Lhakpa Ri Expedition





Lhakpa Ri is one of the most popular climbing peaks owing to easy accessibility as well as its proximity to world\'s highest mountain, Mount Everest. Hence, Lhakpa Ri is also famous as Everest’s easier cousin. Lhakpa Ri is one of the most popular climbing peaks owing to easy accessibility as well as its proximity to world\'s highest mountain, Mount Everest. Hence, Lhakpa Ri is also famous as Everest’s easier cousin. Relatively rapid accessibility, easier boarding to the Base Camp, favourable directions and lower gradient give Lhakpa Ri an advantage over other 7000m! Besides summiting Lhakpa Ri, you will also enjoy the magnificent company of Everest, Lhotse, Makalu and others. The mountain is also featured in Lucy Walker\'s famous experimental documentary, \'Blind sight: Himalayas - The Summit of Happiness\'. This documentary features the fascinating adventure of six blind Tibetan teenagers who embark on an adventure to climb Lhakpa Ri under the guidance of blind educator and adventurer Sabriye Tenberken, and the famous blind climber Erik Weihenmayer.

The summit view from Lhakpa Ri rivals that from many of the world\'s greatest mountains. It gives very unusual views of some of the world\'s best known mountains and excellent views of some very little known mountains. Amongst the highlights are the Nyonno Ri range in eastern Tibet , the north face of Chomolonzo and the north faces of Makalu and Pethangtse.

 

Mt. Lhakpa Ri is becoming very famous expedition in Tibet. It divides the upper east Rongbuk and Kharta glacier. It is much closer to Mt. Everest and one feels as equal to climbed Mount Everest the moment, one reaches on the top of this mountain. The Expedition starts from Kathmandu- Zhangmu-Nyalam-Tingri and Everest Base Camp (Lhakpa Ri Base camp) 5200m or from Lhasa to Rombuk then to Lhakpari Base Camp.


Duration: 26 DAYS

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Max-Altitude: 7045m

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Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu, transfer to hotel
Day 02: Kathmandu Tibet Visa Preparation for Exp.
Day 03: Kathamndu preparation for Exp.
Day 04: Flight : Ktm-Lhasa
Day 05: Lhasa:Visit
Day 06: Lhasa Visit
Day 07: Drive to Gyantse
Day 08: Drive to Shigatse
Day 09: Drive to Shegar
Day 10: Shegar Acclimatize
Day 11: Drive to Chinese Base Camp
Day 12: Rest day at Chinese Base Camp
Day 13: Trek towards Advance Base Camp  
Day 14: Trek arrival At Advance Base Camp
Day 15-21: Climbing period of Lhakpa Ri
Day 22: Back to Chinese Base Camp
Day 23: Drive to Nyalam
Day 24: Drive to Kathmandu
Day 25: Kathmandu – Free day
Day 26: Final Departure, transfer to Airport

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