Top seven places to view sunrise over Kanchenjunga mountain

Here are a list of seven places from where you can get spectacular views of sunrise over Kanchenjunga mountain in India

Sunrise over Rachela peak

1.Rachela peak,Lava-Rachela peak is one of the few places in India from where one can get spectacular sunrise views.The peak is at an elevation of around 10,000 ft above sea level and is situated in the Lava district of Kalimpong.It takes half an hour to reach the hill top from the beautiful town of Lava by travelling in a Sumo or Safari Jeep.The sunrise view is really very amazing and spectacular and on going a bit further the entire range of the Kanchenjunga mountain is palpable when the reflection of the sun falls on the snow clad peaks.

Rachela peak
Sunrise over Rachela peak

View of Kanchenjunga from Lungtung

2.Luntung Valley,Sikkim-Lungtung valley in Sikkim is one of the magical places in Eastern India from where you can get magnetizing and ensnaring vision of the mighty peak of Kanchenjunga and witness the spectacular sunrise over the mountain.For this purpose,Thambi View point is the best place in Lungtung to catch the greatest vision.If one is lucky,he can also see the other neighboring peaks of the mountain giant if the weather remains clear and proper. Lungtung valley is situated at an altitude of around 12,500 ft and offers enchanting and winsome views of the entire range of Kanchenjunga and its neighboring peaks.

Kanchenjunga massif from Lungtung
Kanchenjunga from Lungtung

View from Nathang
Nathang valley

3.Nathang valley,Sikkim-Nathang valley is one of the destinations in the Old Silk Route that offers intriguing and ravishing views of the Kanchenjunga mountain.It is a few kms from Zuluk and can be traversed by car or a safari jeep to catch the enigmatic vision of the mountain alongside its neighboring peaks.The view is rewarding for any passionate mountain lover provided it is the correct time of the year they have planned a visit to catch sight of this mighty peak.

4.Tiger Hills,Darjeeling-Tiger Hills Darjeeling remains one of the oldest and a popular place to view sunrise over Kanchenjunga mountain.It is a few kms from the town of Darjeeling and offers enthralling views of the third highest
mountain in the world.The early sunrise creates a wonderful halo in the entire atmosphere making Kanchenjunga the most comely and attractive mountain in the whole world.

5.Tashi View Point,Gangtok-Tashi View point remains a very important place to catch sight of the divine and enigmatic peak of Kanchenjunga mountain from the capital city of Gangtok.If you open a One Hundred rupee note you find the mountain in the back side of the note.The picture is that of Tashi view Point in Gangtok that has some magic and enthrallment for any passionate nature lover across the globe.

Thambi view point in Lungtung
View from Thambi view point in Lungtung

6 .Tiffin Dara  : Tiffin Dara,Rishyap offers hypnotizing views of the mighty Kanchenjunga peak and is one of the highest summits in Kalimpong district.However it is required to climb 2.5 kms uphill to reach the  point from where you can witness the glorious and spectacular sunrise .

Glorious view from Sandakphu

7..Sandakphu and Phalut-Sandakphu and Phalut,Being the highest point in West Bengal offers enticing visions of the Kanchenjunga massifs and the peaks of Lhotse,Makalu and Everest.Sandakphu and Phalut are situated in the upper extremities of the Eastern Himalayas and serves as the gateway to the Singalila National Park.These places offers the best and enigmatic visions of this mountain giant and serves as the only point in West Bengal to get a glimpse of Mount Everest,Mount Kanchenjunga,Mount Pandim,
Mount Manaslu and Mount Lhotse all in one go

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