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Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek

Trip Facts

Trip Duration: 23 Days

Kathmandu Hotel: 04 Nights


                Kathmandu - Taplejung
                Taplejung - Kathmandu

Total Trekking: 18 Days

Type: Camping

Max Elevation: 5,525 m

Trip Costs

Kanchenjungha Trek... Exploring the valleys of Eastern Nepal. Now we plan to trek in one of the most remote and beautiful areas in Nepal which still lies surrounded in mystery. The area is abundant with wildlife, as inhabitation consists of only scattered villages. There are musk deer, blue sheep and, for the believer, the Yeti! Magnificent views of Everest, Makalu and Kanchanjunga massif will make the trip worth your while.

Kanchenjunga (8,585m) is the third highest mountain in the world. "Kang-chen-zod-nga", meaning "Five Great Treasuries Of The Snow", actually, has seven major summits and the avalanches that Kanchenjunga throws down are said to be the largest anywhere else in the world! Your journey to this remote area passes through the same route, that was once the Base Camp for expeditions attempting the North Face of Kanchenjunga and the culmination of the first part of the trek.

Prayer Flags - What you see very often while trekking in Himalaya

While you trek in Nepal, in most of the places you see the strips of coloured cloth printed with Buddhist sutras are strung up at the top of passes and streams and houses. The colours are highly symbolic - red, green, yellow, blue and white represent the elements of fire, wood, earth water and iron. These are believed to purify the air and pacify the gods. Beautiful, multi-hued prayer flags line every hilltop, rock wall and trailside singing prayers to the gods with every breeze and every passing traveler.

Climbing the smaller peaks

If you trek in Nepal, lets say in most of the places you'll have an option or more to the extension of your plan to climb lesser known peaks designated as "Trekking Peaks".

Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu & Transfer to Hotel. (See the Hotels we use).

Day 02: Full day guided sightseeing around of the Kathmandu valley. Join us for the welcome dinner at evening. Hotel Overnight.

Day 03: Flight: Kathmandu - Taplejung. Start the Trek. Camp

Day 04: Trek to Chhirwa (1,240 m) (6 hrs). Camp

Day 05: Trek Chirwa to Shekathum (1,650 m). Camp

Day 06: Shekathum to Amjilhasa (2,490 m). Camp

Day 07: Trek Amjilhasa to Gepla (2,630 m). Camp

Day 08: Trek Gepla to Gunsa (3,340 m). Camp

Day 09: Rest / Exploration day in Gunsa. Camp

Day 10: Gunsa to Khambachen (3,960 m). Camp

Day 11: Khambachen to Lhonak (4,790 m). Camp

Day 12: Trek Lhonak to Kangchenjungha Base Camp (5,220 m). Camp

Day 13: Trek Pang Pema to Khambachen (3,960 m). Camp

Day 14: Trek Khambachen to Shibuwa Khola Valley (4,730 m). Camp

Day 15: Trek to Ramche (5,525 m). Camp

Day 16: Trek Ramche to Tseram (3,770 m). Camp

Day 17: Trek Tseram to Lamite Bhanjyang (3,360 m). Camp

Day 18: Trek Lamite Bhanjynang to Mamakhe (2,500 m).

Day 19: Trek Mamakhe to Keshwa (2,120 m).

Day 20: Trek Keshwa to Taplejung Airport. Camp

Day 21: Flight: Taplejung - Kathmandu. Hotel Overnight.

Day 22: Free day to explore, and enjoy Kathmandu. Hotel Overnight.

Day 23: Final Departure.

13 Oct and 25 Oct

03 Nov and 12 Nov

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