$ 5415 per person
Mount Kanchenjunga Expedition (8,586m)
Mount Kanchenjunga (8,586m) is the third highest peak on the planet. It is one of the brilliant mountains of the world.
The name Kanchenjunga means ‘crystal clear’ in the local language.
Mount Kanchenjunga is famous as the ‘ Five Treasures of the Great Snow.’ It refers to the five summits that make up Kanchenjunga.
Mount Kanchenjunga is one of the unexplored and virgin trekking routes in Nepal. This beautiful trekking destination lies at the north-east region of Nepal.
Mt. Kanchenjunga was assumed to be the highest mountain in the world until 1852. The British Great Trigonometric Survey in 1849 declared Mount Everest as the highest peak and Kanchengunja as the third highest.
In 1955, Joe Brown and George Band first climbed Mount Kanchenjunga.
Approaches to ABC
The journey to the queen of the mountains starts with a flight to Bhadrapur. The trekking then begins from Taplejung.
The trekking routes pass through Lalikhark, Khewan, Yamphudin, Amjekhola, Tseram, Kanchenjunga glacier and finally to Kanchenjunga Base Camp.
The track passes through the Arun valley, the most beautiful regions for trekking in Nepal. The lands are covered with rice-terraced fields, gorgeous villages, green forests.
The base camp is set in the meadows of Panorama at 5180 m.
It is one of the toughest peaks in the world regarding technical difficulty. It has a complex structure. It has vertical relief and the steep climbing near the summit.
The North Face is considered as the toughest and the safest to climb. It is technical climbing. It is not suitable for an inexperienced climber. But, it is a delight for a professional climber.
The most challenging part is to the North Col. It is mixed with ice and rock climbing. The Sherpas will establish a fixed rope on the Col. It will gear up safely.
The best season for climbing in April, May (pre-monsoon) and September, October (post-monsoon).
Duration: 50 Days
Tour Type: Private and Group Tour
Maximum Altitude: 8586 Meters
Trek Difficulty: High