Mount Kanchenjunga is one of the globe most amazing mountains and the 3rd top mountain on the earth, about 8586 metres. The Kanchenjunga trek boasts a big range of remarkable scenery from green, tropical Jungle through to chestnut, rhododendron and oak forests and high up in the cold wilderness.
Kanchenjungra trek permits the non-natives to research for the most unexplored locate of the Eastern Neap while additional welcoming the impressive viewpoints of the tall stores of the zone. The trekker will in like manner have the opportunity to get some answer relating the neighborhood people and their lifestyle living in the territory of Kanchenjunga. People from Limbu and Rai ethnicity manage this place as they are initial inhabitants of it.
If you love photography, this trek is an amazing place for you. A fresh insight will be rewarded to the trekkers with the impressive alpine region, including Kanchenjunga base camp. Cheram, Kambachen, Pangpema, and Lhonak are those places.
Kanchenjunga trekking is a limited area, which needs a limited area trekking permit. Camping trek is very famous to this off-the beaten route.
On the trek
For simple trekking and for best weather conditions for amazing views of the Himalayas, trekkers select to take on the Kanchenjunga Circuit from March – May in spring and October – November during autumn.
The Kanchenjunga Circuit trek can be divided into Kanchenjunga South trek and Kanchenjunga North trek if there is time constraint for some.
It takes approximately 25 days to complete the core Kanchenjunga Circuit trek reaching both base camps Ramche (4620m) to the south and Pangpema (5140m) in the north with consideration to accommodation days, itinerary of the trekker and physical fitness.
The trip begins with 45 minutes flights to Biratnager. From there, it is an extremely long ride to Chauki/Basantapur or another flight to Suketar.
This trek can be begun either from Basantapur, if covering the tracks from the northern area first or it can also begin and end at Suketar cutting out a couple of days from the journey.
The 2 sides of the trek, south and north are linked by 2 different routes, both of which take trekkers via high passes like Lapsang La from Ghunsa (north) to Lapsang (south).
The other way takes trekkers through 5 high passes at once, but with lower elevations – Sinelapche La (4724m), Mirgin La (4663m), Sinion La (4660m), Sele La (4115m), and Tamo La (3909m).
This trek is one of the strongest in Nepal and because of the superior elevations involved epically while crossing the passes, trekkers must get used to these serious altitudes of the Himalayas first, before tackling them safely and to reject having a danger case of altitude sickness.
Places covered on the trek in the northern part of the trek are Linkhim, Pang Pema, Lhonak, Khambachen, Ghunsa, Gyaba, Amjilosa, Sakathum, Chirwa, Thumma, Nesum, Gupha Pokhari, Chauki, and Basantpur. Whereas in the southern part, the settlements on the trail are Kunjari, Phumphe, Lamite Bhanjyang, Ramche, Tseram, Torontan, Amji Khola, Yamphudin, Mamanke, Khesewa, Tembewa, and Shuketar.