Adventure around far eastern corners of Nepal Himalaya where Mt. Kanchenjunga located stands above 8,586 m and 28,169 ft high as world third tallest peaks and Nepal’s second high, first conquest by British Expeditions in May 25th, 1955.

Mt. Kanchenjunga a massive mountain range that straddles the border with Nepal and Sikkim (North East Indian states), where most of the trekking and mountaineering takes place from Nepalese side due to its easy assists visiting both base camps of one single mountain.

Mt. Kanchenjunga the original word is ‘Kanchendzonga’ means five jewels referred to its main of five peaks that makes Kanchenjunga massive with close to Mt. Janu and other high mountains located within great Kumbakarna Himalaya range.

Mt. Kanchenjunga trek probably the one and only adventure offers opportunity visiting both base camps from North to South or vice-versa, where our walks first takes you towards south and later reaching north at Pang-Pema the highest spot of our trekking journey.

From Kathmandu starts with scenic flight where one can view panorama of Himalayan mountain range that includes Everest, Makalu and Kanchenjunga till it lands at low-warm sub-tropical around Nepal Far South Eastern Terai belt, the flat land of the country.

The journey continues with exciting overland on hilly road to reach cooler green area at Ilam town famous for Tea products and its huge garden of tea fields, as route leads higher towards our starting point of the trek and as well an ending spot.

The walk takes you through interesting farm villages and well cultivated fields with steep ups and down crossing several streams and rivers and walking into dense clouded forest then reaching into a wide exposed area close to Kanchenjunga South base camp within Yarlung glaciers.

After visiting the scenic side of south base camp where adventure leads to cross over high passes facing amazing views of snow-clad peaks to reach on the other side of Kanchenjunga and back into human settlement at Ghunsa village.

From the mountain village walk heads north to reach at barren and rocky landscapes covered within moraine and ice, glaciers on reaching Pang-Pema located at 5,070 m high and close to massive Kanchenjunga North Face.

Enjoying exciting and marvelous moments at base camp where return journey takes you on alternative fresh route visiting more traditional hill villages of immense cultures to observe all along the walks then reaching at the end of the trek at Taplejung in Sukhetar town.

After Sukhetar around green hills, where interesting drive brings you to low warm country for super sweeping flight to reach back into hustle and bustle city life of Kathmandu after completing marvelous adventure on Mt. Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekking.

Best Time to trek Kanchenjunga Base Camp

Mt. Kanchenjunga base camp trek best from April and May months during spring season, when days are longer with sunlight hours and much warmer but cooler morning and night time as well in shades in higher elevation above 2,300 m high, another good months mid September and October, although much colder during autumn time and sunlight hours much shorter, but days are clear for awesome views and walks.

Outline Itinerary:

Day 01:  Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Morning sightseeing tour of Kathmandu around places of interest.
Day 03: Fly to Bhadrapur airport and drive to Ilam town 1,435 m- 04 hrs.
Day 04: Drive to Sukhetar 1,490 m trek to Lalikharka 1,900 m-06 hrs.
Day 05: Trek from Kande Bhanjyang 2,100m -07 hrs.
Day 06: Trek to Pompe Danda 1,850m -06 hrs.
Day 07: Trek to Yangphudin 2,150m at Sherpa Gaon – 07 hrs.
Day 08: Trek to Dorongding 2,880 m via Lashe Tham pass 3,800m – 07 hrs
Day 09: Trek to Tseram 3,770m – 05 hrs.
Day 10: At Tseram free for hike to Oktang near Kanchenjunga South BC.
Day 11: Cross Tselele pass 4,250m and camp at the bottom 3,700m – 08 hrs.
Day 12: Trek to Ghunsa 3,480 m – 04 hrs.
Day 13: Trek to Khambachen 4,000m -06hrs.
Day 14: Trek to Lhonak 4,780m – 06 hrs.
Day 15: Hike to Pang Pema (Kanchenjunga North Base Camp 5,065m – 5 hrs.
Day 16: Trek to Ghunsa, 3,480 m – 07hrs.
Day 17: Trek to Gyapla Phedi 2,300m – 07hrs.
Day 18: Trek to Sekathum / Japantar 1,350m – 07 hrs.
Day 19: Trek to Chirwa 1,250 m – 06 hrs.
Day 20: Trek to Phurumbu School 1,500 m -07 hrs.
Day 21: Trek to Suketar 2,440 m -04 hrs.
Day 22: Drive back to Ilam town or beyond – 05 / 06 hrs.
Day 23: Drive to Bhadrapur and fly to Kathmandu with afternoon free at leisure.
Day 24: International Departure homeward bound.