Kanchanjanga is third highest peak of the world, one of the most remote and beautiful areas in Nepal which, unused to foreign visitors, still lies shrouded in mystery. The feature of the walk are pleasant villages then in the high regions, glorious mountains and abundant wild life. It is located in the extreme northeast corner of Nepal bordering Sikkim(an Indian state) to the east and China to the North. This includes musk deer, blue sheep and for the believer, the Yeti! This trek begins at Tumlingtar or Taplejung accessible by air, or Ilam or Basantpur accessible by road. Soaring peaks, the Yalung Glacier and a wide variety of natural vegetation and agriculture areas can be seen in this region and magnificent views of Mt. Everest, Makalu and Kanchanjunga massif will make the trip memorable.
- Day by Day Itinerary
- Cost Include & Exclude
- Prepare & Hints
First Option - 35 Days Kanchanjanga Trekking
Day 01 - Kathmandu- Biratnagar by Plane and drive to Basantpur
Day 02 - Basantapur – Shidua
Day 03 - Shidua - Door pani
Day 04 - Door pani – Chauki
Day 05 - Chauki – Gurja gaon
Day 06 - Gurja gaon – Taplejung
Day 07 - Taplejung- Lali Kharka
Day 08 - Lali Kharka – Khesewa
Day 09 - Khesewa – Mamankhe
Day 10 - Mamankhe – Yanphudin
Day 11 - Yamphudin – Chittre
Day 12 - Chittre – Torontan
Day 13 - Torantan – Tseram
Day 14 - Tseram – Ramze
Day15 - Ramze One day excursion to Yalung Glacier and Oktang BaseCamp(5525m). And back to Ramze
Day 16 – Ramze – Tseram
Day 17 – Tseram – Milgin La pass to Sanmung Khola
Day 18 – Sanmung khola – Sinion La pass (4854m)and Sinion Kharka near the river side camp.
Day 19 – Sinion Kharka - Ghunsa
Day 20 – Ghunsa – Rampuk Kharka
Day 21 – Rampuk Kharka – Ramtang
Day 22 - Ramtang – Lhonak
Day 23 – Lhonak one day excursion to Kangchan junga glacier and Pangpema Base Camp then back to Lhonak
Day 24 – Lhonak – Rampuk Kharka
Day 25- Rampuk Kharka – Phere
Day 26 – Phere – Amjilasa
Day 27 - Amjilasa – Sokathom
Day 28 - Sokathom – Chirwa
Day 29 – Chirwa – Mitlung
Day 30 – Mitlung – Dobhan
Day 31 – Dobhan – Gupa Pokhari
Day 32 – Gupa Pokhari – Tinjure Phedi
Day 33 – Tinjure Phedi – Basantpur
Day 34 - Basantapur – Biratnagar By bus
Day 35 – Biratnagar to Kathmandu by drive OR plane.
Second Option - 25 Days Kanchanjanga Trekking
Day 01- Kathmandu- Taplejung by Plane and by walk to Lali
Day 02- Lali Kharka – Khesewa
Day 03 -Khesewa – Mamankhe
Day 04 -Mamankhe – Yanphudin
Day 05 -Yamphudin – Chittre
Day 06 -Chittre – Torontan
Day 07 -Torantan – Tseram
Day 08 -Tseram – Ramze
Day09- Ramze One day excursion to Yalung Glacier and Oktang Base Camp(5525m). And back to Ramze
Day 10 -Ramze – Tseram
Day 11 -Tseram – Milgin La pass to Sanmung Khola
Day 12 -Sanmung khola – Sinion La pass (4854m)and Sinion
Kharka near the river side camp.
Day 13 -Sinion Kharka - Ghunsa
Day 14 -Ghunsa – Rampuk Kharka
Day 15 -Rampuk Kharka – Ramtang
Day 16 -Ramtang – Lhonak
Day 17-Lhonak one day excursion to Kangchan junga glacier and Pangpema Base Camp then back to Lhonak
Day 18 -Lhonak – Rampuk Kharka
Day 19 -Rampuk Kharka – Phere
Day 20 -Phere – Amjilasa
Day 21 -Amjilasa – Sokathom
Day 22 -Sokathom – Chirwa
Day 23 -Chirwa – Mitlung
Day 24 -Mitlung – Taplejung
Day 25 -Taplejung to Kathmandu by Plane
- Airport pick up & drop by Ghale Treks Private Vehicle.
- A Professional Tour/Trekking guide
- One porter each two clients in tea-house trek, required cook, trek crews & porters in tent trek
- Insurance, lodging, food & allowance to your trek crews
- Tent & mattress for tent and camping trekking
- All meals as per itinerary
- Land transportation as per itinerary
- All accommodation as per itinerary
- Trekking Permit, TIMS, National Park / Conservation Entry Fees.
- Domestic Flight Ticket as per itinerary.
- All applicable taxes and service charges of Ghale Treks.
- Farewell Dinner at Nepali Cultural dance restaurant.
- International Airfares and airport departure taxes as applicable.
- The cost of personal items like laundry & all kind of soft & hard drinks
- Optional excursions
- Cost of visas, travel insurance
- Gratuities for services provided on a personal basis
- The single supplement payable on all bookings where only one person is traveling
- All others except committed to provide in ‘cost included’ section above.
In addition to obvious items such as hiking boots, warm clothing, UV sunblock etc., here is list of things that you might not have considered taking along, but that can greatly enhance the quality and comfort of your journey.
Soft and light shoes (sneakers or kung-fu shoes are perfect) - after a long hike in inflexible hiking boots, you will be extremely happy to have some light and soft footwear to to wear around the lodge or in the village.
Lightweight knapsack - this is very useful for short trips away from your lodge, and will save you having to lug your large backpack along. It should be big enough for your camera and a change of clothes and sleeping bag, if you plan to spend a night away.
Lightweight sleeping bag - as most (all?) lodges can offer you blankets, a light sleeping bag should be sufficient for the journey. Taking a light bag will save you valuable space in your backpack.
Fabric bandaids - blisters on the feet can turn a wonderful walk into a hell. Bandaids (sticking plasters) should be immediately applied to any area of the foot that there is irritation and friction - don't wait for the blister to develop before doing this. However, only fabric made bandaids will stick to a sweaty foot. Others (even those that claim to be water-proof) will fall off in minutes. A good alternative to bandaids is duct tape. Works great for blisters and also proves invaluable in many other ways.
Personal First Aid and Emergency Gear - First aid kit with moleskin and bandages designed to cover blisters Sunscreen lotion. Energy snacks. So many different types are available buy a variety and sample them to learn which brand gives you the biggest boost. An emergency kit in case you get lost. Include a whistle, compass, space blanket, string, duct tape, matches and iodine tablets. Flashlight and extra batteries, Binoculars, Knife, Extra pair of prescription glasses, Bug Repellent.
Are You in Good Enough Shape?-
You may walk a mile or two on pavement comfortably, but can you walk four or five miles a day ? or more? on varied terrain without collapsing on the couch for the rest of the afternoon? Once you've chosen a trip, Ghale Treks will inform you, what level of physical fitness you should be at to take the trip. Then, create a plan to ensure you are ready physically.
Ways to Get in Shape for Walking and Hiking -
For many trips it's okay to start your training a month or two before you leave for vacation. Spending time at the gym working with weights and on a treadmill, StairMaster or stationary bike is one route. Supplement the training with long walks or hikes on weekends, preferably on dirt trails instead of pavement. Jogging on toughens you up and increase your agility and stamina.
Bring the Right Pack -
Bring a pack that fits your body comfortably? whether it's a day pack to hold your water bottle, snacks, sunscreen lotion and jacket ? or a pack designed to hold enough gear for a multi-day hike through the mountains.
Travel time from September to May (but not June/July/August, because then it is rainy-monsoon season in Nepal)
After every meal (three times a day), tea/coffee will be served during the trekking. Apart from this, every morning we provide clients with either boiled water or soft black tea to carry with them on their Thermos Bottle. For the supplement of extra drinks, clients have to buy mineral water themselves which is available at all places
Recommended equipment list: sleeping bag, a warm jacket, good trekking shoes, sunglasses/sun cream, an insulated bottle for hot drinks and basic medicines.
Maximum luggage weight 20 kg per person. There are always 1 or 2 additional porters with the crew who take care of clients who get sick or unable to even carry their daily private luggage.
Shower possibilities every 3-4 days during the trek but the cost in not included at trip, no laundry service available.
A prepayment of 30 % has to be paid directly after reconfirmation at our company bank account. Final payment becomes upon arrival in Kathmandu before starting date of the tour.
Kanchanjunga trekking is very remote part trekking, which provides an opportunity to see panoramic views of Himalayas from every direction.
35 Days / 25 Days
Tent and Camping trek with full organize
Grade & Elevation:
Strenuous, 5540 meters (Max.)
Trek Start & End Point:
Kathmandu to Basantapur by bus/Kathmandu Taplejung suketar by flight.
Minimum 2 or above
Spring & Autumn