Kanchenjunga Expedition: Itinerary

Day: 1

Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel

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    Destination: Kathmandu
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    Accommodation: Hotel
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    Meals: Dinner
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    Altitude: 1300m

Day: 2-3

In Kathmandu: for paperwork – permit documentation, briefing

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    Destination: Kathmandu
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    Accommodation: Hotel
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    Meals: Breakfast
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    Altitude: 1300m
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    Time: 2 days

Day: 4

Fly to Bhadrapur ; afterwards drive to Phidim

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    Destination: Phidim
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    Accommodation: Lodge
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    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Altitude: 1200m
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    Time: 6-7 hours

Day: 5

Drive to Khandenba

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    Destination: Khandenba
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    Accommodation: Camp
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    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Altitude: 1500m
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    Time: 4 hours

Day: 6

Trek to Khebang

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    Destination: Khebang
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    Accommodation: Camp
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    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Altitude: 1910m
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    Time: 5-6 hours

Day: 7

Trek to Yamphudin

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    Destination: Yamphudin
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    Accommodation: Camp
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    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Altitude: 2080m
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    Time: 6 hours

Day: 8

Trek to Tortong

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    Destination: Tortong
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    Accommodation: Camp
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    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Altitude: 2995m
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    Time: 6 hours

Day: 9

Trek to Cheram

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    Destination: Cheram
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    Accommodation: Camp
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    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Altitude: 3870m
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    Time: 6 hours

Day: 10-11

At Ramche

Trek from Cheram to Ramche. Stay one night more at Ramche to acclimatize.

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    Destination: Ramche
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    Accommodation: Camp
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    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Altitude: 4580m
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    Time: 2 nights

Day: 12

Trek to Oktang (Glacier Camp)

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    Destination: Oktang/Glacier Camp
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    Accommodation: Camp
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    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Altitude: 4730m
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    Time: 5-6 hours

Day: 13-18

At Kanchenjunga Base Camp

Trek from Oktang (Glacier Camp) to Kanchenjunga Base Camp takes around 5 hours. Then utilize first few days at the base camp to acclimatize, prepare for higher camps, and make puja ceremony.

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    Destination: Kanchenjunga Base Camp
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    Accommodation: Camp
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    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Altitude: 5450m
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    Time: 6 days

Day: 19-21

First Rotation : Camp 1 (6200m) and Camp 2 (6650m)

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    Destination: Camp 2
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    Accommodation: Camp
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    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Altitude: 6650m
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    Time: 3 days

Day: 22-24

At Base Camp : Rest

At Base Camp for rest and prepare for the second rotation.

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    Destination: Base Camp
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    Accommodation: Camp
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    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Altitude: 5450m
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    Time: 3 days

Day: 25-28

Second rotation: Climb up to Camp 3 (7150m)

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    Destination: Camp 3
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    Accommodation: Camp
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    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Altitude: 7150m
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    Time: 4 days

Day: 29-34

At Base Camp : Wait for final route fixing – Camp 4(7700m) to summit

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    Destination: Base Camp
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    Accommodation: Camp
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    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Altitude: 5450m
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    Time: 6 days

Day: 35-45

Summit Attempt : Wait for weather window and launch summit attempt

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    Destination: Summit
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    Accommodation: Camp
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    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Altitude: 8586m
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    Time: 11 days

Day: 46

At Base Camp

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    Destination: Base Camp
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    Accommodation: Camp
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    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Altitude: 5450m
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    Time: 1 day

Day: 47-51

Trek to back same trail up to Khandenba

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    Destination: Khandenba
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    Accommodation: Camp
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    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Altitude: 1500m
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    Time: 5 day

Day: 52

Drive to Bhadrapur

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    Destination: Bhadrapur
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    Accommodation: Hotel
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    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Altitude: 100m
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    Time: 8 hours

Day: 53-54

In Kathmandu

Fly back to Kathmandu from Bhadrapur. And the next day – a free day! Evening farewell dinner and celebration of the expedition.

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    Destination: Kathmandu
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    Accommodation: Hotel
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    Meals: Breakfast
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    Altitude: 1300m
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    Time: 2 days

Day: 55

Departure

Transfer to airport for departure flight back to home.

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    Destination: Departure
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    Meals: Breakfast
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    Altitude: 1300m

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