21 Days Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek

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destination Kanchenjunga
duration 21 Days
grade High Advance
start/end point Kathmandu/Kathmandu
region Kanchenjunga
max altitude 5143m
group size 2-12
meal All inclusive
activity 5-6 Hrs
accommodation Tea House
season Autumn/spring

21 Days Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek

21 Days Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek is one of the most famous treks in Nepal. Every year thousands of trekkers hike to Kanchenjunga trek. 

Mt. Kanchenjunga (8,586m/28,169ft) is the third most noteworthy top on the planet. The Kanchenjunga Base Camp trek lies in Eastern Nepal flanking with the Indian State of Sikkim and Tibet of China. The north and south Base Camp of Kanchenjunga is maybe one of the most remote trekking areas on the planet. Kanchenjunga top was first moved by a British group in 1955 and opened for composed trekking bunches since 1988 as it were.

Mount Kanchenjunga, the "Fortunes of the Snow" is not able to be the home of the incredible Yeti. Furthermore, Kanchenjunga territory with its exceptional mountain biological systems has thought of as a tri-national harmony park with Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) of China toward the north and Sikkim of India in the east. Kanchenjunga locale is an ensured zone in the eastern Nepal Himalayas that spreads 2,035 sq. km. including two significant pinnacles of Kanchenjunga.

The Government of Nepal has ensured this district as a preservation park. WWF has additionally perceived Kanchenjunga Conservation Area Project (KCAP) as a Global Eco Region. The Himalayan creature species dwelling here incorporate red panda, wild bear, musk deer, blue sheep, rhesus macaw, and the tricky snow panther. Feathered creatures including the brilliant breasted fulvetta, snow chicken, blood bird, and red-charged chough are the uncommon species found in the territory.

Similarly, the verdure here is motivating with 1,200 types of blooming plant, 69 kinds of orchid and 30 assortments of rhododendron. The difficult Lapsang La Pass (5,108m/16,760ft) and Sinon/Mirgin La Pass (4,650m/15,256ft) are different attractions in the Kanchenjunga locale. The north essence of Kanchenjunga seen from Pangpema is genuinely exceptional; subsequently, Kanchenjunga Base Camp situated at an elevation of 5,140 meters is a commendable path to trek.


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We complete our custom conventions at the Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. A short time later, there is a Sherpa Expedition and Trekking agent sitting tight for us at the door who will take us to our inn. We would then be able to spend the remainder of the day taking rest. At night, we get the opportunity to attempt Nepalese cooking at an invite supper facilitated by Sherpa Expedition and Trekking. Medium-term in Kathmandu.
From Kathmandu, we get an early morning trip to Bhadrapur which is situated in the Mechi Zone of southeastern Nepal and afterward drive to Taplejung.
On Day 3 we will make a beeline for Lalikharka by 5 hours of trekking. Lalikharka is a lovely town in the Panchthar District in the Mechi Zone of eastern Nepal. It is a synchronous rising and plunge on a path that for the most part goes through lavish green backwoods right to Lalikharkha
We start our trek to Khesewa after breakfast. It is, for the most part, a simple plummet until Phundrawa. From here we start our climb. It is a lofty move until Yangpang from where we climb consistently up until Phumphe Danda followed by another rising to Kandebhanjung. Our trek will be through woods and little towns. Medium-term in Kandebhanjung.
After breakfast, we start our trek towards the Kabeli Khola. Next, we stroll on a path that goes through timberlands before intersection a little stream. In transit, we appreciate stunning perspectives on the Himalayan pinnacles while likewise going through a few delightful little towns. Medium-term in Phumphe danda.
The present trek will be for the most part tough on a simple path whereby we generally stroll close by the Kabeli Khola. During the walk, we likewise appreciate the delightful edge behind the stream. We proceed with our walk and respect an excellent cascade close by. In the wake of strolling for quite a while, we cross a little suspension connect. We go through little settlements before coming to Yamphudin to go through the night.
We start our stroll on a way normally utilized by the locals and go through terraced homesteads and green knolls. En route, we have the consistent organization of the Himalayas to appreciate. Our walk will be on a path along the Amji Khola. We likewise cross a go at Lassiya Bhanjyang before coming to Tortong. Medium-term in Tortong.
We start our relentless move to Cheram after breakfast. Our path is directly along the edge of the Simbuwa Khola. We appreciate strolling in the wonderful Lalung valley and have Tuplung top for the organization for the a large portion of the present adventure. We go through thick rhododendron timberland and appreciate the brilliance of the Yalung Glacier. Medium-term in Cheram.
We start our short trek after breakfast. From Cheram, we climb for at some point before arriving at the nose of the Yalung Glacier. It is an excellent stroll on a valley trail. We additionally love the perspectives on a few Himalayan pinnacles. We go through a little settlement of Lapsang before coming to Ramche. Medium-term in Ramche.
From Ramche, we walk further up the valley. We at that point follow a stream before jumping on the moraine top until stood up to by Kanchenjunga's southern face. We walk further ahead for a look at the Jannu Himal. We proceed with our trek further towards the Oktang Monastery. From here, we climb further up and arrive at the Yalung Base Camp. The perspectives from the base camp are unprecedented. Kumbakarna (Jannu), Nyukla Lachung and other Himalayan pinnacles are close by. We plunge and go through the night at Cheram
We start our trek after breakfast. We cross four spends today starting with Sinelapche Bhanjyang. Subsequent to intersection the pass, we keep on mirgin La pass. We keep trekking and arrive at the Sinion La pass which isn't far. From here, we climb to Sele La pass. There are supplication banners hung crosswise over one of the more extreme segments of the path which is close to the Sele La pass. We cross the pass. Medium-term in Sele La.
We start our trek after breakfast. We stroll towards the north with Tangbgharma Danda close by. We arrive at a chorten set apart by supplication banners which denote the beginning of a precarious path. We slide through rhododendron, birch and pine woodlands before coming to Ghunsa. It is a wonderful town with houses with dull and endured pine dividers and Buddhist petition banners. Medium-term in Ghunsa.
From Ghunsa, we trek further north along the waterway bank which presents us with eminent mountain landscape. We go through knolls loaded up with lovely wildflowers, at that point cross rhododendron and pine backwoods. We cross an extension at Rampuk Kharka, proceed past a cascade and cross the dubious segment of an avalanche. In the wake of intersection the avalanche territory, we start to see the marvelous perspective on Mt. Jannu. Further investigating and handling the precarious mountain trail we at long last land at Kambachen and go through the night.
Today will be another difficult day, and an ambitious start is required. We trek through rough fields and enormous rocks on the slope along the riverbank and land at a cascade. We at that point cross an extension to Ramtang religious community. We at that point run over an avalanche segment which we should go through at a consistent pace before plunging to the waterway lastly landing at Lhonak. Medium-term in Lhonak.
From Lhonak, we trek towards the Kanchenjunga Base Camp. Our path is nearby the immense Kanchenjunga Glacier. In the wake of passing Pangpema, we dive towards the Kanchenjunga Base Camp. The view from the base camp is unprecedented. Mt. Kanchenjunga, Jannu Himal, and other Himalayan pinnacles are our own to respect. We drop back to Lhonak to go through the night.
From Lhonak, we plummet right to Ghunsa by means of Kambache. It is a similar course we took when we were moving up.
From Ghunsa, we dive towards Phale. We go through a few Manes and a religious community close by. We stroll through Juniper woodlands and reach Phale. From here, it is a relentless drop to Gyabla. We traverse Chhundatangka Khola to reach Gyabla. As we proceed with our trek, we see a cascade close by. We likewise traverse Sumbung Khola before coming to Amjilosa. Medium-term in Amjilosa.
In the wake of strolling for some time, we see a wonderful cascade close by. We proceed with our trek and pass a little settlement of Solima before traverse Ghunsa Khola. We traverse Ghunsa Khola and reach Sukathum. Our path goes through a few towns and is adjacent to Thunsa Khola from the outset followed by Tamor Nadi before coming to Chirwa. Medium-term in Chirwa.
After a great time in Chirwa, we head to Taplejung by trekking for 8 hours. The trekking trails en route to Mitlung offers greenery at it's ideal, verdures and faunas and particularly curious towns constantly prepared to invite us.
We push toward Bhadrapur from Taplejung by transport. The ride will keep going for 9 hours.
Our stunning adventure to the Kanchenjunga circuit reaches a conclusion today. There will be a goodbye supper facilitated by Himalayan Glacier at night to praise the effective finishing of our Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek. Medium-term in Kathmandu.


Cost Includes:

  • Airport pick up and drop by private car.
  • One night Bhadarpur hotel with breakfast
  • All tea house accommodation during the trek
  • Three night's Kathmandu Hotel with Breakfast.
  • Fresh fruit every evening after dinner.
  • Special Trekking permits, Conservation permits, and other required paper documents.
  • Bus or public shared jeep transport Birtomood - Suketar and again the same way back to Britamood after the trek.
  • Round trip flight fare Kathmandu-Bhadrapur-Kathmandu) with airport tax and pick up and drop.
  • A highly experienced, helpful, knowledgeable, friendly, English speaking well trained, Government license holder guide with all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport and insurance.
  • Strong, helpful porters with proper equipment (one porter for two people).
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel Insurance Company.
  • Free rental of Sleeping bags, Down Jacket, Duffel bag and Walking Poles
  • Sherpa Expedition and Trekking branded t-shirt.
  • Guided city tour as per the above itinerary with private vehicles.
  • Government taxes and official expenses.
  • Oximeter to check your pulse and oxygen saturation and heart rate twice daily (Very useful to check Altitude Mountain Sickness(AMS) symptoms) Which will ensure you trek is in the safest hands possible for all levels of trekker.
  • Assistant guide group size above 4+ people.

Cost Excludes:

  • Meals whilst you are in Kathmandu
  • Nepal entry visa fee (easily issued upon your arrival at International Airport with 2 passport size photos and $40 dollar for a 30-day visa)
  • Your Travel Mountain Rescue Insurance
  • International airfare.
  • Your personal expenses.
  • Drinks (except water refills and tea/coffee during breakfast) and desserts, snacks
  • Hot shower, battery charging and use of wifi on the tea houses.
  • Tips for guide and driver (tipping is expected).
  • Kathmandu sightseeing tour entrance fee.



  • Seasonable Sleeping bag and down Jacket (If you need it but has to be returned after the trek)
  • Duffle bag (We will provide duffle bag during the trek Sherpa Expedition & Trekking need to be returned after the trek)
  • A wind and waterproof thin layered jacket (Must have for morning and evening above 3,000m)
  •  Daypack

Upper Body- Head / Ears / Eyes

  • A pair of half gloves
  • A warmer hat that covers the ears
  • Sunglasses 
  • Neck warmer
  • Sunscreen (35 to 60 SPF)
  • Headlamp and an extra set of batteries


  • A pair of half gloves for walking poles(if you prefer)
  • Warmer shell gloves and liner

Center Body

  • long sleeve t-shirts
  • Thermal Tops
  • wool Jackets or pullover
  • Artificial sports bras for (Women and girls)
  • Water and windproof shell jacket 

Lower Body 

  • Thermal underwear (especially trousers)
  • windproof and waterproof trousers
  • warmer trouser
  • Comfortable trekking pants
  • Extra casual sport pants


  • A pair of good waterproof trekking boots
  • Pair of sandals
  • 4-5 pairs of woolen socks
  • Socks liner
  • Light shoes and sneaker

First Aid Kits and Medicines

  • Assorted Adhesive Bandages (fabric preferred)
  • Blister treatment
  • Insect testing / anti-itch treatment
  • Ibuprofen / other pain-relief medication
  • Diamox (125mg to 250mg tablets for altitude sickness)
  • Warps, splints, and wound coverings butterfly bandage
  • Water purifying pills

(Note our company guide will carry the medicines and first aid kits during the trek. However, we recommend better to  bring your personal first-aid kit as well)

Miscellaneous, but must useable

  • 4 pic passport sizes with original passport
  • Water bottle & filter
  • Flight details (please make a copy and leave one pic at our office in KTM because of if you won to change your flight date)
  • Bathroom kit (conform, should be included Toilet papers put on the plastic bag, hand wipes, towel, and soap, etc.)

Extra things

  • Comfortable trekking poles
  • Best energy dry foods (up to you)
  • Power Bank and music players 
  • Camera (Memory card, chargers, and extra batteries)


Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek Difficulty

Kanchenjunga Base Camp trek arrives in a classification of hard treks. The lofty high points and low points through the tight edges make this trek all the more testing. In this way, trekkers need to set themselves up for a stroll of 6-7 hours day by day and 7-8 hours or more while investigating Base Camps. It is additionally a remote Himalayan trek in the eastern area of Nepal. The mountain street venture is brimming with undertakings and rushes.

We exhort trekkers for normal practicing and running for certain weeks preceding the excursion. Any past experience of Himalayan trekking would be an advantage. Voyagers with normal wellness can join this trek. It is likewise critical to counsel your PCP before settling on a choice for this trek on the off chance that you have any medicinal issues in history. The offices are fundamental and restricted in the locale and require extraordinary persistence.

Permit  for Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek (Updated 2019)

Kanchenjunga locale is a managed region. Along these lines, trekkers looking for a section into the Kanchenjunga area need uncommon trekking grants. Just the administration enrolled neighborhood trekking organizations can apply for such allows for a gathering of least TWO people and ought to be overseen in Kathmandu.

The license for Kanchenjunga Circuit trek costs the US $20 per individual every week for the initial a month and US $25 per individual every week past about a month. In like manner, every outside trekker ought to compose the Kanchenjunga Conservation Area Permit which costs Rs 3,000 (US $27) per individual.

Best Time for Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek

The best time for Kanchenjunga Base Camp trek begins from April to May in spring and starts from September to November during harvest time season. Like other high Himalayan treks, winter and summer seasons are not positive for Kanchenjunga Base Camp trek. The snow secured trails and passes stay shut at the outrageous climate conditions.

Facilities in the Kanchenjunga Region

The ongoing endeavors of the neighborhood individuals in the Kanchenjunga locale have made conceivable to work this trek on the teahouse style. Notwithstanding, the offices on the way are restricted and occasional. The teahouses, by and large, have two fundamental single beds. Toilets are for the most part shared and can be outside of teahouses. Proprietors of the teahouses offer some western dinners as well yet it is acceptable to attempt the nearby as they can improve and spares time.


We will give a far-reaching hardware list while booking this trek. Four season camping bed and down coat are vital for the trek and accessible to contract or buy in Kathmandu. There is an alternative to leave the overabundance things a bit much for the trek with the inn in Kathmandu. It is acceptable to leave a couple of clean garments with the goal that you can wear them after the trek.

Change of Itinerary

We intend to follow the agenda as printed however it might be important to roll out certain improvements because of the flight plan, climatic conditions, impediments of framework or other operational components. As an outcome, the requestor area of medium-term stops and the span of the day may differ from those laid out. In this way, we demand your understanding and comprehension in the occasions that are outside our ability to control. This can likewise influence on the all-out expense and term of the Kanchenjunga trek all in all.



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No. Of People Price Per Person
1 Pax USD 2,600
2 Pax USD 2,550
3 Pax USD 2,530
4 - 6 Pax USD 2,300
7 - 12 Pax USD 2,200
13 - 18 Pax USD 2,100
19 - 24 Pax USD 2,000
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Andrew Kames

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This was an amazing trip with North Base camp and south base camp views , both of which we were spoilt on clear skies and lovely weather, The guides and porters were all amazing, trying to communicate with their broken english, our main guide Ram was fantastic , with his knowledge of mountains and other areas in nepal. I would highly recommend this trip, just be sure that you love steps and that you love mountains and breathtaking views!!

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