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About Sonam Gyatso Mountaineering Institute

From rock climbing to snow trekking, summits and expeditions, Sonam Gyatso Mountaineering Institute at Gangtok provides training to amateurs in various adventure sports. You can visit this place to get the feel of the thrill that these high-risk activities bring. One of the oldest mountaineering institutes in the country, it lies amid the pristine beauty of the hills. You can see various peaks such as Mt. Khangchendzonga, Mt. Kabru, Mt. Talung, Mt. Siniolchu and others that are above 22,000 feet from this point.

Highlights

  • Best Time to Visit Morning, Afternoon
  • Facilities Food Stalls, Washrooms
  • Recommended Hours Min. 2 hours
  • Best Visited With Group, Family
  • Allowed Footwear, Camera, Video

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