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Jannu Himal Expeditions

(Kumbhakarna Himal)


Fixed Departure: October 05, 2021


Kanchenjunga Himal

Height: 7710m. (25,300 ft)
Latitude: 27º 40’ 58”. N  
Longitude: 86º 02’ 45”. E
Trip Duration: 40 Days
Normal Ascent Route: Normal route.
Grade: Mountaineering
Caravan Route: Ktm. Biratnagar-Taplejung-Ilam-Tseram BC


Jannu Himal ExpeditionsMt. Jannu Himal is now officially known as Kumbhakarna Himal lies 11km to the West of the summit of Kanchanjunga. Though lower, it is a very difficult peak, with a summit pyramid that is steep on all sides. The first ascent and & standard route is a complex and difficult, though not extreme, route up the Southeast Ridge, from the Yamatari Glacier. Neighboring peak Jannu East, 7468m, was unclimbed as of 1997.


Mt. Jannu Himal ExpeditionsOn the climbing side, no experience is necessary; however you must be familiar with alpine environments and must understand the risks that camping and climbing above the snowline pose. Previous trekking experience or long route hiking experience is desirable. Our trip starts from Ilam Bazaar, Kabeli Khola and our trail back from same trekking route and end at Suketar then we will take plane back to Kathmandu.

  1. If you have your own private group or team, please e-mail us to know the price and details of expedition.
  2. If you are alone and looking for a group to join then visit our fix-departure expedition information.


Expedition Itinerary:

  • Hotel/Lodges/Camping
  • 34 Days Trek/Climbing
  • Food: Included except main meals in Kathmandu
  • Accommodation: 6 Nights Kathmandu and 33 Nights Camping
  • Recommended Season: Spring, Autumn and Winter

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport, meet our staff then transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Preparation for Expedition.
Day 03: Official work for expedition & briefing at Ministry of Tourism.
Day 04: Fly to Biratnagar then drive to Ilam Bazaar (Kabeli Khola).
Day 05: Kabeli Khola – Sikaicha.
Day 06: Sikaicha – Khesewa.
Day 07: Khesewa – Mamankhe.
Day 08: Mamakhe – Yamphudin 1670m.
Day 09: Yamphudin – Chittre (Omje Khola).
Day 10: Chittre – Torontan.
Day 11: Torontan – Tseram.
Day 12: Tseram – Ramze.
Day 13: Ramze – Kumbhakarna Base Camp.
Day 14: Advanced Base Camp.
Day 15 –30: Climbing period Jannu Himal (Kumbhakarna - 7710m.)
Day 31: Trek back to Yellung.
Day 32: Yallung – Lamite Bhanjhyang.
Day 33: Lamite Bhanjyang – Yamphudin.
Day 34: Yamphuding – Phonpe Dhara.
Day 35: Phonpe Dhara – Khunjar.
Day 36: Khunjar – Suketar and transfer to Teahouse Lodge.
Day 37: Fly Suketar – KTM then transfer to Hotel.
Day 38: Free day in Kathmandu.
Day 39: Free day in Kathmandu.
Day 40: Last minute, transfer to airport for onward journey.

Expedition Cost:

Service up to Base Camp on group joining basis: USD   Per Person.


  • We will provide you the expedition cost as per your size of group or, as per your requirement for the expedition service. We request you to e-mail us or, use "Book Expedition" form for send us your message.
  • Above given cost does not include the climbing Sherpa’s food & fuel, tents, climbing gears and summit bonus above advance base camp.
  • Hiring a high altitude Sherpa does cost USD 1900. This cost includes equipment allowances, daily wages, food and fuel up to base camp, insurance, flight to and from Kathmandu, sleeping tents at BC etc…


Expedition Service includes:

  • All land transportation by Car, Van, Toyota Hiace or local Jeep or Bus (Airport/Hotel/Airport, expedition pick up & drop).
  • 6 Nights Accommodation in Kathmandu at a tourist class Hotel on bed & breakfast plan as per given itinerary.
  • Transport as per itinerary for members, staff and Liaison officer.
  • Transportation of all food & climbing equipments to base camp and back.
  • Peak permit fee.
  • Full board basis during the trekking.
  • All kitchen equipments; kitchen tent, dining tent, toilet tent, shower tent, chairs & tables at the base camp.
  • Cook and Kitchen boys at the base camp.
  • Base camp tents for members and staff.
  • Per Person 40 KG. Expedition equipment’s luggage or, barrels allowed for expedition till Base Camp.
  • Per Person 30 KG. Expedition equipment’s luggage or, barrels is allowed for returned to Kathmandu.
  • Equipment allowance, wages & insurance for base camp staff & Liaison officer.
  • Air fare: KTM/Biratnagar/Suketar/KTM, Cargo fees & airport tax.
  • Visa extension.
  • National Park Conservation Fee.
  • Sat Phone available at Base Camp, but nominal charge for use. (Pay calls).
  • Emergency Oxygen -Mask and regulator.
  • Insurance for Nepalese staff.
  • Garbage deposit fees.
  • Official taxes and agency service charge.


Service does not include:

  • Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu.
  • Airfare from/to your country.
  • Nepal entry visa fee. (Can be obtained at the airport upon arrival).
  • Hotel after 6 nights stay in Kathmandu.
  • Service above Base Camp.
  • Drinks except tea and coffee.
  • Personal climbing gear and equipment above base camp.
  • Oxygen bottles with mask and regulator-Poisk Oxygen System (available on requst).
    Applicable permit fees & customs charges, etc. for personal SAT phone, Walkie-Talkie communication equipment & commercial filming.
  • Climbing Guide (Sherpa).
  • Personal insurance such as travel, accident, medical & emergency evacuation.
  • Nepal custom duty for import of expedition goods arriving to Nepal by air or road.
  • Expenses of personal nature such as drinks, laundry, postage, telephone, etc.
  • International airport departure tax & tourist tax.
  • Tips for staff and summit bonus.


Summit Bonus: Camp 7000m. = USD 500 & over 7000m. to summit= USD 400 = 900 USD extra payable for per climbing Sherpa on the spot.

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