Best Time for Kanchenjunga Trekking

Kanchenjunga is one of the most popular and famous region for trekking in Nepal after Everest and Annapurna. Kanchenjunga is a newly populated trending trekking destination. The isolated fields and glaciers, and the off-the-beaten-track of trekking, moraines, beautiful hills and green vegetation, stunning landscapes, breathtaking mountain vistas, etc are the major highlights of Kanchenjunga trekking which makes this trekking one must do things in Nepal.

Remember one thing that Kanchenjunga is the third highest mountain in the world and the third most dangerous mountains for expedition and mountaineering activities. The unpredictable climate, higher altitude, low air pressure and thin oxygen level, the isolated remoteness and almost empty region and many more things make the Kanchenjunga trekking one difficult trekking. Selecting the best period of the year for Kanchenjunga trekking is the best way of avoiding those difficulties and risks of any uncertainties.

The professional and trained trekkers always wait for the best time to make their attempt to trekking. They look for a suitable period that has a low risk of uncertainties but huge rewards and best experience. And most of our guests and trekkers joining us ask us for the trekking at the best time.

Luxury Holidays Nepal is always in consideration the trekking in Nepal/ Trekking in the Himalayas has lots of risk but equally rewarding too. We also want to provide the best of the best experience of trekking. Kanchenjunga is one of the best trekking destinations with lots of risk and difficulties but lots of rewards and best experience. Here in this blog, we are trying to explain the best time of the year for Kanchenjunga trekking.

For Trekking in Nepal and any region in the Himalayas, autumn and spring are the best seasons for trekking in Nepal. These seasons are a safer, more rewarding and more beautiful time for attempting any trekking in Nepal.

For Kanchenjunga trekking, the professional trekkers, professional guides and trekking experts suggest autumn and spring as the best time of the year. The months of September, October, November, March, April, and May are best for any Kanchenjunga Trekking.

Kanchenjunga trekking in autumn

Autumn (September- November) is the most suitable time for Kanchenjunga Trekking even for trekking in Nepal. Autumn is the most pleasant season. Neither rains nor falls are there (very low chance of rain and falls in late autumn). The autumn in Nepal start after heavy rain and maximum heat. The weather and sky are fully clear and the days are warm but not hot. Nights are more pleasant. The clear blue sky and optimum visibility allows for more clear and beautiful views. Land and fields are humid but not slippery. Everywhere green vegetation and fully growth new buds and branches make the landscapes and the forest more beautiful. Rivers and streams are flowing in their actual beauty. The trekking track is very drier as the snows are stop to melt or no snow in the trekking routes. The highlights of Kanchenjunga Trekking in autumn are as below:

  • Days are warm but not hot and nights are more pleasant, fresh air and clean environment too
  • Clear blue sky and the days are sunny
  • No clouds and fogs covering the mountains and the hills; views and scenes are very clear and visibility is high
  • Wondering beauties and the scenes of hills, and the landscapes with beautiful green vegetation is stunning
  • Beautiful views of mountains and the Himalayan ranges
  • Green pasture fields/ grazing lands; walking in those lands in the morning is very beautiful as the land and the grass are wetted by the dew
  • Neither rains nor any falls; weather is clear so the trekking is more amazing
  • Waterfalls are breathtaking as they get the lives after the heavy rains
  • Lakes and ponds are also very beautiful and fresh, the reflection of landscapes, hills, mountains, and blue sky are majestic
  • Many wildflowers blooms and its fragrances make the air aromatic and enchanting.
  • Best time to find the true color of culturally diverse Nepal as Autumn is the festive season
  • Beautiful terraced fields and cultivated land ready to harvest
  • Amazing views of the tea estate at the Tea heart of Nepal- Ilam, and many more.

Kanchenjunga Trekking in spring

Spring in Nepal means the new starting of the year after the nightmare of the deadly winter. In Nepal spring falls in March, April, and May which welcome the new lives in the trees, grasses and other plants. This is the period after the heavy falls of winter and before the starting of the heavy rains and high temperature. As autumn, the weathers are very pleasant and the days are warm and nights are more pleasant and cool.

Spring is the best time of the year for Kanchenjunga trekking after autumn. The benefit of Kanchenjunga trekking in spring over autumn is the Himalayan views. In spring all the peaks and high hills are covered by the snowcapped unlike the naked mountains in autumn as the snows are vanished or melted in the high temperature of summer and rainy season. Another best part of Kanchenjunga trekking in spring is the forests and the grasslands. The forest gets their new lives as the new buds come outs and flowers start to bloom. The Rhododendrons and their varieties add more beauties in the adored forest. The blooming flowers of rhododendrons make the region more glorious. The whitey brightening the Himalayas teasing the trekkers and the glowing lush alpine forest is the sparsely found highlights of Kanchenjunga trekking in spring which is not found in any other season. The major attractions and the highlights of the Kanchenjunga trekking in spring are as follows:

  • Glowing and gorgeous lush alpine forest blooming with the varieties of lush rhododendron flowers
  • Beautiful views of the mountains and Himalayan ranges as they are fully covered by the snow
  • Whitey brightening mountains are so glorious when the sun in dawn and dusk/twilight hit the peaks which is like a supernatural thing
  • Fascinating views and mountain panoramas of the diamond jubilee Mt. Kanchenjunga and other neighboring peaks of Kanchenjunga Massif
  • A stunning scenes of the pasture/ grazing lands while the sun rays reflect in the dewed anew grown lawns and buds
  • Clear sunny days with blue sky and beautiful surrounding views
  • Pleasantly warm days and nights
  • Off-the-beaten trekking in the moraines and glaciers of Kanchenjunga Mountain ranges
  • An astounding glimpse of snow-capped Mt. Makalu
  • Stunning chameleonic colorized landscapes, etc.

Kanchenjunga is one of the best Trekking in Nepal for a challenging and thrilling adventure. Kanchenjunga is one challenging and difficult trekking with lots of off-the-beaten kinds of stuff and hard ascends and descends. It is always risky to attempting Kanchenjunga Treks without proper arrangements and the best suitable time. For Kanchenjunga Trekking, spring and autumn i.e. September, October, November, March, April, and May are the best time for Kanchenjunga Trekking even for Trekking in Nepal. If you are looking for Kanchenjunga Trekking or any trekking such as Annapurna TrekkingEverest Trekking, etc. this spring or Next Autumn then contact us for more information. It is the pleasure of Luxury Holidays Nepal (LHN) communicating and helping you to achieve your dream.  

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