Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek offers you a chance to reach the base camp of the world’s third tallest mountain, Kanchenjunga (8586 m).
The trek explores the Himalayas and the local culture of eastern Nepal. Thus, trekkers can enjoy the Limbu and Tibetan cultures. In addition, you also get to explore the Yalung Base Camp.
Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek takes you along off-beaten trails to the Kanchenjunga Base Camp. The trails are filled with gorgeous views of the snow-capped mountains.
You get to visit the ancient Ramtang and Oktang Monasteries on the trek. Thus, you also get ideas about the lifestyle of people living in the region. Overall, the trek features a mix of natural and cultural beauties.
The Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek begins as you fly to Bhadrapur from Kathmandu. A short drive from Bhadrapur will take you to Taplejung from where the trek starts.
The trek begins from Taplejung and you head towards Lalikharka. Next, you trek towards Tortong along the Amji River. Cheram is next on the trip where you spend a day to acclimatize.
Thereon, you trek to Yalung Base Camp via Ramche and head back to Cheram. Then, you will cross the Selele La Pass (4480m) to reach Ghunsa. Trek to Lhonak comes next after crossing Kambachen.
Eventually, you will head to Kanchenjunga Base Camp which is also known as Pangpema. After exploring the base camp, you return to Suketar crossing Chirwa and Phurumbu on the way. Finally, you take a short flight to Kathmandu from Suketar.