Kusum Kangaro Peak Climbing (6,367m)

Trip Duration 15
Max Altitude 6367M
Group Size 2-30
Best Time for Visit Mar - Jun and Sep - Dec

Trip Overview


Kusum Kangaro Peak, located in the Solu-Khumbu region of Nepal, is a magnificent mountain standing at an impressive elevation of 6,367 meters (20,889 feet). Embarking on a climbing trip to Kusum Kangaro Peak is also an exhilarating adventure that offers breathtaking views and a thrilling mountaineering experience. The journey begins with a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, a small mountain town that serves as the gateway to the Everest region. From Lukla, trekkers also venture into the picturesque Dudh Koshi Valley, passing through charming Sherpa villages and lush rhododendron forests. The trail gradually ascends, providing ample opportunities to acclimatize and enjoy the stunning Himalayan landscapes. After reaching Namche Bazaar, a vibrant Sherpa town and trading hub, the route leads to the beautiful settlement of Thame. From here, the trail diverts towards Kusum Kangaro Base Camp, where climbers establish their base for the ascent. The base camp also offers awe-inspiring views of the surrounding peaks, including Thamserku, Kangtega, and the mighty Everest.

Conquering Kusum Kangaro Peak: A Thrilling Expedition to Himalayan Heights

The climb to Kusum Kangaro Peak requires technical mountaineering skills, including the use of ropes, crampons, and ice axes. The ascent involves traversing steep slopes, negotiating crevasses, and ascending icy sections. Experienced climbing guides also accompany the team, ensuring safety and providing expert guidance throughout the expedition. Reaching the summit of Kusum Kangaro Peak is a moment of triumph and a reward in itself. The panoramic vistas from the top are also simply breathtaking, with sweeping views of the Himalayan giants like Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, and Cho Oyu. It's an experience that leaves climbers in awe of the natural wonders that surround them. After a successful summit, the descent follows the same route, allowing climbers to retrace their steps and reflect on their incredible achievement. Back in Lukla, trekkers can celebrate their accomplishment and immerse themselves in the warm hospitality of the Sherpa people before boarding a flight back to Kathmandu.

Conclusion and Summary

Kusum Kangaro Peak climbing trip combines the thrill of mountaineering with the beauty of the Everest region. It also offers an unforgettable adventure, allowing climbers to test their skills, explore remote landscapes, and create lifelong memories in the heart of the Himalayas.

 Trip Highlight

  • Explore UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu Valley
  • Scenic Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla
  • Most Dangerous Airport of the World: Tenzing Hillary Airport at Lukla
  • The cultural delights of the Khumbu Valley
  • Kusum Kanguru Peak Climbing Summit is at 6367 meters
  • The highest trekking peak in Nepal
  • Requires a technical climbing challenge, requiring skills in rock climbing, snow and ice techniques, and navigation through crevasses
  • Gain one of the most exciting climbing experiences
  • Kusum Kanguru is as a Tibetan name meaning of “Three snow Peaks
  • Well-designed approach for acclimatization
  • Explore Sagarmatha National Park
  • One of the world’s highest airports at Syangboche (3,780m / 12.402ft)
  • Breathtaking view of the sunset over Mt. Everest from the Everest View Hotel
  • Explore the unique lifestyles and culture of the Sherpa community
  • Prayer wheels, colorful flags, mani stones, high suspension bridges
  • Khumjung monastery believed to house a yeti scalp
  • A Beautiful blend of several Himalayan landscapes
  • Get humbled by the encounters of beautiful villages
  • Summit views show the beautiful Barun  & Khumbu valley
  • Climbing Kusum Kanguru has a Panoramic view of the world’s towering mountains. Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Nuptse, Thamserku, the majestic Ama Dablam and chains of other surrounding high peaks.
  • Approach to the peak from the unspoiled Arun valley
  • Wildlife like colorful pheasants, snow leopard, and Himalayan thar
  • Get introduced to beautiful wilderness and wildlife in the region like Musk deer, forests of pine
  • A rich biodiversity of flora and fauna in the Barun valley


When you arrive at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, you will find our company representative holding a pamphlet with your name and our company name. After greeting you, they will present you with a marigold garland as a welcome gesture and then take you to your hotel. We will organize a welcome dinner at Kathmandu with our expert expedition team.

  • Overnight stay at a selected hotel (room with attached bathroom)
  • Included standard meal (Welcome Dinner)

Today, you can hold onto the chance to explore the lovely city of Kathmandu. Our guide will accompany you around the city as you investigate the unimaginable legacy destinations some of which are even recorded on the planet’s legacy locales like Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Boudhanath, and numerous others. You can go for night strolls around the lanes of Basantapur, Thamel, and some other thin yet delightful lanes.

We will use this remaining day to check the gear, equipment, and clothing required for this expedition. Our expedition guide will ensure you have all the necessary things you need before embarking on this epic expedition. We will also be completing the necessary paperwork for the expedition.

After early morning breakfast, we take the super departure from Kathmandu to Lukla at 2850m. Flight time is around 35 minutes. We will have the opportunity to explore the town while the Sherpa group sorts out and load the trekking hardware in the wake of landing. Toward the evening, we start the trek by diving towards the Dudh Kosi River, where we join the primary path to Namche Bazaar, simply above Chauri kharka at 2713m. The strolling is simple and subsequent to going through the little town of Ghat at 2550m, it’s a short stroll to Phakding.

  • Max. Altitude:2650m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Time:4 hour
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with Coffee/tea
  • Walking Distance:7km

A three hours trek will take us through the gorgeous dense forests and another part of the trails as we move from Phakding to reach Monjo which is greatly standing at 2,835 meters. The day involves a continuous four hours walking which will lead us all the way to Namche Bazaar from Monjo along with the company of mountains like Nuptse, Ama Dablam, and others. At 3,440 meters, we will be resting for the night.

  • Max. Altitude:3440m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Time:9 hour
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with Coffee/tea
  • Walking Distance:11km

We stay at Namche for a subsequent night for appropriate acclimatization to get our bones set for the higher heights to come. You can explore the throbbing Namche Bazaar, known for its Wi-Fi-connected cafes and restaurants, souvenir and gear shops, clubs, and bars. We shall take the time to conduct hikes in the nearby heights to get used to the environment of Everest like Sagarmatha National Park Visitor Center, Khumjung Hike or the amazing Syangboche Hike, Everest View Hotel, and Sherpa Museum. Refreshing walks shall help us in dealing with acclimatization.

  • Max. Altitude:3440m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Time:5 hour
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with Coffee/tea
  • Walking Distance:7km

After having breakfast, we head to climb the top of a ridge where we will be seeing the breathtaking views of Thamserku, Kantega, and KusumKangri. In spite of the fact that you can’t see it, you can hear the Dudh Kosi and soon you plummet to the waterway and land at PhunkiTenga. It is a long move to KusumKangaru Base Camp. The principal half is particularly steep. As you move through the forested zone, the slope facilitates and an awe-inspiring perspective shows up. Keep ascending the mountainside corner to corner until you reach the Base Camp. You can fix your Tents here for your campground in light of the fact that the Himalayan perspectives are brilliant.

  • Max. Altitude:4360m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Time:9 hour
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with Coffee/tea
  • Walking Distance:9km

There is no such assurance that we can get a significant-good climate on our arranged day for the summit. So this day is utilized as a possibility in the event that we can’t summit because of awful climate conditions or some different reasons.

  • Max. Altitude:4360m
  • Accommodation:Tent
  • Time:4 hour
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with Coffee/tea
  • Walking Distance:3km

Today is somewhat short however physically requesting a tough climbing trek. We will leave the Base Camp and follow the path that is somewhat troublesome. Our climbing trek may require the use of crampons, ropes, and ice tomahawks. It tends to be exceptionally tiring, so resting once in a while is the most ideal way that aids in reestablishing vitality as we trek to arrive at the great campground at Camp I.

  • Max. Altitude:5100m
  • Accommodation:Tent
  • Time:7 hour
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with Coffee/tea
  • Walking Distance:7km

Today, after having an early morning breakfast we will keep on trekking significantly higher to Camp II which is roughly around 5,600 meters above the ocean level. Our path is progressive tough trekking which will take around four to five hours to arrive at a decent campground at Camp II. When we arrive at our campground, our Sherpa group will set up the camp and make the last arrangements for the principal summit move of Kusum Kanguru Peak, the next day.

  • Max. Altitude:5800m
  • Accommodation:Tent
  • Time:7 hour
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with Coffee/tea
  • Walking Distance:9km

Today is the day we as a whole have been eagerly hanging tight for. Completely acclimatized and appropriately outfitted with all the essential climbing gears, we start right on time with the plan to arrive at the summit before early afternoon, as the solid breezes in the evening can create issues making it difficult to arrive at the summit. Henceforth, following the strides and direction of our accomplished climbing specialists – we will defeat a few specialized areas as we move to the summit. Our tiring move to the summit is compensated with brilliant perspectives on the world’s transcending mountains including Mt Everest, Mt Cho Oyu, Mt Lhotse, Mt Makalu, Mt Nuptse, Mt Thamserku, the superb Ama Dablam, and other encompassing high pinnacles.

  • Max. Altitude:6367m , 4360m
  • Accommodation:Tent
  • Time:13 hour
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with Coffee/tea
  • Walking Distance:17km

During this day, the trek from Kusum Kanguru is generally downhill on the principal occupied path as we move for an hour from the extension at Phungitenga. The stroll to Namche is picturesque on a long winding way. During the course, you will visit the conventional towns of Khumjung and Khunde. There is a chance to visit one of its religious communities, the main cloister that has a Yeti Scalp.

  • Max. Altitude:3440m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Time:7 hour
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with Coffee/tea
  • Walking Distance:7km

After a long walk, we’ll have long a day prior to trek back to Lukla today, we fall the long way before crossing the framework and further walk around Monjo and stop in Phakding for lunch. We will remind you again to get a charge out of the rich green view around and experience the phenomenal mountain scene and close by Sherpa town until Lukla. You’ll have the chance to wander around the regions and the guide will re-attest your flight ticket and welcome the last acclaim dinner with your group and medium-term at the hotel.

  • Max. Altitude:2850m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Time:9 hour
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with Coffee/tea
  • Walking Distance:13km

In the early morning, we prepare for the scheduled airplane for the trip back to Kathmandu. We will at that point move you to the lodging.

  • Max. Altitude:1300m
  • Accommodation:Hotel
  • Time:35 minute
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with Coffee/tea
  • Walking Distance:2300m

We have allocated one day for rest and leisure in Kathmandu. You are free to explore Kathmandu Valley to your heart’s content. You can either have rest at Hotel or pay a visit to attraction destination (world heritage sites of UNESCO) sites that weren’t possible on the second day of the trip. If you want, we can arrange a sightseeing tour for you. We will celebrate and have a final meal together in the evening for successfully completing Kusum Kanguru Peak Climbing with Family of Friendship World Trek.

As your journey in the Himalayas comes to an end, it’s time to bid farewell to this awe-inspiring region and make your way back home. Leaving the mountains and the serene landscapes behind might be bittersweet, but the memories and experiences you’ve gathered will stay with you forever. Reflecting on the breathtaking views, the challenges overcome, and the warmth of the local communities, you’ll carry a sense of accomplishment and fulfillment from your trek in the Everest Region.

As you prepare to leave, take a moment to appreciate the beauty of the Himalayas one last time. The towering peaks, the flowing rivers, and the vast wilderness hold a special place in the hearts of all who have been fortunate enough to explore this unique part of the world.

On your way home, take with you the lessons learned from the mountains – the resilience, the appreciation for nature’s wonders, and the connection to a place so humbling and vast.

Remember to keep the memories alive through photographs and stories, sharing your experiences with loved ones and friends. Your journey to the Everest Region is a remarkable chapter in your life’s story, and it will continue to inspire and motivate you in the years to come.

As you say goodbye to the Himalayas, embrace the sense of gratitude for having had the opportunity to explore such a magnificent and pristine part of our planet. Safe travels back home, and may your heart be forever touched by the magic of the Himalayas. Until the next adventure, farewell!

  • Max. Altitude:1300m
  • Accommodation:Home accommodation
  • Time:1 hour
  • Meals:1 Buffet Breakfast
  • Walking Distance:5.5km

Departures & Availability

The set departure dates listed are specially quoted and specified for group joining option. Let us know if the set departure dates are not suitable for you- another dates which are suitable for you can certainly be added by us.

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Start Date Price Availability

All trip prices are per person based on double occupancy, are subject to change without notice and do not include airfare. All prices and fares are quoted in U.S. dollars.

Price include

  • Meals as specified for trek (breakfast, lunch, dinner).
  • Flight ticket Kathmandu– Lukla – Kathmandu (domestic) along with airport departure taxes
  • Airport and hotel transfers in Kathmandu in a private vehicle
  • Four days of hotel accommodations and four breakfasts at a selected hotel in Kathmandu
  • Kusum Kanguru Climbing Permit, Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permits, Khumbu Pasang Lhamu rural municipality permit, garbage deposit, all government and local taxes
  • Welcome dinner on the arrival day and farewell dinner after the expedition end
  • Basic first aid kit carried by your guide.
  • None of the single supplements is required in Kathmandu or in the mountain.
  • Accommodation during the peak Climbing in tea houses/lodge accommodation/tents during climbing on a twin-sharing basis.Rooms with attached bathrooms at Phakding, Namche, and Lukla. Tented camps
  • All camping equipment like a tent, dining tent, toilet tent, table and chairs, mattresses. Mountain Hardware – arrangement of sleeping bags, down jackets, high altitude tents, emergency oxygen masks, regulators, and other necessary medical equipment
  • EPI Gas burner for a high climb, Gamow bag (life-saving device in case of altitude sickness) on a sharing basis with expedition members. Portable altitude chamber (PAC). Group gears and supplies like ropes, ice screws, and snow bars.
  • Costs related to tents, lodging, meals, salary, transportation, flights, and crew insurance, including helicopter rescue provision and other necessary equipment
  • Medical kits. We use pulse oximeters during the expedition to monitor blood oxygen saturation levels and avoid altitude sickness or other health risks.
  • Costs of government-licensed Friendship World Trek experienced and qualified Sherpa climbing leaders, expedition manager, liaison officer, porters, cooks, kitchen helper, daily Nepali staff wages, equipment, other costs, and allowance.
  • Required number of porters
  • Porters for transportation. (2 Trekkers:1 Porter) Maximum load 18 kg per porter.
  • Access to Satellite phones and Walkie-Talkies
  • Rescue operations arrangements in case of complicated health conditions (funded by travel insurance)
  • Friendship World Trek achievement certificate after the successful climbing
  • Experienced and qualified cook and kitchen helper at base camp and advanced camps. Kitchen and dining equipment for all camps. Extra dietary requirements, food, fuel, fresh vegetables, and fruits during the expedition. High altitude food and fuel.

Price Excludes

  • Nepal entry visa fee, international airfare, and airport taxes
  • Medical and personal high-risk insurance. Emergency rescue evacuation if required & Personal accident, medical insurance, or Helicopter rescue for climbing/expedition members.
  • Personal equipment & climbing gears, personal expenses (shopping, laundry, telephone call, extra porter)
  • Applicable permit fees and customs charges for satellite phones, communication equipment, commercial expedition filming
  • Excess luggage charges. Limit per member is 9 kg
  • Lunch/Dinner or meal expenses in Kathmandu and Extra Night – Accommodation/Hotel in Kathmandu
  • Lunch/dinner or meal expenses in Kathmandu and extra night accommodation (and meals) in Kathmandu due to early return, late departure
  • Hot (tea/coffee), cold, and alcoholic drinks
  • Walkie-talkies & filming permit
  • Cargo clearance (Custom duty fees to be paid by clients)
  • Summit bonus and tips for guides and porters
  • Additional costs due to delays caused by unforeseen events like extreme weather conditions, itinerary modification for safety concerns, illness, sudden changes in government policies, strikes, etc
  • Anything not specified in the Cost Includes section.

Gears And Equipment

Trip Information

Experience and Insurance Required for Kusum Kanguru Peak Climb

A good level of fitness and dedication is required for the Kusum Kanguru Peak Climbing. Likewise, previous mountaineering experience is a must since it is not an easy peak for climbing. Friendship World Trek booking terms & conditions of joining Kusum Kanguru Peak Climbing include that you must be fully insured with medical, emergency rescue evacuations including trip cancellation insurance.

Pre-Trip Meeting in Kusum Kanguru Peak Climb Journey

Prior to set off to Kusum Kanguru Peak Climbing, we host a Pre-Trip meeting here in the Kathmandu office on the 2nd day of your itinerary.

Accommodation and meals in Kusum Kanguru peak trek and climb adventure

While at the Kusum Kanguru Peak Climbing, lodging options are numbered and limited. It is suggested to be ready for certain adjustments as mountain sections aren’t very much forward in luxury. We request you to remain ready to share space as the case might arise if the region is crowded. Likewise, meals will be provided three times in the Kusum Kanguru peak Climbing Adventure. There will be breakfast in the early morning followed by lunch and dinner at our final accommodation for the night.

Responsible travel and the use of transportation in Kusum Kanguru peak trek and climb

As nomads, we have to be very careful regarding the traces we leave behind and make sure it doesn’t hamper the social and environmental setting in any way. This is our way of traveling responsibly. Likewise, we will be making full use of airplanes to connect with the amazing Khumbu for actually initiating the Kusum Kanguru Peak trek and climb.

Altitude Sickness in the Kusum Kanguru Peak Climbing

Leading to over 6000 meters is quite a challenge and indeed filled with great risks of Altitude sickness which is known to have three major stages; Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS), High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE), and High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE). The itinerary of the Kusum Kanguru Peak Climbing is well-prepared with proper acclimatization days which includes summit practice days. In case of severe occurrence of sickness, evacuation is carried out.

Kusum Kanguru Peak Climbing Route

The Kusum Kanguru Peak Climbing Journey provides you the amazing choices of two routes; one from the northwest ridge and the other from the Southern ridge of Hinku Valley but our itinerary map follows North West. The Kusum Kanguru Peak Climbing Route follows the trails right down the lap of the Khumbu Himalaya range. It takes you off the beaten path making you encounter various pretty villages like Namche Bazar. Kusum Kanguru Base Camp marks the beginning point of the journey of Climbing Kusum Kanguru Peak whereas before reaching the base camp, trekking and hiking along with acclimatization to the environment take place. The Kusum Kanguru Peak Hike begins from Lukla as we head towards Phakding situated at an altitude of 2,610 meters. Similarly, you are certain to be humbled when introduced to the Sherpa community along with their cultures and traditions. You can carry visits to different monasteries and villages like Gompa in Namche and Everest View Hotel having a harmonious existence in the region. The Kusum Kanguru Peak Summit is an adventure filled with challenges in each step consisting of rocky and ice-filled climbing trails but is equally rewarding as well.

Summiting Kusum Kanguru Peak

Summiting Kusum Kanguru Peak will leave you with a gratified sense of accomplishment. The Kusum Kanguru summit is indeed a moment of pride for every mountaineer. Moving through the forest decorated with rhododendron and pine will wash all the tiredness away that you acquire from this challenging Kusum Kanguru Peak Trek. The Kusum Kanguru Peak will indeed be an experience of a lifetime with the accumulation of adventurous memories. One cannot simply get enough of this journey filled with the mixture of nature’s varieties of creations. The changing landscapes and the view of beautiful valleys like the Khumbu Valley itself will leave you with no choice but the choice of appreciation. The Trip can be further extended or joined with climbing packages like that of Island Peak Climbing or the extraordinary Ama Dablam Expedition or the absolutely phenomenal trip of Lobuche Peak Climbing. Requiring pure dedication and technical skills, it is a divine form of adventure for anyone with a passion for mountain climbing.

Rewards of the Kusum Kanguru Peak Trek and Climb

The Kusum Kanguru Peak Trek and Climb rewards you with astounding views of glorious mountain peaks like Mt. Nuptse 7,861m, Mt. Cho-Oyu 8,188m, Mt. Everest 8,849 experienced through the Everest Expedition, Mt. Makalu 8,481m explored with the undertaking of Makalu Expedition and some other magnificent peaks. The Kusum Kanguru Peak climbing Adventure enthralls you with its amazing remote trails scented with the essence of wilderness and wildlife like musk deer and Himalayan Thar. Likewise, the changing landscapes and magical waterfalls along with the thrilling yet beautiful river streams like the Dudhkoshi River definitely take your breath away. A scenic flight to Lukla marks the beginning of this wonderful climbing adventure of KusumKanguru Peak.

Kusum Kanguru Peak Climbing Season

Kusum Kanguru Peak Climb is one of the most challenging mountain adventures that will demand the best of you. One simply cannot carelessly plan the endeavor to the top of Kusum Kanguru Peak. The aspects like Kusum Kanguru Peak Weather, altitude sickness, mountain risks, and similar aspects must be considered. However, among all, one simply cannot play easily with the choice of the season as challenges differ vastly in accordance with the seasons as well. So the best Kusum Kanguru Peak Climb Season is known to be the Spring season and the Autumn season which brings comparatively better weather conditions and relatively fewer challenges in the climbing Journey.

Kusum Kanguru Peak Climb Difficulty

Kusum Kanguru Peak is as unique as its name suggests. It is one of the gorgeous trekking peaks in Khumbu which has been marked as one of the most difficult peaks for climbing. Situated at such a marvelous elevation of 6,367 meters, Kusum Kanguru has its own unique set of challenges which make it a difficult adventure sought by nomads who love the taste of extremity. This peak is for experienced and trained mountaineers who have already tasted the essence of similar peaks and know the mountains better than anybody else. Thus, the Kusum Kanguru Peak Climb Difficulty Level is high for inexperienced climbers but for those who have always been close to such challenges, the amazing Kusum Kanguru Peak Climb Trip is conquerable.

Choose Friendship World Trek for Kusum Kanguru Peak Climbing

Friendship World Trek has been assisting and helping travelers from all over the world for more than a decade with the greatest level of passion and dedication. We have formed a stable team of experienced and professional guides, potters, mountaineers, and office members who have altogether been striving to provide nomads with the experience of a lifetime as we bear the necessary responsibilities of the travel while you enjoy to the fullest with the use of training like ma-reading, evacuation, and first-aid services. The mountaineering team of Friendship World Trek is well-certified with NNMGA and IMFGA certificates. Friendship World Trek can also give you a tailor-made Kusum Kanguru Peak climbing Departure that will be suitable according to your given time.

Kusum Kanguru Peak Climbing Route Map

Kusum Kanguru Map


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