Kanchenjunga Trek (19 days)
Kanchenjunga TrekKanchenjungha, the third highest peak in the world lies on the eastern border of Nepal with India. The trek provides you to experience the remoteness of this region, romantic mountain views, diverse flora and fauna and rich local culture.
Your trekking preparation:
This trek is considered as a non-technical trek and suitable for average people. If you are moderately fit and have a sense of adventure will enjoy this trek. The program is designed to acclimatize you gradually and not expected high altitude sickness. However you are requested to check your altitude fitness and the itinerary.
We suggest you to strengthen your knee muscles and prepare for several days of steep descents. Some physical fitness programs such as running, swimming, biking or aerobics is recommended, but mostly hiking on steep hills or running up and down steps are preferable.
Please note that the following program is prepared in the fact basis however can be change in some circumstances but adjustments will have to made during the trekking. We request you to be flexible with the situation to enjoy yourself.
As the trek is designed for camping arrangement, everything is handled by our team of porters, sherpas and cooks who carry the equipment, assemble and dissemble the camp and have hot meals waiting for you at every food break.
Day to Day itinerary:
Day 01: Fly from Kathmandu to Biratnagar and overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Fly from Biratnagar to Taplejung and camp at Lali Kharka- 2180m (4 hr)
Day 03: Trek to Khesewa-1750m (6-7 hr)
Day 04: Trek to Amphuding-1635m (7 hr)
Day 05: Trek to Amji Khola-2300m (6 hr)
Day 06: Trek to Simbuwa Khola-2990m (6-7 hr)
Day 07: Trek to Tseram-3860m (5-6 hr)
Day 08: Trek to Romze-4440m (5-6 hr)
Day 09: Excursion to Yalung-Ri-5200m and return to Tseram (7-8 hr)
Day 10: Trek to Loshe Tham-3260m (7-8 hr)
Day 11: Trek to Helok Gaon-2040m (8-9 hr)
Day 12: Trek to Chiruwa-1200m (5-6 hr)
Day 13: Trek to Dobhan-640m (5-6 hr)
Day 14: Trek to Gorja-2080m (5-6 hr)
Day 15: Trek to Gupha Pokhari-2950m (7 hr)
Day 16: Trek to Chauki-2710m (7 hr)
Day 17: Trek to Basantapur-2300m (7 hr)
Day 18: Drive from Basantapur to Biratnagar and O/N at hotel.
Day 19: Fly from Biratnagar to Kathmandu and stay in hotel.
The cost includes the following services:
Land transfer (Basantapur – Biratnagar) by bus
3-meals per day prepared by our experienced cook
Camping gear (two-person tents, foam mattress, kitchen tent, dining tent and toilet tent)
Supporting field staff including professional trekking guide, cook, kitchen boy, porters or pack animals as well as their necessary insurance, meals and allowances
Domestic airfare including airport tax (Kathmandu – Biratnagar – Taplejung and Biratnagar – Kathmandu)
Trekking permit and Kanchanjunga Conservation area entrance fee
Cost does not include:
Meals and accommodation in Kathmandu
Personal equipment sleeping bag, Down jacket, waterproof jacket, kit bag etc.
Kathmandu airport departure tax
Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost
Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks (including cold drinks and mineral water), tips, gifts, souvenirs, etc.