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Kusum Kanguru Peak Climbing - 20 days
Technical very hard peak climbing in Khumbu altitudes of 6369 meters

Nepal having 1310 Himalayan peaks over 5000 meters offers joys of mountaineering in Nepal which can be combined with the pleasure of Trekking & Expedition. Trekking Peak Climbing is one of the most popular and successful adventure programs for among the adventure lovers of the world. To make this program more friendly and successful, there are more than 30 minor trekking peaks open for climbing under Nepal Mountaineering Association. Kusum Kanguru is on group 'B' of NMA peak list.

One of the most difficult trekking peaks to climb and was first ascended in the autumn of 1979 by a Japanese team; Mount Kanguru (formally known as Kusum Kanguru Peak) is a triple-summited mountain in the Khumbu Region of the Himalaya. It forms the border between the Dudhkosi in the south and Hinku Drangka Valley to the north. Its name 'Kusum Kanguru' means 'Three Snow-White Gods Peak' in the Tibetan language. Regarded as technically very challenging on all possible routes, Kusum Kanguru is an impressive rock and ice peak which forms the border between the Dudhkosi in the south and Hinku Valley to the north. This climb is suggested only for participants who have enough climbing and mountaineering experience knowledge. Kusum Kanguru is an impressive peak of rock and ice possess a great challenge to the mountaineers. It is considered the most difficult peak for climbing among the trekking peaks in Nepal.



Climbing Route:

South-East Ridge: The approach to the South East Face is from the Hinku valley side. From Lukla the base camp can be reached in 5 days. The ascent route to the main summit is through the South East Face. With a base camp at 4360m, two or three high camps are required to complete the climb.

North Ridge: The North Ridge is approached from Monjo on the trail to Namche Bazaar. From base camp ascend steep grass and screed and finally a ramp leading to the ridge proper.



Normal sample Itinerary:

Kusum Kanguru Peak Climb from South- East Ridge Route

Fly Kathmandu to Lukla and trek to Hinku valley to South East Base Camp, acclimatize till few days and few more days for Kusum Kanguru successfully climbing then trek back to Lukla and fly out to Kathmandu.



Kusum Kanguru Peak Expedition from North Ridge Route

Fly Kathmandu to Lukla and trek to Phakding to Monjo to Kusum Kangaru North Base Camp, acclimatize till few days and few more days for Kusum Kanguru successfully climbing then trek back to Lukla and fly out to Kathmandu.

Trip Facts

Country: Nepal

Region: Everest Khumbu

Activities: Peak Climbing

Duration: 20 Days

Max. Altitude: 6369 m.

Difficulty:

Group Size: 2-12

Season: March, April, May - Sept, Oct, Nov

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Day 01 - Arrive Kathmandu
Day 02 - Kathmandu Leisure
Day 03 - Flight to Lukla (2804m) and trek to Chutanga (3100m)
Day 04 - Acclimatization day at Chutanga
Day 05 - Trek to Tuli Kharka (4400m) via 4600m pass
Day 06 - Trek to Tashing Ongma (3600m)
Day 07 - Trek to Thangnag (4350m)
Day 08 - Acclimatization day at Thangnag (4350m)
Day 09 - Trek to Kusum Kanguru Base Camp (4360m)
Day 10, 11, 12 - Preparation days for Climbing
Day 13 - Up to High camp (5100m)
Day 14 - Higher camp (5600m)
Day 15 - Summit-Climb Kusum Kanguru Peak (6369m) and back to Base Camp
Day 16 - Trek back to Tashing Ongma
Day 17 - Trek to Tuli Kharka
Day 18 - Trek to Lukla
Day 19 - Fly back to Kathmandu.
Day 20 - Spare-Leisure day in Kathmandu
Day 21 - Departure Day
Day 01 - Arrive Kathmandu

Arrive to Kathmandu, an exciting and memorable experience with the panoramic view of snow-capped Himalayan range greets your sight.
Independent Himalayan Adventure's Airport Representative will meet you at the airport and take you to your hotel. After arrival to hotel, Short briefing and final  procedures.

Day 02 - Kathmandu Leisure

We will finalize paperwork-permit for your trip. Final checking of your climbing equipments. Sightseeing tours of Kathmandu Valley.
After breakfast, take time to enjoy a day of sightseeing on a guided tour of some of the highlights of Kathmandu and the surrounding valley. Visit Swayambhunath stupa, also known as the Monkey temple, with its fine views over Kathmandu and many interesting features as well as great stupa itself from 2700 years. Join the devotees, pilgrims and wandering sadhus at Pashupatinath temple. Pashupatinath is the most important Hindu temple in Nepal as well as being one of the most important Shiva temple on the subcontinent, situated on the banks of the holy Bagmati River. After that take your time around Bouddhanath stupa, one of the largest stupa in the world. Explore the myriad temples and courtyards of Patan Durbar Square, also known as the city of Fine Arts. Later the afternoon back to your hotel and simply relax or explore the surrounding yourself.

Day 03 - Flight to Lukla (2804m) and trek to Chutanga (3100m)

An early morning goto the Kathmandu Domestic Airport Terminal for the 35 minute scenic flight to Lukla at 2804 meters. On arrival at the Lukla airport guide will brief you and introduce our supporters before we begin our trek towards Chutanga (3100 meters).

Day 04 - Acclimatization day at Chutanga

Acclimatization day at Chutanga

Day 05 - Trek to Tuli Kharka (4400m) via 4600m pass

Trek to Tuli Kharka (4400m) via 4600m pass

Day 06 - Trek to Tashing Ongma (3600m)

Trek to Tashing Ongma (3600m)

Day 07 - Trek to Thangnag (4350m)

Trek to Thangnag (4350m)

Day 08 - Acclimatization day at Thangnag (4350m)

Acclimatization day at Thangnag (4350m)

Day 09 - Trek to Kusum Kanguru Base Camp (4360m)

Trek to Kusum Kanguru Base Camp (4360m)

Day 10, 11, 12 - Preparation days for Climbing

These 3 days are for climbing preparation. Climbers are fixing rope and make routes to make assistance to go to top.

Day 13 - Up to High camp (5100m)

Up to High camp (5100m)

Day 14 - Higher camp (5600m)

Higher camp (5600m)

Day 15 - Summit-Climb Kusum Kanguru Peak (6369m) and back to Base Camp

Summit-Climb Kusum Kanguru Peak (6369m) and back to Base Camp

Day 16 - Trek back to Tashing Ongma

Trek back to Tashing Ongma

Day 17 - Trek to Tuli Kharka

Trek to Tuli Kharka

Day 18 - Trek to Lukla

Trek to Lukla

Day 19 - Fly back to Kathmandu.

Morning flight back to Kathmandu.
Enjoying your last glimpse of the mountains you have recently visited for one last time on the 35 minute Scenic flight back to Kathmandu.

Day 20 - Spare-Leisure day in Kathmandu

Leisure day in Kathmandu. It's also spare day in case of bad weather in Lukla, This day you can do sightseeing tour of Kathmandu including Bouddhanath, Pashupatinath, Patan or Bhaktapur. If you are interested in continuing on to the Chitwan Jungle Safari, River Rafting Adventure or any other tours you can start today.

Day 21 - Departure Day

Transfer for your final flight departure. The trip ends, our Airport Representative will drop you to the Kathmandu International Airport for your flight departure from Nepal.

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Cost

Climbing Permit fee for Group "B" NMA Peaks:
Group size 1 – 4 persons: US$ 350 only
Group size 5 – 8 persons: US$ 350 plus US$ 40 per person
Group size 9 – 12 persons: US $ 510 plus US$ 25 per person

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Garbage deposit:
US $ 250 (refundable after submit garbage clearance letter)

Climbing Guides fee/allowance:
US$ 300 for normal peaks
US$ 500 to 700 for technical peaks

Helicopter Air rescue: US $ 1200 per hour (small helicopter on necessary)

 

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