Height of the peak – 6017 meters/19,740 ft
Phari Lapcha was only added to the permitted trekking peak list in 2002. The journey all the way to summit is greatly suitable for an exotic and striking mountaineering experience.
Phari Lapcha is situated in Solukhumbu district along the Mahalangur Himalayan Range. Solukhumbu district is home of Mt Everest.
The height of the peak is 6,017 meters from the sea level and placed under group “A” among climbing peaks in Nepal; by Nepal mountaineering association. The peak was opened for climbing in 2002 and today is among the most loved peak climbing destination after trekking peak of Nepal.
Alpine style climbing involves kilometers-tall lines on steep mixed ice and rock at a relatively low altitude.
Phari Lapcha itself has two summits. East Summit (5,977m) is slightly lower than the main top. Phari Lapcha is sometimes confused with Dawa peak (5,920m) to the north-west of the main summits, and has been called Phari Lapcha West although it is arguably an entirely separate peak.
Where is Phari Lapcha peak located?
In the Mahalangur range and lies just south-west of the famous Gokyo valley trekking route. It has since become popular among experienced climbers as it offers extremely challenging climb & trill.
Situated in the valley, the peak appears as a snow giant popping above the yak pastures and grassy meadows.
The close up view of mountains such as Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, Ama Dablam, Baruntse and others will greet you all the way to the summit of Phari Lapcha peak.
The inviting cultural & Tradition of Sherpa people of Khumbu region will pacify you profusely. The rich wildlife of the region makes an appealing trekking/Climbing to explore.
Phari Lapcha peak climbing itinerary has been carefully designed to allow for gradual ascend and proper acclimatization by our climbing expert.
Phari Lapcha peak known as a popular climbing peak of Everest trekking region open for climbing under mountaineering association Nepal. Mountaineering association Nepal operates all the necessary permit and operation work for Phari Lapcha peak climbing in Nepal.
Best season for Phari Lapcha peak climbing is March to May (spring season in Nepal) and September to December (autumn season in Nepal)
1st ascent of Phari Lapcha peak
19/05/2021 AD (05/02/2078 BS) by Marcelo & Juliana Belo, Viktor Groselj, Rafael Vodisek, Vlado Mesaric, Stipe & Josko Bozic, Vladimir Shataev, Isrofil Ashurly, Valentine Grakovith, Dinesh Devkota, Pemba, Dawa, Nima Sherpas,
Trekking to Peak climbing Route
· Starts From Kathmandu: 25 minutes Flight to Lukla by a 14 seater plane
· Trekking Route Length: 34 KM Lukla to Lukla
· Climbing route length: 8KM from basecamp to base camp
How much is Climbing permit cost for Phari Lapcha Peak climbing?
|Name of the Peak||Region||Height||March-April-May||Sept-Oct-Nov||Dec-Jan-Feb||June-July-August|
|Mt. Phari Lapcha||Mahalangur||6,017m||US $250||US $125||US $70||US $70|
Phari Lapcha Peak climbing cost details of Nepalgram Adventure
Phari Lapcha peak climbing of Nepalgram is a 16 days trekking and climbing programs. Includes Permit, air ticket for Kathmandu – Lukla, trekking permit, national park permit, Lodge, tent accommodations, Breakfasts, Lunch, Dinners, Porters’ High climbing guide, Trekking guide, insurance of Guide and Porter & climbing staff including cook.
The price also includes fixed rope, main rope, ices crow, snow bar, ice hammer & all the group gears need while climbing the peak. But you have to have your own personnel gear – you can easily rent climbing gears in Nepal if you do not have your own.
Hotel in Kathmandu as per our itinerary is included. Transport, Climbing permit and insurance is included in the cost for Phari Lapcha peak climbing.
We assure kind trained, hearted and experienced staff who knows how-to trace the route on glacier route, high pass route, and how to fix the rope for ice climbing, and how to climb the Phari Lapcha peak with minimal risk and precisely successful pattern. Our crew members are same people as of other companies but working culture in Nepalgram adventure has sharpen them better than others.
Nepalgram seeks your satisfaction and success while attempting any adventure treks or climbing in Nepal.
On arrival at Kathmandu International airport and meet with Nepalgram representatives who will help you transfer to hotel.
Sightseeing tour to heritage sites of Kathmandu. Visit to Boudhanath stupa, Pashupatinath temple, Swayambhunath Stupa and Kathmandu durbar square tour.
Boudhanath stupa is one of the biggest Buddhist shrines. Pashipatinath temple also known as cremation temple is the famous Hindu temple in Asia, located in the banks of Bagmati river.
After 25 minutes flight to Lukla and we start trekking towards Phakding village. Phakding is a village by the river side. Lukla to Phakding walks following a gentle downhill on the mountainside on the left bank of the Dudh Koshi.
On the way trekking, we can see Nupla (5885m), Kusum Kang (6367m) and stop for lunch at Tahdokoshi and then continue trek to Phakding.
This is an easy trekking on well-maintained trekking trail. Basically this is a warm up hike for the first day of leaving the capital city.
Phakding Namche Bazzar trekking is tougher than Lukla Phakding walk.
The first part of the trek till larchey Dovan is less ups more flat. But after Lunch stop at Jor salle. The second part of Phakding to Namche trekking has uphill, which is tougher than first part. It is a 3 hours steep uphill trekking to Namche bazzar. Trail is surrounded on three sides by mountain ranges and opens out only where it faces the Bhote Koshi. Walking inside the tall trees of pine makes trekking interesting.
From one of the spot near the highest bridge of the route – Mount Everest can be seen for the first time in this Phari Lapcha peak climbing adventure trip.
The village is a central hub of Khumbu where you will have nice food, accommodation and trekking climbing equipment with internet café and bank.
Namche to Dole is six hours trekking to Dole, mostly uphill except the first 2 hours trekking trail to Sanasa. On the way trekking, you could see Thamserku, Kantega and Ama Dablam.
Dole machhermo is a five hours trekking on steadily climb trail along the side of the valley where the jungle first & then the bushes give way to scrub juniper as the altitude increases. The trail passes many summer settlements, which are used when yaks are taken to these pastures to graze in the summer months. While trekking up on the trail there are excellent views of Cho Oyu, Kantega and Thamserku peak.
Machhermo to Gokyo a short (4/5 hours) walking towards Gokyo Lake; following scenic path mostly gradual uphill. The scenery is awesome with the reflection of Cho Oyu and Gyachung Kang on the emerald lake Gokyo.
Gokyo ri is a uphill hike to the hilltop. Gokyo ri hilltop is famous for the magnificent view of Mt Everest and the entire Mahalangur range.
Nagjumba glacier and the range of Mount Everest is major attraction of this hike.
After the hike, we come back to the same hotel at Gokyo village. Gokyo village is by the Gokyo Lake.
The mountain we have seen from Gokyo is what we have to climb in this trip. Today we trek towards the basecamp of Phari Lapcha.
Climbing Phari Lapcha will be assisted by our well trained, experienced and kind hearted climbing guide and caring climbing crew.
After the summit we will hike down to Gokyo village. Mostly a good celebration at the village of Gokyo by the 3rd lake is memorable among people doing Phari Lapcha peak climbing.
Trekking downhill on the same trail but dofferent orientation makes beautiful return back.
Trekking back to Namche is more awaited for low altitude and semi modernization or say back to civilization.
Hike from Dole to Namche is a downhill hike.
Trail is mostly downhill and follows back the same trail we have has walked all the way up in first 2 days of trekking.
You can extend your trip in Nepal to explore the Jungle safari in Chitwan National park or Buddhist Pilgrimage trip to Lumbini, Birthland of Buddha or other part of Nepal’s Trip or can take your Flight to your destination.
Nepalgram Adventure Representative will drop you at airport before 3 hours of your flight schedule.