This stunning peak lies in the upper Khumbu region of Nepal. The peak is on the border of Nepal and Tibet right in front of Mt. Everest, where the difference between the two countries is obvious: The arid Tibetan Plateau stretches to the north and west, and the brilliant white peaks of Nepal rise to the south and east.
Mt. Pumori is one of the premier 7,000m peaks in the Everest region of Nepal. It is ideal for those looking to pursue the 8000m peaks, or a fantastic climb in its own right. The route follows the Southeast buttress before it traverses to the East Ridge for the remainder of the ascent. Requiring excellent physical endurance, Pumori offers sections of wild exposure, views of Lhotse and Everest, with technical difficulty worthy of any Himalayan alpinist. Pumori is a serious expedition peak designed only for experienced climbers.
An Acclimatization climb of Lobuche (6119 m) is also incorporated in the program.
Day 1 Arrive Kathmandu
Day 2 Equipment Check/hire, Obtain Permit etc.
Day 3 Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding.
Day 4 Trekking to Namche Bazaar
Day 5 Rest/ Acclimatization Day in Namche
Day 6 Trekking to Tyangboche.
Day 7 Trekking to Pheriche
Day 8 Trekking to Lobuche
Day 9 Lobuche BC*
Day 10 Lobuche Climbing
Day 11 contingency day for bad weather etc
Day 12 Summit Lobuche and Back to Lobuche BC
Day 13 Pumori BC [Settle in Pumori BC 5310 meter]
Day 14-29 Climb, Summit and Back to BC. Advance BC-m, Camp 1-6000m, Camp 2- 6575m.
Day 30 Clean Base Camp
Day 31 Trekking down to Pangboche
Day 32 Trekking down to Namche Bazaar
Day 33 Trekking to Lukla
Day 34 Fly back to Kathmandu.
Service of Local Climbing Sherpas
Pumori Permit including Liaison Officer
Return airfare to Lukla
Expedition cargo charge
Fully catered trek to Base Camp and back
Full supported acclimatization climb of Lobuche peak
Base Camp food
All expenses of personal nature, personal clothing and climbing gear
High camp food
Equipment Check/hire, Obtain Permit etc.
Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding.
Trekking to Namche Bazaar
Rest/ Acclimatization Day in Namche
Trekking to Tyangboche.
Trekking to Pheriche
Trekking to Lobuche
Contingency day for bad weather etc
Summit Lobuche and Back to Lobuche BC
Pumori BC [Settle in Pumori BC 5310 meter]
Climb, Summit and Back to BC. Advance BC-m, Camp 1-6000m, Camp 2- 6575m.
Clean Base Camp
Trekking down to Pangboche
Trekking down to Namche Bazaar
Trekking to Lukla
Fly back to Kathmandu.
We provide all the Equipment needed up to the Base Camp except Sleeping Bag, personal equipment and clothing. For climbing part above the Base Camp, we provide group’s equipment like Tents, Ropes, Snow Bars, Ice Screws, etc. Clients are required to have their own set of personal equipment like Plastic boots, step-in crampons, climbing harness, ice-axe, climbing helmet, Thermarest, Carabinars, etc. A detailed list of recommended Items will be sent to you up on confirmation of your booking. Although we supply the Light weight Tents for climbing part, clients may bring their own if wished to assured themselves of their best satisfaction of their own items while climbing. While sorting out your equipment for an expedition of this type, the vital considerations should be given to warmth and weight. It is expected to be extremely cold at times during the expedition and you should have full expedition clothing and an expedition sleeping bag. Since you will be carrying your Personal equipment, plus a share of the group’s equipment during the climb, you are also required to make sure that you will minimize the weight of your gear whatever way it is possible..
Group size, The Leader & supporting crew
We are expecting the minimum group size for this Expedition is 3 clients and is expandable up to 7 Clients as per the situation. This is not a guided climbing and every participants are expected to climb up on their own strength. However, reasonable Sherpa support shall be organized to fix the ropes and ferry some loads. Food ….. Our Sherpa Crews shall take responsible for the Food arrangements up to the Base Camp and there might be a kitchen established at the High Camp, depending on the condition. For the Climb above the Base Camp, Clients are requested to bring their own food of High Caloric Value, Cooking utensils and the Fuel. We can supply Soups, Noodles, Tea, Coffee, Sugar, etc. from the main Kitchen if necessary for the climbing..
Confirmation & Payments
As soon as you decide to join the Expedition, you are requested to fill a Booking form supplied by us and forward to us by the earliest means along with a deposit of US $ 500 through Bank transfer to our Account No. as mentioned on the Booking form. 50% of the total payment is required to be paid at least Three months before the Trip departure and the rest can be settled after your arrival in Kathmandu..
Cost of your travel insurance is built in within the price along with The sherpas & Nepali crews
The initial deposit of US $ 500 paid against the booking of your place is non-refundable if the cancellation note is received before Three Months of the Departure. 50% of the total amount paid is refundable if the cancellation is made One month before the Departure. There shall be no refund for the cancellations received thereafter..
This itinerary is intended to be a guideline only. We will do our best to adhere to it as closely as possible, but unforeseen events may force changes to be made at the last moment. Please be prepared to be flexible if necessary..
We found operation officer Yalamber very helpful, professional, informative and very sympathetic.