One of the premier mountain peaks at seven thousand meters in elevation Pumori is traditionally known as “the daughter of the Himalaya” which is located between Tibet and Nepal. The Pumori peak lies in the Khumbu region of Nepal, one of the most prominent seven thousand peaks. Pumori is a technical peak and any climber or trekker with adequate experience is recommended for this expedition.
Mt. Pumori (7161m/27,494ft) will test your perseverance and getting over abilities, however like all mountains, the prizes will predominantly make up for the work expected to arrive at its culmination. Mt. Pumori is situated on the boundary of Nepal in the Mahalangur Himal in the Himalayas, extending from Nangpa La Pass between Rolwaling Himal and Cho Oyu to the Arun River. It incorporates Mount Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, and Cho Oyu - four of earth's six most elevated tops.
Route to Pumori Expedition
The expedition is completed with the set up of three camps from base camp to Camp III.
Base Camp: The base camp is situated at an astounding elevation of 5,300m
Camp I: From base camp, you’ll climb through the glaciers and knife-edged ridge of the hillside for about 4-5 hours and reach Camp I which is situated at an elevation of 5,700m
Camp II: From camp I, we climb the face with a 40-60 degrees slope and pass through a snow wall to reach Camp II which is situated at an elevation of 6,200m
Camp III: Last but not least Camp III is situated at an elevation of 6,480m which is reached by climbing through ice walls and crevasses from Camp II, the deciding peak whether you will push for the summit or not depending on the weather that present day. Your professional guide will monitor the situation and decide whether to push for the summit or not. If not possible, you'll be descending the base camp and pushing for the summit the next time.
Pumori Peak First Expedition
Pumori peak was first successfully climbed by Gerhard Lenser from a German expedition team on May 17th, 1962 via the Southeast face of the peak. An outlier of Pumori is Kala Patthar (5643m/18,513ft), which appears as a big brown bump below the impressive south face of Pumori. Pumori has one of the treasured views of Mt. Everest and an amazing view of Tibet including the Rongbuk glacier.
Best time for Pumori Expedition
The climate in Nepal can sometimes become notorious. The best value of time and season must be taken care of while visiting the harsh and wildest nature of Nepal. Both spring and fall are reasonable for climbing. This pinnacle is appropriate for those climbers who are searching for requesting 7000m climbing and have just a month's time. The weather during spring and fall is also known as climbing windows with calmer weather and greater visibility.
Major Highlights of the Pumori Expedition
Panoramic views of Eight thousanders
Pumori peak lies just opposite some of the staggering eight-thousanders which are some of the elite destinations for climbers and mountaineers from all around the world. The astounding panoramic views of Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Makalu, and Nuptse can be observed from the peak.
Sherpa Village and Settlements
You will encounter many ethnic Sherpa village settlements that are the pioneers of the mountains. In every village, Sherpa will welcome you with warm hospitality. These ethnic groups are settled in some of the most amazing villages that you can find in the world. Their culture and traditions are some of the things you would wanna witness during your trek to base camp Pumori. The lifestyles in those villages are pretty interesting to experience ranging from local food, dress, and daily lifestyle.
Flora and fauna
The Pumori peak is under the protected Sagarmatha national park which is also a world UNESCO heritage site. This region has some promising wildlife. Himalayan Tiger, Snow Leopard, and Red Panda are some of the amazing wildlife creatures that have been spotted in the national park of Sagarmatha. The lush dense forests and huge landscapes are filled with red Rhododendron which makes the dense forest extremely beautiful.
More Highlights of the Annapurna Expedition
- Summit Mt Pumori 7,161 meters
- Panoramic views of Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Makalu, Nuptse,
- Buddhist culture, Customary towns, amazing scenes, and shocking perspectives on mountains on the Trans-Himalayan course.
- Ideal for experienced climbers.
- Sherpa culture and tradition.
- Gain technical peak climbing experience for climbing peaks over 8000 meters.
- Diverse flora and fauna.
- Chance to acquire lifetime experience of pinnacle moving north of 7000 meters.
Luxury Holidays Nepal has been operating expeditions on different mountain peaks of Nepal such as the Annapurna South Expedition, Tilicho Expedition, Pumori Expedition, Mt Everest Expedition (8848.86 m), Lhotse Expedition (8,516 m), and many more.
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