Published Date :28 Mar, 2019
Nangkartshang Peak is a spectacular view point in the Khambu. This peak 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 Dingbuche 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 black rocky tower as sub peak just below the Phokalde Peak (5,806m). Sometime for this peak called as Dingboche view Point also due to wonderful Dingbuche Valley view.
Nangkar Tshang Peak is ample destination for the trekkers who need to acclimatize before get in 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 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 View point. Specially, the view of Amadablam is amazing in birds fly distance.
Trekker who already visited the Khumbu region and likes to hike over five thousand meters, Nangkartshang Peak is best option. Now a day’s Nangkartshang Peak is not only side trip, it is being popular as 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. Spring (March, April and May) and autumn (September, October and November) are best time to visit Nangkartshang Peak.
Nangkartasang Peak Highlights
Elevation (feet): 18422F
Elevation (meters): 5,615m
Range/Region: Khumbu Himalaya Range in Central Region
Difficulty: Moderate to Strenuous
Walking Time: 2 Hours
Best Season: Sep, Oct, Nov & Mar, Apr, May
Nearest Airport: Lukla
Hiking From: Dingboche
Here is Nangkartshang Peak Trek Suggested Itinerary:
Day 00: Arrival transfer to the Hotel, & trekking preparation and paper work day in Kathmandu.
Day 01: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2,800m) -30 munities, 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 Dingbuche visit Nangkartshang Peak for 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 munities and enjoy rest of the day & then final departures to your Destination.
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