Kangshung Valley Trekking

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Tibet Shambhala Adventure operates unique and custom-made Tibet trekking and Kangshung valley trek is one of the most beautiful and absolutely unique Tibet trekking in the Kangshung valley. Kangshung valley Tibet trekking takes in one of Tibet's most beautiful and off the beaten trekking areas. The Kangshung valley known as Kangshung face or Kartha which is the home of Tenzin Norgye who is the first Everest climber in Tibet.
The Kangshung valley trekking shows you...
Tibet Shambhala Adventure operates unique and custom-made Tibet trekking and Kangshung valley trek is one of the most beautiful and absolutely unique Tibet trekking in the Kangshung valley. Kangshung valley Tibet trekking takes in one of Tibet's most beautiful and off the beaten trekking areas. The Kangshung valley known as Kangshung face or Kartha which is the home of Tenzin Norgye who is the first Everest climber in Tibet.
The Kangshung valley trekking shows you the most magnificent and close scenery of Mount Everest (8844m) with it's lovely glaciers from Pethang Ringmo, and the closest views of Lhotse (7790m), Makalu (8475m) as well as forested landscapes with many small lakes, pastureland, and Tibetan nomad camps.
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Itinerary Details

Itinerary

Day 1: Day 1 Fly to Lhasa and transfer to hotel

Pass By: Airport Entrance, Airport Expressway Entrance, Duilongdeqing Qu, Lasa Shi, Xizang Zizhiqu, China
You will be warmly welcomed by our Tibetan travel guide and driver and accompany to the holy city of Lhasa through the Yarlung Tsangpo river, known as Bharmaputra river and Kyichu river. Both of these two rivers flow through the eastern part of Tibet and finally it empties into the bay of Bengal in India.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: lubhum tsang boutique hotel or shambhala palace

Day 2: Day 2-3 sightseeing in Lhasa, Potala Palace, Jokang temple and Bharkor, Drepung & Sera monasteries

Stop At: Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, Chengguan District, Lhasa 850000 China
Visit Potala Palace which was the winter Palace of the successive Dalai Lamas and a sacred temple from the Tibetan Buddhist site. Jokang temple which is the most...
Itinerary

Day 1: Day 1 Fly to Lhasa and transfer to hotel

Pass By: Airport Entrance, Airport Expressway Entrance, Duilongdeqing Qu, Lasa Shi, Xizang Zizhiqu, China
You will be warmly welcomed by our Tibetan travel guide and driver and accompany to the holy city of Lhasa through the Yarlung Tsangpo river, known as Bharmaputra river and Kyichu river. Both of these two rivers flow through the eastern part of Tibet and finally it empties into the bay of Bengal in India.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: lubhum tsang boutique hotel or shambhala palace

Day 2: Day 2-3 sightseeing in Lhasa, Potala Palace, Jokang temple and Bharkor, Drepung & Sera monasteries

Stop At: Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, Chengguan District, Lhasa 850000 China
Visit Potala Palace which was the winter Palace of the successive Dalai Lamas and a sacred temple from the Tibetan Buddhist site. Jokang temple which is the most sacred and oldest temple of Tibet, built in the 7th century by the 33rd great Dharma king called Songtsen Gampo and today it is shrined to the most sacred image of Budha Shakyamuni, brought to Tibet from Nepal. Visit two largest monasteries of Drepung and Sera in the central Tibet and see the most interesting monks philosophical dabate.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: lubhum tsang boutique hotel or shambhala palace

Day 3: Day 2-3 sightseeing in Lhasa, Potala Palace, Jokang temple and Bharkor, Drepung & Sera monasteries

Stop At: Potala Palace, No.35 Gongqian Alley, Beijing Middle Road Cheng Guan District, Lhasa 850000 China
Visit Potala Palace which was the winter Palace of the successive Dalai Lamas and a sacred temple from the Tibetan Buddhist site. Jokang temple which is the most sacred and oldest temple of Tibet, built in the 7th century by the 33rd great Dharma king called Songtsen Gampo and today it is shrined to the most sacred image of Budha Shakyamuni, brought to Tibet from Nepal. Visit two largest monasteries of Drepung and Sera in the central Tibet and see the most interesting monks philosophical dabate.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: lubhum tsang boutique hotel or shambhala palace

Day 4: Day 4 Drive to Gyantse, 3950mts,260Km.

Stop At: Gyantse Dzong, Gyantse, Gyangze, Xigaze, China
You will start your tour at around 9Am from your hotel and then drive towards Gyangtse through 3 big mountain passes, Kampa La, Karo La, Simila respectively. Karola is the highest pass among them which is over 5000Mts with it's most beautiful glaciers, beautiful Yamdrok lake emerged as coral color from the top of Kampala pass. You will have your lunch at Nakartse country which is just between the Yamdrok lake and Karola glaciers.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: hotel in gyantse

Day 5: Day 5 Drive-Gyantse-Shigatse-Sakya, 4050mts/290Km

Stop At: Shigatse City Centre, Keji Rd, Sangzhuzi Qu, Rikaze Shi, Xizang Zizhiqu, China
You will start your tour at around 9 Am from your hotel and then drive towards Palchoe monastery for a few minutes. Visit Palchoe monastery and Kubum Pagoda stupa. After the sightseeing, You will have your lunch and then continue your journey to Shigatse by passing one of the biggest farming land in Tibet where people grow barley, wheat, different kinds of vegetables. Visit Tashi Lhunpo monastery which is the seat of the Penchen Lama. After lunch, continue your journey to Sakya monastery.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Hotel in Shigatse

Day 6: Day 6 Drive Sakya-Kartha-Yulok,3690mts,260Km

Stop At: Sakya Monastery, Basiba Road, Sa'gya County 857800 China
After breakfast, you will start your tour and cross the passes, Gyatso la,5220mts and Pangla,5000mts. From Tashizom village, you will turn left from the main road drive toward Kartha Chu village.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: camping

Day 7: Day 7 Trek Yulok-Dhampu,4260mts,4 hrs

Stop At: Sakya Monastery, Basiba Road, Sa'gya County 857800 China
Today you will start your trek and walk sloppy way up and the landscape from today is turning into more green. The memorable view of Sherpa Tenzing Norgye’village on the other side of the river who is the first climber of Mt Everest, Qomo Langma in Tibetan.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: camping


Day 8: Day 8 Trek Dhampu-Shaotso-Methok Sechen,4750mts,5 hrs

Stop At: Sakya Monastery, Basiba Road, Sa'gya County 857800 China
After breakfast, start your trek and enjoy the beauty of the landscape of snow capped mountain, green grassland. We will have long distant view of Mt Makalu, 8475mts. Trek across the Shaola pass,4890mts and along the Shaotso which is a small beautiful lake.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: camping

Day 9: Day 9 Trek Methok Sechen-Zoksham-Tsonak-Thangsum,4400mts/6 hrs

Stop At: Mt. Everest Base Camp, kathmandu, Thamel, Tingri County 858200 China
After breakfast, you will start your trek through the dense forest and beautiful meadows where you can see a group of nomads with their typical Tibetan nomadic tents as well as the most famous densely forested Karma valley. From your campsite, you will have a marvelous view of Makalu ,Everest Lhotse respectively.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: camping

Day 10: Day 10 Trek Thangsum-Pethang,4310mts,3 hrs

Stop At: Makalu Mountain, 24 Km Southeast of Mt. Qomolangma, Tingri County 858200 China
After breakfast, we will enjoy the most beautiful campsite where we can have the closest fantastic view of Mt Makalu, Lhotse and Everest respectively. After taking photos and enjoying the scenery, we will continuously trek down to Pethang Ringmo.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: camping

Day 11: Day 11 Trek pethang-Pethang Ringmo,4870mts,3 hrs

Stop At: Makalu Mountain, 24 Km Southeast of Mt. Qomolangma, Tingri County 858200 China
After breakfast, we will trek close to the giant of Mt Makalu, Lhotse, and Everest and finally get to the east Basecamp of Mt Everest with full of Glaciers.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: camping

Day 12: Day 12 Explore the east Everest Base Camp.

Stop At: Mt. Everest Base Camp, kathmandu, Thamel, Tingri County 858200 China
Trek above the Pethang Ringmo and enjoy the full day of exploring the east Everest Base camp and it’s biggest glaciers. Return to the same camp site
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: camping

Day 13: Day 13 Trek Pethang Ringmo-Tso Shurima,4900mts,5 hrs

Stop At: Makalu Mountain, 24 Km Southeast of Mt. Qomolangma, Tingri County 858200 China
Today you will be viewing Khartapuri mountain-6600Mt with beautiful glaciers as well as Everest and Lhotse again. It is a valuable day for you to leisure your afternoon day nearby the lake Shurima
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: camping

Day 14: Day 14 Trek Tso Shurima-Langmala,5250mts-Shomaling,4170mts,5-6 hrs then route to Rongbuk monastery,110Km

Stop At: Rongbuk Monastery, near North Everest Base Camp, Tingri County China
After breakfast, start your trek as usual and cross the highest pass, Langma la,5250mts. From the top of the Langma la pass, you can view your last scenery of Lhotse and Everest. After the pass, you will see a small lake called Da-nyen, meaning Tibetan Bonjo in Tibetan named according to the located shape of the lake. Today's scenery is the villages of Kharta valley and their fields where they can grow barley only. After Yulok, we will be driving all the way to Rongbuk monastery. There are 110Km distance from Yulok to Rongbuk monastery, the highest monastery in the world.


Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: camping

Day 15: Day 15 Rongbuk monastery-Shigatse,3900mts,340km

Stop At: Shigatse City Centre, Keji Rd, Sangzhuzi Qu, Rikaze Shi, Xizang Zizhiqu, China
Enjoy the morning sunrise view on the Everest top, have breakfast and After enjoying the most beautiful view of Mt Everest, we will drive to Lhatse for around 4 hrs drive.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: mansarovar hotel

Day 16: Day 16: Shigatse to Lhasa, 3650mts/280Km

Stop At: Lhasa City Construction Archives Hall, Jiangsu Ave, Chengguan Qu, Lasa Shi, Xizang Zizhiqu, China
Start your tour early in the morning and drive along the Bharmaputra river with a landscape of sandy hills, villages, and Rulak Yungdrung ling at the otherside of the river. You will have lunch in a small town called Nyenmo which is the border point between Shigatse and Lhasa . Free afternoon for shopping.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: lubhum tsang boutique hotel or shambhala palace

Day 17: Day 17: Drive to Lhasa Gongkar airport.(3600Mts/ 60Km )

Pass By: Lhasa Gongga Airport Parking Lot, Gonggar, Shannan, Tibet, China
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No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Important Details

Included
  • Pack Yak and Yak men for the trek
  • Entry/Admission - Lhasa City Construction Archives Hall
  • Accommodation included: 16 nights
  • Different kinds of snack like biscuit, cheese, dried and fresh fruit during the camp,
  • All camping equipments except sleeping bags,
  • 16x Breakfast
  • Entry/Admission - Sakya Monastery
  • Transportation by good conditioned mini van
  • Entry/Admission - Shigatse City Centre
  • All necessary Tibet entry and road permits,
  • Entry/Admission - Potala Palace
  • 1 Local Tibetan English speaking guide,
  • All camping fees,
  • Entry/Admission - Rongbuk Monastery
  • Entry/Admission - Mt. Everest Base Camp
  • All entry fees to the sites and monasteries,
  • Oxygen in the vehicle and during the trek incase needed.
  • Cook and asistant with all utensils,
  • BB inside the hotel and full board during the camp
  • Entry/Admission - Jokhang Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Makalu Mountain
  • Accommodation as mentioned in the program on twin sharing basis,
  • Entry/Admission - Gyantse Dzong
Not Included
  • Tips for the guide and driver,
  • Any extra cost in the event of landslide or any other personal nature expense that are not mentioned
  • Sleeping bags,
  • Lunch and Dinner in the hotels,
  • International and domestic flight/train tickets.
  • Expenses of a personal nature (alcoholic beverages, laundry, phone call, etc.);
  • (Note: We can help you to book your flight or train tickets, especially domestic ones);
  • Travel insurance including trip cancellation and emergency evacuation
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered

Airports

  • Lhasa Airport, Lhasa China


9/6/2019 - 9/22/2019
Monday - Sunday:07:30 AM - 08:30 PM
9/20/2020 - 10/6/2020
Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.