Baruntse Expedition

NS
Nepal Social Treks
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5 reviews
Duration: 39 days
Group size: 1 - 12
Baruntse Expedition
Baruntse

Nepal Social Treks
  • Facebook verified
5 reviews

$NaN
Duration: 39 days
Group size: 1 - 12

About this trip

   

Baruntse Expedition is another excellent platform to explore the tranquilizing beauty of the Khumbu Region of Nepal. While this adventurous ride serves as an opportunity to indulge yourself into the natural serenity, this could be your chance to garner all the experience before eyeing for more thrilling adventures like Everest Expedition or Manaslu Expedition.

The 32 days-long expedition starts from Kathmandu and takes you through some of the mesmerizing landscapes of Nepal until you step your foot at the summit of Mount Baruntse. Standing tall at an altitude of 7129 meters (23389 feet), Mount Baruntse is crowned by four peaks and surrounded by Hunku, Barun, and Imja glaciers.


What’s included

  • Arrival and departure
    cost on domestic and international flights
  • Hotel accommodation
    4 Nights in Kathmandu on B/B basis.
  • Group climbing equipment
    like climbing rope, ice ax, ice screw, ice bar, etc
  • Trekking guide
    Experienced and government-licensed high-altitude trekking guide throughout the trekking and climbing period
  • Schedule flight tickets
    for the Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu sector for all of the climbing members, Sherpa guide, liaison officer, and kitchen staff
  • Services
    of chef and kitchen assistant at Advanced Base Camp
  • Camping equipments
    including of kitchen with base camp tents, dining tent with table and backrest chair, kitchen with all utensils, toilet with commode, etc.
  • Full Meals
    (breakfast, lunch, and dinner with tea/coffee) available in the tea house/hotel/lodge throughout the trek
  • Full Meals
    (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) will be served at Base Camp and Camp Two
  • All food
    with fuel for Base Camp and higher camps during the expedition for both members and crews
  • Baggage allowance
    40kg per person while in the trekking period, which will be carried by porters
  • Weather Report
    Daily Services
  • Trekking Permit
    (Barun Valley National Park entry fee)
  • Card
    TIMS (Trekking Information Management System)
  • Climbing permit
    Expedition royalty of the Government of Nepal to climb Mt. Baruntse( 7129m)
  • Sherpa Guide
    One experienced, trained, government licensed, and at least two-time summiteer expedition per client
  • Allowances
    All wages, equipment, as well as medical and accidental Insurances for all involved staff in the expedition
  • Equipment allowances
    with wages for climbing Sherpas, cooks, and kitchen boys, and government liaison officers
  • First-Aid medical kits
    for all the members and staff of the expedition
  • Satellite phone
    for communication and available for members with the cost of USD3 per minute call
  • Appropriate food
    high altitude and all climbing crew at base camp and above as required
  • Heater
    for heating the dining room at Base Camp for heating the dining room
  • Emergency oxygen
    with mask, and regulator offered on the requirement of a climber with appropriate charge
  • Solar panel
    for light and battery charger
  • Tents
    in all the camps for members and staff
  • Charges
    Icefall charges by SPCC
  • Gamow Bags
    (Portable Altitude Chamber)
  • Insurance
    Helicopter rescue for high altitude climbing Sherpa guide, cook, and staff
  • Free assistance
    service for Cargo clearance and Duties
  • Food and Kitchen
    Fresh cooked food and kitchen at Advance Base Camp
  • Maps
    Trekking and climbing maps of Mount Baruntse
  • Cooking Gas
    EPI Cooking gas, the stove will be provided at Base Camp for cooking food and boiling water
  • Generator
    for the back-up of lighting power and charging electronic devices
  • Transportation
    of food supply to Base Camp from Kathmandu (Cargo to Lukla and then by porter to Base Camp)
  • Taxes
    service charge and government taxes imposed in Nepal
  • Flight Ticket
    Complete pre-departure information and flight ticket reconfirmation
  • Visa extension
    procedure services (if necessary)
  • Dinner
    Farewell dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with a domestic culture show in Kathmandu
  • Lunch and dinner
    during your stay in Kathmandu (except the welcome and farewell dinner)
  • Any packed food
    or the snacks, aerated drinks, energy drinks, mineral water, alcohol, cigarettes, chocolates, and nutria-bars during the trekking
  • Personal Expenses
    laundry expenses, tips etc.
  • Extra Expenses
    resulting from various/unforeseen situations like natural disasters, landslides, political disturbances, strikes, changes in government regulations, etc.
  • Extra transportation
    which is not included in the itinerary
  • Additional staff
    other than the specified ones in the package
  • Rescue
    with medicines, repatriation, medical tests, and hospitalization expenses
  • Insurances
    Medical, travel, and emergency insurances rescue evacuation service if required
  • Filming permit
    (if you have a special camera)
  • Gears
    All of the personal trekking and climbing gear
  • Expenses
    incurred while using landlines, mobiles, walkie-talkies, or satellite phones, as well as all of the internet expenses
  • Personal use things
    Clothing, bags, personal medical kit, camera/video fees, or trekking gears
  • Nepal custom duty
    for import of expedition goods
  • Summit bonus
    for climbing Sherpa Guides as per mountaineering association rules (minimum USD700 per climbing Sherpa guide)
  • Tips and Gifts
    for Base Camp as well as high altitude trekking and climbing staff
  • Airfare
    international flights
  • Nepal entry visa fee
    (Visa issuance on arrival in Kathmandu)
  • Extra services
    or products or offers or activities which are not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Other cost
    not included in this section

Your Organizer


NS
Nepal Social Treks
5 reviews
Nepal Social Treks and Expedition is a trusted name in the Himalayan Tourism Industry serving since 2006 offering environmentally friendly tours and exciting adventure excursions throughout Nepal Tibet Bhutan and India, We started with a vision to provide our guests with a whole range of possibilities that Nepal has to offer. Based on the principle of safety, hygiene, and environmental protection. We are now a very successful travel and tour company, recommended on Lonely planet Guide book “Nepal in the year 2012 Edition to until now.

Reviews

We went on a trek towards EBC with Nepal Social treks. Overall it was a great experience in spite of the unpredictable weather and the uncertainties! Everyone in Nepal Social trek strived to make it so. Right from the booking phase, Basu was helpful and responsive to provide information about the trek and the multiple alterations we asked for. Our flight to Lukla was delayed due to the weather and Basu Ji not only managed to extend accommodation at WoodApple but went ahead and arranged a car for sightseeing during our days of waiting at Kathmandu. We had booked an independent guide (Kamal Ji) who greeted us at the hotel in Kathmandu - and played the role of the ideal "guide" from day one - from doing a quick gear check to helping with purchasing good down jackets at a reasonable rate and getting currency exchanged. After The two days extended stay at Kathmandu, Basu Ji managed to make up for the dullness of the delay with an unexpected helicopter experience! All the turmoil of the delays was managed without any complications coming towards us (and I am sure there were many of those - engaging with the flights, cancelling tickets, booking hotels etc.) Our experience with Kamal Ji (our Guide) was extraordinary as well. Our climb to Namche was tough and we were tired, with slight altitude sickness and cloudy weather. Kamal Ji was encouraging and asked us to rest. He was open to adjusting the itinerary to suit our capacities. He worked with the aim of giving us the best experience on the trek and helping us see the best views we could, albeit in bad weather. He has extensive experience and is well-versed in the area. His pleasant nature and interesting stories made our walk enjoyable. After a day's rest, we planned to move to Khanjuma next to get better views instead of Tengbouche as originally planned, but some rest, Diamox and Lemon tea gave us enough energy and to make it all the way to Tengbouche as planned. The next morning, we were blessed with fantastic views at Tengboche (surrounded by Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Themsarpku). Kamal Ji was always there even in the early hours (4 AM) telling us about which peak is which! We were lucky to find such splendid views at the onset of the monsoon. Aditya (our porter) is a superstar and his calm disposition complimented his speed and strength. He always beat us to our destination by a good 4-5 hours. Special call out to the staff at Woodapple hotel, who made our start and end of the journey so comfortable. Highly recommend WoodApple. Overall, our experience with everybody from Nepal Social trek was amazing and we will definitely be back to complete the trek with Basu, Kamal and Aditya. Kudos to the Nepal social treks team! It was quite apparent that they didn't just "somehow manage" to organize the trek but each and everyone on the team excelled and obsessed over making this a pleasurable experience for us! Thank you!
By Aayushi J for Everest Base Camp Shivet Pande on 22 Jun, 2022
Absolutely perfect organisation ! I did everything with Nepal Social Treks. A 14 days trekking to EBC via Gokyo, a Safari in Chitwan, a visit to Lumbini, a visit to Bakhtapur and a stay in Pokhara with rafting, Bungee jumping and paragliding. Basu was the best organizer I ever had and I travel a lot. Very individualized problem solving. Very nice person. My travel was extraordinary and easy thanks to Basu's efficiency ! If I come back to Nepal I 100% will book with him again. I highly recommend him ! A big thanks again and greetings to beautiful Katmandou !
By Laura C for Everest Gokyo Trek on 13 Jun, 2022
We could not recommend Nepal Social Treks and Expedition more. Logistically, the team sorted out every detail of the trek for us, we had nothing to organise or worry about from the time we arrived in Kathmandu - from the pick-up at the airport (even at 11pm, after a nine hour delay), to our stay in Kathmandu, food & accommodation on the trek, flights to lukla, national park permits and everything in between. But what really makes this company special is its people. This was the most knowledgeable, experienced, supportive and caring team - we felt we were in the company of not of our 'tour operator' but our friends and family. Achyut (our guide) was so personally invested in making sure that we had a great and safe trek - he tailored our trip to take into account our physical limitations (severe altitude sickness and a knee injury), constantly reassured us with his knowledge and held our hands (sometimes literally) through any difficulties we were facing. Birman and June (our two porters) were similarly kind, patient and capable, giving us confidence that we were in safe hands for the length of our trek. When we arrived back in Kathmandu, despite having finished our trek, Basu (our tour organiser) was always at the end of a call for any query we had and checked in frequently to make sure we were doing okay. If you're looking for a team which is not only faultlessly reliable and experienced, but which is genuinely invested in your well-being and treats you like family, this is the company to book with. 11/10 experience, we'll be back! Thank you Nepal Social Treks and Expedition!
By Girish V for Everest Base Camp Trek for Girish Vaze group on 20 May, 2022
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It’s be the experience I never think to live. More then perfect. Nepal social team are professional,always in contact with the client and very very careful. My best choice it’s be to choose them. I’m very soddisfate of all the team
By Veselina K for Everest Base Camp Trek on 14 May, 2022
We had a great time, our guides were very good and looked after us very well. Perhaps a more detailed plan of the walk would be useful to have in advance but otherwise very good.
By Amanda W for Amanda Chisapani treks on 04 May, 2022

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