Kanchanjunga region with its alpine grasslands, rocky outcrops, low river valleys, temperate and sub-tropical forests is situated in Taplejung district that boarders with the Tibetean Autonomous Region of China. The KCA has been selected as one of the 200 Global eco regions recognised by World Wildlife Fund. Ten species among Nepal's 20 indigeneous gymnosperms and 15 among Nepal's 28 endemic flowering plants are found in this region. In addition almost 30 varities of Rhododendrons, orchid, lillies, primula, and other flowers. Wild life includes endangered snow leopards, Himalayan black bear, musk deer, red panda, blue ship and rhesus macaw. About 202 species of different birds including Impheyan pheasent, red-billed blue magpie, shy drongo are found in the area. The region can be reached via Basantapur in Dhankuta district or Britamod in Jhapa district. Yet another option is to fly to Biratnagar and then to Sukhetar in Taplejung district from where the region can be trekked.

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Kanchenjunga is a naturally stunning area with excellent geographical features ranging from subtropical to glacier region; Himalayan peaks above 7000m and ever growing varied flora and fauna. Mt. Kanchenjunga (8586m), ...

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