Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekking – 28 days


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Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekking has been described by many trekkers as the best trekking route in rural Nepal. It is an extensive trek going deep into the remote mountain ranges on Nepal’s border with Sikkim and Tibet. The trail explores the area around Kanchenjunga the third highest mountain in the world. You will see a wide range of scenery from lush, tropical jungle through to rhododendron, chestnut and oak forests and then at higher altitudes into the alpine zone. You will see a range of Nepalese culture and life-style from Rai and Limbus to Tibetan Buddhist villages.

The itinerary starts by reaching the north part of Kanchenjunga where you see views of Tent peak, Nepal peak, Cross peak and then at Base Camp Kanchenjunga itself becomes visible in front of us. From Pangpema our trek returns to Lumba Samba and then crosses the Mirgin La or either Lapsang La pass over to the south side of Kanchenjunga. Once over this pass we visit the yak pastures of Ramche and Oktang where there are impressive views of the south west face of Kanchenjunga, considered as one of the most beautiful mountain massifs in the world. 

Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekking is to the base camp of world’s 3rd highest peak, Kanchenjunga/8,586m offers infinite variety of landscapes, cultures and Himalayan panorama. Walking on the low lands of Nepal passing rice-terraced fields, beautiful villages, green forests, and the trek goes into a ridge line of rhododendron forests. As the trail gains elevation, the striking views of Everest, Lhotse, Makalu and Kanchenjunga, four of the world’s five highest mountains make the trek amazing wonderful. Approaching Yalung glacier and crossing a series of passes, the views become more glorious. The trail reaches Pangpema (4800m.) which is the base camp for Kanchasnjunga expedition. 

Kanchenjunga Base Camp trekking is being so popular recently among nature enthusiasts since it is an extended adventure to the most remote and beautiful area of Himalayas in Nepal’s eastern area. The name Kanchenjunga means five treasures of the great snow which is in reference to the five summits that make up Kanchenjunga. As, this route trekked by fewer and less crowded you will be pleased with a unique insight into Nepalese countryside way of life and its prosperous culture. You will also experience every climate Nepal has to offer from steamy jungles to ice-cold glaciers. The foot hill of Kanchenjunga have been opened to the foreign trekkers from 1988, the area is homeland of Limbu people who speak the language related to Tibetan and follow the mixture of  Buddhist, Hindu and animist beliefs by religion. This trekking trail is wonderfully free from crowds found around Everest and Annapurna. We, guide in Himalaya operate the finest budget trek to Kanchenjunga with quality service and affordable price and provide local trekking guide and porter for the trip.

  • Max Height 5140m
  • Difficulty LevelModerate
  • Start From Kathmandu
  • End From Kathmandu
  • Accommodation <p>Camping</p>
  • Country Nepal

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Day to Day Itinerary

Day 1 1400m
Kathmandu: Arrival at Kathmandu and transfer to hotel

Arrival at Kathmandu and transfer to hotel

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