Mt. Nuptse Expedition (53 days)
Highlight of Lukla-Namchebazar-Labuche-Ebc-Nuptse Summit-Lukla
Duration: 53 Days
Type of Trek: Tea house/Camping.
Activities: Trekking, Expedition, Culture Tours
No of Pax: 2 to 15
Max Altitude: 7861 m.
Mode of travel: Land and flight Transportation
Best Month: September/October/November/March/April/May
Minimum Pax: 2 persons
Mt. Nuptse expedition is challenging expedition in Nepal Himalayas. Nuptse climbing offer beautiful Himalayan views of Mt. Everest 8848m, Mt. Lhotse 8516m, Mt. Makalu 8463m, Mt. Cho Oyu 8201m & other more then two dozens mountains of Everest region trekking trails. Mt. Nuptse (7855m) beautiful mountain peak in Nepal Khumbu Himal just south-west of Mount Everest. Mount Nuptse was first ascended by British national-Dennis Davis and Nepali national- Sherpa Tashi on the north-ridge (Scott-route) on May 16, 1961. Mount Nuptse expedition emerge as a massive wall guarding Mount Everest when it is viewed from the Thangboche Monastery. The name ‘Nup-tse’ is originated from the Tibetan language meaning ”west-peak”. The main ridge, Lhotse-Nuptse massive is joint to Lhotse by a 7556m high saddle made up of 7 peaks and goes west-northwest. Nuptse’s south-face is 2500m high and 5 kilometers wide. The west-face of the peak is dropped down more than 2300m to the Humbug-glacier. The main summit received only two visits till September 1996. Slovenian climbing legend Janez Jeglic and fellow countrymen Tomaz Humar ascended Nuptse’s 8000 foot West Face in October 1997. The dramatic south face with 7012 feet of vertical relief boasts the South Pillar. Since Mount Nuptse expedition has been open numerous mountaineers successfully summit this peak. Mt. Nuptse expedition commence from Lukla after 27 minutes mountain flight from Kathmandu.