Kanchenjunga Expedition

KANCHENJUNGA EXPEDITION [8,586m]

Mt. Kanchenjunga (8,586m) lies in east Nepal which is third-highest peak in the world and the second-highest in Nepal, Mount Kanchenjunga have four summits which are Kanchenjunga Main 8586m, Kanchenjunga West (Yalung Kang) 8,505m, Kanchenjunga Central (Middle) 8,482m ‘Kanchenjunga South 8,494 m, Kangbachen 7,903 m, among them the west summit yalung Kang 8,420 m is supposed as separate peak then Kanchenjunga but officially it belongs to main peak. German expeditions tried to summit the peak in 1929, 1930 and again in 1931 from Sikkim side, but none were successful. After closed Kanchenjunga then climbers tried summit of this mountain form Nepal side. In 1955 a team led by Dr Charl as Evans approached the peak via the Yalung Glacier. The History of Expedition of this mountain in Nepal is started from 1976 when Japanese Team tried to took summit from Nepal side, finally they got summit of Yalung Kang on 1974, after this the team of German Expedition succeed on 1975.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Best months of Expedition: April- May / October – November
Accommodation: Hotel/Tented camp/ Guest House
Group size: 2 and above
Meal Plan: Full Board in trekking /Bed & breakfast in Kathmandu
Guide:  English speaking climbing guide with Assistance Sherpa, Cook with all Kitchen / Camping
            crew
Transportation: Tourist Bus / Private vehicle as per group size
Departure Dates: Upon request
Cost: As per arrangement (Up to Base Camp Service / Up to Summit)
Route: South – West ridge with three camps to summit having ice, rock & steep snow climbing

TENTATIVE ITINERARY

Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu, transfer to the hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu / Expedition Preparation
Day03: Kathmandu / Government formalities
Day04: Preparation for Expedition
Day 05: Fly to Bhadrapur & Drive to Phidim. O/N Lodge
Day 06: Trek to Panchami. Overnight in Camp
Day 07: Trek to Doban. Overnight in Camp
Day 08: Trek to Khewang. Overnight in Camp
Day 09: Trek to Yamphudin Bhote Gaun. Overnight in Camp
Day 10: Trek to Torontang forest camp. Overnight in Camp
Day 11: Trek to Tseram. Overnight in Camp
Day 12: Trek to Ramje. Overnight in Camp
Day 13: Acclimatization day at Ramje. Overnight in Camp
Day 14: Trek to glacier camp. Overnight in Camp
Day 15: Trek to Kuna Camp Overnight in camp
Day 16: Trek to Kanchenjunga BC. Overnight in camp
Day 17-20: Acclimatization, Puja  & preparation of Equipments.
Day 21/55: Mt. Kanchenjunga climbing period.
Day 56: Return trek to Ramje. Overnight in Camp
Day 57: Trek down to Torontang forest camp. Overnight in Camp
Day 58: Trek to Yamphudin Bhote Gaun. Overnight in Camp
Day 59: Trek to Khewang. Overnight in Camp
Day 60: Trek to Panchami. Overnight in Camp
Day 61: Trek to Tharpu. Overnight in Camp
Day 62: Drive from Tharpu to Bhadrapur.
Day 63: Fly back to Kathmandu Transfer to hotel
Day 64: Kathmandu
Day 65: Kathmandu
Day 66: Departure to your next destination

COST INCLUDES

  • Accommodation in Kathmandu on bed & breakfast basis ( 4 star hotel) as per program
  • All Meals in Trekking & Base Camp
  • Mt. Kanchenjunga  Expedition permit fees
  • Experience Guide, cook, helper & porters as per program
  • Liaison officer & his all expanses
  • Equipments & Daily allowance for Trekking & Climbing staffs
  • Insurance of all staffs from Nepali Insurance company
  • Extra tents for climbing period ( If necessary)
  • All transportation as per program
  • Member Tent, Dining tent, Toilet tent, Shower tent, Table , Chair & store tent for base camp
  • Oxygen Cylinders, Mask & regulator ( If necessary)
  • Welcome / Farewell Dinner
  • First aid & Medicine kit ( Normal)
  • Domestic flight tickets with cargo 30 KG only
  • All applicable Government tax

COST EXCLUDES

  • Lunch & Dinner at Kathmandu
  • Essential Personal Equipments  for climbing & trekking
  • Emergency Rescue evacuation ( If necessary)
  • Climbing meals, Gas , stove etc for climbing period ( Above Base camp)
  • Personal communication equipments/ permits for any extra personal equipments
  • Extra Oxygen & Mask regulator
  • Personal insurance & all types of  personal nature cost
  • All types of Beverages & Drinks
  • Garbage Deposit fees ( re-fundable / need to manage garbage fixed Place)
  • Personal Tips/bonus  to trekking & Expedition staffs
  • Any extra cost due to extension of program, delay arrival, sickness or other unavoidable circumstances.
  • Extra cargo charge on domestic flight except 30 KG Per-person.

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Trip Facts

  • Trip Days: 66 Days
  • Best Time: April- May / October November
  • Difficulty: Very Hard