Baruntse Peak Climbing

Baruntse Peak Climbing Situated in the Makalu Region, Baruntse peak (7129 meters) situated in between Mt. Everest and Mt. Makalu. It has four ridges and four summits being a substantial and symmetrical snow peak. It is bounded on the east by Barun Glacier flowing north-south from Cho, to the north-west by the Imja glacier and the Hunku glacier forms the south east boundary. The three main ridges of Baruntse are situated between these glaciers and form an upturned 'Y' running from Cho Polu (6695m) in the north past the Humni La, on to the north summit where it then divides. Other well known mountains in this area are Makalu, Lhotse, Chamlang, Everest and the trekking peak, Mera peak. Baruntse was first scaled on 30 May 1954 by Colin Todd and Geoff Harrow of the Hilary New Zealand Expedition.

Baruntse peak climbing is in the Makalu Barun National Park and Conservation Area, a place of outstanding natural beauty, recognized internationally for the diversity of its flora and fauna. The route of the trek is populated by a wide cross-section of Nepali peoples with diverse cultural backgrounds such as Rai, Limbu, Newar, Bhotia, Tamang and Sherpas.

Makalu Barun National Park provides opportunities to photograph a wide variety of native plants and even wildlife. In the beginning part the climbing, the Arun Valley, which you follow for the first three days, has plenty of plant varieties including hibiscus, Poinsettia and frangipani.

Baruntse Peak Climbing itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu airport, warm reception and transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Preparation and packing day. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03: A 35 minutes scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. Trek from Lukla to Chutanga. Overnight at guest house or lodge.
Day 04: Rest day at Chutanga for Acclimatization. Overnight at guest house or lodge.
Day 05: Trek from Chutanga to Thuli Kharka via Zatrawala Pass. Overnight at guest house or lodge.
Day 06: Rest day at Thuli Kharka for more acclimatization and side excursion.
Day 07: Trek from Thuli Kharka to Tangnang (Sabal Tsho-Lake) following Hinku Valley. Overnight at guest house or lodge.
Day 08: Trek from Tangnang to Dig Kharka. Overnight at guest house or lodge.
Day 09: Trek from Dig Kharka to Khare. Overnight at guest house or lodge.
Day 10: Trek from Khare to Mera La (Pass). Overnight at guest house or lodge.
Day 11: Trek from Mera La to Hunku Valley. Overnight at guest house or lodge.
Day 12: Trek from Hunku Valley to Panch Pokhari (five lakes). Overnight in tents.
Day 13: Rest day at Panch Pokhari for getting prepared for the climb. Overnight in tents.
Day 14: Trek from Panch Pokhari to Baruntse West Col. Overnight in tents.
Day 15-24: Climb Baruntse Peak setting camps at different altitudes.
Day 25: Trek to Barun Glacier. Overnight in tents.
Day 26: Trek from Barun Glacier to West Col. Overnight in tents.
Day 27: Trek from West Col to Panch Pokhari. Overnight in tents.
Day 28: Trek from Panch Pokhari to Glacier Camp. Overnight in tents.
Day 29: Trek from Glacier Camp to Chukhung via Amphu Lapcha Pass. Overnight in tents.
Day 30: Trek from Chukhung to Pangboche. Overnight at guest house or lodge.
Day 31: Trek from Pangboche to Namche Bazaar. Overnight at guest house.
Day 32: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla. Overnight at guest house.
Day 33: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel.
Day 34: Free day for shopping and relaxes, evening join the farewell dinner host by Alpine Eco Trek.
Day 35: Transfer to airport for final departure to your home.

Note: The above information is just a guide and standard pattern of what we provide. The trip can be tailored 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 needed the person in charge will make a decision what is the best alternative, taking into consideration the best interests of the whole group. Where a change does arise, we do everything we can to reduce its effect, but we cannot be liable for the results of changes or delays. Click here for tailor made trip

Cost for the trip: The cost of each climbing differs as per the size of group, choice of hotel, client's interest of service and amendments in our itinerary. Our prices are very reasonable for the services we cater. Please contact us for more information and cost details. 

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Trip Facts:

Destination: Mt.  Baruntse Peak

Trip duration: 35 Days

Grade: Strenuous Plus

Activity: Sightseeing, trekking and climbing

Starts in: Kathmandu

Ends in: Kathmandu

Accommodation: Hotel, camping or lodge (tea house)

Transportation: Flights, private car or tourist bus

Maximum altitude: 7129m

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