Trip Duration: 26 days Trekking Days: 20 days Trip Grading: strenuous to very strenuous Maximum Elevation: 5300 meters / 17500ft Accommodation: Camping
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Trekking in Kanchenjunga world’s third highest peak, starts from Taplejung in East Nepal bordering with India further East. The trekking starting point is now reached by a short Jeep ride from Bhadrapur, a comfortable airport connected to Kathmandu. Kanchenjunga area is famous, not only for seeing and walking on the base and high passes of one of the biggest mountains on earth but also given the cultural uniqueness of the local ethnic people, known as the Limbu, Lepcha, and Sherpa. Kanchenjunga region is also enriched by vast bio-diversity with many species of birds, and rare wildlife like the Red Panda and Snow Leopard who roam in the protected site of the Kanchenjunga Conservation area; it is one of the less trekked areas in the Himalaya. This region is suited to those who have some level of hiking experience along with a deep interest in traveling in remote, rugged places that exposes one to both culture and natural beauties.

Brief Itinerary of Kanchenjunga Base Camp North South Trekking

Day 01-02: Kathmandu
Day 03: Kathamndu – Bhadrapur flight and jeep to Taplejung
Day 04: Trekking Taplejung to Chauki
Day 05: Chauki to Gupha Pokhari
Day 06: Gupha Pokhari to Nesum
Day 07: Nesum to Mitlung
Day 08: Mitlung to Chirwa
Day 09: Chirwa to Sakhathum
Day 10: Sakhathum to Amjilasa
Day 11: Amjilesa to Gyabla
Day 12: Gyable to Ghunsa
Day 13: Rest at Ghunsa
Day 14: Ghunsa to Khambachen
Day 15: Khambachen to Lhonak
Day 16: Lhonak – Pang Pema – Lhonak
Day 17: Lhonak to Ghunsa
Day 18: Ghunsa to Lapsangla Pass (5101 mtr) and Tent near Ramchaur
Day 19: Ramchaur optional base camp south (Kanchenjunga hike)
Day 20: Ramchaur to Tseram
Day 21: Tseram to Tortong
Day 22: Tortong to Yamphuudin
Day 23: Yamphudin to Lali khadka
Day 24: Lali khadka to suketar Catch the jeep and arrive at Bhadrapur
Day 25: Return to Kathmandu
Day 26: Return home or plan more

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