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Kanchenjunga Expedition

Kanchanjunga is the third highest mountain in the world. The date was on May 25, 1955 that two British mountaineer George Band and Joe Brown had successfully ascended up to Mt. Kanchanjunga and third highest mountain in the world (after Mount Everest and K2), with an elevation of 8,586 meters (28,169 ft.). Kanchenjunga translated means "The Five Treasures of Snows", as it contains five peaks, four of them over 8,450 meters. The treasures represent the five repositories of God, which are gold, silver, gems, grain, and holy books. Kanchenjunga is called Sewalungma in the local Limbu language, translates as 'Mountain that we offer Greetings to'. Kanchenjunga or Sewalungma is considered sacred in the Kirant religion.Three of the five peaks (main, central, and south) are on the border of North Sikkim district of Sikkim, India and Taplejung District of Nepal, while the other two are completely in Taplejung District. Nepal is home to the Kanchenjunga Conservation Area Project run by the World Wildlife Fund in association with Government of Nepal. The sanctuary is home to the Red Panda and other montage animals, birds and plants. India's side of Kanchenjunga also has a protected park area called the Khangchendzonga National Park.Until 1852, Kanchenjunga was assumed to be the highest mountain in the world, but calculations made by the British Great Trigonometric Survey in 1849 came to the conclusion that Mount Everest was the highest and Kanchenjunga the third-highest. Kanchenjunga was first climbed on May 25, 1955 by Joe Brown and George Band, who were part of a British expedition.

Itinerary

 Day 01:Arrive Kathmandu, transfer to the hotel and welcome dinner in the evening

Day 02/04: Stay in Kathmandu for paper work and some other necessary preparation

Day 05: Fly to Bhadrapur early morning & Drive to Phidim. Overnight in Lodge

Day 06 :Trek to Tharpu / Panchami. Overnight in Camp.

Day 07 :Trek to Doban. Overnight in Camp

Day 08 : Trek to Khewang. Overnight in Camp

Day 09 : Trek to Yamphudin Bhote Gaun. Overnight in Camp

Day 10 :Trek to Torontang forest camp. Overnight in Camp

Day 11 : Trek to Tseram. Overnight in Camp

Day 12 : Trek to Ramje. Overnight in Camp

Day 13 : Rest /acclimatization day at Ramje. Overnight in Camp

Day 14 : Trek to (Moraine) glacier camp. Overnight in Camp

Day 15 : Trek to. Kuna Camp Overnight in camp

Day 16 : Trek to Kanchenjunga BC. Overnight in camp

Day 17-20 : Leisure at  for acclimatization, blessing ceremony & climbing preparation.

Day 21/55 : BCMt. Kanchenjunga climbing period

Day 56 : Return trek to Ramje. Overnight in Camp

Day 57 :Trek down to Torontang forest camp. Overnight in Camp

Day 58 :Trek to Yamphudin Bhote Gaun. Overnight in Camp

Day 59 :Trek to Khewang, Overnight in Camp

Day 60 ;Trek to Panchami. Overnight in Camp

Day 61 : Trek to Tharpu. Overnight in Camp

Day 62 : Drive from Tharpu to Bhadrapur

Day 63 : Fly Back to Kathmandu and Transfer to Hotel

Day 64/65 : Leisure in Kathmandu

Day 66:Departure to your home destination 

 

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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