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Trip: Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek
Url: https://www.megaadventuresintl.com/trip/kanchenjunga-circuit-trek/

Overview

A massive block of ice and rock, block the border of Nepal & India, with an elevation of 8586 m, in eastern Nepal is the world’s third highest mountains Mt Kanchenjunga. Very few climbing attempts are made in these mighty mountains because it is regarded as the tutelary gods of Sikkimese. Though the first climbing attempt was made in 1905, the first successful summit was made by a British team in 1955. To show the gestures and respect to his holy mountains most of the expeditions end just below the summit.

The foothills of Kanchenjunga are under the restricted zone of Nepal and only allowed to trek with special permit. Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekking is one of the most pristine trekking routes of Nepal and totally free from the crowds found in Everest & Annapurna region. Once can easily lose going deep into the massive mountain range of Nepal – Sikkim’s border and wild scenery of pristine nature. The lower part is covered with greenery view of a tropical jungle of Rhododendron, chestnut, and oak, whereas higher elevation is an alpine area. Nepalese indigenous group Rai, Limbu and the Buddhism influenced by Tibetan are also the attraction of this trek.

Mega Adventures international runs fully organized camping Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekking at once for both southern and northern part crossing Sinion La. Trekking start from Suketar, first approaching the northern side through Chiruwa, Amjilosa , Ghunsa, kambachen to KBC and back to Ghunsa and cross Sinon La to approach Southern side from Teseram to Ramche to Yalung Base Camp. And trek back to Teseram to Yamphudin to Tembewa to Suketar and fly out.

Arrival City Kathmandu
Departure City Kathmandu
Duration 28
days
Trekking Days 22
days
Difficulty Medium-Hard
Max Elevation 5143m/16873ft
Primary Activities
Camping Trekking & Sightseeing
Best Season February, March, April, May, June, September, October & November
Trip Route

Biratnagar- Suketar- Chiruwa- Ghunsa- Kambachen- Kanchenjunga North BC- Ramche- Yalung Glacier (South BC)

Includes

  • All necessary airport arrival departure as per the itinerary.
  • Hotel in Kathmandu 4 nights in normal nice hotel in BB Plan – twin share basis.
  • Flight from Kathmandu – Biratnagar -Kathmandu for clients and guide.
  • Flights from Biratnagar- Suketar-Biratnagar for members and guide.
  • Kathmandu-Suketar-Kathmandu bus fare for porters.
  • Domestic airport tax.
  • All necessary camping equipment’s.
  • Tented accommodation in twin share basis during the trekking period.
  • Kitchen tent, dinning tent, Toilet tent, Shower Tent and all necessary members’ tents.
  • All necessary kitchen and dining equipment like; chairs, tables.
  • All necessary food prepared in the camp by our professional cook.
  • Professional English speaking guide and his salary.
  • Porter Salary.
  • Special permit for the restricted area.
  • KBC Permit.
  • Farewell dinner.
  • Insurance for Nepali staffs.
Excludes

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Drinking water, Beverages and alcoholic drinks.
  • Emergency medical evacuation.
  • Tips for staffs (mandatory).
  • Personal expenses and extra services beyond itinerary.

Itinerary

  • Day 01 :Arrival in Kathmandu
  • Day 02 :Preparation day
  • Day 03 :Early in the morning fly to Biratnagar
  • Day 04 :Fly to Suketar (2420m) and trek to Mitlung (909m)
  • Day 05 :Trek Mitlung to Chiruwa (1246m) 4 hours
  • Day 06 :Trek Chiruwa to Sukethum (1585m) 5-6 hours
  • Day 07 :Trek Sukethum to Amjilosa (2395m) 5-6 hours
  • Day 08 :Trek Amjilosa to Gyabla (2730m): 4-5 hours
  • Day 09 :Trek Gyabla to Ghunsa (3427m): 6-7 hours
  • Day 10 :Acclimatize day in Ghunsa – day hiking
  • Day 11 :Trek Ghusa to Kambachen (4050m) – 5-6 hours
  • Day 12 :Acclimatize day in Kambachen
  • Day 13 :Trek Kambachen to Lhonak (4780 m): 4-5 hours
  • Day 14 :Lhonak to Kanchenjunga North BC (5143m): 3-4 hours
  • Day 15 :Trek back to Kambachen (4050): 6-7 hours
  • Day 16 :Trek Back to Ghunsa (3427m) 4-5 hours
  • Day 17 :Trek Ghunsa to Selele (4480m)
  • Day 18 :Selele to Teseram (3870m)
  • Day 19 :Trek Teseram to Ramche (4580m)
  • Day 20 :Day trip to Yalung Glacier (South Base Camp) and back to Teseram
  • Day 21 :Trek to Lasiya Bhanjyang
  • Day 22 :Trek to Mamankhe (1785m)
  • Day 23 :Trek to khesewa (2120m)
  • Day 24 :Trek to Tembewa (1835m)
  • Day 25 :Trek to Suketar
  • Day 26 :Fly to Biratnagar
  • Day 27 :Fly to Kathmandu
  • Day 28 :Departure

Testimonials

They were reliable, timely, organized and above all fun!

My experience with Mega Adventures could not have been any better! When I arrived in Kathmandu, I was warmly received by a member of the staff who, after dropping my bags off at the hotel, kindly led me around the city. After spending a few days exploring that wonderful city and meeting my climbing guide, we flew out to Lukla to begin our trek. Our goal was to summit Island Peak with a stop at Everest base camp along the way for acclimatization. Throughout the trek, my guide and porter were incredibly supportive and engaging and taught me so much about the region and culture. Although we ultimately were unable to summit Island peak due to weather conditions (one of the greatest challenges of climbing) we did reach approximately 6,000m, the highest I had ever been. I was immensely satisfied with the climb. Though I have taken a mountaineering course previously and had the opportunity to climb many of the highest peaks in Washington State, I was new to the Himalayan Mountains. My guide taught me several new techniques to enhance safety while climbing and provided a safe, encouraging environment. I would highly recommend this guiding company, as they were reliable, timely, organized and above all fun!
– Natalie Vandeven, USA