Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek

Trip Overview
  • Duration 22 Days
  • Difficulty Level Moderate or Grade B (**)
  • DestinationNepal
  • Meals & AccommodationBreakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Trip Start & EndKathmandu-Kathmandu
  • Trip TypeCamping and Adventure Trekking
  • Major AttractionDense rhododendron, pine, and oak forests, panoramic views of Makalu and Chamlang
  • Maximum Altitude5160 Meters
  • Best TimeApril-May-June, September-October and November

Highlights

  • Kanchenjunga, the third-highest peak globally
  • Dense rhododendron, pine, and oak forests
  • panoramic views of Makalu and Chamlang

Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek is a well-trailed route despite being a journey into the wilderness as the region bears a mild topography and is easily accessible. Kanchenjunga, meaning Treasures of Snow, stands 28,198ft tall, the third-highest peak in the world. Considered a remote trek through Eastern Nepal, the trail passes restricted areas and takes the periphery of the border to the Indian state of Sikkim.

The trek starts after a flight to Biratnagar and a four-hour drive to Basantpur. The trail climbs through the settlements of the yak herders, Sherpa, and Chhetri villages with a backdrop of the Kanchenjunga massif. Crossing the ridge towards the Tamur River, panoramic views of Makalu and Chamlang appear. The trail crosses the Mewa Khola at Dobhan and follows the TamurKoshi. Dense rhododendron, pine, and oak forests pass along the way.

At Ghunsa, a Sherpa village, prayer flags and gompas are plenty. Jannu and other unclimbed peaks can be seen from a monastery nearby. Next, the trail passes through the edge of Kanchenjunga Glacier. After crossing the junction of Lhonak Glacier and the valley, we come to a gorgeous clearing with a magnificent landscape of unspeakable beauty, where we set camps for the day. Lhonak’s exploration continues for some days, including going to Pangpema to view Kanchenjunga’s north face. Then, slowly descending through Tortong, Yamphudim, Khebang, Phakholing, and Tharpu, we reach Bhadrapur, where we take a flight back to Kathmandu.

Eastern Nepal is distinguished by increased diversity on a number of levels, including ethnic groupings like the Rai and Limbu people, the richness of flora due to the region's higher summer rainfall, and some of the most breathtaking mountain vistas in the Himalayas. We enter a different environment by traveling along the glacial torrent of the Tamur and Ghunsa Rivers to where they originate on the northwestern face of the Kanchenjunga Himal. Peaks like Pyramid Peak, Jannu,  the Twins, and of course Kanchenjunga (8586m) dominate the landscape, which is eclipsed by an alpine majesty in practically every direction. On the return trip over the Mirgin La Pass, it is not any less dramatic as we traverse the mountain to the south (4500m). This is a difficult journey in a place that hasn't seen much travel lately. 

A trek to Kanchenjunga's base camp is in and of itself an epic adventure that never lets up on the thrill. When compared to other treks in the Indian Himalayan range, the journey to Kanchenjunga  Base Camp is considerably distinct from the others. Across the borders of Nepal, Tibet, and India,  the Kanchenjunga massifs form a large cross (Sikkim). In India, Kangchenjunga was thought to be the tallest mountain until 1849, when Everest and K2 were discovered. 

Geographically speaking, Kangchenjunga ranks third among the world's highest peaks, together with its five large massifs. Since 1988, there has been a significant increase in tourism to these five Himalayan massifs in the Sikkim region. In the beginning, trekking was prohibited in the region to protect its ecosphere. The explorers slowly revealed the hidden lakes, tribal communities,  and forested areas that were home to a wide range of flora and species. 

Starting at Yuksom, the exhilarating trip to Kanchenjunga base camp continues on to Bakhim,  Dzongri, Laxmi Pokhari, Bikhbari Chaurikhang, Rathong Glacier, Bikhbari, and eventually ends at Bakhim. Trekkers will marvel at the breathtaking views of Mt. Khangchendzonga (8,586 m),  Mt. Kokthang (6,148 m), Mt. Pandim (6,691 m), and several other peaks in the area throughout the 11-day excursion. A trekker who has an adventurous spirit, a desire to discover uncharted territory, and the resolve and physical stamina to meet the rigors of a physically taxing path through one of Nepal's most remote areas may consider undertaking the Kanchenjunga trek. This trek is typically performed for small groups of people searching for custom dates; we offer knowledgeable advice and preparation for the trek as well as a high degree of professionalism and care on a trek with a great crew. This trek visits both base camps on the north and south side of the mountain.

 

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Arrival in Kathmandu. Our Airport Representative will meet you at the Tribhuvan International Airport. We can arrange a drop at the Hotel by private tourist vehicle. You can either take a rest or meet us at our office and know the detailed arrangement of the Trek.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast
  • 30 Minutes From Airport
  • 1320 Meters

After breakfast, Mountain Rock Treks and Expedition will introduce you to the trek leader/guide at the hotel. This pre-trip meeting is for briefings on the trek and other necessary details. Please bring your passport, three passport-sized photos, and a copy of your travel insurance policy. Then, you can use your free time to rest or explore around for some last-minute shopping. A visit to the world heritage sites in Kathmandu, including Swayambhu, Boudha, Pashupatinath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, etc, is also arranged as per request.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast
  • Free Day
  • 1320m

After breakfast, we drive to the airport in Kathmandu, where we fly to Bhadrapur before continuing on to Phikkal, which is located at an elevation of 1468 meters above sea level. 5 hours or so are required. We believe that this option is the fastest and least expensive for the south to north Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek, while it could also be used for the north to south trek with an additional day's hike to Mitlung.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast, Lunch and dinner
  • approx. 5 hours
  • 1468m

After 4 hours, passing via the main tea-producing town of Ilam (800m; tea and cardamom elanchai are widely farmed here), from which you may visit Darjeeling, and then proceeding to Phiddim (1038m) for lunch. The road rises to a cool 2300 meters and descends to a sweltering 800 meters. After 8 hours, we arrived at the district office in Taplejung (1870m; also known as the "fort of King Taple"). A 1.5-hour trek or a short drive in a jeep will get you to the Suketar (2420m) airstrip.

  • Lodge/Tented Camp
  • Breakfast, Lunch and dinner
  • approx. 8 hrs
  • 1870m

Trek eastward along the airport, turn onto the right-hand road, and climb steadily upward to Deurali (2578 meters; deurali and bhanjyang both mean pass and saddle!). When a road turns left and leads to the day's walk distant pilgrim-attractive Pathibhara Devi Temple (3794m), take the right fork. Continue over the ridge covered with rhododendrons to Lali Kharka (2266m), where you may have delicious traditional Daal Bhat. Tractor-trailers and perhaps a jeep are present where the road now comes to an end. After an hour, descend and make a circle through a scrubby forest to Tembewa (1800 meters), then pass through Simbu (1700 meters, Simbuwa), or continue down a hot, steep path, cross the Phawa Khola (1430 meters), and then climb steeply to the hamlet of Kunjari with its strewn bamboo and banana trees (1800m). Spend the night in Kande Bhanjyang or Kunjari.

  • Lodge/Tented Camp
  • Breakfast, Lunch and dinner
  • approx. 5-6 hrs
  • 2129m

A difficult climb leads to the welcoming 5-bed Gurung Kande Bhanjyang (2130m, Sinchebu, Sinchewa Bhanjyang) lodge. Lunch will be served in Delok (upper) Khesewa (2125m), where you can take in views of Kanchenjunga while descending steps through a forest through hot, humid hamlets that grow millet, maize, and rice. Drop steeply to a beautiful waterfall beneath Khesewa, make a long ascent pass around a ridge surrounded with clear, little waterfalls, then descend to the tidy homes of Phungphung Danda through an endless staircase of stairs (1860m Pumphe, Pumphe Danda). This time of year, workers collect fresh red cardamom under the threat of snakebite from the ginger-like plants that resemble them

  • Lodge/Tented Camp
  • Breakfast, Lunch and dinner
  • approx 6-7 hrs
  • 1858m

A short climb brings you to the charming and tidy Limbu Mamankhe (1780m), where there are various teahouses with beds, after going down stairs via a cardamom plantation to a high bridge. After that, there is a challenging climb in hot, humid circumstances with little shade, but welcome little waterfalls. A higher route to Sherpagoan (2000m, upper Yamphudin) can be taken one hour after Mamankhe, bypassing the descent to Yamphudin and minimizing the amount of ascending and descending the following day.

  • Lodge/Tented Camp
  • Breakfast, Lunch and dinner
  • approx 6 hrs
  • 2090m

It will be a long day as we go to Tortong today. At Lasiya Bhanjyang, we are able to halt for an overnight stay, but the accommodations are rather basic. And before we leave, we have to make sure it's open. If Yamphudin is closed, we will need to travel another two to three hours to Tortong. The initial climb, some of which is in the shade, is cooler if you start early

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast, Lunch and dinner
  • approx. 6 hrs
  • 2995m

This is one of the most magnificent treks, with the shifting sounds of the river, moss-hung forests with enormous pines and larches giving way to a great diversity of rhododendrons, all combined with varied broad leafs turning with fall. Today is a long and exhausting 900m ascent alongside the river. We discover a Yak Kharka after about an hour, where we may grab a lunch or some tea. There is a new, simple lodge at Anda Phedi after another 40 minutes, but it is closed during the winter. After 30 minutes, there is a Buddhist and Hindu shrine with a snake-shaped rock carving 

  • Lodge/Tented Camp
  • Breakfast, Lunch and dinner
  • approx. 5-6 hrs
  • 3780m

It is a acclimatization day at Cheram.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast, Lunch and dinner
  • Full day
  • 3780m

You can ascend through rhododendrons and pines that are covered in moss, cross a wide, open gully, and then climb once more to reach Yalung's temporary yak pasture. The Kabrus, Rathong, and Kokthang tower above a stunning sequence of wide ablation valleys, juniper, cinnamon-scented dwarf rhododendrons, moraines, and lakes. Crossing the numerous 10 frozen creeks and leaks will require caution. Blue sheep herds and some yaks, some of which are completely wild, should be avoided. For views of the mountains and Yalung Glacier, climb the surrounding moraine wall while keeping an eye out for snow pigeons and a herd of blue sheep.

  • Lodge/Tented Camp
  • Breakfast, Lunch and dinner
  • 4580m

Today, we complete our hike by joining it to the north side of Kanchenjunga by a beautiful pass that, in the fall at altitude, smells strongly of dwarf rhododendron honey-cinnamon. From those who have come down it, the 800m ascent up Cheram has a reputation for being very difficult. Reach Sele La (4725m) in roughly 3 hours of climbing. After a little descent, turn right and travel gradually uphill and downhill through wonderful alpine fields and scree, with views all the way to Makalu and even Everest. Pass a left-descending path to the blue lakes Anda Pokhari and further down to Anda Phedi after about an hour. At night, you will arrive at Selela Camp.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast, Lunch and dinner
  • approx. 6-7 hrs
  • 4290m

We continue the northern crossing on a rocky, narrow track for four hours to Selele La. (4200m) A chorten and prayer flags known as Tama La eventually appear and signal the beginning of a harder descent through old-growth rhododendrons, silver birch, silver pine, and larches below into Gunsa. There are many lodging options in Gunsa, and some of them advertise internet access.

  • Lodge/Tented Camp
  • Breakfast, Lunch and dinner
  • 4 hrs
  • 3415m

Pass over a bridge that is slippery in the mornings by taking the obvious path up through Gunsa. After three hours, cross a plank bridge to the true right, circle two large slides with a high risk of rock falls and breathtaking views of Jannu (7711m, Kumbhakarna), and then begin a difficult ascent. Then pause to take in Jannu's most breathtaking vistas! Enter Khangpachen (4145m; Khambachen), which has about 10–12 stone dwellings, after traversing and ultimately crossing a little brook.

  • Lodge/Tented Camp
  • Breakfast, Lunch and dinner
  • approx 5 hrs
  • 4100m

As the elevation grows, the terrain becomes wild and rough. We pass along rocky fields and a rough trail along the riverbank to a waterfall. Ramtang monastery is across the river along the trail, after which comes a landslide section from where we descend to the river and ascend again to reach Lhonak. Overnight stay in a teahouse.

  • Teahouse
  • Breakfast, Lunch and dinner
  • approx. 7-8 hrs
  • 4780m

The Kanchenjunga North Base Camp Excursion takes you deep into the mountains with plenty of time to enjoy and acclimate, but because the moraine terrace is crumbling due to glacial retreat, some sections demand special caution and there is a constant risk of stone falls. The walk is on grassy terraces for about two thirds of the distance. Surprising views of Kanchenjunga and the glacier may be seen. Retrace your steps to spend a second night in Lhonak because it usually gets windy up the valley around 10 a.m.

  • Teahouse
  • Breakfast, Lunch and dinner
  • approx. 6 hrs
  • 5388m

After an early morning exploration of Lhonak, we move down to Ghusna. The descent today gives time for more exploration and sightseeing. Overnight stay in a lodge.

  • Lodge/Tented Camp
  • Breakfast, Lunch and dinner
  • approx. 7 hrs
  • 3415m

Near the Yak Hotel, we will take a swing bridge across the Gunsa Khola. We'll trek for 6-7 hours today to get to Amjilosa. The historic Tashi Choding Gumba, Olangchunggola, Phale, and stony slopes will be encountered on our journey

  • Lodge/Tented Camp
  • Breakfast, Lunch and dinner
  • approx. 6-7 hrs
  • 2510m

Eventually, a wide stone path narrows and becomes a level, lovely walk through rice, millet, and buckwheat fields punctuated by cardamom plantations There is nice shade along much of the track. There is a checkpoint for visitors entering the Kangchenjunga Conservation Region at Tapethok (1322 m), but none for those exiting the area. Arrive in the bustling, civilized Chiruwa (1185m) in 30 minutes, a place with attractive thatched homes, well-stocked stores, and ISD/STD phones.

  • Lodge/Tented Camp
  • Breakfast, Lunch and dinner
  • approx 6 hrs
  • 1270m

The tractor road will lead you to Mayam (2000 meters). After that, we will go across the swing bridge below the road and take a number of steep detours uphill to avoid zigzagging to get to the next new road and the shops on the pass. Follow the route directly from here to Suketar (2420m) in around 2.5 hours, turning and descending in the final kilometers. You can see Taplejung ahead and below.Alternately jeep is available.

  • Lodge/Guest house
  • Breakfast, Lunch and dinner
  • 2420m

We will fly to Kathmandu after breakfast. In the afternoon, rest and relax in Kathmandu.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast
  • 1320m

Departure from Kathmandu. A drop from the hotel to the airport 3 hours before the scheduled flight time in a private tourist vehicle. You can also opt for another package with Mountain Rock Treks.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast
  • 1320m

Our team guides, porters and accompanying staff are locals with a broad knowledge about each and every location that we travel through.

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Cost Details

Includes

  •  Registered local Kanchenjunga trekking guide from Kathmandu. 
  • One porter between two trekkers to carry your main pack (weight limit 20 kg/porter) 
  • Kathmandu - Bhadrapur - Bhadrapur by domestic flight and airport taxes.
  • Your guide and porter flight/transportation fare and all their expenses.
  • Local ground-sharing transportation to/from trekking.
  • Local sharing jeep transfers to Taplejung from Bhadrapur.
  • Meals: breakfasts, lunches and dinners, tea, coffee.
  • Lodge and camping accommodation on twin sharing basis during the trek.  
  • All necessary Kanchenjunga trekking permits.
  • Government taxes and office service charges for documentation

Excludes

  • Accommodation, meals, and transfers in Kathmandu.
  • Bar drinks and beverages such as coke, Fanta, mineral water in trekking
  • Laundry, toiletries, internet, phone calls, and personal nature expenses.
  • Personal travel insurance, trekking gear, international air ticket, Nepal visa, etc.
  • Rescue operation charges in case of an emergency.
  • Any cost arising due to a change of the itinerary, landslides, political trouble, strikes, etc.
  • Gratitude and tips for your guide and porters. (Is expected)

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Essential Info

What to expect at the Kanchenjunga Base Camp trek? 

  • Learning about the villages and culture of the Limbu people. 
  • Enjoy the expansive view of the nearby mountains, including Rating, Chandra Peak, Frey  Peak (5830 m), Koktang (6,148 m), Kabru Peak (7,412 m), and the Kabru Dome (6600m). ∙ Meet and get to know the residents of isolated villages. 
  • An unforgettable experience is a trek to the third-highest mountain's base camp. ∙ Visit a Sikkim tea garden, gain knowledge about the many tea varieties, and spend some time outside.
  • Take a monastery tour to learn more about Sikkim's vibrant culture. 
  • Abundant wildlife including black bears, musk deer, snow leopards, and blue sheep ∙ Strolling across Yalung Glacier 

The isolated and lengthy Kanchenjunga journey, which lasts 6–8 hours each day, is a remarkable vacation experience. This trekking area sees very few tourists. Compared to the Everest and  Annapurna regions, Kanchenjunga is less populated. A chance to experience a local homestay and the Sherpa, Rai, and Limbus groups' cultures and traditions in a variety of settings is provided by the base camp trek to Kanchenjunga. The Himalayan black bear, musk, leopard, and red pandas can all be seen in the Kanchenjunga region, along with a variety of birds, shy dragons, amphibians,  mammals, re-billed blue magpies, and pheasants. 

Kanchenjunga, the third-highest mountain in the world at 8,586 meters, is visited by trekkers on the Kanchenjunga Circuit in both the north and south base camps.A decent degree of fitness and previous trekking experience is preferred for this trek because it takes place in a remote location.  Nevertheless, despite its isolation, trekkers can visit Ramtang and Oktang Monasteries and acquire insight into the local culture. Along the way, the scenery is diverse and includes rivers, waterfalls,  green meadows, birch and pine forests, the Yalung Glacier, and of course, the majestic mountains that line the route. 

Regarding the mountains themselves, in addition to the Kanchenjunga peak, there are four additional peaks that are higher than 8,000 meters, with Kanchenjunga West, also known as  Yalung Kang, being the most significant (8,505m). Twenty peaks higher than 7,000 meters are also present in this region, the tallest of which are Kambachen (7,903 meters), Janu (7,710 meters),  Jongsong (7,483 meters), Kabru (7,353 meters), Tent Peak (7,365 meters), and the Twins  (7,350m). 

There are also many peaks higher than 6,000 meters. Five significant glacial systems can be found within this remarkable collection of peaks. These include the Zumu, Talung, and Rathong glaciers,  which flow into Sikkim, and the Kanchenjunga and Yalung glaciers, which flow into Nepal's great  Tamor River. 

Is Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek right for you? 

The 220-mile Kanchenjunga trek is challenging and demanding, necessitating high physical condition for three weeks of continuous walking while carrying a light rucksack. There are a few places around the base camps where it could be required to use short ropes to help move across rocky terrain because the terrain is frequently harsh with rocky roads and some long hills These provide protection and assistance for individuals crossing short rough portions. However, no climbing experience is necessary for the hike. 

It is classified as a challenging trekking location in Nepal's Kanchenjunga. This hike is challenging. It's difficult if you have to navigate a variety of mountain passes while enduring challenging ascents and descents. Additionally, the length of time required for this expedition makes it challenging. For more than three weeks, you will be traveling through little towns in the countryside.

It takes a lot of effort to travel to the highest elevation of 5150 meters, which requires crossing multiple mountain passes. To continue, you need a ton of patience and tenacity. Otherwise, it is exhausting to travel across challenging passes, untamed glacier rivers, isolated forests, and mountainous terrains! Before climbing Kanchenjunga, one must first obtain a restricted area trekking permission from the government of Nepal. You can't continue there. You must travel with a licensed, qualified guide. 

Although challenging, this walk is not insurmountable. Anything is achievable with a strong sense of purpose and well-thought-out strategies. Success depends on a variety of factors in addition to  what you do. You must travel with the proper business that has a qualified crew and guide. 

How to prepare for Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek? 

Enhancing aerobic and strength endurance as well as becoming accustomed to carrying a daypack upwards for extended periods of time are all important components of training for Kanchenjunga  Base Camp. You should start going on long walks and hiking at least once a week eight to twelve weeks before to your trip (focus on duration more than distances). Build up a 4-6 hour hike or walk with little pauses. 

If your neighborhood doesn't have any sizable hills or mountainous terrain, walk hill intervals on a treadmill and stair stepper twice a week. Two times per week of full-body strength training appear to be beneficial for the majority of people. Before undertaking a strenuous physical endeavor like hiking to Kanchenjunga Base Camp, you should always consult your doctor. Before beginning any fitness program, we advise you to consult your doctor. 

What should you pack for Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek? 

The purpose of the gear is to keep you comfortable during the evenings and at night while also keeping you warm, dry, and protected from the sun. The weights of your daypack and major duffle bag should be between 8 and 10 kg and 15 kg, respectively. 

Generally speaking, you should bring a good pair of trekking boots, thermal clothing, fleece or down jacket, a light wind cheater, trekking shorts and pants, long and short-sleeved T-shirts, a  duffel bag, a day pack, gloves, enough pairs of socks, sunglasses, a headlamp, woolen beanie hats,  water bottles, personal toiletries, technology, and books. Here is the list of types of equipment for the Kanchenjunga Base Camp trek: 

Upper Body Layers 

  • ∙ T-shirts 
  • ∙ Fleece Vest 
  • ∙ Rain Jacket 
  • ∙ Down Jacket 
  • ∙ Thermal long-sleeved t-shirts

Lower Body Layers 

  • ∙ Trekking Trousers 
  • ∙ Thermal Long Underwear 
  • ∙ Underwear 
  • ∙ Hiking Shorts 
  • ∙ Rain Pants 

Packs & Bags 

  • ∙ Day Pack 
  • ∙ Sleeping bag &compression sack 

Footwear 

  • ∙ Hiking Boots 
  • ∙ Socks 
  • ∙ Camp Shoes 
  • Miscellaneous Items 
  • ∙ Water Bottles 
  • ∙ Water purification drops 
  • ∙ Sunscreen 
  • ∙ Lip Balm 
  • ∙ First Aid Kid 
  • ∙ Sunglasses 
  • ∙ Flashlight/ Head torch 
  • ∙ Travel towel 
  • ∙ Gloves 
  • ∙ Sun Hat 
  • ∙ Warm hat 
  • ∙ Trekking poles 
  • ∙ Toiletries 
  • ∙ Mosquito Repellent 
  • ∙ Sanitizers 
  • ∙ Book/Journal 
  • Experience the adventure of a lifetime at the foot of Kanchenjunga 

The Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek is a fantastic excursion that you should at least try once in your lifetime. Some people use the Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek as a warm-up before considering climbing Everest. At the trekking camp, there are many exciting options available,  and we promise you'll have a great time. Therefore, make travel plans for Nepal, don your hiking boots, and get ready for the Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek, Peeps! A fantastic time.

FAQs

  • Q1. How difficult is Kanchenjunga base camp trek?

    It is classified as a challenging trekking location in Nepal's Kanchenjunga. This hike is challenging. It's difficult if you have to navigate a variety of mountain passes while enduring challenging ascents and descents. Additionally, the length of time required for this expedition makes it challenging.

  • The Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek has a 90 km overall hiking trip. Three days of the trip's eleven days are spent traveling, while the remaining eight days are spent trekking. Starting at Rs. 14700, the Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek is pricey.

  • With an elevation of 8586 m, Kanchenjunga is the third-highest peak in the world. It extends into Nepal, Tibet, and India's borders. At a height of 7000 meters, Kanchenjunga Himal, one of Kanchenjunga's Himalayan peaks, is found. Out of the five Kanchenjunga summits, the Main, South, and Central peaks are situated at the Nepal-India boundary in the northern section of Sikkim

  • The 61.7 KM flying distance between Gangtok and the heart of Kanchenjunga makes it impossible to travel there using just one mode of transportation. Instead, you would need to get to Yuksom and then hike the last 45 KM to Lamuney, which is the foothills of Kanchenjunga.

  • The 220 mile Kanchenjunga trek is challenging and demanding, necessitating high physical condition for three weeks of continuous walking while carrying a light rucksack.

  • Goecha La is a high mountain pass in Sikkim, India, in the Himalayan mountain range (el. 4940 mt or 16,207 ft). The pass, which serves as a base camp for those hoping to climb Mt. Kanchenjunga, the third-highest summit in the world, offers views of its southeast face.

  • Trekkers will marvel at the breathtaking views of Mt. Khangchendzonga (8,586 m), Mt. Kokthang (6,148 m), Mt. Pandim (6,691 m), and several other peaks in the area throughout the 11-day excursion.

  • Nearly half of India's bird species, wild trees, orchids, rhododendrons, and one-third of the nation's floral plants can be found at Khangchenjunga National Park. In the Himalayan region, it has the largest and most extensive zone of krummholz (stunted forest).

  • The spring and fall seasons offer the best weather and climate for hiking to Kanchenjunga Base Camp. In comparison to the top section in the mountains, where temperatures may dip as low as minus 25 degrees, the lower region will be hotter and warmer. The typical wintertime temperature is below 15 degrees.

  • Mount K2, also known as Godwin-Austen, is higher than Kangchenjunga but is located in Pakistan-controlled Kashmir (POK). K2 is the world's second highest peak.

Client Reviews

  • Long Trek but every step is memorable

    Me and my son doing this trek from April till May. It was fantastic with less crowd. It is far better than the Everest base cam crowded trek in Nepal. I Recommended this trek and guide phurba Bhote from Mountain Rock Trek.

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    davidBelgiumMay 24, 2022
  • Extremely well organized trip

    A breathtaking, difficult, four-week trip across a wild, inaccessible region of eastern Nepal. Extremely well organized, handling every logistical and organizational problem from airport pickup to Kathmandu's gear check through the entire 4-week journey. Throughout the walk, a well-organized, diligent group of guides, cooks, and porters provided great service, taking on every logistical problem head-on. Despite the fact that even experienced trekkers find the Kanchenjunga Circuit to be a challenging task, I ultimately felt quite well prepared for the difficulties presented by the altitude, the weather, and the difficult terrain. genuinely memorable.

    S
    SebastianAustraliaMay 03, 2022
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