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Sikkim Places to see KHANGCHENDZONGA NATIONAL PARK


Fast Facts :

Situated : Sikkim, India

Wildlife : Snow Leopard, Tibetan Wild Ass, Musk Deer etc

Total Area Covered : 850 sqkms

Apt time to come here : (In the months of March-November)

Khangchendzonga National Park
, situated in the state of (Sikkim) is one of India’s (Ecosphere treasury) too. National Park of Khangchendzonga, forenamed after the impressive Khangchendzonga range of mountain that is 1 of the component of the grand (Himalayan Mountainous Range). Khangchendzonga is situated in the biggest region of (Sikkim). Khangchendzonga National Park is 1 of some elevated wildlife parks of India. Over here you will find many glaciers that also constitute the popular (Zemu Ice Mass centre).The amount of snow and rain which falls here is quite massive.

Flora :

The (flora) of the National Park of Khangchendzonga, is typically a moist and moderate biome possessing of Maple, Birch, Oak, Fir, and willow etc.Distant from these few shrubs, medicinal herbs and Alpine grasses, are typically created at higher reaches of (National Park of Khangchendzonga).

Wildlife :

Khangchendzonga National Park
, an abode of many mammals like Sloth Bear, Himalayan Blue Sheep Musk Deer, Red Panda, Tibetan Wild Ass, Takin, Himalayan Tahr, Wild Dog, Serow, Snow leopard, Civet etc.The reptile species includes Russell’s viper and Rat snake. This place is a heaven for all the (bird watchers) as you will find more than 550 species of gorgeous birds like Blood Pheasant, Green Pigeon,Impeyan Phesant,Tragopan,Himalayan Griffon, Asian Emerald Cuckoo, Tibetan Snowcock,Eagle,Sunbird,Lammergeier,Osprey and Satyr Tragopan.

Other Attraction :

Yuksom situated (145 KMS)from the working capital of Sikkim. (Gangtok) is the starting point for mountaineering and trekking. The popular trekking directions are:

 Thangshing/ Lam Pokhari/ Kasturi Orar/ Lapdong/ Tashiding

Bakim/ Dzongri/ Thangshing/ Samuteng/ Goechala

Yuksom/ Tshoka/ Dzongri

Dzongri Base Camp/ Rathong/ Khangerteng

Distantly from these paths the trekking routes till (Green Lake) down with (Lachen) is quite popular. The path:

Lachen-Thasngu (13,695')/ Muguthang (16,000')/ Thay La (17,000')/ Khyoksa La/ (18,000')/ Rest Camp-Green Lake

Lucanes Jakchen/ Yabuk/ (Marco Polo Camp) Rest Camp/ Green Lake

All these trekking courses passes through the Khangchedzonga National Park.

   
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