Best time to trek Kanchenjunga

What is the best time for kanchenjunga trek?

Kanchenjunga trekking is doable throughout the year as per the trekker’s choice. Meanwhile, autumn and spring seasons are popular as the most favorable and best time for Kanchenjunga trek. For the trekkers trekking to Kanchenjunga, we recommend you not to trek in monsoon season. Monsoon season is around late May to mid/late July. In comparison to another season, The Monsoon can be difficult and risky for the trekkers to trek Kanchenjunga. Best time for Kanchenjunga trek and the difficulties of the trek with reference to time are below.

Trekking difficulty according to the season and months

Best time to trek Kanchenjunga

Kanchenjunga Trekking in Winter (December to March)

Trekking to Kanchenjunga in the winter season is very cold. In the winter season due to the heavy snowfall, teahouse in high altitude remain closed. With the heavy snowfall and slippery ice, the trail of Sela Pass becomes difficult to trek over. While trekking to Kanchenjunga in the winter season you must have to check the availability of accommodation facilities.

best time for kanchenjunga trek
The Kanchenjunga Trek is one of the most adventurous and remote treks in Nepal, offering stunning views of Mount Kanchenjunga, the third highest peak in the world.

Spring Trek at Kanchenjunga (March to May)

Spring season is famous around trekkers as the best time to trek Kanchenjunga. In this season the weather is clear and offers you the eye-appealing beautiful views of natural resources. During the spring season trekking trail to Kanchenjunga offers you the beautiful rhododendron flowers (National flower of Nepal). It will make your trek surely lovely and satisfactory. Another benefit of spring season, the sky is too clear with beautiful views. Temperature in spring is neither too cold nor hot, so spring is the good season to trek to kanchenjunga.

Monsoon Trek at Kanchenjunga (June to August)

Monsoon season is not regarded as the unfavorable season to trek to Kanchenjunga. Trekking along with the rain and slippery ice can be difficult and dangerous too. If you are trekking to Kanchenjunga in Monsoon season then you are taking a risk/adventure. In the monsoon season, landslide may occur and you have to be prepared for this. We recommend not to trek to Kanchenjunga in Monsoon season.

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Trekking Kanchenjunga in Autumn ( September to November)

The autumn season is also regarded as the peak season or best time to trek Kanchenjunga. In this season the trekking trail is easier and with the majestic views of wide mountain ranges. You can collect a lot of memories and definitely a lifetime experience. If you are trekking to Kanchenjunga, we recommend you to trek during the Autumn season. The autumn season is less difficult and less risky to trek to Kanchenjunga in this season.

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Are you Planning Kanchenjunga Trek at the best time?

Nepalgram Adventure is a Trekking Company in Kathmandu Nepal. We provide tours & trekking activities in Nepal. If you are planning to trek Kanchenjunga at the best time then you can book Kanchenjunga Trek with us for the autumn season. Feel free to inquire about Kanchenjunga Trek Package or feel free to ask us if you have any questions or comments. We will reply to you within 24 hours of getting your email.

best time for kanchenjunga trek

The best time to undertake the Kanchenjunga Trek is during the spring and autumn seasons, which typically fall between March to May and September to November, respectively. During these months, the weather is generally stable, with clear skies, mild temperatures, and minimal precipitation, making it ideal for trekking.

It’s important to note that the Kanchenjunga region experiences harsh weather conditions during the winter months (December to February) and the monsoon season (June to August). Trekking during these times is not recommended due to heavy snowfall, freezing temperatures, and increased risk of landslides and avalanches.

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I grew up in the mountains & got university education in Kathmandu to become an engineer. But with homely environment of mountains interest me to become a trekking & tour guide, by passion. I have been 6574 meter to the highest & fortunately got chance to explore most of Nepal and bit of abroad.

Eventually, passion converted to profession and here i am on behalf of Nepalgram - a Trekking agency in Nepal.

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