Any Time of the Year
Lumba Sumba Pass Trek is a newly introduced trekking destination in 2012 by Nepal Government which takes its trekkers from Kanchenjunga to the Makalu region via the Lumba Sumba Pass. The major attraction of this trek include the Lumba Sumba Peak (5,300m), the stunning Himalayas of the Makalu and Kanchenjunga ranges, majestic waterfalls, various ethnic villages (Sherpa, Rai, Limbu, Gurung, Tamang), their culture and tradition, explore rich wildlife: snow leopard and red panda, and the base camps of Mount Kanchenjunga and Mount Makalu, etc. We follow the great Himalayan trail to cross 5,117 meters high pass of Lumba Sumba which connects Kanchenjunga Conservation and Makalu Barun National park. Apart from spectacular mountains and other natural beauties trekkers can also witness cultural heritage like chhortens, monasteries, temples and prayer walls. The colorful landscape of rhododendron, juniper and pines forest will make your motion slow with their natural smell and captivating beauty. The months of Sep-Nov and Mar-May are the perfect months for this trek.
The trek to Lumba Sumba Pass Trek starts from Suketar, Taplejung district then to Mitlung via Fungling. Then trek goes along the bank of Tamor River and passes through several Nepali remote villages. The trek passes through the Kanchenjunga conservation area and to the Makalu Barun national park via Lumba Sumba pass, the highest point of our trek where we will be at the height of 5,177 meters from Sea level. The trek can be considered as perfect for those who want to get away from the busy life of the city and all the modern facilities. The adventure takes you close to nature, and wild in a way that you’ve never been before.