Kanchenjunga South Overview

Peak ID

KANS

Status

Opened

Elevation

8476 M / 27808 FT

Latitude

27.6922

Longitude

88.1564

History

1st ascent on

19/05/1978 AD(06/02/2035 BS)

1st ascent by

Eugeniusz Chrobak,
Wojciech Wroz,

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:

    Tapethok 43.3KM
  • Armed police post

    Taplejung 67.2KM Taplejung 67.8KM
  • Army post:

    Taplejung 67.2KM Taplejung 67.8KM
  • Health centre/post:

    Tellok 44.1KM Siwa 53.6KM
  • Nearest settlement :

    Yamphudin 25.6KM Ghunsa 13.3KM

Royalty Fees

  • Nepalese (NRs):

    Spring 10000, Autumn 5000, Winter/Summer 2500
  • Foreigners (USD):

    Spring 1800, Autumn 900, Winter/Summer 450

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:

    67.2KM through Yamphudin, 67.8KM through Ghunsa
  • Climbing route
    length:

    20.3KM
  • Duration:

    75 Days

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