Kanchenjunga Trekking

Kanchenjunga trekking is the journey around the third highest Mountain of the world Mt. Kanchenjunga (8586m.) which is situated in the eastern part of Nepal bordering with Sikkim of India. Kanchenjunga region is god gifted with the natural bounties which offer the excellent view of the blooming rhododendrons, orchids, lilies, primulas and many other flowers. Kanchenjunga trekking also gives you an opportunity to enjoy the variety of beautiful landscapes, diverse Nepal's ethnic cultures as well as the enthralling vistas of the mountains including Kanchenjunga (8586m.), Everest (8848m.), Lhotse and Makalu. The Kanchenjunga has a profusion of high summits with three above 8000m and 11 above 7000m. The alpine grass lands, rocky outcrops, dense temperate and sub-tropical forests low river valley of this trekking region adds further pleasure to the trekkers. This journey gives the lifetime memory to the trekkers with thewilderness experience. Trekking to the Kanchenjunga region was opened for foreign trekkers in 1988 and for the trekking requires the special permit from the government.
The adventurous and challenging Kanchenjunga trekking begins from the Sukhetar of Taplejung, after flying from Kathmandu via Biratnagar. This trek offers the untouched nature and culture along with the ecological diversity. From Sukhetar you head to the Kanchenjunga base camp passing through thick rhododendron and oak forest, pastures, high waterfalls along the grandiose Himalayas, different village etc. you cross the villages like Mitlung, Ghunsa, Khambachen and Lhonak. The Kanchenjunga region is inhabited by different ethnic groups like Rai, Limbu, Sherpa, etc. While trekking you get insight into different ethnicities, the rich and unique culture and life style of Rai, Limbus, Sherpas etc,. En route you enjoy the view of the green terraced hills, rugged landscapes, large pastures as well as encounter the rare and wildlife including snow Himalayan black bear, leopard, red panda, and musk deer. To enjoy the pristine culture and nature of this region, the best season for trekking are autumn and spring.

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS
>Trekking to the base camp of the world's third highest mountain
>Diverse landscapes, cultures and ethnic people
>Beautiful panoramic views of Everest, Lhotse, Makalu & others
>Kanchenjunga Conservation Area with various flora and fauna
>Crossing series of passes and visit Yalung glacier

TRIP DAY TO DAY ITINERARY

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1310m)
Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing
Day 03: Fight to Biratnagar
Day 04: Flight to Shuketar and trek to Mitlung
Day 05: Trek to Chirwa
Day 06: Trek to Sekathum
Day 07: Trek to Amjilosa
Day 08: Amjilosa to Gyabla
Day 09: Gyabla to Ghunsa
Day 10: Rest Day
Day 11: Ghunsa to Kambachen
Day 12: Rest Day
Day 13: Kambachen to Lhonak
Day 14: Lhonak to Kanchenjunga North Base Camp
Day 15: Trek back to Khambachen
Day 16: trek to Ghunsa
Day 17: Ghunsa to Sele Le
Day 18: Sele Le to Tseram
Day 19: Tseram to Ramche
Day 20: Ramche to Tseram
Day 21: Tseram to Yamphudin
Day 22: Yamphudinto Anpan
Day 23: Anpan to Taplejung
Day 24: Taplejung to Sukhetar
Day 25: flight to Biratnagar and then to Kathmandu
Day 26: Departure

SERVICE INCLUDES:

  • Arrival/departure transfers
  • Welcome drinks and trekking orientation
  • 3 Nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Flight to Kathmandu – Biratnagar – Suketar – Kathmandu
  • Accommodation in teahouse (lodge) / Camping on twin sharing basis on trekking
  • Breakfast on the trek
  • A Professional English speaking trekking guide
  • 1 porter for 2 people (each porter can carry only 18 kg luggage)
  • Trekking staff wages, insurance, meals, transportations and allowances
  • Group medical supplies (First Aid kit)
  • Government and local taxes

SERVICE EXCLUDES:

  • International airfare
  • Nepal Entry Visa and Visa extension fee
  • Monuments entry fee in Kathmandu
  • Single supplement in Kathmandu
  • Lunch / dinner in Kathmandu and on trek
  • Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation costs
  • Personal expenses such as telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks (including cold drinks and mineral water/boiled water), laundry
  • Camera/cell phone battery charge while on trek
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Donation & tips etc
  • Any other services not specified in the ‘Cost includes’

Trip Facts

Price From$0 USD
  • Duration26 Days
  • Difficulty
  • Altitude4800m
  • Accommodation
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