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20-day technical mountaineering on Naya Khang Peak in Nepal, level I course

Conquer the Naya Khang Peak in Nepal on a 20-day technical mountaineering expedition with Tul, a fully-qualified IFMGA guide.

Mountain RangeHimalaya
Duration20 days
Offer periodApr, May, Nov, Dec
Skill LevelBeginner
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripPrivate

Highlights

  • Fully upgrade your mountaineering skills and confidence in the Himalayas.

  • Experience the stunning Nepalese scenery with its dominant mountain peaks.

  • Benefit from a fully-qualified and experienced mountain guide and instructor.

Description

Explore the area of Mt. Naya Khang in the region of Langtang, tucked away in the Himalayas of Nepal.

Join the intensive 20-day technical mountaineering course designed specifically for level I climbers.

The purely mountaineering course includes alpine rock climbing, ice climbing, as well as glacial activities and culminating in the peak summit climb of 5,800 meters.

Our climbs will be subject to the weather and climbing conditions on the day. Yet there are numerous options open to us including Mt. Naya Khang, Mt, Scout Peak and Mt. Tsorku Peak.

Other aspects of the course that you’ll become familiar with include mountain navigation, leadership skills, high altitude physiology, technical features of snow and avalanches.

As a fully-qualified IFMGA guide, I have a high level of experience and training for these specific activities, ensuring your trust and safety.

This 20-day course is suitable for people who are able to walk at least 5-7 hours per day carrying a 60-litre backpack. And as long as you have an average level of fitness, and a positive attitude and determination, then this trip is definitely for you.

It’s ideal that potential participants exercise and jog regularly in the weeks prior to the course to ensure a good level of fitness and strength.

Get in touch now to reserve your place in the magnificent Naya Khang mountain in the Langtang region of the Himalayas on a 20-day technical mountaineering level I course.

 

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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu

Day 2: Kathmandu

Visit the city of Kathmandu and prepare for the trip, including an equipment check, and orientation program.

Day 3: Drive to SybruBesi

After morning breakfast we drive out along the northwestern hills of Kathmandu. Enjoy the Himalayan views and mountainous lifestyle through the terraced fields and rustic villages. Take lunch at the trishuli Bazar before continuing further to Dhunche. From Dhunche we descent down to Syabrubesi.

Day 4: Trek to Lama Hotel

This is our first day of trekking. Follow the Langtang Khola river. Pass through the dense forest. Cross several suspension bridges. We also pass by tea houses. The trail goes up and down but it’s not that challenging. And in the evening we can talk about high altitude sickness/awareness also.

Day 5: Trek to Langtang Village

We embark on our second day of the journey. Our trail continues along dense forests. After making a steady climb up through the valley, we leave the trees line behind us. Enjoy the marvelous views of Langtang Lirung. Pass by a watermill, prayer wheels, and chortens, with sacred Munds of rocks with inscriptions carved on them.

Day 6: Trek to Kyanjin Gompa

We get out of the village and pass through yak pastures, as well as the largest mani wall in Nepal, made from stone with prayers written on them. The prayers written on the mani wall is supposed to be blown away by the wind. We’ll cross several wooden bridges. Here we’ll be getting into the high altitudes, so you might start feeling the thin air. Gompa Kyanjin Gomba is surrounded by the Himalayas. You can take a walk around Kyanjin Gomba, enjoying the views of glaciers, icefalls, birds and yaks, as well as the mountains like Yubra, LangShisa Ri, Nayakhang, Kanchhengbu peak.

Day 7: Hike to Kyanjin Ri or Chhorko

Day 8: Trek to Scout Peak, lower base camp

Day 9: Trek to higher base camp

Scrambling with alpine boots for the rocky sections, and a basic walking technique with backpack, an ice axe and trekking pole on snowy terrain.

Day 10: Hike to Scout Peak Glacier

We are here for learning the crampon technique: flat footing, traversing, front pointing, using an ice axe, self arrest technique, introducing climbing gears.

Day 11: Hike to Scout Peak Glacier

Today we’ll concentrate on top rope ice climbing, belay safety, ice and snow anchorage technique, using an ice axe.

Day 12: Hike to Scout Peak Glacier

Today we focus on fixed line, fixing demonstrations, how to move on fixed lines on different terrain, and rescue technique.

Day 13: Rest day for summit

Classes based around base camp, including how to search for victims in an avalanche zone, how to use an avalanche searching device (ARVA, probe, shovel), team building, avalanche risks, how to test snow conditions by shovel.

Day 14: Scout Peak ascent day

Day 15: Extra day for the summit or ice climbing  

Day 16: Trek back to Kyanjin Gomba

Day 17: Trek to Lama Hotel

Day 18: Trek to Syabrubesi

Day 19: Drive to Kathamdu

Day 20: Fly back home


About the guide

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Hello and namaste! My name is Tul Singh (Tulsi). I'm originally from the western part of Nepal and grew up near the Manaslu, the eighth highest mountain in the world (8156m). I am an avid mountaineer who works as both a mountain guide and instructor on mountaineering, rock climbing and ice climbing courses.

My first summit was on the Nagamari (6547m), a remote peak here in Nepal. Since then, I have reached the summit of Mount Everest twice, the summit of Cho Oyo (8201m) once and climbed to the top of Ama Dablam (6812m) five times. In addition to climbing mountains here in Nepal, I have also climbed some important peaks in Europe, the United States and elsewhere in Asia throughout my career. Some of the highlights include Mont Blanc, Mount Elbrus, Mount Rainier, and the lesser known Mount Sudarshan Parbat (6540m) in India.

I am an active member of the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA), the Nepal Mountaineering Instructors Association (NMIA) and the Nepal National Mountain Guide Association (NNMGA). Additionally, I work as a mountain rescuer and have had the privilege of participating in many successful rescue missions over the years.


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Prices per person

Group of 1

USD 3196 each

Group of 2

USD 2990 each

Group of 3

USD 2887 each

Group of 4

USD 2758 each

Group of 5

USD 2629 each

Group of 6

USD 2526 each

Group of 7

USD 2475 each

Group of 8

USD 2423 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee

• Accommodation

• Transportation from your hotel/airport (if in area) to the start of the trip and back

• Transport during the trip

• Permit and entrance fees

• Group porters (transport of tents, cooking equipment, etc. for the group)

• Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


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