Trip Highlights
  • Be at the highest spot on the trek, the majestic Langma La at 5332m.
  • The hike is done at the high altitude; Khangsung face hike requires the stamina.
  • Surround yourself with the spectacular sights of the majestic peaks like the Lhotse, Makalu, Everest and Lhotse Shar.
  • Incredible trip to the Lhasa
  • Visit the ancient monasteries like the Ganden Monastery.

The unexplored part of the Chomolungma also named as the highest peak of the world Mt. Everest, One can get an authentic Tibet Voyage with the Kharta Valley Trek.

Amazing landscapes between the Himalayas, Kharta Valley Trek will surely stun you with the supreme characteristics of the Tibet as well as the undiscovered part of the highest peak. The most incredible face increasing about five kilometers above the Robgphu Base Camp is the Kangshung (East) face of the Everest which is sincerely beautiful and magnificent. This valley of the Khangshung has been the highlight and the place of attraction for many people all around the world with an enthralling blossoming flowers and the lowland. An extraordinary view of the vegetation is gifted by the trek to Kharta. Langma La Pass(the highest pass with an altitude of the 5320m) is passed by the Khangsung gorge trek. On the way the high altitude captures the motion of all the peaks as well as the majestic Mt.Makalu.

One can examine primitive culture and tradition of rustic Tibetan life which is back from centuries, with the truthful and an astonishing trip around the world’s uppermost highland of Tibet. The journey initiates with the bustling city of the Kathmandu where the highlights of the Kathmandu’s living civilizations can be found by visiting the attractions of the place.

What adds to the icing on the cake, is the remarkable beauty of the Lhasa where one can become accustomed with the time going in its prominent cultural and spiritual sites comprises of the Drepung Sera Jorkhan and the majestic palace of the Kingdom, the incredible Potala Palace where one can visit the vivid marketplace of the Barkhor Square and the ancient monastery ‘Ganden Monastery.’ Our Lhasa expedition commences with the overland drive towards the south east of Tibet as the voyage leads over Khamba-la and Karo-la pass of above 5,000 m with gorgeous turquoise lake YamdrokTso to reach at Shigatse with tremendous Tashilumpo monastery, after an fascinating excursion of the enormous Gompa our journey continue towards pastoral farm areas.

Enduring our trip to Everest Kangshung of our Tibet trek at Kharta valley, a small village on the Arun River closes up alongside the great wall of the Himalayas. We cross the Shao La (4700m) into the woody Karma Valley and ramble to the base camp at PethangRingmo. From a lofty edge to the Pethang camp we have dramatic views of the Kangshung Face of Everest. The gorge and top underneath the snowline are splendidly enclosed with pasture and wide plants.

With Nepal Nomad, you can meet our experienced climbing crew who were born and bred on rugged mountains. Our team includes all the members with the same goal to provide an amazing trekking experience. The reason why you should trust us and our trekkers is here.Join the venture now to any massive peaks and you will certainly be pleased with the journey. If you are searching for a specific or different mountain to climb, then contact us at Nepal Nomad. We can give you Kharta Trek itineraries that will be suitable according to your time for the listed peaks or any other peaks that may excite. We will be replying within 24 hours of your inquiry. We as a Team of Nepal Nomad promise you that you will have an amazing journey while we go through the paths and hardships.

Itinerary

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Welcome to Kathmandu! You are moved to the warmth of you hotel. On your routine a pre- trek briefing will be scheduled for the discussion of the trekking program and we co-ordinate any last minute arrangements. You can get accustomed with your surroundings by going for hike down the street. Then we head to the street for the delicious dinner where Nepalese Cuisine is prepared in Nepalese Style which is mainly known for its healthy ingredients. This is your first overnight in Kathmandu. 

  • Meals: Welcome dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu

The day begins with an early breakfast with a guided trip to the capital city Kathmandu. The attractions in Kathmandu is sacred and historical where the landmarks estimated world heritage sites that includes the holy Hindu temple Pashupatinath, the ancient Durbar Square, the famous Monkey Temple and place of peace also known as Bodhnath. During afternoon we take a pre-trip preparation and discuss as well as get together with our trek guide and additional team members. Nepal nomad discusses on the topic of trek and we are welcomed to ask any inquiries concerning the journey. We stay overnight in Kathmandu.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu

Today is the day where we arrive at the Gongar international airport where we will transfer you to your hotel and then from there one can rest for the day, where you are free to explore around and get to know the city. It usually takes about an hour from the airport and about 30 mins from the railway to the Hotel. You can adjust well and then don’t forget to drink plenty of water and eat light. It is vital to take a rest as the place is with the high altitude.

We will stay for an overnight at the Lhasa today.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Lhasa

The trip starts with the visit to the renowned world heritage that is the Potala Palace as this is located on the Red Hill of the Central Lhasa. Potala Palace is the highest palace in the worlds with 12,359ft. The most vital part of the Potala Palace is the stupas of the Dalai Lamas and the meditation cave of the 33rd great Tibet King. In the afternoon, we take time to explore around the Jokhang Temple which is one of the most sacred temples all over Tibet and is bustled with the local pilgrims. After exploring around you will get time to walk around the Barkhor street where there is central market of Lhasa which is crowded and now is one of the renowned local market and is changed to the tourist gift shopping center.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Potala Palace

In the early morning, our guide will pick you up from the hotel and then take you to the Drepung Monastery which is an ancient monastery, founded in 1416 by Jamyangchoge, based at the Mt. GamboUtse foot and then is about (3.1 miles) or 5 kilometers from the Lhasa’s western suburb. The monastery is the significant monastery of the Gelugpa in the Tibetan Buddhism.

We then visit to the Sera Monastery after lunch which is based at the Tatipu Hill in the northern suburb of the Lhasa. Along with the Drepung and the Ganden Monastery, Sera Monastery is one of the three renowned monasteries in the city. One of the main highlight of this monastery is the debating where lama as a part of the study must debate for the comprehension skills and to move further to the advanced levels of the study. This debate takes usually about 3-5 hours in the afternoon besides Sunday.

Stay overnight in Lhasa, 

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Ganden Monastery

We explore around the PelkorChode Monastery which is the primary monastery in the Gyantse. The town is based on about 230 km to the east of the Shigatse and the south of the Lhasa. Out from the Gyantse, we head towards the Shigatse. The monastery is a brief walk from the heart of the town. Today we stay for an overnight at the Shigatse.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Shigatse

Today we take a lengthy drive from Shigatse which is about 245km and then head towards the Shergar. The total destination reach is about 8 hours. Then we stay for an overnight at the Shegar and then relax for a while in a warm bed.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Shegar

Today we head to the scenic drive to the high pass of the Pang La which is at the altitude of about 5200m. The trek offers one of the splendid view of the easatern and the central high Himalayan range of the mountains. We then reach there and stay for an overnight at the Kharta.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Kharta

Today our venture starts from the Kharta where we head towards the westwards by following the tributary side of the great Arun River, the Kharta Chu. The trail comes with number of the Yak dwellers and the small settlement which leads between the terraces beside the river close to the Yeruba village. We stay for an overnight at the camo to Yuerba.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Yuerba

Passing through the several villages, today the Kangshung face passes the Langma which is at the altitude of 5320m where the path leads to the ridge and then the beautiful forests of the rhododendron and the juniper where we then ultimately come to the rocky gorge, to expand at the area of the flat grassy which is also known as the Lhatse. We stay for an overnight here at the Lhatse.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Lhatse

Today the path leads to the marvelous camp site where the path will lead to the high pass of the Langma which is at the altitude of 5320m where the path takes us to the grassy slopes with a steep winding path where it takes about 2 hours or so to reach at the Langma. One can offer a prayer flags, at the Langma La. Incredible sight of the Makalu as well as the Everest and many more peaks can be seen from here. We then descend towards the campsite near the nomads camp or the drokpa.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Langma La

Today the path takes us to the mesmerizing scenery of the snowcapped high peaks and the landscapes on the way to the Drogpa. We then stay for an overnight here. According to the season, we meet the nomads/ Sherpard’s camp which in Tibetan is also known as Drokpa or Drogpa.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Drogpa

The path today leads to the PethangRingmo out from the Drogpa where as we descend from the cave. We then pass the long narrow trail which is at the altitude of 300m from the Karma Valley. After passing the valley, the road takes us to the Karma chu. Then ultimately we reach the PethangRingmo.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: PethangRingmo

Today is a rest day to explore around and then look at the surroundings with the beautiful landscapes and the short hike. One can explore the undiscovered area with the brief hike to the hidden parts of the Kharte Valley.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: PethangRingmo

Today the path takes us through the beautiful route of the surrounding peaks where the walk traces the high top as we walk progressively. The stunning high hills will surely mesmerize you.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Ridge Top

The walk is easier today as our journey concludes at the lower region of the Kharta valley as we pass through the nomads and the yak pastures. We then reach at the Parthang and stay for an overnight here at the Parthang.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Parthang

Today the path takes us to the giant peaks and the long valley leads to the pasture field’s carpets of the tiny yet pretty flowers that can be seen along the path to Sharlung.

We stay for an overnight at the Sharlung.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Sharlung

Out from the Sharlung, today we head back the trail to the Yuerba where we head towards the lower region of the valley. We then pass to the couple of the farm villages and the agricultural lands. We stay for an overnight at the Sharo.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Sharo

We are heading towards the Yeruba which is filled with the snow peaks and the theDrokpa and the Yak herders.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Yuerba

The ultimate and the fabulous hike to the Kharta Valley end today as we descend to the beautiful Kharta village

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Kharta

Today we head towards the Phadruchi, after spending an amazing time at the Kharta Region, we move to the Everest Region where the drive is about 5 hrs to the Phadrunchi where we will stay for an overnight outside the tiny village.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Phadruchi

After an amazing journey at the Kharta Valley Trek, we stay on the last stop in Tibet for where in the morning we take the drive to the primary highway of the Lhasa- Kathmandu at the old Tingri where outstanding sights of the ChoOyu and the Everest can be seen. We then precede our hike for another more three hours. We then reach at the Kyirung town and see the beautiful views of the Dorji Lakpa, Shishapangma, Langtang ranges. We stay for an overnight at the Kyirung .

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Kyirung

The trip ends today. After an early breakfast, you are free to stay at the hotel and then our staff will take you to the hotel to transfer you to the Lhasa Airport.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Kathmandu

Today is the final day so you can relax until your departure or you can also initiate any supplementary trips or activities that you may have booked. In case of departure, you will be transferred to the international airport for fight back home.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu

What's Included

  • All arrival and departure arrangements
  • 03 Nights accommodation in Kathmandu hotel on twin sharing
  • 01 Night accommodation in Syaprubesi, Langtang national park (Local Guesthouse)
  • 09 Nights accommodation in Kailash (Local Guesthouse)
  • Buffet veg foods in entire trip (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • English speaking Tibetan guide for custom formalities
  • Nepali team leader/ Co-ordinator
  • Experience staff team
  • All private transportation by Bus
  • Tibet travel permit and Tibet visa
  • Entrance fees of Lake Manasarovar and Kailash
  • Entrance fees of Langtang National park
  • Duffel bag to keep your goods during Kailash tour
  • Warm jacket and sleeping bag in returnable based if you need
  • Emergency evacuation management
  • Personal expenses, Insurance, Medical expenses and Emergency rescue
  • Personal horse and Helper during Kailash Parikrama
  • More than 3 nights hotels in Kathmandu in case of unforeseen circumstances like the late permit, or early arrive from Kailash
  • trol. Anything not specified in the Cost Includes section.

DEPARTURE DATES & PRICE

Trip DatesAvailabilityPrice  
04 Apr, 2020 - 27 Apr, 2020GuaranteedUS$5000

USEFUL INFORMATION

Experience Required:

A good level of fitness and experience of mountain walking is required for theKharta Valley Trek. These tend to be longer treks with some more difficult days, some of which may involve walking at increased altitudes and more difficult terrain. Occasionally, there may be a longer day when negotiating the more challenging sections such as a mountain pass or viewing peak.

Pre-Trip Meeting:

Prior to set off to Kharta Valley Trek, we host a Pre-Trip meeting here in Kathmandu office on the 2nd day of your itinerary which starts in the evening during the dinner and introduce your trek Leader. It is an opportunity for individuals to ask questions about your Kharta Valley Trek as well as introduce you to one another.

Equipment Check List:

The specified basic equipment’s check lists should help you with your packing. Remember to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. At the start of the trek your packed trek bag should not weigh more than 20 kg.

Head:-

For the head protection: Sun hat or scarf - Light balaclava or warm fleece hat - Sunglasses with UV protection.

Lower Body: -

Under Garments - Hiking shorts - Lightweight cotton long pants - Light weight hiking thermal bottoms - Fleece or wool pants – Waterproof trekking trousers -

Feet: - lightweight thin inner socks - Thick, warm wool hiking socks - Hiking boots with spare laces - Camp shoes – Gaiters (optional)

Upper Body:-

As for the upper body’s shirts – Hiking and light weight thermal tops - Fleece jacket or pullover - Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional) - Waterproof shell jacket - Down vest and/or jacket - Base layer shirts - Warm jacket (down)*

Hands: - gloves that are Lightweight - Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer.

Accessories:-

Sleeping bag (comfort rated –10ºC)*- Sleeping bag liner - Head torch with spare bulbs and batteries - Small pad or combination.

Trekking Bags: - Large bag for keeping items dry inside trek bag, Daypack 250 to 30litres. - Thermarest sleeping pad - Water bottles - Water purification tablets.

Basic First Aid Kit: - Antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), altitude (Diamox), painkillers, plasters and blister treatment, insect repellent, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite). Glucose tablets and multi-vitamin tablets are also a good idea.

Toiletries:- 1 medium sized quick drying towel - Tooth brush/paste - Multipurpose soap - Deodorants - Nail clippers - Face and body moisturizer - Feminine products - Small mirror - Wet wipes - toilet roll/Tissue Extras - Antibacterial hand wash

Luxuries - Binoculars - Reading book - Trip Map/Guide book - Trekking poles – Camera - Repair kit: needle, thread, duct tape.

A typical day:

At 6.30 am your Sherpa knocks on your door with a cup of good morning tea. Time for the Breakfast, tight up your bag pack and head off for today's trekking hiking for the next three to four hours then at pleasant spot we shall stop for an hour along the way for a well-prepared hot lunch. Later, a walk another three hours or so before you stop for the overnight. The evening can be spent reading or chatting with your fellow hikers or trekking crew about the trip of the day. An asset can be pack of games to these nights; your trekking crew love teaching various Nepali card games and learning new Western games. Eventually, it's time to bed for a well-deserved night.

Accommodation:

While at the Kharta Valley Trek, lodging options are limited so please do not expect the Ritz! Nepal Nomad utilizes simplistic family run lodges, with a large sociable central dining area and a cozy chimney burning fire. Lodges are on a twin share basis and we recommend you use your own sleeping bag. Accommodations in the Kharta Valley Trek tend to have shared bathroom facilities and you may not always have access to a shower. Regardless of the lack of facilities, these lodges certainly have a rustic charm, most are blessed with spectacular views and being family run operations, they offer a great insight into the daily life of the Mountain people.

Insurance:

Nepal Nomad'sbooking terms & conditions of joining Kharta Valley Trek includes that you must be fully insured with medical, emergency rescue evacuations including trip cancellation insurance which should cover over 3000m to 6000m.

Altitude Sickness:

Itinerary of the Kharta Valley Trek is designed to ensure that there is plenty of times for adequate occurs as a result of acclimatization and cases of mountain sickness are rare. The common Symptoms are headaches, nausea, irregular breathing, insomnia and the swelling of fingers and glands. Medical Treatment is to descend to a lower altitude as quickly as possible which normally results in rapid improvement and recovery.

Meals:

On Kharta Valley Trek, three meals on full board basis will be provided (Nepali, Sherpa, and Tibetan, Continental, Italian, Chinese and Indian cousins). Every day dinner and breakfast will be placed and taken in the same lodge you spend over night but Lunch will be taken on your way to next village. Farewell dinner, breakfast and reception will be provided in Kathmandu.