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Mt. Kanchenjunga Expedition

DURATION: 50 Days GRADE: Moderate

Trip Overview

  • Duration:50 Days
    Max Altitude:5,143m
  • Group Size:2-12 People
    Best Seasons:Mar - May & Sep - Nov

Located in the eastern part of Nepal, Mt.Kanchenjunga is the second highest peak in Nepal but 3rd in the world. Its name literally means five treasures of great snows in Tibetan Language.  A sacred mountain for Kirant religion, Mt. Kanchenjunga is less preferred by climbers hence it offers pristine  beauty, mystery and majesty of nature.

Climbing Mt. Kanchenjunga is technical and it is climbed via North Col. From there 1500m ascent to top is not that technical and its smooth climbing from there. You can have majestic and mesmerizing view from  basecamp to entire ascent.

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu & transfer to the hotel (1,350m)
Day 02: Expedition preparation
Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Bhadrapur then drive to Phidim
Day 04: Drive from Phidim to Khewadenba by Jeep
Day 05: Trek from Khandenba to Khewang (1,740m)
Day 06: Trek from Khewang to Yamphudin (2,080m)
Day 07: Acclimatization in Yamphudin (rest day)
Day 08: Trek from Yamphudin to Tortong (2,995m)
Day 09: Trek from Tortong to Tseram (3,870m)
Day 10: Trek from Tseram to Ramche (4,580m)
Day 11: Acclimatization in Ramche (rest day)
Day 12: Trek from Ramche to Glacier camp (4,890m)
Day 13: Trek from Glacier Camp to Pangpema (Kanchenjunga base camp – 5,143m)
Day 14-16: Kanchenjunga base camp rituals prayer preparations and climbing training
Day 17-41: Climbing period base camp -- Kanchenjunga summit (8,586m) – base camp
Day 42: Trek from Basecamp to Ramche
Day 43: Trek from Ramche to Tortong
Day 44: Trek from Tortong to Yamphudin
Day 45: Trek from Yamohudin to Khewang
Day 46: Trek from Khewang to Khandenba
Day 47: Trek from Khandenba to Bhadrapur & transfer to the hotel via Phidin
Day 48: Fly from Bhadrapur to Kathmandu & transfer to the hotel
Day 49: Leisure day in Kathmandu
Day 50: Final departure

  • Expedition Expedition permit fees
  • Accommodations in Kathmandu
  • Flights from Kathmandu to Lukla and back including airport transfers
  • All overnight accommodations while on the trek and climb
  • Meals in Kathmandu and while trekking and climbing
  • Group equipment for the climb
  • Qualified and Experienced guides
  • Experienced Climbing Sherpas
  • International airfare and Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs)
  • Personal equipments and extra services
  • Tips and Bonus for Staff and guide
  • Insurance and Trip cancellation
  • Beverages
  • Airport departure tax