Mt. Lhotse Expedition is the fourth highest mountain in the world. Its Long east-west crest is located immediately south of Everest. Mt.Lhotse was first climbed by a Swiss expedition in 1956. Its lower peak, mount Lhotse Shar 8,383m, is sometimes considered a separate 8000m peak, Mount Lhotse, which means “South peak” is a part of the Everest massif, just to the south of Everest. The primary route on mount Lhotse is via Everest’s South Col.But by 1995, despite the activity on Mount Everest, Lhotse was the higher unclimbed peak in the world.
The first attempt on Mt. Lhotse Expedition was by an international team in 1955. One member of the party was Erwin Schneider, during this expedition, he began work on the first of the series of high-quality “Schneider maps of the Everest region”.The same Swiss party that made the second ascent of Everest in 1956 that made the first ascent of Mount Lhotse from a camp just below the South Col.
Mount Lhotse Shar was first climbed by an Austrian expedition in 1970. Japanese, South Koreans, and Germans attempted from various routes on its main peak. Poles and Italians also climbed the summit before the summit was reached again by German expedition 1977.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and hotel transfer
Day 02 – 03: Official formalities and expedition preparation
Day 04: Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding
Day 05: Trek to Namche
Day 06: Rest at Namche
Day 07: Trek to Tengboche
Day 08: Trek to Dingboche
Day 09: Trek to Lobuche
Day 10: Rest day for acclimatization
Day 11: Trek to Base Camp
Day 12 – 39: Climbing period
Day 40: Cleaning of base camp
Day 41: Trek to Dingboche
Day 42: Trek to Tengboche
Day 43: Trek to Namche
Day 44: Trek to Lukla
Day 45: Fly to Kathmandu
Day 46: Free day in Kathmandu.
Day 47: Airport transfer for international flight.