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Kyajo Ri Mini Expedition

Trip Facts

  • Trip Code HT-34
  • Duration: 18 Days
  • Trip Grade Moderate
  • Trip Costs: Starts from US $3,500.00
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Kyajo Ri is a challenging 6000 meter has been famous trekking peaks of Nepal as it gets ample climbers. Moreover, eighty percentage of climbers are reported to be learners and seventy percent of them have succeeded in this daring venture. Mount Kyajo Ri stands 6187 meters tall in the distinguished Mahalagur Himalaya Range of Nepal. Nepal Mountaineering Association of Nepal (NMA) has listed Kyajo Ri in Group A Mountains which means it requires a solid strategy to climb other than in category “B” mountains. In 2002, Mountaineers Mr. Duncan Wilson and Mr. Vincent Marche earned fame in the mountaineering community as they were the first to reach the Pinnacle of Kyajo Ri.
Finally, people with or without the background are welcomed to try their luck in this mountain.

This peak could be ascended from various routes and one of the best parts of climbing this peak is the breath-taking views of the entire Khumbu. This peak is known for its sharp summit and the route of this peak finishes on the pointed summit which is the highest and not like other peaks like; Island peak of Lobuche peak. Kyajo Ri is located in the midst of Khumbu and one of the aspects of this peak is that the route which faces south would offer warmth as it is towards the sun. So you can have a great and enjoyable experience as you climb this peak. You could experience the incredible views of the Khumbu region as you climb this semi-technical peak and the shimmering lakes on your way will surely grab your attention. Camping basic climbing Kyazo Ri is not technically difficult peak but good physical condition and previous climbing experience is a plus point for Kyazo Ri climbing.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu (1,300m.)

Day 02: Fly to Lukla & trek to Phakding (2,652m) 3/4hrs.

Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m) 5/6hrs.

Day 04: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar.

Day 05: Namche Bazaar to Mende (3736m)5/6 hrs.

Day 06: Trek to Kyajo Ri Base Camp (4550m) 5/hrs.

Day 07: Rest day at Kyajo Ri Base Camp

Day 08: Kyajo Ri Base Camp to Camp I (5200m) 4/5 hrs

Day 09: Acclimatization and rest at Camp I

Day 10: Camp I to Camp II (5700m) 4/5hrs.

Day 11: Kyajo Ri (6186m )Summit Day and Back to Camp II: 7/8 hrs.

Day 12: Trek back to Base Camp: 4/5 hrs.

Day 13: A reserve day for the conditional situation.

Day 14: Base Camp to Namche Bazaar: 5/6 hrs.

Day 15: Trek to Phakding 3/5hrs.

Day 16: Trek to Lukla 3/4hrs.

Day 17: Fly back to Kathmandu

Day 18: Final departure

Cost Details

  • Accommodation in Kathmandu
  • All local transportation by suitable vehicle (car, van, bus) in Kathmandu
  • Complimentary welcome or farewell dinner in Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu both way flight tickets
  • Meal on full board (breakfast, lunch, dinner, tea & coffee) basis during the trek as per itinerary
  • Accommodation on teahouse/tent camp during the trekking and climbing as per itinerary
  • Climbing Sherpa (English speaking guide), assistant guide, porters, all payments with insurance
  • Sagarmatha National park entry fee and TIMS permit
  • Kyajo- Ri peak permit & other necessary fees
  • Mobile phone for the communication on pay call basis
  • Necessary climbing fixed the rope and mean rope
  • All government and local taxes
  • Garbage deposit
  • Visa fees, intl. airfare
  • Personal climbing equipment (can be hired in Kathmandu)
  • 0xygen and Mask, the regulator
  • Lunch & dinner in the city
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Cold drinks and hot shower
  • Personal expenses e.g. phone calls, laundry, bar bills
  • Tips for guides and porters 

Day to Day Itinerary

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Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu (1,300m.)

While you landed at the Tribhuvan Intl. the airport welcomes you with your name and assists to transfer in your hotel in Kathmandu. After time to get refreshed, and briefing about the program and evening we’ll pick up you for welcome dinner in one of the typical Nepalese restaurants with the cultural program in the heart of Kathmandu and overnight at Hotel.

Trip Note

Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu flight may be delayed by few hours or even canceled due to bad weather condition. So, you should be prepared for such flight delays or cancellations. But we will do our best to avoid such conditions. In case of flight cancellation, we will try to get you on the flight for the next day. Getting an early flight for the next day may not be possible during the high season so, we can arrange a flight by helicopter as well but it will be an extra cost. If we have a group of 4- 5 people, we can charter a helicopter from Kathmandu – Lukla.  It will be advisable to have extra days in Kathmandu before and after the trekking. We can arrange your cultural / adventure tours (such as sightseeing tours, rafting, jungle safari, with extra cost if the extra days are not used for the flight conditions to Lukla and back.

Accommodation During the Kyajo Ri Expedition

All the accommodation as per the itinerary is included in the package cost. Halesi Treks have chosen the 2/5 star hotel in the cities for your comfort and safety. The hotels can be upgraded to more deluxe ones upon your request. While trekking in the Mountain, our guides will choose the best available lodge of the village from their past experience.  Comfortable two men tent with mattress and four seasons sleeping bag will be provided for the camping trek. Our crew will try to set the camp in a scenic place. All the hotel and camping accommodations are as per twin sharing basis unless you are of a different gender.

Meals during the Kyajo Ri Mini Expedition

Nepal is such an easy place to get several vegetarian options so no worries if you are a vegetarian or non-vegetarian. you can enjoy typical Nepali food as well as continental, Italian, Indian and Tibetan. Freshly cooked and hygienic dinner and breakfast are served at the camp and lunch will be served on the way to the next destination which will be prepared by our own chef. Only breakfast is served in Kathmandu whilst farewell dinner on the eve of your international departure is served from our side. All the meals (B/L/D) are on full board basis during the trek.

Trekking and Climbing Crew

An experienced and licensed Guide and necessary porters will assist you during the trek. In a group with more than 8 clients, 2 guides will be provided for the betterment in service. In a teahouse trek, generally, one porter is provided for every two clients who carry between 15 to 18 kg. However, on a camping journey, more porters are required. All the camping types of equipment such as kitchen, dining, dome and toilet tents, kitchen equipment, fuel, and all consumable goods have to be carried from Kathmandu which needs more manpower. All of our guides and porters are fully insured so you don't' have to worry about them in case of emergency. Our team believes that our customer care is the first priority.

Physical Fitness and Experience for Kyajo Ri Expedition

Kyajo Ri Expedition is which is fit for those who have the ability to walk 5-6 hours of walking uphill and downhill in a day carrying the personal day pack. Some days are longer with 7- 9 hours of walking as well. Kyajo Ri Mini Expedition is altitude Climbing which demands physical, however having strong determination, positive vibe and average physical fitness can complete this trek. Doing some physical exercise a few weeks prior to the trip is better but technical skill is not required for this trek. If you are taking medicine for heart, lung or blood diseases, please kindly consult your doctor and inform to Halesi Treks Pvt. Ltd

Travel Insurance

This is a real adventure in high altitude so obtaining a travel insurance is always a good idea for your safety and is highly recommended too. Your travel insurance policy should cover helicopter evacuation and medical expenses in an emergency. There is not any Nepalese insurance company to sell travel insurance policy so you better buy a good one from home. There are some insurance policies which covers only in low altitude below 4000 mt. and some only in high altitude above 4000 mt. So before you purchase it, please double-check the policy what it covers and where are you going.

Best Seasons

Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November) are the best months for Kyajo Ri Expedition. Where normally days are sunny, the temperature is perfect, the sky is clear and Mountain remains crystal. This trek can be done in Monsoon (June to August ) but you should not expect the great weather and Mountain view.  You can do it in Winter (December to February) if you are used to with extreme cold temperature.

Fixed Departure

The below-given cost is per person and the below-given  Kyajo Ri Mini Expedition fixed departure dates are available for you. If the given date is not favorable then please contact us and we will happily customize your trip on dates more appropriate for you.

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