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Kanchenjunga Expedition

Kanchenjunga 8586 m - World's Third Highest Mountain

Overview

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    Trip Type Mountaineering Expedition
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    Duration 55 Days
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    Trip Grade Challenging
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    Group Size Min. 4, Max. 12
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    Max. Altitude 8586m
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    Destination Nepal

Itinerary

Day: 1

Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel

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    Destination Kathmandu
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    Accommodation Hotel
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    Meals Dinner
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    Altitude: 1300m

Day: 2-3

In Kathmandu: for paperwork – permit documentation, briefing

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    Destination Kathmandu
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    Accommodation Hotel
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    Meals Breakfast
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    Altitude: 1300m
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    Time: 2 days

Day: 4

Fly to Bhadrapur ; afterwards drive to Phidim

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    Destination Phidim
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    Accommodation Lodge
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    Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Altitude: 1200m
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    Time: 6-7 hours

Day: 5

Drive to Khandenba

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    Destination Khandenba
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    Accommodation Camp
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    Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Altitude: 1500m
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    Time: 4 hours

Day: 6

Trek to Khebang

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    Destination Khebang
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    Accommodation Camp
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    Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Altitude: 1910m
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    Time: 5-6 hours

Day: 7

Trek to Yamphudin

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    Destination Yamphudin
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    Accommodation Camp
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    Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Altitude: 2080m
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    Time: 6 hours

Day: 8

Trek to Tortong

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    Destination Tortong
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    Accommodation Camp
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    Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Altitude: 2995m
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    Time: 6 hours

Day: 9

Trek to Cheram

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    Destination Cheram
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    Accommodation Camp
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    Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Altitude: 3870m
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    Time: 6 hours

Day: 10-11

At Ramche

Trek from Cheram to Ramche. Stay one night more at Ramche to acclimatize.

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    Destination Ramche
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    Accommodation Camp
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    Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Altitude: 4580m
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    Time: 2 nights

Day: 12

Trek to Oktang (Glacier Camp)

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    Destination Oktang/Glacier Camp
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    Accommodation Camp
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    Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Altitude: 4730m
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    Time: 5-6 hours

Day: 13-18

At Kanchenjunga Base Camp

Trek from Oktang (Glacier Camp) to Kanchenjunga Base Camp takes around 5 hours. Then utilize first few days at the base camp to acclimatize, prepare for higher camps, and make puja ceremony.

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    Destination Kanchenjunga Base Camp
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    Accommodation Camp
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    Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Altitude: 5450m
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    Time: 6 days

Day: 19-21

First Rotation : Camp 1 (6200m) and Camp 2 (6650m)

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    Destination Camp 2
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    Accommodation Camp
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    Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Altitude: 6650m
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    Time: 3 days

Day: 22-24

At Base Camp : Rest

At Base Camp for rest and prepare for the second rotation.

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    Destination Base Camp
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    Accommodation Camp
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    Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Altitude: 5450m
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    Time: 3 days

Day: 25-28

Second rotation: Climb up to Camp 3 (7150m)

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    Destination Camp 3
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    Accommodation Camp
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    Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Altitude: 7150m
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    Time: 4 days

Day: 29-34

At Base Camp : Wait for final route fixing – Camp 4(7700m) to summit

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    Destination Base Camp
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    Accommodation Camp
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    Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Altitude: 5450m
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    Time: 6 days

Day: 35-45

Summit Attempt : Wait for weather window and launch summit attempt

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    Destination Summit
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    Accommodation Camp
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    Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Altitude: 8586m
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    Time: 11 days

Day: 46

At Base Camp

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    Destination Base Camp
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    Accommodation Camp
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    Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Altitude: 5450m
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    Time: 1 day

Day: 47-51

Trek to back same trail up to Khandenba

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    Destination Khandenba
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    Accommodation Camp
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    Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Altitude: 1500m
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    Time: 5 day

Day: 52

Drive to Bhadrapur

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    Destination Bhadrapur
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    Accommodation Hotel
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    Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Altitude: 100m
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    Time: 8 hours

Day: 53-54

In Kathmandu

Fly back to Kathmandu from Bhadrapur. And the next day – a free day! Evening farewell dinner and celebration of the expedition.

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    Destination Kathmandu
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    Accommodation Hotel
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    Meals Breakfast
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    Altitude: 1300m
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    Time: 2 days

Day: 55

Departure

Transfer to airport for departure flight back to home.

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    Destination Departure
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    Meals Breakfast
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    Altitude: 1300m

Altitude Graph

Inclusion

Service Included in the Price

1. Permit and other charges
 Kanchenjunga Climbing Permit
 Kanchenjunga National Park Permit
 Kanchenjunga Restricted Area Permit
 Liaison officer’s fees and allowance

2. Hotel Accommodation
 5 nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu
 Hotel/lodge accommodation on the way to base camp and return as per itinerary

3. Transportation
 Domestic flight : Kathmandu-Bhadrapur-Kathmandu
 Road transport : Bhadrapur-Khandenba-Bhadrapur by jeep
 Airport pick up and drop
 Expedition Cargo : Kathmandu – Base Camp – Kathmandu by Truck, Porters

4. Expedition Staff
 One experienced expedition Sirdir – Chhiring Dorje Sherpa
 Experienced Climbing Sherpa – 1:1 (client to sherpa ratio)
 Expedition Cook and Kitchen Helpers

5. Trek & Base Camp Service
 All Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
 All Meals during climbing period
 Shared Kitchen & Dining, Heater and Solar Charging at Base Camp
 Personal Tent at Base Camp

6. High Camp Food & Facility
 Shared High Altitude Tent (2:1)
 High Food
 Fuel (Primus gas) and cooking set

7. Supplementary Bottled Oxygen, Regulator & Mask
 Five Bottle Oxygen (Summit Oxygen) and set of Mask-Regulator
 Three Bottle Oxygen for Climbing Sherpa

8. Communication
 One Set Satellite Phone (personal calls chargeable)
 Radio communication set

Exclusion

Service not included in the Price

1. Flight Ticket
 International flight ticket
2. Personal Climbing Gear
3. Insurance
 Medical Insurance
 Rescue & Evacuation
4. Summit Bonus
5. Tips to Expedition Staff
6. Extra night hotel in Kathmandu
7. Lunch, Dinner, and Beverages in Kathmandu
8. Other costs incurred due to the occurrence of unforeseen incidents such as earthquake, war, Government Policy change, etc.

Departures

Our scheduled departure dates for this trip are as below. Please feel free to drop a message for joining them or to book a private one.

Trip StartsTrip EndsGroup SizePriceStatus
Oct 01, 2014Nov Mon, 2014Min.4, Max.10$26,250Guaranteed

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