Kanchenjunga Trekking

Everyday more less 6 to 7 hours Trek.

Day 01 : Kathmandu to Hille :1990 m. Fly ( 45 minutes) to Biratnagar & drive ( 5 hours ) to Hile. Hile is a quaint "frontier" town with a main street of the busy shops. The town is mixed with Chhitri,Magar , Tamang, Limbu , Rai, & some Bhotia.

Day 02 : Hille to Shidua : Shidua (2237 m) via Jorbhatti village. when the weatheris clear distant snow- capped peaks are visible.

Day 03 : Shidua to Door Pani : panoramic views of Mt. Makalu ..(8356 m), Mt. Chamlang (7207 m) can be seen and ends at Door Pani.

Day 04 : Door Pani to Gupha Pokhari : 2980.m The famous rododendron & bamboo , past small ponds & scattered houses to the village of Gupta Pokhari where there are small stone houses,Tibetan prayer flags, along with ( Rai& Limbu )tribal culture.

Day 05 : Gupha Pokhari to Nesum : Crosses the pass at 2980 m, then walk to Nesum (1591 m), via Gurja Gaun for the overnight.

Day 06 : Nesum to Taplejung 1772 m

Day 07 : Taplejung to Chiruwa 1171 m

Day 08 : Chiruwa to Sakathum 1626. m The Yalung Glacier on the south side of Kanchanjungha can be seen from this trek

Day 09 : Sakathum to Amjilassa 2400.m

Day 10 : Amjilassa to Kyapra village 2730. m ( day rest ) Good views of the valley & several open yak grazing pastures exist here & clear side-streams provide good water supply.

Day 11 : Kyapra village to Ghunsa village 3480.m

Day 12 : Ghunsa village to Khambachen:View of Mt.Jannu (7594 m) or The Mystery Peak or The terror. Walk to Khambachen..4069. m for the camping.

Day 13 : A rest day is taken here to enable time to relax.

Day 14 : Khambachen to Lhonak : From this walk can be seen Kanchanjungha Glacier and crosses the lateral moraine then to the junction of Lhonak Glacier and the valley. After crossing the junction the trek ends at Lhonak (7409 m) camping

Day 15 : Excursion around Lhonak : 4700.m Day trip to Pangpema, observe the glaciers and mountain views.

Day 16 : Lhonak- Ghunsa Village: 4700. m , Same way back.

Day 17 : Ghunsa- Ramche or Tserang : You have two alternative Lapang- La pass( 5932 m ) or Miring- La pass ( 4805 m ). If you follow the Lapang- La pass you will reach Ramche and if you follow the Miring- La pass you will reach Tserang.

Day 18 : Ramche- Tserang : Trek back viewing Yalung Glacier and the south face of Kanchanjungha, and walk to Tser.

Day 20 : Tseram to Ramite Bhanjyang (3201 m) : Walk to Torontan (2943 m) through rhododendron forest and rests at Ramite Bhanjyang.

Day 21 : Ramite Bhanjyang- Yamphudin : Walk steeply to Omja Khola and walk the Dub Bhanjyang pass (2357 m) and descend to Yamphudin.

Day 22 : Yamphudin to Ponphe (1652 m) : Walk to Kabell Khola then ascend to Mamanka, a Limbu village & walk to Ponphe overnight camping .

Day 23 : Ponphe to Khunjari 1577 m

Day 24 : Khunjari- Taplejung 2237 m

Day 25 : Fly to Biratnagar or Kathmandu or Drive to Kathmandu

Trip Cost Includes:

  • Arrival & Departure transfers from Airport .
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu on a twin sharing or single basis with 3 meals a day basis .
  • Full board meals while on DURING THE trek.
  • Accommodation & all food will be tea House in Trekking ( local guest house ).
  • Private transportation or public transportation or by Air.
  • Professional local trekking group leader well-trained in Wilderness First Aid
  • First Aid Kit.
  • Trekking guides and other support staffs like porters , Sherpa.
  • 1 Porter carry 2 back pack ( personal Baggages ). Not allowed to carry suitcase, backpack about 15 kg per bag x 2 = 30 kg maximum.
  • Trekking Permit, conservation entry fees and TIMS cards. / all momument entry fee.
  • Boild drinking water during the Trekking one bottle a day.

Trip Cost Excludes:

  • Nepal entry Visa fees from International Airport.
  • International Airfare and Airport Tax
  • Your Travel Insurance
  • Drinks and Soft drinks
  • Alchohal / laundry service bottle drinks
  • Tips is important for Guide - Helpers - and Porters
Do you have high blood presser ? If yes , then inform to your guide.

Important things to bring:

  • Flash light 
  • Sun cream   
  • Sun Glass  
  • Normal medicine for personal use  
  • Sandal  
  • Sun Hat 
  • Small  baggage's ( backpack )  
  • Hiking shoes hiking socks 
  •  Water bottle  
  • Trekking stick  
  • Battery charger for camera  
  • If possible small oxygen cylinder for people who may have altitude sickness  ( a nose mask )     
  • A warm Jacket 
  •  Trouser 
  • Lip Balm 
  • Pain reliever 
  • Rain coat ( Plastic one ) 
  •  Pencil  Sharpener 
  • Chocolate  for children to donate 
  • Altimeter if some body like  
  • Soplica a few bottles 
  • Towels

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Electricity, if there is availability to charge batteries to cameras during trekking part?
     Not very often, But normally yes,first day evening we can have electricity. so they can charge the batteries. They may carry extra batteries also .
  2. Towels, do they need to take their own towels ?
    In the tea house better to carry yourselves  own towels, it will be an excellent idea. 
  3. How we should understand name of accommodation: "tea house"
    Okay ! great, these guest houses are not clean enough .Not very good bed with out  electricity. Not a big restaurant. "'Tea house " means cooking, eating, heating, sitting, singing, Sleeping,dancing,,thinking ,drinking, walking, talking, cleaning , looking, all together in one . They have to carry their own small back pack. 
  4. Is there a possibility to buy oxygen bottle?
    It is possible to buy in Kathmandu or bring from your country, The cost is Rs 1000.per cylinder here. ( approx : USD 10.00 per one )
  5. How long tourists will trek during the day ?
    Tourist must walk as they can walk, but they must walk 7 hours a day.