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Taplejung ( Fort of King Taple, medieval Limbu king)
Location: Mechi Zone/ Eastern Development Region
Headquarter: Taplejung Bazaar
Area:  3,646 km2
Locals: Limbu, Kiratis
Language Spoken: Kirati, Limbu, Nepali
Roadways: Kathmandu to BIrtamod(500kms) and then Birtamod to Taplejung                    Bazar(about 300kms)
Kathmandu to Dharan(450kms) and then Dharan-Dhankuta-Hiley-      Sindha-Basantapur-Taplejung Bazar
Airport:  Suketsar (STOL), connected regularly to Kathmandu and Biratnagar

Natural Heritages:
Mount Kanchenjunga(8586m)-world’s third highest peak
Kanchenjunga Conservation Area
Waterfall at Sawa
Timbung Pond
Cultural/Religious Heritages:
Pathibhara Devi Temple(3794m)
Monastries at Olangchungola and Lungchung
Special Cuisine: Sukuti, Tongba
Other Attractions:
Dhan Naach by Kiratis
Limbu Cultural Heritage Museum
Adventure Options:
1. Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek
2. Suketar to Pathibhara trial: (Almost 10hrs walk)
Suketar-Deurali-Ramitedanda-Chhatedhunga- Bhalugaunda- Phedi-Pathibhara Devi Temple
3.Rafting on Tammor River
Best time to travel: March to June and September to November

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