Kanchanjunga Expedition

Kanchanjunga Expedition

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Kanchanjunga, the third highest mountain in the world lies on the border of Nepal & Sikkim. It was believed to be the highest mountain in the world from 1838 until 1849. It is the most easterly of the great 8,000 meter peaks of the Himalaya with an enormous mountain mass, and many peaks rise from its narrow icy ridges. The peak was first attemted in 1905 but was succeded only in 1955 by a British team. The name Kanchanjunga refers Five Treasuries of Great Snow which means five high peaks that rise from the surrounding glaciers. Avalanches are common in these peaks.

Itinerary Overview

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu and hotel transfer.
Day 2: Official formalities and expedition preparation.
Day 3: Official formalities and expedition preparation.
Day 4: Drive to Ilam.
Day 5: Drive to Gopetar.
Day 6: Trek to Panchami.
Day 7: Trek to Dovan.
Day 8: Trek to Khewang.
Day 9: Trek to Yamphudin.
Day 10: Trek to Chitre.
Day 11: Trek to Torontan.
Day 12: Trek to Tseram.
Day 13: Trek to Ramze.
Day 14: Trek to Glacier Camp.
Day 15: Trek to Base camp.
Day 16-51: Climbing.
Day 52: Cleaning of base camp.
Day 53: Retrace to Gopetar / Suketar and fly to Biratnagar – Kathmandu.
Day 54: Retrace to Gopetar / Suketar and fly to Biratnagar – Kathmandu.
Day 55: Retrace to Gopetar / Suketar and fly to Biratnagar – Kathmandu.
Day 56: Retrace to Gopetar / Suketar and fly to Biratnagar – Kathmandu.
Day 57: Retrace to Gopetar / Suketar and fly to Biratnagar – Kathmandu.
Day 58: Drive back to Kathmandu.
Day 59: Drive back to Kathmandu.
Day 60: Free day in Kathmandu.
Day 61: Airport transfer for international flight.

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