26 days
Trip Level
Min 2 person
Group Size
5143 m

Kanchenjunga means “The Five Treasures of Snow.” In eastern Nepal, Kanchenjunga lies close to India’s border. Although Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek is less crowded, trekkers may reward the rural way of life in Nepal. And also its rich culture with a unique insight. Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek extends many wonders along the way, from serene trails in Kanchenjunga Conservation Area to the diverse mountains. Apart from that, it is a journey for an adventurous soul since it enables you to taste authentic nature.

Nowadays, The Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek accomplishes as a teahouses trek. Hence, it is popular like the Everest Base Camp and Annapurna. Many trekking gateways exist, so all you need to know about Kanchenjunga South Base Camp Trek. Based on the interest and ability since we do offer 26 days Kanchenjunga circuit trek.

Generally, the Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek starts at Suketar and finishes at Thorpu. It passes several charming villages, exotic flora, and fauna, and the barren valley. Finally, get at the north Kanchenjunga base camp (Pangpema). Another attraction of the trek is a unique cultural insight. The Limbu dominates in the lower valley, whereas the Sherpa influence in the upper valley. Kanchenjunga North Base Camp is similar to a Tibetan plateau. Once there, the splendid views are towering in front of the eyes.

The Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek offers an exciting exposure to its cultural diversity. Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek provides ample space for the sparsely populated with its warm hospitality and diverse cultures. If you are keen to visit Kanchenjunga south base camp, make a loop at Sele Le Pass. But, the trek requires good physical condition and mountain experience.

Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek itinerary

Spectacular landscapes really feel the wilderness camping expirences
Exhilarating trekking experience around Kanchenjunga world’s third tallest mountain

Spectacular scenery, really admirable but a lifetime experience
Breathtaking Kanchenjunga North and South views from Pangpema and Oktang respectively


1: Arrival day (1,300 m)
2: Free day and trek preparation.
3: Flight to Bhadrapur and drive to Kanyam.
4: Drive to Taplejung and then continue trek to Chiruwa 1185 m.
5 – 8: Trek to Ghunsa (3430m)
9: Rest & Acclimatization day!
10: Trek to Khangpachen or Khangbachen (4040m)
11: Rest and exploration day!!
12: Trek to Lhonak (2790m)
13: Side trip Pangpema (5143 m) back to Lhonak
14: Trek back to Ghunsa.
15: Trek to Sele Le (4685m)
16: Trek to Tseram (3870m)
17: Trek to Ramche (4360m)
18: Trek to Cheram (Tseram).
19: Trek to Tortong (2995 m)
20: Trek to Sherpaguan / Yamphuding (2080 m).
21: Trek to Khebang (1910 m)
22: Trek to Sinam (1200 m)
23: Drive to Kanyam.
24: Drive to Bhadrapur and then take a flight to Kathmandu
25: Free day in Kathmandu.
26: Final departure


Day 1: Arrival day (1,300 m)

Upon arrival at Kathmandu, you will greet and welcome by our agency’s representative in front of Arrival gate with Display board of Himalayan Exploration Treks then transfer to your Hotel.

Day 2: Free day and trek preparation.

During the free day in Kathmandu, you may have a chance to visit heritage site of Kathmandu valley, followed by pre-trip departure meeting regarding upcoming trekking peak climbing where you meet trek guide and others team members. They will brief you about the team formation, equipment and nature of peak climbing and others necessary information

Day 3: Flight to Bhadrapur and drive to Kanyam.

We will take a flight to Bhadrapur hot and humid Bhadrapur near India Border and drive to Kanyam nice and peaceful tea garden stay overnight at Guest House.

Day 4: Drive to Taplejung and continue to Chiruwa 1185 m.

Drive toward a high eastern way to Taplejung and after Taplejung recently build dirt road to Chiruwa via Mitlung and Tawa village about 7 hours stay overnight at a Teahouse.

Day 5: Trek from Chirwa to Sekathum (1640m)

We are gradually climbing up for a couple of hours then descend to the lush green forest. The trail goes following the Tamor River to get Olangchung Gola This day; also, we walk uphill for some time and descend to the lush green vegetation. Then, we follow the Tamor River to the OlangChungGola, the entry point of Kanchenjunga National Park. An easy and short walk to Sekathum.

Day 6: Trek to Amjilosa (2490m).

We cross the River and take a steep trail up to the hill then descend to another side of the hill and cross the river again. Walk along the steep pathway and descend to Amjilosa.

Day 7: Trek from Amjilosa to Gyabla (2730m)

We walk along the river bank traverse through the dense forests of Bamboo, Rhododendron, and others in lush green scenery and accompany of the waterfall along the trail, then finally we reach in the Tibetan settlement of Gyabla.

Day 8: Trek from Gyabla to Ghunsa (3430m)

This is famous place in the region where popular conservationist was a tragic end in the Helicopter crash. We descend towards the river valley after couples of hours that can reach in Gunsa.

Day 9: Rest & Acclimatization day!

This day, we take full rest for acclimatization with an exploration of local areas. We make a short hike towards the Lapsang La through a lush green forest. We will stay overnight at our campsite.

Day 10: Trek to Khangpachen or Khangbachen (4040m)

After exploring Ghunsa and its surroundings, we continue our trek further north along the river bank. We walk through the alpine forests. We cross many suspension bridges over the river, and pass waterfalls and finally reach Kambachen.

Day 11: Rest and exploration day!!

We will take an opportunity for the acclimatization with an exploration of local areas and make a possible side trip to Junu Himal Base Camp. Junu Himal is known as Kumbhakarna Himal. One of the memorable day entire trek to Kanchenjunga.

Day 12: Trek to Lhonak (2790m)

The trail gradually goes uphill through the rocky fields in the hillside along the river, passes the waterfalls and cross a bridge then descend toward the river to get Lhonak.

Day 13: Side trip Pangpema (5143 m) back to Lhonak

This day, snow paced walk up ascending path on grassy trails. We see the splendid view of the Chang Himal on our right. Finally, we reach the Pangpema known as Kanchenjunga North Base Camp.

Day 14: Trek back to Ghunsa.

We trek back to Ghunsa taking the same trail we walked up earlier day stay overnight at Ghunsa.

Day 15: Trek to Sele Le (4685m)

Today, we walk to the dense forest of rhododendron and contouring the hillside with more fantastic views then we cross two low passes to the Sele Le.

Day 16: Trek to Tseram (3870m)

A super day of trekking today, as we cross three passes, including the Sinon La, Mirgin La (4480m) Sinelapcha La (4640m) and the en route for the north side of the mountain. Superb views, afterward to Tseram.

Day 17: Trek to Ramche (4360m)

Today we have the option to trek up to the south side base camp for Kangchenjunga at Ramze. This area beside the Yalung glacier has superb mountain views

Day 18: Trek to Cheram (Tseram).

Morning hike up to Oktang viewpoint for Kanchenjunga south view. After enjoying views of the majestic Kanchenjunga peak; back to Ramche and have lunch. After lunch trek back to Cheram (Tseram) stays overnight at the tea house.

Day 19: Trek to Tortong (2995 m)

Leaving behind green clean valley Cheram, today late breakfast in Tseram and trek down to Tortong following Simbu Khola overnight at the tea house. (About 4 hours walk)

Day 20:Trek to Sherpaguan / Yamphuding (2080 m).

A little tough with frequent ascents and descents. Yamphuding is the biggest village on the south side of Kanchenjunga, Kanchenjunga restricted area is end here in Yamphuding stay overnight at Teahouse.

Day 21: Trek to Khebang (1910 m)

Trail descent through the forest, cardamom field and through the Limbu village lead us to Khebang village stay overnight at teahouse.

Day 22: Trek to Sinam (1200 m)

Walking through the beautiful local village and cardamom field lead us to Padang. Following the Kabeli Khola finally, lead us to Sinam village and dirt road connected in this hilly region and from here we will drive our way to Bhadrapur next morning stay overnight at Sinam.

Day 23: Drive to Kanyam.

Drive back to Kanyam stay overnight at a tea house in the beautiful tea garden in Nepal.

Day 24: Drive to Bhadrapur and flight to Kathmandu

Drive to Bhadrapur and flight to Kathmandu, transfer to Hotel stay overnight at Hotel Kathmandu.

Day 25: Free day in Kathmandu.

A free day in Kathmandu. For those who wish, there will be a guided tour of some of the city’s most important sights. This day is also a contingency day in case of delays to the Bhadrapur flight.

Day 26: Final departure

You will be transfer to airport 3 hours before your scheduled flight to your home country


DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Kathmandu International Airport
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive, least 2 hours before the flight.
All domestic flight, Hotel/Airport transfer
Accommodations in Kathmandu with breakfast
All accommodations in tents and all meals during the treks
All necessary documentation and permits
All ground transportation (as per mention in itinerary)
Professional guide and porters
A First Aid Kits
Applicable Government Taxes
International Airfare
Nepal Visa fee (advice to take accurate amount)
Meals in Kathmandu (except breakfast)
Personal Expenses e.g. phone calls, laundry, bar bills & extra porters
Travel Insurance
Guide and Porter gratuity

Prices are quoted and payable only in (US$ dollars). All prices published on our websites, brochures, and marketing materials are set as low as possible. The trip prices may vary at any time subject to government actions, numbers of travelers, duration of holidays, standard hotel. An increase in transportation costs due to hike fuel prices before we have accepted your booking. However, we guarantee our prices which have already signed up for your tour. Please Contact us to Get a custom quote.

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