Kanchenjunga Trek 23 Days

Kanchenjunga Trek Information

Kanchenjunga is the second biggest mountain in Nepal and the third tallest mountain in the planet after Mount K2 of Pakistan. Moreover, Kanchenjunga is famous trekking destination over the world. The height of Mount Kanchenjunga is 8586 meters above the sea level, Kanchenjunga Trek is one of the pervasive trekking courses in Nepal and is amazing Himalaya It lies in the north-eastern of Nepal and is lies along the periphery amidst Nepal and India. Kanchenjunga Trek allows the nonnatives to research for the most part unexplored locale of the Eastern Nepal while furthermore welcoming the epic viewpoints of the tall stores of the zone. The trekkers will in like manner have the chances to get some answers concerning the neighborhood people and their lifestyle living in the territory of Kanchenjunga. People from Rai and Limbu ethnicity manage this area as they are the prime inhabitants of it. Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek will doubtlessly be anyone's noteworthy experience as this trek surety of exceptional endeavors.

Kanchenjunga Trek starts from Taplejung, a district found in the Eastern part of Nepal. We will take a flight from Kathmandu to Biratnagar and after that take an another flight from Biratnagar to Suketar. Suketar is the starting point of the Kanchenjunga Trek . This best trek moreover allows to value the incredibleness of blooms like Rhododendrons and others while moving up the trail. Kanchenjunga Trek is subsequently the most invigorating trekking trail that gives you the parallel opportunity to familiarize with the extra standard vista of mountains, arrangements of greenery moreover the rich society of neighborhood ethnic people. It was pretty much starting late Kanchenjunga region was opened for open for trekking reason.

Best Season

September to December and March to May

Itinerary outline

Day 01 – Arrival in Kathmandu

Day 02 – Sightseeing in Kathmandu

Day 03 – Flight to Suketar (Taplejung), trek to Jogidanda

Day 04 – Trek to Chirwa (1800m)

Day 05 – Trek to Sukathum (1660m)

Day 06 – Trek to Amjilosa (2510m)

Day 07 – Trek to Kyapar (2730m)

Day 08 – to Ghunsa (3695m)

Day 09 – Trek to Kambachen (4099m)

Day 10 – Rest day and exploration in Kambachen (4099m)

Day 11 - Trek to Lhonak (4785m)

Day 12 - Trek to Pangpema (5143m)

Day 13 - Trek to Kambachen (4099m)

Day 14 - to Lumba Samba (4206m)

Day 15 - Trek to Ramche (4580m)

Day 16 - Trek to Cheram (3870m)

Day 17 - Trek to Tortong (2995m)

Day 18 - Trek to Yamphudin (2080m)

Day 19 - Trek to Anpan (2040m)

Day 20 - Trek to Tembewa Height (2000m)

Day 21 - Back to Taplejung or Surkhet (1780m- 2300m)

Day 22 - Drive to Kathmandu

Day 23 - Departure from Kathmandu, Farewell!!!

Day 01: Arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu
You will be welcomed by our team members at the Airport and then transferred to Hotel. Our travel representatives will give brief details about the travel itinerary upon your arrival in Kathmandu. You will be staying at a hotel in Kathmandu the very first day.

Day 02: Sightseeing Kathmandu
On the second day of the tour package, you will be sightseeing around the Capital city of Kathmandu. Several world heritage sites are present in Kathmandu Valley including the Basantapur Durbar square, Swayambhunath Temple, and many other temple and monuments. Overnight stay at a hotel.

Day 03: Flight to Suketar (Taplejung), trek to Jogidanda
On the third day, you will take a flight to Biratnagar from Kathmandu. The flight takes about 35 minutes. Another subsequent flight from Biratnagar takes us to Suketar in Taplejung. Suketar is one of the most attractive areas of the eastern part of Nepal because of its amazing landscape. From Taplejung you will move to Jogidanda. This is the first destination of the trek. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 04: Trek to Chirwa (1800m) 7hrs
You will move for the trek in Chirwa on 4th day from Jogidanda. Trek to Chirwa (1800m) takes about 7 hours. The road that follows Chirwa is not easy as you need to pass through jungles, narrow roads and streams. Sometimes you need to climb and sometimes you have to descend. This is a small town where you can find local shops for camping and lodges. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 05: Trek to Sukathum (1660m) 6hrs
Trekking from Chirwa to Sukathuthum takes around six hours. The trek starts along the bank of river and need to pass from small jungles. On the way you can find different types of vegetation and plants. The track leads to uphill at some places and downhill at some. As you cross a bridge which is a local suspension bridge you will reach Sukathum. Overnight stay at guesthouse.

Day 06: Trek to Amjilosa (2510m) 5hrs
From Sakathum to Amjilosa it covers 900 meters of altitude and takes almost 5 hours. Initially the trek will be easy as you move through the flat land. Then the trek takes a form of steep uphill when you climb towards Amjilosa. It is a small rural area with few inhabitants and local shops known as “Bhattis” and teashops. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 07: Trek to Kyapar (2730m) 6hrs
Trek to Kyapar (2730m) takes six hours from Amjilosa. The beginning trail that leads to Kyapar is through the flatland but as you climb to Gyable where you can see the settlement of natives. The trek is quite interesting as you pass through the jungles. Most of the people who live in this area follow Buddhist culture. Overnight stay at guesthouse.

Day 08: Trek to Ghunsa (3695m) 6hrs
Trek from Kyapar to Ghunsa (3695m) takes around six hours. On the way you get to see a river called Gunsa as you pass through the jungles. The track leads to the settlement of the traditional inhabitants of the region. Seeing the inhabitants, you came to know that these people follow Tibetan culture by birth. Here, people are engaged in business like goods import and export in Tibet. In winter season they go to India for business. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 09: Trek to Kambachen (4099m) 7hrs
After having breakfast in the morning you resume the trek on the ninth day as you head towards Kambachen (4099m) from Ghunsa. It normally takes around seven hours. Kambachen is a dense settlement of people who follow Tibetan culture. You will be fascinated with the art and architecture of Kambachen that are inspired from Tibetan cultures. Away from the slide, the track drops at Lakep, a single hut which is locked. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 10: Explore the Kambachen, rest day (4099m)
On the 10th day of the itinerary of Kanchenjunga Trek, you will explore the Kambachen area as the day has been allotted for rest, acclimatization and exploration of the unique region of the Kambachen. You will spend the remaining day enjoying the place and resting for the trip ahead. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 11: Trek to Lhonak (4785m) 6hrs
Trek to Lhonak (4785m) is a suitable place to trek for trekkers as it lies near by a dry lake as if it looks like a bed with unlocked, pure sand. You can enjoy the wonderful mountains from all the sides. People who come from urban areas particularly would love to see it. Overnight stay at a guesthouse

Day 12: Trek to Pangpema (5143m) 5hrs
The terrific view of peak that you missed from Lhonak can be viewed from Pangpema (5143m), the base camp. The stunning peak which is considered as a main peak of Kanchenjunga and landscape of remaining peaks which formulate one of the largest mountains in the world in terms of solo roofless shed is at Pangpema. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 13: Trek to Kambachen (4099m) 7hrs
By ascending to the north of Pangpema early in the morning, Khanbachen (4040m) can be easily reached in a single day. If you reach in time you will be gifted by Peak Tent, Peak Pyramid and Peak Wedge. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 14: Trek to Lumba Samba (4206m) 5hrs
On the 14th day you will trek to Lumba Samba (4206m) by crossing two passes seeing the conditions of weather either Lapsang La (5180m) or Mirgin La (4500m). It takes almost 5 hours from Kambachen so, you can take breakfast and head towards it. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 15: Trek to Ramche (4580m) 5hrs
Trek to Ramche (4580m) takes around five hours from Lumba Samba. The scenery around the Yalung Glacier is glorious. You may also be attracted by a frozen lake, clear like a crystal streams and other delighted views too. Ramche is located on a broad and flat zone. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 16: Trek to Cheram (3870m) 6-7 hrs
Trekking until Cheram (3870m) from Ramche requires 6-7 hours. Trekking to Cheram is not an easy trekking as you need to pass all the way from the places like desert and stone trace. The lane is inclining from Mirgin La toward Cheram. On the way of your trekking you will be blessed with the views of glaciers like Lapsang and Mirgin along with mountains which are covered with snow. You can find many stone roof and huts. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 17: Trek to Tortong (2995m) 7hrs
On the 17th day of the itinerary, you will move to Tortong (2995m) from Cheram. The trek begins from the forest but it does not end there. Again you have to cross the landslides so that you can go for the trek to Tortong. Slowly peaks start to come into view after some distances the same as you go further for the climb. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 18: Trek to Yamphudin (2080m) 8-9 hrs
Hike to Yamphudin (2080m) requires around 8 – 9 hours from Tortong. The hiking starts after you take a walk into the jungles. Seeing the landslides on the way one should not get frustrated as Yamphudin trek, as it is a trek design to rejoice so that you can see mixed and diverse communities of people belonging to Limbu, Sherpas, Gurung and Rai ethnic groups. In the midst of the village you can see the fields of rice and corn. Moreover, there is a village with schools and shops where they supply in a negotiable price. Overnight stay in a guest house.

Day 19: Trek to Anpan (2040m) 6hrs
The next day, you resume the trek to Anpan as you will continue the downhill trek. At first you have to go downward so that you can get over from the Omje Khola half of the way. From here you move upward from orchid plants and jungles. Now, you are close with native settlement where you can view different styles of houses that are small and thatched. Following the ‘Khola’ named as Kabeli and walking a little bit further takes us to Anpan. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 20: Trek to Tembewa Height (2000m) 7hrs
On this day of itinerary trekking package, you should be ready for trek to Tembewa Height (2000m). This is another beautiful spot designed for trekking. The time for trek to Tembewa Height is around 7 hours. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 21: Trek to Taplejung or Surkhet (1780m- 2300m) 6hrs
Trek to Taplejung or Surkhet is the final walking day according to our itinerary trekking package. It takes around 6 hours for the trek from Tembewa Height (2000m). Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 22: Drive to Kathmandu
Having breakfast, you will first reach to Biratnagar either from Surkhet or Taplejung via a regular flight. From Biratnagar, you will take another flight to Kathmandu. Upon our arrival at Kathmandu, you will take rest for the rest of the day. Overnight stay in a hotel.

Day 23: Departure from TIA, “Farewell”!!!
The final day of the tour package where the trip ends, you will return to your own country via the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu towards your hometown.

Price: US$ 2900.00

All prices are in US dollars and do not include international airfare, unless otherwise noted.

Cost Included »

  • Airport picks up and drops.
  • All airfare according to the itinerary.
  • All surface transfers as per itinerary.
  • 3 star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • Food, lodging,salary,insurance and other expenses of staffs.
  • All necessary paper work.
  • Guided sightseeing tour including all entry fees.
  • Travel and rescue arrangements for our staffs.
  • All necessary staffs with experienced English speaking guide, Porter(also a personal Sherpa on request).
  • Three daily meals with tea/coffee (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek.
  • Medical supplies [First Aid medical kit will be available].
  • Trekking Information Management System [TIMS], New Trekking permit to keep record of tourist [This is for your safety].
  • Backpacker Treks T - shirt, Duffle bag, trekking map and trip achievement certificate.
  • Government taxes and office service charge.
  • Farewell dinner cultural program with Nepali typical meal.

Cost Excluded »

  1. Nepal entry visa fee.
  2. International air fee.
  3. Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu is excluded. Except welcome and fare well dinner.
  4. Drinking WaterAll cold drink any beverage are not included on your trip price.
  5. You have to make your travel and rescue insurance by yourself before leave for travel.
  6. Clients them self have to arrange personal trekking equipments such as- trekking pole.
  7. Tips for driver, guide and porters are not included in the cost of your package.
  8. Any other Expenses which are not mentioned on price include section.

Getting to Nepal - You will land at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu when you first come to Nepal. Our travel representatives will receive you at the Airport and then transfer you to a hotel in the capital city. That will be our first task after you land in the country. The itinerary then follows in the coming days.

Visa information in Nepal - Once you arrive in Kathmandu, your first job or task will be to consult the Department of Immigration in Nepal regarding your Nepal stay. Our team members will help you in completing the necessary works regarding Visa and the procedures of extension, if needed. If you are planning for an extended stay in Nepal, say more than three months or around a year or so, then you need to extend your Visa through the Immigration Department. This won’t be of any problem as we will handle the government-related activities.

Trek permit - There are some restricted trekking destinations in Nepal which require special permission from the government of Nepal or a government agency for the foreign trekkers. They also need to pay a fixed royalty to trek some of the selected places in Nepal. Some of the restricted trekking destinations like Upper Dolpo Trek, Mustang Trek, Rara Trek, etc. require special trek permit for the foreigners. However, there won’t be any such problem as we, the company, will look after the legal formalities in securing the trek permits for the clients. It will be our responsibility to secure trek permits for you.

Altitude sickness - As most of the trekking destinations in Nepal exceed 4000 meters of altitude, high altitude sickness is one of the common problems faced by the trekkers. High altitude sickness can be very fatal and dangerous if you are not prepared for the same. Some of the trekking destinations like Upper Mustang Trek, Everest Base Camp Trek, Langtang Circuit Trek exceeds and nears around 5000 meters of altitude with chances of high altitude sickness. However, if you are aware of the problem and if you take special measure, then altitude sickness can be avoided and will not be much of a problem. As we have experienced trekking guides and a team of experienced hand, altitude sickness will not be a problem and even if it occurs, it will be handled well by our team members.

Medical Kit - Whenever we embark on a tour package or itinerary, we are fully prepared of the possible consequences or the untoward incidents, and hence our team carries a separate medical kit. Medical kit is of immense help and importance during long tours and trek as you never know what will happen next, even regarding the health of the trekkers. Availability of medical kit is very paramount as it will help to provide immediate medical attention to the needy person. Problems of high altitude sickness, shortness of breathing, dizziness, etc. are the ones frequently encountered during the trek. Presence of medical kit helps to resolve any of such problems and provides immediate relief and medical attention to the person who is in need for the same.

Equipment - Some special trekking equipments are necessary for expedition and some other treks. Such special equipments will have to be brought or arranged by you. As such equipments are quite expensive; it is not possible for us to arrange such materials. However, general trekking and minor accessory requirements will be provided by the company. You only need to bring with you some of the special trekking equipment necessary for trek and expedition. Also, if you do not have such equipments then we can provide you with such equipments, but you need to pay for it.