Kanchenjunga Trek    

24 Days    Kathmandu   USD $2895    Kathmandu  
Accomodation : Hotel
Duration : 24  Days
Grading : Moderate
Activity : Natural wonders
Starts at : Kathmandu
End at : Kathmandu

Overview

Mt. Kanchenjunga is the third highest mountain in the world. Situated on the border between Nepal and India, it rises 8,586 m/28,169 ft into the deep blue skies.

This region was closed to visitors until 1988 and today still is one of the least visited of the 10 highest peaks in the world. It is available only from the Nepal side, as it's white-capped crown rises high above the world.

This trek requires good physical condition as you will be trekking to elevations of 5,140 m/16,863 ft. This trek can be done as either a tea-house trek or camping. Even though it is a remote area, there are small villages that welcome visitors to their mountain. The area is inhabited by Limbu, Sherpa and Tibetan people.

Walk by deep canyons, roaring mountain streams, majestic waterfalls, dense forests of rhododendron as well as rocky crags where you have stunning views of the high mountains of the Himalayas. Mt. Kanchenjunga will not disappoint you as it happily reveals itself to those brave and adventurous enough to make the journey.

If you are looking for a place less traveled with incredible mountain views as well as an opportunity to meet the mountain people of Nepal, then a trek to Mt. Kanchenjunga is just right for you. Call or write your representative at Sabbatical Explore Nepal for more information as well as to book your trip to Nepal. Let the people at Sabbatical Explore Nepal take the hassle out of your vacation while putting together a worry-free, adventure filled experience.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu transfer to hotel and complete the official formalities.


 

Day 2: Trekking preparation day- buy or rent your personal equipments obtain permit for the trek etc..


 

Day 3: Fly to Suketar and trek to Phurumba/ Jogidanda


 

Day 4: Trek to Chirwa (1190m)


 

Day 5: Trek to Sakathum (1640m)


 

Day 6: Trek to Amjilassa (2490m)


 

Day 7: Trek to Gyabla (2730m)


 

Day 8: Trek to Gunsa (3410m)


 

Day 9: Rest day or acclimatization at Ghunsa


 

Day 10: Trek to Khambachen (4150m)


 

Day 11: Trek to Lhonak(4790m)


 

Day 12: Trek to Pangpema (5140m)


 

Day 13: Exploration day around Northern Base Camp Kanchenjunga Glacier


 

Day 14: Trek back to Khambachen (4150m)


 

Day 15: Trek back to Gunsa (3410m)


 

Day 16: Trek to Selele Kharka


 

Day 17: Trek over Selele Pass - trek down to Tseram (3900m)


 

Day 18: Trek to Ramche (4620m)


 

Day 19: Explore around Southern Base Camp and Yalung Glacier and return to Ramche


 

Day 20: Trek back to Torntan (2990m)


 

Day 21: Trek to Yamphudin (1690m)


 

Day 22: Trek to Keswa (1960m)


 

Day 23: Trek to Suketar (2400m)


 

Day 24: Fly back Suketar to Kathamandu and transfer to hotel.


 

What's included

  • Airport transfers
  • Land transfer end of the trekking (Basantapur - Biratnagar) by private bus
  • 3-meals per day prepared by our experienced cook
  • Camping gear (two-person tents, foam mattress, kitchen tent, dining tent and toilet tent)
  • Supporting field staff including professional trekking guide, cook, kitchen boy, porters as well as their necessary insurance, meals and allowances
  • Domestic airfare (Kathmandu - Biratnagar - Taplejung and Biratnagar - Kathmandu)
  • Trekking permit and Kanchanjunga Conservation Area entrance fee

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