Kanchenjunga Circuit Trekking is one of the great high altitude Himalayan trekking trails, which covers the eastern part of Nepal. Mt. Kanchenjunga also spelled as Kangchenjunga in the third highest mountain in the planet and second highest mountain in Nepal with an altitude of 8,586m/28,169ft above from sea level. The word Kanchenjunga is derived from a Tibetan word which means “5 treasures of snow”. Locals still has been worshiping as a holy mount where the five treasures are Gold, Silver, Grain, Precious Stone. Holy Scriptures reflects five different peaks of Kanchenjunga range. The mount is impressively rises in the eastern corner of Nepal, bordered with North Sikkim. Mt. Kanchenjunga has an interesting legend that it was recognized as a world’s highest mountain before the end of 18th century.
Mt. Kanchenjunga was first ascended by British Expedition Team in 25 may 1955. Again in 1979 the British mountaineer Peter Boardman walked across the route of Kanchenjunga Circuit, he considered the route as one of the most beautiful trek in the world.