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Gurla Mandata Expedition 2017

Gurla Mandata Expedition 2017

Gurla Mandata is the 34th highest mountain in the world lying in the Burang county of Tibet.
it is the closet neighboring mountain near to sacred mountain Kailash. The another name for Gurla Mandata is “Namo Nani” meaning “Fairy’s peak” in Tibetan language. The first ascent of the peak was by a joint Japanese/Chinese team led by Katsutoshi Hirabayashi, via the north side of the peak in 1985. After this only 5 ascents have been made till to date this mountain. 
The way to the ascent goes via Zalonpa glacier from the Northern slope. From the top of the Gurla Mandata, you can see the beautiful sparkling lakes Mansarovar and Rakchays (Demond lake); and then the mount Kailash peak can be seen along with this on its background. The ascent can be started from the Zalunpa glacier.

Expedition Cost Includes

  • Transfer airport-hotel-airport.
  • Peak permit fee for Mt. Gurla Mandata. Tibet visa fee.
  • 5 nights hotel (3 star) in Kathmandu on bb plan
  • Hotels/guest houses enroute in fullboard and room sharing basis.
  • Transportation of members, staffs ,food supply and equipments from Kathmandu- Base Camp - Kathmandu
  • 80 kilograms per member from base camp to advance base camp and 40 kilograms per member from advance base camp to base camp
  • Nepalese Sherpa cook and kitchen boy.
  • Equipment allowances, daily wages, insurance, food and tents for cook, kitchen boy, Liaison Officer & Interpreter.
  • Dining tent at base camp & advance base camp, Kitchen tent, toilet tent, shower tent, chairs & tables.
  • Single tent with padded floor and mattress for each member at base camp and advance base camp (north face or similar quality).
  • Food and fuel at base camp and advance base camp during the expedition.
  • High way and conservation charges. Garbage deposits.
  • Emergency oxygen and mask at the advance base camp.(usage of the oxygen is subject to charges at US$ 450)
  • Generator/solar panel for lighting and charging

Expedition Cost Excludes

  • International flights
  • Nepal entry visa fee. (can be obtained at the airport upon arrival)
  • Reentry visa for Nepal. The re-entry visa can be obtained at the immigration office in Kodari.
  • Meals, Hotel after 5 nights stay in Kathmandu.
  • Personal climbing gear above advance base camp
  • Personal insurance such as travel, accident, medical, emergency evacuation and lost luggage
  • Applicable permit fees and customs charges, etc. for SAT phone, communication equipment and commercial filming
  • International airport departure tax at Kathmandu Airport.
  • Expenses of personal nature such as drinks, laundry, postage, telephone and Email, etc.
  • Applicable customs duty and import license fees for all expedition goods arriving in Nepal as air/road cargo
  • Tips and bonuses

Gurla Mandata Expedition 2017 Itinerary

  • Day 01 : Arrive in Kathmandu, transfer to Hotel
  • Day 02- 03 : In Kathmandu for Tibet visa processing, briefing & preparation
  • 09th Apr, 2017 - Day 04 : Drive to Zhangmu (235cm).
  • 10th Apr, 2017 - Day 05 : Drive to Nyalam. (3750m).
  • 11th Apr, 2017 - Day 06 : Rest and acclimatization at Nyalam
  • 12th Apr, 2017 - Day 07 : Drive to Dongba
  • 13th Apr, 2017 - Day 08 : Drive to Mansarovar Lake
  • 14th Apr, 2017 - Day 09 : Drive to Darchen.
  • 15th Apr, 2017 - Day 10 : Drive to Tarboche - Trek to Dirapuk Gompa
  • 16th Apr, 2017 - Day 11 : Trek and pass Dolmala Pass to Zutulphuk
  • 17th Apr, 2017 - Day 12 : Trek to Chongdo & drive to Darche & Mansarovar lake
  • 18th Apr, 2017 - Day 13 : Drive to Gurla Mandara Base Camp
  • 19th Apr - 10th May, 2017 - Day 14 - 35 : Climbing Period for Gurla Mandata
  • 11th May, 2017 - Day 36 : Drive to Saga
  • 12th May, 2017 - Day 37 : Drive to Nyalan
  • Day 38 : Drive to Kathmandu
  • Day 39 : Rest and Shopping in Kathmandu
  • Day 40 : Final Departure

Gurla Mandata Expedition 2017 Cost Detail

  • Day 01 : Arrive in Kathmandu, transfer to Hotel
  • Day 02- 03 : In Kathmandu for Tibet visa processing, briefing & preparation
  • 05th Sep, 2017 - Day 04 : Drive to Zhangmu (235cm).
  • 06th Sep, 2017 - Day 05 : Drive to Nyalam. (3750m).
  • 07th Sep, 2017 - Day 06 : Rest and acclimatization at Nyalam
  • 08th Sep, 2017 - Day 07 : Drive to Dongba
  • 09th Sep, 2017 - Day 08 : Drive to Mansarovar Lake
  • 10th Sep, 2017 - Day 09 : Drive to Darchen.
  • 11th Sep, 2017 - Day 10 : Drive to Tarboche - Trek to Dirapuk Gompa
  • 12th Sep, 2017 - Day 11 : Trek and pass Dolmala Pass to Zutulphuk
  • 13th Sep, 2017 - Day 12 : Trek to Chongdo & drive to Darche & Mansarovar lake
  • 14th Sep, 2017 - Day 13 : Drive to Gurla Mandara Base Camp
  • 15th Sep - 06th Oct, 2017 - Day 14 - 35 : Climbing Period for Gurla Mandata
  • 07th Oct, 2017 Day 36 : Drive to Saga
  • 08th Oct, 2017 Day 37 : Drive to Nyalan
  • Day 38 : Drive to Kathmandu
  • Day 39 : Rest and Shopping in Kathmandu
  • Day 40 : Final Departure

Gurla Mandata Expedition 2017 Detailed Itinerary

  • Day 01 : Arrive in Kathmandu, transfer to Hotel
  • Day 02- 03 : In Kathmandu for Tibet visa processing, briefing & preparation
  • Day 04 : Drive to Zhangmu (235cm).
  • Day 05 : Drive to Nyalam. (3750m).
  • Day 06 : Rest and acclimatization at Nyalam
  • Day 07 : Drive to Dongba
  • Day 08 : Drive to Mansarovar Lake
  • Day 09 : Drive to Darchen.
  • Day 10 : Drive to Tarboche - Trek to Dirapuk Gompa
  • Day 11 : Trek and pass Dolmala Pass to Zutulphuk
  • Day 12 : Trek to Chongdo & drive to Darche & Mansarovar lake
  • Day 13 : Drive to Gurla Mandara Base Camp
  • Day 14 - 35 : Climbing Period for Gurla Mandata
  • Day 36 : Drive to Saga
  • Day 37 : Drive to Nyalan
  • Day 38 : Drive to Kathmandu
  • Day 39 : Rest and Shopping in Kathmandu
  • Day 40 : Final Departure

  • Price:

    - The price of each trip differs as per the group size, hotel category, clinet's interest of service and modification in the itinerary
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  • Duration: 40 Days
  • Physical
  • Destination: Tibet
  • Trip Type: Expedition
  • Route: Entry & Exit: Zhangmu
  • Autumn Departures: 05th September, 2017
  • Spring Departures: 9th April, 2017`
  • Height 7694m

Climbing Details

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Extra Services

  • Russian oxygen 4 litters: USD 400
  • Mask & Regulator per set USD 600

Recommended tipping and Climbing Sherpa bonuses :

  • $80-150 for general non-Sherpa crew staying at base camp.
  • $150-250 for Sherpa who go above base camp.
  • Summit climbing Sherpa US$ 400 – 600 per Sherpa.