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SITA CHUCHURA EXPEDITION
(19 days variant Kathmandu - Kathmandu, ascent from the French Pass)

Sita Chuchura (6611 m) is located in the area of Dhaulagiri not far from the French Pass. This peak was successfully climbed only four times: the first ascent was done in 1970, the last - in 1995.

Period of the programme: April - May, October - November

Variant of the programme:
day 1 - arrival in Kathmandu; transfer airport - hotel; overnight at a hotel
day 2 - Kathmandu, permit procedure and necessary arrangements; overnight at a hotel
day 3 - drive Kathmandu - Pokhara; overnight at a hotel
day 4 - flight Pokhara - Jomsom (~2700 m); overnight at a lodge
day 5 - trek to Yak Kharka (~3900 m)
day 6 - trek to the Hidden Valley Base Camp (~5000 m)
day 7 - BC, reconnaissance and acclimatization
day 8 - BC, reconnaissance and acclimatization
day 9 - BC - Camp 1 (~5500-5800 m)
day 10 - Camp 1 - BC
day 11 - BC, rest day
day 12 - BC - Camp 1
day 13 - Camp 1 - Camp 2 (~6000-6100 m)
day 14 - Camp 2 - summit of Sita Chuchura (6611 m) - Camp 2
day 15 - Camp 2 - BC
day 16 - BC, reserve day
day 17 - trek to Jomsom; overnight at a lodge
day 18 - flight Jomsom - Pokhara - Kathmandu; transfer airport - hotel; overnight at a hotel
day 19 - transfer hotel - airport; departure from Kathmandu

Cost of the programme for summer 2004:
2-pax group:    2867 USD per pax
3-pax group:    2237 USD per pax
4-pax group:    1896 USD per pax
5-pax group:    1586 USD per pax
6-pax group:    1429 USD per pax
7-pax group:    1317 USD per pax

Services and expenses included in the cost of the programme:
  • All necessary permits and formalities: peak permit fee, national park entry fees, other obligatory fees and charges
  • Bus tickets Kathmandu - Pokhara
  • Airtickets Pokhara - Jomsom - Pokhara - Kathmandu
  • Transfers airport - hotel in Kathmandu: 3 transfers
  • Hotel accommodation (double rooms, breakfast) in Kathmandu for 3 nights
  • Hotel accommodation (double rooms, breakfast) in Pokhara for 1 night
  • Tents (like The North Face VE25 or OZARK) with mattresses for BC and climbing: 3 tents for 2-3 pax group, 4 tents for 4-5 pax group, 5 tents for 6-7 pax group
  • Porters for the luggage transportation from Jomsom to BC and back: 3 porters for 2 climbers
  • Sirdar for porters and necessary arrangements at Jomsom
  • Climbing manager of Ersh Travels
  • Organizing and overhead expenses of Ersh Travels
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