Kanchenjunga Region is synonymously known as the ‘Five Treasures of the Great Snows”. This Region includes five prominent peaks – Kanchenjunga Main (8,586m), Yalung Kang (8,505m), Kanchenjunga West (8,420m), and the Twin Peaks (both 8,476m) stretching towards different four nations: Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan and India.
Within this Kanchenjunga Region, you witness Kanchenjunga Main (8,586m) – the world’s third-highest peak. In addition, Kanchenjunga Region is a protected region and a home for the endangered snow leopard, Himalayan black bear, musk deer, red panda, blue sheep, and rhesus monkey. Also, you can find 250 species of different birds including impeyan pheasant, red-billed blue magpie, and ashy drongo. Also, this region is rich in biodiversity of 20 indigenous gymnosperms, 15 among Nepal’s 23 endemic flowering plants, 23 varieties of rhododendron species and 48 varieties of orchids.
Enjoy your adventurous Trek to Kanchenjunga Region – the least traveled destination of eastern Nepal. You pass through Himalayan trekking passes, visit traditional villages, and enjoy dense forests, rivers, natural flora and fauna. Also, you can enjoy Himalayan beauty, pristine snow-capped mountains and glaciers. Meet Himalayan Sherpa people (Tibetan origin), observe their Buddhist culture, visit Gompas and feel the warmth of their organic hospitality.
Your Kanchenjunga Region Trek starts after flying from Kathmandu to Biratnagar, and then a scenic flight from Biratnagar to Suketar (Taplejung district). After that, you pass through pastoral trails, cross wooden/suspension bridges, walk through dense forests, climb cliffs and shelter in the traditional settlements.
Lonely Nepal Team offers a wide range of trekking packages (or beginner to experienced trekkers) that match your interests, plan, budget and other things. We provide short to long treks, difficult to luxurious treks such as Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek and Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek.
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