Kanchenjunga Third Highest Mountain Base Camp Trek

This isolated trek is on the Eastern edge of Nepal. Mount Kanchangunga the third highest peak of the world. At 8596 meters this massive peak dominates the southern range of the Himalayas. This section of Nepal only opened to trekking in 1988, which explains its richness of traditional culture. This is one of the longer treks we offer and has many possibilities for extra days to explore different areas that are surrounded by many great mountains in eastern Nepal. The Kanchangunga area has many high summits of which three are above 8,000 meters and 11 above 7,000 meters. Your trekking route goes near the Tamur River which meets Arun below Mulghat. Numerous glaciers feed this river. The glaciers north of the main peak are clockwise Nupchu, Lhonak, Chichima, Gimsung, Pyramid, Kanchenjunga and Ramtang. West and South of the main peak are Kumbhakarna (Jannu), Yamatari and Yalung glaciers. Kangbachenga (4038) in Ghunsa Valley and Walungchung (3,200m) in Tamur Valley are the highest settlements in the region. The latter was an important trading centre between the towns of Darjeeling and Tipta La in Tibet. The only access to the Kanchenjunga area is a road link to Basantapur and a direct air link to the town of Taplejung bazaar.


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Minimum Group size: 4
Season: March to November
Grading: 4
Departure date: Based on availability.

Estimated Price for 2 People

$2,950

per person
Prices will vary depending on group size, itinerary changes, etc. Click the button above to begin customizing your trek

Price Includes:
• Breakfast, lunch, dinner and room during the entire trek.
• All lodging/camping during the trek
• All entrance fees
• All necessary transportations
• Airport pick-up/drop-offs
• First aid kits
• All airfare from Kathmandu to Lukia & Tumlingtar to Kathmandu
• All government taxes and official charges.
• Kathmandu Valley guided city tour
• 4 nights hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
• Guide, assistant guide, cooks, assistant cooks and porters
• Accidental and medical Insurance of Nepalese staffs
• Road transport and one way flight.
• Personal equipment such as sleeping bags/ jackets (if you do not have we can arrange within US $1.00/day for two items).

Not Included:
• Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu
• Rescue/ emergence and insurance cost
• Beverage and alcohol
• Nepal entry visa fee and airport tax during the departure.
• Personal equipments and personal expenses.
• Tips: Have about $2 U.S. dollars a day for tips and give what you feel is a fair amount.
• Any other expenses that arise due to natural calamities, such as political unrest, cancellation of flight due to weather, landslides, etc.