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Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek
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Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek

 A special trek to the North & South Base Camps of the world's third highest peak of  Mt. Kanchenjunga 8598m.

 

Kanchenjunga Base Camp TrekkingKanchenjunga Base Camp trek is the most incredible trek in eastern part of Nepal, the foot of Kanchenjunga at 8,598 m. is the world's third highest mountain located between Nepal and India border state of Sikkim this classic Nepal trek visits both the North and South Base Camps of this incredible mountain. The trek starts in the tropical lowlands at Suketar, from where we head north through lush forests and neatly terraced hillsides towards the mighty Himalaya. The views become more spectacular the higher we go and as we trek onto the glacial moraines the huge bulk of Kanchenjunga towers high above.

 

Kanchenjunga Base Camp TrekkingAfter flying to Biratnagar and drive to Basantapur we start at low altitude walking through the rice field and villages of the Tarai Newar, Rai, Limbu and Chhetri people. Only opened to trekking groups in 1988, the Kanchenjunga region offers the keen walker a unique opportunity to visit an pristine mountain wilderness, passing through seldom visited villages en route and ending with some of the most impressive high mountain scenery on earth. Trails back with spectacular mountain scenery as we gradually descend to Taplejung and flight back to Kathmandu from Suketar.

 

Trekking Itinerary: A

  • Hotels/Tea-house Lodge/Camping
  • 19 Days Trek
  • Grade: Challenging
  • Food: Included except main meals in Kathmandu
  • Accommodation: 4 Nights Kathmandu and 18 Nights Teahouse Lodle/Camping
  • Best Season: Winter, Spring & Autumn

 

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport, meet our staff then transfers to Hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu free.
Day 03: Kathmandu – Biratnagar by flight then drive to Basantapur.
Day 04: Basantapur – Chowki.
Day 05: Chowki – Gupha Pokhari.
Day 06: Gupha Pokhari – Dovan.  
Day 07: Dovan – Mitlung.
Day 08: Mitlung – Chiruwa (1200m.)
Day 09: Chiruwa – Sakathum (1600m.)
Day 10: Sakathum – Amjilessa (2460m.)
Day 11: Amjilessa (Gyapla) – Ghunsa (3475m.)
Day 12: Ghunsa – Khambachen (4130m.)
Day 13: Hiking Lhonak 4780m. (Pangpengma Base camp 5000m.).
Day 14: Khambachen – Back to Ghunsa 3475m.
Day 15: Ghunsa – Mivingla Base Camp.
Day 16: Mivingla BC – Tseram (3750m.)
Day 17: Tseram – Omje Khola.
Day 18: Amje Khola –Phumpe Danda.
Day 19: Phumpe Danda – Kunjari.
Day 20: Kunjari – Suketar (Taplejung).
Day 21: Suketar – Kathmandu by flight then transfers to Hotel.
Day 22: Kathmandu free.
Day 23: Last minute, transfer to airport for onward journey.

 

Optional – Trek Itinerary: B

  • Hotels/Teahouse Lodge/Camping
  • 20 Days Trek
  • Grade: Challenging Plus
  • Food: Included except main meals in Kathmandu
  • Accommodation: 4 Nights Kathmandu, 1 night in Biratnagar and 18 Nights teahouse Lodge/Camping
  • Best Season: Spring & Autumn

 

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport, meet our staff then transfers to Hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu free.
Day 03: Fly to Biratnagar by flight then transfer to Hotel.
Day 04: Biratnagar – Basantapur by Bus then overnight at tented Camp.
Day 05: Basantapur – Chowki.
Day 06: Chowki – Gupha Pokhari.
Day 07: Gupha Pokhari – Nesum.
Day 08: Nesum – Thumma.
Day 09: Thumma – Sakathum (1600m.)
Day 10: Sakathum – Kyapra.
Day 11: Kyapra – Ghunsa (3475m.)
Day 12: Ghunsa – Kambachen.
Day 13: Kambachen – Lhonak (4780m.)
Day 14: Lhonak – Ghunsa (3475m.)
Day 15: Ghunsa Rest for day.
Day 16: Ghunsa – Sinion-La (3475m.)
Day 17: Sinion- La – Simbuwa Khola.
Day 18: Simbuwa Khola – Yamphudin (1650m.)
Day 19: Yamphudin – Khesewa (2100m.)
Day 20: Khesewa – Tambawa.
Day 21: Tambawa – Suketar (Taplejung).
Day 22: Suketar – Kathmandu by flight then transfer to Hotel.
Day 23: Kathmandu free.
Day 24: Last minute, transfer to Airport for your onward journey.

 

Trekking Cost: USD   Per Person.
 
Teahouse Lodge/Camping Trek Cost Includes:

  • All land transportation by Car, Van, Jeep, Tourist & Local Bus (Airport/Hotel/Airport & trekking pick up & drop).
  • 4 Night’s hotel accommodation in Kathmandu at Bed & Breakfast basis
  • All three major meals B/L/D (provide continental food) and accommodation in best available teahouse Lodge and tented camp (twin sharing room or, North Face tent or, normal trekking tent, dining tent, toilet tent, Kitchen tent, staff tent and Kitchen utensil etc.).
  • One professional English speaking trekking guide, 1 Cook, Kitchen boys and necessary Porters.
  • Life insurance for all support crews and their daily wages.
  • Per member 15 Kg. luggage allow while in the trekking.
  • Restricted area special Trekking Permit and Kanchenjunga Conservation area entrance permits fees.
  • Air Ticket: Kathmandu/Biratnagar/Suketar/Kathmandu and Airport taxes.
  • Medical Kit Box for Nepali support crews.
  • All official taxes and service charge.

 

The Cost Doesn’t Include:

  • Personal transportation except above programs.
  • Major meals lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu.
  • Personal trekking gears as well as sleeping bags.
  • Personal Nature expenses.
  • Emergency evacuation (If incase).
  • Drinks except tea and coffee.
  • Airfare: to & from your country.
  • Nepal entry visa fees & airport departure taxes.
  • Personal travel insurance.
  • Tips for trekking crews

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