‘around world’s 3rd highest peak on route Tibet’

Trekking around world’s 3rd highest Mt. Kanchenjunga 8, 586 meters  from Himalayan mediterranean climate, alpine to arctic climate zone awesome scenery of world’s highest peaks view the rare Khangsung (North East) face of Everest and of Mt. Makalu, amazing traditional Buddhist culture of the Highlanders ‘Bhotias and Sherpa’ sweeping scenic flight both ways with parallel views of snow capped peaks, the only trek that leads you to close to eastern border of Tibet.

Solukhumbu Treks & Expedition offers an outstanding exotic destination North of Kanchenjunga, where you will be surrounded by awesome high peaks within its amazing landscapes from both side of high alpine and moraine valleys.

On this trek North of Kanchenjunga you can marvel the scenery from
Mt. Everest (8,848m / 29, 028ft) Lhotse (8,516 m-24,940 ft), world’s 5th highest Mt. Makalu (8,463 m / 27, 766 ft) Baruntse (7,160 m), and both side of world’s 3rd highest Kanchenjunga with many other smaller unnamed peaks.

North of Kanchenjunga one of the fascinating and adventurous trek with a traverse of high passes crossing Lumba Sumba la 5,160m.

North of Kanchenjunga adventure starts with a flight to south eastern Nepal, close to India border at Bhadrapur, Jhapa and then drive towards the alpine area and vast tea gardens of Ilam, to reach at Sukhetar with a small airstrip in Tumlingtar on the warm sub-tropic area on the shelf of Kabili Khola River, this awesome trek concludes at Num on route Makalu with a drive to Tumlingtar for the flight to Kathmandu.

This trek is moderate in the beginning and to adventurous where all types of travelers can join in this wonderful walking journey and the time duration taking just a little less than three weeks in the comfort of warm cozy camping along the route.

North of Kanchenjunga is least visited destination as it is located in the Far North East Himalaya of Khumbakarna range of mountains east to Everest and Makalu range and North of Kanchenjunga, one of the most unique journeys leading from mediterranean of mid hills to arctic landscapes and climate zone, all these drastic change in temperature found only in the high valleys and mountains of high hills and valleys of southern Himalaya area with dramatic change in vegetations and its awesome scenery.

This trek leads through many traditional Rai, Bhotias and Sherpa villages famous as mountaineers and warm hospitality and has been a high altitude porters and guides since last five decades.

This remarkable trek starts from Sukehtar after the drive through Ilam and flight from Kathmandu at Bhadrapur, Sukhetar at Taplejung town the gateway to Kanchenjunga and eastern Tibet area and then over to amazing Holung / Walungchung – Gola 3,200 m with rest day at Walangchung – Gola visiting the local culture which is similar to Tibetans and the border at mere distance from this amazing highland village, and then heading higher to to cross Lumba Sumba pass with tremendous views overlooking top world’s highest peaks from Everest, Lhotse, Makalu to Khumbukarna range of mountains to reach our destination at world’s 3rd highest Kanchenjunga and then slowly ending this beautiful and awesome trekking via an alternative route towards Gola and Num with a drive towards Tumlingtar for the scenic sweeping short flight back to Kathmandu for your international flight after a memorable time with Solukhumbu Treks & Expedition  North of Kanchenjunga.

Day 1

Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel

Day 2

Fly to Bhadrapur 3000 m and drive to Ilam town – 04 hrs.

Day 3

Drive to Sukhetar -04 hrs trek to Mitlung 921 m- 04 hrs

Day 4

Trek to Chirwa (1,270 m – 06 hrs

Day 5

Trek to Lungthang 1,576 m – 06 hrs

Day 6

Trek to Holung / Walungchung – Gola 3,200 m – 06 hrs.

Day 7

Rest day at Walangchung – Gola.

Day 8

Trek to Lumba Sumba 4,450m – 08 hrs.

Day 9

Cross over the Lumba Sumba la 5,160m – 08 hrs.

Day 10

Trek to Thudam 3,600m – 06 hrs.

Day 11

Trek to a Kharka at about 2,850m – 05 hrs

Day 12

Trek to Chyamtang 2,190m – 07 hrs.

Day 13

Trek to Hongoan 2,320 m – 06 hrs.

Day 14

Trek to Hatiya 1,585 m – 06 hrs.

Day 15

Trek to Gola 1,128 m – 05 hrs.

Day 16

Trek to Gadhi-Danda 1,180 m – 06 hrs.

Day 17

Trek to Num 1,560 m – 03hrs.

Day 18

Drive back to Tumlingtar – 04 hours.

Day 19

Fly to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

Day 20

In Kathmandu with sightseeing tour at places of interest.

Day 21

International departure for home ward bound.

price include

  • Airport - hotel -airport pickup and drop by private vehicle in Kathmandu.
  • Four nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on BB Plan.
  • Meals on full board (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) during trekking period.
  • Best available accommodations during the trek in teahouse.
  • Langtang valley and Helambu area Trekking map, one in a group.
  • An experienced Government license holder trekking guide.
  • Trekking porter /Sherpa to carry your bags during the trekking max 20 KG baggage/porter.
  • Wages, meal & accommodation, insurance, equipment and transportation for guide and porters.
  • Ground transportation by private vehicle from Kathmandu to trek start point and VV.
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available) if required.
  • All necessary paper works and Shivapuri/Langtang National park entry fees.
  • TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System) card.
  • All government taxes and our service charges.
  • Farewell Dinner before departure.
  • Solukhumbhu Treks & Expedition T-Shirt/Souvenir.

Price exclude

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Your Travel insurance.
  • Nepal entry visa fee (Visa issuance is easy at Airport).
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver. (Tipping is expected but not mandatory).
  • All kind of drinks (hot, cold and alcoholic)
  • Personal shopping, laundry and Internet expenses etc.
  • Personal trekking Equipment/Gears.
  • Items and services not “Service Include” section.

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