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Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek (Nepal)

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Trip Overview

Nepal

Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek is an astonishing trekking trail in Nepal, enlisted as one of the most conquered base camp trekking in Nepal after Everest Base Camp, Annapurna Base Camp, and Langtang Base Camp Trek. Kanchenjunga (8586) is the highest peak in the world after the great Mount Everest and Mount K2. Kanchenjunga Base camp located on the eastern border of Nepal and offers impressive opportunity to explore amazing mountains vista, (hanging mountain cliffs), diverse landscape, glorious flora and fauna, dense forest and remarkable culture, tradition, custom, and values of local habitat.

In 1988 A.D  Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek is Nepal is opened for foreign. Since Kanchenjunga base camp trek is opened for foreign guest, It commences from stunning village Suketar after 50 min scenic flight from Kathmandu which is located in the Taplejung district of Nepal. The journey leads through glorious traditional village i.e. Sure Tar, Chauki, Ghana, Mitlung , Khanbachen, Lhonak, Pang Pema etc. From Pang Pema, we can see the north face of Kanchenjunga.

 

Kambachen (7,903m), Jannu (7,710m), Ghimgela (6415 m), Chang Himal (6802 m). Kabru (7,353m), Tent Peak (7,365m), Jong song (7,483m), Taple Sikhar (6510 M), Khanbachen (7802 M) and the Twins (7,350m) are the incredible Himalayan ranges of below 8000 meters Himalayan ranges we can explore during Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek. Except for these astounding Himalayan ranges, we can see other 4 top Himalayan ranges out of 10 above 8000m highest Himalayan peaks of the world such as Yalung Kang (8505 M),  Kanchenjunga (8586 m), Kanchenjunga Centre (8482 m) and Kanchenjunga south (8476 m).

 

Brahamin, Chettri, Rai, Limbu, Gurung are the habitat of Kanchenjunga region.  Except magnificent view hanging snow-clad landscape, Kanchenjunga Base  Camp Trek offers the fascinating view of the cultivated field, cascading waterfalls, dense forest of rhododendron & Oak, experiencing the wildlife habitat. Blue sheep and Musk deer etc. are the endangered animal we can see during this trip. The Spring and Autumn season is considered as the best trekking season to conquer Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek with Trek Nepal Himalayas.

Day 1: Fly from Kathmandu to Biratnagar (81 m) and Drive to Phidim (1,179m)(B/L/D)

Today we fly from Kathmandu to Biratnagar. From Biratnagar, we take the private vehicle and drive to Phidim for overnight. Overnight in Teahouse/Hotel.

 

Day 2: Drive to Suketar (2,420 m) from Phidim (1,179m)(B/L/D)

 Suketar (2420m) is our next destination from Phidim (1,179m). We will stay overnight at Suketar. Overnight at Teahouse.

 

Day 3: Trek to Mitlung (921 )  from Suketar (2,420 m/ 4-5 hrs)(B/L/D)

Suketar (2,420 m) is our real trekking starting point. The trail from Suketar descends and we cross several small local settlements before reaching Mitlung. It takes approx. 4-5 hours walk to reach Mitlung. Overnight at Teahouse.

 

Day 4: Trek to Chirwa (1,270 m) from Mitlung (921 /5-6 hrs)(B/L/D)

The journey of 5-6 hours start from Mitlung (921 m) to Chirwa (1270 M). After crossing the mix path of ups and downs wereach to Sinwa.  Overnight at Teahouse.

 

 

Day 5: Trek to Sukathum (1,576 m) from Chirwa (1,270 m /5-6 hrs)(B/L/D)

The journey to Sukathum (1,576 m) from Chirwa (1,270 m) start after breakfast on Chirwa. The journey lead through dense forest, with some with some uphill and downhill along Tamor river and eventually reach to Sukatham. Overnight at Teahouse.

 

Day 6: Trek to Amjilosa (2,308 m) from Sukathum (1,576 m /6-7 hrs)(B/L/D)

A stunning place Amjilosa (2,308 m)  is our today`s set destination from Sukatham. From Sukatham we first cross the suspension bridge we then walk through the dense forest. As we have to walk through difficult trail this day is levelled as tough trekking day. It takes  6-7 hours to reach Amjilosa (2,308 m) from Sukathum. Overnight at Teahouse.

 

Day 7: Trek to Gyabla (2,730 m) from Amjilosa (2,308 m/6-7 hrs)(B/L/D)

After a challenging previous day, today&rsquos trail is relatively easy one. From Amjilosa, the route goes through the dense forest and with some uphill and downhill we reach Gyabla for overnight. One can enjoy Tibetan settlement and their local foods & hospitality. Overnight at Teahouse.

 

Day 8: Trek to Ghunsa (3,595 m) from Gyabla (2,730 m/5-6 hrs)(B/L/D)

Explore the culture, tradition and settlement of local people influence by Tibetan culture and tradition will be amazed. Ghunsa (3,595 m) is our next destination from Gyabla (2,730 m). We reach at Ghunsa after 6 hours challenging walk. The journey lead through dense forest before reaching Ghunsa for overnight from Gyabla(2730m). Overnight at Teahouse.

 

Day 9: Excursion Day at Ghunsa(B/L/D)

An acclimatization day ay Ghunsa will worthwhile to acclimatize with high altitude.  Laspan La monastery is the major attraction of this day. Enjoy free day. Overnight at Teahouse.

 

Day 10: Trek to Kambachen (4,050 m) from Ghunsa (3,595 m/5-6 hrs)(B/L/D)

The journey to Kambachen (4,050 m) from Ghunsa (3,595 m) leads through dense rhododendron and pine forest. We will also experience some challenging mountain walk to reach Kambachen. Along the way, we will be rewarded with mesmerizing mountain views. Overnight at Teahouse.

 

Day 11: Acclimatization Day at Kambachen (4,050 m)(B/L/D)

Today is our next acclimatization day at Kambachen. Exploring the stunning place Kambachen is another attraction of this day. Overnight at Teahouse.

 

Day 12:Trek to Lhonak (4,780 m) from Kambachen (4,050 m/6-7 hrs)(B/L/D)

Today is our another challenging as well as strenuous trekking day because we will reach the elevation of 4780 Meters. We walk 6-7 hours journey before reaching  Lhonak (4,780 m) from Kambachen (4,050 m). Ramtang monastery and rocky steps are the major attraction of this day. Overnight at Teahouse.

 

Day 13: Trek to Pangpema/Kanchenjunga North Base Camp (5,388 m) from Lhonak (4,780 m /6-7 hrs)(B/L/D)

Our trail today goes through Kanchenjunga Glacier. We will trek through difficult sections to Pangpema, we then climb up where we can get magnificent views Mount Kanchenjunga, Chang Himal and Jannu. Enjoy the views at stay overnight.

 

Day 14: Trek back to Kambachen (4,050 m) from Kanchenjunga North Base Camp (5,388 m/6-7 hrs)(B/L/D)

On this day we return same way back to Kambachen. It will be a descending trail all the way back to Kambachen. The journey to Kambachen (4050 M) from Kanchenjunga Base Camp will take about 6-7 hours gentle walk. Overnight at Teahouse.

 

Day 15: Trek to Ghunsa (3,595 m) from Kambachen (4,050 m/3-4 hrs)(B/L/D)

The journey to Ghunsa (3,595 m) from Kambachen (4,050 m) descends through beautiful forests. On the way back we can also enjoy spectacular view of different Himalayan ridges. Overnight at Teahouse.

 

Day 16: Trek to Sele Le (4,290 m) from Ghunsa (3,595 m/6-7 hrs)(B/L/D)

After breakfast will start our today`s trek to Se Sele Le (4,290 m) from Ghunsa (3,595 m). The trail from Ghunasa climbs steep up and gradually leads us to Sele Le. As it is an uphill we walk slowly to reach Sele Le (4290 M) for Overnight. Overnight at Teahouse.

 

Day 17: Trek to Cheram (3,870 m) from Sele Le (4,290 m/ 6-7 hrs)(B/L/D)

After breakfast, we tight up our shoes to start trek to Cheram (3870 M) from Sele Le (4290 M). After walking challenging 7hours journey we can reach Cheram for Overnight. During this day`s trek will pass several pass including. Mirgin La, Sinon La and Sinepache. Overnight at Teahouse.

 

Day 18: Trek to Ramche (4,580 m) and trek back to Cheram( 4-5 hrs trek)(B/L/D)

The journey to Ramche (4580 m) is leads through stunning Yamlung glacier , Lapsang Village. From there we continue our walk to the southern face of Kanchenjunga and even up from there for mesmerising views of Jannu Himal and to explore Oktang Monastery. Enjoy exploring. After then we will come back to Cheram for today&rsquos overnight. Overnight at Teahouse.

 

Day 19: Trek to Tortong (2,995 m) from Ramche (4,580 m/5-6 hrs)(B/L/D)

The downhill trek to Tortong (2995 M) from Ramche (4580m) will start after delicious breakfast at teahouse.  The journey leads through dense rhododendron forest will reach at Tortong for Overnight. Overnight at Teahouse.

 

Day 20: Trek to Yamphudin (2,080 m) from Tortong (2,995 m/ 6-7 hrs)(B/L/D)

On this day reaching Yamphudin (2,080 m) from Tortong (2,995 m) is our set destination. The descend journey leads through beautiful local settlement. One can explore gorgeous culture and tradition of local habitat. Overnight at Teahouse.

 

Day 21: Trek to Yang pang (1,007 m) from Yamphudin (2,080 m/ 6-7 hrs)(B/L/D)

Yangpang (1007 M) is our set destination for this day from Yamphudin(2080M). The journey takes about 6-7 hours to reach Yang pang. The trail passes through Mamankhe where we can find Limbu Museum and Cultural center. Overnight at Teahouse.

 

Day 22: Trek to Thorpu (1,500 m) from Yangpang (1,007 m/5-6 hrs)(B/L/D)

After crossing several small but wonderful local settlement we can reach Thorpu (1,500 m) from Yangpang (1,007 m). Definitely, interact with local people along the way to Thorpu will be amazing. Overnight at Teahouse.

 

Day 23: Trek to Birtamod (300 m) from Thorpu (1,500 m/ 5-6 hrs)(B/L/D)

After breakfast, we will drive to Birtamod from Thorpu. We will be at Birtamod after 5-6 hours scenic drive from Thorpu. Overnight at Teahouse.

 

Day 24: Drive to Bhadrapur and fly back to Kathmandu(B)

On this day we will conclude our Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekking in Nepal. We drive to Bhadrapur to take scenic 30-35 min fight to Kathmandu. In evening join, farewell dinner organizes by Trek Nepal Himalayas Team. Enjoy typical Nepali food with your trekking team. Overnight at Hotel.

Cost Includes:

  • Kathmandu to Biratnagar by air, and Taplejung to Kathmandu by local bus,
  • The government registered well experienced and friendly guide and necessary porters.
  • 3 Meal a day such Breakfast, lunch, and dinner during the trek.
  • All camping gear, tents, kitchen utensils, cook, kitchen staffs and necessary porters.
  • Accommodation, food, salary, equipment, and insurances for trekking staffs.
  • Kanchenjunga National Park entrance permit and TIMS Cards.
  • All Government and Service taxes

 

 

Cost Excludes:

  • Nepalese Visa Fee
  • International Airfare
  • Travel and Rescue insurance
  • All bar bills, beverages such as coke, Mineral water, beer etc.
  • Laundry, toiletries, internet, phone calls and personal nature expenses.
  • Personal trekking equipment and rescue operation charge in case of emergency.
  • Gratitude and tips for your guide, porter, and driver.
  • Any operating cost which arises due to unseen circumstances
  • Any expenses which are not mentioned by the Company
  • 1 pair strong hiking boots
  • 1 pair sports shoes
  • 1 medium rucksack/backpack
  • 1 small day pack
  • 1 sleeping bag (according to seasons)
  • 1 inner sleeping sheet
  • 1 down jacket/all weather Anorak
  • 1 fleece/warm sweater
  • 1 water and windproof jacket
  • 2 pair lightweight trousers
  • 1 pair shorts
  • 2 long sleeves cotton or polypro
  • 2 T-shirts
  • 1 medium sized towel
  • 1 water bottle-1 or 2 litre
  • 1 torch/flashlight and spare batteries
  • 1 Swiss type knife
  • 2 pairs light socks
  • 3 pairs heavy wool socks
  • Underwear (including thermals)
  • Cotton headscarf/bandana
  • Warm hat/gloves (waterproof)
  • Sunglasses and Sunhat
  • Money Belt
  • Water purification tablets/solution
  • Sun block Cream(30-50)
  • Swimming costumes/bathing suit

 

  • Washing kit: include
  • Personal toiletries
  • Talcum powder
  • Moleskin for blister
  • Toilet paper
  • Bio degradable soap/shampoo
  • Any personal medication
  • 3/4 plastic bags (for wrapping clothes)

Note: Due to the different seasons in Nepal, clients are requested to inquire before preparing equipment.

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