adventure around Mt. Kanchenjunga visiting both south and north base camps
Explorer Adventurer presents an exclusive adventure Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekking, around remote pockets of Far Eastern Nepal Himalayas.
The only treks that take you to both South and North Base Camps on one single journey. Makes this adventure more special, exciting, and interesting to enjoy the walk around isolated corners of the massive Kanchenjunga Himal.
Mt. Kanchenjunga is listed as the world’s third-highest peak at 8,586 m and 28,169 feet high. As well as the second tallest mountain in Nepal, located around the district of Taplejung. The cooler and scenic green mid-hills are famous for the wide sea of Tea-Garden and cardamom spices.
As well as for various farm products and picturesque scenery, en route around Kanchenjunga areas and beyond.
Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekking, due to its remoteness few groups of trekkers and adventurers seldom venture. But in the last few decades, the flow of foreign visitors is increasing every good season of the year. As the trek follows on a serene path through nice lovely farm villages, unspoiled and undisturbed.
The adventure to Kanchenjunga Base Camp leads to both exciting base camps. The first phase of the journey takes you towards South Base Camp at Oktang, on the hidden corners of Kanchenjunga. The south base camp is the main route for many mountaineers for the summit bid of Mt. Kanchenjunga.
This beautiful adventure takes you from the dense lovely forest of tall rhododendron, oaks, pines, and fir trees to barren terrains. Reaching around moraine of ice, snow, and glaciers at Kanchenjunga South Base Camp beyond human settlements and villages.
After a wonderful adventure around Tseram and South Base Camp of Kanchenjunga, the walk follows us to our next destination.
Towards North Kanchenjunga Base Camp at Pang-Pema, crossing three passes of Sinion-La 4, 664 m, Mirgin-La and Sele Pass.
An amazing country to experience on leaving the Southern areas of Kanchenjunga, reaching around the Northern region.
A great change of landscapes and cultures, on arriving at Ghunsa the country of highlanders the Sherpa, and Bhotias. Where trekkers can explore the lovely mountain villages festooned with Buddhism traditional heritage similar to their Tibetan predecessors. From Ghunsa towards higher territory on leaving the tree lines and lush vegetation reaching North Kanchenjunga base camp.
The final highlight destinations of the adventure, as well as the highest point of the journey. Enjoy the spectacular panoramic scenery of the massive bulk of ice falls and glaciers of Kanchenjunga Himal. Includes Mt. Jannu, Wedge peaks, and an array of snow-dusted mountains that surrounds the high spot of Kanchenjunga base camp.
On completing the visit of both scenic base camps of Mt. Kanchenjunga, return walk on an alternative route. The trail follows ups and downhill reaching low warm country back into lush farm villages at Suketar.
The last point is where our walk ends for an exciting drive towards Tea-Gardens of Ilam. Then down to the low flat land of Terai town of Bhadrapur for the scenic flight to Kathmandu. After a great wonderful adventure on Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekking, with marvelous experience.
Best Seasons for Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekking:
The best time for Kanchenjunga Base Camp trekking is mid-spring of April to early pre-summer June. When days are much warmer with full of sunshine, cooler morning, late afternoon to night time as well in shade. Much warmer till Suketar and gets cooler after Kande Bhanjyang onwards. Can get snow-fall sometimes with light rains on lower areas.
The next best season is autumn / fall from September to November, most days are fine and clear with sunshine. But much cooler morning, late afternoon and night time, days are shorter due to limited sunshine hours.
Can expect snowfall sometimes from Lasiya Bhanjyang onwards both south and North Kanchenjunga Base Camp.