Kusum Kangru is one of the taxing yet equally gratifying climbing peaks sited in the alpine vicinity of Khumbu Himalayan Region of Nepal in Everest region. Kusum kanguru climbing peak is also celebrated with different similar names like Kusum Kangguru, Kusum Kanguru, Kusum Kang, Kusum Khangru, and Kanguru. Literally in Sherpa language, the name Kusum Kangru is believed to signify the meaning of “Three Snow-White Gods” citing to the triple summits of the mountain. Encircled by Dudh Koshi River and Hinku valley, the mountain hits the elevation of 6367 meters from the sea level.
The mountain feeds the flow of Kusum River of the region. Kusum Kangru receives fair number of climbers each year as it offers relatively tough climbing making it inappropriate for amateurs. The most amicable routes to the peak have been discovered through North Ridge and South East Ridge moving along Namche Bazaar and Hinku valley respectively on the way. Being at the elevation of 6367 meters, we can enjoy the close up vista of great Himalayan peaks of Everest region such as the mighty Everest, Makalu, Nuptse, Cho Oyu, Lhotse, and many among others. We can also indulge into significant rock and ice climbing activity during this stimulating journey.
As mentioned earlier, this endeavor is technically demanding which requires physical robustness and some mountaineering experience. We have detailed the most habitual itinerary to this endeavor in the section below. We would appreciate incorporating necessary changes to the itinerary as per your request. In case of any doubts and queries, please free comfortable to write us. We will feel exceedingly gratified to answer your queries.
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Kathmandu tour, preparation for Kusum Kanguru climbing.
Day 03: Flight to Lukla (2340m) then trek to Chutanga.
Day 04: Rest day at Chutanga for Acclimatization.
Day 05: Trek from Chutanga to Tuli Kharka (4400m).
Day 06: Trek from Tuli Kharka to Tashing Ongma (3600m).
Day 07: Trek from Tashing Ongma to Tangnag (4350m).
Day 08: Rest day at Tangnag for Acclimatization.
Day 09: Trek to Kusum Khangru Base Camp (4360m).
Day 10: Trek to High camp I (5100m)
Day 11: Rest day at High camp I for Acclimatization.
Day 12: Climb High camp I (5100m) to Higher camp (5600m)
Day 13: Summit Kusum Khangru (6367m) and back to base camp.
Day 14: Trek from Kusum Khangru base camp Tashmg Ongma.
Day 15: Trek from Tashmg Ongma to Tuli Kharka.
Day 16: Trek from Tuli Kharka to Lukla.
Day 17: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu, evening farewell dinner.
Day 18: Transfer to airport for onward destination.
Best season for Kusum kanguru peak climbing in Nepal are autumn (September, October and November) and spring (March, April and May). Mountaineering is an adventure activity; reach remote and high mountain regions, sometime health condition of climber, natural disaster and weather condition changed unexpectedly. Your safety and satisfaction is our main concern, note that climbing guide has an authority to cancel any part of Kusum kanguru summit itinerary due to safety, be prepared to be flexible if required. Beside that you would like to discuss about map, elevation, distance, difficulty, best time, gear list and cost for Kusum kanguru climbing email us. We’d love to hear from you!