Mount Kanchenjunga (8586 meter) is the third highest mountain in the world and it the second highest mountain of Nepal. Mount Kanchenjunga is the third after Mount Everest and Mount K2 in the world. Mount Kanchenjunga is located in the eastern part of Nepal. The name “Kanchenjunga” is derived from the Tibetan word ‘Kanchen’ and ‘Dzonga’. ‘Kanchenjunga’ means “The Five Treasures of the Great Snows”, as it contains five peaks, Kanchenjunga I (8586m), Kanchenjunga West (8505m), Kanchenjunga South (8494m) and Kangbachen (7903m). The treasures represent the five repositories of God, which are gold, silver, gems, grain, and holy books. Kanchenjunga situated between Nepal and Sikkim. This mountain is in remote place and relatively less trekking in this region. Due to its beauty and size it is considered a sacred mountain by local people of Sikkim. It was first climbed by a British team in 1956. Trekking Experts offers this Kanchenjunga Expedition to bring you to the top of world’s third highest mountain.
Kanchenjunga Expedition with Trekking Experts begins with an hour flight to Bhadrapur and drive to Taplejung via Nepal’s tea-state Ilam. The trail to base camp of Mount Kanchenjunga follows Tamur River that meets Arun below Mulghat. The river is fed by numerous glaciers. The north glaciers of the main peaks are clockwise Nupchu, Lhonak, Chichima, Gimsung, Pyramid, Kanchenjunga and Ramtang. West and south of the main peak are Kumbhakarna (Jannu), Yamatari and Yalung glaciers. On the way to base camp you will also witness the natural beauty of the farmlands, traditional villages, valleys and other landscape.
Climb the third highest mountain in the world Mount Kanchenjunga (8586m)
Homeland of endangered species such as snow leopard and red panda
Visit the religious temple of Pathibara temple
Panoramic views of mountains along the Kanchenjunga region
Modern as well as traditional settlements scattered along the area
Catch glimpse of Himalayan Black Beer, Assamese Macaque, Musk deer, Red Panda, snow leopards and other animals