Pumo Ri Expedition 37 Days

Trip Information

Come out of your comfort zone and explore the world in this limited time frame with the excellent adventure packages of Backpacker Treks & Expedition either for trekking in Nepal or for the expedition in Nepal. Pumo Ri expedition provides you the legendary knowledge on the brave Sherpa people culture, traditions and rituals along with the mountain madness as well as the adrenaline rush in summating the lofty Himalayas of Nepal.

Pumo Ri is one of the leading Peaks of Nepal which requires an excellent physical stamina and commitment for the expedition. Pumo Ri is situated in the Everest region where the mountain offers wild spotlight and wonderful view. In terms of the skill of mountaineering Pumo Ri is not that easy to scale and hence it is also considered as one of the difficult mountains to climb. Towards the Northwest of Pumo Ri, you can see the charming and legendry country side of Sherpas. The denotative meaning of Pumo Ri is the Peak which provides the felling of detachment, self importance and attention to detail. From the summit of Kalapattar to the glowing slopes of Pumori, there come into sight a path that leads to extremely high passes and spectacular views of the Himalayan ranges up close. Pumo Ri is supposed to be an incredible pyramid which is made up of snow, rocks and indeed the glory for the people of Khumbu region. Pumo Ri Expedition is normally measured as a technically challenging for climbing as well as requires experienced climbers with good physical fitness.

Seeing the features of Pumo Ri, it is the great reward for the climbers who have passion to accept the challenge. The trek starts at Lukla. It is appropriate to choose the classical route and was first unveiled by a German. Classical route have need of the least amount of technically where as it is bare to dangers. Pumo Ri is a significant Mountain that is located in the Nepal-Tibet border, 8 km to the west of Everest which is famous by the name of “unmarried daughter.” An altitude of the Base Camp of Mount Pumo Ri is 3,500 and the it’s advanced Camp is of 5,900m. It takes long days so, the physical requirement is the most. When we need to make an analogy, the first half is comparatively complex with many exposures.

Come and Book the Pumo Ri expedition in Nepal to be the part of the glorious expedition family of Backpacker comprising of the Sherpa closely following the footsteps of the Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay.

Best Season

September to December and March to May

Itinerary outline

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu

Day 03: Rest and relax in Kathmandu

Day 04: Flight to Lukla

Day 05: Trek to Namche Bazar (3445m)

Day 06: Hike to Syangboche

Day 07: Trek to Tengboche (3866m)

Day 08: Visit to Lama Geshi

Day 09: Trek to Dugla

Day 10: Trek to Pumori Base Camp

Day 11: Rest day

Day 12-31: Climbing period

Day 32: Return to Base Camp

Day 33: Move to Pangboche

Day 34: Trek to Namche Bazaar

Day 35: Namche Bazaar to Lukla

Day 36: Lukla to Kathmandu

Day 37: Departure from Kathmandu, Farewell!!

Day 01: Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu
You will arrive at International Airport, where you will be warmly well come and then after you will be safely transferred into the hotels where we will discuss about the further plans as per your convince. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Kathmandu Valley is full with sightseeing where you will be visiting Pashupatinath temple, Swyambhunath, Bouddhanath Stupa along with three different Durbar Squares. So, we will have lots of fun and at the same time will get to learn many things related with the historical things and architecture. Overnight stay at a guesthouse

Day 03: Rest and relax in Kathmandu
This is the day for resting and preparation. As you are heading for a long trekking you should pay attention in the preparation for the expeditions. In an afternoon we will be doing the final briefing that could help in the expedition. The important thing is do not forget to take a permit for the expedition from the Nepal government.

Day 04: Flight to Lukla
Finishing all the formal and informal paper works we will take our flight for Lukla. We will use our time instead of wasting in learning part of this expedition. In the evening we will learn some skills related with ropes so that later on you will be familiar with it during the Himalayan climbing.

Day 05: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3445m)
On the 5th day we reach at Namche Bazaar (3445m) from Lukla following Dudh Koshi. Namche Bazaar is renowned as a tourism area and gateway for the great Himalaya. Namche Bazaar provides the facilities of lodging and fooding. You can visit the artistic monasteries that are present over there. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 06: Hike to Syangboche
On the 6th day, we will hike to Syangboche from Namche. It is a short day’s trek as we reach there in a few hours of trek from Namche. Syanboche also has some of the old monasteries in the Khumbhu region. Overnight stay at a guest house.

Day 07: Trek to Tengboche (3867m) 5 hrs
Tengboche (3867m) is a village that lies in Khumbu Region. It is a popular Buddhist village where you are amazed with an artistically beautiful monasteries and several other Gumba. This is the birth place of Tenzing Norgay Sherpa, the man who climbed Everest for the first time, and it is the same monasteries where he was sent to be a monk. Trek to Tengboche takes almost five hours. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 08: Visit to Lama Geshi
Taking our breakfast early in the morning we make the visit to Lama Geshi. Lama Geshi is famous for the private worship ceremony for blessing the expedition before joining the trekking up to Dingboche for the night. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 09: Trek to Dugla
On the 9th day of an expedition we will trek to Dugla early in the morning from Lama Geshi without taking a breakfast. After walking few hours we take a rest and have breakfast over there. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 10: Trek to Pumo Ri Base Camp
On the 10th day of the expedition, we start the trek to Pumo Ri Base Camp. After finishing the trek we patch up in the comforts of the Base Camp which was established by the Sherpa team and who has gone ahead of us. Overnight stay at a tented camp.

Day 11: Rest and preparation day
On the 11th day of the expedition we will take rest and make some preparation for the coming expedition days. Likewise, we will learn some tips for the adjustment and engage in the preparation for the instruction session by organizing the equipments. Overnight stay at a guest house.

Day 12-31: Climbing period
This is an important phase where you will be in contact with experts. Those experts will train and work with us which are essential for the mountain climbing. If we learn and concentrate in these training periods we may be safe and can enjoy the climbing otherwise there is a risk whether we can experience an adventure of climbing or not. Overnight stay in a tented camp for the next 20 days as we climb the peak along with the expedition team. The experts will help and guide you through the trek.

Day 32: Return to Base Camp
After the successful mountain climbing, we return to the Base Camp on the 32nd day of the itinerary. Following the return to the Base Camp, we will rest for the rest of the time in a tented camp and prepare for the return trek.

Day 33: Move to Pangboche
Pangboche is a small village of Khumjung VDC of Solukhumbu District. Pangboche contains beautiful monasteries. The village is settled by a native Sherpas and Sungdar Sherpa of the village. Overnight stay at a guest house.

Day 34: Trek to Namche 4 hrs
We arrive at Namche Bazaar from Pangboche after about four hours of trekking. The downhill trail is smooth and we make a slow descend to Namche as we are quite tired of the expedition. We can also buy some home made products made by an inhabitants and keep it as a memo. Overnight stay at a guest house.

Day 35: Trek to Lukla 7 hrs
On the 35th day we will move for Lukla and it take seven hours of trekking from Namche to reach Lukla. Lukla is a beautiful place where we can sense the feeling of freezing so to save from icy cold we can have hot tea with local taste. Overnight stay at a guest house.

Day 36: Flight to Kathmandu
On the 36th day we will move from Lukla to Kathmandu taking our flight. You will reach Kathmandu in around 30 minutes and for the rest of the time you will be staying at a hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 37: Departure from Kathmandu,Farewell!!
On the final day of the expedition itinerary, you will be transferred to Tribhuvan International Airport so that you can catch a flight to your home country.

Price: US$

All prices are in US dollars and do not include international airfare, unless otherwise noted.

Cost Included »

  • Airport picks up and drops.
  • Pumari Peak permit, all govt. taxes & garbage deposit
  • Round trip airfare and domestic airport taxes
  • Liaison officer
  • One head Sardar/Guide
  • Cook(s) and kitchen boy(s)
  • High Altitude Climbing Sherpa (One Sherpa per two clients)
  • Necessary number of porters
  • All necessary climbing hardware gears
  • All base camp meals + high altitude food (Backpack brand)
  • All necessary camping and kitchen gears
  • High-quality tents for both base camp and high camps
  • Gamov bag for medical propose
  • Oxygen with regulator set for medical purpose
  • Walkie-talkie set with radio base
  • Necessary EPI gas with burner
  • North face down jacket for -20 degree
  • Solar panel with batteries/ generator with fuel for power supply
  • Insurance of climbing Sherpa and local team members
  • City sightseeing before end of the expedition

Cost Excluded »

  1. Nepal entry visa fee.
  2. International air fee.
  3. Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu is excluded. Except welcome and fare well dinner.
  4. Drinking WaterAll cold drink any beverage are not included on your trip price.
  5. You have to make your travel and rescue insurance by yourself before leave for travel.
  6. Clients them self have to arrange personal trekking equipments such as- trekking pole.
  7. Tips for driver, guide and porters are not included in the cost of your package.
  8. Any other Expenses which are not mentioned on price include section.

Getting to Nepal - You will land at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu when you first come to Nepal. Our travel representatives will receive you at the Airport and then transfer you to a hotel in the capital city. That will be our first task after you land in the country. The itinerary then follows in the coming days.

Visa information in Nepal - Once you arrive in Kathmandu, your first job or task will be to consult the Department of Immigration in Nepal regarding your Nepal stay. Our team members will help you in completing the necessary works regarding Visa and the procedures of extension, if needed. If you are planning for an extended stay in Nepal, say more than three months or around a year or so, then you need to extend your Visa through the Immigration Department. This won’t be of any problem as we will handle the government-related activities.

Trek permit - There are some restricted trekking destinations in Nepal which require special permission from the government of Nepal or a government agency for the foreign trekkers. They also need to pay a fixed royalty to trek some of the selected places in Nepal. Some of the restricted trekking destinations like Upper Dolpo Trek, Mustang Trek, Rara Trek, etc. require special trek permit for the foreigners. However, there won’t be any such problem as we, the company, will look after the legal formalities in securing the trek permits for the clients. It will be our responsibility to secure trek permits for you.

Altitude sickness - As most of the trekking destinations in Nepal exceed 4000 meters of altitude, high altitude sickness is one of the common problems faced by the trekkers. High altitude sickness can be very fatal and dangerous if you are not prepared for the same. Some of the trekking destinations like Upper Mustang Trek, Everest Base Camp Trek, Langtang Circuit Trek exceeds and nears around 5000 meters of altitude with chances of high altitude sickness. However, if you are aware of the problem and if you take special measure, then altitude sickness can be avoided and will not be much of a problem. As we have experienced trekking guides and a team of experienced hand, altitude sickness will not be a problem and even if it occurs, it will be handled well by our team members.

Medical Kit - Whenever we embark on a tour package or itinerary, we are fully prepared of the possible consequences or the untoward incidents, and hence our team carries a separate medical kit. Medical kit is of immense help and importance during long tours and trek as you never know what will happen next, even regarding the health of the trekkers. Availability of medical kit is very paramount as it will help to provide immediate medical attention to the needy person. Problems of high altitude sickness, shortness of breathing, dizziness, etc. are the ones frequently encountered during the trek. Presence of medical kit helps to resolve any of such problems and provides immediate relief and medical attention to the person who is in need for the same.

Equipment - Some special trekking equipments are necessary for expedition and some other treks. Such special equipments will have to be brought or arranged by you. As such equipments are quite expensive; it is not possible for us to arrange such materials. However, general trekking and minor accessory requirements will be provided by the company. You only need to bring with you some of the special trekking equipment necessary for trek and expedition. Also, if you do not have such equipments then we can provide you with such equipments, but you need to pay for it.

List of Required Equipment : Daypack, Duffel Bag, Down Jacket, Sleeping bag, Sun hat or scarf, Light or warm fleece hat Sunglasses with UV protection, Thin, lightweight inner socks Thick, warm wool hiking socks Trekking boots with spare laces Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals) Gaiters for Trekking in winter, Lightweight gloves Heavyweight gloves With a waterproof shell outer, Under Garments shorts Lightweight cotton long pants Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms Fleece or wool pants Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants T-shirts Light and expedition weight thermal tops Fleece jacket or pullover Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (Optional) Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket, Sleeping bag rated to zero degrees F * Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries Small pad or combination lock-to-lock Trekking Bags/Duffel bag Basic First Aid Kit Large plastic bags - for keeping Items dry inside trek bag Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches) Trekking Poles Water bottles Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet papers etc) Ear Plug (who know some people on group are snoring) Binoculars Reading book Trail Map/Guide book Journal & Pen Pencils and small notebooks Travel game i.e., cards, Tooth brush/paste Multipurpose soap Nail cutter Small mirror Wet wipes (baby wipes) Tissue /toilet roll Anti bacterial hands wash.

Note: If you have any queries regarding the itineraries/ information, please let us know by phone or via e-mail we will desine as per your wish.welcome to land of Himalaya.