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  • Duration 22 Days
  • Trip Grade High
  • Trip Destination Kanchenjunga
  • Starts at Kathmandu
  • Ends at Kathmandu
  • Max. Altitude 5120m
  • Trip Type Tea house trek
  • Transport Private vehicle / By Air
  • Accommodation Teahouse


  • Magnificent views of Mt. Kanchenjunga, Mt. Jannu, Mera Peak, and many others.
  • The beautiful remote villages in the Kanchenjunga region.
  • Experience of walking over the glaciers.
  • Pass by beautiful Monasteries, Chorten, temples and prayer walls
  • Pristine Rhododendron forest and the high alpine passes.
  • The settlements of Tibetan refugees on the Kanchenjunga Trekking Routes.
  • Wildlife species in Kanchenjunga region like musk deer, snow leopard, blue sheep.
  • Learn about traditional Sherpa villages with unique cultures first hand
  • Last-minute booking facility
  • Safe and secure online booking facility
  • Elite cost inclusions and exclusions
  • Free cancellation policy

Kanchenjunga Trekking is a remote, wild and loaded trekking with amazing natural experience. Named after Kanchenjunga Peak (8,586m), the world's third-highest mountain in the world, this trekking area is situated in Taplejung District in the north-eastern part of Nepal on the fringes of Sikkim and Tibet.

The Kanchenjunga trekking territory is notable for its three-stream valleys. These are the Simbua Khola, the Ghunsa and the Tamur valleys. In 1997, the Government of Nepal in help of WWF has pronounced the center territory of Kanchenjunga district as a "Gift to the Earth".

The major features of the Kanchenjunga trekking are the brilliant perspectives on Kanchenjunga Massif, differed scenes of backwoods, waterways, icy masses and charming woodland of rhododendrons, pine, orchids, and oak.

Kanchenjunga trekking specializes with Kanchenjunga Conservation Area. Spread in a region of 2,035 square kilometers, Kanchenjunga Conservation Area is the fascination under which you will discover the uncommon and mesmerizing floral and faunal perspective of rhododendrons, orchids, garbage deer, snow panther, Asiatic wild bear, red panda and so forth.

Kanchenjunga trekking territory is likewise a worldwide hotspot for plant biodiversity. Upward of 23 types of rhododendrons and more than 2,000 blooming plants have been recognized here.

The Kanchenjunga trekking enables you to find the interesting nearby culture and life-style of the local individuals. They reside in the peaceful town that stretches passing the outskirt to Tibet and Sikkim.

This Kanchenjunga trekking locale is wealthy in ethnic assortment with a variety of culture with more than 11 ethnic networks including Limbus, Sherpa, Rai, Chhetri, and Brahmins.

The region additionally has a score of cloisters, chortens, sanctuaries, supplication dividers which structures a woven artwork of rich social legacy. Kanchenjunga Trekking is absolutely an outdoor trek for enjoying splendid mountain local and natural viewpoint.

Kanchenjunga trekking route progressively scrambles from 1,200 meters (4,000 feet) to 5,180 meters (17,094 feet) above sea level. The atmosphere, during this trek to Kanchenjunga, differs from the subtropical rainstorm and sticky summer at the lower rises to cold and wet winter in the snow-capped district.

En route, you will stroll along trails utilized by local people and yaks (and yak herders), while the fundamental Kanchenjunga trekking has still been portrayed as 'untracked'. Amid this trekking experience, we will likewise traverse a few passes including Mirgin La Pass which offers magnificent perspectives on Kanchenjunga Massif.

Best Time for Kanchenjunga Trekking

The best month/season for trekking to the Kanchenjunga region is from early March to mid-May and from October to late November. We suggest escaping the monsoon season which keeps running from around late May to mid/late September.

Throughout the winter, numerous locals person will move to bring down rises and teahouses will close so the main choice will camp and it will be incredibly cold. In the springtime, you can see a mind-blowing show of the Rhododendrons in bloom, with the numerous assortments becoming here blossoming in various colors.

In spring, the trails will be drier while in autumn the skies are perfectly clear however the trails may have changed with the monsoon rain. Kanchenjunga Trekking slays worldwide with its enormous beauty and concealed treasure of mountain perspective, local cultural and historic amusement, sunrise and sunset panorama, and a lot of superiorities that can setback the mind of anyone.

Nepal Trek Adventure and Expedition (NTA) delivers this utmost occasion of exploring around one of the highest peaks in the world, Mount Kanchenjunga via Kanchenjunga Trekking itinerary in the most exclusive cost descriptions. Also, the itineraries are customizable; and likewise, tailor-made itineraries are also applicable. Hence, feel free to contact us anytime anywhere.

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  • Duration(40 to 45 min)

Today, we will take a local departure from Kathmandu to Bhadrapur. Bhadrapur airplane terminal is 621 km a long way from Kathmandu. It takes 45 min to reach Bhadrapur from Kathmandu by means of flights. The air terminal is additionally called "Chandragadhi Airport". Bhadrapur is the portal to India from south-eastern Nepal. Likewise, it is the portal to the different vacationer goals in the Himalayas. Bhadrapur is where we begin our trek to the Kanchenjunga district. You will see enormous markets in Bhadrapur. This spot has great administrations like legitimate instruction, transportation, and wellbeing administrations. In Bhadrapur, there is Police and military central command too. Bhadrapur is celebrated for its rice development. You will see enormous quantities of rice processes there. Overnight stay in the 'Tea City of Nepal', Bhadrapur.

  • Highest Altitude(1,820m)

We drive from the flatland of Bhadrapur towards Taplejung by means of Mechi Highway. We will begin driving towards the green slopes of Ilam. Ilam is called as the Queen of Hills. You will see flawless slopes with a calm atmosphere, rich terrains. The low green slopes and the tea developments make an excellent picturesque view. Presently, we drive towards Taplejung by means of Phidim. Getting a charge out of the lovely views, we will drive up to Suketar. Suketar is where the genuine trek begins tomorrow. Overnight stay in Suketar, Taplejung.

  • Highest Altitude(1,270m)

Today is our first day of real trekking. Following to morning breakfast in Suketar, we will set off to Chirwa. The trekking begins with a declining stroll to Mitlung. We will begin following the Kanchenjunga trek course. The trail takes us through the picturesque fields and little towns. We will cross the Hungdewa Khola and the Tamur River in transit. Trekking further towards Mitlung, we will pursue the east bank of the Tamur stream. The trail continuously plunges and ascends along the riverside. We will stroll through the striking rough fields and avalanches. We will trek into the valley of Limbu individuals in Mitlung. We will enjoy a short reprieve at Mitlung. From Mitlung, we begin trekking tough for quite a while. After the tough is a progressive plunge to the Sinwa town. Sinwa is a little town where you will meet loads of bright neighborhood individuals.

From Sinwa, we keep on Tawa. From Tawa, the trail is again a tough trip. Following the tough and downhill trail, we will meet a wooden extension at the This Khola, 1140m. We will cross the extension. On proceeding through the trail, we will appreciate the incredible environment. We will stroll along the riverbank of Chirwa Khola and land in Chirwa. Chirwa is a little Limbu town with a couple of hotels, shops, and campgrounds. Overnight stay in Chirwa town.

  • Highest Altitude(1,660m)

Getting up in the morning and having breakfast, we will continue our trek through the TamorNadi valley, which turns into Ghunsariver past Simbuwa Khola just before Sekathum, a tributary originating from Yalung glacier. The scenery transforms slowly while the valley opens more and more. After a very beautiful trek, we will stay overnight in Sekathum having hot and delicious local dinner.

  • Highest Altitude(2,730m)

Today is an effortless day. The walk is relatively shorter than the other days. After having a nice breakfast in Sekathum, we will set off towards Gyabla. We will stroll through thick woodland. Scaling the trekking trail through the thick backwoods is a lovely encounter. We will feel near the mountains as we move up and wind alongside the backwoods. The vast majority of the backwoods has Bamboo, Rhododendrons, and Gnarled Brown Oaks. In the wake of climbing the tough through the woods, we will touch base at a level edge. From that point, we can get amazing perspectives on the mountains.  The move to Kyapart is steep. The Ghunsa town sits amidst terraced slopes. The town is at about 350m up from the Ghunsa Khola. Celebrate the views of terraced fields, gushing Ghunsa Khola, and inaccessible scenes. In the wake of strolling for quite a while, we will achieve the little Gyabla town. Overnight stay in Gyabla.

  • Highest Altitude(3,595m)

Today, we will cross the 3000m elevation threshold. The day starts with a steep descent into a gorge. After the descent, we will walk through the forests of Rhododendrons and Firs. The walk becomes easier now. Following the riverbank, we trek to the beautiful Yak pastures in Pholey, 3210m. Pholey is a Tibetan village with beautiful potato cultivations. We will stop at Pholey for a relaxing lunch break. At Pholey, we can witness the influences of the Tibetan Buddhist culture. Also, there is a beautiful monastery in Pholey.  The trail now passes through the green fields and larch forests. On following the trail, we will descend down to the riverbed of Ghunsa Khola. After crossing the bridge over the Ghunsa Khola, we will enter Ghunsa village. An overnight stay at Ghunsa.

    Today is our acclimatization day in Ghunsa town. During high elevation treks, we should get our body adjusted to the evolving climate. The measure of oxygen noticeable all around decreases as we trek to the higher heights. In this way, we are inclined to intense mountain disorder. In this way, we plan an acclimatization day after a specific height gain. We will remain dynamic by climbing up to the encompassing edges. We will climb up through the rich woodlands to the Lpasan La Monastery. In the wake of getting a charge out of some time there, we will plummet back to Ghunsa. Ghunsa is the keep going lasting settlement on the Kanchenjunga Base Camp trek course. We will go through some great occasions toward the evening at Ghunsa.

    • Highest Altitude(4,050m)

    The trail from Ghunsa right to Khambachen is inclined to avalanche. The trail goes through the off-beaten trails of Kanchenjunga North. Traveling north from Ghunsa, we will trek through the tremendous territory. The trail makes a slow climb through a backwoods of larch and juniper. We will stroll along the east bank of the stream. We will likewise experience some delightful knolls along the trail. We will stroll over the sandy, the stone is strewn riverbank way. We will cross a wood and stone extension over a stream to reach Rambuk Kharka, 3720m. Directly after Rambuk Kharka, the trail goes through a cascade and avalanche area. Be cautious! After the hard walk is a charming perspective on the north essence of Mt. Jannu, 7710m.

    We glimpse the Jannu Glacier also. Celebrating the awesome encompassing vistas, we dive through the mountainside. At long last, we will touch base at Khambachen. Khambachen is a brief settlement with little stone teahouses. These spots fill in as hotels for Kanchenjunga trekkers. In summer, it is the shepherd's settlement. While remaining in tea houses, we should bargain with our solace. The offices are essential. Outdoors is superior to remaining in the teahouses. We will camp at the base of Jannu Glacier. From the campground, we will see an amplified perspective on Kanchenjunga massif and Mt. Jannu.

    • Highest Altitude(4,780m)

    The trail presently enters a barren scene. We will advance over the landscapes cut with frigid edges of the high elevation icy masses. There are no towns or houses on the trail. The trail climbs continuously through moraine trash. Be cautious! Your feet may slip over the frosted stones. We will achieve the lovely field region in Ramtang, 4350m. The Kanchenjunga ice sheet begins around Ramtangat. We will go over the delightful Ramtang Monastery. The Monastery sits beside the extension after a cascade. The vista is astonishing.

    The trail proceeds with the north bank of the waterway. We will traverse the Lhonak ice sheet. The intersection of Lhonak and Kanchenjunga ice sheet is a noteworthy spot. Keep up a fast and enduring pace. The trek is troublesome. After the troublesome segment, we will see staggering mountains encompassing us every which way. Towards the east is the entrancing Mera Peak, 6344m. Getting a charge out of the great Himalayan scene, we will pursue a short downhill trail. We will touch base at Riverside now. Sooner or later, we will see the settlement of Lhonak.

    Lhonak is a minor settlement with just three or four little stone teahouses. In the wake of strolling further, we will touch base at our campground at Lhonak. Lhonak sits alongside a wide and open sandy plain. The campground in Lhonak is a major green plain. Lhonak offers magnificent campgrounds. There are potential outcomes that we may see some untamed life. We may see the blue sheep, mountain goat or littler creatures in the stones like hyrax and marmots. We will likewise observe the bird, kites, and hawks. We will remain in our tents for medium-term remains. The settlement is preferable on a tent over in the teahouses.

    • Highest Altitude(5,065m)

    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.

    • Highest Altitude(5,140m)

    It’s now time to say goodbye to the beautiful Kanchenjunga. 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, Khambachen, and to Ghunsa. Overnight stay in Ghunsa.

    • Highest Altitude(4,290m)

    From Ghunsa, we divert towards the right-hand side leaving the trail to Gyabla. The trail is a steep uphill trek to Sele Le. This section is also isolated from human settlements. Most of the trail passes through the dense forest of Rhododendron and Juniper. At Sele Le, there are only one or two small teahouses made up of stones. Lots of travelers claim that they see snow leopards on this section. Do not go far from teahouses at night. Stay warm, stay safe. Overnight in Sele Le.

    • Highest Altitude(3,870m)

    Wake up early as you have a long journey passing through Mirgin La pass (4,480m). Climb gradually through the alpine scrubs of rhododendrons and junipers. Encounter the splendid views, Mani stones, and look for the eagle. Lunch en-route. Total 7 walking hours. Overnight at the mountain lodge/camp in Tseram.

    • Highest Altitude(4,580m)

    After having our morning breakfast we will start our journey. The trek won’t be so long and tiring today. Following ascend for some time; we will be at the beautiful point of the Yalung Glacier. The trail will be taking us through a valley trail where the waling won’t be so harsh and on the other hand we will be enjoying the view of mountain peaks during our trek. On the way, we will have to pass via Lapsang and then we will reach to Ramche.

    • Highest Altitude(5,364m)

    Today, we will investigate the Yalung glacier mass and the Oktang Base Camp. We will begin ahead of schedule after a warm breakfast in Tseram as Oktang is 7km away. Today, we will pick up a rise of 300m. Getting a charge out of the lovely look at cold mountains and edges, we will trek higher. The perspective of Kanchenjunga is astounding. We will see dazzling perspectives on Mt. Rothang and Kabru on the Nepal - Sikkim fringe. The view is great. The more you climb higher, the more and close the vistas get.

    We will climb past the nose of the Yalung Glacier. Subsequent to investigating the appealing highlights of Yalung glacier mass, we will climb further. We will stroll through a progression of removal valleys. Presently, we will achieve the Oktang Base Camp, the South base camp. Appreciate the great perspective on Khumbakarna Glacier. The base camp shows the most delightful perspective on the eastern piece of the icy mass. We will see heavenly perspectives on the Kanchenjunga south face. Additionally, wonderful perspectives on the solidified lakes and perfectly clear streams show up on our way while we trek. The perspectives on Kokthan, Rathong, and Kabru are the present features. We slide to Tseram for stay overnight there.

    • Highest Altitude(2,995m)

    Starting from Tseram, we will see the marvelous view of towering peaks Kabru and Rathong. Today, we will trek downhill to the lower altitudes. On walking further, we will see glorious views of the snowy Himalayan panorama. Enjoy the glimpses of the snow-capped giants ahead of you. We will see the impressive view of the Yalung Glacier. We follow a steady descent through the forests. Most of the forests are Rhododendron and Pine to Torongten. We follow the easy trail along the Simbuwa Khola. Walking through the jungles of Pine and Rhododendrons, we will make our way to Torongten. Overnight in Torongten.

    • Highest Altitude(1,792m)

    Today, we trek from Torongten to Sherpa Gaun. It takes around 8 hours for completion of today’s trek. The lunch will be provided on the way and we will stay overnight at a local teahouse in Sherpa Gaun.

    • Highest Altitude(1,860m)

    Enjoy the views of Kanchenjunga and a forest walk on steps down through hot and steamy but very prosperous hamlets growing millet, maize, and rice to Delok (upper) Khesewa (2125m) for lunch. Drop steeply to a lovely waterfall under Khesewa and make a long climbing traverse, around a ridge and another long traverse lined with clear small waterfalls, to an endless flight of stairs and down to the neat houses of Phungphung Danda (1860m Phumpe, Phumpe Danda). Fresh red cardamom (Elainchi) is harvested at this season from the ginger-like plants under shade trees, at the risk of snakebite to the laborers. The very settled and rich countryside that exudes happiness.

    • Highest Altitude(2,190m)

    We will have a delicious morning breakfast and begin our journey. The trail descends down and crosses suspension bridge of Takshewa Khola. Then trek through the cultivation and terraces while ascending and descending. After 3 hrs, lunch en-route at Phumpe Danda (1,750m). Continue along the final ascend to Kande Bhanjang at the hilltop. We will stay overnight in Kande Bhanjang and eat some delicious local dinner and enjoy the sleep.

    • Highest Altitude(2,220m)

    The trail continues as you descend and cross Pha Khola. Walkthrough oak forest to the Simbu village with good views of Makalu. Lunch en-route. Climb almost 300m to reach Lali Kharka (2,000m). Explore the village in the evening. Dinner. Overnight at the mountain lodge in Lali Kharka.

    • Highest Altitude(2,320)

    Today you will walk only 2 hours of easy trekking along the forested ridge. First, we will have our morning breakfast and get ready to back from the beautiful trekking. Then a short descent to Suketar (2,300m) and take a lunch. Explore this beautiful village in Suketar with a lot of cafes available. Enjoy the last evening of the trek. Dinner and overnight at the lodge in Suketar.

      While after having our breakfast, we will take a flight for Biratnagar from Suketar and after reaching Biratnagar we will again take the next flight for Kathmandu. If you have the home return flight for the same day, then our company representatives will drop you to the airport. If not then to the hotel.
      Also, if you want, you can extend the trip with us. We will organize the trip much faster in proficient way cut-edging just a few moments.

      Our team guides, porters and accompanying staff are locals with a broad knowledge about each and every location that we travel through.

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      What's Included

      Domestic & International Airport Pickup – Drop-off Services

      • International arrival pickup
      • Domestic airport drop off from hotel (Starting of trek) 
      • Domestic airport Pick up transfer to hotel (After the trek) 
      • International drop-off on your final departure day

      Domestic flight 

      • Kathmandu to Bhadrapur 
      • Suketar to Biratnagar to Kathmandu


      • Bhadrapur to Taplejung by local bus/jeep


      • 2 nights hotel in Kathmandu on BB Plan (Twin sharing basis)
      • 20 nights at local guest houses/lodges 
      • If you want to upgrade the hotels in Kathmandu (Apply the Addons option)

      Trekking Permit

      • Local Government Entry Permit (Trek Card)
      • Trekkers Information Management Systems Card (TIMS)
      • Kanchenjunga Special Permit
      • Kanchenjunga Conservation Area Project Permits

      Food During the trek

      • 21 Breakfast: Local and continental choices from tea house Menu
      • 22 Lunch: Simple and light lunch in lunch camp tea houses 
      • 21 Dinner: Veg and Non-Veg Meals of your choice domestic and continental foods from the local tea house Menu
      • 1 Farewell dinner in Kathmandu at the best restaurant with the NTA Team 

      Includes Guide/Porter Services & Their Liabilities

      • English-speaking government trekking guide
      • With a minimum of 10 years experience
      • All meals for Guide/Porter
      • Insurances for Guide & Porter (Emergency evacuation and accidental medical expenses)
      • Salary as per the company standard rate (which is recommended by the concerned association of the tourism industry)
      • A first-aid kit box carried by our team

      What's Excluded

      • Nepal visa fees upon arrival in Nepal
      • Tips and gratitude to the guides, drivers, porters, other staff, etc.
      • Extra-day expenses apart from the scheduled itinerary 
      • Personal expenses like drinks, laundry, shopping, personal gear, hot shower, electronic battery recharges, and WiFi
      • All other expenses not included in the cost includes list.
      • Travel Insurance: It must be covered for both medical and emergency evacuations with a minimum value of USD 100,000.

      Availability & Private Trip

      For those interested in joining a group tour, we offer a fixed departure date. However, if you prefer to choose your own date for the trip, we encourage you to explore our Book a Private Trip section, which provides the flexibility of booking on any day of your choice, as private trips offer daily availability.

      Select a Trip DateSmall Group Departure
      Start DateStart: WednesdayApr 24, 2024End DateEnd: WednesdayMay 15, 2024PricePriceUS $3050StatusStatusGuaranteed
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      Accommodation During Kanchenjunga Trek

      A Tea House is the combination of a guest house, restaurant, and social hang out. Private rooms are available in most Tea Houses, except for high altitudes ones where it will be just dormitories. The lodges are fairly basic. The rooms are spare with twin beds and very little additional furniture.

      Blankets are generally provided. There is a large dining room-cum-lounge, warmed by the Bukhara stove (an iron cylinder, fitted with a chimney duct, in which a log fire is lighted. There is normally no electric lighting in the rooms unless the village has hydroelectric power.

      The dining room usually has solar lighting. Most teahouses now also have electricity for charging small appliances - mobile phones and cameras - and there may be a small charge for this.

      Food During Kanchenjunga Trek

      Food is very important for everyone so, your guide will suggest delicious, hygienic and each place special food during your trip. While trekking you can have a typical Nepali food, Local famous foods, Chinese and continental food as well.

      Mountain restaurant owner prefers not to order many dishes and waste food as they would like to cater more trekkers with limited food before runoff stuck. It's a week or more days' hard work to porters and caravans to bring food to these places. During this trek you will usually have breakfast and dinner at the same Lodge; lunch will be eaten at one of the trail side restaurants en-route.

      Getting There & Away

      There are many different ways to get from Kathmandu to the start point of this trek. Depending on your dates, you may find it best to adjust your itinerary to the available flights. Flights are available from Kathmandu to Bhadrapur from where you fly or drive to Suketar airport near Taplejung.

      You can also fly from Kathmandu to Biratnagar from where you can fly to the small airport at Tumlingtar (an alternative start/endpoint for longer treks in this region). Direct flights may also be available, although flight schedules are subject to change so it is important to ask your local specialist for the best way to get there for your planned travel dates.

      Mountain airports like Taplejung and Tumlingtar are also vulnerable to delays, so it is a good idea to build in buffer days in case you need to drive in/out due to bad weather.

      Overland options include hiring a vehicle from Kathmandu or one of the fly-drive combinations above. Buses are available and far cheaper but are only for those with the time available for the very long bus trip to eastern Nepal, plus the connecting transport (bus or jeep) up into the hills. The styles of tourist buses that run from Kathmandu to Pokhara are not available for this region.

      What is the Kanchenjunga Trekking?

      One of the most real and unspoiled of trekking adventures of Nepal, the Kanchenjunga Trekking is a journey that takes trekkers deep into the remote mountain ranges that border Nepal, Sikkim, and Tibet.

      It is considered one of the best rural trekking adventures in Nepal that, most often than not, circuits around the country’s eastern region. The Kanchenjunga region is among the most remote regions of Nepal.

      Specifically, the Kanchenjunga Trek takes trekkers through the Kanchenjunga Conservation Area, and the region is named after Mount Kanchenjunga- the world’s third-highest Himalayan peak and the second highest Himalayan peak of Nepal. The trek occurs in the northeastern corner of Nepal near Sikkim in the Taplejung district of the country.

      Kanchenjunga Base Camp Weather

      Spring (April to May) and autumn (September to November) are a perfect time for the trekking in the Kanchenjunga locale. During the two seasons, the climate is wonderful and the perspectives are likewise great.

      The days are bright and warm however during the night the temperatures fall beneath the solidifying level. In the pre-winter season, with a charming temperature, the view is additionally great. There is still little greenery left at the lower trails.

      The sky is blue you'll get the chance to appreciate the incredible all-encompassing perspectives on the environment. Spring is a second-best time for trekking in the Kanchenjunga district. Toward the start of the spring season, the high passes may be shut.

      The temperature will in general gradually ascend amidst the season. What's more, toward the finish of the period, the atmosphere is hot and sticky. Likewise, during this season, the awesome blossoming rhododendron bloom along the trail makes the trek progressively charming.

      Throughout the winter season, crossing the Sela La Pass is testing. In this manner, you'll scarcely experience the trekkers along the trail. The greater part of the teahouses is additionally shut.

      This is an extraordinary time for those trekkers looking for a one of a kind trekking background. During the storm, the trail is dangerous, sloppy and there is additionally a high shot of avalanches and flood in this locale. So the trekking during this time may be somewhat hazardous.

      Kanchenjunga Trek Difficulty

      Kanchenjunga trek is delegated a requesting trek as far as remoteness and height. The beginning stage of the trek is at Taplejung you'll be at an elevation of more than 1800 m. numerous individuals are not used to these elevations.

      Ordinarily, the rises increases will be in the scope of 400-800 m every day. During the trek, when there is a huge increase in the elevation then you'll get an acclimatization day for some touring and investigation of encompassing regions.

      This will likewise assist you with getting acclimated to the high elevation. The most astounding point on Kanchenjunga trek from the southern side is arranged at Ramche, 4,610 m over the ocean level.

      It is come to by following the trail of Yanglung Glacier. Though the most noteworthy purpose of Kanchenjunga northern base camp is arranged at Pang Pema, 5,100 m over the ocean level. It is come to by a following the moraine of the Kanchenjunga Glacier.

      Base camp situated over the ice sheet offers a shocking perspective on the north substance of Kanchenjunga and Yalung Kang (Kanchenjunga west). Correlation with other well-known trekking trails like Everest and Annapurna, this trekking trail gets a far couple of trekkers.

      The trekkers ought to be physically and rationally fit enough to stroll for in any event 6 hours every day. You may need to stroll over the elusive and soak trails. You may need to cross the high passes.

      The trekking trails additionally include long ascensions, rough territory, and soak plunges. Along these lines, for this past trekking knowledge will include a little bit of leeway.

      Altitude sickness

      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.

      Frequently Asked Questions

      • Q1. Where is Kanchenjunga?

        Kanchenjunga, the third-highest peak in the world, situated at the mighty Himalayas at an elevation of 8586 meters has its major share in the northeast state of Sikkim, India, and shares space with Nepal and Tibet. It is in the large portion of Himalaya called the Kanchenjunga Himal and it spreads over 7000 meters.

      • Good quality and sturdy trekking shoes that cover your ankles. Refrain from using sport shoes for your own safety and the trails are uneven and tricky hence requiring good grip trekking shoes. If you are buying new shoes for your trek, please remember to use them for at least a month before you commence your holiday.

      • You will be served Indian vegetarian food during this trek. Breakfast and Dinner are included. Himalayan water is considered a clean and mineral water but to be on the safe side you will get boiled water with chlorine tablets.

      • Altitude sickness is very common among trekkers during Himalayan treks; it is wise to consult your doctor for the right medication before your trip. Drinking lots of water can also help stabilize the body along with resting at regular intervals. The best rate of acclimatization is to gain no more than 300m (1000 feet) per day. If you increase this rate you will be much more susceptible to Elevation Sickness. Getting adequate sleep also can help avoid this.

      • No. Since both these activities can let your body dehydrate easily. Then you will find it very difficult to complete the stretches. Alcohol will open the pores in your skin and let the cold get inside and make the body temperature in terms with the temperature outside. But it will finally lead you to feel dehydrated and thirsty. Hence try not to smoke or consume alcohol. Many of the trekking tours will not allow the participants to do any such activities during the trek.

      • The best season to embark on this trek is between the months of Mid April – June and Mid September - November. Trekkers should avoid going for trekking during the monsoon as the trails get slippery and roads remain blocked due to torrential rains. In the winter season, the trekking is often impossible as it snows heavenly and trails become inaccessible and the weather quite foul.

      • Being a restricted area, the solo trek is not allowed in this region. You can encounter high risk in such a wild and uneven topography. The rule demands a companion along the journey or in a group with a registered guide. The trails might lead to difficult landscapes and even communication is poor. You will rarely meet a large group of people along the journey except in the lodges. So, it is not an option to trek alone in this region.

      What Our Clients Say
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        Parthia MamasAustria,October 30, 2019

        Kanchenjunga Trekking with Nepal Trek Adventure

        I hailed down originated from the Kanchenjunga Trekking of 22 days with Nepal Trek Adventures and Expedition. I can't suggest the association with NTA enough with words. Simple booking and brilliant correspondence before the journey; dependable gathering and welcoming nature, moves and inns either end of the trek. The trek was driven by inviting, prepared guidance and aided by extraordinary watchmen (guides and porters). They were great in the English language and had a more noteworthy experience in the Kanchenjunga trekking venture. They dealt with the gathering effectively. The splendid spotlight was on security, particularly nourishment cleanliness and crisis treatment (some minors though). I might want to trek with Nepal Trek Adventure and Expedition over and over in my lifetime. Highly recommended!

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        Gunk Malabar:Uruguay,October 07, 2019

        Kanchenjunga Trekking Experience in Nepal

        We recently returned from an amazing Kanchenjunga Trek. Throughout the trek, we got to see various scenes and huge forests. Those panoramas gave us stunning knowledge in the high route Himalaya. The trail along the Tamor waterway and Gunsa stream were glorious. Moreover, the holy Pathivara Devi Temple lies in this trek. Rai, Limbu, Gurung, Tamang and Brahmin culture are as yet flawless and special. The two Buddhists and Hindus are religiously joined together. People are friendly, and they grow rice, millet, potatoes and now the cardamoms plantation. Sheep, Goats, cows, Yaks, Buffalo, and bull are the domestic cattle and produce the ghee, Chhurpee, Cheese, wool, and meats. The trekking trail was quite damaged after the monsoon. Numerous suspension and wood made bridges were gone. The track is changed. Furthermore, some teashops and houses were in danger of flooding. Because of Landslides, the best way to Khabachen to Lhonak is dangerous. There you ought to know while walking. Regularly stones are falling. While we were there, I saw people working and rebuilding. Even though the trial was dangerous, our guide Rajan Rijal never let us feels afraid. He, every time tried us to get distracted from that dangerous trail from his funny jokes and tales. Shout out to Nepal Trek Adventure and Expedition and the whole team. You guys are amazing and always make us want to go on a more amazing trek like this again and again with you all. I promise to visit you guys when I visit Nepal next time. Thank you!


      Why travel with Nepal Trek Adventure?

      Nepal Trek Adventure and Expedition is one of the best local travel companies based in Kathmandu with leading adventures.

      • Expert Guides
        Expert Guides

        Our experienced guides have extensive knowledge of the local area and culture, ensuring a safe and authentic adventure.

      • Top-notch Customer Service
        Top-notch Customer Service

        Our team is dedicated to providing exceptional customer service, from personalized trip planning to attentive support throughout your journey.

      • Flexibility

        We understand that travel plans can change, which is why we offer flexible itineraries and customizable tours to meet your specific needs and preferences.

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        Unmatched Value

        We strive to provide the best value for your money, with competitive pricing and transparent, all-inclusive pricing that eliminates hidden fees.


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