Itinerary 23 Day Everest – Kanchenjunga Trekking Package

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu

Upon our arrival in the Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu, we will be greeted by a representative from Himalayan Glacier who will drop us off at our hotel. After checking in, we take a rest or visit Himalayan Glacier’s office. We may also stroll in the streets of Thamel, a tourist hub in Kathmandu for some souvenir shopping. In the evening, there will be a welcome dinner hosted by Himalayan Glacier. For dinner, you will be served excellent Nepalese cuisine which will introduce you to the country’s authentic food culture. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Overnight at hotel. No meals included.

Day 2: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation

Today after breakfast we start a guided tour to several of the most historical and spiritual attractions in Kathmandu. Some of these landmarks including the historic Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupatinath, the famous ‘Monkey Temple’ (Swayambhunath) and Buddhist shrine (Bouddhanath) which is one of the largest stupas in the world are listed as the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. There will be a brief pre- trip group discussion followed by trek preparation during late afternoon at Himalayan Glacier’s office in Thamel around noon. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Overnight at hotel. Breakfast included.

Day 3: Flight to Suketar (Taplejung), trek to Jogidanda Approximate Time: 35 mins

On the third day, you will take a flight to Biratnagar from Kathmandu. The flight takes about 35 minutes. Another subsequent flight from Biratnagar takes us to Suketar in Taplejung. Suketar is one of the most attractive areas of the eastern part of Nepal because of its amazing landscape. From Taplejung you will move to Jogidanda. This is the first destination of the trek.

Overnight at a guesthouse. All meals included.

Day 4: Trek to Chirwa Approximate Time: 7 hrs

You will move for the trek in Chirwa on 4th day from Jogidanda. Trek to Chirwa (1800m) takes about 7 hours. The road that follows Chirwa is not easy as you need to pass through jungles, narrow roads and streams. Sometimes you need to climb and sometimes you have to descend. This is a small town where you can find local shops for camping and lodges.

Overnight at a guesthouse. All meals included.

Day 5: Trek to Sukathum Approximate Time: 6 hrs

Trekking from Chirwa to Sukathuthum takes around six hours. The trek starts along the bank of river and need to pass from small jungles. On the way you can find different types of vegetation and plants. The track leads to uphill at some places and downhill at some. As you cross a bridge which is a local suspension bridge you will reach Sukathum.

Overnight at a guesthouse. All meals included.

Day 06: Trek to Amjilosa Approximate Time: 6 hrs

From Sakathum to Amjilosa it covers 900 meters of altitude and takes almost 5 hours. Initially the trek will be easy as you move through the flat land. Then the trek takes a form of steep uphill when you climb towards Amjilosa. It is a small rural area with few inhabitants and local shops known as “Bhattis” and teashops.

Overnight at a guesthouse. All meals included.

Day 07: Trek to Kyapar Approximate Time: 6 hrs

Trek to Kyapar (2730m) takes six hours from Amjilosa. The beginning trail that leads to Kyapar is through the flatland but as you climb to Gyable where you can see the settlement of natives. The trek is quite interesting as you pass through the jungles. Most of the people who live in this area follow Buddhist culture.

Overnight at a guesthouse. All meals included.

Day 8: Trek to Ghunsa Approximate Time: 6 hrs

Trek from Kyapar to Ghunsa (3695m) takes around six hours. On the way you get to see a river called Gunsa as you pass through the jungles. The track leads to the settlement of the traditional inhabitants of the region. Seeing the inhabitants, you came to know that these people follow Tibetan culture by birth. Here, people are engaged in business like goods import and export in Tibet. In winter season they go to India for business.

Overnight at a guesthouse. All meals included.

Day 9: Trek to Kambachen Approximate Time: 7 hrs

After having breakfast in the morning you resume the trek on the ninth day as you head towards Kambachen (4099m) from Ghunsa. It normally takes around seven hours. Kambachen is a dense settlement of people who follow Tibetan culture. You will be fascinated with the art and architecture of Kambachen that are inspired from Tibetan cultures. Away from the slide, the track drops at Lakep, a single hut which is locked.

Overnight at a guesthouse. All meals included.

Day 10: Explore Kambachen, rest day

On the 10th day of the itinerary of Kanchenjunga Trek, you will explore the Kambachen area as the day has been allotted for rest, acclimatization and exploration of the unique region of the Kambachen. You will spend the remaining day enjoying the place and resting for the trip ahead.

Overnight at a guesthouse. All meals included.

Day 11: Trek to Lhonak Approximate Time: 6 hrs

Trek to Lhonak (4785m) is a suitable place to trek for trekkers as it lies near by a dry lake as if it looks like a bed with unlocked, pure sand. You can enjoy the wonderful mountains from all the sides. People who come from urban areas particularly would love to see it.

Overnight at a guesthouse. All meals included.

Day 12: Trek to Pangpema Approximate Time: 5 hrs

The terrific view of peak that you missed from Lhonak can be viewed from Pangpema (5143m), the base camp. The stunning peak which is considered as a main peak of Kanchenjunga and landscape of remaining peaks which formulate one of the largest mountains in the world in terms of solo roofless shed is at Pangpema.

Overnight at a guesthouse. All meals included.

Day 13: Trek to Kambachen Approximate Time: 7 hrs

By ascending to the north of Pangpema early in the morning, Khanbachen (4040m) can be easily reached in a single day. If you reach in time you will be gifted by Peak Tent, Peak Pyramid and Peak Wedge.

Overnight at a guesthouse. All meals included.

Day 14: Trek to Lumba Samba Approximate Time: 5 hrs

On the 14th day you will trek to Lumba Samba (4206m) by crossing two passes seeing the conditions of weather either Lapsang La (5180m) or Mirgin La (4500m). It takes almost 5 hours from Kambachen so, you can take breakfast and head towards it.

Overnight at a guesthouse. All meals included.

Day 15: Trek to Ramche Approximate Time: 5 hrs

Trek to Ramche (4580m) takes around five hours from Lumba Samba. The scenery around the Yalung Glacier is glorious. You may also be attracted by a frozen lake, clear like a crystal streams and other delighted views too. Ramche is located on a broad and flat zone.

Overnight at a guesthouse. All meals included.

Day 16: Trek to Cheram Approximate Time: 7 hrs

Trekking until Cheram (3870m) from Ramche requires 6-7 hours. Trekking to Cheram is not an easy trekking as you need to pass all the way from the places like desert and stone trace. The lane is inclining from Mirgin La toward Cheram. On the way of your trekking you will be blessed with the views of glaciers like Lapsang and Mirgin along with mountains which are covered with snow. You can find many stone roof and huts.

Overnight at a guesthouse. All meals included.

Day 17: Trek to Tortong Approximate Time: 7 hrs

On the 17th day of the itinerary, you will move to Tortong (2995m) from Cheram. The trek begins from the forest but it does not end there. Again you have to cross the landslides so that you can go for the trek to Tortong. Slowly peaks start to come into view after some distances the same as you go further for the climb.

Overnight at a guesthouse. All meals included.

Day 18: Trek to Yamphudin Approximate Time: 9 hrs

Hike to Yamphudin (2080m) requires around 8 – 9 hours from Tortong. The hiking starts after you take a walk into the jungles. Seeing the landslides on the way one should not get frustrated as Yamphudin trek, as it is a trek design to rejoice so that you can see mixed and diverse communities of people belonging to Limbu, Sherpas, Gurung and Rai ethnic groups.

Overnight at a guesthouse. All meals included.

Day 19: Trek to Anpan Approximate Time: 6 hrs

The next day, you resume the trek to Anpan as you will continue the downhill trek. At first you have to go downward so that you can get over from the Omje Khola half of the way. From here you move upward from orchid plants and jungles. Now, you are close with native settlement where you can view different styles of houses that are small and thatched. Following the ‘Khola’ named as Kabeli and walking a little bit further takes us to Anpan.

Overnight at a guesthouse. All meals included.

Day 20: Trek to Tembewa Height Approximate Time: 7 hrs

On this day of itinerary trekking package, you should be ready for trek to Tembewa Height (2000m). This is another beautiful spot designed for trekking. The time for trek to Tembewa Height is around 7 hours.

Overnight at a guesthouse. All meals included.

Day 21: Trek to Anpan Approximate Time: 7 hrs

On this day of itinerary trekking package, you should be ready for trek to Tembewa Height (2000m). This is another beautiful spot designed for trekking. The time for trek to Tembewa Height is around 7 hours.

Overnight at a guesthouse. All meals included.

Day 22: Drive to Kathmandu

Having breakfast, you will first reach to Biratnagar either from Surkhet or Taplejung via a regular flight. From Biratnagar, you will take another flight to Kathmandu. Upon our arrival at Kathmandu, you will take rest for the rest of the day.

Overnight at hotel. Breakfast included.

Day 23: Trek to Taplejung (or Surkhet) Approximate Time: 6 hrs

Trek to Taplejung or Surkhet is the final walking day according to our itinerary trekking package. It takes around 6 hours for the trek from Tembewa Height (2000m).

Overnight at a guesthouse. All meals included.

Day 24: Final departure

Our adventure in Nepal comes to an end today! An Ammonite Adventure representative will take us to the airport approximately three hours before our scheduled flight. On our way home, we have plenty of time to plan our next adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal.

The above information is a guide and standard template of what we provide.
Our trip can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements.

NOTE: During the trip; weather, local politics, transport or a multitude of other factors, that are beyond our control can result in a change of itinerary. It is, however, very unlikely that the itinerary would be substantially altered; if alterations are necessary the leader will decide what is the best alternative, taking into consideration the best interests of the whole group. Where a change does occur, we do everything we can to minimize its effect, but we cannot be responsible for the results of changes or delays.