Kanchenjunga South Base Camp Trek

Kanchenjunga South Base Camp Trek – 18 days

$1,790.00

Your Kanchenjunga South Base Camp Trek starts from a flight to Biratnagar followed by 4 hours drive to Phidim. You follow the glacial rivers, Tamur and Ghunsa to their origin on the northwest side of

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Kanchenjunga South Base Camp Trek Highlights

Grade Duration Trek Style Best Time Group
4 18 Days Tea House Trek Mar – Jun / Oct – Nov SGL / GRP / FM / STU

SGL = Single, GRP =Grouping, FM= Family, STU = Students

Kanchenjunga South Base Camp Trek

Kanchenjunga South Base Camp Trek, an easier way to experience of standing beside world’s third highest peak than north base camp. Kanchanjunga is geographically located in the eastern part of Nepal-Sikkim (India) border. Trekking at eastern part of Nepal is fully camping based with 3square meals per day cooked by our trained Cook (Sherpa). Your trek starts from Phidim.

Your Kanchenjunga South Base Camp Trek starts from a flight to Biratnagar followed by 4 hours drive to Phidim. You follow the glacial rivers, Tamur and Ghunsa to their origin on the northwest side of Kanchenjunga. From here we enter the diversely untamed world. The eye feasting views of the peaks such as; Pyramid Peak, Jannu, the twins and the mighty Kanchanjunga (8585m) rises in front. Further, the route offers dramatically enchanting views as you traverse the southern side of the mountain via Mirgin La Pass (4663m). In the Kanchenjunga South Base Camp Trek route you encounter cultural experience in the remote villages of ethnical tribes; Rai, Limbu and Sherpas. Kanchanjunga National Park which is the home to elusive snow Leopard is a paradise for wildlife lovers.

Short Itinerary

Day Activity Destination Altitude Time
1 Fly Kathmandu – Biratnagar 84m 8 hrs
Drive Phidim 1179m 4 hrs
2 Trek Lali Kharka 2220m 4 hrs
3 Trek Keswa 2100m 6 hrs
4 Trek Mamanke 2000m 6 hrs
5 Trek Yamphudin 2080m 7 hrs
6 Trek Lamite Jungle Camp 2920m 7 hrs
7 Trek Torontan 2995m 5 hrs
8 Trek Tseram 3750m 5 hrs
9 Trek Ramche 4360m 6 hrs
10 Explore Ramche
11 Trek Mirgin la 4583m 6 hrs
12 Trek Gunsa 3475m 6 hrs
13 Trek Kyapra 2300m 6 hrs
14 Trek Sakathum 1600m 7 hrs
15 Trek Chirwa 1180m 6 hrs
16 Trek Phurumba 1850m 6 hrs
17 Trek Taplejung
Drive Phidim 1179m 5 hrs
18 Drive Biratnagar
Fly Kathmandu 1300m 3/4 hr

Trip Information

Trekking part:

All domestic transport as listed in itinerary by private coach and some part could be local transfer

Domestic flights and departure taxes as per itinerary

All meals whilst trekking (basic food)

Tea House accommodation (basic)

All National Park entrance fees

Applicable trekking permits and fees

English speaking trekking guide

Porters and/or pack animals to carry personal gear and group equipment

15kg per person luggage allowance while on trek

Duffle Bag for your gear

Comprehensive medical kit

The Cost Does Not Include:

Cost for extra usage of vehicle, other than scheduled & mentioned in the itinerary.

Cost for any other service not mentioned under the “Cost Includes” Head

Cost for Insurance.

Additional cost arising due to mishaps, political unrest, natural calamities like – landslides, road blockage, etc. In such case extra will have to be paid on the spot by the guest directly.

Payment for service provided on a personal request.

Personal expenses such as laundry, bottled water, soft drinks, incidentals, porter charges, tips etc.

Price:

  • The given price is in US dollars.

Visa Information:

You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu Nepal.

  • Multiple entry 15 days US$ 25 or equivalent convertible currency
  • Multiple entry 30 days US$ 40 or equivalent convertible currency
  • Multiple entry 90 days US$ 100 or equivalent convertible currency

Note: Please bring 2 copies of passport-size photos to issue visa.

Insurance:

Guide / Porters : RMT (Royal Mountain Trekking) provides insurance facility to our guides and porters as per state law.

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