Everest Khangsung Face Trek


Region - Route - Country : East-Kharta-Nepal and Tibet
Days of Completion : 17 days
Max. Altitude of Trial:  5350 m ((17,600 ft.)
Accomodation Type : Hotel and Camping
Package Type: Fly In - Drive Out

Yomdrok Lake: Located about 100km southeast of Lhasa – 141km east of Gyantse passing through Kamba-la Pass 4,441 m (14,570 ft), 638 km² in area, of depth unknown.
It is considered sacred as one of the four "Great Wrathful Lakes" guarded by the goddess Dorje Gegkyi Tso. The others such lakes are Lhamo La-tso, Namtso and Manasarovar.

Rongbuk Monastery: Located 100 km southeast of Shegar at 5, 000 m. (16, 404.2 ft.) above sea level, Rongbuk is claimed to be the highest monastery in the world. It only takes 2 hours hike to Everest Base Camp from Rongbuk. Most past and current expeditions attempting Mount Everest from the north Tibetan side do establish their Base Camp near the tongue of the Rongbuk Glacier about 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) south of the Monastery.

Walking forward from Rongbuk Monastery, you will see the famous Rongbuk Glacier Zone, which is the largest among all the hundreds of glaciers formed around the Mt. Everest.


Itinerary:

Day 01: Fly to Kathmandu: Transfer to hotel - 1,400 m (4,600 ft.)
              Process Tibet Permits and Chinese Visa
Day 02: Transfer to Domestic Airport, Fly to Lhasa - 3,490m (11,450 ft.)
              A.M visit to Potala Palace - (max. altitude 3,700m)
              P.M visit to Norbulingkha and Jokhang Monasteries
Day 03: A.M Drepung Monastery
              P.M Sera Monastery
Day 04: A.M Ganden Monastery
               P.M Tibetan Medicine Hospital
Day 05: Drive to Gyantse - 3,977 m  :  259 Km : 4-5 hours
Day 06: Drive to Shigatase - 3,840 metres (12,600 ft) : 100 Km : 2-3 hours
              P.M visit to Tashilunpo Monastery
Day 07: Drive to Shegar -  4,300 m (14,107 ft.) :   240km, 5-6 hours
Day 08: Drive to Kharta - 5330 m :  230KM : 7 hours
Day 09: Start trek to Robula
Day 10: Trek of Shewla
Day 11: Forest Camp
Day 12: : Trek to Yak Kharga and Camp
Day 13: Rest/Exploration day at Yak Kharga, Camp
Day 14: Trek to Dobhan, Camp - 4038 m
Day 15: Camp before Everest Base Camp -  5350 m ((17,600 ft.)
Day 16: Visit Glaciers
Day 17: Trek return to Dobhan and Camp
Day 18: Trek to Yak Kharga, Camp
Day 19: Trek to Thawala, Camp
Day 20: River Camp
Day 21: Kharta, Camp - 5330 m
Day 22: Drive and Camp on the way to EBC
Day 23: Drive to Nyalam, camp : 3800 m
Day 24: Drive to Zhangmu (Khasa) – back to Kathmandu : 2200 m(1,400 ft.)