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Everest Kangshung Face - World Expeditions
22 days

Everest Kangshung Face

From Chengdu to Kathmandu
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US $5,098
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Places You’ll See

  • Chengdu
  • Lhasa
  • Gyantse
  • Shigatse
  • Kathmandu
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive Chengdu, China
  2. Day 2: Fly Chengdu to Lhasa (3,670m)
  3. Day 3-4: In Lhasa (3,670m)
  4. Day 5: Drive to Gyangtse via the Khamba Pass (4,900m) and Karo La (5,200m).
  5. Day 6: In Gyangtse, drive to Shigatse (3,845m)
  6. Day 7: In Shigatse then drive to Shegar (4,330m)
  7. Day 8: Drive to the Kharta Valley (3,690m)
  8. Day 9: Commence trek to Dhampu (4,300m)
  9. Day 10: Trek Dhampu to base of Shao La (4,700m)
  10. Day 11: Trek base of Shao La to Joksam (4,030m)
  11. Day 12: Joksam to Alpine Camp (4,470m)
  12. Day 13: Camp to Pathang (4,550m)
  13. Day 14: Trek to Pethang Ringmo (Kangshung Face Base Camp) (5,200m)
  14. Day 15: Pathang to base of Langma La (5,320m)
  15. Day 16: Cross Langma La to Shomak Lhe (5,370m)
  16. Day 17: Drive to Rongbuk (5,000m)
  17. Day 18: Ronbuk Monastery then drive to Tingri (4,300m)
  18. Day 19: Drive to Kyirong (4,130m)
  19. Day 20: Drive Kerung to Kathmandu
  20. Day 21: In Kathmandu
  21. Day 22: In Kathmandu, trip concludes
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        Reviews about this operator

        • June 06, 2018
          Overall, the trip matched the itinerary well, so potential travelers have a good idea of what to expect. The rating of 5 for activity level is accurate in that the trek is physically demanding, but doesn't require much (if any) prior training for the... Show more
        • December 06, 2017
          I joined World Expeditions for my first trekking holiday in Nepal and had such an amazing experience! Firstly, the sales staff had a good chat with me about my interests and recommended the Gokyo & Renjo La trip to get me off the well-trodden Everest... Show more
        • November 23, 2017
          I recently completed the Ultimate Annapurna Dhaulagiri trek and it exceeded my expectations! The guides and porters were absolutely incredible, full of knowledge, positivity and laughs. The Scenery was out of this world, I really enjoyed the change in... Show more



        Everest Kangshung Face

        • Sunday
          May 10, 2020
          from Chengdu
          22 Days
          May 31, 2020
          to Kathmandu
          10+ seats left
          USD $5,098
          Based on Twin Share
        • Sunday
          Sep 6, 2020
          from Chengdu
          22 Days
          Sep 27, 2020
          to Kathmandu
          10+ seats left
          USD $5,098
          Based on Twin Share

        Frequently asked questions

          • Do I need a visa for this tour?

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          • Is there a guide?

            A guide will accompany you on the tour.

          • Are meals included?

            Selected meals are included as per the itinerary.

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            Transport is included on this tour.

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            Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.


            These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
            • Typhoid - Recommended for China and Nepal. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
            • Hepatitis A - Recommended for China and Nepal. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
            • Cholera - Recommended for China and Nepal. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
            • Tuberculosis - Recommended for China and Nepal. Ideally 3 months before travel.
            • Hepatitis B - Recommended for China and Nepal. Ideally 2 months before travel.
            • Rabies - Recommended for China. Ideally 1 month before travel.
            • Yellow fever - Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for China and Nepal. Ideally 10 days before travel.
            • Japanese B encephalitis - Recommended for China and Nepal. Ideally 1 month before travel.
            • Tick-borne encephalitis - Recommended for China. Ideally 6 months before travel.
            • Meningococcal meningitis - Recommended for Nepal. Ideally 1 week before travel.
          • Payment information
            • For any tour departing before 16 February 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 16 February 2020, a minimum payment of $500 is required to confirm your booking with World Expeditions. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 70 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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