Mount Kanchenjunga base camp trek Nepal complete guide

kanchenjunga base camp trek

Mount Kanchenjunga base camp trek overview

Kanchenjunga base camp trek is an ideal trekking trial in the far eastern Nepal. Kanchenjunga base camp trek is opened in 1988 for foreign travelers. Put your own courage to the test with the Kanchenjunga base camp trek, coming in from the Nepal side. Kanchenjunga is the third highest mountain in the world at 8,586m and the 2nd highest peak of Nepal.

Kanchenjunga base camp trek suitable for those; who have enough time for walking holiday and interested to venture into the isolated corners of Nepal. Kanchenjunga base camp route is little bit long comparatively then other trekking routes of Nepal but worthwhile follows remote mountain ranges of Nepal explore around Kanchenjunga both the south and north base camp.

Besides main Kanchenjunga peak there are four subsidiary mountains all over 8000m and more than fifteen peaks over 6,000m to the surrounding. Trekking to Kanchenjunga is to explore wide range of scenery lush, tropical jungle including Rhododendron, chestnut and oak forests to the alpine zone.

Kanchenjunga region is also well known for home of the Red Panda and other snow animals, birds and plants. Kanchenjunga trip is the best option to familiar with culture, tradition and lifestyle of local people, villages. Kanchenjunga base camp trekking area is protected by the Kanchenjunga conservation area project.

There are two base camps of Kanchenjunga south and north given treks takes you both base camp of the third highest peak Mt. Kanchenjunga 8586m. Kanchenjunga is a huge massif located in the far northeast part of Nepal on the borders of Sikkim and Tibet.

Main attraction of the Kanchenjunga base camp trek are the magnificent views of the snow capped mountain, varied landscapes from the subtropical lowlands to the stunning glacial plateau, enchanting forests of rhododendrons and plenty of wildlife including the famous musk deer and blue sheep.

Best time for trekking in Kanchenjunga is spring and autumn season trek can arrange on camping and tea house basic. From the North base camp Pang Pema 5140m trek continue to south base camp crossing two passes, Lapsang La and Sinion/Mirgin La finally reach at Ramche.

Early in the morning hiking to south base camp, Yalung Glacier then trek continues back to Suketar. The Kanchenjunga base camp trek Nepal is a challenging series of hikes that will call out all of your physical resources so make sure you get in good shape before your scheduled trip.

Regular jogging, running, and other intense aerobic exercise are recommended. Suggested Kanchenjunga base camp trek cost & itinerary given below, if it is not suitable for you, we are happy to design another as per your desire and duration of holidays.

Mt. Kanchenjunga base camp trek itinerary

Day 01: Arrival day in Nepal.

Day 02: Kathmandu tours and preparation for Kanchenjunga trek.

Day 03: Flight from Kathmandu to Bhadrapur then drive to Ilam.

Day 04: Drive from Ilam to Taplejung (1820m).

Day 05: Trek from Taplejung to Mitlung (890m).

Day 06: Trek from Mitlung to Chirawa (1185m).

Day 07: Trek from Chirwa to Lelep (1510m).

Day 08: Trek from Lelep to Amjilessa (2498m).

Day 09: Trek from Amjilessa to Gyabla (2725m).

Day 10: Trek from Gyabla to Ghunsa (3415m).

Day 11: Rest day at Ghunsa for acclimatization.

Day 12: Trek from Ghunsa to Kambachen (4145m).

Day 13: Trek from Kambachen to Lhonk (4792m).

Day 14: Trek to Pang Pema (Kanchenjunga B. C. North (5140m) back to Lhonak

Day 15: Trek from Lhonak to Ghunsa (3415m).

Day 16: Trek from Ghunsa to Selele Kharka.

Day 17: Sinion la, Margin la & Selele pass 4685m camp at Tseram (3868m).

Day 18: Trek from Tseram to Ramche (4610m).

Day 19: Explore south base camp (4740m) Yalung glacier, back to Ramche.

Day 20: Trek from Ramche (4620m) to Torantan (2980m).

Day 21: Trek from Torntan (2990m) to Yamphudin (1692m).

Day 22: Trek from Yamphudin (1690m) to Phumphe danda.

Day 23: Trek to Kande Bhyanjyang 2190 meters / 7185 feet

Day 24: Trek to Lalikharka 2266 meters / 7434 feet

Day 25: Trek to Deurali than drive to Taplejung

Day 26: Drive to Bhadrapur evening flight to Kathmandu.

Day 27: Flight to Kathmandu, evening farewell dinner.

Day 28: After this amazing Kanchenjunga base camp tea house trek if you are interested for other activities like Safari, Rafting, Biking, Tours, Peak climbing or more trekking in other region we organize trip according to your desire. If you decide to leave Nepal we will transfer to airport for your onward destination.

Service include

# Airports pick up and drop by private vehicle.

# 5 star hotel in Kathmandu for 3 Nights twin sharing with breakfast.

# Full day guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu.

# Grounded transportation and Flight KTM to Bhadrapur, suketar to KTM

# All meals and accommodation during Kanchenjunga trekking period

# An experienced English speaking guide trained by gov. of Nepal.

# Highly experienced Kanchenjunga base camp trekking staffs

# All governmental procedure permits fees and local taxes.

# Down jacket, sleeping bag, duffel bag, medical kit etc.

# Travel and rescue arrangements

# Welcome and farewell dinner at typical Nepalese restaurant.

Service exclude

*Visa fees / international airfare to and from Kathmandu

*Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu

*Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost.

*Hot shower, battery recharge during Kanchenjunga trek

*Personal expenses phone calls, bar bills, extra porters etc.

*Personal Kanchenjunga base camp trekking equipment’s / gears

*Tips for guides, porters and driver

*All others expenses not mentioned on price include section.

Trip note

Base Camp Excursion, Kathmandu, Nepal always thinking about guest’s safety; It is our paramount concern whilst traveling with us. Trekking is an adventure tour we reach remote mountain region. Sometime health condition of member, natural disaster, and weather condition of mountain region changed unexpectedly we cannot guarantee it. Please note that trekking guide has the authority to cancel any part of Kanchenjunga base camp trek cost itinerary if it is necessary due to safety concerns, be prepared to be flexible if required, otherwise trekking group leader follow the above itinerary.

Additional information

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Holiday Trip Fact

Price: US $ 2750
Grade: Strenuous
Season: Sept to Dec, March to May
Duration: 26 Days
Operation: Camping / Tea house
Activities: Trekking and sightseeing
Group Size: Min 2 to Max 12
Highest access: Pang pema 5140m
Start From: Kathmandu - Taplejung
Ending at: Suketar - Kathmandu