Kanchenjunga Trekking

Kanchenjunga trekking is an odyssey through rugged wilderness above the timberline that visits the north & south base camps of the 3rd highest peak on the planet. The Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek test your emotions & tax your body to the limit but the rewards are phenomenal and it release you from your demons and could even change your life.

Kanchenjunga trekking is an odyssey through rugged wilderness above the timberline that visits the north & south base camps of the 3rd highest peak on the planet. The Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek test your emotions & tax your body to the limit but the rewards are phenomenal and it release you from your demons and could even change your life.

Kanchenjunga trek is an adventure in high country wilderness in one of the most unspoiled trekking regions in the Nepal Himalaya. The Kanchenjunga trekking route is located in the eastern part of Nepal & opened its trails for trekking only in 1988 AD. The Mt. Kanchenjunga at (8586m) is the world’s third highest mountain and trekking in the region offers an infinite variety of landscapes, cultures and panoramic views of the Himalayas.

Kanchenjunga Base camp Trek is intricately designed that approaches the North Base Camp first, trekking through deep ravines, forests of bamboo; rhododendron and larch pine to the Tibetan village of Ghunsa and goes further into the high mountains, you are sensitive enough to spend time acclimatizing around Ghunsa and Kambachen, before continuing along the Kangchenjunga Glacier to spend a night at Pangpema, base camp on the north side. The stunning views of Jannu, Kangchenjunga and Chang Himal are jaw dropping…virtually.

The Kanchenjunga trekking adventure further includes crossing the Mirgin La at (4,550m) to Tseram and its more rational to cross the pass from north to south and this part of the trek is simply superb, awesome scenery and exciting hiking, which is suggestive of the Lake District! By now you are well acclimatized, and hike at our your pace up to Ramchaur with the awesome views of Ratong, the Kabru Peaks and the South Face of Kanchenjunga giving you wonderful company all the way.

Kanchenjunga Base camp Trek further goes through villages where the local folks look surprised as they don’t see much of trekkers as on the other routes, enjoy the attention you get as you hike down this side of the world! This is an extensive and diehard trek in a region with little or no infrastructure…virgin territory if you can call it that!! The trails are rugged and surging, at times exposed and there are landslides to deal with on the way. As a result, you need to be a pretty experienced high country hiker & mentally pre-conditioned for uninterrupted days of grueling trekking in some extremely remote parts of the Himalayas.

Kanchenjunga trekking route is located on the borders of Nepal and Sikkim (India) and Mt. Kanchenjunga is described as ‘Five treasures of the snow’ the journey around the Kanchenjunga Region is a special as you pass through tropical lowlands to the great rhododendron forests and chocolate box villages, glaciers and overwhelming views of Himalayas, the Kanchenjunga Conservation Area is spread in an area of 2,035 square Kilometers, & is rich in wildlife diversity, where you get to spot snow leopards, Himalayan black bear, musk deer, red panda and other interesting animals. Bird species include the Amphibian pheasant, the red-billed blue robin make up some of the beautiful birds found in this region.

Trekking in Kanchenjunga region is available with Outfitter Nepal Treks and Expedition and we have 26- Day itinerary to complete the whole Kanchenjunga Circuit trek. The itinerary includes arrival and departure days to and from Nepal. The Kanchenjunga trek begins from Suketar, Taplejung, & is accessible by air or via Basantapur and you retrace your route to Taplejung, and return to Kathmandu.

Trip Cost:
$ 2350 USD
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Duration: 26 Days
  • Grade: Strenuous
  • Group Size: 02-14
  • Transportation: Private vehicle and Aeroplane
  • Meals: Breakfast in cities and Full board on Trek
  • Accommodation: 2/3 star in cities and lodge on trek
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