Kanchenjunga Circuit 14 Days
Kangchenjunga Circuit 14 days, also spelled Kanchenjunga, is the third highest mountain in the world. It rises with an elevation of 8,586 m (28,169 ft) in a section of the Himalayas called Kangchenjunga Himal delimited in the west by the Tamur River, in the north by the Lhonak Chu and Jongsang La, and in the east by the Teesta River. It lies between Nepal and Sikkim, India, with three of the five peaks (Main, Central, and South) directly on the border, and the remaining two (West and Kangbachen) in Nepal’s Taplejung District. It rises with an elevation of 8,586 m (28,169 ft) in a section of the Himalayas called Kangchenjunga Himal delimited in the west by the Tamur River in the north by the Lhonak and Jongsang La and in the east, by the Teesta River, It lies between Nepal and Sikkim, India with three of the five peaks (Main, Central, and South) directly on the border and the remaining two (West and Kangbachen) in Nepal’s Taplejung. Bring out the trekker residing in you on a challenging 14 days trek to Kanchenjunga base camp. A very rewarding trek for those looking for solitude and wilderness. Get to see the world’s tallest mountain Kanchenjunga scaling 8586m, mount Kumbhakarna 7710m and numerous snow-capped mountain peaks. Discover the world’s largest Yalung glacier, alpine meadows, lakes, rivers, waterfalls and last remaining pristine forest on the planet.
Kanchenjunga conservation area covering 2035 Km2 of the area is home to rare species of Snow leopard, Red panda, Himalayan black beer and Musk deer. Kanchenjunga habitats around 3000 species of flora, 280 species of birds, 77 species of plants and 13 species of mammals. Along the trekking trail you can notice beautiful birds like golden breasted Fulvetta, Snowcock, Blood Pheasant and red-billed Cough. Kanchenjunga circuit 14 days offers an exceptional experience of wilderness and adventure that you will remember for a lifetime Adventure.
Day 1 Kathmandu to Taplejung 2420m 8 hours
Early morning you will take a flight from Kathmandu to Bhadrapur which will take around 45 minutes. During the flight you can get a stunning view of the Himalayas on the north. From Bhadrapur you will take a bus drive to Taplejung via the winding road of Illam team garden and Phidim. Today you will stay overnight in Taplejung Bazar.
Day 2 Taplejung to Hellok 1740m 5 hours
From Taplejung you will take a jeep drive to Sinuwa. From there you will start your trek by crossing a suspension bridge. You will descend down to the Tamor River passing by beautiful farmlands and settlements. You will then trek uphill through terraced fields and get to Hellok for staying overnight.
Day 3 Hellok to Yasang 2800m 6 hours
Today you will trek to Yasang via Mamasik village. You will trek up through the scattered settlements stopping by tea houses and drinking tea. Then you will trek further along the bank of Simbuwa river and get to Yasang for staying overnight.
Day 4 Yasang to Tortong 2995m 6 hours
From Yasang village you will continue trekking upstream along the Simbhuwa river. You will trek through dense bamboo and rhododendron forest along
the trail. Throughout the trail your guide will tell you interesting facts about the region.
Day 5 Tortong to Cheram 3870m 5 hours
Today you will continue your trek along the Simbhuwa river and pass by the stunning valley of Lalung. The trek through the pristine subtropical forest accompanied by numerous species of birds and butterflies will give you an enchanting experience of nature. Along the way you can get a beautiful view of Tuplung peak and stunning landscapes. Further trekking you will get to the village of Cheram for staying overnight.
Day 6 Cheram to Ramche 4580m 4 hours
From the village of Cheram you will trek further upwards and reach to the snout of Yalung glacier. On the way you can get dramatic views of Mount Kanchenjunga and Jannu. Further trekking you will pass through the beautiful settlement in Lapsang and reach Ramche for staying overnight.
Day 7 Rameche to Kanchenjunga Southern Basecamp 4500m and back to Cheram 5hours
Today is the most rewarding day of your Kanchenjunga base camp trek. You will trek through the glacier moraine and trek up to Oktang monastery. After exploring around the monastery you will climb up to Yalung basecamp. From this place, you can get a bold southern face of mount Kanchenjunga. You will also get magnificent views of mount Jannu, Nyukla and Lachung. After
exploring Yalung basecamp you will trek back to Cheram for staying overnight.
Day 8 Cheram to Sele La 4290m 6 hours
Early morning you will start trekking upwards to Sinelapche pass, along the trail you can see rare species of alpine floras. After crossing the pass you will cross two more passes before reaching Sele La pass. You will stay overnight in Sele La pass.
Day 9 Sele La to Ghunsa 3595m 4 hours
Today you will trek down to Ghunsa through the pristine forest of birch, pine and rhododendron trees. You will trek by a Chhorten and prayer flags and get to Gunsa. In Ghunsa village you can enjoy warm Nepalese hospitality and stay overnight.
Day 10 Rest Day
Today you will take rest in Ghunsa and spend the day exploring surrounding places. Your guide will take you on a morning hike to a monastery and the rest of the day you will stroll around the Sherpa village doing amazing activities.
Day 11 Ghunsa to Amjilosa 2308m 6 hours
You will continue trekking further from Ghunsa village passing by several Mani walls and monasteries. You will then trek down via Phale and cross the Chhundatangka river. On the way you will be accompanied by beautiful waterfalls and river streams. After then you will cross the Sumbung river and reach to Amjilosa. You will stay overnight in Amjilosa.
Day 12 Amjilosa to Hellok 1270m 7 hours
Today is the last day of trekking in the remote area of eastern Nepal. You will trek through the village of Solima and cross Ghunsa river to the village of Sukathum. You will continue trekking through the terraced farm fields and scattered settlements and reach to Hellok. You will stay overnight in Hellok.
Day 13 Hellok to Illam 9 Hours
Early in the morning today you will take a jeep drive to Illam via Taplejung Bazar. Your road goes winding over the steep hill crossing river Kabeli you will reach to Phidim Bazar. Then you will drive further through Rake village and get to Illam for staying overnight.
Day 14 Illam to Kathmandu
Today early in the morning your guide will take you to explore the famous
tea garden of Kanyam. After refreshing for a while in Kanyam tea garden you will start driving towards Bhadrapur airport on the plain of Terai. You will take a 45-minute flight to Kathmandu and your guide will drive you to your inn. Rest of the day you can spend in leisure and in the evening you will be
invited in a farewell dinner from our company. You will stay overnight in Kathmandu.Reply