• Kanchenjunga Trek
  • Kanchenjunga Trek

Kanchenjunga Trek

Trip Overview

Kanchenjunga Trekking is among the most popular trekking trail in Nepal. The trek offers you amazing experiences in this world-wide reputed mountain peak Kanchenjunga. The route takes you through remote villages, green hills, high terrains, cultivated fields and Mount Kanchenjunga itself.

The third highest mountain peak in the world, Mount Kanchenjunga recons itself with an impressive altitude of 8,586 metres above the sea-level. The region has been popular for trekking since it was opened to visitors in the year 1988. Local inhabitants who live here reflect a unique lifestyle. Their cultures and traditions are dissimilar to that of anywhere else in the world. These people are neighbourly-friendly and ever-smiling concerned much about your experiences in the area. Besides, you are always exposed to views of some of the glorious mountain peaks such as Jahnu Himal, Mount Makalu and Mount Kanchenjunga itself.

Trekking in Kanchenjunga starts from 1,200 metres of altitude and takes you to maximum altitude of 5,180 metres at some point of the trek. We start our trek from Suketar, situated in Taplejung. It can also be commenced from Basantapur. As soon as we start the journey, the colours of nature mesmerizes you and fills you in enthusiasm. Lush forests of Rhododendron, Oak and Pines greet you as you continue with the trek.

Day 01 : Arrival

Arrival in Kathmandu [1,300m/4,264ft]. Transfer to hotel. Hotel overnight

Day 02 : Kathmandu sightseeing tour

Full day Kathmandu sightseeing tour and trek preparations. Hotel overnight

Day 03-04 : Fly to Taplejung

Fly to Taplejung [1,788m/5,866ft] via Biratnagar [81m/266ft]. Hotel overnight

Day 05-10 : Trek to Ghunsa

Trek to Ghunsa [2,276m/7,467ft] via Sakethun [1,942m/6,371ft] and Kyapra [2,730m/8,956ft] and acclimatization rest day. Trek from

Day 11-13 : Trek to Lhonak

Trek to Lhonak [4,500m/14,763ft] and further exploration hike to Pangpema [5,120m/16,797ft]

Day 14-15 : Trek to Sele Le Base camp

Trek to Sele Le Base camp. Camp overnight

Day 16-17 : Trek to Ramze after crossing the Sele Le

Trek to Ramze after crossing the Sele Le [4600m/15,091ft] and Sinion pass [4,440m/14,566ft]. Camp overnight

Day 18 : Exploration hike to Oktang Kanchenjunga Base Camp

Exploration hike to Oktang Kanchenjunga Base Camp. Camp overnight

Day 19-23 : Trek to Suketar

Trek to Suketar [414m/1,358ft] via Yamphudin [1,864m/6,115ft] and Tambawa [2,000m/6,561ft]. Camp overnight

Day 24-26 : Fly to Kathmandu via Biratnagar

Fly to Kathmandu via Biratnagar and exploration in Kathmandu. Hotel overnight

Day 27 : Final departure

Final departure

Cost Details

  • Airport pickup and drop-off service
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu
  • All surface transfers as per itinerary
  • Kathmandu - Biratnagar - Taplejung flight booking 
  • Biratnagar - Kathmandu return flight booking
  • Food, lodging, insurance and other expenses of staffs
  • Trekking Information Management System [TIMS] and other necessary paper works
  • English speaking tour guide for Kathmandu sightseeing
  • Food and lodge accommodation during the trek
  • Trekking guide and 1 porter for each two persons, a porter can carry up to 20kg
  • Medical supplies [First Aid medical kit will be available]
  • Rescue assistant if necessary

Quick Facts

Duration: 26 Nights / 27 Days

Trip Grade: Challenging

Destination: Nepal, Asia

Group Size: Minimum 2 - Maximum 12 People

Arrival On: Kathmandu

Departure From: Kathmandu

Meals: Breakfast in Kathmandu and All Meals During The Trek

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