Kyajo Ri climbing – 16 Days
Kyajo Ri is situated in the Khumbu region of Nepal holding height of 6,186 m from sea level. It is encompassed by the multiple well-known stands including Island Peak and Mera Peak. 16 days climbing trip of Kyajo Ri begins with dynamic flight towards Lukla (Tenzing Hillary Airport). Developing trek forward offers Sagarmatha National Park occupying massive area (1,148 km2) with many rare flora and faunas. Continuous walk admits to Namche Bazaar (Large settlement of legendary Sherpa’s). Therefore, we descent into the valley to Mende, where we leave the fundamental trail and enter the remote valley of Kyajo Drangka, forward we set up our Base Camp south of Kyajo Ri. Climbing consistently begin making you path towards the summit through the frozen lake and icy masses. You may experience a challenge to step the aimed destination. You will experience some requesting move up the stone divider which can be frosted up. The course to the summit can feel amazingly steep and uncovered at time. A specialized peak demands a decent crampon and ice-chopping so this peak is recognized as the ideal summit for encountering the best climbing experience.
Day 1: Arrival day in Kathmandu
On first day after your safe landing on Tribhuwan International Airport (Kathmandu), our agents warmly invite you with awesome regard and brief your upcoming trek/climb with us and introduce our trekking/ climbing guide.
Day 2: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2800m) and trek to Phakding (2652m) Approx 8 Km- 3 to 4 hrs trek
Early morning in the wake, we will be moved to Airport by our private vehicle to board flight for landing at Lukla (Tenzing Hillary Airport). On achieving the air terminal of Lukla, we will be introduced to other crew members there and when everything is prepared, a definitive trek at last starts following downhill and flat trail to achieve Phakding. Finally after steeping Phakding, remaining hours will be spent by exploring throughout and night will be spent at a hotel in Phakding.
Day 3: Phakding – Namche (3440m) Approx 10-12 Km - 5 to 6 hrs trek
Today we trigger our trek forward encountering a few Sherpa settlements, suspension extensions and lush forests to achieve official allow check guide (entrance toward Sagarmatha National Park). Proceed with stroll through intersection purpose of Dudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi River along building up certain upward climb with beginning perspective of Himalayas through satisfying woodland prompts Namche Bazaar. Tonight's accommodation and dinner will be arranged at lodge in Namche.
Day 4: Acclimatization day: (First day)
We are as of now on elevation over 3,000 m so before climbing extra height, we focus on acclimatization and we don't develop our trek forward but we stay active. This day, we plan and climb towards neighboring minor Sherpa villages according to your choice and on rest time you can hang out on local restaurants or visit nearby historical domains. After all, this night we remain at same hotel in Namche Bazaar.
Day 5: Namche – Mende (3736 m) Approx 5 to 6 hrs trek
After attending breakfast at Namche, we follow the trail that leads towards old and ancient settlement named Thamo which is simple walk through the valley. Investigating the entire attractions throughout, the trail heads towards Mende (a small village at the entrance of Kyajo Drangka) by passing lush forest, memorial stupas and numerous of eye catching landscapes behind. Finally after reaching Mende, we start tenting a camp for stay overnight.
Day 6: Mende – Kyajo Ri Base Camp (4550m) Approx 3-4 hrs trek
From here after breakfast, our expedition to Kyajo Ri proceeds through the remote valley in Khumbu region. We will march ahead towards the faint yak trail neglecting entire walking paths and over a couple passes enters the Kyajo Drangka (isolated board valley south of our peak). Today is marginally a more extended day as it picks up a higher elevation by continuing walk until base camp is achieved. Finally after steeping base camp territory of Kyajo Ri peak, we organize a tented camp to spend a night.
Day 7: Acclimatization day: (Second day)
Schedulable, this day is separated for acclimatization in base camp. As our pick up to the elevation on earlier day climb is vastly swift so it is essential for us to get well settled in height before taking ourselves to the summit. For staying active, we prepare to go out for a walk around to adapt with the surrounding. Evening hours will be utilized for examining entire climbing equipment's and discussing about the topic on ideas of climbing mountains with less effort with guide. This night will be spent at tented camp in base camp of Kyajo Ri peak.
Day 8: Kyajo Ri Base Camp - Kyajo Ri Base Camp I (5200m) 5-6 hrs trek
Firstly, we attempt climbing over to the lush and stones path nearly for couple of hours and after that short walk takes to the upward rough area with a considerable measure of rocks and slip stones. An additional, more 3 hours walk from that point rewards the Base Camp I of Kyajo Ri peak. Presently, you will seize awesome landscape of Kyajo Ri from this spot and little cold lakes too. Finally, we decide to stay at tented camp to spent whole night at Base Camp I.
Day 9: Kyajo Ri Base Camp I – Kyajo Ri Base Camp II (5700m) 5-6 hrs trek
Today developing walk through slippery path by applying opposed gears and techniques over mixed faced slopes up to 40° as well as through the glacier and rocky areas creates a bit difficulty. Continuing the steady walk forward, facing multiple challenges by aiming the glacial lake takes to Base Camp II of Kyajo Ri. After steeping Base Camp II domain, we begin tenting our camp nearby the lake and remaining hours will be utilized by preparing the climbing gears. Whole night will be spent at tented camp.
Day 10: Kyajo Ri Base Camp II – Summit day (6,186m) and return back to Kyajo Ri Base Camp 9-10 hrs trek
Most awaited day begins by waking early around 3:00 am for preparing crampons and entire gears. Firstly, we follow the rocky path with boulders and after a moment reach Glacier part from where it’s fairly hard to climb further. Steadily climbing the peak takes to the summit which welcomes us with a fabulous 360° perspective of the absolute famous peaks. After capturing and enjoying some moments, we descend down till Base camp II and set a camp for spending night.
Day 11: Rest day in Kyajo Ri Base Camp
Atmosphere in the Himalayas is extremely uncertain. Now and again during unsuitable atmosphere condition, we won't have the ability to summit the top as per the plan. The terrible atmosphere and additionally the wellbeing condition of the mates may stay as an unusual to accomplish the summit on the organized date so we need to defer the ascent. Thus, this is only an additional day separated in case if we couldn't summit the peak as per the schedule. In case of everything good, this day can be cut off/removed from the itinerary.
Day 12: Kyajo Ri Base Camp II - Kyajo Ri Base Camp (4550m) 7-8 hrs trek
Packing entire gears and belongings, we retrace back following the same earlier developed track until Kyajo Ri Base Camp is achieved. Once again we get opportunity to glimpse those attractive and eye catching landscapes, Glacial Lake and slippery path en route. Finally after steeping Base Camp of Kyajo Ri peak, we praise our achievement with entire crew members and set a camp. As usual, night will also be spent at camp.
Day 13: Kyajo Ri Base Camp – Namche Bazaar (3440m) 5-6 hrs trek
Having early morning breakfast at Base camp of Kyajo Ri, we march backward retracting the same earlier developed trail till Namche Bazaar. Triggering the changeless territory as passed earlier, including numerous of natural and artificial attraction slides to Namche Bazaar. Finally, after steeping Namche Bazaar, we join a fine lodge and rest for a while and involve in reviewing entire captured moments at high destination by gathering entire members. Night will be spent at lodge in Namche Bazaar.
Day 14: Namche Bazaar – Lukla (2,800m) 16 Km- 6 to 7 hrs trek
On last day of strolling, we descend steadily to the Hillary Suspension Bridge and after that keeps marching more than a few nearby settlements including Jorshale, Manjo and Phakding and so on along the greater part of walk is at Dudh Koshi valley territory. However, marginally long but generally downward through the settlements, cultivating lands, stream valley with intersection suspension bridges rewards Lukla. Finally after stepping Lukla, accommodation and dinner will be managed at hotel.
Day 15: Lukla – Kathmandu 35 mins flight
Ending moment on Khumbu region, we appreciate breakfast and walk forward towards Tenzing Hillary airport to load up a morning grand trip over transcending Himalayas to Kathmandu. Guide takes tend to the greater part of the airplane terminal customs and contemplations along watchmen will be there to move your pack and gear to air terminal. Following 30 to 35 minutes of flight, we reach Kathmandu along private vehicle will anticipate you to shift towards fine hotel. Evening, we host a farewell dinner at one of the finest local restaurant with music and ethnic dance. Stay overnight at the Hotel.
Day 16: Departure day
Observing brief time, you can proceed onward forward for shopping to seize keepsake for your families or loved ones. We help you for your fundamental plans and pack ups along our private vehicle escorts you to the air terminal focusing flight schedule. Well wishers and agents of our organization will be there to wish for your safe flight.
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Weather in the mountains is pretty difficult to predict. Nights are generally cooler and days are warm. Months of winter (January and February) are bit colder but the days can be quite beautiful and warm if the sun is out. It snows during the month of January, February and December in Himalayan areas.
Best time to travel
Nepal offers diversified geographical regions and so as the climatic condition differs from the Himalayas to the plains. The climate varies as per the season. Nepal generally offers 4 seasons amongst which autumn and spring are the two most favorable ones for visiting Nepal. It is always wise to know about the weather and climatic condition of the place you visit. The best time to travel really depends on your destination, activities and season of travel. Our destination specialists will recommend certain travel times after learning more about your preferences. The favorable months for trekking and climbing are usually September – November, and February – April. The monsoon season is June – August.
Even though the physical fitness plays an important role in trekking you don’t have to be super athletes or a marathon runner to trek in Nepal. Many people of good fitness for their age can complete the trek. You can prepare yourself before hand by doing some yoga which will prepare you in your breathing as you will be going to the higher altitude. Running or hiking to hills, going for a long walk will also help you. And if you live in urban area running in the stairs of a tall building will also work better in keeping you fit for trekking. All though these preparations aren’t strictly compulsory, you can do well even when the preparations you do aren’t rigorous like that of some ultra-athletic person. Do these things in moderate pace for two months or even less. And you are set to complete any trekking to Nepal.
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Vaccination for Nepal
All travelers should consult with their physician or update on vaccination requirements before travel. (Your doctor or health-care provider will determine what you will need, depending on factors such as your health and immunization history, areas of the country you will be visiting, and planned activities) For traveling to Nepal; we recommend you to take a vaccination of Polio, Tetanus, Typhoid, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Rabies etc, it is not really must but recommended.
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- Do proper research about the company that you are planning to trek with and make sure they are legally registered travel agency.
- You should be well acquainted about the travel health and travel insurance before travelling.
- Have idea about the climate, geography, temperature and environment of Nepal before starting your trip.
- Using credit cards instead of cash is a wiser idea.
- Majority of the Nepalese people are nicer but there are few scammers you will come meet on your way and need to avoid them, for example ‘holy men’ who will try to plant a tika (a red paste denoting a blessing) on your forehead demanding a payment for it on streets.
- Be careful while buying the medicinal herbs as some may be illegal for you t take home and also be aware of duplicate products.
- Never get yourself involve in doing drugs, trafficking and sexual relations with children as there is a strict rules for these cases and might get yourself into a big problem.
- Take copies of your passport, visa, air ticket and trekking permits and keep them separately from the originals.
- Prepare yourself for altitude sickness and be familiar with its symptoms so that you can follow the guidelines for safe acclimatization.
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