Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek Trip Start/End : Kathmandu - Kathmandu` Trip Grade : Easy Best Season : September - November/ March - May

Extensive Travel

Price $ 2100

Duration 26 Days

Elevation 5400 Meter

Accomodation Hotels & Resort `

Transportation Private Vehicles



Trip Overview


Kanchenjunga Base Camp trek is third highest mountain in Nepal (8,586 m (28,169 ft).The name Kanchenjunga means “Five Great Treasures of Snow, where trekking route lies near to Sikkim located in eastern corner of Nepal as well as popular as Kanchenjunga Circuit trek in eastern Nepal which is less crowded trekking route but offers excellent landscapes, mountains views, rural lifestyle, traditions, and their culture and spectacular glaciers mountain. with unique features.

The Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek offers remote trekking experience with a wilderness experience. Enormous Kangchenjunga glacier is the most famed magnetism of Kanchenjunga. The lush farmland and wooded valleys will make your trek awesome.

The day begins with sightseeing in Kathmandu valley (world heritage site of Nepal). Then we fly to Suketar and trek through the lush green forest, stream, adorable villages, Himalayan peaks, pine forest, and with attractive flora and fauna all the way to Kanchenjunga. Our exploration day will be on Kambachen(4040m). There you will have some photogenic with handsome mountains and after we will hike to Jannu Base Camp (whereas in Nepali name for Jannu is Khubakarna). Likewise, we will continue our journey full of life most remarkable memory.

Best season to have panoramic views of Kanchenjunga mountain in September, October, November, March, April, May.

This trip can be fully customized according to your requirements.

Fitness: We recommended for you to have some exercise because this trip needs a fair level of fitness.

Altitude sickness: Mild risk of altitude sickness can be found. Proper rest and acclimatization are required.

Private Departure *TOURS DEPART EVERYDAY OF THE YEAR


USD 2100 Per Person

No. of People Price per person
1 - 1 USD 2100
2 - 4 USD 2040
5 - 8 USD 1980
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Detail Itinerary


Day 1 Arrival in Kathmandu Airport

Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, our company representative picks you up and transfers you to the hotel. Overnight at a 3-star hotel in Kathmandu.


Day 2 Flight Kathmandu to Bhadrapur — Drive to Ilam

We catch early morning scenic flight to Bhadrapur. After landing, we take a jeep ride to Ilam enjoying the view of beautiful landscapes. Ilam is Nepal’s largest tea plantation area and serves as a major tourist area even for domestic tourists. The picturesque town of Ilam hosts large orchards of tea plants and is also famous for the Himalayan chew made of cheese. Overnight at hotel in Ilam.


Day 3 Drive from Ilam to Taplejung (6 - 7 hours)

Today, we head towards Taplejung in private transportation. Driving along the beautiful countryside view, we pass through Phidim to reach Limbu village of Taplejung. Overnight in Taplejung.


Day 4 Trek from Taplejung to Mitlung (921 m) 5-6 hours

The trekking route today passes through lush mid hills and several villages with traditional mud-brick houses. We also come across rice paddies, terraced farm fields, and cardamom farms. We then continue to trek following the flow of Tamor River to reach Mitlung. Overnight in Mitlung.


Day 5 Trek from Mitlung to Chiruwa (1270 m) 5-6 hours

Today we trek through the Limbu and Tamang villages of Sinwa, Tawa, and Porke. We also pass over old landslide debris and boulder, and strewn river deposits, before descending to Thiwa Khola. We then cross a wooden bridge to reach Chiruwa. Overnight in Chiruwa


Day 6 Trek from Chiruwa to Sukathum (1579 m) 5 hours

Trekking through the villages of Taplethok, Tamewa, Hellok, and Lelep, we move alongside Tamor River and descend towards Simbu Khola, which emerges from the Yalung Glacier. We then trek through steep and narrow Ghunsa Khola valley to finally arrive in Sukathum. Overnight in Sukathum.


Day 7 Trek from Sukathum to Amjilosa (2308 m) 6 hours

Moving with the flow of Ghunsa Khola, we head towards Amjilosa walking through steep uphill on exposed terrain. Relishing the amazing landscape view and crossing several bridges over Ghunsa Khola, we reach the Tibetan village of Amjilosa. Overnight in Amjilosa.


Day 8 Trek from Amjilosa to Gyabla (2730 m) 5-6 hours

Today, we walk through forested trail filled with rhododendrons and bamboo, before ascending to Gyabla. We also come across a big waterfall on the opposite side of the river on our way to Gyabla. Making a steep ascent and then a descent, we arrive in Gyabla. Overnight in Gyabla.


Day 9 Trek from Gyabla to Ghunsa (3595 m) 5-6 hours

Leaving behind the beautiful Gyabla village, we trek towards Ghunsa through a broad meadow. We then climb a small hill and descend to cross the river to reach the Tibetan village of Ghunsa with wooden houses, a micro hydropower plant, school, and a health post. Overnight in Ghunsa.


Day 10 Acclimatization day

To adjust with the thinning air, we take a short hike to the opposite side of Ghunsa Khola with a gain of about 400m. After returning from the hike, we can spend rest of the day exploring the ancient village of Ghunsa visiting monasteries and learning about their Buddhist culture and tradition. Overnight in Ghunsa.


Day 11 Trek from Ghunsa to Khangpachen (4050 m) 7 hours

Today, we begin our trek entering the forested path along the south bank of Ghunsa Khola and passing several Mani walls and Chortens along the way. We also trek through several scree slopes and some glacial moraines to reach the Tibetan settlement of Khangpachen from where we can get the stunning view of the north face of Jannu (7710m). Overnight in Khangpachen.


Day 12 Trek from Khangpachen to Lhonak (4780 m) 7 hours

Leaving behind Khangpachen, we follow the trail on the left side of Kanchenjunga Glacier. We hike along a high plateau to reach the campsite of Lhonak. From Lhonak, we can see the panoramic view of massive mountain peaks like Wegde Peak (6802m), Mera Peak (6364m), Nepal Peak (7177m), Twins (7350m), and many others. Overnight in Lhonak.


Day 13 Trek from Lhonak to Kanchenjunga Base Camp (5143 m) 3 hours

Today, we head towards Kanchenjunga Base Camp following the trail along the glaciers on the northern ridges. The camp is also known as Pang Pema from where we get the mesmerizing and spectacular view of Mt Kanchenjunga (8586m) along with the skyline filled with snow-capped mountain ranges bordering Nepal-India and Nepal-Tibet. Overnight in Kanchenjunga Base Camp.


Day 14 Trek from KBC to Ghunsa (3595 m) 8 hours

After the amazing experience in KBC, we retrace our trail to Ghunsa enjoying the spectacular view of different mountains. Descending past Lhonak and Khangpachen while walking on the moraines of Kanchenjunga Glacier and Kumbhakarna Glacier, we arrive in Ghunsa. Overnight in Ghunsa.


Day 15 Trek from Ghunsa to High Camp (4,100 m) 4 -5 Hours

To reach the High Camp, we trek along a steep rocky trail through a forested area filled with birch, pine, and colorful rhododendron. An amazing view of Jannu (7710m), Nyukla Laching (6670m), Temachunggi (6044m), and other mountains can be observed from High Camp. Overnight in High Camp.


Day 16 Trek from High Camp to Tseram (3870 m) via Sele -La Pass - 8 hours

Today might be the most challenging day as we cross over two passes on our way to Tseram, the highest pass being the Sele La (4480m) and Sinion La (4660). Upon reaching the top of the passes, we are rewarded with an amazing view of Yalung Glacier, Jannu (7710m), Makalu (8481m), Baruntse (7129m), Kanchenjunga (8586m), and many other mountain ranges along the Sikkim border. We then descend to Tseram for an overnight stay.


Day 17 Trek from Tseram to Ramche (4580 m) 7 - 8 hours

Passing the moraines of Yalung Glacier into an ablation valley, we ascend towards Ramche. We also come across a lake and a meadow where we can spot the blue sheep grazing on the grassy hills. We will visit the small monastery in Ramche, in the evening. Overnight in Ramche.


Day 18 Trek from Ramche to Anda Phedi (3390 m) 5 hours

Retracing the same trail, we trek towards Anda Phedi relishing the view of different mountain ranges and herds of blue sheep over the grassy slope. Descending through the moraines of Yalung Glacier, we walk past Lapsang and Tseram to arrive in Anda Phedi. Overnight in Anda Phedi.


Day 19 Trek from Anda Phedi to Tortong (2995 m) 5 hours

We descend towards Tortong through the densely forested path filled with rhododendrons and bushes. We also stumble across few streams, Chortens, monasteries, ponds, and waterfalls on our way to Tortong. Overnight at Lodge.


Day 20 Trek from Tortong to Yamphudim (2080 m) 5 — 6 hours

We continue to descend to the Amji Khola and then crossing Lasiya Bhanjyang (3310m) and Dhupi Bhanjyang (2620m), we descend towards Yamphudim. Yamphudim is a village inhabited by a mixed community of Sherpa, Rai, Limbu, and Gurung. Overnight in Yamphudim.


Day 21 Trek from Yamphudim to Khebang (1915 m) 5 -6 hours

Leaving behind the village of Yamphudim, we descend towards Khebang passing through valleys, waterfalls, and forest area. Crossing suspension bridges over several streams, we walk past small settlements alongside Kabeli Khola to arrive in Khebang. Overnight in Khebang.


Day 22 Trek from Khebang to Khanidingbe

Accompanied by the beautiful view of Kanchenjunga (8586m) and Kumbakaran/Jannu (7710m) in the background, we continue to trek towards Khanidingbe through lushly forested trail stumbling across several waterfalls along the way. Overnight in Khanidingbe.


Day 23 Drive Khanidingbe to Birtamod by jeep

We take a long drive to Birtamod enjoying the view of green hills, snow-capped mountains, rivers, and daily activities of the locals throughout the ride. From the mountainous part, we are now in the flatlands of Nepal. Overnight in Birtamod.


Day 24 Morning drive to Bhadrapur airport and flight back to Kathmandu

We drive towards Bhadrapur airport to catch our flight back to the capital city. Enjoying the aerial view of the mountains, we arrive in Kathmandu. After landing, we transfer you to the hotel. Overnight at a 3-star hotel in Kathmandu.


Day 25 Final departure to the international airport  

We drop you at the Tribhuvan International Airport for your final departure with a hope of seeing you again.


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Cost Info


What's Included

  • Pickups and drops

    3* property accommodation in Kathmandu and tea houses during the trek

    All meals during the trek and breakfast in Kathmandu

    All necessary paper works and permits

    All Sightseeing on private vehicle

    Guided city tour of Kathmandu valley

    Kathmandu – Biratnagar by domestic flight

    Biratnagar - Taplaejung by local jeep

    Taplejung - Biratnagar - Kathmandu by domestic flight

    Staff cost including air ticket, food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and insurance

    Welcome and farewell dinner

    Licensed English speaking guide

    One porter shared between two trekkers

    All entrance fees

    Master Himalaya T-Shirt

What's Not Included

  • Nepalese visa fees.

    International airfare to and from Kathmandu.

    Extra night accommodation in case of early return from the trek (due to any reason).

    Travel and rescue insurance.

    Personal nature expenses.

    Tips.

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