Kanchenjunga North Base Camp Trek

Kanchenjunga north base camp is situated at Pangema. Located above the glacier, you will able to see some stunning view of the north face of Kanchenjunga and Yalung Kang. Kanchenjunga North base camp trek is a strenuous trek for those who don’t have proper time to do both base camp of Kanchenjunga which is Kanchenjunga circuit trek. Therefore a reasonable level of fitness and trekking experience will be a better advantage.

Kanchenjunga treks are considered as one of the most challenging best treks of Nepal. Comparing to the Kanchenjunga South base camp trek, you will be able to see even more magnificent views of a snow-capped mountain peak in Kanchenjunga north base camp. You will be going through terraced, forests of birch bamboo and rhododendron, a variety of culture and changing countryside that you wouldn’t want to miss.

The trek will start from Taplejung. As you are reaching Amjilosa, there will be a series of the waterfall, so as you trek, be careful of slippery paths. You will also be passing through villages of Brahmins and Chhetri.

The nearest village will be Ghunsa, a large Sherpa village on the Ghunsa River. You will be able to see the culture of Sherpa. As you get nearer towards Pangpema, the area is prone to landslide, so stay close and listen to your trek leader. You will be back to Taplejung again for your onward flight to Kathmandu, after finishing your trek.

Kanchenjunga North Base Camp Trek Itinerary

Day 01Fly from Kathmandu to Bhadrapur920 m 1 hr
Day 02Drive to Taplejung1,840 m 6 hrs
Day 03Taplejung to Chhirwa1,270 m7 hrs
Day 04Chhirwa to Lelep1,860 m7 hrs
Day 05Lelep to Amjilosa2,400 m9 hrs
Day 06Amjilosa to Gyabla2,700 m4 hrs
Day 07Gyabla to Gunsa3,420 m4 hrs
Day 08Acclimatization day at Ghunsa3,430 m2 hrs
Day 09Ghunsa to Kambachen4,050 m4 hrs
Day 10Kambachen to Lhonak4,750 m4 hrs
Day 11Day Trip to Kanchenjunga North Base Camp(5,140m) and back to Lhonak4,750 m11 hrs
Day 12Lhonak to Ghunsa3,595 m6 hrs
Day 13Ghunsa to Amjilosa2,400 m8 hrs
Day 14Amjilosa to Tapethok1,410 m7 hrs
Day 15Tapethok to Mitlung921 m7 hrs
Day 16Mitlung to Taplejung1,840 m5 hrs
Day 17Taplejung to Bhadrapur(Drive)920 m10 hrs
Day 18Fly back to Kathmandu1,400 m1 hr

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