Anyone who’s scanning for a testing trek at a remote locale of Nepal seen with less different trekkers. This is an intriguing outing with two days inquiring about Kathmandu after which while on trek you’ll visit Rais, Limbus, Sherpas, and Tibetans
Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek Highlights:
“Probably one and only treks that lead you on both sides base camps of single mountains
Adventure around world third highest mountains within awesome scenery of high peaks
Walk into an enchanting forest filled with tall rhododendron, magnolia, oaks, pines and fir trees
On least ventured areas of Nepal Far North Eastern Himalaya often trekked by few visitors
Enjoy the adventure and experience visiting South and north base camp of Kanchenjunga”
- Tremendous Mountains viewpoints, for example, Kanchenjunga,
- Yalung ice sheet alongside other high passes
- Go by dazzling Monasteries, chorten sanctuaries, and petition dividers
- Find out about conventional Sherpa towns with novel societies firsthand
- Go by rhododendrons, orchids, lilies, primula, alongside different blooms.
Kanchenjunga base camp trek, one of few adventures around Nepal Himalaya where the walk takes you to visit around both sides base camps of the same mountains which you will find on this journey.
Kanchenjunga base camp trekking truly a great walks where you can experience interesting culture and custom of Eastern Nepalese in the shade of massive Kanchenjunga Mountain includes views of Makalu and Everest during walks on the higher hill and passes.
Quite different to other main treks and destinations within Nepal Himalaya on this adventure where you will be around to remote corners of Nepal within the eastern end of Himalaya that makes this walk somewhat special around quiet trails away from the main flow of trekkers.
A beautiful combination of Kanchenjunga base camp trekking where you will be at the foot of world 3rd highest Mt. Kanchenjunga and Nepal’s 2nd high peaks that rises high at above 8,586 m and 28, 169 ft which was first climbed by British Expeditions lead by late George Band on May 25th, 1955.
An adventure that leads you to visit both scenic sides of the massive Kanchenjunga mountain range which includes Kabru, Jannu and Wedge peaks with an array of tall snow-capped peaks that surround you all along the walks.
Besides high mountains walking into green enchanting forest lined with tall rhododendron and pine tree lines as route leads you to visit some charming villages from the start to an end of the walks exploring most interesting and vivid cultures of high mountain villages of both Hindu and Buddhism religion.
A walk takes you further high dominated by more Buddhism followers where native practice strong culture and traditions of Tibetan custom as the border to Tibet is on the route beyond Kanchenjunga high hills and mountains.
Truly the best adventure that you can choose for Himalayan long walks of more than three-week duration one of the longest trekking with glorious moments as route leads you from low warm sub-tropical zone to cooler mid-hills and towards remorseless fields of ice and glaciers at both Kanchenjunga base camps North and South.
Kanchenjunga base camp trekking involves scenic flights both ways with exciting drives on four wheels to start and end the walks where the route leads you to witness various interesting cultures and traditions of a different ethnic tribal village in the shade of mighty Kanchenjunga Mountains.
Best Season for Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekking:
From March to May and September to November months of the year, where March to May longer days with much sun-light hours till late afternoon with clear days for excellent views of snow-capped peaks and pleasant walks, can get cloudy with light rains and can snow on higher elevation sometimes.
March to May where hills are alive with seasonal wild-flower in bloom especially rhododendron of various species from tall trees to the bush, September to November another best time for clear views of peaks and walks but shorter days and sunlight hours due to autumn or fall season.
Much colder nights and morning including around shades away from sun-light expect snow around higher hills with more freezing temperatures.
The arrangement of resting sacks and down coats in the event that you don’t have your own.
Considered by numerous as the best trekking course in Nepal that the Kanchenjunga Trekking is a long trek which takes up profound to the far-off mountain goes on Nepal’s outskirts with Sikkim and Tibet. Out and about we investigate the locales around Kanchenjunga the second most prominent mountain in Nepal alongside the following most prominent mountain on the planet. ‘Kang-Chen-Zod-nga’, in Tibetan means the five-star places of snow’, it extremely it’s seven major summits. The Kanchenjunga massif is in the state of a giant fold, the arms of that broaden northwest, south, east, and west. This recently opened Kanchenjunga district ways give the chance to discover totally pristine good countries wilderness.which gives you thought about what’s in store when visiting the locale.
On this trek, we’ll additionally see the unadulterated excellence of this farmland, conventional towns, valleys, and another scene. Together with the unmistakable social individuals with their particular societies and ways of life, for example, the Sherpa, Limbu, Rai, Tamang, alongside other social gatherings.W ho are extremely affable and anxious to discuss their way of life we’ll additionally be able to take in more about the biodiversity with this trek as we go by Kanchenjunga Conservation Area (2035 sq.km.) Which is given to securing particular types of animals, creatures, plants, and animals.
This is a sensibly requesting trek that requests physical wellness, specialized comprehension, and end. We move with proper rest and acclimatization to make it to the high elevation goals. As we should camp some of this day’s, right outdoors instrument will likewise be conveyed.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu via various international airlines and transfer to the hotel.
Day 02: In Kathmandu with sightseeing tour at places of interest and world heritage sites
Day 03: Fly to Bhadrapur 300 m and drive to Ilam town 1,365 m – 05 hrs.
Day 04: Drive to Taplejung 1,820 m -04 hrs.
Day 05: Trek to Sinuwa 980m – 06 hrs.
Day 06: Trek to Taplethok 1,380 m – 05 hrs.
Day 07: Trek to Sakathum 1,575 m – 05 hrs.
Day 08: Trek to Amjilosa 2,310 m – 05 hrs.
Day 09: Trek to Gyable 2,730 m – 05 hrs.
Day 10: Trek to Ghunsa 3,595 m – 04 hrs.
Day 11: Rest day for acclimatization and short hike.
Day 12: Trek to Khambachen 4,050 m – 05 hrs.
Day 13: Trek to Lhonak 4,780 m – 05 hrs.
Day 14: Hike to Pang Pema (Kanchenjunga North Base Camp) 5,140 m – 06 hrs.
Day 15: Trek to Ghunsa, 3,595 m – 07 hrs.
Day 16: Trek to Sele-la Kharka 4,200 m – 06 hrs.
Day 17: Cross Sele-la pass 4,250m and to Tseram 3,870 m – 06 hrs.
Day 18: Trek to Oktang south Kanchenjunga base camp 4,730 m and to Ramche 4,580 m – 07 hrs.
Day 19: Trek to Tseram 3,870 m – 05 hrs.
Day 20: Trek to Lamite Bhanjyang 3,370 m – 06 hrs.
Day 21: Trek to Yamphudin 1,690 m – 06 hrs.
Day 22: Trek to Phumphe 1,780 m – 05 hrs.
Day 23: Trek to Kunjari 1,700 m – 06 hrs.
Day 24: Trek back to Tapeljung for overnight stop – 06 hrs.
Day 25: Drive to Bhirtamod town – 06 hrs.
Day 26: Drive to Bhadrapur airport and fly to Kathmandu transfer to hotel.
Day 27: International departure for homeward bound.
On fresh arrival at Kathmandu and Nepal international airport received by staff and guide with short transfer into the heart of Kathmandu city around exciting areas at Thamel where your hotels situated, here our guide will brief about treks and other necessary information regarding your stay and of the treks.
At evening group welcome dinner in a nice authentic Nepalese restaurant with cultural program to give you the glimpse of local culture with music and dance while having your dinner.
A free day in Kathmandu after breakfast join in our exciting and interesting sightseeing tour led by our expert city guide to show you the historical wonders of Nepal within world heritage sites, after a great and enjoyable tour with time for trek preparations.
Morning transfer to Kathmandu domestic airport for short and scenic flight that takes you towards Far Eastern Nepal around flat country called Terai belt, during 45 minutes on air grand panorama of Himalayan mountains includes views of Everest, Makalu and Kanchenjunga.
On landing at Bhadrapur airport and then drive from low warm country to reach around cooler alpine hills where a nice town of Ilam located, a famous area for tea within its wide field of tea-garden with views of Kanchenjunga peaks.
Overnight stops at Ilam an interesting mid hill town where you can observe eastern people of Nepalese with varied cultures of mix tribes.
Morning drives continues for short while of few hours to reach around Taplejung at Sukhetar, a place with small airstrip.
From Sukhetar transfer to local lodge or in tented camp for overnight with time to explore the town of Taplejung here witness cultures and traditional farm life of eastern Nepalese.
After overnight in Taplejung, first day trek starts past many small farm village to reach at Mitlung, as route leads on winding path with few straight up and down into forested areas of rhododendron and pines trees; where climb leads to a high hill facing scenic views of Mt. Kanchenjunga and Kabru peaks, as walk continues with descend to Tamor River encountering short ups and down-hill to Sinuwa village for overnight stop.
From Sinuwa walk leads to long descend to Tawa village to cross fresh streams then reaching farm villages and at Chirwa, a nice village of mixed ethnic tribes mostly dominated by Rai (Kirat tribe) with few Magar, Tamang and Hindu Chettries, Brahmins includes Dalits people.
Enjoying pleasant time at Chirwa, as morning walk heads past several neat smaller farm villages to reach a river bank of mix country where you can witness cultivation of cardamom fields in the dark shade of dense tree line.
As walk takes you higher over farm area with descend to overnight stop at Taplethok a nice little farm village which is near to Lelep, from here air gets more cooler facing dramatic change of culture with more Tibetan Buddhist religion and culture.
After Taplethok walk leads past many spread-out farm villages then enter into cool forested area with short ups facing view of peaks to reach a nice agriculture farm village at Sakathum where overnight camp is pitched near the village back yard.
Morning walk heads past smaller farm villages to reach over a river bank here witness cultivation of cardamom fields in the dark shade of dense tree line.
Trek continues reaching higher elevation past farm fields and villages with views of distant peaks and rolling green hills as route lead into a valley filled with forest to reach high village at Amjilosa for overnight stop.
Morning walk on higher side where altitude gains gradually then towards much cooler area as
paddy farms area drops, getting close to mountainous country with high hills coming across
summer pasture fields and grazing area at Gyabla or Kyapra for overnight stop around small
cattle herders and farm village, populated by Tibetan origin people known as Sherpa and Bhotia
people interwoven with Buddhist religion and colorful interesting culture.
Morning a gentle walk down-hill then climb starts for an hour within forest of pines-oaks and rhododendron as walk leads to a nice flat area at Ghunsa river, from here walk to Ghunsa village for overnight stop, a nice and interesting village populated by Bhotia and Sherpa tribes of Tibetan origin with houses built with stones includes neat small farm.
A perfect spot for rest after days of interesting walks on this free day allows you with acclimatization before reaching high north towards Kanchenjunga North base camp, great places for hike for scenic view of mountains and surrounding landscapes.
Morning walks from Ghunsa climb to follow a river with views of waterfalls along the walks, encountering Yak herder camps along the trail depending upon grazing season, as trail continues to the bank of Ghunsa river, and into rhododendron and pine forest, as walk leads to a gradual ascend to Rambuk Kharkas and then crossing a small glacier landslide as walk continues with grand views of Khumbukarna and Janu and other high snow capped peaks.
On leaving tree lines behind, heading into barren country with few short bushes and scrub of juniper, after Rambuk Kharka climb, and then trail leads to a gentle down to Khambachen after crossing a landslide section to camp at Khambachen, this scenic valley with grand views of Sharphu peaks with north face of Mt. Janu and Wedge peak.
From this spot following a route high above a river for sometimes, then heading further east, with climb to reach a place and walking over rocks and boulder then heading to a terminal moraine of Kanchenjunga glacier, on leaving Ramtang Kharka (a Sheppard place) where trail joins Kanchenjunga glacier and then crossing at a junction to reach at Lhonak for overnight stop with views of Kanchenjunga glacier with Mera, Nepal Peak and Wedge Peak.
Morning hike to Kanchenjunga North Base Camp the place around known as Pang Pema, which is our one of main highlight of the adventure, to stand at the foot
of world 3rd highest Mt. Kanchenjunga and its massive range of peaks.
As walk climb high above a river facing views of Kirat Chuli, Nepal Peak, Taple Sikhar, and Givegela Chuli. The first part of the climbs is gentle and then heading through a boulder on rocky trail.
Walking to a glacier path all the way to Kanchenjunga Base Camp surrounded by giant peaks and then head back to Lhonak for overnight after a marvelous and exciting walk to Kanchenjunga base camp.
Morning walk leads back on same route heading past Kambachen to Ghunsa nice village for overnight stops after a long day walk with magnificent time at Kanchenjunga North base camp within array of high mountains.
On leaving northern side of Kanchenjunga area, as walk from here heads into complete wilderness of thick forest and grazing areas, continue trek with long climb to reach at Sele-La Kharka for overnight stop within a summer pasture and meadow.
Today walk leads higher to cross two scenic high passes in a day, rewards you with amazing views of whole of Kanchenjunga range as walk takes you through dense tree lines and crossing some streams to reach at the base of Sinion La after crossing over Sele-la pass a climb of few hours with gradual descend to reach at Tseram for overnight stop.
Morning free for day hike to Oktang near towards Kanchenjunga South Base Camp, this is where British Expedition established the base camp for Kanchenjunga summit bid in 1955, walk with close views of Yalung Glacier and south wall of Kanchenjunga, takes nearly three hours facing with views of Talung Peak and Kabru, after a scenic and exciting adventure head back to Ramche for overnight stop.
Morning walk to Ramchaur or Ramche heading for a steep climb for short hours within magnolia, rhododendron and bamboo forest to reach a stream as walk continues on gravel ground, leading to a shrine within a big boulder shaped like a serpent.
Walk past forest area as our route leads to a riverbed, and then uphill to a terrace for overnight stop at Tseram, a place with roofless bivouac caves, facing views of terminal moraine fed from Yalung glacier and behind looking at Kabru 7,353m and Talung peak 7,349m.
After enjoyable time at Kanchenjunga South base camp, walk leads back into green forested areas to reach a place called Tortung within small cattle herder village surrounded by woodland as walk leads much downhill with short ups to reach at Lamite Bhanjyang within a quaint area for overnight stop.
An easy day walk as altitude gets lower on every hours of trek with downhill and some short ups heading into serene forest of rhododendron and pine tree lines and crossing streams to enter a gorge to reach an open wide area at nice small village of Yamphudin for overnight stop.
Starting morning walk on steep downhill towards nice rice and millet fields, and into forested area within Nandeva khola / stream on the left side of the trail, crossing over then on downhill to a river, as our route reach a high hill where climbs start leads into forested areas to reach at Loppoding village.
After Loppoding walk leads to up and down-hill reaching a hill village at Yangpang, and then along upper edge of a ridge with slow climb for an hour towards Pompe Dhada, located on a crest of a scenic hill for overnight stop with view of Mt. Jannu.
Today another long walk to reach at Kunjari near Simbu and Kande Bhanjyang as morning starts on downhill into farm villages, dominated mostly by Hindu tribes a mixture of Brahmins, Chettries as well with Kirat people includes Rai and Limbu, practice Hinduism along with their own ancient heritage of deities and nature spirit.
Walk leads to farm village then descend to Phawa khola, and cross Phawa khola towards Pokora village, the path from here takes you within farm field and suspension bridge as route leads to a climb up to Kunjari village for overnight stop.
From this small hill village walk to Kande Bhanjyang, with grand views of Kanchenjunga and Yalungkang peaks, where our last day walk of the adventure takes you back at Tapeljung, heading across farm villages to reach at Sukhetar, a small town with an airstrip that flies to Kathmandu via Biratnagar city, at present due to unpredictable flight timing of local flight leading to cancellation, to avoid much hassle we have taken safe and best route from Bhadrapur to fly in and out to Kathmandu or taking an overland long drive.
As walk continues for short while reaching at Taplejung main town of the district, here enjoy last overnight stop on this hill town famous for local drink known as Tomba a warm drink with mild alcoholic contents made from millets which is widely grown around this areas.
After finishing our adventure around both sides of Kanchenjunga base camps, morning takes you with long and interesting drive of five hours to reach low and warm area within eastern South of Nepal Terai drive past Ilam town and tea-garden then downhill to reach the main highway where a large town Bhirtamod situated for overnight stop in its best available lodge and hotels.
Morning drive to Bhadrapur airport for scenic flight to Kathmandu after a wonderful and memorable trip on high hills of Far East Himalaya around Kanchenjunga, on reaching Kathmandu transfer to respective hotels with afternoon free for own individual activities with farewell dinner.
Last day in the country of high Himalaya with colorful cultures our guide and staff transfer you to the airport for your international flight homeward bound or to next respective destinations after a glorious adventure and great experience on Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekking.