Kanchenjunga Trekking Nepal Info
Kanchenjunga trekking is one of the perfect trekking destinations located in eastern part of Nepal opened in 1988 for trekkers. Mount Kanchenjunga 8586m is the world’s third highest mountain offers immeasurable variety of landscapes, cultures as well as breathtaking views of Himalayas including the Mt. Everest, Mt. Kanchenjunga, Mt. Lhotse & Mt. Makalu, four of the worlds five highest mountains make the trek pleasing. Mount Kanchenjunga 8598m lies on the border of Nepal and India, Kanchenjunga trekking destination is not popular with world 5th highest mountain but it also known as the home of Musk deer, and blue sheep and people believed that the abominable snowman “YETI” exist here.
Mt. Kanchenjunga (Kang- Chen- Zod- Nga) means “Five Treasures of the Snow” A journey to Kanchenjunga trekking area is a unique treat- starting from the tropical lowlands through great rhododendron forests and lovely villages of eastern part of Nepal up to the glacier and overwhelming views. Kanchenjunga Conservation Area spread in an area of 2,035 square Kilometers. The area of Kanchenjunga Conservation has a rich diversity of wildlife including snow leopard, Himalayan black bear, musk deer as well as red panda and others. Impheyan, pheasant, red-billed blue mangpie, shy drongo are the major birds found in kanchenjunga trekking trail. Kanchenjunga trekking in Nepal is one of the most remote and beautiful Trekking areas in Nepal, which, unused to foreign visitors, still lies shrouded in mystery. Kanchenjunga region trekking trails start from 1200 meters (4,000ft) to 5180 meters (17,094ft) above sea level
Trekking in Kanchenjunga start from Suketar Taplejung reachable by air or Basantapur accessible by road, Kanchenjunga trekking goes through green rhododendron forests you climb on into high alpine terrain beyond the village of Gunsa. A camp established high above this village that provides amazing views of Kanchenjunga South face. Returning to Gunsa you then cross the Lapsung La pass , Selele pass and trek on the Yalung Glacier and Kanchenjunga Base Camp. Kanchenjunga base camp trekking is still examining trekking in Nepal Himalaya and you must be prepared to take the trail as it comes. But to look up at Kanchenjunga towering south face is easily reward enough for your efforts. Retracing your route to Taplejung you return to Kathmandu, having becomes one of few who have experienced this remarkable and little known region of Nepal. Special trekking permit is essential for Kanchenjunga trekking from Government Registered trekking company of Nepal.