Kanchenjunga Trek -25 days

Duration: 25 Days   
Trip Details
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Difficult
  • Trip Style: Trekking
  • Transport: Flight & Car
  • Food: Breakfast,Lunch & Dinner(BLD)
  • Accommodation: Hotel and tea house/camp
  • Group Size: 2-10
  • Max Elevation: 5,388 m/17,673 ft
  • Best Season: Spring (April to May) and Autumn (October to November)


  • Off-the-beaten path trekking experience.
  • Reach the lap of the world's third-highest mountain, Mt. Kanchenjunga.
  • Stunning scenery.
  • Observe stunning frozen lakes and crystal clear streams.
  • Rich culture and tradition.
  • View wildlife such as blue sheep, Himalayan black bear, red panda, snow leopard, and musk deer along with numerous species of birds.
  • Panoramic views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Kanchenjunga, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu.

Nestled in eastern Nepal, the Kanchenjunga Trek will provide you with an unspoiled and adventurous trekking experience. The trail was opened for foreigners in 1988, and from then, Kanchenjunga Trek has become the go-to trekking destination for travel enthusiasts looking for an off-the-beaten path trekking experience in an isolated region. The trail includes both Kanchenjunga base camps trekking trails; Northern Pang Pema Base Camp and Southern Oktang Base Camp. During the Kanchenjunga Trek, you will reach the lap of the world's third-highest mountain, Mt. Kanchenjunga standing 8,586 meters above sea level. Spread over around 2,035 square kilometers, the entire region comes under the Kanchenjunga Conservation Area. The Kanchenjunga Trek will not only provide you with a wonderful trekking experience but also offers superb landscapes.

 The Kanchenjunga region trek is one of the best trekking experiences in the Himalayas of Nepal. You will observe a panoramic view of Mt. Kanchenjunga (8,586 m), Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt. Makalu (8,481 m), and numerous other mountains. You will also see stunning frozen lakes and crystal clear streams. This journey is not only about beautiful views, but you will also come across some of the most mysterious stories and beliefs during the trek. One of them is the presence of the Himalayan Yeti, otherwise known as the abominable snowman. Yes, locals believed that they are found it this part of Nepal. Along with this, you will pass by several secluded villages and valleys where you will observe the daily lifestyle, traditions, culture, and practices of the local inhabitants.

Likewise, as the region comes under the conservation area, it is rich in wildlife and rare flora. During the Kanchenjunga Trek, you might come across animals such as blue sheep, the red panda, snow leopard, musk deer, Himalayan black bear along with many species of birds such as the red-billed Blue Magpie. In the last few years, we, Snowland Adventure has organized numerous successful trips in the Kanchenjunga region. We are delighted to present to you our professional designed Kanchenjunga Trek 25-days that will give you lifelong memories.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01Arrival at Kathmandu Airport
  • Day 02Flight Kathmandu to Bhadrapur — Drive to Ilam
  • Day 03Drive from Ilam to Taplejung 6-7 hours
  • Day 04Trek from Taplejung to Mitlung (921 m) 5-6 hours
  • Day 05Trek from Mitlung to Chiruwa (1,270 m) 5-6 hours
  • Day 06Trek from Chiruwa to Sukathum (1,579 m) 5 hours
  • Day 07Trek from Sukathum to Amjilosa (2,308 m) 6 hours
  • Day 08Trek from Amjilosa to Gyabla (2,730 m) 5-6 hours
  • Day 09Trek from Gyabla to Ghunsa (3,595 m) 5-6 hours
  • Day 10Acclimatization day
  • Day 11Trek from Ghunsa to Khangpachen (4,050 m) 7 hours
  • Day 12Trek from Khangpachen to Lhonak (4,780 m) 7 hours
  • Day 13Trek from Lhonak to Kanchenjunga Base Camp (5,143 m) 3 hours
  • Day 14Trek from KBC to Ghunsa (3,595 m) 8 hours
  • Day 15Trek from Ghunsa to High Camp (4,100 m) 4 -5 Hours
  • Day 16Trek from High Camp to Tseram (3,870 m) via Sele -La Pass - 8 hours
  • Day 17Trek from Tseram to Ramche (4,580 m) 7 - 8 hours
  • Day 18Explore to Yalung Base Camp (5,00 m) 7 — 8 hours
  • Day 19Trek from Ramche to Anda Phedi (3,390 m) 5 hours
  • Day 20Trek from Anda Phedi to Tortong (2,995 m) 5 hours
  • Day 21Trek from Tortong to Yamphudim (2,080 m) 5 — 6 hours
  • Day 22Trek from Yamphudim to Khebang (1,915 m) 5 -6 hours
  • Day 23Trek from Khebang to Khanidingbe
  • Day 24Drive Khanidingbe to Birtamod by jeep
  • Day 25Morning drive to Bhadrapur airport and flight back to Kathmandu

What’s Included

  • Airport pickup/drop by a private vehicle.
  • All ground transportation on a private vehicle as per the Itinerary.
  • Standard accommodation in a three-star hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast as per Itinerary.
  • Teahouse/camp accommodation during the trek.
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek as per Teahouse and food will be cooked by staff members during camping.
  • Welcome and farewell dinners.
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle.
  • English-speaking government-licensed guide and assistant guide.
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visits.
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (ACAP, TIMS).
  • Porter service.
  • Free trekking bag/duffel bag, t-shirt, and trekking map to take back with yourself.
  • Down jacket & sleeping bag provided by Snowland Treks & Expedition (to be returned after trip completion).
  • Staff expenses (salary, insurance, equipment, food, and accommodation).
  • First aid kit.
  • All government and local taxes.
  • Extra official expenses.
  • International Airfare to and from Kathmandu.
  • Nepalese visa fee.
  • Excess baggage charges.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu in case of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain due to any reason than the scheduled Itinerary.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Travel and rescue insurance.
  • Tips for guide(s), porter(s), and driver(s).
  • Personal trekking gears.
  • Personal expenses (alcoholic drinks, hot & cold drinks, phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.).
  • Any other expenses that are not mentioned in the Price Include part.

Useful Information

Kanchenjunga Trek difficulty

Kanchenjunga Trek is a difficult journey in the Himalayas. The trail includes rough, rugged, steep, and glacial sections. No doubt, the trail is demanding and requires strong physical fitness. You also need to have previous trekking experience to go on this trek.

Best time to go on Kanchenjunga Trek

Autumn (September to November) and Spring (March to May) is the best time of the year to go on the Kanchenjunga Trek. The weather is usually clear with moderate temperatures. For any information regarding the Kanchenjunga Trek or itinerary, please feel free to contact us anytime.