Kanchanjunga Base Camp Trek (16 Days)

Starting Price : $1650

Kanchanjunga Base Camp Trek (16 Days)

Duration : 16 Day(s)

Kanchanjunga Base Camp Trek (16 Days)

Are you an adventure seeker , ready to dare the toughest ascending with white snow, slippery rocks and glaciers then Kanchanjunga trial is quite suitable for you. Remote and untouched scenario along with soul touching villages where the life is calm and relaxed the spirit takes you toward the world 3rd highest mountain Kanchanjunga is located at eastern Nepal.

Our Kanchenjunga base camp trek is absolutely 16 days holiday in the east of Nepal, covering 220 km in an area which is less crowded that includes a wide range of wonderful scenery from lush, tropical jungle through rhododendron, chestnut and oak forests and high onto he glaciated base camp .

Visitor numbers to this trekking are restricted, so to trek in Kanchenjunga you need a local guide and at least 2 trekkers fulfill and gain the necessary permits.

The route to Kanchenjunga Base camp passes through the Arun valley which is considered one of the most charming regions for trekking in Nepal, and even the most highlights in Kanchenjunga Conservation are which covers an area of 2035 square kilometers.

Kanchanjunga lies in the Taplejung region in the northeast of Nepal where is Kanchenjunga’s 5 peaks: Kangbachen (7903m), Kanchenjunga (8586m0, Kanchanjunga central (882m) , Kanchanjunga south ( 8476m) and Kanchanjunga north , etc.

Other Information

  • Embark on a challenging traverse through a region seldom visited by trekkers
  • Witness unsurpassed views of Kanchenjunga massif, Makalu range and surrounding peaks including Jannu.
  • Cross the Mirgin La Pass (4500m), trek to Kanchenjunga Base Camp and spend the night at Pangpema (5140m).
  • Follow the glacier torrent of the Tamur and Ghunsa Rivers to their source on the northwest side of the Kanchenjunga Himal.
  • Trek through remote villages of Gurung, Rai, Limbu and Sherpa community.

Itinerary

Day 01 Kathmandu –Bhadrapur (45 minutes) & drive to Taplejung (2420m)

  • Pick uo at hotel
  • Flight for 45 minutes
  • 8 hour drive
  • Overnight at Hotel

Day 02 Trek from Taplejung to Sinuwa (980m)

  • Passing by river sand along some steep ridges.
  • Traditional villages and their mud houses, rice field ,etc.
  • Passing by Tamur River
  • Overnight at Sinuwa
  • 5-6 hours trek

Day 03 Sinuwa – Chiruwa (1280m)

  • 5-6 hours trek
  • Descending toward Thiwakhola then cross wooden bridges
  • Overnight at Chiruwa

Day 04 Chiruwa – Sakathum (1575m)

  • 5-6 hour trek
  • Descending toward Simbuwa Khola
  • Overnight at Sakathm

Day 05 Sakathum – Amjilosaha ( 2310 m)

  • 4-5 hours trek
  • We trek toward northeast alongside the banks of Ghunsa Khola
  • Ascend to the Tibetan village of Amjilosa
  • Overnight at teahouse

Day 06 Trek from Amjilosa to Gyable (2730m)

  • 5-6 hours
  • Trial takes you through rhododendron and bamboo forest
  • Magnificent views of surrounding landscape.

Day 07 Gyable – Gunsa (3595m)

  • 4-5 hours trek
  • The last village in the Valley at Gunsa
  • Overnight at Gunsa

Day 08 Acclimatization Day

Day 09 Gunsa – khambachen (4050m)

  • 5-6 hours trek
  • Numerous chortens and Mani walls.
  • Several slopes and glacier moraines we reach Kambachen
  • Overnight at teahouse

Day 10 Kambachen – Lhonak ( 4780m) 3-4 hours trek

Day 11 Trek to Kanchenjunga Base Camp then back to Lhonak (4780m) 6-7 hours

Day 12 Lhonak to Ghunsa (3595m) 6-7 hours trek

Day 13 Ghunsa to Amjilosa (2498m) 5-6 hours trek

Day 14 Amjilosa to Sakathum then drive to Taplejung (1442m) 6-7 hours

Day 15 Taplejung to Bhadrapur by drive 6-7 hours

Day 16 Bhadrapur to Kathmandu (45 minutes) by flight

Cost Includes
  • Two nights accommodation with breakfast (room with attached bathroom) in kathmandu
  • Accommodation during the trek.
  • All meals during the trek ( breakfasts, lunches, and dinners)
  • Government-licensed trek guide
  • Porters for trekkers luggage (1 porter for every 2 trekkers).
  • Guides and porters costs – meals, insurance, salary, lodging, transportation, and other necessary equipment
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) permit fee
  • Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) card fee
  • All government and local taxes
  • Rescue operation arrangements in case of complicated health conditions (funded by travel insurance)
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu at the end of the trek
Cost Exclude
  • International flight costs
  • On-arrival visa fees at Tribhuwan Internationa Airport- (15 days – $25-30,
  • Travel insurance
  • Extra night accommodation, meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara due to early arrival, or late departure or early return from the trek.
  • Personal expenses such as shopping, snacks, alcoholic drinks, hot (tea/coffee) drinks, cold drinks, bottle or boiled water, shower, Wi-Fi, laundry, telephone call, battery re-charge fee, extra porters, etc
  • Personal clothing and gear
  • Tips for guide and porters
  • Additional costs due to delays caused by circumstances beyond company control like landslides, bad weather conditions, itinerary modification for safety concerns, illness, change of government policy, political instability, etc
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