Mount Kanchenjunga (8,586m) is the third highest peak on the planet. It is one of the most magnificent mountains of the world.
The name Kanchenjunga means crystal clear in Nepali.
Mount Kanchenjunga is popularly known as the ‘ Five Treasures of the Great Snow.’ It refers to the five summits that make up Kanchenjunga.
Trek to Mount Kanchenjunga is one of the unexplored and virgin trekking routes in Nepal. This beautiful trekking destination lies at the eastern part of Nepal.
The journey to the queen of the mountains starts with a scenic flight to Bhadrapur. The trekking then begins from Taplejung.
The trekking route to Kanchenjunga Base Camp passes through the Arun valley, the most beautiful regions for trekking in Nepal. The lands are covered with rice-terraced fields, gorgeous villages, green forests. You will travel right into a ridge of Rhododendron forests.
As the trek continues further, you will experience a variation in landscape. The route shifts from sub-tropical forest to alpine grasslands, low river valley to rocky slopes.
Kanchenjunga Conservation area is another highlight of this trek. This region is home to many wildlife including red panda, snow leopard, wild boar, Himalayan black bear and many more.
You will relish the remarkable panoramic view of Mt. Kanchenjunga, Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhoste, Mt. Makalu throughout your trek.
Apart from this, you will enjoy the genuine Nepali hospitality of Rai, Limbus and Tibetan Buddhist. With the variety in their culture and tradition, the people are amiable and co-operative. They have a simple lifestyle which is not affected by modernity.
It is a perfect choice for adventurous and nature lovers.