Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek is one and only way of being close to Mt. Kanchenjunga, the third highest peak in the world. Taste the grandeur of Mt. Kanchenjunga along with the inspiring landscape around the trail. You will be awed by the captivating beauty that this region and trekking trail possesses. Among st all, the Kanchenjunga range stuck up high in the blue sky like a row of thorns is a highlight. The word “Kanchenjunga” is derived from a Tibetan dictionary which means “five jewel of the snow.” As a matter of fact the Kanchenjunga range has five peaks which is considered as five treasures in the real world namely gold, silver, precious stones, grains and holy sculptures.
Most of all this trek is one of the less explored regions in Nepal; therefore, it is still at its natural glory. The trekking route of Kanchenjunga Base Camp lies in the eastern region of Nepal. And has recently been accessible persuading many travelers around the globe. Trek starts from the low altitude region i.e. plain land of Terai and rises up to the Kanchenjunga Base Camp at an elevation of 5,160 meters. You pass low river valley, dense sub-tropical forests and alpine grass lands to rocky hills. This variation makes Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek an opportunity to experience the diverse terrain and change in vegetation and wildlife due to it.
The trail of this trek goes through Kanchenjunga Conservation Area which is a home to diverse species of birds and animals. Wildlife like the birds, animals and pheasant like red-billed blue magpie, snow leopard, Himalayan black bear, musk deer, red panda, etc are found in this region. Similarly, the fauna like rhododendron, orchids and lily blossom found in this region are lovely. When you reach the Base Camp, you may see the stunning views of mountains like Mt. Kumbhakarna, Mt. Kiratchuli, Mt. Nepal Peak, Mt. Pathibhara and Mt. Chang.
Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek starts with a flight to Bhadrapur which is followed by a wonderful drive to Taplejung via Phidim. The view of tea garden in Phidim is beautiful. And so is the lush landscape as we pass the villages of Cirwa, Sekathum, Amjilosa, Gyabla and Gunsa. After a day acclimatization in Gunsa, we ascend up to Kanchenjunga Base Camp (Pang Pema) via Kambachen and Lhonak. We then return back to Gunsa and hike through the passes like Sinion La, Mirgin La and Sibelapcham La to Oktang Base Camp. We further walk back through Khebang and Kandembe to Illam. We end up our journey with a return flight from Bhadrapur to Kathmandu. So, are you ready for this journey with Himal Eco Treks?
Items that are not covered in the cost of trip price.
- Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
- International airfare
- Personal expenses like phone recharge, battery, laundry,drinks, snacks,etc.
- Nepal entry visa fee and airport tax during the departure.
- Personal equipment are not provided by HET
- Tips for the trekking staff