Hard (Challenging)



Maximum Altitude


Mount Kumbhakarna 7,710m. (Jannu) lies 11km to the west of the summit of Kanchanjungha. In spite of standing at a lower height, 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. On 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 posture. Previous Nepal or Pakistan trekking experience or long route hiking experience is desirable. If you have any doubts, please discuss with us.


Mount Kumbhakarna got its name from the giant Kumbhakarna who was the younger brother of Rawan who fought with Lord Ram in the Epic Mythology of Ramayan .Giant Kumbhakarna sleeps for six months and eats for six months. Once, when he was meditating for a hard penance, Lord Bhrama was very much pleased and asked him to have him some boon; and the giant said, “Let me have a boon of six month’s sound sleep and six month’s relishing food.” Lord Bhrama offered him this blessing; and thence he started to sleep in such long sound sleep that even if someone marched right through his body, he wouldn’t notice. So in Nepal, if someone sleeps a lot, he is given the name of Kumbhakarna, the giant. So this Kumbhakarna Himal’s name has been derived from the giant Kumbhakarna name as it seems sleeping soundly without being disturbed that very few expeditions are made so far.

Trip Facts

Tented Camp/Tea House
Starting Point
Ending Point
Trek Duration
47 Days
Maximum Altitude
Flights/ Private Car or Tourist Coach
Best Time




  • 3 Star hotel in Kathmandu [BB] as above program YES
  • Full board trek & Food for BC Expedition period . YES
  • Permit Fees & RoyaltyYES
  • Experienced guide, porters to carry luggage YES
  • All land [Nepal] private transportation including airport pickup/drop YES
  • All necessary paper works YES
  • Travel and rescue arrangements YES
  • Air fare (Kathmandu/Bhadrapur/Kathmandu) YES
  • Equipment: trekking equipment for Base Camp, Sleeping tent, dining tent, toilet tent, table and chares, Mattresses YES
  • All kitchen equipment for Base Camp YES
  • Nepal visa fee NOT
  • High altitude (climbing) food, fuel, Gas above BC & personal climbing gear each climber  NOT
  • Personal accident insurance and emergency evacuation, Helicopter rescue  NOT
  • International Airport Departure Tax NOT
  • Nepal custom duty for import of expedition goods arriving into Nepal, Cargo.  NOT
  • Extra cost of early return from Trekking [ Mountain] due to any region than the scheduled itinerary NOT
  • Bar bills NOT
  • Satellite phone & Wakitakie NOT
  • Extra personal expenses NOT
  • Oxygen & Mask regulator NOT
  • Climbing SherpaNOT
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu NOT
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu NOT
  • Travel and rescue insurance, Personal expenses & equipments NOT
  • Tips for guides and porters NOT
  • Extra expenses occurring due to illness. (Accident. Road blockage, Landslides. Snow fall and floods and so on or to hire extra transport and facilities)


DAY 1 - Arrival and transfer to hotel[1336m]

DAY 2 - Preparing expedition

DAY 3 - Expedition brief

DAY 4 - Fly to Badrapur and drive to Suketar

DAY 5 - Trek to Lali Kharka

DAY 6 - Trek to Khewan

DAY 7 - Trek to Yamphudin

DAY 8 - Trek to Amje Khola

DAY 9 - Trek to Torontan

DAY 10 - Trek to Tseram

DAY 11 - Trek to Ramje

DAY 12 - Rest Acclimatization

DAY 13 - Trek to glacier

DAY 14 - Trek to Kumbhakarna BC

DAY 15-37 - Climbing Kumbhakarna

DAY 38 - Trek to Ramje

DAY 39 - Trek to Amje Khole

DAY 40 - Trek to Yamphudin

DAY 41 - Trek to Khewang

DAY 42 - Trek to Lali Kharka

DAY 43 - Trek to Suketar

DAY 44 - Drive to Bhadrapur

DAY 45 - Fly to Kathmandu

DAY 46 - Depart Kathmandu


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