Kanchenjunga Trek

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Trip Details

Start/End: Kathmandu to Kathmandu

Duration: 29 days

Difficulty: Hard to Strenuous

Maximum Elevation: 5,143m (Kanchenjunga Base Camp)

Best Time: October - November and March - April

Accommodation: Camping

Kanchenjunga is the third highest mountain in the world, the most remote and delightful eastern area of Nepal that lies surrounded by mystery. The route is abundant with wildlife, as inhabitation consists of only scattered villages. There are Moschus moschiferus and blue sheep, and magnificent views of Everest, Makalu, and Kanchenjunga massif will make the trip worth your time. 
Your journey to the present remote area passes through lifestyle differences and cultivation.

Trip Itinerary

Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu, Pick up at the airport and transfer to hotel

Day 02 : City Sightseeing, trip preparation and permit arrangement

Day 03: FlyKathmandu - Badrapur

Day 04 : Drive Birtamod Bazar - Suketar(2,420m)

Day 05 : Trek Taplejung/Suketar- Mitlung(921m)

Day 06 : Trek Mitlung- Chiruwa(1,270m)

Day 07 : TrekChiruwa- Sukathum(1,576m)

Day 08 : Trek Sukathum- Amjilosa(2,308m)

Day 09: TrekAmjilosa- Gyabla(2,730m)

Day 10: Trek Gyabla - Ghunsa(3,595m)

Day 11: Acclimatization day at Ghunsa

Day 12: Trek Ghunsa- Kambachen(4,050m)

Day 13: Trek Kambachen (4050 m) - Lhonak(4,780m)

Day 14: TrekLhonak- Pangpema(5,140m), walk toKanchenjunga North Base Camp(5,143m) in the afternoon

Day 15: TrekPangpema(5140 m) - Kambachen (4,050m)

Day 16: TrekKambachen- Ghunsa(3,595m)

Day 17: TrekGhunsa- Sele La Phedi(4,290m)

Day 18: Trek Sele La Phedi- Tseram(3,870m) after crossing Sele La pas (4,480m)

Day 19: Trek Tseram- Ramche(4,620m)

Day 20: Day trip to Yalung Base Camp(4,500m) from Ramche

Day 21: Trek Ramche- Tseram(3,870m)

Day 22: TrekTseram- Tortong(2,995m)

Day 23: Trek Tortong- Yamphudin(2,080m)

Day 24: Trek Yamphudin- Mamankhe(1,810m)

Day 25: Trek Mamankhe- Kande Bhyanjyang(2,120m)

Day 26: Trek Kande Bhyanjyang- Lalikharka(2,220m)

Day 27: Trek Lalikharka- Suketar(2,420m)

Day 28: Drive to Badrapur and fly back to Kathmandu

Day 29: Final departure, drop to international airport.

Trip Info

Highlights of Kanchenjunga Trek

  • Trek along with the beautiful remote settlements of the Kanchenjunga region
  • Encounter the marvelous flora and fauna of the Kanchenjunga region
  • Walkthrough the various Rhododendron forest and high alpine passes
  • Trek over the glaciers of Kanchenjunga National Park
  • Visit Tibetan refugees settlements along the Trail 
  • Stunning mountain beauty of Mt. Kanchenjunga, Mt. Jannu, Mera Peak, and other surrounding peaks