This trek approaches the North and South Face Base Camp of the world’s third highest peak, Mt. Kanchenjunga (8,598m), which lies in the eastern frontier of Nepal. Mt. Kanchenjunga is one of the world’s most challenging peaks to climb, geographically lies on the border of Nepal and Sikkim (India). The trek begins right after landing at the airstrip in Taplejung and goes through fascinating green and beautiful landscape, crop growing fields and small but fascinating villages and lush of forests to the awe-inspiring north and South Face Base Camp of Kanchenjunga.
Kanchenjunga, is reached, surrounded by an incredible array of high peaks. The formidable north face of Kanchenjunga is revealed and walks up the glacier offer fascinating close-up views of surrenduing peaks, that are located near by Mt Kanchenjunga. This is one of the most beautiful treks in the Himalaya of Nepal. The massive peak dominates the southern range of the Himalayas. This section of Nepal has only been open to trekking since 1988, which explains its richness of traditional culture are worth to see. This Treks offers an incredible experiences for those who love to travel such a remote area of Nepal and has many possibilities for extra days to explore different areas that are surrounded by many mountains of eastern Nepal.
The Kanchangunga area has a profusion of high summits of which range of a 8,000 meters peak and 11 peaks above 7,000 meters. Numerous beautiful glaciers that feed the huge river. The glaciers north of the main peak are clockwise Nupchu, Lhonak, Chichima, Gimsung, Pyramid, Kanchenjunga and Ramtang. West and South of the main peak are Kumbhakarna (Jannu), Yamatari and Yalung glaciers. Kanchenjunga (4038) in Ghunsa valley and Walungchung (3,200m) in Tamur valley are the highest settlements in the area. The latter was an important trading centre between the towns of Darjeeling and Tipta La in Tibet. The only access to the Kanchenjunga area is a road link to Basantapur and a direct air link to the town of Taplejung bazar.
Trip Mode: on Lodge & Camp basis.
Trek Grade: Moderate to Adventurous
Highest Altitude gain: 5000m .
Trekking Duration: 07 / 08 days.
Total trip: 25 / 26 days.
Best season: All year except July / August the wet months.
Day 01 Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.
Day 02 Sightseeing tours in Kathmandu.
Day 03 Fly to Bhardapur.
Day 04 Fly or Drive to Suketar.
Day 05 Trek to Jogidanda.
Day 06 Trek to Chiruwa.
Day 07 Trek to Sekathum.
Day 08 Trek to Amjilasa.
Day 09 T rek to Gyapla.
Day 10 Trek to Ghunsa.
Day 11 Acclimatization day at Ghunsa.
Day 12 Trek to Khambachen.
Day 13 Trek to Lhonak.
Day 14 Acclimatization day at Lhonak ( visit Pangpema base camp)
Day 15 Trek back to Khambachen.
Day 16 Trek to Ghunsa.
Day 17 Trek to Mirgin la Base camp.
Day 18 Trek to Ramche Base Camp.
Day 19 Excursion day at Ramche. ( Visit Oktong Base Camp)
Day 20 Trek down to Yamphudin.
Day 21 Trek to Bhaisi Kharka.
Day 22 Trek to Lali Kharka.
Day 23 Trek to Suketar.
Day 24 Fly or Drive back to Bhardapur.
Day 25 Fly back to Kathmandu.
Day 26 Transfer to International airport.
Trip Cost per person: $3925 US Dollars.
All ground Transport such as, Arrival and Departure, Transfers to and from Airport.
3 Night Hotel in Kathmandu in 3,4 star hotel with b/b & twin Sharing basis.
Kathmandu/Bhadrapur/Suketaar/Bhadrapur/Kathmandu. By flight.
Three course of meals with hot tea and coffee and accommodation for the entire trip.
Expert Trekking Guide and twins sharing porter for the entire trek.
All necessary trekking entrance permits for Kanchenjunga Trek
Government Tax, Staff travel medical insurances their salary and medicine for the trek.
Lunch and Dinner during your stay in Kathmandu. (Except farewell dinner).
All personal trekking gear, nature expenses, Laundry, internet and Tips.
All types of cold and Beverage drink during the entire trip.