ABI peak climbing is a trekking peak climbing amongst the climbing mountain in Nepal. ABI Peak, previously known as Cholo and Kangchung Peak has been recently opened trekking peak for climbing. ABI sister peaks can be reached by Kangchung La. Climbers and mountaineers take this peak as technical peak. ABI peak climbing is good for future expeditionary for the pre –preparation to climb above 8000m mountain peaks.
ABI peak is in the Everest Himalaya region of Nepal. ABI Peak climbing is perfect for ice climbing and high altitude acclimatization. It requires careful ascent due to the technical ridges towards its peak. This is a moderate climbing peak. The first climbing permit of ABI peak was issued in 2002. It has been successfully climbed less than 6 times. Our climbing itinerary guarantees proper acclimatization and the more chances of success to the summit of ABI peak. Check ABI climbing itinerary and talk to local climbing guide and Sherpa for the best climbing deal and customized climbing itinerary. Of course, the more climbing info such as climbing gear, equipment and preparation.
Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu
A friendly airport representative will receive you with his smile face at Kathmandu airport, once you arrive in Nepal and then transfer to hotel. A short trekking climbing briefing in the afternoon and settle down balance tour, trek and climb payment in the afternoon at our office in Kathmandu.
Day 2: Kathmandu (1350m) sightseeing tour.
Have breakfast, and be ready for Kathmandu valley tour with tour guide on private vehicle. We visit Boudhanath stupa, Pashupatinath temple and Kathmandu durbar square on this day tour. Boudhanath stupa is one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world where we observe Buddhist monks in prayer in the monasteries. Pashipatinath temple is the most famous Hindu temple in Asia, located in the banks of Bagmati river where men are meditating, pilgrims are bathing and occasionally funeral pyres means dead body are burning/cremating on the ghats. Then come back to hotel and introduction meeting with your guide in the afternoon. You can ask any questions regard the trekking and climbing with your guide on this group meeting and the final preparations for the trip.
Day 3: Kathmandu Phakding trekking via Kathmandu Lukla flight.
Get 30min flight to Lukla and start trekking following a gentle climb up 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 Ghat and then continue trek to Phakding. This is an easy trekking today on well trekking trail, gradually up hill and downhill equal to flat trekking path.
Day 4: Phakding Namche Bazaar (3440 m) trekking
Phakding Namche Bazzar hiking is tougher than Lukla Phakding walking. The first part of the trek is less ups and downs to Lunch spot. Then the second part of trekking is tougher than first part. It is a 3 hours steep uphill trekking to Namche bazzar is surrounded on three sides by mountain ranges and opens out only where it faces the Bhote Koshi. The village is a central hub of Khumbu where you will have nice food, accommodation and trekking climbing equipment with internet café and bank.
Day 5: Namche Bazaar (3440 m.) acclimatizes hiking
Namche bazzar is an ideal place to spend a rest day for acclimatization to the high altitude before heading to Tyangboche Monastery. For acclimatization day hiking, we walk to Everest view hotel, Kumjung village and visit Khumjung High school, then back to Namche bazzar. This will be a worthy acclimatizes hiking day since you could see a wonderful Himalayan range of Khumbu with its valued flora and fauna. Also, of course, you will get the warm Sherpa hospitality.
Day 6: Namche Bazaar Dole (4040m) trekking
This 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.
Day 7: Dole Machhermo (4150m) trekking
This is a five hours trekking on steadily climb trailalong the side of the valley where the small and thorny 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.
Day 8: Machhermo Gokyo (4750m) trekking
This is a short 4/5 hours waling to Gokyo Lake following scenic path mostly uphill. Gokyo Lake is known as Dudh pokhari, there is hotel settlement on the eastern shore of Gokyo Lake. The scenery is awesome with the reflection of Cho Oyu and Gyachung Kang on the emerald lake Gokyo.
Day 9: Explore Gokyo Lake by acclimatize hiking around
Gokyo is a trade centre since the Sherpa people run lodges to provide the best services to the trekkers. There is different exploration hiking to Ngozumpa glacier, the biggest glacier of Nepal, a side trip to Fifth Lake via Forth Lake and Gokyo RI peak climbing.
Day 10: Gokyo valley toThangna (4950m) trekking.
Trek for 4/5 hours on glacier trail and moraine. Stop night halt at Thangna.
Day 11: Thangna to Abi Peak Base Camp trekking.
Day 12: ABI Base Camp to High Camp trekking.
Day 13: Summit Mt Abi Peak (6097m) and return to Base Camp trekking.
Day 14: ABI base camp to Dzonglha (4830m) over Cho La Pass (5330m) trekking.
Trek to Dzonglha crossing Cho La, it takes 5/6 hours trek on a steep uphill and downhill trekking trail.
Day 15: Dzonglha to Pheriche trekking.
Trek downhill on moraine and glacier to Pheriche, it takes 5/6 hours walk.
Day 16: Pheriche to Namche Bazaar trekking.
Trek back to Namche via Tengboche monastery. Today is the longest day trekking; it takes nearly 9/10 hours.
Day 17: Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2886 m) trekking
The last day of your trek for 5/6 hours leads from Namche Bazaar via Monjo to Lukla. The trek is pleasant, except for few short uphill climbs and then down to the Bhote-Koshi River crossing it three times. Then we arrive at Lukla.
Day 18: Lukla Kathmandu flight.
You take an early morning flight back to Kathmandu.