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lOCATION Khumbu Region
Duration 30 Days
TRIP TYPE expeditions
Difficulty Level Challenging, Technical
ARRIVAL ON kathmandu
Maximum Altitude: 7161m | 7861m
MEAL Full board service

Combining the Pumori and Nuptse Expeditions:


The Everest region isn’t just about Everest. For seasoned mountaineers seeking a challenge that transcends the iconic peak, the meticulously planned combined Pumori and Nuptse expeditions offer a chance to truly push their limits in a breathtaking dance with the Himalayas. This isn’t simply climbing two mountains; it’s a meticulously choreographed symphony of challenges, testing every facet of a climber’s skillset across a diverse and demanding landscape.


Pumori (7,161m): The Daughter’s Daring Challenge:

Towering over Everest’s South Base Camp, Pumori (meaning “Unmarried Daughter” in Sherpa) is more than just a sentinel. Clad in icy armor and adorned with dramatic ridges, Pumori presents a formidable challenge that separates the seasoned climber from the merely adventurous. Its slopes are a masterclass in technical climbing, demanding proficiency in navigating crevasses, traversing treacherous snowfields, and conquering the final, exhilarating ridge climb to the summit. Each step on Pumori is a testament to the climber’s honed skills and unwavering focus.


Nuptse (7,861m): A Hugeย in Everest’s Shadow:

Nuptse, the Tibetan moniker translating to “West Peak,” stands shoulder-to-shoulder with Everest, often overshadowed but no less formidable. Its rugged beauty, characterized by sharp, icy peaks and vast, sweeping glaciers, offers a true alpine adventure. The ascent is a meticulously planned test of not only physical endurance but also mental resilience and teamwork. Climbers must navigate challenging sections of ice and rock, all while battling the effects of extreme altitude. The reward for this perseverance? Unparalleled panoramic views showcase the iconic features of Everest from a unique vantage point, a prize reserved for those who conquer Nuptse’s slopes.

A Journey Forged in Teamwork: The Symbiotic Summit:

For those seeking to take their Himalayan experience to new heights, the meticulously synchronized Pumori and Nuptse expeditions offer a challenge unlike any other. Shared base camps, acclimatization rotations, and climbing routes foster a unique camaraderie among expedition members. This sense of community transcends the individual pursuit of reaching the summit and becomes a testament to the power of teamwork in achieving the seemingly impossible. As climbers support each other on the slopes, they forge a shared legacy, their triumphs are woven together into a tapestry of collective achievement.


A Twin Expedition: Pumori and Nuptse:

Combining the Pumori and Nuptse expeditions is a feat reserved for those who seek to amplify their Himalayan experience. The dual challenge requires meticulous planning and preparation, including acclimatization, logistical arrangements, and careful synchronization of climbing schedules.

This twin expedition is a symphony of mountaineering finesse and raw natural beauty. Climbers will find themselves pushing their limits while discovering the rhythm of life at high altitudes. Sharing base camps, acclimatization rotations, and climbing routes between Pumori and Nuptse, the journey builds camaraderie and mutual support among expedition members.


Season and Timing:

The best season for a combined Pumori and Nuptse expedition in the Everest region of Nepal is generally during the spring and autumn months. These seasons provide the most favorable weather and conditions for successful climbs on both peaks. Here’s a more detailed look at the best seasons for such an expedition:


Spring (March to May):

Spring is considered the prime climbing season in the Everest region. During this time, the weather tends to be stable, with clear skies and moderate temperatures. The snow and ice conditions are manageable, making it ideal for technical climbs like Pumori and Nuptse. The routes are well-established, and the chances of summit success are higher. The beautiful blossoming of rhododendron flowers adds to the visual appeal of the landscape.

Autumn (September to November):

Autumn is another excellent season for mountaineering in the Everest region. After the monsoon season, the skies clear up, offering excellent visibility and stunning views of the surrounding peaks. The temperatures are comfortable, and the trail is dry and more stable. Just like in spring, the chances of success are high due to favorable weather and conditions.

Both spring and autumn are popular among climbers, so you’ll likely encounter other mountaineers on the trails and at the base camps. The choice between these seasons depends on your personal preferences, schedule, and the type of experience you want to have during your expedition.


Adventure 14 Summit Company: Your Partner in Achieving the Extraordinary:

Adventure 14 Summit Company is committed to providing a world-class expedition experience that prioritizes climber safety and pushes the boundaries of personal achievement.ย  The Pumori & Nuptse Integrated Expedition offers a unique opportunity for seasoned mountaineers to conquer two legendary Himalayan giants in a single, remarkable expedition.


Contact Adventure 14 Summit Company Today:

Embark on this prestigious adventure and etch your name in the annals of Himalayan mountaineering. Contact Adventure 14 Summit Company today to discuss your eligibility and reserve your place on this exclusive expedition. We look forward to partnering with you in achieving your Everest Region summit goals.


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Visa Acquisition:ย Upon arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, head to the immigration office to obtain your Nepal entry visa. Please ensure you have completed any necessary visa formalities before your trip.

Welcome and Logistics:ย Our representatives will be waiting for you outside the terminal hall, ready to whisk you away to your hotel. Theyโ€™ll also provide a briefing about your itinerary for the next day and collect any documents required by our office.

Morning:ย Complete expedition formalities including permit acquisition, document review, and logistical arrangements.

Afternoon:ย Conduct a gear check to ensure all climbers have appropriate equipment. Followed by a comprehensive briefing covering the expedition itinerary, stage durations, lodging details, base camp facilities, and other relevant aspects of the climb.

Early Morning Departure:ย The day commences with an exhilarating flight to Lukla (3,860 m/12,667 ft), the gateway to the Everest Base Camp trek.

Khumbu Entry Permit Processing:ย Upon arrival in Lukla, our team will efficiently facilitate the acquisition of the Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Entry Permit, ensuring seamless entry into the Khumbu region. This permit directly contributes to the sustainable development of the local communities.

Breakfast and Porter Luggage Transfer:ย After a nourishing breakfast at a local lodge, our guides will assist with transferring your luggage to the porters for efficient transportation.

Lukla to Phakding Trek (3-4 hours):ย The initial leg of the trek offers a picturesque route with gradual ascents and descents. This gentle climb allows for acclimatization to the higher altitude. Be captivated by the numerous Mani stones (prayer rocks) lining the path, each imbued with cultural significance.

Accommodation and Village Exploration:ย Our destination for the night is Phakding, a charming village nestled amidst the Himalayas. After settling into our comfortable accommodations, enjoy a leisurely afternoon exploring the village and immersing yourself in the unique local atmosphere.

Coniferous Trail:ย The day commences with a trek through a scenic path enveloped by a fragrant coniferous forest, providing a refreshing introduction to the dayโ€™s adventure.

Benkar Valley Traverse:ย Weโ€™ll continue our northerly ascent traversing the majestic Benkar Valley, offering opportunities to observe the diverse flora and fauna of the region.

Dudh Koshi River Crossing:ย A strategically positioned bridge facilitates our passage over the formidable Dudh Koshi River. En route, weโ€™ll traverse the charming villages of Chumoa and Monjo.

Everest National Park Entry:ย Reaching the designated entrance of Everest National Park signifies a significant milestone on our expedition. This serves as a timely reminder of the immense importance of conservation efforts in this remarkable ecological zone.

Jorsale and River Confluence:ย Following an exhilarating suspension bridge crossing, our path continues alongside the confluence of the Dudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi rivers, allowing us to appreciate the vibrant scenery near Jorsale village.

Ascent to Namche Bazaar:ย The final leg of the trek involves a more pronounced ascent, culminating in our arrival at Namche Bazaar. This impressive town, often referred to as the โ€œGateway to Everest,โ€ serves as our base for acclimatization over the following days.

Namche Bazaar Exploration:ย Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Namche Bazaar, often dubbed the โ€œGateway to Everest.โ€ Explore the bustling shops, peruse local handicrafts, and soak up the unique culture of the Khumbu region.

Sunrise Spectacle at Everest View Hotel (Optional):ย For the early risers, an optional hike to the Everest View Hotel offers a breathtaking panorama of the Himalayas bathed in the golden hues of sunrise. Witness the majestic peaks of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, and Kongde emerge from the darkness in an awe-inspiring display.

Khumjung Village Day Hike (Optional):ย Feeling adventurous? Embark on a day hike to the charming village of Khumjung. This picturesque settlement offers stunning mountain views and a glimpse into the traditional Sherpa way of life.

Hillary School and Monastery Visit:ย Pay your respects at the renowned Hillary School, established by Sir Edmund Hillary to empower the local community. You can also visit a nearby monastery, rumored to house a fascinating artifact โ€“ a yeti scalp (though its authenticity remains a topic of debate).

Gentle Start to Phunki:ย The initial portion of the trek unfolds on a relatively easy path, offering a relaxing start to the dayโ€™s adventure. Take in the surrounding landscape and enjoy a gradual ascent towards our destination.

Upward Journey to Tengboche:ย As we approach Phunki, the trail transforms into a more scenic climb, steadily leading us toward Tengboche village. Keep your eyes peeled for captivating Himalayan vistas along the way.

Tengboche Monastery โ€“ย A Spiritual Sanctuary:ย Our destination for the day is Tengboche Monastery, the crown jewel of the Everest region. This majestic monastery boasts breathtaking panoramic views of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and Thamserku, creating a truly unforgettable spectacle.

Witnessing a Buddhist Ceremony (Optional):ย If we arrive before 3 PM, we have the unique opportunity to witness a traditional Buddhist religious ceremony within the monastery walls. Immerse yourself in the spiritual ambiance and experience the vibrant culture of the Himalayas firsthand.


Lush forest:ย Descend through a verdant forest path, like the initial section of the Tengboche Monastery trek. Imagine sunlight dappling through the leaves and the earthy scent of the forest filling the air.

Imja River Crossing:ย Traverse the sturdy bridge over the Imja River, relishing the crisp mountain air and the soothing sound of rushing water below, then continue the ascent to Pangboche village. This charming settlement, adorned with traditional houses and hospitable locals, awaits your arrival.

Dayโ€™s resting point:ย Continue trekking to Dingboche, your destiny. This quaint village boasts stunning views of the surrounding peaks, including Ama Dablam and Thamserku. Settle into your comfortable teahouse or lodge in Dingboche in the evening. Relax and soak in the tranquility of the Himalayas while remembering to stay hydrated and enjoy nutritious food to aid acclimatization.

Hike to Nagarjun Hill:ย Embark on a scenic climb to Nagarjun Hill, offering breathtaking close-up views of Ama Dablam, Island Peak, and other majestic giants.

Challenge Chhukung Ri:ย For the more adventurous trekkers, Chhukung Ri beckons. This higher viewpoint provides even more stunning panoramas of the surrounding peaks. No matter which hikes you choose, prepare to be awestruck by the beauty of the Himalayas.

Evening:ย After your invigorating hike, return to Dingboche for a comfortable overnight stay. Savor the tranquility of the village and enjoy a well-deserved rest before your next adventure.

Gradually Climb to Dungla:ย This leg of your trek from Dingboche to Lobuche will test your endurance as the altitude increases. While the overall ascent is gradual, youโ€™ll be hiking nearly three miles above sea level, so expect to feel the effects. The path includes a particularly demanding section as you climb uphill to reach Dungla, a high point marked by memorial stupas honoring climbers and trekkers who lost their lives on Everest.

A Rugged Reward:ย The trail from Dingboche to Lobuche traverses a challenging yet rewarding landscape. As you ascend to Dungla, a high point marked by memorial stupas, prepare for rugged mountain terrain. This challenging section offers a unique perspective of the surrounding peaks, including Lobuche itself, Pumori, and Nuptse. Your destination, Lobuche, is a small settlement nestled amidst these giants, providing a breathtaking high-altitude haven.


Glacier Hike to Gorak Shep:ย The trail to Gorak Shep is not overly challenging, but it does involve traversing a glacier path. This means youโ€™ll encounter uneven terrain and potentially loose gravel, so sturdy hiking boots are essential.

Witnessing the Khumbu Glacierโ€™s Wonders:ย As you ascend towards Gorak Shep, keep an eye out for the fascinating meltwater patterns on the Khumbu Glacier. You might also spot the unique, gently rounded ice towers that grace the upper reaches of the glacier, a testament to the power of nature.

Everest Base Camp โ€“ Awe-Inspiring Surroundings:ย Reaching Everest Base Camp is a highlight for many trekkers. Here, youโ€™ll be surrounded by the majestic peaks of Nuptse, Khumbuste, and Pumori. Take a moment to soak in the breathtaking panorama and the sheer scale of the worldโ€™s tallest mountain.

Overnight at Everest base camp: After basking in the beauty of Everest Base Camp, This high-altitude settlement offers a unique opportunity to experience the tranquility of the Himalayas.


The following days are critical for acclimatization at Base Camp. This period allows your body to adjust to the high altitude in preparation for the summit push. Key activities include:


ย Rotation Climbs to Camp II (6479m):ย These progressive ascents enhance technical climbing skills and provide valuable experience on the mountain.

Glacier Travel Techniques Training:ย This comprehensive training covers rope fixing, safe ascending and descending techniques, and essential glacier travel protocols.

Refresher Sessions on Abseiling and Belaying:ย These sessions ensure proficiency in essential climbing maneuvers for a safe and efficient ascent.

Acclimatization Hikes:ย Short hikes in the surrounding areas further enhance physical conditioning for the summit climb.

MAX ALTITUDE 5400M to 6300m

Distance and Duration: The trek from Everest base camp to Pumori advance Camp is around 4-5 hours of walking.

Route:ย The trail follows the Khumbu Glacier, which is a classic route in the Everest region.

Scenery:ย The description mentions stunning views of surrounding mountains like Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and Ama Dablam throughout the trek.

Destination: The destination for the day is Pumori Advance Camp, located at 5600 meters (17790 ft), which is the starting point for climbing activities.


Camp one:ย The climb to Camp 1 (6200m) takes 4-6 hours. This camp is located on a rocky terrain with some wind and ice features.



Camp two:ย Camp 2 (6500m) is even windier and colder. The ascent takes 4-5 hours from Camp 1 and requires ropes due to crevasses and ice walls.


Summit Push:ย Summit day, starts early with a 4 am wake up for breakfast. The climb to the summit (7145m) takes 4-5 hours and involves a steep final section.

Descent:ย After enjoying the views from the top, youโ€™ll descend back to Camp 1 and then all the way to base camp. The itinerary also mentions cleaning up the camp before leaving, which is a responsible practice.





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