Kanchenjunga Trek

Kanchenjunga Trek
24 days

Overview

Kanchenjunga Trek is one of the unexplored and virgin trekking routes in the Nepal which is located in the eastern part of Nepal. It is the third highest mountain in the world with the height of 8586m. This has been described by many people as the finest trekking route in Nepal. It is the magnificent peak which lays the border between Nepal and India. This trek is one of the most exciting trips to uncover the secrets of Nepal. Trekking in this region is really pleasing trails that offers us a wonderful snowcapped mountain, landscape and exotic scenic view of the Himalayas. Trekking does not get any better than this. You will see the wide range of scenery from lush, tropical jungle through to rhododendron, chestnut and oak forests and then at higher altitudes into the alpine zone. The treks include the natural beauty of the farmlands, traditional village, valleys, and other landscape. This mountain is considered to be one of the most beautiful mountain massifs in the world. Less Touristic and Wilderness routes now more developed tea house and less Camping Trekking in Nepal.

Kanchenjunga Trek trails begin along the along the Tamur River through Pipal trees and villages where traditional life is little touched by the modern world and this includes those of the Limbu people, famous for inventing Tongba and as the mainstays in the British Gorkha Regiments. Kanchenjunga Trek, you should physically fit and fine, technical knowledge and determination. This trail has a more exciting and challenging daredevil and popular organizing trip to situate in the Kanchenjunga conservation area. While passing through this trekking trails will provides us to observe the remarkable valleys with their amazing culture, traditions of the local inhabitants.  The best season for doing this trekking is April to May and September to November. There are no crowed and you will meet only a few other trekkers. You will see a range of Nepalese culture and lifestyle from Rai and Limbus to Tibetan Buddhist villages. The Adventure Everest Team Organized Local Trekking Guide and over 15 Years Experienced route of the Kanchenjunga Trekking.

Outline itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu TIA and transfer to hotel

Day 02: Full day Sight Seeing Kathmandu Valley

Day 03: Flight to Biratnagar (100m); drive to Basantpur (2200m), 6 hours.

Day 04: Trek to Chauki (2700m) 15km/900m/ 7 hrs.

Day 05: Trek to Gupha Pokhari (2900m) 4 hrs.

Day 06: Trek to Dobhan (660m) 7hrs.

Day 07: Trek to Mitlung (890m) 6hrs.

Day 08: Trek to Chirwa (1185m) 6hrs.

Day 09: Trek to Sekathum (1640m) 5 hrs.

Day 10: Trek to Amjilasha (2490m) 5hrs.

Day 11: Trek to Gyabla (2730m) 4 hrs.

Day 12: Trek to Ghunsa (3430m) 5 hrs

Day 13: Rest day in Ghunsa Explore

Day 14: Trek to Kambachen (4040m) 6 hrs.

Day 15: Trek to Lhonak (4790m) 6 hrs.

Day 16: Explore Pangpema Base camp (5140m) 6 hrs.

Day 17: Return to Ghunsa (3430m) 7 hrs.

Day 18: Trek to Sele Lapass (4500m) 6 hrs.

Day 19: Trek to Tseram (3870m) 8 hrs.

Day 20: Trek to Ramche (4620m) 7 hrs.

Day 21: Trek to Tortong (2995m) 7 hrs.

Day 22: Trek to Yamphudim (2070m) 7 hrs.

Day 23: Trek to Khebang (1740m) 7 hrs.

Day 24: Trek to Phakholing (800m) 7 hrs.

Day 25: Trek to Tharpu (1600m) 4 hrs.

Day 26: Drive to Bhadrapur, 190km. 9 hrs.

Day 27: Fly to Kathmandu (1400m) 1 hour

Day 18: Final International Departure        

Details Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu

A delegate will be meet you at the arrival gate of Tribhuwan international airport then you will transfer to the hotel which you have chosen for relax and freshen up. In the evening we will have our welcome dinner with you and your trekking guide. 

Day 02:  Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley

The second day of our trekking we will be taken for a full day sightseeing tour around Kathmandu valley after having breakfast. In this day we will visit center of pilgrimage Pashupatinath temple and Swaymbunath which are enlisted in UNESCO world heritage sites. After sightseeing we come back to hotel.

Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Suketar, trek to Lalikharka

After having breakfast in the morning we get early morning flight Suketar which lies in the eastern region of Nepal. After reach in Suketar we will slowly walk towards Lalikharka and we will spend one night in the Lalikharka.

Day 04: Lalikharka to Khesewa

After having breakfast in the morning we will slowly start our trekking towards Khesewa after spending one night in the lalikharka. During the time of this day trek we will pass through forest and small villages which lies at the height of 2120 meter from the sea level and spend one night in this village.   

Day 05: Khesewa to Mamankhe

After having breakfast in the morning we will slowly start our trekking towards Mamankhe after spending one night in the Khesewa. In this day trek route we will enjoy amazing views of the Himalayans and passing through the many beautiful villages and we will spend one night in this village. 

Day 06: Mamankhe to Yamphudin

After having breakfast in the morning we will slowly start our trekking towards Yamphudin after spending one night in Manankhe. We have to pass many small villages before reaching Yamphudin which lies at the height of 2080 meter from the sea level and spend one night in Yamphudin village.   

Day 07: Yamphudin to Tortong

After having breakfast in the morning we will slowly start our trekking towards Tortong after spending one night in Yamphudin. We have to pass through terraced farm and green meadows and also cross a pass at lassiya Bhanjyang before reaching Tortong and spend one night in this village.

Day 08: Tortong to Cheram

After having breakfast in the morning we will slowly start our trekking towards Cheram after spending one night in Tortong village. During the time of trekking we pass through the thick rhododendron forest and enjoy the wonderful views of the yalung glacier and spend one night in Cheram.    

Day 09: Cheram: Acclimatization and Rest

This day is for the rest that why we don’t start our trekking and we will explore all around the Cheram. After having breakfast we went to explore Yalung Glacier and come back to the hotel and spend one night in this place.  

Day 10: Cheram to Ramchaur (Ramche)

After having breakfast in the morning we will slowly start our trekking towards Pamchaur after spending one night in the Cheram.  We can get an opportunity to see the views of several Himalayans peak and also pass through a small settlement of lapsang before reaching Ramchaur and spend one night in the Ramchaur. 

Day 11: Ramchaur (Ramche) to Yalung Base Camp, back to Cheram

After spending one night in the Ramchaur village we will slowly start our trekking towards Yalung base camp after having breakfast in the morning. After reaching to the Yalung base camp and we will explore the natural beauty of this place and we will back to Cheram and spend one night in Cheram.

Day 12: Cheram to Sele La

After having breakfast in the morning we will slowly start our trekking towards Sele la after spending one night in the Cheram village. During the time of this day trek we have to cross four passes and after crossing the pass we continue to Mirgin la pass and continuous walking until we reach Sele la. We will spend one night in Sele la pass.      

Day 13:  Sele La to Ghunsa

After having breakfast in the morning we will slowly start our trekking towards Ghunsa after spending one night in Sele la pass. During the time of this day trekking we pass through the lush forest of rhododendron, brich and pine forest before reaching Ghunsa and spend one night in this village. 

Day 14: Ghunsa to Kambachen

After having breakfast in the morning we will slowly start our trekking towards Kambachen after spending one night in the Ghunsa village. We pass through beautiful wildflower, and cross the rhododendron and pine forest. After reaching in Kambachen village we will spend one night in this village.   

Day 15: Kambachen to Lhonak

After having breakfat in the morning we will slowly start our journey towards Lhonak village after spending one night in the Kambachen. During the time of this day trek we have to pass through at steady place before descending to the river until we reach in Lhonak and spend one night in this village. 

Day 16:  Kanchenjunga base camp, overnight at Pangpema

After having breakfast in the morning we will slowly start our trekking towards Pangpema village after spending one night Lhonak. From Lhonak we will walk towards Kanchenjunga base camp and after exploring Kanchenjunga base camp we slowly walks towards Pangpema which is at the height of 5143 meter from the sea level and we will spend one night in this village.  

Day 17: Pangpema to Lhonak

After having breakfast in the morning we will slowly start our trekking come back towards Lhonak after spending one night in Pangpema. It is at the height of 4780 meter from the sea level and we will spend one night in Lhonak village.  

Day 18: Lhonak to Ghunsa

After having breakfast in the morning we will slowly start our trekking come back towards Ghunsa after spending one night in the Lhonak village. We will pass through the same cliff from where we climbing up and we will spend one night in this village.  

Day 19: Ghunsa to Amjilosa

After having breakfast in the morning we will slowly start our trekking towards Amjilosa village after spending one night in Ghunsa. It is at the height of 2308 meter from the sea level and we will spend one night in the Amjilosa village.   

Day 20: Amjilosa to Chirwa

After having breakfast in the morning we will slowly start our trekking towards Chirwa village after spending one night in Amjilosa. During the time of this day trek the trails pass through several villages before reaching chirwa and we will spend one night in this village.   

Day 21: Chirwa to Phurumbu

After having breakfast in the morning we will slowly start our trekking towards Phurumbu after spending one night in the Chirwa village. It is at the height of 1549 meter from the sea level and we will spend one night in this village.

Day 22: Phurumbu to Suketar

After having breakfast in the morning we will slowly start our trekking towards Suketar village after spending one night in Plurumbu. We pass through the many beautiful villages of this route during the time of this day trek and we will spend overnight in this village.

Day 23: Fly to Kathmandu

After having breakfast in the morning we take early flight towards Kathmandu after spending one night in the Suketar. After reach in Kathmandu first we checkout the hotel and get some rest and in the evening time we explore the thamel bazaar. 

Day 24: Final departure

We will proudly drop you to the airport to catch your flight back to your home.

Cost Details

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up and Drop by private car/van/bus.
  • Hotel In Kathmandu: 2 Nights standard accommodation in Katmandu with breakfast.
  • Both Way Domestic Air Ticket Kathmandu to Suketar and Suketar to Kathmandu
  • You’re Meal in During the Trekking as Your standard meals (3 times a day Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with cup of tea of Coffee).
  • All Trekking Necessary Permit
  • Accommodation in Trekking: All accommodations in lodge/tea houses during the treks.
  • Trekking Guide: An experienced, helpful, friendly and English speaking Trekking Guide. His well- paid salary, meals, accommodation insurance etc.
  • Trekking Porter: porters (1 porter for 2 peoples). Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation.
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • All government taxes.
  • Service charge.

Cost Excludes

  • Meals and Accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Deserts (cakes, bakes and pies)
  • Additional size of Pots Hot Drinks
  • Bottled drinks
  • Boiled water
  • Electronic device re-charge
  • Hot shower
  • On the trekking Wi- Fi
  • Personal expenses any type
  • Travel insurance and evacuation insurance
  • Tipping for Guide and Porter

Equipment List

There are many type of multiple trekking routes and selected depend on high altitude and Necessary Equipment. but all list Items area here.

Sleeping

  • Tent (necessary for treks with camping)
  • Sleeping bag (–15° bag will suffice on most treks)*
  • Sleeping pad
  • Silk liner

Hiking

  • Backpack (size depends on whether or not you have porters)
  • Hiking boots* (break them in beforehand)
  • Camp shoes (your reward after a long day)
  • Wool socks (bring a few pairs of varying thickness)
  • Lightweight trekking pants
  • Trekking shorts
  • T-Shirts (lightweight wool is great)
  • Underwear

Cold Weather

  • Long underwear/Wool thermals
  • Sweater
  • Fleece
  • Waterproof jacket and pants
  • Heavyweight pants for high elevations (also good for camp)
  • Heavy down jacket (can be rented in Kathmandu)
  • Winter hat
  • Winter gloves

Accessories

  • Water purification (pump, tablets, or Steris Pen; bring from home)
  • Water bottles (at least 3 liters total capacity)
  • Baseball cap (the sun is strong at all elevations)
  • Hiking poles (lessen the impact on your joints)
  • Sunglasses (essential when you cross snow line)
  • Head lamp with extra batteries
  • Reading materials (Kindle may be best)
  • Journal and pens
  • Camera with extra batteries
  • Day pack (for your rain jacket, snacks, camera, etc.)
  • Heavy-duty duffle bag (preferred by porters)
  • Gators (many people wear them but they are not mandatory)

Personal Supplies

  • Sun screen
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Toiletries (toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, floss, etc.)
  • Biodegradable bar soap
  • Face/body wipes
  • Biodegradable washing liquid
  • Throat lozenges, lip balm
  • Medications (Ibuprofen, others if necessary)

Extras

  • Duct tape (fixes just about everything, at least temporarily. To avoid carrying an entire roll wraps the desired amount around a pencil)
  • First aid kit (with moleskin for blisters)
  • Extra passport photos and photocopies of your passport

Manual Note

According to actual official Itinerary and cost if any thing will adding date or staff, or condition bad weather take helicopter, Rescue about these thing the price will be adding.

If you have any more day extra we will organized different type of Activities as Mountain Flight, Helicopter, Jungle Safari, River Rafting, Bungee Jump, and Many other programs.  

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