KANCHENJUNGA BASE CAMP TREK

KANCHENJUNGA BASECAMP TREKKING

TRIP OVERVIEW

Kanchenjunga Trekking program takes you to the northern and southern base camp of the third highest peak in the world Mt. Kanchanjunga (8586 m.). This peak lies in the eastern border of Nepal and towers over the Indian state of Sikkim. Another great trekking destination in Nepal which provides an excellent panoramic view of the Himalayas including four highest mountain in the world: Everest, Lhotse, Makalu and Kanchenjunga, different landscape and interesting cultures.

This region was opened to trekkers only in 1989 although people have trekked in the area in connection with mountaineering expeditions since the turn of the century. Kanchenjunga Trekking starts from southeastern corner of Nepal which is at an altitude of 70 m. and ends up to the base camp of the Kanchenjunga 5150 m. which is one of the greatest mountain masses in the world. The foothill of Kanchenjunga is home to Rai and Limbus where as Tibetans and Sherpas graze herds of Yak in the higher area. Kanchenjunga Trekking is one of Nepal’s least trekked areas and one of the bests as well.

BRIEF ITINERARY


DAYS ITINERARY
01 Arrive in Kathmandu (1375m)
02 Fly to Biratnagar (70m)
03 Drive to Basantapur (2200m)
04 Trek to Chauki (2700m)
05 Trek to Guphapokhari (2930m)
06 Trek to Gurja (2013m)
07 Trek to Dovan (640m)
08 Trek to Mithlung (800m)
09 Trek to Chirwa (1190m)
10 Trek to Sekathum (1640m)
11 Trek to Anjilasha (2490m)
12 Trek to Gepla (2730m)
13 Trek to Ghunsa (3430m)
14 Rest & Explore Day
15 Trek to Khambachen (4040m)
16 Trek to Lhoak (4790m)
17 Trek to Pangpema (5140m)
18 Trek back to Khambachen (4040m)
19 Back to Gunsa (3430m)
20 Trek to Selele Base (4550m)
21 Trek to Tseram (3870m)
22 Trek to Ramche (4620m) & Hike to Oktang (5153m)
23 Trek to Dorongdin (3000m)
24 Trek to Sherpa Gaun (2080m)
25 Trek to Khebang (1740m)
26 Trek to Shinampanchami (800m)
27 Trek to Medibung (1500m)
28 Drive to Bhadrapur
29 Fly to Kathmandu
30 Kathmandu Sightseeing
31 Departure