Khangchendzonga National park is situated in Northern most part of Indian state Sikkim, covers an area of 850 sq km. It is named after the mountain Khangchendzonga, 8585 meter tall peak. In august 1977, the park was established as biosphere reserve, and surrounded with mighty peaks, and presents a perfect amalgamation of scenic beauty and wildlife that has attracted thousand of tourist from all over he world. If you want to get experience of nature and adventure then it is the perfect place for you.
Surrounded with mountains, dense forests, blossoming meadows and swift stream, the park has diverse flora and fauna. It is loaded with dense, mangrove, and evergreen coniferous trees in which fir, birch, maple, willow and alpine grasses are common. Temperate broad leaves dominate the whole forest. Many medical herbs and plants are found in the majestic hills. The vegetation also covers alpine grasses and shrubs at higher altitudes.
The natural vegetation of the park provides shelter to many endangered and rare species of mammals and reptiles such as clouded leopard, snow leopard, wild dog, thar, sloth bear, civet, Himalayan black bear, red panda, Tibetan wild ass, blue sheep, serow, goral, takin, musk deer and reptiles like rat snake and Russels viper etc.
Apart from these animals, the park is an ideal home to more than 550 speies of endangered domestic and migratory birds for instance Blood Pheasants, Satyr Tragopan, Osprey, Himalayn griffon, Lammergeier, tragopan pheasant, green pigeon, Tibetan snow cock, Snow pigeon, Impeyan phesants, Asian emerald cookoo, Sunbirds & eagles.
Besides these wildlife attractions, Khangchendzonga national park is the perfect destination to adventure tourist as it provides variety of attractions such as trekking, Skating etc