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Chhukung Ri Peak Climbing (19 days)

Trip Code:NET-PCL-CHHK1

  • Trip Type Camping
  • Duration 19 days
  • Grade Difficult
  • Max.Altitude 5550 m.
  • Group Size 1+
  • Travel Mode Flight

Chhukung Ri (5550m) is one of the most scenic trekking peaks in the Khumbu region. The peak lies adjacent to Mt. Ama Dablam, Lhotse and Nuptse peaks and overlooks the entire Chhukung Valley. Along with  Pokalde and Island Peaks Chhukung Ri forms the Three Khumbu Peak. 
 
The feature of Chhukung Ri is that it is entirely composed of rock and receives little snow. Climbing the peak easy and takes only 3 hours to reach the top from the base. Once on the summit climbers can catch a splendid glimpse of Ama Dablam, Makalu, Lhotse, Island Peak, Nuptse among others. 
 

 

 Trip code: NET-PCL-CHHK1
  Region Everest Region
 Trip Rating
 Trip Duration 19 days
 Trip Type: Camping
 Trip Grade: Difficult
 Min. Group Size 1+
 Max Altitude: 5550 m.
 Trip Start: Kathmandu
 Trip Ends: Kathmandu
 Best Season: Autumn: SEP-OCT-NOV
Spring: MAR-APR-MAY
 Transportaion: Flight
 Meals: 3 Meals a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
 Acommodation: 2-3 Star Hotel Accomodation in Kathmandu
Lodge (Teahouse) and Camping Accomodation during Trek

Arrival to Kathmandu airport, transfer to hotel. Stay overnight at hotel  in Kathmandu.

Free day in Kathmandu for preparation of the trip. Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla & trek to Phakding (2652m). Stay overnight at lodge

Trek from Phakdingto Namche Bazaar (3,440m). Stay overnight at lodge.

Rest day at Namche Bazaar & hike around Thame &Khumbu valley. Stay overnight at lodge. 

Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tyangboche Monastery (3,860m). Stay overnight at lodge.

Trek to Dingboche Village (4,410m). Stay overnight at lodge.

Trek from Tyangboche to Chhukung (4,730m). Stay overnight at lodge.

Early morning climb Chhukung Ri (5,550m). Stay overnight at lodge.

Trek from Chhukung Ri to Lobuche (4,910m). Stay overnight at lodge.

Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep (5,140m). Stay overnight at lodge.

Trek from Gorakshep to Kalapatthar (5,550m). Stay overnight at lodge. 

Trek from Kalapatthar to Phortse Village (3,810m). Stay overnight at lodge.

Trek Phorste to Namche Bazaar (3,440m). Stay overnight at lodge.

Trek from Namche Bazaar to Phakding (2,610m). Stay overnight at lodge.

Trek from Phakding to Lukla. Stay overnight at lodge.

Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu takes 35 minutes. You take an early morning flight back to Kathmandu. Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

Free day in Kathmandu for shopping or you can go for city tour. Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

As per your flight schedule, our airport representative will transfer you from your hotel to the airport for your final departure. 


The Trip includes following services:

 a) Kathmandu
  • Airport pick-up and drop-off services by private car
  • 4 night hotel accommodation with breakfast in Kathmandu
  • One farewell dinner in Kathmandu with live cultural performance at authentic Nepali restaurant on the last evening
  • Souvenir (t-shirt, mug, pen, bag, etc.)
 b) Trekking/Climbing
  • Peak permits for Chhukung Ri Peak
  • Entry permit for Sagarmatha National Park
  • Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) card
  • Climbing guide/s (Sirdar) and Trekking guide/s
  • Trekking Cooks and Kitchen Helpers
  • Necessary porters (one porter carries 25 kilograms)
  • Coverage of insurance and rescue for climbing guides, cooks and porters
  • All meals three times a day during the trek/climb
  • Accommodation in teahouses (lodges) for some nights and some nights camping
  • Necessary trekking/camping equipment such as tents, mattresses, sleeping  bags, down jackets, cooking utensils, etc. 
  • Cooking fuel
  • Camping charges
  • All land transportation wherever applicable
  • Flight ticket from Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu
  • Insurance and equipments for guide and porters
  • First aid kit
  • Rescue assistance (Should any emergency arise during your trek, we will provide prompt and professional rescue and medical services. For this, it would be better to have your own travel insurance that can cover helicopter evacuation and medical treatment cost incase required.)

The Trip does not include:
  • Personal nature expenses
  • Travel insurance
  • All drinks & beverages
  • Hot shower
  • Battery charges
  • Tips
  • Personal Climbing equipments
  • Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu

Note: There are different categories of Hotels in Kathmandu ranging from budget to 5 star hotels. We are happy to arrange your hotel accommodation in Kathmandu as per your interest and budget. Please inform us in advance about the type or category or price range of hotel that you would like to stay in.
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