Kanchenjunga Circuit trekking is prominently popular as one of the rewarding trekking trails among the trekkers who come to visit Nepal.Kanchenjunga circuit trekking also known as Kanchenjunga Base Camp trek include both Pangpema base camp & Oktang base camp.Kanchenjungha is very popular among the tourists as the third world highest mountain and second highest mountain in Nepal. Kanchenjunga Circuit treks were first opened in 1998 for the travelers. It is abosulutely a rewarding trekking in the Eastern region of Nepal. Kanchenjungha Circuit might be the best choice for those who can enjoy their enough time to enjoy the wilderness of the nature .Actually, it is a venture to one of the most remote and pure forms of nature experiencing a wide variety of flora and fauna into the lap of Himalayas. The trekking, Kanchenjungha Circuit follows an exciting exploration of unspoiled and less beaten trails, less crowded countryside which offers a typical insight of rural life and culture. Kanchenjungha Circuit trekking is getting its popularity among the nature enthusiasts these days. The trail is protected by Kanchenjungha Conservation Area Project. The protected area offers the insight of lush and dense forests along with amazing species of wildlife including the famous musk deer and blue sheep.
Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek offers some but extraordinarily magnificent Himalayan views of Mt. Kanchenjunga 8586m, Mt. Lhotse 8516, Mt. Makalu 8463m, Jhanu Himal , Nepal peak, and also an insight of holy Tibetan monasteries and experience of a dialect culture. The major attractions of the Kanchenjunga base camp trek the magnificent views of the snow capped mountains, superb landscapes from the subtropical lowlands to the stunning glacial plateau, lush and dense forests along with amazing wildlife including the famous musk deer and blue sheep.
Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek commences from Basantapur after 6-7 hours drive from Dharan. Dharan is a beautiful city in the eastern part of Nepal. To get Dharan, either you have to drive for 10-12 hours or you have take a short flight.Minimum two days required for overland transportation from Kathmandu . Then the trails follows through beautiful village of Chauki Bhanjyang Dovan sekathum Amjelasa Gyapla Gunsa Lhonak and ultimately, get Kanchenjunga Pangpema Base Camp ( southern base camp) then trail return to the Gunsa village & heading through Sele Le Pass / Mirgin la pass 4674m to Kanchenjunga Oktang Base Camp ( Northern Base Camp). Trail continues descending via Andaphedi Yamphudin Lali kharka Phuphe danda & finally gets Suketar then you will drive or fly back to Kathmandu.
Autumn & spring season is best time to make Kanchenjunga Circuit trekking, however, we Magic Expedition organize it all round the year as per travelers wish and time schedule. Minimum four weeks holidays is required for Kanchenjunga Circuit or Sele Le Pass trekking. For the trekking, you need to obtain Kanchenjunga trekking permit through government registered Nepal trekking agency.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to the Hotel (1,300m /4,264 ft)-overnight-
Day 02: Kathmandu valley : sightseeing and trek preparation-overnight-
Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Suketar (2,420m/7938ft), trek to Lalikharka (2265m/7,431ft)-overnight-
Day 04:Trek from Lalikharka to Khesewa (2120m/6,955ft)-overnight-
Day 05: Trek from Khesewa to Mamankhe (1785m/5,856ft)-overnight-
Day 06: Trek from Mamankhe to Yamphudin (2080m/6824ft)-overnight-
Day 07: Trek from Yamphudin to Tortong (2,995m/9,826ft)-overnight-
Day 08: Trek from Tortong to Cheram (3,870m/12,696ft)-overnight-
Day 09:Trek from Cheram: Acclimatization and Rest-overnight-
Day 10: Trel from Cheram to Ramchaur (Ramche) (4,580m/15,026ft)-overnight-
Day 11:Trek from Ramchaur (Ramche) to Yalung Base Camp (4500m), back to Cheram-overnight-
Day 12: Trek from Cheram to Sele La (4290m/ 14,074ft)-overnight-
Day 13: Trek from Sele La to Ghunsa (3,595/11,794)-overnight-
Day 14: Trek from Ghunsa to Kambachen (4,050m/13,287ft)-overnight-
Day 15:Trek from Kambachen to Lhonak (4,780m/15,682ft)-overnight-
Day 16: Trek from Kanchenjunga base camp, overnight at Pangpema (5,143/16,873ft)-overnight-
Day 17: Trek from Pangpema to Lhonak-overnight-
Day 18: Trek from Lhonak to Ghunsa (3475m/11,400ft)-overnight-
Day 19: Trek from Ghunsa to Amjilosa (2,308m/7,572ft)-overnight-
Day 20: Trek from Amjilosa to Chirwa (1,270m/4,166ft)-overnight-
Day 21: Trek from Chirwa to Phurumbu (1,549/5,082ft)-overnight-
Day 22: Trek from Phurumbu to Suketar-overnight-
Day 23: Fly from Taplejun to Kathmandu
Day 24: Final departure drop to the Airport.