Kwande Peak Expedition
- Details Itinerary
Also known as Kangde Ri and Kwangde dominates the south-west of Namche village the gateway to Everest. It is a difficult mountain to climb and stands at a height of 6,011m. It forms an impressive multi-summated ridge at the eastern end of the Lumding Himal range, which in turn is part of Rolwaling Himal. The mountain stands above the Bhote Koshi River which borders the Rolwaling area in the West with Khumbu area in the East. The northern part of the mountain forms an impressive barrier having several steep ridges to the north.
Kwangde peak 6011meter is located above the famous Sherpa village of Namche Bazaar and is ripe for those wanting to ascend a seldom-climbed 6000-meter peak. Combine this with a remote approach walk through un-spoilt alpine terrain and you have the essence of this challenging climb.
This difficult mountain forms an impressive, multi- summated ridge in the Khumbu region. The actual mass of the mountain is a 3 mile ridge running from the summit of Nup (6,035m. /19,799 ft.) Southeast through the summits of Kwangde Lho (6,187m. /20,298 ft.) and Kwangde Shar (6,093m. /19,990 ft.) and then turns sharply south-southeast through several lower summits and terminates at Nupla (5,885m. /19,307 ft.) All of these summits are included in the peak permit. The problem is that every route that has been climbed on the Kwangde Peaks is difficult and requires advanced technical expertise.
The Kwangde massif is the last part of the Lumding Himal and rises above Namche Bazaar. This is one of the trekking peaks of Nepal, so a trekking-peak permit is sufficient.The ridge contains at least 4 peaks. All can be climbed with one permit. All peaks of this ridge are above 6000m and inhibit some relatively small glaciers and some steep rock-faces. This peak offers views of the Rolwaling, Cho Oyu, and Everest and Ama Dablam regions.
Day 01. Kathmandu- 1340M (Arrival day and Transfer to hotel) - Hotel
Day 02. Full Day sightseeing of KTM Durbar Square, Swoyambhunath, Boudhanath & Pasupatinath - Hotel (B/B)
Day 03. Fly to Lukla (2840M) & Trek to Phakding (2800M) - Approx.4 hrs-Lodge (B/L/D)
Day 04. Trek to Namche Bazzar (3440M) - Approx- 6 hrs-Lodge (B/L/D)
Day 05. Trek to Syangboche, Rest/Acclimatization and Back to Namche Bazzar- approx 3 hrs-Lodge (B/L/D)
Day 06. Trek to Tengboche (3860M) - Approx 4 hrs-Lodge (B/L/D)
Day 07. Trek to Dingboche (4350M) - Approx 4 hrs-Lodge (B/L/D)
Day 08. Trek to chhukung for Acclimatization (4743M) & back down to Dingboche- Approx 5 hrs-Lodge (B/L/D)
Day 09. Trek to Lobuche (5018M) - Approx 4 hrs-Lodge (B/L/D)
Day 10. Trek to Gorakshep (5170M) Trek to Kalapattar & Back to Gorakshep - Approx 6/7 hrs- Lodge (B/L/D)
Day 11. Trek to Everest base camp (5364M) - Dougla - approx 6/7 hrs-Lodge (B/L/D)
Day 12. Trek to Khumjung (3753M) - Approx.6 hrs-Lodge (B/L/D)
Day 13. Trek to Kwangde Base Camp (Climbing Training)-Tented Camp (B/L/D)
Day 14. Acclimatization day at Base Camp (Climbing Training) - Tented Camp (B/L/D)
Day 15. Trek to High Camp- Tented Camp (B/L/D)
Day 16. Kwangde peak Summit (6011M) & back to Base Camp-Tented Camp (B/L/D)
Day 17. Trek to Namche–Lodge (B/L/D)
Day 18. Trek to Lukla –7 hrs-Lodge (B/L/D)
Day 19. Fly to Kathmandu & Transfer to hotel, relax day after Long Trip- Hotel (B/B)
Day 20.Reserve day (Incase flight cancelled due to Bad weather)- Hotel (B/B)
Day 21.Departure to Airport and Back to Home. (B)
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