Samriddha Kanchenjunga Project

Duration and timeline:

[Jan 2022 to Dec 2023]

Thematic area & intervention:

The third-highest peak in the world, Kanchenjunga, is located in Nepal's eastern region and is 8586 meters high. Compared to Everest (35,000) and Annapurna, this location sees an annual average of only 500 hikers (45,000). The project intends to raise the number of visitors to the Kanchenjunga region to 5,000 by 2025 by collaborating with local communities, private businesses, and the Government of Nepal.

Tourism promotion and capacity building 

• Protection and preservation of the environment

• Building local human capital capability

• Creation of Kanchenjunga Trekking as a high-end consumer product destination

• Micro infrastructure

• Macro infrastructure

•  Promotion of tourism

• Pioneering smart technologies across all the programs

Area coverage:

Taplejung (Kanchenjunga Conservation Area)


[Donor : The Blueberry Hill Charitable Trust UK]