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Kanchenjunga Range from Pashupatinagar

Kanchenjunga Camping Trek

KanchenjungaThis 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 01
Duration: 30 Days
Max. Elevation: Kanchenjunga Basecamp (KBC) (5,143 m)
Walking Hours: 3½ - 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 in the evening, overnight stay in Kathmandu
Day 03: Sightseeing Kathmandu (Pashupatinath, Boudanath), overnight stay in Kathmandu
Day 04: Airport drop, domestic flight from Kathmandu to Biratnagar. Stay overnight in Biratnagar
Day 05: Domestic flight from Biratnagar to Suketaar (Taplejung) (1,790 m). Walk to Mitlong (921 m) (3 h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 06: Walk from Mitlong to Chhiruwa (1,270 m) (4 ½ h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 07: Walk from Chhiruwa to Sakethun  (1,420 m) (5 h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 08: Walk from Sakethun to Amjilasa (2,510 m) (5 h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 09: Walk from Amjilasa to Gyapla (2,730 m) (5 h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 10: Walk from Gyapla to Ghunsa (3,595 m) (4 h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 11: Rest day in Ghunsa (acclimatization), overnight stay in Camp
Day 12: Walk from Ghunsa to Khambachen (4,100 m) (2 ½ h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 13: Walk from Khambachen to Lhonak (4,785 m) (4 ½ h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 14: Walk from Lhonak to Pang Pema Basecamp (Kanchenjunga Base Camp – KBC) (5,140 m) (3 ½ h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 15: Rest day in Pang Pema Basecamp (acclimatization). Excursion in the surrounding area, overnight stay in Camp
Day 16: Walk from Pang Pema Basceamp to Khambachen (4,100 m) (5 ½ h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 17: Walk from Khambachen to Ghunsa (3,595 m) (3 ½ h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 18: Walk from Ghunsa to Selele (4,290 m) (4 ½ h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 19: Walk from Selele to Lhapsang (4,432 m) (4 h ), overnight stay in Camp
Day 20: Walk from Lhapsang to Ramje (4,580 m) (5 h),  overnight stay in Camp
Day 21: Walk from Ramje to Yarlung Basecamp (4,500 m). Excursion in the surrounding area and walk back to Ramje (6 h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 22: Rest day in Ramje (4,580 m), overnight stay in Camp
Day 23: Walk from Ramje to Tseram (3,870 m) (5 h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 24: Walk from Tseram to Torontam (2,995 m) (4 ½ h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 25: Walk from Torontam to Yangphudin (2,080m) (5 h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 26: Walk from Yangphudin to Khunjar ( 5 ½ h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 27: Walk from Khunjar to Suketaar (2,420 m) (5 h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 28: Domestic flight from Suketaar to Biratnagar. Domestic flight from Biratnagar to Kathmandu, Airport pick up, Drive to hotel, overnight stay in Kathmandu
Day 29: Free day in Kathmandu, overnight stay in Kathmandu
Day 30: Drive to airport, departure to home country

Additional information

Tour- Highlights:

  • Discover  Nepal’s capital city Kathmandu (UNESCO World Heritage)
  • 23 days Camping trek in Kanchenjunga region
  • Kanchenjunga Basecamp (KBC) 5,143 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 forv 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.