Everest High Passes

...we shouldn't finish without mentioning admiration for the endlessly busy Mr Lama. He like all World Expeditions staff we met, was very charming and knowledgable, this characteristic seems to be a requirement for employment with the company

anon. | Kentucky, USA
 
 

GHT Kanchenjunga Exploratory

The third highest mountain on earth, Mt Kanchenjunga (8586m), marks Nepal's eastern border with India. This holy peak is fringed to the south by lush rhododendron and temperate forest; home to a quarter of Nepal's red panda population. The trek to Kanchenjunga Base Camp passes through Limbu, Rai and Sherpa villages before reaching an alpine wonderland of majestic peaks finely sculpted by rivers and glaciers. A detour from the main trail at Ghunsa heads over the Nango La to Olangchun Gola, a vibrant and friendly community, which has traded with Tibet for centuries before looping back to the starting point at Suketar.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Join Kathmandu
DAY 2 In Kathmandu
DAY 3 Fly Kathmandu to Bhadrapur, drive Ilam
DAY 4 Drive Taplejung
DAY 5 Commence trek to Chiruwa
DAYS 6/8 To Amjilosa
DAYS 9/11 To Ghunsa
DAYS 12/14 To Pangpema (Kanchenjunga Base Camp)
DAYS 15/16 To Ghunsa
DAYS 17/19 To Olangchun Gola
DAYS 20/21 To Riverside Camp
DAYS 22/23 Return to Suketar
DAY 24 Fly Suketar to Kathmandu
DAY 25 In Kathmandu, trip concludes

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Trip Code: GKE
Trip Grading: Challenging
Duration:  25 days
Activities:  Trekking
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Next Trip:  01 March 2015
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price: £2,690.00 GBP

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