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Mount Kangchanjunga Expedition (8,586m)


Kanchenjunga is the third highest peak in the world and the second highest in Nepal with an altitude of 8,586 meters (28,169 feet). It is a massif mountain with many satellite peaks  soaring high from its narrow icy ridges  located at  the border of Nepal and Sikkim (India), just 46 miles northwest of Darjeeling (India as part of the Great  Himalayan mountain range at longitude 27º42′ North and 88º08′ East. Mt.Kanchenjunga has 5 peaks, four of them over 8,450 meters. Three of these five peaks (main, central, and south) are on the border of North Sikkim, India and Taplejung District of Nepal, while the other two are completely in Taplejung District in Nepal. The true Summit for expedition is 8,586 meters /28,170 feet. The route (North Face) is definitely the safest, but not the easiest.

Kanchenjunga region is also home to the Kanchenjunga Conservation Area Project run by the World Wildlife Fund in association with Nepal Government. The sanctuary is home to the Red Panda and other animals, birds and plants. India’s side of Kanchenjunga also has a protected park area called the Khangchendzonga National Park.

Kangchenjunga was first scaled on May 25, 1955 by Joe Brown and George Band of a British expedition team. The British expedition honored the beliefs of the Sikkimese people, who treat the summit as sacred.  This British expedition team stopped a few feet below from the actual summit. The other expedition parties since then have followed this tradition and none of the expedition teams have summited Mt. Kanchanjunga from Sikkim side till date.

The Japanese expedition team took up the challenge and did expeditions in 1973, 1974 and 1976 during which they climbed Yalung Kang. A German Expedition team climbed Yalung Kang in the year 1975. Similarly in 1977 an Indian army team climbed the Yalung Kang peak suceessfully.

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01 Arrival in Kathmandu & transfer to the Hotel (1,350m)
02 Rest in Kathmandu: Expedition briefing and preparation
03 Fly from Kathmandu to Bhadrapur and drive to Phidim
04 Drive from Phidim to Khewadenba by Jeep
05 Trek from Khandenba to Khewang (1,740m) Camping
06 Trek from Khewang to Yamphudin (2,080m) Camping
07 Acclimatization in Yamphudin (rest day) Camping
08 Trek from Yamphudin to Tortong (2,995m) Camping
09 Trek from Tortong to Tseram (3,870m) Camping
10 Trek from Tseram to Ramche (4,580m) Camping
11 Acclimatization in Ramche (rest day) Camping
12 Trek from Ramche to Glacier Camp (4,890m) Camping
13 Trek from Glacier Camp to Pangpema (Kanchenjunga Basecamp – 5,143m) Camping
14-16 Kanchenjunga Base camp rituals prayer preparations and climbing training
17-47 Climbing period Basecamp -- Kanchenjunga Summit (8,586m) – Basecamp
48 Trek from Basecamp to Ramche Camping
49 Trek from Ramche to Tortong Camping
50 Trek from tortong to Yamphudin Camping
51 Trek from Yamohudin to Khewang Camping
52 Trek from Khewang to Khandenba
53 Trek from Khandenba to Bhadrapur & Transfer to the Hotel via Phidin
54 Fly from Bhadrapur to Kathmandu & Transfer to the Hotel
55 Leisure day in Kathmandu City
56 Transfer to the International Airport for final departure
1. Airport (Pick Up and Drop)
2. 4 nights Hotel in Kathmandu on bed & breakfast Basis - Twin bed room
3. One welcome dinner in Kathmandu with expedition Staffs
4. All necessary documents such as expedition permit, (TIMS) card, National parks & entry fees
5. 1 Government Liaison officer with full equipment allowance ($2,500), salary and accommodation
6. Garbage deposit fees
7. Medical & emergency rescue Insurance for all involved Nepalese staffs during the trekking and climbing
8. All necessary transportation for members and staffs from Kathmandu to base camp & base Camp to Kathmandu
9. Food 3 meals a day (BLD, tea items & coffee) tea house & camping accommodation during the trekking & expedition
10. Climbing guide, base camp cook, kitchen helper, porter & their daily wages, Equipment, food etc.
11. We will provide individual North face or any other branded tent with form Mattress & pillow for each member at base camp
12. Dinning, Kitchen, Communication, Store, Toilet & Shower tents at base camp
13. Tables, Chairs & all necessary cooking gears
14. Heater at base camp in member dinning tent
15. Generator or Solar panel for battery recharge, Light or any other electronic devices at Base camp
16. Veteran Government Licensed climbing guide per member
17. Climbing Sherpa equipment allowance, carrying bonus, summit bonus and his daily wages
18. Poisk O2 oxygen (4ltrs) 4 bottles for each member and 2 Bottles for each climbing guide
19. Mask & Regulator for each member and climbing guide
20. Satellite phone carrying by team guide for emergency communication with appropriate charge
21. Walkie-Talkie & Satellite Phone for communication during the expedition
22. High altitude Tent, high food, EPI gas & cooking Pot up to the mountain
23. Walkie-Talkie & Satellite Phone permit
24. Weather forecast during the entire expedition
25. Medical kit
Maintaining
1. International flight Airfare
2. Nepali Visa fee US$ 40 per person for 30 days (to be applied for 60 days (US$ 100)
3. Travel & high altitude medical insurance evacuation
4. Telephone, Internet, battery recharge, shower, Laundry, any Alcoholic beverages (during the trekking but we will serve all kinds of beverages for members at Base camp)
5. Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu
6. personal trekking and climbing gears
7. Special filming, and Drone permit fee
 

 
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