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Kharta Valley Trek With EBC

Trip Code: TKT

26 Days

Kharta Valley Trek

Kharta Valley is a remote region along with Mt. Everest which consists of the Himalayan ranges of Everest region and the arid Tibetan plateau. The Kharta Valley trek starts from Kharta valley 370 km southeast from Shigatse taking us to pristine wilderness, beautiful Alpine Lakes and beautiful mountain views. On the way, we can enjoy the magical views of  Mt. Makalu, Mt. Everest, Pethangtse, Lhotse, and others. We spend several days in a spectacular high-altitude meadow, exploring, relaxing and snapping pictures. This trek is a magical combination of high alpine villages, spectacular Himalayan views, high altitude alpine flowers and Tibetan heritages. You will also see some nomads with yaks roam the plateaus.

Kharta Valley Trek with Everest Base Camp begins from  Kathmandu with a flight to  Lhasa. This scenic flight journey offers great views of the world’s highest mountain, Mt. Everest, third highest mountain, Kangchenjunga and many other peaks. Upon arrival in Lhasa airport, you will be transferred to Lhasa city where you will stay two nights to acclimatize. During your stay in Lhasa, we will organize sightseeing tour. For the trekking, we will take you to the nomadic zone in Tibet called “Kharta valley”.  This is the remote area trekking in Tibet, where you can feel the unexplored beauty of this virgin land. During the trek, you will walk through Shawu Tso, cross Shawu La pass, Joksham, Thangsum and ends in  Everest Base Camp. Then we will take you back to Lhasa and from Lhasa, we will fly back to Kathmandu or you may travel to mainland cities of China and make a departure to your home country. This trek is ideal for any adventurous travelers and trekking enthusiasts who have a good level of fitness and interest in visiting the remote corners of the world as well as Everest Base Camp in Tibet.

Trip Highlights

'Undiscovered' new trek in Tibet, cross the Langma-La (5320m) the highest pass & several other tiny valleys dotted with beautiful lakes, great Himalayan views of Mt. Makalu, Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, cross over Kangshung &Rongbuk Glacier, Lhasa sightseeing, trip begins with direct flight to Lhasa & ends driving back to Kathmandu

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TKT811 Mon ,Mar 19, 2018 Fri ,Apr 13, 2018 USD 4500 Available Book Now
TKT812 Mon ,Mar 26, 2018 Fri ,Apr 20, 2018 USD 4500 Available Book Now
TKT815 Mon ,Apr 09, 2018 Fri ,May 04, 2018 USD 4500 Available Book Now
TKT816 Mon ,Apr 16, 2018 Fri ,May 11, 2018 USD 4500 Available Book Now
  • Day 01: Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu
  • Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing
  • Day 03: Flight to Lhasa, transfer to hotel in Lhasa
  • Day 04: In Lhasa Sightseeing: Drepung monastery and Norbulingka, Jokhang temple
  • Day 05: In Lhasa, Sightseeing: Potala palace and Sera monastery
  • Day 06: Drive Lhasa  to Shigatse, (280km, 5 hours)
  • Day 07: Drive to  Kharta (3690m) ,Qudang Town), around 370 km, 8-10 hrs, stay at Dampu (4300m),
  • Day 08: Trek to Shawu Tso (4600m) 4-5 hours
  • Day 09: Trek Shawu Tso-Shawu La pass 5-6 hrs (also called Shao-La 5030m)-Joksham 4100m
  • Day10: Trek from Joksham to Thangsum (4300m) 5-6 hours  camping
  • Day11: Trek from Thangsum to Pethang (4300m), 5-6 hours camping
  • Day12: Trek from Pethang to Pethang Ringmo (4900) camping
  • Day13: Day hiking to Kangshung base camp [5100 meters] --East Base Camp of Mt. Everest-back to Pethang Ringmo
  • Day14: Trek from Pethang Ringmo to Rabgachu (4300m), 4-5 hours camping
  • Day15: Trek from Rabgachu (4300m) to Tsoshutima (5000m, 5-6 hours, camping
  • Day16: Trek from Tsoshutima to Langma-La pass (5330m, highest pass)-Lhundrobling, drive to Khada Town-Tsashi Tsong Town-Rongbuk (5000m), drive to Campsite (4km to North E.B.C)
  • Day17: Trek to E.B.C 4 km and drive back to Shigatse city
  • Day18: Drive to Lhasa
  • Day19: Final departure via Kathmandu by flight or to mainland cities of China
  • International arrival/departure transfers
  • Kathmandu half day sightseeing escorted by City Guide ( any foreign language accordingly )
  • 4 nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on B/B basis
  • Monuments entrance fee while sightseeing in Kathmandu & Lhasa with English speaking city guide
  • Private transportation during sightseeing tour in Kathmandu & Lhasa
  • Tibet Entry Permit fee
  • Trekking permit
  • Supporting truck and jeeps
  • Overland: Nepal - Tibet (Drive In)
  • Flight: Lhasa - Kathmandu (Fly Out)
  • Accommodation in Lhasa & other towns in Tibet on twin sharing basis with Breakfast
  • Full board camping trek with 3 meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • Necessary camping equipment (two men tent, dining tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent, kitchen equipment , sleeping bags (with inner sheets) & foam mattresses
  • Supporting staff (a professional trekking guide and porter(s), cook & kitchen boy(s) as well as their necessary wages, insurance, meals, transportations and allowances
  • International flight fare and departure taxes
  • Nepal entry/re-entry visa fee
  • Tibet (Chinese) Visa fee (Collect on upon arrival)
  • Single supplement for hotel accommodation
  • Note: Additional cost applies for single tent on camping trek
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu/Lhasa 
  • Travel / Medical insurance & rescue evacuation cost
  • Personal expenses such as telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks (including cold drinks and mineral water/boiled water), laundry
  • Any extra cost involved in case of political turmoil, cancellation of flight, illness, and natural disaster
  • Photography charges at monasteries/palaces/sites
  • All expenses incurred in the event of early departure (evacuation fee, transport, extra hotel night, food etc.)
  • Tips for staffs (hotels, restaurants, guide, driver)
  • Any other services not specified in the ‘Cost includes
  • Trip Duration: 26 Days
  • Total Trekking + Tours days: 22 Days
  • Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu: 04 Nights
  • Trip Starts / Ends: Kathmandu
  • Activities: Kharta Valley Trek + Kathmandu & Lhasa Cultural sightseeing
  • Mode of Transportation: Private comfortable Toyota land cruiser & flight
  • Best Season: March - Oct
  • Accommodation: Hotels + Guest house  + Camps
  • Type of Trip: Private  & Regular Departure
  • Service available: Standard
  • Trek grade:  Medium – hard
  • No. of Pax : From 2 & above
  • Meals during trip:  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner on camping trek
  • Maximum elevation: 5250 m.
  • Walking hours: 5 – 6 hrs a day

Note: It is mandatory to send your scanned passport details 4 weeks prior to trip departure at:

Kharta Valley Trekking Route Map

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