Major Highlights of Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek
- Ancestral villages, lakes, valleys, and the forest having a great variety of flora and fauna.
- A striking panoramic views of various adjoining mountains beside Kanchenjunga like Frey Peak (5830 m), Kabru Dome (6600 m), Kabru Peak (7412 m), Koktang (6148 m), Ratong, and Chandra Peak
- An overwhelming hospitability by the huge tribal villages.
- It absolutely is an experience to remember trekking to the base camp of the third highest mountain in the world
- Short tour to Sikkim tea garden, learn about the various kinds of teas and spend some time in the midst of nature.
- Explore the colorful culture of Sikkim by going for a monastery tour.
Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek covering the Eastern part of Nepal is one of the most adventurous trek. The world’s third-highest mountain, Kanchenjunga reaching 8,586meters is considered as a spectacular Great Himalayan trails on the planet. It draws Nepal’s eastern border with India’s Sikkim. Kanchenjunga means “Five Great Treasures in the Snow” in Tibetan, the name which leads to the spectacular mountain views that count on. Similarly, this trek is an impressive Off the beaten trail.
The dominating peak of Kanchenjunga is so high that a trek to its base camp is itself a major adventure that continuously kicks the adrenaline rush. The trek into the valleys of snowy mountains definitely is as be as mesmerizing as it sounds. In short, it is one of the tremendous memory to admire when a person gets the chance to trek in the Kanchenjunga Base Camp
The journey involves a wide range of incredible scenery from dense tropical forest into the wonderful blossoming rhododendron, oak and chestnut forests and high up into the frozen wilderness. It is a long and challenging trek going deep into the remote mountain ranges on Nepal’s border with Sikkim and Tibet. Moreover, this trek lets you experience a vast range of Nepalese culture and life-style from Rai and Limbus to Tibetan Buddhist villages. Consequently, it also offers a wonderful opportunity of seeing the impressive Kanchenjunga Glacier; one of the most recognized attractions of Kanchenjunga.
Kanchanjunga Base Camp Trek in comparison to other Treks
The Kanchenjunga Base Camp trail is quite different compared with the other treks in the Himalayas belt. Kanchenjunga massif forms a large cross that connects the borders of three major countries- Nepal, Tibet, and India (Sikkim). Consequently, Kangchenjunga along with its five great massifs forms the third highest peaks in the world as per the geographical data. The local people believe that each of the five peaks within the Kanchenjunga range is an archive of different treasures: gold, silver, gems, grains and religious texts. Following are the five great massif peaks comprised by Kanchenjunga:
- Kanchenjunga Main – 8,586 meters
- Kanchenjunga West (Yalung Kang) – 8,505 meters
- Kanchenjunga Central – 8,482 meters
- Kanchenjunga South – 8,494 meters
- Kangbachen – 7,903 meters
The Suitable Time To Do Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek
The perfect time to do the Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek is from Autumn(Mid-September to Mid-November). It is because the lower region will still be green and the weather turns out to be just perfect. The sky is clear in autumn, and so you will enjoy the complete cool surrounding. However, as you climb, the temperature will fall. Further, Spring (Mid-March to end of June) is another pleasant season for the trek. In short, these two seasons are considered an ideal time for Kanchenjunga trek because of the flexible climatic conditions.
So are you people ready to be a part of this awesome journey and create some lifelong memories? Well, in that case, the Solaban Treks Team is always ready to guide you. We have been providing a pleasant and friendly sound setting for a remarkable journey through the entire journey of Nepal. Our experienced guides, the trained Sherpas from the Himalayan region, have your comfort and enjoyment in mind. The trekkers’ needs are our priority, and making this a wonderful experience for everyone is our main aim.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Airport and transfers you to the hotel.
Day 02: Flight Kathmandu to Bhadrapur — Drive to Ilam
Day 03: Drive from Ilam to Taplejung (6 – 7 hours)
Day 04: Trek from Taplejung to Mitlung (921 m) 5-6 hours
Day 05: Trek from Mitlung to Chiruwa (1270 m) 5-6 hours
Day 06: Trek from Chiruwa to Sukathum (1579 m) 5 hours
Day 07: Trek from Sukathum to Amjilosa (2308 m) 6 hours
Day 08: Trek from Amjilosa to Gyabla (2730 m) 5-6 hours
Day 09: Trek from Gyabla to Ghunsa (3595 m) 5-6 hours
Day 10: Acclimatization day
Day 11: Trek from Ghunsa to Khangpachen (4050 m) 7 hours
Day 12: Trek from Khangpachen to Lhonak (4780 m) 7 hours
Day 13: Trek from Lhonak to Kanchenjunga Base Camp (5143 m) 3 hours
Day 14: Trek from KBC to Ghunsa (3595 m) 8 hours
Day 15: Trek from Ghunsa to High Camp (4,100 m) 4 -5 Hours
Day 16: Trek from High Camp to Tseram (3870 m) via Sele -La Pass – 8 hours
Day 17: Trek from Tseram to Ramche (4580 m) 7 – 8 hours
Day 18: Explore to Yalung Base Camp (4500 m) 7 — 8 hours
Day 19: Trek from Ramche to Anda Phedi (3390 m) 5 hours
Day 20: Trek from Anda Phedi to Tortong (2995 m) 5 hours
Day 21: Trek from Tortong to Yamphudim (2080 m) 5 — 6 hours
Day 22: Trek from Yamphudim to Khebang (1915 m) 5 -6 hours
Day 23: Trek from Khebang to Khanidingbe
Day 24: Drive Khanidingbe to Birtamod by jeep
Day 25: Morning drive to Bhadrapur airport and flight back to Kathmandu
Day 26: Final Departure.
Airport Picks up & drops by private vehicles.
Flight Fare Kathmandu / Biratnagar / Kathmandu
3 meals per day during the trek (Breakfast Lunch Dinner) including Tea or coffee
All Accommodation on Tea House (Lodge) or provided Tents during the trek as mentioned in the trek type.
Star Hotel in Kathmandu on Bed / Breakfast plan
English Speaking guide
All Government local Taxes
Kanchenjunga National park Fees
Kanchenjunga Special permits
(TIMS) Trekker’s information Management System
First Aid kit and general equipment for Porter
Guide and porter salary
Guide porters insurance during the trekking and extra services according to the guest per Demand
Company T-shirt as gift
farewell dinner with typical Nepali restaurant.
Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
Trekking equipment any type of personal expenses such as Alcoholic Beverage drinks, phone and Laundry
Emergency Rescue and Travel Insurance, Trip Cancellation cost accident or Health, Loss Theft or Damage and personal effects.
Entry into Temples and monastery during the Sightseeing tour