Kanchenjunga is one of the most difficult mountaineering feats in the Himalayas. Climbing to the Kanchenjunga Base Camp is a great alternative to discover this stunning and remote peak.
Nepali, as well as a number of regional languages including Maithili and Bhojpuri
Best time to visit
October through May, outside of the Monsoon season. The coldest months are December, January and February
How to get there
Geyzing, Gangtok, and Pelling are the nearest locations to Kanchenjunga that you can arrive to by buses or jeeps that leave from Yuksom
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
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
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