Nangkartshang Peak

  • Dec 31, 2020
  • Karna Rana

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Nangkartshang Peak is a spectacular viewpoint in the Khumbu. This peak is called by name of centenary old Nangkartshang monastery, located just below the Nangkartshang Peak. Nangkartshang Peak rise from the corner of the Dingboche Village, if we look Northern side of Dingboche along the way to Everest Base Camp Trek trail, the ridge gradually expanse from the Stupa gaining elevation higher up to the 5,615m with the black rocky tower as sub-peak just below the Phokalde Peak (5,806m). Sometimes for this peak is called Dingboche view Point also due to the wonderful Dingbuche Valley view.

Nangkar Tshang Peak is an ample destination for the trekkers who need to acclimatize before get to Everest Base Camp and Kalapathar. It takes about 2 hours walk from Dingboche to get on the top of Nangkartshang Peak. It is worthwhile to visit this peak, from where you have the best view of Imja Valley. Including three highest mountains in the world; Mt. Makalu (8,463m), Lhotse (8,749m), Cho Oyu (8,201m) and Island peak (6,189m), Amadablam (6,812m), Kangtega (6,782m), Thamserku (6,623m), Taboche (6,542m), Cholatse (6,440m), etc. and Imja Glacier can be seen from Nagkartshang Viewpoint. Especially, the view of Amadablam is amazing in birds fly distance.

A glance of 360 Degree Amazing View of 3 Highest Mountains in the world from top on the Nangkartshang Peak.

Trekker who already visited the Khumbu region and likes to hike over five thousand meters, Nangkartshang Peak is the best option. Now a day’s Nangkartshang Peak is not only a side trip, but it is also being popular as a trekking destination. Manly, there are three most popular routes to the Nangkartshang Peak Trek; regular flight to Lukla Airport or the walking route from Jiri or Salleri. It is five days walking distance from Kathmandu - Lukla in the Sagarmatha National Park. Spring (March, April, and May) and autumn (September, October, and November) are the best times to visit Nangkartshang Peak.

Nangkartasang Peak Highlights

Elevation (feet):             18422F
Elevation (meters):       5,615m
Continent:                       Asia
Country:                           Nepal
Range/Region:                Khumbu Himalaya Range in Central Region
Latitude:                          27.904809
Longitude:                       86.834765
Difficulty:                        Moderate to Strenuous
Walking Time:                2 Hours
Best Season:                   Sep, Oct, Nov & Mar, Apr, May
Nearest  Airport:           Lukla
Hiking From:                   Dingboche


Most popular trek in Everest Region:

  1. Everest Base Camp Trek -14 Days
  2. Everest Base Camp Trek and Fly Back Helicopter -9 Days
  3. Everest 3 Passes Trek -21 Days
  4. Everest Base Camp Trek -8 Days
  5. Gokyo Chola Pass Trek -19 Days
  6. Gokyo Lakes Trek -14 Days

Here is Nangkartshang Peak Trek Suggested Itinerary:

Day 00: Arrival transfer to the Hotel, & trekking preparation, and paper workday in Kathmandu.
Day 01: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2,800m) -30 minutes, trek to Phakding (2,640m) -3 to 4 hours
Day 02: Trek Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,430m) -5 to 6 hours
Day 03: Acclimatization in Namche Bazaar and visit Khumjung Village (3,790m)
Day 04: Trek Namche Bazaar to Tyangboche (3,867m) -5 to 6 hours
Day 05: Trek Tyangboche to Dingboche (4,300m) -5 to 6 hours
Day 06: Explore day at Dingboche visit Nangkartshang Peak for an amazing view.
Day 07: Trek Dingboche to Namche Bazaar (3430m) - 7 to 8 hours
Day 08: Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,800m) – 6 to 7 hours
Day 09:  Fly back to Kathmandu -30 minutes and enjoy the rest of the day & then final departures to your Destination.

Note: If you require any further details information, please feel free to Nepal Mother House Treks. We are here for your assistance.

Karna Rana

Karna Rana


I hearty welcome to Nepal, known as the Kingdom of Himalayans and the roof of the World “Mt. Everest.” Nepal has been named a Heaven on Earth and is a wonder in the Himalayan. It is the Shangri-La, a living cultural Museum, the Birthplace of the Lord Buddha and it is the country of the living Goddess “Kumari.”

I am Karna Rana Trekking Tour Operator and Mountain Guide, specializing in Trekking, Tour, Travel in Nepal, Hiking in the Himalayan and other Outdoor Activities including, Peak Climbing, Expedition, Adventure Trekking, Rafting, etc. applying my field expiring since 2000. Meanwhile, I have completed my Master’s degree in Rural Development (2016) from Tribhuvan University of Kathmandu, Nepal’s leading educational institution. Now, I have been applying my field experience in tourism, especially in remote areas of the country for sustainable eco-tourism for local empowerment. I enjoyed writing my blog own word sharing my travel experience in the Himalayan, aiming to provide the right information and help to the Nepal Traveler.

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