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19 Nights / 20 Days


Trip starts at:: Kathmandu


Trip ends at: Kathmandu


Accommodation: 3 star hotel's


Max Elevation: 28,169 feet


Difficulty:: Medium


Private Vehicle

First Aid


Bottled Drinking Water


Embark on a captivating 19N/20D Kanchenjunga trek starting from Kathmandu, blending cultural exploration and high-altitude adventure. After immersing in the rich heritage of Kathmandu, fly to Bhadrapur and drive to the tea gardens of Ilam. Begin your trek from Taplejung, traversing through terraced fields, lush forests, and picturesque villages, ascending gradually to Ghunsa for acclimatization. Trek through alpine terrains, witnessing stunning mountain vistas, and reach the Kanchenjunga Base Camp. Retrace your steps, enjoying the diverse landscapes, before concluding your journey back in Kathmandu with cherished memories of this remarkable adventure.

Outline Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu Day 2: Explore Kathmandu Day 3: Kathmandu to Bhadrapur Day 4: Drive from Ilam to Taplejung Day 5: Mitlung to Chirwa Day 6: Chirwa to Sekathum Day 7: Sekathum to Amjilosa Day 8: Amjilosa to Gyabla Day 9: Gyabla to Ghunsa Day 10: Acclimatization Day in Ghunsa Day 11: Ghunsa to Kambachen Day 12: Kambachen to Lhonak Day 13: Lhonak to Kanchenjunga Base Camp and Return to Lhonak Day 14: Lhonak to Ghunsa Day 15: Ghunsa to Amjilosa Day 16: Amjilosa to Sekathum Day 17: Sekathum to Chirwa Day 18: Chirwa to Taplejung, Drive to Ilam Day 19: Ilam to Bhadrapur, Flight to Kathmandu Day 20: Departure from Kathmandu

Detail Itinerary

Nepal's captivating capital. Meet your local guide and get briefed about your exciting Kanchenjunga trek.

Explore the cultural and historical treasures of Kathmandu. Visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites like Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple), Boudhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, and Patan Durbar Square. Immerse yourself in the vibrant city life.

Take a short flight from Kathmandu to Bhadrapur. Enjoy a scenic drive to Ilam, a town nestled amidst lush tea gardens. Relax at a comfortable lodge with breathtaking mountain views.

Drive from Ilam to Taplejung, the starting point of your Kanchenjunga trek. Begin the trek with a descent through terraced fields and charming villages, reaching Mitlung for the night.

The trek progresses with a gradual ascent. Traverse picturesque landscapes, cross suspension bridges over gushing rivers, and witness the unique architecture of local villages. Spend the night in a cozy teahouse.

Continue the gradual ascent, passing through cardamom fields and dense forests. Enjoy the diverse flora and fauna along the trail. Overnight stay at a teahouse.

The trail leads you along the Tamor River, offering scenic river views. Cross multiple bridges and encounter varied flora and fauna. Rest the night at a teahouse in Sekathum.

Trek through dense forests with steeper ascents, crossing several bridges. Immerse yourself in the lush greenery and diverse plant life. Overnight stay at a teahouse in Gyabla.

Hike through the Tibetan village of Phale and continue to Ghunsa, a picturesque village nestled along the riverbank. Experience the unique Tibetan culture and traditions. Rest comfortably at a teahouse in Ghunsa.

Take a well-deserved rest day in Ghunsa to acclimatize to the higher altitude. Explore the village, interact with locals, and embark on short hikes for further acclimatization.

The trek intensifies as you enter high alpine terrain. Hike to Kambachen, offering stunning vistas of glaciers and mountains. Overnight stay at a teahouse in Kambachen.

Challenge yourself with a trek through remote and rugged terrain. Pass the Ramtang Monastery and be rewarded with panoramic mountain views. Rest the night at a teahouse in Lhonak.

Embark on a challenging yet rewarding hike to Kanchenjunga Base Camp (Pangpema). Witness the colossal Kanchenjunga in all its glory. Return to Lhonak for the night.

Retrace your steps back to Ghunsa, enjoying the changing perspectives of the landscapes. Relax and reminisce about the incredible experiences at a teahouse in Ghunsa.

Descend back to Amjilosa, enjoying the beautiful trails from a different perspective. Overnight stay at a teahouse in Amjilosa.

Continue descending to Sekathum, revisiting the scenic trails you encountered earlier. Spend the night at a familiar teahouse in Sekathum.

Retrace your steps back to Chirwa, enjoying the last few days of trekking amidst stunning landscapes. Rest comfortably at a teahouse in Chirwa.

Trek back to Taplejung and celebrate the completion of your trek. Take a scenic drive back to Ilam and indulge in a relaxing night at a lodge.

Enjoy a scenic drive back to Bhadrapur and board a flight to Kathmandu. Spend your final evening in the city, exploring any remaining sights or indulging in souvenir shopping.

Bid farewell to Nepal as you transfer to Tribhuvan International Airport for your departure flight, carrying cherished memories of your Kanchenjunga adventure.

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