Kanchanjunga Expedition

  • Mount Kanchanjunga; Standing at 8586m Kanchanjunga is the third highest peak in the world and the second highest in Nepal. It was first climbed by a British team in 1956. The first Westerner to explore Kanchanjunga was the British botanist JD Hooker, who visited the area twice in 1848 and 1849.Exploration of the sikkaim, side of the peak continued with both British ans expert explorers mapping and photographing until 1899.

    The peak consists of four summits. The west summit, Yalung Kang, 8420m high, and some people classify it as a separate 8000m peak. 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). Kanchenjunga is located on the border between Nepal and Sikkim and it is very remote attracting relatively few trekkers and therefore it retains much of its pristine beauty, mystery and charm. Mt. Kanchenjunga due to its beauty and size is considered a sacred by local Sikkimese people.

  • Day 01 : Arrive in Kathmandu (1320m)
    Day 02 - 03 : Expedition document application, Preparation, briefing for Expedition
    Day 04 : Fly Kathmandu to Biratnagar (81m) and to Suketar (2,420 m)
    Day 05 : Trek to Mitlung (921m) 4-5 hrs
    Day 06 : Trek to Chirwa (1270 m) 5-6 hrs
    Day 07 : Trek to Sukathum (1576m) 5-6 hrs
    Day 08 : Trek to Amjilosa (2308m) 6-7 hrs
    Day 09 : Trek to Gyabla (2730m) 6-7 hrs
    Day 10 : Trek to Ghunsa (3595m) 5-6 hrs
    Day 11 : Acclimatization day at Ghunsa
    Day 12 : Trek to Kambachen (4050m) 5-6 hrs
    Day 13 : Acclimatization Day at Kambachen
    Day 14 : Trek to Lhonak (4780m) 6-7 hrs
    Day 15 : Trek to Pangpema/Kanchenjunga Base Camp (5388m) 6-7 hrs
    Day 16 - 42 : Climbing Period of Kanchenjunga (8586m)
    Day 43 : Trek to Ghunsa - 6 hrs
    Day 44 : Trek to Amjilosa (2,460m) - 4 hrs
    Day 45 : Trek to Sakathum (1,600m) - 5 hrs
    Day 46 : Trek to Chhiruwa (1,200m) - 5 hrs
    Day 47 : Trek to Suketar (2,420m) - 5 hrs
    Day 48 : Fly back to Kathmandu
    Day 49 : Rest and Shopping in Kathmandu
    Day 50 : Final Departure

  • Cost Includes

    • Land transfer to and from trekking by tourist bus.
    • Applicable Trekking fees
    • English speaking trekking guide and porter to carry the luggage
    • Local guest house accommodation.
    • Welcoming dinner in Kathmandu.
    • Last night dinner in Kathmandu.
    • Insurance for the trekking staff. (insurance as per state law)
    • All the government tax and our service charges. 
    • Includes breakfast, lunch & dinner.

    Cost Excludes

    • Nepal Visa Fees (you should bring accurate USD cash and two passport size pictures)
    • Personal expenses (Shopping, Laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, mineral water or boiled water, Phone calls, shower etc)
    • Your lunch and dinners in Kathmandu (This apply also early come back from trek then the fixed itinerary)
    • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu due to early arrival or late departure, early come back from trek (due to any case) than the fixed itinerary
    • International fare/arrival taxes/departure taxes to and from Kathmandu
    • Trip and rescue insurance
    • Tips for guides and porters/ Donations

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Mt. Kanchanjunga Expedition (50 Days)
Activities: Expedition, Sightseeing
Max Elevation : 8586m
Accomodation : Hotel/Guest House
Transportation : Private Vehicle/Flight
Best Month : March - May and Sept - Nov
Group Size : Min. 2 Per
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