Kanchenjunga Trek

Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek

The Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek is one of the most famous trekking destinations for travelers who like undergoing the off-the-beaten-trails trekking journeys in Nepal. Experiencing the sublimity of the third highest mountain on Earth, with its elevation of 8586 meters, the Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek is one of the most beautiful trekking journeys in the world. Standing in the border of Nepal and India, Mount Kanchenjunga is beautiful to look at, covered in the snowy patina of ivory. The trekking trails are also decorated beautifully with the chartreuse of emerald foliages and lush verdant trees and wooded acreages. Because of this, the trekking journey has an amazing natural quintessence about its green environments ornamented beguilingly with water-bodies and dainty villages along with the majestic views of the mountain. The word “Kanchenjunga” is derived from the conjecture of five words in the Tibetan language that mix together to give you the single word of context. It translates to “the Five treasures of the snow”, and the mountain peak is worshipped by many inhabitants of the villages and settlements both in Nepal and in India. It lies in the eastern part of Nepal and was open to trekking only in 1988. Comparatively, trekking in the northern base camp presents more surprising views and a wide variance of the sceneries than the southern base camp. Trekking to the Kanchenjunga Base Camp, you would be presented with magnificent views of the surrounding peaks as well, like Everest, Lhotse, Makalu and many more. The palatial beauty of the trekking trails are also an added advantage for trekkers because of it simply marvelous natural quiddities. While making your way to the Kanchenjunga Base Camp, you would also be coming across many village sand settlements along the way, and you would then be able to experience the day to day life of the local people and observe their unique customs and cultures and their rituals at the remote secluded part of the Himalayas.

Beginning the Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek, you would be flying to Taplejung from Kathmandu and will continue to trek to the settlement of Mitlung. Walking on narrow amethyst trails, you would be passing through different vast areas of vibrant plant life brimming with the vegetation of cardamom shrubs and rhododendron trees. As you reach Chirwa, you would be presented with the sights of the mystical forests and wonderful woodlands that posses many different types of flora and fauna idiosyncratic to this region of Nepal. Trudging along some more beautiful cardamom meadows, you would be approaching the dainty village of Sukathum. Ornamented beguilingly with the vibrancy of the jaded landscape, you would be trekking along the trails that pass through the verdant forests rich with the growth of fir, oak, rhododendron and bamboos that all provide a wonderful green canopy to the travelers. As you reach Gyabla, a Tibetan settlement, you would be able to experience the Tibetan cultures and traditions of the people residing there. En-route to Ghunsa, you will pass through terraces of farms wet with the plantations of potatoes, wheat, barley and buckwheat. The sight is ravishing to see, especially since the view of the Kanchenjunga Peak shadows the natural telicity of the area. You would be acclimatizing here in your trekking journey.

Before trekking to Kanchenjunga North Base Camp lying at the height of 5388 m, we will traverse along moraines set north-west of the Kanchenjunga Glacier to reach Lhonak where the excellent mountain views are quite captivating. Reaching the Kanchenjunga North Base Camp, the spectacular Kanchenjunga or Wedge Peak, cerulean Kanchenjunga Glacier and several other peaks will greet you, making it one of the most memorable experiences of your life. Also, we will traverse along several high passes like Mirgin La (4725m) and Sinion La (4460m) which is quite a challenging experience.

Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek designed by Escape Himalaya is bound to enthrall you as it presents awesome Himalayan vistas and the opportunity to walk through the subtropical lowlands adorned with the striking glacial highlands, enthralling rhododendron woods and beautiful villages. You can also have a glimpse of the rare animals that reside within the Kanchenjunga Conservation Are, like musk deer and Blue Sheep, along your trekking journey. The Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek will be an unforgettable experience Escape Himalaya presents to you. Escape Himalaya provides an excellent rendering of services to its customers and we make sure that our customers are getting the optimal context on their trekking journeys. The Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek package is designed carefully, keeping the satisfaction of our customers in mind, and at the same time, the package also incorporates all of the beautiful natural and cultural quintessence of the remote region in a relative amount of time. Come join us in this ravishing adventure where you can experience aesthetically pleasing magnificence of the mountains, alluring natural winsomeness and have a closer look at the culture, lifestyle and traditions of the people in the Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek Package with us! You can also opt for our Makalu Base Camp Trek as well.

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