Trip Highlights
  • A thrilling trek that takes us close to the 3rd highest peak of the world; Mt. Kanchenjunga 8,586m
  • Wandering amidst historic dwellings of ethnic Rai, Limbu, and Sherpa communities while dancing in their rich culture.
  • Scenic sights of admirable great Himalayas.
  • Stunning landscapes, prosperous woods, flowing rivers, exotic flora, and fauna the Kanchenjunga region embraces.
  • Raw untouched, demanding paths to the heights that are a clickbait to the adventurous side of you.
  • Accommodation in the pleasant hospitality of ethnic communities in the lap of fierce mountains.

Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek2022-2023 unfolds as a challenging adventure in the Eastern Part of Nepal leading to the extreme Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek Altitude 5,143m. The Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek Itinerary leads you near Mt. Kanchenjunga 8,586 m which is the world's third-highest peak also known as the “Five Treasures of the Great Snow” -Gold, Silver, Precious Stones, Grain, and Holy Scriptures. The Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekking is not just adventurous but holy as well and as holy as this place is, the treasures it holds are visions of endless beauty. Trekking to heights will bring our visits the discoveries of wondrous locations with absolute awe-inspiring charms like the North Base Camp Pang Pema and Sele La pass, 4290m, and Bokta Peak Climbing can be an alternative extension. You can also get an overall perspective of how the Kanchenjunga Expedition follows its course through this amazing trekking.

Nestled in the atmosphere of silhouettes of mountains that aim to kiss the sky, undefiled wild, content journey in nature; Kanchenjunga Region is the place to explore to fulfill the desire of losing yourself in the realm of nature.

27 Days Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekking

Kanchenjunga Base Camp Hiking to an elevation of 5143m is an exotic adventure in the Far Eastern part of Nepal bordering Sikkim, India. The 27 Days Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekking comprises of the walk via the Arun Valley; a place abundant in natural riches, passing by the alluring forests filled with enrooted trees of rhododendron, bamboos, flowing rivers, rocky slopes, alpine grasslands, glacial moraines. While you march in the untarnished greenery of the region in the Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek Package, the striking sights of tall and proud Himalayan peaks like Mt. Kanchenjunga 8,586m, Mt. Makalu 8,485m which can be reached through the Makalu Expedition, Mt. Lhotse 8516m, Mt. Everest 8849m which is explored through Everest Expeditions well as the various other mountains above the 6000 meters will stun you. The more you look at them, the more beautiful the massifs will appear every time.

Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek Route

The heavenly Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek Route is like a garden where flora like the maple, chestnut, pine, firs, rhododendron, orchids bloom and nurtures faunas like Snow Leopard, Himalayan Asian black bear, red pandas, Chestnut-breasted partridge, and Blood pheasant showcase their natural or biological charms. The Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek Map offers trekking through gorgeous sites starting from the vibrant capital city- Kathmandu then flying to the Terai region of Nepal, climbing from Lali Kharka to Keswa where early sites of the holy Mt. Kanchenjunga teases us to explore more of the trip, continuing marching towards Chirwa, Sekathum, Amjilosa passing by dwellings in the higher altitude of the region adding beauty to the captivating landscapes, when we reach Khambachen, we will rest and acclimatize to battle with altitude. This experience of Trekking in Kanchenjunga Nepal can also be felt through the undertaking of the greatest trekking adventure of all time known as Great Himalayan Trail Trekking.

The Kanchenjunga Base Camp Journey

The Kanchenjunga Base Camp Journey through the Kanchenjunga region acquaints you with the diverse culture of Rai, Limbu, Sherpa communities that have cultivated in the lands far away from hustle and bustle of modernization. The warm hospitality of people residing in the Himalayan region will make it easier for you to experience a home away from home in the Kanchenjunga Base Camp Hike 2022. The lodging facilities provide an affectionate environment where you can rest and strengthen your immunity for the trails forward. Trekking to Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek Kathmandu is a journey that induces your adrenaline rush to the maximum level with its challenging trails and enchanting vibe of nature that calms your heart. The culture of these ethnic communities has grown in the womb of nature undisturbed from hustle and bustle of cities. Getting to know the sacred culture of these ethnic communities is an experience you would not want to let go of. Trust us, the Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekking Trip is absolutely surreal.

Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek Difficulty Level

In order to climb to the altitude of 5143m, you will have to brace yourself with physical strength and strong immunity power as this trek is not a simple walk in the park. There are challenging paths to be faced in this exhilarating trip as we elevate however, once accomplished you will be filled with joy. Previous hiking or trekking experiences are required to conquer and endure the adversities caused by unpredictable weather or rough trails. Proper trekking equipment makes your walk safe and convenient. Thus, Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek Difficulty Level is challenging for a Trekking Adventure.

Best Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekking Seasons

March, April, May, and early June of the spring season and during late September, October, November, and December of Autumn season are favorable months to visit the ecstatic Base Camp. During these months the weather is stable and the views are clear. The uncertainty of weather is a drawback during the monsoon season and there are chances of landslides whereas, in the winter, heavy snowfall makes the trails slippery and demanding to walk on. The challenges are tougher if the adventure is undertaken in other seasons apart from the best Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekking Season.

Why Choose Nepal Nomad for Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek

Nepal Nomad is a company with over a decade of experience in conducting adventures like the Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek Adventure. The team is filled with members possessing professional skills and training like map-reading, emergency evacuation, and first-aid service. Nepal Nomad with its professional trekking expertise is at your service if you have any queries regarding the trip and can also help you in fixing the best Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek Departure Date. It will be a pleasure to serve you with premium and secure services to take you around places. The itinerary to the base camp can also be customized as per your convenience so you can rely on us for flexible yet trustworthy services in the trekking area. Any solo traveler can undertake this trek and Nepal Nomad shall guarantee their security.

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 - Bhadrapur- 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 kit, trek bag carried by your leader.
  • None of the single supplements is required in Kathmandu or in the mountain.
  • Arrival Airport picks 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 a responsible traveler.
  • Drinks or meals except for 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 were sustained as a result of delays beyond Nepal Nomad's control. Anything not specified in the cost includes section.

USEFUL INFORMATION

Experience and Insurance required for Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekking Trip

The Kanchenjunga Base camp Trekking trip is not a simple form of hiking as it involves about 26 days of endeavor. However, it still does not require any previous experience of trekking. The insurance required for Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekking is Trip-cancellation insurance, medical insurance, and emergency evacuation insurance.

Pre-trip meeting for Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek Journey

We become a part of a briefing done before the actual undertaking of the Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek Journey. We discuss everything related to the trip and the team involved, in that meeting and create proper communication.

Accommodation and Meals in Kanchenjunga Base Camp Hiking

The accommodations are of basic standard in the Kanchenjunga Base Camp Hiking and are limited. Bathrooms are available under shared conditions and the warmth of the chimney is shared in the dining area. You will enjoy breakfast, lunch, and Dinner as meals in the Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekking Adventure.

A regular day on the Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekking Trip

On a normal day of the Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekking Trip, we wake up early and enjoy the delicious local breakfast. Then we head on to our upcoming destination and have lunch on the way there.

Responsible Travel and means of transport in the Kanchenjunga region

We conduct very responsible travel while traveling in the Kanchenjunga region by not altering or harming our surroundings in any manner or form. The means of transport used for joining the Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekking are private vehicles and helicopters for emergencies.

Altitude sickness in the Kanchenjunga Base Camp Hiking

Altitude Sickness in the Kanchenjunga Base Camp Hiking is indeed a potential risk as we are reaching over 5000m in this trip. We acclimatize and conduct necessary exercises to deal with the sickness. However, we need to be able to recognize the three stages of Altitude Sickness like Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS), High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE), and High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE). We shall give you the necessary information regarding that.

FAQs

The permits required for Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekking are: Kanchenjunga Conservation Area permit, Trekker’s Information Management System (TIMS) card, Immigration Permit, and local government’s permit.

Nepal Nomad team uses its best skills and training of evacuation as well as medical services in emergencies in adventures like the Kanchenjunga base Camp Trek.

The condition of toilets in the Kanchenjunga Trekking region is basic and is on a shared basis. Luxury should not be expected as we are heading for the remote region and need to adjust accordingly.

The company of Nepal Nomads in the Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek guarantees the safety of solo travelers no matter their gender.

Professional and decent gear can be available for rent for the Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekking.

The communication service condition is determined by a lot of factors in the region like altitude, weather, and the overall geography. Flexibility is required to adapt in situations where communication service might not be strong.