The KANCHENJUNGA BASE CAMP TREK

Kanchenjunga base camp trek is an ideal trekking trial in the far eastern Nepal is opened in 1988 for the foreigners. Kanchenjunga is the third highest mountain in the world at 8,586m and the 2nd highest peak of Nepal. Besides main peak there are four subsidiary mountains all over 8000m and more than fifteen peaks over 6,000m to the surrounding. Trekking to Kanchenjunga is to explore wide range of lush tropical jungle including Rhododendron, chestnut and oak forests to the alpine zone.

Kanchenjunga region is also well known for home of the Red Panda and other snow animals, birds and plants. Kanchenjunga trip is the best option to familiar with culture, tradition and lifestyle of local people, villages. There are two base camps of Kanchenjunga south and north and given treks takes you to both base camp of the third highest peak Mt. Kanchenjunga 8586m. Kanchenjunga is a huge massif located in the far northeast part of Nepal on the borders of Sikkim and Tibet. Main attraction of the Kanchenjunga base camp trek are the magnificent views of the snowcapped mountain, varied landscapes from the subtropical lowlands to the stunning glacial plateau, enchanting forests of rhododendrons and plenty of wildlife including the famous musk deer and blue sheep.

 

  • Duration 26 Days Days
  • Max. Elevation 5140 m
  • Best Season March - May & Mid Sept - Nov
  • Difficulty Level Hard
  1. Day 1 Arrive Kathmandu
  2. Day 2 Sightseeing Tour of Kathmandu / Trek Preparation
  3. Day 3 Fly Kathmandu to Taplejung (1820m)
  4. Day 4 Trek from Taplejung to Mitlung (890m)
  5. Day 5 Trek from Mitlung to Chirawa (1185m)
  6. Day 6 Trek from Chirwa to Lelep (1510m)
  7. Day 7 Trek from Lelep to Amjilessa (2498m)
  8. Day 8 Trek from Amjilessa to Gyabla (2725m)
  9. Day 9 Trek from Gyabla to Ghunsa (3415m)
  10. Day 10 Rest day at Ghunsa for acclimatization
  11. Day 11 Trek from Ghunsa to Kambachen (4145m)
  12. Day 12 Trek from Kambachen to Lhonk (4792m)
  13. Day 13 Trek to Pang Pema (Kanchenjunga B. C. North (5140m)
  14. Day 14 Trek from Pang Pema to Kambachen (4145m)
  15. Day 15 Trek from Kambachen to Ghunsa (3415m)
  16. Day 16 Trek from Ghunsa to Selele Kharka
  17. Day 17 Sinion la, Margin la & Selele pass 4685m camp at Tseram (3868m)
  18. Day 18 Trek from Tseram to Ramche (4610m)
  19. Day 19 Explore south base camp (4740m) Yalung glacier, back to Ramche
  20. Day 20 Trek from Ramche (4620m) to Torantan (2980m)
  21. Day 21 Trek from Torntan (2990m) to Yamphudin (1692m)
  22. Day 22 Trek from Yamphudin (1690m) to Keswa (2125m)
  23. Day 23 Trek from Keswa to Suketar (2420m)
  24. Day 24 Fly Suketar to Kathmandu
  25. Day 25 Free Day in Kathmandu
  26. Day 26 Final Departure