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Khangsung Valley Trek 22 Days

Trip Facts:

Duration: 22 Days

Starts In: Kathmandu

Ends In: Kathmandu

Maximum altitude: 5,330 m

Grade: Moderate

Trek Type: Tea House

Best Season: March to May; June to Aug

Activity: Sightseeing and trekking/climbing

Accommodation: Camps/Lodges

Transportation: Flights/ private car or tourist bus (as per itinerary)

Group Size: 12 pax Maximum

With Best Price

This trip is a fabulous introduction to Tibet offering a mix of challenging trekking amid outstanding scenery, a jeep tour along the Friendship Highway to Lhasa via a detour to Everest Base Camp and to finish, time in Lhasa exploring Tibet’s ancient and fascinating capital.

Hiking through an incredible Himalayan landscape of steep-sided valleys, glacial lakes and high mountain scenery, we will reach the Khangsung Valley, one of the most beautiful but least visited areas of Tibet. Situated close to the eastern side of Everest, the Khangsung Valley is also called ‘the valley of flowers’ due to the thousands of wildflowers that carpet the meadows in spring and summer, setting the valley ablaze with color. The Langma La (pass), situated at 5,320m, is the highest point of the trail and a superb viewpoint from which to gaze out on the breathtaking Himalayan panorama of Makalu, Lhotse, Lhotse Shar and Mount Everest.

  • Detail Itinerary
  • Cost Info
  • Gear & Equipment
  • Tibet Visa

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1340m) & transfer to hotel

Day 02: Trek preparation

Day 03: Drive to Nyalam (3,780m)

Day 04: Rest day in Nyalam

Day 05: Drive to Thingri

Day 06: Acclimatisation day in Tingri

Day 08: Drive to Kharta

Day 09: Trek ShaoLa (4,970m)

Day 10: Trek to Kaamo Tsangpo valley

Day 11: Trek to Khangsung valley

Day 12: Trek to Pethang Ringmo (4,550m)

Day 13: Trek to Hoppo (4,800m)

Day 14: Trek to Kangshung base camp & return to Hoppo

Day 15: Trek to Base of Langma La

Day 16: Cross Langma La (5,330m). Trek to Lundrubling

Day 17: Trek to Kharta

Day 18: Drive to Rongbuk (5,000m)

Day 19: Explore Everest base camp (5,200m). Drive to Shegar

Day 20: Drive to Sighatse

Day 21: Drive to Lhasa

Day 22: Depart Lhasa

Cost Includes

  • Arrival & departure transfers by private vehicle
  • Twin share room (3 nights) with breakfast in a 3 star hotel
  • Hotels can be arranged as per client’s choice which might incur extra cost
  • Tibet travel permit (hyperlink) and necessary fees
  • Surface transportation as per itinerary.
  • Transportation in Tibet in 4WD or Bus (this might alter as per Tibet rules)
  • Staffs and equipment transportation
  • Necessary permits and fees for Nepal and Tibet, English speaking guide, assistant guide, cook and necessary crew members from Nepal
  • Yaks and yak herders for transportation during trek (this might alter as per Tibet rules)
  • Tented/Guest House accommodation with meals (breakfast. Lunch & dinner) during trek (this might alter as per Tibet rules)
  • Insurance of crew and climbing staffs
  • Staff salary, climbing bonus, performance bonus etc.
  • Transportation to airport from hotel (in Nepal)

Cost Excludes

  • International flights including
  • Kathmandu – Lhasa – Kathmandu (if travelling by air)
  • Visa Fees (Nepal)
  • All type of insurance for clients (trekkers)
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and other cities including Lhasa
  • Beverages and snacks during trekking
  • Personal climbing gears and clothing (available on hire)
  • Extra baggage charges
  • Expenses incurred due to natural calamities such as bad weather, landslide, snowfall etc. (routes may get altered in such situations)
  • Expenses incurred during emergency evacuation due to any reason
  • Cargo/custom clearance fees
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses such as telephone calls, bar bills, hot showers, laundry etc.
  • All other items not mentioned in the list of ‘Includes’

Head Gear

  • Hat preferably wool or fleece
  • Sun hat & scarf
  • Head torch with extra alkaline batteries

Hand Wear

  • Fleece Gloves

Personal stuffs

  • 4-5 season sleeping bag with thermal or fleece bag liner
  • Water purifier preferably tablets
  • Day pack
  • Books
  • Snacks
  • Trekking poles
  • UV Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Camera with extra batteries
  • Insurance papers
  • Swiss army knife
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Zip-loc bags
  • Baby wipes or wet towels
  • Ear plugs
  • Water bottle
  • Pee bottle for men & Pee Funnel for Women (for very cold nights)


  • Jacket & Trouser (waterproof)
  • Trousers for trekking
  • Non cotton shirt/T-shirt (full sleeves)
  • Fleece trouser
  • Micro fleece
  • Body warmer fleece
  • Thermal wear
  • Down jacket
  • Rain/wind jacket
  • Underwear
  • Neck gaiter

Foot Wear

  • Water repellent trekking boots with ankle support
  • Gaiters
  • Socks
  • Trainers


  • Strong Kit/Duffle bag to be carried by porter
  • Bag to keep your casual clothing
  • Toiletry bag

Climbing Equipment (if required)

  • Ice axe
  • Crampons
  • Harness with Slings, carabiners
  • Jumar
  • Boots suitable for mountaineering
  • Mountaineering helmet


  • Personal medications

Visa Information

First confirm your itinerary and authorize Expedition Himalaya to obtain the travel permit on your behalf. You will also be required to email a clear scanned copy of your passport. This has to be done at least 15 working days prior to your arrival in Nepal.

Reach Kathmandu at least 2 working days in advance of your travel itinerary and deposit your passport in our office along with necessary payment required to obtain the travel permit.  

Except Indian nationals, all visitors require a visa to enter Nepal (http://www.nepalimmigration.gov.np/content/tourist-visa.html)

We will inform you as soon as the travel permit for Tibet gets issued.

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