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Kanchanga Base Camp
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Days : 25
Grade : Hard
Max Elevation: 5100 m
Best time : March/April and October/November
 

This strenuous trek take us to the far north eastern corner of Nepal, visiting both the north and south aspects of Kanchenjunga, the world’s, third highest peak. The trek starts with two internal flights, which deliver us into the heart of the Himalayan wilderness. From the mountain airstrip of Taplejung the trail descends through terraced fields to the Tamur River, which drains the mighty glaciers of Kanchenjunga. Landscapes continually change with the elevation as we travel north acclimatizing to high alpine terrain indigenous to the yak herders. Crossing the Mirgin La Pass (4610m) we follow the moraines of Kanchenjunga’s ever changing glaciers seeking out t the best views of it’s mighty north and south faces. This is an epic trek not or the faint hearted.

Day 01 : Fly Kathmandu/Biratnagar. Overnight hotel
Day 02 : Fly Taplejung - Chhetri bazaar
Day 03 : Tapethok
Day 04 : Tibetan village
Day 05 : Tibetan settlement of Amjilassa
Day 06 : Kyapra
Day 07 : Gunsa
Day 08 : Acclimatisation
Day 09 : Kambachen
Day 10 : Lhonak,
Day 11 : Pang Pema
Day 12 : Kambachen
Day 13 : Gunsa.
Day 14 : Lapsang La pass
Day 15 : Ramche
Day 16 : Yalung Glacier
Day 17 : Rest
Day 18 : Singwa Khola
Day 19 : Yamphudin
Day 20 : Phonpe
Day 21 : Khunjari
Day 22 : Suketar
Day 23 : Taplejung/Biratnagar/Ktm fly back

» Backpack / Duffel Bag
» Day Pack
» Trekking Boots/ shoes
» Socks x 4
» Sleeping Bag (4 season this can be rented in Kathmandu)
» Shorts x 2
» Fleece Pant / Jacket
» Flashlight
» Shirt/T-shirt x 2
» Thermal Underwear Top 2 / Bottoms 2
» Book
» Trekking polls (optional)
» Sun Hat / Visor Gloves
» Sun Screen
» Sunglasses (UV protected- imperative to have quality eye wear)
» Waterproof Jacket
» Waterproof Pants
» Watch
» Warm Hat with ear protection
» Permit / Money
» Camera / Film
» Down Jacket (this can be rented in Kathmandu)
» Small First Aid Kit

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Thank you to everyone at Equator for a great trip on Sun Kosi, especially to Arun and the rest of the team on the river who all worked very hard providing us with great support and wonderful food. We all had a fantastic trip and hope to come back to paddle more rivers and see more of Nepal in the future. It was also nice to meet you.
Catriona