Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek

Duration: 27 Days   |  

Kanchenjunga 8598m is third highest mountain in the world, sits astride the Nepal/Sikkim border only a few miles from Tibet. Opened to the trekkers in 1988, the 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 Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt. Makalu (8201m) and Mt. Lhotse (8516m).

Kanchenjunga Base Camp trek can be done from both sides Nepal and Sikkim. We have a very professional crew in both sides, though the trek is relatively comfortable from Nepal side. Trekking through lowland to the high ridges of the Himalayas, the Kanchenjunga trek is also very famous and popular region for the many mysterious stories of Himalayans 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 land.

During the Kanchenjunga trek we can see many 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 getting 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 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 trek offers it all!

Highlights

  • 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 (1,350m):
  • Day 02Sightseeing in Kathmandu and trek preparation day:
  • Day 03Fly from Kathmandu to Biratnagar (810 m):
  • Day 04Fly from Biratnagar to Suketar (2,420 m) or Drive from Phidim (1,179 m) to Suketar:
  • Day 05Suketar to Mitlung (921 m) 4-5 hrs:
  • Day 06Mitlung to Chirwa (1,270 m) 5-6 hrs:
  • Day 07Chirwa to Sukathum (1,576 m) 5-6 hrs:
  • Day 08Sukathum to Amjilosa (2,308 m) 6-7 hrs:
  • Day 09Amjilosa to Gyabla (2,730 m) 6-7 hrs:
  • Day 10Gyabla to Ghunsa (3,595 m) 5-6 hrs:
  • Day 11Acclimatization day at Ghunsa:
  • Day 12Ghunsa to Kambachen (4,050 m) 5-6 hrs:
  • Day 13Acclimatization Day at Kambachen:
  • Day 14Kambachen to Lhonak (4,780 m) 6-7 hrs:
  • Day 15Trek to Pangpema/Kanchenjunga North Base Camp (5,388 m) 6-7 hrs:
  • Day 16Trek back to Kambachen (4,050 m) 6-7 hrs:
  • Day 17Kambachen to Ghunsa (3,595 m) 3-4 hrs:
  • Day 18Ghunsa to Sele Le (4,290 m) 6-7 hrs:
  • Day 19Sele Le to Cheram (3,870 m) 6-7 hrs:
  • Day 20Cheram to Ramche (4,580 m) and return back to Cheram, 4-5 hrs:
  • Day 21Cheram to Tortong (2,995 m) 5-6 hrs:
  • Day 22Tortong to Yamphudin (2,080 m) 6-7 hrs:
  • Day 23Yamphudin to Yangpang (1,007 m) 6-7 hrs:
  • Day 24Yangpang to Thorpu (1,500 m) 5-6 hrs:
  • Day 25Thorpu to Birtamod (300 m) 5-6 hrs:
  • Day 26Drive from Birtamod to Bhadrapur then Fly to Kathmandu:
  • Day 27Final departure:
Detail Itinerary

Inclusion

  • 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.


 

Useful Information

  • Cost: Please contact us.
     
  • Equipments & Packing List Gears are pretty much essential for your great trip. Please contact us for the comprehensive packing list for this trip.
     
  • Permits & 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 couple 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.
Ram Kumar Adhikari
Talk to Leader
Mr. Ram Kumar Adhikari

+977 9851036844 (Call/Whatsapp/Viber/skype)