Kanchenjunga Trekking Kanchenjunga South And North Base Camp Trekking

Hiking / Trekking in Kathamandu, Bagmati, Nepal

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Kanchenjunga, the thrilling place of Nepal not found elsewhere just below the looming Mt Kanchenjunga (8,586 meters). This area is declared as the gift of the Earth full of alpine grass lands, rocky outcrops, dense temperate and sub-tropical forests and low river valley. It is situated north... Show more

Kanchenjunga, the thrilling place of Nepal not found elsewhere just below the looming Mt Kanchenjunga (8,586 meters). This area is declared as the gift of the Earth full of alpine grass lands, rocky outcrops, dense temperate and sub-tropical forests and low river valley. It is situated north in north eastern part of Nepal border by Tibet, China and India. This enchanting area offers the excellent display of flowering glory of rhododendrons, orchids, lilies, primula and many other flowers. The must-see place of this region is Kanchenjunga Conservation Area spread in an area of 2,035 square Kilometers. The area has a rich diversity of wildlife including snow leopard, Himalayan black bear, musk deer red panda and others. Impheyan, pheasant, red-billed blue mangpie, shy drongo are the major birds found here.

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$1,449.00
Duration
31 days

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Langtang Ri Trekking and Expedition is situated at thamel west of Narayanhiti Palace Museum in tridevi marga inbetween the way to jyatha and thahiti in the right hand side of road.

City
Kathamandu
State / Region
Bagmati
Zip / Postcode
7103
Country
Nepal
27.714348 85.3118437

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu. Overnight in Hotel
Langtang RI representatives will welcome you by garland at the KTM Airport with a banner and drop you off at the hotel after check-in and refreshments, LRT office management personnel and a guide will formally introduce them and provide a trip briefing. Group members should submit 2 passport size photos plus a copy of their passport and also, a copy of Travel insurance and return flight information.

Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing. Overnight in Hotel B

After breakfast, you start an interesting tour around Kathmandu. We will arrange a guide of your chosen language to give you a tour and introduction to our rich culture amongst our ancient and fascinating history and religion. In our sightseeing tour you go to Monkey temple Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath and Kathmandu Durbar square.

Durbar Square: -This complex of palaces, courtyards and temples, built between the 12th and 18th centuries, used to be the seat of the ancient Malla kings of Kathmandu. There is an intriguing 17th century stone inscription set into the wall of the palace with writings in 15 languages. The Durbar square, protected as an UNESCO world Heritage site, is the social, religious and urban focal point of the city. There are also museums inside the palace building. There is an entrance fee of Rs.250 for foreign visitors. Your ticket to the Square entitles you to visit all the museums.

Swayambhunath, situated on a hillock 6.5 kilometres west of Kathmandu, this 2000 years old Stupa is the world’s most glorious Buddhist shrine and is surrounded by several small pagodas. The main temple is capped by a pinnacle of copper gilt and is painted on the four sides with all seeing eyes of Lord Buddha.

Pashupatinath, dedicated to Lord Shiva, is the holiest and most famous Nepalese temple. Situated 5 kilometres northeast of Kathmandu on the bank of the sacred Bagmati River, it is an impressive pagoda style structure with gilt roof and richly carved silver doors. It has bathing and cremation ghats, which are of absorbing interest to the tourist, particularly in the mornings and on festival days.

Day 03/4.Drive from Kathmandu to Basantpur via Dharan(428m.), Dhankuta(1158m.) and Hille(1822m.) by bus:
It will be a long driving journey as we will drive about 2 days. Overnight at Tented Camp. B.L.D

Day 05.Trek from Basantpur to Chauki (2400m.)- 6 Hours:
Today, the trail follows gentle ascent and descent route as well. The path is covered by rhododendron forests. If the sky is clear, we will enjoy the panoramic view of Mount Makalu and Kanchenjunga himal. Overnight at Tented camp. B.L.D

Day 06.Trek from chauki to Gupha Pokhari (2940m.) to Gurja Gaon(2145m.)- 7 Hours:
While trekking through this way, we pass through rhododendron forests. At a point, we come across a pass situated at 3000 meter. There is a pond at the Gupha Pokhari where prayer flags and Buddhist mani wall can be seen. Overnight at Tented Camp. B.L.D

Day 07.Trek from Gurja Goan to Dovan (730 m.) – 6 Hours:
Today, the trails descend up to Dovan. En route we pass through jungle and villages. We trek through terraces as crops grown here are wheat, maize, rice, millet, potatoes and so on. Dovan is a village situated at low elevation between two streams. Overnight at Tented Camp. B.L.D

Day 08.Trek from Dovan to Mitlung (921m.)- 6 Hours:
Crossing a suspension bridge over Tamur River, we follow quite flat route. We trek along the bank of Tamur Koshi through paddy fields. From time to time, we cross through small jungles of cardamom plants and other natural vegetation. We will see some small village stretching at a far distance. The inhabited area of this part is occupied by Brahmins, Chhetris and Limbus. Overnight at Tented Camp. B.L.D

Day 09.Trek from Mitlung to Chirwa(1171m.)- 7 Hours:
The path to follow is quite narrow and passes through jungle mainly covered with cardamom plants and other vegetation. We will also see the small gardens of orange on your way. We cross through some small streams while trekking. This day, our trek is through ascent and descent paths. We walk along the more flat land. Chirwa is a small town where you find small lodges and camping site with local shops. Overnight at Tented Camp. B.L.D

Day 10.Trek from Chirwa to Sekathum(1635m.)- 6 Hours:
Our trek passes through a small jungle along with the bank of the river. We find the plants of cardamom and other different vegetation. The trail normally ascends and descends as well. We cross a small hanging bridge before we reach Sekhathum. Overnight at Tented Camp. B.L.D

Day 11.Trek from Sekathum to Amjilosa (2510m.)- 5 Hours:
The first one and half-hour we trek through normally flat land. Then our trail goes steeply ascent up to Amjilasa. Amjilassa is small village with few houses and yak herds with local shops where you find minimal supplies. These shops are also called Bhattis and teashops. Overnight at Tented Camp. B.L.D

Day 12.Trek to Gyabla – 5 Hours:
Again, we hike upward river bank. Pass through the densely forest of mainly bamboo, fir and rhododendrons. Eventually reach a small stone house by the river. Then climb up again crossing a few small bridges. We will find that the river drops steeply with many waterfalls and pools. Another short uphill walk takes us to the Tibetan settlement of Gyabla. Overnight at Tented Camp. B.L.D

Day 13.Trek from Gyable to Ghunsa (3468m.)-6 Hours:
The trails pass through jungle. We will see Gunsa River down the trail. The trail passes through few human settlements and it is clearly visible that their life style and culture has been inherited from Tibet. We pass through terrace fields where potato, wheat, barley, buck are grown. The local traders are involved in export-import business in Tibet. The traders go to India for trade activities during the winter season. Overnight at Tented Camp. B.L.D

Day 14.Rest day at Ghunsa for acclimatization:
Today we take a rest in order to acclimatize and excursion in and around the Ghunsa. Gunsa is also rich with Tibetan and Buddhist culture. Ghunsa is relatively larger town. It is inhabited by Tibetan people. Mainly the women are involved in carpet weaving profession. Overnight at Tented Camp. B.L.D

Day 15.Trek from Ghunsa to Kambachen (4124m – 7 Hours:
The trail makes a gradual ascent along the south bank of the Gunsa Khola, then crosses a boulder strewn flood plain and crosses back to Rambuk Kharka on the north side of the river. Once on the opposite side, the trail passes a waterfall then makes a short, steep ascent to a very unstable slope. It’s a passage across the slide, with loose footing, a steep fall to the river and lots of tumbling football-sized rocks. Beyond the slide, the trail drops to the single locked hut at Lakep, then traverses to Khambachen, a Tibetan settlement of about a dozen houses at 4040m. Overnight at Tented Camp. B.L.D

Day 16.Trek from Kambachen to Lhonak (4780m.)- 7 Hours:
Today, the trail climbs gradually through open rocky fields to Ramtang at 4240m, then across moraines north-west of the Kanchenjunga Glacier. Lhonak, at 4790m, is near a dry lake bed on an open, sandy plain; water is scarce here. Overnight at Tented Camp. B.L.D

Day 17.Trek from Lhonak to pangpema (5152m.)-4 Hours:
From Lhonak, the trail ascends gradually across the plain, and then gets a bit steeper as it follows the moraine. We will drop off the moraine and follow the bottom of the valley to avoid the steeper section. The views are dramatic, but we will not see Kanchenjunga or Wedge Peak until we are near Peng Pema. The spectacular main peak of Kanchenjunga, and a panorama of other peaks that make up one of the largest mountain masses in the world, tower over the single roofless hut at Pang Pema. Overnight at Tented Camp. B.L.D

Day 18.Trek from Pangpema to Kanchanjunga (North) Base Camp (5280m.) to Lhonak- 6 hours:
Here, we will enjoy the snow capped mountains and Kanchenjunga glacier. There are gorges of mountain glacier from water flows all the time. During the middle of the day, the scene of falling avalanches captivates you completely, the return to Lhonak. Overnight at Tented Camp. B.L.D

Day 19.Trek from Lhonak to Ghunsa- 7 Hours:
Today, we trek in descending path crossing the jungle along the river Kambachen. At a point, we have to cross a wooden bridge as well. Overnight at Tented Camp. B.L.D

Day 20.Trek from Ghunsa to Mirgin La (4583m.)- 7 Hours:
Going ascend, we pass through the less thick jungle. Here also we will see the mani walls and prayer flags hanging over the tree. While trekking we see the view of various beautiful mountains. We observe the different animals like mountain goats and yaks grazing over the hills. Overnight at Tented Camp. B.L.D

Day 21.Trek from Mirgin La to Tseram (3725m.)- 6 Hours:
Today, we trek through almost desert like area and some places we cross are stony trail. The path is ascent from Mirgin La to Tseram. On the path, we will see Lapsang La glacier, Mirgin La glacier and snow-capped mountains. There are very few stone roof houses at Tseram and yak huts. Overnight at Tented Camp. B.L.D

Day 22.Trek from Tseram to Oktang (5225m.)- 7 Hours:
Today, we trek through moraines. On the trail, we will see Yalung glacier and Lapsang glacier. We will also see mountain goats as we cross through desert like area. The view of snow-covered mountains and Kanchenjunga is quite magnificent. Walking through this trail is full of adventure. Overnight at Tented Camp. B.L.D

Day 23.Excursion to Kanchanjunga Base Camp (South) – 5 Hours:
We will have to walk through moraines and strenuous rocky path. Trekking this day is quite adventurous as you have to walk along the glacier. We will mountain goats and yaks. This day we cross Oktang glacier. The panoramic view of Kanchenjunga and Mount Jannu with other different peaks captivates us completely. Some parts of the area touch the neighboring country India. Overnight at Tented Camp. B.L.D

Day 24Trek from Oktang to Tseram (3725m.)- 7 Hours:
We trek following stream alongside the moraines of Yalung Glacier. Trekking through jungle of juniper is required. The path is quite loose and rocky. There can be found mani walls and prayer flags hanging over the tree. Along the way, we will see difficult route of Lapsang La pass at a distance. There are very few stone roof houses at Tseram and yak huts. Overnight at Tented Camp. B.L.D

Day 25.Trek from Tseram to Yamphudin (2090m.)- 8 Hours:
Today, the first part of the trekking goes along the bank of the river, Simbua Khola. We have to walk through jungle. On the way, we will see the landslide at some places. The trail normally ascends up to Lamite Bhanjyang and then descends to Yamphudin crossing the small river. Yamphudin is a mixed community of Sherpas, Limbus, Rais and Gurungs. Among the corn and rice fields of the village there are a school and some shops with minimal supplie. B.L.D

Day 26.Trek from Yamphudin to Khebang (1740m.)- 7 Hours:
In the beginning, we descend crossing the Omje Khola up to halfway. Now we ascend through the jungle of cardamom and orchid plants. We pass a small village where we will find different human settlements, small thatched roof houses and local shops with minimal supplies. From here, the trails is quite ascent up to Khebang Danda and then we trek in descending order to Khebang village. Overnight at Tented Camp. B.L.D

Day 27.Trek from Khebang to Thorpu (1500m.)- 8 Hours:
Today, the trail starts descending to Jorepul and then begins to ascend. We also trek along the flat and low land crossing paddy fields and thatched roof houses. Thorpu is a town where transportation facility is available. Overnight at Tented Camp. B.L.D

Day 28.Trek from Thorpu to Gopetar (2250m.)- 6 Hours:
First of all, we ascend through the small villages up to the last destination, Gopetar. It is a town where is found small restaurants, teashops and other local shops. From here, we are picked up by bus to reach Phidim to Illam. Overnight at Tented Camp. B.L.D

Day 29/30. Drive from Gopetar to Kathmandu via Phidim (1264m.) and Ilam (1229m.). Overnight at hotel. B.B
Drive to Kathmandu. On The last day This is the free day and you can use it for your shopping. In the evening you will drive you for farewell dinner with cultural dance

Transfer to international airport for your final flight departure. B

Day 31: International Departure B
All too soon it’s time to bid Nepal farewell and one realizes that we can never be intimate, only acquainted with this amazing adventure Himalaya.

Inclusions

  1. Airport Pick up & Drop Transportation by private vehicle
  2. Twin sharing accommodation at Kathmandu in 2 stars to 5 star hotels with breakfast
  3. Kathmandu/Bsantapur ?kathamndu locabus bus , private transportation
  4. sightseeing in Kathmandu Escorted with English Speaking Guide & Entrance fee
  5. Tents, mattress, cooking utensils and camping equipments.
  6. Wages, equipment, insurance and other facilities to staffs
  7. Accommodation in tea house during trek
  8. Meals (Breakfast, lunch, dinner) in trekking
  9. 4 seasonal sleeping bag
  10. trekking map for group
  11. All necessary paper work & Permits
  12. All cost for a Langtang Ri staff (A First Aid and Eco trained & Government licensed holder English Speaking guide) and required porter while on trek)
  13. Expericed cook , kictchen crew & sherpa
  14. Cargo
  15. Accommodation, meals, salary, equipment, transportation & Insurance of Langtang Ri trekking staffs
  16. Travel & Rescue arrangement.
  17. All government taxes.
  18. Experienced cook, sherpas and kitchen crew.
  19. Farewell dinner

Exclusions

  1. International Airfare
  2. Nepal Visa fee (US$ 40 per person for 30 days)
  3. Airport Departure taxes/Excess baggage charges.
  4. Lunch/Dinner in Kathmandu
  5. Special Permit Cost
  6. Medical evacuation in case of emergency.
  7. Personal gears & clothing (available on hire)
  8. Client’s insurance, Items of personal nature i.e. Soft/hard drinks, Tips etc.
  9. Expenses incurred due to mishaps, landslide, strikes, political unrest etc. In such case extra will be charged as per actual
  10. Anything not included in cost include section

Please Note

Information

Duration: 31 days

Grade: 2-Moderate

Best Time to go: Best Season: March/April/May/Sept/Oct/Nov

Price: USD 1449- USD 2999 Per Person

Trekking: Teahouse/ camping

Max. Altitude: 5280m

Group Size: Min 4

Transportation: Local Bus/Private deluxe vehicle & flight

Cancellation policy

If cancelled up to 1 days before date of arrival, no fee will be charged. If cancelled later or in case of no-show, the entire activity price may be charged.

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