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Kanchenjunga Expedition

53 days

Trip fact

Destination: Kanchenjunga Expedition

Duration: 53days

Grade: Hard

Activities: Mountain Expedition

Max Elevation: 8586m

Transport: Private vehicle

Best Time: Oct -Dec & March-May

Group size: 2+

  • Overview
  • Itinerary
  • Cost info
  • Trekking Gears
  • Map

Mt Kanchenjunga (8586m) is the third highest peak in the world. Located at the eastern part of Nepal, this fascinating peak is one of the popular but untouched and less touristic peak of Nepal. The name “Kanchenjunga” is delivered from the Tibetan word  'Kanchen' and 'Dzonga'  translated means "The Five Treasures of the Great Snows", as it contains five peaks, Kanchenjunga I (8586m), Kanchenjunga West (8505m), Kanchenjunga South (8494m) and Kangbachen (7903m).  This fascinating expedition destination is famous for its untouched natural landscape and cultural heritage of the inhabitants.

Kanchenjunga Expedition is a massive mountain mass, and many satellite peaks rise from its narrow icy elevations. The Expedition is the most easterly of the great 8,000 meter peaks of the Himalaya. The climb is technical, even along the normal route but it is extremely interesting to climb with technical and intricate mixed rock and ice climb to the North Col followed by a not too technical steady 1500m ascent to the summit. Commencing this delighted expedition trek into the eastern Himalayan region of Nepal is flourished with both natural and cultural beauty along with adventurous and exotic trekking trail. Commence this charming mighty Himalayas and gather the experience of the life time.

Day 01: welcome to Kathmandu valley (1360m). Upon your arrival we assist you from international airport to our hotel. Rest overnight.

Day 02: Half day sightseeing and cultural heritage sites tour and then prepare for the trek. Rest overnight.

Day 03: Today we fly a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Bhadrapur and then drive all the way to Medibung. Rest overnight.

Day 04: Today we trek from Medibung all the way to Sinam. Rest overnight.

Day 05: Today we trek from Sinam all the way to Kabele Dhovan. Rest overnight.

Day 06: Today we trek from Kabele Dhovan all the way to Khebang. Rest overnight.

Day 07: Today we trek from Khebang all the way to Yamphudin. Rest overnight.

Day 08: Today we trek from Yamphudin all the way to Chitre (Omje Khola). Rest overnight.

Day 09: Today we trek from Chittre all the way to Toronden. Rest overnight.

Day 10: Today we trek from Toronden all the way to Tseram. Rest overnight.

Day 11: Today we trek from Tseram all the way to Ramze. Rest overnight.

Day 12: Today we trek from Ramze till Glacier. Rest overnight.

Day 13: Today we climb steep from Glacier all the way to Kanchenjunga B.C. rest overnight.

Day 14/43: Climbing period Kanchenjunga (8586m).

Day 44: Today our trek descend from Base Camp trekking down all the way to Ramje. Rest overnight.

Day 45: Today we trek from Ramje all the way back to Amije Khola. Rest overnight.

Day 46: Today we trek from Amije all the way to Yamphudin. Rest overnight.

Day 47: Today we trek from Yamphudin all the way to Khewang. Rest overnight.

Day 48: Today we trek from Khewang all the way to Sinam. Rest overnight.

Day 49: Today we trek from Sinam all the way back to Medibung. Rest overnight.

Day 50: Today early morning scenic drive from Medibung all the way back to Bhadrapur. Rest overnight.

Day 51: Today we fly a scenic flight from Bhadrapur all the way back to Kathmandu. Explore the leisure time of rest.

Day 52: Leisure day at Kathmandu.

Day 53: Final Departure. Farewell.

Cost include

  • All ground and air transportation throughout the trek. 
  • Best available accommodation and full board meals throughout the trek.
  • One highly experienced, helpful and friendly guide, porters (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance for all staff
  • TIMS Fee- Trekkers' Information Management System (Please bring 2 passport size photos for permit)
  • All national park and conservation areas permit fee.
  • Government taxes & office service charge

Cost exclude

  • Meals not quantified in the 'Meal Inclusions' in the itinerary'
  • Travel insurance
  • International airfare
  • Nepal entry visa charge.
  • All beverage and others personal expenses.
  • Snacks and other personal expenses
  • Hot shower during the trek.
  • Personal trekking equipment’s.
  • Tips and gratuities for trekking staff and drivers.

For Low and Moderate Altitude Trekking

  • Water bottle
  • Batteries and bulbs
  • Flash light
  • personal towel
  • Swiss army knife
  • Ruck sack
  • Sun lotion
  • Medical & first-aid kit
  • Sewing kit
  • Poly propylene/wool socks
  • Other required equipment
  • Sleeping bag
  • Down Jacket
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Trekking shoes/boots
  • Camp shoes
  • Jumperorpile jacket
  • Hiking pants
  • Hiking shirts
  • Full–sleeves shirt
  • T-shirts
  • Sun hat

 For Higher Altitude Trekking (Above 4000m)

  • Gloves
  • Woolen hat
  • Long underwear
  • Goggles or sun glasses
  • Gaiters
  • Sun block for lips
  • Light cotton socks
  • Mountain trekking boots
  • Woolen socks to wear with boots
  • Nylon wind breaker
  • Insulated pants
  • Nylon wind pants

Peak Climbing & Expedition Equipment

  • Long sleeved cotton/woolen shirts
  • Sun hat
  • Long cotton hiking shorts
  • Fleece/wool for climbing
  • Lightweight fleece
  • Sleeping pad (karri mat) or thermarest
  • Down high altitude sleeping bag
  • Down jacket/trousers/vest
  • Light cotton athletic socks and wool socks
  • Water proof climbing jacket
  • Head torch/batteries/bulbs
  • Climbing sunglasses
  • Lightweight thermal/insulated ski gloves
  • Sun screen
  • Warm climbing trousers
  • Wool long underwear
  • Other required equipment
  • Climbing boots
  • Gaiters
  • Ice axe
  • Harness
  • Crampons
  • Karabiners
  • Tapes/slings
  • Snow bars
  • Ice screws
  • Rock pegs
  • Deadmen
  • Crash hat
  • Day bag
  • Rucksack
  • Lip salve
  • T-shirts
  • Ascenders
  • ascenders
  • Kit bag

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