21 days
Duration
Demanding
Trip Level
Min 2 person
Group Size
5177 m
Max-altitude

Lumba Sumba Pass Trek is recently discovering trek. It begins from Kanchenjunga Conservation Area to Makalu Barun National park which offering vast biological diversities. Once, it gives an opportunity for visit Kanchenjunga and Makalu region in a single holiday. The trekking trail is not only for spectacular Himalayan landscapes, but multiple ethnic groups and their vibrant cultural aspects also. The majestic view of Kanchenjunga and others impressive peaks make inspire them to keep a while in Nepal and Tibet border.

The wilderness experiences of the mountain no settlements will find during the trek in several days along the path to Lumba Sumba Pass. The Lumba Sumba Pass trek run through en route of the Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek. Taking a trail to west from Kanchenjunga Himal since it passes through the remote villages and alpine pasture in eastern Nepal. Besides that, it leads us Chyamtang bordering with Kanchenjunga Conservation Area and Makalu Barun National Park.

The hidden alpine valley crossing over the Lumba Sumba Pass gives us an extraordinary wilderness and mountain experience. Finally, we arrive at Num the ending point of the trip. Afterward, taking a bumpy road to Tumlingtar to take an airstrip to Kathmandu. Apart from the natural beauty, the trekking trail also aspects the Buddhist shrines like Stupas, Chhortens, monasteries, temples and mani walls.

Lumba Sumba Pass Trek: Highlights

Connecting with Mount Kanchenjunga and Mount Makalu following the GHT trails
Untouched by the  modernization newly opened pure adventure

Spectacular scenery, really admirable and wilderness experience
Habitat for the endangered species like Snow Leopard and Red Panda

 

Lumba Sumba Pass trek short itinerary

Day 1: Arrival day (1,300 m)
2: Free day and trek preparation.
3: Flight to Bhadrapur and drive to Ilam.
4: Drive to Taplejung and continue to Mitlung 909 m.
5: Mitlung – Chhirwa (1246 m) 6h00 walk.
6: Chhiruwa – Lelep (1690 m) 6h00 walk.
7: Lelep – Ela Danda (2050 m) 6h00 walk.
8: El Danda – Selep Kharka (2525 m) 6h00 walk.
9: Selep Kharka – Olangchulg Gola (3210 m) 5h00 walk.
10: Olangchung Gola – Upper Langmale (3895 m)
11: Upper Langmale – Pass Camp (4750 m) 6h00 walk.
12: Pass Camp – Chauri Kharka (4595 m) 7h00 walk.
13: Chauri Kharka – Thudam (3500 m) 6h00 walk.
14: Thudam – Kharka (2877 m) 6h00 walk.
15 – 17: Kharka – Hedangna Gadi (1180 m)
18: Gadhi – Num and drive to Khandbari (1020 m) 2h30 walk, 4h00 drive
19: Tumlingtar – Kathmandu 1h00 flight.
20: Free day in Kathmandu.
21: Final departure

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Day 1: Arrival day (1,300 m)

Upon arrival at Kathmandu, you will greet and welcome by our agency’s representative in front of Arrival gate with Display board of Himalayan Exploration Treks then transfer to your Hotel.
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Day 2: Free day and trek preparation.

During the free day in Kathmandu, you may have a chance to visit heritage site of Kathmandu valley, followed by pre-trip departure meeting regarding upcoming trekking peak climbing where you meet trek guide and others team members. They will brief you about the team formation, equipment and nature of peak climbing and others necessary information
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Day 3: Flight to Bhadrapur and drive to Ilam.

We will take a flight to Bhadrapur hot and humid Bhadrapur near India Border and drive to Ilam nice and peaceful tea garden stay overnight at Guest House.
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Day 4: Drive to Taplejung and continue to Mitlung 909 m.

Drive toward an eastern high way to Taplejung and after Taplejung recently build dirt road to Chiruwa via Mitlung.
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Day 5: Mitlung – Chhirwa (1246 m) 6h00 walk.

The second day of the trek also continue to the bank of Tamor River with an easy walk to Furumba then pretty climb up then descend to Siwa bazaar. The trail leads uphill till checkpoint of Kanchenjunga Conservation then gradually descends to Chhiruwa.
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Day 6: Chhiruwa – Lelep (1690 m) 6h00 walk.

The trek leads along the bank of Tamor River encountering several villages and forests to get Tapethok. It is a pretty easy walk to Pembu then upstream to Lalep.
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Day 7: Lelep – Ela Danda (2050 m) 6h00 walk.

As usual as another day, the trek follows along the bank of Tamor River through the dense forest that offers good habitat for wildlife. And cross a suspension bridge then climb up through the Pine forests till reach a monastery. Then, the trail gradually climbs up to Gowatar with few settlements. Then continue to walk to the bridge to cross the Tamor River then climbs up to Ela Danda.
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Day 8: El Danda – Selep Kharka (2525 m) 6h00 walk.

Start trek easy walk along the forest of rhododendron till bridge and crossing it. The trek goes dense forest of Bamboo which inhabitant of Red panda often can be seen from path itself. The trek passes through the Rhododendron forest. It appears big landslide on the way and needs to be careful while crossing it. And continue to walk to Selep Kharka.
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Day 9: Selep Kharka – Olangchulg Gola (3210 m) 5h00 walk.

The trail is a very interesting walk along the bank of Tamor River leads to Jongim a flat place surrounded by snow-capped hills. And continue walking through the rhododendron forest take to the suspension bridge and climbs up to Ratamate village. The place is popular as the habitat of red panda once often can be seen on the path. The trail leads continue to Olangchung Gola passing by the waterfall. Olangchung Gola is the border with Tibet.
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Day 10: Olangchung Gola – Upper Langmale (3895 m)

This is last settlement after that no more settlement; its complete wilderness for next three days passing through the rhododendron forest with snowy trail brings to upper Langmale.
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Day 11: Upper Langmale – Pass Camp (4750 m) 6h00 walk.

It can be a very interesting walk along the snowy track and no human being and settlement. There is a possibility to sight the snow leopard. And continue walking through the barren lands to Pass Camp.
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Day 12: Pass Camp – Chauri Kharka (4595 m) 7h00 walk.

This is the most difficult and rewarding day of the trek. The trek goes to Lumba Sumba Peak (5200 m). The trail takes bit up and down, a long day walk to get peak then descend to Chaurikharka.
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Day 13: Chauri Kharka – Thudam (3500 m) 6h00 walk.

The trail goes downhill and comes back to civilization after the exhausting walk for three days in wilderness continue to Thudam village close to Tibet border.
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Day 14: Thudam – Kharka (2877 m) 6h00 walk.

The trail leads along the bank of Chujung Khola and offers a majestic view of Makalu. It is difficult to find water sources along the trail. And continue to walk to Kharka.
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Day 15: Kharka – Chyamtang (2230 m) 6h30 walk.

This is a bit confused in the dense forest of rhododendron because there are villages and numerous side trails in the forest. And continue to walk to Kimathanka then downhill to Arun River. After crossing a bridge climbs up to Chyamtang.
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Day 16: Chyamtang – Hatiya (1595 m) 6h00 walk.

The trail enters to Arun valley which is popular for species of birds. As we walk along the forest tweeting of birds that makes refreshed. And continue to walk to Glimber village that offers the glimpse of Makalu range. And easy long walk to Hatiya. It is an entry Point of Makalu National Park.
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Day 17: Gola – Hedangna Gadi (1180 m)

This is a pleasing walk in the low land with a short climb and descends through the paddy fields and villages along the whole trail. Finally get Gadhi. Gadhi is a historical place where Nepal Army fought against Tibet during Nepal land Tibet war.
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Day 18: Gadhi – Num and drive to Khandbari (1020 m) 2h30 walk, 4h00 drive

Today is last day of the trek just 30 minutes from Gadhi then catch a bus to Khandbari along the bumpy road.
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Day 19: Tumlingtar – Kathmandu 1h00 flight.

Early morning take a flight to Kathmandu from Tumlingtar with spectacular views of the eastern mountain as well as Mt. Everest and its ranges.
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Day 20: Free day in Kathmandu.

You will have a whole day as free, rest and visit.
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Day 21: Final departure

You will be transfer to airport 3 hours before your scheduled flight to your home country

 

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Tribhuwan International Airport
DEPARTURE TIME Please enter not less than 3 hours before the flight.
INCLUDED
All domestic flight, Hotel/Airport transfer
Accommodations in Kathmandu with breakfast
All accommodations in tents and all meals during the treks
All necessary documentation and permits
All ground transportation (as per mention in itinerary)
Professional guide and porters
A First Aid Kits
Applicable Government Taxes
NOT INCLUDED
International Airfare
Nepal Visa fee (advice to take accurate amount)
Meals in Kathmandu (except breakfast)
Personal Expenses e.g. phone calls, laundry, bar bills & extra porters
Travel Insurance
Guide and Porter gratuity

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Lumba Sumba pass trek
Beautiful scenery of Lumba Sumba trek
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