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Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek 18 Days Featured

Kanchenjunga’s circuit trek will lead you through the pristine Kanchenjunga Conservation Area of Nepal. This park is named after its massive snow treasure Mount Kanchenjunga with an elevation of 8,586m from sea level. Mount Kanchenjunga is the 3rd highest mountain in the world after Mount Everest and Mount K2. Kanchenjunga circuit trek gives you a rare taste of unexploited biodiversity, experienced by very few tourists. Mount Kanchenjunga is considered to be one of the most beautiful snow massifs in the world. Kanchenjunga Circuit trek is an ideal trekking trail for trekkers who enjoy wilderness and solitude. The trek starts from the capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu. This trek offers views of the most splendid Himalayan landscapes, the route encompasses alpine grasslands, rocky outcrops, dense temperate and subtropical forests, and low river valleys. There are also a number of high mountain lakes in Olangchung Gola, and the Tamor and Arun River systems are another attraction for tourists. These two rivers are the major tributaries of the mighty Sapta Koshi River. The trek heads through diverse land topography, forests, and settlements. You’ll see Kanchenjunga, Yalungkang, Jannu, Makalu, Lhotse, Everest, and numerous ice-capped mountains on the way. If you are lucky you may also see a herd of musk deers, and several species of birds, along with the country’s most pristine oak and rhododendron forests. Discover the world’s largest Yalung glacier, alpine meadows, lakes, rivers, waterfalls, and one of the last remaining pristine forests on the planet. Kanchenjunga conservation area covering 2035 Km2 of the area is home to rare species of Snow leopard, Red panda, and Himalayan black beer. Kanchenjunga conservation area habitats around 3000 species of flora, 280 species of birds, 77 species of plants, and 13 species of mammals. Along the trekking trail, you can notice beautiful birds like golden-breasted Fulvetta, Snowcock, Blood Pheasant, and red-billed Cough. Kanchenjunga circuit trek offers an exceptional experience of adventure that you will cherish for a lifetime.


Trek Duration: 18 days


USD 2600 per person

USD 2400 for 2 to 5 person

USD 2100 for 6 to 8 persons

USD 1900 for 9 to 12 persons


Trip Highlights

  • Enjoy the splendid views of the Kanchenjunga conservation area
  • Trek to the north and south base camp of Mount Kanchenjunga
  • Trek through the diverse land topography in the altitude range from 1740m to 5143m
  • Stay overnight in the tea houses and get a glimpse of their lifestyle
  • Chance to see rare animals like Snow Leopard and Red Panda
  • Discover more than 3000 species of alpine floras
  • Experience the wilderness in the unexploited Kanchenjunga conservation area


Suggested Itinerary

  1. Kathmandu to Bhadrapur via flight and jeep drive to Taplejung 1820m
  2. Trek to Hellok 1740m
  3. Trek to Yasang 2800m
  4. Trek to Tortong 2995m
  5. Trek to Cheram 3870m
  6. Trek to Ramche 4580m
  7. Trek to Oktang 4730 and back to Cheram
  8. Trek to Sele La 4290m
  9. Trek to Ghunsa 3595m
  10. Acclimatization day
  11. Trek to Kambachen 4050m
  12. Trek to Lhonak 4780m
  13. Trek to Kanchenjunga north base camp 5143m and back to Pangpema
  14. Trek to Kambachen 4050m
  15. Trek to Phalle 3308m
  16. Trek to Hellok 2308m
  17. Jeep drive to Illam
  18. Jeep drive to Bhadrapur and flight to Kathmandu


Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek Map


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