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VIEW FROM TIGER HILL DARJEELING






Place of Interest TIGER HILL
Situated at an altitude of 2590m and 13km from the town, this spot is famed as it offer magnificent view of the sunrise over Kanchenjunga and the great Himalayan Mountains like Kabru (7338m) Jannu (7710m) and Pandim (6692m) Beyound Kanchenjunga towards east, one can see the 3 sisters Narsing, Dongkya and Chola of the Tibetan frontiers with Vhumalhari lifting up shortened and does not present the same graceful outline above the spectacle with its lofty peak standing up like a great icy horn. Even Mount everest (8848m) and its group peak like Lhotse (8501m) and Makalu (8475m) in the far west behind the crest of Mt. Makalu are visible from Tiger Hill on a clear day over 250 km stretch of Himalayan horizon. Further to the west towards Nepal, Chamlang (7317m), a square mass of mountain looks like a wall of snow. The peak Kanchenjunga turns pink when the first ray of the sunfalls over it, then gradually th…