Mount Lhotse

  • Expedition

  • 45 Days

  • Hard

  • 8,516 m

  • Lodge and Camping

  • Spring

  • USD $25000

Mt. Lhotse is 4th highest peak in the world after Mt. Everest, Mt. K2 and Mt. Kanchenjunga. It stands 8516m high. It is locate in Khumbu region, in close proximity to mountains like Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse. It is alternate expedition to Mt. Everest expedition because of its low cost. It is one of the most physically and mentally demanding activities that can be performed by human.

Highlights of the trip

  • 4th highest peak
  • Best alternate to Mount Everest
  • Great Adventure of life time.
  • The great view of mountains of the region.
  • Culture and lifestyle of local people.
  • Ancient century old tradition and beliefs.

Mt. Lhotse is fourth highest peak in the world. It is 8,516 meters high from sea level. It is located Mahalangur mountain range of Khumbu region. It is located in close proximity of Mt. Everest, Mt. Nputse and share common route with Everest Expedition. The word ‘Lhotse’ is derived from Tibetan word which means South Peak. Although the main summit of Mt. Lhotse is 8,516 m, there are additional three other distinct summits named Middle Lhotse and Lhotse east, Lhotse Shar. 

Mt. Lhotse is also physically and mentally demanding expedition. A proper physically fitness, good health and proper supporting climbing staffs are required for success and safety of clients. Previous climbing experience and knowledge about mountaineering is essential and compulsory for all the clients in the team. Proper acclimatization, good guidance, high quality equipments, skilled and experienced support staffs, good and healthy food and supplementary are vital for success. 

Lot of time, Mt. Lhotse expedition is alternative to Mt. Everest expedition. Its relative low cost for permit makes its overall cost low. But it is equally exciting and challenging too.  

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Expedition always have extra days for better chance of success. It may take shorter period to complete whole journey. 

Day 01

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu International Airport and Transfer to Hotel (1300m).


Arrival in Kathmandu and pick up and transfer to hotel by office representative. Hang around Thamel on availability of time. Acquire and prepare necessary gear for the trip. 

Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel
Day 02

Trip briefing, paper works and gear checking.


Preparation day for the trip. Legal Paper work, check all the gears and acquire insufficient essentials. Half day tour if time is available. Short briefing in evening with welcome dinner. Included meals: Breakfast.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Hotel
Day 03-13

Trek to Everest Base Camp and peak climbing.


Normal trekking route will be used to reach Everest base Camp. The route itself is one of the finest trekking destination in whole world. It is cultural and natural hotspot for tourists. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Teahouse
Day 14-21

Establish camps and acclimatize.


Camp will be set up by the group of staffs who are sent in advance. Before beginning, the main expedition, its good idea to acclimatize body with climbing lower peak like Lobuche peak. It’s gives refreshments on skills and adjust our body for treacherous journey ahead. Small detours will be made for climbing the peak. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Teahouse and Camping
Day 21-28

Acclimatization period


Acclimatization is one of the vital part of any major expedition. Exploration and training will be key part of rest period and period may vary according to need of clients.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Camping
Day 29-36

Summit Climb Period.


There will be several ascend to various camps before summit push in final. Base Camp of Everest is at elevation of 5200m, Camp 1 at 5900, Camp 2 at 6400m, Camp 3 at 7100m, and Camp 4 at 7900m and summit at 8516m. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Camping
Day 37

Clean up, depart Base Camp.


After completion of the expedition, personal gears and goods must be packed by clients and handed to staffs to be transported back. After bidding goodbye to staff, you will head back.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Teahouse
Day 38-43

Trek back to Lukla.


After leaving base camp, we will trace back the same route to Lukla as ascend to base camp. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Teahouse
Day 44

Lukla to Kathmandu Valley.


On arrival to Kathmandu, Sherpa Khangri representative will transfer you back to the Hotel. It will be free day. In evening, dinner with cultural dance will be arranged to celebrate the trip. 

Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel
Day 45

Transfer to International Airport for final departure.


Journey with us end here. Office representative will take you to International airport for final departure as per schedule requirement. 

Meals: Breakfast

Included and Excluded

Sherpa Khangri Outdoor takes care of Mt Everest expedition members from the moment they come to Kathmandu. If extra services and  amenities required, please lets us know about it. 

Cost Includes
  • Climbing Permit and Royalties of Everest
  • Garbage Deposit of Sagarmatha Pollution Control (SPCC) equivalent 5000$
  • Sagarmatha National park entry permit
  • Domestic flight KTM-Lukla-KTM
  • Lodging & Food during Expedition and trekking to BC and back
  • 3 nights Hotel in Kathmandu on BB plan ( before expedition 2 night & after expedition 1 night )
  • Base camp Kitchen staff
  • Camp II Kitchen Staff (Cook& Kitchen boy)
  • Experienced Climbing Sherpa (1member:1 Sherpa)
  • Porters/ Yak to Base camp and Back
  • Liaison Officer
  • All the staff insurance & Heli Insurances
  • Group Climbing gears
  • All the necessary equipment at base camp & camp II.
  • 9 bottles of Oxygen (6 for the clients & 3 for Sherpa)
  • Oxygen Mask regulator set
  • Walkie talkie set for each Sherpa
  • Solar panel and generator at base camp
  • Expedition equipment cargo to Lukla.
Cost Exculdes
  • International flight to and from Kathmandu.
  • Nepalese visa fee.
  • Tips to staffs and porters.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • Satellite Telephone.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Travel and Heli rescue insurance for clients.
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottled or boiled water, shower, heater, etc.)
  • Internet Access during the Expedition.
  • Personal Climbing equipments.
  • Climbing Sherpa summit bonus USD 1500
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extended.
  • Personal Climbing Guide if requested.

The fixed date for the following trip has yet not been created. Please feel free to contact us for the trip and customization. 




    45 Days




    8,516 m


    Lodge and Camping




    USD $25000