24 Days trekking in the magnificent Kanchenjunga region Kanchenjunga, the world's third highest mountain, lies on Nepal's eastern border with Sikkim. It is a beautiful, unspoilt wilderness area which boasts some of the most impressive mountain scenery on Earth.The name Kanchenjunga means 'five great treasure houses of snow' in Tibetan which indicates the visual riches of this area.
This outstanding trek begins and ends at the small airstrip at Sukhetar [Taplejung], in the remote north east corner of Nepal. It takes you through fascinating Rai and Limbu villages and pristine forests to the awe-inspiring South Face Base Camp at Ramche, before crossing the Mirgin La to the north side of Kanchenjunga and the Pang Pema base camp.
The magnificent mountain views of Kanchenjunga and surrounding mountains, traditional villages, cascading mountain rivers and scarcity of other trekkers combine to make this trek a glorious and unforgettable experience.
Itinerary of Kanchanjunga North & South Faces in Detail
Day 01 : Kathmandu drive to Biratnagar 16-17 hrs by bus
Day 02 : Biratnagar flight to Suketar and trek to Mitlung 1300m - 4 hrs)
Day 03 : Mitlung trek to Chhiruwa 1240m - 7 hrs
Day 04 : Chirruwa trek to Sekathum 1520m – 5hrs
Day 05 : Sekathum trek to Amjilassa 2430m – 5/6 hrs
Day 06 : Amjilassa trek to Gyabla 2630m – 6hrs
Day 07 : Gyabla trek to Ghunsa 3350m – 6hrs
Day 08 : Ghunsa rest day
Day 09 : Ghunsa trek to Khangbachen 3960m – 7hrs
Day 10 : Khangbachen trek to Lhonak 4785m – 5hrs
Day 11 : Lhonak trek to Pangpema 4940m – 4hrs
Day 12 : Pangpema trek to Khangbachen 3960m – 6hrs
Day 13 : Khangbachen trek to Ghunsa 3350m – 5hrs
Day 14 : Ghunsa trek to Salele base camp 4200m – 6hrs
Day 15 : Salele base camp trek to Tseram 3980m – 7hrs
Day 16 : Tseram trek to Ramjer 4580m – 6/7hrs
Day 17 : Ramjer rest day - day hike to okthang and back to Ramjer - 8hrs round trip
Day 18 : Ramjer trek to Tseram 3980m – 8hrs
Day 19 : Tseram trek to Torangden 2900m – 8hrs
Day 20 : Torangden trek to Yamphudin 1990m – 8/9 hrs
Day 21 : Yamphudin trek to Phumpe Danda 1750m – 6hrs
Day 22 : Phumpe Danda trek to Lali Kharka 2000m – 8 hrs
Day 23 : Lalikharka trek to Suketar 2300m – 2-3 hrs
Day 24 : Suketar flight to Biratnagar and back to Kathmandu.
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