Basantapur Kanchenjunga Trek - 31 Nights 32 Days

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Duration: 31 Nights 32 Days
Trekking Route: Basantapur-Lhonak-Pangpema-Ghunsa-Selle-Ramche-Sukyatar-Taplejung
Best Time: September to November & March to May
Transport: Bus
Minimum Pax: 2

Basantapur Kanchenjunga Trek

Basantapur Kanchenjunga trek is a very wild, rather unknown trek that explores remote valleys near the border of China and India. It leads you to the north and south base camp of Kangchenjunga. Basantapur. Kanchenjunga Trek is an interesting Mediocre Pass Trekking in Nepal.

During this trek, you are sure to visit much-uncrowded areas and cross typical Tibetan villages. Which carries you a long time before at the beginning of the previous century.

Info Bashantapur Kanchenjunga trek isn’t difficult, because some tracks are not very much used. The weather can be a little bit rainy or snowy in high areas. The cold when you are in altitude you are rather isolated and remote.

So in brief, the Bashantapur Kanchenjunga trek area is not loke as a standard trek as Annapurna, Everest and Langtang trek. But be sure to do something unusual and wild, far away from the crowded routes.

About this unusual trek, we chose to do the complete routes, the north, and the south ones. Beginning from Basantapur and finishing at Tapeljung after having gone up to Pangpema, the north Kangchenjunga BC, and Oktang BC at the foot of the huge Kanchenjunga south base camp face of this giant. This (8,586m) peak is the second-highest one in Nepal after the Everest (8,848m) and the third one in the world after the K2 (8,611m) (Pakistan).

Himalayan news

Kangchenjunga in Nepali means “five snow treasures” with reference to the five summits more than (8,000m). South, central, north, Yalung Khang, which compose this huge barrier on the Sikkim border.

Note that during the Kanchenjunga trek at the Lhonak everybody will have face swelling only for 3/4 hours.

Bashantapur Kanchenjunga trek will cost 2410 US$ per person minimum of 2 people in the group. For a single person, the cost of his trek will increase by 300 US$.

Regarding the price, Nepal Alsace trek includes Trekking permit, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Accommodation at Local Lodge, Guide, Porter, Transport and hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast as per itinerary.

If you want to hire the guide and porter only also available from our agency.

  • 1
    Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu (1300m).

    Arrival Kathmandu airport | And transfer to hotel.

  • 2
    Day 2 : Kathmandu .

    Your Free day at Kathmandu Overnight at hotel include bed and Breakfast, we need your original passport including Nepali Visa to prepare for the Restricted Special Trekking permit, After preparing your permit Nepal Alsace trek will brief for the your Trekking details.

  • 3
    Day 3 : Drive to Hile by night bus (1850m).

    After Lunch drive by Night bus to Helle with our staff VIA Chitwan, Itahari, Damak, Dharan, Dhankuta and Hele, Basantapur about 19 hours.

  • 4
    Day 4 : From Hele only 2 hours the bus to Basantapur (2,200m).

    At 11 am you arrive at Basantapur and Rest day because You need rest after a long drive and uncomfortable sleep on the bus | Stay overnight at the Lodge.

  • 5
    Day 5 : Basantapur to Chauki (2,680m).

    From Basantapur 5 hours walking to Chauki. If the weather is good to have views of Kanchenjunga (8,586m) and Makalu (8,463m) | Stay overnight at the local Lodge.

  • 6
    Day 6 : Chauki to Guphapokhari (2,900m) viewpoint of Kanchenjunga and Makalu range

    From Chuki 5/6 hours walking to Guphapokhari and walking with wonderful views of Mountain Kanchenjunga | Stay overnight at the Lodge.

  • 7
    Day 7 : Guphapokhari to Gurja Gaun (2,000m).

    After breakfast, trek to Gupha Pokhari 5 hours walking to Gurja Gaun | Stay overnight at the local Lodge.

  • 8
    Day 8 : Gurja Gun- Dovan (780m) short walking

    From Gurja Gaun 5 hours walking to Dovan River site overnight at the Lodge. Dovan is a very low altitude place most of the people are Rai and Limbu | Stay overnight at the local lodge.

  • 9
    Day 9 : Dovan to Mittlung (921m).

    From Dovan 6/7 hours walking to Mittlung in the Autumn, you should cross one river which is very strong before reaching Mittlung | Stay overnight at the Local Lodge.

  • 10
    Day 10 : Mittlung to Chiruwa (1270m).

    From Mitlung 6 hours walking to Chiruwa, It is near the River, People living Rai, Tamang, and Limbu ethnic group living | Stay overnight at the local lodge.

  • 11
    Day 11 : Chiruwa to Shekhathum (1660m).

    From Chhiruwa 6 hours walking to Shekhathum | Stay overnight at the local Lodge. from the lodge, you can see a little part of (Janu Himal)

  • 12
    Day 12 : Shekhathum to Amji Lapsa (1251m).

    From Shekhathum 5/6 hours walking to Amji Lapsa. Today the trail is not far, but most of the uphill way to Amjilapsa | Stay overnight at the local lodge.

  • 13
    Day 13 : Amjilapsa to Kyabla La (2,730m).

    From Amjilapsa 4/5 hours walking to Kyabla-La today, not far way to go Kyabla easy walk and nice place, you can relax out of the lodge in day times | Stay overnight at the local Lodge.

  • 14
    Day 14 : Kyapla to Ghunsa (3,595m).

    From Kyapla only 5 hours walking to Ghunsa which is the best place of Trekkers. Between Kyabla & Ghunsa there is a place called Phale, where Tibetan people live & they Sales nice Carpets & prices are less than Kathmandu. Phale is one of the Centers of the Tibet Border, from Phale the trail goes Lumba Sumba pass to Makalu & Way to Kanchenjunga trekking | Stay overnight at the lodge.

  • 15
    Day 15 : Rest day at Ghunsa.

    This is a very important and beautiful place for a rest day. You may visit the village, monastery and etc. Your Kanchenjunga special trekking Permit also will be verified there | Stay overnight at the lodge.

  • 16
    Day 16 : Ghunsa to Khambachen (4,099m) Viewpoint of the Mountains

    From Ghunsa 5/6 hours walking to Khambachen, from the lodge, you get a view of the (Janu Himal Kumbhakarna (7,710m,) Phale Peak (6,645m) Sobithongie (6,670m) & Khabur Peak (6,332m) | Stay overnight at the lodge.

  • 17
    Day 17 : Khambachen to Lhonak (4,785m).

    From Kambachen 4 and half hours walking to Lhonak that you can have views of Kanchenjunga (8,586m) from right side Wedge Peak (6,750m) Ramtang Peak (6,700m) Table Shikhar (6,510m) from the Left side views of the Nupchu Peak (6,044m) Tanjung Peak (6,097m) and Dango Peak (6,250m) | Stay overnight at the local lodge.

  • 18
    Day 18 : Sightseeing to Pangpema.

    Today we heading to the Pangpema is another beautiful place to visit it takes 6 hours to go & return. You have a wonderful view of Kanchenjunga Basecamp Glacier, and we return back to the Lhonak | Stay overnight at the local lodge.

  • 19
    Day 19 : Lhonak to Ghunsa

    From Lhonak 8/9 hours walking back to Ghunsa | Stay overnight at the lodge.

  • 20
    Day 20 : Ghunsa to Selele Base Camp (3,700m).

    From Ghunsa 4 hours walking to Selle Base Camp | Stay overnight at the small local lodge.

  • 21
    Day 21 : Selle Base Camp to Tseram (3,870m).

    From Selele base camp 7/8 hours walking to Tseram.From Selle, if the weather is fine you can see world top, Mt Everest, after passing Selle (4,480m), we move down to the Tesram | Stay overnight at the local lodge.

  • 22
    Day 22 : Tseram to Ramche (4,580m).

    From Tseram 2 and half hours walking to Ramche (4,580m), and after Lunch visit to Oktang is a view of Yalung Kang and (8,505m) Kanchenjunga South (8,476m) and return back to Ramche | Stay overnight at the local lodge.

  • 23
    Day 23 : Ramche to Lasiya danda (3,310m).

    From Ramche 7 hours walking to Lasiya danda | Stay overnight at the local lodge.

  • 24
    Day 24 : Lasiya danda to Yamphudin (2,080m).

    From Lasiya danda 4 hours walking to Yamphudin (2,090m) | Stay overnight at the local lodge.

  • 25
    Day 25 : Yamphudin to Phumphe Danda (1,854m).

    From Yamphudin 6 hours walking to Phumphe Danda | Stay overnight at the local lodge.

  • 26
    Day 26 : Phumphe to Sinchewa Bhanjyang (2,129m).

    From Phumphe 4 hours walking to Sinchewa Bhanjyang | Stay overnight at the local lodge.

  • 27
    Day 27 : Sinchewa Bhanjyang to Lali Kharka (2,711m).

    From Phumphe 4 hours walking to Lali Kharka | Stay overnight at the local lodge.

  • 28
    Day 28 : Lalikharka to Taplejung (1820m).

    From Lali Kharka 4 hours walking to Taplejung | Stay overnight at the lodge.

  • 29
    Day 29 : Taplejung to Kathmandu bus.
    From Taplejung by Night bus to Via Phidem, Ilam, Jhapa, Kathmandu.
  • 30
    Day 30 : Arrival Kathmandu.

    About 7/8 am you arrived at the Kathmandu | And transfer to the hotel.

  • 31
    Day 31 : Kathmandu

    Your Free day at Kathmandu | Hotel includes bed and breakfast.

  • 32
    Day 32 : Enjoy flight back to your home

    After breakfast drive to the international airport your departure.

Cost Includes

  • Arrival and Departure Transport.
  • Hotel in Kathmandu with bed and breakfast 4 Nights.
  • Including Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Such as Italian, Chinese, Indian, Nepali many more continental food.
  • Per day 3,500 Rs Per members for food and Accommodation.
  • Local tea house Lodge accommodation during the trek.
  • License holder trekking guide Perday 2,400 Rs per day we include his insurance.
  • For the 2 members, one porter per day 2,000 Rs include his insurance.
  • Special Trekking permits 20 $ per week and Kanchenjunga and park fee 3,500 include.
  • Bus Transport from Kathmandu-Basantapur-Taplejung-Kathmandu about 6,000 Rs per person.

Cost Excludes

  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Your Travel Insurance Policy encase is an accident high Altitude Sickness Rescue operation.
  • Nepal entry visa fee 15 Days 30 US$ and for the 30 Days 50 US$, you can obtain your visa in Kathmandu airport if you have not taken from your country.
  • Soft and hard drinks Such as Beer, Coke, Fanta and Mineral waters.
  • Personal Trekking Equipment.
  • Tips for Nepali staff.
  • Please bring with you 3 passport size Pictures.
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When is the best time to do Basantapur Kanchenjung trek?

September to 10 November and March to May

What is the temperature for During the trek ?

Day time normal and during Night 3-13 degree.

How much does it cost for the trek ?

Bashantapur Kanchenjunga trek will cost 2410 US$ per person minimum of 2 people

Which permit we need?

Kanchenjunga National park, and Special Trekking Permit

Do we need Guide Porters?

Yes It’s, You need a guide and porter and very safe travel.

What kinds of foods and accommodations?

Chinese, Nepali, Tibetans, Indian and Italian, and Accommodation at tea local tea house lodge.

How long we walk per day?

5/8 hours of walking per day.

Do we see the mountains?

Yes, you can see Kanchenjunga, Kumba Karna+Janu Himal, Nepal Peak, Yalung Khang, and other mountains views.

Difficult to go Kanchenjunga trek?

No, It is an easy and less crowd trek

WhereIs the Kanchenjunga trek?

It is a very far away to Kathmandu, border of the India Shikim

What documents need for permit?

Passport photocopy (should be very clear with color scan) and validity minimum 6 months. 2 passport size photo. Occupation. Home details address. Insurance copy

What equipment do we need for the trekking?

Normally, you need to bring with you flowing equipment. +, walking boot If possible Gore tax boot is better. + Warm socks and Gaiters in case of rain or snow. + Day carry bag and Down Jacket over 4,000 meters. + Sleeping bag and others which are not mansions here.

What is the include in this cost?

Arrival and Departure Transport. Hotel in Kathmandu with bed and breakfast 4 Nights. Including Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Such as Italian, Chinese, Indian, Nepali many more continental food. Per day 3,500 Rs Per members for food and Accommodation. Local tea house Lodge accommodation during the trek. License holder trekking guide Perday 2,400 Rs per day we include his insurance. For the 2 members, one porter per day 2,000 Rs includes his insurance. Special Trekking permits 20 $ per week and Kanchenjunga and park fee 3,500 include. Bus Transport from Kathmandu-Basantapur-Taplejung-Kathmandu about 6,000 Rs per person.

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When is the best time to do Basantapur Kanchenjung trek?

September to 10 November and March to May

What is the temperature for During the trek ?

Day time normal and during Night 3-13 degree.

How much does it cost for the trek ?

Bashantapur Kanchenjunga trek will cost 2410 US$ per person minimum of 2 people

Which permit we need?

Kanchenjunga National park, and Special Trekking Permit

Do we need Guide Porters?

Yes It’s, You need a guide and porter and very safe travel.

What kinds of foods and accommodations?

Chinese, Nepali, Tibetans, Indian and Italian, and Accommodation at tea local tea house lodge.

How long we walk per day?

5/8 hours of walking per day.

Do we see the mountains?

Yes, you can see Kanchenjunga, Kumba Karna+Janu Himal, Nepal Peak, Yalung Khang, and other mountains views.

Difficult to go Kanchenjunga trek?

No, It is an easy and less crowd trek

WhereIs the Kanchenjunga trek?

It is a very far away to Kathmandu, border of the India Shikim

What documents need for permit?

Passport photocopy (should be very clear with color scan) and validity minimum 6 months. 2 passport size photo. Occupation. Home details address. Insurance copy

What equipment do we need for the trekking?

Normally, you need to bring with you flowing equipment. +, walking boot If possible Gore tax boot is better. + Warm socks and Gaiters in case of rain or snow. + Day carry bag and Down Jacket over 4,000 meters. + Sleeping bag and others which are not mansions here.

What is the include in this cost?

Arrival and Departure Transport. Hotel in Kathmandu with bed and breakfast 4 Nights. Including Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Such as Italian, Chinese, Indian, Nepali many more continental food. Per day 3,500 Rs Per members for food and Accommodation. Local tea house Lodge accommodation during the trek. License holder trekking guide Perday 2,400 Rs per day we include his insurance. For the 2 members, one porter per day 2,000 Rs includes his insurance. Special Trekking permits 20 $ per week and Kanchenjunga and park fee 3,500 include. Bus Transport from Kathmandu-Basantapur-Taplejung-Kathmandu about 6,000 Rs per person.

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When is the best time to do Basantapur Kanchenjung trek?

September to 10 November and March to May

What is the temperature for During the trek ?

Day time normal and during Night 3-13 degree.

How much does it cost for the trek ?

Bashantapur Kanchenjunga trek will cost 2410 US$ per person minimum of 2 people

Which permit we need?

Kanchenjunga National park, and Special Trekking Permit

Do we need Guide Porters?

Yes It’s, You need a guide and porter and very safe travel.

What kinds of foods and accommodations?

Chinese, Nepali, Tibetans, Indian and Italian, and Accommodation at tea local tea house lodge.

How long we walk per day?

5/8 hours of walking per day.

Do we see the mountains?

Yes, you can see Kanchenjunga, Kumba Karna+Janu Himal, Nepal Peak, Yalung Khang, and other mountains views.

Difficult to go Kanchenjunga trek?

No, It is an easy and less crowd trek

WhereIs the Kanchenjunga trek?

It is a very far away to Kathmandu, border of the India Shikim

What documents need for permit?

Passport photocopy (should be very clear with color scan) and validity minimum 6 months. 2 passport size photo. Occupation. Home details address. Insurance copy

What equipment do we need for the trekking?

Normally, you need to bring with you flowing equipment. +, walking boot If possible Gore tax boot is better. + Warm socks and Gaiters in case of rain or snow. + Day carry bag and Down Jacket over 4,000 meters. + Sleeping bag and others which are not mansions here.

What is the include in this cost?

Arrival and Departure Transport. Hotel in Kathmandu with bed and breakfast 4 Nights. Including Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Such as Italian, Chinese, Indian, Nepali many more continental food. Per day 3,500 Rs Per members for food and Accommodation. Local tea house Lodge accommodation during the trek. License holder trekking guide Perday 2,400 Rs per day we include his insurance. For the 2 members, one porter per day 2,000 Rs includes his insurance. Special Trekking permits 20 $ per week and Kanchenjunga and park fee 3,500 include. Bus Transport from Kathmandu-Basantapur-Taplejung-Kathmandu about 6,000 Rs per person.

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Notes : Payment should be made 35 % of total amount in advance. Full amount must be paid before start your trip. Cancellation should be made 48 hours before departure and 25% cancellation charge is applicable beside Tax, transportation, permits and others fixed expensive. In case of incomplete Trekking / Tour / Rafting / Climbing / Jungles safari / or others days due to the client own problem the amount of money paid not refundable. If clients want to do Trekking / Tour / Rafting / Climbing / Jungles safari / or others tours more than itinerary, they can pay after back from tour with per day basic but should be permission with our Guide.