Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek - 16 Days

Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek is remote, wild, and full of adventure. Named after Kanchenjunga Peak (8586m), the world’s third-highest peak, the region is located in Taplejung District. The northeastern part of Nepal on the borders of Sikkim and Tibet. Three river valleys like the Simba Khola, the Ghunsa, and the Tamur valleys. In 1997, the Government of Nepal in support of WWF has declared. The core area of the Kanchenjunga region as a “Gift to the Earth”.

The highlights of the Kanchenjunga trek are the magnificent views of Kanchenjunga Massif. Varied landscapes of forests, rivers, glaciers, and enchanting forests of rhododendrons. Spread in an area of 2035 sq. km., Kanchenjunga Conservation Area is another attraction of this trek. Where you will find rare and unique flora and fauna including rhododendrons, orchids, muck deer, snow leopard, Asiatic black bear, red panda, etc. Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek is also a global hotspot for plant biodiversity and as many as 23 species of rhododendrons. And over 2000 flowering plants have been identified here.

Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek allows you to discover the unique local culture and lifestyle of the local people. They live in tranquil villages that stretch beyond the border to Tibet and Sikkim. The region is rich in ethnic diversity and culture with over 11 ethnic communities. Including Limbus, Sherpa, Rai, Chhetri, and Brahmins. The area also hosts a score of monasteries, shortens, temples, prayer-walls which form a tapestry of rich cultural heritage.

Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek is purely a camping trek. The trail gradually ascends from 1200m (4,000ft) to 5180m (17,094ft) above sea level. The climate in Kanchenjunga varies from subtropical monsoon and humid summer. At the lower elevations to cold and wet winter in the alpine region.

We will also cross over several passes including Mirgin La pass which offers majestic views of Kanchenjunga Massif. Kanchenjunga Base Camp, Kanchenjunga South, and North Trek are some of the trekking routes available in this area.

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Overview

Kanchenjunga Base Camp trek is remote, wild and full of adventure. The Kanchenjunga base camp trek takes you to the base of Mt. Kanchenjunga (8598m), the world’s third highest mountain straddling between a huge massif located in the far northeast part of Nepal on the borders of Sikkim and Tibet.

The highlights of the Kanchenjunga North and South Base Camp trek are the magnificent views of the snow capped mountain peaks, varied landscapes, from the subtropical lowlands to the spectacular glacial plateaus, enchanting forests of rhododendrons and abundance of wildlife that includes the famous muck deer and blue sheep. The tranquil villages that dot the borders of Tibet and Sikkim lend a special flavor to the trek.

The trail gradually ascends from 1200m (4,000ft) to 5180m (17,094ft) above sea level. It is a purely camping trek.

Itinerary

Day 1
Flight from Kathmandu to Bhadrapur (91m) and drive to Illam (1500 m)

Day 2
Drive from Illam to Taplejung (1820 m)

Day 3
Trek Taplejung to Sinwa (980m)

Day 4
Trek from Sinwa to Sukathum (1576m)

Day 5
Trek from Sukathum to Gyabla (2730m)

Day 6
Trek from Gyabla to Ghunsa (3415m)

Day 7
Trek from Ghunsa to Khambachen (4050m)

Day 8
Acclimatization day and explore Jannu View Point (4,400m)

Day 9
Trek from Kambachen to Lhonak (4780m)

Day 10
Hike to Kanchenjunga North BC (5388m) then back to Lhonak

Day 11
Trek from Lhonak to Ghunsa (3595m)

Day 12
Top Trek from Ghunsa to Cheram (3,870m) via Sele La Pass (4,290m), Sinion La (4,440m), Mirgin La (4,480m) & Sinelapche Bhanjyang (4,646m)

Day 13
Trek from Tseram to Ramche (4620m) explore to Yalung Glacier (4500m)

Day 14
Trek from Ramche to Yamphudin (2090m)

Day 15
Trek Yamphudin to Hapukhola (1400m)

Day 16
Drive from Hapukhola to Bhadrapur fly back to Kathmandu

COST INCLUDES

  • Trekkers' information management system. (TIMS Card)
  • You’re Meal in During the Trekking as Your standard meals (3 times a day Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner).
  • Accommodation in Trekking: All accommodations in lodge/tea houses during the treks.
  • Trekking Guide: An experienced, helpful, friendly, and English speaking Trekking Guide. His well- paid salary, meals, accommodation insurance, etc.
  • Trekking Porter: porters (1 porter for 2 peoples). Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation.
  • After the Success Trip, Provide Adventure Certificate.
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • All government taxes.
  • Service charge.

COST EXCLUDES

  • Meals and Extra Accommodation in Kathmandu
  • All Hot and Cold drinks
  • Single Trekker & Solo Trekker (Porters Extra Charge)
  • Special Table Menu/Bakery Cafe
  • The additional size of Pots Hot Drinks
  • Electronic device re-charge
  • Hot shower
  • On the trekking Wi-Fi
  • Personal expenses any type
  • Travel insurance and evacuation insurance
  • Tipping for Guide and Porter

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Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek
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Trip Facts

  • 5280m
  • Minimum 2 persons
  • Apr/May/Oct/Nov

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