Taplejung is one of the most beautiful areas in the eastern Nepal with spectacular landscape, Himalayan peaks of heights above 7000m and a wide range of flora and fauna. mt.Kanchenjunga (8586m), the world’s third highest peak lies in this region. Alpine grassland, rocky out crops, dense temperate , sub tropical forests and low river valleys make up the region .geographically speaking,Taplejung occupies an area ranging from 670m to 8,586m (Mt.Kanchenjunga) above sea level.
One of the major attractions that lies in this area is the Pathibara Devi temple. This sacred region attracts tourists seeking spiritual fulfillment and blessings from the powerful Pathibara Devi. Hindus as well as the Buddhists reach the temple for celebrations during special occasions. The trek to Pathibara Devi (3794m.) combined with the natural and cultural experience of the region make the visit a unique exhilarating experience.