Location : Eastern Himalayas, Sikkim - Nepal Border Altitude : 8, 586m (28,169 feet) Imporance : 3rd Highest Peak Of The World. Best Trek Season : April To October
Kangchenjunga (Kanchenjunga) has remained virgin and unconquered, inspite of the several attempts furnished with the most modern equipments till 1975. Within 7,000-sq-kms area is contained the world’s third highest 8,586m, but the most romantic mountain. Kangchenjunga (Kanchenjunga) is located on the Sikkim (India) - Nepal border as part of the Himalayan mountain range. Kangchenjunga has 5 peaks, of which the true Summit is 28,169 feet or 8,586 meters. The name Kangchenjunga (Kanchenjunga) means "The Five Treasures of the Snow" in the local dialect, referring to its five summits all over 8,000 meters.
Kangchenjunga has an enormous mass with numerous satellite peaks along its ridges. Kangchenjunga is located at Latitude 27° 42' 9'' Longitude 88° 9' 1 '. Kangchenjunga (Kanchenjunga) is also known by some as named “Kangchen Dzö-nga”, “Kachendzonga”, “Kangchanfanga