Mt. Bokta is one of the groups ‘A’ categorized climbing peaks by NMA, situated at the elevation of 6,143 meters from sea level in Kanchenjunga Region of Nepal. The peak is one of the most popular trekking peaks but only a few climbers have stepped in the summit of the peak. Being a challenging peak to be climbed, climbers compulsorily requires to be physically and mentally fit along with climbing and long trekking experiences. This trip is most adventurous and enjoyable offering mesmerizing views of Mt. Kanchenjunga (third highest peak in the world), Kumbhakarana peak, Dhormo peak, Nupcha peak, amazing lush valleys and landscapes and lastly encountering various vegetation and wildlife.
However, Bokta peak was officially permitted for climbing in late 2002, especially for adventure seekers, having the ability to face any challenges, for achieving amazing experiences and wilderness in the eastern region of Nepal. Your trekking trail completely follows the remote and unfrequented path, allowing you to explore the untouched and unexploited natural beauties and sceneries and traditional lifestyle of people living over there. In addition, during this whole journey, you will be performing these three activities (hiking, trekking, and climbing) for touching the summit at the altitude of 6,143 meters which is really enjoyable mixed with wonders and fear.
Bokta Peak Climbing journey usually starts with a flight from Kathmandu valley, leading you to Biratnagar and another drive taking you Basantapur, from where you can actually start your trekking journey. Trekking trail started from Basantapur follows the way passing through Chauki, Gupha Pokhari, Nesum, Mitlung, Chirwa, Sakhatum, Amjilesa, Gyable, Ghumsa, Selele Phedi, Tseram via Selele Pass (4,854 meters), Ramche, Yalung Glacier, Bokta Peak base camp, Bokta Peak high camp and finally to the summit of the peak. Furthermore, the descending trail from summit passes through Base Camp of the peak, Ramche, Torontan, Mamanke, Keswa, Tambawa and Suketar, from where you can take a flight back to Kathmandu valley.
Moreover, the best time to climb this peak is as usual for most of the higher elevation journey, i.e. March-May and September – December for easiness and more exploration and experience in the wonderful journey.