Kanchenjunga North Base Camp Trek


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You need to be in average physical condition, able to walk up to a maximum of 5 hours a day on unpaved trails and track.

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Kanchenjunga North Base Camp Trek is the trek that you might be dreaming for; in the least disturb area away from other trekkers and from modern civilization in a complete wilderness of remote areas of Himalaya.

View Nepal Treks has the right and perfect adventure holiday around Far East Nepal Himalaya, to Kanchenjunga North Base Camp Trek with isolated villages. This is a unique adventure more of an exploration in the hidden corners of Himalaya, where trekkers seldom visit North of Kanchenjunga, where ancient Trans-Himalayan Caravan route to Tibet still exists.

Starting this trip with the sweeping panoramic flight to warm areas of South East Nepal and then overland to famous tea gardens of Ilam town, and then to Sukhetar at Taplejung where this adventure begins. The walk leads through unspoiled remote villages on the mid hills with interesting culture through beautiful rhododendron forest to North of Kanchenjunga around Holung / Walungchung – Gola and Lumba Sumba villages.

At Kathmandu international airport, View Nepal guide / staff receives you for a short drive to respective hotels around Thamel area, a tourist hub of Kathmandu. After rest and getting refreshed our guide will provide orientation program regarding hotel, Kathmandu and North of Kanchenjunga trekking with evening welcome dinner in an authentic Nepalese restaurant with culture programs.

Meal

Dinner

Accomodation

Hotel/Lodge

Altitude

1400 m

Morning as per the flight time transfer to Kathmandu domestic airport for scenic 45 minutes flight to Bhadrapur, low lands of Eastern Nepal from here drive to hill town at Ilam famous for teas and huge field of tea garden.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Lodge

Altitude

3,000 m

After an interesting time at Ilam with huge tea garden, few hour drive to Sukhetar as the ride leads through farm villages and towns, crossing Kabeli Khola (Small River) on rough road reaching at Sukhetar village in Taplejung. From Suketar start walk on downhill path with few short ups in between to reach a small farm village of Mitlung at 921 m for overnight stop.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Lodge

Altitude

921 m

Morning walk follows long downhill to Tamor River with few short ups and downs to reach Sinwa village. From here descends to Tawa village crossing several streams and walking past scattered farm villages, then reaching our overnight camp at Chirwa. A moderate size village of mix tribes includes mostly Rai (Kirat tribe) some Magar, Tamang and Hindu Chettries, Brahmins with Dalits.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

1,270 m

From Chirwa morning walk to Sukathum village, on reaching a river bank with mix terrains and cultivation of cardamom fields in the shade of thick trees, from here walk higher up over farm fields with short descend to overnight camp at Lungthang, a small farm village where air is much cooler with dramatic change of culture of Tibetan Buddhist religions.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

1,576 m

Walk leads to one of our destination at Holung located on-route Tibet border; this is a large village with high mountains around, Walangchung - Gola also called Holung, here with 2 overnights, to explore this interesting and impressive high remote village.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

3,200 m

A nice place for rest with excursion around village, houses are built with stones, the people here are of Bhotia’s tribe with Tibetan Buddhism culture. People around still do trade with Tibet on this old caravan route exchanging and trading goods from both sides. Here visit the village and old monastery.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

3,200 m

After a great time at Holung village and Wangchungo-la, morning walk to Tamor Khola and at confluence of Dinsangba River which later joins Tamor river way down. From here cross a small wooden bridge with a climb for 3 hours to reach Lumba Sumba ridge top, into rhododendron, pines, oaks and magnolia tree forest, From the top downhill to Dinsangba Khola and again climb passing several yak pasture called kharka to reach a large green valley, continue walk over black rock band to another valley and complete the day walk with overnight stop on the grazing meadow.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

4,450 m

Starting the morning walk earlier as today a long day trekking of nearly eight hours on a faint trail heading North West of a stream flowing from high rocky cliff edge, after few hours of nice walk reaching an icy pond, from here climb over a plateau beyond to ridge top of Lumba Sumba-la pass at 5,160 meters. The highest spot of this adventure offering views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Khumbakarna Himal and massive Mt. Kanchenjunga range. From the top long downhill loosing 600 meters descend to reach a wide valley and to camp on the large pasture field at 4,500 meters altitude the highest camping spot of this trip.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

5,160 m

Today being isolated from human settlement for few days, from this camp walk towards warmer area with gradual descend and a climb for a while and back to pleasant walk with few short ups on route, and into a forest to reach at Thudam, a nice village with Tibetan style as in Holung village built with stone and fine pine woods.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

3,600 m

After nice time around remote areas, walk leads into dense forest to camp at Kharka (Sheppard’s shelter), at first following a path through thick vegetation of bushes and tall trees then heading downhill to river and with short climb in between but more or less on downhill path walk to reach an isolated yak herders camp at Kharka for overnight stop.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

2,850 m

Today another long walk of seven hours, starting with a short climb to a small village on the mid-hills just above Arun River, from here three hours climb to a small pass and then a long descend on muddy / wet trail to reach Arun River. From here walk across a bridge, which leads to a steep climb to overnight camp at Lhomi village and Chyamtang both village linked together.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

2,190m

Morning walk leads on moderate trail with few short ups and downs passing many scattered farm villages then reaching to a village with a large old landslide section, which damaged many houses and primary schools in 2012. From here a nice walk leads to Hongaon for overnight stop.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

2,320 m

From this village, morning walk leads to warmer areas reaching sub-tropical climate zone, journey continues following Arun River downstream fed by the glacier of Mt. Makalu and Barun Himal flowing close at Tumlingtar, later joins Sun Kosi on the flatland of Nepal Terai. Walk leads across many farm lands, villages reaching our overnight camp at Hatiya village, a popular village located on Nepal / Tibet trade route.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

1,585 m

After Hatiya walk leads to many small farm villages and cultivated terraces with rice paddies, continues following on the main trail for five hours, then downhill with short ups to reach overnight stop at Gola a farm village.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

1,128 m

From here onwards villages with mix people of Kirat Rais, Magar, Gurung, Chettries, Brahmins and few Dalits people, the walk is interesting meeting friendly villagers along the walk passing many villages and finally reaching at Gadhi-danda for an overnight stop, offers views of Jaljala rocky peaks of Milke danda area.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

1,180 m

Today last walk of this adventure to Num village, on leaving Gadhi-Danda village descend to farm fields for few hours, passing many villages and then end the day walks at Num village located on route Makalu base camp, and this village slowly developing into a town along with the construction of motor road.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

1,560 m

After a wonderful time in the mountains, morning after breakfast a jeep ride to Tumlingtar, on reaching at Tumlingtar farewell dinner and celebration among staff, guide and porters.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

950 m

As per the flight time board on small aircraft for a short flight to Kathmandu, on reaching Kathmandu transfer to respective hotels with rest of the afternoon free to relax after a great adventure to North of Kanchenjunga.

Meal

Breakfast and Lunch

Accomodation

Hotel/Lodge

Altitude

1,400 m

A free and leisure day in Kathmandu after an adventurous journey and tough trekking, on this day if interested book for the sightseeing tour around places of interest in Kathmandu-Bhaktapur or Patan with rest of the day free for individual activities and shopping souvenirs.

Meal

Breakfast

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

1,400 m

Today, last day in Nepal with great experience and wonderful time around hidden area of North Kanchenjunga, as per your time for international flight, View Nepal staff transfer you to airport for your final departure homeward bound or to your next destinations.

Meal

Breakfast

Accomodation

Hotel

Altitude

1,400 m

What is Included ?

    • All arrival and departure transportation airport / hotel / airport.
    • Three Star (Tourist Standard) hotel in Kathmandu with bed / breakfast basis.
    • A guide who can speak English and government licensed.
    • Porter (2 clients: 1 porter).
    • Food in Trekking (B-L-D).
    • Lodge accommodation during trekking.
    • Applicable TIMS (Trekking Information Management Systems) card.
    • Necessary permit for restricted area.
    • Private transportation before and after trek as per the itinerary.
    • Flight ticket Kathmandu to Bhadrapur and Tumlingtar to Kathmandu. Trips briefing with full information and reconfirmation of international air tickets.
    • Service of trekking guide and porter daily wages-medical insurance, meals, and transportation allowance.
    • Welcome or Farewell dinner in Kathmandu at authentic Nepalese restaurant with cultural programs.
    • Note: We strongly advise you to take out personal travel insurance.

What is Excluded?

    • Nepal Visa-International airfare-personal travel / medical insurance.
    • Nepal Visa-International airfare-personal travel / medical insurance.
    • Emergency evacuation by any means of transportation including Heli services and personal medical kit.
    • Tips for guide and porter.
    • Early return from the trip due to personal / medical problem in this case clients should bear his / her own expenses on return from trek and in Kathmandu including expenses of accompanying guide / porters.

The given cost are per person and exclude international flights. Given below are the departure dates available for online booking. If the given date is not favorable then please contact us and we will happily customize your trip on dates more appropriate for you. We also organizes trips on small groups, so we recommend you to reserve a seat for yourself by booking with us right away. Hurry! The adventure awaits you.

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