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Climbing Mount Lhakpa Ri in Tibet

Join a 28-day expedition in Tibet and reach the summit of Mt. Lhakpa Ri at 7045 m, together with Jyamchang, a local IFMGA mountain guide.

Mountain RangeHimalaya
Duration28 days
Offer periodSep, Oct, Nov
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripNot specified

Description

At 7045 m, Mt Lhakpa Ri in Tibet is a superb objective for climbers looking for a 7,000 m summit in a famous location. Join for an incredible expedition!

This peak has an outstanding location, just across the glacier from Everest. It’s also one of the most easy to climb mountains over 7000 m in the world.

The climbing route to Lhakpa Ri is the same historic route that goes up the north east of Rongbuk Glacier. It’s a safe and straightforward route.

However, there are two different starting points to this expedition. We can fly to Lhasa, the capital of Tibet, or drive from Kathmandu to Zangmu, in the border between Tibet and Nepal.

Once in Zangmu, we’ll need to drive towards Everest base camp.

I recommend this 28-day expedition to anyone with a good physical condition and a strong motivation. Besides, it’s very important to have a perfect acclimatization.

The itinerary to climb Lhakpa Ri is similar to the first part of the expedition on Everest North Ridge. You can find the complete programme below this description. However, I can adapt it according to your time and wishes.

This is a great opportunity to explore the beauty of Tibet and enjoy stunning views of the highest mountains in the world (Everest, Lhotse, Makalu).

We’ll be climbing together with Sherpas, which are experts in climbing 8000 m peaks in the Himalaya. And also be followed by caravans of the famous Yaks.

In addition to this, you’ll be able to visit ancient traditional towns in Tibet and spend a night at the highest farming town in the world: Tingri, at 4390 m.

Please contact me if you want to be a part of this unforgettable expedition in the Himalaya! I will be happy to discuss all the details with you (programme, logistics, preparation, equipment). 

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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival day in Kathmandu (1,300 m / 4,264 ft)

Day 2: Kathmandu

Final preparation for the expedition.

Day 3: Kathmandu

A full day City sightseeing of Kathmandu and surroundings.

Day 4: Fly to Lhasa (3665 m)

Day 5: Lhasa

Lhasa Sightseeing Tour with Tibetan guide.

Day 6: Lhasa

2nd Day Lhasa Sightseeing tour with Tibetan Guide.

Day 7: Drive from Lhasa to Gyantse (3950m) 265km.

Day 8: Drive from Gyantse to Shigatse (3880m) 90Kms.

Day 9: Drive from Shigatse-Sakya-Shegar (4,050m) 300Kms.

Day 10: Drive to Rongbuk and Everest Base Camp (5150m) 253Kms.

Day 11 to 15: Explore and acclimatization in the base camp.

Day 16: Trek to Interim Camp (5760M)

Day 17: Jhangje camp

Day 18: Acclimatization day in Interim Camp.

Day 19: Trek to Advanced base camp (6340M).

Day 20 to 21: Acclimatization in BC

Day 22: Rest day

Day 23: Summit day!

Day 24: Hike back to Base Camp.

Day 25: Drive to Zhangmu (2300m/7, 544ft) 245 km, 4-5 hrs

Day 26: Drive to Kathmandu (1350m/4428ft) 123 km, 4-5 hrs

Day 27: Extra day in Kathmandu

Day 28: Depart to home


About the guide

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I come from the East part of Nepal, between Makalu (8,470m) and Kangchenjunga (8,586m). I am IFMGA/UIAGM fully certified since 2009. I have 20+ experience of climbing in the Himalaya. I’ve climbed Mt Everest (7 times), Mt Cho Oyu in Tibet (2 times), Mt Ama Dablam (8 times), Baruntse (2 times), Island peak (15 times), Lobuche (10 times), Pokhalde (10 times), Mera peak (10 times), Mehera peak (5 times), Chulu far east (3 times), Mt Shishapangma until camp 3, Manaslu until 7200m, and Chulu West, Lhakpa ri and other another few more times.
I also have extensive experience of climbing in Europe: France, Italy, UK and Norway (where I work for three months during the summer as a glacier guide).
I'm also a technical mountain rescue coordinator for the 8000's.
It will be my pleasure to guide you through your journey whether for trekking, peak climbing or any mountaineering expedition. Get in touch and let's discuss about the purpose of your trip.


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Prices per person

Group of 1

USD 25135 each

Group of 2

USD 12568 each

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