Kanchenjunga Trek in Nepal

Posted by Rai

Nepal

Kanchenjunga Trek is one of the most famous treks in Nepal. Every year thousands of trekkers hike to Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek.Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek is a restricted trekking area. So to trek in Kanchenjunga area, you need a local guide and at least 2 trekkers to obtain necessary permits to trek through Kanchenjunga.Kanchenjunga Circuit trek is not as popular as Everest Base Camp Trek or Annapurna Base Camp Trek. That means it is not crowded and still remote. So you can experience remote Nepali cultures, foods and lifestyle in its traditional form while trekking in Kanchenjunga area.

 

Kanchenjunga trek is tea-house trek. Tea-house treks have small lodges with minimum variety of food and lodges that come along the trek route.The word Kanchenjunga comes from Tibetan word referring to “Five great treasures in the snow”. This symbolizes its five peaks as gold, silver, precious stones, grain and holy scriptures. Mt. Kanchenjunga (8585m) is the world’s third highest peak making this trek route even more intriguing.Kanchenjunga is towards the far-eastern part of Nepal protected under the Kanchenjunga Conservation Area Project (2035 km2). The conservation area hosts several species such as impedance pheasant, shy dragon, snow leopard, black bear, red panda, etc.

 

If you are someone seeking peace in nature, this route will be perfect for you. Popular for its remoteness, the trek was once a forbidden region and only opened for trekkers in 1988.So there are lesser trekkers hiking in Kanchenjunga area and plenty of wildlife and natural heritages. The natural heritages will mesmerize you throughout the journey with minimum human influence.As the trek commences, you will witness the slow change in landscape bringing changes in vegetation and wildlife. This route encompasses Himalayan coniferous forests, alpine shrub, meadows and grasslands. This challenging adventure will give you plenty of adventurous and amazing memory to cherish for life time.You can visit Kanchenjunga through two trek, either the Northern Base Camp or the Southern Base Camp. If you choose both in the same trip, it can be utterly difficult given the diversity and irregularity of its landscape.

 

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