Kanchenjunga Region

Kanchenjunga Region is one of the most spectacular regions in the country with amazing landscape; Himalayan peaks rising over 7000 m and flourishing flora and fauna. Mount Kanchenjunga (8586 m) is the 3rd uppermost peak in the world is renowned as the queen of mountains stands on the Nepal - Sikkim border high above rhododendrons and large forests with rivers pouring from its sides. Kanchenjunga, posses of varied ecological zones, from the subtropical land to glacier wilderness. 

Kanchenjunga is the major attraction of this region new trekking trails; Pathibhara and Limbu cultural trail, offers supplementery options and a glance at the Himalayan lifestyle and culture. Limbus are the predominant inhabitants in the Kanchenjunga region with the upper region settled by Tibetans, Sherpas, Rais, Gurungs, Magars, Newars, Sunwars and Tamangs of Tibeto - Mongolian origin. This region is popular for bio-diversity, world's largest natural rhododendron jungle with the maximum number of rododendron spices in the earth. The mighty Kanchenjunga glacier is the most famous attraction of Kanchenjunga.

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Activity levels

Easy trekking are basically for the beginners. This kind of treks is typically done in the lower hilly region of elevation below 3500 metre. The trails in this trek are generally vertical and walking time is 3 - 5 hours everyday.

Moderate types of trekking generally take place on the low altitude zone crossing the passes below the elevation of 4500 meters. Normally the walking is from 4 - 6 hours each day.

Hard kind of trekking routes crosses through the wild and adventurous trails and sometimes passes through the snow covered high passes between 4500 meters to 5500 meters. Usually the walks takes from 7-8 hours everyday.

Generally this types of routes are demanding long distance treks where the walks takes up to 9 hours each day. Each trail crosses at least one pass over 5500 meters frequently contains hardly ever explored regions. Challenging are the expedition types of activity.