Mount Yalung Kang Expedition – 8505m

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Mount Yalung Kang Expedition newly opened is the best expedition destination in Nepal, which is located nearby Kanchenjunga. Yalung Kang Expedition is the divine experience of the 8000-meter mountain in Himalaya. It offers a technical and intricate mixture of ice and rock climb. It is not too steady ascent to the summit which is about 1500 m.

Mt. Yalung Kang is the western face of the Mt. Kanchenjunga which lies in the Latitude: 270 45′ 15″ and Longitude: 880 08′ 25″ that is located in Taplejung district and lies on the far eastern part of Nepal.

The mountain Kanchenjunga locates between the borders of Nepal and Sikkim, India which has become the main attraction for the traveler, mountaineer and chill seeker all around the world. Till 1852, Kanchenjunga was considered as the mountain with the highest elevation worldwide which changed afterward the great trigonometric survey held in 1849 which crowned the Mt. Everest as the highest mountain, Mt. K2 and Kanchenjunga at the third place.

The origination of the name Kanchenjunga comes from a two Tibetan word as ‘Kanchen’ and ‘Dzonga’ which means “The Five Treasure of Great Snow”. This five treasure of great know includes Kangbachen(7903m), Kanchenjunga South (8494m), Kanchenjunga Main (8586m), Kanchenjunga Central (8482), and Kanchenjunga West (8505m).

The mountain offers the climber with four ridges. It radiates in an X pattern which is almost symmetrical from the main summit. It provides a marvelous view from the Tiger Hill in Darjeeling, India. The other attraction about the place is that it is home to numerous red panda and different montage birds, animals and plants which are under the protection of the Kanchenjunga Conservation Area project. Which is lead by the World Wildlife Fund that conducts with the Government of Nepal.

From the depiction provided by the local Limbu language that the Kanchenjunga is called ‘Sewalungma’ which is considered sacred in Kirant religion.

The expedition in the enormous mountain mass is the spiritual waypoint for the traveler all around the world that is offered by Filming Himalaya Pvt. Ltd. For further news, updates, and offers about Nepal, you can follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

Highlights of Yalung Kang Expedition

Some of the thrilling Kanchenjunga facts include it rises with an elevation of 8505 meters from the sea level which was scaled by a Japanese climber “ Mr. Yutaka Ageta” for the first time on 14th of May 1973 through the South Western Face.

Mt. Yalung Kang was firstly explored twice during 1848 and 1849 by a British Botanist JD hooker, and in the same year, a team led by Douglas Fresh Field discover an authentic circuit route of Kanchenjunga. The general caravan route for the Mt. Yalung Kang expedition requires a departure from Kathmandu – Taplejung – Mamankhe – Yamphudin – Cheram and finally to the base camp.

Day 1
Day o1: Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu

Day 2
Day o2: Kathmandu Cultural Tour & Permit Arrangement

Day 3
Day 3 -fly Kathmandu from Bagdogra Airport/NJP to Yuksom (5,670ft) (7 Hours)

Day 4
Day 4:Trek from Yuksom to Sachen (7,150ft)

Day 5
Day 5: Trek from Sachen to Tshokha (9,700ft) (via Bhakim/8,600ft)

Day 6
Day 06 - Trek from Sachen to Tshokha (9,700ft) (via Bhakim/8,600ft)

Day 7
Day 07- Trek from Tshokha to Phedang (12,000ft)

Day 8
Day 08- Trek from Phedang to Dzongri (12,980ft)

Day 9
Day 09- Dzongri

Day 10
Day 10- Trek from Dzongri to Thangshing (12,900ft)

Day 11
Day 11: Dzongri - Bikhbari

Day 12
Day 12: Bikhbari - Chaurikhang and Rathong Glacier (Kanchenjunga Base Camp)-Bikhbari

Day 13
Day 13:Yalung Kang (5100m)Base camp Established and necessary Preparation

Day 14
Day 14 -28 Climbing Period.(summit period for Yalung Kang [8,494M] Expedition)

Day 15
Day 29- cleaning the Yalung Kang base camp and packing up the equipment

Day 16
Day 31- Yalung Kang base camp Thangshing (12,900ft)

Day 17
Day 32-Day Trek from Thansing – Goecha La (16,000ft) – Lamuney

Day 18
Day 33-Trek from Lamuney to Tshoka

Day 19
Day 34-trek from Tshokha to Yuksom

Day 20
Day 35-Departure from Yuksom

Full Board Service Cost Include

  • All transfer services arrival and departure to and from both International and Domestic Airport with other necessary vehicles services (by Toyota AC Vehicles) as per itinerary. .
  • Filming Himalaya representative will assist while arriving and departing. .
  • 3-star hotels accommodations in Kathmandu on B/B basis. . .
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu on the second day or second last day of the trip . .
  • For Kathmandu sightseeing in Kathmandu you will be followed by Local English-speaking guide .
  • experienced guides and porters and other Necessary staffs are include during the trekking and climbing. .
  • climbing member and Staff Domestic Flight Tickets for the sector to all.
  • Kitchenware, dining tents, guest tents, toilet tent All trekking and camping equipment.
  • (Breakfasts, Lunch, and Dinners with tea or coffee) are the meals for the day along with Hotel/ Lodge/ Guest Houses or tents for member’s and staffs available accommodation at during trek and climbing in twin sharing basis. .
  • porter or Yak are provided for carrying Per person 60kg baggage allowance during trekking-up and 40kg baggage
  • allowance while returning.
  • TIMS card (Trekking Information Management System) .
  • Expedition Royalty .
  • Nepalese Government Royalty.
  • Trekking Permit (National Park entry fee) .
  • permit of Nepal Government to climb the mountain .
  • One Trained, Government Licensed, Experienced, Climbing Guide (Sherpa) per client.
  • All accidental Insurances, equipment, medical and wages for
  • all involved staffs in expedition and trekking .
  • For the group and staff the first Aid medical are available .
  • Good food for high altitude on each camp as per required .
  • Rope both dynamic and fixed during the expedition period. .
  • Advance Base Camp will be available with individual tent for Each expedition member.
  • Battery charger by solar panel for light .
  • Icefall charges and Gamow Bags.
  • Camp 1, 2 and 3 tents are available for Each expedition member.
  • Free assistance for Cargo clearance .
  • Nepal government Tax an our service charge .
  • Visa extension procedure services(if requested by a client if required ) .
  • For communication Satellite phone is available with guide with the cost of US$ 1 per minute call. .
  • Emergency Oxygen mask and regulator provided on a requirement of guest with an appropriate charge. .
  • mask and regulators with 5 Oxygen Bottles (24L) (if requested by a client) .
  • Nepali typical dinner in Thamel house restaurant with Nepali culture dance .
  • Filming Himalaya Special Gifts (T-shirt/Tea etc.) .

Full Board Service Cost Exclude

  • During the stay of Kathmandu your lunch and dinner is not included (except for the farewell dinner) .
  • prescribed breakfast, lunch and dinner expect than other food consumed like aerated drinks, energy drinks, mineral water,
  • alcohol, cigarettes, chocolates, nutria-bars etc.
  • Personal Laundry Expenses.
  • 1000$ tips for each climbing Sherpa .
  • 100$ trips for trekking guide .
  • usage of mobiles, landlines, satellite phone and walkie-talkies And Internet expenses.
  • Packing Items Clothing or Bags.
  • Personal Medical Kit.
  • Trekking Gears or Camera/Video Fees .
  • various/unforeseen situations .any extra expenses arising out of like political disturbances, strikes, natural calamities, landslides, changes in Government regulations, etc. .
  • Any extra distance traveled will be charged extra. It is strict as per the itinerary..Transportation is not on disposal basis. .
  • Additional staff other than specified will be charged .
  • Medical Tests and Hospitalization expenses Rescue, Repatriation, Medicines.
  • Emergency rescue evacuation and. Medical Insurance if required. .
  • helicopter rescue and Travel Insurance .
  • . Filming permit & Walkie-talkies (if special camera). .
  • Personal climbing gears.
  • import of expedition goods from Nepal custom duty .
  • ..Tips, gifts, souvenirs. .
  • “THE PACKAGE COST INCLUDES” Any other item not included in. .
  • International flight all airfare .
  • Nepal entry visa fee (Visa issuance is easy at the arrival) .
  • summit bonus which is 2000 used for each climber if you have used more than one.
  • Any extra services or products or offers or activities which are not mentioned in the itinerary.

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Mount Yalung Kang Expedition – 8505m
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