kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek

Overview

“Kanchenjunga” a name that originates from Tibetan language, means the “five treasures of snow” and corresponds to the massif’s five distinct peaks. Like many other mountains in Nepal, Kanchenjunga offers world-class trekking. But unlike some of the country’s more popular routes, which can become overrun in the prime autumn and spring hiking seasons, the trails to and around Kanchenjunga remain delightfully free of foreign visitors due to the difficulty and expense of reaching the area.

During the trek, one can enjoy the spectacular view of the Mt. Kanchenjunga (8,586 m), the third highest peak in the world. Along with Mt. Kanchenjunga, high mountain peaks that exceed (8000 m) can be seen, Mt. Everest, Mt. Makalu and Kanchenjunga West, also known as Yalung Kang (8,505m). And also the other peaks exceeding 7,000 meters , Kambachen (7,903 m) being the highest among them. Jannu (7,710 m), Jongsong (7,483 m), Kabru (7,353 m), Tent Peak (7,365 m) and the Twins (7,350 m) are some other peaks above 7000 meters that can be seen during the trek.

Rai and Limbu are the dominant ethnic groups on this region.

Trip Briefing
  • Duration: 28 days
  • Rating:Fairly Popular
  • Grading:Moderate to fairly hard
  • Region: Kanchenjunga
  • Activity:Trekking
  • Trip Type:Camping Trek
Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival. Meet assist and transfer to hotel.

Day 02: Preparation and briefing of the trekking

Day 03: Free day in Kathmandu

Day 04: Kathmandu to Bhadrapur by flight and same day drive to Illam

Day 05: Illam to Suketar

Day 06: Suketar to Tembewa 6-7 hrs

Day 07: Tembewa to Khesewa 6-7hrs

Day 08: Khesewa to Mamanke 6-7 hrs

Day 09: Mamanke to Yamphudin (2080 m) Yamphudin Khola 6-7 hrs

Day 10: Yamphudin to Tortong (2990 m) 6-7 hrs

Day 11: Tortong to Tseram (3870 m) 6-7 hrs

Day 12: Tseram to Sele La camp via Silion La Pass (4854 m)

Day 13: Sele la camp to Ghunsa (3430 m) 6-7 hrs

Day 14: Ghunsa to Khambachen (4050 m) 6-7 hrs

Day 15: Khambachen to Nupchu Pokhari and back to Khambachen (4050 m)

Day 16: Khambachen to Lhonak (4750 m)

Day 17: Lhonak to Kanchenjunga Base Camp (5143 m)

Day 18 Kanchenjunga Base Camp to Khambachen (4620 m)

Day 19: Khambcahen to Phole (2930 m)

Day 20: Phole to Amjilosa (2510 m)

Day 21: Amjilosa to Chiruwa (1270 m)

Day 22: Chiruwa to Topka School (1500 m)

Day 23: Topka School to Taplejung (Suketar)

Day 24: Drive from Suketar to Illam

Day 25: Drive from Illam to Bhadrapur

Day 26: Bhadrapur to Kathmandu by flight

Day 27: Rest day in Kathmandu

Day 28: Departure

Contact Us

Shambhala Trekking Agency Pvt. Ltd 
Tej Bhawan, Palace Road ( North Gate) Lazimpat 
Kathmandu Nepal

00977-1-4001010,4412889 (Office) 
GPO Box. 21358 
Fax: +0977-1-4411753 
Email: shambhalatrekkingnepal@gmail.com, 
shambhala@mail.com.np
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