Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek in Nepal to North and South Base Camps
Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek in Nepal is a memorable trek in Eastern Nepal that goes to the foot of Third highest mountain in the world, Mt.Kanchenjunga. A Great Trekking trail to Kanchenjunga Base Camp, technical in nature that passes through Arun Valley considered the most beautiful part of Nepal Himalayas for Trekking in Nepal. Mt.Kanchenjunga at an elevation of 8548m forms the international border between Nepal and Sikkim, a small Himalayan state in the Indian Sub-continent. The Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek is a high altitude strenuous camping trek in Nepal that climbs upto 5000m at Pang Pema.
Because of it’s isolation and remoteness the Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek in Nepal is untouched and pristine. Trek through the Hill side Villages of Chirwa, Sakathum and Amjilosa and wonder at the panaromic view of the Kanchenjunga masiff and its three Subsidiary 8000m peaks from Okta. Trek up to the Kanchenjunga Base Camp at Pang Pema & climb up to the Vantage point to Cherish the semicircular view of the Kanchenjunga Masiff, Wedge peak(6750m), Twin Peaks(7350m), Pyramid Peak(7168m) & Tent Peak (7365m).
While on the Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek in Nepal take a break and visit Janu Base Camp from Khambachen and watch the Blue sheep Graze on the mountain side and see the Jannu glacier flow by gently or Idle around at Khambachen and be contended with the views of Kabru(6332m), Phole( 6645m),Nango Ma and Janu or Kumbakarna as is known in Nepal near by. Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekking in Nepal is a high altitude strenuous trek that starts with a flight to Biratnagar and to Taplaejung and ends with a flight back to Kathmandu.
Moderate to Strenuous Trekking the Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek in Nepal ascends to a maximum altitude of 5140m at PangPema, which is the base camp for climbing Mt.Kanchenjunga. Accommodation will be provided in twin share tents with dining tent, kitchen tent and toilet tent. Hot food will be provided by the kitchen staff. Main Baggage will be carried by the Ponies / Porters. Participants gets to carry a day pack with their personal ttems in them and walk at their own pace.
TRIP FACTS :
- Trek Duration: 24 Days
- Type of Trek: Camping
- Max Altitude: 5000m.
- Minimum No. Of Participants : 2 Persons.
- Trek Grade: Strenuous.
- Best Season : March to May & September to November.
- Starting Point : Basantpur.
- Ending Point : Suketar.
- Trek availability: Only Private treks for minimum 2 persons on request. No group departures available.
- Customized private Treks can also be arranged for a minimum of two persons on request on a date of your choice.
KANCHENJUNGA BASE CAMP TREKKING IN NEPAL ITINERARY
Day 1: Fly Kathmandu/Biratnagar. Drive to Basantapur. Lodge.
Day 2: Trek Basantpur to Chowki (Milke Danda Ridge/5-6hrs). Camp.
Day 3: Trek Chowki to Gupha PokharI.(4–5hrs). Camp.
Day 4: Trek Guph Pokhari to Gorja Gaon(2000m/5–6hrs). Camp.
Day 5: Trek Gorja Gaon to Mitlung(880m/6-7hrs). Camp.
Day 6: Trek Mitlung to Chirwa (1190m/5–6hrs). Camp.
Day 7: Trek Chirwa to Sakathum (1640m/5-6hrs). Camp.
Day 8: Trek Sakathum to Amjilossa (2490m/5-6hrs). Camp.
Day 9: Trek Amjilosa to Gyabla (2730m/4hrs). Camp.
Day10: Trek Gyabla to Gunsa (3410m/6-7hrs). Camp.
Day11: Acclimatization/exploration day Gunsa (3430m). Visit the Tashi choden gompa in Gunsa. Camp.
Day12: Trek Gunsa to Khambachen (4150m/5-6hrs).Camp.
Day13: Khambachen. Side Trek to Jannu Base Camp. Camp.
Day14: Trek Khambachen to Lhonak (4790m/4-5hrs). Camp.
Day15: Day trip to Pang Pema (5140m/6-7hrs.Round trip). Camp.
Day16: Descend to Ghunsa.7-8 hrs. Trek. Camp.
Day17: Trek Ghunsa to Ramche(4620m) Over Mirgin La Pass(5000m). Camp.
Day18: Trek Ramche to Tseram (3870m/3 hrs). Camp.
Day19: Trek Tseram to Torontan (2990m/5hrs). Camp.
Day20: Trek Toronton to Yamphudin (1690m/7-8hrs). Camp.
Day21: Trek Yamphudin Khesewa (1960m/7-8hrs). Camp.
Day22: Trek Khesewa to Lali Kharka (2220m/6-7hrs). Camp.
Day23: Trek Lali Kharka to Suketar(2300m/6hrs). End of Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek. Camp.
Day24: Fly Taplejung/Biratnagar/Kathmandu.
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NEPAL TOURIST VISA
- Nepal visa is readily available on arrival at the International Airport
- in Kathmandu and all other entry points to Nepal.
- 2 passport photos will be required.
- Single Entry visa: US$ 30 per visa (valid for 60 days).
- Multiple Entry visa: US$ 80 per visa (valid for 150 days).
- Nepal Visas are also available in all Nepalese Embassies and Consulates.
- No entry Visa is required for Indian National to enter & Travel in Nepal.
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Note: The above itinerary is a sample,intended to give you a general idea of the likely trip schedule. Numerous factors such as weather, road conditions, physical ability of the participants etc. may dictate itinerary changes either before departure or while on the trail. We reserve the right to change this schedule in the interest of the trip participant’s safety, comfort and general well being.
Recommendations: The trek is a relatively difficult requiring good physical fitness. Few weeks training is advised and a physical fitness check-up is a must.
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