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Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek, Sikkim

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Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek Highlights

  • Embark on this trek to enjoy the panoramic view of the neighbouring mountains - Frey Peak (5830m), Koktang (6,148m), Kabru Peak (7,412 m), Ratong, Chandra Peak and the Kabru Dome (6600m).

  • Make use of the chance to meet the local people dwelling in the beautiful villages.

  • The third highest mountain in the world offering you the best adventure possible will be in your heart forever and the trek done here is one of the greatest achievement you could get.

  • Tour of Sikkim tea garden will be an additional experience which lets you learn about the various kinds of teas and get the chance to return to the magnificent beauty of nature again.

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Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek Overview

About the Kanchenjunga:

Nestled in the beautiful state of Sikkim, India, Kanchenjunga is a mighty peak in the Himalayas that stands at an impressive elevation of about 8586 meters. Spanning across the boundaries of Nepal, Tibet, and India, Kanchenjunga is divided into three major sections - Main, Central, and South. Covering an area of around 7,000 meters, Kanchenjunga is known for its vastness and unique landscape. The trek to Kanchenjunga Base Camp takes you through pristine landscapes, dense forests, charming tribal villages, and glistening lakes. Escape from hustle and bustle of city life and immerse yourself in the mesmerizing beauty of snow-capped mountains & scenic landscapes.

Quick Facts About Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek:

Kanchenjunga Temperature: 10 to 15 degrees in the morning and 2 to 5 degrees at night

Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekking Distance: 90km

Kanchenjunga Height: 17,000ft

Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek Difficulty Level: Moderate to Difficult 

Starting and Ending Point: The trek starts and ends at Yuksom

Railway Station: New Jalpaiguri is the nearest railway station to Yuksom 

Airport: Bagdogra airport (160 Kms from Yuksom)

Base Camp: Yuksom

About Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek:

  • Escape from the hustle and bustle of city life and gear up for an awe-inspiring 11 days trek to Kanchenjunga, the third highest peak in the world.
  • Start your trek from Yuksom, pass through thickets of magnolia, rhododendron & ferns, and arrive at the campsite in Sachen.
  • Move to Phedang, pass through some scenic trails, and take an overnight stay in the camp.
  • Take another scenic uphill trek to Dzongri and visit the famous attractions like Tshoka hamlet and Phedang Pass.
  • Enjoy the best views of Pandim, Thenchinkhang, and Jhuponu mountains at Dzongri, where you will stay for two days.
  • Pass through the Paha Khola Bridge and see a high altitude waterfall & swimming pools at Prek Chu River while heading towards Thangshing. 
  • Cross the Samiti Lake & Zemathang Plateau as you are on the way to Goecha La Pass and soak in the magnificent views of Kanchenjunga.
  • Arrive the Kanchenjunga base camp after passing Bikhbari and immerse yourself in the beauty of Frey's peak, Koktang, Kabur, & Rathong.
  •  The trek end at Yuksom, leaving you with hundreds of beautiful memories of the majestic Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek.
  • With breathtaking natural beauty and scenic trails, the Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek is must-visit destination for a memorable adventure.

Kanchenjunga Base Camp Weather conditions:

Except for monsoon and high winter, every other season is perfect for the trek to the Kanchenjunga Base Camp. During monsoon, the routes will be slippery and also the roads get blocked due to heavy rain. When it is winter, trekking becomes impossible at times due to heavy snowfall and the roads get inaccessible also. During summer that is from May to June, the temperature would come up to 25 degree Celsius during daytime and the same comes to 7 to 15 degree Celsius at night. July to August end or mid-September is the monsoon period and it is better to avoid trekking that time. At Dzongri, during summer, the weather ranges from 7°C to 15°C during the day and at night it is from 3°C to (-2) °C.

Autumn comes by September end and remains till the end of October with a day temperature of around 13 to 20 degree Celsius and night temperature dropping down to 2 degree Celsius maximum. Day temperature at Dzongri this time is from 2 to 7 degree Celsius and at night it will be from 3 to -4 degree Celsius.

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Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek Itinerary
Drive from Bagdogra Airport/NJP to Yuksom (5,670ft) (7 Hours)
Trek from Yuksom to Sachen (7,150ft)
Trek from Sachen to Tshokha (9,700ft) (via Bhakim/8,600ft)
Trek from Tshokha to Phedang (12,000ft)
Trek from Phedang to Dzongri (12,980ft)
Trek from Dzongri to Thangshing (12,900ft)
Trek from Thansing – Goecha La (16,000ft) – Lamuney
Trek from Lamuney to Tshoka
Trek from Tshokha to Yuksom
Departure from Yuksom

Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek Package Options

Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek, Sikkim

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Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek, Sikkim

Get excited with the Kanchenjunga views and hike through Mountain ridges & Forest trails.


Accommodation on a sharing basis on trek (hut/camp/tent)


Good Indian veg food during trek (Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks, Dinner)

  • Trekking
  • Camping
  • Sightseeing

Transportation from NJP to Yuksom and return

Must Know Before You Go for Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek

  • Climatic conditions in the high altitudes vary from the plains; take adequate time to get acclimatized to high altitudes.
  • The management reserves all the right to modify the trek during any emergencies or natural calamities.
  • Consult a physician before undertaking the trek. Carry basic medications and a first-aid kit during the trek.
  • Pay heed to the trek guides and instructors in order to enjoy a safe and sound trek.
  • The trek takes place through an eco-friendly zone; do not encourage littering the local sites or campsites. Travelers littering may be fined.
  • Water is very precious, so conservation is appreciated.
  • Do not encourage trekking during the night unless it is a part of the itinerary and a guide is with you; this might lead to unforeseen mishaps.
  • Avoid using earphones during the trek; this might hinder your audibility.
  • Avoid using plastic bags and maintain the ecological balance of the destinations.
  • In case, the trek needs to be canceled, the authorities should be informed beforehand.
  • Guidelines issued by the State-Government are to be followed. Social distancing to be maintained. Frequent hand sanitization and use of masks is recommended.
  • Please provide a valid ID at the time of check-in.
  • Professional guide(s) are available to ensure high safety and more information and personal attention which are necessary to appreciate a trek.
  • The exact location will be shared with you post-booking.
  • Neat and clean vehicle for the journey with experienced drivers especially for hilly terrains available.
  • Camping is very basic in nature. One must not expect luxuries. Electricity may be available only at a few locations.
  • Mobile & laptop charging points may/may not be available on campsites at a common point.
  • Any personal expenses, items of personal nature, meals not mentioned, etc. will not be in part of the package.
  • Carry dry snacks/food from home (you will save a lot of money). Carry water bottles with you, so that you can refill.
  • Keep your luggage minimum; the more you carry, the more you hassle.
  • It is recommended to carry enough warm clothes and the right kind of shoes for the Kanchenjunga Base camp trek.
  • Children below the age of 7 years are not recommended for the trek.
  • Itineraries are based on information available at the time of planning and are subject to change. "Thrillophilia'' reserves the right to change expedition dates, people or itineraries as conditions warrant If a trip must be delayed or the itinerary changed due to bad weather, road conditions, transportation delays, government intervention, airline schedules, sickness, or other contingency for which Thrilllophilia or its agents cannot make provision, the cost of delays and/or other changes are the responsibility of the participant. Thrillophilia reserves the right to decline, or accept, any individual as a trip member for any reason whatsoever.
  • Liability for change in itinerary due to reasons beyond our control like a change in flight and train schedule, cancellation of flights/1trains, political disturbances, natural phenomenon, roadblocks, etc. will not be accommodated in the package cost. No bill will be reimbursed for any missed service/facility.
  • During a trip, in case the roads are blocked due to landslides or a reason that is beyond control, Thrillophilia will rearrange the itinerary for the travellers real-time, however, the cost of alternative accommodation will be borne by the customer as the hotels pre-booked execute their cancellation policies and are nonrefundable.
  • Because of any reason natural or personal, if the Trek or a particular activity is not completed, no refund will be processed.
  • The difference in the cost shall be borne by the client in case of any amendment in the package due to change in the number of guests, hotel change, itinerary change, etc.
  • If in case any traveller wants to or decides to leave the trip in the middle, all the expenses from that point onwards will be borne by the traveller. Neither the operator nor Thrillophilia will be held responsible for such decisions or for any refund.
  • The refund or compensation is also not issued if for any reason you have to come down from the trek. The trek leader may send you down from the trek, owing to reasons like lack of fitness, AMS, blood pressure, turn-around-time, health issues, or if you are found smoking/ drinking, or breaking the rules of the trek. refund or compensation are issued only when the whole trek is cancelled or called off on behalf of Thrillophilia.
  • At Thrillophilia, we almost never call off or cancel our treks. But in the rare event we might have to call off or cancel a trek due to any unforeseen natural catastrophes like continuous rain or snow, thunderstorms, snowstorms, landslides, floods, earthquakes, or any other natural calamity or other issues like local riots, curfews, pandemics, lockdowns, government orders, or any such situations that might prevent a safe trekking experience. In such cases, Thrillophilia will issue a Credit note summing up to the same amount as your trek fee that can be redeemed on any of the treks over a period of the next year.
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Back pack (50-60l)
Walking shoes
Water bottle
Thermal inners
Warm clothes

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Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek Policies

Confirmation Policy

  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.

Refund Policy

  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days
  • All applicable refunds will be done in traveller's thrillophilia wallet as Thrillcash.

Cancellation Policy

  • If cancellation are made 15 days before the date of travel then 50.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • If cancellation are made 7 days to 15 days before the date of travel then 75.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • If cancellation are made 0 days to 7 days before the date of travel then 100.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
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  • 100.0% of total tour cost will have to be paid 0 days before the date of booking