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Lakpa-Ri Expedition (7045m/23,113ft) - Autumn-2023

Lhakpa Ri 7045m/23,113ft sometimes called Xang Dong Fengis a true Tibetan treasure. You can think of this 7000m peak as Everest’s little cousin. Its position on the North side of Everest allows for a wonderful opportunity to climb in the heart of the high Himalaya without exposing yourself to the commitment and difficulty of an Everest climb.

Facts of the Trip

Highest access: 7045m/23,113ft

First Ascent: George Mallory. 1921

Duration: 35 (typically) Days

Group Size: 01-10 People per group

Co-ordinates: 27°59′17″N 86°55′31″E

Location: Mahalangur range

Country: Tibet, China

Airport: Kathmandu (KTM)

Departure From: Kathmandu (KTM)

Grade: PD. Easy-Moderate

Accommodation: Three star to five stars as request

Meals: B/B plan in Kathmandu & B,L,D in during Driving and climbing period

Transportation: Car, Jeep, Mini Bus

Best season: Late spring (traditionally less hazardous) and autumn

Major Activity: Mountaineering

Include Activity: Highest advance camp of Everest

Culture: Nepali & Tibeten

Mode of Travel: Hotel/Guest house on route, camping during Climbing period

Climbing route: Northeast Ridge Standard/Everest North Col

Himalayan sights: Mt. Everest

Itinerary Details

Itinerary Details of Lakpa-Re Expedition (7045m/23,113ft)

08 Sept/Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu Airport & transfer to Yak and Yeti hotel

09-10Sept /Day2-3:Rest and prep day for assignment & briefing before departure from Kathmandu.

11 Sept /Day 04: After having breakfast early in the morning, you drive from Kathmandu to Syprubeshi (1460m/4790ft) overnight at tea house accommodation .

12 Sept /Day 05: Early in the morning drive from Syprubeshi to Kerung border (2000m/6562ft) after immigration formalities at the border crossing, you drive to Kerung height (3200m/10499ft)-02hrs drive jeep. Overnight stay in hotel.

13 Sept /Day 06: After breakfast drive from Kerung to Tingri (4,300m) which takes three hours. Overnight in hotel.

14 Sept/Day 07: Rest day at Tingri for acclimatization. Our guide will lead team up a local hill to 5,000m with great views of Cho Oyu.

15 Sept /Day 08: After breakfast drive from Tingri to Chinese Base Camp (5,150m) which takes 4 hours.

16 Sept/Day 09-11:Rest and acclimatization at Chinese Base Camp (5,150m). Prepare and arrange yaks to go to Advance Base Camp via middle camp.

19 Sept /Day 12: After breakfast, trek from Chinese Base Camp to Middle Camp (5,700m) which takes five to six house hours. Overnight in camp.

20 Sept/Day 13: Trek from Middle Camp to Advance Base Camp of Everest (6,485m.) Prepare camp overnight in camp

21 Sept/Day 14-28: Climbing period (summit of Lakpa-Ri Expedition (7045m/23,113ft)

05 Oct /Day 29: Preparation for returning (clean advance base camp) and trek to Chinese Base Camp. Bring down all equipment by Yak.

06 Oct /Day 30:Preparation to returning (Clean Base Camp) and trek to Middle camp (5200m/17125ft.) and then drive to Tingri (4,348m/14,268 ft).

07 Oct/Day 31: Early in the morning drive from Tingri (4,348m/14,268 ft) to Kerung boarder (2000m/6562ft) overnight at hotel accommodation.

08 Oct/Day 32:Free day in Kathmandu and Nepalese cultural program with farewell dinner in the evening.

09 Oct /Day 33:Transfer to airport for final departure

10 Oct/Day 34: Free day in Kathmandu and Nepalese cultural program with farewell dinner in the evening.

11 Oct/Day 35:Transfer to airport for final departure