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.

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 Rongphug Base Camp is the Kangshung face of the Everest which is sincerely beautiful and magnificent. This valley of 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 which is the highest pass at 5,320 meters of height is passed by the Khangsung gorge trek as a part of the Kharta Valley trek Route. On the way, the high altitude brings the peaks to ones closest along withthe well as the majestic Mt.Makalu which is certainly one of the major attractions of Kharta Valley Trek Package.

“The unexplored part of the greatest peak of the world Mt. Everest, One can get an authentic Tibet Voyage through the Kharta Valley Trek venture”

Further on the Kharta Valley Trek:

Through the 20 days Kharta Valley Trek, 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 Jorkhand 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 Kharta valley trip, a tiny village on the River of Arun starts closing up right alongside the Himalayan wall. We will be moving through Shao La 4,700m leading into the Karma Valley and all the way to the base camp situated at Pethang Ringmo. On the way to the Pethang camp, we have dramatic views of the Kangshung Face of the great Everest. The gorge and top underneath the snowline are splendidly enclosed with pasture and wide plants.

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Itinerary

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The first day is all about arriving in the airport of Nepal and stepping into Kathmandu. The warm accommodation awaits you along with the delicious welcome dinner alongside which a brief pre-trip meeting can be held as per your comfort.

  • Meals: Welcome dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

Day two evolves into a guided trip, taking you all the way to the nook and corners and the widespread beauty of Kathmandu with the visits to places like Pashupatinath temple, Swayambhunath Stupa, Boudhhanath Stupa, Basantapur Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square and others.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

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.

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

The fourth day trip begins with the visit to Potala Palace located on the Red Hill, Central Lhasa. 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. We will also be walking around the Barkhor Street which includes the central market of Lhasa, often crowded being one of the renowned local markets.

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

After breakfast, on day 5th visit to a wonderful Norbulingka which used to be the previous summer castle of Dalai Lamas in the old time and now is an open park. It is well known for its Potrang, the private royal residences of previous Dalai lamas with pompous Tibetan engineering style. Subsequently, take a trip a few kilometers toward the western edges of Lhasa to visit Drepung Monastery. Drepung, in Tibetan, signifies "flourishing". So Drepung Monastery is likewise consciously known as the "Mother School of Dalai Lamas". Toward the evening, you will be taken to another renowned religious community in Lhasa – Sera Monastery. It is celebrated for the breathtaking "Buddhism Debating". As a day by day schedule, the priests assemble in a yard, and discussion on the Buddhist principles with enhanced motions, which is believed to be useful to, encourages better appreciation of the Buddhist way of thinking to accomplish more significant levels of study.

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

Today after breakfast, you will leave Lhasa and drive around 8 hours to Shigatse, the second biggest city in Tibet. It might be a long excursion, yet there are numerous activities along the street. The primary site you will reach is the heavenly Yamdrok Lake. As the biggest new lake in the northern Himalayan Mountains, it spreads around 675 square meters from south to north, similar to an eardrop lying in the arms of snow-topped enormous mountains. Survey from a separation, you can see rich fields loaded with yaks and sheep, and some little Tibetan towns along the lakeshore. Continuing driving not so distant from Yamdrok Lake, you will see the forcing Karola Glacier transcending up high on the correct roadside. Going on with your excursion, you will get to the authentic city of Gyantse. Have a decent lunch in the town; at that point visit the secretive Palcho Monastery. The priests and custom of three significant factions of Tibetan Buddhism – Sakyapa, Zhalupa and Gelukpa, calmly exist together in this cloister. Its Kumbum, which is 35 meters high and has 76 little churches with hundreds pictures of Kriyatantras. Following the Gyantse touring, keep drive around 3 hours, you will reach at your lodge in Shigatse.

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

Today, before heading to Shegar, you will visit to seat of Panchen Lama – Tashilhunpo Monastery which is additionally the biggest and most powerful Gelug Monastery in Shigatse territory. At this juncture you will see a immense sculpture of Future Buddha, the prime one of its 26.2 meters high and 11.5 meters wide, improved with valuable pearls, turquoises, corals and ambers. Leaving Shigatse town, drive continue with west on the similarity parkway to Sakya, visit Sakya religious community of fundamental seat of Sakya group of Tibetan Buddhism. A Tibetan area and its history go back to the eleventh century contemporary to the second dispersion of Tibetan Buddhism in Tibet. It has now been the biggest library for old Buddhist sacred writings. After the visit we take our lunch there and later in evening drive to Shegar.

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

Today after breakfast, take a striking drive to Kharta valley about five hours to Kharta, getting a encompass up out of delightful perspectives from the Pang La, 17000m towards Makalu, Lhotse, Everest and Shisapangma. Drive down the Dzakaa Chu and afterward the Phung Chu valley toward Kharta. We'll compose camp past the all comprehensive school on the banks of the Kharta Tsangpo River, the headwaters of Nepal's Arun River.

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

Today we start our first day of trekking after a healthy breakfast and begin stroll on a jeep trail along the banks of Kharta River. Toward the end of jeep road we cross a gallows and follow a twisting path above, indulgent towns set in the midst of grain fields. Going to a junction in the path we take a little left towards Shao La, which gives us a more continuous climb than the quick climb to Langma La. The two trail sections lead us at the end of the Kangshung Face Base Camp. This evening we camp in a knoll, 4160m just above Dambuk Chuwhich sources from the Shao La.

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

We make an encouraging start trail leads to Shao La, 4790m passing by a couple of small lakes called the Tsho-Shao and glimpsing mind blowing on Everest, 8848m, Makalu, 8475m and Lhotse, 8501m. From there is a consistent plunge to some yak pastures and a lot of four amazing lakes, before some lofty, rough curve. Arriving at better territory our walk twist downwards through rather charming birch forests and rhododendrons to our knoll camp, 4000m. It takes us around 3 hours to arrive at our stunning campground, set in pine and fir backwoods simply over the Kaamo Tsangpo Valley.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Kaamo Tsangpo Valley

After breakfast at the beginning of today surveillance out for perspectives on Mt Everest and Lhotse at the leader of the valley. Our path crosses snow capped edges where yak herders' from Kharta town make their day camps. We go through a progression of these hillock and past two excellent lakes before setting camp in a open space, 4420m and intensifying an edge and seeing our first continuous viewpoint on the Kangshung Face of Everest, flanked by Lhotse.

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

At the same time as an hour of walk after breakfast from our campsite we add our first outlook on Lhotse Shar, 8383m and point of view on this monstrous glaciated scene that is the headwaters of the Karma Tsangpo. Likewise, another about a hour trek we meet the path from Langma La and our path plunges down onto the valley at Rabka Chu. We carry on up to Kangshung Valley, entering arrangement of morainal slopes to the glades of Bathang, above which is a holy lake and cavern area where Guru Rimpoche was said to have contemplated. We go on up this dazzling valley in the late afternoon to reach Pethang Ringmo which is staggering enormous ice streams emptying from the tops into the Kangshung Glacier. At the west end of the valley Mt Everest, Lhotse and Lhotse Shar are seen.

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

From our exquisite camp at Pethang Ringmo after breakfast, we head over the open space to Kangshung Everest Base Camp, where we will camp for the night. It is a stroll of just 2 - 3 hours up to camp, so toward the evening we can either unwind or explore toward the west of the camp, after the peak of a long moraine for around 45 minutes to its end at 5200m. Beneath us is a huge frosty lake and over the valley we have probably the best view in the Himalaya, with three of the world's most elevated peaks in clear view. On the off chance that we have enough vitality we can climb an additional 2 hours to the peak of the primary edge for many increasingly unfathomable viewpoints.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Kangshung Everest Base Camp

After another sound breakfast we follow the path from Pethang Ringmo withdraw the valley to Rabka Chu, 2 hours or so beneath camp. From here we start about flipside up to where we descended from Shao La and walk north towards the Langma La. We go on through afternoon with incredible views on Makalu peak to our camp at the base of the Langma La, to prepare for our last great walk off of the outing!

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

After breakfast in the early morning we start up to cross the Langma La pass while crossing Langma La should just take us around 2 hours. From our camp we go past an appalling cold lake, with increasingly incredible view on the world's most elevated mountains to the highest point of the set out at 5320m from here we have a terrific view, considering Everest, Lhotse, and Makalu! From here we have a precarious plummet to the valley floor, which opens up as we pass yak herders' camps from Kharta and the close by towns. Making a beeline for where we join the Kharta Valley and we have amazing views on the staggering Kangchenjunga massif. We go underwater down into the Kharta Tsangpo Valley, through the wild rough territory beneath the walk off, past dazzling Tsho Dramnyen, form like a Tibetan guitar, where we may see Blue Poppies. We keep coming into the primary rhododendrons, knolls and juniper, into our wonderful camp at about, 4160m.

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

After breakfast toward the commencement of the day, we carry on with our path down into Lungdrubling, over the Kharta Tsangpo. We head downwards through terraced grain fields, stands of wild rose and stone wall, following the waterway valley down into Kharta.

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

From Kharta we load into jeeps and drive to the town of Phadhruchi before taking place onto Rongbuk Valley. We will recompense visit to Rongphu religious community. Rongphu, 4900m is the primary Buddhist community in Tibet Everest territory. A portion of the inside paintings of Rongphu are brilliant. Rongphu and its huge chorten make an extraordinary photo with Everest approaching its head skyward out of sight. We will at that point further drive to Everest base camp if permitted.

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

After breakfast, we appreciate the sun-ascending over Mt. Everest, further excursion and appreciate the landscape, late morning we leave Everest, drive to Old Tingri and afterward proceed with our picturesque drive with viewpoint on Mt. Cho O Yu and Mt. Shishapangma and Kyirong through Paiku Tso Lake.

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

Crossing from Tibet to Nepal isn't really situated in the town of Kyirong, yet around 20 kilometers further south. The outskirt opens at 9:30am Tibet time. Your driver and guide will lead you to the border crossing. After the custom convention it's an ideal opportunity to bid farewell to the Tibetan guide and driver. On the opposite side of the outskirt you have shown up in Rasuwagadhi, the primary town in Nepal. Most outsiders can get a visa-on-appearance in Rasuwagadhi. After the visa custom continue towards the Kathmandu. You can take up a jeep or other private vehicle to arrive at Kathmandu which is around 140 kilometers.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Kathmandu,
  • Altitude: 1300m

Your experience in Kharta Valley trek in Tibet reaches a conclusion today! There is nothing to do except sorting out your stuffs. On your way home you have a lot of time to design your next adventure in the magnificent destinations like Nepal.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Kathmandu Departure
  • Altitude: 1300m

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.

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.