Kanchenjunga(8,586m) is the third highest peak in the World. This is the one of the unexplored and virgin trekking route locating at the eastern part of Nepal. Trekking in Kanchenjunga is really pleasing trail that offers us wonderful snow-capped mountains, Landscape and exotic scenic view of the Himalayas. You can enjoy different types of small and high snowy peak above 8,000 m and below 8,000m popular peaks such as Mt. Everest (8,848m), Mt.Makalu(8,201m) and Mt. Lhotse (8,516m) etc
Kanchenjunga trekking route is opened for foreigners for trekking in only 1988. Actually Kanchenjunga is a remote and undeveloped area as compared to other trekking destinations of Nepal. However Kanchenjunga treks is a really paradise for the adventure lovers. Here trekkers get an opportunity of a great walking through terraced fields, forests of birch, bamboo and rhododendron. Himalayan bear, barking deer and the lesser panda are among the rich animal and bird life that fill most of part of Kanchenjunga trekking. The breathtaking views of Mt. Kanchenjunga, Makalu with beautiful glaciers offers further excitement to all trekkers along this trekking trail. Besides nature the trekkers also witness culture and lifestyle of Limbus and Rais in this trail.
Kanchenjunga South & North Base Camp Outline Itinerary:
Day 01: Kathmandu –Fly in to Biratnagar and 6 hour drive to Basantapur)
Day 02: Basantapur – Chauki (2680m). About 6 hours
Day 03: Chauki – Gupa Pokhari (2890m). About 5 hours
Day 04: Gupa Pokhari – Nesum (1620m). About 6-7 hours.
Day 05: Gorgagoan – Thumma(760m). About 5-6 hours
Day 06: Thumma – Chirwa (1190m). About 6-7 hours
Day 07: Chirwa – Sakathum (1640m). About 5-6 hours
Day 08: Sakathum – Amjilosa (2490m). About 5 hours
Day 09: Amjilosa – Gyabla (2730m. About 4-5 hours
Day 10: Gyabla – Gunsa (3410m). About 6-7 hours
Day 11: Acclimatitazation Day at Ghunsa
Day 12: Ghunsa – Khambachen (4150m). About 5-6 hours
Day 13: Khambachen – Lhonak (4790m). About 5 hours
Day 14: Lhonak – Pangpema (5140m). About 3-4 hours walk. Explore Kanchenjunga north Base Camp.
Day 15: Pangpema – Khangpachen (4150m). About 6 hours
Day 16: Khangpachen – Lumba Samba (4206m) over the Mirgin La pass(4500m)
Day 17: Lumba Samba – Ramche (4580m). About 5-7 hours
Day 18: Explore around Kanchenjunga South Base Camp.
Day 19: Ramche – Cheram (3870m).About 5 hours
Day 20: Cheram – Tortong(2995m). About 5-6 hours
Day 23: Tortong – Yamphudin (2080m). About 5-6 hours
Day 21: Yamphudin – Anpan (2040m). About 5 hours
Day 22: Anpan – Tembewa (2000m). About 4-6 hours
Day 23: Tembewa – Taplejung or Suketar/1780m-2300m. About 5-7 hours
Day 24: Taplejung or Suketar – Kathmandu.