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Kanchenjunga North Base Camp Trek - 22 Days

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS
Unbelievable views of, Kanchenjunga I, II, III, Kumbhakarna, Ramtang and Makalu
Spending time with Rai and Limbu communities and seeing their unique, well-preserved way of life
Visiting Yalung, Jhinsang, and Kanchenjunga Glaciers Having the remote trail all to you for most of the journey – a most peaceful feeling
Observe the plentiful wildlife in the area – including the Red Panda and Musk Deer


Kanchenjunga North 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 great diversity of ethnic groups, isolation, flora and fauna and some of the most stunning view of the Kanchenjunga trekking makes special with worth exploring.


Outline Itinerary (Kanchenjunga North Base Camp Trek)
Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, transfer to hotel by our representative.
Day 02 : Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing
Day 03 : Fly from Kathmandu to Taplejung. Trek to Phurumba. Overnight at Lodge
Day 04 : Phurumba to Chirwa. Overnight at tented camp
Day 05 : Chirwa to Sekathum. Tented camp
Day 06 : Sekathum to Amjilassa (2400m). Tented camp
Day 07 : Amjilassa to Kyapra (2820m). Tented camp
Day 08 : Kyapra to Ghunsa ( 3480m). Tented camp
Day 09 : Gunsa to Kangbachen (4000m). Tented camp
Day 10 : Kangbachen to Lhonak (4700m). Tented camp
Day 11 : Lhonak to Pangpema (5065m). Tented camp
Day 12 : Pangpema rest day – Tented camp
Day 13 : Kangbachen to Gunsa. Tented camp
Day 14 : Gunsa to Mirgin la (4300m).Tented camp
Day 15 : Mirgin La to Tseram (3870m). Tented camp
Day 16 : Tseram to Omje khola. Tented camp
Day 17 : Omje Khola to Mamamkhe. Tented camp
Day 18 : Mamamkhe to Phonpe. Tented camp
Day 19 : Phonpe to Kunjari. Tented camp
Day 20 : Kunjari to Suketar airport. Overnight at tented camp
Day 21 : Suketar to Biratnagar to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel
Day 22 : Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination


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


NOTE : All Camping Trek 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.

GROUP TRIPS

Start Date End Date Status Cost
Guaranteed From € 2750

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 Lodge.

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 tented camp.

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 tented camp.

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.

Our airport representative will shift you to the airport from the hotel for your way back to home country.

SERVICES: PROVIDED BY COMPANY

  • Airport picks up and drops off, upon arrival and departure in Kathmandu
  • Accommodation at Green Boutique Hotel with breakfast in Kathmandu
  • Sightseeing at Kathmandu by private AC vehicles as per group size
  • Kathmandu - Taplejung - Kathmandu Flight (inclusive with airport tax)
  • All ground transportation by private AC vehicles
  • Restricted Area trekking permit and National park fee
  • Full boards Camping Service during whole trek
  • An experience trekking guide (trained by Ministry of tourism), trekking cook, kitchen helper, Sherpa.
  • Necessary number of porter’s their meal, accommodation, transportation, salary, insurance, equipment’s are included in Cost.
  • First Aid kits for the staffs and the groups
  • Farewell dinner during the last day of departure

SERVICES: NOT PROVIDED BY COMPANY (Personal)

  • International airfares and Nepal travel visa
  • Your personal entrance fees for Kathmandu sightseeing
  • Personal trekking gears
  • Helicopter rescue
  • Staff tips

Kanchenjunga North Base Camp Trek – 22 Days: (Accommodation: Lodge/Camping)

(All rates are in Euro)

PRICING FOR GROUP SIZE BASIS:
⇒ All inclusive Trek Cost for 4 Person basis : EUR 2750 per person
⇒ All inclusive Trek Cost for 5-8 Person basis : EUR  2650 per person
⇒ All inclusive Trek Cost for 9-12 Person basis : EUR 2550 per person


NOTE : We would kindly like you to know that we try our best to follow up the set programs as given all above but at times, because of some local trails or weather conditions may compel us to have a slight changes in necessities. Similarly, the itinerary may also vary slightly subjected to our trekkers’ acclimatization rates. We always prefer the secure and precious life of yours along with the best of the best adventures.

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.


NOTE : We would kindly like you to know that we try our best to follow up the set programs as given all above but at times, because of some local trails or weather conditions may compel us to have a slight changes in necessities. Similarly, the itinerary may also vary slightly subjected to our trekkers’ acclimatization rates. We always prefer the secure and precious life of yours along with the best of the best adventures.

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


NOTE :  We would kindly like you to know that we try our best to follow up the set programs as given all above but at times, because of some local trails or weather conditions may compel us to have a slight changes in necessities.  Similarly, the itinerary may also vary slightly subjected to our trekkers’ acclimatization rates. We always prefer the secure and precious life of yours along with the best of the best adventures.

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Kanchenjunga North Base Camp Trek
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Trip Facts

  • 22 Days
  • Moderate/Difficult
  • 1441 - 5065 Meter
  • Spring & Autumn
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • Flight
  • Camping
  • 4

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