Mt. Kanchenjunga Expedition
Mt. Kanchenjunga Expedition entails climbing of Mt. Kanchenjunga(5180m) That stands right in the border shared by Nepal and Sikkim, in the Eastern Nepal, first climbed in 1955 by Joe Brown and George band of British Expedition Team. The price for Kanchenjunga Expedition differs agency to agency. Most of the local and international agencies have common margin falling between USD $18000 and USD$ 25000 whereas Himalayan Wild Treks has limited it to USD $25000 In addition, Himalayan Wild Treks also offers clients friendly Kanchenjunga Expedition Itinerary and updated Kanchenjunga Expedition Map.
The Base Camp for Kanchenjunga is at 5180 m from where the climbing of the mountain starts. The climbing to North Cole is one of the most challenging parts. Having made successfully to the North Cole, the team will start proceeding towards complicated North Ridge. With technical assistance from Sherpa Mountain Guides, you will successfully push the final summit. Kanchenjung (8858m) is prominent mountain in the Eastern part of Nepal sharing border with Sikkim.
There are altogether five peaks among which the three touches Sikkim and the rest fall within Nepal. Kanchenjung Conservation Area run by World Wildlife Fund associated with Nepal is home to vast range of flora and fauna. In addition, Kanchenjunga National Park shelters a vast range of endangered biodiversity. Kanchenjunga Expedition is one of the eight thousand-meter mountains in the world, which was assumed to be the highest mountain in the world before Mount Everest (8848m) was certified as the highest mountain in the world in 1856. There are rocky and icy slopes en route to summit .From North Col it is approximately 1500m ascent to the top. The stunning mountain views on the ascent and from the top are indescribable.
The expedition starts with a sightseeing of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu followed by a drive to Ilam(3636m ) then proceeds to Kabeli Khola (3876m) –Sikaichha –Khesewa (3900m) –Mamankhe (4254m) –Yamphudin (4650m) –Chitre (4790m) –Torotan (4806m) –Tseram (4900m) –Ramze (5000m) -Glacier (5040m) –Kanchenjunga Base Camp (5143m) from where the climbing period lasts for 26 Days. After the successful climb we trace back to Base Camp(5143m)– Ramje (4210m)–Amje(3943m)- Yamphudin (2800m)– Khewangel (2451m)– pnchami (1800m)– Ghopetar(1100m) –Biratnagar (90m) from where a scenic flight back to Kathmandu (1400m) wraps up the Kanchenjunga Expedition.
Himalayan Wild Treks is one of the leading trekking agencies in Nepal that has been successfully leading trekking, tours, and expedition in the Himalayas since the time it was established. Please, feel free to contact us for Mt. Kanchenjunga Expedition.