Kanchenjunga South Base Camp Trek

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Trip Overview

“Real adventure lies in the wilderness not in the civilization.”

Mt. Kanchenjunga is 8,586 meter tall making it the world’s third highest mountain in the world and also one of the most challenging peaks for climbing in the Himalayas. Our Kanchenjunga South Base Camp Trek takes you to the vicinity of Mt. Kanchenjunga, also known as Five Treasures of the Great Snow in the far eastern part of Nepal. Kanchenjunga South Base Camp Trek is a lengthy but still a very noteworthy trek as you get to experience dreamlike adventures along the entire trekking path. It is anew trail with very less companies operating treks so it is a not so crowded and less touristic place which will add to your adventure.

On our 17 days Kanchenjunga South Base Camp Trek you shall trek to the south base camp of the world's third highest peak with spectacular views of Jannu from the Mirgin La. The trek begins with a flight to Sukhetar or Bhadrapur in the south east section of Nepal. The tranquil villages on the borders of Sikkim and Tibet add other dimensions to this trek. Kanchenjunga South Base Camp Trek explores Yalung glacier and the South side of mount Kanchenjunga. The region is one of the most unspoiled high mountain vicinity in Nepal and your trek takes you all the way through the glorious and diverse landscape to the Base Camp on the south sides of this enormous and gigantic mountain. Kanchenjunga's towering peak is considered as being so far above the ground that a trek to its base camp is thought to be a grand adventure in itself that can make any adventurer enthralled with a rush of adrenaline. This trek is one of the most adventurous of all the routes offered. Soaring peaks, the Yalung Glacier and a wide variety of natural vegetation and agricultural areas can be seen in this region. The remote villages, high luxuriants, luminous mountains blanketed in snow, foggy clouds forming a canopy around magnolia and rhododendron forest with a very theatrical landscapes, makes Kanchenjunga South Base Camp Trek a just the thing for travel enthusiasts. And at the foremost end of our trek we shall trek back to Suketar by Chirwa and Phurumba to conclude our strenuous Kanchenjunga South Base Camp Trek & take a flight back to Kathmandu from Sukhetar.

A trek to Kanchenjunga is a remarkable and memorable adventurous trek into the grandiose Himalaya where the scale of both mountain and valley is difficult to comprehend. Commonly March to June & September to Mid-November is preferred as the ideal preeminent time to go for Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek. Join Adventure Master Trek now for an epic journey to experience this surreal trek into the phenomenal terrains of Kanchenjunga.

Itinerary Overview

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

Day 02: Fly from Kathmandu to Sukhetar/Kathmandu to Bhadrapur and Trek to LaliKharka (2,220m)

Day 03: Trek to Keswa (2,100m)

Day 04: Trek to Mamanke (2,000m)

Day 05: Trek to Yamphudin (1,650m)

Day 06: Trek to Torontan (3,080m)

Day 07: Trek to Tseram (3,750m)

Day 08: Trek to Ramche (4,360m)

Day 09: Ramche - Exploration (exploring South K B C view)

Day 10: Trekking beyond the Mirgin La (4,663m)

Day 11: Trek to Ghunsa (3,475m)

Day 12: Trek to Kyapra (2,300m)

Day 13: Trek to Sakathum (1,600m)

Day 14: Trek to Chirwa (1,180m)

Day 15: Trek to Phurumba (1900m)

Day 16: Trek to Suketar and fly back to Ktm (2,300m)

Day 17: Final Departure

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

After your arrival at the Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu, a representative of Adventure Master Treks & Expedition shall be waiting for you at the airport terminal. You shall then be escorted to your respective hotel room for your stay. Later you may go out for a stroll around the local areas near your hotel in the evening. Stay overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 02: Fly from Kathmandu to Sukhetar/Kathmandu to Bhadrapur and Trek to Lali Kharka (2,220m)

Get ready for a marvelous adventure as we are bound to start our incredible trek to western Nepal from today. We shall fly from Biratnagar to Sukhetar. You take a short 30-40 minute flight to Sukhetar. After refreshment, you go to Lali Kharka with the trekking team. On the trails, you stroll by rich fields and perfect settlements. In the wake of trekking for around three hours we should achieve our last destination of Lali Kharka which is a town arranged at a raised tallness of 2,220m above sea level. Stay overnight at Lali Kharka.

Day 03: Trek to Keswa (2,100m)

Today we might trek from Lali Kharka to Keswa (2100m) and it should take us around six hours to reach. As you navigate along the precarious course to Pokhara town, entrancing terraced farmland unfurls not long after in the wake of intersection a suspension connect over the Phawa Khola. The course additionally prompts to Kunjari where we end for lunch. After lunch, we keep taking after the trekking trail. We get the opportunity to see thick timberlands and at times a little town situated on a slope, as we advance along the trail. On evading along a tenderly inclining mountain way, we achieve Tambawa and later Bhanjyang, where we detect a few teahouses. Now, we can catch hypnotizing sight of Kanchenjunga shining against the sun. Stay overnight at Keswa.

Day 04: Trek to Mamanke (2,000m)

Presently from Keswa, we should trek forward to Mamanke (2000m) which takes around six hours. Your trek proceeds through the Kabeli valley passing a couple of breathtaking waterfalls. In the wake of sliding steeply through rice patios into a side gully we cross the Khaksewa Khola River on a long suspension connect at 1540 meter and after that move back to Mamanke which is arranged at 2,000 meters above sea level. This is a prosperous Limbu town with bhattis (teashops), shops and a vast school. Stay overnight at Mamanke.

Day 05: Trek to Yamphudin (1,650m)

Tighten your laces as we plan to move from 3-4 hrs trek will lead us to our next destination Yamphudin. Yamphudin is at the intersection of the Amji Khola and the Kabeli Khola. Yamphudin is a blended group of Sherpas, Limbus, Rais and Gurungs. There is likewise a little Kanchenjunga Conservation Area. Stay overnight at Yamphudin.

Day 06: Trek to Torontan (3,080m)

After early breakfast at Yamphudin we make a promising start to reach to our next destination of the trek and that is Amji Khola. Crossing the Amji Khola on two or three bamboo posts and taking after the Kabeli Khola upstream for a short separation, overlooking the suspension connect we reach to the fields of corn and grain to Darachuk, we continue moving past glades to Dhupi Bhanjyang, from here we dive through greeneries and enormous trees to the Amji Khola.From the stream, the trail makes a lofty move through bamboo to a Kharke at Chitre (2920m) and proceeds up to an indent, the trail goes through a woodland of pines to a lake at Lamite Bhanjyang a short climb from that point drives us beyond any confining influence simply over the Simbua Khola. Stay over the white, salty stream and tail it upstream, on a progression of risings and plummets, to a brief scaffold worked of stones and logs, which will take us to Torontan, our campground. This campground lies among the towering fir trees of what is presently a for the most part coniferous snow capped timberland. Stay overnight at Torontan.

Day 07: Trek to Tseram (3,750m)

Now let’s carry on with our trek from Torontan and head to Tseram [3750m] which may take us around five hours. The climb begins in backwoods of a few assortments of rhododendron and the crosses avalanches to Tsento Kang, a goth (a cowshed or cottage in a high field) at 3360 meter. Around a hour past is a Buddhist sanctuary brightened with shake cairns, petition banners and three-pronged iron trisuls (the trident weapon of Shiva). This hallowed place is in a little give in and marks the limit of a consecrated some portion of the valley, past which executing creatures is disallowed. You proceed with your approach to Tseram, an extensive level knoll with a solitary house at 3870 meter that serves as a rural cabin. The settlements in this valley are Goths utilized by yak and dairy animal herders. Stay overnight at Tseram.

Day 08: Trek to Ramche (4,360m)

Moving far from Tseram, we now convey ourselves towards Ramche [4360m) which should take us around four hours. A rough free way takes after the stream and trips up to a few mani dividers (stones cut with Buddhist petitions). Rathong (6678m) and Kabru Dome (6700m) linger at the leader of the valley. Climbing further nearby the moraine of Yalung Glacier to where the valley opens up as you approach Yalung at 4260m. Your trek climbs encourage along the moraine to a lake and a major knoll at Ramche. There are two well form houses here; one of them supposes it's an inn, however the proprietor invests so much energy away that it infrequently satisfies its desire. The view is commanded by the astounding pinnacle of Rathong. Crowds of blue sheep live on the bluffs over your campground. Stay overnight at Ramche.

Day 09: Ramche - Exploration (exploring South K B C view)

Leaving your camp set up at Ramche, you take a stuffed lunch and set off right on time for your first close experience with Kanchenjunga. Pursuing the valley around its clearing bend, you are abruptly gone up against with the immeasurable southern mass of the mountain. The edge frames a cirque, which is more than 15 kms in length and never under 7500 meters high. Along this edge lie the three fundamental summits of Mt Kanchenjunga at 8420m, 8586m, and 8474m. It is genuinely stunning. Continuing further on towards Oktang [4630m], you may then slide onto the icy mass and cross it to a point beneath Talu from where you can see every one of the mountains of the zone in display. Particularly great is the east piece of Khumbakarna Glacier spilling out of the east face of Jannu [Kumbhakarna being the nearby name for Jannu]. You then come back to your camp at Ramche. Stay overnight at Ramche.

Day 10: Trekking beyond the Mirgin La (4,663m)

We should which takes around six and half hours. Leaving your campground, you trek down the valley, passing the little settlement of Lapsang, before killing towards the Mirgin La - the pass. You should cross keeping in mind the end destination to achieve Gunsa and the north side of Kanchenjunga. As you slide from the Mirgin La, the perspectives, specifically of Mt Jannu, are basically wonderful. Your campground will be some place past the pass. Stay overnight at Mirgin La.

Day 11: Trek to Ghunsa (3,475m)

A lofty plunge from your campground brings you to Lamba Sumba Kharka where there are more awe inspiring perspectives of the magnificent southwest face of Jannu. From here, the going is simple, dropping on a fabulous trail to the town of Gunsa, where you camp in the fields by the stream. Gunsa is a Tibetan town with a modest gompa and petition banners shuddering from the wooden houses. It comes as an appreciated sight after the thorough strolling of the earlier days and gives a phenomenal chance to visit a weird nearby hostelry and test the "tongba" [alcoholic refreshment aged out of millet]. Stay overnight at Ghunsa.

Day 12: Trek to Kyapra (2,300m)

As arranged today in the wake of having our breakfast, we should walk ahead towards the town of Kyapra arranged at a rise of 2,300m above sea level which can take us around five hours. From Gunsa, your course out of the mountains takes after the excellent Gunsa and Tamur Kholas and is through staggering backwoods of rhododendron, conifer, birch and oak. The valley sides here are steep and the trail takes after the waterway as it falls downwards. You go through Kyapra, the stayder of the Tibetan towns, and, an hour or so further on, you camp in the timberland at a spot called Tang. Stay overnight at Kyapra.

Day 13: Trek to Sakathum (1,600m)

Today it may take us around 6 to 7 hours to achieve our last destination. Heading for the town of Sakathum, your course takes after an undulating trail for the primary couple of hours until you achieve Amjilasa. From here, there is a long soak drop from which you can see the Gunsa Khola Valley extended before us. You camp in the fields of Sakathum which is a neighborhood town arranged at a hoisted stature of 1,600 m above sea level. Stay overnight at Sakathum.

Day 14: Trek to Chirwa (1,180m)

Starting here forward we should trek encourage towards to Chirwa town which can take us around 5 to 6 hours. Today is a simple day and just past Sakathum, you go to the conversion of 2 waterways. Streaming in from your left is the Simbua Khola [which you followed up to Ramche] and from your privilege, the Gunsa Khola which issues from the still shut Walunchung Gola range. The 2 waterways join to frame the Tamur Kosi which you now take after. There are a lot of spots for showering in the various little tributary streams, which you cross before achieving the town of Chirwa. Stay overnight at Chirwa.

Day 15: Trek to Phurumba (1,900m)

Get up, have your breakfast and after that be prepared as we move advance towards our next destination. Today we might stroll for around four hours before achieving Phurumba where we should stay for the night. Our course might additionally lead us to developed land and rich fields. On achieving Mitlung, we end for a sound lunch. At that point our trail crisscrosses through the way of soak stones. Stay overnight at Phurumba.

Day 16: Trek to Suketar and fly back to Ktm (2,300m)

In the wake of having our breakfast, we might begin heading towards the capital city of medieval city of Kathmandu. At first before all else we might touch base at Biratnagar from Suketar by method for a general flight in the morning. What's more, from Biratnagar, you will again need to take another residential flight to Kathmandu. Upon our arrival in Kathmandu, you might be gotten by our air terminal agent and after that later be moved into your lodging rooms from the airplane terminal where you will have room schedule-wise to take rest. Stay overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 17: Final Departure

This day marks the end of our incredible trek to Kanchenjunga South Base Camp so a representative of Adventure Master Treks & Expedition shall escort you to the Tribhuwan International Airport for your scheduled flight back home. We hope that we managed to provide you with the top most services during your trip and hope for your return back to this enchanting nation soon. Lastly we bid you farewell and hope you have a safe flight back to your native homeland.

Includes

  • Airport transfer pick up and drop
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast
  • Domestic flights (Kathmandu- Suketar -Kathmandu)
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide), Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (Kanchanjunga Conservation Area Permit, TIMS)
  • First aid Medical kit
  • All government and local taxes (including 13% VAT and 10 % service charge)
  • Transportation on private vehicle as agreed on the itinerary

Excludes

  • Your Nepal entry visa fee
  • Travel insurance and emergency evacuation expenses
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu and extra baggage charges in domestic and international flight
  • ­­­­­­­­­­­­Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
  • All personal expenses (including the gears and clothing taken on hire by the participant, phone calls, battery charge, shower, etc)
  • Tips for guides and porters

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