Rachu Valley Trek

GRADE

Strenuous

TRIP DURATION

18 Days

BEST SEASON

May till October

GROUP SIZE

From 4 person

TRIP Altitude

5330 meters

CUSTOMIZE TRIP

On Request

Trip Highlights

Visit Kathmandu, touring of palace and Monasteries in Lhasa, Visit Yamdrok Lake, Gyantse, Shigatse, trek to East Everest BC & Glacier, explore Shisha Pangma Base Camp, Superb mountain views, great passes, Nomad, spectacular scenery, picturesque Tibetan village, friendly people and many more......

Trip Overview

After visiting Yamdrok Lake, Gyantse and Shigatse we trek through the, little visitted, Rachu Valley to the North Everest Base Camp situated below the awesome Mt. Everest. After exploring North Everest Base Camp and surrounding area we will follow the trail through the beautiful Tibetan landscape, rich in vegetation and flowers over high passes and get to Shisa Pangma Base Camp. After a full day excursion of Shisa Pangma Base Camp we drive through the spectacular trans-Himalayan drive along the Friendship Highway to Kathmandu, Nepal. 
 
  • Day 01 Upon arrival transfer to hotel/welcome dinner followed by brief
  • Day 02 Free day/hotel
  • Day 03 Fly to Lhasa in Tibet (3660m) / Hotel
  • Day 04 Lhasa sightseeing/hotel
  • Day 05 Lhasa Sightseeing/hotel
  • Day 06 Drive to Shigatse via Yamdrok lake /hotel
  • Day 07 Drive to Tingiri/camp
  • Day 08 Trek to Lungjiang (4150m) via Yalung Drok/camp
  • Day 09 Trek to base of Lamma la (4880m) via Lamdu Drok/camp
  • Day 10 Trek to Zangbo village (4790m) at Rachu Valley/camp
  • Day 11 Trek to Rongbuk Monastery (4980m)/camp
  • Day 12 Excursion to Everest Base Camp/camp
  • Day 13 Drive to Selung (4690m)/camp
  • Day 14 Explore Shisha Pangma Base Camp (5330m)/camp
  • Day 15 Drive to Nyalam  via Tongla (5200m)/Guesthouse
  • Day 16 Drive to Friendship Bridge and to Dhulikhel/hotel
  • Day 17 Day at Leisure/shopping day/evening farewell dinner/hotel
  • Day 18 Drive to airport for return journey
  • Note: Customized itineraries for private groups are possible. Please let us know your time frame and interest. 
Includes
Kathmandu
  • International airport pickup and drop service
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu  in 3 star in double occupancy
  • Welcome and farewell dinner
Tibet
  • Accommodation in twin sharing room on bed and breakfast basis
  • Transportation by 4500 model Land-cruiser / Mini coach as per group size
  • Sightseeing with Tibetan guide as per itinerary
  • Monastery entrance fees
  • Tibet visa and travel permit
  • Grassland fees 
  • Fully catered camping trek supported by Nepalese (Guide, Cook, Helpers) crew & Tibetan guide
Excludes
Kathmandu
  • Food
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance
  • Nepal entry visa fee 
Tibet
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance
  • Medical evacuation in case of emergency
  • All bar bill

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