Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek | Trekking in Nepal

Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek | Trekking in Nepal


Trip NameKanchenjunga Base Camp Trek
Trip GradeStandard
Walking/DayMin. 2-4 hr to Max. 5-6 hr 
Best SeasonSpring & Autumn


The Kanchenjunga Trek was started by the British mountaineer Pete Boardman who was known as the strong contender for walk in the world in 1979. By having the elevation of 8586 m, Kanchenjunga has been able to keep its position at 3rd in whole world. 

The word Kanchenjunga was originated from old Tibetan and translated to five treasures of snow i.e. Gold, Silver, Precious Stones, Grain, and Holy Scripture. Local citizens are worshipping these holy mountains from their ancestor generation. Kanchenjunga is located in the eastern side of Nepal bordering with Sikkim, a tiny Himalayan state in the north eastern part of India.

There are some restricted areas in route to reach the camp so permits are compulsory required. The government of tourism in Nepal doesn’t allow for solo hiking and local guides must be employed to obtain permits. A trek to Kanchenjunga is an unforgettable adventure into the heart of the Himalaya where the scale of both mountain. And the valley is difficult to comprehend. On the way of trekking you will meet local Tibetan refugees, who welcome you with hospitality. The Rhododendron national flower of Nepal, their farmland males your face smiling with excitement and joy.

Before going on Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek the participants should be physically fit enough. However, today government has made lodge and night stay facility which makes you easier in the trip. Furthermore, Spring and autumn season are best for Kanchenjunga Trekking. 

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1400 m)

Day 02: Trek Preparation

Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Suketar and Trek to Lalikharka (2265 m/7431 ft.)

Day 04: Trek from Lalikharka to Khesewa (2120 m/6955 ft.)

Day 05: Khesewa to Mamankhe (1785 m/5856 ft.)

Day 06: Trek from Mamankhe to Yamphudin (2080 m/6824 ft.)

Day 07: Trek from Yamphudin to Tortong (2995 m/9826 ft.)

Day 08: Trek from Tortong to Cheram (3870 m/12696 ft.)

Day 09: Acclimatization and Rest at Cheram Cherma

Day 10: Trek from Cheram to Ramchaur (Ramche) (4580 m/15026 ft.)

Day 11: Trek form Ramchaur (Ramche) to Yalung Base Camp and back to Cherm (400m)

Day 12: Trek from Cheram to Sele La (4290 m/ 14074 ft.)

Day 13: Trek from Sele La to Ghunsa (3595 m/11794 ft.)

Day 14: Trek from Ghunsa to Kambachen (4050 m/13287 ft.)

Day 15: Trek from Kambachen to Lhonak (4780 m/15682 ft.)

Day 16: Trek to Kanchenjunga base camp, overnight at Pangpema (5143 m/16873 ft.)

Day 17: Trek from Pangpema to Lhonak

Day 18: Trek from Lhonak to Ghunsa (3475 m/11400 ft.)

Day 19: Trek from Ghunsa to Amjilosa (2308 m/7572 ft.)

Day 20: Trek from Amjilosa to Chirwa (1270 m/4166 ft.)

Day 21: Trek from Chirwa to Phurumbu (1549 m/5082 ft.)

Day 22: Trek from Phurumbu to Suketar Hotel

Day 23: Fly to Kathmandu

Day 24: Departure to your homeland

Permit: National Park Conservational Permit, A Camp and Local Permit

Transportation:  Airport-Hotel-Airport and necessaries ground transportation. And all necessaries ground transportation as mention in itinerary.

Kathmandu Hotel: 2 night Kathmandu Hotel Accommodation (3* B/B service)

Guide:  A Professional, certified and experienced Trekking Guide

Porter: 20 kg bag is allowance during trekking period

Accommodation & Logistics: Accommodation, two night Kathmandu Hotel and during trekking period Meal Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner (Tea, Coffee and Hot Water)

Other: Trekking Guide & Porter Insurance and Local expenditures

Question: Which season and month is best for Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek?

Answer: Autumn and Spring are the best season for Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek. Specially September and October is popular.

Question: How you make this Trip Successful?

Answer: We have really extraordinary professional trekking guide who are friendly, helpful and experienced in this field. Good Team work always gives positive result.

  1. Choose a professional and experiences trekking guide.
  2. Should have proper trekking gears, including down jacket, trekking trouser, wind proof, hat, trekking poles and sun protections etc.
  3. Tell your guide if you feel uncomfortable while getting high altitude, you may sick by altitude problem.
  4. It's better to bring some chocolate and dry foods yourself.
  5. Respect local people and their cultural values, try not to give any negative message on that.
  6. Always be creative and ask anything to the local people yourself or through your guide to know about the mysterious himalayan culture and nature.
  7. Manage your personal rubbish yourself or through your guide, do not throw any plastic item in open environment.
  8. Always follow the rules and regulation of your personal guide


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