Ratna Chuli (7035m) Expedition
Ratna Chuli (7035m) Expedition
Ratna Chuli (7035m) Expedition
Ratna Chuli (7035m) Expedition
Ratna Chuli (7035m) Expedition

Ratna Chuli (7035m) Expedition

  • Duration 30 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Ascent Route North Face
  • Elevation 7035 meter
  • Grade Strenuous
  • Group Size 2-12 Pax
  • Price from USD 6200

ABOUT Ratna Chuli (7035m) Expedition

Mount Ratna Chuli standing at (7,128 m/23,345 ft) above the Tibetan village of Phu Gaon lies between the border of Nepal and Tibet in north of the Annapurna and Manaslu. Ratna Chuli is the highest peak in the Peri Himal NW of the Mount Manaslu and was not on any permitted list. However the Japanese in their quest to collect as many of the remaining virgin 7000m peaks, managed to persuade the Nepalese authorities to open it to foreigners. It is  officially opened for mountaineering expeditions ever since the first opening of the Nar Phu region of western Nepal in 2000, there has been very few mountaineering expedition teams to this mountain.

Ratna Chuli was Ratna Chuli Expedition starts from Beshishar after approx 6 hours drive from Kathmandu, and then trek through the classic Annapurna circuit route till Koto and then leaves towards the route Dharmasala, then to Tibetan village, Kyang, Phugaon where we spend one day extra for proper acclimatization and local exploration, soon reach to the Ratna Chuli Base Camp. After setting up the Base Camp our strong team of staffs set up various camps, members have the chance to going up and down for proper acclimatization and we attempt summit on a favorable day for everyone.

Trip Itinerary

  1. 1 Kathmandu

    Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan airport, Sherpa Shepherds representative welcome you and assists to transfer in your hotel in Kathmandu. Upon arrival at hotel, a Sherpa Shepherds tour manager will brief you about trip, check-up climbing gears and fix time for visit at Ministry of Tourism for permit along other necessary information. And then you’ll free time to explore Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel Vaishali***

    Included Meal: No

    Altitude of Kathmandu: 1310 meter

    Drive: 20 min  (airport to hotel)

  2. 2 Kathmandu

    Today is free day for preparation of Ratnachuli Expedition. You’ll have free time to check climbing gears or explore around Kathmandu while the leader will attend the Ministry of Tourism for a formal briefing. The day will also be for finalizing official procedure and other necessary arrangements.  If you explore the fascinating city of Kathmandu, you can visit Kathmandu’s World Heritage Sites. We make a guided tour to some of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Kathmandu valley: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Swayambhu, and Boudhnath. You will be also briefed on the nature of expedition, equipments and team composition. You can also make your last minute buying of personal items if anything missed. Overnight at Hotel Vaishali***.

  3. 3 Kathmandu

    Nepal is land of many festivals and holidays. And this day is reserve day in case if previous day is holiday in Ministry of Tourism for climbing permit formalities. Also today you can do last minutes shopping if you missed to buy anything for this expedition. If there is no holiday in previous day, you’ll free time to res and explore around Kathmandu valley. Overnight at Hotel Vaishali***

    Included Meal: Breakfast

  4. 4 Kathmandu-Besi Sahar

    Drive: Kathmandu-Besi Sahar. O/N at Lodge

  5. 5 Besi Sahar-Koto

    Drive: Besi Sahar-Koto. O/N at Lodge

  6. 6 Koto-Meta

    Trek: Koto-Meta. O/N at Tented Camp

  7. 7 Meta- Kyang

    Trek: Meta- Kyang. O/N at Tented Camp

  8. 8 Kyang-Phu

    Trek: Kyang-Phu. O/N at Tented Camp

  9. 9 Phu-Ratna Chuli Base Camp

    Trek: Phu-Ratna Chuli Base Camp. O/N at Tented Camp

  10. 10/23 Mount Ratna Chuli (7035m) Climbing Period

    Mount Ratna Chuli (7035m) Climbing Period. O/N at Tented Camp

  11. 24 Base Camp- Phu Gaon

    Trek: Base Camp- Phu Gaon. O/N at Tented Camp

  12. 25 Phu Gaon- Meta

    Trek: Phu Gaon- Meta. O/N at Tented Camp

  13. 26 Meta- Koto

    Trek: Meta- Koto. O/N at Lodge

  14. 27 Koto-Besi Sahar

    Drive: Koto-Besi Sahar. O/N at Lodge

  15. 28 Besi Sahar-Kathmandu

    Drive: Besi Sahar-Kathmandu. O/N at Hotel Vaishali*** or similar hotel

  16. 29 Kathmandu

    Kathmandu Free Day. O/N at Hotel Vaishali*** or similar hotel

  17. 30 Kathmandu-Home

    Departure from Kathmandu, transfer to airport

Trip Cost

Base Camp Services USD per person* See Whats Included
Semi Services USD 6200 per person* See Whats Included
Full Services USD 7599 per person* See Whats Included

*Above trip cost is per person and twin sharing basis. The trip cost is for joining basis. Mini-mum participant to run this trip is 5 person. If no. of participants in this trip is less than 5 persons, Sherpa Shepherds reserves right to cancel or postpone the trip. However if you would like to continue trip even if we do not reach minimum number to run this trip, we can run this trip upon your request. But supplemental charge will be applicable.

Semi Services

  • See what's included
    • Ground Transfers:
    • All airport/hotel/airport transfers as per program by private A/C vehicles
    • Kathmandu-Besi Sahar–Kathmandu by bus with trekking team + equipment
    • Besi Sahar-Koto-Besi Sahar by local jeep/bus with trekking team + equipment
    • Flight & Cargo:
    • 45 kg per person baggage including personal baggage for flight and trek
    • Accommodations:
    • 5 nights in Kathmandu at Hotel Vaishali or similar*** on twin sharing basis
    • 4 nights at local lodges during the trek on twin sharing basis
    • 20 nights in tented camps during the trek and at base camps on single tent basis
    • Meals:
    • 5 breakfasts in Kathmandu hotel
    • 3 meals a day during trip to BC for 2 night at local lodges and 20 night at tented camps (breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
    • Farewell dinner at Bhojan Griha with typical Nepalese foods and cultural dances
    • Permits & Fees:
    • Ratna Chuli Expedition Permit
    • Naar & Phu Special Permit Fee
    • Annapurna National Park Fee
    • Fees for Laison Officer, his/her insurance, food allowance and flights
    • Insurance of whole Nepali staff including porters in order to obtain permit
    • Garbage Deposit at ministry
    • Supporting Staffs till/ at Base Camp:
    • 1 trekking guide for KTM-BC and BC- KTM
    • 1 Base Camp Cook
    • Required Kitchen boy and helpers
    • Required porters to carry loads for Koto -BC and BC- Koto
    • Equipments at BC:
    • 1 sleeping tent for every member
    • Foam mattress for every member
    • Dinning tent, kitchen tent, shower tent and toilet tents
    • All require kitchen utensils with fuel
    • Tables and chairs
    • Solar Lights system
    • Comprehensive First Aid Kit
    • Heating system at BC (Dining tent only)
  • See what's not included
    • Personal climbing gears
    • All personal expenses like alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks, telephone calls, laundry services etc.
    • Insurance: Travel/Accident/Medical /emergency evacuation
    • International airfare and taxes
    • Nepal Visa fees
    • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
    • High Altitude Sherpa USD 2000 per sherpa
    • Satellite Telephone & Walkie / Talkie
    • Sherpa Summit Bonus USD 900 & Non Summit Bonus USD 500 Per Sherpa
    • Carrying bonus in the mountain USD 500 per sherpa
    • Extra Porter USD 150 Per porter (if personal baggage is more than 45 kg per person)
    • International Air Cargo Tax Fee USD 100 Per member
    • Tips for staff
    • All extra services if required (except motioned in ‘The Price Include’ section)

Full Services

  • See what's included
    • Ground Transfers:
    • All airport/hotel/airport transfers as per program by private A/C vehicles
    • Kathmandu-Besi Sahar–Kathmandu by bus with trekking team + equipment
    • Besi Sahar-Koto-Besi Sahar by local jeep/bus with trekking team + equipment
    • Flight & Cargo:
    • 45 kg per person baggage including personal baggage for flight and trek
    • Accommodations:
    • 5 nights in Kathmandu at Hotel Vaishali or similar*** on twin sharing basis
    • 4 nights at local lodges during the trek on twin sharing basis
    • 20 nights in tented camps during the trek and at base camps on single tent basis
    • Meals:
    • 5 breakfasts in Kathmandu hotel
    • 3 meals a day during trip to BC for 2 night at local lodges and 20 night at tented camps (breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
    • Farewell dinner at Bhojan Griha with typical Nepalese foods and cultural dances
    • Permits & Fees:
    • Ratna Expedition Permit
    • Naar & Phu Special Permit Fee
    • Annapurna National Park Fee
    • Fees for Laison Officer, his/her insurance, food allowance and flights
    • Insurance of whole Nepali staff including porters in order to obtain permit
    • Garbage Deposit at ministry
    • Supporting Staffs till/ at Base Camp:
    • 1 trekking guide for KTM-BC and BC- KTM
    • 1 Base Camp Cook
    • Required Kitchen boy and helpers
    • Required porters to carry loads for Koto -BC and BC- Koto
    • Equipments at BC:
    • 1 sleeping tent for every member
    • Foam mattress for every member
    • Dinning tent, kitchen tent, shower tent and toilet tents
    • All require kitchen utensils with fuel
    • Tables and chairs
    • Solar Lights system
    • Comprehensive First Aid Kit
    • Heating system at BC (Dining tent only)
    • Supporting Staffs in the mountain (Above BC):
    • 1 High Altitude Sherpa for every four members with his daily wages, food, flights, equipment allowance etc.
    • Equipments in the mountain (Above BC):
    • High Tents for both member and HA Sherpas
    • High Altitude Food for members and Sherpas
    • Climbing Gear in the mountains such as fixed rope, main rope, snow bars, snow shovel, carabiners etc.
    • 1 Satellite Phone, Walki-talkie
    • Cooking set in the mountain such as Epi gases, gas burner, cooking pots etc for members and sherpas
  • See what's not included
    • Personal climbing gears
    • All personal expenses like alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks, telephone calls, laundry services etc.
    • Insurance: Travel/Accident/Medical /emergency evacuation
    • International airfare and taxes
    • Nepal Visa fees
    • Additional High Altitude Sherpa USD 2000 per sherpa
    • Sherpa Summit Bonus USD 900 & Non Summit Bonus USD 500 Per Sherpa
    • Carrying bonus in the mountain USD 500 per sherpa
    • Extra Porter USD 150 Per porter (if personal baggage is more than 45 kg per person)
    • International Air Cargo Tax Fee USD 100 Per member
    • Tips for staff
    • All extra services if required (except motioned in ‘The Price Include’ section)

Departure Dates

Trip Dates Trip Status Price (PP)  
15 April 2018 -
14 May 2018
Booking Available
USD 6200
22 September 2018 -
21 October 2018
Booking Available
USD 6200
10 April 2019 -
9 May 2019
Booking Available
USD 6200

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