Lhakpa Ri Expedition

LHAKPA RI EXPEDITION

Lhakpa RI lies in Nepal -Tibet border near to Mt. Everest, due to easy assessable to reach & nice mountain experience of climbing nearby Mt. Everest this is becoming famous expedition in Tibet. Lakpa Ri is between the upper east Rombuk and Kharta glacier. It was first climbed by George Mallory who was on his way to the Everest Reconnaissance in 1921 and he had seen its North Col.Bill Tilman made the second ascent during his Everest reconnaissance in 1936. The Third ascent made by French Everest Summiteers Michelle Pelle in 1988. The Fourth ascent by Ken McConnell in 1991.

GENERAL INFORMATION [TIBET PART]

Best months of Expedition: April- May / September - October
Accommodation: Hotel/Tented camp/ Guest House
Group size: 2 and above
Meal Plan: Full Board in trekking /Bed & breakfast in Kathmandu
Guide:  English speaking climbing guide with Assistance Sherpa, Cook with all Kitchen / Camping
            crew/ English
speaking Tibetan tour guide
Transportation: Tourist Bus / Private vehicle as per group size
Departure Dates: Upon request
Cost: As per arrangement (Up to Base Camp Service / Up to Summit)
Trip Starts – Zhangmu (Tibet)
Trip Ends – Zhangmu  or Lhasa(Tibet)

TENTATIVE ITINERARY

Day 01       Arrival in Kathmandu - Transfer to Hotel.
Day 02       Kathmandu. (Preparation of Expedition/ sightseeing)
Day 03       Kathmandu (preparation of Expedition)
Day 04       Drive to Kodari - Cross border & Zhangmu
Day 05       Zhangmu - Nyalam
Day 06       Nyalam - Tingri
Day 07       Tingri Acclimatized
Day 08       Tingri - Lhakpa Ri Base Camp
Day 09       Lhakpa Ri Base Camp
Day 10       Lhakpa Ri Base Camp - Middle Camp
Day 11       Middle Camp - ABC Camp
Day 12-23  Climbing period.
Day 24       Prepare for return to Kathmandu
Day 25       Base Camp to Tingri
Day 26       Tingri – Shegar or Nyalam
Day 27       Nyalam to Kathmandu
Day 28       Kathmandu
Day 29       Departure
EXTENTION TO LHASA
Day 27       Shegar – Shigatse
Day 28       Shigatse - Gyantse
Day 29       Gyantse - Lhasa
Day 30       Lhasa – KTM after cross border and transfer to Hotel
Day 31       Lhasa
Day 32       Lhasa to Kathmandu flight & transfer to Hotel.
Day 33       Kathmandu
Day 34       Kathmandu
Day 35       Final Departure.

COST INCLUDES 

  • Accommodation in Kathmandu on bed & breakfast basis ( 4 star hotel) as per program
  • All Meals in Trekking & Base Camp
  • Guest House accommodation in Tibet till base camp
  • Lakpa RI permit fees
  • Experience Guide, cook, helper & porters as per program
  • Tibetan guide & Tibet Travel permit
  • Equipments & Daily allowance for Trekking & Climbing staffs
  • Insurance of all staffs from Nepali Insurance company
  • Extra tents for climbing period ( If necessary)
  • All transportation as per program( landcruider in Tibet / Private car in Nepal)
  • Yaks to carry load from Base camp – ABC and back
  • Member Tent, Dining tent, Toilet tent, Shower tent, Table , Chair & store tent for base camp
  • Oxygen Cylinders, Mask & regulator ( If necessary) 
  • Welcome / Farewell Dinner
  • First aid & Medicine kit ( Normal)
  • Kathmandu – Border – Kathmandu transportation by tourist bus
  • All applicable Government tax 

COST INCLUDES 

  • Lunch & Dinner at Kathmandu
  • Essential Personal Equipments  for climbing & trekking
  • Emergency Rescue evacuation ( If necessary)
  • Climbing meals, Gas , stove etc for climbing period ( Above Base camp)
  • Personal communication equipments/ permits for any extra personal equipments
  • Extra Oxygen & Mask regulator
  • Personal insurance & all types of  personal nature cost
  • All types of Beverages & Drinks
  • Garbage Deposit  fees
  • Personal Tips/bonus  to trekking & Expedition staffs
  • Any extra cost due to extension of program, delay arrival, sickness or other unavoidable circumstances.
  • Extra cargo charge if any. 

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Trip Facts

  • Trip Days: 35 Days
  • Best Time: April- May / September - October
  • Difficulty: Difficult