Kanchenjunga Trekking

Trip Overview Kanchenjunga Trekking

Kanchenjunga Trekking

Kanchenjunga is the second highest Mountain in Nepal which stands at the height of 8586 meters and third tallest Mountain after K2 in Pakistan. Kanchenjunga is located in North Eastern division of Nepal border, India and China. Entire trekking areas in this section are marked all the way through as well as something like the Arun River whose source is to be theoretical dates back to the primeval age. If you are travelling in this area you are a lucky person as you get a chance to enjoy and participate and learn about the native people who are living near this area, especially about the cultures of Rai and Limbu ethnicity. Trekking in the Kanchenjunga will be anyone’s unforgettable experience as this trek is made-up to be full of extraordinary and complete adventures. In addition you can view different types of farming in the lowest altitude which can be viewed from the Mountains with a top elevation.

Kanchenjunga is acknowledged as a natural gift, gifted with glorifying grass lands of alpine, hills with rocks, river with low valley and dense sub- tropical forests. On the way of Kanchenjunga Trekking you are welcomed with immense beauty of flowers like Rhododendrons and lilies and the list goes on. Kanchenjunga Trekking is the most exciting and popular trekking track and somewhere; one can get an opportunity to familiarize with the extra ordinary scenery of mountain, varieties of fauna and flora along with a rich culture of ethnic people. Kanchenjunga lies in the higher altitude so this is an advantage that you can view and explore the beauties of the region through Kanchenjunga Trekking. Kanchenjunga area is also opened recently as it was closed for a long period. Kanchenjunga trekkers can experience the first hand landscape and natural beauties.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu

Day 03: Flight to Suketar (Taplejung), Trek to Jogidanda (2059m)

Day 04: Trek to Chirwa (1800m)

Day 05: Trek to Sakathum (1660m)

Day 06: Trek to Amjilosa (2510m)

Day 07: Trek to Kyapar (2730m)

Day 08: Trek to Ghunsa (3695m)

Day 09: Trek to Khambachen (4099m)

Day 10: Rest Day Explore the Khambachen (4099m)

Day 11: Trek to Lhonak (4785m)

Day 12: Trek to Pangpema (5143m)

Day 13: Pangpema (5243m)

Day 14: Trek to Khanbachen (4040m)

Day15: Trek to Lumba Samba (4206m)

Day 16: Trek to Ramche (4580m)

Day 17: Trek to Ramche (4580m)

Day 18: Trek to Cheram (3870m)

Day 19: Trek to Tortong (2995m)

Day 20: Trek to Yamphudin (2080m)

Day 21: Trek to Anpan (2040m)

Day 22: Trek to Tembewa Height (2000m)

Day 23: Trek to Taplejung or Surkhet (1780m- 2300m)

Day 24: Drive to Kathmandu (1300m)

Day 25: Kathmandu- rest and souvenirs day

Day 26: Departure “Farewell”!!!

Day 01: Arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in 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 first day of the tour package, you will be sightseeing around the Capital city of Nepal; Kathmandu. Several world heritage sites are included  in Kathmandu Valley like Basantapur Durbar square, Swayambhunath Temple, Bouddha Stupa, Pasupatinath Temple, Patan Durbar Square and so on that will keep visitors delighted. Overnight stay at guesthouse.

Day 03: Flight to Suketar (Taplejung), Trek to Jogidanda (2059m)
From Kathmandu we will take our flight for Suketar (Taplejung) which takes about 35 min. It lies in northeastern part of Nepal. Taplejung has its airfield which helps to connect the flight with Biratnagar along the Valley, commercially. As Nepal being an agricultural country, most of the people living in Suketar are involved in agriculture. It is one of the most attractive areas of eastern part of our country because of its amazing landscape. It holds an area of 670m – 8586m from sea level. From Taplejung we will move to Jogidanda (2059m). From here the track leads to the Kanchanjunga descending through the forest for Jogidanda. It is the first place for our trek, we have to cross Limbu Village which is near to Jogidanda. Overnight stay at guesthouse..

Day 04: Trek to Chirwa (1800m)
We 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 we need to pass through jungles, narrow roads and streams. Sometimes we need to climb and sometimes descend. This is a small town wherever you can find local shops for camping and lodges. Again people are busy in agriculture. Overnight stay at guesthouse.

Day 05: Trek to Sakathum (1660m)
Trekking from Chirwa to Sakathuthum covers 1660m and it takes six hours.Our trek starts along the bank of river and need to pass from small jungles. On the way we can find different types of Vegetation and plants. The track leads to uphill and downhill as well. When we cross a bridge which is a local suspension bridge we reach to Sakathuthum. Overnight stay at guesthouse

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

Day 07: Trek to Kyapar (2730m)
Trek to Kyapar (2730m) takes 7 hours from Amjilosa. The beginning tract that leads to Kyapar is through the flatland but as we climb to Gyable where we can see the settlement of natives. The trek is quite interesting as we pass through the jungles. Most of the people who are living in this area follow Buddhist culture. Overnight stay at guesthouse.

Day 08: Trek to Ghunsa (3695m)
Ghunsa (3695m) as a trekking spot takes six hours. On the way we get see a river called Gunsa when we pass through the jungles. The track leads to the settlement of natives. Seeing the inhabitants one can easily guess that people follow Tibetan culture by birth. Here people are engaged in business like import and export in Tibet. In winter season they go to India for business. Overnight stay at guesthouse.

Day 09: Trek to Khambachen (4099m)
From Ghumsa to Khambachen (4099m) it consumes about 6 and half hours. Kambachen is dense settlement of people who follow Tibetan cultures. You will be fascinated with the art and architecture of Khambachen that are inspired from Tibetan cultures. Away from the slide, the track drops at Lakep, a single hut which is locked. Overnight stay at guesthouse.

Day 10: Explore the Khambachen, rest day (4099m)
On 10th day of itinerary in Kanchanjunga trekking we will only explore the Khambachen as there are different things to study about the place which can be only done by walking. We will spend the remaining day enjoying the place and resting for the trip ahead. Overnight stay at guesthouse.

Day 11: Trek to Lhonak (4785m)
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 wonderful mountains from all the sides. People who are come from urban areas would love to see it. Overnight stay at guesthouse.

Day 12: Trek to Pangpema (5143m)
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 make one of the largest mountains in the world in terms of solo roofless shed is at Pangpema.

Day 13: Pangpema (5243m)
The time duration that takes from Pangpema (5243m) to North Kanchanjunga Base Camp (5243m) takes about 8 hours. You have to move uphill until you arrive at Base Camp. Here you would love the snow that covers the mountains and glacier alongside it. An interesting thing to look, is water flows all the time from the George. You should trek back downward till Pangpema where you are delighted by gazing mountains and Yaks.

Day 14: Trek to Khanbachen (4040m)
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 guesthouse.

Day15: Trek to Lumba Samba (4206m)
On the 15th day we chose trek to Lumba samba (4206m) by crossing two passes seeing the conditions of weather either Lapsang La (5180m) or Mirgin La (4500m). Overnight stay at guesthouse.

Day 16: Trek to Ramche (4580m)
Trek to Ramche (4580m) takes 7hours. For the camp at Ramche you have to walk certain time. The scenery around the Yalung Glacier is glorious. You may also be attracted by a lake which is frozen, streams which is clear like a crystal and other delighted views too.  Ramche is located on a broad and flat zone. Overnight stay at guesthouse.

Day 17: Trek to Cheram (3870m)
Trekking from Cheram (3870m) acquires 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 is covered with snow. You can find many stone roof and huts. Overnight stay at guesthouse.

Day 18: Trek to Tortong (2995m)
On the 18th day of itinerary you will move to Torong (2995m). 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 guesthouse.

Day 19: Trek to Yamphudin (2080m)
Hike to Yamphudin (2080m) acquires 8 – 9 hours. The hiking starts after you take a walk into the jungles. Seeing the landslides on the way do not get frustrated as yamphudin trek is a rejoiced trek where 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 guest house.

Day 20: Trek to Anpan (2040m)
Trekking from Yamphudin to Anpan (2040m) covers 6 – 7 hours. At first you have to go downward so that you can get over from the Omje Khola half of the way. From here you have to go 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. Follow the ‘Khola’ named as Kabeli. Walk a little bit further descending form there for Anpan. Overnight stay at guesthouse.

Day 21: Trek to Tembewa Height (2000m)
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 designed for trek to Tembewa height is 7 hours. Overnight stay at guesthouse.

Day 22: Trek to Taplejung or Surkhet (1780m- 2300m)
Trek to Taplejung or Surkhet is the final walking day according to our itinerary trekking package. It holds 6 hours. Overnight stay at guesthouse.

Day 23: Drive to Kathmandu (1300m)
This is the day to drive for Kathmandu (1300m). After having breakfast we will leave Surkhet for the flight to Biratnagar. From Biratnagar we will join the trip to Kathmandu. Land on TIA (Kathmandu) from there transfer to hotel.

Day 24: Kathmandu- rest and souvenirs day
This day is regarded as ‘rest day’ incase if we encounter bad weather. According to the plan B we will go to visit Bhaktapur which is a beautiful place and used to be a separate kingdom in the pages of history before the national unification done by late King Prithvi Narayan Shah. Overnight stay at guesthouse.

Day 25: Departure 
The final day of the tour package where the trip ends, you will return to your own country via the international Airport in Kathmandu.

Cost  Includes:
  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & transfer by car/van.
  • 4 nights accommodation with breakfast at Standard hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Kathmandu-Biratnagar-Taplejung-Biratnagar flight tickets 
  • Kathmandu city tour as per the above itinerary.
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with Tea & coffee and hot water during the trek.
  • 21 nights accommodation during the trek in tent and Gust house 
  • 1 experienced, helpful and friendly guide, 1 cook and 1 helper, 1 sherpa (tents), porters (1 porter for 2 peoples), their food & accommodation, salary, equipments and insurance.
  • All trekking equipment (Tent, mattress, dining tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent, kitchen utensils etc.)
  • All transportation by private car/van.
  • Kanchenjunga Conservation permit, and all necessary permits.
  • Kanchenjunga Restricted Area permits.
  • First Aid Medical Kit box.
  • Tourist service charge, 
  • Office Service charge.
  • All Government Tax.
Cost Exclude:
  • Any meals other than breakfast in Kathmandu.
  • Travel insurance.
  • International air fare to and from Nepal.
  • Nepal Tourist Visa fee. 
  • Items and expenses of personal nature
  • Any kind of alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, snacks, laundry, phone call, internet.
  • Personal trekking equipments like sleeping bags, jackets and so on.
  • Emergency Evacuation (Helicopter Rescue).
  • Any costs which arise due to a change of the itinerary, because of landslides, political disturbance, and strikes etc.
  • Any other costs whatsoever, that is not mentioned in the cost included.
  • Horse renting and additional porters during the trek.
  • Tips for guide, porters, driver...
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Your Program Duration = 25 Days