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Kanchenjunga Trekking

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Kanchenjunga Trekking Trip Facts

Activities Area Altitude Duration Style Country
Trekking Kanchenjunga Region 5160m 14 Days Lodge Trek Nepal

Kanchenjunga Trekking to open for trekkers in 1988, though human beings have trekked in the vicinity in connection with mountain climbing expeditions due to the fact the flip of the century. It is a popular trekking destination in Nepal, located in the eastern part of the country. It offers scenic views of the highest peaks in the world, including Mount Kanchenjunga (8,586m), the third highest mountain in the world and second highest in Nepal. It is advisable to consult with a local trekking agency and to take necessary precautions to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience. Trek to Kanchenjunga, one needs to fly to Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal, and then take a domestic flight or a drive to the starting point of the trek. The trek itself typically takes about 2-3 weeks, and it is recommended to have proper physical fitness and prior trekking experience. Visitors also need to obtain a permit from the Nepalese government to trek in the Kanchenjunga region. It is advisable to hire a local guide or join a trekking group, as the route can be challenging and navigation can be difficult.

The trek is considered to be challenging and is recommended for experienced trekkers due to its remote location and trek usually takes around two weeks to complete and passes through remote villages, forests, and high-altitude passes. It is a popular trekking region for adventure enthusiasts lovers and offering spectacular views of the mountain and surrounding scenery. The trek usually starts from the town of Taplejung in eastern Nepal and goes through several villages and forests, before reaching base camp. It is important to be properly equipped and trained for the trek, as the high altitude and challenging terrain can be physically demanding. It is also recommended to hire a local guide for a safe and enjoyable experience. It is important to take necessary precautions and be well-prepared for the trek, including carrying adequate food and supplies, and being aware of the potential risks such as altitude sickness, inclement weather, and other hazards but you can do tea house trekking also call lodge trekking which means every day stay in hotel or lodge.

Day 01:- Kathmandu to Bhadrapur (91m.) flight and same day drive to Phidim (1157m.) overnight hotel.

Day 02:- Phidim to Sekathum (1650m.) drive and overnight hotel.

Day 03:- Sekathum to Amjilesa (2498m.) 5:30 hours walk and overnight hotel.

Day 04:- Amjilesa to Gyapla (2725m.) 6 hours walk and overnight hotel.

Day 05:- Gyapla to Ghunsa (3415m.) 5:30 to 6 hours walk and overnight hotel.

Day 06:- Acclimatization in Ghunsa. Sightseeing around Ghunsa and overnight hotel.

Day 07:- Ghunsa to Kambachen (4145m.) 6 hours walk and overnight hotel.

Day 08:- Kambachen to Lhonak (4792m.) 5:30 to 6 hours walk and overnight hotel.

Day 09:- Trek to Pangpema (5140m.), back to Lhonak, 6 hrs walk and overnight hotel.

Day 10:- Lhonak to Ghunsa (3415m.) 7 hours walk and overnight hotel.

Day 11:- Ghunsa to Thangyam (2410m.) 6 to 7 hours walk and overnight hotel.

Day 12:- Thangyam to Sekathum (1650m.) 6 hours walk and overnight hotel.

Day 13:- Sekathum to Phidim (1157m.) by drive and overnight hotel.

Day 14:- Phidim to Bhadrapur (91m.) by drive and overnight hotel.

Day 15:- Bhadrapur to Kathmandu flight and overnight hotel.