Towering at a height of 8,586m, Kanchenjunga is the world’s 3rd highest mountain behind Mt.Everest and Mt.K2. Located in the far north eastern corner of Nepal bordering Sikkim; it is considered as one of the most dangerously beautiful mountain massifs in the world.
Kanchenjunga circuit trekking is getting popular these days among nature enthusiasts as it is a long adventure to the most remote and beautiful area of Himalayas in Nepal’s eastern regions. The name Kanchenjunga means five treasures of the great snow which is in reference to the five summits that make up Kanchenjunga. Since, this trekking is less crowded you will be rewarded with a unique insight into Nepali rural lifestyle and its rich culture. You will also experience every climate Nepal has to offer from steamy jungles to jumbled glaciers. Kanchenjunga Circuit Trekking offers it all.
Autumn months (September-November) and spring (March-May) are considered as the best seasons for Kanchenjunga Circuit trekking. There is better visibility of the landscape during these months, the rivers are lower and the temperature is cooler on the first few days of the trek.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m /4,264 ft)
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu and preparation for trekking
Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Biratnagar (81 m/266 ft)
Day 04: Fly from Biratnagar to Suketar (2,420 m/7,938 ft) or Drive from Phidim (1,179 m/ (3,868 ft) to Suketar
Day 05: Suketar to Mitlung (921 m/3,021 ft) 4-5 hrs
Day 06:: Mitlung to Chirwa (1,270 m/4166 ft) 5-6 hrs
Day 07: Chirwa to Sukathum (1,576 m/5,169 ft) 5-6 hrs
Day 08: Sukathum to Amjilosa (2,308 m /7,570 ft) 6-7 hrs
Day 09: Amjilosa to Gyabla (2,730 m /8,954 ft) 6-7 hrs
Day 10: Gyabla to Ghunsa (3,595 m/11,792 ft) 5-6 hrs
Day 11: Acclimatisation day at Ghunsa
Day 12: Ghunsa to Kambachen (4,050 m/13,284 ft) 5-6 hrs
Day 13: Acclimatisation Day at Kambachen
Day 14: Kambachen to Lhonak (4,780 m/15,678 ft) 6-7 hrs
Day 15: Trek to Pangpema/Kanchenjunga North Base Camp (5,388 m/17,673 ft) 6-7 hrs
Day 16: Trek back to Kambachen (4,050 m/13,284 ft) 6-7 hrs
Day 17: Kambachen to Ghunsa (3,595 m/11,792 ft) 3-4 hrs
Day 18: Ghunsa to Sele Le (4,290 m/14,071 ft) 6-7 hrs
Day 19: Sele Le to Cheram (3,870 m/12,694 ft) 6-7 hrs
Day 20: Cheram to Ramche (4,580 m/15,022 ft) and return back to Cheram, 4-5 hrs
Day 21: Cheram to Tortong (2,995 m/9,824 ft) 5-6 hrs
Day 22: Tortong to Yamphudin (2,080 m/6,822 ft) 6-7 hrs
Day 23: Yamphudin to Yangpang (1,007 m/3,304 ft) 6-7 hrs
Day 24: Yangpang to Thorpu (1,500 m/4,290 ft) 5-6 hrs
Day 25: Thorpu to Birtamod (300 m/ 984 ft) 5-6 hrs
Day 26: Drive from Birtamod to Bhadrapur then Fly to Kathmandu
Day 27: Farewell !
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