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Kanchanjunga Base Camp Trek - 27 days

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Mt. Kanchenjunga (8,585 m), also known as the “Five Treasures of Snow”, lies in east Nepal and is the third highest peak in the world. It forms a natural border between Nepal and India. The Kanchenjunga Base Camp trek gives us an experience of the remote nature of this region, views of majestic snow clad mountains, diverse flora and fauna and the rich local culture of the people inhabiting the lower parts of this area. The trek, which takes us to both the North and South Base Camps of Kanchenjunga.

En route, you get to enjoy panoramic views of Makalu (8,463 m) and Chamlang (7,319 m) peaks, a sea of other unclimbed peaks, including Jannu (7,710 m), from Ghunsa and, finally, Kanchenjunga, Wedge Peak (6,750 m) the Twins (7,350 m), Pyramid Peak (7,168 m) and Tent Peak (7,365 m) from a vantage point situated a little above Pangpema.

After having had your fill of the mountain vista, you begin your descent through beautiful villages and terraced farmlands.

Trip Highlights

Trip Type: Camping in package service
Grade: Strenuous, Max. height 5150 m.
Season: Spring, Fall
Elevation: lowest - 2400m highest - 5150m
Group Size: 2 pax to 16 pax
Trip Departure Date: Any date of your choice
Confirmed Group Member/s Min. 2pax
Price: Reasonable, Contact us
Best Months: March, April, May and September, October, November

Day 01 & 02: Drive to Taplejung (2400m).

Day 03: Trek to Khesewa (2120m).

Day 04: Trek to Mamankhe (1920m).

Day 05: Trek to Yamphudin (2080m).

Day 06: Trek to Chitre, (2962m).

Day 07: Trek to Tortongn, (3010m).

Day 08: Trek to Tseram, (3870m).

Day 09: Trek to Ramche (4580m).

Day 10:  Explore Yalung Ri Glacier.

Day 11:  Trek to Oktang, (4730m).

Day 12:  Explore around Kanchanjunga BC.

Day 13: Trek back to Ramche, (4580m).

Day 14:  Rest day.

Day 15: Trek to Sallerle over the Mirgin La (4480m).

Day 16: Trek to Ghunsa (3475m).

Day 17: Trek to Kambachen (4040m).

Day 18: Trek to Lhonak (4790m).

Day 19: Trek to Pang Pema (5140m).

Day 20:  Explore around Kanchenjungha Base Camp / Retrace to Kambachen.

Day 21: Trek to Ghunsa.

Day 22: Trek to Amjilosa (2460m).

Day 23: Trek to Sakathum (1600m).

Day 24: Trek to Chhiruwa (Chirwa) (1200m).

Day 25: Trek to Taplejung.

Day 26 & 27:Drive or flight back to Kathmandu.

*Note: For detailed itinerary description contact us.
  • Permits - National Park entry fee, TIMS fee or Trek Permit,
  • Logistics – camping equipments; tents, mattresses, utensil and  three meals a day;  breakfast, lunch & dinner, sleeping bag and duffle bag.
  • Support Staff -  guide, cook, porters, insurance for Nepali staff,
  • Transfers – overland transportation to & fro trek start/complete points,
  • Emergency Service -  assistance for travel/rescue arrangements  and
  • Agency's service charge.
  • Flights
  • Cold & alcoholic drinks,
  • Your medical and rescue insurance,
  • Personal gears, equipments,
  • Tips,
  • Other expenses of your personal nature and
  • Any other not stated as inclusive.