Kanchanjunga is the third highest mountain in the world at 8598 mtrs translated means crystal clear . The majority of trekking in this region around the Arun river whose origins date back to the prehistoric period.
Kanchanjunga Base camp trekking is a relatively strenuous and remote region which is rich in natural beauty. It is habitat to numerous wild animals with birds and exotic plants in abundance. The region contains three peaks above 8000m and eleven peaks above 7000m. It is also a region of glaciers which add to the overall experience. Sherpas inhabit the northern part of the Kanchenjunga region Rai, Limbu, Magar, Tamang, Brahman and Chhetri dominate the south of Kanchenjunga trek. This trek is in a rarely visited and very remote area of Nepal. This trek takes you through pleasant villages and beautiful farmland for more than a week before reaching the high country at Gunsa. After Gunsa it takes another four days before reaching the north side base camp Pang Pema (5100 m) with fantastic views of Makalu, Chamlang, Everest, Jannu and Kanchenjunga massif along the way. The area has an abundance of wildlife including musk deer and blue sheep. This is one of the most beautiful treks in the world.