Kanchenjunga peaks

Kanchenjunga

Kanchenjunga region perched on the eastern part of Nepal bordering with Sikkim, India is off the beaten path awaiting for the trekkers and adventurers to stun with its natural beauty on rustic form. Region enveloped by lush Kanchenjunga conservation area; haven for diverse animal and bird species with rich flora and fauna, is dominated by the gigantic mountain Kanchenjunga; the third highest mountain in the world.

Trekking to the less explored Kanchenjunga region takes you to the land of tropical forests of rhododendron, alpine pasture, monasteries, stupas along with the experience of graceful culture and tradition of ethnic community Rai and Limbu who are very open and friendly that is furnished through their overwhelming hospitality.

Kanchenjunga trek would be reward for the nature lovers granting opportunity for camping trek giving the feeling like being the part of the Bear Grylls Man and Wild documentary that explores the wilder regions wandering on patchwork of rough trails as the Kanchenjunga region is full of wilderness and adventure activities.

Challenge

Activity levels

  • Easy
    This trip generally involves an average of 4 – 5 hours slow but steady walk in a day. This rating is for less than 7 days walk below 3500 meters.
  • Moderate
    Moderate trekking involves 5 – 6 hours a day walking at a steady pace below 4000 meters for around 10 days trekking trip.
  • Demanding
    This trip grade involves trekking up to 7 hours a day below 5000 meters for the duration of 10 -15 days trip. Any reasonably active person should be able to manage these trips.
  • Strenuous
    Among the hardest treks in Nepal, but still these treks are in reach of most people however good physical fitness and endurance are required. These trips go above 5000 meters and for the duration of 15 – 20 days walking up to 8 / 9 hours in a day. They may also explore very remote regions where camping over multiple nights is required.
  • Challenging
    This grade includes climbing peaks and the demanding treks in remote areas. Participants having basic knowledge of use of crampons and ice axes are required. First-time climbers can undertake one of our one-day pre-trek ropes and climbing training days to obtain some initial skills and experience.
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