KanchenJunga is the third Highest point on the Earth. It rises to 8586m above the sea level. It lies in the eastern part of Nepal. Its position: Latitude:27○ 44’09” and Longitude: 88○09’25’’ First summit: on 25th May 1955 by Christopher Band from UK via South West Face. Kanchenjunga means “Five Magnificent Snow Treasures” a reference to the five high peaks that rise from the surrounding glaciers. The five mountains from the southeast are South Peak (8491m), Central Peak (8478m), and Main Peak-8586m, in the westward, there are Yalung Kang and Khambachen.
Altitude: 8586 m, 28,169 ft.
Location: India / Nepal
First ascent: May 25, 1955 by George Band and Joe Brown
Death Rate after summit: 12.66%
Facts: It’s largest among 8000ers and the route to the summit is longest among 8000m mountains. It was considered to be the highest mountains till 1856. It is not that Technical Mountain but its height made climbers suffer on it.
Kanchenjunga summit on 23-May-2018
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Name: Imagine International Kanchenjunga expedition 2021
Mountain: Kanchenjunga (8586m)
Position: 3rd highest mountain in the world
Arrival date in Nepal : 15th April 2021
Departure date from Nepal: 30th May 2021
Price: 25,500/- $ USD
Space: 10 foreign climbers
Booking: Till 15th February 2021
last year kanchenjanga Expeditions: photos
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Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel.
Day 02/03: Stay in Kathmandu for paper work and shopping.
Day 04: fly to Biratnagar early morning and Drive to Phidim and then camping.
Day 05: Drive to Khandenba by private jeep.
Day 06: Trek to Khewang.
Day 07: Trek to Yamphudin.
Day 08: Trek to Baisi danda or dirct to Torongtang.
Day 09: Trek to Torontang forest camp.
Day 10: Trek to Tseram.
Day 11: Trek to Ramje.
Day 12: Trek through moraine to glacier camp.
Day 13: Trek to Kanchenjunga BC.
Day 14-44: Climbing period.
Day 45: Return trek to Teram (long day trek).
Day 46: Trek down to Tarantang forest camp.
Day 47: Trek to Yamphudin.
Day 48: Trek to Khewang.
Day 49: Trek to Khandenba.
Day 50: drive to biratnagar early morning.
Day 51: Fly back to kathmandu
Day 52: Free day in kathmandu
Day 53. Departure to your own destination from TIA
Roughly calculated Climbing period Itinerary
Day1: Arrival in Base camp:
Day2-5: Rest+puja+ Route fixing to camp2
Day6: Members team climb to camp1
Day7: members team climb to camp2
Day8: Members team climb above camp2 to gain higher altitude and descend back to base camp.
Day9-11: Rest time for members and Sherpa team will secure route to camp3
Day 12: members team climb to camp2 directly
Day13: Members team climb to camp3
Day 14: Members team climb above camp3 to gain higher altitude and descend back to base camp
Day 15-20: Climber team take rest and Sherpa team set up route to camp4 and deposit all required rope, oxygen and tents required for final summit push
Day21-24: Wait for perfect weather to go summit. If the weather remains good and all fixing and carrying happens on plan then summit push can be done earlier without further waiting.
Day 25: All team members depart together for final summit push/ climb to camp2 directly
Day26: Sherpa team climb camp2 to camp4 and member team climb to camp3
Day 27: Sherpa team will fix rope above camp4 to half way of summit and member team climb to camp4
Day28: Sherpa team depart 1-2hrs earlier to fix route to summit and member team follow them to summit and descend back to camp4 after summit success
Day29: Descend back to base camp
Da 30: those who fly back by helicopter will fly back and those who trek will take rest and wait porters.
The price offers following facilities :
- Kanchanjunga Climbing Permit
- National park permit
- Lodging & Fooding during Expedition
- Transfer in Kathmandu
- Hotel in Kathmandu on BB plan
- Climbing Sherpa ( 1 member=1 Sherpa)
- Group Climbing gear ( rope, ice crew, snow bar, rock piton, Epi gas, cooking pots and others)
- Tents in Base camp and High camps.
- Oxygen (4 oxygen per each member & 2 oxygen per Sherpa)
- Oxygen Mask regulator sets
- Lasison Officer fee
- Kitchen Staffs at Base camp
- National air flight.
- Porter & Yaks to BC & back
- Solar set at Base camp
- Local Sim card in Kathmandu ( communication)
- Staff insurance
- Allowance for Sherpa & other staffs
The cost Excludes :-
1. International Air fair.
2. Personal climbing equipments.
3. 1000/-$ USD as Summit Bonus to your personal sherpa
4. Lunch and Dinner & Drink in Kathmandu.
5. Nepal Visa fee
6. Personal climbing Insurance
7. Helicopter Rescue if needed
9. Alcoholic drinks & beverages
10. Staff gratuities if you like.
2018: Ms Dong Hong Juan -China, Ms Nima Jangmu Sherpa, Mr Phur Galjen Sherpa and Mr Nawang Rapke Sherpa made Summit on 23-May-2018 at 6 am.
Ms Nima Jangmu Sherpa set world record by climbing first 3 highest mountains of Nepal in just 25 days. It was recorded in Guinness World Record.
2013: our MD, MingmaGand Reza Shahlei from Iran made successful summit on 19th May 2013. Other member got back from C-IV.
Note: Provide your suggestion.
Itinerary can be changed as per weather conditions and clients' wish.
Kanchenjunga summit on 20-May-2013