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Kanchanjunga Base Camp Trek

The Kanchenjunga trekking area has a capital of high summits of which three are above 8,000 meters and 11 above 7,000 meters. Kanchenjunga trekking from Nepal site only access to the base camp trekking, the area is a road link to direct air link to the town of Taplejung bazaar. It is encircled with dozens of peaks, each of them competing with their queen. kanchenjunga trekking offers an exciting experience of the Himalaya. It is the third highest peak in the world.Is renowned as the queen of mountains the peak to be found in Nepal.

This Kanchenjunga is located trek takes place in Eastern Nepal which is the above at (8,596 meters) this massive mountain dominates the southern range of the Nepalese Himalayas on the planet, Can boast of varied ecological zones, from the subtropical land to glacial wilderness. This section of Nepal has only been open to Kanchenjunga Trekking since 1988, which explains its richness of traditional culture. This is one of the longer treks we offer and has many possibilities for extra days to explore different areas that are surrounded by the great mountains of eastern Nepal.

Trip Facts
  • Duration: 22 days
  • Group Size: 2+
  • Altitude: 5300m
  • Trip Grade: Hard
  • Best Season: Best Season:March to May & September to November
  • Trip Accomodation: Camping Basic
  • Trip Cost:

Day 01 : Kathmandu:

Airport Pick up by our representative and transfer to hotel.
Day 02 : Kathmandu:
Half day guided city tour and later we will take a flight to Biratnagar where we will spend the evening relaxing before our trek begins the following day. Overnight in Hotel
Day 03 : Lali Kharka (2,250m):
Fly to Taplejung on the early morning flight and trek 5 km (3 hrs) to Lali Kharka past picturesque multi-ethnic villages. Overnight stay in tents
Day 04 : Mamankhe (1,920m):
Trek 11.5km (5 hrs) to Mamankhe, a Rai and Limbu village where the houses are surrounded by barley, millet and corn fields. Overnight stay in tents
Day 05 : Langtang (3,500m):
The trail traverses up and down through the forest and later reaches Ghoratabela. Following, there is a short ½ hour climb that will bring us to a pass to the right of where the Langtang Valley begins. Total trekking for the day is 13.5km/7 hrs. Overnight stay in tents
Day 06 : Yamptudin (1,635m):
Today we trek 7 km (3 hrs) to Yamptudin. It is most probably the only Gurung village this far east, and unlike their Rai and Limbu neighbours, the Gurung speak Nepali. Overnight stay in tents
Day 07 : Lamite Bhanjyang (2,900m):
Trek 8.5km (4 hrs) to Lamite Bhanjyang, which is surrounded by a thick forest of tall trees. Beyond this point one comes across only herders and shepherds taking their livestock to high pastures. Overnight stay in tents
Day 08 : Tseram (3,770m):
Trek 16 km (7 hrs) to Tseram, located at the junction where the trail branches off to the Yalung Glacier. Overnight stay in tents
Day 09 : Ramche (4,800m):
Trek 9 km (3 hrs) to Ramche, a yak shelter 2.5 hours away from the Kanchenjunga South Base Camp. Further up there is a broad glacier field at Oktang, which is a great place to camp barring any altitude symptoms. Overnight stay in tents.
Day 10 : Tseram (3,770m):
Today we trek a total of 18.5km (7 hrs). The day begins with an ascent to Kanchenjunga South Base Camp and finishes with a quick descent to Tseram. Overnight stay in tents
Day 11 : Rapka Kharka (4,000m):
Today is a long day’s trek (11.5km/7 hrs), crossing two 4,800 m passes. From the exotically named Sinion La there is a most spectacular view. Mt. Kangchenjunga (8,586m/28,248ft) and Mt. Junnu dominate the eastern horizon, to the west is the jagged ridge of Jaljale Himal which separates the Tamur and Arun watersheds, and far in the distance are Mt. Makalu (8,485m/27,916ft) and Mt. Everest (8,848m/29,110ft). On a clear day, you can see down to the Indian plains in the south. Overnight stay in tents
Day 12 : Ghunsa (3,550m):
A 9 km (4.5 hrs) trek down to the valley takes us to the site of a Tibetan Refugee Camp, where we will halt for the night. Overnight stay in tents.
Day 13 : khambhuchen (3,720m):
Trek 11.5km (7 hrs) through forest and moraine country with narrow trails and rock falls. Overnight stay in tents
Day 14 : Lhonak (4,780m):
After trekking 13.5 km (6 hrs) we arrive in Lhonak. From here the north face of Kangchenjunga is visible with its three stacked glacier shelves from which seracs break off from time to time and tumble down in billowing clouds of ice. At the head of the valley there are views of Mt. Kirat Chuli (7,365m/24,231ft), Nepal Peak (7,168m/23,583ft) and The Twins (7,350m/24,182ft), with the valley itself seeming to go on and on. Overnight stay in tents
Day 15 : Pang Pema (5,200m):
Trek 10.5km (4 hrs) to Pang Pema where you can get even better views of the north face. It is a wonderful place to relax, and soak up the silence and tranquility. Overnight stay in tents
Day 16 : Ghunsa (3,550m):
This will be a long day, as we will descend 31.5km (10 hrs) to our camp at Ghunsa. We will have a thrilling view of Mt. Kumbhakarna (7,170 m/23,589ft) as well as a magnificent view of the Kumbhakarna Glacier. Overnight stay in tents
Day 17 : Ghunsa (3,550m):
This will be a long day, as we will descend 31.5km (10 hrs) to our camp at Ghunsa. We will have a thrilling view of Mt. Kumbhakarna (7,170m/23,589ft) as well as a magnificent view of the Kumbhakarna Glacier. Overnight stay in tents.
Day 18 : Chirwa (1,500m):
Trek 23.5km (7 hrs) to Chirwa. From Amjillasa the trail climbs steeply above the Ghunsa Khola, providing a wonderful view of the valley below. After passing Sakathum Village we will arrive at the confluence of the Tamur and Ghunsa Khola. The trail later crosses the Simbuwa Khola (formed by the Yalung Glacier) as it follows the Tamur to Chirwa. Overnight stay in tents.
Day 19 : Taplejung:
Today is another long day (31 km/9 hrs) as we climb up to the ridge to get back to Taplejung for the return flight. Overnight stay in tents
Day 20 : Kathmandu:
We will fly back to Biratnagar on the early morning flight and make our connection to Kathmandu. Check into Hotel.
Day 21 : Kathmandu:
Spend the day sightseeing and shopping, or take a free day and rest. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 22 : Departure from kathmandu.

Transfers airport/hotel/airport
Hotel in Kathmandu on twin sharing BB basis
Transport, guided visits & entry of the monuments in Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur
Domestic flight ticket Kathmandu/Suketar/Kathmandu as per Itinerary
Domestic airport taxes
Trekking permit /TIMS, and conservation entry fee
A professional tour/ trekking guide, Cook and porters
Meals Full board during trek
Accommodation in tent/camping during the trek
Your international flight re-confirmation
All necessary documents and government tax
Insurance for all staff (including guide, Cook, porters, assistant guide)

International flight
International airport taxes in Kathmandu approximately USD 20
Nepal entry visa fee USD 40 – (Total 30 days from the date of issue) and you may easily obtain your visa upon your arrival in Kathmandu international airport
NOTE: You need 2 passport size photographs for the visa
Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
Travel Insurance(compulsory and we strongly advise you to take out to cover accident/repatriation helicopter/medical care)
Personal trekking equipment, Personal expenses such as cold drinks, mineral water, alcoholic drinks, telephone, hot shower etc
Emergency evacuation rescue charge, if needed, Personal medical supplies
Alternative transportation, in case of flood, landslide, heavy rain, strike, road blockade etc
Tips for trekking staff or bus driver