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Sharphu III Peak Climbing

Sharphu III (SPH3) is a climbing peak in the Kanchenjunga mountain range of Phaktanglung municipality of Taplejung district in Nepal. The mountain peak has an elevation of 6220m and can be located at latitude 27.7306 longitude 87.9072. The summit of Sharphu III Peak offers stunning views of mount Kabru 7318m, Kanchenjunga 8586m, Kangbachen 7902m, Lhonak 6070m, Loshar I 6842m, and more. 

The Region

The region habitats vegetation of Pine and Hemlock forests, White Fir, Juniper, Birch and Rhododendron, scrub and alpine plant communities are common at the higher altitude.

The park is home to the Red Panda, Snow Leopard, Musk Deer, Himalayan Tahr, Marten, Himalayan Mouse Hare (Pika), and over 118 species of bird including the Impeyan Pheasant, Snow Cock, Blood Pheasant, and Red-billed Cough.

The Package

Sharphu III Peak climbing expedition is 40 days challenging adventure trip. The expedition starts from Kathmandu where you will make essential backpacking and preparation. Your guide will brief you with the necessary trip details.

Trails

There are two trails you can follow to summit Sharphu III Peak. The first trail passes from Taplejung, Siwa, Tapethok, Gowatar, Tartong, Jaritar, and to the base camp of Sharphu III Peak, this route is 58.6 Km and the climbing route is 9.7 Km.

The second trail passes from Taplejung, Siwa, Tapethok, Ghunsa to the base camp of Sharphu III Peak, this route is 61.2 Km and the climbing route is 6.7 Km.

Costs

Spring Season $8,000

Autumn $7,800

Winter/Summer $7,600

Package Includes

All ground transportation and flight tickets

Peak climbing royalty and required permits

Necessary climbing gears

Food during the expedition

Tea house and camping accommodation

Sleeping bags and mattresses

Package Excludes

Any personal expenses

Alcohol and drinking water

Health and travel insurance

Emergency helicopter evacuation

Help Centers Nearby

Police post: Tapethok 34.2 Km, Tapethok 39.1 Km

Army Post: Taplejung 58.6 Km, Taplejung 61.2 Km

Health Post: Gowatar 25.1Km, Siwa 46.8 Km

Nearest Settlement: Tartong 20.3 Km, Ghunsa 7.2 Km

Please contact us for customized trip details.

  • 20 Days +
  • 6001m - 6500m
  • Moderate
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