Himalayan climbing course

  • Very Hard

    21 Days 20 Nights

    Trip Code: ATT-182

  • Destination

    Nepal

  • Activity

    Peak Climbing

  • Accomodation

    Hotels/Lodge

  • Trip Starts

    Kathmandu

  • Trip Ends

    Kathmandu

Himalayan climbing
This course aims to give knowledge and experience to those mountaineers who wish to tackle bigger challenges in the Himalayas. The course is an introduction to High Altitude Mountaineering and focuses on skills that are vital for climbing safely and successfully. This course will also give climbers a good idea of what to expect on expeditions in the Himalayas, thus reducing anxiety and building self-confidence
This course starts from the basics and is suitable for beginners and intermediate climbers.
The course curriculum will cover the following topics:

- Hill Walking and trekking Technique
- Glacier Walking and basic ice climbing
- Climbing technique, rock and mixed climbing
- Walking on scree
- Self arrest and self rescue
- Tent craft
- Rope Technique
- Equipment familiarization and use
- Basic high altitude medicine
- Radio Communication


Difficulty Level

Very Hard

You need to be in good physical condition; be ready to walk up to 8 hours a day for consecutive days on rocky and icy terrain. Technical climbing Equipment is required.

Detailed Itinerary

1Day 1
In KTM - Equipment and Gear Introduction at ASTREK climbing wall
In KTM - Equipment and Gear Introduction at ASTREK climbing wall
2Day 2
In KTM - Rope Technique / High Altitude Medicine /Self Arrest and Self Rescue / climbing technique training at ASTREK climbing wall
In KTM - Rope Technique / High Altitude Medicine /Self Arrest and Self Rescue / climbing technique training at ASTREK climbing wall
3Day 3
In KTM - Nagarjun / Natural rock climbing training
In KTM - Nagarjun / Natural rock climbing training
4Day 4
Transfer to airport and schedule flight to Lukla (2840m-9315ft) & trek to Phakding (2610m-8560ft)
Transfer to airport and schedule flight to Lukla (2840m-9315ft) & trek to Phakding (2610m-8560ft)
5Day 5
Trekking / Hill walking Technique/ Introduction - Trek to Namche (3440m11,283ft)
Trekking / Hill walking Technique/ Introduction - Trek to Namche (3440m11,283ft)
6Day 6
Trek to Khumjung (3780m-12,398ft) for acclimatization – MAP Reading training
Trek to Khumjung (3780m-12,398ft) for acclimatization – MAP Reading training
7Day 7
Trek to Tengboche (3860m-12,660ft) – Rope work ad knot practice
Trek to Tengboche (3860m-12,660ft) – Rope work ad knot practice
8Day 8
Trek to Dingboche (4410m-14,464ft) –O/N at Lodge
Trek to Dingboche (4410m-14,464ft) –O/N at Lodge
9Day 9
Dingboche (4410m-14,464ft) acclimatization day, Bouldering during day
Dingboche (4410m-14,464ft) acclimatization day, Bouldering during day
10Day 10
Trek to Lobuche (4910m-16,203ft)
Trek to Lobuche (4910m-16,203ft)
11Day 11
Trek to Chhukung (4730m) crossing Kongma La (5550m-18,204ft). (Walking on Scree/radio communication training)
Trek to Chhukung (4730m) crossing Kongma La (5550m-18,204ft). (Walking on Scree/radio communication training)
12Day 12
Chhukung to Island Peak base camp. (5100m-16,728ft)
Chhukung to Island Peak base camp. (5100m-16,728ft)
13Day 13-17
Glacier Walking - Traverse, Ascent & Descent on Ice with out rope with ice axe and Crampons/ Bluster- Walking on fixed rope/ jumaring / Summit Island Peak (6160m-20,070ft)
Glacier Walking - Traverse, Ascent & Descent on Ice with out rope with ice axe and Crampons/ Bluster- Walking on fixed rope/ jumaring / Summit Island Peak (6160m-20,070ft)
18Day 18
Pangboche
Pangboche
21Day 21
Schedule flight to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel
Schedule flight to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel

Package Details

Cost Includes
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu at a good tourist class hotel as per the itinerary.
  • 3 days climbing course in Kathmandu with one guide(HAS)
  • One NMIA ("Nepal Mountaineering Instructors Association") instructor between 4 member team.
  • Lunch during training in Kathmandu.
  • Domestic airport departure tax and transfer. All Transportation while in Training in Kathmandu.
  • Accommodation and three meals during the lodge trek and during camping.
  • Complete kitchen equipment, foam mattresses, single tent per member in Island Peak base camp, dining tent, tables and chairs, toilet tent provided.
  • Climbing permit for Island Peak.
  • Daily wages and food during the lodge trek for guide and porters
  • 1 bottle of Oxygen cylinder with Mask and Regulator and Gamow bag for emergency only.
  • Equipment Allowance and Daily of Guide.
  • Local taxes, climbing/trekking guide, staff, and porters’ insurance.
Cost Does not Include
  • Personal expenses, personal tips, alcoholic beverages, cold/soft drinks and mineral water.
  • International airport departure tax.
  • Personal medical expenses, travel insurance and rescue evacuation.
  • Hot shower during lodge trek.
  • Personal climbing gear.
  • Any costs arise due to flight cancellation.
Extra Services

Cost :-

Group
1 pax 2-3 pax 4 and above
US$ 4,952 per person 3,145 per person 2,888 per person

Other costs:

  • Schedule Flight: KTM-Lukla-KTM – US$ 226 per person (Foreigner-airfare subject to change)
  • Schedule Flight: KTM-Lukla-KTM – US$ 120 per person (Indian-airfare subject to change)
  • Sagarmatha National Park Fee- US$ 15 per person-foreigner
  • Sagarmatha National Park Fee-US$ 2 per person-Indian

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