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. In fact, the captivating beauty of this region will keep you in awe. The Kanchenjunga range is stuck up high in the blue sky like a row of thorns. 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 consider as five treasures in the real world namely gold, silver, precious stones, grains and holy sculptures.
This is one of the remote regions of Nepal. Thus, it is still at its natural glory. The trekking route of Kanchenjunga Base Camp lies in the eastern region of Nepal. It has recently been accessible persuading many travelers around the globe. Overall, this 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 can 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 . Then we take 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. Then we will 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 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