Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekking


Our office representative will welcome you at Tribhuvan International Airport upon your arrival and then transfer you to the hotel. Take some rest at the hotel and later visit Create Himalaya Adventure’s office. A welcome dinner will be offered in the evening along with a tour briefing by our team.
Hotel in Kathmandu.
Included Meal: Welcome Dinner.

After breakfast, you begin your sightseeing tour by visiting UNESCO World Heritage Sites within Kathmandu.
Kathmandu Durbar Square:-
Kathmandu Durbar Square showcases Nepalese art and architecture at its best. The architecture is typical of the Malla dynasty who ruled over Nepal from the 12th to the 18th century.
Swyambhunath:-
Swyambhunath Temple is popular among foreigners as the Monkey Temple owing to the large monkey population residing in the area.
Pasupatinath:-
Pasupatinath Temple is situated on the banks of the Bagmati River and is one of the principal temples of Lord Shiva.
Boudhanath Stupa:-
The Boudhanath Stupa is one of the largest stupa's in South Asia. Meet your guide at the office and prepare for your trip.
Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.
Included Meal: Breakfast.

Cross the small river over a suspension bridge. Then our trail descends down to Tamor Riverwalk through villages and terraced fields. Some irregular villages give us an opportunity to meet local people. Upon arriving at Tamor River, we follow some narrow trails close to the river. Then gradual uphill trail through the terraced fields and few houses take to the village of Mitlung.
Stay Overnight at Teahouse in Mitlung.
Included Meal: Breakfast Lunch Dinner.

Follow the river bank, through small villages and jungles. A suspension bridge over a small river keeps on engaged on the business of serious trekking. Small tea breaks give us plenty of opportunities to encounter with local people and have a look over wild bee hives hanging over the cliffs. Upon arriving at Chirwa, we can make small exploration to Cave nearby.
Stay Overnight at Teahouse in Chhirwa.
Included Meal: Breakfast Lunch Dinner.

We gradually gain the elevation following the river bank of Tamor. You need extra courage to cross to cross some of the suspension bridge that comes along the way. After we cross Taplethok village we can see cardamom farmyards. In recent years cardamom farming has become one of the good sources of earning for local people. Cross the river over a suspension bridge and follow the gradual uphill trail to Lelep. From Lelep the trail is downhill until the Ghunsa River. Upon crossing Ghunsa River, we come to Sekathum.
Stay Overnight at Teahouse in Sekathum.
Included Meal: Breakfast Lunch Dinner.

Our trek gradually ascending and following the Ghunsa River and cross the river again to our left side. A short steep uphill walk takes us to bit high and keep the distance with Ghunsa River. En route we pass some alienated houses of people and dense forests. We pass a beautiful waterfall on our left-hand side just before Amjilasa.
Stay Overnight at Teahouse in Amjilosa.
Included Meal: Breakfast Lunch Dinner.

The trail through a dense forest of bamboo and rhododendron is accompanied by the river. On crossing Sungbung Khola over a suspension bridge the trail gets steep up. Enjoy the beautiful waterfall next to Gyabla Village the river. Perform short walk which takes you to the village of Gyabla.
Stay Overnight at Teahouse in Gyabla.
Included Meal: Breakfast Lunch Dinner.

Today after breakfast trail descends to the river and cross it. Then we track further north. Following the gradual uphill trail, we come to Phale. This is Tibetan refugee settlement. You can get a chance to buy some local handicraft products. Our trail continues further through Juniper forest which is followed by Ghunsa Village.
Stay Overnight at Teahouse in Ghunsa.
Included Meal: Breakfast Lunch Dinner.

Though today is a rest day, it's better to keep your feet busy so that it doesn't get lazy. Explore the village preserved by Sherpa people. The village is towered by tall peaks and guarded my mountains. Get to know the Sherpa culture and explore the monastery.
Stay Overnight at Teahouse in Ghunsa.
Included Meal: Breakfast Lunch Dinner.

From Ghunsa we advance further to north through gradual uphill and pastures abundance of wildflowers. We cross Ghunsa River just before Rampuk Kharak over a wooden rough bridge. After Rampuk Kharka, a beautiful waterfall and a glimpse of Mt. Jannu greet us and inspire to go further and we arrive at Kambachen in the evening you can see yak pasture stone made huts and blues sheep as well.
Stay Overnight at Teahouse in Kambachen.
Included Meal: Breakfast Lunch Dinner.

We start the walk through meadows. Then a long gradual walk through the moraine along the riverside takes us the Ramtang Monastery. After Ramtang Monastery we can have the first glimpse of Kanchenjunga Glacier. We have some beautiful glimpse of giant mountains. A final descent takes us the Lhonak, It Surrounded by high mountains and dry slopes.
Stay Overnight at Teahouse in Lhonak.
Included Meal: Breakfast Lunch Dinner.

Today you will be enjoying followed Kanchenjunga glacier that gradually takes us to Pangpema/Kanchenjunga North Base Camp (5280m). The trail is to steep we need to be careful while walking. Enjoy the stunning view of Mt. Jannu, Mt. Kanchenjunga and Mt. Chang. Then we retrace back to Lhonak.
Stay Overnight at Teahouse in Lhonak.
Included Meal: Breakfast Lunch Dinner.

We descend gradually through glacier and moraine facing the massive mountains all the way. Cross the river over a small wooden bridge and here comes the Ghunsa.
Stay Overnight at Tent Camp in Ghunsa.
Included Meal: Breakfast Lunch Dinner.

The gradual downhill trail takes us to Yamntari Khole (River). Upon crossing the river over a suspension bridge we track further to south through Juniper and Rhododendron forest. The forest is decorated with plenty of prayer flags. Subsequently, the trail ascends to Sele La (Pass). We cross the pass and get down to the river. Cross the river and conclude the day at Sinion La Base Camp.
Stay Overnight at Teahouse in Sinion la Base Camp.
Included Meal: Breakfast Lunch Dinner.

Today we will be crossing over three high passes. It is going to be high scenic traverses as there is only little descent between the passes. We mount gradually to the pass of Sinion La 4400 m and climb to Mirgin la 4500 which offer a magnificent view over Jannu Himal and Makalu, Baruntse rises in distance. After final ascend of Sinelapche Pass (4650m) we have steep descent. Our final camp will be at a small village of Tseram with few stone huts.
Stay Overnight at Teahouse in Tseram.
Included Meal: Breakfast Lunch Dinner.

We ascend gradually alongside the Sinbuwa Khola and pass alongside yulung Glacier. The icy winds from the icy wall will test your resistance and Rathong, Kabru, Kokthang range greets you on the way and we will camp at a large flat ground in Ramze with changes to see the flock of Blue Sheep.
Stay Overnight at Teahouse in Ramze.
Included Meal: Breakfast Lunch Dinner.

Today we will explore the south base camp of Kanchenjunga. We follow the Simbuwa Khola and yulung glacier upward through the curved valley and suddenly we confront with the southern wall of the mountain with the superb panoramic view of three Giant mountain of the eastern Himalaya the Kanchenjunga 8586, Kanchenjanga center 8473, Kanchenjunga south 8476, similarly the Jannu Himal on the north-west and the massive glacier formed between the ice wall.
Stay Overnight at Teahouse in Ramze.
Included Meal: Breakfast Lunch Dinner.

With all the spectacular beauty of the Kanchenjunga south we retrace our way back to Tseram and flowing the Simbuwa Khola entering through the dense rhododendron forest we descend steep downhill to our campsite at Tortong.
Stay Overnight at Teahouse in Tortong.
Included Meal: Breakfast Lunch Dinner.

We have steep uphill walk until the Lasiya Bhanjyang(3310m). From Lasiya Bhanjyang, the trail change and descend down to Chitre and further to Yamphudin following lush green rhododendron forest and landscapes. Yamphudin is a small village of indigenous people Gurung, Rai, and Limbu.
Stay Overnight at Teahouse in Yamphudin.
Included Meal: Breakfast Lunch Dinner.

Today trail down to Kabeli Khola. Upon crossing Kabeli Khola over the suspension bridge, our trail gradually descends to Rate Khola. From Rate Khola we have steep uphill climb until Ekchana Bhanjyang. Then descending through forest and terraced fields, we come to Kabeli Khola again. After crossing the river we climb to Mamankhe followed by another descend to Kabeli Khola again. After crossing the river we follow mix trail of up and downhill to Khesewa.
Stay Overnight at Teahouse in Phupe Danda.
Included Meal: Breakfast Lunch Dinner.

The downhill walk through the forest and few villages take us to Kande Bhanjyang. Then trail descends to Simbu passing terraced fields and few settlements. Final uphill trail of the day takes us to the village of Lalikharka.
Stay Overnight at Teahouse in Lalikharka.
Included Meal: Breakfast Lunch Dinner.

As we leave the valley, we continue ascending along the ridge for about 3 hours to Taplejung village. We can wander around the village getting familiar with village life, cultural richness, custom and village people.
Stay Overnight at Teahouse in Taplejung.
Included Meal: Breakfast Lunch Dinner.

3-4 hours of drive from Phidim will bring us to Biratnagar and then we take a flight to Kathmandu. Transfer to the hotel upon arrival.
Stay Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.
Included Meal: Breakfast & Farewell Dinner.

Last day in Nepal, the land of Himalayan wonders as per your international flight time our staff will transfer you to airport for your flight homeward bound or to respective destination with wonderful experience.
Included Meal: Breakfast

you can share your experience, which may help for other travellers.


1. I hadn't tried trekking till date. Should I have to do training for Kanchenjunga Trekking?

If you are physically fit, you don’t need any training for trekking even if it’s your first time. You must walk for a 5-7 hour per day during the trek and the trail are uphill and downhill with a rough path so that you must be physically fit. And we had set such itinerary that’s make the trek a bit easier and more adventurous. The more you are physically fit, the more you can enjoy the trek.

2. Is Kanchenjunga Trekking difficult?

This trekking destination is comparatively hard trek then other but it’s ok if you are physically fit. The Kanchenjunga base camp trekking is of 24 days as you must walk for the 5 -7 hours per day for the 19 days. The trekking trail is rough, uphill and downhill. As the trial is not paved so the trial is rocky somewhere, so you must be careful if you have a weak ankle and the trail are also filled with the snow depending upon the season.

3. What sort of different facilities can I expect in the trekking trail?

You can expect standard room at 3-star category hotel with the breakfast and launch in Kathmandu. But along the trekking trail, there are the tea houses and lodges providing the facility of accommodation and food. They provide the clean mattress and blanket as we offer you a Create Himalaya sleeping bag which is a good idea to have your own sleeping equipment (Sleeping bag must be returned after the trip). The lodges in trekking routes provide single or double bedrooms. The food during the trekking trial provided by the tea houses/lodges is delicious of mostly vegetarian fare. During the time of touring in the city area, you can be served with the local food as well as western food. Trekking in the high Himalaya, you will be served with the basic western food and local food. The local foods like Tibetan’s fries’ bread, soups, steamed and fried dumplings (momo), steamed and curried vegetable (Tarkari), different varieties of potatoes, lentils, and rice (dal - bhat). Different varieties of meats are also served by the tea house. The tea house served the eggs, toast, peanut butter, hot porridge, muesli, and local honey in the breakfast.

Each day dinner and breakfast will be at the lodges/tea houses where we’ll stay. And for a launch, we will stop on the trail where you can order a meal as per your choice. Our Guide will help you to stop at the best possible places to eat.

4. Is travel insurance needed for trekking?

Yes, you need travel insurance including the mountain trekking or mountain climbing. You must assure that your travel insurance policy covers this destination. Some of the insurance company do not cover expenses above contain altitude. A rescue cost $5,000 just for the helicopter. So, it is the most need for the coverage of the expenses.

5. What if I am sick during trekking period?

Our guides had a trekking certificate from the Tourism center. They are trained about the first-aid training for high altitude too besides other training and they always carry the essential first-aid kit during trekking trial. So that they can take care of you in the minor case in the mountains as our guide are 24 hours available for the service during trek.

But, in the case of emergency, our Guide carries the local sim card to be in contact with the office in Kathmandu. Our guide keeps on updating the situation of the Client, then the office will be managed to send the Helicopter in the trail if the client is seriously sick in the mountain.

6. Can I add the extra days to my trekking route?

Yes, you can add the extra days to explore the destination. But, you must pay the extra charge to the company to cover your expenses for the accommodation, food, transportation, and the charge of the Guide and Porter for the extra days.

7. What is the alternative option of the trekking destination beside Kanchenjunga Base camp trekking?

If you are seeking for the alternative destination beside this trekking destination, you can choose the Dhaulagiri Round Trekking and Makalu Base Camp and Arun Valley trekking which are amazing trekking route.

8. How do I book this trip with your company?

At first, you must fill-up the form with your personal detail and trip detail with the date you preferred to start the trip, then you must send the 30% advance trip payment to our company in our bank account to secure your booking. But, if you cancel the trip then 10% advance trip payment will be non-refundable and 20% will be refunded on your account.

On receiving your 30% advance trip payment and following personal document like a passport with scanned or photocopy, along with booking forms, then we will send you a full confirmation letter with the deposit as well as receipt of advance trip payment.

You can deposit advance trip payment through the bank account or Visa card, Master Card. And you can clear the remaining payment after you arrive in Kathmandu, Create Himalaya Office.

What is Included?

  • Airport pickups and drop off a private vehicle
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek
  • Welcome and farewell dinner
  • Domestic Airfare, and Ground Transportation's
  • All ground transportation  on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and carrier
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food, and accommodation
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag  (to be returned after trip completion)
  • Create Himalaya’s  t-shirt and trekking map are you to take
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS)
  • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
  • All government and local taxes

What is not Included?

  • Nepal entry visa fee.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain due to any reason other than the scheduled itinerary
  • Travel Insurance and medical evacuation in case of emergency.
  • Items of personal nature & all bar bills ie. Soft/hard drinks.
  • Tips for Nepalese staff's etc

Trip Introduction

The world’s third-highest mountain - Kanchenjunga (8586m), is the abode of gods who bestow prosperity and benevolence on them and their lands. The word Kanchenjunga is derived from the “Kang-Chen-Zod-Nga” means the “Five Great Treasuries of the Snow” The mountain is the host for the seven major summits and the largest avalanches anywhere else in the world. 

 

What is so special about this Trek...:????

 

The journey to Kanchenjunga - one of the isolated trekking destination begins with an awesome flight from Kathmandu to Biratnagar in the east of Nepal, followed by a drive to Basantapur (2220m) from where you head north to the villages of Chauki with an altitude of 2700m, Jorja Gaon 2000m, Amjilasa  2490m, Ghunsa (3340m), Khambachen  4040m and at last but not least, Lhonak with an altitude of 4790m to Pangpema with an altitude of 5140m serves as the Base Camp for the pinnacle of the first part of the trek. 

 

Then retrace your steps to the village of Ghunsa and back to Taplejung or Tumlingtar for an awesome flight back or head east over the Lapsang La (5110m) to Tseram and Ramze and then to the Yalung Glacier (4800m) towards the south that completes the second part of your journey. 

 

From here you start on your return journey heading south through the villages of Torontan, Yamphudin, Mamankhe and Keswa to Taplejung from where you will board a flight to Biratnagar and then fly out to Kathmandu.

 

Additional Info: 

 

During this trip, you will have a professional licensed guide, and travel on a comfortable private tourist vehicle or a coach as per mentioned in the package. While transferring from one city to another, you can have a comfortable journey in grounded transportation or airfare as per the itinerary. You also can customize this trek as per your preference. All accommodation in Cities will be at 3 to 4-star categories hotels and teahouse available during the trek. You can purchase authentic souvenirs, including handicrafts, local stuff, carvings and Thangkas (traditional painting in Kathmandu) during this trip.

 

Major Highlights of The Trip

→ World’s third highest Mountain (8586m).
→ The trail starts from (1,200m) and climbs up to (5,180m) above sea level.
→ Excellent view of Mt. Kanchenjunga.
→ The lowland showcases verdant vegetation along with unique cultural settlements.
→ Stunning Rhododendron forests and beautiful villages.
→ Endangered wildlife such as snow leopard, red panda, vulnerable Himalayan bear, clouded leopard and assumes macaque resides at the pristine forest, alpine meadows, and wetlands of this region.
→ Gets an insight of various culture, tradition and incredible view of lofty mountains.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival In Kathmandu (1333m)
Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing and Trek Preparation
Day 03: Kathmandu Fly to Bhadrapur drive to Taplejung trek to Mitlung (920m) 3 hrs
Day 04: Mitlung to Chhiruwa (1270m) 6 hrs walk
Day 05: Chhiruwa to Sekathum (1576m) 6 hrs walk
Day 06: Sekathum to Amjilasa (2308m) 7 hrs walk
Day 07: Amjilasa to Gyabla (2730m) 7 hrs walk
Day 08: Gyabla to Ghunsa (3600m) 7 hrs walk
Day 09: Rest day Acclimatization and explore in Ghunsa.
Day 10: Gunsa to Kambachen (4050m) 4-5 hrs walk
Day 11: Kambachen to Lhonak (4780m) 5-6 hrs walk
Day 12: Lhonak Hike to Pangpema back to Lhonak (5140m) 7 hrs walk
Day 13: Lhonak to Ghunsa 7 hrs walk
Day 14: Ghunsa to Sinion-La Base Camp (4100m) 7 hrs walk
Day 15: Sinion Base Camp to Tseram via Sinion La (3870m) 7 hrs walk
Day 16: Sinion La to Ramze (4580m) 5 hrs walk
Day 17: Ramze exploration day
Day 18: Ramze to Tortong (3000m) 7-8 hrs walk
Day 19: Tortong to Yamphudin (2080m) 7-8 hrs walk
Day 20: Yamphudin to Phupe Danda ( 2120m) 7 hrs walk
Day 21: Phupe Danda to Lali Kharka ( 2265m) 7-8 hrs walk
Day 22: Lali Kharka to Taplejung a short trek rest for the day
Day 23: Drive back to Bhadrapur or Biratnagar fly back to Kathmandu
Day 24: Final Departure

Included in the Cost

  • Airport pickups and drop by private vehicle
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek
  • Welcome and farewell dinner
  • Domestic Airfare, and Ground Transportation's
  • All ground transportation  on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader.
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food, and accommodation
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag  (to be returned after trip completion)
  • Create Himalaya’s  t-shirt and trekking map are you to take
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS)
  • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
  • All government and local taxes

Tour Note

Your safety is of paramount concern while traveling with Create Himalaya Adventure. Please note that your leader has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary. However, this adventure entails traveling in remote mountainous regions, we cannot guarantee that we will not deviate from it. Weather, the health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required.


Your safety is of paramount concern while traveling with Create Himalaya Adventure. Please note that your leader has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary. However, since this adventure entails traveling in remote mountainous regions, we cannot guarantee that we will not deviate from it. Weather conditions, health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required.

Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekking dates & prices

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Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekking

From $2999 USD
Duration 24 Days

Tour Grade difficult
Group Size 2-20 Max
Max. Altitude 5280m
Starting point Taplejung
Ending Point Taplejung
Meals Breakfast in Kathmandu/ Full Board in Trekking
Accomodation Hotel in Kathmandu / Basic Teahouse in Trekking
Transportation All ground Transportation's / Domestic airfare

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