Tibet: Lhakpa Ri expedition

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Lhakpa Ri (Xang Dong Feng) [7045m/23,000ft.] is an attractive peak, which divides the upper East Rongbuk glacier and upper Kharta glacier. This pass is close enough to Everest to feel the enormous power and enchantment of the world’s highest mountain. But set far enough back to appreciate the true geometric perspective of this great peak.

Many of the world’s highest summit views reveal from Lhakpa Ri. It gives amazingly unusual views of some of the world’s best-known mountains and excellent views of some very little-known mountains. Amongst the highlights is the Nyonno Ri range in eastern Tibet. Similarly, the north face of Chomolonzo and Makalu, and Pethangtse.

You can also see the beautiful and little-known peaks of Shartse and the majestic Kangshung (east) face of Everest and the magnificent east face of Lhotse. There is an unrivaled view of the northeast ridge of Everest, the North Col, Changtse, Cho Oyu, and Shishapangma. You also have a chance to grasp the immensity of the Tibetan plateau that spreads comprehensively hundreds of miles across the wildest landscapes. Lhakpa Ri peak considers the most attainable 7000-meter peak in the world. The ascent can accomplish by anyone who is fit, well acclimatized, and highly motivated.

On the summit day, you need to walk up a snow slope wearing crampons and using an ice-ax. But during the trip from base camp to Lhakpa Ri, we will have plenty of opportunities to practice basic snow and ice travel. Those, who wish to acquire the techniques for correct glacier travel, will have plenty of opportunities to do so. The last 30m/100ft to the true summit exposes but very easy. And will be safeguarded by fixed rope, which will prevent you from any casual falling.

Day to day schedule to Tibet: Lhakpa Ri expedition

  • Day 01: Arrival and transfer to hotel, after some refreshment, we will invite for typical Nepali dinner, o/n in a hotel

  • Day 02: Sightseeing around in Kathmandu valley and Prepare Expedition, o/n in a hotel

  • Day 03: Prepare for expedition, o/n in a hotel

  • Day 04: Drive to Zangmu via Kodari 7hrs,2300m o/n in guesthouse

  • Day 05: Drive Nylam (35km,3800m) o/n in guesthouse

  • Day 06: Rest and hiking around in Nylam ,o/n in guesthouse

  • Day 06: Drive to Tingri (5hrs,4340m) o/n in guesthouse

  • Day 07: Tingri Acclimatized,o/n in guesthouse

  • Day 08: Tingri - Lhakpa Ri Base Camp O/n in camp

  • Day 09: Lhakpa Ri Base Camp,o/n in camp

  • Day 10: Lhakpa Ri Base Camp - Middle Camp,o/n in camp

  • Day 11: Middle Camp – Advance base camp,o/n in camp

  • Day 12-26: Climbing period of Lhakpa Ri

  • Day 27: Base camp – Nylam,o/n in guesthouse

  • Day 28: Nyalam to Kathmandu, o/n in a hotel

  • Day 30: Free day in Kathmandu, o/n in a hotel

  • Day 31: Transfer to international airport in Kathmandu

What is included?

  • Arrival and transfer transport from to international and domestic airport in Kathmandu
  • Permit for Member, 01 climbing Sherpa, 01 cook
  • Sherpa Entrance fee, Sherpa Equipment
  • Cook staff entry fee
  • Cook equipment, Staff wages
  • Member, Visa fee
  • Nepali Staff visa fee
  • Member’s food /fuel
  • Staff food, Radio Permit Airport Transfers
  • Border expenses, Border transfer transport both ways
  • 4 Nights Hotel in Kathmandu
  • Agency Fee, liaison officer, all food in and out from base camp

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