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Kangchenjunga Base Camp Trek

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Outline Itinerary

Day 01 Arrival Kathmandu
Day 02 Kathmandu - flight to Taplejung, trek to Sawa Khola (2320m)
Day 03 Sawa Khola - Chainpur
Day 04 Chainpur - Milke Danda
Day 05 Milke Danda - Taribun
Day 06 Taribun - Thembewa
Day 07 Thembewa - Funfun
Day 08 Funfun - Omji Khola
Day 09 Omji Khola - Torongdin 
Day 10 Torongdin - Tseram(3870m)
Day 11 Tseram (3870m)
Day 12 Tseram - Ramze (4580m) - Tseram
Day 13 Tseram - Kharka (Ghunsal Khola)
Day 14 Kharka - Ghunsa(3475m)
Day 15 Ghunsa - Kambachen(4040m)
Day 16 Kambachen(4040m) - Lhonak(4790m)
Day 17 Lhonak - Pangpema(5140m)
Day 18 Pangpema - Kambachen(4040m)
Day 19 Kambachen - Phere
Day 20 Phere - Amjilhassa
Day 21 Amjilhassa - Chirwa(1200m)
Day 22 Chirwa - Mitlung
Day 23 Mitlung - Taplejung
Day 24 Taplejung - Biratnagar - Kathmandu
Day 25 Kathmandu 
Day 26 Kathmandu, Departure

Cost Include

  • Airport pickup on arrival at Kathmandu airport by private coach
  • Airport departure drop off at Kathmandu airport by private coach
  • 2 Nights accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Transfer hotel to domestic airport v.v. for Taplejung - Biratnagar flights
  • Flight Kathmandu - Biratnagar - Taplejung
  • Flight Taplejung - Biratnagar - Kathmandu
  • Local airport taxes
  • Accommodation during trekking in tents
  • Camping and kitchen fee
  • 3 Meals a day during trek
  • Drinks during trek (thee, coffee, water, hot chocolate)
  • Tents (member tent, dining-Kitchen tent, toilet tent)
  • Kitchen utensils
  • English speaking experienced guide (trained by Ministery of Tourism)
  • Cook, kitchen staff
  • Porter(s), generally 1 porter for 2 pax (max 12 kg per person)
  • Food, salary, transportation, accommodation and insurance for our Nepali staff
  • Kangchenjunga trekking permit
  • TIMS (trekking registration card)
  • Kangchenjunga region trekking map
  • Service from our office in Kathmandu, Thamel

Cost Exclude

  • International flight to and from Nepal and airport taxes
  • Vaccination and Nepal visa
  • Meals and drinks when not on trek
  • Personal insurance and other personal expenses
  • Tips for trekking staff (tipping is expected)
  • Extra cost due to delay or cancellation of flights to and from Biratnagar - Taplejung


Trekking Equipment Checklist

The weather can be cold, unpredictable and challenging while in the mountains. Hence the travelers need to be prepared to cope up with the weather. While you can take the different kind of equipment to make things comfortable for you, there are some basic things that you must carry with you for completion of the trek in comfortable manner.

Sun Hat
Fleece/Wool hat that covers ears
Scarf to cover face (dust/wind)

Upper Body:
At least 4 pair of T-shirts
2 lightweight thermal tops
2 Merino/Fleece long shelve tops
Water and wind proof shell jacket
Down Jacket
Raincoat (Poncho)

Lower Body:
Under garments
Hiking shorts
Lightweight walking pants
Light weight thermal leggings
Fleece or tracksuit pants
Water and wind proof pants

At least 4 pairs of  thick warm wool hiking socks
Hiking boots (with spare laces)
Walking sneakers
Walking poles (Walking Stick)
Lightweight fleece gloves
Water and wind proof gloves

Note: Sleeping bags come handy in case of difficult circumstances. We recommend every trekkers to take one with them while on the mountains. You can bring your own or it can be hired here.