Mount Kanchenjunga Expedition

Trip Highlights

50 days

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Kanchenjunga, at 8,586m, is the third-highest peak in the world and the second-highest in Nepal. The word Kanchenjunga means “Five Treasures of the Great Snow” referring to five summits that constitutes Kanchenjunga. This mountain was first climbed by a British team in 1956. This expedition follows on of the popular off the beaten path trek of Nepal, Kanchenjunga Circuit trek . While trekking to its base camp, one can view richness in biodiversity, lush landscape, tropical jungles of Rhododendron, Oak and Chestnuts, alpines forest, range of flora and fauna etc. Kanchenjunga expedition starts from Taplejung and passes through villages of Rai and Limbu indigenous community, fields, terraced farmlands and Rhododendron forest. Trekking to its base camp itself treats travelers with less crowded path with unique insight of rural Nepalese lifestyle of eastern region of Nepal

DAY 01 – Arrival in Kathmandu
 DAY 02-03 – Document application, briefing and preparation
 DAY 04 – FLY KATHMANDU TO BHADRAPUR, DRIVE TO ILAM
DAY 05 –
 Drive Ilam to Taplejung and Suketar, trek to Phurumbu
DAY 06 – Phurumbu to Chirwa (1270m) 5 hrs
 DAY 07 – Chirwa to Sekathum (1660m) 5-6 hrs
DAY 08 – Sekathum to Amjilossa (2501m) 6-7 hrs
 DAY 09 – Amjilossa to Gybala (2730m)  6-7 hrs
 DAY 10 – Gybala to Ghunsa (3595m) 5-6 hrs
 DAY 11 – Acclimatization day
day 12 – Ghunsa to Kambachen (4050m) 6 hrs
DAY 13 – Acclimatization day
 DAY 14 – Kambachen to Lhonak (4780m). 6 hrs
DAY 15 – LHONAK TO PANGPEMA/KANCHENJUNGA NORTH BASE CAMP (5388M) 6-7 HRS
 DAY 16 – 42 : CLIMBING PERIOD OF KANCHENJUNGA (8586M)
DAY 43 –
 Kanchenjung BC to Ghunsa – 6 hrs
DAY 44 – Ghunsa to Amjilosa (2,460m) – 4 hrs
 DAY 45 – Amjilosa to Sakathum (1,600m) – 5 hrs
DAY 46 – Sakathum to Chhiruwa (1,200m) – 5 hrs
 DAY 47 – Chhiruwa to Suketar (2,420m) – 5 hrs
DAY 48 – FLY BACK TO KATHMANDU
 DAY 49 –
 Rest and Shopping in Kathmandu
 DAY 50 – Expedition ends, farewell and departure

1. Arrival and Departure
Cost includes all the transfers to hotel from airport and vice-versa during the package.

2. Accomodation at Kathmandu
This includes Bed and breakfast in star Hotel at Kathmandu during the package.

3. Climbing Permit Fees
Fees are to be paid to Sagarmatha National Parkm, TIMS Permission Fee, Expedition Royalty fee and Permission from Nepal Government.

4. Liasion Officer Fee
One Liaison officer is mandatory, accompany us throughout the expedition. $2500 is to be paid which includes the salary and accommodation.

5. Garbage Deposit Amount
To maintain the environment of Everest, cleanliness is must.

6. Khumbu Icefall
It is to be paid to the climbing member of Sagarmatha pollution control Committee.

7. Insurance of staff
As the law imposes, insurance of all the hired staff while expedition is must. It includes Medical insurance and rescue insurance throughout the journey.

8. Transporting Mount Everest Expedition Team
Includes domestic flight to lukhla, back and forth.

9. Transportating Climbing Gears and Camp Management
All the goods and climbing gears are carried by air cargo till Lukhla and by Yak or Porter till Basecanp. This is done while returning as well.

10. lodging and Fooding
Three days a meal including tea or coffee while trekking. Stay at night are arranged at Tea House, hotels or Lodge on the way.

11. Luggage
70 kilos of weight per member is included, if in case it exceeds then its chargeable.

12. Tent at Base Camp
This includes member tent each with mattress, kitchen tent, dining tent, store tent, toilet tent and shower tent.

13. Base Camp Equipment
This includes heater at Dining Tent, Solar panel, Generator and Lights. All the kitchen materials are also available.

14. Staffs
Expert High Camp Kitchen Team, Base Camp Manager, porters and helpers.

15. Renumeration and Clothing to staffs

16. Medical Supplies Kit for staff

  • Full board climbing option: USD 17500 per person
  • Climbing sherpa: USD 3000 per sherpa
  • Russian oxygen 4 litters: USD 400
  • Mask & Regulator per set: USD 600
  • 8,586 m

  • 28,169 m

Third highest in the world

27°42’12″N, 88°08’51″E

3922m

Nepal & partly in Sikkim, India

Kanchenjunga Himalaya

In 1955, 25th May

  • Joe Brown, British

  • George Band, British

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