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Kanchenjunga Range from Pashupatinagar

Kanchenjunga Camping Trek

Kj02This region was opened for trekkers in 1998 only but lots of mountaineering groups were already accessing this route for their attempt to summit the third highest mountain. This region is largely inhabited by Rai and Limbu who are known to be very friendly people.  

 

 

Trip Facts

Kanchenjunga RegionCode: KJ 02
Duration: 31 Days
Max. Elevation: Drohma secondary summit (6,010 m)
Walking Hours: 3 - 6 hrs per day
Difficulty: 4boots
Price: on request
Min. Group Size: 4 people
Best Season: Feb-May & Sept-Dec

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Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, Airport pick up, Drive to hotel, overnight stay in Kathmandu
Day 02: Sightseeing Kathmandu (Swayambunath, Durbar Square), Welcome Dinner, overnight stay in Kathmandu
Day 03: Sightseeing Kathmandu (Pashupatinath, Boudhanath), overnight stay in Kathmandu
Day 04: Airport drop, domestic flight from Kathmandu to Biratnagar, overnight stay in Biratnagar
Day 05: Domestic flight from Biratnagar to Suketaar  (2,420 m), Walk from Suketaar to Lali Kharka (4 h) (2,265 m), overnight stay in Camp
Day 06: Walk from Lali Kharka to Kandebhanjyang (4 h) (2,129 m), overnight stay in Camp
Day 07: Walk from Kandebhanjyang to Phumphedanda (5 h) (1,858 m), overnight stay in Camp
Day 08: Walk from Phumphedanda to Yamphuden (5 h) (2,080 m), overnight stay in Camp
Day 09: Walk from Yamphuden to Chittre  (4 h) (2,962 m), overnight stay in Camp
Day 10: Walk from Chittre to Tortang (5 h) (2,995 m), overnight stay in Camp
Day 11: Rest day in Tortang (acclimatization), overnight stay in Camp
Day 12: Walk from Tortang to Anda Phedi (4 ½ h) (3,370 m), overnight stay in Camp
Day 13: Walk from Anda Phedi to Mirgin La (6 h) (4,480 m), overnight stay in Camp
Day 14: Walk from Mirgin La via Sinion La (4,440 m) to Selele Basecamp (4,290 m) (3 h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 15: Walk from Selele Basecamp to Ghunsa (3 ½ h) (3,595 m), overnight stay in Camp
Day 16: Walk from Ghunsa to Khangbachen (4 h) (4,100 m), overnight stay in Camp
Day 17: Walk from Khangbachen to Lhonak (4 h) (4,785 m), overnight stay in Camp
Day 18: Walk from Lhonak to Pang Pema Basecamp (Kanchenjunga Bascemap - KBC) (5,140 m) (3 ½ h) , overnight stay in Camp
Day 19: Climbing to Drohma secondary summit (6,010 m) and back to Pang Pema Basecamp ( 6 - 7 h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 20: Walk from Pang Pema Basecamp to Lhonak (4,785 m) (3 ½ h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 21: Walk from Lhonak to Khambachen (4,100 m) (3 h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 22: Walk from Khambachen to Ghunsa. (3 ½ h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 23: Rest Day in Ghunsa, overnight stay in Camp
Day 24: Walk from Ghunsa to Gyabla (5 - 6 h) (2,730 m),overnight stay in Camp
Day 25: Walk from Gyabla to Sekanthum (5 h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 26: Walk from Sekanthum to Tawa (5 h) (1,170 m), overnight stay in Camp
Day 27: Walk from Tawa to Gadidanda (4 h) (1,890 m), overnight stay in Camp
Day 28: Walk from Gadidanda to Suketaar (4 ½ h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 29: Domestic flight from Suketaar to Biratnagar and domestic flight from Biratnagar to Kathmandu, Airport pick up, Drive to Hotel, overnight stay in Kathmandu
Day 30: Free day in Kathmandu, overnight stay in Kathmandu
Day 31: Drive to Airport, departure to home country

Additional information

Tour- Highlights:

  • Discover  Nepal’s capital city Kathmandu (UNESCO World Heritage)
  • 24 days Camping trek in Kanchenjunga region
  • Kanchenjunga Basecamp (KBC) 5,143 m
  • Drohma secondary summit (6,010 m)

Includes / Excludes

Included:

  • All transfers (usually by private vehicle) according to tour plan (incl. transport during sightseeing)
  • Map
  • Accommodation (double room / two-man-tent) in Kathmandu, in Biratnagar and during the camping tour *)
  • Entrance fees in Kathmandu, Special Trekking permit for Kanchenjunga Region
  • English speaking travel/city guide in Kathmandu
  • English speaking guide, porter, cook, staff during the camping tour
  • Food (full board) incl. country typical drinks (coffee, tea) during the camping tour
  • Camping equipment (two-men-tent, mattress, chairs, toilet tent, kitchen tent, etc. EXCEPT SLEEPING BAG)
  • Domestic flights Kathmandu – Biratnagar - Kathmandu
  • Domestic flights Biratnagar - Suketaar - Biratnagar
  • Airport tax
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu and Biratnagar
  • Welcome- in Kathmandu

Not included:

  • Visa for Nepal
  • Alcohol, soft drinks, mineral water during the camping tour
  • All kind of drinks in Kathmandu and Biratnagar
  • Food (lunch and dinner) in Kathmandu and Biratnagar
  • Other domestic flights
  • Excess baggage charges domestic flights
  • Extra charge for recharging camera or mobile batteries during the camping tour
  • Personal Travel- and health insurance
  • Emergency transport / emergency evacuation
  • Tips (especially for driver, city guide, trekking guide porter, cook, staff)
  • Personal expenses
  • Flight from home country to Kathmandu and back

*) single supplement charge has to be added, if requested.