KanchanJunga Base Camp Trek

trekking in kanchanjungha

KanchanJunga Base Camp Trek takes us to the land of  spectacular views of the Jannu Himalayas range from the Mirgin La. To Visit serene villages on the boarders of Sikkim and Tibet are the stunning landscape of the trek. Kanchenjunga, “Treasure of Snow” (28,198ft). Kanchanjungha was first climbed by a British team in 1956 AD. Here you can advent awe inspiring Himalayan Trekking, and reap the rewards!

We are sure that  this high altitude off the beaten Himalayan trek will leave an impact on you forever. Kanchenjunga, although a limited trekking area as per the Nepal Government permit policy, one of the most remote trekking regions which is situated in Eastern Nepal bordering the Indian state of Sikkim. This area houses Snow Leopard, National bird of Nepal, Musk Deer, Blue Sheep and maybe legendary Yeti. This is less travelled remote area comparing the popular Everest and Annapurna Trekking regions of Nepal. KanchanJunga Base Camp Trek adventure starts with a pleasant drive to Taplejung or Suketar.

From here on you will feel in the different world away from the human civilization, walking on a route along a ridge towards the Tamur River, enjoying panoramic views of Makalu (27,825ft) and Chhamlang (24,000ft) peaks. After walking through the forests and rhododendron thickets the Kanchenjunga range dramatically reveals itself. The route continues up the Tamur River through Limbu Villages (where a pot of Tongba can be tasted) to the terraced mountainside village of Amjilassa and the legendary Sherpa village of Ghunsa (11,400ft). The lovely monastery in Ghunsa makes interesting visit before the first glimpse of a massive unclimbed peaks including Jannu (25,289ft), known as “Mystery Peak” or “Terror Peak”, the trail goes on to  the edge of the Kanchenjunga Glacier and, after crossing the lateral moraine you will come to the junction of Lhonak Glacier (15,680ft) and the valley beyond it. The campsite at Lhonak can be reached by crossing this junction, an undisturbed stunning landscape.


Trek  Services Includes:

    • International Arrival and Departure Transfers
    • Pre and Post Trek Deluxe Star Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu and Taplejung and in Suketar
    • Domestic Airport transfers
    • Private transportation to Taplejung
    • Domestic Flight to Bhadrapur and to kathmandu
    • Cultural Sightseeing in the world heritage area of kathmandu
    • Comprehensive Trekking Map
    • Authentic Nepali Welcome Dinner
    • All the accommodations and full board meals and hot beverages on the trek
    • Camping accommodation with crews, chef, toilet tent, shower tent, kitchen tents, dining, kitchen utensils.(Optional) or partial camping trek
    • Kanchanjunga Conservation Area Project Permit
    • Our Extensive Knowledgeable Licensed Guide and porter services with porter gears
    • Field Staff Insurances
    • Private Transportation to/from Trekking put in Point
    • Domestic Airport Taxes
    • Dawn Jackets, sleeping bag, walking poles, duffel bag, facilities
    • Extensive First Aid medical kit
    • Quick Rescue supporting services in case of Emergency
    • Extra snacks services
    • Satellite phone/Communication services in case of Emergency
    • Applicable government Taxes
  • Trek  Services Excludes:
    • All the personal expenses like Alcoholic beverages, Bottled drinks etc.
    • Medical and Travel Insurances
    • International Airfare and taxes
    • Visa Fees
    • Gratuities/Tips
    • Emergency Helicopter Rescue charges
    • Main Meals in Kathmandu

Day 01 Arrive Kathmandu  

Arrival briefing and evening dinner in an authentic Nepali restaurant where cultural dances are performed. Overnight Hotel in Kathmandu Guest House

kanchanjungha explration

Day 02 Half day Cultural sightseeing in Kathmandu.
It includes Monkey Temple, Kmari templ,e Kathamnud durbar square and walking through the colorful old market. Finalize the permits and others. Trek briefing. Free evening in your own. Overnight in Kathmandu Guest House.

Day 03 Fly KTM to Bhadrapur — Drive to Taplejung

Day 04  Trek from Taplejung to Mitlung (921 m) 5-6 hours

Day 05 Trek from Mitlung to Chiruwa (1270 m) 5-6 hours

Day 06 Trek from Chiruwa to Sukathum (1579 m) 5 hours

Day 07 Trek from Sukathum to Amjilosa (2308 m) 6 hours

Day 08 Trek from Amjilosa to Gyabla (2730 m) 5-6 hours

Day 09 Trek from Gyabla to Ghunsa (3595 m) 5-6 hours

Day 10 Acclimatization day

Day 11 Trek from Ghunsa to Khangpachen (4050 m) 7 hours

Day 12 Trek from Khangpachen to Lhonak (4780 m) 7 hours

Day 13 Trek from Lhonak to Kanchenjunga Base Camp (5143 m) 3 hours

Day 14 Trek from KBC to Ghunsa (3595 m) 8 hours

trek in kanchanjungha

Day 15 Trek from Ghunsa to High Camp (4,100 m) 4 -5 Hours

Day 16 Trek from High Camp to Tseram (3870 m) via Sele -La Pass – 8 hours

Day 17 Trek from Tseram to Ramche (4580 m) 7 – 8 hours

Day 18 Trek from Ramche to Anda Phedi (3390 m) 5 hours

Day 19 Trek from Anda Phedi to Tortong (2995 m) 5 hours

Day 20 Trek from Tortong to Yamphudim (2080 m) 5 — 6 hours

Day 21 Trek from Yamphudim to Khebang (1915 m) 5 -6 hours

Day 22 Trek from Khebang to Khanidingbe

Day 23 Drive Khanidingbe to Birtamod by jeep

Day 24 Morning drive to Bhadrapur airport and flight back to Kathmandu
We drive towards Bhadrapur airport to catch our flight back to the capital city. Enjoying the aerial view of the mountains, we arrive in Kathmandu. Overnight in Kathmandu Guest House.  Leisure in the afternoon.

Day 25 Further sightseeing in Bhaktapur or in Patan or Both. You have also option to relax today. Evening Farewell dinner. Overnight in Kathamndu Guest house

Day 26 Departure Transfer

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