Sight Seen : North East Wonder - Kanchenjunga Mountain

Gangtok - Kanchenjunga Mountain

Kanchenjunga Mountain is the third highest peak in the world, with an elevation of 8,586 metres (28,169 ft). 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 meters high.

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