Located towards the north-east of Nepal, Kanchenjunga region is one of the unblemished vicinity encompassing you through fascinating villages, rugged trails and alluring forest in the Kanchenjunga Conservation area; Nepal’s third conservation area established in March 1997 A.D. covers an area of 2,035 square kilometers dwells the two soaring peaks of Mt. Kanchenjunga.
Dominated by the world’s third highest mountain Mt. Kanchenjunga (8,586m), Kanchenjunga region is named after this mighty Himalaya. As five soaring peaks makes Mt. Kanchenjunga, this might is also called as “Five treasures of snow”. Comprised of rugged topography, pastures, alluring forest enriched in exotic flora and fauna, rivers, high altitude lakes, and medieval settlements, Kanchenjunga region is spontaneously untamed. The lush forest of Kanchenjunga Conservation Area abides peculiar mammal species including snow leopard, Asian black bear, red panda, and leopard cat whereas it dwells more than 250 bird species inclusive of snow cock, blood pheasant and red-billed chough. The domain is equally rich in flora as we can find 26 types of Orchid and 26 types of rhododendron inside this area. The native inhabitants of Kanchenjunga are Limbu, Sherpa, and Tamang who still practices their medieval traditions. Kanchenjunga region is one of the most unblemished and immaculate remote region of Nepal that offers astonishing trekking areas around the globe.
Trekking to this pristine vicinity begins from 1,200m to 5,180m above sea level. This fascinating trip to the humongous Mt. Kanchenjunga is once in a lifetime experience. The features of the trip to Kanchenjunga region are an encounter of Eastern Nepal’s abundant natural beauty, exploration of the charming village, insight to Sherpa culture and lifestyle, and the experience of warm hospitality by native inhabitants, breathtaking views of Mt. Kanchenjunga and off the beaten trekking trails. The trip to this pristine vicinity can be conducted throughout the year, however; autumn and spring are considered to be the best season.