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Kanchenjunga North Base Camp Trek - 17 Days

kanchenjunga North Base Camp

Kanchenjunga North Base Camp Trek is one of the most splendid treks where the trail climbs above valleys, gorges and all settlements to reach the north face of the third highest mountain in the world;  Kanchenjunga(8,586m). This is a journey of serene as we get to explore through the remote alpine country of far eastern part of Nepal.  It  offers the full-package Himalayan experience where we  hike through wide valleys, narrow gorges, and rushing rivers. On the way too we ascend passing lush bloom rhododendron and bamboo forests. 
Here, we get to explore in a  jaw-dropping views of over 16 Himalayan peaks including Everest (8,848m), Makalu (8,481m), Jannu (7,710m), Kabru (7,412m), and Tharpu Chuli (Tent Peak) (5,663m) and so on.  We trek through the lowlands and past terraced agricultural. On this wildlife trek we get to  encounter the impedance Pheasant, Red-Billed Blue Magpie, Himalayan black bear, Musk Deer, and even the Red Panda. If we are fortunate enough then we get a chance to caught eyes upon legendary Yeti, known to have been roaming around the region. Similarly, on the way we will be warmly welcomed and appreciated by the local people with their unique lifestyles, cultures and traditions. We will be passed through lush organic vegetation too. Hence, we  take a direct flight to Illam from Kathmandu then with a drive we head towards Taplejung fromwhere our trek actually starts and ultimately with the great lifelong experience of this whole trek, the trek ends at Illam.


Outline Itinerary (Kanchenjunga North Base Camp Trek)
Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, transfer to hotel by our representative
Day 02 : Kathmandu to Ilam fly – Duration: 45 minutes and drive to Taplejung, Ranipul (1441m) 6-7 hrs
Day 03 : Start trek Taplejung, Ranipul to Amjilosa (2490m) walk – Duration: 6.5 hrs
Day 04 : Amjilosa to Gyabla (2730m) walk – Duration: 5.5 hrs
Day 05 : Gyabla to Ghunsa (3415m) walk – Duration: 5 hrs
Day 06 : Ghunsa to Khambachen (4145m) walk – Duration: 6.5 hrs
Day 07 : Acclimatization day at Khambachen, hike up to Jannu view point walk around 4 hrs
Day 08 : Khambachen to Lhonak (4785m) walk – Duration: 6 hrs
Day 09 : Lhonak to Pang Pema, Kanchenjunga North Base Camp (5140m) walk – Duration: 4 hrs
Day 10 : Kanchenjunga North Base Camp to Khambachen (4145m) walk – Duration: 6 hrs
Day 11 : Khambachen to Ghunsa (3415m) walk – Duration: 6 hrs
Day 12 : Ghunsa to Amjilosa (2490m) walk – Duration: 7 hrs
Day 13 : Amjilosa to Sakathum (1570m) walk – Duration: 6 hrs
Day 14 : Sakathum to Ilam (1120m)walk – Duration: 7 hrs
Day 15 : Ilam to Kathmandu (1400m) drive – Duration: 9-10 hrs
Day 16 : Leisure day in Kathmandu, overnight at hotel
Day 17 : Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination


Itinerary can be make increase or decrease according to yours holidays in Nepal.
After this Kanchenjunga North Base Camp Trek if you are interested for other activities like Sightseeing, Jungle Safari, Rafting, or more hiking in other region’s we can organize as yours desire.


Note: We would like to inform and assure you that we always follow the itinerary program but we might have to compel to change the itinerary due to bad weather, route condition and in any other unexpected situation compel in the field. We seek to request maximum flexibility for your safety while you are travelling in the Himalaya. There are also many other optional routes and programs which can be customized based on your interest. The cost will vary for the customized program. Please feel free to contact us for customized program.

GROUP TRIPS

Start Date End Date Status Cost
Guaranteed From € 2350

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

Day 2
Day 02 : Kathmandu to Ilam fly - Duration: 45 minutes and drive to Taplejung, Ranipul (1441m) 6-7 hrs

Day 3
Day 03 : Start trek Taplejung, Ranipul to Amjilosa (2490m) walk - Duration: 6.5 hrs

Day 4
Day 04 : Amjilosa to Gyabla (2730m) walk - Duration: 5.5 hrs

Day 5
Day 05 : Gyabla to Ghunsa (3415m) walk - Duration: 5 hrs

Day 6
Day 06 : Ghunsa to Khambachen (4145m) walk - Duration: 6.5 hrs

Day 7
Day 07 : Acclimatization day at Khambachen, hike up to Jannu view point walk around 4 hrs

Day 8
Day 08 : Khambachen to Lhonak (4785m) walk - Duration: 6 hrs

Day 9
Day 09 : Lhonak to Pang Pema, Kanchenjunga North Base Camp (5140m) walk - Duration: 4 hrs

Day 10
Day 10 : Kanchenjunga North Base Camp to Khambachen (4145m) walk - Duration: 6 hrs

Day 11
Day 11 : Khambachen to Ghunsa (3415m) walk - Duration: 6 hrs

Day 12
Day 12 : Ghunsa to Amjilosa (2490m) walk - Duration: 7 hrs

Day 13
Day 13 : Amjilosa to Sakathum (1570m) walk - Duration: 6 hrs

Day 14
Day 14 : Sakathum to Ilam (1120m)walk - Duration: 7 hrs

Day 15
Day 15 : Ilam to Kathmandu (1400m) drive - Duration: 9-10 hrs

Day 16
Day 16 : Leisure day in Kathmandu, overnight at hotel

Day 17
Day 17 : Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination

SERVICES: PROVIDED BY COMPANY

  • Airport picks up and drops off, upon arrival and departure in Kathmandu
  • 3Night's accommodation at Green Boutique Hotel with breakfast in Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu to Ilam flight (inclusive with airport tax)
  • All ground transportation by Scorpio Jeep (Ilam - Taplejung, Ranipul and Ilam to Kathmandu)
  • Restricted Area permit, Kanchenjung National park Permits and Trekking TIMS Card
  • Fluent English Speaking and well clarifying Mountain Guide
  • Assistant guide in need if the group size exceeds more than 4 persons
  • Porters for carrying luggage, 20 Kgs – 25Kgs (1 porter 2 guest’s)
  • Standard & comfortable Teahouse/Lodge accommodation during the trek
  • Food during the trek (full board with tea/coffee and seasonal fresh fruits)
  • Staff salary, insurance, equipment, transportation, food and accommodation
  • First Aid kits for the staffs and the groups
  • Farewell dinner during the last day of departure

SERVICES: NOT PROVIDED BY COMPANY (Personal)

  • Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and 2 passport size photos)
  • Extra night accommodation, if required (in Kathmandu)
  • Personal expenses such as phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery charge, wifi, boiled water and shower
  • Travel insurance (for helicopter evacuation during trekking in need
  • Any costs which arise due to a change of the itinerary, because of landslide, political disturbance and strikes
  • Horse renting and additional porters due to natural calamities during the trek
  • Items and expenses of personal nature
  • Personal trekking gears
  • Tips for guide, porters

Kanchenjunga North Base Camp Trek – 17 Days: (Accommodation: Teahouse/Lodge)

(All rates are in Euro)
PRICING FOR GROUP SIZE BASIS:
All inclusive Trek Cost for 1 Person: Eur 2350
All inclusive Trek Cost for 2-4 person basis : Eur 2250 per person
All inclusive Trek Cost for 5-7 person basis : Eur 2150 per person
All inclusive Trek Cost for +8 person basis : Eur 2050 per person

ADDITIONAL TRIP EXTENSION OPTION:

The trip can be extend based on your holiday duration in Nepal. Special Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing and Mountain Flight might be your best choice before or after the trip. As well as following programs also can be extend as additional trips from Kathmandu.

RECOMMENDED GEAR LISTS:
CLOTHING:
Warm jacket (down jacket, if possible)
Water and windproof jacket (alternatively bring a poncho or umbrella)
Long sleeved synthetic fleece (windproof material, if possible)
Thermal underwear
Hat or Cap, pair of gloves and scarf
Comfortable hiking trousers (loose fitting)
Shorts and trousers, or skirt
2 pairs of warm wool-blend socks
2 pairs of running socks or liner socks
Proper hiking boots
Running shoes and flip-flops
2-3 t-shirts
Underwear
Light and expedition weight thermal bottom
Fleece or wool pants
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)
Sun Glasses


During winter season, additional clothing’s may include:
The outer jacket should be warm, down jacket is highly recommended during winter season
Bring a pair of warm winter trousers, in addition to the hiking trousers
Bring at least one windproof layer of clothes, helping to reduce any chill factor influence.
Snow gaiters


TREKKING GEARS:
Pair of polarizing sun-glasses (to be comfortable and to avoid potential snow-blindness)
Backpack and backpack cover (against rain and dust)
Map of the trekking route,
Head torch, or small torch, plus spare batteries
Sleeping bag and silk liner
Miscellaneous


TOILETRIES:
A small light weight and quick drying towel
Bar of soap
Sunscreen (SPF +20)
Earplugs
Insect repellants (for lower elevations)
First aid kid
Water purification tables or a water filter
Some Diamox pills against potential altitude sickness (if going beyond 4,000 m elevations)
Toilet paper


OPTIONAL ITEMS:
Camera, battery etc
Books/magazines
Trekking poles
GPS unit
Padlocks for guest house rooms and bags
Large plastic bags – for keeping items dry inside trek bag
Day pack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
Water bottles (2 bottles recommended)
Sewing/repair kit
Pocket knife
Dairy or notebook plus pencil/pen

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Kanchenjunga North Base Camp Trek
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Trip Facts

  • 17 Days
  • Difficult
  • 5140 Meter
  • March - May & September - November
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • Flight & Scorpio Jeep
  • Teahouse/Lodge

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