Trip Details

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Very Strenuous
  • Trip Style: Summit
  • Transport: Public Vehicle & Flight
  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge & Camping
  • Group Size: 16
  • Max Elevation: 7031m

Highlights

  • Saipal – the second highest peak in western Nepal.
  • Explore and discovery of remote and hidden Himalaya "Humla"
  • Unique culture, tradition and lifesttle of local people
  • An immersion in nature, culture and adventure of western Nepal

Description

Mt. Saipal, an impressive 7,031 meter height from the sea level, located in Western Nepal is an unexplored summit of Nepal. Mt. Saipal 7031m is the second highest peak in located in Western Nepal. Mt. Saipal Expedition is a rare opportunity to immerse in to less known, remote, off the beaten, exotic scenery, scenic of many snowcapped peaks of Western Nepal.

In this expedition we access to Simikot by 55 minutes flight from Nepalgunj, a hub city of western Nepal. Then following the Humla Karnali river gorges, we trek through Thakuris, and Bhotia villages, (Dharapori, Kermi, and Yalbang) by witnessing their rhythm of life. From Yalbang the trail switches north to Chala and to Karan Khola valley- Northern Saipal Base Camp. This adventure expedition passes through the rocky cliff, fortified villages and herders camp, jungles, with great insightful of heavenly feelings of Himalaya.

After reaching at Saipal Base Camp we acclimatize for few days, practice expedition and summit on Mt. Saipal. After successful ascent to summit we back to Base Camp and resume trek to Simikot.

Itinerary

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  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1320m
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1320m
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Nepaljung
  • Altitude: 150m
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Simikot
  • Altitude: 2820m
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Camping
  • Place: Dharapani
  • Altitude: 2360m
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Camping
  • Place: Yuwang
  • Altitude: 3860m
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Camping
  • Place: Choila
  • Altitude: 4100m
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Camping
  • Place: North base camp
  • Altitude: 4500m
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Camping
  • Place: Saipal Base Camp
  • Altitude: 4800m
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Camping
  • Place: Climbing period
  • Altitude: 7031m
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Camping
  • Place: Labuk Depsa
  • Altitude: 4000m
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Camping
  • Place: Chala Village
  • Altitude: 3600m
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Camping
  • Place: Kermi
  • Altitude: 3200m
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Camping
  • Place: Maj gaun
  • Altitude: 3000m
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Simikot
  • Altitude: 2820m
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1320m
  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1320m
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1320m

What to Expect

  • Arrival & Departure: Airport - Hotel transfer – Airport (Pick Up and Drop).
  • Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu: 4 night's hotel (3-star category) in Kathmandu on BB plan sharing basis (Twin Bed Room).
  • Hotel in Nepalgunj: 1 night hotel (3- star category) in Nepalgunj on full board plan.
  • Welcome Dinner: One Welcome Dinner in tourist standard restaurant in Kathmandu with Office’s Staffs.
  • Permit: Expedition Royalty and permit of Nepal Government to climb Mt. Saipal, Restriction area permit, conservation area entry permits & fee.
  • Liaison Officer: 1 Government Liaison officer with full equipment, salary and accommodation.
    Garbage Management: Garbage Deposit fees.
  • Insurance: Medical & Emergency rescue Insurance for all involved Nepalese staffs during the trek and expedition.
  • Trekking and Expedition map.
  • Expedition Stuffs Transportation: Necessary all equipment Transportation for all Members and Staffs.
  • Member Luggage: Up to 60 Kg per member for personal baggage during the trek carrying by porter or Yak.
  • Food and Lodging: 3 meals a day (BLD; including tea and coffee) along with accessible accommodation at Hotel/Lodge/Tea house/Camp during the trek and Basecamp. Well-managed base camp set up for member & Staffs.
  • Porter: Porters per member up to Base camp from Juphal & Porters return from Base camp to Juphal.
  • All Necessary equipment for Camping during the trek.
  • Base Camp Staff:  Experienced and well-trained Base Camp Cook & kitchen Helpers as required.
    Staff Salary and allowance: All Nepalese staffs & porter’s daily wages, equipment, food & clothing.
  • Base Camp Tent: Each member will have individual Yak Mountain or Breathless tent in Base Camp.
  • Base Camp equipment: At Base camp: foam mattresses and pillow per member, 1 Dinning Tent, 1 Kitchen Tent, 1 Communication tent, 1 Toilet & 1 Shower Tent, 1 Staffs Tent, 1 Tent for Nepalese base camp staffs, Store tents, Tables & chairs & all necessary cooking gears.
  • Heater: Heater for base camp in each Dining and other necessary camp.
  • Solar/Generator/Light:1 Solar panel or Generator for battery charge and light at base camp for use.
  • High Altitude Climbing Sherpa: 1 veteran and Government Licensed Sherpa per member. (1 Member:1 Sherpa).
  • Climbing Sherpa Salary & Allowance: Climbing Sherpa Salary, Equipment, Food and Clothes.
  • Oxygen Bottle (O2): Oxygen bottles will be in stock at base camp in case of an emergency (with appropriate charge).
  • Oxygen Mask & Regulator: Sets of Summit Oxygen mask & regulator will be in base camp in case of an emergency.
  • High camp service: High Altitude Tent, Necessary cooking EPI gas, cooking pot for member, High food for member, Sherpa, all climbing staffs in (C1) (C2) and (C3). Group climbing gears, fixed and dynamic rope during the climbing period as required.
  • Rope Fixing: Experienced team of Sherpa will fix the rope to the summit.
    Satellite Phone for emergency communication carrying by Sherpa, also available for members with appropriate charge.
  • Walkie-Talkie: Walkie –Talkie for communicating from Base Camp to Mountain and Mountain to Base Camp.
  • Permit: Satellite Phone / Walkie-talkie permit for all members and staffs.
  • Weather Forecast: Weather forecast report during the entire expedition.
  • Comprehensive Medical kit.
  • International flight airfare and Nepal entry Visa fee
  • Lunch & Dinner: Lunch & dinner in during the stay in Kathmandu
  • Travel and high-altitude insurance & Rescue Evacuation (Rescue, Repatriation, Helicopter, Medication, Medical Tests and Hospitalization costs).
  • Personal Expenses: Telephone Calls, Internet, Toiletries, battery recharge, hot shower, laundry, soft drinks, beers and any Alcoholic beverages (during the trek and in Kathmandu but we will soft drinks for members at base camp).
  • Personal Equipment: Clothing, Packing Items or Bags, Personal Medical Kit, Personal Trekking /Climbing Gears.
  • Toiletries: Soaps, shampoos, toilet and tissue papers, toothpaste, and other items used to keep yourself clean.
  • Filming: Special Filming, Camera and Drone permit fee.
  • Internet Service: Not included during the trek.
  • Summit Bonus: Summit bonus for climbing Sherpa- Minimum 900 USD.
  • Tips: Calculate some tips for Basecamp staffs.
  • Any other item not listed in “Cost Includes” section.

Useful Information

Travel Documents

  • Valid Passport
  • Credit Cards
  • Pp Size Photo (4 Pieces)
  • Insurance Paper And Contact Address.
  • Family Members / Company’s Contact Address

Foot Wear

  • Kailas / Lasportiva / Millet (Summit Shoe)
  • Normal Socks (5-6 Pairs)
  • Summit Socks (2 Pairs)
  • Trekking Shoes (1 Pair)
  • Camp Booties (1 Pair)
  • Basecamp Slipper (1 Pair)

Upper Body

  • Light Weight Top / Thermo Coat (2-3 Layers)
  • Mid Weight Top (2-3 Layers)
  • Heavy Weight Top (2 Layers)
  • Fleece Jacket (1)
  • Gore Text Jacket (1)
  • Down Jacket (1)
  • Wind Proof Jacket
  • Cotton T-Shirt For Base Camp. (2-3)

Lower Body

  • Light Weight Long Under Pants (2-3 Pairs)
  • Under Wear (5-7 Pairs)
  • Mid Weight Long Under Pants (2-3 Pairs)
  • Heavy Weight Long Under Wear
  • Gore Text Pant. (1)
  • Down Pants. (1)
  • Water Proof Pant. (1)

Head

  • Sun Cap
  • Desert Cap
  • Balaclava
  • Fleece Hat
  • Neck Gaiter (2-3)

Hands

  • Thin Fleece Gloves (2 Pairs)
  • Wind Stopper Fleece Gloves
  • Heavy Gloves (Mitten)
  • Summit Gloves

Sleeping Bags

  • Sleeping Bag - 20 Degree Celsius (For Base Camp)
  • Down Sleeping Bag - 20 To -40 Degree Celsius (Extreme Comfort)
  • Thermarest Mattress (Cell Foam)
  • Thermarest Mattress (Inflatable)

Climbing Equipment

  • Climbing Helmet
  • Down Suit (Kailas / Marmot / Mountain
  • Hardware / North Face / Millet )
  • Crampons (Fit with Boot)
  • Ice Axe
  • Harness
  • Atc Guide
  • Jummer / Ascender
  • Lock Carabiner (3)
  • Unlock Carabiner (3)
  • Tape Slings (2)
  • Prusik Loops (1)
  • Snow Goggle
  • Head Light (4 Pairs Rechargeable Batteries Recommended)
  • Satellite Phone
  • Hand Warmer (If Possible)

Bag Packs

  • Rucksacks 45L - 55L
  • Duffle Bag 90 L -120 L (2 Pieces)
  • Water Proof Stuff Sacks Large (2 Pieces)
  • Water Proof Stuff Sacks Small (2 Pieces)

Sun Stuffs

  • Banana Boat/ Nivea Sun Cream -50 (Spf)
  • Lip Guard -20 / -50 (Spf)
  • Sun Glasses (UV Protection)
  • Glaciers Glasses (UV Protection)

Toiletries

  • Hand Disinfectant
  • Wet Tissue
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrush
  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Garbage Bag

Eating & Drinking

  • Water Bottle (2)
  • Thermos
  • Mug
  • Spoon/ Fork
  • Bowl

Medical

  • Brufen / Ibuprofens
  • Antibiotic
  • Diamox
  • Paracetamol
  • Handy Plaster
  • Crack Bandage
  • Tincture Iodine

Miscellaneous

  • Walking Stick
  • Pocket Knife (Swiss)
  • Umbrella / Rain Coat