Sandakphu, where you can see four of the world’s tallest mountains!

Sandakphu, being the highest peak in West Bengal offers grand views of the world’s tallest peaks. Lhotse and Makalu, the fourth and fifth highest peaks in the world stand tall at 8,516 m and 8,463 m, trying to outdo the world’s tallest peak. But how can they? After all, the Everest stands in between them, towering over everything! The months of October and November offer crystal clear mountain views and you can enjoy the glorious sunrise from Sandakphu and Phalut. If you trek in winter, you can even experience fresh snow!

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Swathi Chatrapathy is a journalist from Bangalore. She heads the content team at Indiahikes and runs a video show called Trek With Swathi. Writing, reading and trekking are up there on her list of favourite things!

3 thoughts on “Sandakphu, where you can see four of the world’s tallest mountains!

  1. Dear Swati,

    I am first timer for winter trek and I am going for kedarkantha trek on 15th Dec, 2016,

    it will be helpful if you would guide me with my backpack gear so that I remain warm come back to Mumbai safely and enjoy full sprit of snow and mighty Himalayas.

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