Kanchenjunga's dominating peak is so high that a trek to its base camp is itself a big-time adventure that keeps kicking the adrenaline rush. Trekking trail to Kanchenjunga Base Camp is quite different when we compare it with the other treks in the Indian Himalayan belt. Kanchenjunga massifs contour a big cross that spans the boundaries of three major countries- Nepal, Tibet and India (Sikkim). Till 1849, before the discovery of Everest and K2, Kangchenjunga was deemed as the highest mountain in India.
As per the geographical facts, Kangchenjunga along with its five great massifs forms the third highest peaks in the world. These five massifs are.
As per the geographical facts, Kangchenjunga along with its five great massifs forms the third highest peaks in the world. These five massifs are Himalaya in Sikkim region started witnessing heavy footfall in the year 1988. Initially, trekking in the area was restricted so as to preserve its ecosphere. Slowly the explorers unfolded the remote valleys and the hidden treasures - lakes, tribal villages, and forest embedded with a variety of flora and fauna.
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Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu (1337m).
Day 02: Kathmandu City Sightseeing & Trekking preparation.
Day 03: Kathmandu to Sukhetar flight(50 minutes) Trek to LaliKharka (1900m) – 4 hours.
Day 04: LaliKharka to KhesewaBhanjyang (2100m) – 7 hours.
Day 05: Khesewa to Bhanjyang to Mamangkhe (2000m) – 7 hours.
Day 06: Mamangkhe to Yangphudin (2150m) – 7 hours.
Day 07: Yamphudin to Chitre (2880m) – 6 hours.
Day 08: Chitre to SimbuaKhola (3000m) – 7 hours
Day 09: SimbuaKhola to Tseram (3770m) – 4 hours.
Day 10: Tsheram to Ramche (4360m) via Lapsang – 5 hours.
Day 11: Ramche( day rest for acclimatization and around excursion ).
Day 12: Ramche to Tseram back – 5 hours.
Day 13: Tseram to near Tamo La (4300m) – 4 hours.
Day 14: Tamo La to Ghunsa (3480m) – 5 hours.
Day 15: Ghunsa to Kanhgbachen (4000m) – 5 hours.
Day 16: Kangbachen to Lhonak (4780m) – 4 hours.
Day 17: Lhonak to Pang Pema (5065m) – 4 hours.
Day 18: Pang Pema (day rest for acclimatization and around excursion).
Day 19: Pang Pema to Kangbachen (3900m) -6 hours.
Day 20Kangbachen to Phole (3100m) – 6 hours.
Day 21Phole to Amjilassa (2500m) – 7 hours.
Day 22Amjilassa to Tapethok (1300m) – 7 hours.
Day 23Tapethok to Mitlung (1550m) – 6 hours.
Day 24Mitlung to Suketar (2440m) – 4 hours.
Day 25Suketar to Kathmandu Flight.
Day 26Kathmandu Buffer Day.
Day 27 Departure.