Yala Adventure

Baruntse Expedition Nepal

Our expedition will approach this beautiful peak through the Hinku/Hongu valley. Two mountains passes, the Tsetrawa La at 4,600m and Mera La at 5,200m, are crossed before

  • Baruntse  (7129m) is located between Everest and Makalu in the Eastern part of Nepal. Baruntse – the peak of Barun, the god of rain, is a prominent looking peak above the Khumbu/Chukung valley (to the north-east), the Hinku Valley (to the south-west) and the Barun valley (to the east. It was first climbed in 1954 by Sir Edmund Hillary and team.

    Baruntse Base Camp is situated in a beautiful meadow close to a small lake. Our climbing route is along the south ridge of the mountain on which a high base camp is placed at 5,800m. Next, an advance base camp is set up near Baruntse’s West Col at 6,135m. This is a very steep section of the peak and we will fix ropes to aid our ascent and to prevent falls into crevasses. From this camp we will follow the south ridge to the summit, with two higher camps, at 6,420m (at the foot of the south-east ridge, and at 6,650m. Tackling the 40 to 50 degree ice slopes between base camp and Camp II and treading a knife-edged ridge higher up offer an interesting climb to the summit. The summit view includes the very impressive south faces of Lhotse, Makalu, Chamlang, Kanchenjunga, and Peak 41 and down to the Hinku valley.

  • Day 01: Arrival pick up from the International Airport and transfer to Hotel
    Day 02: A free day in Kathmandu for the permit prepairation
    Day 03: Expedition briefing in Ministry of tourism
    Day 04: Fly to Lukla (2800m) over night Lodge
    Day 05: Lukla to Chutanga (3500m)
    Day 06: Chutanga to Chatrabu (4370m)
    Day 07: Chatrabu to Kothe (3700m)
    Day 08: Kothe to Thangna (4336m)
    Day 09: Thangna to Khare (5000m)
    Day 10: Khare Rest for Acclimatization
    Day 11: Khare to over Mera-La (5200m) and camp at Rato Order (5100m)
    Day 12: Rato Ordar to Chamlang Base Camp (4700m)
    Day 13: Chamlang Base Camp to Seto Pokhari (4900m)
    Day 14: Seto Pokhari to Baruntse Base Camp (5200m)
    Day 15: Settle Baruntse base camp (5400m)
    Day 16-32: Climbing period Mt. Baruntse
    Day 33: Amphulapcha Base Camp (5200m)
    Day 34: Over Amphulapcha pass (5800m) chukung Valley (5000m)
    Day 35: Chukung Valley to Dingboche (4400m)
    Day 36: Dingboche to Namche Bazaar (3446m)
    Day 37: Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2800m)
    Day 38: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu
    Day 39: A Free day in Kathmandu
    Day 40: Transfer to Airport for your departure flight

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  • 46465_1603370169107_2986800_nNamaste Yadu

    I made it home safely and even was upgraded to business class for the first part of my flights home from Kathmandu to Abu Dhabi. Which was great.

    I would like to thank you for organising everything whilst I was in Nepal. You are certainly Mr FixIt when it comes to sorting out itineraries, hotels, guides, flights, buses, etc.This made my trip run very smoothly without any hitch. I will pass on you details to anyone I know who is looking to travel to Nepal.

    I also saw Ben a couple of days ago, he’s fine. He and Kate are expecting their 2nd child next year which is great news, he is really missing Nepal and we are talking about coming back.

    Do you have a postal address for Yala Adventure that I can courier some equipment for Pasang to. I have spoken to a few friends at some uk outdoor equipment distributors and have managed to get a pair of boots for him, free of charge which I would like to send over.
    I like to help out where I can and this would be a great way to say thank you.

    Hope all is well with you and your family

    Regards, your friend

    Sonny Bennett
  • Dear Mr Yadu,
    I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude to you for arranging the trip to Mount Kailash intestimonials1 August 2012. Thank you for making this impossible dream becoming a Possible trip. Every moment has been cherished since then. It was such an amazing trip, carefully planned and prepared, and suitably adapted to my needs.I acknowledge how much efforts you put in this trip and how you went be.yond your limits. I would really recommend you to other travellers.
    Aarti Ramasamy
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