Nepal - Scout Peak

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Nepal - Scout Peak

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Day 1 - Arrive in Kathmandu

Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, Alexander adventures will officially greet and meet you at Airport & transfer you to the Hotel. You will have leisure time, followed by an evening welcome dinner at a typical Nepalese Restaurant. Overnight in Kathmandu (1,400m/3,280ft). Included Meal:(D)inner

Day 2 - Kathmandu-Syabrubesi (1462m ): 8 hours by bus

You will start early bus journey to Syabrubesi; the starting point of the trek. Behind Trisuli Bazaar the road is tricky because of the grubby road. During the travel you will pass through many small villages on the way will be fascinating you with snippets. Overnight in Syabrubesi ( 1462m )(B,L,D)

Day 4 - Syabrubesi-Lama Hotel (2420 m): 5-6 hours

Crossing through the suspension bridge and heading precipitously along a stream. The River you are following is mostly the Langtang River. You can enjoy the walk going through oak, rhododendron and bamboo forests. There is also a variety of wildlife in these forests: yellow-throated martens, wild boars, langur monkeys, red pandas and Himalayan black bears. Overnight in Lama Hotel (2,470m). (B,L,D)

Day 5 - Lama Hotel- Langtang (3430 m ): 5- 6 hours

After having breakfast, you will continue your trip to your next destination. You are starting your trip descending towards a steep forest slope to the Langtang River. You cross a bridge and head up with a winding path. The trail descends into a valley to cross a stream and climbs past several water-driven mills and prayer wheels to the large settlement of Langtang. Overnight in Langtang (3,430m). (B,L,D)

DAY 6 - Langtang - Kyanjin Gompa (3900 m): 2.5 hours 

You pass through the tiny village, stone-built houses and climb to a Chorten and passed a huge mani along a gentle path of a hill. The valley relocates to a U-shaped one as you enter into a level of riverbed. Today is short walking; allowing time to acclimatize and explore the surrounding. This place is famous for cheese and curd. Overnight in Kyanjin Gompa (3,870m) (B, L, D)

DAY 7- Kyanjin Gompa: explore day 

Kyanjin Ri (4,800m/15,748ft) and Tserko Ri (5,000m/16,404ft) are the good viewpoints in the area that you can climb. After the breakfast, visit Tserko Ri (5000m) for spectacular view of the langtang Lirung, Langtang range, Kinshung, Yansa Tsenji and the foot of the huge lirung Glacier. Back to guest house for Lunch having short rest and walk around the Kyanjing valley with guide. Overnight in Kyanjin Gompa. (B,L,D)

Day 8 - Trek to Base Camp (4987m ) (6hrs.)

The route from the base camp is an uphill climb. Where we follow the rhododendron bushes and cross a river. We head in a westerly direction up to the mountain and moved towards the south. The base camp at 4,987 m, takes around five to six hours to reach from Kyangjin. The place where we set up our base camp is a good open ground. It is a large rocky area but with fresh water flowing through it. The view from the camp is fantastic. To the north, you have a magnificent view of Langtang Lirung, Langshisa Ri and Shisapangma in Tibet. To the south, the impressive south face of Naya Kanga (5844m) towers above. Since the camp area is totally flat, we can put up our tents easily. We pass the night at the base camp.

Day 9 - Summit Scout Peak ( 5718m ) 14 hrs.

Today we rise up early in the morning and start our ascent to BP Peak summit. From base camp, we cross the rocky field and climb up about 50 metres until we get to a rocky slab on the right. From there we ascend the snowy 30 degree slope that leads to a glacier, which soon becomes a large glacial bowl. We zigzag your way up, keeping to the right, aiming towards the rock face to the west. From here, the slope gets a little bit steeper about 35-40 degrees. At least 100metres of ropes are fixed. We stay on the ice and climb around the rocks until we get to the top of the ridge at about 5,500m. Then there is another steep portion. We fix another 10 metres of rope. A couple of crevasses are on the way up before we climb 100 m straight to the top. We need another fix rope to reach the summit. The ridge at the top is very narrow and has very little space. From the top we have fantastic views of Shishapangma, Naya Kanga , Ganesh Himal and even Kathmandu valley on a clear day. We return back to base camp.

Day 10 - Back to Langtang

Today we trek back to Langtang village. Overnight in Langtang (3,430m). (B,L,D)

Day 11 - Helicopter to Kathmandu

After breakfast we fly though the Himalayas and back down the valley in our charted helicopter. Hotel in Kathmandu

Day 12 - Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu

Half-day guided city tours (tour includes Kathmandu Durbar Square, Syambunath Stupa, Pashupati Nath Temple - Hindu Temple & Buddha Nath - The biggest Buddha Stupa in ancient Kathmandu). Afternoon pre-trip discussion of the trek. Overnight in Kathmandu (1,400m/3,280ft). (B)reakfast

Day 13 - Flight back home

We will get you to the airport on time.

Objectives

About your trip Scout peak (5,890 m) which is in Mushroom shape, is one of the popular peak to climb in Langtang region because it’s easy accessible to climb and not very expensive (Royalty Free Mountain) . Formerly Baden Powell peak is known as Urkema Peak (5,890m) in 2007 which is situated on the border with China. It offers perfect view of Langtang II, Langtang Lirung (7234 m), Dorje Lakpa (6966 m) and Shishapangma (8013 m) in Tibet and great experience of mountaineering in Nepal. The Trail to scout peak is off-beaten-track, still away from other trekking peaks. Villager which you will pass are mostly Sherpa and Tibetan and still in poverty, unknown with modernization. Geographical structure, culture and tradition of people from yourstarting place to ending place are totally different. Their language, caste, living style, facial structure everything seems so different and where you will get chance to know what Nepal is and is in Nepal. And this is for what you are here in Nepal.

Pre-requisities

Happy to walk in the mountains with several day camping

FAQs

Includes Airport Pick up & Drop Transportation by private vehicle • Helicopter flight back to KTM (after the climb) • Twin sharing accommodation in Hotel with breakfast • Kathmandu Syabrubesi & Syabrubesi Kathmandu local bus/ private bus transportation • Accommodations in trekking lodges / Tent during camping as per itinerary • Three-time Meals (Breakfast, lunch, dinner) during the trekking & climbing • Langtang National Park fee • TIMS as per itinerary • Tents • Duffel bags • First Aid and Eco trained & Government licensed holder English trekking guide • UK Medic / Expedition leader • Nepal Mountaineering association (NMA) certified climbing guides • Experienced cook, Sherpa and kitchen crew. • Climbing Guide & his Equipment’s fees • Boil water during camping • Tea Coffee during trek • Emergency evacuation arrangement • Accommodation, meals, salary, equipment, transportation & Insurance of guides, porters & other trekking staffs • All the government taxes Excludes International Airfare • Nepal Visa fee (US$ 40 per person for 30 days) • Airport Departure taxes/Excess baggage charges. • Lunch/Dinner in Kathmandu • Medical evacuation in case of emergency. • Client's insurance, Items of personal nature i.e. Soft/hard drinks etc. • Expenses incurred due to mishaps, landslide, strikes, political unrest etc. In such case extra will be charged as per actual • Anything Doesn't specify in cost include section • Tips for staff