Kanchanjunga Base Camp Trekking

Sikkim Kanchanjunga Base Camp Trekking

Kanchanjunga is the world's third highest mountain which stands at 8586 meters. We will trek through moss laden forests with varieties of flora and fauna.

Kanchanjunga Base camp trekking trails go through moss laden forest with varieties of flora and fauna, passing grazing mountain sheep, Tibetan villages. The forested areas of Sikkim are beautiful during Spring when flowers are in full bloom.

This is a strenuous trek which goes right up to Goecha La Pass at an elevation of 5000 m. giving exceptional view the eastern face of Kanchenjunga(8535 m.), the third highest mountain in the world. The journey starts from Yuksom a small settlement within subtropical forests and goes through a vast expanse of yak pasture. It finally reaches the alpine region where dwarf shrubs thrive in abundance and the temperature is quite extreme. 

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Trip Details

CodeKBCT-16 FrequencyAnyday Duration16 Group Size4 Best SeasonSept-May Altitude5002 meters mts. SupportYes DifficultyChallenging

 

Day 1: Arrive Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel. Day 2: Free day.

Day 3: Fly KTM/BIR or BDR - upon arrival met and transfer over to Darjeeling, and check into Hotel New Elgin or similar. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 4: Morning drive to Yuksom (1770 m/170 k.m./7 hrs), on reaching overnight at trekkers hut.

Day 5: Start trek after breakfast. The trail goes through dense semi tropical forests crossing streams occasionally. After a steep climb, we reach Tshoka (2745 m/5 hrs) for the camp.

Day 6: The trail follows a steep climb through fascinating rhododendron forests
The trail follows a steep climb through fascinating rhododendron forests. The magnificent view of Mt. Kanchenjunga and Mt. Pandim can be seen through out the journey. Camp at Dzongri (4200 m/3 hrs).

Day 7: Comparatively easy trails with very clear view of Kanchenjunga and its range of mountains
Comparatively easy trails with a very clear view of Kanchenjunga and its range of mountains. After lunch a little climb after crossing a stream. Camp at Thangsing (3930 m./3 hrs).

Day 8: The trail fairly evens out towards a small village settlement
The trail fairly evens out towards a small village settlement and then onwards it follows a moraine for about an hour before reaching our next camping site at Samit Pokhari (4500 m./3 hrs)

Day 9: Early morning as the trek resumes, the trail climbs an uneven moraine with huge boulders of rocks. We get to see some exceptional views of the eastern face of Kanchenjunga. For Goechala Pass(5002 m.). Descend back to camp at Samiti Pokhari.

Day 10: Retrace trail back to Thangsing. Camp for the night.
Day 11: Descend to Phedang through steep trail to Bakhim (2684m .3 hrs)

Day 12: The last day on the trail, we retrace it back to Yuksom (4 hrs.)at a leisurely pace. If time permits, we get to visit Dubi Monastery and a lake with tranquil surroundings near by. Camp for the night.

Day 13: A day for adjustment and acclimatization en route.

Day 14: Transfer to Bhadrapur or Biratnagar for final departure. End of the tour.

Day 15: Free day In Kathmandu.
Day 16: International Departure.

Cost Includes
Experienced regional leader and porters on the trek Trek permit
Park fees Staff insurance
All mentioned transportation Accommodation
Sightseeing as indicated Tips(suggested amount US$75 per week for staff only); Leader's tip at your discretion
Cost Excludes
Airport taxes Visas
Meals All optional additional tours or activities during free time
Transportation outside of the tour program Travel insurance (buy insurance)
Tips and items of a personal nature No departure, gallery pics
From To Number of Pax Unit Price ($)
08 April 2016 31 December 2017 4-10 1800

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