|Trip Duration:||24 days|
|Program Type:||Camping Trek|
|Trek Start Point:||Hile|
|Trek End Point:||Suketar|
|Meals:||Breakfast, lunch , Dinner with tea/coffee|
|Mode of Travel:||Adventures|
|Best season:||September to November and March to May|
Kanchenjunga treks:-Kanchenjunga Region is a restricted area so we have to need special trekking permit and minimum 2 pax if you want to do the Kanchenjunga trekking. Only Everest and K2 are taller than Kanchenjunga (8586m), the massive block of rock and ice that straddles the border between Nepal and Sikkim in India. There have been relatively few attempts to climb this mighty mountain, partly because Kanchenjunga is worshiped as a tutelary spirit by the Sikkim’s. The first serious attempt to conquer the peak was the 1905 expedition led by the occultist Aleister Crawly, but a British team finally gained the summit in 1955. Even today, most expeditions stop just below the summit as a gesture of respect.
The foothills of Kanchenjunga have been open to Trekkers since 1988, but permit restrictions mean that it is only possible to walk here as part of an organized camping trek arranged through an agency. This is an inconvenience, but it does mean that trails are blissfully free from the crowd found around Everest and Annapurna. There are two possible approach routes to Kanchenjunga. The trek to south base camp starts from the airstrip at suketar (near Taplejung), taking two weeks to climb to the Yalung glacier and return. The difficult three-week trek to north base camp can be started from Basantapur (near Hile) or from Suketar. It is possible to combine these two treks by crossing the 4663m margin la or the 5160m Lapsang la.
Kanchenjunga Treks trail has more exciting and challenging daredevil and popular organizing trip to situated in the Kanchenjunga Conservation Area which is spread over 2,035m sq km from enrich in wildlife diversities also many threatened species of birds such as Impedance Pheasant, Red –Billed Blue Magpie, Shy Dragon, Amphibian and Mammals are found in this region and preserved including Snow-leopard, Himalayan Black Bear, Musk Deer, Red Panda etc.
The Kanchenjunga area is the homeland of the Limbu people, who speak a language related to Tibetan and follow a mixture of Buddhist, Hindu.
Day 01:- Drive from kathmandu to Hile by bus.
Day 02:-Hile to Seduwa
Day 03:- Seduwan to Dorpani
Day 04:- Dorpani to Guphapokhari
Day 05:- Guphapokhari to Nesum
Day 06:- Nesum to Taplejung
Day 07:- Taplejung to Chiruwa
Day 08: Chiruwa to Shakathum
Day 09:- Shekathum to Amajalassa
Day 10:- Shekathum to Kyapra
Day 11:- Kyapra to Ghunsa
Day 12: Ghunsa village to Khambachen
Day 13: Khambachen to Lhonak (15680ft)
Day 14: it is a day trip to pangpoma (16900ft)
Day 15:- Rest day for acclimatization.
Day 16: Khamachen to Lhonak:
Day 17: Rest day at the high camp.
Day 19: It is a day trip to Yalung Glacier to view the south face of Mt. Kanchanjunga
Day 20: Tseram to Yamphudin:
Day 21: Yamphudin to Ponphel.
Day 22: Ponphel to Pha Khola (4350ft)
Day 23: Pha- Khola to Taplejung (7450ft)
Day 24:- Fly back to Kathmandu from Suketar.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Tribhuban international airport (1,300m/4,264ft): then pick you up and take a short drive from the airport to the hotel check in the hotel and rest for few hrs then we meet again with guide and barging about the trek what we need the equipment for then trek and what time we live from Kathmandu details
Day 02: Kathmandu to Hille;
Take 45 minutes flight to Biratnagar and take a bus ride to Hille via Itahari and Dharan and rest at Hille (1822m.)
Day 03: Hille to Shidua :
The trail goes up to Gurantse Danda and follows a ridge top towards Tamor River then it reaches to Shidua (2237m.) via jorbhatti village.
Day 04: Dhidua to Door Pani:
The trail follows to Chitre through a forest from where panoramic views of Mt. Makalu (8463m.), Mt Chamlang (7,207m.) can be seen and ends at Door pani for rest over night.
Day 05: Door pani to Gupha Pokhari:
On this day the trail heads upward to a mountain ridge and descends down to Tinjure Phedi then cotinues to further passing rhododendron forest and Chauki village afterwards reaches to Gupha Pokhari (2940m.) for rest overnight.
Day 06: Gupha Pokhari to Nesum :
The trail skirts around the ridge and enters into the mountain range, then crosses the pass 2980m., then descends to Nesum (1591m.), via gurja Gaun for rest overnight.
Day 07: Nesum to Taplejung :
The trek descends again to Dobhan through the paddy fields and ascends again to Taplejung (1722m.) for rest.
Day 08: Taplejung to Chiruwa:
It continues upto the Tamor River , sometimes steeply above the river and sometimes by the river banks, then reaches to Chiruwa Bazaar (1171m.) for rest.
Day 09: Chiruwa to Shakathum:
The trail continues up and passes the village Tapethok, then climbs up for a while again descends to Simbuwa Khola; after crossing this river the trek climbs over a ridge to join the steep narrow Ghunsa Khola valley: the camping will be by the bank of the river at Shakathum (5415 ft).
Day 10: Shakathum to Amjilassa;
The trek follows a steep and narrow trail up the river along the Right Bank of the Ghunsa Khola. The trail then becomes very steep while passing the hamlets of Zongling and Ghaiyabari. It is a difficult climb with several outcroppings. The path descends steeply and arrives at Amjilassa for camping.
Day 11: Amjilassa to Kyapra village:
The trek continues along a gentle path towards Ghunsa Khola The winding trail descend to the river bed which follows for a while before climbing up a trial to reach to Kyapra village
(9090ft) for camp overnight.
Day 12: Kyapra to Ghunsa village (114000ft)
The trail descends from Kyapra and makes an easy climb up the right bank of ghimsa Khola and enters the rhododendron forest and climbs a hill then descends to Ghunsa Khola and crosses it to reach the village Ghinsa for camping.
Day 13: Ghunsa village to Khambachen:
The trail descends towards the river be entering a forested area Jannu glacier lies ahead. Then, climbs a steep hill to a rocky area where it traverse along the mountain side and finally gets a view of the Jannu (25289ft) also called “The Mystery Peak” or “The Terror” it descends again to Khambachen for rest.
Day 14: Khambachen to Lhonak (15680ft)
The trek goes a head to the edge of Kanchanjunga Glacier and crosses the lateral moraine, then comes to the junction of Lhonak Glacier and cuts across at this the view of Morra peak (20808ft) comes into sight from here.
Day 15: it is a day trip to pangpoma (16900ft)
The fine views of the towering Peaks of the tent Peak (24167ft) Nepal peak (23511ft), cross peak (21353ft) and the Mt. Kanchanjunga are the rewarding sight of the trail the it returns back to Khambachen.
Day 16: Rest for acclimatization and surrounding the Mountain area go little high place and back to the camp.
Day 17: Khamachen to Lhonak:
The group decides to cross two passes between Ghunsa and Simbuwa Khola (15000 – 17000ft) the higher lapsing La or the lower mirgin La into the Simbuwa Khola valley.
Day 18: Rest day at the high camp.
Day 19: Today the trek crosses the pass and descends to Simbuwa Khola valley. The rout enters the valley at Tseram (12190ft) if Mirgin La crossed; otherwise it reaches to camp Ramche (14000ft) after crossing the lapsnag La
Day 20: It is a day trip to Yalung Glacier to view the south face of Mt. Kanchanjunga from a chorten at about (15000ft) the trek turns backs to Ramche for lunch and descends tseram (12190ft) for camping at Night.
Day 21: Tseram to Yamphudin:
The trail descends through the Rhododendron forest to Torantan at 9800ft. Then climbs again to cross Dubi Bhanjuang at 7850ft and descends to Yamphudun 5360ft the first village after Ghunsa inhabited by the mixed community of Sherpa, Limbues, Raies and Gurungs.
Day 22: Yamphudin to Ponphel:
On this days the trail descends to Khola and ascend to Momenka Village at 5630ft.
Day 23: Ponphel to Pha Khola (4350ft)
The trails climbs to the ridge at 5750ft.then begins to ascend through slide valleys and passes Phun-phun village to keswa (6120ft) then continues to ascend to cross a Gurung settlement of Bhamjyang at (6640ft). And traverse a ridge to descend to Khunjari (5250ft) a Limbu village near Pha -Khola, rests overnight.
Day 24: Pha- Khola to Taplejung (7450ft)
The trail makes a steep climb through shimu village to Thembewa (5830ft) and continue to climb to lali Kharka (6960ft) then crosses a Pass at (8100ft) the trail descends towards
Teplejung Airport for camping overnight.
Day 25: Fly back to Kathmandu and rest at Hotel. After an hour visit in Thamel area and check souvenir item for shopping and come back to the Hotel and rest.
Day 26:- From hotel to Trivhuvan international airport:- today is free or last minute you have few hour special shopping for your relatives. If you have more time you can do some shopping or sightseeing then We will drop you to the International airport to catch your flight back to your home and wish for your Safe journey.
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