Five Treasures of the Great Snow

Our trek takes us along sub-tropical gorges and airy ridge-tops, through ancient forests of rhododendron and oak woods and alpine thick of blue and silver pine, to high yak pastures and beyond to the snowy moraines of the high Himalayas. From the north base camp there are stunning, close-up views of the giant north face of Kangchenjunga (8598m), 'The Five Treasures of the Great Snow', the world's third highest mountain, whilst the view of its enormous south face from Oktang, is no less magnificent.


01 Day

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

Arrive Kathmandu. On arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, you will be met by your HTF Adventure representative, who will transfer you to your hotel by private vehicle. Overnight: Hotel


Day 02: Cultural Tour

Full day tour of some of Kathmandu's World Heritage sites. Evening at leisure in Kathmandu. Overnight : Hotel


Day 03: Domestic Flight Bhadrapur / Biratnagar And Drive Phidim

Early morning flight to Bhadrapur or Biratnagar on the Indian Plain. Drive to Phidim in 5-6 hours. This is a new road and the mountain vistas are superb along the way. Overnight: Guesthouse


Day 04: Drive to Taplejung trek to Phurmba

Continue the drive to the small town of TAPLEJUNG bazaar (2438m) in about 5 hours and trek to the PHURAMA (2300m) in 3 hours.


Day 05: Phurmbu- Chhiruwa

After breakfast, walk about 5-6 hours to Chhiruwa (1190 mt).Here vegetation and 'almost tropical.Fiumi and waterfalls are the settings for this landscape meraviglioso.Pernottamento lodge.


Day 06: Chhiruwa - Sekathum

Trek about 7-8 hours to Sekathum (1640 mt). Overnight at the lodge/tents.


Day 07: Sekathum - Amjilessa

Trek to Amjilessa (2510 m) Overnight in the lodge/tents.


Day 08: Amjilessa - Kypra

Trek to Gyapla / Kypra (2730 mt) Overnight in the lodge/tents.


Day 09: Kypra -Gunsa Village

Trek to Gunsa village. (3415mt). Possibility to walk up to the pass Selele based camp.Pernottamento in tents.


Day 10: Acclimatization - Exploration

Day dedicated physical acclimatization with possibility 'of excursions quota.Pernottamento in tents.


Day 11: Village - Kambachen - Gunsa

Trek to Kambachen (4040 mt). Overnight in tents.


Day 12: Kambachen - Lhonak

Trek to Lhonak (4790 mt), about 6 hours.Pernottamento in tents.


Day 13: Golfing Base North

Trek to Pang Pema (Field north of the Kanchenjunga base) 5140 mt and subsequent return to Lhonak.Pernottamento in tents.


Day 14: Lhonak - Gunsa Village

After breakfast, descend to Gunsa. Overnight in tents


Day 15: Selele Pass

Trek to Selele pass. (4,290 m), about 7 hour. Overnight in tents


Day 16: Selele Pass - Cheram

Through Mirgin-la pass (4,750 m) and, subsequently, the Sinelapachela-pass (4,785mt) reach Cheram (3870 mt) Overnight in tents.


Day 17: Cheram Oktang

After breakfast, trek to Oktang (5225 mt).We going to the South Base Camp and the Yalung glacier. Overnight in tents.


Day 18: Golfing Base South - Yalung Glacier

From Oktang, a day trip to Campo south of Kangchenjunga base. (Yalung) .Rientro to Oktang and overnight in tents.


Day 19: Oktang Tseram

After breakfast trek from Oktang to Tseram (3725 mt) Overnight in tents.


Day 20: Tseram - Tortong

After the breakfast, departure, and trek to Tortong (2,995 meters) of about 4 ore.Pernottamento in tents.


Day 21: Tortong - Yamphudin

Trek through the Lasia-La pass (3550 mt) until Yamphudin (1692 mt) Overnight in tents.


Day 22: Yamphudin Mamangkhe

After breakfast hike of about 5 hours at Mamangkhe (1,786mt) Overnight in tents.


Day 23: Mamangkhe Khesewa

After breakfast, I walk four hours to Khesewa (2.150mt) Overnight in tents.


Day 24: Kheswa - Lalikharkha

Trek to Lalikharka (2.276mt) of about 4 ore.Pernottamento in tents.


Day 25: Lalikharkha Suketar

Last day of trekking.Camminata about 3 hours at Suketar.Pernottamento lodge.


Day 26: Kathmandu Day

After breakfast, domestic flight to Kathmandu and transfer to Biratnagar and flight to Kathmandu. Arrive in the evening and overnight Vaishali or similar.


Day 27: Bhaktapur

After breakfast, transfer to Bhaktapur and visit the 'best preserved medieval city of Nepal and heritage dell'umanita'.Rientro in Kathmandu in the afternoon last shopping.Pernottamento in hotel Vaishali or similar.

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Trip Facts

  • Duration28 Days
  • Tour GradeTechnical
  • Max Elevation5150 m
  • Best Month:Oct - Nov / Mar - May
  • Trip start/End:Kathmandu/ Kathmandu

Trip Maps

  • 3 meals a day
  • Accommodation
  • Experienced Guide
  • One porter for two guests
  • Necessary Equipment
  • Tms card and permit
  • Evacuation Service (if in case of emergency)
  • Meals and Beverages in cities
  • Tips for guide and porter