> We always plan our every trip with a great care. Itineraries we follow ensure to have sufficient time for acclimatization, and comfort. Of course there are stops for a coffee break, and to take photographs.
> During our whole journey in Tibet we drive in 4wd Land Cruisers.
> In Kathmandu, we normally stay either in Four or Five Star Hotels. In Tibet we will be using the best hotels / guest houses as available. (See the Hotels we use).
> The whole trip will be backed up by Makalu Adventures very experienced support team. The Climbing Sherpa, Guides, and staff have wealth of knowledge. Of course the team will be insured, and well equipped. Makalu Adventure will provide the equipments of major logistic support such as camping and kitchen utensils. A professional kitchen crew will everyday prepare hot, and fresh food three times a day while trekking.
> We will have with us a portable altitude chamber (PAC) but with steady acclimatization we will have no problems. If you think necessary we can arrange VHF transceivers for the communication in mountains and a satellite telephone for international and emergency calls. Supplementary oxygen for emergency use too of course.
> However exactly unpredictable, but we'll keep us prepared for any extreme condition. We suggest you to be well equipped against the severe coldness. More details we send you gladly upon request. Just email us.
Day 01: Depart your country.
Day 02: Arrive Kathmandu. Transfer to Hotel.
Day 03: Kathmandu Valley Guided Sightseeing. Hotel.
Day 04: Preparations for Tibet, Free to Explore Kathmandu. Hotel.
Day 05: Flight: Kathmandu (1310m) - Lhasa (3660m). Hotel.
Day 06: Sightseeing / Acclimatization in Lhasa. Hotel.
Day 07: Continue Sightseeing in Lhasa. Hotel.
Day 08: Sightseeing, Final Preparations for the Trip. Hotel.
Start of the Trip:::
Day 09: Drive: Lhasa - Gyantse (3950m / 261 km). Hotel.
Day 10: Drive: Gyantse - Shigatse (3900m / 90km). Hotel.
Day 11: Drive: Shigatse - Shegar / New Tingri (4050 m / 244km). Hotel.
Day 12: Preparations for the Trek to Karta. Camp.
Day 13: Trek: Continue up to Pethang Ringmo via Sao-La (05 / 06 hrs). Camp.
Day 14: Trek: Pethang Ringmo / Tso Shu (06 / 07 hrs). Camp.
Day 15: Trek: Cross the Shu Ga La. (06 / 07 hrs). Camp.
Day 16: Trek: Continue and camp right after the Shalung Tso (05 / 06 hrs). Camp.
Day 17: Trek: Reach Pethang Ringmo (05 / 06 hrs). Camp.
Day 18/19: Full day hikes in the vicinity of Everest Eastern Face. Camp.
Day 20: Trek early in the Morning in Pethang Rigmo area & back to Karta via Lang Ma. Camp.
Day 21: Trek Camp after the Tso Melong Mei Lake (4,850 m / 05 - 06 hrs). Camp.
Day 22: Trek Cross the Lang Ma La (5,240 m / 05 - 06 hrs). Get to Lhatse. Camp.
Day 23: Trek Arrival in the valleys of Karta ( 04 - 05 hrs). Camp.
Day 24: Drive Continue to Rongbuk (5,000 m). Guest House.
Day 25: Drive Rongbuk - Nyalam (215km). Overnight Hotel.
End of Tibet Trip::
Day 26: Drive Nyalam - Cross the Tibet/Nepal Border. Continue drive to Kathmandu (1,310 m. / 153 km.). Hotel.
Day 27: Free day to explore and enjoy Kathmandu. Hotel.
Day 28: Final Departure.