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Kusum Kangru Climbing

Kusum Kangru Climbing

Trip Fact -

  • Trip Code: PMTREKS121
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Grade: Moderate
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About Trip -

Kusum Kanguru (6,369m), dominating the southern end of Charpati Himal separates the valley of the Dudh Koshi from the upper reaches of Hinku Drangka. Regarded as technically very challenging on all possible routes, Kusum Kanguru is an impressive rock and ice peak which forms the border between the Dudhkosi in the south and Hinku Valley to the north. Its name originating in Sherpa language means the Three Snow-White Gods. This climb is the suggested for participants who have enough alpine mountaineering experience. This peak is one of the most difficult trekking peaks to climb and was first summit was attempted by Japanese team in 1979. 

South-East Ridge: The approach to the South East Face is from the Hinku valley side. From Lukla the base camp can be reached in 5 days. The ascent route to the main summit is through the South East Face. With a base cam at 4360m, two or three high camps are required to complete the climb.

North Ridge: The North Ridge is approached from Monjo on the trail to Namche Bazaar. From base camp ascend steep grass and scree and finally a ramp leading to the ridge proper.

Pink Mountain Treks and Expedition provides for expedition with all necessary infrastructures to assist you in your summit attempt. We will do the necessary paperwork for expedition permit organize all accommodation before and after expedition. We organize camp facilities, transport loads, stock and set up high camps, fix ropes, provide food, high altitude food, high quality tents, porters, professional Climbing Sherpas, advice and assistance as per needed.

Outline Itinerary -

Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu International airport and meet with representative of Pink Mountain Treks and Expedition, then transfer to hotel.

Day 02:Kathmandu (1350m) sightseeing tour.

Day 03:Fly to Lukla; Trek to Phakding

Day 04:Trek to Namche Bazaar

Day 05:Trek to Base camp; just before

Day 06:Trek to Base camp

Day 07:Climbing period to Sammit Kusum Kanguru

Day 16:Trek back to Namche Bazaar

Day 18:Trek to Lukla

Day 19:Fly back to Kathmandu

Day 20:Free day in Kathmandu

Day 22:Fly out. Pink Mountain Treks and Expedition's representative will drop you at airport before Three hours of your flight schedule.

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Detail Itinerary

Day 1Arrival in Kathmandu International airport and meet with representative of Pink Mountain Treks and Expedition, then transfer to hotel.

Day 2Kathmandu (1350m) sightseeing tour.After breakfast, proceed to sightseeing tour to heritage sites of Kathmandu. Visit to Boudhanath stupa, Pashupatinath temple, Swayambhunath Stupa and Kathmandu durbar square tour.

Boudhanath stupa is one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world where we observe Buddhist monks in prayer in the monasteries. Pashipatinath temple is the most famous Hindu temple in Asia, located in the banks of Bagmati river where men are meditating, pilgrims are bathing and occasionally funeral pyres means dead body are burning/cremating on the ghats. Then come back to hotel and introduction meeting with your guide in the afternoon. You can ask any questions regard the trekking and climbing with your guide on this group meeting and the final preparations for the trip.

Day 3Fly to Lukla; Trek to Phakding

Day 4Trek to Namche Bazaar

Day 5Trek to Base camp; just before

Day 6Trek to Base camp

Day 7Climbing period to Sammit Kusum Kanguru

Day 16Trek back to Namche Bazaar

Day 18Trek to Lukla

Day 19Fly back to Kathmandu

Day 20Free day in KathmanduYou can extend your trip in Nepal to explore the Jungle safari in Chitwan National park or Buddhist Pilgrimage trip to Lumbini, Birthland of Buddha or other part of Nepal's Trip or Can take your Flight to your destination.

Day 22Fly out. Pink Mountain Treks and Expedition's representative will drop you at airport before Three hours of your flight schedule.

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