Kanchenjunga Circuit Trekking 26 Days

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Trip Overview Kanchenjunga Circuit Trekking 26 Days

This is a long and challenging walk around Mt. Kanchenjunga visiting both North and South Base Camp.

This has been described by many people as the finest trekking route in Nepal. It is a long trek going deep into the remote mountain ranges on Nepal’s border with Sikkim and Tibet. The trail explores the area around Kanchenjunga the third highest mountain in the world. You will see a wide range of scenery from lush, tropical jungle through to rhododendron, chestnut and oak forests and then at higher altitudes into the alpine zone. You will see a range of Nepalese culture and life-style from Rai and Limbus to Tibetan Buddhist villages.

The route starts by approaching the north side of Kanchenjunga where you see views of Tent peak, Nepal peak, Cross peak and then at Base Camp Kanchenjunga itself becomes visible. From Pangpema the trek returns to Ghunsa and then crosses the Mirgin La pass over to the south side of Kanchenjunga. Once over this pass we visit the yak pastures of Ramche and Oktang where there are impressive views of the south west face of Kanchenjunga.

Details Itinerary:
Day 01 : Arrive in Kathmandu
Day 02 : Fly to Biratnagar
Day 03 : Fly (or drive) to Taplejung, trek to Mitlung (921m)
Day 04 : Trek to Chirwa (1,270m)
Day 05 : Trek to Sekathum (1,660m)
Day 06 : Trek to Amjilossa (2,510m)
Day 07 : Trek to Gybala (2,730m)
Day 08 : Trek to Ghunsa (3,595m)
Day 09 : Acclimatisation day at Ghunsa (3,595m)
Day 10 : Trek to Kambachen (4,100m)
Day 11 : Acclimatisation and rest day at Kambachen (4,100m)
Day 12 : Trek to Lhonak (4,785m)
Day 13 : Trek to Pangpema (5,143m) and return to Lhonak
Day 14 : Return to Ghunsa
Day 15 : Trek to high camp before Mirgin La
Day 16 : Cross Mirgin La (4,663m) to trek to Tseram (3,870m)
Day 17 : Trek to Oktang (4,700m) and then return to Ramche (4,580m)
Day 18 : Trek to Lamite Bhanjyang (3,310m)
Day 19 : Trek to Yamphudin (2,080m)
Day 20 : Rest day at Yamphudin
Day 21 : Trek to Phonphe (1,900m)
Day 22 : Trek to Khunjari (1,928m)
Day 23 : Trek to airstrip at Suketar
Day 24 : Fly to Biratnagar and Kathmandu
Day 25 : Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Day 26 : Fly back home

What Is Included:
Adventure Himalaya Treks has a philosophy with trip inclusions: as much as possible is included so  customers know the total cost of the adventure trip up front.

* All hotel/airport transfer
* Hotel Norbulinka in Kathmandu with B&B
* Airport pick up drop and sightseeing by private vehicles
* Bhadrapur-Kathmandu-Bhadrapur flight
* Transportation Bhadrapur-Ilam-Bhadrapur by normal bus
* All accommodations in tents and all meals during the treks
* Down jacket, 4 seasonal sleeping bag (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion)
* Welcome & farewell dinner
* All porterages costs
* All cost for a Himalayan Glacier leader(First Aid and Eco trained English Speaking) and sherpa, a sherpa     assistance    leader(s) and assistance Trek leader help each individuals while on trek
*  All necessary paper works and trekking permits
* Travel & Rescue arrangements
* Exclusive Medical Kit Bag
* Portable Altitudes Chamber (PAC) for safety measures ( if on group less than 3 people we will provide on request and extra fee)
* All government and local taxes if necessary
* Adventure Himalaya Treks Kit Bag

What Is Not Included:

* Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs)/ International airfare to & from home city
Excess baggage charges
* Lunch & evening meals in Kathmandu
* Travel and rescue insurance
* Personal expenses e.g. phone calls, laundry, bar bills & extra porters
* Tips for guides and porters
* Optional trips and sightseeing if extend