Region: Khumbu region
Climbing Season: Spring
Route: Kathamndu-Lukla-Namche-Pasang Lhamu chuli
Best season: Late Sept. to Oct. & April to May.
Pasang Lhamu Chuli goes by three other names: Jasumba, Cho Aui and Nagpai Gosum Peak. The first recorded summit to the peak was in 1986 by a Japanese team from the northern Tibetan side gaining the prominent North West ridge to the summit. In 2009, a Swiss team consisting of three young mountaineers reached the top of Nagpai Gosum through the southern face, which no one had climbed before. The standard route begins from with trekking from Lukla and via Namche Bazar passes through the pass Nagpa La. Nagpa La is an important route for the Tibetan refugees fleeing Tibet. The Base Camp lies on Sumna Glacier at an altitude of 5,100 meters. Mount Nagpai Gosum or the Pasang Lhamu Chuli lies in the Cho Oyu massif about six kilometres west of Mount Cho Oyu. In fact, Mount Nagpa Gosum is the highest of three 7000m-peaks in the south-western ridge of Cho Oyu (8201m). The impressive north-face of Nagpa Gosum with its white "spider" can also be seen from the Gyabrag-glacier above Cho Oyu Base Camp.
The Pasang Lhamu Chuli or Nagpa Gosum Base Camp lies on Sumna Glacier at an altitude of 5,400 meters one hour from the traditional yak caravan route from Tibe to Namche Bazar over Nangpai La. Advanced Base Camp at 5600 m at the foot West Ridge Nampa La. Two more camps will be set up as we climb higher. Camp I at 6,250m just below the second Col. Camp II at 7,100m on the snow hump. After a few pitches climbing up steep snow ridge, reach the summit made of ice pyramid with hardly enough space to stand on it. From the summit, savor the astonishingly close view of Everest and other high peaks, then rappel down and get back to Base Camp the next day.
Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu airport, transfers to the selected hotel.
Day 02-03: Kathmandu Sightseeing & Preparation for the Expedition
Day 04: Fly to Lukla. Trek to Phakding Overnight guest house.
Day 05: Trek to Namche. Overnight guest house.
Day 06: Rest & Acclimatization at Namche
Day 07: Trek to Thame. Overnight guest house.
Day 08: Trek to Arye. Overnight in tents.
Day 09: Trek to Lunak. Overnight in tents.
Day 10: Trek to Khajung. Overnight in tent.
Day 11: Trek to Jagsamba (Pasang Lhamu Chuli Base Camp). Overnight in tents.
Day 12 - 42: Climbing period
Day 43: Retrace to Lunak. Overnight tents.
Day 44: Trek to Thame. Overnight guest house.
Day 45: Trek to Namche. Overnight guest house.
Day 46: Trek to Lukla. Overnight guest house.
Day 47: Fly to Kathmandu. Overnight tents.
Day 48: Free day in Kathmandu. Overnight hotel.
Day 49: Transfer to airport for your final departure to home.
Note:The above information is a guide and standard template of what we provide. The trek can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements. On adventure trips of this type, weather, transport or a multitude of other factors beyond our control can result in a change of itinerary. It is, however, very unlikely that the itinerary would be substantially altered; if alterations are necessary the leader will decide what is the best alternative, taking into consideration the best interests of the whole group. Where a change does occur, we do everything we can to minimize its effect, but we cannot be responsible for the results of changes or delays.
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