Trip Name: Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek
Max Altitude: 5143m
Best Time: Mar-May, Oct-Nov
Activities: Trekking and Hiking
Group Size: 2+
Trek Duration: 21 days
Duration: 23 days
Mt. Kanchanjunga is the 3rd hightest peak in the world and it had been climbed in 1955 AD. It is one of the long and challening treks located in eastern part of Nepal opened from 1988. The Kanchenjunga base camp trek is a trekking adventure to one of the beautiful Himalayas of Nepal which is an untainted, remote and unspoiled region. The trekking in Kanchenjunga region is to explore the tropical forests of rhododendron, oak and chestnut dominated by enchanting views of snowcapped Himalayas, picturesque landscapes, lush mountains, subtropical lowlands, fascinating glacial plateau and traditional village settlements. name Kanchenjunga means ‘Five Treasures house of Snow. It takes you deep in the isolated peak ranges on Nepal's border between Sikkim and Tibet. We see a broad choice of In this trek, you will see a broad choice of panorama from lush, tropical forest all the way through to chestnut, rhododendron, and oak forests and after that at higher height into the alpine region. We explore a range of culture and lify style of Rai, Limus, Sherpa and then to Tibetan Buddhis villages.
Kanchenjunga trek offers a great view of mountain landscape, varied plants and wild lives and well off local culture. The Kanchenjunga trek commences by the North side of Kanchenjunga which will let you witness Tent peak, Cross peak, Nepal peak and then at the base Camp of Kanchenjunga itself cones into our sight. Leaving Pangpema the trek returns back to Ghunsa and then traverses the Mirgin La pass over the south region of Kanchenjunga. Also, we will visit the yak meadows of Oktang and Ramche where there is striking scenery of the south-west part of Kanchenjunga.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m /4,264 ft) transfer to a hotel.
Day 02: Trek permit preparation / Staff meeting / trek equipment checking.
Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Suketar airport (2,420m), trek to Lalikharka (2265m) 4 hrs.
Day 04: Trek Lalikharka to Khesewa (2120m) 6 hrs.
Day 05: Trek Khesewa to Mamankhe (1785m) 7 hrs.
Day 06: Trek Mamankhe to Yamphudin (2080m) 6 hrs.
Day 07: Trek Yamphudin to Tortong (2,995m) 7 hrs.
Day 08: Trek Tortong to Cheram (3,870m) 6 hrs.
Day 09: Acclimatization and Rest
Day 10: Trek Cheram to Ramchaur (Ramche) (4,580m)
Day 11: Trek Ramchaur (Ramche) Explore Oktang Yalung Base Camp (4500m), back to Ramche 7hrs.
Day 12: Trek Ramche to Cheram (3870m) 5 hrs.
Day 13: Trek Cheram to Sele La (4290m) 7 hrs.
Day 13: Trek Sele La to Ghunsa (3,595) 4 hrs.
Day 14: Trek Ghunsa to Kambachen (4,050m) 6 hrs.
Day 15: Trek Kambachen to Lhonak (4,780m) 6-7 hrs.
Day 16: Trek Kanchenjunga base camp / Pangepema (5143m), back to Lonak 7 hrs.
Day 17: Trek Lonak to Khambachen (4050m) 7hrs.
Day 18: Trek Khambachen to Ghunsa (3475m) 7 hrs.
Day 19: Trek Ghunsa to Amjilosa (2,308m) 7 hrs.
Day 20: Trek Amjilosa to Chirwa (1,270m) 7 hrs.
Day 21: Trek Chirwa to Phurumbu (1,549) 6 hrs.
Day 22: Trek Phurumbu to Suketar airport 6 hrs.
Day 23: Fly to Kathmandu