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.

 
 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

28 days

Mountain Range

Himalaya

People per Guide

Trip Level

Hard

Offer Period

Sep, Oct, Nov

Type of Trip

Not specified

Highlights

 
     

    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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    Price per person

     
    Group of 2
    12190 USD

     

    Price includes

     
    • Guiding fee
     

    Itinerary

     
    • Day 1Arrival day in Kathmandu (1,300 m / 4,264 ft)
    • Day 2Kathmandu

      Final preparation for the expedition.

    • Day 3Kathmandu

      A full day City sightseeing of Kathmandu and surroundings.

    • Day 4Fly to Lhasa (3665 m)
    • Day 5Lhasa

      Lhasa Sightseeing Tour with Tibetan guide.

    • Day 6Lhasa

      2nd Day Lhasa Sightseeing tour with Tibetan Guide.

    • Day 7Drive from Lhasa to Gyantse (3950m) 265km.
    • Day 8Drive from Gyantse to Shigatse (3880m) 90Kms.
    • Day 9Drive from Shigatse-Sakya-Shegar (4,050m) 300Kms.
    • Day 10Drive to Rongbuk and Everest Base Camp (5150m) 253Kms.
    • Day 11Explore and acclimatization in the base camp.
    • Day 16Trek to Interim Camp (5760M)
    • Day 17Jhangje camp
    • Day 18Acclimatization day in Interim Camp.
    • Day 19Trek to Advanced base camp (6340M).
    • Day 20Acclimatization in BC
    • Day 22Rest day
    • Day 23Summit day!
    • Day 24Hike back to Base Camp.
    • Day 25Drive to Zhangmu (2300m/7, 544ft) 245 km, 4-5 hrs
    • Day 26Drive to Kathmandu (1350m/4428ft) 123 km, 4-5 hrs
    • Day 27Extra day in Kathmandu
    • Day 28Depart to home
     
     

    Other details

     
    Fitness level required

    Fit

     

    About the Guide

     
     

    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.

     
     
    FROM 12190 USDper person
     

     

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