Lhotse Expedition

Duration : 57 Days
Country : Nepal
Max. Altitude : 8516m / 27,940ft.
Accommodation : Lodge/Hotel/Camping
Grade : Extreme
Best Season : Spring / Autumn
Group Size : 2 - 10 People

Mount Lhotse(8516 Mtr) is the fourth  highest summit of the world which is lies in the eastern part of Nepal in Solukhumbu district in Sagaramatha National park in world heritage site with the border of Nepal and Tibet. Lhotse has 3 summits, main summit at 8,516m, Lhotse Middle (East) at 8,414m   and Lhotse Shar at 8,383m. Lhotse is however famous for its tremendous and dramatic south face. The primary route on Mt. Lhotse is via Everest's South Col. The Lhotse route follows the Everest route to above the yellow band, then heads up the couloirs. Lhotse Base Camp is located beside the Khumbu Glacier, same as Everest Base Camp. The Lhotse South Face is also one of the largest mountain faces in the world. 


Day 01. Arrival to Kathmandu & Transfer to the Hotel (1,400Mtr) 

Day 02. Rest in Kathmandu, expedition briefing and Preparing 

Day 03. Flight to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2,800Mtr) 

Day 04. Trek to Namche Bazzar (3,440Mtr) 

Day 05. Acclimatization at Namche Bazaar (Rest day) 

Day 06. Trek to Tyangboche  (3,860Mtr) 

Day 07. Trek  to Dingboche (4,410 Mtr) 

Day 08. Acclimatization Day in Dingboche 

Day 09. Trek to Lobuche(4910 Mtr) 

Day 10. Trek Base Camp (5,365 Mtr) (Same basecamp of Everest)

Day 11 – Day 50: Climbing Peroid [Base Camp – Lhotse Summit (8,516Mtr) – Base Camp] 

Day 51. Cleaning Up Base Camp 

Day 52. Trek  to Pheriche (4,371Mtr) 

Day 53. Trek to Namche Bazaar 

Day 54. Trek  to Lukla 

Day 55. Flight to Kathmandu & transfer to Hotel 

Day 56. Leisure day in Kathmandu City 

Day 57. Transfer to International Airport for final departure 


  • Airport pick and drop to/from Airport
  • Welcome dinner in Kathmandu
  • 4 Nights  accommodation in Five star hotel in Kathmandu in BB basis 
  • Flight Fare  to/from  Lukla
  • Lodging and Fooding all nights during the trek and climbing period.
  • Group equipment for climb cooking gearss, fuel, stoves, ropes, all forms of rock, ice, and snow protection, radio communications, oxygen delivery system and oxygen cylinders, medical supplies, etc.
  • High altitude sherpas,porters, liason officer,and all staffs
  • All permit fees and government taxes.
  • Sat phone available at Base Camp in paying service
  • High altitude tents for all members and climbing Sherpas. All food and fuel for Base Camp and higher camps during expedition. Services of cook and kitchen boy at Base Camp and cook at Camp 2. All kitchen tent, stores tent, dining tents, toilet tents, tables and chairs, and cooking utensils for Base Camp. 
  • Insurance for climbing Sherpas, cooks, Liaison Officer, and local porters. Equipment allowances and wages for climbing Sherpas, cooks, kitchen boys and Government Liaison Officer 
  • Base Camp single tent with mattress and pillow for each member, climbing Sherpa, BC staff and Liaison Officer.
  • Solar panel at Base Camp for light and charging small electronics (eg. mobile phones, amateur digital cameras and handheld video cameras).
  • Personal solar powered light at each tent per member at Base Camp.
  • Transportation of food supply to Base Camp from Kathmandu (cargo to Lukla and then by porter to Base Camp).
  • Khumbu Ice Fall route  fixing fee (Khumbu Ice Fall route will be fixed by SPCC) 

Not Included

  • International airfare and Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs)
  • Personal gears, clothing and sleeping equipment (see gear list).
  • Tips and Bonus for Staff and guide
  • Insurance and Trip cancellation
  • Alcoholic beverages and bottled drinks.
  • Nepal  entry visa Fee( can be obtained at the airport upon arrival)
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Personal insurance such as travel, accident, medical, emergency evacuation, and lost luggage.
  • Personal solar pack for charging 

Equipment/Gear  List

Primary/Travel Items

  • Passport and Photocopy of Passport /Some extra passport photos for Nepal visa on the arrival 
  • Travellers Cheques
  • Credit Cards
  • Personal Travel Insurance


Head Wear

  • Sun Hat
  • Warm Synthetic wool Hat
  • Head Band/buff/Face mask/balaclava
  • Head lamp and Spare Batteries
  • Nose guard

Eye Wear

  • Sun Glasses
  • Glacier glasses
  • Googgles

Hand Wear

  • Lightweight   Synthetic Gloves
  • Heavyweight Synthetic Gloves
  • Soft shell gloves
  • Hand Warmer
  • Mittens


  • Fleece Jacket
  • Long Sleeved shirts
  • Short Sleeved Shirts
  • Wind Jacket
  • Down Suit
  • Down Jacket(Light Weight)
  • Down Jacket(Heavy Weight)
  • Soft shell Jacket
  • Hard shell Jacket

Down Wear

  • Trousers(Light Weight)
  • Trousers(Heavy Weight)
  • Wind Paints
  • Lightweight Underwear 
  • Heavyweight  Long underwear
  • Lightweight Nylon paints
  • Down Pants
  • Soft shell pants
  • Hard shell pants
  • Insulated synthetic pants

Foot Wear

  • Light weight synthetic  socks
  • Climbing socks
  • Climbing boots
  • Trekking boots/Light hiking boots
  • Running Shoes
  • Insulated Camp boots(for Basecamp)
  • Gaiters


  • Sunscreen  and Lip Balms
  • Personal First Aid Kit
  • Dairy and Writing Material
  • Camera with spare batteiries
  • Pocket knife
  • Sun Glass
  • Personal Toilet Equipment
  • Water Bottles
  • Hand sanitizers
  • Small Towels/Soap/Shampoo

Climbing Gear

  • Down Suits
  • Helmet
  • Harness
  • Carabinersr(Regular)
  • Carabiners(Locker)
  • Descender
  • Ascender
  • Ice Axe 
  • Crampons
  • Helmet
  • Water Bottle
  • Duffol Bag
  • Trekking Back Pack(40 Ltr)
  • Climbing Back Pack (50 Ltr)
  • Sleeping Bag(-40) for higher camps
  • Sleeping Bag(-20) for Basecamp
  • Thermarest
  • Thermos
  • Trekking Poles
  • Pee Bottle

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