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Kanchenjunga Range from Pashupatinagar

Kanchenjunga Camping Trek

Kj03This 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 03
Duration: 32 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 in the evening, overnight stay in Kathmandu
Day 03: Sightseeing Kathmandu (Pashupatinath, Boudhanath), overnight stay in Kathmandu
Day 04: Airport drop, domestic flight from Kathmandu to Biratnagar, drive by bus  from Biratnagar to Basanthapur, overnight stay in Camp
Day 05: Walk from Basanthapur to Chauki (4 h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 06: Walk from Chauki to Gupha Pokhari (5 h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 07: Walk from Gupha Pokhari to Nesum (4 ½ h) (910 m), overnight stay in Camp
Day 08: Walk from Nesum to Mitlung (5 h) (920 m), overnight stay in Camp
Day 09: Walk from Mitlung to Chiruwa (4 ½  h) (1,270 m), overnight stay in Camp
Day 10: Walk from Chiruwa to Sekathum (4 h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 11: Walk from Sekathum to Amjilasa (4 h) (2,510 m), overnight stay in Camp
Day 12: Walk from Amjilasa to Gyabla (3 h) (2,730 m), overnight stay in Camp
Day 13: Walk from Gyabla to Ghunsa (4 ½ h) (3,590 m), overnight stay in Camp
Day 14: Rest day in Ghunsa (acclimatization), overnight stay in Camp
Day 15: Walk from Ghunsa to Khangbachen (4 ½ h) (4,100 m), overnight stay in Camp
Day 16: Walk from Khangbachen to Lhonak (4 ½ h) (4,785 m), overnight stay in Camp
Day 17: Walk from Lhonak to Pang Pema Basecamp (KBC) (5,140 m) (3 ½ h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 18: Climbing to Drohma secondary summit (6,010 m) and back to Pang Pema Basecamp (6 - 7 h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 19: Walk from Pang Pema Basecamp to Lhonak (3 h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 20: Walk from Lhonak to Khangbachen (3 h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 21: Walk from Khangbachen to Ghunsa (3 ½ h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 22: Walk from Ghunsa to Selele La (4 - 5 h) (4,290 m), overnight stay in Camp
Day 23: Walk from Selele La to Mirgin La (3 h) (4,480 m), overnight stay in Camp
Day 24: Walk from Mirgin La to Anda Phedi (4 h) (3,370 m), overnight stay in Camp
Day 25: Walk from Anda Phedi to Chittre (5 h) (2,960 m), overnight stay in Camp
Day 26: Walk from Chittre to Mamankhe (6 h) (1,785 m), overnight stay in Camp
Day 27: Walk from Mamankhe to Kande Bhanjyang (5 - 6 h) (2,130 m), overnight stay in Camp
Day 28: Walk from Kande Bhanjyang to Deurali (4 h)  (2,600 m), overnight stay in Camp
Day 29: Walk from Deurali to Suketaar (2 ½ h) (2,420 m), overnight stay in Camp
Day 30: Domestic flight from Suketaar to Biratnagar and domestic flight from Biratnagar to Kathmandu, Airport pick up, Drive to Hotel, overnight stay in Kathmandu
Day 31: Free day in  Kathmandu, overnight stay in Kathmandu
Day 32: Drive to Airport, Departure to home country

Additional information

Tour- Highlights:

  • Discover  Nepal’s capital city Kathmandu (UNESCO World Heritage)
  • 25 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 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 flight  Suketaar - Biratnagar
  • Airport tax
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu
  • Welcome- in Kathmandu

Not included:

  • Visa for Nepal
  • Alcohol, soft drinks, mineral water during the camping tour
  • All kind of drinks in Kathmandu
  • Food (lunch and dinner) in Kathmandu
  • 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.