Kanchanjungha Expedition 8586m
Kanchenjunga lies in the east of Nepal on the border of Nepal and Sikkim,it is the third-highest mountain in the world.The main part of the mountain is an enormous mass with many satellite peaks surrounding that rise from its narrow icy ridges.There are in fact fouyr summits LoMain Summit, Middle Summit, South Summit & Yalung Kang or West Summit. The mountain was first successfully climbed in 1955 by a British Expedition team.The mountain is set within the Kanchenjunga Conservation Area Project which is funded and run jointly by the World Wildlife Fund and the Nepal Government.The Kanchenjunga areais home to many rare species homes both common and rare species of flora and fauna including the red panda.The responsability of protecting the area lies with both the Nepal Government and the Indian Government who protect the Indian side of the mountain.
Three of Kanchenjunga’s five peaks, the main, central, and south, lie directly on the border between Nepal and Sikkim, India. The other two peaks lie completely in the Taplejung District of Nepal. The west summit also known as Yalung Kang 8420m is considered by some mountaineers to be a seprate summit. The safest route is a climb up the North Face due to the prevailing weather conditions but it is not the easiest. Base camp is at an altitude of 5,180 m. the start point for the climb.
Itinerary in Detail
Day 01:Arrival at Kathmandu International Airport and transfer to hotel
Day 02:This day is spent on Preparation for the journey to come.
Day 03:Fly from Kathmandu to Biratnagar and from Biratnagar to Suketar (2300m) Taplejung
Day 04:Trek from Taplejung to Mitlung.
Day 05:Trek from Mitlung to Chirwa.
Day 06:Trek from Chirwa to Sekhatum.
Day 07:Trek from Sekhatum to Amjilesa.
Day 08:Trek from Amjilesa to Gyabla.
Day 09:Trek from Gyabla to Ghunsa.
Day 10:Trek from Ghunsa to Khambachen.
Day 11:Trek from Khambachen to Lhonak.
Day 12:Trek from Lhonak to Pang Pema.
Day 13:Trek from Pang Pema to Kanchenjunga Base Camp.
Day 14:Rest day at Base Camp for acclimatization
Day 15-34:Climbing period of Kanchenjunga
Day 35:Trek from Base Camp to Pang Pema.
Day 36:Trek from Pang Pema to Lhonak.
Day 37:Trek from Lhonak to Ghunsa.
Day 38:Trek from Ghunsa to Selely.
Day 39:Trek from Selely to Mirgin La to Tseram.
Day 40:Trek from Mirgin La -Tseram to Oktang-Torotan.
Day 41:Trek from Oktang -Torotan to Omje Khola.
Day 42:Trek from Omje Khola to Mamanke.
Day 43:Trek from Mamanke to Bhanjyang.
Day 44:Trek from Bhanjyang to Lali Kharka.
Day 45:Trek from Lali Kharka to Suketar.
Day 46:Fly from Suketar to Kathmandu.
Day 47:Rest day in Kathmandu.
Day 48:Transfer to airport for your onward destination.
(The cost varies with the number of trekkers in the group. Please contact us with the number of trekkers for the exact quote)