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Mt. Kanchenjunga Expedition (8598m)

  • Overview
  • Itinerary

Kanchenjunga, at 8598m, is the third highest peak of the world and second highest in Nepal. It was first climbed by British team in 1956. The mountain is consist of four summit, the west summit is called yalung Kang has 8420m high and it is also regarded as separate peak. The first westerner explore Kanchenjunga was explored by British botanist JD Hooker 1848. After than many expedition were attempted to summit but, couldn’t success until 1956. This expedition also follows the Kanchenjunga circuit trek to KBC (Kanchenjunga base camp).Carrying all the necessary stuffs then practice lot in base camp. 

Day 1: airport Pick up transfer to hotel then having refresh and briefing about tour plan.

Day 2: Sightseeing tour in world heritage Sites around Kathmandu valley: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Shymbhunath Stupa, Bauddhanath Stupa and Pashupatinath Temple and overnight at hotel in ktm

Day 3: Kathmandu flies to Taplejung and trek to Mitlung 5hr (922m) overnight

Day 4: Mitlung trek to Chhirwa 6hr (1250m) overnight here

Day 5: Chhirwa trek to Sakathum 6hr (1650m) overnight

Day 6: Sakatum trek to Amjilassa 6 hr (2490m) overnight

Day 7: Amjilassa trek to Kyapra 5hr (2730m) overnight

Day 8: Kyapra trek to Gunsa 6hr (3600m) over two nights in Gunsa

Day 9: around Gunsa visit Tibetan monasteries and valley for acclimatization

Day 10: Gunsa trek to Khambachen 6hr (4100m) overnight

Day 11: Khambachen trek to Lhonak 6hr (4780m) overnight

Day 12: Lhonak trek to K B C (kanchenjunga Base Camp) 3hr (5000m) sleep more than month in tent. During climbing period, they have to do lot mountaineering practice then try to summit when good weather then after climb follow the same way back to Kanchenjunga trekking trail.

Day 42: kbc trek back to Khambachen 5hr (4100m) overnight

Day 43: Khambachen trek back to Gunsa 4hr (3600m) overnight here.

Day 44: Gunsa passes to Lapasang-LA (5110m) to Ramche 8hr (4580m) overnight here.

Day 45: Ramche day trip to Yalung Glacier (4800m) and back Ramche 6hr

Day 46: Ramche trke to Tortong 7 hr (3000m) overnight.

Day 47: Tortong trek to Yamphudin 6hr (2020m) overnight here.

Day 48: Yamphudin trek to Phumphe Danda 6hr (1850m) overnight

Day 49: Phumphe Danda trek to Tembewa 6hr (1835m) overnight.

Day 50: Tembewa trek to Suketar 5hr (2420m) overnight here 

Day 51: Suketar fly via drives back to ktm.  In the evening, go together dinner

Day 51: airport departure