Kanchenjunga Camping Trekking most popular camping trekking in Nepal. Which is the third highest peak in the world where you can experience remoteness of country, romantic mountain views, diverse flora and fauna and rich local culture. It sits astride the Nepal/Sikkim border only a few miles from Tibet. Though people have trekked in the area in connection with mountaineering expedition since the turn of the century.
Kanchenjunga Camping Trekking is a chance to take 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 corner 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 villages life is changing in modern world. On this trekking you will get the real reason travel in Nepal for trekking.
The name Kanchenjunga means ‘Five Treasures of the Great Snow’ which is in reference to the five summits that make up Kanchenjunga. It’s elevation 8,586 m (28,169 ft). It is third highest mountain in the world. Kangchenjunga 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.
Our team member will be waiting outside the airport terminal a few meters from the exit door. Please check your name at Showcard. He will bring you to hotel in Kathmandu. The drive from the airport to the hotel is around 20 minutes. After refreshment, we will brief your plan more visibly.
counted nationwide in AD. 2011, Kathmandu had households: 434344 & population: 1744240.
Major Place to see: -BodhnathStupa, Pashupatinath, syombhunath, Kathmandu durbar square, patandurbar square, Bhaktapur durbar square etc.
In the morning we explore Kathmandu on an organized sightseeing tour Guide then Prepare for trekking.
After arriving at the Taplejung airport and meeting all the trekking staff , trek together towards to Phurumba which will take about two hours
Today you have trek through forest, villages( via Rinkim, Tiwa) and crossing river to reach to Chirwa which will take about 6hours.
Trail continue along the Tamour river you will reach to WalunchungGola . 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A rest day is taken here to enable time to relax, bath or take a day walk.
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.
The trail continues along the Kanchanjunga glacier with a moderate to slow ascent with excellent views.
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 with lamergiers tremendous bird(span). Day 14: Pangpema to Kangbachen; Descent 6hrs back to Kangbachen.
Descent 750m for 5hours
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.
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.
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.
Trail continues through bamboo forest, pine forest and crossing streams to Mamamkhe.
Trail descent through forest and villages.
You have to 940m ascent from Phonpe than 930m descent to Kunjari
It will take about 7hours to reach to Suketar airport
White water rafting
Above holiday itinerary can be customized as our guest specific requirements and we can make shorter and longer. We design your holidays accordingly.
- Airport Pickup and Drop by private Transport
- All the ground Transportation by tourist bus
- Hotel in Kathmandu at tourist standard hotel with bed and Breakfast (Centrally located, attach bathroom, hot and cold shower)
- All the meal during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
- Trek Permit & National Park Fees of Kanchanjunga with Tims card ( we do need two photograph each for permit)
- All the camping equipment such as sleeping tent, Dinning tent, kitchen tent, Toilet tent, sleeping mattress, Sleeping Bag and necessary Kitchen Equipment etc.)
- In experience Trekking guide (trained by Ministry of tourism),Trekking cook, kitchen helper, sherpa and necessary porter’s and their meal/accommodation/transportation/salary/insurance/equipments are included in price
- Demostic Airfare and Domestic airport tax (Kathmandu. – Biratnagar / Suketar and return back to Kathmandu)
- Medical support: emergency first aid kit carried.
- Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
- Water & any kind of Drinks.
- Tips for guide and porters
- Additional costs in case of emergency (You must have adequate travel insurance to cover any kind of emergencies),
- Additional medication for altitude sickness (Acetazolamide etc),
- Personal expenses and any other unforeseen expenses.
- Personal trekking equipment.
- Services not mentioned herein