Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek

Duration: 26 Days   |   Based on 1 Review

Kanchenjunga 8598m is the third highest mountain in the world, sits astride Nepal only a few miles from Tibet. Opened to the trekkers in 1988, the Kanchenjunga Base Camp trek is really an adventure one as this region offers breathtaking snow-capped mountains, monumental landscapes and exotic panoramic view of the Himalayas. We can enjoy the trek seeing the numerous small and big mountain peaks from 5000 to above 8000m. The well-known names are Mount Everest (8848m), Mount Makalu(8201m) and Mount Lhotse(8516m).

Kanchenjunga Base Camp trek is a challenging yet beautiful trek that goes through lowland to the high ridges of the Himalayas, the trek is also a very famous and popular region for the many mysterious stories of Himalayan Yeti. It is said that this mysterious snowman is believed to be found in this region. The trek is a special and memorable one as we not only explore the exotic mountains but also we have got really amazing topography of the land.

During the Kanchenjunga Circuit trek, we can see much wildlife including snow leopard, musk deer, red panda and many more. This organizing trek has more exciting and thrilling adventurous, which lies in the Kanchenjunga Conservation Area, is spread over 2035 sq km rich in wildlife diversity. Also, this conservation area has many species of birds including Impedance, Pheasant, and red-billed blue magpie, shy Dragon, Amphibians, Mammals and many more.

Kanchenjunga Base Camp trek is being so popular these days among adventure and nature enthusiasts as it is a long adventure journey to the most isolated and beautiful area of Himalayas in Nepalese eastern regions. The Kanchenjunga means five treasures of the great snow which is in reference to the five summits that make up Kanchenjunga. Since the trek is less crowded we will be rewarded with a unique insight into the Nepali rural lifestyle and its rich culture. We also have an opportunity to experience every climate Nepal has to offer from steamy jungles to jumbled glaciers. Kanchenjunga Base Camp trek offers it all. 


  • Enjoy the breathtaking snow-capped mountains, monumental landscapes and exotic panoramic view of the Himalayas
  • Trek through the less crowded trails, rewarded with a unique insight into Nepali rural lifestyle and its rich culture 

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01Arrival in Kathmandu Airport (1,350 m), transfer to hotel.
  • Day 02Sightseeing in Kathmandu and trek preparation day.
  • Day 03Flight Kathmandu to Bhadrapur and Drive to Ilam
  • Day 04Drive from Ilam to Taplejung (6 - 7 hours)
  • Day 05Trek from Taplejung to Mitlung (921 m) 5-6 hours
  • Day 06Trek from Mitlung to Chiruwa (1270 m) 5-6 hours
  • Day 07Trek from Chiruwa to Sukathum (1579 m) 5 hours
  • Day 08Trek from Sukathum to Amjilosa (2308 m) 6 hours
  • Day 09Trek from Amjilosa to Gyabla (2730 m) 5-6 hours
  • Day 10Trek from Gyabla to Ghunsa (3595 m) 5-6 hours
  • Day 11Acclimatization day
  • Day 12Trek from Ghunsa to Khangpachen (4050 m) 7 hours
  • Day 13Trek from Khangpachen to Lhonak (4780 m) 7 hours
  • Day 14Trek from Lhonak to Kanchenjunga Base Camp (5143 m) 3 hours
  • Day 15Trek from Kanchenjunga Base Camp to Ghunsa (3595 m) 8 hours
  • Day 16Trek from Ghunsa to High Camp (4,100 m) 4 -5 Hours
  • Day 17Trek from High Camp to Tseram (3870 m) via Sele -La Pass - 8 hours
  • Day 18Trek from Tseram to Ramche (4580 m) 7 - 8 hours
  • Day 19Explore to Yalung Base Camp (4500 m) 7 — 8 hours
  • Day 20Trek from Ramche to Anda Phedi (3390 m) 5 hours
  • Day 21Trek from Anda Phedi to Tortong (2995 m) 5 hours
  • Day 22Trek from Tortong to Yamphudim (2080 m) 5 — 6 hours
  • Day 23Trek from Yamphudim to Khebang (1915 m) 5 -6 hours
  • Day 24Trek from Khebang to Khanidingbe
  • Day 25Drive Khanidingbe to Birtamod by jeep
  • Day 26Drive from Birtamod to Bhadrapur then Fly to Kathmandu
  • Day 27Final departure
Detail Itinerary


  • All necessary airport pick up and drop as per the above program.
  • Standard hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • Sightseeing tour as per the above program.
  • Necessary flights from Kathmandu to Biratnagar return trips.
  • Restricted area permits with national park fees.
  • All meals (B/L/D) during the trekking period.
  • Accommodation (Camping + Teahouse) during the trekking period.
  • English speaking guide and highly experienced staffs.
  • Staffs food, clothing, salary and their insurance.
  • All necessary grounded transportation.
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • Our service charges with VAT and Local / Government Taxes.
  • Personal nature expenses.
  • Bar bill and all kind of drinks.
  • Rescue & Evacuation.
  • Gratitude (tip) for staff.


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Useful Information

Equipment and packing list, gears are pretty much essential for your great trip. Please find a comprehensive packing list for this trip.

Permits and Formalities:

A trek to a restricted area must be arranged as a fully equipped organized trek through a registered trekking agency using tents, Sherpa staff, cooks and porters. We arrange the permit through a series of applications, guarantees, and letters, a process that requires a couple of working days. You may not trek alone; there must be at least two members in each group. For some areas, there is a limit to the number of trekkers per season.

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