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Kanchanjunga & Makalu Trek

Short description of Kanchanjunga Trek


Mt.Kanchanjunga 8585m. Pangpema Base Camp Trek. - 25 days, maximum elevation up to 5200m.

Mt.Kanchanjunga 8585m. Yalung Base Camp Trek. – 16 - 20 days, maximum elevation up to 5000m.

Nepal opened the Kanchanjunga area to trekkers in 1988 only, although very few people had trekked in the area connection with mountaineering expedition so far. You can trek in eastern Nepal either to the North Pangpema BC (5140m.) or South Yalung BC 4800m., The North side is particularly remote, it takes almost 10 – 14 days of walking to get the base camp Pangpema. South side Yalung BC side is little shorter than Pangpema BC side. The route from Ktm to Biratnagar fly then 5 hrs. drive to- Hile – Basantapur and trek start, and end at Taplejung Suketar Airport or exit through Ilam bazaar and fly back from Bhadrapur to Kathmandu. Along the trek through Tamar river valley, when cross above the Ghunsa in to the upper Kanchanjunga valley, there are many beautiful peaks scenery for a close look at Mt. Kumbakarna Jannu Himal and other Khabur peak 6332m.& Phole peak 6645m.etc.

There are no Lodges or Tea-house available yet, only at Ghunsa there are few simple Lodges, so we need to go with full camping equipment and foods etc. Normally Every day walk 4 – 5 hrs slowly pas during trekking below 3000m. elevation, then shorter hours walk for enough acclimatize, some day taking rest at good view place. There important Wildlife Flora & Fauna area is protected by Kanchanjunga Conservation project since 1997 and is subject to a Rs.1000.+ special permit fee US$10. per week per person. which is issue buy authorized Trekking Company.

The Kanchanjunga region is the home of the Limbu cast which is relative of the Rais cast. Limbu men wear a distinctive, tall topi, a Cap much more colourfull then that worn by other Nepalis. Limbu culture is the drink Tongba which is made by wooden pot and filled with fermented millet seeds and boiling water. You can sip through a special bamboo straw, with tiny filters to keep the seeds out of drink.

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