Trek To Kanchenjunga Base Camp From Uttarey_215418

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Trek To Kanchenjunga Base Camp From Uttarey

Duration
time-raw2 weeks
Difficulty
Moderate
Starting point
Bagdogra airport
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Embark on a trekking expedition at a base camp around the third highest mountains in the world. On this trek, enjoy a panoramic view of the neighboring mountains including; Kabru Peak, Chandra Peak, Kabru Dome, Frey Peak, Koktang, and Ratong. Meet and greet the locals in this region as you take a walk through their villages learning their culture. Learn about the dynamics of the local tea on a visit to the Sikkim tea garden.

What to expect?

BEST SEASON: October - April

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • Visit an unspoiled and beautiful corner of India
  • Enjoy an invigorating high mountain trek with unparallelled views
  • Traditional Villages
  • Stunning view of Kanchenjunga Range
  • Relish the panoramic view of the neighbouring mountains - Frey Peak Koktang, Kabru Peak, Ratong, Chandra Peak and the Kabru Dome .
  • Meet and great people of remote villages.
  • Trek to the base camp of the third highest mountain in the world is an experience to remember.
  • Take a tour of a Sikkim tea garden, learn about the various kinds of teas, and spend some time in the midst of nature.
  • Explore the unique & colourful culture of Sikkim by going for a monastery tour.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival at Bagdogra airport and drive to Uttarey. Village visits.

Day 2: Trek start from Uttarey (2,320m) to Chiwabhanzyang (3,100m) 6-7 hrs.

Day 3: Trek Excursion 5 ½ hrs. - A walk to Phoktey Dara (top of the Chiwabhanzyang) in the wee hours of the morning provides one of the breath taking views of the both mountains of Nepal & Sikkim, Annapurna Range including Mt. Everest, Makalu, Nuptse and towering view of massive Kanchendzonga range.

Day 4: Trek to Dhoor (3,800m) 6-7 hrs. trek - traverse through forests, occasional yak herders hut to a remote and sheltered hollow below the ridge.

Day 5: Trek to Meghuthang (3,900m) 6-7 hrs trek - spectacular sight of sunrise on both Everest and Kanchendzonga. Trail winds its way steadily through Rhododendrons forest.

Day 6: Trek to Lampokhori (4,300m) 6-7 hrs. trek- first closer view of the entire Kabru Range dominated by Mt. Pandim (6,691m).

Day 7: Trek to to Gomathang (3,800m) 6-7 hrs. trek - we climb to our first pass, the Danphey Bhir La at 4,530m.

Day 8: Trek to Tyabla/Tikep Chu (3,700m) 6-7 hrs cross lovely meadow to climb through forests of sweet smelling silver fir and rhododendrons.

Day 9: Trek to to Dzongri (4,300m) 6-7 hrs. trek - route joins the regular trail up to the Goecha La.

Day 10: Trek to Thangsing (3,930m) 4 - 5 hrs descent down the river Prek. On the way view almost all the ranges above all Mt. Pandim looks beautiful.

Day 11: Trek to Lamuney (Samitti Lake) (4,200m) 3-4 hrs. trek - Just an easy trek the base of Mt. Pandim.

Day 12: Climb Goecha La (4,900m) - Green Lake formed right below & view southern face of majestic Kanchendzonga.

Day 13: Trek to Tshoka (3,050m) 6-7 hrs.

Day 14: Trek to Yuksom (1,780m) 5-6 hrs.

Day 15: After Breakfast, drive back to Bagdogra airport.

What is included?

PACKAGE PRICE INCLUDES

  • International adventure travel insurance with medical evacuations for USD $ 1 Million
  • Accomodation on twin/ double sharing basis
  • All meals as specified in the itinerary
  • All transfers by non AC vehicle.
  • All camping gear required for the trek
  • 10 Kg baggage allowance while on the trek
  • Services of accompanying trip leader while on the trek (qualified mountaineering instructor)
  • Services of cooks, porters etc
  • Trekking fees
  • Camping fees

Is this experience for me?

  • Not recommended for small children
  • Not recommended for pregnant women

What do I need to bring?

CHECK LIST FOR THINGS TO CARRY

  • Approximately 50 - 60 liters personal rucksack/ duffel bag
  • Approximately 25 liters small knapsack to carry essentials (like water bottle, rain protection, electrol powder, medicines, torch, Sun glasses, Wind-proof cheater, camera and accessories etc) We recommend to invest in LifeStraw water bottles which are perfect for converting any kind of available water into potable safe water. It removes bacteria, protozoa, and it incorporates a carbon capsule that reduces chlorine, bad taste and odor.
  • Plate, spoon, mug
  • Personal sleeping bag (Can be provided on request)
  • Carry mattress for camping (Can be provided on request)
  • Pairs of clothing (cotton shirts/T-shirts, cotton pants)
  • Full sleeve sweater/ fleece jacket -1
  • Hollofil fiber filled Jacket -1
  • Water-proof wind cheater
  • Woolen Cap / Hat
  • Strong walking boots with hard rubber soles (If possible Vibram)
  • Floaters/ sandals with back strap
  • Pairs of cotton socks
  • Hand gloves
  • Water bottle
  • Poly bags 10 kgs x 5 no. for packing things for rain protection
  • Flashlight/ Head Lamp (with extra cells)
  • Personal Rain protection - Water proof sheet/ poncho
  • Plastic cord (for packing)
  • Dark Sun glasses (not blue)
  • Light towel, personal medicines, toilet kit, toilet paper roll, writing material, cold cream
  • Mosquito repellent, thread, needle, safety pins, buttons, rubber bands, peppermints, small knife
  • Salt, sugar, lime juice, glucose powder etc.
  • Dry ration like toffees, chocolates, namkeen, dry fruits etc.
  • Sun block factor 70
  • Personal medication/ first aid kit
  • Camera with extra batteries and memory card
  • Altimeter / Thermometer

Additional information

  • Voucher: You will receive a secure voucher to either print out or present on your mobile phone.
    • Cancellation Policy: For a full refund, please cancel at least 1 week in advance of the start of the experience.
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$1035