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Trip Duration 23 Days
Destination Nepal
Trip Grade Moderate
Transportation By Air/Vehicle
Accomodation Hotel + Lodges
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Trip Style Tea house trek
Meals Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
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Trip Highlights

  • With this trek, you can explore the less traversed Eastern mountainous regions of Nepal
  • You get to walk past the popular glacial lakes in the region. It includes Zumu, Talung, Rathong, and Yalung glaciers
  • You will have an amazing time walking through the diverse flora and fauna inside the Kanchenjunga Conservation Area
  • You can meditate in Ramtang and Oktang Monasteries after your tiring walks            
  • You will have an amazing time resting on your tents on the lap of the giant peaks
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Kanchenjunga Circuit Trekking calls both the north and south base camps of Mount Kanchenjunga, the third most astounding mountain on the planet at an altitude of 8,586 meters. Because of reality, this is a remote region trek, a great degree of wellness and some trekking knowledge is attractive. However, regardless of its remoteness, trekkers gain knowledge into people groups' lifestyle and can visit Ramtang and Oktang Monasteries. In transit, the scene is loaded up with streams; cascades; green knolls; rhododendron, birch, and pine backwoods; the Yalung Glacier, and obviously, guests are going with on the course by the glorious mountains.

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

With respect to the mountains themselves, notwithstanding the primary pinnacles of Kanchenjunga, there are four auxiliary summits surpassing 8,000m, the most significant being Kanchenjunga West, otherwise called Yalung Kang (8,505m). Likewise found here are around twenty pinnacles surpassing 7,000m, the most noteworthy being Kambachen (7,903m), Janu (7,710m), Jongsong (7,483m), Kabru (7,353m), Tent Peak (7,365m) and the Twins (7,350m). What's more, there are various mountain tops over 6,000m. Among this noteworthy group of pinnacles are five noteworthy icy frameworks. Of these, Zumu, Talung, and Rathong stream into Sikkim while toward the west, the Kanchenjunga and Yalung icy masses stream into the compelling Tamor River of Nepal. All these attraction can be observed while Kanchenjunga Circuit Trekking in western-Nepal.

This fair adds to the reality, Kanchenjunga Circuit Trekking is an exceptional 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 in this, just as other, remote regions so there is the opening up of more teahouses on the course. While this is sure for the neighborhood networks, presently would be a decent time to go to Kanchenjunga before more trekkers 'find' the zone!

Best Season for Kanchenjunga Circuit Trekking

Best Season for Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek

The Kanchenjunga circuit trekking traverses such a large number of typical weather zones and their relevant eco-systems, it is difficult to predict exact weather at all elevations at any time of year. Autumn months (September-November) and spring (March to May) are considered as the best seasons for Kanchenjunga Circuit trekking. There is better visibility of the landscape during these months, the rivers are lower and the temperature is cooler on the first few days of the trek.

Tips for Kanchenjunga Circuit Trekking

  • Carry your personal backpack by your own
  • Learn some Nepali phrases and words like (Namaste – Hello, Dhanayabad – Thank you, Swagatama – Welcome, Malai man paryo - I like it, Mitho – Tasty, etc.)
  • Respect the culture and traditions of the local places.
  • Don’t drink water from directly from the tap.
  • Take care of your things and keep them safe.

What kind of food serves during the trek?

We will get very nutritious, simple vegetarian food during the trek. We maintain variety in lentils, vegetable, and breakfast. At times, we also treat our trekkers in the Himalayas with delicacies like Pakora, local dishes, etc.

How do you deal with an emergency situation?

Trekking on high Himalayan altitudes is always a satisfying experience. However, it is important that you should keep your safety in mind. Emergencies, like illness, AMS, storms, missteps, landslides, and even avalanches, are rare but can happen anytime during the trekking, so be prepared for any random goof-ups. To deal with any emergencies your guides, who are expert mountaineers will be there for your rescue. Your tour guide will always carry a first aid kit to deal with any medical emergencies. In the case of some rescue operation, extra charges will be borne by the trekkers.

Is it safe to drink water in Kanchenjunga?

No. You cannot drink the water from the tap or streams in Kanchenjunga. Mineral water is not available on the trail. If available it is expensive to buy (perhaps 10 times more than in Kathmandu). You can use a water purifier or SteriPen.

What is the condition of the teahouse in Kanchenjunga Trek?

Most of the tea houses are the basic standard. Don’t expect luxury in this trek. Wi-Fi is in limited tea houses. You have to use a bucket shower. Make you can use the Squat toilet.

Do I need to carry food, sleeping bag, and tent during the trek?

Short answer: Sleeping bag – Yes, Tent – No, Food: high proteins, chocolates. Foods are available in Tea houses. There won’t be a variety.  If you have some particular sauce, proteins bars, favorite chocolates, we recommend bringing them.

Long Description: There are tea houses along the trek, you don’t need to bring a tent unless you want to have an experience sleeping in a tent. Tea houses don’t provide blankets. You must bring a sleeping bag with you. Make sure it is good enough for the cold weather (-20 degree).

You will eat at teahouses. It will be a great experience to eat it with local and see how they live on the mountain. The choices of foods are very basic. We recommend you to carry proteins bars, chocolates or anything that you love to eat at home. At the end of the trek, you will definitely carve your favorite food.

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Kanchenjunga Circuit Trekking with Nepal Trek Adventure and Expedition can be one of the best memorable times of your life. You can witness the beauty of lust forest, different types of trails, different kind of culture and traditions and other natural attractions. We provide you every sort of stuff needed for Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek personally and professionally. You will be able to choose the trek itinerary of your own choice at the best and flexible cost. You can revise or customize the trekking itinerary as per your choice. Also, you will be able to appoint guides and porters who will assist you in all best, average and worst-case scenarios. We give surety you that we will fill your glorious trek to Phoksundo Lake with a lot more pride and self-satisfaction.

Outline Day to Day Itinerary:

  • Day 01:Fly to Biratnagar
  • Day 02:Fly Suketar and trek to Lali Kharka
  • Day 03:Lali Kharka to Keswa
  • Day 04:Keswa to Mamankhe
  • Day 05:Mamankhe to Yamphudin
  • Day 06:Yamphudin to Lamite Jungle Camp
  • Day 07:Lamite Jungle Camp to Torontan
  • Day 08:Torontan to Tseram
  • Day 09:Tseram to Ramche
  • Day 10:Ramche Exploration
  • Day 11:Ramche to Mirgin La
  • Day 12:Mirgin La to Gunsa
  • Day 13:Gunsa to Khambachen
  • Day 14:Khambachen to Lhonak
  • Day 15:Lhonak to Pang Pema
  • Day 16:Pang Pema Exploration/Rest
  • Day 17:Trek to Gunsa
  • Day 18:Gunsa to Kyapra
  • Day 19:Kyapra to Sakathum
  • Day 20:Sakathum to Chirwa
  • Day 21:Trek to Phurumba
  • Day 22:Trek to Taplejung and to Suketar
  • Day 23:Flight to Kathmandu via Biratnagar

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01:Fly to Biratnagar We take a flight to Biratnagar from Kathmandu. It is around 40-45 minutes of flight. On reaching Biratnagar, you make preparations for a new experience.

    Accommodation: Tea houses, lodges, and hotels
    Maximum altitude: 2,410m
    Minimum altitude: 1,400m
    Total flight time: 40 minutes
  • Day 02:Fly Suketar and trek to Lali Kharka Suketar is our next destination from Biratnagar. It is a 30 minutes flight. From Suketar we begin our trail towards Lali Kharka where we put off for a night.

    Accommodation: Tea houses, lodges, and hotels
    Maximum altitude: 2,220m
    Minimum altitude: 2,410m
    Total walking hours: 5 to 6 hours
  • Day 03:Lali Kharka to Keswa Pokora village is our next immediate destination from Lali Kharka. It is an interesting walk on foot where we pass through the suspension bridge above Phewa Khola (River). Our trail goes further through dense forest and villages. Finally, after walking for 5-6 hours we reach Keswa where we will spend our night.

    Accommodation: Tea houses, lodges, and hotels
    Maximum altitude: 2,220m
    Minimum altitude: 2,100m
    Total walking hours: around 6 hours
  • Day 04:Keswa to Mamankhe We begin our trip after breakfast. Trip to Nandeva Khola is a bit hard. We cross the river and trek along mountain passes and forests to be at Loppoding. Our walk further continues till we reach Ponpe Dhara via Anpan village. After crossing Khangwa Khola and following descend path we reach Mamankhe where we will spend our night.

    Accommodation: Tea houses, lodges, and hotels
    Maximum altitude: 2,000m
    Minimum altitude: 2,100m
    Total walking hours: 5 to 6 hours
  • Day 05:Mamankhe to Yamphudin Mamankhe to Yamphudin is an easy trail, our first destination of today. We walk by the side of Kabeli Khola. If interested, we can take rest and bath in this river. Yamphudin is the most remote area of the eastern part of Nepal where there are small settlements. We will stroll into the woods of Pines and Rhododendrons. We will cross an edge and reach Yamphudin. Yamphudin is a blended community of Sherpas, Limbus, Rais, and Gurungs. It is a wonderful town. Overnight stay in Yamphudin.

    Accommodation: Tea houses, lodges, and hotels
    Maximum altitude: 2,080m
    Minimum altitude: 2,000m
    Total walking hours: 5 to 6 hours
  • Day 06:Yamphudin to Lamite Jungle Camp It is an uphill climb followed by downhill before crossing Omje Khola. We will capture mesmerizing views of the valley away from Yamphudin to the south and of the Omje Khola Valley and Deurali Danda to the north. A steep decline during the trekking will finally bring you at Lamite Jungle Camp where we will stay overnight.

    Accommodation: Tea houses, lodges, and hotels
    Maximum altitude: 2,920m
    Minimum altitude: 1,650m
    Total walking hours: 4 to 5 hours
  • Day 07:Lamite Jungle Camp to Torontan We walk towards Deurali Dada for around three hours. From the top of this point Mt. Jannu is clearly and closely visible. We further follow the jungle course to reach Simbu Khola. Throughout the trail, we will pass via dense forest full of rhododendron, the national flower of Nepal. Crossing the bridge over Simbu Khola will join us at Torontan where we will spend our night. Torontan with an altitude difference of around 1,585m. Overnight Tea House/Lodge

    Accommodation: Tea houses, lodges, and hotels
    Maximum altitude: 3,080m
    Minimum altitude: 2,920m
    Total walking hours: 6 to 7 hours
  • Day 08:Torontan to Tseram Today we will follow a course through pine and rhododendron forests. If the weather is clear then we will be lucky to get a chance to see Yalung glacier clearly. We spend our night at Tseram.

    Accommodation: Tea houses, lodges, and hotels
    Maximum altitude: 3,870m
    Minimum altitude: 3,080m
    Total walking hours: 5 to 6 hours
  • Day 09:Tseram to Ramche Tseram to Ramche is a short trail. The vista here is so beautiful at Yalung glacier. Freezing lake, streams, and views of Kokthan, Rathong and Kabru are the major attractions of Ramche. Today follow the stream before climbing on to the moraine top. Hold your breath as the magnificent south face of Kanchenjungha appears before you. Walk further ahead for a glimpse of the Jannu Himal. Overnight Tea House/Lodge.

    Accommodation: Tea houses, lodges, and hotels
    Maximum altitude: 4,580m
    Minimum altitude: 3,870m
    Total walking hours: 6 to 7 hours
  • Day 10:Ramche Exploration Today we explore Ramche. Here, for the first time, we come close to Kanchangunja. Next, to the valley around its extensive curve, we come across the vast southern wall of Mt. Kanchenjunga. The ridge forms a cirque which is over 15 km long and not less than 7500 m high. Along this ridge lie the three main peaks of Mt Kanchenjunga at 8420m, 8586m, and 8474m. The sight is truly breathtaking. Proceeding further towards Oktang [4630m], we descend onto the glacier and cross it to a point below Talu from where we can see the panoramic view of the mountains in the area. Particularly inspiring is the eastern part of Kumbhakarna Glacier, flowing from the east face of Jannu (Kumbhakarna being the local name for Jannu). We then return to Ramche.
  • Day 11:Ramche to Mirgin La Today, we trek down the valley passing through the small village of Lapsang. Then we turn towards Mirgin La, a pass we have to cross to reach the north side of Kanchenjunga. We will spend the night at Mirgin La.

    Accommodation: Tea houses, lodges, and hotels
    Maximum altitude: 4,600m
    Minimum altitude: 4,580m
    Total walking hours: 7 hours
  • Day 12:Mirgin La to Gunsa Today, we will cross the 3000m height edge. The day starts with a lofty drop into a chasm. After the plummet, we will stroll through the timberlands of Rhododendrons and Firs. The walk ends up simpler at this point. Following the riverbank, we trek to the lovely Yak pastures in Pholey, 3210m. Pholey is a Tibetan town with lovely potato developments. We will stop at Phole for a loosening up mid-day break. At Pholey, we can observe the impacts of Tibetan Buddhist culture. Additionally, there is an excellent religious community in Pholey. Above Pholey, the valley enlarges up. The trail presently goes through the green fields and larch woodlands. On following the trail, we will drop down to the riverbed of Ghunsa Khola. In the wake of traverse the Ghunsa Khola, we will enter Ghunsa town. Medium-Term remain at Ghunsa.

    Accommodation: Tea houses, lodges, and hotels
    Maximum altitude: 3,595m
    Minimum altitude: 4,480m
    Total walking hours: 7 hours
  • Day 13:Gunsa to Khambachen The trail from Ghunsa right to Kambachen is inclined to avalanche. The trail goes through the off-beaten trails of Kanchenjunga North. Traveling north from Ghunsa, we will trek through the staggering territory. The trail makes a continuous climb through woods of larch and juniper. We will stroll along the east bank of the waterway. We will likewise experience some excellent glades along the trail. We will stroll over the sandy, the stone strewed riverbank way. We will cross a wood and stone extension over a waterway to reach Rambuk Kharka, 3720m. Directly after Rampuk Kharka, the trail goes through a cascade and avalanche segment. Be cautious! After the hard walk is a captivating perspective on the north substance of Mt. Jannu, 7710m. We glimpse the Jannu Glacier too. Celebrating the awesome encompassing vistas, we slip through the mountainside. At long last, we will land at Kambachen. Kambachen is a transitory settlement with little stone teahouses. These spots fill in as cabins for Kanchenjunga trekkers. In summer, it is the shepherd's settlement. While remaining in tea houses.

    Accommodation: Tea houses, lodges, and hotels
    Maximum altitude: 4,050m
    Minimum altitude: 3,595m
    Total walking hours: 6 hours
  • Day 14:Khambachen to Lhonak The trail now enters a desolate landscape. We will make our way above the terrains carved with icy blades of the high altitude glaciers. There are no villages or houses on the trail. The trail climbs gradually through moraine debris. Be careful! Your feet may slip over the iced stones. Walk slowly! The path climbs across the slopes of landslides. We will reach the beautiful pasture area in Ramtang, 4350m. The Kanchenjunga glacier starts around Ramtangat. We will come across the beautiful Ramtang Monastery. The Monastery sits next to the bridge after a waterfall. The vista is amazing. The trail continues along the north bank of the river. We will cross over the Lhonak glacier. The junction of Lhonak and Kanchenjunga glacier is a remarkable place. Maintain a speedy and steady pace. The trek is difficult. After the difficult section, we will see stunning mountains surrounding us in all directions. Towards the east is the mesmerizing Mera Peak, 6344m. Enjoying the majestic Himalayan panorama, we will follow a short downhill trail. We will arrive at Riverside now. After a while, we will see the settlement of Lhonak. Lhonak is a tiny settlement with only three or four small stone teahouses. After walking further, we will arrive at our campsite at Lhonak. Lhonak sits beside a wide and open sandy plain. The campsite in Lhonak is a big grassy plain. Lhonak offers excellent campsites. There are possibilities that we may see some wildlife. We may see the blue sheep, mountain goat or smaller animals in the rocks like hyrax and marmots. We will also see the eagle, kites, and falcons. We will stay in our tents for an overnight stay.

    Accommodation: Tea houses, lodges, and hotels
    Maximum altitude: 4,780m
    Minimum altitude: 4,050m
    Total walking hours: 6 to 7 hours
  • Day 15:Lhonak to Pang Pema Pang Pema is the local name of the Kanchenjunga north base camp. Today, we will visit the north base camp of Mt. Kanchenjunga. Hiking to the base camp is the best experience. We will climb gradually through the trail. We will follow the line of the moraine. There are some portions of the trail that are prone to landslide. Be careful while walking. Using the trekking poles will make the walk easier. After all the rocky sections are the flat grassy plain basin of Kanchenjunga North Base Camp. Enjoy the views of the towering peak of Kanchenjunga. Overnight in Pang Pema.

    Accommodation: Tea houses, lodges, and hotels
    Maximum altitude: 5,388m
    Minimum altitude: 4,780m
    Total walking hours: 8 hours
  • Day 16:Pang Pema Exploration/Rest Today, we will explore the Kanchenjunga base camp area. We will hike to the nearby ridge to see the beautiful Himalayan views. We will see the best of Mt. Jannu, the North Face of Kanchenjunga and the Chang Himal. The area is less visited. So, you can enjoy the serene and tranquil atmosphere. Explore the jaw-dropping vista of the glaciers. We may meet with some climbers who are there to attempt the Peak climbing. The climb requires an extra four days after reaching the base camp. Also, there is no need for any other climbing permits to climb Mt. Kanchenjunga. Overnight in Pang Pema.

    Accommodation: Tea houses, lodges, and hotels
    Altitude: 5,388m
  • Day 17:Trek to Gunsa It’s now time to say goodbye to the north Kanchenjunga Base Camp. Retracing our previous days, we will trek to Ghunsa. On the way; we will rejoice the splendid Himalayan vistas. Also, trekking from the previous route with a different perspective is a beautiful experience. Enjoy the marvelous sceneries around, we will trek back. Leaving behind the splendid views of Mt. Jannu, we will trek back. Be careful walking around the landslides, and over the glaciers. From Pang Pema, we will trek down to Lhonak, Kambachen, and to Ghunsa. Overnight in Ghunsa.

    Accommodation: Tea houses, lodges, and hotels
    Maximum altitude: 5,388m
    Minimum altitude: 3,595m
    Total walking hours: 7 hours
  • Day 18:Gunsa to Kyapra Today, from Gunsa, we take the way out of the peaks that follow the eye-catching Gunsa and Tamur Khola (rivers). The track passes through unbelievable forests of rhododendron, conifer, birch, and oak. The valley sides here are steep and the trail follows the river as it cascades downwards. We pass through Kyapra, the last of the Tibetan villages, and an hour or so further on, we reach a spot called Tang.

    Accommodation: Tea houses, lodges, and hotels
    Maximum altitude: 3,595m
    Minimum altitude: 2,720m
    Total walking hours: 6 hours
  • Day 19:Kyapra to Sakathum Moving ahead to arrive at the village of Sakathum, our way follows a heaving track for the first couple of hours until we reach Amjilasa. From here, there is a long steep descent from which we can see the Gunsa Khola Valley stretched out before you. You then arrive at Sakathum. Trek uphill for some time then descend to the lush green vegetation below. Continue along the Tamur River until arrive at the Olangchung Gola, the entry point of the Kanchenjunga National Park. Thus we go uphill and downhill again before crossing the Ghunsa Khola. After crossing the suspension bridge and another half an hour's walk we arrive at Sekathum. Overnight Tea House.

    Accommodation: Tea houses, lodges, and hotels
    Maximum altitude: 2,720m
    Minimum altitude: 1,650m
    Total walking hours: 7 hours
  • Day 20:Sakathum to Chirwa From Sakathum, we head to Chirwa. En route, we see the union of two rivers, Simbua Khola and Gunsa Khola. At this point, we get to see the most magnificent view of the two rivers uniting into Tamur Koshi. On following the trail along Tamur Khola, many other small tributary streams come our way. After trekking for about 4-5 hours we enter into the wonderful village of Chirwa a small Limbu village with a few lodges, shops, and camping sites. Overnight at Tea House/Lodge.

    Accommodation: Tea houses, lodges, and hotels
    Maximum altitude: 1,650m
    Minimum altitude: 1,185m
    Total walking hours: 6 hours
  • Day 21:Trek to Phurumba The road additionally leads to cultivated land and loaded pastures from Chirma. On reaching Mitlung, we stop for a healthy lunch. Then the trail zigzags throughout the path of steep stones. After climbing for about 4 hours, we reach the valley of Phurumba.

    Accommodation: Tea houses, lodges, and hotels
    Maximum altitude: 1,900m
    Minimum altitude: 1,185m
    Total walking hours: 7 hours
  • Day 22:Trek to Taplejung and to Suketar As we go away from the valley, we keep on climbing along the ridge for about 3 hours to Taplejung village. We can roam around the village viewing the villagers getting along with their daily routine. As Nepalese folks are generally friendly, chances are we may get invited to a few village homes. From then on, easy climb for about 2 hours, we finally reach the airstrip at Suketar where we conclude the trip of the day.

    Accommodation: Tea houses, lodges, and hotels
    Maximum altitude: 2,420m (Suketar)
    Minimum altitude: 1,900m
    Total walking hours: 7 to 8 hours
  • Day 23:Flight to Kathmandu via Biratnagar We fly back to Biratnagar and then take a flight to Kathmandu. The flight is a scenic flight. In clear weather, we will see the aerial views of some snowy peaks. The views are impressive. There will be transferred to the hotel upon arrival.

    Accommodation: Tea houses, lodges, and hotels
    Maximum altitude: 2,420m
    Minimum altitude: 1,400m
    Total flight time: 40 minutes

Cost Includes

  • Airport picks upon your arrival and a drop at the end of your trip
  • TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management Systems)
  • Nights accomodation in Biratnagar and Suketar
  • Domestic airfare
  • Trekking Map
  • Complete free trekking information before going to trek
  • Tasty and hygienic organic welfare dinner at the end of the tour in Kathmandu
  • Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trek
  • All nights in local teahouses/lodges during trekking
  • An experienced licensed holder guide and needed number of porters as per your group size
  • Medical first aid kit box ( which is carried by your team) 
  • Foods, flight tickets, accommodations and local tax for guide & porters
  • Down jacket, sleeping bag and all necessary trekking gears are available in a hire

Cost Excludes

  • Your travel insurance ( Travel insurance is compulsory to take an adventure trip and it must be covered both medical & emergency evacuation with the worth of USD100, 000.00 minimum. 
  • International flight tickets and departure tax
  • Nepal entry visa fees
  • Any kind of drinks (tea, coffee, water, hot water, etc) and of bar bills (alcoholic beverages)
  • Hot shower, WIFI, any electronic battery charges during only in trekking  
  • Tips and gratitude to your guides, porters, and drivers
  • Extra night accommodation or meals in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure and early return from trekking (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary

Accommodation During Kanchenjunga Circuit Trekking

Well in the whole trek, we will stay at teahouse. All the accommodations are on a twin-shared basis. Single supplement will be served on request and will cost an additional. Understand that the Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek involves trekking in remote locations so the restroom facilities in the tea-houses will be basic.

Food while Kanchenjunga Circuit Trekking

In Kathmandu part, we include breakfast but in trekking part, we include three meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) a day in tea house/lodges that you can choose from teahouse/restaurant menu but if you are on the big group at that time your guide/team leader will choose the food for you. Meals are generally available in Nepalese and continental cuisines on different taste in everyplace but you have to eat the meals in the same tea house where you are going to staying at night but if you are staying in tented camp (Camping) then our cook prepares food and provides to you.

Acclimatization for Kanchenjunga Circuit Trekking

AMS (acute mountain sickness) is a serious issue. It is the consequence of the breakdown of the body to adapt to high altitude and can affect anyone, regardless of age or fitness. It usually occurs above 1,800 meters and the likelihood of being affected increases as you ascend. The way to decrease the effects of altitude is to ascend slowly, 300 meters per day above 3,000 meters until you have acclimatized. Poor acclimatization results in headache, nausea, sleeplessness, difficulty breathing and swelling of fingers and glands. The only cure for AMS is to descend to a lower altitude and your guide’s decision on this matter is final. When you are planning to trek above 3,000 meters we recommend not walks faster. If you will get altitude sickness please consult with your guide to go down at least 500 meters to recover.

Physical Condition & Experience Requirements for Kanchenjunga Circuit Trekking

The excursion is sorted as troublesome as we will go in high height for a long term and cross a couple of Himalayan passes. Along these lines, past trekking background, physical wellness, and an inspirational mentality are fundamental. It is in every case best to begin running and practicing normally, in any event, a couple of months before the genuine trek. Members with previous ailments, for example, heart, lung, and blood illnesses are required to counsel their primary care physician before taking the outing. It is additionally exhorted that we illuminate Himalayan Glacier about the ailment before booking the trek.

Trekking equipment During Kanchenjunga Circuit Trekking

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

  • Four seasons 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 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-Stopper jacket (optional).
  • A pair’s nylon hiking shorts 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 for Kanchenjunga Circuit Trekking

  • Extra Strength Excedrin for altitude related headaches.
  • Ibuprofen for general aches and pains.
  • Immodium or Pepto Bismol capsules for upset stomach or diarrhea.
  • Diamox 125 or 250mg 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.

Miscellaneous but Important Things During Kanchenjunga Circuit Trekking

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