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Kanchenjunga is the third-highest peak in the world and the second-highest in Nepal. It was first climbed by a British expedition team in 1956. The peak consists of four summits. The west summit, Yalung Kang, is 8420m. High and some people classify it as a separate 8000m peak. By the end of 2003, 145 people had climbed Kanchenjunga on 85 expedition and 42 climbers had died on the mountain. The first westerner to explore Kanchenjunga was the British botanist JD Hooker, who visited the area twice in 1848 and 1849. Exploration of the Sikkim side of the peak continued with both British and pundit explorers mapping and photographing until 1899. In that year a party led by Douglas Fresh field made a circuit of Kanchenjunga and produced what is still one of the most authoritative maps of the region. Exploration continued, mostly from the Sikkim side, with expeditions starting from Darjeeling in British India. One of the major contributors to Western knowledge about the region was Dr AM Kellas, who later Dide in Tibet during the approach march of the 1921 Everest Expedition. German Expeditions attacked the peak in 1929, 1930 and again 1931, but none was successful. After the war Sikkim was closed but Nepal was open. In 1955 a team led by Dr Charles Evans approached the peak via the Yalung Glacier. Two teams climbed the peak, stopping Just short of the summit to conform to an agreement with the Maharaja of Sikkim that the summit would remain inviolate. The Japanese now took up the challenge and mounted expeditions in 1976, 1973 and 1974 during which they climbed Yalung Kang. A German Expedition climbed Yalung Kang in 1975, and in 1977 an Indian army team mounted the second successful expedition to the main peak of Kanchenjunga

Kanchenjunga Expedition Itierary

Day 01:- Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel
Day 02:- Document apply for Kanchenjunga Expedition
Day 03:- Preparation for expedition in Kathmandu
Day 04:- Drive from Kathmandu to Phidim
Day 05:- Trek Phidim to Panchami
Day 06:- Trek Panchami to Dole
Day 07:- Treks Dole to Khewang
Day 08:-Trek Khewang to Yamphudin
Day 09:-Trek Yamphudin to Amje Khola
Day 10:- Trek Amje Khola to Toronto
Day 11:-Trek Toronto to Tesram
Day 12:- Trek Tesram to Ramje
Day 13:-Trek Ramje to Glacier Camp
Day 14:- Rest days at Glacier Camp for acclimatization
Day 15:- Trek Glacier Camp to Kanchenjunga Base Camp
Day 16:-Rest day at Base Camp
Day 17-47 Climbing Period of Kanchanjunga Expedition (8,586m)
Day 48:- Trek from Kanchenjunga Base Camp to Glacier Camp
Day 49:- Treks from Glacier to Ramje
Day 50:- Trek from Ramje to Tesram
Day 51:- Trek from Tesram to Toronto
Day 52:- Trek from Toronto to Amje Khola
Day 53:- Trek from Amje Khola to Yamphudin
Day 54:- Trek from Yamphudin to Khewang
Day 55:- Trek from Khewang to Panchami
Day 56:- Trek from Panchami to Ghopetar
Day 57:- Drive from Ghopetar to Illam
Day 58:- Drive from Illam to Kathmandu
Day 59:- Rest Day at Kathmandu
Day 60:- Departure to your destination

Service Cost Includes:

  1. 5 nights hotel in Kathmandu with bed & breakfast
  2. Kanchenjunge Permit Fee (Royalty)
  3. All land transfer in Nepal.
  4. Full board trekking with lodge & Food for BC Expedition period.
  5. Essential Porters to Kanchanjunga B.C. & while back.
  6. Trekking equipments for BC, 1 tent for 2 persons, dining tent, toilet tent, table, chares & Mattresses.
  7. All kitchen equipment.
  8. Staff allowance, Liaison officer allowances, equipment allowances,
  9. Insurance
  10. National Park entry permit fees
  11. Base camp Guide, Cook, and Kitchen helper.
  12. All necessary taxes.

Service Cost excludes:

  1. Nepal entry visa fee
  2. Kathmandu Hotel Lunch and Dinner (L, D)
  3. Custom clearances in Kathmandu airport.
  4. Personal equipments for climbing.
  5. Personal Insurance.
  6. High Altitude foods, Gas & stove.
  7. Emergency Rescue evacuation.
  8. Satellite phone.
  9. Oxygen & regulator.
  10. Climbing Sherpa.
  11. Personal expenses etc.
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