Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek is remote, wild, and full of adventure. Named after Kanchenjunga Peak (8586m), the world’s third-highest peak, the region is located in Taplejung District. The northeastern part of Nepal on the borders of Sikkim and Tibet. Three river valleys like the Simba Khola, the Ghunsa, and the Tamur valleys. In 1997, the Government of Nepal in support of WWF has declared. The core area of the Kanchenjunga region as a “Gift to the Earth”.
The highlights of the Kanchenjunga trek are the magnificent views of Kanchenjunga Massif. Varied landscapes of forests, rivers, glaciers, and enchanting forests of rhododendrons. Spread in an area of 2035 sq. km., Kanchenjunga Conservation Area is another attraction of this trek. Where you will find rare and unique flora and fauna including rhododendrons, orchids, muck deer, snow leopard, Asiatic black bear, red panda, etc. Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek is also a global hotspot for plant biodiversity and as many as 23 species of rhododendrons. And over 2000 flowering plants have been identified here.
Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek allows you to discover the unique local culture and lifestyle of the local people. They live in tranquil villages that stretch beyond the border to Tibet and Sikkim. The region is rich in ethnic diversity and culture with over 11 ethnic communities. Including Limbus, Sherpa, Rai, Chhetri, and Brahmins. The area also hosts a score of monasteries, shortens, temples, prayer-walls which form a tapestry of rich cultural heritage.
Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek is purely a camping trek. The trail gradually ascends from 1200m (4,000ft) to 5180m (17,094ft) above sea level. The climate in Kanchenjunga varies from subtropical monsoon and humid summer. At the lower elevations to cold and wet winter in the alpine region.
We will also cross over several passes including Mirgin La pass which offers majestic views of Kanchenjunga Massif. Kanchenjunga Base Camp, Kanchenjunga South, and North Trek are some of the trekking routes available in this area.
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Kanchenjunga Base Camp trek is remote, wild and full of adventure. The Kanchenjunga base camp trek takes you to the base of Mt. Kanchenjunga (8598m), the world’s third highest mountain straddling between a huge massif located in the far northeast part of Nepal on the borders of Sikkim and Tibet.
The highlights of the Kanchenjunga North and South Base Camp trek are the magnificent views of the snow capped mountain peaks, varied landscapes, from the subtropical lowlands to the spectacular glacial plateaus, enchanting forests of rhododendrons and abundance of wildlife that includes the famous muck deer and blue sheep. The tranquil villages that dot the borders of Tibet and Sikkim lend a special flavor to the trek.
The trail gradually ascends from 1200m (4,000ft) to 5180m (17,094ft) above sea level. It is a purely camping trek.