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Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek - (22 Days )

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Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek

Description
Kanchenjunga (8586m) is the third highest mountain in the world and second highest in Nepal. It is located in the easternmost part of Nepal bordering Sikkim (an Indian State) to the east and China to the north.
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  • Overview
  • Duration 22 Days Group Size Min 2 Pax Max 14
    Grade moderate Max Altitude 5000
    Starting Point Bhadrapur Ending Point Ilam
    Accommodation 2 Nights in Kathmandu 3*** based hotel and home stay, tea house during the trekking period
    Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner , tea coffee and seasonable fruits
    Transportation Kathmandu to Bhadrapur and bhadrapur to Kathmandu by flight rest by private and sharing transport

    Kanchenjunga (8586m) is the third highest mountain in the world and second highest in Nepal. It is located in the easternmost part of Nepal bordering Sikkim (an Indian State) to the east and China to the north. One of the most adventurous treks one can find in Nepal. The Milke Danda Range is a sanctuary for Nepal's National flower, the rhododendron in the eastern side of Nepal and north of Taplejung. The foothills of these mountains get upwards of 3,500 mm of rain per year, three times the amount of annual rainfall as compare to other parts of Nepal. As a result of that, the thick, green lush vegetation. Even at the peak of the winter, the trekking trials are filled with greeneries. The entire trek through the humid forests of the TamurRiver basin is an orchid enthusiast's delight! 

    This trek entails flying to Taplejung and trekking the ridge route to Kanchenjunga south base camp, then backtracking to Tseram to cross over to the northern side.


    Altitude, distance and trekking times are all approximate.

    Basic information of Trek:Geography: Mountain/ Country side/ forest/village

     

    Level of Difficulty: Adventurous

    Duration of Trek : 22 Days

    Altitude: 5000m.

    Religions: Hindu and Buddhism

    Ethnic People: Sherpa/Tamang/ Rai/Magar/ Kami etc.
    Accommodation: Lodge/ Tea house/ home stay & Tent
    Transportation: Private vehicle and Flight

     
    Daily trekking times will normally be between 5 and 7 hours unless stated


    Day One:
    Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m)

    Upon our arrival in Kathmandu, a representative from Malung Treks will pick you up from the airport and drive to hotel. You will then have a meeting with a co.’s manager and your guide for all the necessary formalities and preparation of the trek.


    Day Two: 
    Kathmandu to Ilam via Bhadrapur
    Flight time: 45 min’s
    Bhadrapur to Ilam Drive: 5 to 6 hrs. 

    Day Three:
    Ilam to Suketar (2,420m) and trek or drive to Lalikharka (2266m)
    Drive time: 5 hours
    Trekking time: 4 to 5 hours
     

    Day Four:
    Lalikharka to keswa (2100m)
    Trekking time: 6 to 7 hours

    Day Five:
    Keswa to Mamankhe (1,786m)
    Trekking time: 6 to 7 hours


    Day Six:
    Mamankhe to Sherpagaun (1900m.)
    Trekking time: 5 to 6 hrs.


    Day Seven:
    Sherpa Gaun to Tortong (2980m)
    Trekking time: 7 to 8 hours 

    Day Eight:
    Tortong to Tseram (3,868m) 
    Trekking time: 4 to 5hrs.


    Day Nine:
    Rest day at Tseram (acclimatization)

    Day Ten:
    Tseram to Selele (4,645m)
    Trekking time: 6 to 7 hours

     

    Day Eleven:
    Selele to Ghunsa (3415m)
    Trekking time: 4 hours


    Day Twelve:
    Rest day at Ghunsa
     

    Day Thirteen:
    Ghunsa to khambachen (4145m) 
    Trekking time: 6 to 7 hours

     
    Day Fourteen:
    Khambachen to Lhonak (4,792m) 
    trekking time: 5 to 6 hours


    Day Fifteen:
    Lhonak to Kanchanjunga Base Camp (5140m) and back to Lhonak
    Trekking time: 8 to 9 hours 
     

    Day Sixteen:
    Lhonak to Khambachen (4,792m.)
    Trekking time: 7 to 8 hours 

     

    Day Seventeen:
    Khambachen to Ghunsa((3415m))
    Trekking time: 4 to 5 hours
     

    Day Eighteen:
    Ghunsa to Amjilas (2500.m )
    Trekking time: 8 to 9 hours
     

    Day Nineteen:
    Amjilasa to Sekathum (1650m.)
    Trekking time: 6 to 7 hours 


    Day Twenty:
    Sekathum to Chirwa( 1150m.)
    Trekking time: 5 to 6hrs.


    Day Twenty One:
    Chiruwa to Ilam 
    Trekking time: 3 to 4hrs.
    Driving time:  5 to 6 hrs.
     

    Day Twenty Two: 
    Ilam to Kathmandu
    Driving time: 3 to 4hrs.

     

     

  • Detail Itinerary
    • Day One: Arrival day

      Upon our arrival in Kathmandu, a representative from Malung Treks will pick you up from the airport and drive to hotel. You will then have a meeting with a co.’s manager and your guide for all the necessary formalities and preparation of the trek.

    • Day Two: Kathmandu to Ilam via Bhadrapur Flight

      Kathmandu to Ilam via Bhadrapur Flight
      Flight time: 45 min’s
      Bhadrapur to Ilam Drive: 5 to 6 hrs.
      After landing at the Bhadrapur airport, you will drive to the eastern hillside of Nepal, Ilam, the place very famous for its organic tea in Nepal and a spectacular tea garden one can witness all over the road journey.

    • Day Three: Ilam to Suketar (2,420m) and trek or drive to Lalikharka (2266m)

      Drive time: 5 hours

      Trekking time: 4 to 5 hours
      After the uphill drive ends at Suketar, you will be trekking downwards to a place called Deurali where you will get the first checkpoint to make the entry before you get to Lalikharka.

    • Day Four: Lalikharka to keswa (2100m)

      Lalikharka to keswa (2100m)
      Trekking time: 6 to 7 hours
      You walk down to Phundrawa and then begin ascending towards villages of Yangthung and Phumphe danda before finally making to our destination of Keswa. From the ridge there are good views of Mt.Junnu (7,710m) also known as KumbhakarnaHimal. 

    • Day Five: Keswa to Mamankhe (1,786m)

      Trekking time: 6 to 7 hours

      Today, after a breakfast you start to trek down to kabeli river and then walk through the forest while going through several villages of Rai and Limbu community where the houses are surrounded by barley, millet and corn fields. Today we can have a beautiful sight of the surrounding hills. You can visit a cultural museum of Limbu tribe in Mamankhe where you can find another checkpoint also.
       

    • Day Six: Mamankhe to Sherpagaun (1900m.)

      Trekking time: 5 to 6 hrs.

      Today you walk along the Amji khola admiring the beautiful surroundings while passing through several Gurung, Rai, Limbu and Sherpa villages of the Far East, before finally making to Sherpagaon. After crossing Amji khola you will follow left trail to Sherpa gaoun if you take right trail will leads to Yamphudin other side of trail is shortcut and less climb approximately 2hrs. less to reach at Sherpa village for overnight stay.

    • Day Seven: Sherpa Gaun to Tortong (2980m)

      Trekking time: 7 to 8 hours

      After breakfast trail will leads towards to Tortong village trails are gradually ascend through the thick jungle while walking along the way we can see the beauty of terraced farming of the hills. The paths are narrowly laid on the slope of the hill comprise of the bamboo forest, mostly populated by pine trees and rhododendrons. We cross a pass at Lassiya Bhanjyang which is also a landslide prone region and to Tortong.

    • Day Eight: Tortong to Tseram (3,868m)

      Trekking time: 4 to 5hrs.

      As usual the jungle path is waiting while also you have to walk a slightly elevated trial. As the altitude rises you may feel little tired as the level of oxygen decreases as compare to the lower lands so you are ought to walk in a slow pace conserving the energy and health over all. Now this info and advised activity serves as the suggestion of the hardest walk that you are to endure in the following days which is called Selele pass.

    • Day Nine: Rest day at Tseram (acclimatization)

      Today at Tseram, after the breakfast you go on a hike to Oktang while enjoying the view of Yalung glacier along the way. You can encounter a number of domesticated yaks. Now at Oktang you can see other glaciers as well namely Tso glacier and the best view of the Kanchanjunga south and centre and many more and back to Tseram for overnight stay.

    • Day Ten: Tseram to Selele (4,645m)

      Trekking time: 6 to 7 hours
      The challenge of the trek starts today. The paths are mostly comprised of rocks and pebbles as there will very little or no vegetation, there might be a case of heavy snowfall irrespective of the season and the gaining altitude is already the obstacle. The first uphill climb takes around 2 to 3 hours of walking depending on the pace of the trekkers. There comes the meeting point of the trials from Sikkim and Darjeeling from the Indian side. As you walk around 3 hours you will reach Selele as known as Mirgimla for a night.

    • Day Eleven: Selele to Ghunsa (3415m)

      Trekking time: 4 hours

      As everyday you start after a breakfast and today you will be hiking downwards most of the time. In the first part of the journey you might have to be a little careful because of the muddy path, and then you will find yourself walking amidst the forest of juniper, rhododendron and oak trees before reaching Ghunsa. 

    • Day Twelve: Rest day at Ghunsa

      Today you are free to have a day on your own. Shower, laundry, explores the area, Ghunsas and monasteries, immerse into the nature? Are all in the list today. Overnight at Ghunsa.

    • Day Thirteen: Ghunsa to khambachen (4145m)

      Trekking time: 6 to 7 hours

      We walk along the valley of the hill full of oak trees for about 3 hours. Now you will be at the fountain and now heading uphill slowly, we will come across several landslide prone places and the trials might be very tricky because of the presence of the pebbles and the mud as an outcome of the landslides and a slow walk on a bumpy trials will lead you to Khambachen. Overnight.

    • Day Fourteen: Khambachen to Lhonak (4,792m)

      trekking time: 5 to 6 hours

      You commence a task with a slightly elevated path and down to Ghunsa Khola and again marching forward on a sloppy path to Shisima where we come to a Kanchanjunga glacier and a rock fall area. Now as you walk between the hills, you will arrive at Lhonak.

      Whereas a slow walk is always advised because of the gained elevation.

    • Day Fifteen: Lhonak to Kanchanjunga Base Camp (5140m) and back to Lhonak

      Trekking time: 8 to 9 hours

      You are now heading towards the east along the glacier on the northern ridges all the way to Kanchanjunga Base Camp also known as Pang Pema. At Pang Pema you can get even better views of the north face. It is a wonderful place to relax, and soak up the silence and tranquility. After spending some quality time on the place you will carefully make a way back to Lhonak. 

    • Day Sixteen: Lhonak to Khambachen (4,792m.)

      Trekking time: 7 to 8 hours

      This is going to be a long day, as you will be repeating a one of the previous track back to Ghunsa. You will be thrilled to catch a sight of Mt.Kumbhakarna (7,170m) along with the magnificent view of the Kumbhakarna Glacier. 

    • Day Seventeen: Khambachen to Ghunsa(3415m)

      Trekking time: 4 to 5 hours

      You are now to have to cross a Ghunsa khola and then start hiking along it through a thick forest and again coming to a point where you have to cross the river again walking a slightly downwards path before arriving Faley. You can visit monasteries and a large number of potato crop fields. Now again making a descent, touching Ghunsa khola and walking along its bank while going through a rhododendron forest and landing at Gyabala. The final walk will be a descend as you know and after crossing the river twice through a suspension bridge and now ascent to a stone laid step for the last time and finally descending to Ghunsa for over night stay.

    • Day Eighteen: Ghunsa to Amjilas (2500.m )

      Trekking time: 8 to 9 hours

      As you start a trek, you will be walking a bit risky trial due to rock fall section before descending to Ghaiyabari Village through rhododendron forest and finally making a way down through the stone laid steps to Sekathum where you will arrive the confluence of the Tamur and GhunsaKhola. There you will witness the lifestyle of the people, terraced rice fields, millets and the entire typical Nepali village can offer variety of food for the dinner at Amjilasa.

    • Day Nineteen: Amjilasa to Sekathum (1650m.)

      Trekking time: 6 to 7 hours
      today you will trek back to Sekathum via crossing few local stream Ghunsa most of time you will walk through the thick forest to Sekathum for overnight stay.

    • Day Twenty: Sekathum to Chirwa( 1150m.)

      Trekking time: 5 to 6hrs.
      After breakfast trail will leads by crossing upper Tammur river and you will walk through several local village Lelep, Sherpa community and you will cross few beautiful village and cross 5 times upper tamur khola and reach to Chiruwa for overnight stay.

    • Day Twenty One: Chiruwa to Ilam

      Driving time:  5 to 6 hrs.
      first beginning trek to Tapethok and from here you will hire a local jeep to Ilam 5 to 6 hrs. drive and overnight at Ilam. 

    • Day Twenty Two: Ilam to Kathmandu

      Driving time: 3 to 4hrs.
      Ilam to Bhadrapur drive and fly back to Kathmandu same day
      early morning drive to Bhadrapur by local jeep drive takes 3 to 4hrs. Max and flight back to Kathmandu 11 between 1: 00 pm

       

  • Trip Includes/Excludes
  • Kanchanjangha entry Permit
    Kanchanjangha special permit
    TIMS Card
    Kathmandu to Tumlingtar flight ticket
    Tumlingtar to Chi Chila by land transport
    Tumlingtar to Kathmandu flight ticket
    Chi chila to Tumlingtar by land transport
    Fluent English speaking trekking guide
    1 Porters between 2 to carry your luggage
    porter will carry 15kg 7.5 kilo gram each and his own top of that
    Food, Breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea coffee during the trekking part
    Accommodations during the trekking part
    Transport by land all private
    Insurance for trekking crews 
    Airports pick up and drop 
    Flight ticket for staff
    First aid kit for trekking crews
    Hotel 1 Night in Kathmandu 3*** standard

     

    Personal equipment for trekking gear
    Personal insurance for travel to Nepal
    Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
    Emergency rescue evacuation
    Personal expenses
    Gratuities (tips)
    Bar bills, mineral water on trek
    Hot shower/battery charge for camera during trek 
    Wifi and donation in monastery and temple, school etc. 

     

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  • Altitude, distance and trekking times are all approximate.
    Daily trekking times will normally be between 5 and 7 hours unless stated
    If you are interested to go Pokhara and paragliding, boating or cycling let us know. 

    Also, if you would like to see Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha, go rafting or visit Chitwan National Park. Please, tell us your desires and we will do our best arrange it for you.

    Departure dates and itinerary arrangements can be custom-tailored to your needs, so please contact us with your inquiries regarding your tour departure date.

Overview

Duration 22 Days Group Size Min 2 Pax Max 14
Grade moderate Max Altitude 5000
Starting Point Bhadrapur Ending Point Ilam
Accommodation 2 Nights in Kathmandu 3*** based hotel and home stay, tea house during the trekking period
Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner , tea coffee and seasonable fruits
Transportation Kathmandu to Bhadrapur and bhadrapur to Kathmandu by flight rest by private and sharing transport

Kanchenjunga (8586m) is the third highest mountain in the world and second highest in Nepal. It is located in the easternmost part of Nepal bordering Sikkim (an Indian State) to the east and China to the north. One of the most adventurous treks one can find in Nepal. The Milke Danda Range is a sanctuary for Nepal's National flower, the rhododendron in the eastern side of Nepal and north of Taplejung. The foothills of these mountains get upwards of 3,500 mm of rain per year, three times the amount of annual rainfall as compare to other parts of Nepal. As a result of that, the thick, green lush vegetation. Even at the peak of the winter, the trekking trials are filled with greeneries. The entire trek through the humid forests of the TamurRiver basin is an orchid enthusiast's delight! 

This trek entails flying to Taplejung and trekking the ridge route to Kanchenjunga south base camp, then backtracking to Tseram to cross over to the northern side.


Altitude, distance and trekking times are all approximate.

Basic information of Trek:Geography: Mountain/ Country side/ forest/village

 

Level of Difficulty: Adventurous

Duration of Trek : 22 Days

Altitude: 5000m.

Religions: Hindu and Buddhism

Ethnic People: Sherpa/Tamang/ Rai/Magar/ Kami etc.
Accommodation: Lodge/ Tea house/ home stay & Tent
Transportation: Private vehicle and Flight

 
Daily trekking times will normally be between 5 and 7 hours unless stated


Day One:
Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m)

Upon our arrival in Kathmandu, a representative from Malung Treks will pick you up from the airport and drive to hotel. You will then have a meeting with a co.’s manager and your guide for all the necessary formalities and preparation of the trek.


Day Two: 
Kathmandu to Ilam via Bhadrapur
Flight time: 45 min’s
Bhadrapur to Ilam Drive: 5 to 6 hrs. 

Day Three:
Ilam to Suketar (2,420m) and trek or drive to Lalikharka (2266m)
Drive time: 5 hours
Trekking time: 4 to 5 hours
 

Day Four:
Lalikharka to keswa (2100m)
Trekking time: 6 to 7 hours

Day Five:
Keswa to Mamankhe (1,786m)
Trekking time: 6 to 7 hours


Day Six:
Mamankhe to Sherpagaun (1900m.)
Trekking time: 5 to 6 hrs.


Day Seven:
Sherpa Gaun to Tortong (2980m)
Trekking time: 7 to 8 hours 

Day Eight:
Tortong to Tseram (3,868m) 
Trekking time: 4 to 5hrs.


Day Nine:
Rest day at Tseram (acclimatization)

Day Ten:
Tseram to Selele (4,645m)
Trekking time: 6 to 7 hours

 

Day Eleven:
Selele to Ghunsa (3415m)
Trekking time: 4 hours


Day Twelve:
Rest day at Ghunsa
 

Day Thirteen:
Ghunsa to khambachen (4145m) 
Trekking time: 6 to 7 hours

 
Day Fourteen:
Khambachen to Lhonak (4,792m) 
trekking time: 5 to 6 hours


Day Fifteen:
Lhonak to Kanchanjunga Base Camp (5140m) and back to Lhonak
Trekking time: 8 to 9 hours 
 

Day Sixteen:
Lhonak to Khambachen (4,792m.)
Trekking time: 7 to 8 hours 

 

Day Seventeen:
Khambachen to Ghunsa((3415m))
Trekking time: 4 to 5 hours
 

Day Eighteen:
Ghunsa to Amjilas (2500.m )
Trekking time: 8 to 9 hours
 

Day Nineteen:
Amjilasa to Sekathum (1650m.)
Trekking time: 6 to 7 hours 


Day Twenty:
Sekathum to Chirwa( 1150m.)
Trekking time: 5 to 6hrs.


Day Twenty One:
Chiruwa to Ilam 
Trekking time: 3 to 4hrs.
Driving time:  5 to 6 hrs.
 

Day Twenty Two: 
Ilam to Kathmandu
Driving time: 3 to 4hrs.

 

 

Detail Itinerary

  • Day One: Arrival day

    Upon our arrival in Kathmandu, a representative from Malung Treks will pick you up from the airport and drive to hotel. You will then have a meeting with a co.’s manager and your guide for all the necessary formalities and preparation of the trek.

  • Day Two: Kathmandu to Ilam via Bhadrapur Flight

    Kathmandu to Ilam via Bhadrapur Flight
    Flight time: 45 min’s
    Bhadrapur to Ilam Drive: 5 to 6 hrs.
    After landing at the Bhadrapur airport, you will drive to the eastern hillside of Nepal, Ilam, the place very famous for its organic tea in Nepal and a spectacular tea garden one can witness all over the road journey.

  • Day Three: Ilam to Suketar (2,420m) and trek or drive to Lalikharka (2266m)

    Drive time: 5 hours

    Trekking time: 4 to 5 hours
    After the uphill drive ends at Suketar, you will be trekking downwards to a place called Deurali where you will get the first checkpoint to make the entry before you get to Lalikharka.

  • Day Four: Lalikharka to keswa (2100m)

    Lalikharka to keswa (2100m)
    Trekking time: 6 to 7 hours
    You walk down to Phundrawa and then begin ascending towards villages of Yangthung and Phumphe danda before finally making to our destination of Keswa. From the ridge there are good views of Mt.Junnu (7,710m) also known as KumbhakarnaHimal. 

  • Day Five: Keswa to Mamankhe (1,786m)

    Trekking time: 6 to 7 hours

    Today, after a breakfast you start to trek down to kabeli river and then walk through the forest while going through several villages of Rai and Limbu community where the houses are surrounded by barley, millet and corn fields. Today we can have a beautiful sight of the surrounding hills. You can visit a cultural museum of Limbu tribe in Mamankhe where you can find another checkpoint also.
     

  • Day Six: Mamankhe to Sherpagaun (1900m.)

    Trekking time: 5 to 6 hrs.

    Today you walk along the Amji khola admiring the beautiful surroundings while passing through several Gurung, Rai, Limbu and Sherpa villages of the Far East, before finally making to Sherpagaon. After crossing Amji khola you will follow left trail to Sherpa gaoun if you take right trail will leads to Yamphudin other side of trail is shortcut and less climb approximately 2hrs. less to reach at Sherpa village for overnight stay.

  • Day Seven: Sherpa Gaun to Tortong (2980m)

    Trekking time: 7 to 8 hours

    After breakfast trail will leads towards to Tortong village trails are gradually ascend through the thick jungle while walking along the way we can see the beauty of terraced farming of the hills. The paths are narrowly laid on the slope of the hill comprise of the bamboo forest, mostly populated by pine trees and rhododendrons. We cross a pass at Lassiya Bhanjyang which is also a landslide prone region and to Tortong.

  • Day Eight: Tortong to Tseram (3,868m)

    Trekking time: 4 to 5hrs.

    As usual the jungle path is waiting while also you have to walk a slightly elevated trial. As the altitude rises you may feel little tired as the level of oxygen decreases as compare to the lower lands so you are ought to walk in a slow pace conserving the energy and health over all. Now this info and advised activity serves as the suggestion of the hardest walk that you are to endure in the following days which is called Selele pass.

  • Day Nine: Rest day at Tseram (acclimatization)

    Today at Tseram, after the breakfast you go on a hike to Oktang while enjoying the view of Yalung glacier along the way. You can encounter a number of domesticated yaks. Now at Oktang you can see other glaciers as well namely Tso glacier and the best view of the Kanchanjunga south and centre and many more and back to Tseram for overnight stay.

  • Day Ten: Tseram to Selele (4,645m)

    Trekking time: 6 to 7 hours
    The challenge of the trek starts today. The paths are mostly comprised of rocks and pebbles as there will very little or no vegetation, there might be a case of heavy snowfall irrespective of the season and the gaining altitude is already the obstacle. The first uphill climb takes around 2 to 3 hours of walking depending on the pace of the trekkers. There comes the meeting point of the trials from Sikkim and Darjeeling from the Indian side. As you walk around 3 hours you will reach Selele as known as Mirgimla for a night.

  • Day Eleven: Selele to Ghunsa (3415m)

    Trekking time: 4 hours

    As everyday you start after a breakfast and today you will be hiking downwards most of the time. In the first part of the journey you might have to be a little careful because of the muddy path, and then you will find yourself walking amidst the forest of juniper, rhododendron and oak trees before reaching Ghunsa. 

  • Day Twelve: Rest day at Ghunsa

    Today you are free to have a day on your own. Shower, laundry, explores the area, Ghunsas and monasteries, immerse into the nature? Are all in the list today. Overnight at Ghunsa.

  • Day Thirteen: Ghunsa to khambachen (4145m)

    Trekking time: 6 to 7 hours

    We walk along the valley of the hill full of oak trees for about 3 hours. Now you will be at the fountain and now heading uphill slowly, we will come across several landslide prone places and the trials might be very tricky because of the presence of the pebbles and the mud as an outcome of the landslides and a slow walk on a bumpy trials will lead you to Khambachen. Overnight.

  • Day Fourteen: Khambachen to Lhonak (4,792m)

    trekking time: 5 to 6 hours

    You commence a task with a slightly elevated path and down to Ghunsa Khola and again marching forward on a sloppy path to Shisima where we come to a Kanchanjunga glacier and a rock fall area. Now as you walk between the hills, you will arrive at Lhonak.

    Whereas a slow walk is always advised because of the gained elevation.

  • Day Fifteen: Lhonak to Kanchanjunga Base Camp (5140m) and back to Lhonak

    Trekking time: 8 to 9 hours

    You are now heading towards the east along the glacier on the northern ridges all the way to Kanchanjunga Base Camp also known as Pang Pema. At Pang Pema you can get even better views of the north face. It is a wonderful place to relax, and soak up the silence and tranquility. After spending some quality time on the place you will carefully make a way back to Lhonak. 

  • Day Sixteen: Lhonak to Khambachen (4,792m.)

    Trekking time: 7 to 8 hours

    This is going to be a long day, as you will be repeating a one of the previous track back to Ghunsa. You will be thrilled to catch a sight of Mt.Kumbhakarna (7,170m) along with the magnificent view of the Kumbhakarna Glacier. 

  • Day Seventeen: Khambachen to Ghunsa(3415m)

    Trekking time: 4 to 5 hours

    You are now to have to cross a Ghunsa khola and then start hiking along it through a thick forest and again coming to a point where you have to cross the river again walking a slightly downwards path before arriving Faley. You can visit monasteries and a large number of potato crop fields. Now again making a descent, touching Ghunsa khola and walking along its bank while going through a rhododendron forest and landing at Gyabala. The final walk will be a descend as you know and after crossing the river twice through a suspension bridge and now ascent to a stone laid step for the last time and finally descending to Ghunsa for over night stay.

  • Day Eighteen: Ghunsa to Amjilas (2500.m )

    Trekking time: 8 to 9 hours

    As you start a trek, you will be walking a bit risky trial due to rock fall section before descending to Ghaiyabari Village through rhododendron forest and finally making a way down through the stone laid steps to Sekathum where you will arrive the confluence of the Tamur and GhunsaKhola. There you will witness the lifestyle of the people, terraced rice fields, millets and the entire typical Nepali village can offer variety of food for the dinner at Amjilasa.

  • Day Nineteen: Amjilasa to Sekathum (1650m.)

    Trekking time: 6 to 7 hours
    today you will trek back to Sekathum via crossing few local stream Ghunsa most of time you will walk through the thick forest to Sekathum for overnight stay.

  • Day Twenty: Sekathum to Chirwa( 1150m.)

    Trekking time: 5 to 6hrs.
    After breakfast trail will leads by crossing upper Tammur river and you will walk through several local village Lelep, Sherpa community and you will cross few beautiful village and cross 5 times upper tamur khola and reach to Chiruwa for overnight stay.

  • Day Twenty One: Chiruwa to Ilam

    Driving time:  5 to 6 hrs.
    first beginning trek to Tapethok and from here you will hire a local jeep to Ilam 5 to 6 hrs. drive and overnight at Ilam. 

  • Day Twenty Two: Ilam to Kathmandu

    Driving time: 3 to 4hrs.
    Ilam to Bhadrapur drive and fly back to Kathmandu same day
    early morning drive to Bhadrapur by local jeep drive takes 3 to 4hrs. Max and flight back to Kathmandu 11 between 1: 00 pm

     

Extensions & Optional Tours

Weather

Accommodation

Departure

No departure dates as of now

Trip Includes/ Excludes

Kanchanjangha entry Permit
Kanchanjangha special permit
TIMS Card
Kathmandu to Tumlingtar flight ticket
Tumlingtar to Chi Chila by land transport
Tumlingtar to Kathmandu flight ticket
Chi chila to Tumlingtar by land transport
Fluent English speaking trekking guide
1 Porters between 2 to carry your luggage
porter will carry 15kg 7.5 kilo gram each and his own top of that
Food, Breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea coffee during the trekking part
Accommodations during the trekking part
Transport by land all private
Insurance for trekking crews 
Airports pick up and drop 
Flight ticket for staff
First aid kit for trekking crews
Hotel 1 Night in Kathmandu 3*** standard

 

Personal equipment for trekking gear
Personal insurance for travel to Nepal
Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
Emergency rescue evacuation
Personal expenses
Gratuities (tips)
Bar bills, mineral water on trek
Hot shower/battery charge for camera during trek 
Wifi and donation in monastery and temple, school etc. 

 

Tour Notes

Altitude, distance and trekking times are all approximate.
Daily trekking times will normally be between 5 and 7 hours unless stated
If you are interested to go Pokhara and paragliding, boating or cycling let us know. 

Also, if you would like to see Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha, go rafting or visit Chitwan National Park. Please, tell us your desires and we will do our best arrange it for you.

Departure dates and itinerary arrangements can be custom-tailored to your needs, so please contact us with your inquiries regarding your tour departure date.

Equipment List

Trekking Equipments

The following equipment lists are suggested and essential for both camping & teahouse treks in the Himalayas. Given this list as a guideline, most of the trekking equipment can be hired or bought in many adventure shops in Kathmandu as well. The majority of gear is locally manufactured (hence a lot cheaper) although it is becoming more common for gear to be imported from China and therefore of better quality.


The following basic equipment list helps you with your packing. Please, remember that you should always try to keep the weight of your equipments to a minimum level. Before starting the trek your packed trek bag should weigh not more than 33 pounds or 15kg.



 

Fleece jacket or Pullover

 

Fleece wind-stopper jacket

 

Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) Shell jacket

 

Down Jacket

 

Down sleeping bag

 

Light weight gloves

 

Sun hat or scarf

 

Sunglasses

 

Sun cream

 

Extra T- shirts

 

Underwear

 

Lightweight cotton long pants

 

Fleece or wool pants

 

Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants

 

Thick warm wool hiking socks

 

Hiking boots

 

Sneakers or sandals

 

 Headlamp with spare bulbs and batteries

 

 Basic first aid kit

 

 Large plastic bags for keeping item dry inside trek bag

 

 Day pack

 

 Water bottles

 

 Shower towel

 

 Walking stick

 

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