Kangchenjunga Trekking-27 Days
Kanchanjanga Trekking in Nepal
Kanchanjanga Trekking in Nepal
KangchenjungaáBase Camp trekking is on of the most remote trekking wilderness village route in Nepal and meaning of Kanchenjunga ("Treasures of Snow") (28,198ft) is the third highest mountain in the world and was first climbed by British in 1956. Endure the challenge, and reap the rewards! We promise this high altitude Himalayan trek will leave an impact for you! Kanchenjunga, although a restricted area, is considered one of the more remote trekking regions situations in Eastern Nepal, bordering the Indian state of Sikkim. This area is an ideal environment for musk deer, blue ship and the infamous yeti. Few westerners have travelled to this remote area.
We will drive to Basantpur and continue for three days walking through the sherpa and chhetri village we reach the place Suketar. From this place we will feel lonely and following a route along a ridge towards the Tamur River, enjoying panoramic views have Makalu (27,825ft) and Chamlang (24,000ft) peaks. We will continue through the forests and rhododendron thickets and soon the Kanchenjunga range will appear. Our route will continue up the Tamur river through the Limbu Villages (where we can share the pot of tongba) to the terraced mountainside village of Amjilassa and the legendary Sherpa village of Ghunsa (11,400ft). We will visit the monastery there and soon have our first glimpse of a sea of unclimbed peaks including Jannu (25,289ft), know as "Mystery Peak" or "Terror". We will trek to the edge of the Kanchenjunga Glacier and, after crossing the lateral moraine, will come to the junction of Lhonak Glacier (15,680ft) and the valley. We will cross at this junction and arrive at our campsite at Lhonak, an undisturbed landscape of unspeakable beauty.
After a couple of day of rest and exploration at Lhonak, including a day trip to Pangpema(16,900ft) to see the north face of Kanchenjunga. Well we will continue to back the same way to home or if the team are quite interested we will go to cross two pass, The Lapsang La(16,760ft) and Sinion/ Margin La(15,300ft) depend up on the conditions. On the last day of our trek we will be back to Suketar to catch the flight and to connect flight from Biretnagar to Kathmandu.
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Detail Itinerary for Kangchenjunga Trekking
We will greet you at Tri-Bhuvan International Airport and transport you to your KATHMANDU hotel.Day 2
After breakfast join Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley. The full day sightsing around Kathmandu Valley . In the evening, details briefing about your entire journey.Day 3
Drive from Kathmandu to Basantpur (1900m). O/N Tented Camp.Day 4
Trek through mossy Rhododendron forests eventually leading to Chauki (2700m) .Day 5
Receive your first views of various peaks including Kanchenjunga. Over night in Gupa Pokhari.Day 6
Continue ascending early, through interesting forests. Camp the night by the river at Dovan.Day 7
Most of the day you follow the river up the Tamur Valley through rocky fields up to Mitlung.Day 8
Cross the river and continue up, the path narrows, you eventually reach the village of Chirwa.Day 9
Trek up the Gunsa Khola valley. Riverside camp near the Tibetan village of Sakathum.Day 10
Enter an arid landscape and follow a hairy trail up to a crest. Descend slightly to Amjilessa .Day 11
Forests of bamboo, oak & rhododendron, waterfalls, pastures, and great views up to Kyapra.Day 12
Descend steeply into the side of a ravine, trek along the river to yak pastures and up to Gunsa.Day 13
Acclimatisation day - Gunsa. Trek to the lake at the Yamatari Glacier.Day 14
Tackle the unstable slopes leading up to the Tibetan settlement of Kambachen (4,040m).Day 15
Acclimatisation Day Kambachen. There are a number of day hikes to help acclimatise.Day 16
The trail is rocky then crosses moraines. Camp at Lhonak, the views prevail from all directions.Day 17
Trek up to the base camp of Pang Pema (5,140m) Watch the sunset over Kanchenjunga.Day 18
Hike up the ridge early. The panorama is spectacular, Kambachen overnight.Day 19
Kambachen to Gunsa. Following the back trails and crossing a bushed plants and rhododendrons forest for 4 hours and you will reach Gunsa.Day 20
Today you trek along a trail that is difficult to distinguish. Camp at Tseram, a large flat meadow.Day 21
Walk along the moraine of the Yalung glacier. The valley opens up, camp at Ramche (4,420m).Day 22
Full day trip to Yalung Glacier.Day 23
Start the you descent today taking a different route to Chirwa.Day 24
Chirwa to Anpan (2250m).Day 25
Anpan to Pokari (1,700m).Day 26
Pokhari to Taplajung (2,350m).Day 27
Fly back to Biratnager and take a flight back to Kathmandu. Hotel check in.
01. Airport Pick up and drop off service by Private Coach.
02. 2 night's accommodation with breakfast at Hotel in Kathmandu & 2 night's accommodation with breakfast at Hotel in Pokhara.
03. Sightseeing around Kathmandu & Pokhara (Including guide and entrance fees).
04. Three time food in a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with Tea & coffee during the trek.
05. Accommodation during the trek.
06. An experience Guide (trained by Ministry of tourism), porters (generally 1 porter for 2 pax) their
07. Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipments. Surface Transfer to destination from Kathmandu.
08. Flight or Bus or Car Fare as listed in trip Schedule.
10 Tourist service charge, Vat.
01. Meals whilst in Kathmandu
02. Nepal Travel insurance.
03. Nepal entry visa fee US$ 30 (duration 60 days from date of issue)
04. You may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport Kathmandu.
06. Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry, Tips.
07. Expenses occurred due to unavoidable Events i.e. road wrecks, flight delays etc.
Group joining or your own private group (all prices are in USD)
On Request per person
Fixed Departure Dates
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