Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek is a fabulous adventure located Nepal Far Eastern Himalaya region the mountain straddles the border with Nepal and Sikkim (a small North East Indian state), Kanchenjunga in local Tibetan origin spelled as Kanchenjunga which means 5 jewels dedicated to its five massive summit top of Mt. Kanchenjunga.
Kanchenjunga base camp Trek, an adventure which leads to both South and North Base Camps of Kanchenjunga massive mountain, perhaps this is the only trek in and around Himalaya and probably in the world, where you can enjoy being in two base camps of the same mountain in one single journey. Mt. Kanchenjunga stands as world 3rd highest mountains and second highest peak in Nepal with an altitude 8,586 m and 28,169 ft high.
Mt. Kanchenjunga is of great beauty and grace first ascent in 1955 from Nepal South Base Camp by British Expedition led by late Sir George Band, where most expedition at present climbs from North Base Camp around Pangpema. Kanchenjunga Base Camp trekking begins with scenic flight towards South East Nepal on Terai belt where an exciting drive leads you at Ilam town famous for its vast tea garden to reach our starting point of the adventure. From Sukhetar walk leads at first to Kanchenjunga South Base Camp at near Ramche around Yalung glacier after trekking past serene and enchanting alpine forest of rhododendron and pine trees within remote rural farm villages, and then our adventure continues towards Kanchenjunga North Base Camp at Pangpema, the highest point of our adventure standing at 5,143 m with stunning panorama of massif Kanchenjunga and adjoining peaks. after a fabulous and exciting time within Kanchenjunga base camps, our adventure concludes heading back to Sukhetar for the drive towards Ilam town and the toward Nepal's flat Terai for the sweeping panoramic flight back to Kathmandu.
This is my first Time Nepal we did 28 days Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek, with Reasonable Treks & Tour Pvt. Ltd / Anil Dhungana provided Very Helpful And professional assistance in planning for Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek, he’s is Organization for 28 Days Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek, Mr. Anil He is Recommendation Trekking Guide and porters, he’s is Guide and porters very friendly And honestly Guide he gives to everything information details on the way I Show village and mountain. Really enjoyed the Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek, Thanks to Guide And porters we want to highly recommend this company and staff for other travelers. Thank you so much, Mr. Anil, we really happy for your Trip. We will back Next Time
Hotel and Accommodation on Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek.
In Kathmandu accommodation is at 3-star Hotel (Attached Bath Room A/C, 24 hours running hot and cold shower) but during Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek, day begins breakfast at lodge teahouse which is a clean and comfortable bed and the rooms are basic. Normally just a bed with a pillow and blankets. Every day 3-4 hours trekking and break for lunchtime. After a relaxing lunch, you typically spend around 2-3 hours or even more sometimes on the trail before reaching your stopping point teahouse.
You will provide private vehicles and tourist bus for the airport transfer, Kathmandu sightseeing tour and flight from Kathmandu to Bhadrapur and return back to Kathmandu.
The meals are included in our package with accommodation in lodges. You will have breakfast and dinner at the lodge where we stay overnight and our guide will choose and stop for lunch on the trek and we recommend you to bring water purification pills since you will have normal water for free. Then you can have the normal water and use the medicine and drink however you have options of buying bottled water or boiled water in every place as well. There will also be farewell dinners for guests in Kathmandu.
There is electricity available in some of the villages on our Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek where you can recharge your camera, batteries, mobile phone and there is solar power in some villages. We trek through and you can recharge your batteries camera mobile phone in those places as well if they have enough power and we suggest you to have spare batteries as well and you will have to pay for recharging batteries during the trek.
Your main luggage will be carried by porters on Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek. And you simply carry a day pack with water bottle, camera, sunscreen, spare jacket, and etc, during the trek. As small loads allow you for full enjoyment of the trek. A trek bag is ideal for your main luggage, plus a small lockable bag for travel clothes or anything that you do not need during trek which you can leave at hotel’s locker room/safe deposit box in Kathmandu for free of charge.
We provide trained trekking guide (handles the logistics and guides you and your team on the trek) and porters, one porter for every 2 trekkers and a porter carry about 20 kg and if there are more than 10 people in the group then we will provide you the additional guide for the group.
We organize Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek for single people to maximum 13 people at once or even if you have more than 13 people then we can split the group in to two or more groups (according to the number of trekkers) however you all can walk together and stay at same guest house and there are only different guide, and there are 1 guide up to 9 people and 2 guides for 10-13 people and One porter for each 2 Trekkers.
Personal expenses depend largely on your habit and as the meals are included on our Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek cost, so you only need money for table drinks alcoholic/ non-alcoholic beverages), snacks while walking (some smaller shops are available along the trail in the areas), tips, souvenirs, hot shower (available in some places), and Meals ( a meal cost 5-7USD in Kathmandu) for your Kathmandu stay, entrance fees ( approx: 25 USD) while your tour in Kathmandu, if you do not drink and don't do shopping then 12-15USD per day should be enough for the hot drinks, shower and snacks on trek and tips are appreciated by your support team after the trek. The amount depends on your budget and appreciation of their work. As a suggestion, we advise you to allocate 15 - 20% of the total tour cost as Tips to the staff and you can do this if you feel the services have been good.
It's not necessary to spend a lot of money buying equipment for the Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek in your country as the majority of these gears can be bought at a reasonable cost in Kathmandu.
The best time to trek to the Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek is spring March, April, May, and autumn August, September, October, November. The temperature is moderate in these seasons and guarantees amazing views from the trip. Although this trek can be undertaken during winter, the cold temperature might not be suitable for everyone.
In case of a serious sickness or a casualty while you are on Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek (which we believe will not happen), we will do everything to transfer you to the nearest hospital to save your life (this has happened to us few times) and you are entirely liable for all the expenses incurred in evacuation/rescue, so, please make sure that these expenses are covered by your insurance policy before assigning for the trek or be prepared to pay on your own after getting back to Kathmandu. Ensure That you’ve insured yourself before doing the trip, common sense dictates this, it’s good for you and please visit Nepal travel insurance page for more info about it.
After going through our policy and guidelines before booking a trip, you must send Reasonable Treks And Tour a form with all and full details of your passport and of the trip chosen with 30 % as the non-refundable amount from the chosen trip. On receiving the details of your passport with scanned or photocopy, along with booking forms, and then the company will send you a confirmation with a receipt of the deposit made. Regarding direct deposit to our bank accounts and as well for Credit Card payment which we accept Visa or Master Card with extra 04 % levy surcharge will be added on the trip cost payment. We strongly suggest that you obtain Travel and Medical insurance against unforeseen circumstances and situation that might arise during your trips which should include Immediate rescue and evacuation by any means of transportation including by Helicopter to nearest hospitals medical centers
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