Kharta Valley Trek

The attractions of Kharta Valley trek are Kharta Valley, Khangseung Valley, Karma Valley, Khangseung face of Mt. Everest. East Everest Base Camp, Rongphu Monastery, High Alpine Passes above 5,000m, walking in alpine forest, magnificent Mountain views of Mountains, walking and camping on Tibetan plateau.

Kharta Valley is an isolated region and it contains the Himalayan ranges of Everest region and the arid Tibetan plateau. The Kharta Valley trek will let you experience the pristine wilderness, beautiful Alpine Lakes and beautiful mountain views. The beautiful valleys like Karma Valley, Khangseung valley, and Khangseung Glacier lets you have a different feelings then other trekking.

Kharta trek starts from Kharta valley 140 km south-east from Xegar. From there we head for Khangseung face via Karma Valley which has views of such giants as Mt. Makalu, Mt. Everest, Pethangtse, Lhotse and others.

15 Days Kharta Trek

This trek is quite special with only a few people trekking in this region in a year. A Journey through the Kharta Valley passes through several other tiny valleys along the way which are dotted with beautiful lakes on a journey to the Khangshung face, the Eastern face of the Mt. Everest. This isolated region borders Mt. Everest in the West and to the South lies the jagged Himalayan range of Makalu. In the North and the East lies the arid Tibetan Plateau. The region is famous for its pristine wilderness, beautiful lakes and superb views of Mt. Makalu (8475m), Mt. Karma Changri (6289m) along with the enormous Khangsung glacier.

Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu/ Nylam. Drive to Kodari for approx. 5 hours. Here you will complete the immigration formalities at the Nepal side and drive to Zhangmu and complete the immigration formalities at the Chinese side also. Then you will drive further to Nylam for approx 2 & 1/2 hours. Overnight in guest house.
Day 02: Nylam. Rest day in Nylam for acclimatization. Overnight in guest house.
Day 03: Nylam/ Tingri. Drive to Tingri for approx 4 hours. Overnight in guest house.
Day 04: Tingri/ Kharta (3750 m). Drive for approx 7 hours. Overnight in tented camp.
Day 05: Kharta/ Yueba (4050 m). Trek. Overnight in tented camp.
Day 06: Yueba/ Langma La (4545 m).Trek for approx 6 hours to the Base Camp of Langma La. Overnight in tented camp.
Day 07: Langma La/ Pethang (4750 m).Trek for approx 7 hours from base of Langma La to Cave. This is a difficult day. It crosses the steep, three-tiered Langma La Pass (5350 m). From here we can view Mt Everest, Chomo Lunze and Makalu. Overnight in tented camp.
Day 08: Pethang/ Ringmo Kashung Faced Base Camp (5455 m).Trek for approx 4 - 5 hours till Ringmo Kashung faced Base Camp. Overnight in tented camp.
Day 09: Pethang/ Sharlung. Trek for approx 5 hours. Overnight in tented camp.
Day 10: Sharlung/ Sharo. Trek for approx 5 hours. Overnight in tented camp.
Day 11: Sharo/ Yueba. Trek for approx 6 hours crossing the Shola pass (5030 m) and back to Yueba. Overnight in tented camp.
Day 12: Yueba/ Kharta. Trek back to Kharta and visit the Kharta Valley, farm house, Yaks and Local people. Overnight in tented camp.
Day 13: Kharta/ Rongbuk/ Everest Base Camp/ Rongbuk. Drive to Rongbuk and walk upto the Everest Base Camp. After visiting the EBC you will return back on foot to Rongbuk. Overnight in tented camp or guest house.
Day 14: Rongbuk/ Nylam. Drive to Nylam for approx 6 hours.Overnight in guest house.
Day 15: Nylam/ Zhangmu/ Kathmandu. Drive to Zhangmu and after completion of the immigration formalities in Kodari you will drive further to Kathmandu. This day you will drive for approx 7 hours. TRIP ENDS.

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