Bokta Peak Climbing (6142 m) is a vastly admired trekking peak in the Kanchenjunga conservation area of Nepal. You can savor the pristine natural and cultural possession of the Kanchenjunga region and the thrilling mountaineering experience during this ascent. Kanchenjunga conservation area is a pristine mountain park, named after its massive snow treasure Mount Kanchenjunga. Mount Kanchenjunga is the third highest mountain in the world scaling 8,586m. The park is still enjoying its wilderness, untouched by the change of time. The trek will go through diverse land topography, forests, and villages. We might also see the snow leopard, red panda, musk deer, and several species of birds and butterflies preserved in the country’s most pristine Oak and Rhododendron forest. After trekking through the forested area of Kanchenjunga the trail passes through high altitude with less vegetation and more rocky terrain. We will cross Mirgin La Pass of 4725 meters and enjoy the panoramic views of mount Makalu, Chamlang and Everest. After then we trek through the massive glacier of Kanchenjunga from where we will get to see the most incredible closeup view of mount Kanchenjunga.
Finally we will reach the base camp of Mount Kanchenjunga at Pang Pema. After then we will start trekking back to Suketar collecting many unforgettable moments of the trek. Kanchenjunga Circuit trek will certainly fill you with new energy and inspiration in your life. Bokta peak climbing through You can learn more about Kanchenjunga Conservation Area.
Get to Kanchenjunga’s southern base camp at 4600m above sea level
Gaze at the world’s third tallest mountain Kanchenjunga 8586m
Discover around 3000 species of alpine floras
Experience the wilderness of pristine Kanchenjunga conservation area
Eat like a local, trek like a local
Early morning you will take a flight from Kathmandu to Bhadrapur which will take around 45 minutes. During the flight you can get a stunning view of the Himalayas on the north. From Bhadrapur you will take a bus drive to Taplejung via the winding road of Illam team garden and Phidim. Today you will stay overnight in Taplejung Bazar.
From Taplejung you will take a jeep drive to Sinuwa. From there you will start your trek by crossing a suspension bridge. You will descend down to Tamor river passing by beautiful farm lands and settlements. You will then trek uphill through terraced fields and get to Hellok for staying overnight.
Today you will trek to Yasang via Mamasik village. You will trek up through the scattered settlements stopping by tea houses and drinking tea. Then you will trek further along the bank of Simbuwa river and get to Yasang for staying overnight.
The Yasang village you will continue trekking upstream along the Simbhuwa river. You will trek through dense bamboo and rhododendron forest along the trail. Through out the trail your guide will tell you interesting facts about the region.
Today you will continue your trek along the Simbhuwa river and pass by stunning valley of Lalung. The trek through the pristine subtropical forest accompanied by numerous species of birds and butterflies will give you an enchanting experience of nature. Along the way you can get beautiful view of Tuplung peak and stunning landscapes. Further trekking you will get to the village of Cheram for staying overnight.
The village of Cheram you will trek further upwards and reach to the snout of Yalung glacier. On the way you can get dramatic views of mount Kanchenjunga and Jannu. Further trekking you will pass through the beautiful settlement in Lapsang and reach Ramche for staying overnight.
Leaving Ramche to Bokta peak base camp, we begin our trek with a gradual ascend over rocky and loose trails. The trails in this section are often snow covered and icy. So, we may have to make use of ropes and crampons. Our climb can be tiring, so resting every now and then helps in restoring energy while trekking in higher altitudes. We will arrive at a good camping site known as Bokta Peak Base Camp.
Bokta Peak Base Camp, our trail climbs up on top of a rocky ridge and from there we will gradually climb to reach a good camping site at 5,720 meters. During our climbing trek, we will have glorious views of Kanchenjunga Himalaya Range and surrounding high Himalaya valleys. Once we reach our campsite, our climbing sherpa team crew will set up the camp and make necessary checks on our health conditions and climbing gears needed for climbing the summit of Bokta Peak.
Early in the morning we all were desperately waiting for Fully acclimatized and properly equipped we start early with the aim to reach the top the summit as the strong winds after midday can create obstacles in reaching the summit. Following the footsteps and guidance of our experienced climbing experts we will overcome several technical sections and head towards the peak summit. Our tiring climb to the summit of Bokta Peak is rewarded with magnificent views of Kanchenjunga, Kumbhakarna, Dhormo Peak, Nupchu and some other snow-capped Himalaya range .We will spend a short quality time at the summit and then descend following the same route back to the base camp.
Early morning you will start trekking upwards to Sinelapche pass, along the trail you can see rare species of alpine floras. After crossing the pass you will cross two more passes before reaching Sele La pass. You will stay overnight in Sele La pass.
Today you will trek down to Ghunsa through the pristine forest of birch, pine and rhododendron trees. You will trek by a Chorten and prayer flags and get to Gunsa. In Ghunsa village you can enjoy warm Nepalese hospitality and stay overnight.
Today you will take rest in Ghunsa and spend the day exploring surrounding places. Your guide will take you on a morning hike to a monastery and the rest of the day you will stroll around the Sherpa village doing amazing activities.
You will continue trekking further from Ghunsa village passing by several Mani walls and monasteries. You will then trek down via Phale and cross the Chhundatangka river. On the way you will be accompanied by beautiful waterfalls and river streams. After then you will cross the Sumbung river and reach to Amjilosa. You will stay overnight in Amjilosa.
Today is the last day of trekking in the remote area of eastern Nepal. You will trek through the village of Solima and cross Ghunsa river to the village of Sukathum. You will continue trekking through the terraced farm fields and scattered settlements and reach to Hellok. You will stay overnight in Hellok.
Early in the morning today you will take a jeep drive to Illam via Taplejung Bazar. Your road goes winding over the steep hill crossing river Kabeli you will reach to Phidim Bazar. Then you will drive further through Rake village and get to Illam for staying overnight.
Today early in the morning your guide will take you to explore the famous tea garden of Kanyam. After refreshing for a while in Kanyam tea garden you will start driving towards Bhadrapur airport on the plain of Terai. You will take a 45 minute flight to Kathmandu and your guide will drive you to your inn. Rest of the day you can spend in leisure and in the evening you will be invited in a farewell dinner from our company. You will stay overnight in Kathmandu.
- Airport/ hotel pick up and drop off by private vehicle
- Hotels in Kathmandu, inclusive of breakfast
- Meals during the trek
- Government licensed, experienced English speaking guide
- One porter per two people
- Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staff.
- All government taxes
- One trekking map per person
- Kanchenjunga permit and conservation fee
- Surface transportation
- Sleeping bags and down jackets for the trek (should be refunded after trek)
- First aid kit
- Domestic flight tickets KTM–BDR/Suketar
- Trekking Map
- Optional trips and sightseeing if extended
- Excess baggage charges (if you have more than 20 kg of luggage, a cargo charge is around $1.5 per kg)
- Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
- Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from the mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
Here's a few answers to most common Questions asked by the customers.
Yes, our airport representative will be there to greet you at the airport. S/he will be displaying Mount Adventure Holidays signboard outside the airport terminal. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel in our tourist vehicle.
YES, you can obtain the visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu (Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 15 days can be obtained by paying USD 30 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 30 days and 90 days can be obtained by paying USD 50 and 125 respectively. Please bring 2 copies of passport size photos.)
Please bring a copy of your travel insurance, a copy of your passport, and 3 photos (passport size) with you for your trip to Nepal. You would need photos for permits.
Most of the tea houses do have western-style flushing toilets however in higher elevation you could find the squat toilets made of either a ceramic basin on the ground or few planks precariously positioned over a hole in the ground which is always outside of the room.
In most cases, you can use the toilet provided by the tea houses/lodges on the trail but normally in case of emergency, you just do toilet along the trail wherever you find privacy.
During the trek, we will try our best but normally the lodges have twin sharing and dormitory styled rooms instead of a single room. The lodges will provide a private room for one person when the room is free and additional cost is not required. In Kathmandu, USD 45 Per Room per Night would be added as a single supplement fee. The single supplements are always guaranteed in Kathmandu but not in the mountain especially during the peak time.
It depends on your spending habits. Generally, in Kathmandu and during the trek you can allocate USD 10 to USD 15 for lunch and a dinner. USD 10 to USD 15 per person a day will be enough to buy bottles of water, chocolates, pay for the hot shower, and a few drinks during the trekking.
Bottled water is easily available at the lodges and teahouses, which you can buy at the cost of USD 1 at lower elevations to USD 3 to higher elevation per liter. If you are planning to drink normal water all the way during the trek, purifying water with any sort of purification tablets or drops is a must. You can bring your own purifier or can purchase it in Kathmandu.
Cancellation notice is required, a minimum of 30 days prior to trip departure. If the reason is valid the Trip shall then be termed as canceled and the cancellation charge of 30% of the trip amount would be deducted from the advance paid.
Whilst on the trek, our porter will take care of your luggage. All you need to carry is your small day bag for your personal belongings like camera, water bottle, sun cream, etc.
The hotel in Kathmandu does provide free storage services. So you can leave all your items that are not required for the trekking at your hotel.
This is a difficult thing to gauge. We have seen everything from USD 20 to USD 1000 per person for guides and porters. Tipping is not required, but a small gesture of thanks to your guides and local porters. The level of the tip should reflect the level of satisfaction from and personal involvement with your guide. However, we recommend you spend a minimum of 10% of your total trip cost for tipping the entire local staff, the ratio of tipping guide and porter will be given to you at the pre-trip meeting in Kathmandu before starting the trek.
YES, all our trips are 100% guaranteed to run. We never cancel the trip due to not having enough participants; we can arrange the trip for one person as well as a private trip at very minimal additional cost. Please inquire about this during the time of booking.
There is only one restriction for obtaining permits for 6000m peaks, the government of Nepal does not allow climbing permits to be issued to a climber who is below the age of 16. Beyond that restriction, any climber with appropriate fitness and skills can attempt a 6000 meter in the Himalaya. However, our policies for accepting clients on these peaks require that the client has as list experience of hiking and some knowledge of rock & Ice climbing.
For those seeking the experience of climbing a 6000m peak, Nepal should be at the top of your list of countries to visit. With the rich variety of flora and fauna, the everlasting smiles of the rural Nepalese, the hospitality of the village communities, the fantastic climatic and geographical conditions, the cultural, traditions and linguistic diversity and the rich cultural spirit which represents a unique blend of Buddhism Hinduism and some others Nepal is the adventure capital of the world. With 1500 trekking peaks above 6000m and 8 of the 14 above 8000m peaks in the world it is fair to say that your mountaineering ambitions can be taken to a new level herein
At the high camp, we utilize freeze-dried packaged foods. They offer a variety of high-quality flavors and are easy to prepare at altitude. Your personal climbing Sherpa will melt sufficient ice for hot water, tee, coffee, and a variety of juices. At high camp and camp one, it may be possible to fresh food from base camp.
In Kathmandu, we provide you with your requested category of hotel accommodation and will send you to a quiet part of Thamel. During the trekking, we provide tea house accommodation and camping at base camp and above camps.
There are several options for acclimation during your 6000m Peak climbing. If you have time we always advise you to attempt some base camp, or viewpoint before starting to climb trekking peak. Most of the 6,000-meter climbing will have an acclimatization period where you will reach base camp and the higher camps.
On popular trekking trails, we utilize lodges/guesthouses (teahouses) the meals will be provided by these lodges. Menu meals are often available including soups, noodles, rice, and some other dishes. On certain 6,000-meter trekking routes, lodges and guest houses may be limited, or not available. In these instances, accommodations will be via tents and the meals will be provided by our staff. In these instances, meals will be prepared on the route with canister stoves or natural fires. While in base camp our peak climbing cooks will prepare meals. Above base camp, the meals will be provided by our climbing Sherpa.
Day pack (25–35 liters)Pack cover
Sleeping bag comfortable to -10 to -20 Degree(dependent upon season, weather forecast and personal preference) optional
Waterproof and comfortable hiking boots
Camp shoes (down booties or running shoes)
Headlight with extra batteries, Trekking poles
Trekking Clothing(3 pair t-shirt,2 pairs trousers or trekking pants,
Wicking, quick-dry boxers or briefs (3)
Wicking, quick-dry sports bra (for women)
Heavyweight long underwear bottoms
Mid-weight long underwear bottoms
Mid-weight long underwear top
Wool or synthetic T-shirts (2)
Mid-weight fleece or soft-shell jacket (2)
Convertible hiking pants
Fleece pants or insulated pants
Lightweight waterproof/breathable rain pants
Mid-weight fleece gloves or wool gloves, Liner gloves
Mid-weight fleece/wool winter hat, Sun hat
Mid-weight wool or synthetic socks (3 pairs)
Liner socks (optional),Sunglasses
Sun lotion 35 to 50, Water Bottle, Water filter, Slippers, Towels, Raincoat
Personal medicine kits