Bokta Peak Climbing

Bokta Peak Climbing

TripGrade: Strenuous
Strenuous Trekking Grade is both moderate and difficult. Even in this grade, treks reach around 5000-5500 meters. You will have to walk generally for 6-7 hours each day. Strenuous treks require good physical condition and acclimatization. If some problems seem to appear, you have to walk down and take some hot drinks or soup ( + rest). You may be affected rapidly if you have high blood pressure, asthma, heart disease or complicated medical conditions. Advise is required from your doctor before starting these kinds of treks.

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Duration:

31 Days

Country:
Max Altitude:

Bokta Peak (6,143m)

Group Size

Min 2 Pax

Trial Access:

Private Vehicle / Flight

Best Season:

Mar-May & Sep-Nov

    Bokta Peak Climbing is popular and one of the best peak climbings in the Kanchenjunga region. Bokta Peak is an attractive and least explored trekking peak in the region, situated in Taplejung district of Eastern Nepal at an altitude of 6,143 meters above sea level. The peak rises close to Mt. Kanchenjunga (8,586 meters) – the third highest mountain in the world and offers the awe-inspiring views of grand peaks including Mt. Kanchenjunga (8,586m), Kumbhakarna (7,710m), Dhormo Peak (6,850m), and Nupchu (6,690m). 

    Since the climbing permit of Bokta peak got issued in the year 2002, it has grown in popularity among adventure-seeking climbers. Despite fewer visitors, the people here are warm and friendly. Their way of living is influenced by Tibetan culture and tradition. Apart from exploring the pristine natural wonders, climbing Bokta Peak Summit at Kanchenjunga trek peak has the thrilling experience of peak climbing. You have to take a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Biratnagar.

    Bokta Peak Summit climbingdemands a high degree of commitment and previous peak climbing experience. The climb to the summit is challenging with several technical sections that one must overcome to reach the summit. It is an excellent opportunity to gain a thrilling experience of peak climbing. Additionally, one gets to explore untouched lush valleys, breathtaking landscapes and experience the company of friendly locals whose lifestyles and traditions are largely influenced by ancient Tibetan culture.

    If the itinerary designed by us is not suitable for you, we can arrange it according to your demand. 

    Starting Price

    USD 3699 per person

    Group Discount : Available

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    Itinerary

    Arrival on: Kathmandu

    Departure from: Kathmandu

    Day 1

    Arrival day in Kathmandu

    Meals included: Dinner

    A Himalayan Trekkers's representative will meet and greet you at the airport and drive you towards the hotel.

    In case of early arrival, you may stroll around Thamel. In the evening, we will gather at a typical Nepali Restaurant for welcome dinner organized by our company. 

    Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: 30 min private drive

    Day 2

    Kathmandu sightseeing & trip preparation

    Meals included: Breakfast

    After breakfast, you are taken for sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley. You will visit most of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu Valley such as Patan Durbar Square, Boudhanath Stupa, and Pashupatinath Temple. 

    After exploring, all are necessary documents will be completed and make preparations for this climbing journey. 

    Accommodation: Hotel

    Day 3

    Fly to Biratnagar & drive to Taplejung (1442m)

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    After breakfast, you take an early flight to Biratnagar and then driveto Taplejung, the starting point of our trek.

    Overnight stay at a lodge.

     

    Accommodation: Lodge Estimated Walking Distance: 45 mins flight & 5-6 hrs drive

    Day 4

    Trek from Taplejung to Mitlung (920m)

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Our first day of the trek starts from the trail descending towards Tamur River passing along the terraced farmland. We then cross the river through a suspension bridge over Tamur. Now the trail gradually ascends, passing through the beautiful paddy fields and reach a small village called Mitlung where the people here depend upon farming.

    Overnight at a lodge. 

    Accommodation: Lodge Estimated Walking Distance: 5-6 hrs trek

    Day 5

    Trek from Mitlung to Chiruwa (1270m)

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Today, leaving behind Mitlung we will trek for 4 to 5 hours to reach Chiruwa. On the way, you pass through many other beautiful villages namely, Sinwa, Tawa, and Thiwa. The people are excited to see the visitors in their village. The children even come to interact with you, greet you and talk to you. You will love this amazing warmth.

    Overnight at a guest house in Chiruwa.

    Accommodation: Guest house Estimated Walking Distance: 4-5 hrs trek

    Day 6

    Trek from Chiruwa to Sekathum (1576m)

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Leaving behind the beautiful village Chiruwa, today we will head towards Sekathum. Along the way, we have to stop at Park's Registration Office to register before crossing the river. Today's trail is uphill and downhill.

    Overnight at a lodge in Sekathum.

    Accommodation: Lodge Estimated Walking Distance: 5-6 hrs trek

    Day 7

    Trek from Sekathum to Amjilosa (2308m)

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Soon after breakfast, we start our trek from Sekathum. Today's trek is a difficult one as the trail gets narrow and slippery at some of the places. We first reach Solima village then, passing through the zig-zag hilly trail we reach Amjilosa village. Both of these villages are beautiful and extraordinary. You can have tea at the local tea houses enjoying the view of surrounding villages.

    Overnight at Guest House.

    Accommodation: Guest house Estimated Walking Distance: 5-6 hrs trek

    Day 8

    Trek from Amjilosa to Gyabla (2730m)

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    After having the local breakfast, We continue our journey towards Gyabla. On the way, we will pass through the dense forest covered beautifully by Rhododendrons, Oaks, and Bamboos. We then again cross through a river and keep moving uphill until we reach Gyabla. Gyabla is a village with a typical Tibetan settlement with alpine vegetation and the weather is cooler.

    Overnight at a lodge.

    Accommodation: Lodge Estimated Walking Distance: 6-7 hrs trek

    Day 9

    Trek from Gyabla to Ghumsa (3550m)

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    After the morning breakfast, we go through the pine forest and reach Phole. In Phole you see many yak herders and their unique settlement. Now, the route broadens, and after two hours walk, we now reach Ghumsa, where there is the settlement of the Sherpa community. Once in the village, you can visit this powerhouse by taking a short walk.

    Overnight at a lodge.

    Accommodation: Lodge Estimated Walking Distance: 5-6 hrs trek

    Day 10

    Acclimatization day at Ghumsa

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Today is the acclimatization day for you. You may take a rest and even take a short hike to habituate your body to the altitude.

    You may explore the surrounding area on your own. 

    Accommodation: Lodge

    Day 11

    Trek from Ghumsa to Khambachen (4050m)

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    To reach today's destination Khambachen, we have to be more careful on the way, as we need to pass from the path where there occurs landslides. We will cross a bridge at Rampuk Kharka and after a couple of hours of walk, we reach Khambachen.

    Overnight at a lodge.

    Accommodation: Lodge Estimated Walking Distance: 5-6 hrs trek

    Day 12

    Trek from Khambachen to Lhonak (4780m)

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    After breakfast, we head towards Lhonak. En route, we halt at a grazing land in Ramtang village which so pure and green and peaceful for some photographs and rest.  Then we keep moving downwards by the narrow trail until we reach Lhonak.

    Overnight at a lodge. 

    Accommodation: Lodge Estimated Walking Distance: 6-7 hrs trek

    Day 13

    Hike to Pangpema View Point (5388m) & return to Lhonak

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    For the astonishing view, today we hike to the Pangpema View Point offering the mesmerizing views of the peaks like Kanchenjunga, Chang Himal, Kirat Chuli, and many other high mountains. We will spend some time here to experience the amazing view of some of the most popular snow-capped mountains above 6000m. Then we descend back to Lhonak to spend overnight.

     

     

     

    Accommodation: Lodge Estimated Walking Distance: 3-4 hrs hike

    Day 14

    Trek back to Ghumsa from Lhonak

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Comparatively, today's walk is much easier than the previous days' walk. We go downhill to reach another beautiful village, Ramtang. This village might allow you to encounter the flock of sheep walking on the steep mountains, in search of food. 

    Leaving back Ramtang village, you need to keep moving until you reach Ghumsa.

    Overnight at Lodge.

    Accommodation: Lodge Estimated Walking Distance: 4-5 hrs trek

    Day 15

    Trek from Ghumsa to Sele La base camp (4200m)

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    After breakfast, we continue the journey through the dense forest of Rhododendron and Juniper to reach Sele La Base Camp.

    Overnight. 

    Accommodation: Tented Camp Estimated Walking Distance: 5-6 hrs trek

    Day 16

    Trek to Cheram (3870m)

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Leaving Sele La Base, we trek towards Mirgin La Pass, from where you can see Mt Makalu and Jannu Himal. From here, the trail is downhill and uphill until you reach Sinelapche La. You get to see the incredible view from here. After spending a short time here, we now descend reaching towards Cheram.

    Overnight at a Lodge.

    Accommodation: Lodge Estimated Walking Distance: 3-4 hrs trek

    Day 17

    Trek from Cheram to Ramche (4580m)

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Today, we will get to see the marvelous snow-capped Mountain view while passing through the alpine valleys at an altitude of about 4500 meters. Also, the glacier will make you fall in love with this region, apart from the trail being a challenging one.

    Overnight at a lodge.

    Accommodation: Lpdge Estimated Walking Distance: 5-6 hrs trek

    Day 18

    Trek from Ramche to Yalung Base Camp (4500m)

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    We leave Ramche after breakfast and move towards the Yalung Base Camp. The stunning peaks will accompany us through our trek today. 

    Overnight at a tented camp. 

    Accommodation: Tented Camp Estimated Walking Distance: 4-5 hrs trek

    Day 19

    Trek to Bokta Peak Base Camp (5123m)

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Today is the day to travel from one base camp to another, i.e. from Yalung Base Camp to Bokta Peak Base Camp. Apart from altitude, the trail is icy so it is slippery and loose. Thus, we have to be extra careful. Once we reach the Bokta Peak Base Camp, we stay overnight at a tented camp.

    Accommodation: Tented Camp Estimated Walking Distance: 5-6 hrs trek

    Day 20

    Ascend to Bokta Peak High Camp (5720m)

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Today you get an awe-inspiring view of Mt. Kanchenjunga, as you ascend towards the Bokta Peak High Camp. After walking for 3 to 4 hours, you reach the High Camp.

    You are then assisted to set the camp to spend overnight.

    Accommodation: Tented Camp Estimated Walking Distance: 3-4 hrs trek

    Day 21

    Summit the Bokta Peak (6143m) & back to Base Camp

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Today is the day you have most awaited for, to reach Bokta Peak Summit. With early breakfast at the camp, you start your trek towards the Bokta Summit. The target is to reach the summit before noon, as the wind flow is very high after 12 pm.

    With all the required equipment, we head towards the peak and reach the summit at an altitude of 6143 meters.

    After spending a certain time on the top, you now descend to Base Camp were we spend another night. 

    Accommodation: Tented Camp Estimated Walking Distance: 7-8 hrs trek

    Day 22

    Trek back to Yalung Base Camp (4500m)

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    After breakfast at the camp, you trek back via the same route to Yalung Base Camp. Now, you will be familiar with the trail and it will be quite easier to trek back downwards. We rest at the base camp for a night.

    Accommodation: Tented Camp Estimated Walking Distance: 4-5 hrs trek

    Day 23

    Trek from Yalung Base Camp to Tortong (2995m)

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Leaving back the beautiful Yalung Base Camp, we will walk towards Tortong. You  We pass through Simbuwa River and the dense forested areas and reach Tortong.

    Overnight at a Guest house.

    Accommodation: Guest house Estimated Walking Distance: 5-6 hrs trek

    Day 24

    Trek from Tortong to Yamphudin (2080m)

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Yamphudin is a Sherpa Village, very incredible in showing its unique Sherpa culture and tradition.

    After 5 to 6 hours of walk, from Tortong, you will land at this beautiful Yamphudin Village. On the way, you will cross Simbuwa River, Lasiya Bhanjyang, and many other beautiful valleys.

    Stay overnight at a lodge.

    Accommodation: Lodge Estimated Walking Distance: 5-6 hrs trek

    Day 25

    Trek from Yamphudin to Mamangkhe (1785m)

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    You are almost at the end of your journey. Today after the local breakfast, we will trek to Mamanghe where the people of Limbu Tribe resides in this village. To reach this village you walk passing by the bank of Kabeli Khola. We can even see the Chortens and prayers flag, which is so mesmerizing.

    Overnight at a lodge.

    Accommodation: Lodge Estimated Walking Distance: 5-6 hrs trek

    Day 26

    Trek from Mamangkhe to Ksesuwa (2120m)

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    After a lovely local breakfast, we will follow the trail heading towards Ksesuwa village, resided by the people of Limbu and Gurung Ethnic. 

    En route to the destination, we will see the beautiful rice terrace fields. and we pass by several villages, one of which is Phonpe. We have to cross a suspension bridge, pass by the stunning waterfalls and streams.

    Stay overnight at a lodge.

    Accommodation: Lodge Estimated Walking Distance: 5-6 hrs trek

    Day 27

    Trek from Ksesuwa to Lalikharka (2265m)

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    After breakfast, we continue our hike from Ksesuwa. The path goes up and down passing Kunjari village and Bhanjyang. The dense and mesmerizing Rhododendron forest will leave your eyes open. We reach Lalikharka village after a long walk.

    Stay overnight at a Lodge.

    Accommodation: Lodge Estimated Walking Distance: 5-6 hrs trek

    Day 28

    Trek from Lalikharka to Taplejung

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Today is the last day of your trek. We walk for 4 to 5 hours, from Lalikharka to Taplejung.

    Overnight at a lodge. 

    Accommodation: Lodge Estimated Walking Distance: 4-5 hrs trek

    Day 29

    Drive back to Biratnagar

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    After breakfast, we will have a scenic drive to Biratnagar. 

    In the evening, you can stroll the streets and visit the markets. 

    Accommodation: Lodge Estimated Walking Distance: 4-5 hrs drive

    Day 30

    Fly to Kathmandu

    Meals included: Breakfast

    After breakfast, we will take a flight back to Kathmandu. You will be driven to your hotel from the airport.

    The rest of the day is on your own. You can relax, go to the spa, walk around the streets of Thamel and buy souvenirs.

    Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: 45 mins flight

    Day 31

    Final Departure

    Meals included: Breakfast

    After breakfast, our airport representative will drop you at the airport for the flight back to your home country or onward destination.

    We hope you have a safe journey. And also hope to see you soon again in Nepal for another interesting journey in your life.

    Estimated Walking Distance: 30 min private drive

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    Accommodation

    Himalayan Trekkers promises to manage the best, most comfortable and preferable accommodation.

    Generally, in cities like Kathmandu and Biratnagar, we arrange basic three-star facilities. If available, you can opt for a more budget-friendly option or upgrade to a more luxurious hotel by paying a little extra. 

    Although all the places might not have all the modern facilities, we will make sure to arrange safe and comfortable accommodation. In general, hygienic and safe tea houses/local lodges/ home-stays with all the basic facilities are arranged. But you can, if possible, personalize according to your preference. 

    If your itinerary includes camping or you choose to experience camping during your travel, a proper camping-site will be pre-decided. If required, we also provide the basic equipment which is refundable. Please check the Gear-List and Requirement List for more information.

    Meals

    Breakfast is usually included with your B&B Accommodation within the cost that is evident.

    For other meals in the city, you would have to pay separately. Often in the cities, you can choose from many different cuisines and varied food services. We can always help you find the right place to fit your taste.

    In more remote areas, usually, there are not many options. But you can always find hygienic and well-prepared food. Moreover, almost all the meals during the trek are included in the cost. We can help you make changes according to your preference and budget, but only if choices are available!

    On top of that, Himalayan Trekkers also organizes Welcome/Farewell Dinners as a symbol of warm greetings.

    Please go through the detailed itinerary for more information. We are always there to help you travel to your heart’s content.


    Inclusion

    Whats Included

    • TIMS
    • Permit
    • Entry Fees
    • All airport transfers
    • Guided-sightseeing as per the itinerary
    • Flight fare (Kathmandu-Biratnagar-Kathmandu)
    • Transportation as per itinerary
    • Accommodation as per the itinerary 
    • Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with Tea)
    • Guide, Driver, and Porter Fees 
    • First-Aid Kit
    • Welcome/Farewell Dinner
    • All applicable taxes and sevice charges

    Whats Not Included

    • International airfares and airport tax
    • Nepal Entry Visa Fees
    • Personal expenses such as laundry, liquor, room service, phone bills, bar bills, etc.
    • Tips to Guide, Porter, and Driver
    • Your Travel Insurance
    • Any cost occurs from any unfavorable condition such as landslide, bad weather, flight cancellation etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in the INCLUDES section 


    GearList

    Gears required for the trek vary upon destination and season. Trekking shoes, down jacket, sleeping bag, hiking poles are the essential ones. Besides these – the following list is suggested:

    Head

    • Sun hat or scarf
    • Sun glasses
    • Sunscream
    • Lip Balm.

    Feet

    • Thin & Warm Socks - 2 pairs
    • Sandals
    • Trekking Shoes on the trek
    • Comfortable Shoes in cities

    Body

    • Warm gloves
    • T-shirts
    • Light jackets and pullovers
    • Wind – stopper jacket
    • Undergarments
    • Hiking shorts
    • Cotton/woolen pants or trousers

    Accessories

    • Earplug
    • Electronics gadgets of your choice
    • Spare Battery
    • Notebook, pen, guidebook and map
    • Tour/Trekking Bag
    • Hiking Poles
    • Sleeping Bag
    • Down jacket
    • Toiletries (toilet paper, toothbrush/paste, nail cutter, anti-bacterial hand wash

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