Baruntse Expedition

Baruntse Expedition

Trekking, Climbing
Trip Grade
Max. Altitude


For climbers who want to submit a 7000-meter mountain in Nepal. The Mount Baruntse (7,129 m) trek is an exciting adventure. It is located in the central Khumbu region, just west of Mt. Makalu, the world’s highest peak at 8,000 meters, and somewhat east of Mt. Lhotse and Mt. Everest. Because of its location and traditional beauty, it is the most accessible 7000-meter peak in the Khumbu region. In comparison to other summits above 7,000m, Baruntse Expedition has a high success percentage of reaching the summit and returning safely.

Nepal has several walking routes that take visitors to some of the world’s most picturesque locations with breathtaking vistas. Even amid them, the Baruntse Expedition Nepal has charmed trekkers with its raw beauty and breathtaking surroundings.

It’s one of the most beautiful mountains in the Khumbu region, with a breathtaking vista of gleaming snow peaks, bright valleys, distinctive sceneries, and glaciers. It also gives guests a peek at the region’s diverse flora and animals. Which they may see while walking through the sanctuary.

Mt Baruntse is 164 kilometers east of Kathmandu in the Khumbu valley. At 7,162 meters, it is located between Lhotse and Makalu. The plan for the Baruntse Expedition begins with a flight to Lukla and an about 5-hour hike to Chhuthang.

Likewise, to reach the base camp, multi-day hikers must travel steep hills and slopes. Pass through various settlements, and stroll through the forest. They’ll arrive at the camp after crossing rivers and passing through distant settlements like Thangnak, Kote, and Mera La Pass. From there, the walk will be difficult.

Moreover, Mountaineers will have to climb the steep snow slopes and glaciers for almost two weeks to reach the summit. And watch spectacular views. After the exploration, they’ll retrace their steps back. Then descend the trails to Lukla, passing beautiful villages like Kote, and Tuli Kharka. From there, they’ll catch the flight to Kathmandu which lasts almost half an hour, and finally wrap up the hike.

Cost for Baruntse Expedition

Similarly. the Baruntse Expedition costs between $8,000 and $10,000 on average. The cost is determined by the trip’s duration. Because of the increase in day-to-day expenses such as hotel and food, the charges will be higher if you plan to remain longer in the valley. Our prices start at USD 8,250. For further information, look at the cost including and excluding sections.

Similarly, the price varies as well, depending on the service provided. If the package includes opulent lodging and a private heli ride, the price will immediately jump, costing trekkers a significant sum. The fee charged by the porter and hike guide, which ranges from $30 to $50, may further affect the pricing.

Lower-altitude lodging is less expensive than higher-altitude lodging on the way to Baruntse. Tea houses in the upper region can cost you a bit more than $50, with food ranging from $6 to $8.

Trekking the mountain in the off-season may be a cost-effective choice. However, you will face numerous challenges and may have to postpone your journey. You might have to face much more losses if you get stranded halfway, therefore it’s best not to journey during that period.



Arrival at KTM and transfer to a hotel in Kathmandu (1350m/4,430ft)

On your first day of the Expedition, you will come to Kathmandu by flight. There your arrival representative will come to pick you up and transfer you to the hotel where the hotel staff will help you until you leave.


Reparation, briefings at the departments of tourism. Last minute shopping.

Similarly, on the second day, you will be doing the necessary preparation for the journey and you will be given a briefing at the department of tourism and start doing the necessary shopping for the climb after all the work at the department.


Kathmandu to Lukla (2800m/9,186ft) 35mins

Today we will take a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla which takes around 30-35 mins. After reaching Lukla we will be resting there at a lodge for a day. We will acclimatize properly there.


Trek from Lukla to Chutanga(3050m/10,006ft) 4hrs.

On our third day, we will start our journey from Lukla to Chutanganga. Similarly, the attitude that we will be traveling is at 3050m. While traveling you will enjoy the beauty of nature.  In addition, the trekking is done for almost 4 hours. So, you will have plenty of time to enjoy the surroundings. The trekking is done mostly on the uphill climbs. Then after we reach Chutanga we will acclimatize there at a lodge. And, enjoy the hospitality.


Trek from Chutanga to Thuli Kharka (Chatra-La) (3900m/12,597ft) 7hrs

On day five, we will be doing an uphill trek from Chutanga to Thuli Kharka from Chatra-La pass at 3900m/12597ft for almost 7 hours. From there we will trek over to Zatrawa La Pass at the altitude of 4610m/15125ft through some rough roads full of stones. Following the pass we will be doing a downhill climb to charting at 3900m you will also pass through some jungle at this point. While trekking through this pass you will experience the beauty of nature. Similarly, you will also see the remote nature of the trek. Furthermore, we provide overnight accommodation to our climbers at the tea houses to acclimatize for the next journey.


Trek from Tuli Kharka to Kothe (4095m/13,435ft) 5hrs

After resting at the tea house of Khartitang. We will continue our journey to Tuli Kharta. And, from Tuli Kharka we will be trekking to reach Khote. At a height of 4095m. This is a very high altitude. So, make sure you are fully hydrated during the journey. But, the overall view it provides of the surrounding is just picture perfect. In addition, this trek is almost 5 hours. And, after we reach Khote we will be resting at a very relaxing and very suitable tea house and enjoy their hospitality.


Trek from Kothe to Thangnak (4350m/14,272ft) 4 hrs.

On your day seven, after resting at the teahouse of Khote we will be continuing our journey to Thangnak. Thangnak is a very beautiful place. The sunrise and sunset of the place are just breathtaking. So, make sure that you enjoy it. But, first, we have to trek at an altitude of 14272 feet for almost 4 hours then only we will reach Tharangkot. In addition to the sunset and sunrise at Thangnak, while trekking you will get a fantastic view of the south face of Mera peak throughout your journey


Rest and acclimatization day at Thangnak(4,350m/14,272ft)

Today, we will be resting at Thangnak, and acclimatizing we will visit Sabal Tsho Lake. Sabal Tsho Lake is a tourist attraction. The lake provides clear water for you to enjoy. And, after enjoying the beautiful view of the lake we will be taking an acclimatization hike at a height of 4350m on a plank of Kusum Kangguru peak at 6367m. This is a small hike but while doing this hike you will see the beauty of the surroundings and nature. Similar to the lake, this hike also attracts tourists. It is very beautiful.


Trek from Thangnak to Khare (5045m/16,551ft.) 3 hrs

After seeing the mesmerizing view at Thangnak we will be continuing your journey to Khare at an altitude of 5045m. During the journey, you will see a lot of beautiful scenery of the place and walk through some of the uphill climbs. Similarly, this trek is 3 hours long and after trekking, we will be resting at a suitable tea house and enjoying the hospitality. 


Trek from Khare to Mera La (Pass) (5350m/17,542ft,)5hrs

After resting at the teahouses of Khare we will be continuing the trek from Khare to Mera La. Which is at an altitude of 5350m so make sure you are hydrated. Along the way, you will see a beautiful peak to the south side and beautiful scenery. And in Khare, we will be doing our first camping trip because there are no tea houses available.


Trek from Mera La (Pass) to Seto Pokhari Camp (4850m/15,912ft)5hrs

After spending a wonderful night at the camp on day 11, we will be continuing our trekking journey from Mera La Pass to Seto Pokhari. The path of the trek is mostly uphill. Similarly, this trek is done at an altitude of 4850m. So, you have to be very careful during the trek or you might fall victim to altitude sickness. The trek is done for almost 5 hours. So, at Seto Pokhari we will be doing your second camp. 


Trek from Seto Pokhari to Baruntse Base Camp (5300m/17,400ft.)

After camping on the 11day on the 12th day we continued our trekking journey from Seto Pokhari to Baruntse Base Camp. While you are trekking you will see some of the snowy mountains in the surrounding area. It provides a great view. You can enjoy this while trekking. Similarly, after we reach Baruntse Base Camp we will start preparing your camp for the night. And, camp there and enjoy the company of other climbers.


Climbing period (7129m/23,389ft.)

For our 13- 27 days we will just be climbing as it is the climbing period. During this climb, you will see a lot of scenes of different snowy peaks.


Clean up base camp) Trek to Seto Pokhari (4850m/15,912ft) 6hrs.

Similarly, on our 28th day, we will be cleaning the Base Camp and head back to Seto Pokhari from an altitude of 4850m. In addition, we will be camping after 6hrs of the walk.


Trek from Seto Pokhari to Mera La (5350m/17,542ft.)6hrs

After camping and enjoying the mountains on day 29, we head back to Mera La at 5350m for 6 hrs. Furthermore, there we will be having camping accommodation. 


Trek from Mera la to Kothe(3600m/11,811ft) 5hrs.

After camping at Mera La we head down to Khote for 5 hours. The downhill climb can be a little difficult. So, you have to be very careful.


Trek from Kothe to Thuli Kharka(3900m/12,597ft) 5hrs

Similarly, on day 31 we will be trekking from Khote to Thuli Kharkha as a downhill climb. While you are doing this you can enjoy the beautiful jungle of Thuli Kharka at an altitude of 12597ft.


Thuli Kharka to Lukla(2800m/9,186ft)

On day 32 we will be traveling from Thuli Kharka to Lukla through a very famous pass of Zatrwa La Pass at 4610m. This is going to be your last day in the mountains and also the longest trekking journey you will have during the trek. This trek is done for 9 hours. In addition, this is your last day in the mountains. Similarly, you can also share the experience of your expedition with the staff. So, it will be a good opportunity to have and enjoy a beautiful farewell party with the staff. And also have a good night’s sleep.


Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu (1350m/4,430ft) 35mins

Today, you will be flying from Lukla to Kathmandu which takes around 35 mins. Similarly, you can enjoy a beautiful view from above. After you arrive in Kathmandu then you will be transferred to the hotel. Where the staff will help you settle and take care of you.


Leisure day shopping in Kathmandu

Day 34 is your leisure day. So, you can either go shopping or you can visit different places in Kathmandu. Likewise, in the evening you will be enjoying the farewell dinner celebration with a beautiful cultural program. This will also help you know about different cultures.


Transfer to the airport for final departure

On day 35 you will be transferred to the airport from the hotel where your departure representative will leave you. 


What is Included?

  • Airport Pick up and drop transfer.
  • Transportation as per above itinerary.
  • All accommodations (Twin Share)
  • An experience guide and required number of porters (one porter in between two pax), their food, accommodation, transportation, salary, insurance, equipment and so on.
  • Warm sleeping bag, warm down jacket and walking stick, if necessary.
  • Trek bag.
  • All Government Taxes are included.

Whats not Included

  • Tips to staff or any donations.
  • Single Supplement for single using rooms
  • Your travel insurance, Medical and emergency costs (Just in case).
  • All type of drinks (mineral water, any cold drinks, and alcoholic drinks).
  • Any personal expenses which is not mention into the price inclusion.

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Trip Info

The difficulty of the Baruntse Expedition

The difficulty of this Baruntse Expedition is moderate. Everyone can do it but first, you need to have some experience climbing some of the small mountains. The climate and temperature are cold. While climbing you might fall victim to altitude sickness. Similarly, you might have to travel some sloppy roads with the long trail. This climb can be very difficult if you are not experienced enough to climb small peaks. Similarly, you should be very knowledgeable about the environment of the place. Similarly, if you travel here during the busy seasons then you might find a shortage of proper accommodation, guides, and porters and those things play a vital role in your journey. As these things provide you with acclimatizing information. Likewise, porters and guides help you show the way. The routes to the climb are also very tough. You might have several injuries while climbing the peak so make sure you have every essential with you.

Best time for Baruntse Expedition

The best time to visit Baruntse Expedition is during the spring and autumn season. During this time you will be traveling in a clear sky and beautiful weather. A lot of tourists climb here during this time. Similarly, during the spring season, you will find the best value for your trek. However, this can also be done in the monsoon season. If you do this expedition during autumn of the year then you will fully enjoy the environment, temperature, and weather. During this time the weather is also very stable for climbers. The Spring season consists of March, April, and May. in which April is the warmest month of the year. This season is best if you want to travel in pleasant weather and a suitable climate. But it usually gets cold at night due to the drop in temperature. However, the time of spring usually remains warm and the trail gets moist and clean after the long winter. In addition, the time of spring and autumn provides glorious scenery of the surrounding which adds up to the fun of your trek. The time of the visit plays a vital role if you want to enjoy the climb to its fullest extent. Similarly, if you visit here at the right time then you will not be a victim of any diseases. Likewise, the way also gets easier which reduces the possibility of injury.

Travel Insurance for Baruntse Expedition

Travel Insurance is compulsory when you do any kind of climbing. Furthermore, your travel insurance covers your injury, medical expenses, repatriation expenses, rescue mission, loss of property e.t.c. Most importantly, check with your insurance company that your adventure and climbing above 4000m are covered. If you haven’t taken any insurance policy, then it would be difficult for us to operate your rescue mission.

Meals and Accommodation of Baruntse Expedition

In Kathmandu, we normally provide a 3-star hotel with the facility of breakfast, lunch, and dinner but you can upgrade it as per your wish. Similarly, while climbing we provide you with the most comfortable tea houses with hot showers, toilets, western food, and private rooms. Likewise, the tea houses provide you with their local foods. They also provide you with Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner facilities as you wish. Most importantly, they also provide food in sufficient quantities. Likewise, the local food at higher altitudes is mostly cheaper than western foods because most of the local dishes are produced from local farms. Whereas for western food, they have to import it from the cities which adds to the cost of the food, So, western foods are slightly expensive. Furthermore, as you go higher up the altitude the price of the meals also increases. And, all kinds of hard and soft table drinks such as tea/coffee, mineral water, Coke, Fanta, alcoholic drinks, hot shower, laundry, phone bill, bar bill, hot water, etc are not provided. But, it can be adjusted according to our consumers’ wishes.

Fitness and Experience Requirement for Baruntse Expedition

On your 35 days at peak, you need to be moderate to strenuous on your walk. Similarly, this climb is suitable for passionate walkers. Likewise, we all know walking at a high altitude is physically challenging. However, if you have excellent health with average physical condition with a positive attitude and self-control you can complete this climb. Additionally, you should not have any health problems like asthma. Similarly, you should have no heart, Lungs, or blood diseases.

Climate and Weather for Baruntse Expedition

The climate of Nepal varies from place to place. Terai region is hot during summer. Hilly has a moderate climate. But, the Himalayan region is mostly cold all year. But, if you travel here during the autumn and spring season you will find a moderate climate there. However, the higher altitude is always cold during the night. So, you must carry a reliable sleeping bag with you.

Safety and Security for Baruntse Expedition

The Safety and Security of our trekkers are very important to us. Similarly, while climbing Baruntse. We carefully check every route for the trek. So, don’t worry you will be safe with us. Similarly, we also take good care of the belongings of our trekkers on the lodges and during the trek as well. Therefore, you feel free and fully enjoy yourself during the trek, and you should not worry about yourself and your belongings. We fully take care of that.

Questions? Look here.

When is the best time for the Baruntse Expedition?

Autumn (September, October, November) and spring (March, April, May) are suitable for Baruntse Climbing. However, it is possible in monsoon seasons too.

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Baruntse Expedition route map