Detail Itinerary for the Kanchenjunga trek

Detail Itinerary for the Kanchenjunga trek

Detail Itinerary for the Kanchenjunga trek

The Kanchenjunga trek is one of the most adventurous and challenging treks in Nepal, taking you to the base camp of the third-highest mountain in the world. This trek offers stunning views of the Kanchenjunga massif and takes you through diverse landscapes and remote villages.

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1300 Meters)

Arrive at Kathmandu airport and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu-Thamel.

Day 2: Kathmandu

Kanchenjunga trekking preparation day in Kathmandu hotel includes breakfast.

Day 3: Fly from Kathmandu to Bhadrapur

From Kathmandu fly to Bhadrapur and-5-6 an hour’s drive to Phedim Bazaar (1500 Meters) Overnight at Lodge.

Day 4: From Phedim drive to Taplejung (1820 Meters)

From Phedim 4-5 hours drive to Taplejung and a rest day for Trekking Management day. Overnight at Lodge.

Day 5: Taplejung to Sekathum (1,660 meters / 5,446 feet)

From Tapjejung 4-5 hours Loocal Sharing Jeep drive to Taple and 3 hours walk to Sekathum. overnight at Lodge.

Day 6: Trek from Sekathum to Amjilapsa (2,308 meters / 7,572 feet)

The trail passes through dense forests and waterfalls, offering glimpses of the mighty Kanchenjunga.5-6 hours of walking. Overnight at Lodge.

Day 7: Trek from Amjilapsa to Gyabla (2,730 meters / 8,956 feet)

The trail continues through rhododendron and bamboo forests, and you’ll also cross the Tibetan-influenced village of Gyabla.4-5 hours walk. Overnight at Lodge.

Day 8: from Gyabla to Ghunsa (3,595 meters / 11,792 feet)

The trail gradually ascends, and you’ll pass through several Mani walls and prayer flags before reaching Ghunsa.4-5 hours. Overnight at Lodge.

Day 9: Acclimatization Day at Ghunsa

This day is for acclimatization to the higher altitude. You can explore the surrounding area or take a short hike to gain altitude and then return to Ghunsa for the night.

Day 10: Ghunsa to Khambachen (4,050 meters / 13,287 feet)

Walking hours: 4-5 hours. The trail follows the river and takes you to Khambachen, offering excellent views of the Jannu Himal.4-5 hours. Overnight at Lodge.

Day 11: Trek from Khambachen to Lhonak (4,785 meters / 15,702 feet)

The trail passes through rocky terrain, and you’ll be surrounded by stunning glacial landscapes as you reach Lhonak.4-5 hours. Overnight at Lodge.

Day 12: Trek from Lhonak to Kanchenjunga Base Camp (Pangpema) and back to Lhonak

Altitude: Kanchenjunga Base Camp (5,143 meters / 16,873 feet), Lhonak (4,785 meters / 15,702 feet) Walking hours: 7-8 hours. Today is the highlight of the trek as you hike to the Kanchenjunga Base Camp and enjoy breathtaking views of Kanchenjunga and its neighboring peaks. After spending some time at the base camp, you’ll return to Lhonak for the night.

Day 13: Trek from Lhonak to Ghunsa

Retrace your steps back to Ghunsa, enjoying the scenic beauty of the region.8-9 hours. Overnight at Lodge.

Day 14: Trek from Ghunsa to Sele La Pass Base Camp (3,700 meters / 13,074 feet)

Walking hours: 5-6 hours. The trail takes you toward the Sele La Pass Base Camp, and you’ll notice a change in the landscape as you approach higher altitudes. overnight at Tea House Lodge.

Day 15: Cross Sele La Pass (4,480 meters / 15,074 feet) and Trek to Tseram

Walking hours: 6-7 hours. Today is a challenging day as you cross the high Sele La Pass and descend to Tseram.

Day 16: Trek from Tseram to Ramche (4,580 meters / 15,026 feet),

Walking hours: 6-7 hours. This day involves a side trip to Ramche, where you’ll witness incredible views of Everest, Makalu, and others of the Yalung Glacier and the south face of Kanchenjunga. Overnight at Lodge.

Day 17: Ramche to Lasya Danda (2,995 meters / 9,826 feet)

Walking hours: 6-7 hours. Descend further, passing through lush forests and alpine meadows. Overnight at Lodge.

Day 18: Trek from Lasya Danda to Yamphudin (2,080 meters / 6,824 feet)

Walking hours: 6-7 hours. The trail leads you through traditional Rai and Limbu villages before reaching Yamphudin. Overnight at Lodge.

Day 19: Trek from Yamphudin to Pumphe (1854 Meters)

From Yamphudine trek to Pumphe Danda 6-7 hours walking. Overnight at Lodge.

Day 20: Trek to Sinchuwa Bhanjyang.(2,129 Meters)

From Pumphe 6-7 hours walking to Sinchuwa. Overnight at Lodge.

Day 21: Trek to Lali Kharka (2,711 Meters)

From Sinchuwa 5-6 hours walk to Lali Kharka. Overnight at Lodge.

Day 22: Trek to Taplejung (1820 Meters)

From Lali Kharka 4-5 hours walk to Taplejung Bazaar. Overnight at Lodge.

Day 23: Taplejung to Bhadarpur.

From Taplejung 7-8 hours Jeep drive to Bhadrapur airport. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 24: Bhadrapur to Kathmandu.

From Bhadrapur 40 to 45 Minutes fly to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.

Day 25: Kathmandu

Relax and explore the city or do some souvenir shopping hotel include with breakfast.

Day 26: Departure from Kathmandu

Transfer to the airport for your departure. Say goodbye to Nepal with memories of an incredible adventure.