Everest Kangshung face trek – Kharta valley trek
Everest kangshung face trek, though strenuous and with high passes is one of the most amazing treks in Tibet. The virgin valley, majestic mountains, glacial lakes and alpine vegetation are the special features of this trekking. From Kharta valley the trekking trail advances towards the eastern part of Everest known as the Khangshung face. The Langma La Pass which is at an altitude of 5320m is the highest point of this trek. From Langma La Pass one can get breathe taking views of Everest, Makalu, Lhotse and Lhotse Shar. During summer the Kangshung valley appears very beautiful with magnificent flowers and green grass. The trekkers go Lhasa and from Lhasa they fly back to Kathmandu. Before proceeding to Lhasa the trekkers go to the Tibet side of the Everest base camp. There they get the opportunity to view the exciting north face of Everest.
Kharta valley trek offers the most awe-inspiring scenery of the Himalayas. Kangshung valley is also known as the valley of flowers. This trek is also known as the Everest Kangshung face trek. The trekkers of the Kharta valley arrive at the city of Lhasa after continuous hiking for many days and hence they relax for two days in Lhasa. Lhasa is a holy city and it is a pilgrimage center for hundreds of years. Here the travelers find a lot of monasteries and exciting markets. Those who visit Lhasa can experience the pure Tibetan culture. Kharta valley trek is known for its pristine natural beauty, enchanting lakes and spectacular view of Mt. Makalu (8475m) as well as Mt. Karma Changri (6289m) and the wonderful Kangshung glacier. The flowered meadows, awesome camping areas and the stunning mountain views make it a great trek. For acclimatization as well as exploration of the sacred Buddhist kingdom, the trekkers spend a few days in Tibet, the sacred land of myths and mysteries.
Best time of the year for Kharta valley kangshung face trek are April to October, May to September, trek leads you to the rarely visited eastern face of Mount Everest Kangshung face. Among the three treks that provide close-up views of Everest, the Everest kangshung face trek is considered the most beautiful one. Though it is a strenuous trekking those who reach this place realize that the alpine beauty of this place is unmatched. Kangsung Kharta valley trek is a non-technical trek and this trek suits to anyone who is physically fit. While proceeding from Kharta valley to Rongbuk the trekkers come across with Tibetan nomads who take their cattle to the high meadows. Trekkers also explore the Kangshung glacier base camp. This is a camping trek and travelers eat and relax in the tents in the campsites. Trip starts with flight / drive from Kathmandu to Lhasa, after exploring cultural and heritage sites of Lhasa and kharta valley drive / flight back to Kathmandu. We organize Drive in fly out or fly in drove out trip to Everest kangshung area according to your suitability.
Everest kangshung face trek itinerary
Day 01: Welcome to Nepal, after arrival in Nepal airport our representative welcome and assists to transfer hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu city tours and preparation for Kharta valley trek.
Day 03: Flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa, explore around Lhasa.
Day 04: Sightseeing in Lhasa, Potala palace, Norbu Lingkha, Jho Khang etc.
Day 05: Sightseeing in Lhasa including Depong and Sera monastery etc.
Day 06: Drive from Lhasa to Gyantse (3950m).
Day 07: After sightseeing drive from Gyantse to Shigatse (3900m).
Day 08: After sightseeing drive from Shigatse to Shegar (4050m).
Day 09: Drive from Shegar to Kharta (3690m).
Day 10: Rest day at Kharta for acclimatization.
Day 11: Trek from Kharta to Lhundrubling (3990m).
Day 12: Trek to Kaamo Tsangpo via Shao La (4970 m).
Day 13: Trek from Kaamo Tsangpo to Khangsung valley (4300 m).
Day 14: Trek from Khangsung valley to Pethang Ringmo (4960m).
Day 15: Trek from Pethang Ringmo to Hoppo (4800 m).
Day 16: Trek to Kangshung base camp and return to Hoppo.
Day 17: Trek from Hoppo to Langma La base camp(Phedi).
Day 18: Trek to Lundrubling via Langma La (5330 m).
Day 19: Trek from Lundrubling to Kharta (3690m).
Day 20: Drive from Kharta to Rongbuk.
Day 21: Explore Everest North face base camp (5150m) then drive to Lhatse.
Day 22: Drive from Rongbuk to Old Tingri.
Day 23: Drive from Old Tingri to Zhangmu.
Day 24: Cross China border then drive to Kathmandu, evening farewell dinner.
Day 25: After this amazing Kharta valley trek if you are interested for other activities like Safari, Rafting, Biking, Tours, Peak climbing or more trekking in other region we organize trip according to your desire. If you decide to leave Nepal we will transfer to airport for your onward destination.
Tibet travel visa and permit fees
4 star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu for 3 night’s BB basis
Ground transportation in Tibet by Toyota Land Cruiser
English Speaking Nepali Tour Leader and Tibetan Guide
Accommodation in Tibetan lodges or tents
Enough Oxygen cylinder entire of tour
All entrance fees of monuments and monasteries as per trip
Full board meals while on Tibet trip (B.L.D)
Sherpa and support staff (guides, porters, cook)
Yak to carry luggage, food, equipment and fuel
Portable altitude chamber bags
Farewell Dinner at typical Nepalese restaurant
Travel Insurance of Guest
Personal expenses bar bill and beverages
Lunch and dinner while in Kathmandu
Emergency evacuation cost in case of emergency
Any additional meals in Kathmandu except mentioned in the itinerary
Pony hiring cost
Others which is not mentioned on service include
Trips for Driver and staff
Base Camp Excursion, Kathmandu, Nepal always thinking about guest’s safety, it is our paramount concern. When you are planning pilgrimage Kharta valley Everest kangshung face trekking trip to Tibet, you should be aware that it is rigorous and challenging trip where we have to spend all the time at high altitudes. Sometime health condition of member, natural disaster, and weather condition of mountain region changed unexpectedly we cannot guarantee it. Please note that group leader has the authority to cancel any part of Tibet, Kharta valley trek itinerary if it is necessary due to safety concerns, be prepared to be flexible if required. Otherwise group leader follow the above itinerary. Before departing to Tibet Consult your personal Doctor and check your health condition, involve in regular physical exercise, reduce drinking alcoholic beverage and smoking habits also.
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