Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek

Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek

Key Infomation

  • Duration:23 Days
  • Region/DestinationNepal
  • ActivityTrekking & Hiking
  • Arrival CityKathmandu

About Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek

Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek takes you to explore the world third tallest mountain, which is Mount Kanchenjunga. The trek up to Kanchenjunga Base Camp is considered as one of the remote trekking trail of Nepal with less crowded path. The trail is perfect for those who wish to travel in peace and pristine environment. The tourist mobility is comparably low then the other trekking trails. However it is one of the finest and excellent trekking trails in Nepal. The trek to Kanchenjunga means to rewards with a unique insight into the rural Nepalese Himalayan lifestyle and culture.

The name Kanchenjunga means “Five Treasures of the Great Snow”, because there are five summit points in Mount Kanchenjunga. The mountain is quite popular for high altitude expedition. There are many hundreds of climber have been successfully attempted to conquer this mountain. Obviously, the trekking up to Kanchenjunga base camp is also the best package to explore high mountain experiences. The trek begins with a short fly to Suketar from Kathmandu. After that the average everyday walking is normally 5/6 hr., but some times it could be 6/7 hr. The route is all managed by the co-ordination of local community and government. The teahouses are perfect for accommodation and logistics. Each and every 1/2 hr. to 2/3 hr., you can find teahouses for short rest and snack.

Most of the part of the trail is lies in Kanchenjunga Conservation Area, declared in 1987. The green forest of the region is rich in flora and fauna. It is home of some of the endangered and rare animals, including Red Panda, Asian Black Beer and Snow Leopard and bird species includes the Golden-Breasted Fulvetta, Snow Cock, Blood Pheasant, and Red-Billed Chough etc.

Same like other trekking trail, the spring and autumn are best time to trek this region. However other seasons are also suitable to go. We as an experienced trekking operator here in Nepal, suggest making sure you have a professional trekking guide during your journey.

In addition, do not forget to bring an umbrella or waterproofs jacket and hat; some time the rain falls may be the main obstacles on yourjourney. So try to manage these items while going in Kanchenjunga.


  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
  • Day 02: Trekking Preparation
  • Day 03: Bhadrapur
  • Day 04: Drive from Bhadrapur
  • Day 05: Trek from Taplejung
  • Day 06: Trek from Chirwa
  • Day 07: Trek from Amjilasa
  • Day 08: Ghunsa 3,595m
  • Day 09: Acclimatization Day
  • Day 10: Trek from Ghunsa
  • Day 11: Acclimatization Day
  • Day 12: Trek from Kambachen
  • Day 13: Kanchenjunga North B.C. 4,785m
  • Day 14: Trek back from Lhonak
  • Day 15: Trek from Ghunsa
  • Day 16: Trek from Sele Le
  • Day 17: Trek from Cheram
  • Day 18: Trek from Ramche
  • Day 19: Trek from Torongding
  • Day 20: Trek from Yamphuding
  • Day 21: Trek from Khebang
  • Day 22: Fly back to Kathmandu

Welcome at Airport and transfer to Hotel.

    Trekking briefing with presence of your trekking guide.

      Fly from Kathmandu to Bhadrapur.

        Drive from Bhadrapur to Taplejung 1,820m.

          Trek from Taplejung to Chirwa 1,270m 4/5 hr.

            Trek from Chirwa to amjilasa 1,860m 6/7 hr.

              Trek from Amjilasa to Gyabla 2,730m6-7 hr.

                Trek from Gyabla to Ghunsa 3,595m.

                    Trek from Ghunsa to Kambachen 4,100m 5-6 hr.

                        Trek from Kambachen to Lhonak 4,785m 5-6 hr.

                          Day trip to Kanchenjunga North Base Camp 4,785mand back to Lhonak.

                            Trek back from Lhonak to Ghunsa 3,595m 5-6 hr.

                              Trek from Ghunsa to SeleLe 4,290m 4-5 hr.

                                Trek from Sele Le to Cheram 3,870m 4-5 hr.

                                  Trek from Cheram to Ramche 4,580m (Day trip to south Kanchenjunga Base Camp).

                                    Trek from Ramche to Torogding 2,995 5-6 hr.

                                      Trek from Torongding to Yamphuding 2,080 m 7 - 8 hr.

                                        Trek from Yamphuding to Khebang 1,910 m 5 - 6 hr.

                                          Trek from Khebang to Khamdime 1,500 m 5 - 6 hr.

                                            Bhadrapur to Kathmandu (Flight) 1,380 m 1 hr.

                                              Cost Details


                                              • All necessaries ground transportation including Airport to Hotel and Kathmandu Sightseeing
                                              • Government Trekking Permit including National Park Entry Permit, TIMS Card (Trekker’s Information Management System) and Local Permit
                                              • 3 night Kathmandu Hotel Accommodation at 3 Star hotel with BB Service
                                              • Government license holder trekking guide, having 5-7 years experiences in Trekking sector of Nepal and well speaking skill in English
                                              • trekking porter, Max 20 kg
                                              • Accommodation at Tea House and Local lodge during trekking period.
                                              • Three time meals a day during trekking period including breakfast, lunch and dinner and tea,coffee.
                                              • Medical Kit: Trekking medical kit and tools


                                              • International flight
                                              • Nepal Visa and cargo clearance
                                              • your personal warm chothes for trekking
                                              • your personal medical/rescue insurance
                                              • helicopter evacuation if any emergency case
                                              • Extra porter if needs
                                              • beverage; Cola, Beer, Mineral water, Bar bill
                                              • Tips for your trekking staff