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Kanchenjunga North South Base Camp - 27 days

Kanchenjunga North South Base Camp - 27 days

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Kanchenjunga Trekking in Nepal is off the beaten path and tranquil. It is still untainted and has numerous wilderness adventure possibilities. It is also the first phase of the Great Himalayan Trail trekking in Nepal as well.

British climber Pete Boardman stated back in 1979 that walking in the vicinity of Mt. Kanchenjunga which is the world’s third tallest mountain is the best ever moment of his life. It is undoubtedly the best walking place on earth. The word Kanchenjunga means Clear Mountain. In the Tibetan language, it refers to 5 fortunes of snow.

Locals worship mountains with the expectation of getting fortunes like gold, silver, gems, grain, and Holy Scriptures depicting the five independent summits of the Kanchenjunga Himalayan range. Kanchenjunga Trekking voyage of the wonderful eastern region of Nepal is billed as perfect off the beaten path full of unknown and unexcavated factors of Himalayan walking detour.

Loftily standing at a whopping 8586 m in height Mt. Kanchenjunga is the pride of eastern Nepal and Sikkim the northeastern state of India. Earlier only mountaineering activities were permitted but after 1980 trekking trail was also opened for trekkers.

A trekking guide and reliable trekking agency in Nepal are a must to take before heading for this restricted region trekking in Nepal. Solo traveling is not permitted in this trekking region of Nepal. Summits of the Kanchenjunga mountain range resemble to that of a ship sailing in a large ocean.

Staggering limitless is the word proposed by Douglas Freshfield about Kanchenjunga Trekking when he visited in 1855. There are numerous ways to explore this region. You can stroll around Kanchenjunga south, north, and circuit as well. However, it is up to you to decide which trail to follow.

All of these routes are intended to endow the best view of the world’s third-tallest mountain.  Feel the remote region of Nepal and experience the great wilderness adventure. Grinning Tibetans, diversified woods terraced farmlands, and multiethnic people’s community will make your trip worthwhile.

Kanchenjunga Trekking is a request trekking route. Because of its remoteness and high elevation for enormous safety dedicated trekking guide is highly recommended.

Dare to book this trek which lies within the Great Himalayan Trail. Our services and hospitality are beyond doubt. Snow Bank Adventure will always promote off-the-beaten paths. Our strong belief in these alternative destinations will definitely make your trip hassle-free and informative. 

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)

Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing

Day 03: Kathmandu - Bhadrapur (72m/240ft) - Ilam (3,640m/11340ft) - Phidim(1,270m/4,180ft) 45 minutes flight, 5-6 hrs drive for 55 km

Day 04: Phidim - Taplejung (1,440m/4,720ft) 7-8hrs drive for 95 km

Day 05: Taplejung (2,320m/7.6096ft) to Mitlung (920m/3,017ft) Duration: 3-4hrs

Day 06: Mitlung to Chirwa (1,270 m/4,166 ft) Duration: 5-6 hrs

Day 07: Chirwa to Sukathum (1,576 m/5,169 ft) Duration: 5-6 hrs

Day 08: Sukathum to Amjilosa (2,308 m/7,570 ft) Duration: 6-7 hrs

Day 09: Amjilosa to Gyabla (2,730 m/8,954 ft) Duration: 6-7 hrs

Day 10: Gyabla to Ghunsa (3,595 m/11,792 ft) Duration: 5-6 hrs

Day 11: Acclimatization day at Ghunsa

Day 12: Ghunsa to Kambachen (4,050 m/13,284 ft) Duration: 5-6 hrs

Day 13: Kambachen to Lhonak (4,780 m/15,678 ft) Duration: 6-7 hrs

Day 14: Lhonak - Pangpema/Kanchenjunga North Base Camp (5,388 m/17,673 ft) - Lhonak (4,780 m/15,678 ft) Duration: 6-7 hrs

Day 15: Lhonak - Kambachen (4,050 m/13,284 ft) Duration: 6-7 hrs

Day 16: Kambachen to Ghunsa (3,595 m/11,792 ft) Duration: 3-4 hrs

Day 17: Ghunsa to Sele Le (4,290 m/14,071 ft) Duration: 6-7 hrs

Day 18: Sele Le to Cheram (3,870 m/12,694 ft) Duration: 6-7 hrs

Day 19: Cheram to Ramche (4,580 m/15,022 ft) and return back to Cheram, term: 4-5 hrs

Day 20: Cheram to Tortong (2,995 m/9,824 ft) Duration: 5-6 hrs

Day 21: Tortong to Yamphudin (2,080 m/6,822 ft) Duration: 6-7 hrs

Day 22: Yamphudin to Mamanke (1,800m/6,000ft) Duration: 6-7 hrs.

Day 23: Mamanke to Lalikharka (2,265m/7,430ft) Duration: 5-6 hrs

Day 24: Lalikharka to Suketar (2,320m/7,6096ft) Duration: 5-6 hrs

Day 25: Suketar to Birtamod/Bhadrapur 5-6 hrs drive

Day 26: Bhadrapur to Kathmandu1,300m/4,260ft) 45 minutes flight

Day 27: Final Departure

Subsequent to arriving in Kathmandu, a delegate from Snow Bank Adventure will pick you up and take you to your hotel. At night, there will be an appreciated supper hosted by Snow Bank Adventure.

Accomodation: Over night at Hotel

Meals: D

After breakfast, we start our voyage through four astonishing UNESCO World Heritage Sites. These incorporate the compositionally rich Durbar Square, the hallowed Hindu sanctuary of Pashupati Nath, the fascinating 'Monkey Temple' (Swayambunath), and Bauddha Nath Stupa which is probably the most enthralling stupa on the planet.

Accomodation: Overnight at teahouse

Meals: B

We take an early flight to Bhadrapur, It is a long-distance domestic flight of Nepal to connect the southeast part of the country. In the wake of arriving at the Bhadrapur air terminal, we drive to Phidim (5-6 hours) along the Mechi Highway. The journey stops at the beautiful place Ilam for lunch. After lunch, we continue to drive on a gravel road crossing so many zigzags up and down to the destination of the day, Phidim. Overnight at Phidim.

Accomodation: Overnight at teahouse

Meals: B L D

After breakfast, the day also starts early in the morning for a long drive on the snakes' road up to Nagi. Then we head to Kabeli drive through the new road and a crossroad which goes to Taplejung. Overnight at Taplejung, breakfast, lunch, and Dinner Included

Accomodation: Overnight at teahouse

Meals: B L D

Following thirty minutes of the euphoric trip to Taplejung, we will begin our trek to Mitlung. You won't walk numerous miles on the first day's trek. Overnight at Guesthouse, breakfast, lunch, and dinner Included.

Accomodation: Overnight at teahouse

Meals: B L D

The trail climbs and slips reliably as we advance towards the town of Sinwa. We continue trekking downhill until we accomplish Tawa. At Tawa, we ascend to a couple of statures and cross the suspension associate at Thiwa. We pass a magnificent rural scene in transit and accomplish Chirwa, an amazing Limbu town with a couple of lodgings, bistros, etc. We go through the night at Chirwa. Overnight at Guesthouse, breakfast, lunch, and dinner Included.

Accomodation: Overnight at teahouse

Meals: B L D

The trek from Chirwa to Sukathum experiences moved scenes, for instance, cardamom fields and thick timberlands. We trek extremely for sooner or later at that point drop to the sumptuous green fields underneath and continue trekking along the Tamor River experiencing a thick woodland. It's both an extreme and downhill trek until crossing point the Ghunsa River after which we accomplish Sukathum and go through the night there. Overnight at Guesthouse, breakfast, lunch, and dinner Included.

Accomodation: Overnight at teahouse

Meals: B L D

Trekking from Sukathum to Amjilosa is trying. Resulting in the convergence of the suspension inter-face outside Sukathum we enter thick woods, climb the unsafe trail, dive and cross the stream yet again. We in like manner climb an abyss from the base and pass by Solima town and slide again to the degree of the stream. Everything considered this present day's trekking is to some degree exceptional. Along these lines, it is reasonable to be especially vigilant especially while walking the trail that passes the precipice. We later take after a dubious trail which goes both extreme and downhill until accomplishing Amjilosa where we go through the night. Overnight at Guest-house, breakfast, lunch, and dinner Included.

Accomodation: Overnight at teahouse

Meals: B L D

We start trekking from the stream bank, experience thick woods of bamboo, fir, and rhododendrons definitely accomplishing a little stone house by the conduit. We at that point climb an intense crossing point a few little expansions on the way. Here, we find the opportunity to value the association of amazing cascades that start from the mountains. After one more short intense walk, we accomplish the Tibetan settlement to Gyabla. Overnight at Guesthouse, breakfast, lunch, and dinner Included.

Accomodation: Overnight at teahouse

Meals: B L D

We plunge down the stream and notice the valley as it steps by step opens up before accomplish-ing Phale, a Tibetan uprooted individual settlement where it is possible to purchase created works and specially designed mats from neighborhood individuals. In the wake of getting two or three mementos, we experience conifer and pine woodlands and accomplish the Sherpa town of Ghunsa where we go through the night. This spot is known for its hydroelectricity plant and the manner in which that in excess of 20 unquestionable conservatives met a deplorable end in a helicopter crash. Overnight at Guesthouse, breakfast, lunch, and dinner Included.

Accomodation: Overnight at teahouse

Meals: B L D

We take care to contribute vitality acclimatizing around Ghunsa before continuing with our following day's trek. We recommend you to stay dynamic even in a rest day as it is better than be-ing dormant while on a trekking adventure. As such, we take a short move towards the Laspsan La religious network through the luxurious green forest. Come back to Ghunsa before dinner-time and loosen up. Overnight at Guesthouse, breakfast, lunch, and dinner Included.

Accomodation: Overnight at teahouse

Meals: B L D

From Ghunsa we trek advance north along the conduit bank which presents us with a fantastic mountain see. We experience glades full of superb wildflowers, rhododendron, and pine woods. We cross a framework at Rampuk Kharka, continue past the cascade, and cross the unstable region of the torrential slide. Ensuing to crossing point the torrential slide an area we begin to see the explosive viewpoint of Mt. Jannu. Moreover examining and taking care of the unstable mountain trail we finally get in contact at Kambachen and go through the night. Overnight at Guesthouse, breakfast, lunch, and dinner Included.

Accomodation: Overnight at teahouse

Meals: B L D

Today will be another trying day and a strong beginning is required. We trek through harsh fields and immense stones on the incline along the riverbank and land at a cascade. We at that point cross an expansion to Ramtang religious network. We at that point gone over a torrential slide zone which we ought to experience at a faithful pace before slipping to the stream ultimately arriving at Lhonak. Overnight at Guesthouse, breakfast, lunch, and dinner Included.

Accomodation: Overnight at teahouse

Meals: B L D

We trek along the Kanchenjunga Glacier to enjoy a morning sunrise at Pangpema, Kanchenjunga develops camp in light of the north side. We urge you to be careful around the rockier sections as they are slanted to torrential slides. After a short time, you accomplish Pangpema, a level green base camp. Climb to some degree higher and welcome the miracle of Jannu, Kanchenjunga, and Chang Himal. We recollect our approach to Lhonak, Overnight at Guesthouse, breakfast, lunch, and dinner Included.

Accomodation: Overnight at teahouse

Meals: B L D

From Lhonak, we continue down the valley to Ramtang Monastery. The landing travel offers a substitute perspective of the mountains Kanchenjunga, Taple Shikhar, Gimmigela, and Mera Peak among others. Due to the sliding method for this trek, we will accomplish Kambachen by night and go through the night there. Overnight at Guesthouse, breakfast, lunch, and dinner Included.

Accomodation: Overnight at teahouse

Meals: B L D

We slip to Ghunsa from Kambachen which suggests that we get the chance to value the fantastic woods nearby a foundation of an astounding mountain scene. Overnight at Ghunsa. Overnight at Guesthouse, breakfast, lunch, and dinner Included.

Accomodation: Overnight at teahouse

Meals: B L D

It's a shaky trek upward from Ghunsa to Sele-Le. In the wake of accomplishing Sele Le, we travel through a thick forest of greenery, rhododendron, and juniper. Lunch will be served in an appropriate spot with the availability of water. We go through the night in Sele Le. Overnight at Guesthouse, breakfast, lunch, and dinner Included.

Accomodation: Overnight at teahouse

Meals: B L D

We complete an extreme trek and value the enchanting south side viewpoint of Jannu Himal and Makalu (the world's 6th most critical mountain). Today is a strenuous trekking day as we cross a couple of passes-Sinion La, Mirgin La, and Sinelapche Bhanjyang. We at that point make a grandiose dive to Cheram and go through the night there. Overnight at Guesthouse, breakfast, lunch, and dinner Included.

Accomodation: Overnight at teahouse

Meals: B L D

We move past the nose of the Yalung Glacier and walk adjacent to the Simbuwa Khola, experience Lapsang town, and accomplish Ramche. While there, we walk moreover up the valley or rise an edge for an enormous point of view of blue sheep. We at that point take after the stream before bouncing on the moraine beat until looked by Kanchenjunga's southern face. We walk encourage ahead for a glance at the Jannu Himal. We can essentially consider continuing to Oktang Monastery. Slip and go through the night at Cheram. Overnight at Guesthouse, breakfast, lunch, and dinner Included.

Accomodation: Overnight at teahouse

Meals: B L D

As we slide to Tortong we at first experience two trails. One trail is the one we brought while diving down from Sele Le. Nevertheless, we ignore this course and slip moreover down to the trail near the Simbuwa Khola. We welcome the rich rhododendron woods on the way. Overnight at Guesthouse, breakfast, lunch, and dinner Included.

Accomodation: Overnight at teahouse

Meals: B L D

While jumping from Tortong to Yamphudin we experience Lasiya Bhanjyang which incorporates walking around through trees and the scope of torrential slides. The scene changes after every rainstorm yet by the focal point of October it should be enduring with a course through. Walk-ing further down we accomplish the town of Yamphudin, a town controlled by Sherpas, Limbus, and Rais. Overnight at Guesthouse, breakfast, lunch, and dinner Included.

Accomodation: Overnight at teahouse

Meals: B L D

Trekking to Mamanke is included by the magical rustic existence of the Eastern Nepal experience. You will be thought about how quickly the whole vegetation and scene changes. Overnight at Guesthouse, breakfast, lunch, and dinner Included.

Accomodation: Overnight at teahouse

Meals: B L D

This is a bright day of trekking with various verdant glades and green rich backwoods in transit. The adventure is generally simple as we will go for pretty much 5 hours and reach Lalikharka. Overnight at Guesthouse, breakfast, lunch, and dinner Included.

Accomodation: Overnight at teahouse

Meals: B L D

Walk effectively and serenely. This is the latest day of trekking and we will appreciate our trekking team individuals. We will say goodbye to our nearby doormen and aides on this day. Overnight at Guesthouse, breakfast, lunch, and dinner Included.

Accomodation: Overnight at teahouse

Meals: B L D

Our trekking in Nepal reaches an end at Suketar with the wonderful adventure around the Kanchenjunga circuit trek. Then the journey drives to the lowland at Birtamod near Bhadrapur via Ilam. Ilam is the capital of the tea industry in Nepal. Overnight at Birtamod which is a large trade center near the border of Nepal and India.

Accomodation: Overnight at teahouse

Meals: B L D

WE take only a short drive to the Bhadrapur airport for our Kathmandu flight. Take a 45 minutes flight to Kathmandu and transfer to your hotel.

Accomodation: Overnight at teahouse

Meals: B D

Our adventure in Nepal reaches an end today! A Snow Bank Adventure delegate will drop you off at the air terminal roughly 3 hours before your booked flight. On our approach to home, you will have a lot of time to design your next experience in the magnificent nation of Nepal.


Meals: B

Cost Include

  • Airport transportation
  • Welcome and farewell dinner
  • Accommodation 3 nights in Kathmandu with Bed and breakfast
  • Kathmandu sightseeing by private vehicle
  • Professional government registered Tourist Guide
  • Kathmandu to Bhadrapur by domestic flight
  • Bhadrapur to Kathmandu by domestic flight
  • Transportation from the starting  and ending point of trekking by private vehicle
  • Three meals and tea, coffee during the trek
  • Safe drinking water( treated with chlorine and iodine)
  • Permit of the trek(TIMS, Conservation, and National park fee)
  • All types of necessary government  paperwork and government taxes
  • Guide andPorter(meals, wages ,Insurance & transpiration )
  • An English speaking  government registered guide and porter
  • Trekking equipment like a raincoat, sleeping bag, down jacket and walking pole

Cost Exclude

  • Personal expenses
  •  Personal & medical insurance
  •  Rescue evacuation by Helicopter in Emergency case
  • Beverage and Bar bills( soft drinks, hard drinks, and mineral water)
  • Boiled water
  •  Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu except for welcome and  farewell dinner
  • Electronic devise recharge
  • Wifi during the trek
  • Tips


The country Nepal spread from east to west. It lies between Chain and India. The land area of Nepal is 1,47,181km2. It is the second biggest country in water sources. The current population of Nepal is 2,90,00,000. Among them 34% < 15yrs, 61% from 15-64yrs, 5% > 64yrs & 1,800 births/day. More than 125 languages and local dialects are spoken but Nepali is the most speaking language in Nepal. English is understood in tourist and trekking areas. Many trekking and tour guides can speak other western and eastern languages. Religions: Hindus are 81%, Buddhists are 9%(especially living in high Northern regions), Muslims are 4.5%, and Christin are1.4%. Land area:-1,47,181km2 Low Terai 20.1%, Middle Hills 56.2%, High Himalaya 23.7%, Arable land 16.8%, Forest 25.4% Time Zone: Nepal is 5’45” ahead from GMT and 15 minutes faster than Indian Time.

There are two main trekking seasons in Nepal. Spring (From 3rd week of February to 1st week of May) and autumn(From 3rd week of September to 1st week of December ). These seasons are common to all trekking routes. The Everest and Annapurna regions are very crowded from march-April and mid-October to the end of November. The weather is warm with flowers in rain shadow areas during the monsoon seasons. But the flooding and landslide can be damaged to the mountain road which can make major delay in time schedule. Leeches also found in lower trails during the monsoon that can make uncomfortable while walking. The trekkers can explore all year round in Mustang but are cold from December to the beginning of March. Likewise, Dolpo can be visited from mid-August to the first week of October. Poon Hill and Helambu like short treks can do during the winter( December to February) but it is cold at night. It is also possible for Annapurna, Manaslu, and Everest Base camp treks but the weather is very cold which makes the treks too tough.   The biggest season for tourists from October to December which is the best time to capture mountain views. There is also good temperature and clear sky after the monsoon.  The Middle Hills and Terai region ( Chitwan National Park and Lumbini, the birthplace of the Buddha) is the best time to explore in winter. 

There are different races of people inhabitant in Nepal. So that they are having different culture and also celebrating different festivals throughout the country. You can found differ in culture and festivals by their religion too. The Hindu celebrates Dashain and Tihar which is held in October and November. Likewise, Buddist celebrates Loshar at different times. Gurungs and Tamangs are enjoying January and Sherpas are celebrating the month of February. But you can found some common festivals like holly(color’s festival) celebrating in every religion which held at end of February and March. You can get a chance to observe some cultural festivals like Indrejatra and  Janai Purnima in August and Shiva Ratri in February. So many other festivals are celebrating throughout the country.


A six-month valid passport with some blank pages for a stamping visa is required. Do not forget to check your passport where correctly stamped arrival, departure, passport number, and visa date to avoid the possibility of complications. VISA Nepal provides an arrival visa at Tribhuvan International Airport. But you should complete the visa form with a recent passport size photo and pay the visa fee in foreign currency, preferably USD. Other major currencies are also acceptable. A single entry visa fee cost is 15 days USD 25.00 30 days USD 40.00 90 days USD 100.00  A foreigner can stay a maximum of 150 days in a calendar year.  They can be extended visas from the Immigration Office in Kathmandu or Pokhara. A minimum extension is USD 30.00(to be paid in Nepalese rupees) for 15 days.  Visa applications can be pre-registered online. Read the requirements and have a photo and all requested details available before starting the process.   Spare passport size photos and Document copies  Better to bring 6-8 recent passport size photos and some copies of your passport for use on the visa application, visa extensions, and Trekking permits.          

Our guides are trained in first aid, carry a comprehensive medical kit, and can deal with most of the problems encountered on treks. However, in the case of a serious accident outside help needs to be available. That’s why comprehensive insurance is essential. Trekking is not possible without full insurance cover, which you can purchase in your home country. You need to have full, personal, travel insurance that covers personal belongings, trip cancellation plus medical, rescue, and evacuation insurance(for air ambulance and helicopter rescue services). You must carry the company’s insurance policy certificate with you, it must include your name, address, policy number, contact numbers, and procedure for the company’s rescue department.

In case of a serious trekking accident, the insurance company will be contacted and they will take over the rescue process. Sending in the necessary ground or air support. Without it, your trekking teams would have tried to carry you out, possibly exacerbating your’s injuries. We will not risk that. Snow Bank Adventure’s staff are covered by our own full accidental and medical insurance.

Trekking entry permits are required for each of Nepal’s National Parks and Conservation Areas. The entry permits cost range from Rs. 1,000 to Rs. 3000 per entry and additional permits are required for Restricted Region Treks. We can manage all types of permits. There are five Restricted Regions that are close to the Tibetan border that was opened outside in 1990. The treks only can do with a professional guide and a minimum of two trekkers. Your original passport and extra photos are required to make permits for Upper Dolpo, Mustang, Nar-Phu, Tsum Valley, Manaslu, and Kanchenjunga trekking. The fees are according high and range from USD 90.00 - USD 500.00 for a week or 10 days then stiff daily amounts.

Credit cards are only accepted in cities like Kathmandu and Pokhara. You have to make ready Nepalese Rupees to spend during the trek. That’s why you have to take a sufficient amount of Nepali Rupees on your trek. Your personal expenses should be only for hot showers, charging batteries, additional drinks, and snacks, the cost rising with altitude. You can make a ceremony with your trekking team at the end of the trek.

Regular walking or jogging activities for a few months before your trip will ensure high altitude trekking. People who trek so quickly and climb too high in a day may suffer Acute Mountain Sickness( AMS) so we call trekkers slow and steady walking. Stops for rests and do not carry more than 5 kg with you. Pre-fitness and stamina are required for trekking in Nepal. Spend at least two nights in the city before going to the trekking destination which gives time for acclimatization as well as easy to arrange necessary trekking permits.

We prefer the group size from 1-10 pax but more can be accommodated on request. There must be 2 persons accompanied by a registered guide in the Restrict Regions( Upper Dolpo, Mustang, Nar-Phu, Manaslu, and Kanchenjunga). Anyone who is reasonably fit and can walk for 5-6 hours a day in a hilly country can trek in Nepal. We suggest children up to 15 years stay below 3500m and above 15 years can tackle the higher routes.

A delegate from Snow Bank Adventure will meet you outside the terminal building and pick you up and take you to your hotel. We use cars or minibusses as the means of transportation in cities. For trekking, we use flights, local buses, minibusses or jeeps depends on the distance, terrain, and size of the group. There is a limitation on luggage up to 15 kg per person on small planes.

We provide selected 2-3 star hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara on a bed and breakfast basis. During the trek, local people built simple and clean Teahouses on their properties and offer choice-able good, safe, and hot food with printed menus. We provide full board meals and lodging, tea or coffee, and safe drinking water during the treks. The cost of Wi-Fi, charging your device and batteries, bottled drinks, snacks, and curios is not included in your package.

There are countless shops that sell all types of the trekking gear in both Kathmandu and Pokhara. Top brands and high-quality gears are available in selected shops.

The kit is best packed in plastic bags inside the duffle bag to ensure dryness.

Bring a spare bag

Bed: Teahouse provide a bed sheet and pillow and can usually offer duvets.

Sleeping bag: lightweight with stuff bag ( ideally rated at - 10oc/ 14of for high altitude nights)

Boots with good treads and ankle support for long treks, Spare walking shoes, spare laces

Hiking poles and Headtorch

Windproof Jacket

Down jacket ( for high altitude treks)

Thermal underwear on high altitude treks

Socks (thick and thin)

Shirt: 2-3 piece

Long trousers

Tracksuit Layers of warm tops( 2-3 piece)

Rain gear ( top with hood, pants can be useful)

Hat Scarf and gloves ( especially for high altitude treks)

Handkerchiefs and Tissues

Sunglasses ( particularly important for possible snow work)

An additional items Duffle bag and a day pack( plus inner plastic bags for waterproofing)

Sunscreen Toothbrush and paste, razor, Soap, and a face cloth can be useful Small towel (quick drying)

Personal medication and bandages Biodegradable soap and pegs for clothes

Ankle and knee guards

Leech oil to control leeches from May to October

Toilet paper

Book Diary, notebook, pen and pencil

Camera, Batteries, charger, and cards

spare batteries

The short treks need fewer clothes than longer treks

Camera cards and batteries are only available in Kathmandu and Pokhara. We advise carrying a set of camera batteries even if you have a charger. Nepal uses 220 volts through standard European round 2 or Indian round 3 pin plug sockets. Bring an adapter if you need one. Power outages are common everywhere.

Most of the day there is possible to recharge cell phones and camera batteries without cost but some parts of trekking should be paid for recharging your devices.

Most routes have cell phone availability at least near villages. The popular routes are better supplied.

Cards are only available in Kathmandu, Pokhara, and at the airstrip village of Juphal in the Dolpo region. We advise you to purchase the SIM card on arrival. NTC and NCL networks are available in Kathmandu, Everest, and Annapurna trails. Dolpo uses the Hullo network. Manaslu currently has poor reception, but landlines are available.

Malaria is prevalent in the lowland  Terai regions from March to September. If you are touring in the Terai during this time it is recommended that you bring prescribed medication. Bring any necessary personal medication with you. Include sunscreen, lip guard and plasters, etc which can buy in Kathmandu and Pokhara.

Acute Mountain Sickness is caused by your body’s reaction to a shortage of oxygen. Some people start to feel the effects of altitude sickness from 2800 meters. The symptoms are first noticeable in the brain or lungs and include headache, loss of appetite, nausea, coughing, and fatigue. Admit to the rest of your symptoms, don’t continue climbing higher to sleep. If the condition gets worse while resting, descent to a lower altitude. Rest until you feel better and then continue upwards slowly. Stop your trek not your life if necessary. Tell your guide if you are not feeling well and act on his advice. The prescription drug, Diamox can assist with the prevention of AMS symptoms. It is a diuretic that increases respiratory rate and breathing depth(also urine flow), assisting acclimatization by reducing headaches, nausea, and improving sleep. Take 1/2 a tablet 125mg or 250mg in 12 hours(fingers and feet may tingle, don’t worry)

With the range in altitudes in the Himalayas, weather prediction is notoriously difficult to expect the unexpected. Beautiful days, warm in the sun is followed by colder nights. From 1000-3500m temperatures may be 5o to 20oc, higher up they may be -10o to 20oc and above 5000m -15o to 20oc. Wind chill causes temperatures to plummet. Winter temperatures are commonly 10oc lower. Rain or snow can arrive without warning, throughout the year.

The cities, villages, and trails are everywhere safe. Courtesy and kindness are universal.

Nepal is unique where you could found lowland 75m - 8,848m Mt. Everest in a distance of only 200 km. Nepal is a multi-racial, multi-cultural, and multi-language country. It has also beautiful nature, ice-capped giants of high Himalaya, a lot of waterfalls, unique wildlife and so many species of flora and fauna. Its gentle and friendly people offer visitors a warm and sincere welcome. Nepal is the homeland of the Buddha. It offers so many adventures like a tour, trekking, rafting, jungle safari, paragliding, and boating, etc. So Nepal is a dreamland of people spread all over the world. Snow Bank Adventure wants a chance to design your first trip which will be memorable in your lifetime. We (Snow Bank Adventure) believe in an Eco-friendly nature and request that you join us in our efforts to improve our trekking routes and the environment in every possible way. That’s why we request you not to do:- * Do not discard cigarette buds or matches and be very conscious of the dangers of fire. * Drop tissues, sweet papers, packets, or plastic items for correct disposal. Do not throw items into Teahouse fires or ovens, it may be offensive on religious grounds. Do not squat behind bushes or rocks anywhere near a stream. Dig a hole and cover it properly before leaving

Trip Fact

based on 5 reviews
accommodation: Hotel in Kathmandu/Tea House during Trek
Height: Pangpema/Kanchenjunga North Base Camp (5388 m/1767
Best Season: Spring and Autumn
Grade: Difficulte
Trip Duration: 27 Days
Trek Duration: 24 Days
Transportation: Bus, Car & Flight
Trip Type: Trekking
Activities: Sightseeing & Trekking in Himalaya

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