Kanchenjunga is a popular mountain in the world as it is the second highest Mountain in Nepal standing tall at an altitude of 8586 meters and is also the third tallest Mountain in the entire world after Mount K2 of Pakistan. Mount Kanchenjunga is popular both for trekking as well as expedition. Mount Kanchenjunga is located in towards the North Eastern region of Nepal along the Tibet border.
One of the highlights of the Kanchenjunga expedition is that the entire trekking trail of the Mount Kanchenjunga Expedition is marked all the way through right from the starting point. It is a difficult mountain to climb for the climbers and Mount Kanchenjunga Expedition is widely considered as one of the toughest and hardest mountaineering prospects for the adventure seekers. It is more difficult than even the Mount Everest, the world’s tallest peak.
Action Himalaya has come up with 81-day expedition itinerary of Mount Kanchenjunga during the course of which the trekkers and the climbers will be provided with the opportunity to learn more about the local people of the region, especially about the cultures and the traditions of the indigenous Rai and Limbu community. No wonder, Mount Kanchenjunga Expedition promises to be one of the unforgettable experiences for the trekkers as it is full of adventure, thrill and natural sightseeing. Also, the climbers can also view other different mountains during the course of the expedition.
Mount Kanchenjunga Expedition with the Action Himalaya starts with a flight to Suketar Airport of Taplejung from the Capital city of Kathmandu. The mountain is no less than a gift of the nature as the trail is gifted with amazing grass lands, hills, low river valleys and dense sub-tropical forests. On the way to Mount Kanchenjunga Expedition, you will also get to enjoy the immense beauty of the flowers like the Rhododendron (national flower of Nepal), Lilies among others.
As Kanchenjunga lies in the higher altitude of the Himalayan Mountain Range in Nepal, hence it is an added advantage that the climbers can view and explore the beauty of the region through Kanchenjunga Trekking and Expedition. Mount Kanchenjunga was only recently opened for the foreigners as it was previously a restricted area trekking.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02 – 03: Rest and expedition preparation
Day 04: Flight to Suketar (Taplejung), trek to Jogidanda
Day 05: Trek to Doban (1020m) 7hrs
Day 06: Trek to Khewang (1750m) 3hrs
Day 07: Trek to Yamphudin (2070m) 5hrs
Day 08: Trek to Tarading 2980m) 6 hrs
Day 09: Trek to Tseram (3850m) 5hrs
Day 10: Rest (Acclimatization Day) at Tseram
Day 11: Trek to Ramche (4500m) 4hrs
Day 12: Acclimatization (Rest Day) at Ramche
Day 13: Trek to Octang (4800m) 4hrs
Day 14: Trek to Kanchenjunga Base Camp (5475m) 4hrs
Day 15-73: Kanchenjunga climbing period
Day 74: Trek to Ramche (4500m) 6hrs
Day 75: Trek to Tortong (2980m) 6hrs
Day 76: Trek to Yamphudin (2070m) 5hrs
Day 77: Trek to Doban (1020m) 5hrs
Day 78: Trek to Tharpu (1300m) 8hrs
Day 79: Drive to Biratnagar
Day 80: Flight to Kathmandu
Day 81: Departure from Kathmandu