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Kanchenjunga Mountain, Darjeeling
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Admire Kanchenjunga Mountain, the third-highest peak in the world and a focal point of the Himalayas. Straddling the border with Nepal, the mountain has an elevation of 8,586 m (28,169 ft) and can be viewed from a number of locations across the local area, its snowy summit cutting into the sky. Note that permission to access the mountain from India remains nearly impossible. Serious mountain climbers traditionally approach the giant from the Nepalese side (this is for experts only--20 percent of those attempting to reach the peak have died trying). Make Kanchenjunga Mountain a centerpiece of your Darjeeling vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Darjeeling holiday planner.
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  • A must view if you are in Darjeeling.....Cloudy day can run your plan. But a must for sure. The views are also awesome from Batasia and Ghoom. 
  • One does not need to go to Tiger Hill which means getting up early in the morning and spending money and time to go to Tiger hill. See the mountains from the luxury of your hotel 
  • Stunning views of the Kangchengzonga (8585m) from Pelling, Sikkim. From my window, I could see the imposing of these mountains, which leave the Alps arecer small. Stunning is the only word that I can find. Spectacular.
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