Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek is one of the most strenuous treks to the base camp of Mt. Kanchenjunga. Also known as “Five Treasures of the Great Snow”, Mt. Kanchenjunga is the 3rd highest mountain in the world. The five treasures refer to the five peaks of Kanchenjunga which stand together each equating the five treasures i.e. Gold, Silver, Precious Stones, Grain, and Holy Scriptures.
Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek is located in North-East Nepal and bordered with Sikkim, India. Despite being in Nepal, Mt. Kanchenjunga is clearly visible from Tibet, India, and Bhutan as well. Kanchenjunga region is one of the sparsely populated areas of Nepal. Hence, the civilization in this area is not very modern. However, Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek does offer magnificence of the Himalayas. The trekkers will definitely enjoy the panoramic view of the gigantic mountains such as Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, and many other giant snow-capped peaks of that region. Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek lies in the Kanchenjunga Conservation Area which is home to many floras and faunas. The trekkers will come across high-altitude wetlands and pristine forests which are home to snow-leopard, Himalayan black bear, musk deer, red panda, and other spices of animals. The trek route of Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek enables the trekkers to enjoy the ethnic diversity in Nepal.
The trek starts from Hile (6,070 ft) across the Milke Danda ridge (9,000 ft) and descends to the Tamur river valley where you follow the river north east to Gunsha and Pangpema (16,000 ft) on the Kunchenjunga Glacier. You will retrace back the trail and cross Lapsangla Pass (17,000 ft) and visit the gigantic Yalung Kang Glacier to see Mt. Jannu (25,290 ft) and to get a magnificient view of Kanchenjunga and the surrounding mountains. At the end of the trek you can fly back to Kathmandu from Taplejung.
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