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#2 of 63 Places To Visit in Darjeeling
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North Sikkim, Darjeeling, West Bengal 734101, India
entry fee
No entry fee
24 hours open
visit duration
Around 2 hours

how to reach kanchenjunga mountain

The Kanchenjunga peak can be viewed from many points in Darjeeling, however Tiger Hills is one of the best places from where you can see the peaks. To reach Tiger Hills you can hire a cab from Darjeeling and make a short journey of 12 km.

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about kanchenjunga mountain

Kanchenjunga Mountain in Darjeeling is the third highest peak in the world, with an elevation of 8,586 m. In the Kirat religion of Sikkim, the mountain is regarded very sacred and in the local Limbu language, it is also called Sewa Lungma. The name Kanchenjunga means "The Five Treasures of Snow" in the local language, which aptly matches it because of its collection of five peaks, out of which four of are over 8,450 me high. Mt. Kanchenjunga can be viewed from many points of Darjeeling and Gangtok.

It is the charm of this place and the spectacular view of the mountain range that will be stored in your mind forever. Out of the many points in Darjeeling from where you can have a spectacular view of the peak, Tiger Hills is one of the best. The Batisia Garden (Gorkha War Memorial) also has a grand backdrop of glorious white peaks of the Kanchenjunga, floating in the deep blue skies. On a toy train ride around town, the breathtaking sight of Kanchenjunga will cast a spell on you. if you're in Gangtok, the Goeche La trek in Sikkim is the standard base camp for trekking up the range. 

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Kanchenjunga Mountain
Jun 25 2014
Kanchenjunga Mountain is third highest peak of the world and first highest peak of India under Himalaya range in Darjeeling Sikkim India.
Mount Kanchenjhunga
Aug 14 2015
The main Peak of Kanchenjunga is second highest mountain in Nepal after Mount Everest. Located in Taplejunga district border with Sikkim. Three pot of the five peaks Main Centre and South are border between Nepal and sikkim.