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Lumba Sumba Trek

Lumba Sumba Trek

Lumba Sumba Trek

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Lumba Sumba Trek - Overview

Key Information

Trek Difficulty:

Advanced

Destination:

East Nepal

Highest Elevation:

5177 m

Trekking Hours:

5-6 Hrs

Accommodation:

Hotel/Tea House/Tent

Trip Duration:

21 Days

Number of Pax:

Min 2

Lumba Sumba Trek - Discovering the Eastern Himalayas
The Lumba Sumba Trek is a captivating trekking through the eastern reaches of Nepal, culminating in Tumlingtar. This trek is part of the Great Himalayan Trail and offers a deep dive into the rugged natural beauty and cultural richness of the region. Starting from the historic town of Taplejung, trekkers will traverse high passes, remote valleys, and traditional villages, immersing themselves in the heart of the Himalayas.

Major Highlights

  • Kanchenjunga Conservation Area: Start your adventure near the towering Kanchenjunga, the third-highest mountain in the world, surrounded by rich flora and fauna.
  • Challenging Mountain Passes: The trek includes the crossing of the Nango La and Lumba Sumba Passes, which offer mesmerizing views of the Himalayas and exhilarating hiking experiences.
  • Indigenous Cultures: Experience the unique customs and traditions of the region’s indigenous communities, including the hospitable villages of Ghunsa and Olangchung Gola.
  • Varied Landscapes: From lush rhododendron forests to alpine zones, the trail showcases a stunning array of ecosystems that are home to diverse wildlife.

Best Time for Lumba Sumba Trekking

The optimal periods for undertaking the Lumba Sumba Trek are during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November). These months provide the clearest weather, minimal precipitation, and excellent visibility, ideal for navigating the high-altitude terrain.

Lumba Sumba Trek Difficulty Level

This Lumba Sumba Trek is rated as challenging. It demands a good level of physical fitness and experience in high-altitude trekking due to its steep ascents, high passes, and remote trails. Proper acclimatization, such as the rest day planned in Ghunsa, is essential to safely complete this trek.

Lumba Sumba Trek Itinerary Expand All Close All

Transfer from the airport to the hotel and time at your own disposal.

Sightseeing Kathmandu

Taplejung (1820 MASL)

Lelep (1695 MASL)

Trek to Amjilosa (2395 MASL.)

Trek to Gyabla (2730 MASL.)

Trek to Ghunsa (3430 MASL.)

Restday in Ghunsa

Trek to Kharka Camp (4160 MASL.)

Trek to Langjong Kharka (3735 MASL.) via Nango La pass (4776 MASL.)

Trek to Olangchung Gola (3210 MASL.)

Trek to Langmate (3895 MASL.)

Trek to Pass Lager (4700 MASL.)

Trek to Yak Kharka (4595 MASL.) via Lumbasumba Pass (5177 MASL.)

Trek to Thudam (3570 MASL.)

Trek to Yak Kharka (2880 MASL.)

Trek to Chepuwa (2040 MASL.)

Trek to Gola (1100 MASL.)

Trek to Num (1560 MASL.)

Drive to Tumlingtar

Flight to Kathmandu

Trip Cost Includes

  • 2 nights Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Pick up and Drop service
  • Kathmandu sightseeing
  • All Transportation connecting to Trekking 
  • Flight Kathmandu - Bhadrapur and Tumlingtar - Kathmandu 
  • Meals and Accommodations during the Trek
  • Trekking Guide (Kamal Bhatta for Part of GHT 2026)
  • Porters
  • Trekking permit.
  • Satellite Telephone 
  • Trekking insurance for trekking Crew
  • Trekking bag of Himalaya Trekking

Trip Cost Excludes

  • International Flight to Kathmandu and back
  • Tips
  • meals in Kathmandu
  • Aditional Accommodations in Kathmandu
  • All drinks
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