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    Group Size: 2-16 Pax
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About Kanchenjunga North Base Camp Trek

Kanchenjunga north base camp trek is absolute trekking in Nepal. This trek lies in Kanchenjunga conservation area. It is also the restricted zone, where you can visit only with special trekking permit and field staffs. This trek was opened after 1988. Kanchenjunga north base camp trek is recommended for those people who have a long vacation and try adventures trek in Nepal. Kanchenjunga north base camp trek is longer trekking compare to usual trekking trails of Nepal and not the luxurious. Compare to the south part, the lodges are better on the north side. Mount Kanchenjunga is the third highest mountain in the world with 8586m tall.

Kanchenjunga north base camp trek appears from a long drive to Taplejung or Basantapur. Trekking trail goes through Tamor valley up to Gunsa valley. Rai, Tamang and Sherpa are the major inhabitance of Kanchenjunga north base camp trek. These people are mainly farmers, so you can see very nice farming terraces in Kanchenjunga north base camp trek. The trekking starts from subtropical tempters to high mountain snow line. During Kanchenjunga north base camp trek, you will enjoy the green hills, attractive landscape, Valley, waterfalls, cardamom farm, rhododendron (Nepali national flower), local foods and high mountains. Tongba for winter is the popular alcoholic drink from Kanchenjunga north base camp trek which is known as Tibetan hot beer and Chyang is for summer which is known as Nepali local beer. The fresh fish from Tamor River is very delicious to try. Nice looking green hills and wildlife make your Kanchenjunga trekking more wonderful. The best season for Kanchenjunga north base camp trek is February to May when the rhododendron blooms and September to November when the scenery is clearer.

We make the suitable trekking itinerary for you according to your interest and time for Kanchenjunga north base camp trek with friendly and knowledge trekking guide and helpers.  

Highlights of Kanchenjunga North Base Camp Trek

  • Kathmandu city cultural tour
  • Scenic mountain flight from Bhadrapur to Kathmandu
  • Tea and cardamom farming
  • The second highest mountain in Nepal and its range
  • Traditional local settlements and lifestyle


  • Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu(1350m.).
  • Day 02: Kathmandu Valley full day Sightseeing and permit making day.
  • Day 03: Drive to Birtamod(10 hrs.) drive to Taplejung(1820m.)10 hrs.
  • Day 04: Trek from Taplejung to Sinawa(1070m.) 5 hrs.
  • Day 05: Trek from Sinawa to Tapethok(1322m.) 6 hrs.
  • Day 06: Trek from Tapethok to Amjilosa(2498m.) 6 hrs.
  • Day 07: Trek from Amjilosa to Ghunsa(3415m.) 6-7 hrs.
  • Day 08: Rest and acclimatization day at Ghunsa(3415m.).
  • Day 09: Trek from Ghunsa to Khambachen(4145m.) 5 hrs.
  • Day 10: Trek from Khambachen to Lhonak(4790m.) 4 hrs.
  • Day 11: Trek from Lhonak to Pangpema, kanchenjunga north base camp(5140m.) 4 hrs.
  • Day 12: Trek back from Pangpema to Khabachen(4145m.) 5 hrs.
  • Day 13: Trek from Khambachen to Phale(3215m.) 5 hrs.
  • Day 14: Trek from Phale to Sekathum(1650m.)7 hrs.
  • Day 15: Trek from Sekathum to Sinuwa(1070m.) 7 hrs.
  • Day 16: Trek from Sinawa to Taplejung(1820m.) 6 hrs.
  • Day 17: Drive to Birtamod(10 hrs.) overnight at guesthouse.
  • Day 18: Fly from chandra gadhi to kathmandu. Fare well dinner with Frolic Adventure.
  • Day 19: Departure to the international airport for your final flight.
Detail Itinerary

Cost Details

  • Airport picks up and drops by private car/van/bus.
  • 3 nights Accommodation in 2/3 star standard hotel including breakfast as per the above itinerary twin sharing basis.
  • Private car/van/bus for the cultural tour.
  • All ground and air transportations during the trip.
  • Your standard meals BLD during the trek with a cup of hot tea/coffee in breakfast
  • All necessary paper works, special trekking permit, conservation area entry permits, TIMS card and monument entrance fees
  • All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks.
  • An experienced, helpful and friendly guide, porters (1 porter for 2 peoples).
  • Salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transportation and insurance for the guide and porter.
  •  The arrangement of an emergency helicopter service which will be paid by your travel insurance company.
  • Sleeping bag, down jackets, duffle bags, city and trekking route maps – if necessary.
  • Frolic Adventure invites you farewell dinner on last night.
  • All government taxes (Gst) and Stationery expenses.
  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan international airport  (Kathmandu). You will require 2 passport size photos & 25 USD.
  • Your travel insurance (compulsory).
  • Lunch and dinner while you are in Kathmandu.
  • All entry fees for heritage sites.
  • Your personal expenses.
  • All the alcoholic and non- alcoholic drinks.
  • Sweet things like dessert/chocolate.
  • Hot shower/batteries charge/heater during the trek.
  • International airfare.
  • Tips for the guide, porter & driver.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned in including section.
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