About Kanchenjunga base camp trekking
Kanchenjunga base camp trek is arguably the most enthralling and adventurous trekking trail in the Kanchenjunga region. It is loaded with traveling experience which is most often off-the-beaten and remote. The hardship of trekking has made it one of the least trekked trails of the nation. Along with exigent walk, the trail also offers fun and excitement making is perfect to try out. Kanchenjunga base camp trek Nepal is a less traveled route compared to other popular treks in Nepal, which means you’ll get to enjoy the peace and quiet of the mountains without crowds of other trekkers.
Mount Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek in Nepal is an adventure of a lifetime, offering a unique opportunity to explore remote areas of the Himalayas and immerse yourself in the rich culture and natural beauty of Taplejung district Nepal. It’s a challenging trek that requires a good level of fitness and preparation, but the reward of reaching the base camp of Kanchenjunga and experiencing the stunning mountain views is unforgettable.
Min 2 to Max 10 Persons
KBC 5143 meters
March, April, May & Sept, Oct, Nov
Tea houses / Camping
3 Meals a day (BLD)
Flight, Drive & Hiking
Kathmandu to Bhadrapur
Taplejung to Kathmandu
Mount Kanchenjunga base camp trek Nepal is basically destined to explore the both base camp of Mt. Kanchenjunga, the third mightiest mountain in the world. After a long and enchanting walk, you will finally reach & explore the north and south base camp in Pang Pema 5140 meters at Kanchenjunga glacier & Ramche 4360 meters in Yalung glacier. You will be amazingly pleased if you have immense love for adventure and crazy travel stuffs.
The Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek Nepal is a challenging trip that takes you to the base camp of the third-highest mountain of the world. Mt. Kanchenjunga located in Taplejung district eastern part of Nepal. It involves long and steep ascents and descents, high altitude, and unpredictable weather conditions. However, with proper planning and preparation, anyone with a good level of fitness can embark on this hike. The final ascent to the base camp is a challenging one, but the stunning views of Kanchenjunga make it all worthwhile.
It is an off-the-beaten-path journey takes you through remote villages, dense forests, alpine meadows, stunning landscapes, waterfalls and high mountain passes. Kanchenjunga trek offer unique experience compared to other popular treks in Nepal. Kanchenjunga region is the home of various ethnic groups, like Limbu, Rai, and Sherpa people. Travelers get an opportunity to interact local to know their unique cultures, traditions and way of life.
The best time to undertake the Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek is from September to November and from March to May, as the weather conditions are generally favorable during these months.
Mount Kanchenjunga trek Nepal usually kicks off either from Taplejung or Basantapur with the prospect of elevating to the height of Kanchenjunga base camp Nepal. During the journey you will be unfolding fascinating culture of local people, eye-popping Himalayan landscapes, verity of flora and fauna, towering mountains and wandering along virgin nature on earth.
Kanchenjunga is a truly gifted mountain that sorely stands as a temptation to all the adventure enthusiasts with profuse respect and admiration for mountains. Kanchenjunga Conservation Area is home to a diverse range of flora and fauna, including rare species like the snow leopard and red panda.
Being utterly demanding trail, you need to be physically strong. Prior alpine hiking experience will simplify the job. Come savor the ultimate feel of excitement and adventure in one of the remote and less trafficked regions of Nepal with practiced guides in Himalayas.
You can have a look at the section below for details on Kanchenjunga base camp Nepal itinerary, route information, teahouse facility and the services included. However, we would be pleased to customize a separate guided Kanchenjunga base camp trek package as per your requirements write us. We are here heartily open to answer your queries.
Our experience guide help in each step on rarely visited trail to scale the mount Kanchenjunga base camp altitude. It is advisable to keep Kanchenjunga base camp trek map during journey and select expert design itinerary for stress free journey. Kanchenjunga trek takes travelers to the both base camp of third highest peak, north Pangpema & south Yalung glacier. Adventure exploration in remote area of Himalayas “trek to kanchenjunga base camp” makes your journey really joy full.
Upon arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, you will be met by our representative and transfer you to hotel. As soon as we reach hotel, representative will give you a synopsis of plan and program agreement. After a short rest & relax, you can explore the city and its cultural heritage.
Elevation: 1,400 meters / 4593 feet.
City tours, gear shopping and permit preparation is the main task of this day. Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal, is known for its rich cultural heritage, ancient temples, and beautiful landscapes. Our guide takes you to the Swayambhunath & Boudhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur Durbar Square for sightseeing. Kathmandu sightseeing trip covers major historical, and cultural monuments that beautifully crafted with various wood, metal, and stonework. After city tours, we will drive back to hotel and conduct Pre-trip meeting. You spent rest of the time at hotel or explore around Thamel.
Embark on your final day of journey! Three hours before the scheduled flight, we will escort you to international airport for final departure.
“Have a safe flight! May your journey be free from stress and bring you home safely.”
Upper Mustang trek & tours organize verity of trip in Himalayas. Departure dates are 100% guaranteed until and unless there is no political unrest, natural disasters or epidemics in the destination. Start dates are your arrival date in Kathmandu and end dates are the returning date from Nepal. Listed departure dates & price quoted on group joining basic. if given dates are not suits you, or travelling with friend let us to know to book private trip as per your requirements.
The main peak Mount Kangchenjunga located in Taplejung district of Nepal, Himalayas near the border of Nepal and India. Mt. Kangchenjunga 8,586 meters / 28,169 feet above sea level is the third-highest mountain in the world. Kangchenjunga mountain considered as one of the most challenging climbs in the world. The first ascent of Kangchenjunga massif was made in 1955 by George Band and Joe Brown. Kanchenjunga is a sacred mountain to the people of Nepal and Sikkim. The name “Kangchenjunga” means “Five Treasures of the Snow” referring to its five prominent peaks; Kanchenjunga I, Central, South, West and Kangbachen. Awe-inspiring beauty of Mount Kangchenjunga attract the attention of hikers and mountaineers from around the world.
Generally; Mt Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek Nepal considered as an Adventurous trek, requires high level of physical fitness, endurance, mental strength, experience and proper acclimatization. Walking trail is mostly steep ascents and descents, rocky and uneven terrain with crossing some challenging passes but offers stunning views of Himalayas. KBC Trek takes through variety of landscapes, including forests, villages, glaciers, high-altitude meadows and a glimpse into the rich culture of the indigenous people. Plan Kanchenjunga trek Nepal with proper preparation, with the support of local organizer and guide to make safe and rewarding experience.
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Kanchenjunga base camp was on my bucket list for quite some time. After EBC trek, I want to see the base camp third highest peak and surrounding scenery. After long COVID-19 pandemic, I got the chance to visit Nepal with my friends for Mount Kanchenjunga base camp trek on 18 may 2023. it left me utterly awe-struck by the sheer beauty and grandeur of the Himalayas. KBC trek is not just a journey; it’s a transformative experience that takes us through diverse landscapes, introduces with vibrant local cultures, Rai, Limbu and Sherpa people, and rewards with breathtaking views that will remain etched in memory forever.
The first few days of journey are relatively easy to hike through lush forests and rhododendron meadows. As we got higher, the terrain becomes more challenging because of steep climbs and rocky paths but surrounding views make us always fresh and energetic. Tea house offer fresh food neat and clean bed that helps us to make trip more comfortable and enjoyable. Kanchenjunga base camp trek Nepal is once in a lifetime wilderness experience. Thank you Mr. Amar, Suresh, Rajan and company to organize such nice trip for us.