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Lakpa-Ri Expedition in Tibet (30 days)

Trip Code:NET-TB-LKPR1

  • Trip Type Camping Trek
  • Duration 30 days
  • Grade Moderate
  • Max.Altitude 7045m/23,113ft
  • Group Size 1+
  • Travel Mode Car, Jeep, Van, Mini Bus
Lakpa Ri Expedition

Lakpa Ri Expedition

Lakpa-Ri Expedition:

 

Lakpa-Ri is one of the popular mountains in Tibet province of China opened for climbing. Also called Mt. Xang Dong Fengis, the mountain is directly situated north west of Mt. Everest. The first person to reach the summit of Lakpa-Ri was legendary mountaineer George Mallory in the 1920s while he was attempting to climb Mt. Everest. 
 
This mountain is technically challenging for mountaineers. Climbers are required to have some experience of climbing and trekking in the Himalayas with knowledge of glacier walking and rock climbing. 
 
The route to the top of Lakpa Ri is through Rongbuk glacier via the North East Col route. Much of the trail is through glacier and snow slopes. You need to fix ropes to overcome steep snow ridge on the way to the summit. 
 
Lakpa-Ri expedition offers a stunning panorama of Mt. Everest, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Lhotse etc., along with East Rongbuk glacier and Kharta glacier. 
 
Nepal Environmental Treks & Expedition has been organizing this expedition successfully for many years. We organize all ground logistics from providing professional Sherpa climbing guides to obtaining Tibet visa and mountaineering permit from China Tibet Mountaineering Association.

 Trip code: NET-TB-LKPR1
 Trip Rating
 Trip Duration 30 days
 Trip Type: Camping Trek
 Trip Grade: Moderate
 Min. Group Size 1+
 Max Altitude: 7045m/23,113ft
 Trip Start: Kathmandu
 Trip Ends: Kathmandu
 Best Season: Spring and Autumn
 Transportaion: Car, Jeep, Van, Mini Bus
 Meals: - 3 meals a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner with tea/coffee)
- All food and fuel for Base Camp, Advance Base Camp and Higher Camps during expedition
 Acommodation: Hotel + Camping
  Additional Information

Himalayan range: Mahalangur Himalayan range

On your arrival, our airport representative will welcome you and transport you to your hotel.
 
Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

Full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu Valley. Some of the places you will visit include Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Boudha Stupa and Swoyambhu Stupa.
 
Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
 

Free day in Kathmandu for climbing preparation.

Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu. 

Early morning drive to Syabrubesi (1460m) which takes about 6-7 hours.

Stay overnight at lodge in Syabrubesi. 

After breakfast you will drive to Rasuwagadhi, the border point between Nepal and China. After passing Nepali immigration you cross the Nepal China Friendship bridge and pass through Chinese immigration.Afterwards drive to Kerung. Stay overnight at hotel in Kerung.

Drive from Kerung to Tingri (4,300m) which takes three hours.

Stay overnight at hotel in Tingri.

Acclimatization day at Tingri. 
You can spend the day by hiking up to nearby village and surrounding hill. You can capture of a few Himalayan peaks including Cho Oyu.
 
Stay overnight at hotel in Tingri.

Drive from Tingri to Chinese Base Camp (5,150m) which takes about 4 hours.

Stay overnight in camp. 

Today you will acclimatize by going up to the advance base camp and then returning to Chinese base camp. 
 
Stay overnight in camp. 

Climb from Chinese Base Camp to Middle Camp (5,700m) which takes five to six house hours.

Stay overnight in camp.

Climb from Middle Camp to Advance Base Camp of Everest (6,485m).

Stay overnight in camp. 

Climbing period.

Stay at camps. 

Return to Chinese base camp.

Stay overnight in camp. 

Early morning drive back to Tingri takes about 4 hours.

Stay overnight at hotel in Tingri.

Drive from Tingri to Kerung.

Stay overnight at hotel in Kerung.

Cross the border to Nepal and return to Kathmandu on the same day. On your arrival in Kathmandu, you will be driven to your hotel.

Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu. 

Free day in Kathmandu for shopping and recreation.

Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu. 

Final Departure. As per your flight timing, our airport representative will transfer you to Kathmandu international airport for your flight back home. 


Trip includes the following services
 
a) Nepal part
  • Airport pick-up and drop-off services by private vehicle
  • 5 night hotel accommodation in Kathmandu at  3 star standard hotels with breakfast
  • Land transportation from Kathmandu to Kerung via Syabrubesi and Kerung to Kathmandu by jeep
  • Souvenir (t-shirt, mug, pen, bag, etc.)
  • One farewell dinner in Kathmandu with live cultural performance at authentic Nepali restaurant on the last evening
 
 
b) Tibet Part:
  • All land transport in Tibet for climbing members and staffs
  • Experienced, trained, Government License holder Expedition Guide/ (Sherpa) per members (2:1 ratio)
  • 3 meals a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner with tea/coffee) along with available Hotel/ Lodge/Guest Houses along the trail provided by China Tibet Mountaineering Association and tent camp accommodation during climbing for members as per itinerary.
  • All food and fuel for Base Camp, Advance Base Camp and Higher Camps during expedition 
  • Appropriate food for high altitude and all climbing crew at base camp, advance base camp and above as required 
  • Number of cook and kitchen staff at Base Camp and Advance Base Camp as per group size
  • Equipment allowances and wages for climbing Sherpa's, cooks, kitchen staff and Chinese Government Liaison Officer 
  • Climbing members have 40 kg baggage allowance from Chinese Base Camp to Advance Base Camp and return carried by Yaks
  • Tibet Visa and road permit for members, climbing Sherpa, guides and kitchen crew
  • Chinese Government Royalty for climbing Mount Lakpa -re Expedition
  • Common expedition gears including ropes, ice axe, oxygen cylinders, Gamow bags, tents and cooking utensils 
  • Kitchen tent, sleeping tents, dining tents, toilet tents, tables, chairs, and cooking utensils at Base Camp and Advance Base Camp
  • Satellite phone services (pay only when you use)
  • Solar panel for light and battery charger
  • All wages, equipments, medical and accidental insurances for all involved staff in trekking and expedition
  • First Aid medical kits for the group and the staff
  • Fixed and dynamic rope during climbing period
  • Heater will be provided at base camp for heating at the dining room
  • Emergency Oxygen mask and regulator provided with appropriate charge
  • Each expedition member will have an individual tent available in the ABC and CBC
  • All tents for camping
  • All charges for staff and high altitude climbing Sherpa guide 
  • Gamow Bags (Portable Hyperbaric Chamber) in case of emergency 
  • Sherpa's tents, food for climbing, and medical and travel insurance
  • Free assistance service for cargo clearance and duties
  • Fresh cooked food and kitchen will be set up at base camp and advance base camp.
  • EPI cooking gas, stove will be provided in camp I, and II for cooking food and boiling water.
  • Generator will be provided for back-up lighting and power.
  • Transportation of food supply to Advance Base Camp from Kathmandu 
  • Our service charge, Government Taxes and VAT in Nepal and Tibet.
 
 
The price does not include:
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu (except farewell dinner)
  • Personal expenses such as snacks, energy drinks, bars, mineral water, alcohol, cigarettes, chocolates, nutria-bars 
  • Medical insurance and emergency rescue evacuation if required.
  • Travel insurance and helicopter rescue.
  • Airfare of international flights
  • Items of personal nature, laundry expenses, tips, international calls
  • Personal climbing gears
  • Tips, gifts, souvenirs
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