Kanchenjunga Expedition

Kanchanjunga is the third highest mountain in the world and sits astride the Nepal/Sikkim border. It was first climbed by G. Band, Evans & J. Brown in 1955. In keeping with its name "five treasure houses of the great snows" the Kanchenjunga Himal is a grand collection of shapely spires. It is unique in as much as it is buttressed north and south as well as east and west by mountains of equal stature. This multi-topped massif comprises of four summits. Main Summit, Middle Summit, South Summit & Yalung Kang or West Summit, each one measuring over eight thousand meters. Way back in 1848/49 a great British botanists. J.D. Hooker, made two commendable trips to make an almost complete circuit of the Kanchenjunga range.He came within twenty two kms of the peak itself, but it was only in 1955, that a British expedition finally made its summit. There are four different routes to the mountain peak with both its south and east side providing opportunities for new routes. The east flank of the South Summit is believed to be by far the most difficult face route.

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Day 01: Arrival in Katmandu and transfer to hotel

Days 02 - 05: Sightseeing in Kathmandu

Day 06: Drive to Phidim (3158m). Overnight in camp

Day 07: Stay in Phidim for arrangement of porters

Day 08: Trek to Panchami. Overnight in Camp

Day 09: Trek to Doban. Overnight in Camp

Day 10: Trek to Khewang. Overnight in Camp

Day 11: Trek to Yamphudin. Overnight in Camp

Day 12: Trek to Amje Khola. Overnight in Camp

Day 13: Trek to Toronto. Overnight in Camp

Day 14: Trek to Tseram. Overnight in Camp

Day 15: Trek to Ramje. Overnight in Camp
Day 16: Trek to Glacier Camp. Overnight in Camp

Day 17: Trek to Kanchenjunga B.C.

Days 18 - 20: Free time at B.C. for acclimatization

Day 21 - 51: Climbing Period

Day 52: Return treks to Ramje. Overnight in Camp

Day 53: Trek to Amje Khola. Overnight in Camp

Day 54: Trek to Yamphudin. Overnight in Camp

Day 55: Trek to Khewang. Overnight in Camp

Day 56: Trek to Panchami. Overnight in Camp

Day 57: Trek to Ghopetar. Overnight in Camp.

Day 58: Drive from Gopetar to Kathmandu. Transfer to hotel

Days 59 - 60: Stay in Kathmandu.

Day 61: Final Departure to the Airport

Cost Include

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car / van / bus.
  • Standard accommodation at hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by car / van / bus.
  • All your standard Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek.
  • Best available Guesthouses accommodation during the trek.
  • local government licensed English speaking Guide during the trek.
  • The required number of staff and Porters to carry your luggage during the trek.
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, medicine and transportation for alltrekking/tour staff.
  • National Park permits.
  • Surface transfer from and to Kathmandu.
  • All our government taxes.

    Cost Include

  • International airfare and airport departure tax.
  • Lunch and dinner whilst in Kathmandu.
  • Your travel insurance.
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, laundry.
  • Nepal entry visa fee (US$ 30 per person) you obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Airport Kathmandu for 60 days from date of issue with 2 passport size photos.
  • Personal trekking Equipments.
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver.
  • Any others expenses except your trek.

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