( 26 Nights / 27 Days )
The Kanchenjunga trekking trail is an interesting one that takes you along the villages with people belonging to a variety of ethnic groups. The natural resources of Nepal can truly be admired from the base camp area. The Mt. Kanchenjunga is the 3rd highest peak in the world, with an elevation of 8,534m. The stunning landscapes of the highest peaks in the area, the famous trekking regions around the Rathong Glacier, and vast rhododendron forests with exquisite species of birds and animals makes your Kanchenjunga trekking 26 Nights 27 Days Tour the best tour ever. The region has a number of rivers, inhabited lands, and terrace farms.
The Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek 2019 begins at Shidua and ends at Taplejung. The long trek requires a high level of physical fitness and an adapting body to acclimatize as the altitude increases. Walk along high passes, such as the Lanpsang La and Mirgin La. From about 4,500m you would be able to view the Kanchenjunga from the south face. It looks absolutely stunning from Ramche. The valleys and rivers are other major attractions of the trek. The camping under a clear sky at your favorite spot during the trek is one of the best things that you will remember and cherish about this trek.
Arrival &transfer to Hotel
SIGHT-SEEING OF KATHMANDU:
Leave for full day sightseeing in Kathmandu valley includes the Hindu temple complex at Pashupatinath (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) & the biggest Buddhist Stupa at Boudhanath. Also visit Monkey Temple the Swyambhunath (2000 years old temple) and visit Patan city of fine arts. Back to hotel and stay.
KATHMANDU – HILLE
We fly to Biratnagar, an industrial city in the lowlands of Eastern Nepal. From here we drive to Hille, a Tibetan settlement where we pitch our first camp.
HILLE – SHIDUA
We take the trail to BuranseDanda, towards the Tamur River along a ridge. At the top of this ridge we arrive at Shidua, where we camp for the night.
SHIDUA – DOOR PANI
We trek through a forest rich in wildlife to chitre. The views of Makalu 8476m and Chamlang are today’s highlights. We continue through rhododendron forests to the hamlet of Door Pani 2780m for overnight camp.
DOOR PANI – GUPA POKHARI
After gentle climb through more rhododendron forests to a mountain ridge, we drop down to the village of TongisePhedi and continue through grassy fields with Mt. Makalu in a constant view. Soon the Kanchenjunga range appears and we come to Mongol Bharai pass, lined with mani stones. We descend to a lake,GuptaPokhari, for our camp.
GUPA POKHARI – NESUM
Today we cross a pass at 3025m, descend through a dense forest towards GurjaGaon and Nesum (1615m) with Mt. Jannu and Mt. Kanchenjunga behind us. Overnight camp in Nesum.
NESUM – TAPLEJUNG
Today we visit the central hub of this region, Taplejung. We descend to Doban through paddy fields and start the trek up to the Tamur River to Taplejung.
TAPLEJUNG – CHIRWA
Continuing up the Timur River in a valley populated by the Limbus peoples, the descendants of the Kirati warriors who ruled Nepal at the dawn of Nepalese history, we camp near Chirwa, a pleasant bazaar with a few tea houses and shops.
CHIRWA – SAKATHUM
We continue up thTamur past Tapethok and cross the simbuwakhola, a river formed by the Yalung Glacier. We climb over another ridge to join the GhunsaKhola valley and camp by the banks of the river at Sakathum.
We follow a steep and narrow trail up river. From the high spots there are wonderful views of the GhunsaKhola below. The path decends steeply and we arrive at the mountainside village of Amjilassa for our overnight stay.
AMJILASSA – KYAPAR
We shall be doing some climbing dduring the next 5 Day! We climb steeply to Kyapart,, perched in the middle of terraced hills anout 350m up from the GhunsaKhola.
KYAPAR – GHUNSA
We descend form Kyapar and make an easy climb up the right bank of the GhunsaKhola. Aftr the village of Phere, we enter rhododendron forests and climb a gentle hill before descending back down to the GhunsaKhola and crossing a bridge to the village of Ghunsa overnight camp there.
GHUNSA – KHAMBACHAN
We glimpse the Jannu Glacier, later on we get a view of Jannu (7710m) we descend the mountainside to our camp at Khambachand and overnight staying there.
ACCLAMITAZATION DAY IN KHAMBACHAN
Acclimatization at Khambachan: This is a rest day to acclimatize to the higher altitude. So deserve a rest today to collect our thoughts on how wild and wonderful everything has been so far.
KHAMBACHAN – LHONAK
Well rested, we shall now start a stint of real climbing. We trek to the edge of Kanchenjunga Glacier and cross over to the Lhonak Glacier. We arrive at our campsite at Lhonak, from where we can see the trekking peak Mera (6476m)
DAY TRIP TO PANGPEMA
We shall have excellent views of the towering peak of Kanchenjunga today.
KHAMBACHEN – THE PASSES
We select to cross either of the 2 passes today depending on the weather conditions: Lapsang la, the higher pass at 5180m or the Mirgin La at 4500m.
We shall again rest today to recover from the efforts of the previous Day
HIGH CAMP – RAMCHE
We descend to the SimbuwaKhola valley and camp at Ramche.
RAMCHE – TSERAM
We take a day trip to the Yalung glacier for a magnificent view of the Kanchenjunga south face from a chorten at about 4500m. We descent later to Tseram for our overnight camp.
TSERAM – TORONTAM
We are starting to descend from today. We steadly descend through forests of rhododendron to Torontam at 3000m.
TORANTAM – YAMPHUDIN
We descend today to Yamphudin (1650m) a mixed community of Sherpas, Limbus, Rais and Gurungs and are the first real vilalgel since Ghunsa.
YAMPHUDIN – PONPHE
We descend from Yamphuudin to the KabelKhola and climb to Ponphe 1680m.
YAMPHUDIN – PONPHE
From Ponphe we climb to a ridge then descend fthough as series of side valleys past Phun village to Kesawa. The trail continues to ascend to a Gurung settlement at Bhanjyang (pass) from here the trail traverses a ridge and descends to th Limbu village of Khunjari. We camp below on the banks of PhaKhola.
PONPHE – PHA KHOLA
We descend today to the airport of Taplejung for our overnight stay.
TAPLEJUNG – KATHMANDU
We fly in the morning back to Kathmandu via Biratnagar after an amazing trek. Transfer to hotel.
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