• Last Updated on Jan 20, 2022

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The Kanchenjunga region offers some of the best trekking and exploring unspoiled and cultural in Nepal. the journey began in the warm middle hills the whole hillside of terraces and picturesque village and work into the high alpine regions with the valley that just keep going.it is a less crowded region to explore around the Nepali Himalaya than other regions. Mount Kanchenjunga is the third highest mountain on the planet but nothing like Everest and K2. By crossing the stunning Nango La pass over to the Olangchung Gola, the last village then climbs over the Lumba Samba rang, with the panoramic view of Everest and Makalu, to tandem, the most remote village in the eastern part of Nepal.

Literally, Kanchenjunga means Crystal clear in the Nepali language. Geographically the Kanchenjunga is the second-highest mountain in Nepal and the third-highest on the planet after K2 in Pakistan. The Kanchenjunga mountain is situated in the northeastern part of Nepal border between India and China. This delightful area offers the brilliant show of flowering glory of Nepali national flower Rhododendrons, Orchids, Lilies, primula and, many others flowers. The Kanchenjunga Conservation Area is situated in the area of 2035 Square kilometers. this area is very rich in diversity of wildlife including Snow leopard, Mountain Goat, Himalayan black deer, Musk deer, Red panda, Lopophoras Pheasant, Red-bullied blue magpies, shy drongo are the major birds found here. The local culture, people, and lifestyle, as well as the Kanchenjunga Glacier, are the most famous attractions of the Kanchenjunga Region.

The trails start from northwards to Ghumsa from where we can climb up to the Kanchenjunga Base Camp(5143 Meter ). This is the trek for three weeks to 4 weeks to explore all around the Kanchenjunga Region, but for the people who have a very short time and still want to explore this region, there is another option by Helicopter. Adventure White Mountain can provide the Helicopter tour to the many Himalayan regions such as Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour, Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter tour, Langtang valley helicopter tour, Kanchenjunga base camp helicopter tour. So the people who have a limited period of time in order to experience the pure beauty of Hills and Mountains Adventure White Mountain can provide quality Helicopter services at a reasonable price.

Kanchenjunga Trekking Permit

To get the Permit of the Kanchenjunga region you will need to obtain the special restricted Area permit. It will cost 10$ USD per person per week which will be issued in Kathmandu at the Immigration Department before departing, as well as you will need to buy another permit is called Kanchenjunga Conservation area Permit minimum for two weeks which you must apply through a guide and government registered agency. The permit check post starts at Thpethok Village and ends at Yamphuling village. please visit our official site to check details of necessary permit cost details and itinerary for Kanchenjunga Trekking.

Kanchenjunga Trek Itinerary

There is three different Base Camp of Mount Kanchenjunga where you can trek to Kanchenjunga Base Camp, Kanchenjunga South Base Camp, and Kanchenjunga Circuit trek which covers together with the base camp wise or another side. Normally it takes 18 days to 25 days to do this trekking starting from Kathmandu to return Kathmandu. Please find out the most Recommended agency and their itinerary for this trek.

Kanchenjunga Base Camp trek and Getting There 

Taplejung is the main gateway to start the Kanchenjunga trek. where we can take a flight from Kathmandu to Suketar and Hike down to the Taplejung Village. There are many different local airlines like Goma Air, Tara Air, and Nepal Airlines which make weekly flights. Normally the weight limits are 20Kg for foreigners and 15 Kg for Local(Nepali) People. There is another airport which is 10 hours far by drive from Taplejung which is called Bhadrapur Airport where they make the daily flight.

Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek Difficulty

Kanchenjunga Base Camp trekking is a fairly Challenging trek. It is the trek with normal tea houses basic however the toilet and bathroom are outside from the rooms well as trekking trails go a bit step up and step down with the changeable elevation day by day. Kanchenjunga Basecamp is the highest elevation of this trek which is situated at 5143 Meters high.

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Dipak Sapkota

Namaste This is me Dipak Sapkota Born in the mid-west part of Nepal called Dhading district Ganesh Himal region. I want to personally thank you for visiting my blog. My experience includes over 15 years of traveling and trekking in Nepal. I want to share my experience with you and help you to accomplish your goals. As an Adventure, I understand the stress and excitement that coincide with travel.

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