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Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek

Start from US$ 2664 2131 Group Discount

No. of people Price Per Person
0 - 1 2486 US$
2 - 3 2131 US$
4 - 5 2099 US$
6 - 7 2073 US$
8 - 9 2057 US$
10 + 1999 US$
  • 16 Days
  • Moderate to Strenuous
  • 2 - 3 People

Destination: Nepal

Meals: Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner

Transportation: Private Vehicle / Airplane

Accommodation: Teahouse+Hotel

Max. Altitude: 4,240m

Activities: Trekking, Cultural Tour

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Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek is located eastern part of Nepal, boarder with Sikkim and Tibet, and trail goes around the lap of “3rd Highest Mountain in the World” Mt. Kanchenjunga (8,586m). As Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek is one of the shortest forms of tea House Trip in the Great Himalaya, it offers various experiences from lowest point of Nepal “Kechana Kawal” 65 meters at Jhapa to top of Mount Kanchenjunga 8,586 meters with amazing snowcapped mountain scenery, miracles glacier, tranquil glacier lakes, high Lander Sherpa’s unique culture, tradition and rarely spacious Red Panda and Snow Leopard.

Most of the short trekking routes of Nepal are overcrowded during tourist peak season due to trigger plan on same time by all trekkers. And to access wilderness trekking it require more days to get in remote Himalaya. Ideally, every trekking proposes is escape from day today hustle bestial life and enjoying nature, culture and refresh from it. In this Kanchenjunga Circuit Trekking, we Nepal Mother House offer you, off the beaten trail trip in the Himalaya in shortest time. Most of the day you need to walk longer camp compare to others normal trekking Itinerary. So, you must well prepare physically and mentally before this trek.

Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek begins from Taplejung after short flight Kathmandu to Bhadrapur and drive all the way to Taplejung on the same day of flight. In this trek, first you will visit Kanchenjunga North Base Camp (5,388m) following Tamor River Bank through the villages of Limbu ethnic people; Mitlung, Sinwa, Chiruwa, Tapethok, Lelep, Sukathum and turn right through the bank of Gunsa Khola walk by Amjilosa, Gyabla, Phale, Gunsa, Khambachen, Ramtang, Lhonak inhabited of Sherpa’s villages and Botiya people, who have been following hundred years back Tibetan culture, tradition and practicing Buddhism. During a rest for acclimatization day at Khambachen, it would be best to hike to Jannu view point (4,400m), from where see outstanding view of many mountains; Ghabur peak (6,044m), Phile (6,645m), Sobi Thongie (6,670m), Mera Peak (6,364m)  including Mt. Kumbhakarrna mountains. As, the view of Khumbhakarna is most significant from here, so sometime people called as Kumbhakarna view point as well for the Jannu. Kanchenjunga North Base Camp itself and Kanchenjunga glacier and others many mountains scenery are additional attraction of this trek. Then heading back to Ghunsa for the next part of trek Kanchenjunga South Base Camp cross over the Sele La Pass (4,290m) and visit to Yalung Base Camp (4,500m) known as Kanchenjunga South Base Camp via Cheram, Yalung Bara, Lapsang, Ramche, Oktang. South Base Camp is best in term of mountains scenery, wonderful view from the North West side to South East respectively; Boktoh (6,114m), Nyukla Lachung (6,810m), Kumbhakarna (Jannu) (7,711m), Kanbachen (7,802m), Yalung Kang (8,505m), Kanchenjunga (8,586m), Kanchenjunga Central (8,482m), Kanchenjunga South (8,476m), Kabru I (7,412m),  Kabru II (7,339m), Kabru III (7,338m), Kabru IV (7,318m), Rathong (6,682m), Kokthang (6,148n) and Khangla Khang (5,582m). The trail is coming down taking couple days to Happu Khola through the Tortong, Yamphudin, Khebang, Prdang. Staying overnight at Happu Khola at Tea House and drive back to Birtamod and Bhadrapur very in the morning due to just few buses available. Then Fly back to Kathmandu by plane for your destination.

Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek is a recently open Tea House Trek in the Himalaya, so here are available very basic accommodation facility and choice of food.  In this Kanchenjunga Short Trek package, we Nepal Mother House aim to provide to access venture journey in the remote high Himalaya in shortest time. Kanchenjunga Circuit Short Trek can do minimum 16 Days to above 4 weeks, according to your holiday requirements and cost expatiation. We are glad to organize Kanchenjunga Tea House Trek whole in the year around by Local Sherpa Guide and porters to make sustainable eco-tourisms and local empowerment requiring permits and paper work. But it is recommended March-April-May and September-October-November as best time and batter to High altitude previous experience or physically fitness for this trek. Why not join with us, for Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekking for local empowerment?

Trip Highlights

  • One of the shortest treks for the Kanchenjunga Circuit.
  • 3rd Highest Mountain in the World.
  • Kanchenjunga 8,586 meters Elevation.
  • Less frequently trekking Route by Trekkers.
  • Newly developed Tea House trek in the Himalaya.
  • A Part of Great Himalayan Trail.
  • Home of in rarely specious Red Panda and Snow Leopard.
  • Amazing mountain scenery and Landscape.
  • Unique Culture and tradition of well Known Sherpa’s.
  • Visit North & South Base Camp via Sele La Pass (4.240m)
  • Landscape of lowest level 65 m at Kenchena (Jhapa) to top of Kanchenjunga 8,586 m.
  • Visit most popular Jannu View Point (4,400m).

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01:Fly Kathmandu to Bhadrapur (91m)-45 munities and drive by taxi or jeep to Birtamod (300m) -30 to 45 munities and drive Birtamod to Taplajung by Local bus- 8 to 9 hours, stay overnight at Taplejung (1820).

Day 02:Trek Taplejung to Sinwa (980m) – 5 to 6 hours

Day 03:Trek Sinwa to Sukathum/Japantar (1576m) – 6 to 7 hours

Day 04:Trek Sukathum to Gyabla (2730m) – 7 to 8 hours

Day 05:Trek Gyabla to Ghunsa (3415m) – 5 to 6 hours

Day 06:Trek Ghunsa to Khambachen (4050m) -5 to 6 hours

Day 07:Acclimatization or Explore day at Khambachen - visit Jannu View Point (4,400m) -5 to 6 hours

Day 08:Trek Kambachen to Lhonak (4780m) -6 to 7 hours

Day 09:Day trip Lhonak to Pangpema (5,143m) / Kanchenjunga North BC (5388m) back to Lhonak -7 to 8 hours

Day 10:Trek Lhonak to Ghunsa (3595m) -6 to 7 hours

Day 11:Trek Ghunsa to Cheram (3,870m) via Sele La Pass (4,290m), Sinion La (4,440m), Mirgin La (4,480m) & Sinelapche Bhanjyang (4,646m) – 9 to 10 hours

Day 12:Trek Tseram to Ramche (4620m) -3 to 4 hours & visit to Yalung Glacier (4500m) via Oktang, return to Ramche (4620m) -5 to 6 hours

Day 13:Trek Ramche to Yamphudin (2090m) - 9 to 10 hours

Day 14:Trek Yamphudin to Hapukhola (1400m)-7 to 8 hours

Day 15:Drive Early in the Morning Hapukhola to Ilam (800m) – 7 to 8 Hours

Day 16:Drive Ilam to Bhadrapur (91m) – 2 ½ to 3 Hours and fly to Kathmandu – 35 to 40 minutes

Cost Include

  • Transportation (Hotel to airport to Hotel entire trip).
  • Air flight from from Kathmandu to Bhadrapur to Kathmandu (Weight limit: 15 kg main baggage and 5 kg hand per passenger/flight).
  • Transportation Bhadrapur to Birtamod /Ilam by Taxi or jeep, Birtamod/Ilam to Taplejung & Hapukhola to Birtamod by local bus/Jeep/Car)
  • KCAP (Kanchanjung Conversation area project) and Kanchanjunga Restricted Area special Trekking Permit.
  • TIMS (Trekkers Information Management System) Cards.
  • Trekking equipments (worm down jackets, sleeping bag & Duffle Bag) during the trekking if needed.
  • Nepal Mother House T-shirt /Cap and Appreciation Card of Trip.
  • 3 times meals (breakfast, Lunch, Dinner), tea coffee in a cup each meal during trek.
  • Soft & comfort private accommodation whatever available Entire Mountain twin bed sharing with share toilet.
  • Professional a Guide (Government license holder) his/her food, accommodation, transportation, salary, equipment.
  • A Porter (between 2 people) Each Porter carry Max.20 to 25 kg. Plus their food, accommodation, salary, insurance and equipments.
  • 1 Sherpa (assistance guide) if group size more than 10 people. Plus their food, accommodation, salary, insurance and equipments.
  • First Aid medical kit during trip including Oximeter to measure Oxyzen and pulse in high altitude.
  • A Trekking Map of Kanchenjungha Trip for a Group.
  • Welcome and fare well program.
  • Supplementary snacks (fresh fruits) on the Trek for some days.
  • Tourist service charge, vat, Governments Tax and official expanse if necessary.

Cost Exclude

  • Travel Insurance and evacuation (compulsory).
  • All kind of beverage including mineral water, Phone calls, laundry, hot shower during Trek.
  • Tipping for Guide, Porters and other staff, yours meals and accommodation at Kathmandu.
  • Personal expenses like Shopping, souvenirs or gift.
  • Personal mountaineering gears.
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extend then mention above itinerary. 
  • Things which don’t mention above, in our services (Trip Cost Includes).
  • Visa fee, you obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport Kathmandu.

Trip Note

If you wish to stay longer, we can offer plenty of suggestions: Bungee Jumping, mountain biking in the Kathmandu valley, white water Rafting, Jeep Flyer, Paragliding, Rock climbing, Jungle Safari tour, Skydiving, Mt. Everest view flight, Bhaktapur and Patan Durbar square, the Kathmandu valley's other historic cities Sightseeing, or a night at the Fort Hotel in Nagarkot for a bit of luxury and some worth able sunset and sunrise mountain panoramas. We help to arrange any of these excursions for you. Namaste and see you during your next trip to the Nepal Himalayas!

Some time we could face problem of internal flights to/from Suketar delayed by few hours or cancelled for a day because of bad weather. It is happen very rarely, but it could even in best trekking season also as you know how climate change is effecting our globe. Therefore, we always recommend you to add one supplement night in Kathmandu after your base camp trek if possible (just for incase). If everything runs smoothly, you can enjoy other activities like sightseeing, rafting, shopping, as you wish in those additional day overnight at hotel.


Except fixed departure date, we have every day departure according to your requirements.

Departure Date and Price

Start Date End Date Status Cost  
04 October, 2020 19 October, 2020 Guaranteed USD 2131
07 October, 2020 22 October, 2020 Available USD 2131
12 October, 2020 27 October, 2020 Available USD 2131
15 October, 2020 30 October, 2020 Guaranteed USD 2131
18 October, 2020 02 November, 2020 Available USD 2131
21 October, 2020 05 November, 2020 Available USD 2131
29 October, 2020 13 November, 2020 Available USD 2131
30 October, 2020 14 November, 2020 Limited USD 2131
01 November, 2020 16 November, 2020 Guaranteed USD 2131
04 November, 2020 19 November, 2020 Available USD 2131
09 November, 2020 24 November, 2020 Available USD 2131
12 November, 2020 27 November, 2020 Available USD 2131
15 November, 2020 30 November, 2020 Available USD 2131
17 November, 2020 02 December, 2020 Guaranteed USD 2131
23 November, 2020 08 December, 2020 Guaranteed USD 2131
25 November, 2020 10 December, 2020 Available USD 2131
29 November, 2020 14 December, 2020 Available USD 2131
02 December, 2020 17 December, 2020 Available USD 2131
13 December, 2020 28 December, 2020 Limited USD 2131
21 December, 2020 05 January, 2021 Available USD 2131
27 December, 2020 11 January, 2021 Available USD 2131

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Useful Info

Few things are worth arranging while you are at home. Please note down these list details before your departure, this tips will help to make your trip enjoyable:

  • Read travel advice, inform yourself before travelling and get advice locally when you arrive.
  • Make sure your passport valid date during your travel and consult about visa processing.
  • Estimate your budget and fixed holiday period then chose suitable destination.
  • Note down travel check list before leave home and preparer accordingly.
  • Inform your friend and family about your trip and itinerary details.
  • Make copies of your important documents as a backup in case you lose the originals.
  • Buy Guide book and study about Nepal’s general information (culture, custom, political, people, geography, weather, festival, religion, rule and regulation).
  • Buy insurance which will cover all overseas medical, emergency evacuation costs.
  • Batter to know at list few Nepali words while traveling in Nepal.
  • Make reservations with advance payment, especially during peak season, for trip, accommodations and local guides.
  • Call your bank for debit- and credit-card to let them know about fees and your travel destination. Get your bank’s emergency phone number if you have a problem.
  • Visit the doctor for your health report and take medicine and vaccine accordingly.
  • Remember, the local laws apply to you as a visitor and it is your responsibility to follow them.
  • Be sensitive to local customs, traditions and practices as your behavior may be seen as improper, hostile or even illegal.
  • Never step over anyone feet/legs, and pull in your own legs when somebody wants to pass.
  • Never touch anybody with your feet, also never point in a direction using your feet. The feet are considered the most impure parts of the body.
  • When entering a house, somebody's kitchen, temple or monastery take off your shoes.
  • As a woman you should always be dressed avoiding provocation, so keep shoulders and legs covered.
  • It is very polite to give and accept with your right hand, and even more so when you use your left hand for supporting the elbow of your right hand.
  • When in doubt how to behave in certain situations; keep a low profile, do not shout and keep your dignity.
  • It is better not to touch offerings or persons when they are on way to shrines.
  • Beef is prohibited among both the Hindus and Buddhists. No female animal is killed for food.
  • You may not be allowed entry to the inner sanctuaries of temples and Stupas.
  • You may be interested to take snaps of temples, Stupas and monuments. Generally temples, Stupas and monuments are permitted to be photographed, but it is better to have permission before using your cameras.  

For more details please visit Nepal Travel Tips.

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