Mt. Sita Chuchura Expedition

Spring 2018/ Via Jomsom 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: 30 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 – Beni - Dhaulagiri Base Camp – Sita Chuchura Base Camp - Jomsom - Pokhara - Kathmandu

Mount Sita Chuchura 6,611m. is lies very closed to Dhaulagiri Himal range and it is not far from the French Pass from where people do the trek crossing the passes. This peak was successfully climbed only 4 times and the first ascent was done in 1970 and last time was in 1995. Mt. Sita Chuchura expedition can be done within 30 days including Kathmandu stay and its a beautiful mountain for mountaineering activities, which always attract the mountain voyager to climb. This Expedition start from Pokhara and Beni Bazaar to the Sita Chuchura Base Camp and finish at Jomsom from where we can take flight back to Pokhara and drive to Kathmandu.

Hotel/Lodges Tented Camping
24 Days Trek/Climbing
Food: Included except main meals in Kathmandu
Accommodation: 5 Nights Kathmandu, Pokhara 1 Night and 23 Nights Lodge/Camping
Best Season: Spring, Autumn and Winter

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport, meet our staff then transfers to Hotel.
Day 02: Free day in Kathmandu.
Day 03: Official work for expedition and briefing at Ministry of Tourism.
Day 04: Kathmandu - Pokhara 915m. by tourist Bus then transfer to Hotel.
Day 05: Early drive to Darbang Village 1110m. O/N    
Day 06: Darbang - Sibang 1780m.
Day 07: Sibang - Boghara 2080m. (Bagar)    
Day 08: Boghara - Dobang 2520m. (Dovan Kharka)     
Day 09: Dobang - Chartare 3445m. (Chaur Bag Khola Camp)
Day 10: Chartare - Japanese  Base Camp 3890m.    
Day 11: Deposit Camp 3940m. Or, Japanese Base Camp - Dhaulagiri BC 4748m.
Day 12: Dhaulagiri Base Camp – Sita Chuchura Base Camp Preparation.
Day 13 – 24: Climbing period of Mt. Sita Chuchura 6611m. Summit.
Day 25-26: Clean up Base Camp and trek back to Yak Kharka 3900m.
Day 27: Yak Kharka – Jomsom Bazaar 2720m. then transfer to Teahouse Lodge/Camping.
Day 28: Fly to Pokhara and Kathmandu then transfer to Hotel.
Day 29: Free day in Kathmandu.
Day 30: Last minute, transfer to airport for your onward journey.

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


  • 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.
  • Above given cost does not include the climbing Sherpa’s food & fuel, tents, climbing gears and summit bonus above advance base camp.
  • 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:
USD 4500 Per Person. (If 2 Persons in group)
USD 4150 Per Person. (If 3 - 4 Persons in group)
USD 3780 Per Person. (If 5 - 8 Persons in group)
USD 3575 Per Person. (If 9 - 12 Persons in group)
USD 3500 Per Person. (If 13 -15 Persons in group)

High Altitude Climbing Sherpa: USD 1900 for group sharing basis (if required by client)

Package Includes:

  • All land transportation by Car, Van, Hiace or, tourist Bus (Airport/Hotel/Airport, expedition pick up & drop).
  • 5 Nights Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu at 3 star Hotel on Bed & Breakfast plan (before & after expedition).
  • 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, BC staffs & Liaison officer.
  • All kitchen tent, store tent, dining tents, toilet tent, table, chairs & cooking utensils for Base Camp.
  • Food and fuel at Base Camp.
  • Service of Government Liaison officer.
  • Service of cook and kitchen boy at Base Camp.
  • Equipments allowance, daily wages of cook, kitchen boys & Liaison officer.
  • Insurance of cook, kitchen boys, Liaison officer & porters.
  • Expedition Permit fee of Mt. Sita Chuchura.
  • National Park Permits (ACAP entrance fee).
  • Schedule flight: Jomsom/Pokhara/Kathmandu with domestic airport tax.
  • Per Person 40 KG. Expedition equipment’s luggage or, barrels allowed for expedition till Base Camp.
  • Per Person 30 KG. Expedition equipment’s luggage or, barrels is allowed for returned to Kathmandu.
  • 2 Expedition duffel bag or barrel for each member.
  • Generator or Solar panel at Base Camp for light and charging.
  • Sat Phone available at Base Camp, but nominal charge for use.
  • Emergency medical Oxygen at Base Camp.
  • 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.
  • 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)