Kanchenjunga region is another affluent area of Nepal where you can take advantage of a complete and fulfilling trek experience. You can satisfy your senses with a beautiful view of the world’s third-highest mountain, Mt. Kanchenjunga standing proud at an altitude of 8,586m. Trekking here in the Kanchenjunga region is all worthy. It rewards you the incredible view of staggering mountains with rich flora and fauna and the welcoming hospitality of local native people.
The region is under Kanchenjunga Conservation Area. Different facets of the region are well preserved without tarnishing the authenticity of both natural and cultural settings. The conservation area is spread across 2035 sq. km, and this area is a tri-national peace park of Tibet, China in the north, Sikkim, Indian in the west and Nepal in the east.
Mesmerizing wholesome experience is all promises here while you trek in the Kanchenjunga. While you hike here in this region, you will have a memorable lifetime journey as you can set your foot in the base camp on the north side. There is plenty of attraction here to keep you spell-bound. Trekking in the region will reward you with the fabulous encounter with small mountain ranges, beautiful landscapes, green lushes, tropical rhododendron, orchids, oaks, pine and chestnut forests. And there is added beauty of yaks grazing the grasslands in the region.
Kanchenjunga is also the home to Snow Leopards & Red Pandas. You are likely to encounter other animals like Himalayan black bears, Assamese Macaque, and many more.
The region of Kanchenjunga is famous as five treasures of snow. Trekking at first will reward you stunning view of Tent Peak, Cross Peak and Kanchenjunga Base Camp. In addition, glacial streams flowing through high ridges in the eastern part are marvellous to see and experience here in the Kanchenjunga region.
Kanchenjunga region has the best view of the world’s third-highest mountain, but beyond the beauty of this mountain, there are other peaks to satisfy you even more. Your overall trek experience becomes wholesome with the view of mountains and peaks, including Yalung Kang(8,505m), Kambachen(7,903m), Jannu(7,710m), Jongsong(7,483m), Kabru(7,353m), Tent Peak(7,365m) and the Twins(7,350m).
The region allures you even more with 23 species of rhododendron blooming in different colours. There are 250 species of birds and other exotic animals. You don’t need expedition skills to trek in the region of Kanchenjunga, but a fit body is a must. Unlike other areas, the Kanchenjunga region has fewer lodges, tea houses for accommodation and comfort needs. So, we Raconteur Adventure mostly organize treks with camping gear too.
Trekking trail in the Kanchenjunga region is more rocky and rugged, and the settlement of humans is thin, and the monsoon is heavy. So, trekking here is the wrong season, and even at the right time may prove to be sometimes challenging. Humble, smiling and welcoming people are just everywhere in the region, and you may even opt for local alcohol here.
Raconteur Adventure organizes the best Kanchenjunga region trekking with all needful ready, updated, and set to serve you.
Some of the best trekking routes of the Kanchenjunga region are: