‘in the heart of world’s 3rd highest peak’
Trekking in the heart of world’s 3rd highest Mt. Kanchenjunga 8, 586 meters from Himalayan mediterranean climate, alpine to arctic climate zone awesome scenery of world’s highest peaks view the rare Khangsung (North East) face of Everest and of Mt. Makalu, amazing traditional Buddhist culture of the Highlanders ‘Sherpa’ sweeping scenic flight both ways with parallel views of snow capped peaks, the only trek that leads you to both North / South Base Camps.
Solukhumbu Treks & Expedition offers an outstanding exotic destination Kanchenjunga North / South Base Camps, where you will be surrounded by awesome high peaks within its amazing landscapes from both side of high alpine and moraine valleys.
On this trek Kanchenjunga North / South Base Camps you can marvel the scenery from Mt. Everest (8,848m / 29, 028ft) Lhotse (8,516 m-24,940 ft), world’s 5th highest Mt. Makalu (8,463 m / 27, 766 ft) Baruntse (7,160 m), and both side of world’s 3rd highest Kanchenjunga with many other smaller unnamed peaks.
Kanchenjunga North / South Base Camps one of the fascinating and adventurous trek with a traverse of high passes crossing three passes of Miring La, Tamo La and Sinion La of over 4, 200 meters passes.
Kanchenjunga North / South Base Camps adventure starts with a flight to south eastern close to India border at Bhadrapur, Jhapa and then drive towards the alpine area and vast tea gardens of Ilam, to reach at Sukhetar with a small airstrip in Tumlingtar on the warm sub-tropic area on the shelf of Kabili Khola River, this awesome trek concludes back at Sukhetar with a drive to Ilam and back to Jhapa for the flight to Kathmandu, the trek is moderate in the beginning and to adventurous where all types of travelers can join in this wonderful walking journey and the time duration taking just a little more than two weeks in the comfort of warm cozy camping along the route.
Kanchenjunga North / South Base Camps is least visited destination as it is located in the Far North East Himalaya of Khumbakarna range of mountains east to Everest and Makalu range, one of the most unique journeys leading from mediterranean of mid hills to arctic landscapes and climate zone, all these drastic change in temperature found only in the high valleys and mountains of high hills and valleys of southern Himalaya area with dramatic change in vegetations and its awesome scenery.
This trek leads through many traditional Rai, Bhotias and Sherpa villages famous as mountaineers and warm hospitality and has been a high altitude porters and guides since last five decades.
This remarkable trek starts from Sukehtar after the drive through Ilam and flight from Kathmandu at Bhadrapur, Sukhetar at Taplejung town the gateway to Kanchenjunga and eastern Tibet area and then over to amazing Tserm visiting the South base camp and over the passes to reach at Lhonak and Pang- Pema with rest day for proper acclimatization and then heading higher to Kanchenjunga North Base Camp through the scenic spot over glacier and moraine with tremendous views overlooking top world’s highest peaks from Everest, Lhotse, Makalu to Khumbukarna range of mountains to reach our destination at world’s 3rd highest Kanchenjunga North base camp at over 5, 130 meters and then climb up to view points for more panorama, and then slowly ending this beautiful and awesome trekking via an alternative route towards Amjilasa and Mitlung to reach at Taplejungvalley and back to Ilam and Bhadrapur for the scenic sweeping short flight back to Kathmandu for your international flight after a memorable time with Solukhumbu Treks & Expedition trekking Kanchenjunga North / South Base Camps.