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Ombigaichen Peak Climbing

Trip Highlights

Duration: 16 Days

Type of Trek: Camping

Max Altitude: 6340 meters

Minimum Pax: 1 +

Mode of travel: Flight

Grade: Strenuous

Mt. Ombigaichen lies in the Mahalangur Solukhumbu region of Nepal. This peak was first issued a climbing permit in 2002 and is rarely climbed. The recognized route is Lukla-Namche Bazaar, Ama Dablam Base Camp, Ombigaichen Base Camp.

The height of Ombigaichen peak is 6340 and from this Mt. one could have views of Himalayan peaks like Everest (8850), Nuptse (7879m), Lhotse (9501m), Lhotse Shar (8383m), Makalu (8475m), Baruntse (7720m), and Ama Dablam (6856m) etc.

Ombigaichen peak climbing journey starts from Lukla slowly up towards the Dudh Kosi River, crossing a suspension bridge and start climbing up gradually towards a big hill to get to Namche Bazaar then trek continue to Tengboche-Ama Dablam Base Camp finally reaching the Ombigaichen Base Camp for Summit.

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  • Detailed Itinerary
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Day 01: Arrival to Kathmandu airport, transfer to hotel.

Day 02: Free day in Kathmandu for preparation of the trip.

Day 03: Early morning fly to Lukla 2850 meter and trek to Phakding 2640m.

Day 04: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar.

Day 05: Acclimatizing day at Namche Bazaar.

Day 06: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Khumjung (3790m).

Day 07: Trek from Khumjung to Tengboche Monastery (3860m).

Day 08: Trek from Tengboche to Mt. Ama Dablam Base Camp.

Day 09: Trek from Mt.Ama Dablam B. C. to Ombigaichan Base Camp, 5200m.

Day 10: Summit of the Ombigaichan Peak then back to Ombigaichan Base Camp.

Day 11: Trek from Ombigaichan Base Camp to Tengboche Monastery.

Day 12: Trek from Tengboche to Namche Bazar.

Day 13: Trek from Namche Bazaar to lukla.

Day 14: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu takes 35 minutes

Day 15: Free day in Kathmandu for shopping or you can go for city tour.

Day 16: Departure

Day 01: Arrival to Kathmandu airport, transfer to hotel.

Arrival to Kathmandu airport, transfer to hotel. Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 02: Free day in Kathmandu for preparation of the trip.

Free day in Kathmandu for preparation of the trip. Checking the climbing equipment's, and discussing the climb with the climbing/trekking guides. Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 03: Early morning fly to Lukla 2850 meter and trek to Phakding 2640m.

Early morning fly to Lukla 2850 meter and trek to Phakding 2640m. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 04: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar.

Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 05: Acclimatizing day at Namche Bazaar.

Acclimatizing day at Namche Bazaar. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 06: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Khumjung (3790m).

Trek from Namche Bazaar to Khumjung (3790m). Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 07: Trek from Khumjung to Tengboche Monastery (3860m).

Trek from Khumjung to Tengboche Monastery (3860m). Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 08: Trek from Tengboche to Mt. Ama Dablam Base Camp.

Trek from Tengboche to Mt. Ama Dablam Base Camp. Stay overnight in camp.

Day 09: Trek from Mt.Ama Dablam B. C. to Ombigaichan Base Camp, 5200m.

Trek from Mt.Ama Dablam B. C. to Ombigaichan Base Camp, 5200m. Stay overnight in camp.

Day 10: Summit of the Ombigaichan Peak then back to Ombigaichan Base Camp.

Summit of the Ombigaichan Peak then back to Ombigaichan Base Camp. Stay overnight in camp.

Day 11: Trek from Ombigaichan Base Camp to Tengboche Monastery.

Trek from Ombigaichan Base Camp to Tengboche Monastery. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 12: Trek from Tengboche to Namche Bazar.

Trek from Tengboche to Namche Bazar. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 13: Trek from Namche Bazaar to lukla.

Trek from Namche Bazaar to lukla. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 14: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu takes 35 minutes.

Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu takes 35 minutes. You take an early morning flight back to Kathmandu. Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 15: Free day in Kathmandu for shopping or you can go for city tour.

Free day in Kathmandu for shopping or you can go for city tour. Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 16: Departure

As per your flight schedule, our airport representative will transfer you from your hotel to the airport for your final departure.

The Trip includes following services:

a) Kathmandu

  • Airport pick-up and drop-off services by private car
  • 4 night hotel accommodation with breakfast in Kathmandu
  • One farewell dinner in Kathmandu with live cultural performance at authentic Nepali restaurant on the last evening
  • Souvenir (t-shirt, mug, pen, bag, etc.)

b) Trekking/Climbing

  • Peak permits for Ombigaichen Peak
  • Entry permit for Sagarmatha National Park
  • Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) card
  • Climbing guide/s (Sirdar) and Trekking guide/s
  • Trekking Cooks and Kitchen Helpers
  • Necessary porters (one porter carries 25 kilograms)
  • Coverage of insurance and rescue for climbing guides, cooks and porters
  • All meals three times a day during the trek/climb
  • Accommodation in tea-houses (lodges) for some nights and some nights camping
  • Necessary trekking/camping equipment such as tents, mattresses, sleeping bags, down jackets, cooking utensils, etc.
  • Cooking fuel
  • Camping charges
  • All land transportation wherever applicable
  • Flight ticket from Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu
  • Insurance and equipment for guide and porters
  • First aid kit
  • Rescue assistance (Should any emergency arise during your trek, we will provide prompt and professional rescue and medical services. For this, it would be better to have your own travel insurance that can cover helicopter evacuation and medical treatment cost include required.)

The Trip does not include:

  • Personal nature expenses
  • Travel insurance
  • All drinks & beverages
  • Hot shower
  • Battery charges
  • Tips
  • Personal Climbing equipment
  • Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu

Note: There are different categories of Hotels in Kathmandu ranging from budget to 5 star hotels. We are happy to arrange your hotel accommodation in Kathmandu as per your interest and budget. Please inform us in advance about the type or category or price range of hotel that you would like to stay in.

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