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14 days Samdain Kangsang[6590m] Expedition



Tour Type: Customized Tour
Duration: Around 2 weeks time
Cost: 2~5 pax US$ 4500 Per Person; 6~9 Pax: US$ 3900 Per Person; 10~10+ pax, US$3500 ~ Single Supplement US$160.
 
Best season: Late May, July, Early August, September.
 
The peak of Mt. Samdain Kangsang is 6590 meters above sea level. This holy mountain, the middle part of Nyanchen Thanglha Mountain chains, locates in Nakchu Prefecture area. The typical weather of Namtso Lake can not infect the mountain so much that the availability of conquering this mountain is more optimistic than climbing other mountains in Tibet, because it seldom rains in a year.
 
Mt. Samdain Kangsang is 100 km away from the administrative center of Nakchu, 70 km away from Damxung County, and 180 km from Lhasa. We can set our first transitional base camp in Nabuzha or Balindo where the land cruiser can approach. Nabuzha is 10 km away from the Qinghai-Tibet High way, but it will take nearly 2 hours' drive. Anyhow it is convenient to transport all the foods or equipments to this interim base camp, as well as keeping in touch with necessary people in case of any emergency. From here we will prepare all the yaks and yak men (and/or horses & horse men)and then climb up along the Yugkyung Qu to the end of the glacier [5200m] area where we set up our Base Camp, 3 hours is needed to take. After one day rest in Base Camp, we are going to set up our second transitional base camp [Interim Base Camp2, 5800m], and then climb up to set up the Camp 2 for challenging the peak [6590].
 
The climbing route is obvious, and gradient is soft. The base camp is 5200 meters above sea level, the hight of climbing is 1500 m, so it is not so tough to conquer.
                                     
Day to day itinerary:
 
Tibet Mountain Trekking - Day 01 Arrival in Lhasa by train or air as per your convenience, transfer service, o/n at Traditional 3 stars standard Hotel
Tibet Mountain Trekking - Day 02 Sightseeing Lhasa: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple & Barkhor Bazaar
Tibet Mountain Trekking - Day 03 Sightseeing Lhasa: Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery
Tibet Mountain Trekking - Day 04 Free day to explore Lhasa on your own, Personal necessary preparation for climbing expedition
Tibet Mountain Trekking - Day 05 Drive Lhasa to Samdain Kangsang, quickly set up first Interim Base Camp [4810m], prepare yaks & Yak men, etc, climb up along the Yugkyung Qu to the end of the glacier [5200m] area where we set up our Base Camp, 3 hours is needed to take.
Tibet Mountain Trekking - Day 06 Rest day in Base Camp [5200m], basic training of climbing, equipments check.
Tibet Mountain Trekking - Day 07 Base Camp [5200m]-Advance Base Camp [Camp 1, 5400m]
Tibet Mountain Trekking - Day 08 Camp 1-Interim Camp 2[5800m],about 3 & half hours
Tibet Mountain Trekking - Day 09 Interim Camp2-Camp 2 [6000m]
Tibet Mountain Trekking - Day 10 Camp2-Peak of Mt. Samdain Kangsang[6590m], about 5 hours, then descend down to Advance Base Camp [5400m]
Tibet Mountain Trekking - Day 11 Advanced Base Camp [5400m]-First Interim Base Camp [4800m]
Tibet Mountain Trekking - Day 12 First Interim Base Camp-Lhasa [3680m], about 4 hours drive
Tibet Mountain Trekking - Day 13 Free day in Lhasa
Tibet Mountain Trekking - Day 14 Depart Lhasa by train or air for your next destination, Tibet tour with us ends here.

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