3,700

The Kanchenjunga trek is one of the finest in Nepal Himalaya. The trekking route follows Nepal’s mountainous border with India and Tibet. Kanchenjunga is the 3rd highest mountain in the Earth.

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About the tour

Kanchenjunga, the world’s third-highest mountain, with an elevation of 28,169 feet (8,586 metres).

The Kanchenjunga Circuit stands as a testament to the allure of Nepal’s Himalayan landscapes, offering adventurers a remarkable journey to both the North and South Base Camps of Mount Kanchenjunga. Renowned as one of Nepal’s premier trekking experiences, this expedition takes enthusiasts through an awe-inspiring route tracing the country’s mountainous border with India and Tibet. The trail not only presents the majestic grandeur of the world’s third-highest peak but also unveils a rich tapestry of diverse cultures, remote villages, and pristine alpine environments. Trekkers embarking on the Kanchenjunga trek are rewarded with panoramic vistas, challenging ascents, and encounters with the unique flora and fauna of the region. The expedition, marked by its cultural richness and breathtaking scenery, promises an unforgettable adventure for those seeking to explore the heart of the Himalayas.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival day

 

  • Flying into Kathmandu on a clear day is in itself an unforgettable experience. You will get your first view of Himalayan peaks as you make the descent to Kathmandu airport.
  • After clearing immigration, you will pass to the passenger pick-up area outside. Look out for The Mountain Company signboard, our representative will welcome you and drive you to the hotel.
  • The rest of the day will be yours to explore Kathmandu and shop for anything that you might need for the trek. You can leave a bag at the hotel with any items not required to take with you on the trek.
  • Today you will hear the Nepalese word for hello ‘Namaste’. You will never forget the warmth of the hospitality given by the people of Nepal.

 

Price includes

  • All internal transport and transfers including airport collections.
  • Internal flights. The flights are to/from Kathmandu and Bhadrapur. The weight allowance is 15kg for your main bag checked into the hold and 5kg for your day pack.
  • One day sightseeing in Kathmandu with a Nepalese cultural guide and private vehicle including all entry tickets.
  • Twin-share rooms at Hotel Tibet or Ambassador in Kathmandu.
  • Breakfast only in Kathmandu.
  • All meals are included while on the trek. You can select your dishes from the menu at the lodge. The trek meals are breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, and dinner. Breakfast includes cereal, porridge, or rice pudding and an egg dish with bread or toast. Lunch includes one dish such as fried rice, dal bhat, momos, or pasta. For afternoon tea, you get a hot drink plus biscuits. Dinner is two courses including soup and the main dish chosen by you from the menu. You are allowed two cups of hot drinks per meal so this means a total of seven cups per day.
  • Dormitory room with common bathroom while on the trek. We also send along a tent as a backup in case you prefer to sleep outside or if the rooms at the lodge are full.
  • Trekking arrangements. Including permits and fees, tents, Nepalese guide(s), and porter(s). We provide one trekking guide for a group size of two people. We provide two guides for a group size of three people and three guides for a group size of six people.
  • Porters to carry your main bag. The porterage allowance is 20kg.
  • Weather forecasts for the Kanchenjunga region during your trek.
  • Satellite phone for organising logistics and medical evacuations. It can also be used for personal calls at extra cost.
  • A trekking map is given to you on arrival in Kathmandu.
  • Pre-departure support and advice from Namaste Nomad. We are available by email, phone, Zoom, or face-to-face meetings

Price excludes

  • International flight to/from Kathmandu.
  • Travel & trekking insurance.
  • Nepal visa for 30 days.
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu.
  • For personal clothing & equipment, please see the Appendix for the suggested kit list.
  • Tips to the trek crew. Each trekker should budget for giving tips into the group fund. This should be in the region of 21,000 Nepalese rupees (approx. Euro 130 or US$160)
  • Other items not listed in “What is included”.

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