Kanchenjunga Trek

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Kanchenjunga Trek




25 Days


5,140 meters


Walking and Sightseeing


Hotel, Lodge and camping



Best Season:

March to May and Sept to Nov

Kanchenjunga trek is less crowed off the beaten trek located in the eastern north part of Nepal on the border between Nepal and India. This trek takes you around the Mt. Kanchenjunga (8586 m.), the third-highest mountain in the world. This trekking provides a variety of landscapes, natural beauty, mountain vistas as well as the variety of cultural experiences. In this trek, you enjoy the fantastic view of the mountains like Kanchenjunga, Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Yalung Kang and many more. In this trek, you meet the ethnic people Rai and Limbu and interact with them which provides a chance to get insight into their culture and lifestyle. While trekking you enjoy the wide range of scenery from lush, tropical jungle through to rhododendron, chestnut, and oak forests as well as the Alpine bushes at the higher altitude. It provides the experience of the Himalayan wilderness. In this region, you can encounter many rare wild animals like snow leopard, Himalayan black bear, musk deer red panda, etc and birds like impeyan, pheasant, red-billed blue magpie, shy drongo, etc.

The challenging Kanchenjunga trek was opened in 1988 for trekkers and requires the special permit from the government of Nepal. This trekking commences with the scenic flight from the Kathmandu to Sukhetar via Biratnagar. Though it can be approached from Darjaling of India, you get the full Himalayan experience of Kanchenjunga from Nepal’s side. In this trek, you pass through the subtropical forests, rhododendron forests, alpine meadows, river valleys hidden high valleys surrounded by glaciers and snowcapped mountains, villages of Rai and Limbus, etc. In this route, you enjoy the view of the majestic Himalayas and waterfalls, valleys, glaciers, etc. To have the full experience of nature and culture of the Kanchenjunga trek, the best time to go for trekking is autumn and the spring season.

Day 1

Arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel

Day 2

Sightseeing day at Kathmandu

Day 3

Fly to Biratnagar

Day 4

Trek to Keswa (2100m.) from Biratnagar

Day 5

Trek to Mamanke (2700m.) from Keswa

Day 6

Trek to Yamphudin (1650m.) from Mamanke

Day 7

Trek from Yamphudin to Lamite Jungle camp (2920m.)

Day 8

Trek to Torontan (3080m.) from Lamite Jungle Camp

Day 9

Trek to Tseram (3750m.) from Torontan

Day 10

Trek to Ramche (4360m.) from Tseram

Day 11

Free day at Ramche

Day 12

Trek to Mirgin Lha (4663m.) from Ramche

Day 13

Trek to Ghunsa (3475m.) from Mirgin Lha

Day 14

Trek from Ghusan to Khambachen (4040m.)

Day 15

Trek to Lhonak (4790m.) from Khambachen

Day 16

Trek from Lhonak to Pang Pema (5140m.)

Day 17

Free day at Pang Pema

Day 18

Rest and trek to Ghunsa (3475m.)

Day 19

Trek to Kyapra (2300m.) from Ghunsa

Day 20

Trek to Sakathum (1600m.) from Kyapra

Day 21

Trek from Sakathum to Chirwa (1180m.)

Day 22

Trek to Phurumba (1769m.) from Chirwa

Day 23

Trek to Taplejung and then Suketar (2300m.) from Phurumba

Day 24

Fly back to Kathmandu through Biratnagar

Day 25

Depart to your destination

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  • Pick up from the airport in your arrival and drop to the airport in departure by private car/ bus
  • Hotel room management
  • Accommodation in hotel/lodge as per contract
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley by private vehicles
  • Management of meals according to contract (Breakfast, Lunches, and Dinners)
  • License holder local guide based your language
  • Available of local staff, porters
  • Accommodation, food, insurance, salary, and equipped staff throughout your trekking
  • Tickets of bus and flights related to your trekking package
  • Government charges on the behalf of office site
  • Official expenses


  • Except for the lunch and dinner explained in the itinerary
  • Your travel insurance
  • International tickets and airport tax
  • Visa fees
  • Laundry, cold and hot drinks, and alcoholic drinks
  • Trekking and other equipment related to yourself
  • Other sightseeing and mountain entrances fees not included in cost include a section
  • Tips for guides/porters/other persons
  • Expect the things which are not mentioned in cost include parts


tour review

great trek

Rated 5 out of 5
February 24, 2020

We did Kanchenjunga trek with this company in September 2019 and everything went completely well. They are really professionals. We are planning to visit Nepal again and we will choose this company for sure. And by the way- Kanchenjunga trek is amazing!

Jim Moore
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