The cost of the Nuptse Expedition, ex Kathmandu, is inclusive and covers the following:


  • 1:4 Western Guide ratio and 1:1 Sherpa/Guide to climber ratio on summit day
  • Personal sleeping tent in Base Camp
  • Sleeping bag carried on the mountain 
  • Nepalese government royalty fees
  • All expedition organisational requirements
  • All climbing and trekking permits
  • Airport transfers
  • Air transport in Nepal
  • All team equipment 
  • All expedition staff including Sherpa support
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner ex Kathmandu
  • All supplies necessary to make a safe and strong bid for the summit
  • Medical services from our Expedition Base Camp Doctor
  • Base Camp e-mail and satellite phone facilities
  • Internet dispatch page that is updated daily by guides and Base Camp staff, and semi-hourly on summit day
  • dZi Foundation support for their “revitalize a village” programme – likely to include support for a Nepalese child’s education for a year


The expedition fee does not include the following: 

  • Air travel to and from Nepal 
  • Bottled oxygen or ‘Max Ox’, ‘Additional Sherpa’, ‘Personal Sherpa', or personal tent on the mountain
  • Hotel accommodation and meals in Kathmandu 
  • Nepalese airport entry visas
  • Extras on the trek in/out such as extra meals, bottled drinks, showers and laundry
  • Personal clothing and equipment 
  • Personal Insurance/ Trip Cancellation Insurance/Medical Evacuation Insurance 
  • Actual satellite phone calls and e-mail costs
  • Gratuities for guides, Base Camp staff and Sherpa staff
  • Costs that are outside the control of Adventure Consultants

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