Mount Lakpa Ri Tibet Mountaineering


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Mountaineering in Lakpa Ri Tibet 2018

Lhakpa Ri is a superb objective which should appeal to climbers looking for a 7,000m summit in a famous location. The visit to Lhasa, the overland journey across the Tibetan Plateau, the trek in the footsteps of Mallory and a climb with awesome views of Everest, are the ingredients of a very special expedition. It will also give a life-long impression of Tibet and its people and an insight and deep respect for the achievements of the early Everest pioneers
The mountain is one of several peaks that line the east flank of the East Rongbuk Glacier. The summit is a prominent three-sided pyramid which drops to the East Rongbuk Glacier to the west, the Kharta Glacier to the east and falls steeply to a tributary glacier of the Kangshung to the south. The slopes from the Rongbuk an Kharta Glaciers are relatively low angled and are linked by the Lhakpa La pass (6,849m), which is just to the north of Lhakpa Ri. It was from this pass, in 1922, that Mallory and his team mates first saw the East Rongbuk Glacier, an event well documented in mountaineering annals. The most climbable 7,000m peak in the world ! Lhakpa Ri is an ideal objective, remarkably positioned just across the glacier from Everest. It shares the historic route up the East Rongbuk Glacier and is climbable by a relatively safe and straightforward route. It is just over the milestone altitude of 7,000m, making it higher than anything outside Asia and is probably the most climbable 7,000m peak in the world.

Mount Climbing Lakpa Ri Daily Plan

  • DAY 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel
  • DAY 02 – 03 : Visa document application and Preparation for Expedition
  • DAY 04: Fly Kathmandu to Lhasa
  • DAY 05-06: Sightseeing in Lhasa
  • DAY 07-09: Drive to Xegar (4300m) via Shigatse (3900m)
  • DAY 10: Drive to Everest Base Camp
  • DAY 11-14: Rest and acclimatization in the Everest Base camp
  • DAY 15-17: Trek to Advance base camp (6350m)
  • DAY 29: Returned back to Advance Base Camp
  • DAY 30: Return to Base camp
  • DAY 31-32: Return drive to Lhasa
  • DAY 34: Rest and shopping day
  • DAY 35: Transfer for Final Departure 

lakpa Ri’s Service Category

  1. Full Board
  2. Half board

Service Rendered by Ramdung Team

  • All airport/hotel/airport transfers
  • 5 nights hotel (5 star, Annapurna or similar) in Kathmandu, bb plan
  • Flight: Kathmandu/Lhasa/Kathmandu, airport tax
  • Accommodation in Tibet on full board basis (breakfast, lunch & dinner).
  • Lakpa Ri Expedition permit, Tibet visa & Tibet travel permit and all taxes
  • 50 Kg Expedition equipment luggage or barrel per climber is allowed till ABC
  • Necessary yaks for carrying equipment & loads
  • Food and fuels in the base camp for whole period
  • 1 tent per climber of North face or similar for Base Camp
  • Dining, Kitchen, Store tent, mattress and all camping facilities needed in BC
  • Experienced and professional staff at BC : Base camp manager, cook, kitchen boy
  • Liaisons officer and interpreter service
  • Equipment allowance, wages, life, medical & life, medical & rescue insurance for all Nepali members.
  • Emergency oxygen, mask & regulator at ABC (use and pay)
  • Immediate Rescue co-ordination (covered by your travel insurance)
  • Group climbing equipment such as fixed rope, snow bar, ice screw etc.
  • Generator or solar panel for charging & lighting in Base camp
  • Gamow bag (Life saving device in case of altitude sickness) provided
  • Satellite phone on pay call basis (1min = $ 3)
  • Garbage deposit fee
  • Visa Extension fee
  • Welcome and farewell dinner
  • Agency service charge


  • International flight ticket, taxes and visas
  • Lunch & dinner, hotel after 5 nights in Kathmandu
  • Personal trekking & climbing equipment
  • All expenses of personal nature like bar bills, laundry, telephone etc.
  • Insurance for travel, accident, medical, emergency evacuation & lost baggage.
  • Applicable permit fee & custom fee for SAT phone, filming camera, communications – equipment (if brought)
  • Extra yak charge
  • Climbing Bonus & summit bonus for climbing Sherpa (if you use Sherpa), Tips for Base Camp Staff
  • Climbing Bonus & Summit bonus for climbing Sherpa (if you use Sherpa) : Camp 8300m. = USD 1000 & over 8300m. to summit = USD 500 = 1500 USD extra payable for climbing Sherpa on the spot.
  • All not mentioned in cost include part

Mountaineering at Lakpa RI 

Mount Lakpa Ri of Tibet is becoming a prominent mountain among  mountaineers. The fact that, yearly hundreds of mountaineers come to experience the adventure Lakpa Ri Tibet has to offer.

Lakpa Ri Peak stands between the upper east Rombuk and Kharta glacier, which is to Mount Everest north face. Climbers explain the Royalty of Mount Everest when they are atop of Lakpa Ri because of the reason Everest Stands with it. George Mallory in 1921, on the way to Everest Research program claimed to reach the summit of Lakpa Ri for the first time. Nowadays, the same route is used by every new climbers.

The Climbing Team of Lakpa Ri  spends time acclimatizing at base camp before ascending to Advance Base Camp (6,300 meter)which takes two-days hiking The ascent follows a shallow, snow-filled depression on the southwest flank, ascending low-angled snow for 600 meter, which steepens at mid-height between 30-35°. After reaching the crest of the ridge close to the Lhakpa La, we head to south and walk parallel to the snow ridge to the summit. Then we reach the summit.

After safe return to the Lakpa Ri Base Camp base we stay overnight.Next day we take drive on the Friendship Highway. Ramdung Team will drive along the northern side of the Himalaya range , with clear view of Everest, Cho Oyu and other small peaks.  Eventually we reach to the Friendship Bridge of Tibet and Nepal and head towards Kathmandu

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