Kanchenjunga Region is a conservation area of Nepal, located in the Taplejung District, north-eastern corner of Nepal. Kanchenjunga Region is one of the favored destinations for national and international travelers due to its world’s third highest mountain Kanchenjunga. Kanchenjunga with its 8586m Hight is also known as the ‘five treasure houses of snow’ in Nepal. Kanchenjunga Region covered 2035 sq. km of the area where there are more than eleven stunning peaks over 7ooo m is situated. The Kanchenjunga Region is fused with the full of sparkling glaciers, beautiful unspoiled wilderness, impressive forests of rhododendron, pine, oak, and many more floras and varied fauna. As compared to Nepal’s Himalayas, Kanchenjunga is the second highest mountain and mark the eastern border of Nepal with the India state of Sikkim. Kanchenjunga Region is the home place to a varied wildlife such as; snow leopard, Musk deer, Himalayan black bear, red panda, wild boar, snow leopard, wild boar, Assam macaque, among others. The Kanchenjunga Region is surrounded by the Sikkim and Tibet. Many International trekkers come here to explore lush vegetation, thousands of species of plants and cascading waterfalls, the remote terrain, its rugged trails, monsoonal downpours, scattered human habitation, and the great Himalayas.
Naturally, wild Kanchenjunga Region is one of the best destinations to experience the real adventure. Many trekkers begin their journey to the Kanchenjunga with the winding slowly ascend trail through Ghunsa with the magnificent views of Kanchenjunga north face and reaching at the Base Camp at Pangpema is really amazing that this Kanchenjunga Region offers. Most of the area is covered with the dense forest where over 2000 varied flowering plants have been recorded in this region. You can find the richest rhododendron forest in this region even new-new species are still being discovers in this amazing pristine forest. The trekking trail of Kanchenjunga is filled with low river valley, stunning landscapes from alpine grasslands to sub-tropical forests, rocky scree slopes, glacial moraine, green rolling hill and with unbelievable panoramic views of the Himalayas on the backdrop. During the legendary trek of Kanchenjunga, travels can encounter with diverse ethnic groups such as; Gurung, Sherpa, Limbu, Rai resident in this area and explore their unique cultures and traditions make our trek more exciting. Trekking trail also offers mind-blowing mountains views such as; Mt. Everest (8848m), Kanchenjunga (8586m), Lhotse (8516m), Makalu (8481m), and many other stunning peaks. The Kanchenjunga, third highest mountain is bordered by India and Sikkim. The Kanchenjunga is blessed with the natural beauty, where you can also explore three beautiful river valley they are the Tamur Khola, Simbua Khola, and Ghunsa Khola.
According to the researchers, Kanchenjunga Region is a global hotspot for biodiversity in the varied flora, as twenty-three unique species of rhododendrons flower are found in the forest of Kanchenjunga Region. This hidden Valley is filled with the rich forest where there are more than 250 species of bird and rare and endangered wild animals are found. Breath-taking views of the Kanchenjunga and its companion such as; Nepal Peak, Cross Peak, Tent Peak, and Kanchenjunga Base Camp and many more.
Trekkers follow the incredible trekking route of Kanchenjunga, (8586m) the third highest peak in the world and explore both south and north base camps of the Mt. Kanchenjunga. This legendary Kanchenjunga trekking trail is filled with the deeply isolated mountain ranges surrounded by the Kanchenjunga, a variety of landscapes from the fascinating lush and tropical forests (oaks, pines, chestnuts, rhododendron orchid), meadows with grazing yaks to high alpine environments. In these days Kanchenjunga Region in Nepal gains more popularity due to its natural beauty and the adventure.