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KANCHENJUNGA BASE CAMP TREK

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    • Duration24 days
    • AccommodationMountain lodge
    • Start | EndKathmandu
    • ActivityTrekking
    • Max Altitude5143 meter
    • DifficultiesExtreme
    • Best SeasonSep - Dec | Feb - Apr
    • Group Size1-20 pax
    • Meal23 B | 21 L | 20 D
    Introduction

    Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek is one of the longest and adventurous treks in the eastern most part of Nepal. The trek reaches all the way to the base camp of Mt. Kanchenjunga (8586m), which is the third highest mountain in the world.

    Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek is an off-the-beaten trail that passes through some of the most wild and pristine corners of the Himalaya. You will get to enjoy stunning views of Kanchenjugan, Makalu, Kumbakarna, Pemthangtse, Lapsang and cross some of the highest passes including Nango Laptse Pass at 4750m. Trekkers will experience three different geographical zones, from temperate to sub-tropical to alpine grasslands. The upper section of the trek mostly includes Kanchenjunga Conservation area which is regarded as home to many rare animals such as Blue Sheep, Red Panda, Asian black bear, musk deer etc.

    KANCHENJUNGA BASE CAMP TREK ITINERARY

    Kanchenjunga Trek is the adventurous trek that lies in the eastern part of Nepal. Route starting from Bhadrapur to Illam and then trek to Kanchenjunga Base Camp and back to Kathmandu is probably the best one. 

    • Day 1: International Arrive.
    • Day 2:Kathmandu to Bhadrapur and drive to Illam (1210m).
    • Day 3: Drive from Illam to Taplejung (1820m).
    • Day 4: Trek from Taplejung to Chiruwa (1270m).
    • Day 5: Trek from Chiruwa to Lelep (1750m).
    • Day 6:Trek from Lelep to Amjilosa (2308m).
    • Day 7: Trek from Amjilosa to Gyabla (2730m).
    • Day 8: Trek from Gyabla to Ghunsa (3595m).
    • Day 9: Acclimatization day at Ghunsa.
    • Day 10: Trek from Ghunsa to Kambachen (4050m).
    • Day 11: Trek from Kambachen to Lhonak (4780m).
    • Day 12: Hike to Kanchenjunga Base camp (5143m) and back to Lhonak.
    • Day 13: Trek from Lhonak to Ghunsa.
    • Day 14: Trek from Ghunsa to Selele camp (4480m).
    • Day 15: Trek from selele camp to cheram (3870m).
    • Day 16: Trek from cheram to Ramche (4580m).
    • Day 17: Trek from Ramche to Tortong (2995m).
    • Day 18: Trek from Tortong to Yamphudin (2080m).
    • Day 19: Trek from Yamphudin to Khebang (1915m).
    • Day 20: Trek from Khebang to Kamdime.
    • Day 21: Drive from Kamdine to Birtamod.
    • Day 22: Drive from Birtamod to Bhaktapur and fly to Kathmandu.
    • Day 23: Kathmandu sightseeing.
    • Day 24: Departure.

    KANCHENJUNGA BASE CAMP TREK HIGHLIGHTS

    Trekking to the base camp of Mt. Kanchenjunga- world’s third highest peak – is a lifetime experience for many. Here are some important highlights of this trek:

    • Journey to the foot of world’s third highest peak Mt. Kanchenjunga
    • Visit north and south base camps of Mt. Kanchenjunga
    • Experience unique culture and lifestyle of ethnic Limbu/Rai people
    • Trek through Arun valley and Kanchenjunga Conservation Area rich in wildlife and biodiversity
    • Experience three bio regions from subtropical to alpine to tundra
    • Capture spectacular view of Kanchenjunga, Kumbakarna, Jannu, Wedge peak, Pyramind, Tent etc.
    • Cross several high passes including Lapsang La, Sele La pass and Mirgin La pass

    TREKKING COST

    Trekking package includes all required services, such as domestic flight, ground transportation, permit(Restricted Area permit and Kanchejunga Conservation area permit), accommodation, food, guide and porter, all documentation, staff insurance etc. There is simply no hidden cost. The cost per person decreases with the increase in group sizes.

    What is included in the tour price ?

    • Documentation - No hidden charges All necessary paper works, government and local taxes & company service charges
    • Permit(Kanchenjunga conservation Area permit (KCAP), & Restricted Area Permit (RAP)).
    • Two way Domestic flight (Kathmandu-Bhadrapur/Bhadrapur-Kathmandu)(10 KGs baggage + 5 KGs hand carry)
    • All land transportation on a private vehicle (As per the group size |car, jeep, van or a bus)
    • Accommodation during the trek (23 nights accommodation on clean mountain lodges on sharing basis )
    • Meal - Full board(Warm and fresh meal during the trek |23 Breakfast | 21 Lunch | 20 Dinner)
    • Trekking gears (Sleeping bag, duffel bag, trekking poles, water bottle & rain poncho)
    • 1 X English speaking Trekking guide(Experienced, government licensed and ministry of tourism trained)
    • Porters - Strong, experienced and honest 01 Porter for 2 trekkers/ maximum 16 kgs luggage per porter.
    • 1X Assistant Guide (Service of assistant guide for groups of 8 trekkers and above.)
    • Arrangements for trekking staffs(All meals |3 times a day, salary, accommodation and insurance)

    WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED?

    • Personal nature expenses (All alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, hot and cold drinks during rest, lunch and dinner, laundry)
    • Charging electronic devices (If electricity is provided by solar power, charging devices such as Mobile, tablet and laptop will be charged.)
    • Insurance(Your travel insurance)
    • Tipping / gratis for guides, porters and drivers(Tipping is like giving a hug. Although it’s never expected, it’s always very much appreciated.)
    • Unexpected expenses (Expenses arising from unforeseen circumstances beyond the control of Eyes on Nepal such as natural calamities, mishaps or accident)
    • Electric Blanket and hot shower(In mountain lodges)

    CANCELLATION POLICY

    Cancellation policy is only applicable to package tariffs. The cancellation charge will be against the total package cost after deducting non-refundable expenses such as permits, transportation costs, airfare expenses that have been paid as part of the trip.
    • If you cancel your trip 30 days prior to the program start date, 15% cancellation fees of the total package cost will be charged.
    • Any cancelation made 15 days prior to the program start date, 30% cancellation fees of the total package cost will be charge.
    • If you cancel your trip 1 week prior to the program start date, 50% cancellation fees of the total package cost will be charge.
    • cancelation made less than one week prior to the program start date, it will be deemed as no show and hence no refund will be made.
    • You must notify us about cancellation through writing via email.

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