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Kanchenjunga Region

Mount Kanchenjunga (8586 m.) is the third highest mountain in the world and the second highest peak in Nepal. It is located in the extreme northeast corner of Nepal bordering Sikkim (an Indian State) to the east and China to the north.

Kanchenjunga is translated as “Five treasures of the Snow” and the main peak is 8586m high. You trek to the base camps of the world's third highest peak. It provides you spectacular views of Jannu from the Mirgin La. The tranquil villages on the borders of Sikkim and Tibet add other dimensions to this trek. This is a superb trek to the foot of Kangchenjunga (8586m), a huge massif situated in the far northeast corner of Nepal on the borders of Sikkim and Tibet. The region is one of the pristine high mountain areas in Nepal and your trek takes you through magnificent and varied scenery to the Base Camps on both north and south sides of this vast mountain.

This trek is one of the most adventurous of all the routes offered. The trek begins at Tumlingtar or Taplejung accessible by air, or Ilam or Basantpur accessible by road. Soaring peaks, the Yalung Glacier and a wide variety of natural vegetation and agricultural areas can be seen in this region.

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