Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek

25 Days

Kanchenjunga (8586mt) is world’s third tallest mountain and first conquered by British nationals Mr. George Band & Joe Brown on May 25th 1955 and stands on the eastern border of Nepal & India. A trek to Kanchenjunga is real wilderness adventure

In the low land are Rai, Limbu and Chhetri and the upper part is dominated by Sherpa People. During your trek you will be crossing Sinion-la 4645m, Mirgin-la 4645m & Selele-la 4480m. Then hike up to Yalung base camp (4840m.) and North Base Camp of Kanchenjunga Pangpema (5143m.) and of Kumbhakarna Himal/Jannu Himal base camp (4750m). As the path gains its altitude, awesome views of Everest, Lhotse, Makalu & Kanchenjunga, 4 of the world’s highest mountain make this trek really rewarding. The Kanchenjunga conservation area has been selected as one of the 200 global eco regions recognized by The World Wildlife Fund.

Trip Highlights

  • Witness breathtaking vistas of the world's third-highest peak, Mount Kanchenjunga.
  • ich Cultural Experience
  • Trek through lush forests, alpine meadows, and remote villages, experiencing a variety of natural settings.
  • Explore a less-visited region, providing a more authentic and serene trekking experience.
  • Trek through challenging terrain, suitable for experienced hikers seeking a thrilling journey.
  • Enjoy nights under the starry sky while camping in pristine wilderness.

Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek Outline Itinerary

Trip FAQs

How fit do I need to be to do this trek?

Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek is a Hard trekking route. So any fit person can do this trek, even if you do not have any previous experience. You should be aware of what to expect and mentally prepare for it. Then, as long as you will to, you can.

How long do we walk every day when doing Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek?

On average, you walk about 4 to 6 hours per day. One or two days can be as less as 3hrs and one or two days can be as long as 7hrs.

What is the highest altitude reached in this trek?

The highest altitude reached is 3,055m. This is the elevation of Chere Chaur. Chere Chaur is the highest we will climb in this trek.

What about battery charging and hot shower facilities?

Yes, you can charge batteries en route. Charger should be brought. There are hot shower facilities as well. You may have to pay certain amount for both ($1-$2). Negotiate. Also, hot water facility could be free at lower elevation.

Are there ATMs on the way to Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek?

No. There are no ATMs on this trek route. You will have to draw enough cash in Kathmandu and Biratnagar. There are a number of ATMs in these cities. Everything is paid in Nepali rupees. So money should be exchanged before the start of the trek.

What about internet access?

Yes. Internet can be accessed in most places. Sometimes, there might be some technical problems. Internet in Nepal is not as fast as you are used to and at times you can just lose connection.

Is it necessary to hire Guides/trekking agency for Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek?

Not really. It depends on you. If you want, Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek can be done independently. You could hire a guide and a porter by yourself instead of going through an agency or not hire a guide at all. Although, not having a guide can be a little problematic during off season.

It really depends on you. Is it your first time in Nepal? How confident are you of being able to find your way around? How pressed on time are you? If you go through an agency, it will be costlier but everything will be planned. You will only have to come, trek and return.

How much do guides and porters cost?

For Far Estern Region Trek, pay for guides range from $20 to $30 per day and porters take $15 to $25 per day.

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Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek
From $3,450
/ Adult
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  • Professional & Experienced Guide
  • 25 Days
  • Pang Pema(5143m)
  • Hotel/Lodge/Camp
  • Full Board on Trekking
  • Flight & Private Vehicle

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