This challenging yet rewarding trek will lead you through miles of steep valleys, high passes, and gorgeous glacial lakes. Trekkers will be shown some of the most spectacular Himalayan scenery anywhere on earth. Snow-covered mountain peaks will be coupled with astounding flowering valleys in the warmer seasons. The highlight of the trip for many is the remote Kangshung valley, often referred to as the valley of flower.
Lingam La, at a height of 5320 meters, is the highest point we will encounter on this amazing trek. The view from this point on a clear day is unparalleled in its beauty. Dozens of vast snow covered peaks including Makalu, Lhotse Shar, Lhotse and Mount Everest can be seen to the south. Below the snowline of these massive peaks lie valleys and ridges bountifully covered with various grasses and thick vegetation. As many of you have dreamed about for years we will visit the Everest base camp on our way back to Lhasa.
The Sight of Everest’s North Face from below is something which will change your life forever. After trekking for many days we will conclude the trip with a couple of days relaxing and basking in the glory of Lhasa. This ancient city has been the holy center and a site of passionate pilgrimages for hundreds of years. The streets are filled with performers, wondrous markets, and beautiful monasteries. Our visit to Lhasa will allow you to truly experience the Tibetan culture.
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu/welcome dinner/hotel.
Day 2: Sightseeing in Kathmandu/hotel.
Day 3: Drive to the Border, cross border and further drive to Nyalam.
Day 4: Rest day at Nyalam for acclimatization.
Day 5: Drive to Kharta (10 hours).
Day 6: Rest day in Kharta for further acclimatization.
Day 7: Trek to Lundrubling.
Day 8: Cross Shao La (4970 m) and trek to Kaamo tsangpo valley.
Day 9: Trek to Khangsung valley.
Day 10: Trek to Pethang Ringmo.
Day 11: Pethang Ringmo to Hoppo.
Day 12: Trek to Kangshung base camp and return to Hoppo.
Day 13: Trek to Base of Langma La.
Day 14: Cross Langma La (5330 m) and trek to Lundrubling.
Day 15: Trek to Kharta.
Day 16: Drive to Rongbuk.
Day 17: Explore Everest base camp and drive to Lhatse.
Day 18: Drive to Gyantse.
Day 19: Sightseeing and drive to Lhasa.
Day 20: Sightseeing in Lhasa.
Day 21: Sightseeing in Lhasa.
Day 22: Fly to Kathmandu.
Day 23: Day at leisure/evening farewell dinner/hotel.
Day 24: Fly back home.
Note: Customized itineraries for private groups are possible. Please let us know your time frame and interest.
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