Mount Kanchenjunga Expedition
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Trip Highlights
  • Destination:Nepal
  • Max-Altitude:8586 metres
  • Region:Kanchenjunga Region west of Nepal
  • Best Season:Autumn Season (September to mid-November) in spring- April to till may
  • Accomodation:Tent Camping


Being the third largest peak in the world –  Mount Kanchenjunga stands at a whopping 8586 meters and needs little to no introduction. Mount Kanchenjunga is only bested by Mount Everest (8848m) and Mount K2 (8611m). The name Kanchenjunga consists of two words ‘Kanchen’ and ‘Dzonga’ which roughly translates to ‘The five treasures of the snow’. The name is apt, as the Kanchenjunga massif consists of five peaks, of which four of which are above 8,450 meters. The treasure represents the five repositories of God which are Gold, Silver, Gems, Cereal and Sacred Books. Located in Taplejung District – in the Eastern region of Nepal, Mount Kanchenjunga shares its borders with the Sikkim District of India. The Kanchenjunga Expedition is famous for its off the path trekking trails and boasts a vast Kanchenjunga sanctuary in its foothills, which is home to the world-famous Red Pandas.

Kanchenjunga, also known as ‘Sewalungma’ in the local Limbu language, boasts one of the longest trekking routes currently in use. It’s an arduous trekking trail that might take 50+ days to complete. Kanchenjunga Massifs consists of Kanchenjunga I (8585 meters), Kanchenjunga West (8505 meters), Kanchenjunga South (8494 meters), Kangbachen (7903 meters) and Kanchenjunga Central (8482 meters). The West Summit, also known as Yalung Kang is often referred to as a separate peak. Mount Kanchenjunga was first ascended by oe Brown and George Band on the 25th of May 1955 as a part of the British Expedition team. 

The Kanchenjunga expedition requires trekking and climbing experience as it is tough and challenging. There are sufficient acclimatization and breaks in our itinerary however, changes in itinerary are made upon the analysis of the guide regarding your fatigue levels and effects of higher altitude. The best time to embark on the Kanchenjunga Expedition is in the late Spring (October & November) and Autumn season which is in Nepal from March to May; during which you will be able to enjoy the lush vegetation surrounding the mountain. 

Lastly, the Kanchenjunga conservation area –  located in the foothills of the massifs, consists of rare flora and fauna. Numerous endemic plants and flowers, as well as several species of rhododendrons or orchids native to Nepal, can be ubiquitously seen throughout the trail.


  • Day 01:

    1= Arrival in Kathmandu international airport and transfer to hotel


  • Day 03:

    2= climbing preparation Expedition day.

  • Day 04:

    3= Kanchenjunga Expedition briefing tourism department.

  • Day 05:

    4= Fly to suketar- taplejung and stay lodge.

  • Day 06:

    5= Trek from suketar to Lalikharka camping.

  • Day 07:

    6= Trek from Lalikharka to khewang camping.

  • Day 08:

    7= Trek from lhewang to Yamphuding camping.

  • Day 09:

    8= Trek from Yamphungding to Amjekhola camping.

  • Day 10:

    9= Trek t=from Amjekhola to torontan camping.

  • Day 11:

    10= Trek from torontan to tseram camping.

  • Day 12:

    11= Trek from tseram to Ramje camping.

  • Day 13- 52:

    12= Ramje Acclimatization and some hiking.

  • Day 53:

    13= Ramje from kanchenjunga glacier and camping.

  • Day 54:

    14= Glacier from Kanchenjunga base camp. Camp/

  • Day 55:

    15-42 days climbing Mt. Kanchenjunga.

  • Day 56:

    43= Trek from base cap to Ramje camp.

  • Day 57:

    44= Trek from Ramje from Amjekhola.

  • Day 58:

    45= Trek from Amjekhola to Yamphuding camping.

  • Day 59:

    46= Trek Yamphuding to khewang camp

  • Day 60:

    47 =Trek from khewang to Lalikharka camping.

  • 48= Trek from Lalikharka to suketar and stay lodge.

  • 49 suketar to fly Kathmandu stay in hotel.

  • 50= free day or sightseeing or transfer to final departure international airport.


Price included

  • Transportation Arrival and departure on domestic and international flight.

    • Standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with B/B plan.

      • All domestic flight charges.

        • Climbing sherpa guide for kanchenjunga expedition.

          • Expedition group climbing gears like rope,ice bar etc.

            • Permit for Expedition.

              • High altitude meal full board while on trekking to kanchenjunga base camp and while climbing.

                • All the expenses and insurance of liaison officer-Gov.of Nepal.

                  • Cooking support crew and porter with their equipment daily wages food and insurance etc.

                    • High altitude tents and necessary gadgets like EPI gas and burner for high climb.

                      • Portable altitude chamber first aid kit.

                        • Camping and kitchen equipment like base camp tents dining tent with table and chair kitchen tent with all utensil and toilet tent.

                          • We provide warm clothing trek gear for Nepali staff including porters.

                            • Life and medical insurance for Nepali staff and porter.

                              • Communication device like satellite phone and walkie- talkie in case of emergency- use pay.

                                • Emergency oxygen with regulator and mask while on trekking to base camp-use pay.

                                  • Agency service charge.

                                    • Ample farewell dinner with Nepali sing and dance.

Price does not included

  • International airfare and airport tax.

  • Personal expenses - cigarettes, drinks, bar bills, extra snacks

  • Medical and personal high risk insurance.

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.

  • Bar and beverage bills.

  • Personal equipment and climbing gears.

  • Emergency Rescue evacuation.

  • Climbing bonus for Kanchenjunga base camp staffs tips and personal nature expenses.

  • Permit fee and customize tripom charge for sat phone communication gadget and commercial filming whole on Expedition.

  • Garbage deposit 3000.usd sharing of the total person and deposit fee will be not refunded if the client climber don’t take back their garbage to Kathmandu.