Kusum Kanguru Peak Climbing
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Kusum Kanguru Peak, 6,369 meters, dominating the southern end of Charpati Himal separates the valley of the Dudh Koshi from the upper reaches of Hinku Drangka. This peak is a most complex, triple? summited mountain having at least five major ridges and faces. The north face of the main summit is the most spectacular one. The name Kusum Kanguru comes from Tibetan meaning ?Three Snow Peaks?.
This peak is one of the most difficult trekking peaks to climb and was first ascended in the autumn of 1979 by a Japanese team.
Trek Grade: Strenuous
Peak Grade: Strenuous/Technical
Trip Duration: 21 days
Trekking Days: 17 days
Climbing Period: 6 days
Maximum Altitude: 6,367m.
Trekking Mode: Lodge/Camp
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to hotel
Day 02: ½ day Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley and preparation for the trek
Day 03: Flight to Lukla (2840m) and trek to Chutanga (3100m)
Day 04: Acclimatization day at Chutanga
Day 05: Trek to Tuli Kharka (4400m) via 4600m passes
Day 06: Trek to Tashing Ongma (3600m)
Day 07: Trek to Tangnag (4350m)
Day 08: Acclimatization day at Tangnag
Day 09: Trek to Base Camp (4360m)- camp
Day 10: Climb preparation day 1 - camp
Day 11: Climb preparation day 2 - camp
Day 12: Climb preparation day 3 - camp
Day 13: climb to High camp (5100m) and preparation for further climbing day 1 - camp
Day 14: Higher camp (5600m) and preparation for further climbing day 2 - camp
Day 15: summit Kusum Kangaru peak(6367m) and back to Base Camp - camp
Day 16: Trek to Tashing Ongma
Day 17: Trek to Tuli Kharka
Day 18: Trek to Lukla
Day 19: Early morning fly to Kathmandu (1350m) transfer to hotel
Day 20: Free day in Kathmandu or final shopping day
Day 21: Final departure to home land.
All ground transportation as per itinerary
4 night hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with B/B plan.
Full day sightseeing in Kathmandu valley with English Speaking Cultural guide
Both way domestic Air fare (KTM-LUK-KTM) with airport tax
TIMs (Trekking Information Management system) card
Everest National Park Entry fee
Peak climbing permit
Food for the members on camping basis/ Lodge basis
All camping equipment and camping charges during climbing period
All required group climbing equipments( like fixed ropes, man rope, ice bar, ice screw.....)
All required Nepalese staffs including climbing support sherpa
Climbing support Sherpa equipments
All Nepalese staffs insurance
Company service charge and government taxes etc.
International flight with airport tax.
Nepalese Entry Visa fee
Food during stay in Kathmandu
All personal equipment and personal expenses
All personal climbing gears
Photography Charges, Monument charges and Monument entry fees
Personal Medical and travel insurance(must cover helicopter rescue evacuation cost)
Telephone and internet charges
Alcoholic beverage, bottled drinks and cold drinks during the trip
Rescue evacuation charges if required
Staff and porters Tips...