• MOUNT KANCHENJUNGA

    8586m/28169ft

    3rd highest mountain in the world

  • EXPEDITION OVERVIEW

    8586M(28169ft.)

    MAXIMIMUM ALTITUDE

    CHALLENGING

    ADVENTURE LEVEL

    54 DAYS

    DURATION

    MAR-APR

    OCT-NOV

    BEST SEASON

    FIVE14 B&B IN KTM

    HOMESTAY/CAMP

    ACCOMMODATION

    MOUNTAIN

    ATTRACTION

  • Conquer the world's 3rd highest mountain that lies in the larger portion of the Himalayas including 16 peaks over 7000m

    Five14's "Sherpa Guarantee"

    We'll meet you at the airport in Kathmandu and be with you every step of the way. We are dedicated to making your trip to Nepal an unforgettable and safe experience. Through the trek, Kathmandu tours, and home-stays, our staff and guides will show you the side of Nepal few get to truly experience.

    The purpose behind the trip

    When you come to Nepal, your trip will be a safe, fun, adventurous, and 'once in a lifetime' experience. But not only that -- when you come with Five14 Nepal, you are helping to create many jobs to continue to prevent human exploitation. With you, Five14 is developing new tourist destinations to provide a major source of income for vulnerable villagers

    Highlights

    1. Airport to airport itinerary
    2. Stay at Five14 Bed and Breakfast
    3. World’s third highest mountain in the world

    4. Technically one of the most difficult mountain to climb

    5. Considered as the most holy peak which is why climbers stop below few yards of actual summit making it virgin

    6. Tibetan refugee settlements camp on the trekking routes along with ethnic cast and group of Nepal like Sherpa, Rai, Limbu

    7. Abundant wildlife species like musk deer, snow leopard, blue sheep

  • Detailed Itinerary

    An overview of the Mt Kanchenjunga Climb with airport to airport service

    Day 1 - Arrive

    Arrive at the Kathmandu International airport and after picking up your bags and exiting the building you’ll be greeted by one of our Five14 staff, holding our signature sign for you to recognize. We’ll take you in our vehicle to our bed & breakfast. The bed & breakfast manager will welcome you, show you to your room, and share a brief orientation with you. Then just relax for the rest of the day or night while enjoying some amazing drinks from our cafe.

    Day 2 - Orientation and Tour

    Wake up and order a complimentary breakfast from our cafe. Afterward, you’ll meet with your guide for some basic trek preparation. Your guide will inform you of the local customs, history of the village area, show you the mapped out trekking route, and go over a simple packing list. The rest of the day we'll take you on a tour of Kathmandu, where you'll learn about the culture, religion, and social issues the people of Nepal are tackling.

    Day 3 - 52 Mt Kanchenjunga Climb

    Day 3: Flight to Bhadrapur and drive to Phidim

    Day 4: Drive to Khandenba by Jeep

    Day 5: Trek to Khewang (1,740m) and Camp

    Day 6: Trek to Yamphudin (2,080m) and Camp

    Day 7: Rest day/ Acclimatisation at Yamphudin and Camp

    Day 8: Trek to Tortong and Camp

    Day 9: Trek to Tseram (3,870m) and Camp

    Day 10: Trekking to Ramche (4,580m) and Camp

    Day 11- 12: Rest day/ Acclimication at Ramche

    Day 13: Trek to Glacier Camp (4,890m) and Camp

    Day 14: Trek to Kanchenjunga Base Camp

    Day 15 - 45: Climbing Period (Basecamp - Kanchenjunga Summit (8586m) - Base Camp)

    Day 46: Trek back to Ramche and Camp.

    Day 47: Trek to Tortong and Camp

    Day 48: Trek to Yamphudin and Camp

    Day 49: Trek to Khewang and Camp

    Day 50: Trek to Khandenba

    Day 51: Drive back to Bhadrapur

    Day 52: Flight back to Kathmandu

    Day 53 - Rest and Debrief

    After eating a complimentary flavorful breakfast back at our cafe, you’ll meet with one of our staff to share quick feedback on your experience. The rest of the day you’ll have time to participate in a nearby day-long adventure of mountain biking, bungee jumping, or shopping for memorable souvenirs and gifts.

    Day 54 - Depart

    Whenever your scheduled departure flight is, our company driver will drop you off at the Kathmandu International Airport a few hours beforehand. You’ll be able to say your last goodbyes to our staff or the new friends you’ve made during your stay and we’ll make sure you have everything you need to leave well!

  • What's Included

    What's Included

    The following is included in your package:

    • Airport pickup & drop off
    • 4 nights stay in a private room at Five14 B&B (A complimentary breakfast is also included in your stay)
    • Orientation 
    • A city tour 
    • All transportation on the expedition
    • All meals and lodging on the expedition 
    • Guide fees
    • National park fees
    • Government taxes and trekking permits

    What's Not Included

    You'll need to pay for these separately:

    • Airfare to and from Nepal
    • Nepal visa (can be obtained on arrival for most countries - click here for more details)
    • Travel insurance 
    • Porters to carry bags (although this can be added for an additional cost) 
    • Personal expenses (ie: laundry, SIM card, charging devices at tea houses along the trail) 
    • Alcoholic beverages 
    • Meals not specified in Kathmandu 
    • Additional one-day adventures in or near Kathmandu
  • What people are saying about our adventures

    Nathan, Canada

    The trip was incredible! It gave us a chance to see and experience real Nepali culture away from the usual tourist traps as well as give back to the community through a building project. Working alongside the Nepali people was one of the most rewarding experiences of my life.

    David, Colorado

    Excellent! We have recommended Five14 to teams interested in Adventure Tours with a Purpose. Every team that we have referred to Five14 over the last 7 years has given us wonderful feedback about their first-class experience. Thank you for your love and heartfelt service to the people of Nepal through your quality Adventure Tours.

    Jaron, Canada

    Amazing. On both occasions that I had the pleasure of partnering with Five14, I had a truly great experience. I would recommend Five14 to anyone who wants to explore with a purpose.​

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