Kanchenjunga

29 trekking days for Makalu BC (warm up, altitude acclimatisation), then liaison through Lumbha Sambha La to Kangchenjunga BC North and South.

Building a 2 to 4 trekkers group, with a licensed guide and 1 to 2 porters for logistics (tents, food, kitchen material). Additional porter optional if one trekker required it.

Candidates should have experience of:
– long duration treks (more than 15 days in a row).
– long trekking days (8h to 9h30) with only short rest in some villages (will be possible at Hongon, Thudam, Olangchun Gola).
– high altitude acclimatisation (for instance 3 passes in Khumbu).

Camping required from Makalu departure to Ghunsa, then lodge trekking possible.

This 29 days trek require:
– Makalu Barun Park ticket.
– Sankuwasabha Restricted Area Permit.
– Taplejung Restricted Area Permit.
– Kanchenjunga Conservation Area ticket.

Possible early exits from:
– Olangchun Gola (after Lumbha Sambha La, before Kangchenjunga), 18th day.
– Ghunsa (after Nango La), 20th day.
– Ghunsa (after returning from Pang Pema), 24th day.

Due to the difficult area from Barun Valley to Hongon, guide should be a local from the Upper Arun Valley, for instance Hatiya, Hongon, Chepuwa, Guthigumba, Chyamthang villages. Experience of the Lumbha Sambha La crossing appreciated.

Fabrice
58 years old, French citizen, speaking English and German, some understanding of Italian and Spanish.
Past experience in Nepal: Manaslu Tour, Annapurna Circuit, Khopra Danda Trek, ABC Trek, Mardi Himal BC Trek, Pikey Peak Trek, 3 passes trek in Khumbu, Payia to Arun Valley trek.

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7 replies
  1. Hola, bien je vois que tu as déjà passe ton annonce. Cela semble bien reparti depuis que j’y avais posté il y a 2 ans. Good Luck for good partners Man …

  2. Hi Fabrice, your plan sounds awesome! I wrote you a personal message, maybe we can get in contact to clear all the questions. Greetings, Nicolas

    • Hi Nicolas, please send it back because I made a mistake and deleted it before reading it. Deutsch kann ich lesen.

      Fabrice

  3. bonjour Fabrice,
    merci pour votre message.
    Mon trek est reporté à l’automne, j’arriverai à Katmandou à la fin octobre 2020. Je vous soumets mon intérêt pour me joindre à votre groupe. S’il n’y a que nous deux, eh bien nous ferons le Circuit Kanchenjunga et irons prendre le thé à Darjeeling. renee_marceau@hotmail.com

    • I just received this message. Comme nous sommes entrés directement en relation, vous avez pu recevoir mon planning détaillé. At your disposal for any questions on it. Hopefully, Nepal and the rest of the world will have recovered from Covid-19 before next October…

      Fabrice

  4. Bonjour Fabrice
    Je serai intéressé ! pourriez vous me transmettre le planning et infos générales concernant le déroulement du trek.
    voici mon mail
    jquilibrium@gmail.com

    Jérôme

    • Bonjour Jérôme,

      J’ai réalisé tardivement votre demande. Mon plan de marche vous a été envoyé à l’adresse mail indiquée. Me relancer si non reçu.

      Fabrice