• Kanchenjanga Trekking

Kanchenjanga Trekking

Trip Overview

Trip Facts

  •    Country: Nepal
  •    Trip grade: Moderate
  •    Destination: Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek
  •    Activities: Trekking & Cultural Tours
  •    Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel in Kathmandu&Local Guest House
  •    Meals: Included
  •    Maximum altitude: 5000M
  •    Group size: Mini 5-Maxi 10
  •    Best Season: Atum& Spring

Kanchenjunga is the third highest peak in the world which cover most of the eastern border of Nepal with Sikkim in India. It is situated in the North-eastern part of Nepal. Kanchenjunga is also known as ‘Five Treasures of the Great Snow’. Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek Nepal is considered to be different and more adventurous than other in Nepal. In Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek Nepal, one can enjoy the mixed experience of viewing the high mountain massif, beautiful natural sites, ancient histories and many different ethnic communities residing in this region. During the Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekking, the trekkers slowly explore the remote valleys pristine lakes, quaint villages and dense forests conserving varieties and dense forests conserving varieties of floras and faunas. The area has a rich diversity of wildlife including snow leopard, Himalaya black bear, musk deer red panda and others. 

 

Trekking in Kanchanjunga region offers you also other fascinating mountain peaks like; Mt. Kang (8505m), Dromo peak (6100m), Yalung Ri (5200m). This region is inhabited by the mixed communities of Sherpa, Rai, Limbu and Gurung. We offer the best transportation and accommodation facilities on the trek and camping needs are also addressed excellently. 

 

 

Outline itinerary

 

Day 01: Arrive at ktm (1300m) and transfer to hotel

 

Day 02: Guided tour in ktm valley, finale preparation of Tekking, Accommodation in hotel.

 

Day 03: Half day at ktm and late afternoon flight to Biratnagar and transfer to hotel

 

Day 04: fly to suketar and trek to Mitlung (4 to 5 hours and accommodation in camp)

 

Day 05: Trek to chirwa (5 to 6 hours 1185m) 

 

Day 06: Trek to sekathum (5 to 6 hours 1650m) 

 

Day 07: Trek to Amjilosa (5-7 hours 2498m)

 

Day 08: Trek to Gyabla (5-6 hrs 2726m) Accommodation in Camp

 

Day 09: Trek to Ghunsa 

 

Day 10: Trek to Kangpachen 

 

Day 11: Rest day at Kangpachen 

 

Day 12: Trek to Lhonak (4-5 hours 4792m) 

 

Day 13: Trek to Kanchanjanga North Base Camp (4-5 hours 5140m) 

 

Day 14: Trek to Kangpachen, (6-7 hours 4145m) 

 

Day 15: Trek back to Ghunsa (4-5 hrs) 

 

Day 16: Trek to Ramche (7-8 hrs 4610m) 

 

Day 17: Day trip to Yalung Glacier and back to Ramche. 

 

Day 18: Trek to Torong (7-8 hrs 2980m).

 

Day 19: Trek to Yamphudin (8-9 hrs/ 1692m)

 

Day 20: Trek to Yangpang, Accommodation in camp.

 

Day 21: Trek to Thorpu. Accommodation in camp.

 

Day 22: Trek and Drive back to Birtamod. 

 

Day 23: Fly back to Kathmandu from Bhadrapur Airport.

 

Day 24: Visit Kathmandu valley. Farewell dinner at Nepali cultural Restaurants. 

 

Day 25: Transfer to international airport for your final departure. 

 

Cost Details

 

Included 

  • All ground transportation as per the itinerary
  • Four nights accommodation in Kathmandu with BB
  • Sightseeing tour program as per above itinerary and all the entrance fees. 
  • Domestic flight ticket from Kathmandu- Bhadrapur-Kathmandu and airport tax. 
  • Accommodation in tea house during the trekking
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner in fixed menu during the trek 
  • Kanchenjunga Restricted Area permit
  • All other necessary permits
  • One porter for two guests
  • One English speaking guide
  • Four trekkers
  • Medical lit
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle
  • Staff cost 
  • All government and local taxes
  • Soul Himalaya Trek provide you a bag, duffel bag, t-shirt and trekking map

    

Excluded

  1. Travel Insurance 
  2. Hard and soft drinks 
  3. Lunch and dinner at Kathmandu
  4. International air fare to and from Kathmandu Nepal. 
  5. Nepal Tourist Visa fees.
  6. Any other costs which arise due to a change of the itinerary because of natural disaster and political issues etc.
  7. Horse renting and additional porters during the trek. 
  8. Personal equipment’s for trekking
  9. Personal expenses
  10.     10.Emergency Rescue evacuation 
  11.     11.Tips for guide/driver and potter 

 

 

Gear List

 

 

  • Walking t-shirt, 2 merino wool, capilene or synthetic fabric over cotton t-shirt which is quick dry.
  • 1 sleeping t-shirt, it can be cotton
  • Thermal base layers, top-1mid weight long sleeved t-shirt of merino wool or polyester, capilene or polartec power dry 
  • Insulating Lyers-1mid weight fleece that can be warm over other layers 
  • Fleece vest optional –advisable for those who feel cold 
  • Rain/wind proof jacket long length generous fit
  • Down jacket -1 is essential due to the cold temperature at high attitude 

 

Lower Body Layers

  • Underwear- enough for trek 
  • 2 light weight hiking trousers of zip offs but no cotton (you can also have trekking shorts)
  • 1 sleeping trousers of light weight yoga style but no jeans

 

Ladies;

  • Rain pants- 1 advisable 
  • Thermal long johns 1 for evening and sleeping

 

Packs and Bags 

  • 1 duffle bag pack to excess luggage at hotel but you don’t have to take that because SHIT provides duffel bags for the duration of trek.
  • 1-day pack with rain cover to carry your personal items during the trek. For example; camera, water etc. 
  • 1 sleeping bag 
  • 1 compression stuff sack- 1 for sleeping bags

 

Footwear

  • 3 socks, scarf or neck warmer head cap, handkerchief 
  • shoes ankle or low cut, light or medium toughness with good grip and waterproof preferred 
  • flip flops or camp shoes -1 light weight for evening use

 

Miscellaneous times:

 

  • Water bottle 0.8-1L clear plastic to see visual quality of water 
  • Head torch and spare battery
  • Smart phone (in water proof cover, local or international SIM), charger and cable plus optional camera 
  • Power bank 5000mH+ capacity (charging available in lodges) 
  • Sunglasses, small padlock for locking bedroom doors 
  • Money belt or sling pouche (keep money and passport close to you when needed)
  • 1 water purification drops (you can buy at Kathmandu)
  • 1 lip balm with SPF factors
  • 1 suns cream with SPF 30 
  • 1 bandana, it is useful for variety of purpose 
  • 1 baseball cap for hiking 
  • 1 warm woolen head for the hiking above 3500m
  • 1 personal first aid kit including any prescribed medication (all your important personal medication)
  • Travel towel 
  • Wash kit- 1 travel item for the trek 
  • Instant hand sanitizer- enough for trek 
  • Trekking snacks enough for full trip 
  • Tissue paper and rubbish bag because we are not allowed to throw the rubbish in mountain
  • Trekking poles optional advisable for anyone with knee issues.
  • Warm gloves 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at ktm (1300m) and transfer to hotel

 

Day 02: Guided tour in ktm valley, finale preparation of Tekking, Accommodation in hotel.

 

Day 03: Half day at ktm and late afternoon flight to Biratnagar and transfer to hotel

 

Day 04: fly to suketar and trek to Mitlung (4 to 5 hours and accommodation in camp)

 

Day 05: Trek to chirwa (5 to 6 hours 1185m) 

 

Day 06: Trek to sekathum (5 to 6 hours 1650m) 

 

Day 07: Trek to Amjilosa (5-7 hours 2498m)

 

Day 08: Trek to Gyabla (5-6 hrs 2726m) Accommodation in Camp

 

Day 09: Trek to Ghunsa 

 

Day 10: Trek to Kangpachen 

 

Day 11: Rest day at Kangpachen 

 

Day 12: Trek to Lhonak (4-5 hours 4792m) 

 

Day 13: Trek to Kanchanjanga North Base Camp (4-5 hours 5140m) 

 

Day 14: Trek to Kangpachen, (6-7 hours 4145m) 

 

Day 15: Trek back to Ghunsa (4-5 hrs) 

 

Day 16: Trek to Ramche (7-8 hrs 4610m) 

 

Day 17: Day trip to Yalung Glacier and back to Ramche. 

 

Day 18: Trek to Torong (7-8 hrs 2980m).

 

Day 19: Trek to Yamphudin (8-9 hrs/ 1692m)

 

Day 20: Trek to Yangpang, Accommodation in camp.

 

Day 21: Trek to Thorpu. Accommodation in camp.

 

Day 22: Trek and Drive back to Birtamod. 

 

Day 23: Fly back to Kathmandu from Bhadrapur Airport.

 

Day 24: Visit Kathmandu valley. Farewell dinner at Nepali cultural Restaurants. 

 

Day 25: Transfer to international airport for your final departure. 

 

Cost Details

What is included?

  • All ground transportation as per the itinerary
  • Four nights accommodation in Kathmandu with BB
  • Sightseeing tour program as per above itinerary and all the entrance fees. 
  • Domestic flight ticket from Kathmandu- Bhadrapur-Kathmandu and airport tax. 
  • Accommodation in tea house during the trekking
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner in fixed menu during the trek 
  • Kanchenjunga Restricted Area permit
  • All other necessary permits
  • One porter for two guests
  • One English speaking guide
  • Four trekkers
  • Medical lit
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle
  • Staff cost 
  • All government and local taxes
  • Soul Himalaya Trek provide you a bag, duffel bag, t-shirt and trekking map

What is not included?

 

  1. Travel Insurance 
  2. Hard and soft drinks 
  3. Lunch and dinner at Kathmandu
  4. International air fare to and from Kathmandu Nepal. 
  5. Nepal Tourist Visa fees.
  6. Any other costs which arise due to a change of the itinerary because of natural disaster and political issues etc.
  7. Horse renting and additional porters during the trek. 
  8. Personal equipment’s for trekking
  9. Personal expenses
  10.     10.Emergency Rescue evacuation 
  11.     11.Tips for guide/driver and potter 

Gear list

 

 

  • Walking t-shirt, 2 merino wool, capilene or synthetic fabric over cotton t-shirt which is quick dry.
  • 1 sleeping t-shirt, it can be cotton
  • Thermal base layers, top-1mid weight long sleeved t-shirt of merino wool or polyester, capilene or polartec power dry 
  • Insulating Lyers-1mid weight fleece that can be warm over other layers 
  • Fleece vest optional –advisable for those who feel cold 
  • Rain/wind proof jacket long length generous fit
  • Down jacket -1 is essential due to the cold temperature at high attitude 

 

Lower Body Layers

  • Underwear- enough for trek 
  • 2 light weight hiking trousers of zip offs but no cotton (you can also have trekking shorts)
  • 1 sleeping trousers of light weight yoga style but no jeans

 

Ladies;

  • Rain pants- 1 advisable 
  • Thermal long johns 1 for evening and sleeping

 

Packs and Bags 

  • 1 duffle bag pack to excess luggage at hotel but you don’t have to take that because SHIT provides duffel bags for the duration of trek.
  • 1-day pack with rain cover to carry your personal items during the trek. For example; camera, water etc. 
  • 1 sleeping bag 
  • 1 compression stuff sack- 1 for sleeping bags

 

Footwear

  • 3 socks, scarf or neck warmer head cap, handkerchief 
  • shoes ankle or low cut, light or medium toughness with good grip and waterproof preferred 
  • flip flops or camp shoes -1 light weight for evening use

 

Miscellaneous times:

 

  • Water bottle 0.8-1L clear plastic to see visual quality of water 
  • Head torch and spare battery
  • Smart phone (in water proof cover, local or international SIM), charger and cable plus optional camera 
  • Power bank 5000mH+ capacity (charging available in lodges) 
  • Sunglasses, small padlock for locking bedroom doors 
  • Money belt or sling pouche (keep money and passport close to you when needed)
  • 1 water purification drops (you can buy at Kathmandu)
  • 1 lip balm with SPF factors
  • 1 suns cream with SPF 30 
  • 1 bandana, it is useful for variety of purpose 
  • 1 baseball cap for hiking 
  • 1 warm woolen head for the hiking above 3500m
  • 1 personal first aid kit including any prescribed medication (all your important personal medication)
  • Travel towel 
  • Wash kit- 1 travel item for the trek 
  • Instant hand sanitizer- enough for trek 
  • Trekking snacks enough for full trip 
  • Tissue paper and rubbish bag because we are not allowed to throw the rubbish in mountain
  • Trekking poles optional advisable for anyone with knee issues.
  • Warm gloves 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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USD 3,590

25 days