Pumori at 7,161 meter situated in the Khumbu district of Sagarmatha zone at 28 00 53 Latitude and 86 49 41 Longitude which forms the northern boundary barrier between Tibet and Nepal. Pumori is clearly visible from the Tibet side near Rongbuk on the other side of the Rongbuk River.
Pumori ExpedtionFrom Nepal it lies on the northern mid eastern Himalayan range very close to Mt. Everest, the walk to the Pumori base camp is almost the same walk to the Everest base camp, till Gorakshep, from Gorakshep the trail branches off towards north very close to the trail of Kalapatthar, the black rock mound hill top at 5,545m very popular with the trekkers for the awesome panorama of the surrounding high peaks and glacier with Everest in just a stone throw distance, Pumori is just few meters away from the top of Kalapatthar. The most accessible and popular normal route is from the side of near Kalapatthar, an expedition to this peak can take weeks, but the late famed Sungdari Sherpa and his Sherpa colleague has climbed this mountain, in less than 8 hours about two decades back. The Pumori base camp from this normal route is based at the foot of near Kalapatthar and on the small glacial pond on the rocky of moraine part of Khumbu glacier.
Climb is done from the south east route to the summit, from this southern face of Pumori, is more ice and rock climbing in some places, the Pumori is mostly covered in a thick blanket of snow right up to the summit. The southern face from Nepal is more like a dome shaped.
Day 01 :Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.
Day 02 :In Kathmandu for necessary paper works and preparations.
Day 03 :In Kathmandu Free day at leisure checking the gear for the expeditions.
Day 04 :Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding 2,640m. 3-4 hrs.
Day 05 :Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440m. 5-6 hours.
Day 06 :Rest day at Namche for acclimatization.
Day 07 :Trek to Thyangboche 3,867m 5-6 hrs.
Day 08 :Trek to Dingboche 4,340m. 4-5 hrs.
Day 09 :Rest at Dingboche for acclimatization and day hike.
Day 10 :Trek to Lobuche 4,900m 5-6 hrs.
Day 11 :Trek to Gorakshep 5,180m 3-4 hrs and climb Kalapathar 5,545m.
Day 12 :After Gorakshep the track to Pumori Base Camp 5,400m 3-4 hrs.
Day 13 :At Base Camp a free day to get organized for the climb.
Day 14 :Trek towards Pumori Advance Base Camp 5,600m.2-3 hrs.
Day 15 :Free day for climbing preparation.
Day 16-21 :Climbing day. ( 6 days to reach the summit)
Day 22 :Return to base camp.
Day 23 :Cleaning day of all the rubbish and collect to bring it back.
Day 24 :Trek to Pheriche. 4,240m. 5-6 hrs.
Day 25 :Trek to Kyangjung-ma. 4,600m. 5-6 hrs.
Day 26 :Trek to Monjo 2,820m via Namche Bazaar 4-5 hrs.
Day 27 :Trek to Lukla.
Day 28 :Fly back to Kathmandu.
Day 29 :Free day in Kathmandu to submit the expeditions report.
Day 30 :In Kathmandu for individual activities.
Day 31 :International Departure.
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