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Kharta Valley Trekking

Trip Level
Moderate
Destination
Tibet
Max Altitude
5320m
Trip Duration
15 Days

Overview

Upon arrival in Nepal you need to stay few days in Kathmandu for visas preparation and your time will be utilized visiting the great open museum (the amazing Kathmandu valley).

Then you will depart for Lhasa on China South-West Airlines with the great views of the world’s highest mountain, Mt. Everest, third highest mountain, Kangchenjunga and more. Upon arrival you will be transferred to the Hotel in the Lhasa for three nights stay which will help you to acclimatize for your grand tour to this inaccessible land.

Detailed Itinerary

  • Day 01:Transfer to Kathmandu Airport for flight to Lhasa. Upon arrival you will be met by our Tibetan agent and transferred to the Hotel

  • Day 02-03:Sightseeing tours in Lhasa (Potala palace, Sera Monastery, Jokhang temple and Bakhor street, Drepung Monastery)

  • Day 04:Drive to Shigatse (approximately 4-5 hours) following the Lhasa River. Afternoon visit the Tashilumpo Monastery. Overnight at Shigatse Hotel.

  • Day 05:Drive to Kharta, you leave the highway and drive close to Kharta where your trekking crews will set the first camp. The magnificent views of Lhotse, Cho Oyu and Everest is expected from the camp.

  • Day 06:Trekking (4-5 hr) towards the mountain ranges. You will see the magnificent views of Makalu and Everest, overnight camp.

  • Day 07:Trek to Tangmoche-4350m (4-5 hr)

  • Day 08:Trek to Sagar- approximately 4800m (4-5 hr)

  • Day 09:Trek to Pola Valley- 4500m via Doya Ri- 5300m (7-8 hr)

  • Day 10:Trek for about 3 hour and drive to Everest base camp-5150m, overnight camp

  • Day 11:Excursion to the Rongbuk glacier for the magnificent view of Mt. Everest, return to BC for overnight camp.

  • Day 12:Drive about 150 km to the Cho Oyu base camp, overnight camp at camp-4900m

  • Day 13:Excursion to Cho Oyu base camp (approx. 5 hr)

  • Day 14:Trekking back to Driver Camp and drive to Zhangmu, overnight at hotel

  • Day 15:Clearing the Chinese customs, travel down to the Friendship Bridge where you re-enter Nepal and after completing the immigration formalities drive to Kathmandu (4-5 hr) and tour ends.

Cost Details

  • Nights at hotel and guest houses including breakfast
  • Travel-licensed vehicle according to group size & season as itinerary needed including gas and parking fee
  • Free Lhasa Railway Station transfer at all time on the first day
  • Free pick-up from airport to hotel at 10:00 am, 14:00 pm and 17:00 pm on the first day
  • Guide: experienced local English-speaking tour guide
  • Attractions: all entrance fee mentioned in itinerary
  • Permit: Tibet Tourism Bureau Permit (TTB); Alien's Travel Permit(PSB) to be applied in Shigatse with your original passport which takes abt 30mins
  • Travel Agency Liability insurance
  • Government Tax
  • Express delivery fee of Permit (eg. SF. Express)
  • Food & lodgings for guide & driver
  • Oxygen tank for emergency use
  • Two bottles of mineral water per person per day
  • International flight to and out of China
  • Domestic flight/train to and out of Lhasa; (We’d like to book the domestic flight/train ticket at the BEST price. )
  • Lunch & Dinner are not included but we will recommend some good ones for you according to your requirements. Usually, it takes 3-10 USD per person for each meal
  • While Gratuities for guide and driver is NOT mandatory, it is expected. Based on their service, you can tip them on the last day of the tour. Each of you is suggested to tip them 5-10 USD/day in total
  • All the commission and tax charged by PayPal, Bank, and government when making payment. (e.g. PayPal --- 4.2%. Wire transfer --- 7%)
  • Personal expenses
  • Anything not mentioned in the Inclusions

Equipments Checklist

  • Sunglasses
  • Scarf
  • Hat
  • water Bottle

Map

map

Departure Dates

No fixed departures.