Dorje Lakpa Expedition is an attractive mountain. It lies in the Langtang region of Nepal. It is one of the most popular Expedition mountains within the Langtang region. The fascinating mountain rises to the East of Langtang valley and South of Mount Shishapangma of Tibet.
Mt Dorje Lakpa has earned its reputation for having high avalanche risks. Mount Dorje Lakpa is also acknowledged for its elegant pyramid-shaped figure. And it receives challenge seeking climber’s attention.
The first recorded ascent of Mount Dorje Lakpa made by a Japanese Expedition in the late 1960s. Aside from the testing and exciting background of Mt Dorje Lakpa Expedition. An open door for investigating the rich characteristic marvels of the less beaten area of Langtang valley.
Furthermore, it gives a mind-boggling knowledge to energetic and submitted trekkers. Thus, Dorje Lakpa Expedition with Nepal Guide Treks and Expedition is an open door for an enterprise looking for climbers. So that they can investigate the less beaten Langtang locale.
Dorje Lakpa Expedition starts at Kathmandu. After spending a full day sightseeing at Kathmandu, we will take a long and scenic drive towards Dunche. From Dunche we start to trek on a trail that passes through a dense forest filled with rhododendron, oak and pine trees towards Kyangjin Gompa. Likewise, Acclimatization is very crucial at higher altitudes to avoid mental and physical sickness.
We will also take a hike up to Tsergo-Ri for acclimatization. And enjoy the stunning views of breathtaking valleys and mountains within Langtang valley. From there we also head towards Dorje Lakpa Base Camp. Once at the base camp, our Sherpa crew will quickly set up the camp. And make necessary checks on health conditions and climbing gears.
Furthermore, Completely acclimatized and legitimately prepared. We will take the strides and direction of our accomplished climbing specialists and head towards the summit of Mt Dorje Lakpa. Once at the best, we are also compensated with superb perspectives of chains of mountains inside Langtang Himal ranges.
Langtang Lirung 7245m, Pemthang Karpo 6830m, Gangchenpo 6387m in Tibet rises the gigantic mass of Shishapangma 8046m. Having achieved our target summit, we descend gradually to reach the base camp. From the base camp, we will retrace our steps on the same trail that heads back through Langtang village, Lama Hotel and back to Syabrubesi. Our mind-blowing climbing knowledge of Dorje Lakpa Expedition with Nepal Guide Treks and Expedition closes with a grand drive from Syabrubesi back to Kathmandu.
Equipment Needed During Climbing
30 min Drive
Our representative from Nepal Guide Treks and Expedition will meet you at Tribhuvan International Airport on your arrival schedule. You will be greeted and then transferred to the hotel in the heart of Kathmandu city. Our staff will help you until the check-in procedure ends at Hotel. You can either have a rest at the Hotel or visit NGT’s office for gathering additional information about the trip. In the evening, join our welcome dinner program organized by Nepal Guide Treks and Expedition.
Meals: BB Plan + Welcome Dinner
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Today we will spend most of our day sightseeing around some of the world heritage sites of UNESCO inside Kathmandu valley. Most importantly we will complete all the necessary paper works and make other preparations required for Dorje Lakpa Expedition.
Note: It is not possible to visit all world heritage sites in Kathmandu within a day. So you can choose at least 3-4 places for day sightseeing.
Meals: BB Plan
6-7 hrs Drive
Tea House Lodge
After breakfast, we will take a scenic drive over a zigzag hilly road with good views of Manaslu, Ganesh Himal and Langtang Himalayan Ranges. Our drive passes along the market town of Trisuli and from there, our drive journey continues on a gravel road all the way to Dhunche. After around six to seven hours of long drive journey, we will arrive at Dhunche where there are extensive teahouses and services. There is a National Park Office and the checkpost centre where we must register.
Meals: All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
4-5 hrs Trek
We start our trek from Dhunche on a broad motor road trail up to Thulo Bharkhu. Our trail climbs steeply through dense Oak and Pine forest to reach Barbal. From there, our trek is over an easy undulating trail through the temperate forest with occasional glimpses of Ganesh Himal and Langtang valley. We trek over to the top of a ridge and soon arrive at the Tamang village of Thulo Syabru.
Meals: All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
5-6 hrs Trek
From Thulo Syabru our trek continues by following the trail that drops down to Langtang Khola and then turns east on the true left bank of the Langtang Khola. We continue our trek upstream with minor ups and downs towards Bamboo. We head for the crossing of a suspension bridge before crossing a couple of landslide areas and climb a switchback to reach Rimche. From Rimche our trail climbs a little before dropping down to Lama Hotel for our overnight stay.
After breakfast, we leave Lama Hotel and follow the trail that goes through a dense forest filled with oaks, birch, hemlock and mountain bamboo. During our trek, we will have an opportunity to spot wild monkeys and several species of birds. Our trek continues as we follow the trail that climbs steeply to reach Ghoratabela. There is an army check post at Ghoratabela. After registration, our trek continues passing through the small settlements of Chyamki and Kangtangsa. From there we will make a short and final climb to reach Langtang village.
3-4 hrs Trek
Today is a rather short day of trekking. From Langtang village, our trailheads for an easy climb through two Bhotia hamlets – Mundu and Sindum with great views of Langtang Lirung, Ganchenpo and Langshisa Ri. Our trek continues on a trail that climbs steeply up through the terminal moraine of Lirung Glacier. From the top, we will make an easy downhill descent to reach the Gompa and many teahouses of Kyangjin Gompa for the overnight stay.
Proper acclimatization is very important in higher altitudes to avoid mental and physical sickness. Therefore, today we will take a rest day at Kyangjin Gompa for acclimatization and exploration. For acclimatization, we can make an adventurous hike up to Tsergo-Ri at 4,985 meters from where we can get magnificent views of Langtang Lirung and the surrounding high peaks. After spending some quality time at Tsergo-Ri, we retrace our steps back to Kyangjin Gompa.
5-6 hrs Trek
After spending a full day rest at Kyanjin Gompa, our trail descends steeply for about twenty minutes to cross a suspension bridge over Langtang river. After crossing the bridge we will follow the trail that ascends gradually into alpine vegetation. Our uphill trekking continues with juniper shrubs on both sides of the trail with great views of the glacier and Langtang Lirung. Soon, we will arrive at Yak Kharka where we will camp for our overnight stay.
4-5 hrs Trek
After having breakfast, we get our things together and then follow the trail that climbs steeply into higher altitudes. As we gain altitude we might get very tired, feel dizzy or get exhausted, so it’s better to rest every now and then which helps in restoring energy. After a few hours of tiring climb, we will arrive at a good campsite at 4,950 meters where we will set up our Base Camp. Our Sherpa crew will quickly set up the camps and make necessary preparations for further climbing of Mt Dorje Lakpa.
We will spend several days making climb preparations with adequate climbing training and proper acclimatization. Fully acclimatized and properly equipped with all the climbing gears, we will follow the guidance and instructions given by our experienced climbing experts and head towards the summit. We will tackle several technical sections and climb towards the summit of Mt Dorje Lakpa. Once at the top we are rewarded with breathtaking views of Langtang Himal Ranges including Langtang Lirung, Pemthang Karpo, Gangchenpo and Shishapangma that rises across the border of Tibet. We will spend some quality time at the summit before descending down following the same route and head back to base camp for our overnight camping.
After successfully achieving the summit of Mt Dorje Lakpa with NGT team, we begin our return journey by retracing our steps and following the same trail that heads back to Yak Kharka. A rather easy downhill trekking will lead us back to Yak Kharka for our overnight camping.
From Yak Kharka we continue to retrace our steps by following the same route that descends down to cross a suspension bridge over Langtang river. After crossing the bridge our trail climbs for a while to reach Kyangjin Gompa. From Kyangjin Gompa, a rather easy and pleasant trek will lead us back to Langtang village for our overnight stay.
After having breakfast at Langtang village, we pack our gears and continue to retrace our steps on the main trail that heads back to Ghoratabela. From there, our trail is a rather easy downhill trekking through dense forest areas until we arrive at Lama Hotel for our overnight stay.
6-7 hrs Trek
The last day of our trek heads from Lama Hotel, as we continue to retrace our steps on the main trail that descends all the way down to Syabrubesi. We will enjoy our trek today with rather easy downhill trekking that passes along several villages and terraced farmlands, through dense forest filled with rhododendron, oak and pine trees. When we arrive at Syabrubesi, we will spend our evening together with the crew members for celebrating the completion of Dorje Lakpa Expedition.
7-8 hrs Drive
Today we will take a drive from Syabrubesi and drive back to Kathmandu. After a long drive journey, we will arrive at Kathmandu. You will be transferred to the hotel in Kathmandu. So you can either have rest or take a walk around the busy shopping streets of Thamel. In the evening we will celebrate the successful completion of Dorje Lakpa Expedition and have a final meal together.
Meals: (Breakfast & Lunch + Farewell Dinner)
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As soon as you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport, you will get a visa on arrival.
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Normally, you don't need to carry an oxygen cylinder and Gamow bag as Mera Peak is an easy peak climbing. In case of your requirements or your health issue, the staff of our company Nepal Guide Treks and Expedition will provide you in case of an emergency.
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For communication, we have satellite phone through which you can communicate with your friends or relatives for which you have to pay USD $3 per minute. In case of an emergency, communication with our company will be free of cost. Due to remote sections, the mobile network is not available but you can use the internet in Khare (5000 m).
You Should Bring:
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Rucksack and Travel Bags
During Dorje Lakpa Expedition, good standards of organic and hygienic fruits and vegetables are served.
Mt. Dorje Lakpa has an elegant pyramid-shaped with technical peak. It has many sections which have highly avalanche risk. Mt. Dorje Lakpa demands skilled climber who has excellent climbing experience.
Especially climbers love to climb this mountain because of photography. To climb this mountain need full equipped and good health. it is ideal for the photographer.
Things You Should Know?
We have just completed our challenging and adventurous climb of Mount Dorje Lakpa. Thousand thanks, first of all to Nepal Guide Treks and Expeditions, our climbing crew and our climbing guide – Ang-Dawa Sherpa – whose instructions and guidance played a crucial role for us to reach the summit. From the top, we will have great views of Langtang Himalayan ranges, and other high peaks- We have a lot of pictures and memories from the trip. We recommend this company to anyone wanting to do any kind of adventure related activities in Nepal.
Aoki, Fukuda and Nishimura
We were a group of 5 people, wanting to climb Mount Dorje Lakpa. Fortunately, we happened to knock the door of Nepal Guide Treks and Expedition. We were greeted very humbly.
By the time we were drinking our tea – our whole trip was already organized. Our trekking route was a less beaten trail, so our trekking was amazing mainly because it was less crowdy with rich natural and cultural wonders to explore.
Our climbing guide and expert was – Sonam Sherpa. He always made sure that our health conditions were fine and took suggestions from us before doing anything. So, once again we just want to thank the whole team of Nepal Guide Treks and Expedition for offering us great trekking experience as well as thrilling climb o Mt. Dorje Lakpa. We would for sure come back to do more adventure relative activity in Nepal. With our open heart we recommend – Nepal Guide Treks and Expeditions – for adventure related activities in Nepal-
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