Kanchenjunga Trekking

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On the far eastern border of Nepal lies Mt. Kanchenjunga (8586m), the third highest peak in the world. The valley approaching the mountain base camp has been opened to trekking, specifically for organized treks. The long trek to the lap of Kangchenjunga takes one through some of the country’s richest and most pristine forests. The region is quite uninhabited, so the visitor must bring along all food and camping equipment. Most groups fly in and out of Taplejung, which  may requires a flight change from Biratnagar. Two separate routes head northeastwards from Taplejung, one to the North Base Camp, the other to the South Base Camp. These routes can be combined into a circuit.
Kanchenjunga trekking route is situated at the far eastern border of Nepal. Trekking to Kanchenjungha provides probably the best natural beauty. Similarly Upper Kanchenjungha and Lapsang La and Yalung Glacier are one of the adventure trips in this region. This route Yalung Glacier and over the Lapsang La and down the difficult route back to Taplejung is an unforgettable experience! However, as the trip crosses the 4,000m mark several times, one must take care of high altitude sickness. This area offers the cultural diversity of Rai, Limbu, Chhetri and Brahmin villagers, with the higher regions inhabited by a people of Tibeto-Mongoloid ancestry. This trek provides exploration of extreme eastern part Nepal and should be taken is for experienced trekkers who seek complete escape into the wildest, richest part of the Himalayas. This trek is also has great for those explorers having natural history interest, with ecological zones from the subtropics to glacial wilderness. Expect close-up views of Kanchenjunga. The trek starts by heading towards the Tamur River past Ghunsa for the north Kangchenjunga Base Camp after flying into Taplejung in a chartered aircraft. There will be optional mountaineering opportunities and is the best option for hikers seeking extended challenge.

  • Itinerary: 1
    Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, check in your Hotel.
    Day 02: Full day sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley
    Day 03: Departure from Kathmandu in the afternoon by night bus
    Day 04: Basantpur 2200m
    Day 05: From Basantpur to Gupha Pokhari 2930m with the view of Chhamlang, Mera, Everest, Makalu, Lhotse and Kanchenjunga
    Day 06: From Gupha Pokhari to Doban 750m through rhododendron and chestnut forest, cultivated field along the rivers
    Day 07: Doban to Mitlung 800m 5h along the river and villages
    Day 08: Departure from Mitlung to Chirwa 1200m 6h
    Day 09: Chirwa to Sokathim 1640m 5h climbing from Tamor valley to Gunsa valley
    Day 10: Sokatham to Amjilessa 2490m 5 hours a nice waterfall in Ghaiya Bari
    Day 11: Amjilessa to Kyapra: 2680m 5 h
    Day 12: Kyapra to Ghunsa 3330m: 5h Through Tibetan racing village, fir and rhodo forest
    Day 13: Leaving Ghunsa to Rambuk Khaka 3950m 6h along the Ghunsa Khola ascending
    Day 14: Leaving Rambuk Kharka to Lhonak 4790m 8 hours enjoying views of Jannu, Nango Ma, Khabur
    Day 15: Leaving Lhonak to Pang Pema/Kanchenjunga Base Camp 5140n 4h
    Day 16: Rest day
    Day 17: back to Rambuk Kharka 3950m
    Day 18: back to Ghunsa Preparation for the Lapang pass
    Day 19: Some porters leave to Tseram via 5 passes Sinion La 4660m and Leaving for Lapsang through rhododendron forest to the Yamotari glacier and climbing from left bank to Naya Kharka 4080m
    Day 20: Climbing Rocky mountain to Lapsaga La Phedi- Lapsang La 5110m and camp Lapsang 4300m about 12h
    Day 21: excursion to Yalung and Oktang south face base camp of Kanchenjunga
    Day 22: Leaving to Tseram 3870m
    Day 23: Tseram to Omji Khola camp
    Day 24: Omji Khola camp to Phumphe 8h through Rhodo forest, village, rivers
    Day 25: Phumphe to Keswa 1960m 5h very nice terrace fields
    Day 26: Deswa to Taplejung 2300m 4h
    Day 27: Bus to Illam
    Day 28: Bus to Biratnagar
    Day 29: Bus to Kathmandu
    Day 30: Kathmandu
    Day 31: Transfer to airport
  • Itinerary: 2
    Day 01 : Arrival & transfer to hotel.
    Day 02 : Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley or Prepare for trekking.
    Day 03 : Fly from kathmandu to Tumlingtar.
    Day 04 : Tumlingtar – Phapung o/n camp.
    Day 05 : Phapung -Chainpur o/n camp.
    Day 06 : Chainpur-Jaljala o/n camp.
    Day 07 : Jaljala – Bhalukhop camp.
    Day 08 : Bhalukhop – Milke Danda camp.
    Day 09 : Milke Danda excursion and to see the beautiful views of Mt. Kanchanjung and Mt. Makalu o/n Camp.
    Day 10 : Milke Danda – Down hill to Mayuan o/n camp.
    Day 11 : Mayam – Chainpur o/n camp.
    Day 12 : Chainpur- Tumlingtar o/n camp.
    Day 13 : Tumligtar – Kathmandu by flight.
    Day 14 : Free day in Kathmandu o/n hotel.
    Day 15 : Transfer to airport for on wards destination.
  • For trekking in different places, Please writes us: sapkotajr@gmail.com

Total Cost: ON REQUEST

The Package cost Includes

• Assisted upon arrival at the airport by our office representative.
• All arrival and departure transfers as per the itinerary by Private vehicles.
• Accommodation in Kathmandu / Biratnagar on BB basis.
• Accommodation in local Guest House, Homestay & Tent on twin sharing basis for trekking area on Full board
• Necessary Trekking / conservation Entry fee.
• English Speaking Trekking Guide
• Trekking Porters
• All sightseeing tours mentioned above itinerary with our local English speaking guide in Kathmandu  including entrance fee.
• All applicable taxes

Cost doesnot include:
• International Airfare and taxes.
• Nepal visa fee.
• Lunch and Dinner city / out of trekking area.
• Sightseeing which is not mentioned in above itinerary.
• Personal expenses.
• Any transportation cost outside of the regular itinerary.
• Any insurance.
• Expenses of personal nature.

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