Mt. Kanchenjunga actual pronounced and spelled as ‘Kanchendzonga’ means five jewels of snow peaks in Tibetan language, the mountains across the border in Sikkim worships as one of the holy mountains where mountaineers cannot climb right up to its main top summit as the top regarded as the abode of god and holy spirits. The five jewels or treasures are Gold-Silver-Precious Stones, its Grain and a Holy Scriptures which refers to five adjoining peaks of Kanchenjunga.
The main summit stands as world third highest mountain at 8,586 m and 28,169 ft high and highest peak within Nepal Himalayan range. A stunning peak of great beauty first climbed in 1955 by British Expedition led by late Sir George Band from Nepal and from Sikkim side by Indian Expeditions in 1982. In 1979 British Mountaineer Pete Boardman stated that the trek to its base of Kanchenjunga most beautiful he had ever undertaken. It is a strong contender for “The most beautiful adventurous walk and climb in the world.” A trek and climb to Mt. Kanchenjunga is an unforgettable experience into the heart of the Himalaya where the scale of the mountains and valley is difficult to comprehend.
Mt. Kanchenjunga area with Latitude of 27.7025 and Longitude 88.1475
27°4256’N and 87°55’42 E Covering an area of 20.35 km2 (786 sq miles) within the district of Taplejung and Mechi State / Zone of Eastern Nepal Himalaya.
The Kanchenjunga Himal belt encompasses 16 peaks of above 7,000 m (23,000 ft). In the north, it is limited by the Lhonak Chu, Goma Chu and Jongsang La, and in the east by the Teesta River. The western limit runs from the Jongsang La down the Gingsang and Kangchenjunga glaciers and the rivers of Ghunsa and Tamur. Kanchenjunga rises about 20 km (12 mi) south of the general alignment of the Great Himalayan range about 125 km (78 mi) east-south-east of Mount Everest as the crow flies. South of the southern face of Kanchenjunga runs the 3,000–3,500 m (9,800–11,500 ft) high Singalila Ridge that separates Sikkim from Nepal and northern West Bengal From the summit catch views of Mt. Everest (8,848m / 29, 028ft) Lhotse (8,516 m-24,940 ft), world’s 5th highest Mt. Makalu (8,463 m / 27, 766 ft) Baruntse (7,160 m), with many other smaller unnamed peaks.
Xtreme Climbers offers daring challenging climbing feats on top of world third highest mountain summit in our awesome adventure Mt. Kanchenjunga Expeditions, on the least known areas of Far Eastern Nepal Himalaya. On this exceptional adventure Mt. Kanchenjunga Expeditions taking a sweeping scenic flight to low warm areas of eastern Nepal and then starting our trek to the high green rolling hills of Kanchenjunga, a fabulous adventure where the trek leads you to both South and North base camps of the same mountains. After a great time heading towards North Kanchenjunga base camp at Pang Pema for our ascent to world 3rd highest Mt. Kanchenjunga with its massive range of peaks. Mt. Kanchenjunga a massive bulk of mountain range located North East Himalaya belt straddling the border between Eastern belt of Nepal and Sikkim (a small North East State of India).
After a most daring climb heading back to Kathmandu with a drive and flight from Bhadrapur after concluding an adventure of a lifetime experience on Mt. Kanchenjunga Expeditions.