Lumba Sumba Trekking

Lumba Sumba Trekking

  • 22 days
  • Nepal
  • Strenuous
  • Min: 2 Pax

Trip Highlights

  • Kathmandu Sightseeing tour in UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
  • Scenic flight from Kathmandu - Suketar/Taplejung- Kathmandu.
  • Beautiful cardamom fields and Alnus trees forest.
  • Natural views of two waterfalls and Tamor River.
  • A Stunning Himalayas view of Kasturi peak.
  • A rare animal Red Panda (if lucky, can see Red Panda on the bamboo bush).
  • Visit 465 years old monastery with golden manuscript.
  • Highest Pass through Lumba Sumba Peak (5200 m) Kanchenjunga region.
  • Involved the ethnic groups and learn about their traditional culture.

Lumba Sumba Pass Trekking in Kanchenjunga region  

Lumba Sumba pass Trek is one of the newly routes in Kanchenjung region. Here are some of the most spectacular Himalayan landscapes, This route is home to different ethnic groups like the Limbus, Sherpas, Rai, Gurung, Magars, Newars and Tamangs. The trek runs through Kanchenjunga Conservation Area (KCA) in the eastern Himalaya. Trekkers can explore the traditional farming practices and see different birds and wildlife species, including the endangered snow leopard and red panda, from the route. There are a number of high mountain lakes in Olangchung Gola. Through this route, we explore two of Nepal’s best preserved protected areas – the Kanchanjunga Conservation Area and the Makalu Barun National Park. Through the route, one can also trek to the base camps of Mt Kanchanjunga and Mt Makalu. Similarly, the Tamor and Arun River systems can be the other attraction for tourists. These two rivers are the major tributaries of the mighty Sapta Koshi River. The route encompasses alpine grass lands, rocky outcrops, dense temperate and sub-tropical forests, and low river valleys. Apart from natural beauty, trekkers can also explore cultural heritage like monasteries, chhortens, temples and prayer walls. And to add to the flavor, the festivals of all of these people living in harmony only serve to make the native culture livelier. 

Day to Day Trip  Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu (1,350 m) Airport and Transfer to the Hotel. Overnight at Hotel

Day 02: Full days Sightseeing at World Heritage Sites and Trek Preparation. Overnight at Hotel

Day 03: Fly from (Kathmandu to Suketar, Taplejung) Abour  45 minutes. Overnight at Tented Camp.

Day 04: Trek to Pawa Village (lunch), then to Mitlung (909 m), 7 hrs. Overnight at Tented Camp.

Day 05: Trek to Siwa Bazaar (lunch), then to Chiruwa (1,246 m), 6 hrs. Overnight at Tented Camp.

Day 06: Trek to Tapethok (lunch), then to Lelep (1,687 m), 6 hrs. Overnight at Tented Camp.

Day 07: Trek to Gowatar (lunch), then to Ela Danda (2,051 m), 4.5 hrs. Overnight at Tented Camp.

Day 08: Trek to Maguwa (lunch), then to Selep Kharka (2,525 m), 5 hrs. Overnight at Tented Camp.

Day 09: Trek to Ramite (lunch), then to Olangchung Gola (3,208 m), 5 hrs. Overnight at Tented Camp.

Day 10: Trek to Jadak (lunch), then to Upper Langmale (3,893 m), 5.5 hrs. Overnight at Tented Camp.

Day 11: Trek to Tangchetar (lunch), then to Pass Camp (4,747 m), 5.5 hrs. Overnight at Tented Camp.

Day 12: Trek to Lumba Sumba Peak (5,200 m), then to Chaurikharka (4,594 m), 4.5 hrs. Overnight at Tented Camp.

Day 13: Trek to Thudam (3,500 m), 6.5 hrs. Overnight at Tented Camp.

Day 14: Trek to Kharka (2,877 m), 5.5 hrs. Overnight at Tented Camp.

Day 15: Trek to Chaurikharka (lunch), then to Chyamthang (2,229 m), 6 hrs. Overnight at Tented Camp.

Day 16: Trek to Gimber Village (1,585 m), then to Hatiya (1595 m), 6.5 hrs. Overnight at Tented Camp.

Day 17: Trek to Gola (1,580 m), 5.5 hrs. Overnight at Tented Camp.

Day 18: Trek to Hedanga Gadhi (1,800 m), 5 hrs. Overnight at Tented Camp.

Day 19: Trek to Num Village (1,575 m). 5 hrs. Overnight at Tented Camp.

Day 20: Drive from Num to Tumlingtar (1,230 m), 6 hrs. Overnight at Tented Camp.

Day 21: Fly from (Tumlingtar to Kathmandu) About 45 minutes (1,350 m). Overnight at Tented Camp.

Day 22: Final departure to International Airport, Then fly back to the Homeland.

Important Note: Your safety is of paramount concern while traveling with our agency. Please note that your leader has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary; however, since this adventure entails travelling in remote mountainous regions, we cannot guarantee that we will not deviate from it. Weather conditions, health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required.

Following are included on the above package cost.

  • Airport picks up and drops off by private tourist transport.
  • A government licensed holder city tour guide
  • 3 nights’ twin sharing 3 star hotels in Kathmandu including Bed and Breakfast.
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private tourist vehicle
  • Major meals in route (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trek
  • Tented camp accommodation during the trek
  • An eco-friendly professional license holder English speaking Trekking guide.
  • The required number of local staff and porters to carry your luggage during the trek.
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staff.
  • All required camping equipments during the trek.


Following are excluded on the above package cost

  • Lunch and dinner during the stay in Kathmandu.
  • International or domestic air tickets and airport taxes.
  • Nepal entry visa fee US$ 25 (duration 15 days) and US$ 40 (duration 30 days).
  • Entrance fee in all monuments during tour.
  • Compulsory your travel insurance.
  • Personal trekking equipments and clothing.
  • Tip for guide, porter and driver (Tipping is expected)
  • Any other expenses which are not mentioned on "Cost Includes'.


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