Kanchenjunga South Base Camp Trek

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destination Kanchenjunga
duration 16 Days
grade High Advance
start/end point Kathmandu/Kathmandu
region Kanchenjunga
max altitude 4700m
group size 2-12
meal All inclusive
activity 5-6 Hrs
accommodation Tea House
season Autumn/spring

Kanchenjunga South Base Camp Trek

The Kanchenjunga South Base Camp trek investigates the Yalung Glacier and the south side of Kanchenjunga, the third most elevated mountain on the planet. Climbing gradually along the valleys the path rises through perfect timberlands, crop fields, and serene towns to the base camp arranged at Ramche at 4,610m. This trek requires a decent degree of wellness and past trekking experience to guarantee pleasure in this difficult, yet delightful trek right now corner of Nepal.The base camp itself is arranged at Ramche (4,610m), which is come to by finishing the path the Yalung Glacier, halting some time at the perspective for Kabru, and Rathong tops, which are a piece of the edge that broadens south from Kanchenjunga. Truth be told Kabru is the southern-most 7,000m top on the planet. From Ramche it is conceivable to climb to an edge that offers perspectives on the radiant Kanchenjunga South Face and, somewhat ahead, perspectives on the south substance of Mount Janu, Nyukla Lanchung and other remarkable Himalayan pinnacles can likewise be seen from here. 

The Kanchenjunga South Base Camp trek offers perspectives on hair-raising snow-topped mountain tops in addition to a scene of subtropical marshes, rhododendron and elevated timberlands, and terrific icy masses. Ensured by the Kanchenjunga Conservation Area and the Sacred Himalayan Landscape activity of the World Wild Life Fund (WWF), there is a bottomless assortment of natural life including the subtle snow panther, the Asian mountain bear, and red panda, to name only a portion of the more uncommon well evolved creatures. Flying creature darlings may find the opportunity to see the brilliant breasted fulvetta, snow cockerel and blood bird, among others.


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Upon your landing in the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, the Uma Holidays voyages and Tours delegates will get you and move you to the inn. After refreshment, you will be advised in short about your visit by our guide or visit pioneer. On the off chance that you have any inquiries or questions about your outing, at that point they ought to be asked and explained as of now. Medium-term remain at inn.
Kathmandu Valley incorporates a few UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including Pashupatinath (well known Hindu sanctuary and incineration ground) Boudhanath (gigantic Buddhist stupa). We can likewise visit Swyambhunath, otherwise called Monkey Temple, which was fabricated approximately 2000 years back. At last, we can visit Patan, city of expressive arts. Toward the evening, you will meet with your trekking guide and will check all the fundamental things. Medium-term remain at the lodging.
We will take an early departure from Kathmandu to Taplejung (or Bhadrapur, at that point drive to Taplejung) (generally 40min). We will at that point start our trek to Lali Kharak. Medium-term in visitor house in Lali Kharak.
Today the path initially rises to an edge before dropping steeply through Shimu to a suspension connect over the Phawa Khola, where there is a decent swimming spot. We at that point will move to the Limbu town of Kunjari at 1700 meter and proceed through wheat fields to a Gurung settlement on a 2240 meter high pass. From here we have our first perspectives on Kanchenjunga. The path enters the Kabeli Valley where we go through the following two days moving up and down, all through gorges and over edges. The present endpoint is in the town of Khesewa.
Our trek proceeds through the Kabeli Valley, passing a couple of staggering cascades. In the wake of diving steeply through rice porches into a side group, we cross the Khaksewa Khola on a long suspension connect at 1540m and afterward move back to Mamanke. This is a prosperous Limbu town with bhattis (coffee bars), and an enormous school.
This day will present to us a great deal of bouncing from stone to stone, as we initially need to cross the Tenguwa Khola stream. We climb steeply up to an edge set apart by a chhorten and petition banners. Going down from here to the Kabeli Khola will be another activity of rock-bouncing over stones, treeroots, and crossing stream channels as we head upstream. We at that point climb tenderly to Yamphudin, a blended network of Sherpas, Limbus, Rais, and Gurungs. Medium-term in tea house.
In the wake of intersection the Amji Khola stream we will leave this waterway until further notice and proceed with our way on a path that heads straight tough through fields of corn and grain to Dhupi Banjyang, a go at 2540 meters. We then plummet through plants encompassed by huge trees to the Amji Khola waterway, where we will discover a tea house to remain.
From the stream the path makes a precarious move through bamboo woodlands to Chitre at 2920 meter. Subsequent to landing here the climb is less strenuous going through a woodland of pines and rhododendron to a lake at Lamite Bhanjyang (3410m). From this edge we follow a lofty arrangement of curves driving downhill through sodden orchid-filled timberlands, crossing streams and disconnected clearings utilized by herders. We remain over the wild stream and tail it upstream to Torontan, where there are a couple of campgrounds near the waterway or somewhat further ahead close to a couple of caverns. Forging ahead, we reach to Tseram, where we remain the night.
A rough free way follows the stream and moves up to certain mani dividers (stones cut with Buddhist petitions). Rathong (6678m) and Kabru Dome (6700m) loom at the leader of the valley. Climbing further close by the moraine of Yalung Glacier to where the valley opens up as we approach Yalung at 4260m. Our trek climbs further along the moraine to a lake and a major knoll at Ramche. The view is ruled by the awesome pinnacle of Rathong. Crowds of blue sheep live on the bluffs over our campground.
We follow our way back along the Simbua Khola to a campground at Lamite Bhanjyang. There is a lake close by at 3410m, which is a decent spot to set up camp, albeit some of the time there might be a water lack there. Medium-term here.
The initial segment of the path comes the bank of the Simbua Khola. You need to stroll through a thick wilderness. In transit, you can see the impacts of an avalanche. The path ordinarily climb up to Lamite Bhanjyang and afterward slip to Yamphudin, crossing a little stream. Yamphudin is a blended network of Sherpas, Limbus, Rais, and Gurungs. Among the corn and rice fields of the town, there is a school and a few shops with insignificant supplies. Medium-term in Yamphudin.
Initially, we plunge crossing the Omje Khola up to midway. At that point you start rising through a wilderness of cardamom and orchid plants. You pass a little town where you can discover diverse human settlements, little covered rooftop houses and neighborhood shops with insignificant supplies. From here, the path steeply climbs to Khebang Danda before sliding to Khebang town. Khabang is a relatively enormous town where the nearby individuals follow the Hindu and Buddhism religions.
The path begins slipping to Jorepul and afterward starts to climb. We will likewise trek along level and swamp, crossing paddy fields and covered rooftop houses. There are numerous towns en route where we can get a few bites or lunch.
After breakfast, we take a jeep ride from Hapu Khola to Ilam Bazaar. Medium-term in Ilam Bazaar.
At morning you will take nearby transport to Bhadrapur then trip back to Kathmandu, you will show up that day and the outing closes. In any case, we will have a celebratory supper for you at night that you come back to Kathmandu.
We will ship you to the air terminal. A debt of gratitude is in order for trekking with Uma Holidays Travels and Tours. We anticipate seeing you once more!



  • Kanchenjunga area special trekking permits
  • Conservation/national park fees and all government taxes
  • 4 (four) nights 3-star hotel accommodation on twin sharing BB basis
  • All internal flights (KTM – Bhadrapur– KTM) with departure taxes
  • Bhadrapur – Taplejung – Bhadrapur by private jeeps
  • Trek duffle bag/luggage weight, maximum of 15kg per trekkerle
  • All airport/hotel/airport transfers by private vehicle
  • An experience Sherpa Trek Guide
  • Support Sherpa staffs
  • Required number of porters to carry member’s trek luggage
  • Trek sleeping bag and Down Jacket (on rental basis)
  • Trek duffle bag to each trek member
  • All meals of high quality and hygienic food (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
  • Treated drinking water 3ltrs per/day
  • Medical Oxygen with mask set
  • First aid box
  • Porter’s equipment
  • Local staff insurance with rescue policy
  • Farewell celebration dinner


  • Medical/personal high risk insurance, (must cover emergency evacuation cost)
  • International flight cost and departure taxes
  • Personal trek gears
  • Major meals in Kathmandu and extra hotel nights
  • Bottle water, boiled water, soft drinks, beers, extra snacks etc. while on trek
  • Cost of personal expenses i.e. telephone calls, laundry, Toiletry items etc.
  • Cost due to delay and cancellation of the flight, extension of trek days, strike etc.
  • Tips to the local staff


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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1 Pax USD 2,300
2 Pax USD 2,250
3 Pax USD 2,170
4 - 6 Pax USD 2,150
7 - 12 Pax USD 2,050
13 - 18 Pax USD 1,950
19 - 24 Pax USD 1,750
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