Mt. Sita Chuchura 6611m. Expedition

Spring 2018/ via Dhaulagiri Base Camp side
Fixed Departure: April 14, 2018

Location: Asia, Nepal
Himalayan Range: Dhaulagiri Himal
Height: 6611m. - (21,978 ft)
Latitude: 28°47'24" N
Longitude: 83°28'48" E
Trip Duration: 21 Days
Normal Ascent Route: Normal route
First Ascent: First ascent was done in 1970, the last - in 1995 by ICHIRO Yoshizawa, A.A.C. and Japanese Alpine Club
Easiest Route: Glacier/Snow/Ice climb
Grade: Strenuous High
Caravan Route: Kathmandu – Pokhara - Jomsom - Yak Kharka – Sita Chuchura Base Camp - Jomsom - Pokhara - Kathmandu

Mt. Sita Chuchura (6611m.) is located in the area of Dhaulagiri not far from the French Pass which was successfully climbed only four times, the first ascent was done in 1970, the last - in 1995. Sita Chuchura expedition can be done within 21 days including Kathmandu and Pokhara stay. This expedition entry and exit point will be Jomsom for mountaineering activities, which always attract the mountain voyager to climb. This expedition also can be done from Beni to Dhaulagiri French Pass route as well.

Hotel/Lodges Tented Camping
17 Days Trek/Climbing
Food: Included except main meals in Kathmandu
Accommodation: 4 Nights Kathmandu, 1 Night PKR & 15 Nights Lodge/Camping
Best Season: Spring, Autumn and Winter

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport, meet our staff then transfers to Hotel.
Day 02: Official work for expedition and briefing at Ministry of Tourism.
Day 03: Drive to Pokhara 915m.  then transfer to Hotel.
Day 04: Flight Pokhara - Jomsom (2700m.) Overnight at a Lodge.
Day 05: Jomsom - Yak Kharka (3900m.) Tented Camp
Day 06: Trek to the Hidden Valley Base Camp (5000m.)
Day 07: Set up camp  and acclimatization at Base Camp
Day 08: Preparation day for climbing.
Day 09: Sita Chuchura Base Camp - Camp 1 (5500 - 6000m.).
Day 10: Camp 1 (6000m.) to Base Camp.
Day 11: Base Camp rest day.
Day 12: Climbing Period; Sita Chuchura Base Camp - Camp 1 (6000m.).
Day 13: Camp 1 - Camp 2 (6100m.).
Day 14: Ascent to Sita Chuchura (6611m.) Summit, return to Camp 2.
Day 15 Camp 2 -  Base Camp.
Day 16: Reserve day if incase.
Day 17: Clean up Base Camp and trek back to Yak Kharka.
Day 18: Yak Kharka – Jomsom Bazaar then transfer to Teahouse Lodge/Camping.
Day 19: Fly to Pokhara and Kathmandu then transfer to Hotel.
Day 20: Free day in Kathmandu.
Day 21: Last minute, transfer to airport for your onward journey.

  • If you have your own private group or team, please e-mail us to know the price and details of expedition.
  • If you are alone and looking for a group to join then visit our fix-departure expedition information.


  1. We will provide you the expedition cost as per your size of group or, as per your requirement for the expedition service. We request you to e-mail us or, use "Book Expedition" form for send us your message.
  2. Above given cost does not include the climbing Sherpa’s food & fuel, tents, climbing gears and summit bonus above advance base camp.
  3. Hiring a high altitude Sherpa does cost USD 1900. This cost includes equipment allowances, daily wages, food and fuel up to base camp, insurance, flight to and from Kathmandu, sleeping tents at BC etc.

Expedition Cost: Service up to Base Camp on group joining basis: Spring
USD 4400 Per Person. (If 2 Persons in group)
USD 4050 Per Person. (If 3 - 4 Persons in group)
USD 3680 Per Person. (If 5 - 8 Persons in group)
USD 3475 Per Person. (If 9 - 12 Persons in group)
USD 3300 Per Person. (If 13 -15 Persons in group)

Extra Cost for High Altitude Climbing Sherpa: USD 1900 for group sharing basis.

Package Includes:

  • All land transportation by Car, Van, Hiace or, tourist Bus (Airport/Hotel/Airport, expedition pick up & drop).
  • 4 Nights Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu, 1 night at Pokhara on Bed & Breakfast.
  • Transport of food supply and expedition equipments to Base Camp and back.
  • Full board in lodges during trekking to base camp and back.
  • Base Camp single sleeping tent & Mattress for each member and BC staffs.
  • All kitchen tent, store tent, dining tents, toilet tent, table, chairs & cooking utensils for Base Camp.
  • 3 Porter between two member.
  • Food and fuel at Base Camp.
  • Service of cook and kitchen boy at Base Camp.
  • Equipments allowance, daily wages of cook, kitchen boys and their insurance.
  • Expedition Permit fee of Mt. Sita Chuchura.
  • National Park Permits (ACAP entrance fee).
  • Schedule flight: Jomsom/Pokhara/Kathmandu with domestic airport tax.
  • Per Person 25 KG. Expedition equipment’s luggage or, barrels allowed for expedition till Base Camp.
  • Per Person 20 KG. Expedition equipment’s luggage or, barrels is allowed for returned to Kathmandu.
  • 2 Expedition duffel bag or barrel for each member.
  • Solar panel at Base Camp for light and charging.
  • Sat Phone available at Base Camp, but nominal charge for use.
  • Visa extension fee.
  • Agency service charge.

Package Excludes:

  • International airfare from/to your country.
  • Nepal entry visa fee (can be obtained at the airport at upon arrival).
  • Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu & Pokhara.
  • Hotel after 5 night stay in Kathmandu.
  • Personal climbing gear and equipment above Base Camp.
  • High Tents above Base Camp.
  • High altitude food and fuel above Base Camp.
  • Oxygen & Mask and regulator (will be provided as per request).
  • Personal insurance such as travel, accident, medical, emergency evacuation & lost luggage.
  • Applicable permit fees and customs charges, etc. for SAT phone, Walkie-Talkies, Communication equipment & commercial filming.
  • International airport departure tax at Kathmandu Airport.
  • Emergency medical Oxygen at Base Camp.
  • Expenses of personal nature such as drinks, laundry, postage, telephone etc.
  • Tips and bonuses.
  • Garbage deposit.

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Cultural Treks & Expedition offers personal equipment rentals for climber, who have limited cargo allowance with their airfare or, do not wish to purchase expensive expedition grade gear but rent it instead. Climber purchasing Base Camp Services only may choose to hire or, purchase high camp equipment. Please let us know in advance prior to your arrival so that we can meet your needs. The quoted cost are for the duration of the expedition and we provide original North Face, Marmot or, Ozark company brand tent only.

Equipment Rental or Purchase Price List:

Item Rentle Cost in USD Purchase Cost in USD
Expedition Tent USD 150.00 USD 300.00
Day Backpack (Rucksack -Small) USD 50.00 USD 150.00
Day Backpack (Rucksack -Large) USD 100.00 USD 300.00
Gas Stove USD 25.00 USD 100.00
Oxygen Bottle USD 350.00 USD 500.00
Oxygen mask and Regulator USD 250.00 USD 900.00
Sleeping Bag USD 100.00 USD 400.00
Down Jacket USD 100.00 USD 300.00
High Camp Goose Down Jacket USD 200.00 USD 500.00

Climbing Sherpa Fee: Per H. A. Sherpa USD 1900 (if required by client for advance base camp service user)