Dorji Lakpa Peak Expedition

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Unique Path adventure to Dorji Lakpa Peak Expeditions at 6, 996 meters high summit, this mountaineering climb leads to one of the world’s best trekking destination in the awesome Langtang Valley with fabulous scenery everyday during the trek and climb of Dorji Lakpa Peak walking over the far North Eastern rim of Langtang valley and at Jugal Himal mountain range.

Unique Path adventure to Dorji Lakpa Peak Expeditions leads to awesome picturesque country in the heart of Langtang & Jugal range of mountains within high country of Langtang valley and through the Tamang Heritage Trail.

Dorji Lakpa stands high at 6,996 meters / 23, 087 ft, perched high above in the eastern picturesque Langtang valley and towards North of Tibet frontier of Shisapangma mountain range, one of the least climbed mountains of Himalayan range at Bagmati Zone, this great peaks within Langtang Himal range, just 35 k.m aeronautical distance as in the north of Kathmandu at 28 15 22 latitude and 85 31 10 longitude.

Within this range lies three peaks of Langtang I (6,672 m) the mid peak, Langtang II or Ghenge Liru 6571m and Langshisa Peak 6,427 m and Dorji Lakpa 6,996 m on the south left and the main high peak of them Langtang Lirung 7,234m.

The climb begins after a wonderful trek up to Kyanjin Gompa in the Langtang Valley, from Kyanjin the route to the Base Camp leads to the moraine and crossing one of the main sources of Trisuli River to reach at Base Camp after a 05 hours good walk from Kyanjin Gompa.

Langtang remained unknown and mysterious until Bill Tilman's exploration in 1949, Following Tilman came Toni Hagen in 1952. Both ventured up the Langtang high valley and glacier, probing for routes into Tibet. Langtang at present is the third popular trekking area in Nepal after Annapurna and Everest region.

Dorji Lakpa Peak climb is very technical includes ice and rock climbing in most of the places till to the summit top, offering grandeur view of surrounding peaks and close view of the Tibetan plateau, as this range lies on the rim of Tibetan border line.

The climb is high technically, should be familiar with the use of your equipment, crampons, harness, ice axe, tying knots and handling climbing ropes. Most of the climbing will be involved walking roped together, including the glacial crossings. You should be very fit and have good experience of climbing.

This wonderful adventure starting with an interesting drive from Kathmandu towards Langtang Valley, driving past many farm, rural villages and towns and reaching a scenic spot at Dhunche town at 1,965m, a major town of the Langtang area and Rasuwa district and the start of Langtang National Park From this nice town heading further following the downhill road to Syabrubesi village at 1,460m a warm area to begin this trek and then heading towards Langtang Valley on the Tamang Heritage Trail passing traditional Tamang village of Langtang through nice enchanting, serene forest lined with rhododendron, pines, firs, oaks and magnolia to reach at Kyanjin the last human settlement with tremendous views of Langtang Lirung 7,234 m, Lenpo Gang 7,083m, Dorji Lakpa 6,996 m and massif Mt. Shisapangma 8,027m on Tibetan side and Nay kanga / Ganja chuli 5,844 m.

Langtang region, Nepal’s third popular trekking destination after Annapurna and Everest region, before reaching our main destination towards Langtang Lirung base camp with proper acclimatization to maintain physical conditions of the groups trekking towards higher elevation, with rest day on reaching Kyanjin village with an old monastery with time to visit around the villages with interesting Tamang traditions, religion and custom of strong Tibetan culture.

From here heading to the high valley of Langtang leaving the human settlement for complete wilderness and camping after a wonderful overnight at Kyanjin heading towards wild country in the harmony of high mountains and nature leading at moraine and ice with rocks and boulders to camp at Dorji Lakpa base camp and high camp, before the major climb to the top summit of Dorji Lakpa, here with proper rest and acclimatization for the big day and the highlight of this adventure, the climb is much technical on snow and ice fields for some time and then heading towards the top summit where our expert guides will maintain the route fixing ropes and snow bar where necessary in some technical sections on route to the top.

After a strenuous tiring climb reaching the summit of Dorji Lakpa Peak summit at 6,996 meters high with tremendous views of surrounding high mountains in the far west Annapurna, Manaslu and to the mid west Ganesh, Langtang to North East Jugal Himal range and extending towards Mt. Gaurishankar, Melungatse, Phubagyache in the far eastern horizon.

After a great time in the hidden areas of upper Langtang valley heading back to Kyanjin and Langtang village in the comfort of cozy lodge after camping nights on climbing period and then a drive back to Kathmandu after a triumph and enjoyable trek and climb to the top Langtang Lirung & Langtang Valley with grand service of Unique Path and its cheerful team of staff and guides.

Trip Facts

  • Country Nepal
  • Destination Dorji Lakpa Peak Expedition
  • Duration 31 days
  • Activities Lodge & Camping (on climbing period)
  • Grade ModerateLearn
  • Best Season April, May & September to November
  • Group Size Min. 2 and Max 15
  • Altitude Min. /Max. 6, 996 m
  • Starts/Ends Kathmandu (Capital of Nepal)
  • Accommodation Three nights 3 stars hotel in Kathmandu on BB plan & mountain lodge( Tea-house ) in trekking.
  • Meals Included Breakfast in Kathmandu / Full board in Trekking (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • Transportation Tourist Bus (Kathmandu-Kathmandu)

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  • Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel.
  • Day 2: In Kathmandu sightseeing and preparation for the trip.
  • Day 3: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi 1,460 m- 07 hours.
  • Day 4: Trek to Lama Hotel 2, 430 m - 06 hours.
  • Day 5: Trek to Langtang village 3,430m - 06 hours walk.
  • Day 6: Trek to Kyanjin Gompa 3,850m - 04 hours.
  • Day 7: Rest day for acclimatization at leisure for hike around.
  • Day 8: Trek to Numthang 3,830m -06 hrs.
  • Day 9: Trek to Dorji Lakpa base camp near Langshisa Kharka 4,860m.
  • Day 10: Trek and traverse the glacier to make High Camp at 5, 135m.
  • Day 11-22: Climbing day till Day 22 (12 days)
  • Day 23: Return to Base Camp and clean up the Base Camp.
  • Day 24: At Base Camp packing and final clean up.
  • Day 25: Trek back to Kyanjin Gompa- 07 hrs.
  • Day 26: Trek to Lama Hotel - 07 hrs.
  • Day 27: Trek back to Syabrubesi - 05 hrs.
  • Day 28: Drive back to Kathmandu - 06 hrs journey.
  • Day 29-30: In Kathmandu for optional tours or individual activities.
  • Day 31: International departure for home ward bound.

Note: Above itinerary can be designed along your preferences. Please let us know whether you would like to make a shorter or longer. If you would like to stay more than 21 days, you can do city guided tour in Kathmandu, white water rafting, jungle safari etc. Please, let us know, we will follow accordingly. Extend your trip (For the extension options, please click here).

Trekking Boot One Pairs
Thick Socks 4 Pairs
Light Socks 3 Pairs
Camp Shoes 1 Pair
Sandals 1 Pair
Sleeping Bag(4seasons) 1
Down Jacket 1
Daypack 1
Water Bottle 1
Sun Cream  
Sunglasses  
Flashlight Witd Spare Bulbs, Batteries, Lip Salve, Gaiters.  
Down Or Fiber Filled Waterproof Jacket And Trousers 1
Fleece Jacket Or Pullover 1
Warm Cotton Trousers 2 Pairs
Shirts And T-Shirts 4 Pieces
Lightweight Cotton Long Pants 3 Pairs
Long Under Wear 2 Pieces
Short Under Wear 4 Pieces
Sun Hat Or Scarf 1
Woolen Hat 1
Sunglasses 1
Lightweight Gloves 1
Rain Coat 1
Heavyweight Gloves Or Mittens Witd A Waterproof 1
Insect Repellent
Toilet Articles
Note Book & Pen
Toilet Roll
Laundry Soap
Pocket Knife
Towel
Sewing Kit
Plasters
Binoculars
Camera
Film
Cards And Personal Medical Kit
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