Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek
Trekking duration: 24 days
Starting from: Kathmandu Taplejung suketar by flight.
Ending at: Taplajung by bus or by flight back to Kathmandu
Maximum altitude: Pangpema (5150 m)
Mode of trekking tour: Camping trek only
Himalayan sights: Kanchenjungha Himalayan range, Mt.Makalu Jhanu Himal/Khumvakarna Himal,Nepal Peak.
Kanchenjunga Base Camp Overview
Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek is one of the unspoiled trekking trail in eastern part of Nepal opened in 1988 which offers diverse landscapes, cultures and beautiful scenery of Himalayas. During the trek, we enjoy the views of Mount Kanchenjunga (8586m), the world’s third highest mountain of the world and we can observe mountains like Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, & Kanchenjunga. These four of the world’s five highest mountains make the trek much more rewarding.
Kanchenjunga Region is listed as the restricted area of Nepal as it lies on the border of Nepal and Sikkim. Kanchenjunga trek requires special permit- starting from the tropical lowlands through great rhododendron forests and lovely villages of east Nepal up to the glacier and overwhelming views.
Our trail to Kanchenjunga passes through Kanchenjunga Conservation Area covers about 2,035 square Kilometers of area. Kanchenjunga Region comprise of rich diversity of wildlife and birds. Kanchenjunga base camp trekking in remote area of Nepal provides you with an adventure trekking in eastern part of Nepal Himalaya which ranges up to 5180 meters (17,094ft) above sea level. Kanchenjunga Trekking starts from Suketar or Basantapur and passes through village of Gunsa, Lapsung La pass, Selele pass, Yalung Glacier and finally to our destination, Kanchenjunga Base Camp.
Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu, you are welcomed by hospitable meeting and then you will be transferred to hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing around kathmandu valley such as Bhkatapur, pasupatinath, Boudhhanath, kathmandu durbar square & Swaymbhunath(monkey temple) and prepare for the Kanchenjunga trekking because this day is required to make Kanchenjunga trekking permit with original passport.
Day 03: Kathmandu Fly to Suketar 1824m trek to Mitlung 1968m.
Day 04: Mitlung trek to Chhiruwa 1190m.
Day 05: Chhiruwa trek to Sekathum 1640m.
Day 06: Sekathum trek to Amjilessa 2490m.
Day 07: Amjilessa trek to Gyapla/Kypra 2730m.
Day 08: Gyapla/Kypra trek to Gunsa village 3430m.
Day 09: Acclimatization or rest day in Gunsa village. During this day you can hike up to the selele pass base camp.
Day 10: Gunsa trek to Kambachen 4040m.
Day 11: Kambachen trek to Lhonak 4790m.
Day 12: Lhonak trek to Pang pema (Kanchenjunga northern Base Camp) 5140m.
Day 13: Pang pema base camp trek to Lhonak 4790m.
Day 14: Lhonak trek to Gunsa 3430m.
Day 15: Gunsa trek to Sinion/ selele Phedi 3546m.
Day 16: Sinion /selele phedi via Selele pass 4854m trek to Tseram 3870m.
Day 17: Tseram trek to Kanchenjunga Oktang Base camp back to Ramche 4620m
Day 18: Ramche trek to Torontan 3256m.
Day 19: Torontan Trek to Amje Khola 2340m.
Day 20: Amje Khola Trek to Mamanke 1810m.
Day 21: Mamanke trek to Kande Bhanjang 2134m.
Day 22: Kande Bhanjang trek Lali Kharka 2213m.
Day 23: Lali Kharka trek to Suketar /Taplejung 1824m.
Day 24: Suketar by flight back to Kathmandu.
Day 25: Our representative will drop you to the International Airport (TIA) to assist you for your final departure to your destination or alternatively the next destination.
The above information is a guide and standard template of what we provide. Our trip can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements
- Airport and hotel transportation
- 3 night hotel in Kathmandu
- All accommodation and meals during the trek
- Domestic flights fare
- An experienced English-speaking trek leader and Sherpa porters to carry luggage (necessary porters) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging
- All necessary paper work and permits (National park permit, TIMS)
- Kanchenjunga special permits, KCAP permit fee
- A comprehensive medical kit
- All government and local taxes
- All Nepalese staffs insurance as per Nepalese government rules
- Company service charge and government taxes etc.
- Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs)
- International airfare to and from Kathmandu
- All meals in Kathmandu
- Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu
- Travel Insurance fee and rescue insurance
- Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc.)
- Tips for guides and porters
“Everything I imagined and more”
Hari Bhatta is a professional guide trek organizer for your adventure! He has many years of experience for trekking and touring in Nepal, great communication skills and speaks excellent English. He took good care of me when I was sick during our trek to Kanchanjunga Base Camp trek, made sure I was safe and comfortable and always made sure I was having a good time as trekker. Hari has much knowledge of all trekking areas in to all Nepal, and well management by Life Dream Adventure. Really nice team i enjoyed a lot having my holidays with this beautiful people in beautiful country to do trekking in Kanchanjunga . Hari always had one of the biggest and best smiles in Nepal; he will put you in touch and provide interaction with the beautiful people, culture and mountains of Nepal. Truly amazing trip it was for me. If anyone interests to visit in Nepal do not hesitate to contact Life Dream adventure.