On the border of Nepal and India, at an altitude of 8,586 m, Kanchenjunga is the third highest peak in the world and the second highest in the Himalayas after Everest. Climbing to the summit of this breathtaking mountain is no easy task. A great alternative to explore this stunning peak is to join a Kanchenjunga Base Camp adventure and climb to an altitude of 5143 m. Compare and book a certified guide for your Kanchenjunga Base Camp Hiking trip with Explore-Share.com: 1500+ guides, 70+ countries and more than 8000 different programs to choose from. Take a pick from our Kanchenjunga Base Camp Hiking selection. The mountains are calling!
Kanchenjunga is one of the most remote and pristine of the Himalayan peaks. Its name translates to “the five treasures of the snow”. At 8,586 m, it is the third highest mountain in the world and one of the most difficult to summit in the Himalayas. A hiking adventure to the Kanchenjunga Base Camp is the perfect way to explore this breathtaking mountain. Going with a certified guide will ensure you keep safe as well as help simplify logistics and permits.
Nepal has 4 seasons: spring which is warm with rain showers, summer which is very warm and is monsoon season, autumn is cool with clear skies, and winter can reach very cold temperatures.
Nepali, as well as a number of regional languages including Maithili and Bhojpuri.
Geyzing, Gangtok, and Pelling are the nearest locations to Kanchenjunga that you can arrive to by buses or jeeps that leave from Yuksom.
October through May, outside of the Monsoon season. The coldest months are December, January and February.
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