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Kanchenjunga Trek - 25 Days

If you want an ideal trekking trial in the far eastern Nepal then Kanchenjunga Base Camp trek will be the best option for you. Kanchenjunga trekking route is little bit long comparatively other trekking route of Nepal but rewarding which follows deeply into the remote Himalayas mountain ranges of Nepal. Kanchenjunga is the second highest peak of Nepal after Mt. Everest (8848m). Beside this, there are four subsidiary mountains all over 8000m and more that fifteen peaks over 6000m. While trekking in Kanchenjunga you can see wide range of scenery lush, tropical jungle through rhododendron, chest nut and oak forests to the alpine zone. Kanchanjunga is a huge massif located in the far north east part of Nepal on the borders of Sikkim and Tibet. The main attractions of Kanchanjunga are the magnificent view of snowcapped mountain peaks, varied landscapes from subtropical lowlands to the spectacular glacial plateaus, enchanting forests of rhododendrons and abundance of wildlife that includes musk deer and blue sheep. We are sure that you will feel this Kanchenjunga trek very interesting and exciting.

Kanchenjunga trek begins with a flight from Kathmandu to Biratnagar and transfer to Basantapur on the same day. But the real Kanchanjunga trek begins with first camp at Chauki and then trek through Gyabla and ascends to the higher camp at Pang Pema and camp at Lhonak. You can see panoramic views of Lhotse, Everest, Kanchanjunga and Makalu. You can believe that Kanchenjunga trek is perfect for the trekkers who have abundance of time and willing desire to venture into some of the far-flung regions of Nepal. The popular inhabitants of this region are Limbu people who are famous for invention of Tongba. The lifestyle of people has not been much affected by the modern world. You can see some of the most remote monasteries that lie in the shadow of the grand Kanchenjunga. It is home of the Red Panda and other snow animals, birds and plants. After complete Kanchenjunga base camp trek reaching the base camp of world's third highest peak, trek completes at Sunetar and we fly back to Kathmandu which will considered as the end of this marvelous trek.

Kanchenjunga trek is simply designed for those who have abundance of time and a willing desire to venture into some of the far-flung regions of Nepal. A special permit for trekking is required to trek in this area from the government. The best season to trek in Kanchenjunga area is during spring from March to May and autumn from September to November.

Kanchenjunga Trek Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu international Airport then transfer to the Hotel.

Day 02: Kathmandu Valley sightseeing and  trek preparations for next day.

Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Biratnagar

Day 04: Fly to Taplejung and trek to Mitlung (921m)

Day 05: Mitlung to Chirwa (1,270m)

Day 06: Chirwa to Sekathum (1,660m)

Day 07: Sekathum to Amjilossa (2,510m)

Day 08: Gybala to Gybala (2,730m)

Day 09: Gybala to Ghunsa (3,595m)

Day 10: Acclimatisation day at Ghunsa (3,595m)

Day 11: Ghunsa to Kambachen (4,100m)

Day 12: Acclimatisation and rest day at Kambachen (4,100m)

Day 13: Kambachen to Lhonak (4,785m)

Day 14: Lhonak to Pangpema (5,143m) and return to Lhonak

Day 15: Return to Ghunsa

Day 16: Ghunsa to high camp before Mirgin La

Day 17: Cross Mirgin La (4,663m) to trek to Tseram (3,870m)

Day 18: Tseram to Oktang (4,700m) and then return to Ramche (4,580m)

Day 19: Ramche to Lamite Bhanjyang (3,310m)

Day 20: Lamite Bhanjyang to Yamphudin (2,080m)

Day 21: Rest day at Yamphudin

Day 22: Yamphudin to Phonphe (1,900m)

Day 23: to Phonphe to Khunjari (1,928m)

Day 24: Khunjari to airstrip at Suketar

Day 25: Fly to Biratnagar and Kathmandu

Cost include:

  •   All hotel/airport transfer
  •  3 nights Hotel in Kathmandu with BB plan
  •  Airport pickup drop and sightseeing by private vehicles
  •  Domestic Airfare
  •  All accommodations in tents and all meals during the treks
  •  All cost for a Life Dream Adventure (First Aid and Eco trained English Speaking) and, a sherpa assistance leader(s) and assistance Trek leader help each individuals while on trek
  •  All necessary paper works and trekking permits
  •   Kanchanjunga specila trekking permit
  •  Travel & Rescue arrangements
  •  Exclusive Medical Kit Bag
  •  Portable Altitudes Chamber (PAC) for safety measures ( if on group less than 3 people we will provide on request and extra fee)
  •  All government and local taxes if necessary 

Cost Not Include:

  • Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs)/ International airfare to & from home city
  •  Excess baggage charges
  •  Lunch & evening meals in Kathmandu
  •  Travel and rescue insurance
  •  Personal expenses e.g. phone calls, laundry, bar bills & extra porters
  •  Tips for guides and porters
  •  Optional trips and sightseeing if extend

Trip Facts

Trip Duration: 25 Days

Trek Duration: 23 Days

Trek Grade: Moderate

Trek Type: Camping

Activity: Trekking, City Tour

Per day walking: 5 to 7 hours

Max. Altitude: Pangpema (5,143m)

Transportation: Car / Van / Plane

Group Size: 01 - 14 pax

Accommodation: Tourist class guest houses to 5 star hotel in Kathmandu (depends on clients choice), Guest Houses / lodges in the mountain

Best Time to Travel: Feb, March, April, May, Oct, Nov, Dec.

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