The face of the ridge forms a uniform slope broken by crevasse and series rising from the rocky lower buttresses above the Drolambau Glaciers in the west. Rolwaling valley is the main access to Pharchamo, though this route was closed for most of the 1980s due to potential dangers to porters crossing the Tashi Lapcha.
Trip summery in facts: Trip Title: Pharchamo Peak Climbing Maximum Elevation: 6189m Walking Level: 5-7 hours per day. Trip Duration: 18 Days Mode of Operation: Tea House Lodge + Camping Trek. Best Season: Mar, Apr, May & Sept, Oct, Nov. Trip Grade: Moderate and Strenuous Group size: Minimum: 2 people to Maximum: 12 people
Outline Itinerary: Pharchemo Peak Climbing Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu international airport 1300m, welcome by ART member and transfer to hotel 2 star. Bed and breakfast included. Day 02: Rest day in Kathmandu for the formality of trek and peak permits hotel 2 star with breakfast. Day 03: Kathmandu – Singati Bazar (950m) 9 hours by bus. Overnight camping. Day 04: Singati Bazar – Simi gaon (2036m) 6 hours. Overnight camping. Day 05: Simi Gaon – Demdem Kharka (2980m) via Daldung La (3976m) 7 hours. Overnight camping.. Day 06: Demdem Kharka – Beding (3740m 5 hours. Overnight camping. Day 07: Beding – Na (4200m) 4 hours. Overnight camping. Day 08: Na rest day acclimatization. Overnight camping. Day 09: Na – Tso Rolpa Lake (4540m) – Khabu Glacier (4700m) 7 hours. Overnight Camping. Day 10: Khabu Glacier - Phedi (5200m) 6 hours. Overnight camping. Day 11: Phedi - Pachhermo peak 6187m summit - Tashi Lapcha (5800m) Pass- Phedi (4800m) 9 hours. Overnight camping Day 12: Phedi – Thame (3820m) 6 hours. Overnight camping. Day 13: Thame - Namche (3450m) 4 hours. Overnight camping. Day 14: Namche rest day, visit Syangboche to see entire Everest Himalayan range and to visit Khumjung village where you can see fossils of Himalayan wild yeti and back to Namche 5-6 hours. Overnight camping. Day 15: Namche - Lukla 2800m 7 hours. Overnight camping. Day 16: Lukla- Kathmandu 45 minutes by plane and transfer to hotel 2 star bed and breakfast included. Day 17: Reserve day in Kathmandu if weather problem in Lukla. Bed and breakfast included. Day 18: International departure.
-Kathmandu International airport & Kathmandu domestic airport - hotel transfers by private car or tourist mini bus according to group size.
-4 nights 2 star hotel in Kathmandu bed and breakfast.
-Trekking permits of Ghauri Shankar Conservation, Everest (Sagarmatha National Park), TIMS Cards and Pharchamo climbing permits.
-Accommodation in tea house lodge + tented camping in twin basis.
-Camping equipment: tents, mattress, kitchen tent, dinning tent, toilet tent, porter's tent, utensils, tables, chairs etc.
-Climbing equipment: main rope, fixed rope, snow bar, rock piton, ice crew etc.
-Food (breakfast, lunch & dinner with hot drinks) during the trek.
-Salary, insurance, transport, food and accommodation for climbing guide, cook and porters.
-Kathmandu to Singati Bazaar by bus.
-Lukla to Kathmandu by plane as mentioned in above itinerary.
-Internal airport tax in Lukla.
-13 % VAT compulsory Nepal Government tax and other local taxes.
-Experienced & professional English speaking climbing guide, cook and porters.
-Nepal tourist visa fee 40 $ for a month. Nepal visa can be obtained upon arrival.
-International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
-Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain due to any reason than the scheduled itinerary.
-Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu also in the case of early return from mountain than the scheduled itinerary.
-Travel, Trekking and Helicopter Rescue insurance.
-Cold and alcoholic drinks
-Personal high altitude medicines, sleeping bags, first aid kits, equipment, gears, cloths etc.
-Personal expenses: phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge of camera or mobile and gas shower in mountain.
-Tips for climbing guide,cook and porters according to custom of trekking in Nepal.
Member Personal Equipment: S/No Particular Qty.
(01) Down suits 1
(02) Summit shoe 1
(03) Walking shoe 1
(04) Crampon 1
(05) Summit Glove (Mitten) 1
(06) Normal gloves 1
(07) Special sun glasses for snow.
(08) Iceaxe 1
(09) Harness 1
(10) Jumer 1
(11) Carapina (normal) 3
(12) Sleeping bag (-20 Degree Celsius ) 1
(13) Down filled Mattress 1
(14) Summit socks 1
(15) Normal socks 2
(16) Climbing bag (40 ltr) 1
(17) Safety Helmet 1
(18) Down jacket 1
(19) Down trouser 1
(20) 8 finger / descender 1
(21) Headlamp (Icon or Spot) 1
(22) Gore-tex jacket 1
(23) Gore-tex trouser 1
(24) Fleece jacket 1
(25) Fleece trouser 1
(26) Fleece liner gloves 3
(27) Screw Gate Carapina 1
(28) Balaclava (wind stopper) 1
(29) Thermos bottle 1
(30) Base layer (woolen) 1 (set)
(31) Water bottle normal 1
(32) Travel bag solid North Face/Quechua 60 liter 1