Kanchenjunga is the world’s third highest peak with a height of 8,586m above the sea level lying on the border of Nepal and Sikkim [India]. Kanchenjunga Trekking is another one of the world’s most preferred destination for trekking. From here, wonderful landscapes, natural beauties and tremendous views of the snow-capped mountains can be observed leaving trekkers a wow effect.
Trekking in Kanchenjunga also offers views of world’s famous peaks like Mt. Everest, Mt. Makalu, and Mt. Lhotse along with Mt. Kanchenjunga itself. This trekking region is preserved by Kanchenjunga Area Conservation Project [KACP] , spread in an area of 2,035 sq. km. The KACP has contributed this area by developing tourism industry and also by providing as home to wild lives including snow leopard, Himalayan black bear, musk deer, red panda and several varieties of birds including pheasant, kalij, danphe, red-billed bird and so on. This means that during the Kanchenjunga Trekking, along with the view of mountains and valley we also get a chance to take glances of these wild lives. In addition, it’s also interesting to get into the lives of the local inhabitants here know about their lifestyles and their primitive cultures that they have been still following.
Mt. Kanchenjunga is also known as “Treasures of Snow”. It was first climbed by a British team in the year 1956 A.D. Since then people have been admiring this beautiful spot. Today, it is considered one of the most favourable destinations for trekking. However, trekking in this area is a bit challenging though. If you are adventure loving and craving for new things to happen in life, you have got the perfect place to spot out.
This enduring trek starts with a drive to Basantapur. From where a three days walk through the settlements of Rais and Chhetris takes you to Suketar. This unbelievable trek to paradise proves a compulsion of once is lifetime journey.