Kanchenjunga Central Overview

Peak ID

KANC

Status

Opened

Elevation

8473 M / 27799 FT

Latitude

27.6961

Longitude

88.1533

History

1st ascent on

22/05/1978 AD(09/02/2035 BS)

1st ascent by

Wojciech Branski,
Zygmunt Heinrich,
Kazimierz Olech,

Kanchenjunga Central, is the fourth highest mountain peak in the Kanchenjunga mountain range of Nepal. Kanchenjunga Central is on the boundary of Province I and India. Kanchenjunga Central is on the boundary of Sirijanga gaupalika of Taplejung district. Kanchenjunga Central 0.7km south of Kanchenjunga Main and 0.5km north west of Kanchenjunga south.

Location

  • Province:

    Province 1
  • Mountain Range:

    Kanchenjunga
  • District:

    Taplejung/NI
  • Municipality/Rural Municipality:

    Phaktanglung/NI

Nearest help center

( from the basecamp along
the caravan route )
  • Police post:

    0KM at Tapethok
  • Army post:

    Taplejung at a distance of 0.1KM and in alternate route is also Taplejung at a distance of 0.1KM
  • Health centre/post:

    0.1KM away at Siwa and in alternate route is Tellok at a distance of 0KM
  • Nearest settlement :

    Ghunsa at a distance of 0KM while in alternate route is Yamphudin at a distance of 0KM

Royalty Fees

  • Nepalese (NRs):

    NRs 10000 in spring season, NRs 5000 in autumn and NRs 2500 in winter or summer for expedition
  • Foreigners (USD):

    USD 1800 in spring season, USD 900 in autumn and USD 450 in winter or summer for expedition

How to get there

  • From Kathmandu:

    Fly to Biratnagar or Bhadrapur and then by vehicle to Taplejung or by vehicle to Taplejung
  • Caravan route:

    Taplejung-Siwa-Tapethok-Ghunsa-Ramchaur-BC/Taplejung-Simbu-Tellok-Sangadin-Yamphudin-Ramchaur-BC
  • Caravan route
    length:

    0.1KM through Ghunsa and through Yamphudin is 0.1KM
  • Climbing route
    length:

    0KM
  • Duration:

    75 Days

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