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Kanchenjunga North Base Camp Trek - 22 Days

Kanchenjunga (8586 m). is the third highest mountain in the world; where you can experience mountain views, diverse flora and fauna and rich local culture. It located astride the Nepal Goecha-La-Trek-5000 m. Sikkim border only a few miles from Tibet.

Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek takes to step on the base camp of the world’s third tallest mountain. On a remote mountain trail ideal for trekkers who enjoy the solitude. Located in the far north-eastern part of Nepal. Mt. Kanchenjunga is one of the most beautiful mountain massifs in the world. Especially Kanchenjunga Camping Trekking begins along the Tamur River. Where we pass through Pipal trees and the village’s life is changing in modern world.

The Name Kanchenjunga means ‘Five Treasures of the Great Snow’ which is in reference to the five summits that make up Kanchenjunga. Kanchenjunga was first climbed on 25 May 1955 by Joe Brown and George Band, who were part of a British expedition. They stopped short of the summit as per the promise given to the chogyal that the top of the mountain would remain inviolate. Every climber or climbing group that has reached the summit has followed this tradition. Other members of this expedition included John Angelo Jason and Tom Mackinon. Alpine Trav Treks and Expeditions are always ready to manage your treks as per your interests and requirements.


All Trekking offers and plans given in the itinerary are for all interested visitors who prefer full package. We offer the itinerary of the destinations as per your choice. You are always free to choose any itinerary and the staff depending on your financial condition. As per your interest and requirement, we have options for any partial visit too.

(The Trip cost varies depending on the group size, total number of days and services you require. If you are interested, please feel free to contact Us.)

Group Discount: Available

Day 1
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, transfer to hotel by our representative.

After arriving at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, you will be welcomed by the representative of AlpineTrav Treks & Expedition. The AlpineTrav representative will arrange your transfer & brief about pre-trip discussion meeting on the way to your hotel.

Day 2
Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing

Full day sightseeing in the famous places of Kathmandu including Bodhnath Stupa, Pashupatinath, Swoyambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square etc. Most of these places are listed as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. We will do arrangement of an experience tour guide and private vehicle for the tour.

Day 4
Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Taplejung. Trek to Phurumba. Overnight at guest house.

After arriving at the Taplejung airport and meeting all the trekking staff , trek together towards to Phurumba which will take about two hours

Day 5
Day 04: Phurumba to Chirwa. Overnight at guest house.

Today you have trek through forest, villages (via Rinkim, Tiwa) and crossing river to reach to Chirwa.

Day 6
Day 05: Chirwa to Sekathum. Tented camp

Trail continue along the Tamour river you will reach to Walunchung Gola . here is the entry point to Kanchanjunga conservation Area. Where you will start to see sherpa settlement. After crossing Gunsa khola you will reach to Sekathum.

Day 7
Day 06: Sekathum to Amjilassa(2400m). Tented camp

A step and long climb up a reasonably good trail for 5 hours .good views of valley and river below and Himalayan peaks in the distance , several open yaks grazing pastures exist here and clear side streams provide good water supply.

Day 8
Day 07: Amjilassa to Kyapra (2820m). Tented camp

It is a hike along the river banks through densely forested hillside( bamboo, fir and scattered rhododendron). The river drops steeply with many waterfalls and crystal clear pools. Climb up to green pastures just beyond a group of Buddhist stone houses at Kyapra.

Day 9
Day 08: Kyapra to Ghunsa( 3480m). Tented camp

The trail gently undulates with a few steep uphill portions.Passing through the village of Phale and visit a Buddhist Gompa near to village- much Tibetan art is evident as are the villagers weaving of rugs. Ghunsa is a large Bhotia community of stone houses and tidy small farm.

Day 10
Day 09: Gunsa to Kangbachen(4000m). Tented camp

A fairly difficult trail that climbs up along the river. Several magnificent waterfalls are encountered along the way. Excellent views of Kumbhakarna and other high peaks. The country side here is more barren with scrub juniper.

Day 11
Day 10: Kangbachen to Lhonak (4700m). Tented camp

A rest day is taken here to enable time to relax, bath or take a day walk.

Day 12
Day 11: Lhonak to Pangpema(5065m). Tented camp

Trail climbs gradually through open rocky fields to Ramtang(4350m)Walking from here is on large boulders which leads to the terminal moraine of the Kanchanjunga glacier. Terrific mountain views abound in all direction.

Day 13
Day 12:  Pangpema rest day - Tented camp

The trail continues along the Kanchanjunga glacier with a moderate to slow ascent with excellent views.

Day 14
Day 13: Kangbachen to Gunsa. Tented camp

Wonderful day hikes around or explore in the glacier. Incredible views of Kanchanjunga and Yalung kang. Blue sheep and musk deer may be seen together.

Day 15
Day 14: Gunsa to Mirgin la(4300m).Tented camp

Day 16
Day 15: Mirgin La to Tseram(3870m). Tented camp

Camp slightly before Mirgin La Pass. After a steep ascent through Rhododendron forest, reach to Tamo La pass, a ridge festooned with prayers flags. As we go towards another ridge crest, rising at 4115m, nice picture of Ghunsa river, snaking along the north Kanchanjunga glacier. Continue to scramble up enjoying the sight of Kanchanjunga west.

Day 17
Day 16: Tseram to Omje khola. Tented camp

After crossing the Mirgin La ascent to Sinon La (4660m) and another pass at 4700m. trail descends towards to Simbhu Khola valley. It is an excellent place to organized two days extra excursion. Visit to Ramche village4620m and in to the Yalung glacier, towards its south base camp.

Day 18
Day 17: Omje Khola to Mamamkhe. Tented camp

Trail passes through clearings across streams and plunges in a dense pine and rhododendron forest. After Toronton , cross the Simbu Khola on a cantilevered bridge and steeply climb up through bamboo forest reach to Lamite Bhanjyang and head down through pastures and rhododendron forests.

Day 19
Day 18: Mamamkhe to Phonpe. Tented camp

Trail continues through bamboo forest, pine forest and crossing streams to Mamamkhe.

Day 20
Day 19: Phonpe to Kunjari. Tented camp

Trail descent through forest and villages.

Day 21
Day 20: Kunjari to Suketar airport. Overnight at guest house.

You have to 940m ascent from Phonpe than 930m descent to Kunjari

Day 24
Day 21: Suketar to Biratnagar to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel.

Day 25
Day 22: Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination.

Cost Include

  • Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle as per group size.
  • 3Night's hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley with private vehicle and cultural guide.
  • Domestic airfer (Kathmandu - Taplejung - Suketar - Kathmandu).
  • All your standard Meals and best available guest house and camping accommodation during the trek.
  • An Experienced English – speaking trekking guide and 4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide.
  • Porters to carry luggage for 2 trekkers: 1 porter including their salary, insurance, food and lodging.
  • Kanchenjunga Conservation Area Permit and Restricted Area Permit.
  • First Aid kit and general equipment for Porter during the trip.
  • Down Jacket, duffel-kit bag and sleeping bag by AlpineTrav Treks. Are to be returned after trip completion.
  • Farewell dinner second last day of departure.

Cost Exclude

  • Meals at Kathmandu.
  • Your international airfare.
  • Nepal visa
  • Personal expenses.
  • Landry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters.
  • Mineral water Bottle or boiled water, shower etc.
  • Your Travel Insurance.
  • Rescue & Evacuation.
  • Tips for trekking staffs.

Heartily Welcome to Alpine Trav Treks and Expeditions. We are here to serve you with full satisfaction during your Tours/Treks/Peak Climbing/Mountaineering. We not only explore Nepal’s natural and historical beauty but also provide you opportunity to participate in various cultural fairs and festivals which you undoubtedly find extraprdinary and keep in memory we are always enthusiastic to serve the visitors from different parts of the world. So, for further detailed information, you can contact us freely. DEALS and DISCOUNT of Alpine Trav Treks and Expeditions warmly welcome you all.

Recommended Gear Lists:

Packing essential gear before trekking is a must in any situation. These gears can protect you from the harsh conditions you may face during the trek.
Woolen caps, hats
Hiking boots
Trekking socks
Trekking trousers
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
Fleece jackets
Down jackets
Cotton T-shirts
Lightweight gloves
Woolen caps, hats
Sleeping bag
First-aid kit
Toilet papers
Body lotions
Sanitary napkins, tampons
Cotton towel
Hand sanitizers

(The Trip cost varies depending on the group size, total number of days and services you require. If you are interested, please feel free to contact us.)

Group Discount: Available

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Kanchenjunga North Base Camp Trek
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Trip Facts

  • 22 Days
  • Camping
  • Spring & Autumn
  • 5065 Meter
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • 6 people
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