Kanchenjunga Circuit TrekkingKanchenjunga Circuit Trekking

Kanchenjunga Circuit Trekking

  • Duration26 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Difficulty Level Very Strenuous
  • Maximum Altitude 5530m.
  • Activity Trekking
  • Best Time September to late December and February to late June.
Trip Highlights
  • Kanchanjunga base camp
  • mirgin-la pass
  • limbu
  • Rai
  • Sherpa’s typical culture

Geographically located on the eastern border of Nepal, the most enchanting and Majestic Mountain, Kanchanjunga means "Five Great Treasuries of the Snow", as it has seven major summits. This beautiful mountain stands at the height of 8585m which is also renowned as the third highest mountain of the world. Spiritually, if defined it is the abode of the gods who when pleased bestow the prosperity and goodwill to the human.

This Kanchanjunga Trekking is one of the most popular trekking route where one get an opportunity to experience the spectacular mountain scenery, diverse flora and fauna as well as rich local culture of the habitant out there. From the trails of Kanchanjunga trekking, one can see the panoramic views of every direction as it is in the high altitude. It is also said that the avalanches that this mountain throws is largest then anywhere. This area is also re-opened recently which was closed for a time being now gives you an opportunity to explore the natural beauty of this region. The untouched landscape, the mesmerizing all around and the contrasting variety that is occupied by this trail is the main point that trekkers blessed to experience. This breath taking mountain region offers one to pass through the lush farmland and wooded valleys too. One should come and grab the opportunity to see the close up views of this enchanting mountain and vistas around.

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Trip Itinerary

    Upon your arrival at international airport meet our representative; you will be transferred to your hotel in Kathmandu


       Pre-trip Meeting and Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley. Visit Pashupatinath , Buddhanath, Bhaktapur - the City of Devotees . Drive back to Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel.


         We take a flight to Suketar. The Kanchanjunga trail starts through forests to Jogidanda crossing Limbu Village near jogidanda. Jogidanda our first camping night of our trek.


           It takes about seven hours from jogidanda to chirwa (1171mtrs). The narrow path and passes through jungle mainly covered by green vegetation. We walk mostly along the flat land. Chirwa is a small village where you find small lodges and camping site with local shops. The main income from the chirwa village is agricultural.


             It takes about six hours for Chirwa to Sekathum(1635m.). the day is same like as trek to chirwa.


               It takes about five hours Trek from Sekathum to Amjilosa (2510m.). The first 2 hours you trek through normally flat land. Then your trail goes steeply climb up to Amjilasa.


                 It takes about seven hours Amjilosa to Kyapar (2730m.). The trail is quite flat in the beginning and gently ascent to Gyable passing through jungle.


                   It takes about six hours Trek to Ghunsa (3468m.). Our treks pass through jungle and Gunsa River go through down the trail. You pass through terrace fields where grown potato, wheat, barley, buck wheat are and people from there are flowing Tibetan Buddhist culture.


                     It takes about six and half hours from Ghunsa to Kambachen (4124m.). The trail makes a gradual way up along the Gunsa River.


                       Explore the Khambachen (4099m) it is time to stop and acclimatize. There are view of the high peaks near Kanchenjunga, Khabour, Nango Ma and Jannu. Climb a ridge above the village for more views or take aday hike to the Jannu base camp.


                         The trail climbs gradually up, then across moraines northwest of the Kanchenjunga Glacier. Lhonak 4790 metres is near dry lake bed on an open sandy plain. Terrific mountain views abound in all directions.


                          We must go to the base camp to see the view of Kanchanjunga Peak at Pang Pema, 5140 meters. The spectacular main peak of Kanchenjunga and a panorama of other peaks that make up one of the largest mountain in the world tower over the single roofless hut at Pang Pema.


                             It takes approximately 7 hours from Pangpema to Kanchanjunga (North) Base Camp (5280m.) and trek back to Pangpema. There is nice mountain glacier where water flows all the time. During the middle of the day, the scene of falling avalanches fascinates you completely.


                               We we climb up to north of Pang Pema in the morning. Which make benefit with views of Kanchenjunga, Wedge Peak, Pyramid Peak and Tent Peak.


                                 We select to cross either of the 2 passes today depending on the weather conditions: Lapsang La, the higher pass at 5180m or the Mirgin La at (4500m).


                                   It takes about seven hours Trek to Ramche [4360m). The view is wonderful as you ascend past the snout of the Yalung Glacier and into a series of ablation valleys.


                                     Explore around South base camp. Explore for Ramche about for 5 to 6 hours. Especially impressive is the east part of Khumbakarna Glacier. You then return to your camp at Ramche however we get magnificent views.


                                       It takes about seven hours Trek to Cheram (3725m.). The path is ascent from Mirgin La to Cheram. On the path, you can see Lapsang La glacier,Mirgin La glacier and snow-capped mountains. There are very few stone roof houses at Cheram and yak huts.


                                         We walk through the forest, then crosses landslides to Tsento Kang, a goth at 3360 meters. An hour beyond is a Buddhist Shrine.


                                           It takes about 9 hours trek to Yamphudin. The first part of the trekking goes along the bank of the Simbua River. You have to walk through jungle.


                                             It takes about 7 hours Trek from Yamphudin to Anpan (1740m.). We start crossing the Omje Khola up to halfway. Then we ascend through the jungle of cardamom. We pass a small village and big village Khaban , where is found the people following religion of Hindu and Buddhism.


                                               It takes 7 hrs treks to Tembewa. This is also the path like other days with green vegetation and passing through the villages.


                                                 It takes 6 hours from Tembewa to Taplejung or Suketar Airport. This is way back to take fly back to Kathmandu. We feel a bit more being at home cause of back way.


                                                   After earlier breakfast, go to airport and fly to Biratnagar and then flight to Kathmandu. Then transfer to the hotel.


                                                     This is a day for rest and souvenirs in Kathmandu. We considered this day cause of fly too. If in case the flight can be cancel from our trekking points. Or if we need one more day in trekking routes we can also maximize the day.


                                                       Transfer to international airport for your final departure with magnificent memory from Kanchenjunga Trekking with Outshine Adventure Treks.

                                                      Cost Details
                                                      Price Includes

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                                                      • Airport picks up & drops by private car.
                                                      • Standard accommodation in Kathmandu.
                                                      • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by car.
                                                      • Full board meal during camping, prepared by our cook with Tea & coffee.
                                                      • Sharing tented accommodation and equipment during the camping trek.
                                                      • A local government licensed English speaking Guide during the trek, required number of cook, porters, their food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, medicine, transportation.
                                                      • Boiled drinking water for the trek.
                                                      • All special trekking permits & fees.
                                                      • Surface Transfer to and from Kathmandu.
                                                      • Down Jacket, sleeping bag and duffel bag.
                                                      • All our government taxes.
                                                      • Official expanse.
                                                      Price Excludes
                                                      • Lunch and dinner whilst in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
                                                      • Your travel insurance.
                                                      • Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry.
                                                      • Personal trekking Equipments.
                                                      • Tips for trekking staff and driver-tipping is expected.
                                                      • Sightseeing/Monuments entrance fees in Kathmandu.
                                                      • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section.
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