Kanchenjunga, 8586m, is the third highest mountain in the world and is one of the most beautiful mountain massifs of the Himalayas. Kanchenjunga means the five treasure houses of snow, which gives you some idea of what to anticipate when you visit this area. Kanchenjunga straddles the border with Sikkim in the remote north east region of Nepal not far from Tibet. Trekking into this exceptionally beautiful wilderness requires a considerable degree of fitness.
Few trekkers bother to reach this less accessible region, so there is little to distract you as you observe the rich culture of rural life in Nepal. Outdoor enthusiasts will be well rewarded with cascading waterfalls, thousands of species of plants, animals and birds found in the lush jungles, rhododendron, chestnut and oak forests.
I did the above mentioned trip in December 2016. The trip was perfectly planned and everything went smoothly. The itinerary allowed for perfect acclimatisation, especially having two nights at Island Peak Base Camp. Tashi, the trekking guide for the trip picked me up at the airport and helped me through…Lukas
A friend and I worked with Annapurna Foothills Treks to be guided trekking on the Annapurna circuit from Besi Sahr over the Thorong La pass to Jomsom, with a guided climb of Chulu West on the way. Our trekking guide Dawa was outstanding all the way to Pisang, and provided…Craig
Our 14 day Poon Hill and Annapurna Base Camp trek, guided by Tashi was an outstanding experience. We enjoyed his local knowledge while making the trip a joy. From the trip's booking to departure from Nepal, all aspects of the trip were carefully organized and well executed-something we appreciated very…Kathy