Max Height

5143 m / 16873.36 .ft

Trip Days

26 Days

Difficulty

Hard

Price

$2575 2830

* Group Discount Available



Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek offers the ultimate trekking adventure in the easternmost part of Nepal. Walk through the beautiful terrain passing Limbu and Tibetan villages to arrive at Kanchenjunga Base Camp. During the trek, you can the majestic Himalayan panorama of Rathong (6678m), Kabru Range, Kanchenjunga massif, and Januu (7710m). Enjoy trekking on the foothills of Mt. Kanchenjunga (8586m), the 3rd highest mountain in the world, through the Kanchenjunga Conservation Area.

This is a long trip of 23-days and begins with your arrival in Kathmandu. The trip begins with a scenic 45-minute flight to Bhadrapur town lying near the Indian Border. A 3-hour scenic drive north through Panchthar district will take you directly to the lush, green tea-estate of Kanyam in Ilam. Next morning, you’ll continue towards Taplejung / Suketar and begin trekking. You’ll advance gradually through the ethnic Rai villages to Kanchenjunga South Base Camp. En route, you will pass Lalikharka, Kande Bhanjyang, Phumphe Danda, Sherpagaon, and Tortong to arrive at Tseram. Here, you will rest for a day to acclimatize. From here, you head to Ramche then trek to the view point of Oktang. Oktang give a great view of its many surrounding glaciers and Kanchenjunga Range. Afterward, you will head back to Tseram and head toward the North Base Camp. You cross Selele La, Ghunsa, Kambachen, and Lhonak to arrive at the North Base Camp, Pang Pema. The camp gives you a beautiful view of Kanchenjunga (8586m), Kambachen (7903m), Ramtang Peak (6601m), and Kirat Chuli (7365m). Afterward, you’ll head back to Lhonak village and start descending and make your way back to Suketar. To arrive at Suketar, you will have to cross the villages of Ghunsa, Gyabla, Amjilosa, and Taplethok. Instead of driving straight to Bhadrapur you will take a short detour to Kanyam. Your trip ends with your driving from Kanyam to Bhadrapur to catch a flight back to Kathmandu.

Nepal Ascent Treks specializes in custom treks around Nepal. We organize all kinds of trekking, private or group. You can also choose to join our fixed group at a reasonable rate. Our all-inclusive trek package covers transportation inside the country, an experienced guide, and finest logistics.

Trip Highlights:

  • Enjoy trekking in the off-beat destinations in the Kanchenjunga Conservation Area
  • Visit some of the most illustrious monasteries in the region like Oktang and Lungsumgba 
  • Catch the beautiful sights of Kanchenjunga massif, Yalung Glacier, and numerous other mountains
  • Observe the ethnic lifestyles and cultures of Rai and Tibetan-influenced communities

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1 : Arrive in Kathmandu [1300m]
  • Day 2 : Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley and trek preparation [1300m]
  • Day 3 : Flight to Bhadrapur [91 m] and drive to Ilam [3636m]
  • Day 4 : Drive to Suketar [2420 m] and trek to Lalikharka [2265m]
  • Day 5 : Trek to Kande Bhanjyang [2129m]
  • Day 6 : Trek to Phumphe Danda [1858m]
  • Day 7 : Trek to Sherpagaon [1678m]
  • Day 8 : Trek to Tortong [2995m]
  • Day 9 : Trek to Tseram [3870m]
  • Day 10 : Acclimatization day at Tseram
  • Day 11 : Trek to Ramche [4580m]
  • Day 12 : Trek to Oktang Viewpoint [4730m] and Back to Tseram [3870m]
  • Day 13 : Trek to Selele La [4290m]
  • Day 14 : Trek to Ghunsa [3427m]
  • Day 15 : Trek to Kambachen [4050m]
  • Day 16 : Trek to Lhonak [4780m]
  • Day 17 : Trek to Pang Pema [5143m] and back to Lhonak
  • Day 18 : Trek back to Ghunsa [3427m]
  • Day 19 : Trek back to Gyabla [2780m]
  • Day 20 : Trek back to Amjilosa [2395m]
  • Day 21 : Trek back to Taplethok [1380m]
  • Day 22 : Trek to Linkhim or Further up to Phurumbu
  • Day 23 : Trek to Suketar [2420m]
  • Day 24 : Drive to Kanyam tea garden and stay overnight at hotel
  • Day 25 : Drive to Bhadrapur and fly to Kathmandu
  • Day 26 : Departure day

What's included ?

  • Welcome and farewell dinner at one of the finest Nepalese Restaurant with traditional ethnic music and dance.
  • Stay in the city at finest hotel (Can upgrade of the accommodations to luxury hotels / lodge is possible at extra cost).
  • Nepal Ascent Treks duffel bag, t-shirt, and trekking map.
  • Lodge expenses during the trek.
  • Licensed, experienced and English speaking trekking guide.
  • Full day guided city tour in Kathmandu (Day 2) by a private vehicle.
  • Fresh seasonal fruits after the dinner (while on the trek).
  • First aid medical kit
  • Down jackets and sleeping bags (provided upon request).
  • Breakfast,Lunch and dinner during the trek.
  • All required local and government taxes.
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS)
  • Airport pickup and drop facility.
  • A porter and his entire expenses.
  • 1 hour trekkers massage / Yoga after the trip completion.
  • Bhadrapur - ilam - Suketar - Bhadrapur drive in a public bus
  • Kathmandu-Bhadrapur-Kathmandu flight tickets

What's excluded ?

  • Travel insurance which covers emergency rescue and evacuation.
  • Tipping to staffs (as an appreciation).
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Nepal arrival visa.
  • Meals in the city except for breakfast and other mentioned special dinner.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu in case of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Cost incurred during the tour around the city.

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Trip Overview
  • Trip Code
    176
  • Trip profile
    26 Days Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek
  • Type
    Trekking
  • Span
    26 Days
  • Accommodation
    3 star hotel in Kathmandu & tea house during trek
  • Meal
    All meals included during the trek
  • Country
    Nepal
  • Starts from:
    Kathmandu,Nepal
  • Ends at:
    Kathmandu,Nepal
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