Mount Kanchenjunga Expedition
Duration: 47 Nights / 48 Days
Altitude: 8,556m

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. With 4 ridges radiating in X pattern almost symmetrically from the main summit aesthetically Kanchenjunga is a beautiful mountains visible from many places with a famous view from Tiger Hill in Darjeeling, India.

The second highest Himalaya peak of Nepal and third after Mt. Everest and Mt. K2 in the world, Mt. Kanchenjunga (8586m) is located in the eastern part 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). The treasures represent the five repositories of God, which are gold, silver, gems, grain, and holy books.

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Airport and transfer to Hotel(1350m)
Day 02-03: Rest and prepare day for assignment & briefing.
Day 04: Fly from Kathamndu to Biritnagar( Suketar) (2300m)
Day 05: Trek from Suketar to Phurumbu (921m), which takes about four hours overnight in the camp.
Day 06: Trek from Phurumbu to Chirwa(1270m) via Timor river which takes about five hours overnight in the camp
Day 07: Trek from Chirwa to Sekarthum(1660m) via Ghusna River which takes about six hours, overnight in the camp
Day 08: Trek from Sekarthum to Amji-Lhasa(2510m), which takes about five hours and over night in camp.
Day 09: Trek from Amje Lhasa to Gyabla(3450m),which takes about six hours overnight in the camp
Day 10: Trek from Gyabla to Ghunsa(3595m),Which takes about Five hours overnight in the camp
Day 11: Trek from Ghunsa to KhamBachen(4095m),which takes about five hours and overnight in camp.
Day 12: Rest day in Khambachen for acclimatization , overnight in the camp
Day 13: Trek from Khambachen to Lonak(4785m) which takes about five hours and over night in the camp
Day 14: Trek from Lonak to Pangpema(5100m) , which takes about five hours overnight in the camp
Day 15: Pangpema (5100m)Base camp Established and necessary Preparation,
Day 16-38: Climbing Period.(summit period for Kanchenjunga 8586m)
Day 39: Preparation to returning (Cleaning up Base Camp)
Day 40: Trek from Kanchenjunga Base Camp to Lonak(4785m), which takes about five hours over night in Camp.
Day 41: Trek from Lonak to Khambachen(4095m), which takes about five hours over night in camp.
Day 42: Trek from Khambachen to Ghunsa,(3595m) which takes about four hours, and over night in camp.
Day 43: Trek from Ghunsa to Sekarthum(1660m) which takes about six hours over night in camp.
Day 44: Trek from Sekarthem to Chirwa(1270m) that takes about five and half hours over night in camp.
Day 45: Trek from Chirwa to suketar(2310m) which takes about six hours and then over night in lodge.
Day 46: Fly from Biratnagar to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel (1350m).
Day 47: Full day sightseeing and shopping in Kathmandu, farewell dinner party in the evening and overnight in the hotel
Day 48: Final Departure or alternatively join other program.
  • International Arrival/Departure Transfers
  • 4 Nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu, inclusive of breakfast
  • Kathmandu Half day sightseeing, escorted by English Speaking Guide
  • Kathmandu - Biratnagar (Suketar) - Kathmandu Flight
  • Kanchenjunga National Park Entry Fee
  • Mt. Kanchenjunga Royalty Fee
  • Full board Tea House/ Lodge trek (night at Tea House/Lodge) & Full board camping throughout (night at tents)
  • Full board meals during the trekking and expedition period, if you have any specific dietary requirement please let us know, we will provide accordingly
  • High altitude climbing food, fuel, Gas above base camp (you are also advised to bring some high altitude food yourselves)
  • Professional Expedition Guide
  • One to one Climbing Sherpa on summit day
  • High Altitude Climbing Sherpa equipment & allowance
  • Oxygen (5 cylinder of 4 liter per member and 3 cylinders per Sherpa) and Mask regulator
  • Personal luggage allowed 100Kg.
  • 1 tent for 1 member for Expedition North Face or Similar brand
  • All camping gear that includes dining tent, cooking stove, gas, ropes, toilet tent, shower tent, table and chairs, mattresses sharing with other members
  • Liaison officer's allowances, equipment for expedition, flight ticket, insurance, daily wages sharing with other group member
  • High altitude staff allowances, food, accommodation, insurance, daily wages
  • High Altitude Nepali staff accidental/ medical/emergency and evacuation insurance
  • Emergency oxygen mask and regulator
  • Radio communication set (walkie-talkie)
  • Gamo Bag (life saving device in case of altitude sickness) sharing with group members
  • Solar panel for light and charges batteries
  • Garbage Deposit(Sharing with other members)
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu
  • All liable government of Nepal administration fees for climbing permits processing
  • International flight fares
  • International airport departure tax
  • Nepal entry visa fee (See Trip Note for Details)
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Single supplement during entire trip
  • Note: Additional cost applies for single supplement
  • Personal specific high altitude climbing food
  • Personal climbing gears–clothing, sleeping bags, climbing equipment. Please click ‘equipment check list’
  • Personal Travel/Medical/Accident/Emergency evacuation insurance
  • International cargo custom clearance fee
  • Alcoholic beverage & bottle drinks
  • Climbing Sherpa summit bonus
  • Personal Satellite phone permit
  • Filming & Videography
  • Extra personal expenses
  • Climbing Sherpa bonus
  • Tips for Nepali staff
  • All expenses incurred in the event of early departure (evacuation fee, transport, extra hotel night, food etc.)
  • If scheduled flight gets cancelled due to bad weather from Lukla to Kathmandu on return. In such situation, we need to send chartered helicopter which costs US $ 450 per person. Helicopter cost has to be borne by the clients to get outbound flight on scheduled time.
  • Any changes incurred as a result of delay beyond the control of ‘Guide Pemba’
  • Personal communication (phone, fax, e-mail, internet between Nepal and your home country)
  • Medical evacuation insurance policy is mandatory
  • Any other services not specified in the ‘Cost Includes’

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