Kanchanjunga Circuit Trek

Kanchenjunga (8586 m), the 3rd highest peak of the world includes five peaks above 8400 metres and is also known as “ The Five Treasures of Snow”.

Trip Introduction

Kanchanjunga (8586 m), the 3rd highest peak of the world includes five peaks above 8400 metres and is also known as “ The Five Treasures of Snow”. Three peaks among five lie on the border of Sikkim and two lie on Taplejung district. The Kanchanjunga Circuit Trek gives you a sightful view of remote and  beautiful Himalayas of the eastern Nepal, and is also considered as one of the best trekking destinations in Nepal. If a less crowded, healthy and enticing trek is your priority, it’s Kanchanjunga Circuit you need to be and explore the wilderness of the snow- covered mountains and valleys.

Kanchanjunga Circuit Trek is a very popular trek that takes you into the wilderness of coniferous forest covered with oaks, pine and chestnut. The journey to the isolated villages, undiscovered trails, alluring scenic beauty and the hearts of kind Nepali village people is simple, fascinating and truly mesmerizing. Sherpas and the huge tribe of Mongolian people represent an influence of the Tibetan culture that prevails in most of the Himalayan region of Nepal.

The trek is 28 days long, and gives you the best feeling of travelling on the great, beautiful horizons. The specialty of this adventure trek is that you get to begin from very low altitude and reach above 5000 metres at the end. The Kanchanjunga Circuit Trek is all about the unique and closer view of the rural lifestyle of the eastern region, the captivating view of snow- capped mountains and an adventurous unveiling of the beauty of Nepal.

Feasibility for Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek

Best Seasons: Fall, Spring (September, October, November, March, April, May)

Fitness: Fair level of physical fitness, accompanied by some exercises couple of months prior the trip.

Difficulties?: Proper rest and medication is required to avoid the mild risk of altitude sickness.

Day 1:Arrive Kathmandu

Day 2:Kathmandu city sightseeing and trek preparation.

Day 3:Fly from Kathmandu to Biratnagar – Fly 40 mins and drive to taplejung - 4 hrs

Day 4:Trek to Lali Kharka (2,300m), trek 3 hrs

Day 5:Trek Lai kharka to Khesewa (2,100m), trek 5 hrs

Day 6:Trek Khesewa to Mamankhe (1,900m), trek 5 hr

Day 7:Trek Mamankhe to Yamphudin (2,000m) , trek 6 hrs

Day 8:Trek Yamphudin to Chitre (2,950m), trek 5 hrs

Day 9:Trek Chitre to Tortongn (3,010m) : 6 hrs

Day 10:Trek Tortongn to Tseram (3,870m) : 6 hrs

Day 11:Trek Tseram to Ramche (4,580m) : 4 hrs

Day 12:Explore around Ramche (4,580m) and trek to Oktang (4,730m) : 5 hrs

Day 13:Trek Oktang to Yalung Ri Base Camp (5,400m) : 5 hrs

Day 14:Trek back to Ramche (4,580m) : 5 hrs

Day 15:Trek Ramche to Sallerle over the Mirgin La (4,480m) : 6 hrs

Day 16:Trek Sallerle to Ghunsa (3,475m) : 5 hrs

Day 17:Trek Ghunsa to Kambachen (4,040m) : 6 hrs

Day 18:Exploration day at Kambachen

Day 19:Trek Kambachen to Lhonak (4,790m) : 6 hrs

Day 20:Trek Lhonak to Pang Pema (5,100m) : 4 hrs

Day 21:Explore around the Kanchenjunga Base Camp (5,100m) and retrace your steps to Kambachen : 5 hrs

Day 22:Trek Kambachen to Ghunsa : 6 hrs

Day 23:Trek Ghunsa to Amjilosa (2,460m) : 4 hrs

Day 24:Trek Amjilosa to Sakathum (1,600m) : 5 hrs

Day 25:Trek Sakathum to Chhiruwa (1,200m) : 5 hrs

Day 26:Trek Chhiruwa to Suketar/Taplejung (2,420m) : 5 hrs

Day 27:Fly back to Kathmandu from taplejung via biratnagar same day.

Day 28:Departure farewell

Dates and Cost

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Included in the cost


  • Pickups and drops
  • 3* property accommodation in Kathmandu and tea houses during the trek
  • All meals during the trek and Breakfast in Kathmandu
  • All necessary paper works and permits
  • All Sightseeing on Private Vehicle
  • Guided City tour of Kathmandu valley
  • Kathmandu – Biratnagar by domestice flight
  • Biratnagar – Taplaejung by local jeep
  • Taplejung – Biratnagar – Kathmandu by domestic flight
  • Staff Cost including Air ticket, Food, Accommodation, Salary, Equipment and Insurance
  • Welcome and farewell dinner
  • Licensed, English speaking guide
  • One Porter shared between two trekkers
  • All Entrance fees
  • Holiday In Nepal T-Shirt


Not Included in the cost


  • Nepalese visa fees
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Extra night accommodation in case of early return from trek(due to any reason)
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal nature expenses
  • Tips


AUD 5330

(Starting price per person)

28 Days/Night
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