Kanchenjunga Trek

24 Days


Kanchenjunga (8,585 m.) is the 3rd highest mountain in the world which situated at north- east corner of Nepal between Nepal and India (Sikkim). It has five great treasuries of Snow. The Journey to Kanchenjunga base camp (5,143 m.) starts from sightseeing in UNESCO World Heritage sites in Kathmandu. After that, we take a short flight to Biratnagar or Bhadrapur from where we can drive to Taplejung or take a flight to Suktar (2,420 m.) and follow the Tamor River. Then we walk along the Ghunsa khola (River). On the way we walk through the dense lush forest that provides chances to see many wild animal Including Red Panda, one of the protected animals in Nepal, and Himalayan Black Beer. This area is popular for Snow Leopard, Blue Sheep, Musk Dear etc. Upper valley of this trek includes Gyabla (2,730 m.), Phale (3,140 m.), Ghunsa (3,595 m.), Kambachen (4,100 m.), Lhonak (4,785 m.) and Kanchenjunga Base Camp (5,143 m.). On the way we can see plenty of beautiful mountain glaciers, landscape and river valley of Nepal. On the way back from base camp to Ghunsa, we pass through Sele La (4,290 m.) and Margin La (4,480 m.) to Cheram (3,870 m). This geography is predominated by Rai, Limbu and Sherpa people practicing their own culture and life style.
Trip Highlight
Flight to Biratnagar or Bhadrapur — Drive or flight to Taplejung (Suketar) — Trek through the dense forest along the Tamor River and Ghunsa Khola — Kanchenjunga Base Camp (5,143 m.), Sele la (4,290 m.) pass and Margin La (4,480 m.) pass
Rai Limbu and Sherpa settlement and culture around this region

Trip Duration 24 Days
Activity Nepal Trekking
Accommodation Basic
Start - End Taplejung - Suketar,Taplejung
Group Size Min 2 Px
Max. Altitude 5143 m
Trip Season Autumn and Spring is Recommended
  • Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu(1400m) & transfer to hotel 
  • Day 02: Prepare for trekking  and permit  in Kathmandu 
  • Day 03: Fly to Bhadrapur & drive  Taplejung(1820m).7/8hrs
  • Day 04: Trek  to Chhiruwa(1270m) 6hrs
  • Day 05: Trek Chhiruwa-Syakathum 6hrs
  • Day 06: Trek Syakathum -Amjilasa (2510m)
  • Day 07: Trek Amjilasa – Phale(3140m)
  • Day 08: Trek Phale-Gunsa(3415m.) 
  • Day 09: Trek to Khambachen(4145m.)
  • Day 10: Acclimatization in Khambachen
  • Day 11: Trek to Lhonak (4792m.)
  • Day 12: Day hike Pang pema /Kanchanjunga  Base Camp(5143m) and back to The Lhonak
  • Day 13: Trek Gunsa(3410m)
  • Day 14:  Trek to Sele la Pass(4290m) 
  • Day15: Trek Tseram (3870m) Via mirgin la Pass(4480m)
  • Day 16: Trek to Ramchaur(4580m)
  • Day 17: Ramcahur to Yalung Base Camp(4500m) and Back to the Ramchaur
  • Day 18: Ramchaur toTortong(2995m)
  • Day 19: Trek to Yamphuding(1693m)
  • Day  20: Trek to Khesawa Bhanjang(2120m)
  • Day 21: Trek to Lalikharka2266m.
  • Day 22: Trek to Suketar 2420m. 
  • Day 23: Fly to Biratnagar &  Kathmandu(Drive to Biratnagar and flight to Kathmandu
  • Day  24: Transfer to airport for final Departure
  • Airport picks up and drops by  Private Vehicle
  • Welcome dinner at typical Nepali Restaurant 
  • 3 Nights accommodation in Kathmandu with Breakfast
  • All Private land Transportation  
  • Kathmandu to Bhadrapur and Bhadrapur to Kathmandu flight fare for clients and Guide/porter 
  • One  Govt. License holder Trekking Guide
  • Special Trekking Permit and TIMS Card
  • Trekking Porters (2 clients = 1 Porter)
  • Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner with hot drinks during treks
  • Lodge during the Trek 
  • Insurance for all Staffs
Not Included
  • International Flight and Nepal Visa
  •  Food in Kathmandu  except Breakfast
  •  Personal expenses: (Laundry, phone calls, dry foods, cold drinks, bar bills)
  •  Temple/Monastery entrance fees
  •  Extra night of Accommodation and extra days of trek
  •  Travel Insurance and rescue
  •  Additional activities (Safari-Bungee-Paragliding-Rafting and so on.
  • Tip to Nepali staff (Guide and Porters


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