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ALL cost included

US $20,500


55 Day

Difficulty Level

Challenging and Technical

Maximum Altitude

8,586 meters/28,170 feet


2-10 people

Best Season

March-May / September–Dec

Starts & Ends At

Kathmandu, Nepal

The third-highest mountain in the world, Mount Kanchenjunga (8586 meters/28,170 feet) is situated along the boundary between Nepal and Sikkim and runs north to south.

A summary of the trip

The third-highest mountain in the world, Mount Kanchenjunga (8586 meters/281,170 feet), is reached at the summit by the Mt. Kanchenjunga Expedition. The second-highest peak in Nepal, Mount Kanchenjunga, is situated in the country’s east and ranks third in the world, behind Mount Everest and Mount K2. North and east of Mount Kanchenjunga are the Teesta River in Sikkim, India; to the west is the Tamur River; and to the north are the Lhonak Chu and Jongsang La Pass (6145m).

The words “Kanchen” and “Dzonga” in Tibetan are the source of the mountain’s name, “Kanchenjunga.” Kanchenjunga, which consists of five peaks: Kanchenjunga I (8586m), Kanchenjunga West (8505m), Kanchenjunga South (8494m), and Kangbachen (7903m), is named after the ancient Chinese phrase meaning “The Five Treasures of the Great Snows.” These priceless items signify.       

What makes Mt. Kanchenjunga one of the “Five Treasures of the Great Snows”?

Accessible from both Nepal and Sikkim is the Mt. Kanchenjunga hike and expedition. Trekking and climbing activities are generally less crowded in the Kanchenjunga region because it is one of Nepal’s more distant places. One of the holy mountains revered by the people of Sikkim is Mount Kanchenjunga. In 1956, a British team made the first ascent of this spectacular mountain.

Expedition to Mount Kanchenjunga Cost

Full Board Service for the Mt. Kanchenjunga Expedition starts at USD 20,500. Autumn and spring are good times to do the Mt. Kanchenjunga Expedition, but spring is when you should climb. All transportation, meals, services to Base Camp and High Camp, expedition equipment, and other costs are included in the price.

Climbing Kanchenjunga

Climbing Kanchenjunga is considered a more demanding mountaineering expedition than the Mt. Everest Expedition. The climb to Kanchenjunga’s summit is difficult and dangerous since mountaineers and submitters must be prepared for the risk of falling ice and avalanches. It is highly suggested that you plan and travel to Mt Kanchenjunga with expert climbing guides and expedition leaders. Weather, climate, and high altitude can go wrong anytime in the Himalayas, hence it is advisable to climb the severe eight-thousander mountains with highly experienced Sherpas and guides.

The Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek

One of Nepal’s most breathtaking and daring treks is the Kangchenjunga. This site is a masterpiece that draws tourists for trekking and severe mountaineering activities, even though the trek is difficult and demanding. Some hikers choose to continue their Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek to the peak of Mount Kanchenjunga. The Kanchenjunga Peak Trek travels through the Base Camp. It is necessary to travel through the stunning Kanchenjunga Base Camp on the expedition route to ascend Mount Kanchenjunga. This is the base camp for mountaineers and climbers when training begins. It’s common knowledge that the strenuous mountaineering expedition to Mount Kanchenjunga is more tough and demanding than climbing Mount Everest. Rose-colored rhododendron covers the stunning route leading to the Kanchenjunga Base Camp.

Difficulties of the Mount Kanchenjunga Expedition

This mountain is considered difficult and demanding by Everest submitters, making it one of the most difficult peaks to climb at an elevation of over 8000 meters. The abrupt ice fall and avalanche are common in Kanchenjunga’s weather and climate. The ascent to the peak of Kanchenjunga is more difficult and demanding than other eight-thousander mountains because of the difficult climbing paths, which even scare mountaineers.

The elevation of Mt. Kanchenjunga Expedition

Base Camp Kanchenjunga 5,400 meters
Itinerary for Kanchenjunga Camp I: 6,000–6,200 m; Kanchenjunga Camp II: approximately 6,400 m; Kanchenjunga Camp III: 6,800–7,200 m; Kanchenjunga Camp IV: 7,500–7,600 m; Kanchenjunga Summit: 8,586 m


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Itinerary for the Mount Kanchenjunga Expedition

DAY 1: Arrive in Kathmandu and make your hotel reservation.
DAYS 02–03: Planning, briefings, hurried shopping, and paperwork related to permits.
DAY 4: Fly to Bhadrapur, then take a car to Ilam Bazaar and spend the night at a lodge.
DAY 5: Travel via Phidim to Jorpul (9–10 hours).
DAY 06: Travel 1740 meters/5 hours to Khebang.
Trek to Yamphudin on Day 7 (2070m-7 Hr.)
DAY 08: Trek to Torongdin (11 hours, 2995 meters)
Day 9: Walk to Tseram (3870 meters, 4 hours)
DAY 10: Relaxation and Adjustment in Tseram
DAY 11: Camp and trek to Ramche (4620 meters, 5 hours).
DAY 12: Camp and hike to Middle Camp (4900 meters, 7 hours).
DAY 13: Set up Advance Base Camp and Trek Kanchenjunga Base Camp
DAY 14–46: Ascent period; Kanchenjunga (8586m) summit.
DAY 47: Base Camp cleanup and preparation for return to Kathmandu.
Day 48: Trek to Ramche (4620m; 9 hours); Campsite/Lodge.
DAY 49: Trek to Torongdin (2995 meters; 7 hours); Camp
DAY 50 Trek to Yamphudin, Lodge (2070m, 9 Hours).
DAY 51: Travel via Khebang and Lodge to Jorpul (9–10 hours)
Drive to Birtamod, Jhapa, Lodge on Day 52.
DAY 53: Travel or fly to Kathmandu, then check into a hotel.
DAY 54: Shopping and leisure, followed by a farewell meal and celebration.
DAY 55: Proceed to the airport for your last exit


  1. How challenging is it to climb Mount Kanchenjunga?

Climbers frequently claim that climbing Mt. Kanchenjunga is more challenging than climbing any other of the world’s 8,000ers. and also requires the longest duration. Because climbers must begin their ascent from Kanchenjunga Camp IV at approximately 9.00–10.00 PM to reach the summit, the peak is difficult to climb. It will take roughly 11–13 hours of climbing to reach the peak and an additional 7–8 hours to return to Camp IV. So, the summit day lasts for roughly 20 to 22 hours.

The price includes

  • Transfers from the hotel to the airport
  • Four nights on a twin-sharing basis at the Thamel, Eco Resort in Kathmandu, including breakfast and all taxes
  • Travel with all of your belongings to Base Camp and back by plane from Kathmandu to Bhadrapur and back.
  • Government of Nepal climbing permission and expedition royalty for Mt. Kanchenjunga (8586M).
  • Every meal and sleeping space is available during the adventure, along with a tent at Base Camp (one participant, one tent).
  • Equipment for the kitchen and dining room, cutlery, shower tents, toilet tents, store tents, etc.
  • On Camps 1, 2, and 3, there are twin sharing HA tents (Mountain Hardware T3). On Camp 4, triple sharing HA tents (Mountain Hardware T3).
  • Porter’s salaries cover all expenses to and from Kanchenjunga Base Camp.
  • The whole expense of support personnel (cook, guide, kitchen assistants, and All meals—breakfast, lunch, dinner, tea, and coffee—to the base camp of Kanchenjunga, to camp four, and back to Kathmandu.
  • From Kathmandu to Kanchenjunga Base Camp and return (all bags, plus additional bags containing the clients’ earnings)
  • At Base Camp in the Kanchenjunga National Park, a generator and solar panels Cost
  • Climbing Sherpa, his daily pay, insurance, allowance for equipment, meals, lodging, etc.
  • Rope Climbing Setting the price for the Nepalese Association of Expedition Operators and transporting the earnings of Sherpas who climb above base camp (Camp 1, Camp 2, Camp 3, and *Camp 4 and return to Base Camp)
    One private climbing Sherpa for one client
    Using a satellite phone in an emergency
  • Members’ radio sets and the Sherpa GAMO bag (Portable Altitude Chamber) for climbing
    Tea, coffee, breakfast, lunch, dinner, and hot water for showers.


  • Travel abroad and airport levies.
    Visa charges.
  • Laundry and bar expenses.
    travel insurance.
  • Kathmandu offers meals during lunch and dinner.
    Advice for BC employees, drivers, guides, porters, and climbers Sherpas
  • Everything not specifically listed in the aforementioned “included” elements that result in experience.
  • Crampons, climbing boots, and an ice axe
  • For usage in base camps and beyond, a four-season sleeping bag
  • Utilize Jumar/ascender
  • Three tape slings
  • 2 screw-gate karabiners each
  • Device for descender/abseil
  • Prussic loops
  • Neoprene over boots and plastic mountaineering boots
  • Items like sunglasses, snow goggles, down jackets or a duvet/salopette set, warm woolen socks, well-worn hiking boots, trekking poles, and more.
  • Bonus for Successful Climbing for the Sherpa – USD 1000 suggested