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

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Kanchenjunga Base Camp

Eastern Nepal is characterised by greater diversity on many accounts; ethnic groups such as the Rai and Limbu people, a prolific range of flora due to the higher summer rainfall in the region and some of the most outstanding mountain vistas anywhere in the Himalaya. By following the glacial torrent of the Tamur and Ghunsa Rivers to their source on the north west side of the Kanchenjunga Himal, we emerge to another world. Dwarfed by an alpine grandeur in almost every direction, peaks such as Pyramid Peak, Jannu, the Twins and of course Kanchenjunga (8586m) dominate the setting. It is no less dramatic on our return journey by way of the Mirgin La Pass (4500m). This is a challenging traverse through a region seldom visited in recent years.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Join Kathmandu
DAY 2 In Kathmandu, trip preparation and sightseeing
DAY 3 Fly Kathmandu to Suketar, trek to Phurumbu
DAY 4 To Chirwa
DAY 5 To Sekathum
DAY 6 Trek to Amjilasha
DAYS 7/9 To Ghunsa, rest day
DAY 10 To Kambachen
DAY 11 To Lhonak
DAY 12 To Pangpema (Kanchenjunga North Base Camp 5140m)
DAYS 13/14 Return to Ghunsa
DAY 15 To Selela Base Camp
DAY 16 To Tseram via Mirgin La (4480m)
DAY 17 To Ramche via Yalung Glacier
DAYS 18/21 Return to Suketar
DAY 22 Fly to Kathmandu
DAY 23 In Kathmandu, trip concludes

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Trip Code: KBC
Trip Grading: Challenging
Duration:  23 days
Activities:  Trekking Exploratory Treks
Next Trip:  08 October 2017
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