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Evening view of the Kanchenjunga range taken from the Kanchenjunga Trek in Nepal

Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek

If you are looking for a truly remote and adventurous trekking experience, then the Kanchenjunga trek is right trek for you! With its 8,586 m, Kanchenjunga is the world’s 3rd highest mountain, after K2 and Mount Everest. To the locals Kanchenjunga is not any mountain, but the abode of gods who bestow prosperity and ... Read More

Kanchenjunga Base Camp - 9 Trips with 12 Reviews

Highlights
  • Explore two base camps in Kanchenjunga: Makalu and Everest.
  • Trek to Pangpema base camp at 5100m.
  • Discover different local ethnic communities such as Rai and Limbu.
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Mount Adventure Holidays
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Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek

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Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek is a remote mountain trail ideal for trekkers who enjoy the solitude ... Read More
  • Operator Mount Adventure Holidays Active 17 hours ago
  • Tour Type Private Tour
  • Activities Trekking
  • Accommodation Hotel, Guest House, Home-stay & Camping
  • Transport Private Vehicle & Flight
  • Age Range 12 to 65 years old
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Highlights
  • Looming Mountain Kanchenjunga (8,586m) the third highest mountain in the world..
  • Monasteries and Yalung Glacier..
  • Chortens temples and prayer walls - Traditional Sherpa Village.
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Nepal Eco Adventure Pvt Ltd
  • Starts Kathmandu, Nepal
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Kanchanjunga Base Camp Trek

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Many people have described the Kanchenjunga trek as the finest trekking route in Nepal. It ... Read More
  • Operator Nepal Eco Adventure Pvt Ltd Active 15 minutes ago
  • Tour Type Private Tour
  • Activities Trekking
  • Accommodation Lodge & Home-stay
  • Transport Flight, Jeep, Bus & Private Vehicle
  • Age Range 5 to 79 years old
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Apr 24
Apr 25
Highlights
  • Explore the Kanchenjunga Base Camp and Yalung Ri Base Camp.
  • Magnificent views of Mt.
  • The native Nepali communities such as Sherpa, Limbu, Rai and Gurung etc..
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Exciting Nepal Treks and Expedition
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Kanchanjunga Trekking

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Kanchenjunga trekking is getting more popular these days among nature addicts as it offers long ... Read More
  • Operator Exciting Nepal Treks and Expedition Active 20 minutes ago
  • Tour Type Private Tour
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  • Accommodation Camping, Tent, Hotel & Guest House
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  • Age Range 5 to 79 years old
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  • Great views of Kanchenjunga, the 3rd highest mountain in the world.
  • Challenge yourself on this long, once-in-a-lifetime trek.
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Adventure Bound
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Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek

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Kanchenjunga south base camp trekking is one of the popular destinations in Kanchenjunga region. Mt ... Read More
  • Operator Adventure Bound Active 23 minutes ago
  • Tour Type Private Tour
  • Activities Trekking
  • Accommodation Hotel, Home-stay, Guest House & Eco Lodge
  • Transport Private Vehicle & Flight
  • Age Range 12 to 65 years old
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  • Great views of Kanchenjunga, the 3rd highest mountain in the world.
  • Kanchenjunga is the starting trek for The Great Himalayan Trail.
  • See Tibetan refugee settlements camp, along with ethnic group of Nepal like the Sherpas.
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Green Valley Nepal Treks Pvt Ltd
  • Starts Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Ends Kathmandu, Nepal

Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek

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Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek is a chance to reach the base camp of the world’s third ... Read More
  • Operator Green Valley Nepal Treks Pvt Ltd Active 11 minutes ago
  • Tour Type Private Tour
  • Activities Trekking
  • Accommodation Home-stay & Guest House
  • Transport Private Vehicle & Flight
  • Age Range 5 to 79 years old
From US$ 2,200 23 days View Tour
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Apr 25
Apr 26
Highlights
  • Magnificient views of mountains including Everest, Kanchejunga and Makalu.
  • Challenge yourself on this long, once-in-a-lifetime trek.
  • Explore Kachenjunga base camp and cross Mirgin La Pass at 4,480 meters.
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Glorious Himalaya Trekking Pvt Ltd.
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Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek

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Kanchenjunga Base Camp trek is a remote, long and highly adventurous journey into the stunning ... Read More
  • Operator Glorious Himalaya Trekking Pvt Ltd. Active 1 hour ago
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  • Accommodation Hotel, Guest House & Home-stay
  • Transport Jeep & Flight
  • Age Range 5 to 79 years old
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  • Witness a diverse mix of different cultures of Nepal..
  • Get to see a huge variety of wild animals, including different kinds of birds, deers..
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Trek Nepal Intʼl PVT.LTD
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Kanchenjunga Trek

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This route was opened to trekkers in 1988, though people have trekked in the area ... Read More
  • Operator Trek Nepal Intʼl PVT.LTD Active 13 hours ago
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  • Accommodation Home-stay
  • Transport Flight & Private Vehicle
  • Age Range 5 to 79 years old
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Highlights
  • Embark on the first stage of the famed Great Himalaya Trail.
  • Marvel at the stunning views of the immense north face of Kanchenjunga.
  • Immerse yourself in Limbu, Sherpa and Rai cultures.
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World Expeditions
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GHT Kanchenjunga Exploratory

The Kanchenjunga Exploratory is the first stage of the Great Himalaya Trail and passes through ... Read More
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  • Age Range 18 to 99 years old
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  • Witness unsurpassed views of the Kangchenjunga massif, Makalu range and surrounding peaks including Jannu.
  • Embark on a challenging traverse through a region seldom visited by trekkers.
  • Follow the glacial torrent of the Tamur and Ghunsa Rivers to their source on the north west side of the Kangchenjunga Himal.
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Kangchenjunga Base Camp

One of the most picturesque and remote treks in the Nepal Himalaya. Eastern Nepal is ... Read More
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Kanchenjunga Base Camp Tour Reviews

5.0 - Excellent Based on 12 customer reviews
Pristine View of Himalaya in Kanchenjunga Region Reviewed Tour: Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek
Hennry From Austria At
5 - Excellent
“We had this Kanchenjunga trek here in Nepal with a team of 7 group member in this month of October, this trek was very unique with all the greenery, mountains,Himalayas,Nature and wilderness. This trek provided us the great views of the Himalayan ranges of Kanchenjunga from both Base Camp North and South in this Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek, we saw many Flora and Fauna with different types of rhododendrons,plants,animals like musk deer,Blue sheep,Red Panda one of the rarest Panda of the world.This region contains many culture boundaries with different culture and religion, we also visit the one of the popular tourist sites Illam in this trek which is located between the India and Nepal boarder and this is also one of the biggest business hub of Nepal with tea garden and other herbs and products.
We want to thank all the team members, especially our guide Pasang for taking care of us on every trail and way as we had both tea house and camping trek which is difficult to manage but also this Mount Adventure Holiday's Company organized this trek for us with great precision and care with all the fooding and Lodging even though this region had only basic tea house lodges.”
Kanchenjunga Trekking in Nepal Reviewed Tour: Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek
Ramos Henry From Germany At
5 - Excellent
“"Recently I had this great trekking experience here in Nepal, i found this trek very satisfying with great views of mountains,Himalayas,Flora and Fauna,wild animals,local people with culture and traditions on each and every trail and path.On our way we saw the local people they were very welcoming and warm hearted, as we saw the local people hunting the honey for living and we also saw the many beautiful gardens of "Cardamon" on every field and from my guide i came to know that this region is main hub for the Cardamon business here in Nepal. We had many beautiful view of the mountains like:Everest,Lhotse,Makalu and many other stunning views of mountains from the passes of Sele and on our way we also saw may wild animals like wild Musk Deer, Red Panda from the close ranges on our way to the Base Camp. The views were very much different and unique from the both sides of the Base Camp as i was very mesmerized by the views of the mountains from the Base Camp. Lastly i am very much satisfied with this trek and i want thank the whole team for organizing such a great trek for me from the bottom of my heart.”
Best experience of "PRISTINE MOUNTAIN" Reviewed Tour: Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek
Anonymous From Denmark At
5 - Excellent
“Recalling back to this trek i feel good every time, i had the best experience of this trek with the pristine views of mountains,wilderness and nature.I am very glad that i had the best organized trek during the whole adventure with great service from our fellow guide and staff team, and i thought that this trek was very refreshing to me to get rid of my daily busy schedules.I am very much pleased with this trek as i get chance to be in the best parts of the "KANCHENJUNGA" with the precious and pure experience of nature.”

Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek - Overview

If you are looking for a truly remote and adventurous trekking experience, then the Kanchenjunga trek is right trek for you! With its 8,586 m, Kanchenjunga is the world’s 3rd highest mountain, after K2 and Mount Everest. To the locals Kanchenjunga is not any mountain, but the abode of gods who bestow prosperity and goodwill.

Trekkers assembling their tents at the foot of Kanchenjunga Base Camp
Two Hikers walking on the Mirgin La Pass
The Kanchenjunga Mountain Range
Amazing evening view of Mount Kanchenjunga

Kanchenjunga is situated in far Eastern Nepal and lies within the 2,035 square kilometers Kanchenjunga Conservation Area. This part of Nepal has never been densely populated and neither has it ever received many trekking tourists. The area is therefore an absolute haven for many rare Himalayan species, including snow leopards, red pandas, and blue sheep. This trek delivers true pristine landscapes.

Via the 5,160 m Lapsang La pass the 4 week trek will take you through both the northern and southern base camp of Kanchenjunga. On the entire trail there will be stunning and remote mountain terrain because in addition to the Kanchenjunga peak, four subsidiary summits exceed 8000 m and more than some twenty peaks exceed 7,000 m. 

Kanchenjunga Base Camp - Trek Facts
Trek Difficulty: Level 4 - Difficult
Trek Duration: 20 days
Remoteness: Very Remote
Max Altitude: 5160 Meters
Accommodation: Camping
Best Season: Mar-May, Oct-Nov
Transport To/From Trek: Flight
Kanchenjunga Base Camp trek map
An overview map of Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek

Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek - Itinerary

Amazing view of Mount Kanchenjunga

The below is a sample itinerary. It may vary depending on the final trekking agency you choose to go with:

  • Day 01: Flight from Kathmandu to Biratnagar - 81 m - and if available, flight from Biratnagar to Suketar. If no flights are available to Suketar we will take a bus to Phidim and spend the night there.
  • Day 02: Suketar/Phidim - Khesewa - 2,120 m
  • Day 03: Khesewa - Mamankhe - 1,920 m
  • Day 04: Mamankhe - Yamphudin - 2,080 m
  • Day 05: Yamphudin - Chitre - 2,965 m
  • Day 06: Chitre - Tortongn - 3,010 m
  • Day 07: Tortongn - Tseram - 3,870 m
  • Day 08: 1 days acclimatisation at Tseram in order to prepare for the coming days crossing of the 4,645 m high Mirgin La pass
  • Day 09: Tseram - Mirgin La pass - 4,645 m - Sele La Pass - approx. 4,400 m
  • Day 10: Sele La Pass - Ghunsa - 3,595 m
  • Day 11: Ghunsa - Khambachen - 4,050 m
  • Day 12: Khambachen - Lhonak - 4,780 m
  • Day 13: Lhonak - Pang Pema - 5,140 m
  • Day 14: Pang Pema - Kanchenjunga North Base Camp - Khambachen 4,050 m
  • Day 15: Khambachen - Ghunsa - 3,595 m
  • Day 16: Ghunsa - Amjilosa - 2,460 m
  • Day 17: Amjilosa - Sekathum - 1,576 m
  • Day 18: Sekathum - Chirwa - 1,200 m
  • Day 19: Chirwa - Suketar - 2,420 m
  • Day 20: Flights back - Suketar - Biratnagar - Kathmandu

Kanchenjunga Base Camp - Safety considerations

All trekking agencies available at Bookmundi.com take safety seriously and are assessed on their safety standards after every trek, via trekkers’ feedback. They will therefore go through safety procedures with you during your pre-trek meeting about the Kanchenjunga trek:

  • This is a high altitude trek and therefore careful acclimatisation is needed.
  • Most of the Kanchenjunga trekking is done in +4,000 m and without guest houses nearby. Please therefore be sure to bring enough warm clothes, especially during winter season (mid Nov - mid Feb). Your selected trekking agency will brief you in greater detail about this.
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