Kharta Valley Trekking

Fly to Lhasa & exit from Zhangmu-15 days package
Himalayan Mentor offers trekking package in Tibet’s Kharta Valley region to explore one of the most highlighted natural heritage of Tibetan forbidden land. Together our trekking program is also combined with main sightseeing spots that ever renowned among travelers. Guided sightseeing tours in Lhasa visiting-Potala Palace, Sera Monastery, Jokhang Temple and Bakhor Street market, Drepung Monastery and many other attraction of around are the main attractions of this trip.

From Kathmandu you will depart for Lhasa by flight. The scenic flight from Kathmandu offers 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 as well sightseeing tour in Lhasa.  For the trekking we will take you’re the nomadic zone in Tibet called “Kharta valley”.  This is the remote trekking in Tibet, where you can feel the unexplored beauty of this land. We will trek through Tangmoche, Shegar, Pola Valleyand finally ends the trip after crossing Rongbuk, Everest base camp * Cho Oyu base camp. Then we will take you to Tibet border. After immigration stuffs we will drive back to Kathmandu.

Kharta valley trek itinerary

Day 01: Transfer to airport and fly to Lhasa. Upon arrival at Lhasa meet our Tibetan agent’s official representative and transferred to the hotel.

Day 02-03: Guided sightseeing tours in Lhasa visit-Potala Palace, Sera Monastery, Jokhang Temple and Bakhor Street market, Drepung Monastery and many other attraction of around

Day 04: Drive to Shigatse (approximately 4-5 hours) the road connection follows the Lhasa River bank, up on arrival transfer to hotel and rest. Afternoon sightseeing to the Tashilumpo Monastery and explore around/overnight at Shigatse Hotel.

Day 05: Drive to Kharta valley area, you leave the highway and drive close to Kharta valley area where our trekking crews will set the first camp. The magnificent views of Lhotse, Cho Oyu and Everest can be seen from the camp site.

Day 06: After breakfast commence the trek (4-5 hr) towards the mountain ranges. You will enjoy the magnificent views of Makalu and Everest and overnight at tented camp.

Day 07: Trek to Tangmoche (4350m, 4-5 hrs), along trek explore remotes of Tibetan cultural area which allow you to experience rare wildness of nomad land and overnight at tented camp. 

Day 08: Trek Tangmoche (4350m) to Xegar ro Shegar - approximately (4800m, 4-5 hr), enjoy of the bitten trekking and overnight at tented camp. 

Day 09: Trek to Pola Valley (4500m) via Doya Ri- 5300m (7-8 hr), enjoy superb views along the trek and rare wildness of nomad land and overnight at tented camp. 

Day 10: Trek Pola Valley (4500m) to EBC route about 3 hour and drive to Everest Base Camp (5150m) and overnight at tented camp.

Day 11: Excursion to the Rongbuk glacier for the magnificent view of Mt. Everest, return to EBC (5150m) and overnight at tented camp.

Day 12: Drive about 150 km to the Cho Oyu Base Camp near driver’s camp (4900m), enjoy a great driving trip, explore around and overnight at tented camp.

Day 13: Excursion to Cho Oyu Base Camp (approx. 5 hrs), enjoy beautiful day hiking and views of surrounding areas and after back to camp site for overnight.

Day 14: Trek back to Driver Camp from Cho Oyu Base 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 (5-6 hrs), transfer to the hotel.

Last Updated: 2014-06-05 by
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Kharta trekking trip highlights

Trip Duration: 15 Days

Mode of Trip: Fly to Lhasa & drive out after end the trek

Trekking Grade: Moderate to fairly challenging trek 

Trip starts in: Lhasa fly in

Trip ends in: Kathmandu- Tibet boarder

Group size: Minimum 2 & Maximum 10-12

Accommodation: Hotel, lodge and tented camp

Transportation: 4WD Land cruiser with support truck

Maximum altitude: Doya Ri- 5300m

Best of the Trip: Visiting Potala Palace, 2 days guided sightseeing to explore main attraction of around and trekking to Kharta valley in nomad land of Tibet

Cost Includes/Excludes

Trip Cost: Please contact us for cost details

Cost includes the following services

  • Airport transfers- pick up drop
  • Twin sharing accommodations in tourist standard hotels including breakfast
  • Travel permits and visa fee for Tibet
  • Monastery entrance fee in Tibet
  • Meals- 3 times a day during the trek
  • Accommodation in 2 men tent and porters during the trekking period
  • Transportation by Land cruiser and supporting truck.

Cost does not includes

  • Air tickets and airport taxes
  • Lunch and dinner except trekking period
  • Travel / medical insurance and emergency rescue evacuation
  • Tips and personal expenses
  • Photography charges in Tibet
  • Any cost arising from Landslides, road blockage hiring extra porters, extra transport cost
  • Nepal re-entry visa fee
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