Kanchenjunga Trek

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  • Duration 27 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty Moderate
  • Activity Trekking
  • Accomodation Hotel + Lodges
  • Transportation:Private Vehicle / Bus
  • Meals:Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Best Month:March - June & Sept - December
  • Group Size:01- 15People In Group
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Kanchenjunga trek is suitable for all enthusiastic trekkers who are really looking for challenging trek in Nepal, Mt. Kanchenjunga is the third world the highest mountain on this planet.

this trek has lain on the Eastern part of Nepal following this wildest trekking trails makes you fantastic journey with beautiful scenery of nature. This trek begins from Taplejung with exploring hilly settlements and finally we reach to North base camp of Kanchanjunga and see a majestic South Pole range, this place offers you stunning scenery, high alpine tropical jungle with colorful rhododendron in alpine Himalaya zone and spectacular view of Janu himal also local people known as Kumbakonam sleeping mountain, this is peaceful virgin treks of Nepal. Walking through the dense tropical forests with numerous flowers, typical Nepali houses and waterfalls these are main impressive of this trek and makes it more attractive, we are here to make your trip memorable and remarkable please join us at Alpine Ramble your local partner.

Trekking in Kanchanjunga region can be done in March to May and September to November this month. An adventure with Alpine Rambe will be surely an amazing experience which is accompanied by our best adventure enthusiast team. We would be customizing your trip itinerary according to your time and budget. Please contact us for the details information regarding the suitable trip.

Outline Day to Day Itinerary:

  • Day 01: Upon arrival in Kathmadu and transfer to Hotel.
  • Day 02: Kathmandu valley sightseeing (Swyambhunath, Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath and Kathmandu Durbar), overnight at Hotel.
  • Day 03: Fly to Biratnagar, transfer to Hotel
  • Day 04: Fly or drive to Taplejung than trek to Mitlung (920M / 3,018ft) 5/6 hrs trek.
  • Day 05: Trek to Chirwa (1,300M / 4,265ft) 4/5 hrs trek.
  • Day 06: Trek to Sekathum (1,650M / 5,413ft) 5 hrs trek, overnight at lodge.
  • Day 07: Trek to Amjilossa (2,500M / 8,202ft) 4/5 hrs trek, overnight at lodge.
  • Day 08: Trek to Gybala (2,750M / 9,002ft) 4/5 hrs trek, overnight at lodge.
  • Day 09: Trek to Ghunsa (3,600M / 11,811ft) 5/6 hrs trek, overnight at lodge.
  • Day 10: Acclimatisation day at Ghunsa (3,600M / 11,811), overnight at lodge.
  • Day 11: Trek to Kambachen (4,100M / 13,451ft) 5/6 hrs trekm, overnight at lodge.
  • Day 12: Acclimatisation and rest day at Kambachen (4,100M / 13,451ft) 4/5 hrs trek, overnight at lodge.
  • Day 13: Trek to Lhonak (4,790M / 15,715ft) 5/6 hrs trek, overnight at lodge.
  • Day 14: Trek to Pangpema (5,140M) and Kanchenjunga North Base Camp (5,390M/17,683FT)
  • Day 15: Return to Ghunsa (3,600M / 11,811ft) 6/7 hrs trek, overnight at lodge.
  • Day 16: Trek back to Sele Le (4,290M/14,074) 5 hrs trek, overnight at lodge.
  • Day 17: Trek to Tseram (3,870M / 12,696ft) 6 hrs treks, overnight at lodge.
  • Day 18: Trek to Ramche (4,590M / 15,059ft) and return back to Tseram (3,870M / 12,696FT)
  • Day 19: Trek to Lamite Bhanjyang (3,300M / 10,826FT)
  • Day 20: Trek to Yamphudin (2,900M / 9,514 ft) 4/5 hrs trek, overnight at lodge.
  • Day 21: Rest day at Yamphudin
  • Day 22: Trek to Yangpang (1,010M / 3,314ft) 5/6 hrs trek, overnight at lodge.
  • Day 23: Trek to Thorpu (1,500M / 4,921ft) 5 hrs trek, overnight at lodge.
  • Day 24: Trek to Birtamod (350M / 1,148FT) 5/6 hrs trek, overnight at lodge.
  • Day 25: Drive to Bhadrapur and Fly to Kathmandu
  • Day 26: Rest day in Kathmandu, farewell dinner in the evening
  • Day 27: Departure

Detail Itineraries

  • Day 01:Upon arrival in Kathmadu and transfer to Hotel.
  • Day 02:Kathmandu valley sightseeing (Swyambhunath, Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath and Kathmandu Durbar), overnight at Hotel.
  • Day 03:Fly to Biratnagar, transfer to Hotel
  • Day 04:Fly or drive to Taplejung than trek to Mitlung (920M / 3,018ft) 5/6 hrs trek.
  • Day 05:Trek to Chirwa (1,300M / 4,265ft) 4/5 hrs trek.
  • Day 06:Trek to Sekathum (1,650M / 5,413ft) 5 hrs trek, overnight at lodge.
  • Day 07:Trek to Amjilossa (2,500M / 8,202ft) 4/5 hrs trek, overnight at lodge.
  • Day 08:Trek to Gybala (2,750M / 9,002ft) 4/5 hrs trek, overnight at lodge.
  • Day 09:Trek to Ghunsa (3,600M / 11,811ft) 5/6 hrs trek, overnight at lodge.
  • Day 10:Acclimatisation day at Ghunsa (3,600M / 11,811), overnight at lodge.
  • Day 11:Trek to Kambachen (4,100M / 13,451ft) 5/6 hrs trekm, overnight at lodge.
  • Day 12:Acclimatisation and rest day at Kambachen (4,100M / 13,451ft) 4/5 hrs trek, overnight at lodge.
  • Day 13:Trek to Lhonak (4,790M / 15,715ft) 5/6 hrs trek, overnight at lodge.
  • Day 14:Trek to Pangpema (5,140M) and Kanchenjunga North Base Camp (5,390M/17,683FT)
  • Day 15:Return to Ghunsa (3,600M / 11,811ft) 6/7 hrs trek, overnight at lodge.
  • Day 16:Trek back to Sele Le (4,290M/14,074) 5 hrs trek, overnight at lodge.
  • Day 17:Trek to Tseram (3,870M / 12,696ft) 6 hrs treks, overnight at lodge.
  • Day 18:Trek to Ramche (4,590M / 15,059ft) and return back to Tseram (3,870M / 12,696FT)
  • Day 19:Trek to Lamite Bhanjyang (3,300M / 10,826FT)
  • Day 20:Trek to Yamphudin (2,900M / 9,514 ft) 4/5 hrs trek, overnight at lodge.
  • Day 21:Rest day at Yamphudin
  • Day 22:Trek to Yangpang (1,010M / 3,314ft) 5/6 hrs trek, overnight at lodge.
  • Day 23:Trek to Thorpu (1,500M / 4,921ft) 5 hrs trek, overnight at lodge.
  • Day 24:Trek to Birtamod (350M / 1,148FT) 5/6 hrs trek, overnight at lodge.
  • Day 25:Drive to Bhadrapur and Fly to Kathmandu
  • Day 26:Rest day in Kathmandu, farewell dinner in the evening
  • Day 27:Departure

Cost Includes

  • International and domestic Airport pick-up and drop-off and all transportation by tourist bus & private vehicle in the city.
  •  Kathmandu valley sightseeing with a tour guide. 
  • Three meals a day (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner with hot drinks) during the trek in Himalaya.
  • A highly experienced and knowledgeable English speaking guide and a porter.
  • All Food, Accommodation, Insurance and transportation for a porter and guide your guide.
  • All required permits
  • Accommodation 2-night standard hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • tea house lodge during the trek
  • Arranged an emergency helicopter services (paid by your travel insurance)
  • Trekking equipment such as Sleeping bag, down jacket etc.. on return basic
  • Exclusives First aids box.
  • Kathmandu-to-Kathmandu by local vehicle.
  • Assistant guide group size more than 4 people in a group.
  • Farewell Dinner at typical Nepali restaurant in Kathmandu.   

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa on arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport – Kathmandu). $25 USD for 15 days Visa.
  • Extra accommodation and meals behind schedule
  • Extra drinks as alcoholic & non-alcoholic
  • Surplus luggage charges for domestic airport
  • Additional cost by out of management control due to the landscape, weather condition, illness, change of government policies, strikes and physical condition etc.
  • Personal expense such as snacks, laundry, telephone, wife, hot shower etc.
  • Travel insurance 
  • Tips for guide and porter

Trip Map

Trip Note

Personal Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is compulsory for all the Clients undertaking any activities. It will be provided adequate protection tour to cover personal injury, death, medical expenses, repatriation expenses, helicopter rescue, and any kind of illness will be cover in the insurance package. Alpine Ramble strongly recommends you to buy an insurance package through a reliable insurance company in your city or country.

Health and Fitness requirement

Langtang valley trek is challenging trekking destination for every trekker who loves to enjoy and explore the beautiful landscape on this planet. This trek basically starts from low land to high land as you are hiking in these areas than you have to fit yourself. We mainly concern your physical fitness to complete the journey.  The everyday trek prefers 4/5 hours in daylight. As you hiking up to the high altitude than you have to prepared by physically and mentality to be succeeding the trip, our provision is making your trip reliable and remarkable without any problems in every step to steps with your wealth health. Our first priority is safety for your entire trip. you Should convenience yourself to take some pre-training course of the trek which could be greatly helped you, considering some physical exercise like jogging, running, climb stair-case, cycling, swimming and hitting gym etc.

Accommodation during the Trek

Accommodation in Kathmandu, you would be staying in best hotel basically on 3 stars, in twin-sharing basis. But Accommodations in trekking  is simple and comfortable beds room with sharing two persons sometime  if you are single you get single bedroom as well with hygienic food, Every trekking routes have fixed menu and hotel system by local management community at in area

Passport and Visa

Every client must have a veiled passport from return date with at 6-month prior validity in Nepalese consulate in your country or immigration office Tribhuvan airport in Kathmandu.

Meals and Drinking Water

In popular trekking areas like Annapurna, Everest, Langtang, and Manaslu have the menu system with different ethnic cuisines foods as well as western meals you can see on the Menu, you could pick up any kinds of the meal as you like to eat from the Menu. But some places provide you typical Nepali meals which are different types of international meals. These are prepared by the local supplement. Every tourist Lodge has well-trained cook basically attention for clean, hygienic, fresh and nice testy foods. We can even enjoy hot chocolates; the variety of pieces of bread, the variety of drinks, and every lodge have safe drinking water or minerals bottles of water you could buy there. If you buy water purification tablet from Kathmandu you can take water from the tap and purify by yourself this will be cheaper and controlled by plastic pollution as well.

Trekking Equipment

What you should carry before your departure on your trip.
a. Daypack up to 40 liters, Down Jacket, Seasons sleeping bag
b. Sun head or Gulf cap,Sunglasses, Headlamp or torchlight
c. Ear-muffs , Sun Lotions /Sun cream.
d. 1Pair liner gloves thin wool or synthetic.
e. 2Cotton t-shirts, 1Synthetic t-shirt. 
f. 2Long sleeve polyester or synthetic lightweight for sunny days. 
g. Zipper provides addition venting options which are good for changing temperatures. 
h. 1Soft shell jacket water & wind resist. 
i. 1Women swimming dress bathing in Hot spring. 
g. Inner cloths as you need

Lower Body-Legs. 
a. 1Pair nylon hiking short paints, 1Pair cotton paints.
b. 1Pair soft shell pants – synthetic, full zip from top and bottom preferable.

Feet 
a. 2Pair of loner socks, synthetic, 1Pairs woolen socks wearing on the evening and 1Pair light sports shoe.

b. Imodium or Pepto Bismo capsules for upset stomach or diarrhea. 
c. Diamox for altitude sickness. The guide will help you to take it.
d. 1Small personal sized first-aid kit with blister treatments such as moleskin, bands, Anti-infection ointments, etc. First Aid Kits. 
e. Nepal wide adventure will provide you more medical for the trip.

Environment:

The Kanchanjunga trek provides you blooming spectacular view the trails along the lower valleys usually weave through fields. And reaching the upper valley seeing wild animals and excellent Mountain View,

Best Season

Best season is in spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) these months are the best time for this trip. The weather will be sunny and warm with outstanding scenery view. If you wish to avoid crowds this trip during in winter (Dec., Jan. and Feb.) could also be the best options.

Hotels in Kathmandu

Alpine Ramble will provide you standard level hotel with breakfast. We also book the hotel according to your choice. Please let us know if you have any plans as per your choice. 5 stars hotels are in Kathmandu: Hyatt Regency, Yak &Yeti, De’l Annapurna, The Everest Hotel, The Malla hotel, and any kind of hotels.

Trip Start Dates and Cost

Alpine Ramble pvt.ldt, would like to customize your trip itinerary according to your time and budget. Please contact us for your customized departure date. For more detail please email us info@alpineramble.com

Our experience field staffs/team strongly believes that we all are equally responsible to act in favor of the local culture and environment. We would like to follow the important role following below. 
a. please respect the local people and their laws, custom and their beliefs
b. please always ask your guides for permission before doing something in the local community. 
c. please support the keep environment clean, wherever you would travel and dispose of rubbish
d. please help the local community to encourage positive sides of tourism as long as possible.