Mt. Ratna Chuli Expedition 45 days
05th April 2016/17
10th of October 2016/17
25th October 2016/17
|Type of Venture||Duration||Code||Group Size||Type of Expedition||Elevation||Grade||Price||Best Season||Location|
|Expedition||45 Days||NME-005||4-above||Camping||7,035M||Alpine||$14,500 per person||Autumn/Spring||East part of Nepal|
Mt. Ratna Chuli lies between the border of Nepal and Tibet in north of the Annapurna and Manaslu. Ratna Chuli majestically situated above the Tibetan village of Phu in the western region of Nepal. Since the first opening of the Nar Phu region of western Nepal in 2000, there has been very few mountaineering expedition teams to this mountain.After 6 hours drive to Besi Shahar from Kathmandu.
This trek commences from the classic Annapurna circuit route till Koto and then leaves towards the route Dharmasala, and then to Nar -Phu Valley villages, Kyang, Phu village where you spend few day extra for proper acclimatization and local exploration.
Day 01 Arrive Kathmandu, transfer to the hotel and welcome dinner in the evening
Day 02 Kathmandu free.
Day 03 Official works for expedition and briefing by officer of Ministry of Tourism.
Day 04 Kathmandu to Besi Sahar and transfers to Teahouse Lodge or Tented Camp
Day 05 Besi Shahar – Ngadi. Teahouse Lodge/ Tented Camp
Day 06 Ngadi – Jagat. Teahouse Lodge /Tented Camp
Day 07 Jagat – Dharapani (1943m.). Teahouse Lodge/ Tented Camp
Day 08 Dharapani – Koto (2700m.) Teahouse Lodge/ Tented Camp
Day 09 Koto – Meta. Tented Camp
Day 10 Meta – Chako (Chaka). Tented Camp
Day 11 Chako – Phu Gaon.-Village. Tented Cam
Day 12 Phu Gaon rest for explore and acclimatization. Tented Camp
Day 13 Phu Gaon – Ratna Chuli Base Camp.Tented Camp
Day 14-32 Climbing periods for Mt. Ratna Chuli 7035m. Tented Camp
Day 33 Ratna Chuli Base Camp – Phu Gaon.-Village.
Day 34 Phu Gaon – Nar. Tented Camp
Day 35 Nar to kang-la phedi. Teahouse Lodge/ Tented Camp
Day 36 kang-la phedi – nawal. Teahouse Lodge/ Tented Camp
Day 37 Nawal to manang. Teahouse Lodge/ Tented Camp
Day 38 manang to thouroung phedi and transfer at tented Camp.
Day 39 Thouroung Phedi to thourung-la – Muktinath
Day 40 Jomsom
Day 41 Jomsom to pokhara Fly
Day 42 Pokhra to Kathmandu Fly back
Day 43 Leisure in Kathmandu
Day 44 Leisure in Kathmandu
Day 45 Departure to your home destination
- Mt.Ratna Chuli Expedition Permit.
- Hight Altitude food
- Private tent at Base camp with mattress, Toilet & Shower tents at BC.
- All necessary camping and kitchen gear.
- All necessary climbing hardware gear with fixed ropes.
- Climbing Sherpa (1:2 ratio), personal climbing Sherpa is available on request for additional cost.
- Well trained Cook and kitchen boys and en route.
- experience head Sardar.
- Base camp manager
- Liaison officer Fee
- Necessary number of porter to carry the Expedition loads.
- Transportation for the equipment supplies.
- Transportation private bus/car from Kathmandu-Dharapani-Jomsom-Pokhara-Kathmandu.
- 6 nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu in a 3 star category hotel on twin sharing, breakfast is included. Four nights before and two nights after the expedition
- Return Domestic flight ticket Jomsom-Pokhara-Kathmandu
- Well set up group dinning tent.
- Departure airport Tax.
- High Altitude tents (on twin share)
- Storage & communication tent.
Necessary EPI gas with Burner
Russian 4 liters POISK Oxygen (3 bottles for each member & 1 for Sherpa)
Oxygen mask and regulator set.
VHF Radio base at BC & one hand held set for each member during climbing period.
Satellite phone for emergency purpose.
Solar panel/ generator at base camp for recharging & power supply (depend on Group desire).
Gamow bag & extra oxygen with mask set for medical purpose at Base Camp.
Insurance of climbing Sherpa and local team members.
All transportation from and to airport by private Mini bus/ Van/Car according to group size.
Farewell dinner in Kathmandu after the trip with all your assistance.
- Visa Fee $100.00 Valid for 90 days.
- International& home country domestic airfares, transfers en route & excess baggage.
- Your personal insurance, Medical, mountain rescue & repatriation cover is necessary.
- Your personal expenses.
- Meal in Kathmandu.
- Cost of electronic appliances Laptops,Ipod, Cell Phone with global roaming Network SIM
- Cost of emergency evacuation.
- personal climbing gears
- Summit bonuses to share or personal Sherpa (Minimum $500)
- Satellite phone usage is available, but at an additional cost per minute usage $5.00.
- Extra Transport cost
- Tipping to the your assistance.
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Note: we want suggest you to book your international flight according to the Itinerary above but itinerary is subjected to weather condition during the climbing period, the expedition may over few days earlier than itinerary above if the weather allows, it is always possible to bring forward your international flight if necessary.
Our Experience Sherpa
The expedition will be supported by several strong and experienced Sherpa’s, at a ratio of one Sherpa to every two team members. If you book this trip early in advance,it would be much easier for us to make necessary pre-contract with our Sherpa’s who have many ascents of 8,000 meter peaks to their credit including Kanchenjunga and Everest, among others In preparation of the route and for summit day the Sherpa’s will be responsible for all load carrying and for pre-placing all of the camp stores essential for each team member’s ascent. This will leave the team members to focus on their own acclimatization and minimize exertion so that people start summit day least tired and as well prepared physically as possible. In addition to the Leaders, Sherpa’s will accompany the team to the top on summit day.
If you join this team, you will have a high level of support, starting with strong, confident leadership and experienced Sherpa’s. This will maximize your chances of success without undermining the quality of your achievement.. The Leader and any other Assistant Leaders will accompany you throughout the expedition , as you would expect and our solidarity.
Passport & Visa
A passport with at list 6 month validity beyond the duration of the trip is required, and it is your responsibility to obtain your own visa (this can be obtained on the arrival at Kathmandu international airport at a charge of $100 or equivalent currency valid for 100 days) You will need two passport size photographs for the Visa. We will forward you the visa form and equipment list once you booked for the trip with us. 4 passport size photographs and pass port details will also be required for the climbing permit & these should be supplied to Seven Star Trekking & Tour before start the expedition.
we require participants to have travel insurance that covers medical expenses, evacuation and repatriation. Please ensure that your chosen policy provides cover for the activities ((trekking and climbing with guides and ropes) and the localities in which you will travel (Nepal, to elevations up to 8586 meters above sea level).
In Kathmandu we stay at the Marsyandi (3 star Hotel). This charming historic palace has a peaceful garden with a Swimming pool and is just on the edge of the main tourist area, Thamel. However it is one of the most popular and busy hotel in the valley your early booking for the trip along with a deposit of $ 2000.00 per person is highly required.
During the Trek up to Kanchenjunga Base came : Tent will be on shared and sleeping mattress, will be provided.At the Base camp We provide individual tent for each member with sleeping mattress but on the mountain tent will be on sharing between two members.
Emergency Evacuation: Helicopter rescue services are available, Evidence of insurance will be required by the evacuation services before the helicopter will fly. We would suggest you to leave a copy of your medical insurance with us for necessary arrangement. However, emergency evacuation cost is not included in your expedition cost.
Bookings and Payments
All Booking are subjected to made 90 days prior, with at least 40% of payment of the Trekking cost with additional full payment & other government charges. This will constitute acceptance by you of these Terms and Conditions. You need to submit a copy of each passport to our office via email or fax including two photos of passport size for Peak Permit, Manaslu special permit Purpose. All payments are required per person as per trip.
50% discount for a Team leader if there are 15-20 pax in a group and 100% free for the tour leader if there are 25 and above pax in a group.