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Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek

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Trip Code : AHA/KR-02
Duration : 21days
Max Altitude : 5220M.
Starts at : Biratnagar
End at : Kathmandu
Best Season : Automn/Spring
Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek is the rare opportunity to travel through the desolate lands of North Eastern Nepal to the foothill of Kanchenjunga Mountain (8586m) which is the third highest mountain in the world and second highest mountain of Nepal. Kanchenjunga is the Tibetan term that means ‘Five great treasure houses of snow. Kanchenjunga Mountain exists in the border between Nepal and India. As much as trekking in Kanchenjunga is a natural sightseeing trek,

Kanchenjunga Base Camp trekking will provide you also with the experience of cultural trekking. Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekking Route passes through several highland villages of Rai and Limbu ethnics that have preserved their ancient cultures and traditions with unflinching faith. Pass through the meadows of lush green vegetation, walk through boulder valley, climb the rocky hills and enjoy the soaring panorama, cross rivers, walk through the low valley and mirk sub- tropical forests that greets you with the blooming rhododendrons that give the array of colors to the woods.

Observe the diverse species of floras and faunas in the dense woods. Engage in the mesmerizing Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekking package and indulge in the scenic views of mountains and valley, fauna and flora along with a rich culture of ethnic people.

Action Himalaya Adventure (P.) Ltd. currently offers 21days Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek. Leaving Kathmandu, we will take 50minutes of flight to Biratnagar. Taking the drive from Biratnagar will take us to Suketar of Taplejung district from where trekking in Kanchenjunga Base Camp begins. We will move from Jogidanda hill to the dispersed settlement of Chirwa. Crossing the suspension bridge and continuing the trail will take us to Sakathum.

We will traverse the meadow and arrive at Amjilosa from where the trail passes through Buddhist Gyable village to Ghunsa. Salt trade is the chief occupation of locals of Ghunsa. We will pass yet another Buddhist village of Khambachen and pass through Lonak to Kanchenjunga Base Camp. After enjoying panoramic views of mountains from Base Camp of Kanchenjunga, we will retrace our route back to Suketar from where we will reach Biratnagar and take the flight back to Kathmandu.

Day 1 : Arrive in Kathmandu & transfer to Hotel

Day 2 : Sightseeing in Kathmandu and trek preparation

Day 3 : Fly Kathmandu to Biratnagar & Drive to Suketar

Day 4 : Suketar - Chirwa (1240m)

Day 5 : Chirwa - Sakathum (1640m)

Day 6 : Sakathum - Amjilassa (2490m)

Day 7 : Amjilassa - Kyapra (2630m)

Day 8 : Kyapra - Gunsa (3340m)

Day 9 : Rest / Exploration day in Gunsa

Day 10 : Gunsa - Khambachen (3960m)

Day 11 : Acclimatization day in Khambachen

Day 12 : Khambachen - Lonak (4790m)

Day 13 : Lonak - Kanchenjunga Base Camp (5220m) & exploration

Day 14 : Kanchenjunga Base Camp - Ghunsa

Day 15 : Ghunsa - Amjilosa (2460m)

Day 16 : Amjilosa - Sakathum (1600m)

Day 17 : Sakathum - Chhiruwa (1200 m)

Day 18 : Chhiruwa - Suketar (2420m) 5 hours

Day 19 : Drive - Biratnagar & same day fly to Kathmandu

Day 20 : Free Day in Kathmandu

Day 21 : Departure

What's included

  • Arrival/departure
  • Kathmandu Sightseeing
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on BB basis
  • All kind of Land & Domestic Flight cost
  • Trek Meals & Accomodation
  • TIMS (Trekkers Information Management System) card fee & Kanchanjungha Trekking Permit
  • Professional trekking guide and porter(s),Necessary wages, insurance, meals, transportations and allowances
  • Clients are allowed to carry only 15 kg personal luggage on trek.

What's not included

  • International airfare
  • Nepal Entry Visa fee
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Travel/medical insurance and emergency evacuation costs
  • Personal expenses telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks (including cold drinks and mineral water/boiled water), laundry
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Donation & tips etc.
  • Any other services not specified in the ‘Cost includes’

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