Kanchenjunga North & South Base camp Trek:

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. Kangbachenga (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 Outlook:

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.

Outline Itinerary:

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: $3625 US Dollars.

 

Cost Includes:

  •  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.

Cost Excludes:

  • 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.


Notes: The trekking Itinerary and cost is changeable and Modifiable according to the groups time and wants.  An additional trip activities such as sightseeing tours, Mountain flight, Mountain bike tours, peak climbing, Rafting and cultural tours  can be added as per the client’s interest and request. For detailed information please contact us by email or direct phone.