Kongde-Ri Peak

  • Trip duration 12 Days
  • Trip GradeModerate & Technical
  • All Inclusive Price Contact us

Kongde-Ri Peak:

Kongde Ri (6011m/19721ft) (also known as a Kwangde Ri or Kwande) is a multi-lobed mountain in the Himalaya in the southeast of the mountain group Rolwaling Himal. It is famous trekking and peak climb of Nepal. The Kong Ri is located in the mountain ridge Lumding Himal in the Khumbu region of the administration zone of Sagarmatha. The mountain village of Namche Bazar is located north-eastin the mountain of Nepal.T he routes up to the assent of Kongde Peak are all difficult till date and no one yet found and proved that there might be possible easy routes to climb the peak. The North Face routes of the peak are particularly difficult and reflect recent developments in lightweight Himalayan climbing, with an emphasis on technical difficulty.

The Kong Ri is considered to be a trekking peak and is run by the Nepal Mountaineering Association in the category "B", the easier climbing peaks.

Kongde Peak (6,011 m/19721ft.), treks and climbing starts after we take a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and start trekking towards Phakding. Our trekking trail takes us all the way through the Khumbu region passing beautiful hills, beautiful mountains, rhododendron forests, famous monasteries yak pasture lands, and rugged topography towards the Namche bazaar. Kongde Peak (6,011 m/19,721.) is situated just above this famous Sherpa village Namche Bazaar is a gate way to Khumbu region. The northern part of the mountain forms an impressive barrier having several steep ridges to the north. From Namche Bazaar, we start ascend up to reach Kongde base camp at 4,700 m/15,419ft). From the base camp we climb up through some glaciers, snow and steep rocky faces to approach the summit of the peak. From the submit point you can see superb view with big Himalayan range. Like Nup (6,035 m./19,799 ft.), Kwangde Lho (6,187m/20,298ft.),  Kwangde Shar (6,093 m/19,990.) and several lower summits terminating to Nupla (5,885 m/19,307ft.).

 

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2840 M), 25 minutes and trek to Phakding (2610 M), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 02: Trek from Phakding to Namche (3440 M), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 03: Acclimatize, rest and exploring day around Namche (3440 M), (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 04: Trek from Namche to Thame (3610 M), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 05: Trek from Thame to Kongde Base Camp (4230 M), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 06: Trek from Kongde-Ri Base Camp to High Camp, 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 07: Summit day of Kongde-Ri Peak and trek back to Kongde-Ri Base Camp (4230 M), (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 08: Spare day if necessary, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 09: Trek from Kongde-Ri Base Camp to Thame (3610 M), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 10: Trek from Thame to Namche (3440 M), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 11: Trek from Namche to Lukla (2840 M), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 12: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu (1350 M), 25 minutes, (Lodging + B).

Cost Includes:

  • Pick up and drop from airport,
  • Kathmandu accommodations (Bed & Breakfast Basis),
  • Flight from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu,
  • Kongde-Ri Peak climbing Royalty (Permit),
  • Garbage Deposit (Refundable),
  • Everest National Park Entry Permit,
  • TIMS Permit (Trekker's Information Management SysteM),
  • All kinds of cargo,
  • Camping accommodations during trekking & climbing period,
  • Three meals everyday: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner,
  • Camping soft drinks like: hot water, coffee, tea, juice, soup, bakery food etc.
  • Climbing equipments like: Down jacket, Four seasonal sleeping bag, Trekking duffel bag, T-shirt , Trekking map, Tents (dinning tent, sleeping tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent), mattress, kitchen items etc.
  • Experienced English speaking government license holder mountain trekking guide,
  • Experienced English speaking government license holder mountain climbing guide,
  • Experienced and strong mountain trekking camping staff like: porters, kitchen boy, sarder, tent boy etc.
  • All program according to itineraries on full board,
  • Wages, food, transportation, accommodation, equipments, insurance and other facilities to staffs during the trek,
  • Farewell dinner at typical Nepali cultural restaurant,
  • Rescue arrangements,
  • Local & government TAX-VAT etc.

Cost Excludes:

  • Meals (Lunch & Dinner) whilst in Kathmandu,
  • Your Travel/Trekking insurance,
  • International airfare,
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is expected),
  • All kind of alcoholic drinks,
  • Personal shopping, laundry, trekking equipments etc.
  • Nepal Entry Visa fee,
  • Cost raised by cancellation, landslide, weather, political unrest, illness which are not under our control,
  • Any others expanses which are not mentioned in "Trip Includes" section etc.

Detail Itineraries

  • Day 01 Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2840 M), 25 minutes and trek to Phakding (2610 M), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 02 Trek from Phakding to Namche (3440 M), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 03Acclimatize, rest and exploring day around Namche (3440 M), (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 04Trek from Namche to Thame (3610 M), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 05 Trek from Thame to Kongde Base Camp (4230 M), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 06Trek from Kongde-Ri Base Camp to High Camp, 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 07 Summit day of Kongde-Ri Peak and trek back to Kongde-Ri Base Camp (4230 M), (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 08 Spare day if necessary, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 09 Trek from Kongde-Ri Base Camp to Thame (3610 M), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 10 Trek from Thame to Namche (3440 M), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 11 Trek from Namche to Lukla (2840 M), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 12 Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu (1350 M), 25 minutes, (Lodging + B).

Trip Note

  • The departure schedule can be changed on any unavoidable circumstances such as weather hazards, festivals, natural changes of walking track, road slides, avalanches, public strikes etc.
  • Price subjected to change if there are more than two people in a group.
  • We have got other additional programs like: Mt. Flight, Bungee jumping, Paragliding, Helicopter tour, Film shooting, Rock climbing, Ultra light, Sightseeing, Jungle safari etc. We can include you these programs on your recent trip on your request.
  • Necessary documents to book this trip (Passport’s Copy, Photographs, Insurance copy & Advance payment).

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