Mt. Kanchenjunga

Mt. Kanchenjunga is the third highest mountain world which stands 8586 meters high and second highest peak in Nepal. The name of Kanchenjunga is derived from Tibetan words “Kanchen” and “Dzonga” which means “The five treasure of the Great Snows”. It is found that Kanchenjunga has five different peaks in the range and it represents five treasure.

Until 1852, Mt. Kanchenjunga was considered highest peak of the world. Later British Trigonometric survey proved Peak XV (now known as mount. Everest) was highest peak.

The expedition starts with trek to Kanchenjunga Base Camp. It is one of the remote area for adventurous activities in Nepal. This Himalayan route provide untouched natural view as well as cultural heritage of mountainous region of Nepal. Still, this region is untouched by the modern outside world which helps to conserve its natural beauty. The wide range of scenic view, terraced hills where local people grows foods, lush green forest, trails which runs through forest of oak, chestnut, Rhododendron etc. are main attraction to any tourists. The route runs through trails where number of ethnic community lives and have rich cultural heritage. Sherpa, Rai and Limbu are main ethnic groups who live in this region.

 

 Country: Nepal  Max group members: 10
 Duration: 56 days  Difficulty: Hard
 Best time: Spring  Maximum Altitude: 8586 meters
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Pre-trip preparation and documents work.
Day 03: Fly to Biratnagar
Day 04: Trek to Suketar
Day 05-15: Trek to Base Camp
Day 16-45: Climbing period
Day 46-53: Trek back to Biratnagar.
Day 54: Fly back to Kathmandu.
Day 55: Free day.
Day 56: Transfer to International Airport for final departure.