Trekking in Nepal

Kanchenjunga Extreme Trek

Trip Overview

Kanchenjunga Extreme TrekKanchenjunga Extreme Trek is an adventurer trek with the third highest mountain in the world and one of the remote trekking areas in the north-eastern border Himalaya of Nepal and joined with Sikkim if India. This is one of the listed treks in the Nepal and this trek start from the Hile and finished after fly out from Taplejung. The commence trekking up Tamor valley along one of the oldest trade routes in the Himalaya with the lush rhododendron forests you climb on into high alpine terrain beyond the village of Gunsa and a camp established high above this village that provides outstanding views of massif Kanchenjunga. We pass the Lapsung La pass and Mirgin and trek on the Yalung Glacier and Kanchenjunga Base Camp. This really is still explorative trekking and you must be prepared to take the trail as it comes.
This area is abundant in wildlife and habitation consists of only a few scattered villages. There is good wildlife as musk deer, blue sheep and for the believer, the Yeti. Magnificent views of Everest, Makalu and look up at massif Mt. Kanchenjunga towering south face is easily reward enough for your efforts. We walk on a following quiet trail through beautiful remote landscapes will make the trip worth while. You'll encounters with local Sherpa, Limbu and Rai communities and trek down to Taplejung ends you trek with great memories.

Sample day on "Kanchenjunga Extreme Trek"

All our treks are managed by a team of professionally trained Leader/guide responsible for all aspects of the running of the trek. Our special departure trek is well versed in the culture and natural history of the Himalayas. Your day start with a cup of hot tea served in your room. A member of the trekking staff followed by a bowl of hot washing water, after which you will be required to pack your luggage and the porters loaded whilst we are having breakfast. After breakfast we set off on the trail, enjoying the pleasant cool of the morning. Your day's trek involves navigating numerous picturesque forests, hills, mountains and the local villages for the next three hours. Around mid-day we usually stop for a pleasant spot along the way for lunch. Your midday lunch break usually lasts around an hour and is a time to relax, pop the boots off and air those feet! Plenty of time is allowed for photograph in the route. After lunch you'll walk another three hours or so, before you stop for the night. You have enough time to change, freshen up, before exploring an area.
Each evening is spent as per your interest for reading or chatting with the fellow trekkers and crew members or a pack of cards is an advantage; the crew love teaching various Nepali card games and learning new Western games. Our porters and Sherpa's also like to have singing and dancing competitions in which they love you to join in! Finally, it's off to bed for a well deserved night's rest before you start it all again.


Day 01:  Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft)
Day 02:  Kathmandu sightseeing
Day 03:  Kathmandu to Hile, 45 minutes flight, 4 hrs drive
Day 04:  Trek to Shiduwa, 4-5 hr walk
Day 05:  Trek to Doorpani, 5-6 hrs walk
Day 06:  Trek to Gupha Pokhari, 5-6 hrs walk
Day 07:  Trek to Nesum, 5-6 hrs walk
Day 08:  Trek to Taplejung, 5-6 hrs walk
Day 09:  Trek to Chirwa, 5-6 hrs walk
Day 10:  Trek to Sokathum, 5-6 hrs walk
Day 11:  Trek to Amjilasha, 5-6 hrs walk
Day 12:  Trek to Kyapra, 5-6 hrs walk
Day 13:  Trek to Ghunsa, 5-6 hrs walk
Day 14:  Trek to Khambachen, 5-6 hrs walk
Day 15:  Acclimatization day
Day 16:  Trek to Lhonak, 6-7 hrs walk
Day 17:  Excursion day at Pangpema (5,140m/16,860ft)
Day 18:  Khambachen to the Passes, 6-7 hr walk
Day 19:  Mirgin High Camp or rest (4,800m/16,055ft)
Day 20:  High Camp to Ramche, 4-5 hr walk
Day 21:  Trek to Tseram, 4-5 hrs walk
Day 22:  Trek to Torontan, 5-6 hrs walk
Day 23:  Trek to Yamphudin, 5-6 hr walk
Day 24:  Trek to Ponphe Dhara, 4-5 hrs walk
Day 25:  Ponphe Dhara to Pha Khola, 5-6 hrs walk
Day 26:  Trek to Taplejung, 3-4 hrs walk
Day 27:  Fly to Kathmandu
Day 28:  Leisure at Kathmandu
Day 29: Departure from Kathmandu.

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