base camp trek is a long with beautiful mountains and adventurous journey into the Kanchenjunga conservation area along the Himalayas of eastern Nepal. The trek begins in tropical lowlands and takes us to great altitudes where there is nothing but snow and rocks everywhere around us. The region is protected as the Kanchenjunga conservation area, which spreads across 2,035 sq.km with a rich diversity of wildlife such as red panda.
Himalayan black bear, snow leopard etc. Mount Kanchenjunga (8586m), the third highest peak in the world and second highest peak of Nepal is located within the Kanchenjunga conservation area. It was opened in 1988 for the foreigner travelers. This route provides the panoramic view of mountains such as Lhotse, Makalu and Everest, which are above eight thousand meters. Kanchenjunga base camp trek is one of the best and well known trekking routes in remote Himalaya region for travelers. Only few numbers of travelers are visited this area in a year because of remote and challenging hiking trail.
Kanchenjunga base camp trekking is started from Suketar Taplejung district access by flight or by drive from Kathmandu and require special permits for this trek. This trek can be quite challenging at times as it mostly involves long and strenuous walks to high altitudes. Recommending this trek to anyone with good physical fitness.