KANCHENDZONGA NATIONAL PARK
Kanchendzonga National park encompasses an area covering 1784sq. km. it is bounded in the north by the Tent Peak and the ridge of the Zemu Glacier. The eastern boundary of this park comprises of the ridge mountain Lamaongden. The southern boundary including mount Nersing and mount Pandim. The western boundary comprises of the mighty Kanchendzonga which paradise over its namesake perk and the Nepal peak. Being bounded by such formidable features it is no wonder that the park has remained ecologically untouched and therefore has provided a natural protection to the flora and fauna it shelters. The fauna include the Snow Leopard , Himalayan Black Bear, red Panda, Barking Dear and many others species. The Kanchendzunga National Park is surrounded by biosphere which combines nature conservation with scientific research, environmental training environmental education monitoring and demonstration. Many place in this park have never been trod by men and it is very likely that new species may be discovered hear.
FAMBONG LHO WILD LIFE SANCTUARY
This is located about 20km. from Gangtok and covers an area of about 5200 hectares above the road between Singtam and Dickchu with the highest point at a place called Tinjure where a wooden observation tower of the Forest department exste. The sanctuary ia the home of Himalayan Black Bear, Red Panda, Civet Cat many varieties of bird and butterflies.
MAINAM WILD LIFE SANCTUARY
It is located in South Sikkim above the town of Ravangla and cover an area of about 3500 hectors with its highest point at being at Mainam at 10600ft. it shelter the red Panda, Leppard cat, Civet Cat, blood Pheasant, black Eagles and other animal of the temperate forest.
SINGBA RHODODENDRON SANCTUARY
It is located near Yumthang in North Sikkim and contains a vast variety of Rhododendrons. When in blossom the Rhododendron provide a riot of colour to this 33 hector perk.
KYONGNOSLA ALPINE SANCTUARY
It is situated around the area adjoining the Tsongu Lake and covers an area of about 400 hector.