Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekking

The Kanchenjunga trekking is one of the most thrilling trekking destinations in Nepal. Such trekking trail is hardly found anywhere in the world. It is one of the unspoiled trekking trails in eastern part of Nepal, as it was opened only in 1988 for trekkers. Mt. Kanchenjunga (8586m) is the world’s third highest mountain offers a varieties of landscapes, cultures and panoramic views of Himalayas including the Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, and Kanchenjunga itself, the four of the worlds five highest mountains, therefore, the trekking in this route makes the trek rewarding. Mt. Kanchenjunga lies on the border of Nepal and Sikkim (India).

Kanchenjunga Base Camp TrekkingKanchenjunga area is the inhabitant of Sherpas ethnic groups who are rich in culture and tradition. Rais, Chhetris, Brahmans are other ethnic group of this region. Monasteries, chhortens, temples, prayer walls are the representation of this area. Following the trekking route, blue sheep are mostly found here and it is also believed that the abominable snow man ‘YETI’ exists in the region. With this all the features, Kanchenjunga trekking has been the most popular trekking destination among the tourists who come in contact with Shin Haru Treks & Expedition. Kanchenjunga Conservation Area Project (KCAP) is spread in an area of 2,035 sq. km and is a rich diversity of wildlife including snow leopard, Himalayan black bear, musk deer red panda and others varies species of birds including Amphibian, pheasant, red-billed blue among others.

The trekking in the area begins from Suketar Taplejung, which is accessible by air, or from Basantapur which is accessible by road. The route passes through the lush of rhododendron forests and climb on the high alpine terrain beyond the village of Ghunsa. Throughout the route, you will have to view the astounding sceneries of Kanchenjunga south face. Subsequently, we head to Lapsung La pass, Selele pass and trek on the Yalung Glacier and finally we reach at Kanchenjunga base camp. Subsequently, exploring the area, we return to Taplejung and then return to Kathmandu.

Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekking Facts
Trekking Destination: Kanchhenjunga Base Camp
Group Size: Min-1, Max-16
Highest Altitude on Trek: -
Grade: -
Transportation: Private Vehicle, Domestic Flight
Type of Trekking: Lodge / Camping
Trekking Hour: Approximately 4-7 hours each day
Total Days: 24 Days
Trip Cost: -
Trip Day to Day Itinerary
Days Activities
Day 01 Fly from Kathmandu to Taplejung (2320meters) trek to Lali Kharka (2276meters).
Day 02 Trek to Khesewa (2120meters). 5 hours.
Day 03 Trek to Mamankhe (1920meters). 5 hours.
Day 04 Trek to Yamphudin (2080meters) 6 hours.
Day 05 Trek to Chitre (2965meters) 5 hours.
Day 06 Trek to Tortongn (3010meters) 6 hours.
Day 07 Trek to Tseram (3870meters) 6 hours.
Day 08 Trek to Ramche (4580meters) 4 hours.
Day 09 Explore around Ramche (4580meters) and trek to Oktang (4730meters) 5 hours.
Day 10 Trek to Yalung Ri Base Camp (5400meters) 5 hours.
Day 11 Trek back to Ramche (4580meters) 5 hours.
Day 12 Trek to Sallerle over the Mirgin La (4480meters) 6 hours.
Day 13 Trek to Ghunsa (3475meters) 5 hours.
Day 14 Trek to Kambachen (4040meters) 6 hours.
Day 15 Exploration day at Kambachen.
Day 16 Trek to Lhonak (4790meters) 6 hours.
Day 17 Trek to Pang Pema (5140meters) 4 hours.
Day 18 Explore around Kanchenjunga Base Camp (5100m) retrace your steps to Kambachen 5 hours.
Day 19 Trek to Ghunsa 6 hours.
Day 20 Trek to Amjilosa (2460meters) 4 hours.
Day 21 Trek to Sakathum (1600meters) 5 hours.
Day 22 Trek to Chhiruwa (1200 meters) 5 hours.
Day 23 Trek to Suketar (2420meters) 5 hours.
Day 24 Fly back to Kathmandu.