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 southern traverse of the mountain on the 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 Fly to Biratnagar, drive to Basantpur
DAY 3 Commence trek to Chauki
DAYS 4/6 To Dobhan
DAYS 7/8 To Chirwa
DAYS 9/12 To Ghunsa
DAY 13 Rest day Ghunsa
DAY 14 To Khambachen
DAY 15 To Lhonak
DAY 16 To Pangpema
DAYS 17/18 Return to Ghunsa
DAYS 19/20 Cross high passes towards the southern flanks of Kanchenjunga
DAY 21 Day trip to Yalung Glacier
DAYS 21/26 Trek to Tharpu
DAY 27 Drive to Bhadrapur
DAY 28 Fly to Kathmandu
DAY 29 Sightseeing in Kathmandu
DAY 30 In Kathmandu, trip concludes

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Trip Code: KBC
Trip Grading: Challenging
Duration:  30 days
Activities:  Trekking Exploratory Treks
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