Tibet Kharta Valley Trek – 16 Days starts from Lhasa and includes a visit to Kharta Valley, Khangsung, east face of Mount Everest, Everest Base Camp, Tingri, Shigatse along with many other places on the way. Tibet tour is always special when you fly to Lhasa from Kathmandu or mainland China. The very first thing that happens in your tour seems special when you fly over the tallest and most beautiful mountains in the world. Before you start heading off to Kharta Valley, you will explore several monasteries, landmarks, and temples in Lhasa, Shigatse, and Gyantse. Tibet Kharta Valley Trek is a perfect trek tour for any adventurous group; this trek will take you to the northern Base Camp of the Mt. Everest. You can surely explore the foot of the Everest as per your wish. One thing you must have in your to take part in…
Tibet Kharta Valley Trek – 16 Days starts from Lhasa and includes a visit to Kharta Valley, Khangsung, east face of Mount Everest, Everest Base Camp, Tingri, Shigatse along with many other places on the way. Tibet tour is always special when you fly to Lhasa from Kathmandu or mainland China. The very first thing that happens in your tour seems special when you fly over the tallest and most beautiful mountains in the world. Before you start heading off to Kharta Valley, you will explore several monasteries, landmarks, and temples in Lhasa, Shigatse, and Gyantse.
Tibet Kharta Valley Trek is a perfect trek tour for any adventurous group; this trek will take you to the northern Base Camp of the Mt. Everest. You can surely explore the foot of the Everest as per your wish. One thing you must have in your to take part in this Tibet Kharta Valley Trek is your fitness and interest towards the untouched and pure parts of the world, especially the Himalayas.
Please read: This Kharta Valley Trek used to be concluded in Nyalam/Zhangmu. Unfortunately, due to the devastating 2015 earthquake in this region, the Kodari border has been closed. We are using another border (Kyirong/Kerung border crossing) or you will need to return to Lhasa to fly back to Kathmandu or flight or train to China)
Arrive at Lhasa (3660 m): Overnight at Hotel.
Full-Day Lhasa Sightseeing Tour; Visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Sera & Drepung Monasteries, Barkhor Streets Overnight at Hotel.
Drive Lhasa to Shigatse city (280km, 4/5 hours): Overnight at Hotel.
Drive from Shigatse to Kharta (3690m,Qudang Town), around 370 km, 9/10 hours, halt at Dampu (4300m), rest and camping
Trek from Dampu to Shawu Tso (4600m); 4-5 hrs 9KM
Trek from Shawu Tso-Shawu La pass (also called Shao-La 5030m) to Joksham 4100m (View Makalu Qomolongtse, etc); 5-6 hrs 7KM
Trek from Joksham to Thangsum (4300m); see trees Khata Valley view-Black Lake view, camping; 5-6 hrs; 4.5KM
Trek from Thangsum to Pethang (4300m), camping; 4-5 hrs; 2.5KM
Trek from Pethang to Pethang Ringmo (4900) 5-6 hrs; 6KM
Day hiking to Kangshung base camp [5100 meters] & East Base Camp of Mt. Everest- get back to Pethang Ringmo. O/N
Trek from Pethang Ringmo to Rabgachu (4300m), camping; 4-5 hrs
Trek from Rabgachu (4300m) to Tsoshutima (5000m, see almost all Mountain Peaks!), camping; 5-6 hrs
Trek from Tsoshutima to Langma-La pass (5330m, highest pass)-Lhundrobling, drive to Khada Town-Tsashi Tsong Town-Rongbuk (5000m), drive to Campsite (4km to North E.B.C)
Trek 4 km to E.B.C; Explore around and drive to Kyirong (Kerung) Border
Early in the morning, drive to the immigration, finish border formalities, say goodbye to Tibetan Guide and Drive to Kathmandu via Rasuwagadi highway. It takes approx six hours to reach Kathmandu.
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Payment: 30% of the total tour cost is required as an advance deposit to confirm the tour with HimalayanWindows (HW). The remaining balance can be paid 3 days before the departure date. Payment can be made through Wire Transfer or Credit Card. We process your credit card payment securely and no extra fee is charged.
Cancellation: For cancellation more than 30 days before the Tour Start Date, No Cancellation fee is charged. For cancellation from 29 calendar days up to and including 4 calendar days before the Tour Start Date, a charge of 30% of the total invoice amount is charged. For a cancellation occurring within 3 days of the date of travel or No Show shall be charged 100% of the total invoice amount. Learn more about Terms and Conditions.
Accommodation: Accommodation is in twin rooms in cities unless a special request is made for a single supplement with an additional fee. Accommodation is in twin or dormitory at lodges on the trek, especially in a peak season, it is difficult to find single/twin rooms in the mountains. Our main focus is to provide clean and safe rooms to our valued guests.
Meals: Basically, every package we offer includes breakfast; lunch, and dinner are provided based on the cost we offer on the tour. In Bhutan, every package is on a full board plan that includes Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. During the trek, we provide all meals where you will need to pay extra for drinking water and snacks.
Nepal Visa: Every traveler from any country who wanted to visit Nepal needs to obtain a Nepal Visa. A Nepal Tourist Visa can be obtained on arrival and some countries need a visa before traveling to Nepal. Make sure your passport is valid at least 6 months from the Tour Start Date. Make sure to obtain a multi-entries Nepal Visa if you are planning cross-country tours.
Bhutan Visa Clearance: Every traveler from any country who wanted to visit Bhutan needs to obtain a Bhutan Visa Clearance before the travel to Bhutan. We obtain your Bhutan visa; you need to send your color scanned clear passport copy. Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the Tour Start Date. Before flying to Bhutan, a Visa Clearance will be sent to you from your tour operator, you have to print the clearance paper and show it at the Druk Air/Bhutan Airlines counter during the Check-in. The original visa would be stamped into your passport upon arrival at the Paro airport. Learn more about Bhutan travel info.
Tibet Group Visa (TGV): Every traveler from any country who wanted to visit Tibet from Nepal needs to obtain a Tibet Group Visa (TGV) in Kathmandu through the help of a tour operator. Make sure to land in Kathmandu 3-4 working days before the travel date t process for TGV. If you are traveling from China, no TGV is required, a Chinese Visa & Permit are needed, though. Learn more about the Tibet entry procedure.
Nepal & Bhutan: Nepal and Bhutan share the climate from high mountains to the low land sub-tropical plains and jungles. Both countries have similar weather and are ideal to visit at the same time of the year. March to April (spring) & October to December (autumn and early winter) are the best time to visit as the air is clean and fresh with sunny skies. January and February are colder and June, July, and August (summer) are monsoon seasons.
Tibet: The best time to visit Tibet is from April to October as the weather is warmer, fresh, and sunny skies. November to March are usually very cold, but still possible to visit if the route is not blocked by the snow, especially in the regions like Namtso, Everest Base Camp, Mount Kailash, etc.
HimalayanWindows advises bringing proper Travel Insurance to all the travelers who are interested in traveling in the Himalayas. Travel Insurance is a policy that helps cover medical problems, emergency evacuation, theft, loss of belongings, last-hour tour/ticket cancellation, etc.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Tibet tour Where is Tibet? Tibet is situated in the South-West of China, also bordering Nepal, India, Burma, and Bhutan. The historical territory of Tibet would make it the world’s tenth-largest nation. At present, Tibet is under China’s occupation and has been divided up, renamed, and incorporated into Chinese Provinces. If China refers to Tibet, It means only part of historic Tibet; what it names… Read More »