Kangchendzonga National Park in Sikkim India is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is included under the “Mixed Heritage” Category. This indicates the ecological and cultural significance of a popular national park or Biosphere reserve. Named after the majestic mountain Kanchenjunga, the park has an area stretching well over 849.5 sq. km big with many glaciers and a variety of flora and fauna.
A visit to Kangchendzonga National Park means wildlife enthusiasts get an opportunity to watch animals as varied as snow leopard, clouded leopard, and musk deer and Himalayan tahr. This park holds the distinction of being the first site in India to be included in the mixed category. Lakes, glaciers, peaks, waterfalls and some unique fauna and flora make this park a true paradise for nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts alike.
More so, the park is among popular among trekkers who come here and relish adventure in the midst of a unique biodiversity. Visitors here feel delighted at the presence of an interesting mix of wildlife species against the stunning backdrop of snow-capped mountains. More so, the blanket of ancient forests dotted with caves, rivers, lakes etc. make this place truly stunning.