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Kanchenjunga Expedition (8,586m /28,169ft) - Autumn 2023

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Facts of the Trip

Highest access: 8586m (28,169ft)

First Ascent: Mr. Joe Brown and George Band, British Expedition, May 25, 1955

Duration: 63 (typically) Days

Group Size: 02-10 People per group

Co-ordinates: 27°42'10''N / 88°09'00''E

Location: Nepal/Sikkim border; Kanchenjunga

Country: Nepal

Airport: Kathmandu (KTM)

Departure From: Kathmandu (KTM)

Grade: Alpine PD+/AD

Accommodation: Five star hotel in Kathmandu

Meals: B/B plan in Kathmandu & B, L, D in during trekking and climbing

Transportation: Car, Jeep, Mini Bus

Best season: Late spring (traditionally less hazardous) and autumn

Major Activity: Trekking/Mountaineering

Include Activity: Trekking/climbing

Culture: Sherpa, Rai and Limbu

Mode of Travel: Camping

Climbing route: Southeast Ridge

Himalayan sights: Kanchenjunga, Baruntse, Kanchanjunga South

Itinerary Details of the Kanchenjunga Expedition

03 Sept/Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Airport and transfer to hotel Yak and Yeti or similar hotel accommodation in Kathmandu (1350m/4,430ft).

4-5 Sept/ Day 2-3: Preparation, briefings, last minute shopping and formalities.

06 Sept/Day 04: Drive from Kathmandu to Phidim(1200m/3,937ft) 12hrs.Overnight hotel accommodation.

07 Sept/Day 05: Drive from Phidim to Khamdani via Dahalgaonby a local Jeep (1650m/5,413ft) 4hrs. Overnight at tea house/camping accommodation.

08 Sept/Day 06: Trek from Khamdani to Khebang(1910m/6,267ft) 5 hrs.Tea house/camping accommodation.

09 Sept/Day 07: Trek from Khebang to Yamphudin(2080m/6,824ft) 7hrs.Tea house/ camping accommodation.

10 Sept/Day 08: Trek from Yamphudin to Tortong(2995m/9,826ft) 8 hrs.Tea house/camping accommodation.

11 Sept/Day 09: Trek from Tortong to Cheram(Tseram)(3870m/12,697ft) 7hrs.Teahouse/camping accommodation.

12 Sept/Day 10: Trek from Tseram to Ramche call as Ramchaur (4530m/14,862ft) 5hrs.Teahouse/camping accommodation.

13 Sept/Day 11: Rest and acclimatization day before reaching Tso Glassier camp.

14 Sept/Day 12: Trek from Ramche to glacier camp (5176m/16,981ft) 6hrs. Camping accommodation.

15 Sept/Day 13: Trek from Tso glacier camp to Kanchenjunga Advance base camp (5400m/17,717ft) 6hrs.

16-25 Oct/D 14-53: Kanchenjunga climbing period (8586m/28,169ft)Summit.

26 Oct/Day 54: Preparation and clean the camp for return

27 Oct/Day 55: Trek from Yalung Base camp to Ramche(4530m/14,862ft) 7hrs.

28 Oct/Day 56: Trek from Ramche to Tortang (2995m/9,826ft) 8hrs.

29 Oct/Day 57: Trek from Tortang to Yamphudin(2080m/6,824ft) 5hrs.Tea house/camping accommodation.

30 Oct/Day 58: Trek from Yamphudin to Khebang(1910m/6,267ft) 5 hrs. Tea house/ camping accommodation.

31 Oct/Day 59: Trek from Khebang to Khamdanivia Dahalgaon(1650m/5,413ft) 6hrs.Tea house/camping accommodation.

01 Nov/Day 60: Drive from Khamdani to Ilam(3636m/11,930ft) 7 hrs.Lodge accommodation.

02 Nov/Day 61: Drive from Ilam to Kathmandu (1350m/4,429ft) 10 hrs.Lodge accommodation.

03 Nov/Day 62: Leisure and shopping,.Farewell-celebration dinner in the evening.

04 Nov/Day 63: Transfer to the airport for final departure