Unique Path adventure to Dorji Lakpa Peak Expedition 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 Expedition 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 Expedition 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 of Dorji Lakpa Peak Expedition starts 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 of Dorji Lakpa Peak Expedition 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.