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Kanchenjunga South Base Camp Trek- 14 Days

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14 days
Max. Elevation
Group Size
2-15 pax
Private Transportation
Best Season
March-May and Sept-Nov
Hotel and Tea house
Breakfast in city & BLD during the trek
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Ends at
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Mount Kanchenjunga, the third-highest peak in the world, has a magnificent presence and amazing views in all directions. Here are a few brief examples of what Mount Kanchenjunga has to offer in terms of sights and activities:
  • Trek into Nepal's serious wilderness and off-the-beaten track among the numerous animals of the Kanchenjunga Conservation Area.
  • Discover glaciers, solitary mountains, lakes, flowing waterfalls, and beautiful towns.
  • Trek up the third-highest peak in the world, Mount Kanchenjunga's south base camp. Enjoy a peaceful trekking experience away from the crowds.
  • Challenge your comfort zone and relax.
  • Take in the strange panoramas of mountains and numerous landscapes.
  • Discover significant Buddhist and Hindu communities
  • The people are really nice and friendly, and their customs and ideas are amazing.
  • Explore historic monasteries and take detours to Yalung Glacier and an alpine lake.

Marvelous Views of the Mountains:
The unmatched scenery of Mount Kanchenjunga itself are, of course, an important attraction. Amazing and spectacular views are produced by the glaciers, high ridges, and snow-covered summits. Among Other Peaks, Yalung Kang:Several famous peaks, including Yalung Kang, Kumbhakarna (Jannu), Kabru, and others, are part of the Kanchenjunga range. The mountain range's overall magnificence is enhanced by each summit.

Alpine Scenes:

Rocky hills, high-altitude lakes, and Alpine grasslands define the surrounding landscapes. The variety of the landscape surrounding Kanchenjunga is enhanced by these elements.

Area of Conservation Kanchenjunga:
The area is a component of the Kanchenjunga Conservation Area, one of the most biologically diverse protected areas in the world. A wide variety of plants and animals, including uncommon and endangered species, may be found in the protected area.

Interactions Across Cultures:
You will get the chance to meet and converse with members of the Limbu, Rai, Sherpa, and Tibetan communities as you hike towards Kanchenjunga Base Camp. Discover their distinct customs, civilizations, and warm hospitality.

Monasteries and Places of Worship:
You could pass through neighborhoods with historic monasteries and other places of worship during the walk. These shed light on the local populations' spiritual practices, which are frequently impacted by Tibetan Buddhism.
secluded and immaculate wilderness. When it comes to hiking, Kanchenjunga is less busy and more remote than some other well-known Himalayan locations. This distance increases the sense of adventure and provides a clean environment for a connected relationship with nature.

Obstacles and Benefits:
The ascent to Kanchenjunga Base Camp is renowned for being difficult due to its high altitude and unpredictable weather. The joy of finishing the trek and the unmatched scenery are the benefits for conquering these challenges, which also add to a sense of success.


The highest peak in the world, Mount Kanchenjunga, is the reason of the region's name. The region is defined by an attractive landscape that includes mountain passes, rocky peaks, and deep valleys. The area is a part of the 2,035 square kilometer Kanchenjunga Conservation Area, which is renowned for its wide variety of habitats.

The Himalayas: At 8,586 meters (28,169 ft) above sea level, Mount Kanchenjunga is the region's significant attraction.
Other important peaks in the area include Yalung Kang, Kumbhakarna (Jannu), and Kabru.

Flora and Fauna:
A wide range of plant and animal species may be found in the Kanchenjunga  Region, which is rich in ecology. Pine trees, orchids, and rhododendrons grow in the luxuriant woods that cover the lower altitudes. The Himalayan tahr, snow leopard, red panda, and many pheasant species are among the region's fauna.

Diversity of Cultures:
Numerous ethnic groups, including the Limbu, Rai, Sherpa, and Tibetan people, call the Kanchenjunga area home. Tibetan Buddhism has influenced the local cultures, and the area is home to several monasteries and religious celebrations.

Trekking Routes: 
Passing through remote villages and breathtaking scenery, the Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek is the most well-known trekking route in the area. Trekking through a variety of mountain fields ,cultivated areas, and rocky mountain environment makes an interesting and eye-catching experience.

Typically, domestic flights from Kathmandu to Taplejung drop you off at the town of Suketar, the starting location for the Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek. The area's clean and off-the-beaten-path popularity can be attributed to its less established infrastructure when compared to some hiking sites that are more popular.

Trip Itinerary

Our guide will pick you up from the hotel after an early breakfast and travel with you to the domestic airport entrance. Take off from Kathmandu with your boarding card in hand, fly to Bhadrapur, and then drive to Taplejung. Spend the night in the lodge.

Stay overnight in lodge/tea house.

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You follow a very smooth route as you cross the Tamur River on a  bridge. You will climb on past fields of rice and colonies of bees along with the bank of Tamur Koshi. Often, you will also pass through tiny coffee and other natural flora jungles. At a considerable distance, a little community is seen. Spend the night in the tea house or lodge.

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(1750 m)

The first one and half-hour you trek through normally flat land. Then your trail is a steep ascent up to Amjilassa. Amjilassa is a small village with a few houses and yak herds with local shops where you find minimal supplies Stay overnight in lodge/tea house.

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The path starts off at very flat before climbing gradually through the jungle to Gyable. At Gyable, human-made structures are seen.  Here, people live according to Buddhist culture. Spend the night in the tea house or lodge.

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You are walking through a verdant, beautiful forest. Down the path, the Gunsa River is seen. A few people villages are seen along the road, and it is obvious that these communities have adopted Tibetan customs and ways of life. Spend the night in the tea house or lodge.

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Climbing takes you through a jungle. Mani walls and prayer flags hung over trees are visible here as well. You may see views of the different mountains while trekking. Numerous creatures, including yaks and mountain goats, may be seen grazing over the green slopes. Spend the night in the tea house or lodge.

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You hike through regions that resemble deserts, and there are spots where the path crosses stones. The route climbs to Tseram from Mirgin La. Snow-capped mountains and the glaciers Lapsang La and Mirgin La are seen from the trail. At Tseram, there are a few yak shelters and relatively few homes with stone roofs. Spend the night in the tea house or lodge.

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(3870 m.)

You walk for a relatively small journey today. As you rise beyond the Oktung Base Camp's summit and into a sequence of ablation valleys, the panorama is breathtaking. The best parts of this trek are the views of Kokthan, Rathong, and Kabru, as well as the frozen lake and pristine streams. Same day, you'll be back in Ramche. You pass through landslides, yak herds, and juniper jungle along the route. Ramche is home to a small number of tea shops and stone cottages.

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(4730 m.)

The trail's first part extends along the Simbua Khola River's bank. You have to negotiate a dense woodland on foot. Several locations along the route show the aftermath of a landslide. Normally, the paths climb to Lamite Bhanjyang before descending and crossing a small river to Yamphudin. A mixed community of Sherpas, Limbus, Rais, and Gurungs makes up Yamphudin. Spend the night in the tea house or lodge.

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(2995 m.)

You climb to cross the Omje Khola midway at the beginning. You are now climbing through an orchid and cardamom jungle. You drive by a tiny hamlet with various human settlements, little homes with thatched roofs, and little stores with basic goods. The route then climbs to Khebang Danda before dropping down to Khebang settlement. The residents of the quite large village of Khebang practice Buddhism and Hinduism. Spend the night in the tea house or lodge.

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After going to Jorepul, the route continues to climb. Along the low, level terrain, you also hike between covered roof cottages and rice paddies. You may get whatever you would need from the stores in the several communities along the route. There are ways to get around in the town of Thorpu. Spend the night in the tea house or lodge.

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You begin by making your way up through the little towns to Gopetar, which is the final destination. There are a few local restaurants, tea shops, and tiny cafes in this town. You board your bus from here to travel to Phidim and then on to Ilam. Spend the night in the tea house or lodge.

We will transport you from the airport to the hotel in Kathmandu.

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  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • 3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Teahouse accommodations during the trek
  • Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) with Tea/Coffee
  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • Special trekking permit for Kanchenjunga 
  • Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) card
  • Entry permits for Kanchenjunga Conservation Area
  • Flight tickets from Kathmandu to Bhadrapur and from Bhadrapur to Kathmandu
  • All land transportation: Bhadrapur- Taplejung and Thorpu-Bhadrapur by jeep or bus
  • Insurance and equipment's for the guides and porters
  • First aid kit
  • Tax, VAT and our service charge
  • Doesn't Include

      • Excess baggage charge(s)
      • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
      • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from the mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
      • International flights
      • Travel and rescue insurance
      • Personal expenses (phone calls, internet, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
      • Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)
      • Personal climbing equipment

    Frequently Asked Questions

    The trek often starts from Suketar or Taplejung, depending on the chosen itinerary. Suketar has an airport, and trekkers usually fly there from Kathmandu.

    The Kanchenjunga South Base Camp Trek - 14 Days is an adventurous trekking journey in the Kanchenjunga region of Nepal. It takes trekkers to the mesmerizing landscapes, high-altitude areas, and the South Base Camp of the third-highest mountain in the world, Kanchenjunga.

    The trek is designed to be completed in 14 days, providing ample time for acclimatization, exploration, and reaching the South Base Camp of Kanchenjunga.

    Yes, the Kanchenjunga South Base Camp Trek is considered a challenging trek. The trail involves steep ascents and descents, diverse terrains, and changing weather conditions. Trekkers should have a good level of fitness and trekking experience.

    The main attractions of the Kanchenjunga South Base Camp Trek include stunning views of Kanchenjunga and other Himalayan peaks, diverse flora and fauna, picturesque villages, and the experience of reaching the base camp.

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