Kanchenjunga trek information

Kanchenjunga trek information

Kanchenjunga trek is wilderness trekking destination in Nepal. Kanchenjunga trekking is remote adventure trek in Nepal to explore the world’s third highest mountain base camp  , lush valley through the Kanchenjunga conservation area project (KCAP). Mount Kanchenjunga 8,586 m is 2nd highest mountain in Nepal and third highest mountain in the world. The name “Kanchenjunga” means “Five Treasures” since it has five summits. It is believed that the 5 summits represent the five repositories of God – gold, silver, gems, grain and holy books. Kanchenjunga circuit trek explore the both Kanchenjunga base camp through  the Sele Le pass.  Kanchenjunga base camp trek is longest and less trodden trekking tour in Nepal Himalayas. Kanchenjunga region trekking  restricted trekking trails in Nepal and opened for trekkers in 1988. Three different trekking permit ( special Kanchenjunga trek permit, Kanchenjunga conservation area project permit- KCAP permit  and  Trekkers information management system – TIMS permit) .

Kanchenjunga trekking permit cost USD 100 for first 7 days and extended each day cost USD 15 issue through local government registered Nepal trekking companies under the rule and regulation of Department of immigration. Minimum two person required to get special permit it means individual person not allow trek to Kanchenjunga region.  Minimum three week holidays required for the Kanchenjunga package trekking . Autumn ( September, October , November) and  spring season ( March, April , May) are best month trekking to Kanchenjunga region but doable around the year as per trekkers wish and holiday frame.  Kanchenjunga trek difficulty level is strenuous and good physical fitness is essential to achieve the destination. Mount Kanchenjunga base camp trek fit for both novice and experienced trekkers. Mt. Kanchenjunga trekking trails lies in eastern part of the Nepal, Taplejung District province 1 to explore the both Kanchenjunga base camp ,unspoiled trekking routes, cultures, nature and biodiversity. 

Kanchenjunga base camp trekking, Kanchenjunga circuit trekking and Mike danda trekking is major trekking route of Kanchenjunga trek destination. Kanchenjunga trek itinerary  will generate as per trekkers wish and holiday frame .  Professional Nepal trekking guide essential to success the trip as it has challenging Sele le pass 4854 m , Kanchenjunga Pangpema base camp 5140 m  and Oktang base camp  4750 m. Before heading to the relevant areas trekkers should know Kanchenjunga trek information to reach the destination without obstacles.  Kanchenjunga trek cost is depend on group size and choice of the destination where you want to go. Comparing the normal trekking destination like Everest base camp trek, Annapurna circuit trek, Langtang Helambu trek – Kanchenjunga trek price is slightly high because of long journeys as well as Kathmandu Biratnagar flight  or Kathmandu Seuketar flight but travelers may join overland trip to Taplejung from Kathmandu .

Kanchenjunga trek information

Travelers should know the Kanchenjunga trekking before  visit in Nepal. For instant travel service call 977- 9851007829

Kanchenjunga trek Major Highlights

  • Kanchenjunga  trekking  is restricted trekking trails in Nepal offer best mountains vistas of  2 above 8000m mountains Mt. Everest 8848m, Mt. Lhotse 8516 m , and Mt. Kanchenjunga 8586 m.
  • Kanchenjunga circuit  trek is less touristy trekking destinations in Nepal comparing the Everest trek, Annapurna trek and Lagtang trek destination.
  • Kanchenjunga  region trekking doable without  Nepal domestic flight around the year.
  • Explore the  less trodden trekking destination of Nepal   and hike through  Kanchenjunga conservation area project (KCAP)
Kanchenjunga trek itinerary

Kanchenjunga trekking itineraries generated by  trekkers choice but  minimum three  week holidays required to do the Kanchenjunga base camp trek . Now a days trek to Kanchenjunga base camp doable within 18 days too.

Day 01: Himalaya Journey Trekking representative will be receiving you at Tribhuvan International airport, Kathmandu. He/She will be displaying play card with your name written in it outside the airport terminal. He will meet, greet  with garland and escort you to your respective hotel by our private  vehicle. At the hotel, he will assist you to check in and do a pre-trip meeting with you. You will be briefed about your Kanchenjnga trek program,Overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Flight from Kathmandu to Bhadrapur. Flight time 45 minutes. Drive from Bhadrapur to Birtamod. Driving 40 minutes.
Day 03: Drive from Birtamod to Suketar. Driving 8 to 10 hours.
Day 04: Suketar trek to Mitlung (Alt. 921m/ 3021ft). Walking 4:30 hours.
Day 05: Mitlung trek to Chirwa (Alt. 1270m/ 4166ft). Walking 6 hours.
Day 06: Chirwa trek toSukathum (Alt. 1576m/ 5169ft). Walking 5:30 hours.
Day 07: Sukathum trek to Amjilosa (Alt. 2308m/ 7570ft). Walking 6 hours.
Day 08: Amjilosa trek to Gyabla (Alt. 2730m/ 8954ft). Walking 4:30 hours.
Day 09: Gyablatrek to Ghunsa (Alt. 3595m/ 11792ft). Walking 7 hours.
Day 10: Acclimatization day at Ghunsa (Alt. 3595m/ 11792ft).
Day 11: Ghunsa trek to Kambachen (Alt.4050m/ 13284ft). Walking 6 hours.
Day 12: Kambachen trek to Lhonak (Alt 4780m/ 15678ft). Walking 5 hours.
Day 13: Lhonak trek to Pangpema (Kanchenjunga North Base Camp) (Alt 5388mm/ 17673ft). Walking 4 hours.
Day 14:  Pangpema trek to Kambachen (Alt 4050 m/13284ft). Walking 6-7 hours.
Day 15: Kambachen trek to Ghunsa (Alt 3595 m/11792ft). Walking 4 hours.
Day 16: Ghunsa trek to Sele Le Phedi  (Alt 4290 m/14071ft). Walking 6 hours.
Day 17: Sele Le trek to Tseram (Alt 3870 m/12694ft). Walking 7 hours.
Day 18: Tseram trek to Ramche (Alt 4580 m/15022ft) and return to Tseram. Walking 5 hours.
Day 19: Tseram trek to Tortong (Alt 2995 m/9824ft). Walking 5 hours.
Day 20: Tortong trek to Yamphudin (Alt 2080 m/6822ft). Walking 6 hours.
Day 21: Yamphudin trek to Phumphe (Alt 1860m/ 6102ft). Walking 6 hours.
Day 22: Phumphe trek to Kunjari (Alt 1700m/ 5577ft). Walking 5 hours.
Day 23:  Kunjari trek to Suketar/ Taplejung (Alt 2420m/ 7940ft). Walking 7-8 hours.
Day 24: Drive from Suketar/ Taplejung to Birtamod. Driving 8 to 10 hours.
Day 25: Drive from Birtamod to Bhadrapur Airport. Flight from Bhadrapur to Kathmandu. Flight time 45 minutes.
Day 26: Sightseeing tour of World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu valley. Evening farewell dinner with Nepali Cultural show.
Day 27: After breakfast, relaxing or shopping with own activities then Himalaya Journey Trekking representative will drip to you Kathmandu International airport forward journeys or if have time for Nepal will arrange accordingly such as Chitwan jungle safari tour, Lumbini Pokhara Nagarkot tour , Rafting etc.

Kanchenjunga trek permit 

Three different Nepal trekking permit apply for Trekking in Kanchenjunga region – special Kanchenjunga trek permit,  Kanchenjunga conservation area project permit (KCAP permit) and Trekkers information management system (TIMS permit) . Special Kanchenjunga  trekking  permit issue through local Nepal trekking agency under the rule and regulation of the Department of immigration Nepal.  You need to have three color passport size photo essential for tis trip. Special Kanchenjunga treks permit cost USD 70  dollars  per person for first one week then each extended day  USD 10.

Kanchenjunga trek difficulty level

Trekking to Kanchenjunga region  categorized strenuous  and good physical fitness is essential to do this trek but no prior trekking experience required.  Trek gradually start from 1555m   up to  5154 m thus good physical fitness is important to reach the destination.

Meals and Accommodation on Kanchenjunga trek package

Basic accommodation are available entire the trekking tour. Trekkers will have normal tea house / lodge during their journeys in Kanchenjunga  region. Almost lodge has common and private / attached toilet but do to the limit lodges, sometime trekkers should stay in common and  dormitories room.  

Trekkers will get Nepalese, Indian, Chinese,  Tibetan ,European and American meals entire the trip choose able from local menu.

Best time trekking in Kanchenjunga region

September, October, November , December , March, April , May, June, July , August  are best month trek to  Kanchenjunga but doable around the year as  per trekkers wish and holiday schedule. Normally January and February month slightly difficulties for Kanchenjunga treks as it has challenging Sele Le pass and both Kanchenjunga base camp.

Kanchenjunga trek packing list

  •  Rucksack or duffle bag (will be carried by porter if hired)
  •  Day bag (30L)
  •  Backpack (40L-70L
  •  Light and quick-drying T-shirt and trekking pants (day wear)
  •  Warm Clothes (Base, Mid and Insulating layers for Head, Hands, Upper Body, Lower Body, required for higher altitude)
  •  Down Jacket (can be worn during the evening and night at higher altitude)
  •  Strong hiking boots and flipflop
  •  Headlamp (useful during a power outage)
  •  Toiletries and personal hygiene products
  •  Sunglasses and Sun Hat/Cap
  •  Medication and first aid
  •  Smartphone, personal gadgets
  •  Sturdy Trekking pole/ stick

Plan your trip with professional local Nepal trekking agency 

Treks in Kanchenjunga region is controlled trek destination in Nepal and trekkers can’t trek without Nepal companies so suggested all trekkers choose the professional Nepal trekking agency to reach the destination without any difficulties. If you search Nepal trekking agencies near me thousands of company home play display at once among them some of the individual trekking guide , freelancer guide and illegal Nepal trekking operators so choose the government registered Nepal travel companies , might be wise choose the lonely planet recommended Nepal trekking company for secured and remarkable trip.

Kanchenjunga trek cost 

The Kanchenjunga trekking package cost is determined by the numbers of trekkers as well as private and group join basis trip. Also Manaslu hiking cost is depending on choice of service budget and luxuries so Kanchenjunga trekking price belongs to the service, accommodation and local Nepal trekking companies

Guide and porter hiring service for Manaslu trek is budget options. Trekking guide cost for Kanchenjunga  trekking USD 30 to 35 per day and Porter hiring service USD 25 to USD28 but their insurance and local company service charge will be extra. Nepal Kanchenjunga   trek cost is slightly higer then other normal trekking destinations of Nepal because of Kanchenjunga trek permit cost USD 100 per person for first one week and extended each day USD 15 per person. Nepal Kanchenjunga  trek cost for Indian passport holders are cheaper then foreign nationals because cost quote on Nepalese and indian currency rupees for Indian citizens. we have special Manaslu trek  trekking pacakge from America , Germany, Australia, UK and European countries.

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