Day 18: Trek from Cheram to Ramche and back to Cheram

Elevation of Cheram – 3870 m | 12694 ft
Elevation of Ramche – 4580 m | 15022 ft

Ramche Kanchenjunga South

Leave your entire backpack at Cheram; just make a small day backpack with vital necessary things for day hike. We will start pretty early in the morning. Trail passes through Yalung Glacier, i.e. Kanchenjunga South Glacier. Trail also passes through Simbuwa River and Lapsang Village before arriving Ramche. Onward from Ramche we will hike up bit toward nearby ridgeline that offer incredible view of Kanchenjunga South Face, we can walk little ahead for southern face view of Mt. Jannu to whose north face is more spectacular from Kambachen. Depending on time and interest we can hike further ahead to Oktang Monastery. After this our both prime destination are covered, i.e. Kanchenjunga North Base Camp and Kanchenjunga South Base Camp. Once we start retracing down to Cheram our journey onward all the way to Thorpu will be downhill, as we escaping back to Kathmandu from airstrip at lower section of Kanchenjunga South, i.e. Birtamod.

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