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Kanchenjunga Region Trek, 24-day program

Discover the unique Kanchenjunga Region, in the border of Nepal and India. Join a certified guide from the GuideSource team for this 24-day trekking program.

Mountain RangeHimalaya
Duration24 days
Offer periodMar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct, Nov
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripNot specified

Description

Explore the Kanchenjunga Region with this 24-day trekking program. A fantastic way to discover the culture and natural beauty of this area. Mount Kanchenjunga, the third highest peak in the world, is located at the border of Nepal and India. Join us for a fantastic opportunity to experience the remoteness of the villages in this region, its diverse flora and fauna, and its traditional culture.

To start with, we will meet you at the Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport. After spending a full day touring the World Heritage Sites of Khatmandu, we will fly to Taplejung to begin our trekking experience. First stop: Kunjari (2,000 m). We will trek from village to village and spend the nights camping in places of unmatched natural beauty.

Have a look at the detailed day-by-day itinerary below.

While this is a non-technical trek, to go on this program you need to be moderately fit and have a great sense of adventure. The itinerary is designed to ensure good acclimatization conditions. Yet, strengthening your knee muscles and overall fitness in preparation for this program is highly recommended.

On this program, you will be guided by a certfied mountain guide from the GuideSource team. We are proud to have been guiding groups on the mountains for over 35 years. All while having zero serious or fatal accidents.

Interested in this Kanchenjunga Region Trek, 24-day program? Request your booking! For other programs of similar duration and difficulty, have a look at this 26-day Trek to Nangpa La, Nepal, and this Dhaulagiri, Thapa Peak, Nepal, 21 Day Guided Trek.

Accommodation

Hotels and camping

Meeting point

Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport

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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu

  • Arrival in Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport
  • Transfer to the hotel
  • Briefing on the itinerary for the next days
  • Overnight at Hotel B/B

Day 2: Kathmandu

  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu – World Heritage Sites like Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupati Nath, the famous ‘Monkey Temple’ Swayambhu Nath and the Bouddha Nath Buddhist shrine
  • Optional: last minute shopping in preparation for next day
  • Overnight at Hotel B/B

Day 3: Taplejung

  • Flight to Taplejung
  • Beginning of the trek to Kunjari (2,000 m / 6,560 ft)

Day 4: Mamankhe

  • Trek to Mamankhe (1,785 m / 5,855 ft)

Day 5: Chittre

  • Trek to Chittre (2,962 m / 9,715 ft)

Day 6: Low Tseram

  • Trek to Low Tseram (3,870 m / 12,694 ft)

Day 7: Tseram - Acclimatization

  • Acclimatization day at Tseram (3,870 m / 12,694 ft)

Day 8: Ramche

  • Trek to Ramche (4,580 m / 15,022 ft)

Day 9: Yalung Base Camp

  • Trek to Yalung Base Camp (4,500 m / 14,760 ft)

Day 10: Ramche

  • Trek to Ramche (4,580 m / 15,022 ft)

Day 11: Ghunsa

  • Trek to Ghunsa (3,595 m / 11,792 ft)

Day 12: Lakep

  • Trek to Lakep (4,099 m / 13,445 ft)

Day 13: Ramtang Kharka

  • Trek to Ramtang Kharka (4,370 m / 14,337 ft)

Day 14: Lhonak

  • Trek to Lhonak (4,785 m / 15,695 ft)

Day 15: Kanchenjunga Base Camp

  • Trek to Kanchenjunga Base Camp (5,143 m / 16,869 ft)

Day 16: Khangpachen

  • Trek to Khangpachen (4,100 m / 13,448 ft)

Day 17: Phere

  • Trek to Phere (2,800 m / 9,184 ft)

Day 18: Amjilosa

  • Trek to Amjilosa (2,500m / 8,200 ft)

Day 19: Tapethok

  • Trek to Tapethok (1,380m / 4,526 ft)

Day 20: Lingkhim

  • Trek to Lingkhim (980m / 3,214 ft)

Day 21: Suketar

  • Trek to Suketar

Day 22: Kathmandu

  • Flight to Kathmandu via Biratnagar
  • Overnight at Hotel B/B

Day 23: Kathmandu

  • Full day at leisure
  • Options:
    • Go on new trekking program
    • Explore the Thamel for a last day of shopping
  • Farewell dinner
  • Overnight at Hotel B/B

Day 24: Departure from Kathmandu

  • Transfer to the International Airport
  • End of program


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