Himalayan Trekking Guide
Regd. No: 18, Trekking Guide Lincese No:8322

Kanchenjunga Trek

Kanchenjunga Trek

Kanchenjunga Trek is one of the good Himalayan trails which are located within the eastern part of Nepal. The trek requires an honest level of fitness and a former trekking experience to make sure the enjoyment of this challenging trekking. The trekking takes the trekkers to the foremost remote part of Nepal which is adventurous the picturesque great thing about the surroundings keeps the trekkers fresh and tireless. it’s the culturally divine highlands settlements and appreciating the artistic monasteries inbuilt those serene and quaint environments. this is often more remote and spectacular than other treks, with rough steep tracks and limited accommodations. The trekking offers beautiful Himalayan views, beautiful landscapes, lush valleys, and mixed Nepalese cultures. This trek gives visitors a chance to watch the closest quarter and amalgamate with locals. Trekking during this area is the maximum amount of cultural experience as a physical and visual one. Trekking results in different landscapes, green pine forests, pure nature, and splendid views of the many peak giants. During the time of trekking, we get a chance to ascertain the wonderful views of the planet’s third-highest mountain Mt Kanchenjunga. At the time of trekking; we’ll enter the wonderful land of Rai, and Limbu people that are the local inhabitants of this route and where we get a chance to understand their lifestyle, culture, and traditions.

Kanchenjunga Trek is that the ideal destination for those trekkers who are seeking thrilling trekking within the remote Himalayan part of Nepal. The natural heritage will mesmerize you throughout the journey with the least human influences. Most of the people of this route are influenced by Tibetan Buddhism. we’ll enter the luxurious forest of rhododendron, pine, and oak. within the context of Nepal, this trekking destination is additionally consisting of wilderness trekking destinations where the route is more remote than before joining the most trail. we’ll have great mountain views from this trekking route and therefore the mountain which may be seen from this route is Mt Kanchenjunga, Makalu, and lots of other mountains. we’ll have a special trekking permission or trekking permit to enter this route because this route is additionally included as one of the restricted trekking destinations in Nepal. Without a trekking permit, you can’t enter this route. During the time of trekking, we get a chance to enter the Kanchenjunga conservation area which is additionally known for the house of the many rare birds, animals, flora, and fauna.

Outline itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Day 02: Fly to Bhadrapur (2,420m) Drive to Taplejung 9 hours Day 03: Trekking to Lalikharka (2265m) 4 – 5 hours Day 04: Trekking to Khesewa (2120m) 5 - 6 hours Day 05: Trekking to Mamankhe (1785m) 5 - 6 hours Day 06: Trekking to Yamphudin (2080m) 4 -5 hours Day 07: Trekking to Tortong (2,995m) 7 -8 hours Day 08: Trekking to Cheram (3,870m) 2 -3 hours Day 09: Rest day in Cheram Day 10: Trekking to Ramchaur (4,580m) 3 – 4 hours Day 11: Trekking to Yalung Base Camp (4500m), back to Cheram 3 – 4 hours Day 12: Trekking to Sele La (4290m) 6 -7 hours Day 13: Trekking to Ghunsa (3,595) 2 -3 hours Day 14: Trekking to Kambachen (4,050m) 5 -6 hours Day 15: Trekking to Lhonak (4,780m) 5 -6 hours Day 16: Overnight at Pangpema (5,143m) 6 -7 hours Day 17: Trekking to Lhonak 3 – 4 hours Day 18: Trekking to Ghunsa (3475m) 6 -7 hours Day 19: Trekking to Amjilosa (2,308m) 5 -6 hours Day 20: Trekking to Chirwa (1,270m) 6 -7 hours Day 21: Trekking to Taplejung (921m) 7 -8 hours Day 22: Fly to Kathmandu Day 23: Final departure

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu When you will land at the international airport in Kathmandu then there will one person from our company to take-off you. You will directly drive towards the hotel to check out. At night you will meet your guide and counsel about the trip. And have our dinner. Day 02: Fly to Bhadrapur (2,420m) Drive to Taplejung 9 hours Today we will start our trekking to Kanchenjunga Base Camp and slowly move towards the local airport of Kathmandu valley to fly towards Bhadrapur. Upon a 1-hour flight from Kathmandu valley, we will reach Bhadrapur and drive towards Taplejung. We will have our lunch on the way then we will slowly move towards Taplejung where we will spend one night. Day 03: Trekking to Lalikharka (2265m) 4 – 5 hours There is also a lot of meandering on rough terrains and this is the last settlement along the route. We can enjoy the wonderful views of the mountain, beautiful landscapes. We will cross many suspension bridges before reaching Lalikharka where we will spend one night. Day 04: Trekking to Khesewa (2120m) 5 - 6 hours The vegetation is sparser, allowing magical views of the mountain and beautiful landscapes. We will have our lunch on the way then after taking some rest and slowly move towards Khesewa where we will spend one night in this beautiful land. Day 05: Trekking to Mamankhe (1785m) 5 - 6 hours While doing this day trek, we will have an opportunity to see the wonderful views of the mountain, beautiful villages. We will cross many suspension bridges before reaching Mamankhe where we will spend one night in this wonderful land. Day 06: Trekking to Yamphudin (2080m) 4 -5 hours This will be one of the most difficult yet rewarding days of the trek and the ascent is demanding but the climber gets the magnificent mountain views. We will walk on a fairly steep trail at a comfortable pace. We will have our lunch on the way then after we will slowly move towards Yamphudin where we will spend one night. Day 07: Trekking to Tortong (2,995m) 7 -8 hours This day trekking trail slightly goes uphill to Tortoni. We will have an opportunity to explore the beautiful valley of the route. We will pass through the lush forest, beautiful valley, and get an opportunity to see the wonderful views of the mountain. Day 08: Trekking to Cheram (3,870m) 2 -3 hours The trail follows ascending through Himalayan pine and cedar forests. We will have an opportunity to see the wonderful views of the mountain which is the third-highest mountain in the world Mt Kanchenjunga. On the route, we will have our lunch and slowly move towards Cheram where we will spend one night. Day 09: Rest day in Cheram This day is for the rest day that’s why we don’t start our trekking. Early in the morning after wake up, we will have our breakfast then after we will explore all around Cheram. On this day, we will explore villages and get an opportunity to spend some time in the monastery which feels better and mental makeup for further trekking or journey. Day 10: Trekking to Ramchaur (4,580m) 3 – 4 hours The main attraction of this village is the lifestyle, culture, traditions, rituals, and hospitality of the local people. We will pass through rice fields, many banana trees, and several small villages to reach Ramchaur. We can observe the beautiful landscapes, streams, and following the river edge. Day 11: Trekking to Yalung Base Camp (4500m), back to Cheram 3 – 4 hours In the early morning, we will start our trekking towards Yalung Base Camp. We begin crossing the Yalung Base Camp on a steep trail all the way up the ridges of the passes. After crossing Yalung Base Camp, we will have our lunch then slowly move back towards Cheram where we will spend one night. Day 12: Trekking to Sele La (4290m) 6 -7 hours We will have an opportunity to see the majestic views of the eye-catching snow-capped peak range. We will have our lunch on the way then after taking some rest and slowly move towards Sele La where we will spend one night.    Day 13: Trekking to Ghunsa (3,595) 2 -3 hours We will have an opportunity to see the wonderful views of the mountain and beautiful landscapes. We will have our lunch on the way then slowly move towards Ghunsa where we will spend one night. Day 14: Trekking to Kambachen (4,050m) 5 -6 hours The trek will descend down to the river and cross it and move towards Kambachen. The trails play hide and seek on the dense forest area which is zigzag also. The trekking route becomes all the more interesting as we get closer to our destinations. Day 15: Trekking to Lhonak (4,780m) 5 -6 hours The terrace of the village and hit forest, ferns and woodland we will leave behind. We will also pass through several small villages and a few temples on the way before reach in Lhonak where we will spend one night. Day 16: Trekking at Pangpema (5,143m) 6 -7 hours The trail climbs pass through in and fir forest and then follows the river for a time amongst the higher oak and maple tree. On the way, we have an opportunity to explore the monastery and have some lunch and move towards Pangpema where we will spend one night. Day 17: Trekking to Lhonak 3 – 4 hours The trail will be tiring as it goes through the stone and dirt path and takes you down to the mountainsides. On the route, we will have an opportunity to see the wonderful views of the mountain and beautiful landscapes. We will have our lunch on the way then we will move towards Lhonak and spend one night. Day 18: Trekking to Ghunsa (3475m) 6 -7 hours Morning walk leads on the gradual winding trail through forest and farmlands. We will wake up early in the morning and trek along the west bank of the river and you will ascend to the beautiful views of Chortens and Tibetans mountains and spend one night. Day 19: Trekking to Amjilosa (2,308m) 5 -6 hours The most adventurous and exciting trek awaits today. You will reach some stone steps that scramble high above the rivers to a waterfall and the tiny hamlet of Ghaiyabari. The trail not only fascinated with those monasteries but also with some juniper forests till we reach Phale where we will have our lunch and slowly move towards Amjilosa and spend one night. Day 20: Trekking to Chirwa (1,270m) 6 -7 hours We will be the short and pleasant walk on a flat ridge and then meanders through the bamboo, birch, brown oak, and rhododendron. The trail begins grinding to the Sherpa village of Chirwa where we will spend one night. Day 21: Trekking to Taplejung (921m) 7 -8 hours We descend from Chirwa to Taplejung and you can enjoy some greenery as the trail goes alongside some vegetation. Our trekking trail today leaves the river and follows the trail which climbs above the east bank of the Tamor Khola to the Hamlet at Thiwa. And in Thiwa, we will have our lunch and slowly move towards Taplejung where we will spend one night. Day 22: Fly to Kathmandu In the morning, if the hotel is able to make breakfast then we will have our breakfast and slowly move towards the local airport of Taplejung to fly towards Kathmandu valley. Upon reach in Kathmandu valley, first of all, we will check out the hotel and spend some time around the Thamel Bazaar and spend one night in this wonderful valley. Day 23: Final departure We will drop you at the international airport with the hope that you have a wonderful day in our small country. Your safe journey with beautiful and adventure days in Nepal and also hoping that this will not the last chance to serve you and you will give another chance to serve you.

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