Kongma Tse Peak Climb

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Kongma tse peak climb

Kongma Tse Peak Climbing Summary

    1. Kongma Tse Climbing Period: 14 Days
    2. Climbing difficulty: Moderate to Strenuous
    3. Kongma Tse Summit Height: 5,849m/19,190 feet
    4. Walking Hour: 6 Hours
    5. Climbing Group-Size: 2 – 8 People
    6. Climbing Best Time: April, May, October, and November
    7. Trip Mode: Guest House + Tent Camping
    8. Foods: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
    9. Transportation: Car/Plane/bus

Overview

Mount Kongma tse peak climb combined with ebc trek is a less difficult peak climbing located near the foothills of Mount Nuptse. Kongma tse is a little peak located at an altitude of 19,190 feet above the sea. The trip itinerary covers perhaps the most underlined scenery of high mountain passes of the Khumbu region.

Kongmatse peak climbing in Nepal, formerly called Mehra Peak or simply Mehra. This attractive mountain rises to the north of the Kongma-La above the Khumbu glacier opposite Lobuje. It is one of several small summits, including Pokalde, that make up the long South-West Ridge of Nuptse, between the Khumbu and Nuptse Glaciers. The summit looks like a diamond-shaped hanging glacier above a steeply inclined rock wall that makes up the mountain’s North Face.

From the south, the mountain is better approachable. See from the lakes east of the Kongma La, a small, stepped glacier descends from the summit between long, rocky arms that make up the mountain’s South and South-East Ridges. As part of kongmatse peak climbing, you can see the tallest mountains, valleys, sherpa villages, magnificent landscapes, and lush green forests.

The margins of the glacier offer the normal route of ascent. Furthermore, it has a great opportunity to experience local Sherpa hospitality. Moreover, crossing Kongma La (5,535/18,099 feet), we descend downhill to Lukla is possible at any time except during winter months.

Itinerary

The Kongma tse peak climb itinerary details

Our ebc combined with Kongma tse peak climb crossing over kongmala pass has 16-day itinerary compared to most walks in this region leading up to the summit. The climbing Kongmatse peak route map is planned for a world explorer who wishes to hike to the high passes mountain but is restricted time-wise let us know your own travel itinerary. However, if Kongma the peak climb itinerary is not fit for you then send us an inquiry for a tailor-made itinerary.

01 Day Arrival at Kathmandu valley

Upon arrival in Kathmandu, Tribhuwan International Airport, we will receive you in a private vehicle and transfer you to a hotel in Kathmandu. Preparation for hiking and climbing gear. In the evening, Ammar Raj Guni, owner of the agency will brief you on Kongmatse peak climbing plan information

02 DayVisit the heritage site in Kathmandu valley, for 7 hours.

After breakfast, we go to Kathmandu city sightseeing to watch cultural heritage sites. Today, we visit Pashupatinath temple, Bouddhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath, and historical Kathmandu Durbar Square.

03 Day In the morning, we fly from Kathmandu to Lukla airport. Trek to Bengkar (2698m/8,852 feet.), 5 hours

Take an early flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (2,860m/9,381 feet), seat at north side to get mountain view. Upon arrival at Lukla bazaar, meet our entire crew, have breakfast, and go. As you hike from Lukla to Phakding (2,640 m), the trail is one of the easiest parts as the landscapes go simply up in ascending order. The travel goes further with a gentle climb up the mountainside on the left shore of the Dudh Koshi. A little summit, Nupla is just next to you on the opposite bank o the River. Passing several Sherpa communities such as Ghat, Phakding, Tok Tok and finally we reach Bengkar village.

Lukla airport

04 Day Namche Bazaar hikes (3,440m/11,286 feet), 6 hours

The trail ascends through the Koshi riverbank into the mountainside to Monjo. We walk the Sagarmatha National Park check the post office to pay for national park entrance fees and walk along the riverbed to Hillary bridge. Crossing over the Hillary bridge, tourists can see Mount Everest (8848m) and Lhotse (8516m.) mountains first view. Namche Bazaar is a central hub of the area for food, hiking and climbing gear, and other necessary goods.

05 DayKhumjung trekking (3,789m/12,432 feet) passing Sengboche hilltop, 3 hours

We hike at sengboche hilltop to get an excellent view of Mount Everest, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Nuptse, Lhotse, Tawche, Kwangde, and much other snow-capped mountains within 360 deg angle.

06 DayTengboche trek (3,867m/12,687 feet.), 6 hours

The trail goes ahead leaving a steep cliff that drops down to the Dudh Kosi river. Get an amazing panorama such as Ama Dablam (6812m), Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse (7855m), and Tawoche (6501m) on your hikes. We walk to Tengboche hill passing Trashinga, Phunki Tenga, and colorful Rohodondrons forest. Tengboche pass (Om Mane Padme Hun) offers a good sunrise and sunset view at Mount Everest and the Ama Dablam skyline.

07 DayDingboche trek (4,260m/13,977 feet.), 6 hours

We trek leaving Tengboche at the backdrop, we go down passing with rhododendron forest and enter Deboche village. Cross the Imja river suspension bridge, head towards Minlinggo, and inter Imjatse Valley beneath the mighty peaks of Ama Dablam, Nuptse, and Lhotse.

08 DayLobuche trek (4,930m/16,175 feet.), 5/6 hours

It is our turn to head towards Lobuche from Dingboche which is situated at a distance of five and half hours normal walk. The onward trail is gentle up to Pheriche. You have almost the best trail to watch Mt.Tawache, Ama Dablam, Pokalde (5,741m), Kongma-Tse (5,820m), and the great wall of Nuptse. Lunch at Dugla (4,595m) but we walk today to Lobuche lodge.

09 DayGorakshep and ebc hikes (5,364m/17,599 feet). Walk further to Kongma Tse base camp, 7 hours

Leaving Lobuche, we have a charming view of mount Pumori and Cholatse, Lobuche and Amadablam. They are simply prominent as well. Hike further to the rocky moraine glaciers, we reach the sandy ground Gorakshep. Optional ascends about 365 meters above Gorekshep to the Kala Patthar summit to see a great sunrise view. Typically, you can see Khumbu icefall, Everest summit, Pumori, Everest base camp, and more in a row from the hillside. In addition, Kala Patthar hillock has the best view of Mount Everest from Nepal. Hike ebc is not worth it as the mount Everest view from the bottom is not possible. Otherwise, go straight further to cross the Khumbu glacier and fix the tent on the Kongmatse base camp. Before dark comes, check your climbing gear. Overnight at tented camp.

kongma la base camp trek
10 DayKongma Tse peak climbing day (5,849m/19,190 feet). Descend to Dingboche (4,410m), 10 hours

Wake up at night and have breakfast very early to climb kongma Tse peak. The Kongmatse summit climbing is not easy but the top offers a grand view of Mount Everest (8,850), Nuptse, Lhotse, Makalu, Baruntse, Ama Dablam, Pumori, Island peak, etc. Likewise, climbers can see Kyubo Kharka Mountain Lake on the foothills of the Ama Dablam glacier. After a successful ascend, the glacier climbing team needs to cross kongma la pass (5,535m/17,445 feet) and go down to the Dingboche. Dingboche village is located at an altitude of 14,469 feet above sea level and offers several fine lodges.

11 DayTengboche Monestry trek, 6 hours

We descend with stone-walled potato fields, down alpine pastures through the kharkas of Tsura, Orsho, and Shomare to the Pangboche. Pangboche village has the highest year-round settlement in the valley. The Pangboche Gompa (monastery) is the oldest in the Khumbu and once used to boast the skull and hand of a Yeti. 2 hours walk further, we reach Tengboche hill station to see Tengboche Monastery.

12 DayDescend to Namche (3,440m/11,286 feet), 7:30 hours

Finally, the trek descends from Tyangboche to Namche Bazaar passing several villages. Sanasa and Lagusasa are the most famous ones. You will catch the way descends from Gokyo valley. We trek furthermore twenty minutes to find a lodge for lunch and a short pause. After Lunch at Sanasa, we hike up to Khumjung village where one can visit traditional villages landscapes. You might also visit Hillary Hospital located in Khunde. And in the meantime, we follow the Khumjung Monastery or get your guide to finding another path to reach Namche in the late afternoon.

13 DayDescend downhill walk to Lukla airport (2,860m/9,383 feet), 8 hours

We trek to Lukla with the same trail like we use on ascend. It is the final day of our trekking. Upon arrival at Lukla, the airport gets refreshed and visits Lukla markets. In the evening, the climbing team will invite their porters for a delicious meal together because from the next day their duty is off and guests will take a flight to return.

14 DayScenic Mountain flight from Lukla to Kathmandu Tribhuvan international airport.

We board our early flight from Lukla to Kathmandu airport. Upon arrival at Kathmandu Tribhuvan international airport, we arrange a return transfer back to your hotel. In the afternoon, go shopping or request us to discover Kathmandu as a guided trip at an additional cost.

15 DayFinal departure day

Drop you in Kathmandu International Airport onward to your final destination and our trip ends. Wish you a wonderful journey.

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Cost

How much does Kongma the peak climb cost?

The Kongmatse peak climb cost USD 1990 is the standard trip price on a double occupancy basis. But of course, the trip cost will vary according to group size. Gokyo Treks Nepal agency is aware of those issues and If guest requests for such service, we can arrange climbing permits, guide, food and climbing gears to attempt the summit.

For the deluxe and luxury trekking tour plan, we add 3 to 5-star category hotel deluxe air-conditioned rooms in Kathmandu city with a breakfast plan. Tourist standard accommodation with attached toilet/bathroom in possible places en route. AND WE ARE OPEN TO CUSTOMIZING YOUR TOUR AND PACKAGES PRICE AS PER YOUR REQUIREMENTS. International tour leaders are highly encouraged to get discounts and attractive complimentary.

Top Kongma the peak climb cost includes:

  • Kathmandu international airport pick up on your arrival in Kathmandu airport with private vehicles.
  • 2 nights double bedroom Tourist standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast plan.
  • A high experience, helpful, friendly, knowledgeable, English-speaking well trained, Government license holder climbing Sherpa Guide [salary, food, drinks, accommodation, Transport, and insurance].
  • Domestic flight tickets Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu round trip with applicable airport taxes
  • 14 Breakfast, 12 Lunch, and 12 Dinner during the trekking and climbing days.
  • Guest House accommodation during the trekking and Tent accommodation on climbing days with unlimited foods while on peak climbing time.
  • Required a number of porters during the trek. (one porter = 1 guest basis) because our porter can carry a maximum of 24 kg of your bag pack.
  • Kongma the peak climb permits fees, Sagarmatha National Park entrance permits, as well as Khumbu Pasang Lamu Municipality entrance permit and their fees.
  • First aid medical kit, Oximeter to check heart rate, a pulse at higher altitude.
  • Group climbing equipment including ropes, ice screws, snow bars, harness, carbine, eight figure, etc.
  • In a worst case, help with all Helicopter Rescue and evacuation arrangements.
  • Well-paid salary, food, accommodation, and insurance of Nepalese staff.
  • Agency’s Certificate of appreciation after the successful trekking
  • Nepal Government Tax, VAT, and as well as Company service charge.

Kongma the peak climb cost exclude :

  • Nepal entry visa fees US$ 40.
  • Lunch and Dinner during the staying in Kathmandu city.
  • Any kinds of battery charges, laundry service, phone calls, and hot showers during the trekking.
  • Trekking and climbing gears for each foreigner (personal) and clothing.
  • Personal nature expenses, any drinks while on trekking days, and bar bills.
  • Travel Insurance which covers emergency rescue, evacuation, personal loss, or damage.
  • Any donation and monuments entrance fees.
  • Gratuities for climbing crew [Tip is a culture, so they expect highly].
  • Any other things which are not mentioned above

Group join

As checking Kongmatse peak facts, the climbing tour is possible to complete within 14 days, if you wish to go express to Kongmatse peak and descend to Lukla. However, we can organize a private Kongma peak climb combined with the foothill of mount Everest trek starting on any date that works for you. Please contact us for more information.

FAQ

Question: Do I need experience for Kongma the peak climb?.

Answer: Climbing the Himalayas is not easy. Kongmatse trip is best suitable for experienced and professional trekkers who can walk and glacier climb for roughly about 5 hours with a lightweight daypack daily. If you have some climbing experience before this summit climbing is better otherwise difficult.

Question: Is pick up service available on my arrival day in Kathmandu?

Answer: Yes sure !! Provide us with your flight details and request us for pickup. Our airport representative will pick up you at Kathmandu international airport.

Question: Can I store my excessive baggage stuff in Kathmandu?.

Answer: Yes, you can leave your excessive luggage at your hotel or at the agency office. Store your stuff in the Gokyo Treks agency office for free.

Question: Is this climbing also Safe for Solo Female Trekkers?

Answer: Absolutely. Nepal is a safe country to travel to for solo travelers; Kongmatse climbing is perfectly safe for solo female climbers. We have been organizing the treks and climbs even for solo female travelers since its establishment.

Question: What kind of accommodation can I expect for climbing?.

Answer: We provide you tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu and normal accommodation en route. The guest house rooms are clean beds with nice mattresses and blankets. We do provide tent accommodation for a night in the Kongmatse base camp. Nevertheless, we advise you to take your own sleeping bags if you have one with you otherwise, you may rent them while you are in Kathmandu.

Question: What kind of food can I expect in Kongma the peak climb?.

Answer: The guest houses have their restaurant and they cook a delicious range of mostly vegetarian such as Pasta, tuna bakes, noodles, potatoes, eggs, rice and lentils, bread, soups, and fresh vegetables.

Likewise, dinner and breakfast are provided in the same lodge you spend the night every day and Lunch will be provided on the way to the next place where you are going. However, on climbing days you will have climbing food and hot drinks. For your 1 night stay in the Kongmatse base camp, we serve you climbing food and hot drinks such as tea/coffee.

Question: What opportunities will I have for a shower along with climbing and trekking?

Answer: As you trek lodge basis, you will have a chance to have a shower on pay.

Question: How do I get drinking water on Kongma the peak climb?

Answer: During the Kongma tse and kongmala trekking route, you can buy pure drinking mineral water. Buying Mineral water in plastic bottles is possible but we advise against buying mineral water in plastic bottles, as currently there are no provisions for disposing of plastic waste. We recommend you bring aqua tablets to purify the normal water as the normal water is available in almost all stations and tea shops.

Question: Can I charge my digital camera or other batteries on my trip?

Answer: Trek along with a guest house, tourists can recharge the battery on pay. We recommend you bring an extra pair in case. Remember to bring your adapters! And we recommend you take extra batteries along with you.

Question: Are there any internet facilities in Kongma during the peak climb?

Answer: Everest Link is an internet service provider founded in 2014 that provides high-speed internet and Wi-Fi in the Everest Region. It is the only internet provider on the kongmatse trail, making it the world’s tallest internet service.

If you wish to stay connected with better WIFI to your family, friends, or business, we suggest you buy Everest Link internet. It’s better than other NETWORK connections and you can buy an Everest link card easily in the shops, hotels, or any small lodges in the Everest zone. .

Question: Can I use credit cards in Trekking?.

Answer: No. You need to have cash Nepali rupees because credit cards work only in bigger cities or in luxury hotels.

Question: When should I book my trip and what are the payment terms?.

Answer: Because our trips book up months in advance, we recommend booking early to avoid any misunderstanding. We will, of course, make every effort to accommodate last-call bookings.

And regarding the deposit, we prefer a non-refundable 20% advance deposit of the total price of the trip in order to confirm your reservation before you arrive in Nepal. And the rest of the payment can be made after your arrival in Kathmandu.

Question: Who will carry my luggage on the express Kongma peak climb?

Answer: We provide porters to transfer your luggage. As we are a responsible trekking tour operator agency, every porter carries a maximum of 25 kilos of your backpack which means 2 guests (12.5 kg luggage of each guest): 1 porter basis.

Question: How much distance do I walk each day?

Answer: When walking/trekking in the mountains, the distance you cover each day can vary greatly due to gradient, terrain, and altitude. As such it is very hard to give specific distances for each day, however, you have to be prepared to walk for roughly about 5 hours each day.

Question: Where can I organize my personal climbing gear?

Answer: If you have those climbing gear at your home bring them along with you. If you don’t have them, you can rent them in Kathmandu before Lukla flies.

Question: How much additional money do I need per day?

Answer: You can allocate US$ 08 – 10 for a lunch/dinner in Kathmandu and it depends on your spending habits. US$ 7 to 10 US$ each day will be enough to buy bottles of water, chocolates, tea coffee, and some drinks while you are on your trek.

Kongma the peak climb highlights

  • Discover the best Himalayan view at 360 deg angles from Renjo la, Klapatthar & Kongma la.
  • Best view of Mt Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam, Cholatse, Cho Oyu, Thamserku ..etc
  • Kongma the summit offers the best scenery of all Khumbu Himalayas.
  • Sherpa Buddhism, an ancient monastery, Local sherpa, and their lifestyles.

Kongma the peak climb Note:

The Kongma climbing information stated above is just a standard template guideline. However, the climbing tour is possible to revise on your request to accommodate your specific requirements. Local politics, landslides, cancellation of local flights, weather, transport, or a multitude of other factors that are beyond our control can result in a change of itinerary during on trip.

It is, however, very unlikely that the itinerary would be substantially altered. If alterations are necessary the leader will decide the best alternative option, taking into consideration the best interests of the whole group. When a change does occur, we do everything we can to minimize its effect, but we cannot be responsible for the results of changes or delays.

“What makes Kongma the peak climb special?”

Opportunities for adventure peak climbing are scattered all over this planet; you just need to know where to find them. We at Gokyo Treks and Expedition believe in quality services. First safety and satisfaction is our prime concern.

We are a team of professional, experienced, and licensed local guides who know the destination much better than others. Not only this but also we give benefits to the local communities and help to conserve natural resources which reduced costs and consumption.

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