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.