Kanchenjunga & Lumb-samba Trek
Kanchenjunga national park is a pristine mountain park, named after its massive snow treasure Mount Kanchenjunga. Mount Kanchenjunga is third highest mountain in the world scaling 8,586m. The park is still enjoying on its wilderness, untouched by the change of time. The trek will go through diverse land topography, forests and villages.
Olangchung Gola is ancient business hub in the eastern region of Nepal. This is the last village bordering to Tibet which comprises of 445 year old monastery. Olangchung Gola is mostly inhabited by Sherpas. The region is also home of rare animal Red Panda and different vegetation of plants. The economy of this place is based on business trade with Tibet and animal husbandry.
Lumba Sumba pass 5151 m lies in-between Kanchenjunga and Makalu Barun national park. This pass offers magnificent views of mount Everest, Lhotse, Baruntse, Makalu and Kanchenjunga range.
Suggested typical day to day itinerary
KATHMANDU – BHADRAPUR / SUKETAR
Kathmandu to Bhadrapur / Suketar by flight and drive to Ilam,explore Ilam tea garden, overnight in Ilam.
ILAM – TAPLEJUNG / SUKETAR
Ilam to Taplejung / Suketar drive 6/7 hour. Over night stay in Taplejung or Suketar(2420m). Prepare backpack for trek.
TAPLEJUNG – SINWA
Taplejung to Sinwa (980m)5/6 hours
SINWA – TAPLETHOK
Sinwa to Taplethok(1380m) 6 hours
TAPLETHOK – INLADAUDA
Taplethok to Inladauda (2500m) 6/7 hour
INLADAUDA – RAMSYANGPATI
Inladauda to Ramsyangpati(3000m) 5/6 hours
RAMSYANGPATI – OLANGCHUNG GOLA
Ramsyangpati to Olangchung Gola( 3191)
Olangchung Gola rest day explore around.
OLANGCHUNG GOLA – YAK KHARKA
Olangchung Gola to Yak Kharka(3712m)4/5 hour 4453 m.
YAK KHARKA – HIGH CAMP
Yak Kharka to High camp(4453 m) 6/7 hours.
HIGH CAMP – YAK KHARKA
High Camp to Yak Kharka,on this day we have to pass (5159 M).
YAK KHARKA – THU DAM
Yak Kharka to Thudam (3780 m) 5/6 hour
THU DAM – YAK KHARKA
Thu Dam to Yak Kharka 5/6 hours ( 2671m).
YAK KHARKA – LINGHAM
Yak Kharka to Lingham 5 hours (2250m).
LINGAM – HATITYA
Lingham to Hatiya 5/6 hours (1545 m).
HATIYA – GOLA
Hatiya to Gola 5/6 hours
GOLA – GHADI DANDA
Gola to Ghadi Danda 6/7 hours
GHADIDANDA – NUM
Ghadidanda to Num same day drive by jeep and car tumlingtar 4/5 hour
TUMLINGTAR – KATHMANDU
Tumlingtar to Kathmandu by flight or drive Hille bazar ,Dharan to Kathmandu
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner according to available menu.
Hot water, Coffee, Snickers, Fruits
Accommodation in a teahouse or tent
Well experienced mountain guide and Climbing gears
All flight and bus tickets
National park entry permits and other permits
First aid kit and satellite phone.
Alcohol, Cigarettes and other personal expenses
Travel, accidental/ health insurance (mandatory).
International airfare and airport tax, Visa fee Guides/ Porter’s tip.
Personal belongings (i.e.camera, water bottle, extra money, sunscreen, sunglasses, sunhat, hiking shorts/ synthetic T-shirt etc).
Hiking boots, sports shoe/ trainers, 3/4 woolen socks ,2pairs liners socks, 1 pairs gloves, warm hat, 1 Day back pack and duffel bag for your clothing.
Warm layers, down or synthetic jackets, fleece, hiking pants, thermals.
Comprehensive list will be provided after you book the trip.
Most of the items can be bought or hired in Kathmandu.