Kanchenjunga Trek Kanchenjunga Trek Kanchenjunga Trek

Kanchenjunga Trek - 26 days

Duration
26 days
Max. Elevation
5140m
Group size
Min 2 Pax
Level
DIFFICULT
Transportation
Private car, Public Bus & Flight
Best Season
September to November March to May
Accomodation
  • 3* Hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Basic tea house Lodge during the trek.
Meals
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu.
  • All meals included during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Starts at
Tapllejung.
Ends at
Happukhola.
Trip Route
Kathmandu-Taplejung-Amjilosa-Ghunsa-Lonak- Sele-le Pass-Chairam- Torongden- Happukhola- Kathmandu

Highlights

    • The blend of traditional Nepali and Tibetan Culture.
    • Exploring around the Northern and southern base camp of Mt, Kanchenjunga.
    • Crossing several Glaciers like Yalung Glacier and Kanchenjunga Glacier and many others.
    • Remote picturesque villages and the local ethnic groups.
    • Crossing several Glaciers, Such as the Kanchenjunga glaciers and many others.
    • Wild, Remote, and unspoiled nature including amazing landscapes, forests, rivers, and Waterfalls.
    • Crossing the numbers of High passes such as Sele-la pass 4,290m, Mirginla Pass 4480m, and Sinelapcha pass 4,656m.
    • The Kanchenjunga Conservation Area has diverse wildlife such as snow leopard, musk deer, Red Panda, etc. 
    • Mount Kanchanjunga is 8,586 meters, the third highest peak in the world. 
Kanchenjunga Trek is situated on the border between east Nepal and the Indian state of Darjeeling. The mountain was first successfully tackled by British Climber in 1995. Mt. Kanchenjunga is named by Tibetan meaning five treasures of Snow. Corresponds to the massif of five distinct peaks. Like many mountains in Nepal. 
Kanchenjunga Trek offers the world's best trekking who are seeking adventure activity. Kanchanjunga Trekking looks very long and needs one month's of vacation to complete it. If you are seeking to do this trekking, we will look forward to arranging as a shortest possibility as you have time and interest.
Kanchenjunga Base camp Trek is well off established trail for trekkers and reaching a trailhead requires several days of road travel or a costly flight, because of its remoteness. The Kanchenjunga Trek passes through small villages, Patches of tropical forest, terraced fields, and high hills. 
Agricultural Crops are depending on altitude. Rice, wheat, mustered, and maize are grown at a lower level and barley, buckwheat, and potatoes are grown higher up. Although, Kanchenjunga Trekking will be much easy with a guide and porter. Trekking guides are very helpful, if you feel some mystery can share them with your guide and he will help with any difficulty. Kanchenjunga Region.
However, the tea house is used mainly by local shepherds, traders, and porters. We should take a porter as local people because they are looking forward to getting some work while they saw new people around. Nepal's popular Trekking are Annapurna, Everest, and Langtang. Teahouse caters almost exclusively to foreign Trekkers and is increasingly sophisticated.
Kanchenjunga trekking is restricted, so to trek to Kanchenjunga you need a local guide and at least 2 trekkers to get the necessary permits. Trek to Kanchenjunga visits both base camps on the north and south side of the mountain and is generally run for small groups of people. We provide much experienced and helpful preparation for the trek and a high level of Professionalism and care on a trek with excellent staff. Kanchenjunga Base camp Trek route passes through the Arun Valley which is considered one of the most beautiful regions for Trekking in Nepal. 

Important Note

The above Itinerary and cost can be customized to your thought. please inform us about thought.

Trip Itinerary

After Arrival at Kathmandu Airport after completing your custom formalities, pick up your luggage and look for our airport representative from Adventure a1trek. Who will display your name on the board in front of the Outing gate! He will drop you at the hotel. After being refreshed, in the evening time, you will be greeted by our team representative

  • Food: not included
  • Accommodation: at a 3-star hotel on a twin/double sharing basis with breakfast.

Today, you are free and not to rushing program sightseeing in Kathmandu as your choice. You may wish to visit Durbar Square in the heart of the city where the old royal palace with its intricate wood carving is located. More area is a maze of temples and their images. These places are considered world Heritage sites including Historic Bhaktapur, Patan, Monkey Temple, Pashupati Temple, and Boudha stupa.  There will be a full briefing today with trekking gear check and fill the needs before leaving for a remote area. Overnight at Kathmandu.

  • Food: Breakfast Included 
  • Accommodation: at a 3-star hotel on a twin/double sharing basis with breakfast. 

As you flight time you will pick up from your hotel by Guide. He will take you to the airport and fly to Biratnagar or Bhadrapur. Overnight at the same place as you flew guide will arrange your stay and food is included

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included 
  • Accommodation: at the best available local lodge on a twin/double sharing basis.


Drive to Taplejung, today road is in a hilly region and it will be jig-jack up down and more too uphill. It will be very nice scenery and enjoy the local hotel to have food and some drinks. it will take around 7/8hours for reaching Taplejung.  Evening at Taplejung for overnight.

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included 
  • Accommodation: at the best available local lodge on a twin/double sharing basis.

Today is the first day of your walk-in Kanchenjunga Trek, after breakfast, you will have a scenic and smooth walk of about 5/6 hrs. to reach Mitlung. Today you will follow the bank of the Tamor River and terraced farmlands of thick Forest. The path ascent is gradual with some of the best walking trails for your trekking. lunch will be in Phurumbu village and walk to Mitlung Village. Overnight at Tea house lodge at Mitlung.

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included 
  • Accommodation: at the best available local lodge on a twin/double sharing basis.



From Mitlung your day starts in the early morning after having breakfast in the same lodge as you stayed. Today some part of the path is steep and steady, walking you cross some major villages on the way is Sinwa. Sinwa valley you can find some unique kiranti group expenditures. Next is the village of Tawa which is regionally popular for being the village of wild honey harvesters in eastern Nepal. After that, you will be walking up to Chiruwa. Overnight at Teahouse lodge in Chiruwa. Accommodation, 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included 
  • Accommodation: at the best available local lodge on a twin/double sharing basis.



Similarly, you start the day after having breakfast. You will pass by multiple Tamang, Rai, Gurung, and Sherpa Village to reach from Chiruwa to Sukethum. The walking path starts gradually downhills beside the Tamor River and subtropical jungles. After a couple of hours, you will reach the very famous and historical place Olangchunggola, which is significant as the strategic location for the trade routes of Nepal Tibet, and Sikkim. In this small town, you will check your permit and enter the restricted regions Kanchanjunga conservation area. After some hours of walking, you will reach Sekathum. Overnight at Tea house lodge in Sekathum. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included 
  • Accommodation: at the best available local lodge on a twin/double sharing basis.

Today Following the Locally preferred trail of stone steps, you will reach a small sherpa Settlement crossing the Oak, Pine, and Rhododendron Jungle. The path leads a steep climb starting from here and leading us up the high ridges. A sharp Descend will once again take you back to flatlands. Then, prepare for the final steep section lasting about one and half hours to the village of Amjilapsa. Overnight at Teahouse lodge in Amjilopsa. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included 
  • Accommodation: at the best available local lodge on a twin/double sharing basis.


The sunrise view of the mountain is fantastic from Amjilopsa village your day starts after breakfast. The trail is much more relaxed and open. You will be blessed with wonderful landscape views and fantastic spotting of the Himalayas throughout the day. Passing out small forests and terraces you will arrive at the Sherpa village Gyabla from this village you can see beautiful sunset views of the Himalayas. Overnight at Tea House lodge in Gyabla.

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included 
  • Accommodation: at the best available local lodge on a twin/double sharing basis.

Today you have a moderate walking towards the village of Ghunsa. You will walk through the bamboo forests and gradually uphill to continue into the rising trail to reach Phale. An auxiliary trail to the Makalu trek separates from the village and the main trail continues to the village of Ghunsa. Overnight at Tea house lodge in Ghunsa.

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included 
  • Accommodation: at the best available local lodge on a twin/double sharing basis.


You can explore Ghunsa village and see the Local lifestyle, in your rest day you can do some laundry for more days trek. Overnight at Tea house lodge in Ghunsa. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included 
  • Accommodation: at the best available local lodge on a twin/double sharing basis.


The Trekking leads to Khambachen trets with outstanding views of the snow-capped mountains. You will see Junu Himal at 7,710m, Phole peak 6,645m and many more frequent sightings. The trail leads the Ghunsakhola to the village of Runbuk-kharka. The landscape is pristine as we head nearer to Khambachen. Overnight at Teahouse lodge in Khambachen. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included 
  • Accommodation: at the best available local lodge on a twin/double sharing basis.

Today is one of the shortest treks on this trip. You will have an easy climb throughout the walk providing us with some fantastic mountain views. You will get nearer to the glacial moraines below the Kanchenjunga Mountain and the vegetation changes drastically as you reach Lhonak. Overnight at Tea House Lodge in Lhonak.

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included 
  • Accommodation: at the best available local lodge on a twin/double sharing basis.

Today you will be heading towards the Northern Base Camp of Kanchanjunga Mountain. Locally they named Pangpema base camp. Start to walk in a large Kanchenjunga glacier, you will have some prominent steep climbs throughout the way. While you admire the wonderful face of this massive mountain once reaching the pang pema base camp 5100m. After having a good time and pictures in the base camp you will walk back to Lhonak. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included 
  • Accommodation: at the best available local lodge on a twin/double sharing basis.


Trekking over pebbles and moraine we reach Kambachen village for Lunch before heading east along the Tamor River. You can see vegetation is greener as we again return to Ghunsa where we spend the night. Overnight at Tea house lodge in Ghunsa. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included 
  • Accommodation: at the best available local lodge on a twin/double sharing basis.

The Day starts with a steep upward from Ghunsa to Sele-le. The path is covered with a forest of moss, Rhododendron, and Juniper trees. It will take about 5 hours to reach Sele-le village. Overnight at Tea house lodge in Ghunsa.

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included 
  • Accommodation: at the best available local lodge on a twin/double sharing basis.


The day starts with a mesmerizing south side view of Jannu Himal and Makalu 6th highest mountain in the world. Today is a strenuous Trekking day as you will cross many passes like margin-la, singing-la, and Sinelapcha Bhanjyang. At the end of the day, you descend to Cheram. Overnight at Tea House lodge. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included 
  • Accommodation: at the best available local lodge on a twin/double sharing basis.

After breakfast, you will ascend past the snout of the Yalung Glacier and walk through Simbuwa Khola, pass through Lapsang village and reach Ramche. Overnight at tea house lodge in Ramche.

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included 
  • Accommodation: at the best available local lodge on a twin/double sharing basis.

In the early morning, you will get up and have breakfast, pack some chocolate and fill the water bottle for your hiking up to Kanchanjunga South Base Camp. After reaching there you will shout some pictures and videos then walk back to Ramche. Overnight at tea house lodge in Cheram. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included 
  • Accommodation: at the best available local lodge on a twin/double sharing basis.

Today's walk is more downhill and some of the parts are flat with subtropical vegetation, It will be a very nice and beautiful walk to reach Torongden. Overnight at Tea House Lodge in Torongden, 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included 
  • Accommodation: at the best available local lodge on a twin/double sharing basis.

After Breakfast, your path is descending from Torrong to Yamphudin we pass through Lasiya Bhanjyang which involves walking up to a landslide. Further walking down we Reach the village of Yamphudin and Sherpa Gaun. Overnight at Tea House Lodge in Sherpa Guan, 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included 
  • Accommodation: at the best available local lodge on a twin/double sharing basis.

Today, you will be descending from Yamphudin crossing the bridge and climbing up to Ekchana Vangyang, and descending down to Khebang Village. Overnight at Tea House Lodge in Khebang, 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included 
  • Accommodation: at the best available local lodge on a twin/double sharing basis.

After morning food and drink, the path leads down to Kabel Khola and walks to Happu Khola for a night's stay. Overnight at Tea House Lodge in Happu Khola, 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included 
  • Accommodation: at the best available local lodge on a twin/double sharing basis.

Today, almost adventure activity is finished, and the walking day is also finished you will take by jeep to drive Birtamod with various types of agricultural farmland with terraces. It will be a long but very beautiful drive. Overnight at Tea House Lodge in Birtamod,

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included 
  • Accommodation: at the best available local lodge on a twin/double sharing basis.

Your trekking comes to end and you will say you’re all porters to bye for this time. Make them happy for their hard work to achieve your dream come true. The flight will be around 9-10 o’clock in the morning. It will take around 40 to 45 minutes to land in Kathmandu

  • Food: Breakfast Included 
  • Accommodation: at a 3-star hotel on a twin/double sharing basis with breakfast



Today is the last day of this trip to Nepal, with all the finest memories, today you will be flying to your next destination. Our representative will be transferred to Kathmandu airport. With the hope of seeing you again (Feri Bhetaula) in Nepal, we will be saying bye for this time.

  • Food: Breakfast Included 
  • Accommodation: not included. 

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Includes

      • Airport pick up and drop off by a private vehicle 
      • Accommodation in Kathmandu at a 3-star level hotel with breakfast on a twin/double sharing basis.
      • All the ground transportation as per the itinerary. 
      • Private vehicle and experienced tour guide during Kathmandu valley sightseeing.
      • All the permits needed for the trek including the special permit required for the trip.
      • An experienced English-speaking guide and his all expenses during the trek.
      • Porter(s) and all the expenses during the trekking including the insurance. 
      • All the meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) including complimentary tea/coffee during the trekking. 
      • Teahouse accommodation during the trekking on the best lodge available.
      • Seasonal fruits.
      • Trekking route maps and sleeping bags (need to be returned after the trip completion)
      • First aid kit carried by the guide with all basic medicines and devices. 
      • Emergency Rescue assistance arrangement if needed 
      • All the government taxes and company service charges. 

    Doesn't Include

      • International airfare, your travel insurance, and Nepal visa fees 
      • Food and drinks in Kathmandu Nepalgunj
      • Personal expenses (Wifi, bar bills, laundries, gadget charging, etc.) during the trekking. 
      • Tipping to the Guide, porters, and driver. 

    Complimentary

      • Trekking Map of Kanchenjunga 
      • Welcome and welfare Dinner in Nepali Authentic restaurant
      • A1Trek company logo print T-shirt and Trekking Certificate.

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