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Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek

Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek

Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek;Trek to third highest mountain of the world

“Kang-chen-zod-nga”, signifies “Five Great Treasuries of the Snow”, however in actuality it has seven noteworthy summits. To local people Kanchenjunga which remains at a stature of 8,585m the third most noteworthy mountain on the planet, is the dwelling place divine beings who give success and goodwill on them and their territories, while to the climbers of this mountain the expression “Five Great Treasuries of the Snow” goes up against a marginally more inauspicious tone. The torrential slides at Kanchenjunga are said to be the biggest anyplace! .Hence, Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek is one of the best trekking route as one can encounter world’s third highest mountain.

Since local people venerate the mountain, there is a convention among mountain dwellers not to remain on the genuine summit. Every fruitful climb have ceased barely shy of the summit regarding an old guarantee made by the pioneer of the principal effective endeavor in 1955 to the Maharaja of Sikkim.

Further Information!

Kanchenjunga lies on the eastern outskirt of Nepal giving an awesome opportunity to experience remoteness, marvelous mountain landscape, assorted widely varied vegetation and rich neighborhood culture, very extraordinary to those discovered further west. The Kanchenjunga area is occupied by the local Rai, Limbu and Sherpa peoples. The place is famous for Tongba, a millet drink. Therefore, major villages to visit along the trail are Yamphuding, and Mamangkhe where the local cultural center are worth a visit.

Thorpu village on the lower section is  worth a visit, as locals are popular for their authentic hospitality

Furthermore, the intensifying 8,586 m above sea level, the third highest mountain in the world Mt. Kanchenjunga is the highlight of the trek. Officially introduced as a trekking route in 1998.

Duke Nepal Adventure offers once in a lifetime experience with Kanchenjunga  trek making trek safer, comfortable and reliable.

Itinerary Overview

  • Day 1 : Arrival at the Tribuwan International Airport in Kathmandu (1,345m). Overnight at a hotel.
  • Day 2 : Pre-trip meeting and sightseeing around the Kathmandu valley. Overnight at a hotel.
  • Day 3 : Fly from Kathmandu to Biratnagar - 40 mins, transfer to guesthouse. Overnight at guesthouse.
  • Day 4 : Early morning flight to Taplejung (2,320m) - 30 mins. Trek to Lali Kharka (2,276m) - 3 hrs. Overnight at tented camps.
  • Day 5 : Trek to Khesewa (2,120m) - 5 hrs. Overnight at tented camps.
  • Day 6 : Trek to Mamankhe (1,920m) - 5 hrs. Overnight at tented camps.
  • Day 7 : Trek to Yamphudin (2,080m) - 6 hrs. Overnight at tented camps.
  • Day 8 : Trek to Chitre (2,965m) - 5 hrs. Overnight at tented camps.
  • Day 9 : Trek to Tortongn (3,010m) - 6 hrs. Overnight at tented camps.
  • Day 10 : Trek to Tseram (3,870m) - 6 hrs. Overnight at tented camps.
  • Day 11 : Trek to Ramche (4,580m) - 4 hrs. Overnight at tented camp.
  • Day 12 : Explore around Ramche (4,580m) and trek to Oktang (4,730m) - 5 hrs. Overnight at tented camps.
  • Day 13 : Trek to Yalung Ri Base Camp (5,400m) - 5 hrs. Overnight at tented camps.
  • Day 14 : Trek back to Ramche (4,580m) - 5 hrs. Overnight at tented camps.
  • Day 15 : Trek to Sallerle over the Mirgin La (4,480m) - 6 hrs. Overnight at tented camps.
  • Day 16 : Trek to Ghunsa (3,475m) - 5 hrs. Overnight at tented camps.
  • Day 17 : Trek to Kambachen (4,040m) - 6 hrs. Overnight at tented camps.
  • Day 18 : Exploration day at Kambachen. Overnight at tented camps.
  • Day 19 : Trek to Lhonak (4,790m) - 6 hrs. Overnight at tented camps.
  • Day 20 : Trek to Pang Pema (5,140m) - 4 hrs. Overnight at tented camps.
  • Day 21 : Day 21 - Explore around the Kanchenjunga Base Camp (5,100m) and retrace your steps to Kambachen - 5 hrs. Overnight at tented camps.
  • Day 22 : Trek to Ghunsa - 6 hrs. Overnight at tented camps.
  • Day 23 : Trek to Amjilosa (2,460m) - 4 hrs. Overnight at tented camps.
  • Day 24 : Trek to Sakathum (1,600m) - 5 hrs. Overnight at tented camps.
  • Day 25 : Trek to Chhiruwa (1,200m) - 5 hrs. Overnight at tented camps.
  • Day 26 : Trek to Suketar (2,420m) - 5 hrs. Overnight at tented camps.
  • Day 27 : Fly back to Kathmandu. Overnight at a hotel.
  • Day 28 : Leisure day and farewell dinner in Kathmandu. Overnight at a hotel.
  • Day 29 : Transfer to the international airport for your final departure.

Detailed Itinerary

  • Day 1 : Arrival at the Tribuwan International Airport in Kathmandu (1,345m). Overnight at a hotel.
    Upon arrival on Kathmandu, Duke Nepal Adventure representative will receive you and transfer you to the Hotel. Later our representative will brief you about your upcoming Annapurna Base Camp Trek and will introduce to our trekking team. Duke Nepal Adventure will host an evening dinner at one of the finest local restaurant with music and ethnic dance. Overnight at Kathmandu
  • Day 2 : Pre-trip meeting and sightseeing around the Kathmandu valley. Overnight at a hotel.
    This full day sightseeing trip will combine various monuments, cultural and Heritage site within the valley- Boudhanath an Buddhist stupa, Pashupatinath an Hindu Temple, Patan durbar square, Swoyambunath, an Buddhist and Hindu Shrine, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Hanuman Dhoka Museum and Kumari (virgin) living goddess temple.
  • Day 3 : Fly from Kathmandu to Biratnagar - 40 mins, transfer to guesthouse. Overnight at guesthouse.
    Pick up from the hotel in Kathmandu and take afternoon flight to Biratnagar with your guide from Kathmandu and transfer to guesthouse
  • Day 4 : Early morning flight to Taplejung (2,320m) - 30 mins. Trek to Lali Kharka (2,276m) - 3 hrs. Overnight at tented camps.
    A half-hour flight will take us to Suketar Airport in Taplejung where we will be invited by the ground staff and doormen. The group will organize your rigging as you eat after the flight. Toward the evening we begin with a simple 2-to 3-hour stroll along the ridgeline to Lali Kharka, a touching region. Overnight at tented camps. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)
  • Day 5 : Trek to Khesewa (2,120m) - 5 hrs. Overnight at tented camps.
    In the wake of navigating the slope a short way, we slip to the town of Pakora along the Phawa Khola, crossing a suspension connect before starting the precarious move up towards Kunjuri. Lunch will be taken some place underneath Kunjuri. The evening's walk takes us on a short separation over the peak of the edge to our campground at Khesewa. We get our first perspectives of Kanchenjunga, and ought to have the capacity to plainly make out the south and primary summit alongside Yalung Kang. Overnight at tented camps. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)
  • Day 6 : Trek to Mamankhe (1,920m) - 5 hrs. Overnight at tented camps.
    Today the way covers soak slope through terraced handle high over the Kabbeli Khola. There are some good and bad times crossing side valleys yet there are numerous shady spots to rest. After lunch, we pass the town of Anpan, before plummeting to cross the Kashawa Khola lastly, we climb again through terraced fields to the town of Mamankhe. Overnight at tented camps. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)
  • Day 7 : Trek to Yamphudin (2,080m) - 6 hrs. Overnight at tented camps.
    The walk begins with a simple move to Yamphudin along a track which forms the slope over the Kabeli Khola. The way has a few good and bad times as we cross the edges and stream beds that make up the valley sides. For the most part the course is level and the waterway in the long run gets to be distinctly level with the trail, two or three hours before Yamphudin. Finally we can stop to bathe in one of the unmistakable pools inside this lovely stream. It is really an untainted spot. After lunch by the stream we finish the day's stroll to Yamphudin, the most remote settlement around there and the last town we will see until we achieve Ghunsa. It is an enchanting spot concealed underneath the edge of Deurali Danda that we cross next. Overnight at tented camps. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)
  • Day 8 : Trek to Chitre (2,965m) - 5 hrs. Overnight at tented camps.
    Past Yamphudin the trail climbs a precarious goad, a delicate presentation for what will come. Deserting towns we trek through wonderful woods, ceasing for lunch in a knoll catching fine perspectives of the north and south. A precarious plunge to the stream a fascinating extension over the Omje Khola to our campground in Chitre. Overnight at tented camps. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)
  • Day 9 : Trek to Tortongn (3,010m) - 6 hrs. Overnight at tented camps.
    Beginning the day with 3 hours of soak climb to the peak of the Deurali Danda in thick woods more than halfway. From the 3,230m pass we see Jannu, certainly nearer! We dive over some lofty and uncovered regions before entering the woods once more. The sharp plummet through delightful timberland proceeds down into the valley of the Simjua Khola. Over the intriguing looking and testing wooden extension is Tortongn, an outdoors put with various shake covers in the midst of towering conifers. The precarious slopes make today an intense 6 to 7 hours trekking. Overnight at tented camps. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)
  • Day 10 : Trek to Tseram (3,870m) - 6 hrs. Overnight at tented camps.
    Today we complete the waterway a more delightful timberland, the conifers offering path to the rhododendron woodland. The valley climbs decently steeply, with the day advancing the trees turn out to be more hindered and scattered, giving us looks of the snow-topped monsters ahead and the monstrous nose of Yalung Glacier. Just before Tseram the towering statures of Kabru and Rathong top begin to peep once again the moraine. Outdoors at Tseram, a brushing region, the night temperatures will advise us that we are truly picking up stature. Overnight at tented camps. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)
  • Day 11 : Trek to Ramche (4,580m) - 4 hrs. Overnight at tented camp.
    This is a shorter day's stroll up the last 600m to Ramche where the trail to Kanchenjunga South turns perilous. The landscape is brilliant as we rise past the nose of Yalung Glaciers into a progression of removal valleys, which gives simple strolling and great outdoors. A solidified lake, clear streams and perspectives of Koktang, Rathong and Kabru are the highlights of this walk. Hope to feel the height today. Overnight at tented camps. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)
  • Day 12 : Explore around Ramche (4,580m) and trek to Oktang (4,730m) - 5 hrs. Overnight at tented camps.
    Our first close experience with Kanchenjunga. Taking after the valley round to see the dazzling south face of Kanchanjunga and Jannu. We get over the Yalung Ri Glacier and proceed by a clearing bend, at Oktang, 4,730m, all of a sudden we are gone up against with the southern mass of the mountain. This endless edge shapes a cirque more than 15 kms in length, no place under 7,500m high and with three primary summits of Kanchenjunga at 8,420m, 8,586m, and 8,474m! It is an amazing mountain display and particularly great is Jannu while watching the icy masses spilling out of its east face. Overnight at tented camps. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)
  • Day 13 : Trek to Yalung Ri Base Camp (5,400m) - 5 hrs. Overnight at tented camps.
    This stretched out part will take you to the high elevations. It requires assurance. The intersection of high passes requires great climate, and obviously idealize calculated support. Hope to get acclimatized with the elevation today. Overnight at tented camps. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)
  • Day 14 : Trek back to Ramche (4,580m) - 5 hrs. Overnight at tented camps.
    Yalung Glaciers and a progression of valleys, give great strolling and flawless outdoors. A solidified lake, clear streams and radiant perspectives are the highlights of this walk. Overnight at tented camps. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)
  • Day 15 : Trek to Sallerle over the Mirgin La (4,480m) - 6 hrs. Overnight at tented camps.
    We trek down the valley, passing the kill to the high and testing Labsang La course to Ghunsa and the north side of Kanchenjunga. This pass is unpleasant and hazardous, particularly for watchmen so we take the more southern arrangement of passes, starting with the Mirgin La. After an underlying steep climb and a few false summits we reach Mirgin La. Aside from the radiant Jannu, not too far off are Makalu, Gyakung Kang, Everest, Lhotse and Chamalang. Toward the south it is conceivable to see down to the Terai, a scene worth the exertion. Our campground will be past the go, following 6 to 7 hours extreme strolling. Overnight at tented camps. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)
  • Day 16 : Trek to Ghunsa (3,475m) - 5 hrs. Overnight at tented camps.
    Despite the fact that there are four more goes, there is little drop between them, so as a result it is a high beautiful region. After lunch the plummet brings us to Lamba Sumba Kharka, where there are more perspectives of the amazing Southwest Face of Jannu. From Kharka the going is simple again down a charming forested trail to the town of Ghunsa, where we camp in the town. Ghunsa is a beautiful Tibetan town; supplication banners ripple from the wooden houses and there are two religious communities, an appreciated sight after the numerous days of wild. One of the neighborhood fortes' is 'Tongba', an inquisitive mixed drink. A container or expansive bamboo glass is loaded with aged millet seed and bubbling water pored over. The flavor and liquor leak however and you drink it with an exceptional straw. You may require a drink after the extreme 4-to 6-hour walk. Overnight at tented camps. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)
  • Day 17 : Trek to Kambachen (4,040m) - 6 hrs. Overnight at tented camps.
    Step by step the trail climbs to south of the Ghunsa Khola and crossing surge fields while rising on a field arranged at the north side of the waterway. A lofty move to an incline from where it crosses a slide and afterward dives to Lakepo. A short move from here to the town of Kambachen 4,040m. Overnight at tented camps. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)
  • Day 18 : Exploration day at Kambachen. Overnight at tented camps.
    Today we spend acclimatizing to high height. It likewise bends over as a rest day and can be utilized for a short morning climb to investigate the region around Kambachen. The individuals who feel the inclination ought to have the capacity to get up to speed with their clothing. Something else, a great book ought to get you during that time splendidly. It is fundamental to adapt to the higher height as you have been investing a great deal of energy at lower elevations. From here there are great mountain perspectives of the tops close Kanchenjunga which are obvious. You can climb up the edge over the town for better perspectives or take a day climb to Jannu Base Camp. The Nepali name for Jannu is Kumbakarna. Overnight at tented camps. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)
  • Day 19 : Trek to Lhonak (4,790m) - 6 hrs. Overnight at tented camps.
    A progressive move through rough fields gets you to Ramtang at height of 4,240m then intersection northwest of the Kanchenjunga Glacier you achieve Lhonak, which is on a sandy plain almost a dry lakebed. You will camp between the stones digging in for the long haul out of the wind. There are delightful mountain vistas all around. Water is rare in Lhonak and you should utilize just as much as totally essential. Overnight at tented camps. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)
  • Day 20 : Trek to Pang Pema (5,140m) - 4 hrs. Overnight at tented camps.
    The principle Kanchenjunga pinnacle is just obvious from Pang Pema, which is the construct camp for undertakings with respect to Kanchenjunga. From Lhonak, the trail step by step climbs over the plain yet soon gets more extreme as it takes after the moraine. String Pema is at a tallness of 5,140m. Overnight at tented camps. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)
  • Day 21 : Day 21 - Explore around the Kanchenjunga Base Camp (5,100m) and retrace your steps to Kambachen - 5 hrs. Overnight at tented camps.
    A move of 200m or 300m on a morning climb up an edge, north of Pang Pema, gives an extraordinary vantage point with perspectives of Kanchenjunga, Wedge Peak, the Twins and Tent Peak. As normal the plummet goes speedier and you can achieve Kambachen that day. Overnight at tented camps. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)
  • Day 22 : Trek to Ghunsa - 6 hrs. Overnight at tented camps.
    More drops through heavenly areas of timberland the length of we make Amjilosa tomorrow. From Ghunsa a hour down we go through Phole, a town in two sections. The upper segment houses Tibetan outcasts who are settled, the second is the winter town of Ghunsa. Additionally down is Yangswa, an extraordinary and warm camp. Overnight at tented camps. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)
  • Day 23 : Trek to Amjilosa (2,460m) - 4 hrs. Overnight at tented camps.
    At first we pass through the excellent woods opening out to steep, green slopes where Amjilosa is roosted. Overnight at tented camps. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)
  • Day 24 : Trek to Sakathum (1,600m) - 5 hrs. Overnight at tented camps.
    After a short climb we start the lofty drop that will take the greater part of the day. We achieve the joining of the Tamur and Ghunsa Kholas. Overnight at tented camps. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)
  • Day 25 : Trek to Chhiruwa (1,200m) - 5 hrs. Overnight at tented camps.
    We cross the Simbu Khola, which starts from Kanchenjunga's south base camp, the Khola that we followed up from Torontan. It is wonderfully warm at these low elevations and cardamom develops uninhibitedly in the damp shaded timberland. Crossing various little tributary streams we achieve Chhirwa, a town set among vast rocks. We camp in a field out of the town. This is a simpler day. Overnight at tented camps. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)
  • Day 26 : Trek to Suketar (2,420m) - 5 hrs. Overnight at tented camps.
    Crossing in an out of minor valleys, we pass through a progression of beautiful towns on our approach to Suketar, stretching around late evening. Overnight at tented camps. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)
  • Day 27 : Fly back to Kathmandu. Overnight at a hotel.
    Making the most of your last look at the mountains you have as of late gone by one final time on the 30-minute Scenic flight back to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel. (Breakfast Included)
  • Day 28 : Leisure day and farewell dinner in Kathmandu. Overnight at a hotel.
    It's additionally extra day on the off chance that the flight to Kathmandu is deferred. You have the choice to extend your outing to proceed onto Chitwan wilderness safari, rafting enterprise, Kathmandu valley shopping visit, grand Everest flight, mountain biking and different exercises. At night we will have a goodbye supper in a customary Nepalese eatery with social exhibitions. (Your guide(s) and an office staff will go with you.) Overnight at an hotel in Kathmandu. (Breakfast and Farewell Dinner Included)
  • Day 29 : Transfer to the international airport for your final departure.
    The outing closes today. Our Airport Representative will drop you at the global airplane terminal in Kathmandu for your flight takeoff from Nepal.

Includes/Excludes

  • Includes
    • Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by our car, van and bus
    • Accommodation as required by you or as specified in the appropriate itinerary
    • City tour with our guides in private car, van or bus if appropriate
    • All  typical Meals during the trek (Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinners)
    • 3 Cup of teas during the trek
    • English speaking Guide depending on the place
    • Local staff and porters to carry your luggage during the trek
    • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staff
    • Airfares including taxes as appropriate for internal flight transfer which is a part of trekking itinerary
    • Land transportation as appropriate for trekking itinerary
    • All our government taxes
    • Official expense
    • First aid kits
    • Map
    • Availability of Duke Nepal Personnel in emergency
  • Excludes
    • Certain lunches and dinners as explained in the trekking itinerary
    • Your travel insurance which is compulsory
    • Your International Plane fare and airport taxes
    • Appropriate visa fees
    • Sightseeing not listed in the itinerary
    • Meals not listed in the itinerary.
    • Personal expenses such as room service, internet charge, laundry, drink, fax, telephone call, optional activities, etc
    • Personal trekking equipment and gear
    • Certain sightseeing entrance fees
    • Gratuities, tips to guides, porters, drivers,  etc. (not compulsory)

Trip Facts

  • Region: Remote Area Trekking
  • Max. Altitude: 5120m
  • Grade :
  • Group Size: Min 2 Pax
  • Duration: 29 Day(s)
  • Rating: Best

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