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The mountains have their place in the myths and folklores as the dwelling of a mountain deity called Dzo-nga, sometimes called the ‘Kanchenjunga Demon,’ a type of yeti. In 1925, the bipedal creature was also spotted in the mountains by a British geological expedition. Moreover, people of both eastern and western sides of the mountain, in Nepal and Sikkim respectively, share the legend that there is a ‘valley of immortality’ obscured in the upper slopes of the mountains. The trekking in this region was opened in 1988.

  • Kanchenjunga Trekking

    • Grade: Moderate
    • Duration: 25 days

    Located in the eastern–most edge of Nepal, in the Nepal-Tibet border, Kanchenjunga, standing 8,586 meters high, is the third largest mountain peak in the world. Kanchenjunga, in Nepali means, a […]

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