Kanchenjunga Trek

Facts of the Trip

Duration: 25 Days

Highest access: 5140m

Group Size: Min 2 to Max 14

Location: Kanchenjunga Conservation Area

Grade: Challenging

Best season: April-May & Sept-Nov

Culture: Cultural program with Special Dinner

Transportation: Flight/Private vehicle

Accommodation: Hotel /Tea House/Camping

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner + Tea or Coffee

  • Kanchenjunga Trek
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  • Cost Info

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 can be use from Nepal and Sikkim side too, where we can find many mysterious stories concerning on Himalayan Yeti, the abdominal snowman is believed to be found in this region. Kanchenjunga trek is a special and unforgettable destination among the trekkers because of its landscape, an amazing topography of land. We can see massive wildlife during the trekking such as snow Leopard, Musk deer, Red Panda many more. Kanchenjunga Trekking trail has more exciting and challenging daredevil and popular organizing trip to situated in the Kanchenjunga Conservation Area which is spread over 2,035m sq km from enrich in wildlife diversities also many threatened species of birds such as Impedance Pheasant, Red –Billed blue Magpie, Shy Dragon, Amphibian and Mammals are found in this region and preserved including Snow-leopard, Himalayan black Bear, Musk Deer, Red Panda etc. While, Passing along this trekking trail will provide us to observe the remarkable valleys  with their an amazing culture, traditions of the local inhabitants, magnificent views of the frozen lake crystal clear stream, Okthan glacier, an amazing ascend of Rathong and Kabru , glacial excursion around Ramche etc are the best point view of the Kanchenjunga trekking trail.

Our journey toward the Kanchenjunga will be start from Katmandu to suketar , Taplejung by Domestic Airlines, then we  moves throughout different places such as the forest including rhododendron covered ridge to Lali-Kharka(2,220m)-Keswa(2,100m)-Mamanke(2,000m) above the sea level then pass along Yamphudin(1,650m) to trek towards Lamite Bhanjying,Torotan, Tseram(3,750m), Ramche(4,360m), Mirgin- La (4,663m) across Gunsa(3,475m), Kyapra, move down to Sakathum(1,600m) then finally descend to Phurumbo then back to Taplejung-Suketar(2,300m). In this way we will end our memorable and daredevil trek of Kanchenjunga.

Accommodations:

We give our first priority to our guest to serve them at superior level that is what making us today Himalayan Magic Treks. For the accommodation we have been providing star hotels in Katmandu and even normal guest house according to the guest demands and need. During the trek we provide standard Guest House with sound environment and hygienic food for the guest to make their trip happening and healthy. Being third highest mountain Kanchenjunga is collecting many tourist. so, there obviously better Lodge and facilities in compared to previous times. Since, Kanchenjunga Trek is camping trek we provide comfortable dining, kitchen, crew, restroom tents and sleeping materials like mattress, Sleeping bags etc. We provide twin tent for our guest.

  • Meals:

We get paradise of food especially in the cities areas especially in Katmandu valley. We have a lot of restaurants with different cuisine in city but during the camping trek we get to eat from Continental, Indian and Nepali menu especially choices like Pasta, Pizza, Mo. Mo, soup items, Potatoes items, Dal Bhat, Hot drinks Tea & Coffee etc. Our camping cook are well trained and certified from Nepal Academy of Tourism and hotel Management.

  • Our Team:

Being homeland of Himalayas, it’s obvious to have challenging routes, High altitude problems, Weather and other conditions; any of those situations is big enough to ruin your trip. Leading around the steeply hills and rocky routes is not a job of common climbers and trekkers. Himalayan Magic Treks have been providing native leaders and staffs working in this field perfectly since long years to overcome tough challenges and make your trip a golden memory. They are trained and well certified by the Government of Nepal. All of our staffs have received emergency guidance in Himalaya’s and have knowledge of first Aid for our guest. We never compromise giving safety to our staffs, therefore we provide insurance and medical services during the trek and compensation when they need especially to Porters, Kitchen member and other.

  • Best Season to Trek in Nepal:

Autumn (September - November) and Spring (March - May) is the best trekking season for the trekking and mountaineering in Nepal.  Weather is mostly clear and temperature is moderate which offers beautiful views without any obstruction. Spring collects beautiful flowers, plants and rare animals Walking is also very much suitable during this season. 

Summer (June - August) and Winter (December - February). Though Summer collects heavy monsoon rainfall it is very much clear to trek around Mustang, Dolpo and Nar- Phu valley since they are rain shadow areas.  Tibet is much more favorable for Tibet trek. Everest,  Langtang and Annapurna are always comfortable to trek even in winter season.

  • Experience & Fitness:

Trekking in Nepal for Kanchenjunga Trek does not require past experience, though we have challenging route in Everest compared to Annapurna our itinerary suggests to walk comfortable distances. Trekking in Himalayas always takes us to challenging altitudes and rocky routes, demands proper rest time and acclimatization to sustain their strength. We always have both listed properly in our itinerary. However certain training like Running, Skipping and other workout will definitely help you in roots. 

  • Acclimatization:

Altitude sickness is a significant risk when trekking on any trails above about 2,500m. However good health, proper care and drinking plenty of water will definitely help you to prevent from altitude sickness. Every trekkers needs to be familiar with the heights so, for this we have life saving acclimatization days during the trek, peak climbing and expedition. We also provide certain medical support for your relief and emergency rescue through helicopter whenever guest require.

  • Eco Friendly: 

We only leave foot prints! Himalayan Magic Treks is very much concern agency on environment pollution and Global Warming. We are always serious and genuine towards our garbage during the trek especially in Camping type. We collect all the rubbish and deposit it to proper place to protect our environment. We also partake in every program conducted in KEEP Kathmandu Environmental Education Project. We also suggest all travelers to protect our environment and Stop Global Warming. 

We have tailor-made program for Kanchenjunga Trek. Days in the itinerary are always flexible, can be increased & decreased depending on your holiday and time schedule. Trekking in Everest around the Himalayan region goes through unexpected complication like natural and health challenges resulting chances in the itinerary for your security during the trek by our professional guides and leader to take you to final point safe and sound so, please cooperate with your guide for you protection.

Day 01Arrival at Kathmandu International Airport, welcome Program by Himalayan Magic Treks member transfer to Hotel in Kathmandu on Bed & breakfast
Day 02Permit preparation day in Kathmandu overnight at hotel on Bed & break fast
Day 03Flight from Kathmandu to Bhadrapur overnight at Hotel on Bed & break fast
Day 04Drive to Taplejung (2,420 m) by Local Bus 8/9 hours overnight at Lodge
Day 05Trek to Chhirwa (1,185 m) 6/7 hours overnight at tea house.
Day 06Trek to Sekathum (1,650) m 5/6 hours overnight at tea house.
Day 07Trek to Gyabla (2,725 m) 6/7 hours overnight at tea house.
Day 08Trek to Ghunsa (3,415 m) 6/7 hours overnight at tea house.
Day 09Rest day for acclimatization visit monastery around Ghunsa hours overnight at tea house.
Day 10Trek to Khambachen (4,145 m) 4/5 hours overnight at tea house.
Day 11Trek to Lhonak (4,792 m) 3 ½ hours overnight at tea house.
Day 12Morning hike to Kanchanjunga Base camp (5,140m) (Pangpema) see the incredible of Mount Kanchanjunga, Nepal Peak, Dromo peak, Kirat Chuli, Kangbachen, many etc. then back to lhonak(4,792 m) 7/8   hours overnight at tea house.
Day 13Trek to Ghunsa (3,415m) hours overnight at tea house.
Day 14Trek to Selele (4,200m) 4 ½ hours overnight at tea house.
Day 15Trek to Tseram (3,868m) via Miring-la (4,645 m) Sinlapche pass (4,645 m) this day quite challenging day due to High pass 6/7 hours overnight at tea house.
Day 16Trek to Ramche (4,610m) 4 hours overnight at tea house.
Day 17Trek Visit to Oktang Tempale, Glacier, (4,740m) see the incredible view of Mont Kabru, Kanchanjunga, yalungkang, kumbakarna many etc. Trek back to Tseram (3,868m), 6/7 hours overnight at camp.
Day 18Trek to Torongten (2,980m) 3 hours overnight at tea house.
Day 19Trek to Sherpa gaun (1,792m) 7/8 hours overnight at tea house.
Day 20Trek to Phumpe dada (1,860m) 6/7 hours overnight at tea house.
Day 21Trek to Kadevanjyang (2,190m)6/7 hours overnight at tea house.
Day 22Trek to Lali kharka (2,266m) 5/6 hours overnight at tea house.
Day 23Trek to Suketar (2,420m )3 ½ hours overnight at tea Lodge.
Day 24Morning Fly Back to via Biratnagar Kathmandu transfer to Hotel evening farewell dinner with Typical Nepali Culture
Day 25Departure from Kathmandu to your onward destination

The Trip cost will vary depending on the Group Size duration of days and Services required please contact us via our email info@himalayanmagictreks.com with your details to obtain a Quote.

Cost includes:

  • Airport picks up and drops
  • Flight fare Kathmandu / Biratnagar / Kathmandu (Guide + Guests) including Airport Taxes
  • All Ground transportation 
  • 3 meals per day during the trek (Breakfast Lunch & Dinner) including Tea or coffee
  • Accommodation on Tea House (Lodge) or provided Tents during the trek as mentioned in the trek type.
  • 3 night’s accommodation Hotel in Kathmandu on bed & breakfast
  • An Experienced  English speaking Guide
  • Necessary porter during the trek
  • Equipment for Porter
  • Guide and porter salary
  • All Guide and Sherpa's insurance during the trekking
  • All Government local Taxes
  • Kanchenjunga National park Fees
  • Special permit for Kanchenjunga Trek
  • ((TIMS) Trekkers information Management System
  • Duffle Bags refundable to protect your Luggage
  • First Aid kit
  • Tour certificate
  • Company T-shirt as a Souvenir
  • Farewell Dinner with Typical Nepali restaurant

Cost excludes:

  •  Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Trekking equipment any type of personal expenses such as Alcoholic Beverage drinks, phone and Laundry
  • Emergency Rescue and Travel Insurance.
  •  Trip Cancellation cost accident or Health, Loss Theft or Damage and personal effects
  • Tips