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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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
Day 7: Comparatively easy trails with very clear view of Kanchenjunga and its range of mountains
Day 8: The trail fairly evens out towards a small village settlement
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 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.
|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$75 per week for staff only); Leader's tip at your discretion|
|Meals||All optional additional tours or activities during free time|
|Transportation outside of the tour program||Travel insurance (buy insurance)|
|Tips and items of a personal nature||No departure, gallery pics|
|From||To||Number of Pax||Unit Price ($)|
|08 April 2016||31 December 2017||4-10||1800|
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