(Last Updated on : 18/06/2014)
Siniolchu is one of the tallest mountains located in the Sikkim
state of India. Siniolchu is quite popular and favourite among the adventurers and authors. This 6,888 metres (22,598 ft) mountain was first scaled in 1936 by the German climbers Karl Wien and Adi Gottner.
Location of Siniolchu Peak
Siniolchu is a majestic peak situated in the North-Eastern state of India, Sikkim. It is situated near the green lake near the Kanchenjunga, the highest peak in the state and third highest in the world. Geographically, Siniolchu peak is located between 27 ° 45 North latitude and 88 ° 19 East longitude.
Attractions of Siniolchu Peak
Mount Siniolchu is considered as one of the beautiful snow mountains in the world. The noted mountaineer-cum-author Douglas Freshfield, in one of his works, has described Siniolchu as "the most superb triumph of mountain architecture and the most beautiful snow mountain in the world". The natural beauty of this mountain has attracted a lot of tourists to this spot. The beauty of Siniolchu Peak can be viewed from the ridge of Ganesh Tok which is at a distance of seven kilometers from Gangtok (Capital of Sikkim).
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