Trekking

Kanchenjunga Region

There are very few areas in Nepal that are so remote that trekkers have rarely visited but had very beautiful trekking trails that are well preserved and Kangchenjunga has been one of them. The trails will lead through the high-altitude pasture, beautiful forest, colorful alpine flowers, and small settlements. One of the main attractions in this region is the spectacular scenery of rhododendrons along the trails.

There are very few areas in Nepal that are so remote that trekkers have rarely visited but had very beautiful trekking trails that are well preserved and Kangchenjunga has been one of them. The trails will lead through the high-altitude pasture, beautiful forest, colorful alpine flowers, and small settlements. One of the main attractions in this region is the spectacular scenery of rhododendrons along the trails.

The Kanchanjunga Himal (8586m) infinite variety of landscapes cultures and panoramic views of the Himalayas. The 24 days trek beings with the flight to Suketar via Biratnagar or road transport of Basantapur for 35 days trek; walk to Phurumbu observing colorful villages green forests, gorgeous and splendid views of the Himalayas, and reaches Pang-Pema at an elevation of 4800 meters, return to Suketar (Taplejung) for flight to Kathmandu via Biratnagar.

The far-east region of Nepal provides unique treks along rarely visited trails. One of the main attractions is the spectacular scenery of rhododendrons in bloom on the hills and ridges along the way. Deer and wild sheep are often spotted in the area and birds are found in abundance. The region is home to ethnic groups of Kirant, notably the Rais and Limbus. The popular trekking areas in this region are the Kangchenjunga area, Milke Danda and Jaljale Himal. In general, the region has not been developed to cater to independent trekkers so groups must be fully self-sufficient.

Seven Summit Treks

Grading

Below the different grades shown in the chart are explained in more detail.

For Expeditions

  1. Easy (E): Climb requires one-day climbs, or a multiday climbs with non-technical elements.
  2. Moderate (M): Either a serious one-day climbs, or a multiday climbs with some technical elements. Requires an average level of physical fitness.
  3. Difficult (D): Multiday climbs with some moderately technical elements. Requires an above average fitness level and high level of stamina.
  4. Hard Difficult (HD): Multiday, Highly technical climb. Requires high level of physical fitness and stamina.
  5. Very Difficult (VD): Multiday, Extremely technical climb. Requires very high level of Physical fitness and stamina.

Grading

Below the different grades shown in the chart are explained in more detail.

For Trekking

  1. Light: Light walking and generally level hiking that is good for most fitness levels. During these trips, hill-walking experience is desirable.
  2. Moderate: Trek has various types of moderate to difficult terrain, including rough trails and normally 3 to 5 hours a day. Requires an average to above average fitness level.
  3. Moderate+: High altitude treks above 3000 meters or in fairly difficult terrain- normally 4 to 6 hours a day. Requires an above average fitness level and high level of stamina.
  4. Extreme: These high altitude treks or passes are known to be the most strenuous and has difficult terrain and conditions. These treks may require a degree of mountaineering skills and you capability of carrying on normally at an altitude of 4000-5600 meters. Daily walking is 5-8 hours approx.