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Kanchenjunga Camping Trekking - 25 Days

Kanchenjunga Camping Trekking
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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.

Kanchenjunga mountain

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.

Day 1
Arrival to TIA airport. Pick up from there then check in to hotel in Kathmandu Upon arrival in Kathmandu.

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.

Day 2
Kathmandu (1360m)

Population:

Day 3

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.

Day 4
By air to Biratnager / Taplejung to Phurumba . by air to Biratnager / Taplejung to Phurumba

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
Phurumba to Chirwa

Today you have trek through forest, villages( via Rinkim, Tiwa) and crossing river to reach to Chirwa which will take about 6hours.

Day 6
Chirwa to Sekathum

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.

Day 7
Sekathum to Amjilassa(2400m)

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
Amjilassa to Kyapra (2820m)

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
Kyapra to Ghunsa( 3480m)

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
Gunsa to Kangbachen(4000m)

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
Kangbachen

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

Day 12
Kangbachen to Lhonak (4700m)

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
Lhonak to Pangpema(5065m)

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

Day 14
Pangpema

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.

Day 15
Kangbachen to Gunsa

Descent 750m for 5hours

Day 16
Gunsa to Mirgin la(4300m)

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
Mirgin La to Tseram(3870m)

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
Tseram to Omje khola

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
Omje Khola to Mamamkhe;

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

Day 20
Mamamkhe to Phonpe

Trail descent through forest and villages.

Day 21
Phonpe to Kunjari

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

Day 22
Kunjari to Suketar airport

It will take about 7hours to reach to Suketar airport

Day 23
Suketar to Biratnagar to Kathmandu.

Day 24
Free day in Kathmandu or self visit.

Day 25
Farewell

Mountain Flight

White water rafting

Jungele Safari

Bungee Jump

Paragliding

Mountain Biking

Day 26
Note:

Above holiday itinerary can be customized as our guest specific requirements and we can make shorter and longer. We design your holidays accordingly.

Cost Include

  • 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.

Cost Exclude

  • 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

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Price From USD$5,110/person
5,110
Total $ 5,110 USD

Trip Facts

  • by local bus or by air
  • 3-12 Pax
  • Difficult
  • 5120m