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Mountaineering in Darjeeling

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Darjeeling is the popular adventurous location for mountaineering. As there are many peaks and mountains to climb, it is a paradise destination for mountaineers. There are some reputed mountaineering institutes in Darjeeling. Climbing the higher peaks of Darjeeling needs tremendous strength, energy, vigor and zeal. One has to undergo tremendous training programmes in order to qualify. These courses would cost approximately $100.

The ideal period for climbing the mountains in Darjeeling is from June to September, since at this period Darjeeling remains unaffected by the climate changes. However, it is necessary to get used to the weather conditions before trying to climb the peaks.

In Darjeeling, the Karakoram Range provides some of the most stunning and difficult climbing points. The institute, which is the hub of all mountaineering activities, is located at an altitude of 6800 ft and they give a fantastic view of the Kanchanjunga. Mountaineers are immensely fascinated by Kanchanjunga.

People visiting Darjeeling can not only enjoy mountaineering but can also view the beautiful hills. Tourists can spend hours of pleasure and delight while they take a trip to Darjeeling.

Besides the Kanchanjunga, the Singalila Ridge also allures the mountaineers. Before you set off for mountaineering, one should consider few essential things such as extra clothing for changing, a map, sunglasses, extra food, first aid kit, lights with extra batteries etc.

Mountaineering in Darjeeling will enable you to explore and view the place from a totally different angle. The higher the altitude, the more spectacular the view gets. Yaks and snow leopards and the cuddly pandas on the high altitudes enliven the high snowy mountains.

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