Trip Highlights
  • Kanchenjunga, world’s third highest mountains at 8586m.
  • Spectacular wild paths and forests at the lower altitudes.
  • Warm hospitality of the Sherpas, Rai, Limbu communities.
  • Get to know the insights of the Limbu and the Rai where one can try the local drink Tongba.
  • Stunning views of the rhododendron of the Mike Danda
  • Rich in the biodiversity.

Kanchenjunga Base Camp trekking is situated at an altitude of 5143m is the third world highest mountain and tracks the eastern border of Nepal. Kanchenjunga Base Camp is the rough cut adventure that sets your feet helps you pass the high mountain wilderness. Kanchenjunga Base Camp trek is a complete circuit which covers North Base Camp Pang Pema and Sele La pass, 4290m are unquestionably comprises of the unspoiled and beautiful wilderness which is truly a paradise for adventurers.

“Cast your eyes to the further east and the fresh day on the misty sketch of the gigantic white massif, a complete range into the Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekking”

Kanchenjunga Trekking description:

The 27 days Kanchenjunga Base Camp trek encloses an enormous mountain soaked in the snow which lies between the Sikkim and Nepal border. The preservation area itself stretches the protected regions in the Tibet and Sikkim. There are only few visitors since the area remains remote. For the trekkers, the reward lies more than the thrilling sights provided by the Kanchenjunga Base Camp trip map .We hike through the majestic North Base Camps and pass the Miring La which is situated at an altitude of the 4550m to the south of the Kanchenjunga after crossing Sele La pass, 5143m. Out of the Kanchenjunga, the hikers will face the multi range of the glorious peaks that includes the Mt. Kanchenjunga in the south face and has similarly the neighboring peaks that have four of the world’s highest mountains that includes the diverse distant sight of the Mt. Makalu, Mt. Lhotse 8516m, Mt. Everest as well as the various other mountains above the 6000 meters. Likewise, during the trek to Kanchenjunga holiday, you will experience full adventure in the wilderness, as you pass through sloppy and rocky hills, glaciers, and glacial lakes and steamy jungles which are full of flora and fauna and protected under Kanchenjunga conservation area. This Jungle is the home of various endangered wildlife including the Red-Panda, Himalayan Black bear, Musk deer, the elusive snow leopard and more than you would expect. Equally, it also hosts various species of rhododendron flowers, herbal plant, & regarded to be the home of over 250 species of birds. Besides having magnificent natural scenery, Kanchenjunga region is resided by various ethnic groups densely populated by Rai and Limbu ethnic groups who have their own distinct and unspoiled culture, rituals, language and religious practices that will truly interest you when exploring this dense & attractive region. In addition, besides the challenges, the trip is full of fun & camaraderie and equally full of adventure which suits those looking for pleasure, & spending their leisure hiking, exploring the natural wonders of this region and equally exploring the fascinating culture; this trip is also ideal for students and families as well-experienced & seasoned guides will lead you throughout the trip.

The trekking in Kanchenjunga south and north base camp initiates with a brief flight from Kathmandu to Bhadrapur than drive via Ilan to Suketar and then we continue trekking to Lali Kharka to Phurumbu, alongside tiny and charming settlement, you will continue trekking to Chirwa, Sekathum, Amjilosa, and continuously ascend up to the high altitude. Undoubtedly, alongside of the trail you will enjoy the greater sceneries, landscapes, various flora, and fauna, from Amjilosa; you will trek to Yamgswa, Ghunsa, and finally reach Khambachen, from where we spend a day for acclimatization. We will have amazing views of a whole range of Himalayas and the fantastic landscapes below. It is indeed certain to become one of the most memorable trekking trips for its undertakers.

Nepal Nomad trekking encourages you meet your gutsy dreams as a real reality. Get in touch with us on the off chance that you have any inquiries and questions in regards to the Kanchenjunga Base Camp trekking. We can even set up a customized Kanchenjunga Base Camp trekking Itinerary for you.

Itinerary

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Our men will be waiting for you at airport and will take the responsibility to transfer you to your Hotel. We will also have some pre trekking meeting after your refreshment. You can also walk around the valley to refresh yourself.

  • Meals: Welcome dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1360m

Today we visit different religious places of Kathmandu Valley. They are listed on world heritage sites; Swayambhunath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, Bouddhanath Stupa and Kathmandu durbar Square. These ancient places have their own untold stories and your tour guide will accompany you throughout the outing.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1360m

Today we take a flight to the Bhadrapur, fromwhere later in the day we take a jeep ride Ilam and stroll around the area where the popular place is known to be the Ilam here then we get to discover the beauty of the tea gardens in Illam, this is definitely a good choice.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Biratnagar

After, breakfast we continue drive to Suketar about 4 hour than have lunch there. We than gradually and steadily trek to the Lali Kharka about 4 hour which is at about altitude of 2220m, and the hiking is pretty easy. After that we will take some refreshment and then prepare for the porters to arrange their loads in the starting. We spend the overnight at the Lali Kharka after descending from the Suketar with the open grazing pasture.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Lali Kharka
  • Altitude: 2220m

From the early morning, we trek to the Keswa, we then go downhill to the Pokara village on the Phawa Khola after crossing the suspension bridge we ascend to the Kunjari where in the afternoon we reach at the campsite at Keswa where we get our early sight of the Kanchenjunga and then we make our way to the main summits with the Mt. Yalung Kang.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Keswa
  • Altitude: 2100m

Out from the Keswa we takes the route that diverse through the mountain side to the Kabeli Khola, as we ascend and descend as pass the several side valleys. We cross the Anpan villages where we then descend to pass the Khangwa Khola and ultimately where we then ultimately ascend to the Mamanke villages and from here we get the first view of the mighty peak of Mt.Jannu.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Mamanke
  • Altitude: 2000m

Today is an easy ascends to the Yamphudin that outlines the Kabeli Khola hillside as we pass the crest of the streak and beds which makes the path even more beautiful before we reach at the Yamphudin. In a beautiful river with many clear pools we can stop to bathe. Unitl we reach to the Gunsa, Yamphudin is the most beautiful arrangements in this area.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Yamphudin
  • Altitude: 1650m

Over the Yamphudin, the path climbs up to the steep encourage then we pass the Omja Khola. We stop for lunch at the dense forest where the valley over the Yamphudin. Then going to the deep downhill, we reach to the river that brings us to the Lamite jungle camp.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Lamite jungle camp

Today we climb uphill from the Lamite jungle camp after 3 hours then from the top of the Deorali Danda, from the high above the, we can see the Mt. Jannu clearer and then visible. We will stop for lunch at the exposed screen slopes. After that we descend to the Simbua Khola and then arrive at the Torontan which is located to the towering the fir trees in the main mountainous forests.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Torontan
  • Altitude: 3080m

In the early morning, we pass through the forests of the rhododendron and the pine. The valley then ascends as the day moves on where we get the sights of the snowcapped Himalayas and the beautiful Yalung Glacier. We head over the heights of the Rathong and then Kabru before Tseram where gain our acclimatization.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Tseram
  • Altitude: 3750m

The next day we head to the camp at the Ramche where the view is extremely beautiful and then we move to the series of the ablation valleys which has the clear sights of the Kabru, Rathong and then the Kokthan which is one of the highlights in trek to the Ramche which lies in the ablation broad and flat zone.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Ramche

We set to the camp at Ramche where we wills tayfo the acclimatization and then get our first experience to the Kanchenjunga and the as we follow the track of the valley we then head over the three Kanchenjunga summits of 8474m, 8586m and 8420m. Later in the day we then descend to the Talu where we get to see the mesmerizing panoramas. After the east part of the Khumbakarna Glacier and then return to our camp at the Ramche.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Ramche

We hike to the arrangements of the Lapsang as we move to Mirgin La as pass the cross to reach the Gunsa and the Kanchenjunga north side where we then see the significant view point of the Mt. Jannu. Depending on the conditions, we set our campsite beyond the pass.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Mirgin La

More splendid sights of the south west face of Jannu, we then head to descend from the campsite. We move downhill to the Gunsa which is one of the Tibetan villages with the tiny monastery with the prayer flags where we are welcomed with the beautiful wooden houses. 

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Gunsa
  • Altitude: 3475m

The path continues the through the pleasant forests of the rhododendron and the pine as we come across the chortens and Mani walls. At the Rampa Kharka, we stop for lunch. Descending to the Khambachen village where we get the sights of the gorgeous Khumbhakarna and where relish.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Khambachen

Today the trek is not strenuous and then we trek to the Lhonak via the Ramtang village where are able to easily hike relishing the splendid sights of the mountain peaks. We then see the first view of the Wedge Peak where in the afternoon the White Wave, Mera and the Twins comes. High above the Kanchenjunga Glacier we see the campsite of the Lhonak.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Lhonak
  • Altitude: 4790m

The trek takes us to the Pang Pema which is a 3 hour trek from the Lhonak where the path follows the trail to the North Base Camp, Pang Pema where the northern face of Kanchenjunga is directly oppositetowering. This has to be one of the splendid sights of the campsites that takes us to this distinct hike.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Pang Pema
  • Altitude: 5140m

Today is day 18, where we rest at the Pang Pema for the acclimatization and get to know the surroundings of the Pang Pema. For the panoramic views of the adjoining peaks and the Kanchenjunga, we climb uphill to the Drohmo which is the lower slopes whereas the other chance to preceed with this hike is the tough terrain.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Pang Pema
  • Altitude: 5140m

We head back with our steps into the Gunsa where we stay for an overnight at the Ramtang .

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Gunsa
  • Altitude: 3430m

Out from the Gunsa, we head to the main route which follows the TamurKholas and the Gunsa for the splendid sight of the rhododendron forests and the oak, birds. The road is pretty stiff as we follow the river where we cross across the Kyapra which is the ultimate Tibetan villages and so forth.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Kyapra
  • Altitude: 2300m

Today we trek to the Sakathum where we head to our village by following the few hours to the Amjilasa from here the Gunsa Khola Valley is extended as we camp to the Sakathum with an altitude of 1600m.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Sakathum
  • Altitude: 1600m

Today is a simple day to go outside the Sakathum, where there is the confluence of the two rivers. We follow the Tamur Koshi as we can see numerous spots for the bathing in the couple small tributary steam before we reach at the Chirwa village.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Chirwa
  • Altitude: 1180m

Today with the populated and the cultivated land, our path brings us to the Mitlung as we have our lunch there. We will continue our path with the long uphill climb and then along the valley of the Phurumba.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Phurumba

It takes about 3 hours to reach at the Taplejung village from the valley floor as climb the uphill crest before the ultimate climb uphill to the flight at the Suketar of the 2 hour ascent.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Suketar
  • Altitude: 2300m

Taking the connecting flight with the Biratnagar we head over to the bustling and hustling city of Kathmandu.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge

Today is the final day so you can relax until your departure or you can also initiate any supplementary trips or activities that you may have booked. In case of departure, you will be transferred to the international airport for fight back home.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1360m

What's Included

  • 3 night's accommodations in Kathmandu on BB plan.
  • Everything on meals as specified for trek (breakfast, lunch, dinner).
  • All internal local transport as per the itinerary.
  • Internal l flights from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu for client and Trek Leader.
  • National Park entrance fees, trekking permits accommodation in twin sharing local basis lodges or best available places for accommodations, trek leader and porters-salary, insurance, food, accommodations and other allowances included in trekking arrangements.
  • Basic first aid, Trek bag kit carried by your leader.
  • None of the single supplement is required in Kathmandu or in the mountain.
  • Arrival Airport Pick and departure Drop.
  • Food (Kathmandu) - lunch and dinner, International flights from your home to home.
  • Airport Taxes, car, taxi or van, Visa fees.
  • Medical examination (if required) and vaccination costs.
  • Own Expenditure(Personal) , .all bar bills, laundry, telephone calls, hot shower in the mountain, mineral water, sweet deserts, we recommend bringing .water purifier and neutralizer tabulates to reduce your cost of traveling and to become responsible traveler.
  • Drinks or meals except 3 meals or not specified in the itinerary, Personal clothing and equipment, Travel insurance, Optional trips. Tipping in general for trek crew (driver, Trek leader and porter-tipping is not mandatory but expected).
  • Charges sustained as a result of delays beyond Nepal Nomad's control. Anything not specified in the Cost Includes section.

USEFUL INFORMATION

Experience Required:

One should be physically fit and fine to do this trekking and it will be plus point of you have prior hiking and mountain walking experience.

Pre-Trip Meeting:

We hold a meeting after your arrival in Kathmandu to discuss further about the trip.

Equipment Check List:

Your trek bag should be under 20 kg and below are the some list of things that you will need while trekking.

Head:-

For the head protection: Sun hat or scarf - Light balaclava or warm fleece hat - Sunglasses with UV protection.

Lower Body: -

Under Garments - Hiking shorts - Lightweight cotton long pants - Light weight hiking thermal bottoms - Fleece or wool pants – Waterproof trekking trousers -

Feet: - lightweight thin inner socks - Thick, warm wool hiking socks - Hiking boots with spare laces - Camp shoes – Gaiters (optional)

Upper Body:-

As for the upper body’s shirts – Hiking and light weight thermal tops - Fleece jacket or pullover - Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional) - Waterproof shell jacket - Down vest and/or jacket - Base layer shirts - Warm jacket (down)*

Hands: - gloves that are Lightweight - Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer.

Accessories:-

Sleeping bag (comfort rated –10ºC)*- Sleeping bag liner - Head torch with spare bulbs and batteries - Small pad or combination.

Trekking Bags: - Large bag for keeping items dry inside trek bag, Daypack 250 to 30litres. - Thermarest sleeping pad - Water bottles - Water purification tablets.

Basic First Aid Kit: - Antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), altitude (Diamox), painkillers, plasters and blister treatment, insect repellent, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite). Glucose tablets and multi-vitamin tablets are also a good idea.

Toiletries:- 1 medium sized quick drying towel - Tooth brush/paste - Multipurpose soap - Deodorants - Nail clippers - Face and body moisturizer - Feminine products - Small mirror - Wet wipes - toilet roll/Tissue Extras - Antibacterial hand wash

Luxuries - Binoculars - Reading book - Trip Map/Guide book - Trekking poles – Camera - Repair kit: needle, thread, duct tape.

A typical day:

At 6.30 am your Sherpa knocks on your door with a cup of good morning tea. Time for the Breakfast, tight up your bag pack and head off for today's trekking hiking for the next three to four hours then at pleasant spot we shall stop for an hour along the way for a well-prepared hot lunch. Later, a walk another three hours or so before you stop for the overnight. The evening can be spent reading or chatting with your fellow hikers or trekking crew about the trip of the day. An asset can be pack of games to these nights; your trekking crew love teaching various Nepali card games and learning new Western games. Eventually, it's time to bed for a well-deserved night.

Accommodation:

While at the Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekking, lodging options are limited so please do not expect the Ritz! Nepal Nomad utilizes simplistic family run lodges, with a large sociable central dining area and a cozy chimney burning fire. Lodges are on a twin share basis and we recommend you use your own sleeping bag. Accommodations in the Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekkingtend to have shared bathroom facilities and you may not always have access to a shower. Regardless of the lack of facilities, these lodges certainly have a rustic charm, most are blessed with spectacular views and being family run operations, they offer a great insight into the daily life of the Mountain people.

Insurance:

Nepal Nomad'sbooking terms & conditions of joining Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekkingincludes that you must be fully insured with medical, emergency rescue evacuations including trip cancellation insurance which should cover over 3000m to 6000m.

Altitude Sickness:

Itinerary of the Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekkingis designed to ensure that there is plenty of times for adequate occurs as a result of acclimatization and cases of mountain sickness are rare. The common Symptoms are headaches, nausea, irregular breathing, insomnia and the swelling of fingers and glands. Medical Treatment is to descend to a lower altitude as quickly as possible which normally results in rapid improvement and recovery.

Meals:

On Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekking, three meals on full board basis will be provided (Nepali, Sherpa, and Tibetan, Continental, Italian, Chinese and Indian cousins). Every day dinner and breakfast will be placed and taken in the same lodge you spend over night but Lunch will be taken on your way to next village. Farewell dinner, breakfast and reception will be provided in Kathmandu.

FAQs

Kanchenjunga Base Camp is regarded as one of the challenging treks in the Kanchenjunga region however, it can be attained by any enthusiastic individual who seeks keen interest in travelling and trekking and is ever ready to pour their dedication on the trekking process. Similarly, the walks won’t last for more than eight hours a day which means 8 hour is the maximum time limit for a day’s trek and normally 5-6 hours of walk is carried out in each day with challenges in accordance to the route and weather.

Of course! Your shoes are what lead you all throughout the route and walking with the support of good shoes will provide you the best trekking experience.

What’s more? Remember quality socks. Glad feet equivalent an upbeat trekker, so search out an open air and gear store that will assist you in getting admirably fitted, reasonable, tough and agreeable shoes that will last until the end over the long haul.

We don't have an itemized preparing program as it is hard to prescribe a general program that applies to everybody. The preparation you ought to do as per your plan for the Kanchenjunga Base Camp relies upon your present degree of wellness and any physical ailments.

Every person is prone to altitude sickness in a way or another, while the only difference can be the physical fitness and immunity in accordance to different individuals. Through our several experiences, we've discovered that including carefully coordinated acclimatization days into the trek, has helped trekker’s adjust with climate and heights pretty easily in comparison to those treks done in the absence of acclimatization days.

However, the common Symptoms of altitude sickness are headaches, nausea, irregular breathing, insomnia and the swelling of fingers and glands. Medical Treatment is to descend to a lower altitude as quickly as possible which normally results in rapid improvement and recovery.

In the case of an emergency, there are bounded medical facilities on the course, yet our aides convey a full medicinal pack and are prepared broadly on the best way to utilize it. We likewise convey compact elevation chambers, which are helpful in the event that somebody is experiencing AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness) yet can't be emptied because of terrible climate. The wellbeing of our voyagers and team is our main need. On the off chance that a kindred trekker in your gathering needs to plunge, at that point an associate guide would go with them. We have bunches of care staff on the trek, so the individual sliding would be very much cared for, and won't affect on the remainder of the gathering's experience. In a extreme health cases, helicopter evacuation is managed.

A few housing have charging stations accessible for little electronic gadgets, for example, mobile phones, cameras and battery packs, however will frequently come at an extra expense.

The best time for Kanchenjunga Base Camp is autumn (September to late November) and spring (March to May). As these seasons are the time where we will get amazing views and the temperatures will also get hotter which will be good for Kanchenjunga Base Camp. But winter and monsoon trekking can also be done with extra preparations.

No, you do not get to stay at Kanchenjunga Base Camp for overnight as it doesn’t have proper facilities and thus, has not been permitted. Rather, you remain at Lhonak where you stroll into base camp for a day trip.

Yes, you can safely leave your any excess gears in your Kathmandu accommodation.

Dress Simple. For the individuals who wish to wear shorts, ensure the shorts spread your knees. For those that are agreeable in stockings, have a long top over them. Keep in mind; we are visitors going through these towns. Neighborhood individuals may feel humiliated, for them and for you, in the event that you dress inappropriately.

There are various stores where you can trade cash directly down the road in Thamel. You can exchange Nepalese rupees from five to one thousand.  There are likewise ATMs accessible for use in fundamental urban areas including Kathmandu, Pokhara and Namche; be that as it may, ATM expenses are pertinent, which might be in extra to what your card or bank supplier may charge.