Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek – 21 Days

Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek
  •   Destination: Kanchenjunga
  •  Activities: trekking, city tour in Kathmandu
  •   Trip Grade: A
  •   Departure from: Kathmandu
  •   Arrival on: Kathmandu
  •  Group size: 1-12
  •  Best Seasons: Sept- Oct- Nov & March- April- May
  •   Meals: All Meals are Included (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner with Tea/ Coffee) - during the trek
  •   Accomodation: All Accommodations are included during the entire trip. In Kathmandu , pokhara - 3Star level Hotel. During the trek- Lodge as per itinerary.
  •   Transportation: All Transportation (including Air Flight)

Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek:

Mt. Kanchenjunga is the 3rd highest mountain in the world and is situated in eastern part of Nepal. The trek is famous for beautiful scenery and wilderness.  The place is also culturally rich. Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek  tinerary & Cost gives you insights into  how to plan this beautiful trek.

During the trek you can see several high mountains, including Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt. Kanchenjunga (8586m), Mt. Makalu (8485m) and many more other mountains.  The trek starts from Kathmandu fly to Badrapur and then drive to Taplejung via Ilam. Ilam is a beautiful place with full of tea farms.

Here you can enjoy freshly brewed tea. The landscape here is superb for the picture. Kanchenjunga is a protected area. So, during the trek you’ll have great chance to see wild animals including Snow leopard and Red panda.

The trek brings you through several Villages of Rai and Limbu people. So, it gives you chance to experience their culture as well. Please see below for the detail itinerary for Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek.

For Optional trekking route you also can have a look at Everest Base Camp Trek.

“Apex Nepal Treks & Tours” is a guide owned company and we organize best Kanchenjunga trek in Nepal giving you the best Himalayan Experience.

Trip Highlights

  • Best view of the 3rd highest mountain in the world, Mt. Kanchenjunga (8586m)
  • Rich in culture
  • Tea Gardens
  • Waterfalls, Birds, Wild animals, etc.
  • Best local food

Day to Day Itinerary

Day01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m)

Day02: Fly from Kathmandu to Bhadrapur- Drive to Taplejung (45 min flight & 9 hrs drive)

Day03: Taplejung to Lalikharka (2265m), 4 – 5 hrs trek

Day04: Lalikharka to Khesewa (2120m),5 – 6 hrs trek

Day05: Khesewa to Mamankhe (1785m), 5 – 6 hrs trek

Day06: Mamankhe to Yamphudin (2080m), 4 -5 hrs

Day07: Yamphudin to Tortong (2,995m), 7 -8 hrs

Day08: Tortong to Cheram (3,870m), 2 -3 hrs

Day09: Cheram: Acclimatization and Rest

Day10: Cheram to Ramchaur (Ramche) (4,580m), 3 – 4 hours

Day11: Ramchaur (Ramche) to Yalung Base Camp (4500m), back to Cheram: 3 – 4 hours

Day12: Cheram to Sele La (4290m/), 6 -7 hours

Day13: Sele La to Ghunsa (3,595), 2 -3 hours

Day14: Ghunsa to Kambachen (4,050m), 5 -6 hours

Day15: Kambachen to Lhonak (4,780m), 5 -6 hours

Day16: Kanchenjunga base camp, overnight at Pangpema (5,143), 6 -7 hours

Day17: Pangpema to Lhonak : 3 – 4 hours

Day18: Lhonak to Ghunsa (3475m), 6 -7 hours

Day19: Ghunsa to Amjilosa (2,308m), 5 -6 hours

Day20: Amjilosa to Chirwa (1,270m), 6 -7 hours

Day21: Chirwa to Taplejung via Mitlung (921mm), 7 -8 hours trek

Day22: Taplejung to Bhadrapur: 9 hours drive

Day23: Fly to Kathmandu

Day24: Final departure

What's Included

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • 3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu 
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek
  • All meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trek
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Domestic flights (Kathmandu- Bhadrapur -Kathmandu)
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader (6 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and accommodation
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits, TIMS
  • All government and local taxes

Accommodations

All Accommodations are included during the entire trip. In Kathmandu ,. During the trek- Lodge as per itinerary.

Meals

All Meals are Included (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner with Tea/ Coffee) – during the trek

Best Time to Travel

Sept- Oct- Nov & March- April- May

Day01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m)

Day02: Fly from Kathmandu to Bhadrapur- Drive to Taplejung (45 min flight & 9 hrs drive)

Day03: Taplejung to Lalikharka (2265m), 4 – 5 hrs trek

Day04: Lalikharka to Khesewa (2120m),5 – 6 hrs trek

Day05: Khesewa to Mamankhe (1785m), 5 – 6 hrs trek

Day06: Mamankhe to Yamphudin (2080m), 4 -5 hrs

Day07: Yamphudin to Tortong (2,995m), 7 -8 hrs

Day08: Tortong to Cheram (3,870m), 2 -3 hrs

Day09: Cheram: Acclimatization and Rest

Day10: Cheram to Ramchaur (Ramche) (4,580m), 3 – 4 hours

Day11: Ramchaur (Ramche) to Yalung Base Camp (4500m), back to Cheram: 3 – 4 hours

Day12: Cheram to Sele La (4290m/), 6 -7 hours

Day13: Sele La to Ghunsa (3,595), 2 -3 hours

Day14: Ghunsa to Kambachen (4,050m), 5 -6 hours

Day15: Kambachen to Lhonak (4,780m), 5 -6 hours

Day16: Kanchenjunga base camp, overnight at Pangpema (5,143), 6 -7 hours

Day17: Pangpema to Lhonak : 3 – 4 hours

Day18: Lhonak to Ghunsa (3475m), 6 -7 hours

Day19: Ghunsa to Amjilosa (2,308m), 5 -6 hours

Day20: Amjilosa to Chirwa (1,270m), 6 -7 hours

Day21: Chirwa to Taplejung via Mitlung (921mm), 7 -8 hours trek

Day22: Taplejung to Bhadrapur: 9 hours drive

Day23: Fly to Kathmandu

Day24: Final departure

What's Included

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • 3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu 
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek
  • All meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trek
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Domestic flights (Kathmandu- Bhadrapur -Kathmandu)
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader (6 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and accommodation
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits, TIMS
  • All government and local taxes

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