adventure around Mt. Kanchenjunga visiting both south and north base camps
Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekking is the one and only adventure in the whole Himalaya where you will have the opportunity to visit both base camps the south and the north face of the world's third highest Mt. Kanchenjunga which towers high above 8,586 m and 28,169 ft high.
Kanchenjunga base camp trekking marvelous walks with daily scenic views of high snow-capped peaks that shadow the eastern Nepal hills and green valley on least trekked areas by main flow of trekkers and other visitors, an adventure into complete bliss and tranquil environment and in the harmony of mountains and remote isolated farm villages.
The word Kanchenjunga actually spelled Kanchendzonga in local Tibetan origin which means Five Jewels of snow-clad peaks, truly fascinating and impressive mountains located at the Eastern rim of the Nepal Himalayas range.
Starting with a breath-taking flight to land at the warm eastern plain of Nepal, where the drive leads to cooler alpine hills full of tea gardens and views of mountains around charming villages of Ilam, and then begin our walk towards the total wilderness.
As the walk progress past nice farm hill villages into deep dense woodland reaching Ramche and Tserm with an optional long hike to reach near Kanchenjunga South base camp, the original and classic camps of early British Expeditions in 1955.
From near south base camp with fabulous views of Wedge, Jannu, and Kabru Himal with Kanchenjunga, walk leads into forested areas and crossing scenic passes to reach the other side North of Kanchenjunga at Pang-Pema within Kanchenjunga North Base Camp at 5,143 m high with mind-blowing views of peaks that surrounds you at North Base camp of Kanchenjunga.
After an exciting and wonderful adventure visiting Kanchenjunga base camps then heading back to lower areas taking an alternative route following the Kabeli and Tamue rivers downstream to Sukhetar and then driving to the airport at Bhadrapur for a panoramic flight back to Kathmandu with marvelous memory and adventure on Kanchenjunga base camp trekking.
Our itineraries of any trips are based on our leading experience in the Himalayas. But, we also organize the trips according to your special requests or your personally given itinerary. Please, feel free to contact us for your questions and queries.
Traveling to Himalayan countries specially on treks and other adventure with Nepal-Bhutan and Tibet, where clients should purchase travel and medical insurance covering immediate evacuation by any means of transportations, like helicopter or fastest way vehicle to reach nearest city and town hospitals.
Insurance Policy should cover all medical expenses incurred during your holidays in Himalayan countries, including travel insurance where sometimes Himalayan weather even in best times can be unpredictable, where trekking routes can be re-routed of cancelled in this case local company will not entertain you with refund, however provides you with letter so that one can claim from your respective insurance companies.
Should cover medical insurance for illness and emergency evacuation by Helicopter or other means of transportations including other expenses on treatment at respective countries hospitals, as for travel insurance against bad unfavorable weather conditions, delay or cancellation of domestic flights on mountainous area where flight involves on the start of trek and at the end.
Travel and Medical Insurance also needs to cover when clients break the journey in the middle of the trip, due to sickness-personal domestic problem etc………
On treks or climb where you will be accompanied by our expert guide who knows the area on route of the trek chosen, we have professional and veteran guides to led the trek where you can feel comfortable, as our guide are knowledgeable offers you various information of the country from history-geography, culture to flora and fauna.
All guides have gone through basic medical training that includes high altitude symptoms or AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness) can help you with simple medical First Aid and for severe condition will support taking you to safe area or to nearest hospitals by any means of quick transportation.
Our guides are well versed in Eco-Trekking and Responsible Tourism as well and are committed in keeping the environment on trekking route in pristine form as it was.
Porters are picked can be regular porter of the company of hired in Kathmandu-Pokhara or in Lukla on start of the trekking, with always a strong and cheerful porters to carry your heavier luggage, baggage of 15 to 25 kg maximum weights to carry by each porters, we do not allow underage porters of below 16 years of age or above 50 years.
Porters and guide are well looked after by the company with good wages, medical insurance, travel allowance including meals on treks and climb company also provides warm gear in winter as well for high and cold altitude trips.
We are also member of PACT (Porters Act commitment).
High Altitude or Acute Mountain Sickness for short as AMS a symptom faced and can catch any people on high altitude adventure walks.
Due to high pressure and low oxygen level as certain height where some people feel uneasiness with shortness of breathiness, light headache, nausea, dizziness, lack of good sleep and with less appetite.
To avoid these whole symptoms where we always designed itinerary days accordingly with enough space, flexible days for acclimatization at high elevation, taking short walks up and sleeping and resting at low places.
The other good way to avoid AMS taking slow and steady pace on walks, stopping frequently to catch your breath and adding lot of fluid or safe drinking water at least 2-3 liters a day to support against AMS.
On high altitude take enough rest and with short slow hike above high hills to catch views as well to support acclimatization and sleeping and resting at low altitude will certainly helps you in avoiding AMS.
The company provides as precaution measures against AMS with comprehensive medical kit, oxygen and Gamma Bags / Pressure Bags in some high altitude adventure treks, where some people as per their own doctor advice use Diamox also known as Acetazolamide to prevent and reduce symptoms of AMS can lower headache when in high altitude walks and climb
Useful in situations when you cannot make high ascent, the best ways to prevent altitude sickness doing it slowly, stopping for overnights at certain altitude to adjust to the new height, and taking it easy for first one or two 2 days.
This Diamox also used for other medications to treat certain type of eye problem (open-angle glaucoma).
Acetazolamide a "water pill" (diuretic), it decrease amount of fluids that can build up in eyes, also helps to decrease buildup of body fluids (edema) caused by congestive heart failure or certain medications. Acetazolamide can work less well over time, so it is usually used only for a short period of time.
Using this pill should get advice from your doctor before trip departure to high Himalaya.
In our list we always mention general medication to bring from home as well from your doctor advice also, your doctor might recommend you some basic medication list like medicine against diarrhea, headache, fever, cold-flu as well constipation including first aid for cuts-wounds and burns as well.