • Cook and Kitchen Helper at base Camp.
  • Cook at advanced Base Camp.
  • All Kitchen and Dining equipment for base camp and ABC
  • Food, Fuel, fresh vegitables, fruits an dmeat at camp during the expedition.
  • High altitude food and fuel for ABC and other high camps.
  • High quality tents for all camps.
  • All group climbing permit.
  • Communication and electrical equipments for the mountain.
  • 5 bottles of 3ltr Poisk Oxygen for each member, 3 each for the sherpas, regulator and mask.
  • Pumori climbing Permit.
  • Ice fall usage charges.
  • Equiment allowance and daily wages for all Nepali Staff.
  • Insurence for all nepali staffs and porters including helicopter rescue provision.

Cost Exclude

  • Meals in Kathmandu.
  • All personal climbing equipment.
  • All personal expenses.
  • Bonus and tips for staff.
  • Personal medical and evacuation insurence of climbing members.
  • Garbage Deposit (refundable after bringing back from mountain).
  • All other additional chargers for additional services.

Is Mountain Climbing/ Expedition permit different than Trekking permit ?
Yes, Trekking permit is only limited to trekking in the designated areas but not for climbing. Mountain Climbing or Peak climbing is a separate permit issued by the government of Nepal.

Note: Climbing permit are valid for a month and it only takes account of the time you spend Climbing a peak/ mountain but not the the time you spend in getting to the base Or return from there. Permit requires everyone in the group to have insurence, and group be accompained by a certified from the Nepal Mountaineer Association.

What type of shape do I need for this Trip?

Climbing provides the most adventurous experience with spectacular scenery through remote glaciated valleys and passes. This trip requires physical fitness which will assist with climbing. Any person suffering from a pre-existing medical condition or diseases must seek medical advice before considering this trip.

Will somebody come to pick me up at the Airport upon my arrival?
Yes, Global Holidays Adventure representative will be there to greet you outside of Terminal Hall, he/she will be displaying an Global Holidays Adventure name with your name on it. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel.

Visa info:- Entry Visa fees - at present $25 for 15 day, US$ 40 for 30 day, and US$ 100 for three month visa on entry into Nepal. You take take Visa after landing Nepal in Tribhuwan International Airport.

What sort of accommodation can I expect in Kathmandu, and in trekking?
In Kathmand here are all kind of Hotel Simple hotel to 5* hotel. Its depends on your demand but normally in our trekking package We use standard rooms from three/four star hotels in Kathmandu with included breakfast.

During the trekking, You will have teahouses/Lodges generally provide basic clean facilities with a mattress and a quilt or blanket. We can also offer you Global Holidays Sleeping bags if needed (which need to return after the trip) but it is good idea to always have your own sleeping equipment. We usually provide single and double rooms as well as the occasional dormitory. The dining room is downstairs around a fire. All food will be cooked to order in the little kitchen. You should not enter the kitchen unless asked to do so.

Toilet Facilities - On trek, common toilet facilities are available at Tea Houses.

What kind of food can I expect in trekking/Climbing?
During your Trekking, Most of Teahouse’s cook a delicious range of mostly vegetarian fare. Pasta, tuna bakes, noodles, potatoes, eggs, dhal bhat, bread, soups, fresh vegetables (variety depends on the season) and even some desserts like apple pies, pancakes, and some interesting attempts at custard. You will find a lot of garlic on the menu because it assists with acclimatization – eat some every day. In many larger villages you may find some meat on the menu. You can always get hot chocolate, tea, and hot lemon drinks, as well as soft drinks, and treats like chocolate and crisps. Each day dinner and breakfast are used to take in the same lodge you spend the night. Lunch will be taken on the way to destination. During your peak climbing you will have tented camp and will have light food.

What sort of transportation I use?
Global holidays Adventure is all about providing you with local insights as well as adventure, with that in mind, where we think you will get more out of your holiday by using a different means of transport that is what we do. Using a variety of private transport is an integral part of our Himalaya tours and enhances the experience! We use private tourist vehicles for sightseeing, city tours and pickups. Depending on the group size we use cars, minibus, van or land cruiser. These small light vehicles are more manoeuvrable and flexible enabling us to take you through the Narrow roads of Nepal. All the vehicles are usually air-conditioned unless we are travelling in cooler areas.

What is the best season for this trekking?
The best time for is October to mid December and mid February to mid June. It is not very good trekking during the monsoon season from June to August except treks in the Himalayan rain shadow like Upper Mustang and Kailash.

What is the weather & temperature like in trekking?
Weather in the mountains is notoriously difficult to predict. At night it is generally cooler the days are enerally warm. Winter (January and February) will be bit colder but the days can be quite beautiful and warm if the sun is out. There will be bit of snow during the month of January, February and December. It is also important to make sure that you can stay warm and dry in just about any conditions. Expect the unexpected! The temperature could be as high as 20 deg C to -15 deg C low.

Can I charge my digital camera or other batteries on my trip?
These facilities will be available in most of the places in your hotel reception by paying some service charges. Remember to bring your adapters!

Is there any communication while we are on trekking?
There are telephones in some villages along the trekking routes from which you can make international calls. Some place there is also internet access which you can use by paying some charges.

Can I use credit cards in the places visit in trekking?
In Kathmandu you can use your credit/Master Card. During the Trekking you need cash you cannot use your credit card.

How much additional money do I need per day?
In Kathmandu, you can allocate US$ 08 - 10 for a lunch / dinner. It’s all depends on your spending habits. US$10 to 20 US$ a day will be enough to buy bottles of water, chocolates and few drinks in trekking.

Do I need to tip my guide and porters?
How much would that be? This is a difficult thing to tell. Its up to you from your heart by looking their work and support. Tipping is not required, but a small way to show your guides and local porters thanks for their help. The level of the tip should reflect the level of personal involvement with your guide.

Is the water OK to drink? Do I need to bring purifying tablets/filter?

In most places bottled water is readily available. If you wish to drink normal water, you need to use purifying aid, which you will need to bring with you.

Global Holidays Adventure Agency's staff insured?

Our company insures all our trekking staff, including guide, cook, Sherpa and porters.

What essential documents do I need to bring with me on tour?
Valid Passport – must be valid for up to 6 months after you return from your tour, keep a separate photocopy. Travel insurance, keep a separate photocopy which you need to give to us before you leaving for Trip. Cash and Traveller’s Cheques, keep numbers and proof of purchase separate. Flight tickets Emergency contact numbers for T/C’s, banks, insurance, family contacts.

Can I add extra days to my trekking trip? A trekking holiday should never be about making it to the final point quickly. Along your trek we can add days at your request with additional costs to cover guides, porters, accommodation and food.

Do you use yaks/porters on the trek or do we carry all of our own gear?
Whilst on the trek, our porter will take care of your luggage. All you need to carry is your small day bag for your personal belongings like camera, water bottle, sun cream etc only.

What opportunities will I have for shower along the trek?
Yes, we arrange guesthouse with hot shower but some Place there is not hot shower, we will provide hot water in bucket for shower.

I would you like to extend my holiday, any recommendations?

Yes, there are many options and choices to extend your holiday before or after your main trip. Following trips are suggested for your holiday extensions.
Kathmandu Shopping Tour

What immunizations will I need?
No vaccinations are compulsory in Himalaya, but we do recommend you are covered for *diphtheria & TB, hepatitis A, *hepatitis B, *malaria, typhoid, polio and tetanus. We also recommend: - A dental check-up prior to travelling. - That you know your blood group in case of emergency.

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