Kanchenjunga Region Trekking

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Sitting astride the Nepal-India border, Kanchenjunga, for the time being, is still the domain of camping trekkers. That said, the lower approaches are seeing road and lodge development. There are two popular routes into the Kanchenjunga Peaks and mountains.
In general, a more popular option is to the North Base Camp and pang Pema. It shows off the immense glaciers and towering ramparts of Kanchenjunga and Jannu to the most effect. The other option is via the Yalung glacier to the South Base Camp approach, close to the Sikkim border. Taking just a little extra time, the two base camps can be combined by crossing the Mirgin La (4665m)
Most approach the area from Suketar/Taplejung by rough dirt road or unreliable flight. Treks in the region are longer because of the greater distance from the trailheads to the peaks. Three weeks is an absolute minimum for a well-planned trek.
Harding from Taplejung the north base camp trail crosses the middle hills and passes through Chirwa, Sakathum, Amjilosa, and Gyabla to Ghunsa (3410m). This is a major village and resting point before the arduous route begins into the high country. From Ghunsa the route is all up via Khambachen for a rest day then Lhonak and on to Pang Pema (5400m).
The views of Kanchenjunga are said to be sublime from here. It takes around 6-7 days to return to Suketar airstrip via Ghunsa. Those heading across the demanding Mirgin La and satellite passes need to retreat to Ghunsa (2 days). From here the high trail takes 2 days to reach Tseram for the hike to the Yalung Glacier viewpoints.
 
Those only doing the South Base Camp approach trek should allow 14-15 days if starting and ending in Taplejung/Suketar. The route heads via Tembawa, Khesewar, Mamake, Yamphudin, Amji Lasha, Torontog, Tseram, and Ramche.

Packages

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KANCHENJUNGA BASE CAMP

26 Days
High Advance
5143m

Trekking Nepal is generally great! However, a trek in the slopes of Kanchenjunga, the third highest mountain peak in the world, the Kanchenjunga Base Camp trek in Eastern Nepal. Will bring you to arguably the...

From $2,600

LUMBA SUMBA PASS

20 Days
High Advance
4700m

Lumba-Sumba Trail is one of the new trekking routes explored and identified by Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN). Lumba Sumba Peak(5200 m.) is the major attraction of the trail which also offers a...

Guaranteed Departure Private
From $2,600

KANCHENJUNGA CIRCUIT TREKKING

26 Days
High Advance
5,143m

Mt. Kanchenjunga (8586m) is the third highest peak in the World and second Highest Peak in Nepal. This is one of the unexplored and virgin trekking routes located at the eastern part of Nepal. The Kanchenjunga Cir...

Guaranteed Departure Private
From $2900 $2,600

21 Days Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek

21 Days
High Advance
5143m

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 ...

Guaranteed Departure Private
From $2300 $1,950

16 Days Kanchenjunga North Base camp Trek

16 Days
High Advance
5143m

16 Days Kanchenjunga North Base Camp Trek is a highly adventurous trek that takes you through rugged mountainous terrain on earth to the foot of Kanchenjunga. 16 Days Kanchenjunga North Base Camp trek offers persp...

Guaranteed Departure Private
From $2400 $2,000

16 Days Kanchenjunga South Base camp Trek

16 Days
Beginner
4730m

16 days Kanchenjunga South Base Camp Trek is hardly less stunning than the others. The path climbs through lush, ancient forests to reach there. The World's third-highest mountain and second most elevated top ...

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