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Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek

DURATION: 25 Days GRADE: Moderate

Trip Overview

  • Duration:25 Days
    Max Altitude:4,580m
  • Group Size:2-10
    Best Seasons:Mar - May & Sep - Nov

Mt. Kanchenjunga, the third highest Mountain in the world is in the far north eastern region of Nepal. The Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek is for those trekkers who love solitude and prefer to trek the least crowded route. From the base camp you can have the best view of the one of the most beautiful mountains of the world as literally Kanchenjunga means ‘Five Treasures of the Great Snow’. After flying from Kathmandu to Suketar the beautiful journey begins.

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu & transfer to Hotel (1,300m/4,265ft)
Day 2: Fly from Katmnadu to Bhadrapur & drive to Ilam (1,210m/3,969ft)
Day 3: Drive to Taplejung & trek to Mitlung (922m/3,024ft)
Day 4: Trek from Mitlung to Chhirwa (1,265m/4,150ft)
Day 5: Trek from Chhirwa to Sekathum (1,661m/5,449ft)
Day 6:  Trek from Sekathum to Amjilosa (2,308m/7,572ft)
Day 7: Trek from Amjilosa to Gyabla (2,730m/8,956ft)
Day 8: Trek from Gyabla to Ghunsa (3,550m/11,646ft)
Day 9:  Rest  and  Acclimatization at Ghunsa
Day 10: Trek from Gunsa to Khambachen (4,050m/13,287ft)
Day 11: Trek from Khambachen to Lhonak (4,780m/15,682ft)
Day 12: Hike to the Pangpema viewpoint (5,388m/17,677ft) & back to Lhonak
Day 13: Trek from Lhonak to Ghunsa (3,550m/11,646ft)
Day 14: Trek from Ghunsa to Sele La Base Camp (4,200m/13,779ft)
Day 15: Trek from Sele La Base Camp to Tseram (3,870m/12,696ft) via Sele La high pass
Day 16: Trek from Tseram to Ramche (4,580m/15,026ft)
Day 17: Trek from Tseram to Oktang Temple & return to Tseram
Day 18: Trek from Tseram to Tortong (2,995m/9,826ft)
Day 19: Trek from Tortong to Yamphuding (2,080m/6,824ft)
Day 20: Trek from Yamphuding to Khewang
Day 21: Trek from Khewang to Khadenba
Day 22: Drive from Khadenba to Bhadrapur & transfer to the hotel
Day 23: Fly from Bhadrapur to Kathmandu & transfer to the hotel
Day 24: Final Departure

  • Airport Pick up and Drop by private transport (international and domestic flight)
  • All ground transportation by Jeep, Van or bus (Kathmandu to Trekking starting point & trekking ending point to Kathmandu)
  • Domestic airfare (Kathmandu-Bhadrapur-Kathmandu) including airport tax
  • Four nights’ accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu
  • Two man tent, dining tent, toilet tent, table & chairs, shower tent, kitchen utensils, mattresses
  • Fresh meals on full board (breakfast/ lunch/ dinner) with hot drinks and tea/ coffee
  • Cook, kitchen helpers and necessary porters (each porter carries 20 kg load)
  • All wages, equipment, food, medical and accident insurances for involved crew in trekking
  • Camp Site reservation at every location during the trek
  • TIMS (trekking information management system)
  • Kanchenjunga conservation area entry permit fee
  • Kanchenjunga area special permit fee
  • English speaking local expert trekking guide
  • First aid medical kits for the group and crew
  • Government taxes & office service charge
  • Farewell dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with cultural program in Kathmandu


  • Nepal entry visa. You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in
  • Kathmandu. A multiple-entry tourist visa good for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 40 or
  • equivalent in foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by
  • paying US $ 100. Please bring 2 passport-size photos
  • Lunch and Dinner during your stay in Kathmandu hotel Any packed food/snacks, energy drinks, mineral water, alcohol, cigarettes, chocolates, nutria-bars
  • Items of personal nature, laundry expenses, tips
  • Expenses incurred towards usage of landline phone, mobiles, walkie-talkies, satellite phones and internet
  • Clothing packing items or bags, personal medical kit
  • Personal trekking gear (Down Jacket and Sleeping Bags)
  • Personal Travel insurance
  • International airfare