Lumba Sumba Trek is one of rhe new trekking routes identified and explored by Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal in 2012.Lumba Sumba Peak (5,200m.) is the major attraction of this route. Offering some of the most spectacular Himalayan landscapes, this trekking route is home to different ethnic groups like Limbus, Sherpas, Rai,Gurung, Magar, Newar and Tamang.
The3 trek runs through Kanchenjunga Conservation Area(KCA) in the eastern Himalaya. Trekers Can explore the traditional farming practices and see different Birds and wildlife species, including the endangered snow leopard and Red panda, from the route. There are a number of high mountain lake in Olangchung Gola. Through this route, we explore two of Nepals best preserved protected areas the Kanchanjunga Conservation Area and the Makalu Barun National park. Through the route, one can also trek to the base camp of Mt Kanchanjunga and Mt Makalu. Similarly, the Tamor and Arun River systems can be the other attraction for trekkers. These two rivers are the major tributaries of the mighty Sapta Koshi River. The route encompasses alpine grass lands, rocky outcrops, dense temperate and sub-tropical forests, and low river valleys. Apart from natural beauty, trekkers can also explore cultural heritage like monasteries, chhortens, temples and prayer walls.
Day01: Drive from Kathmandu to Fungling(1,777m.), headquarters of Taplejung district.
Day02: Trek from Fungling to Mitlung(909m.)6h.
Day03: Trek from Mitlung to Chiruwa(1,245m.)5-6h.
Day04: Trek from Chiruwa to Lelep(1,687m.)6h.
Day 05: Trek from Lelep to Ela Danda(2,051m.)6h.
Day06: Trek from Ela Danda to Selep Kharka(2,525m.)6h.
Day07: Trek from Selep Kharka to Olangchung Gola(3,208m.)6-7h.
Day08: Trek from Olangchung Gola to Langmale(3,893m.)6h.
Day09: Trek from Langmale to Lumba-Sumba Base Camp(4,747m.)6h.
Day10: Trek from Base Camp to Lumba Sumba Peak(5,200m.) and Camp Chaurikharka(4,595m.)6-7h.
Day11: Trek from Chaurikharka to Thudam Village(3,500m.)7h.
Day12: Trek from Thudam to Kharka(2,877m.)6h.
Day13: Trek from Kharka to Chyamthang Village(2,229m.)6h.
Day14: Trek from Chyamthang to Hatiya(1,595m.)6h.
Day15: Trek from Hatiya to Gola(1,400m.)5h.
Day16: Trek from Gola to Gadhi(1,800m.)6h.
Day17: Trek from Gafhi to Khadbari(1,022m.)6h.
Day18: Drive from Khadbari to Tumlingtar.
Day19: Fly from Tumlingtar to Kathmandu.