What to expect during Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek?
Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek is a life-changing venture in one of the most isolated parts of Nepal. The trail is trodden, extremely adventurous, and presents diverse vegetation and wildlife. Trekking in Kanchenjunga is like exploring unspoiled nature and quaint trails. You get to see the tempting landscape and outstanding views of the Himalayas like Mt. Jannu (7,710 m), Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt. Makalu (8,481 m), etc.
Why go on Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek with us?
We have mapped the Kanchenjunga region several times and led many groups here. With a goal to offer authentic service and extensive packages, we have designed our Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek package. We are well known with all the difficulties that one can face while trekking in this part of Nepal and are well-prepared or it. While trekking with us, you will be in safe hands.
Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek map
Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek map is designed following our Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek itinerary. On the map, you can see the pictorial representation of the trail. This map will help you understand the trail precisely and locate major highlights in the nearby areas.
Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) Symptoms & Prevention
Acute Mountain Sickness or altitude sickness is a high altitude condition that can happen to anyone of their body is not properly acclimatized with the altitude. It is a general illness that can get leave a bad effect if not taken proper measures on the time.
Read below to know more in detail about altitude sickness symptoms & preventive measures:-
Symptoms of altitude sickness
- Difficulty in sleeping
- Dizziness or light-headedness
- Loss of appetite
- Nausea or vomiting
- Shortness of breath with exertion
- Include an adequate number of rest days in the itinerary
- Keep yourself hydrated
- Do not drink alcoholic beverages
- Do not gain more than 500 meters in a day
- Try to spend the night in lower altitude
- Acclimatize properly at a lower altitude
- Inform your guide immediately if any of the symptoms you see
- Do not push yourself
Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek difficulty
Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek is a difficult journey. The trail is steep, rocky, and isolated. Kanchenjunga region is one of the most isolated parts of Nepal, which makes any venture here exhausting. We have to walk for 6 to 7 hours on a daily basis. Good health, physical fitness, sting endurance, and determination is needed to go on Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekking.
Best time to go to Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek
Like any other part of Nepal, the best time to go on Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek is also spring and autumn. The sky remains mostly clear in these seasons along with stable weather. The views are spectacular.
Accommodation during Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek
Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek is a teahouse trek. The facilities here are very basic- a small room with a bed, blanket, and pillow to spend the night. The rooms are generally on a sharing basis with most likely to have a common washroom. One thing to note is that rooms are not insulated and it can get cold in day & night, therefore make sure to carry a nice sleeping bag. The dining/kitchen space is more like a common lounge area, where you can warm up yourself.
Food & Water on Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek
The food opting gets pretty basic in this region. There is nothing much to choose from. You can find dishes from cuisines like Nepali, Indian, and Tibetan. Likewise, along the trail, you can find snacks and bars in the teashops. Go for dal bhat and tarkari, as it is the most affordable and filling option to have. Plus, it will keep you running throughout the day. Also, know that as the elevation will increase the food option gets very limited and expensive.
You can find water to refill your water bottle every couple of hours. Carry water purification tablets or any device to purify your water. Likewise, you can get boiled water from teahouse either for free or paying a few bucks. Bottled water can get insanely expensive, and it is also not wise to buy it for one single-use and throw away.
If you are not satisfied with our offered Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek itinerary or want to design your own trip, then contact us anytime. We will help you to create the most amazing venture of your life. We are always looking forward to organizing a tailor-made trip to not only meet your requirements, but it also allows us to go out of our usual zone and do something fun & exciting.
Over the years, we have adopted many measures and made our almost all trip eco-friendly and sustainable. We work in nature, and we want to protect it. Our trips are professionally designed and planned keeping environmental preservation in mind. All our gears are environment-friendly. We make sure to clean the route and not leave any waste behind. While traveling with us, you will be leaving your foot-step behind.