Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek

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destination Kanchenjunga
duration 21 Days
grade High Advance
start/end point Kathmandu/Kathmandu
region Kanchenjunga
max altitude 5,143m
group size 2-12
meal All inclusive
activity 5-6 Hrs
accommodation Tea House
season Autumn/spring

Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek

The Kanchenjunga Circuit trek visits both the north and south base camps of Kanchenjunga, the third most noteworthy mountain on the planet at 8,586m. Because of the reality this is a remote territory trek, a great degree of wellness and some trekking experience is alluring. However regardless of its remoteness, trekkers increase an understanding into people groups' lifestyle, and can visit Ramtang and Oktang Monasteries. In transit, the scene is loaded up with waterways; cascades; green knolls; rhododendron, birch and pine woods; the Yalung Glacier, and obviously, guests are went with on the course by the magnificent mountains. 

Kanchenjunga itself lies on the far eastern side of Nepal, close to the outskirt with Sikkim, a little Himalayan state in the north-eastern piece of India. Until the mid 1800, it was thought Kanchenjunga was the most noteworthy top on the planet. This region was shut to trekkers until the mid 1980. Today the locale is ensured by the Kanchenjunga Conservation Area and a unique trekking grant is required. With these limitations the lovely and interesting widely varied vegetation of this region is still in unblemished condition today. 

With respect to the mountains themselves, notwithstanding the fundamental pinnacle of Kanchenjunga, there are four auxiliary summits surpassing 8,000m, the most significant being Kanchenjunga West, otherwise called Yalung Kang (8,505m). Additionally found right now around twenty pinnacles surpassing 7,000m, the most elevated being Kambachen (7,903m), Janu (7,710m), Jongsong (7,483m), Kabru (7,353m), Tent Peak (7,365m) and the Twins (7,350m). Also there are various tops over 6,000m. Among this noteworthy group of pinnacles are five significant frigid frameworks. Of these, Zumu, Talung and Rathong stream into Sikkim while toward the west, the Kanchenjunga and Yalung ice sheets stream into the compelling Tamor River of Nepal. 

This equitable adds to the reality trekking in Kanchenjunga is a remarkable encounter where trekkers get directly into the core of the remote, less trekked, Himalaya mountains and valleys. With the ongoing expansion to the trekking guide of the Great Himalayan Trail, the travel industry is being advanced right now, as other, remote regions so there is the opening up of more teahouses on the course. While this is a positive for the neighborhood networks, presently would be a decent time to go to Kanchenjunga before more trekkers 'find' the region!

ITINERARY

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From Kathmandu, we board an early morning flight to Suketar which is located in the eastern region of Nepal. We walk on an ascent and descent on a trail that mostly passes through lush green forests all the way to Lalikharkha.
We begin our trek to Khesewa after breakfast. It is mostly an easy descent until Phundrawa. From here we begin our ascent. It is a steep climb until Yangpang from where we climb steadily up until Phumphe Danda followed by another ascent to Khesewa. Our trek will be through forests and small villages. Overnight in Khesewa.
After breakfast we begin our trek towards the Kabeli Khola. Next, we walk on a trail that passes through forests before crossing a small stream. On the way, we enjoy amazing views of the Himalayan peaks while also passing through several beautiful small villages. Overnight in Mamankhe.
Today’s trek will be mostly uphill on an easy trail whereby we mostly walk alongside the Kabeli Khola. During the walk we also admire the beautiful ridge behind the stream. We continue our walk and admire a beautiful waterfall nearby. After walking for some time, we cross a small suspension bridge. We pass through small settlements before reaching Yamphudin to spend the night.
We begin our walk on a path commonly used by the villagers and pass through terraced farms and green meadows. Along the way, we have the constant company of the Himalayas to enjoy. Our walk will be on a trail along the Amji Khola. We also cross a pass at Lassiya Bhanjyang before reaching Tortong. Overnight in Tortong.
We begin our steady climb to Cheram after breakfast. Our trail is right at the side of the Simbuwa Khola. We enjoy walking on the beautiful Lalung valley and have Tuplung peak for company for the most part of today’s journey. We pass through thick rhododendron forest and enjoy the magnificence of the Yalung Glacier. Overnight in Cheram.
We spend a day in Cheram which will help us acclimatize to the high altitude. We can spend the rest of the day resting and taking part in small hikes. We can explore the areas around the Yalung Glacier. There is also a viewpoint for Kabaru and Rathong peaks. Overnight in Cheram.
We begin our short trek after breakfast. From Cheram, we ascend for sometime before reaching the snout of the Yalung Glacier. It is a beautiful walk on a valley trail. We also cherish the views of several Himalayan peaks. We pass through a small settlement of Lapsang before reaching Ramche. Overnight in Ramche.
From Ramche, we walk further up the valley. We then follow a stream before climbing on the moraine top until confronted by Kanchenjunga’s southern face. We walk further ahead for a glimpse of the Jannu Himal. We continue our trek further towards the Oktang Monastery. From here, we climb further up and reach the Yalung Base Camp. The views from the base camp are extraordinary. Kumbakarna (Jannu), Nyukla Lachung and other Himalayan peaks are close by. We descend and spend the night at Cheram.
We begin our trek after breakfast. We cross four passes today beginning with Sinelapche Bhanjyang. After crossing the pass we continue to Mirgin La pass. We continue trekking and reach the Sinion La pass which is not very far. From here, we ascend to Sele La pass. There are prayer flags strung across one of the steeper sections of the trail which is very near to the Sele La pass. We cross the pass. Overnight in Sele La.
We begin our trek after breakfast. We walk towards the north with Tangbgharma Danda nearby. We reach a chorten marked by prayer flags which marks the start of a steep trail. We descend through rhododendron, birch and pine forests before reaching Ghunsa. It is a beautiful village of houses with dark and weathered pine walls and Buddhist prayer flags. Overnight in Ghunsa.
From Ghunsa, we trek further north along the river bank which presents us with magnificent mountain scenery. We pass through meadows filled with beautiful wildflowers, then cross rhododendron and pine forests. We cross a bridge at Rampuk Kharka, continue past a waterfall and cross the tricky section of a landslide. After crossing the landslide area we begin to see the spectacular view of Mt. Jannu. Further exploring and tackling the tricky mountain trail we finally arrive at Kambachen and spend the night.
Today will be another challenging day and an early start is needed. We trek through rocky fields and large boulders on the hillside along the riverbank and arrive at a waterfall. We then cross a bridge to Ramtang monastery. We then come across a landslide section which we must pass through at a steady pace before descending to the river and finally arriving at Lhonak. Overnight in Lhonak.
From Lhonak, we trek towards the Kanchenjunga Base Camp. Our trail is alongside the gigantic Kanchenjunga Glacier. After passing Pangpema we descend towards the Kanchenjunga Base Camp. The view from the base camp is extraordinary. Mt. Kanchenjunga, Jannu Himal and other Himalayan peaks are ours to admire. We descend back to Pangpema to spend the night.
From Pangpema we trace back our steps to Lhonak. Overnight in Lhonak.
From Lhonak, we descend all the way to Ghunsa via Kambache. It is the same route we took when we were climbing up.
From Ghunsa, we slide towards Phale. We go through a few Manes and a religious community close by. We stroll through Juniper timberlands and reach Phale. From here, it is a relentless plunge to Gyabla. We traverse Chhundatangka Khola to reach Gyabla. As we proceed with our trek, we see a cascade close by. We additionally traverse Sumbung Khola before coming to Amjilosa. Medium-term in Amjilosa.
Subsequent to strolling for some time we see a lovely cascade close by. We proceed with our trek and pass a little settlement of Solima before traverse Ghunsa Khola. We traverse Ghunsa Khola and reach Sukathum. Our path goes through a few towns and is adjacent to Thunsa Khola from the start followed by Tamor Nadi before coming to Chirwa. Medium-term in Chirwa.
We notice that the settlement begins to get thicker as we are diving. Our path is close by rich vegetation. We go through a few towns before coming to Sinwa. From here we proceed with our plummet and traverse the Sisne Khola. Presently we are in the Pathibhara Trek trail. We go through another town and cross another suspension connect this time over the Yaphre Khola to reach Phurumbu.
Our Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek closes today. We can enjoy a truly necessary reprieve in the wake of coming to Suketar. We proceed with our stroll on the Pathibhara Trek trail.
Spend the entire day resting, pressing, touring or gift looking for friends and family in Kathmandu. There will be a goodbye supper facilitated by our organization at night to commend the fruitful finishing of our Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek. Medium-term in Kathmandu.

SERVICES

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Airport/ hotel pick up and drop off by private vehicle
  • Hotels in Kathmandu, inclusive of breakfast
  • Meals during the trek
  • Government licensed, experienced English speaking guide
  • One porter per two people
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staff.
  • All government taxes
  • One trekking map per person
  • Kanchenjunga permit and conservation fee
  • Surface transportation
  • Sleeping bags and down jackets for the trek (should be refunded after trek)
  • First aid kit
  • Domestic flight tickets KTM–BDR/Suketar
  • Trekking Map

WHAT'S EXCLUDED

  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Beverage bills, bar bills, telephone bills and Personal expenses.
  • Nepal entry visa
  • Tips for guide, porter and driver
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extended
  • Excess baggage charges (if you have more than 20 kg of luggage, a cargo charge is around $1.5 per kg)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from the mountain than the scheduled itinerary)

EQUIPMENTS

Trekking equipment

The Following information will give you some idea about what you need to bring for the trek as the backpack for the hiking in Nepal and the gear play a vital role for the successful trip and we suggest you to have all the necessary gear for the trip and not to have unnecessary equipment/things that you will not be using for the trip and list of the gear you need for the trek are:

  • Good down Sleeping bag (Optional/we can provide one if you do not have on your own and it is to be returned after the trek.
  • Duffel or Rucksack bag to keep your all the gear and this will be carried by the porters.
  • Daypack bag for yourself
  • A down Jacket
  • Shade hat
  • Warm wool hat to cover your ears
  • A pair of lightweight warm gloves.
  • T-shirts 2- 3 pieces
  • Lightweight thermal tops.
  • Fleece jacket.
  • Fleece Wind-proved jacket (optional).
  • A pair’s nylon hiking shorts which are quick drying one
  • Underwear
  • Two pairs of lightweight long underwear.
  • Two pairs trekking pants, preferably that zip on/off at the knees so they double as shorts
  • Four pairs of liner warm socks
  • A pair of light to medium weight waterproof hiking/trekking boots.
  • A pair of light trekking shoes for camp/lodges
  • A pair sandal (Optional)
  • A water bottle.
  • Head/Torch Light.

Medicines and First Aid Kits

  • Extra Strength Excedrin for altitude-related headaches like DMX.
  • Ibuprofen for general aches and pains.
  • Imodium or Peptone besom, Flexon capsules for upset stomach or diarrhea.
  • Diamox 125 or 250mg or 400mg tablets for altitude sickness.
  • 1 small personal sized first-aid kit with blister treatments such as moleskin, band-aids, some waterproof tape, anti-infection ointments, etc.(Sherpa expedition and Trekking company's team also provide first aid kits)

Miscellaneous but Important

  • Passport and extra passport photos (4 copies)
  • Durable wallet/pouch for travel documents, money & passport.
  • Lip care (Balm) At least SPF 20, 2 sticks.
  • Sun’s cream with SPF 40 is recommended
  • Pocket knife.
  • Water purification Iodine tablets
  • Toiletry kits and be sure to include toilet paper stored in a plastic bag, hand wipes, and liquid hand sanitizer, towel, soap, etc.

Note Regarding Itineraries:
Although we generally adhere to the schedule, the itinerary is subject to change for numerous reasons beyond our control, including weather and terrain conditions, suitable campsite availability, and the group's general fitness level. It is important to understand that our trek is logistically complex and it is not unusual that adjustments be made. Our guide will orient you each evening to the following day's plan and their good judgment is the key to the long history of successful treks that Sherpa Expedition & Trekking Pvt. Ltd.  Please remember that our ability to make adjustments as needed helps to ensure that your trek is safe and successful. Your safety is paramount

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Departures

Trip Date Price Duration Seats Left

We Offer Group Discount

No. Of People Price Per Person
1 Pax USD 2,400
2 Pax USD 2,390
3 Pax USD 2,300
4 - 6 Pax USD 2,280
7 - 12 Pax USD 2,190
13 - 18 Pax USD 2,150
19 - 24 Pax USD 2,051
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