Tour Details

  • 24 Days(s)

  • Live Tour Guide

  • English, Hindi Etc

  • 5065 m

overview

The literal meaning of Kanchenjunga is “Five Treasures of Snow” which indicates the five peaks that make one whole Kanchenjunga summit; the third tallest mountain in the world. It is also called the virgin trekking trail was given that it remains unexplored and has many enigmatic stories related to it, including that of the abdominal snowman Yeti and more. This trekking route is in the Eastern part of Nepal and is popular for its amazing trail that has to offer beautiful snow-capped peaks, mesmerising landscapes and panoramic vistas of the white, snowy Himalayas.

You will be able to see many mountains on this route, including the Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, and Mt. Makalu and so on. Kanchenjunga trek has to offer an amazing topography, and you can observe a variety of wildlife here, namely the musk deer, snow leopard, red panda and more. The 25-day trekking journey commences after you fly from Kathmandu to Suketar. This journey allows you to examine the exquisite lifestyle of the rural Nepalese of Eastern Nepal.

Tour Highlights

  • 30 minutes flight to Biratnagar or Bhadrapur with a stunning view of Himalaya ranges including Mt. Everest
  • View Illam tea garden when driving to Taplejung
  • Interact with local community people; and experience the warm hospitality of Sherpas, Rais, and Limbus
  • Amazing view of Kanchenjunga; the third tallest peak in the globe
  • Visit of North and South base camp of Mt. Kanchenjunga
  • Observe mountain passes like the Mirgingla and Sele La
  • Beautiful rhododendron and pine forests

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Itinerary

  • 1 hour
  • 3 Star Hotel

You will be transferred to your hotel by our representative from the airport where you will stay overnight.

  • 1 Day
  • 3 Star Hotel

On this day, we spend time going on a sightseeing tour around Kathmandu.

  • 6-7 hours
  • Guest House

On this day, we board on the flight from Kathmandu to Bhadrapur or Biratnagar. We then, drive to Phidim which is just six to seven hours’ drive.

  • 7 to 8 Hours
  • Guest House

We will reach Taplejung via the drive and then trek to Mitlung which will take around six to seven hours.

  • 5 hours
  • Guest House

We head to Chirwa from Mitlung on this day. Chirwa is at an elevation of 1800 meters.

  • 6 hours
  • Guest House

We move from Chirwa to Sakathum; Sakathum is at a height of 1660 meters.

  • 5 hours
  • Guest House

With five hours trekking from Sekathum, we reach Amlijosa (2510 meters). The first two hours, you trek on plain land while the trail goes on to become steep as you move further.

  • 7 hours
  • Guest House

You will reach Kyapar after trekking for seven hours from Amjilosa. The trail is plain at the start and gets steeper as you ascend to Gyable moving through the jungle.

  • 6 hours
  • Guest House

You will reach Ghunsa in six hours from Kyapar. You will get to see terraced fields which have wheat, barley, potato, and buckwheat growing; and you will see people who follow Tibetan Buddhist culture.

  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Guest House

You will reach to Khambachen from Ghunsa in six and a half hour. The route moves up to the Gunsa river.

  • Rest day
  • Guest House

You will have a rest day at Khambachen for acclimatization. You can explore the surrounding of Khambachen now or take a short hike to Jannu Base camp.

  • 1 Day
  • Guest House

The trail goes up slowly and then towards the northwest of the glacier, Kanchenjunga. Lhonak is close to a dry lake bed located on a sandy plain.  Amazing mountains can be witnessed here. 

  • 4 hours
  • Guest House

To see Kanchenjunga Peak you will have to go to the Base Camp when at Pangpema.

  • 5 hours
  • Guest House

You will trek back to Ghunsa and stay overnight at a guesthouse.

  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Guest House

You will trek to Sele La which will take around six hours. You will stay at a teahouse overnight.

  • 7 to 8 Hours
  • Guest House

On this day, we trek Sele La – Sinion La Pass (4460 meters) – Mirgin La Pass (4480 meters) – Sinelapcha La Pass (4646 meters) – Tseram (3870 meters). This will take around seven to eight hours.

  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Guest House

You will have a day hike to the Oktang base camp (Five to six hours).

  • 3-4 hours
  • Guest House

You will trek to Torangden (2995 meters) which will take around 3 to 4 hours.

  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Guest House

You will move to Yamphudin (2080 meters) which will take 5 to 6 hours.

  • 4-5 hours
  • Guest House

You will head to Khebang (1910 meters). This will take 4 to 5 hours. 

  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Guest House

You will trek to Khandembe (1420 meters). This will take 5 to 6 hours.

  • 4-5 hours
  • Guest House

You will head to Mdibung (1510 meters) which will take three hours; then move to Illam (2150 meters) by drive (4 to 5 hours). You will stay at a guesthouse for the night.

  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Guest House

You will reach Bhadrapur/Biratnagar and then take a flight to Kathmandu

  • 1 hour
  • None

This marks the end of our adventure so you will fly back to your home country or head to your next travel destination.

What’s included/excluded

Cost Include

  • Pick up and drop to the airport by car
  • The guided trip as per the program
  • Three nights lodging including breakfast in Kathmandu
  • Experienced guide, proficient at English and porters
  • All main meals on the trekking journey
  • Best lodging facilities during the trek.
  • Satellite phone for emergencies
  • Government taxes and office service fee

Cost Exclude

  • Meals other than breakfast in Kathmandu
  • Travel insurance Charge
  • Roundabout tickets to Nepal
  • Personal expenses
  • Any alcoholic drinks, hot water, hot shower, cold drinks, laundry, phone call, internet.
  • Trekking Equipment (down sleeping bag and down jackets are available to hire or buy in Kathmandu, which would cost approximately US$ 1 per day per item to hire and US$ 60 to US$ 100 per item to buy).
  • Tips for guide, porters, driver.

cancellation

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Please note that refund is not available even if you do not use certain facilities provided in the package.

Good to know

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Duration: 24 Days
  • Trip Grade: Strenuous
  • Trip Destination: Kanchenjunga, Eastern Part of Nepal
  • Group Size: 2 - 14
  • Best Season: October - November, and March-May
  • Max. Altitude: 5065m
  • Transportation: Bus / Flight

The above itinerary may be subject to change in case of unusual events like fluctuations in weather; and other political or environmental factors.

The itinerary can be customised to match your special needs, and additional costs will be charged for other facilities and so on.