Kanchendzonga National Park - This Park Kanchendzonga National Park is situated in the North Western Sikkim. It is spread over an area of 850 square kilometres. The elevation range from 1800 meters to 8600 meters approximately, one of the highest park in the country. The area of the park of spectacular wilderness with one of the highest mountain peaks towering above virtually undisturbed forest cover. There are many glaciers in the park area. Amongst them the Zemu Glacier is the longest and most awesome. The lofty Mount Kanchendzonga (8585 meters) consisting of the five peaks are Narshing, Pandim, Simvo, Kabru and Siniolchu. The most beautiful amongst these peaks are mount Pandim, mount Narshing and mount Siniolchu which lie in the park area. Birds are found in abundance here like the Blood Pheasants, Satyr Tragopan, Osprey, Himalayan griffon, Lammergeyers, snow pigeon, Impeyan pheasants, sunbirds & eagles. The temperate broad leaved forest are dominated by Qurcus spp, Schima Spp, Castanopsis Spp, Acer Spp, Birch Betula Spp, Himalayan Larch, Lari griffithi etc. In the Alpine scrub and grass the common shrubs found are Mecohopsis, Primula Rhododendron, etc. besides these there are many medicinal plants. Among the fauna to be found in the park area is the famous Snow Leopard. The other animals are Clouded Leopard, Himalayan black bear, Red panda, Blue Sheep, Musk deer, Himalayan thar, Lesser Cats, Tibetan wolf, Serow, Great Tibetan sheep.