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The mountain stands on the Nepal-Tibet border and divides the headwalls of the Rolwaling Himal on the south and the Rongxar on the north. It has two summits, East (7181m) and West (7023m), with 2km"s long ridge between them. Its native name is Jobo Garu, or Quageru, but in 1951, when the first westerners, Eric Shipton and Mike Ward, visited the Menlung valley, it got one more - "Menlungtse".
Five jagged ridges stretch out from the summit: North-East, South-East, South, South-West and North-West. On the south the massif is bordered by the Kongbu Rebusan glacier. The approaches to the mountain are: from Nepal over the Manlung La pass (5510m), yet an easier way is from Tibet by vehicle along the Rongxar valley (in spring the abundant snows force travelers to make a detour on foot over the Fula Shan pass (5411m). The traditional base camp called "Bapu" is at 4700m, opposite the other beautiful peak, Gauri Shankar (7134m).
Owing to the winds from the Indian Ocean, the area is warm and wet with a lot of precipitation. Nearly all the attempts at Menlungtse have been made in the springtime (April-May).
Menlungtse is 7181m High Mountain. There are 2 Summit along with this mountain; which is one and half kilometer in distance. It is the headwaters of Rongxar River. It is located in between the Nepal-China border.
The approaches to the mountain are; from Nepal through the Manlung La pass (5510m) and also there is the easier way from Tibet side’s Rongxar valley. The base camp can be settled beyond Rongxar and place is called Bapu located at 4700m. Opposite to this, is the Gauri Shankar (7135m)
This Menlungtse is near by the periphery of Cho Oyu and Gauri Shankar. The whole route is exactly to the same “Cho Oyu” expedition and the base camp also travels ahead from the same Tingri to this Menlungtse base camp. Tingri is the intersection point to go Cho Oyu Base camp and Menlungtse base camp.
15 April 2017 Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu and transfer hotel
16 April 2017 Day 02: Prepare expedition & apply Tibet visa
17 April 2017 Day 03: Prepare expedition, expedition briefing
18 April 2017 Day 04: Drive to KTM -Zhangmu 2300m.-hotel
19 April 2017 Day 05: Drive Zhangmu- Nyalam 3750m.-hotel
20 April 2017 Day 06: Acclimatization/day hiking uphill-hotel
21 April 2017 Day 07: Drive Nyalam to Tingri 4250m - hotel
22 April 2017 Day 08: Acclimatization/day hiking uphill-hotel
23 April 2017 Day 09: Tingri – Menlung Tse BC 5200m.-hotel
24 April 2017 Day 10: Acclimatization/day hiking uphill-hotel
25 April 2017 Day 11: Base camp to middle camp –fully camp
26 April 2017 Day 12: Middle camp-advance base camp -camp
27 April – 14 May 2017 Day 13-30: Climbing Menlung 7181m.
15 May 2017 Day 31: From Advance base camp – BC - camp
16 May 2017 Day 32: Drive From base camp -Zhangmu - camp
17 May 2017 Day 33: Drive Zhangmu – Kathmandu, Nepal
18 May 2017 Day 34: Free day in Kathmandu, Nepal –hotel
19 May 2017 Day 35: Transfer to airport for final departure
4 Persons, Per Person USD 12500
5 Persons, Per Person USD 1200
6 Persons or more USD 11500
Climbing guide USD 5500 (If required)
Trekker (if join with expedition team till B.C. / ABC)
Base camp and ABC member USD 4000 per person
(Maximum 15 days in Tibet) USD 3000 per person
Extra Service if required:
Russian oxygen 4 litters: USD 350 (re-fill)
Mask & Regulator USD 500 (re-use)
Satellite phone: USD 1500 per set