Kanchenjunga Circuit trek is off the beaten trail trek and restricted trekking area. The circuit takes close to the world third highest peak in the world at the elevation of 8586 meters. The circuit trek situated in the eastern part of Nepal is an unexplored and pristine trekking route. Kanchenjunga circuit trek offers the magnificent outlooks of popular peaks such as Mt. Makalu 8201 meters, Mt, Lhotse 8516 meters, Mt. Everest 8848 meters and much others.
The five treasure of the high snow, Kanchenjunga circuit trek takes trekkers between three distinct ecoregions that are broad-leaved and coniferous forests, alpine shrub and meadows and savanna grasslands. The Kanchenjunga circuit trek offers opportunities to experience the rich and traditional typical culture and lifestyle in this region. Kanchenjunga trekking trails follow in between the Kanchenjunga Conservation Area. The area is rich in flora and fauna. The wildlife like Impedance Pheasant, Musk deer, Himalayan black bear, red panda, and much others are found in this conservation area. Nevertheless, a remarkable valley, a striking view of the frozen lake, Okthang glacier also makes our journey thrilling and exciting.
The high peaks exceeding 7000 meters like Kambachen 7903 meters, Janu 7710 meters, Kabru 7353 meters, Tent peak 7365 meters and the Twins 7350 meters are also the major attraction of the Kanchenjunga circuit trek.
Kanchenjunga circuit trek is possible to visit via two camps, either the Northern Base Camp or the Southern Base camp.
Seasonal highlights of the Kanchenjunga circuit trek
- The most favorable season for the Kanchenjunga circuit trek is autumn (September- November) and spring (March-May)
- These seasons has green forest, colorful rhododendron
- Perfect weather and temperature.
- Great visibility of the high mountains