Nepal is an ideal destination for trekking and especially the ones that are full of adventures. These exciting treks attract adventure seekers from all over the world. Now, there are so many trekking journeys in Nepal. These include the tough ones and the mellow ones. If you’re someone who’s looking to experience challenging instances during the journey, one of the ideal treks that you can go for is Kanchenjunga trek. You could go either for the Kanchenjunga North or South Base Camp treks, or you could go for Kanchenjunga Circuit trek.
Adventurous Trekking Tour
Kanchenjunga Trek gives you a great chance to reach the base camp of the world’s third tallest mountain, located in the far north-eastern corner of Nepal. This has been described by many people as one of the finest trekking routes in Nepal. This long trekking to mount Kanchenjunga hoes deep into the remote mountain ranges of Nepal’s border near the Sikkim and Tibet border. The name Kanchenjunga means ‘Five Treasures of The Great Snow’ which justifies the five summits that make up Mt. Kanchenjunga but this trek is a less crowded than Annapurna base camp trek. Annapurna trek is an incredible place to start a trekking journey.
In 1979, British Mountaineer Pete Boardman described the journey to the base camp of Kanchenjunga as the most beautiful trek he had ever undertaken. Although it was first climbed in 1955, It was not until the 1980’s the restrictions were lifted to allow the adventure seekers to experience this wonderful Kanchenjunga trek. Being amongst the restricted zones special permits are required to trek here and cannot be issued without hiring a licensed Nepali guide also solo hiking is not permitted here.
Kanchenjunga – ‘Five Treasures Of The Great Snow’
Kanchenjunga Trek is regarded as a demanding trek due to its remoteness and high altitude. The peaks are visible from distance days before we even reach there, making the Kanchenjunga trek even more impressive and exciting. Kanchenjunga Trek is a long journey with less crowd, unique sights, and insights into the rural Nepalese lifestyle of various communities from Rai and Limbus to Tibetan Buddhists of the eastern region of Nepal.
Along with mesmerizing Himalayan sight, your trekking route will pass through rippled farmlands, meadows, forests of pink barked rhododendron also the local people are very welcoming and offer great hospitality. One of the famous drinks here is called Tongba, a warm millet beer served in a brass-decorated wooden pot with a straw. Kanchenjunga trek is an exceptionally mysterious one with many stories concerning the Himalayan Yeti, the abominable snowman is believed to be found in this region along with Snow Leopard, Musk Deer, Red Panda, Red-Billed Chough, Blue Magpie, Himalayan Black Bear, and many more.
Journey To Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek
Our journey towards the Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek will start from Kathmandu to Suketar, Biratnagar by Domestic Airlines, then our trail ascends through different places like Mitlung (921 m), Chirwa (1270 m), Sukathum (1576 m), Amjilosa (2308 m), Gyabla (2730 m), Ghunsa (3595 m), Kambechen (4050 m), Lhonak (4780 m), and finally to Kanchenjunga Base Camp (5388 m). In this way, we will end our memorable and daredevil Kanchenjunga Trek.
One of the best ways to acquire general information about trekking in Nepal is to contact the reliable travel agencies that are scattered across the streets of Kathmandu. They will guide you through your trekking related problems and confusion, and especially let you choose the right adventure trek. Needless to say, there are other challenging treks as well in Nepal. You could pick any one of these as per your level of experience and interest. One of the best travel agencies that you could go for is Great Nepal Treks. You could hire Great Nepal Treks for all your trekking and other kinds of travel-related needs.