Mt. Kanchenjunga base camp trekking, leads you to fantastic areas of Nepal Far North and South Himalaya with ever present views of massive Kanchenjunga range of peaks.
Kanchenjunga the actual word as Kanchendzonga which means five jewels of snow-clad peaks in Tibetan origin, the mountain straddles the border within Nepal and Sikkim (India’s small North East State of India).
Mt. Kanchenjunga towers above 8,586 m and 28,169 ft as world’s 3rd highest mountains, across the border in Sikkim worships as one of the holy mountains where mountaineers cannot climb right up to its main top summit as the top regarded as the abode of god and holy spirits.
The five jewels or treasures are Gold-Silver-Precious Stones, its Grain and a Holy Scriptures which refers to five adjoining peaks of Kanchenjunga.
A stunning peak of great beauty first climbed in 1955 by British Expedition led by late Sir George Band from Nepal and from Sikkim side by Indian Expeditions in 1982.
In 1979 British Mountaineer Pete Boardman stated that the trek to its base of Kanchenjunga was the most beautiful he had ever undertaken. It is a strong contender for “The most beautiful adventurous walk in the world.”
A fascinating country to visit, for once in your lifetime experience with an adventure and touch of local impressive culture that you can witness along this wonderful Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekking.
Our marvelous Kanchenjunga Base Trek starts with scenic sweeping flight to Nepal Far South East, and then an exciting drive to hill town at Ilam famous for tea and its sea of Tea Garden. Where walk leads into isolated and remote country right to the end of the eastern Himalayan zone, past interesting rural farm villages and into enchanting forest of tall rhododendron-oaks-magnolia and pine tree lines.
Tree lines and green vegetation fades as walk reaches near at Kanchenjunga South base camp within Yarlung glaciers and then heading to our main highlight and destination at Pang-Pema where Kanchenjunga North Base Camp located.
On reaching our highest spot of the adventure with overwhelming panorama of massive Kanchenjunga with other Jannu Himal and Wedge peaks, then heading back taking an alternative scenic route to reach at the road head in Sukhetar.
At Sukhetar our walk completes taking a drive to low warm areas of south Terai belt for scenic short flight back into hustle and bustle city life of Kathmandu after an outstanding and brilliant adventure on Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekking.