Mt Lhakpa Ri Expedition |23 Days

Trip Highlights

It divides the upper east Rombuk and Kharta glacier. It is very closed to Mount Everest and one feels as equal to climbed Mount Everest the moment, one reaches on the top of this mountain.

Trip Overview

Lhakpa Ri is a beautiful mountain for a 7,000m summit in Tibetan Plateau which gives awesome views of Everest. Many climbers have been attracted these days to this mountain climbing through Tibet side. It divides the upper east Rombuk and Kharta glacier. It is very closed to Mount Everest and one feels as equal to climbed Mount Everest the moment, one reaches on the top of this mountain.

Mt. Lakpari was first climb by George Mallory who was on his way to the Everest Reconnaissance in 1921; and he had seen its North Col.Bill Tilman made the second ascent during his Everest reconnaissance in 1936. The Third ascent made by French Everest Summiteers Michelle Pelle in 1988. The Fourth ascent by Ken McConnell in 1991. The present expedition teams are also using these same routes as the previous four expedition teams had used in the past.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu & transfer to hotel

Day 02 Briefing & final preparations

Day 03 Drive to Nyalam

Day04 Rest and acclimatization day to Nyalam

Day 05 Drive to Tingri

Day 06 Rest and acclimatization day at Tingri

Day 07 Drive to Rongbuk (5,000m)

Day 08 Trek to Everest Base Camp (EBC 5,200m)

Day 09 Acclimatizing day at EBC

Day 10 Trek to Camp 1 (5,460m)

Day 11 Trek to Interim Camp (5,760m)

Day 12 Rest day at Interim Camp

Day 13 Trek to Camp 2 (5,970m)

Day 14 Trek to Camp 3; Everest Advance Base Camp (6,400m)

Day 15 Rest day at Camp 3

Day 16 Camp 3

Day 17 Ascend to Lhakpa Ri

Day 18 Lhakpa Ri summit

Day 19 Contingency day for weather etc

Day 20 Descend to EBC

Day 21 Drive to Tingri

Day 22 Drive to Kathmandu

Day 23 Depart Kathmandu

Detail Itinerary

Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu & transfer to hotel

Day 02 Briefing & final preparations

Day 03 Drive to Nyalam

Day04 Rest and acclimatization day to Nyalam

Day 05 Drive to Tingri

Day 06 Rest and acclimatization day at Tingri

Day 07 Drive to Rongbuk (5,000m)

Day 08 Trek to Everest Base Camp (EBC 5,200m)

Day 09 Acclimatizing day at EBC

Day 10 Trek to Camp 1 (5,460m)

Day 11 Trek to Interim Camp (5,760m)

Day 12 Rest day at Interim Camp

Day 13 Trek to Camp 2 (5,970m)

Day 14 Trek to Camp 3; Everest Advance Base Camp (6,400m)

Day 15 Rest day at Camp 3

Day 16 Camp 3

Day 17 Ascend to Lhakpa Ri

Day 18 Lhakpa Ri summit

Day 19 Contingency day for weather etc

Day 20 Descend to EBC

Day 21 Drive to Tingri

Day 22 Drive to Kathmandu

Day 23 Depart Kathmandu

Equipment List

Footwear:

  • Climbing boots
  • Cold weather boots for base camp
  • Trainers
  • Comfortable sandals
  • Lightweight hiking boots
  • Gaiters
  • Booties
  • Light socks
  • Heavy socks

Clothing:

  • Lightweight long underwear top
  • Expedition weight long underwear tops
  • Lightweight long underwear bottoms
  • Expedition weight underwear bottoms
  • Briefs/Underwear
  • Short-sleeved shirts/T-shirts
  • Jacket synthetic or fleece
  • Synthetic insulated pants
  • Down suit
  • Down insulated jacket with hood
  • Down pants
  • Waterproof breathable jacket & pants
  • Wind shirts/light shell jacket
  • One piece climbing shell (optional)

Head & Hand Gear

  • Lightweight syntheticliner glove
  • Headlamp with spare bulb and extra alkaline batteries
  • Windstopper fleece gloves
  • Insulated climbing gloves
  • Mittens with liners
  • Sun hat
  • Wool or fleece hat
  • Balaclava
  • Face mask
  • Mountain helmet

Accessories

  • UV Sunglasses
  • Glacier glasses
  • Ski goggles
  • Spare batteries

Climbing Equipment

  • Ice axe
  • Crampons
  • Harness
  • Carabiners
  • Webbing
  • Perlon cord
  • Ascenders
  • Rappel device
  • Camping Gear
  • Backpack
  • Day pack
  • Two Sleeping bags:-40C/-30F
  • Compression stuff sacks
  • THermal sleeping pad
  • Foam pad
  • 2 Water bottles
  • Lightweight steel thermal bottle
  • Pee bottle
  • Pee Funnel for Women.
  • Pack towel
  • Extendable 2 trekking poles
  • Swiss army knife
  • Large mug, plastic bowl, fork and spoon

Medical & Personal

  • Sunscreen
  • Lipscreen
  • Toiletry kit
  • Personal medication
  • Water purification tablets
  • Zip-loc bags
  • Baby wipes or wet towels
  • Ear plugs

Travel Items

  • 2 large expedition duffel bag
  • Small travel bag
  • Nylon stuff sacks
  • Lightweight cotton long sleeve shirt
  • Hiking pants and/or skirt/sarong
  • Lightweight pants

Cost Included

  • All arrival and departure transfer services to and from Airport both Domestic and International with other necessary surface transport strictly as per itinerary.
  • B&B accommodation in Kathmandu at a 3 star hotel on a twin-share basis
  • Royalty (CTMA) as per Tibet rule
  • All staff during Expedition period
  • Full Board hotel en route in Tibet
  • Tibet Visa and Travel Permit for expedition crew;
  • Surface transportation as per itinerary;
  • Necessary Oxygen Bottles with mask and regulators (if requested by client)
  • We provide Sherpa’s tents, food for climbing, and insurance, Ice falls charges
  • High altitude food for Sherpa and member
  • All camping equipment in Base Camp;
  • Food during expedition period for expedition Members and Staff;
  • Daily wages, equipment allowance & Insurance for expedition Staff;
  • Solar panel for light and batteries charger will be available for expedition members;
  • Each expedition member will have an individual tent available in the Base Camp
  • All Necessary camping equipment like camp furniture, kitchenware, dining tents etc.
  • Per person 60kg baggage allowance during trekking-up carrying by porter or Yak and 40kg baggage allowance while returning from Base Camp after climbing the Mountain.
  • Required Experienced, Trained guide during the climbing Period per person
  • One set of Walkie-Talkies to each member and climbing guide
  • All wages, equipment, medical and accidental Insurances for all involved staffs.
  • Appropriate food for high altitude and all climbing crew at base camp and above as required.
  • Farewell Dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with domestic culture show in Kathmandu

Cost not Include

 

  • Lunch and Dinner during in Kathmandu (except farewell dinner)
  • Any packed food/snacks, aerated drinks, energy drinks, mineral water, alcohol, cigarettes, chocolates, nutria-bars during trekking.
  • Items of personal nature, Laundry Expenses, Tips
  • Expenses incurred towards usage of landlines, mobiles, walkie-talkies or satellite phones And Internet expenses
  • Clothing, Packing Items or Bags, Personal Medical Kit, Personal Trekking Gears
  • Any extra services or products or offers or activities which are not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Any extra expenses arising out of various/unforeseen situations like natural calamities, landslides, political disturbances, strikes, changes in Government regulations,
  • Any additional staff other than specified.
  • Rescue, Repatriation, Medicines, Medical Tests and Hospitalization expenses.
  • Medical Insurance and emergency rescue evacuation if required.
  • Travel Insurance and helicopter rescue.
  • (Visa issuance is easy at the arrival) re-entry visa fee.
  • Emergency/Rescue Jeep
  • Personal climbing gears
  • Filming permit (if special camera)
  • Nepal custom duty for import of expedition goods
  • Tips, gifts, souvenirs

 

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  • Trip Duration: 23 Days
  • Trip Grading: Strenuous
  • Max Altitude: 7045m
  • Best Time: April and May & October and November
  • Trip Mode: Expedition
  • Group Size: 2-10 People
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