Samriddha Kanchenjunga Program (Up-coming program)

Samriddha Kanchenjunga Program (Up-coming program)

Duration and timeline:

5 years 

Thematic area & intervention

Kanchenjunga, the 3rd highest mountain in the world (8586 meters high) situated in the eastern part of Nepal. On average, only 500 trekkers visit this site annually compared to Everest (35,000) and Annapurna (45,000). The project aims to work with local communities, private players and the Government of Nepal to increase the number of tourists to the Kanchenjunga region to 5,000 by 2025.  

Tourism promotion and capacity building 

  • Environment conservation and safeguarding
  • Local human capital capacity building
  • Creation of Kanchenjunga Trekking as a high-end consumer product destination
  • Micro infrastructure
  • Macro infrastructure
  • Tourism promotion
  • Pioneering smart technologies across all the programs

 

Area coverage

Taplejung (Kanchenjunga Conservation Area)


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