Lhotse, the fourth-highest Peak in the world at 8,516 meters, is well known for being close to Mount Everest. The Lhotse Expedition’s climbing path parallels the Everest ascent, including the appropriately called Lhotse face almost all the way to the summit of Everest’s Geneva Spur. From there, it climbs steeply through a lengthy couloir.

Lhotse features three summits, the lowest of which, Lhotse Shar, is 8,383 meters high. Next in order of altitude is Lhotse East, also known as Middle, standing at the height of 8,413 metres. The highest peak at 8,516 metres is called Lhotse Main. It was reached for the first time in 1956. Interestingly, the first successful ascent on

Lhotse Expedition Best Climbing Season

And the best season for this journey is in Spring (April-May). However, it’s also available in Autumn (August-October) which is also a great season for a trek in this region.


DAY 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1300 m) and transfer to the hotel.
DAY 02-03: Preparing expedition in Kathmandu
DAY 04: Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2610m)
DAY 05: Trek to Namche Bazaar stay lodge (3440 m)
DAY 06: Acclimatization day in Namche Bazar
DAY 07: Trek Namche - Deboche (3820m)
DAY 08: Trek Deboche(3820m) to Dingboche (4410m)
DAY 09: Acclimatization day (4900m)
DAY 10: Trek to Chukung (4730m)
DAY 11: Trek to Island Peak Base Camp (5200m)
DAY 12: Climbing Training
DAY 13: Summit Island Peak (6,119m) and back to Chukung
DAY 14: Trek to Lobuche (4910m)
 DAY 15: Trek from Lobuche to Gorekshep (5170 m) DAY
16: Trek to Lhotse Base Camp / Everest Base camp (5,364m)
DAY 17-20: Lhotse Base Camp
DAY 21-22: Trek to Camp I (5,900m)
DAY 23: Stay at Base Camp
DAY 24-25: Trek to Camp I (5,900m)
DAY 26-27: Trek to Camp II (6,400m)
DAY 28-29: Trek to Base Camp III (7100m)
DAY 30: Back to Camp II
DAY 31-36: Camp II (6400 m)
DAY 37-38: From Camp II to Camp III (7100 m)
DAY 39: Camp IV (7900 m, 8 hrs)
DAY 40: Camp IV to Summit. (8,516 m, 10 Hours)
DAY 41: Camp II to Base camp
DAY 42-43: Rest at Base Camp
DAY 44: Trek base camp to Pheriche
DAY 45: Trek Pheriche to Namche bazaar
DAY 46: Trek Namche bazaar to Lukla
DAY 47: Fly to Kathmandu airport
DAY 48-49: Free days Kathmandu
DAY 50: Transfer to airport from Hotel for departure


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