Kanchenjunga Expedition

Attraction
Location
Kangchenjunga Himalaya
Trip Grade
Level Of Difficulty
Kangchenjunga Himalaya
Lodging Level
Duration
52 DAYS
Max Altitude
Max Aaltitude
8,586m/28,169ft
Max Altitude
Transportation
Flight & Private Vehicle
Max Altitude
Minimum Pax
min 2 pax

TRIP INFORMATION

Mt.Kanchenjunga standing tall with a height of 8,586m (8.568km) is the second tallest mountain in Nepal and the third in the world. It falls between Nepal and the Indian city Sikkim.

The name has been derived from four Tibetian words; ‘gangs’ which represent snow, ‘chen’ which represent the great, ‘mzod’ which represent treasure, and ‘inga’ which represent five. All these words joined together to give the name ‘Kanchenjunga’, which means ‘the five treasures of the great snow’.

It is believed that there are treasures of gold, stones, salts, medicines, and other valuables hidden within this mountain. The Kanchenjunga mountain range has five main summits;  Kangbachen, Kanchenjunga West, Kanchenjunga South, Kanchenjunga Central and Kanchenjunga Main each standing tall at 7,903m, 8,505m, 8494m, 8484m and 8586m respectively.

Four routes can be followed to climb Mt.Kanchenjunga, out of which the three routes are from Nepal and one is from Sikkim. However, the one from Sikkim has been banned since 2000 by the Indian government.

Mt.Kanchenjunga provides a heartwarming experience to its climbers as well as is a great escape from the day-to-day hustle for those who want to have some adventure in their life.

However, climbing a mountain needs a lot of patience, courage as well as great and professional guidance. The route leading to Mt.Kanchenjunga has a wide diversity of vegetation to see but at the same time. They are also filled with diverse climates and topography which makes the expedition hard.

Not to forget, the glaciers, thick forest, pass, and the valley that lies on the way to the mountain which is a real challenge themselves. Also, these routes are one of the least explored ones.

All this will make the expedition refreshing as well as dangerous. This is where Marvel Trek comes into the picture. Marvel Trek is an established licensed expedition company that has been providing the best facilities and services to its climbers since 1998 along with some great experiences.

We not only keep your safety as the priority but also guide you to fulfill your wish of experiencing the thrill of climbing a mountain. The entire team of Marvel Trek is built up with professionals who will be there to support and guide you throughout your mountaineering adventures.

ITINERARY

Day 1: Arriving at a hotel in Kathmandu

COST INCLUDES AND EXCLUDES

Cost includes(Full board service)

Transportation: Includes pickups and drop-offs from and to the airport along with the domestic flights and jeep rides.

Food and accommodation: Accommodations will be provided in a 3-star hotel while staying in Kathmandu as well as during different stops in the trip. A welcome dinner will also  be held to introduce our team with the clients.Later,3 meals will be served during the trip which will be cooked by talented cooks along with occasional teas and coffees.

Permits and fees: The company will pay for the air cargo charges as well as all the taxes to the Nepalese government on your behalf. The company will also take care of different Royalties and permits from the Nepalese government. Restricted area permits will be arranged. Permits for Walkie talkie as well as for satellite phone will also be provided. Additional fees will also be paid for deposition of garbage and stool shipment

Insurance:  Company will cover for insurances of all the involved staff in case of accidents.

Equipment: All the tools and equipment that will be needed for the expedition will be transported by the company through air cargo and potters. In case of unfavorable circumstances, it may also be done through land or helicopters.

Liaison Officer, sherpas and porters: Every member will be facilitated with one Sherpa and one porter. Also ,a legit government Liaison will be present throughout the expedition.

Base camp staff and equipment: The base camp will be fully equipped with a separate kitchen tent, dining tent,communication tent along with a toilet tent along with all the other necessary items that are needed for a comfortable stay. Solar panels or generators will also be managed for electricity as well as the dining tent and other tents will be equipped with heaters to keep you warm. Expert cooks and porters will be there in the camp to assist you. The base camp will also have a bar and bakery.

Communication: Walkie-talkie and satellite phones will be given to each member to communicate  in between the base camp and the mountain. Internet access will also be granted.

Oxygen masks,bottles and regulators: Every member will be given 3 bottles of oxygen along with summit masks and regulators for their journey. More will be carried as a backup for emergencies along with a rescue sled.

Certificate: The members will be honoured with a certificate from MoCTCA for their accomplishment of climbing the mountain.

Cost includes(Base camp service)

Transportation: Includes pickups and drop offs from and to the airport along with the domestic flights and jeep rides.

Food and accommodation: Accommodations will be provided in a 3-star hotel while staying in Kathmandu as well as during different stops in the trip. A welcome dinner will also be held to introduce our team with the clients. Later,3 meals will be served during the trip which will be cooked by talented cooks along with oasis.

Permits and fees: The company will pay for the air cargo charges as well as all the taxes to the Nepalese government on your behalf. The company will also take care of different Royalties and permits from Nepalese government. Restricted area permits will be arranged. Permits for Walkie talkie as well as for satellite phone will also be provided. Additional fees will also be paid for deposition of garbage and stool shipment

Insurance: The company will cover for insurances of all the involved staff in case of accidents..

equipment’s : All the tools and equipment that will be needed for the expedition will be transported by the company through air cargo and potters. In case of unfavorable circumstances, it may also be done through land or helicopters.

Liaison Officer, sherpas and porters: Every member will be facilitated with one Sherpa and one porter. Also ,a legit government Liaison will be present throughout the expedition

Base camp staffs and equipment : The base camp will be fully equipped with a separate kitchen tent, dining tent, communication tent along with a toilet tent along with all the other necessary items that are needed for a comfortable stay. Solar panels or generators will also be managed for electricity as well as the dining tent and other tents will be equipped with heaters to keep you warm. Expert cooks and porters will be there in the camp to assist you. The base camp will also have a bar and bakery.

Communication: Walkie talkie and satellite phones will be given to each member to communicate  in between the base camp and the mountain. Internet access will also be granted.

Oxygen masks, bottles and regulators: Every member will be given 3 bottles of oxygen along with summit masks and regulators for their journey. More will be carried as a backup for emergencies along with a rescue sled.

Certificate: The members will be honoured with a certificate from MoCTCA for their accomplishment of climbing the mountain.

Cost excludes

International flights :The clients have to bear their flights fees while arriving and leaving Nepal.

Visa and insurance :The clients are responsible for their VISA while arriving in Nepal. You have to pay for your insurance in case of any accidents.

Personal belongings and interests: The clients are requested to arrange their own clothing and required gears while joining the expedition. They also have to arrange the items required to maintain their personal hygiene. They have to bear the additional charges for services like phone calls, hot bath ,laundry etc. They have to pay extra charge in case they want to shoot videos or capture pictures.

Tips and bonuses : It will be highly appreciated if the clients can make some tips and bonuses to the hardworking Sherpa and the base camp workers.

Extra services: In case you want any other services that’s not  mentioned above then you have to pay extra from your pocket.

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