Mt. Nuptse Expedition

Trip Overview

Unique Path to Mt. Nuptse Expeditions at 7, 855 meters, first summated by British expedition from the North-Ridge (Scott-route) on May 16, 1961 by Dennis Davis and Sherpa Tashi, and this unique mountain an adjoining ridge of Mt. Lhotse and Mt. Everest in the Khumbu district of Sagarmatha zone.

Mt. Nuptse the highest among 7,000 meters peaks at 7,855 meters the climb is regarded as one of the toughest technical mountain to climb to its summit top, however with time and patience and determination with much technical knowhow this tour mountain can be summated.

Mt. Nuptse can be clearly seen from all Khumbu and Solu area located in front south of Mt. Everest and East of Lhotse. Nuptse in Sherpa and Tibetan word meaning “West” which looks like a jagged ridge line seen towards North in front of Mt. Everest. The mountain stands next Everest Base Camp towering high and it looks as Mt. Nuptse taller than Everest as seen from the base camp next notorious tumbling Khumbu Ice Falls.

Unique Path to Mt. Nuptse Expeditions leads to high Khumbu valley where this majestic mountain stands, after a scenic flight to Lukla and then reaching at famous Namche Bazaar with rest and acclimatization here heading higher area to Thyangboche Monastery through beautiful woodlands lined with rhododendron and pine trees, this awesome spot offering tantalizing scenery of Mt. Nuptse, Everest, Lhotse, Thermasharkhu, Kwangde, Kangtenga and the magnificent Mt. Amadablam at close distance , with a visit of monastery and getting blessing from the high priest lama.

Unique Path have set Mt. Nuptse Expeditions itinerary flexible with more acclimatization days and to make the most of this beautiful region with hike to Everest base camp and climb of Kalapatthar at 5,545 meters high with more scenic views of this amazing country, walk leads past Dingboche, Lobuje. Gorakshep on route famous and popular Everest base camp at 5,367 meters and the returning with a climb of Kalapatthar top and back to Nuptse Base Camp which close to Everest Base Camp also.

Unique Path route will be by classic original from Unique North Ridge, this provides a superb climb, s at a practical level of difficulty and with good camp platforms at considered points along the route. Apart from one short section it is impartially very safe.

Advance or High camp at 6, 050 m high will be set after base camp to make this climb more accessible and quicker and for safety, here climber will be divided to set up further higher camp I and camp II for the final summit bid, Unique Path Mt. Nuptse Expeditions with 18 days to climb the summit top from the High or Advance Camp, during this days, ferry of load to designated camp sites.

After a great and adrenaline climb to the summit with tremendous support of Unique Path expert mountaineering guides with mind blowing views of surrounding high valley of Khumbu and tall towering surrounding peaks, descent back to base camp for clean up and packing and then heading back to Lukla for the scenic flight back to Kathmandu after an overwhelming adventure and with experience of a life time with great team of staff support and management of Unique Path Treks & Expeditions.

Trip Facts

  • Country Nepal
  • Destination Mt. Nuptse Expedition
  • Duration 39 days
  • Activities Lodge & Camping (on climbing period)
  • Grade ModerateLearn
  • Best Season April, May & September to November
  • Group Size Min. 2 and Max 15
  • Altitude Min. /Max. 7,855m
  • Starts/Ends Kathmandu (Capital of Nepal)
  • Accommodation Three nights 3 stars hotel in Kathmandu on BB plan & mountain lodge( Tea-house ) in trekking.
  • Meals Included Breakfast in Kathmandu / Full board in Trekking (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • Transportation Tourist Bus (Kathmandu-Kathmandu)

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  • Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel.
  • Day 2-3: In Kathmandu preparation for the trek and climb.
  • Day 4: Fly o Lukla 2,800 m & 3 hrs walk to Phakding 2,652m.
  • Day 5: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m - 06 hrs.
  • Day 6: Rest day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization.
  • Day 7: Trek to Thyangboche 3,867m -05 hrs.
  • Day 8: Trek to Dingboche 4,343m -05 hrs.
  • Day 9: Trek to Lobuche 4,930m - 05 hrs.
  • Day 10: To Gorakshep 5,180 m and walk to Nuptse B.C 5,367 m - 05hrs.
  • Day 11: At Base Camp to get organized for the climb and short hike.
  • Day 12: Trek towards Nuptse Advance Base Camp 5,650 m.-04 hrs.
  • Day 13: Free day for climbing preparation and sorting out gear.
  • Day 14-31: 18 days climbing day and return to base camp on day 31.
  • Day 32: Cleaning day of all the rubbish and collect to bring it back.
  • Day 33: Trek to Thyangboche 5-6 hrs.
  • Day 34: Trek to Monjo 2,820m via Namche Bazaar 4-5 hrs.
  • Day 35: Trek to Lukla and transfer to lodge with free afternoon.
  • Day 36: Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
  • Day 37: In Kathmandu to submit expeditions report.
  • Day 38: In Kathmandu for individual activities and to submit expeditions report.
  • Day 39: International Departure.

Note: Above itinerary can be designed along your preferences. Please let us know whether you would like to make a shorter or longer. If you would like to stay more than 21 days, you can do city guided tour in Kathmandu, white water rafting, jungle safari etc. Please, let us know, we will follow accordingly. Extend your trip (For the extension options, please click here).

Trekking Boot One Pairs
Thick Socks 4 Pairs
Light Socks 3 Pairs
Camp Shoes 1 Pair
Sandals 1 Pair
Sleeping Bag(4seasons) 1
Down Jacket 1
Daypack 1
Water Bottle 1
Sun Cream  
Flashlight Witd Spare Bulbs, Batteries, Lip Salve, Gaiters.  
Down Or Fiber Filled Waterproof Jacket And Trousers 1
Fleece Jacket Or Pullover 1
Warm Cotton Trousers 2 Pairs
Shirts And T-Shirts 4 Pieces
Lightweight Cotton Long Pants 3 Pairs
Long Under Wear 2 Pieces
Short Under Wear 4 Pieces
Sun Hat Or Scarf 1
Woolen Hat 1
Sunglasses 1
Lightweight Gloves 1
Rain Coat 1
Heavyweight Gloves Or Mittens Witd A Waterproof 1
Insect Repellent
Toilet Articles
Note Book & Pen
Toilet Roll
Laundry Soap
Pocket Knife
Sewing Kit
Cards And Personal Medical Kit
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