Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek route
Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek starts with a flight from Kathmandu to Biratnagar and then drives to Basantpur. From here, you trek through villages like Chauki, Dobhan, Chirwa, Amjilasha, Ghunsa, etc. The trail passes through Kanchenjunga Conservation Area, which is home to numerous flora and fauna. Further, you will reach Pangpema Base Camp and cross passes like Sele La and Mirgin La. Tharpu is the last village from where you drive to Bhadrapur and fly back to Kathmandu.
Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek difficulty & Altitude Sickness
Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek 29 Days is one of the strenuous treks in the Himalayas. Because of the location of the region, the trail is far behind basic infrastructure development, which makes the venture more difficult. The trial involves many steep and rugged ascends & descends. You have to be in sound health and good physical fitness to go on Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek. Moreover, previous trekking experience is also needed to be part of this adventurous journey.
Kanchenjunga Circuit Trekking will take you to a high elevation that might trigger altitude sickness or acute mountain sickness (AMS). To avoid it, you have to take ample rest days in between the trek and keep yourself hydrated. We have designed our Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek itinerary including enough acclimatization days and under the care of our trained crew, the chances of getting AMS are very low.
Best time to go on Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek
The best time to go on Kanchenjunga Circuit Trekking is in spring (March to April) and autumn (September to November). The trail gets exquisitely embellished with a range of floras and vegetation. The views are clear and stunning. Likewise, the weather is mostly stable with a pleasant climate. In autumn, you get to see many Nepali festivals.
Accommodation & Meals
The accommodation during Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek 29 Days is a teahouse. We will book you the best available teahouse for your stay while traveling with us. The teahouse offers small rooms with a few pieces of furniture, twin-sharing beds, and a common washroom most of the time. The facilities are pretty basic.
Likewise, meals will be served as per the menu of the teahouse. Dishes like dal bhat, veggies, eggs, meat, curries, porridge, soup, noodles, thukpa, momo, bread, etc. As the altitude will increase, the food options will get limited and expensive. Make sure to carry snacks and bars with you for a light snack.
Communication & Electricity
Kanchenjunga region is one of the remotest parts of Nepal, where the electricity and communication infrastructures are underdeveloped. The villagers depend mostly on solar power; even though the hydropower does have access to many villages. The charging facilities can cost you a few bucks at some places, whereas some teahouse offers it for free. Likewise, wifi/cellular internet connection might be available at lower elevation.
You have to have travel insurance to be part of Kanchenjunga Circuit Trekking. As it is a remote and high altitude journey, the circumstances and weather cannot be predicted. Therefore, travel insurance covering air evacuation, medical bills, hospital bills, flight cancellation will keep you safe in emergencies.
Guide & Porter
Trekking in the Kanchenjunga region is difficult and risky unless you have a professional guide and porters to accompany. While trekking with us, we will provide you some of the best guides on the field. Our guides are well trained, friendly, know various languages, and have numerous years of experience. Similarly, you will also be supported by well-trained porters.
Running adventurous trips in nature can harm it if not done wisely. Our expert team has designed and planned our trips precisely in consideration with sustainable and eco-friendly tourism. We make sure we are not leaving any kind of waste behind. Likewise, we also run a small organization that funds education fees for children from underprivileged mountain families.