Teenjurey View Point

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A picture of Mt. Khanchenjunga taken from Teenjurey View Point.

Teenjurey also spelled as Tinjurey is a hill in the Indian state of Sikkim. It is the highest point of Fambong Lho Wildlife Sanctuary at an altitude of 2,130 m (6,990 ft) . It is located in the East Sikkim district of the Sikkim. [1] The word Tinjurey or Teenjurey comes from the Nepali language teen meaning "three" and jurey meaning "the crest of a hill". At the top, the hill forms into three peaks.

Trekking[change | change source]

Tinjurey is one of the most common and popular hiking trails in the district. The trail begins at the Golitar base camp, which is about 25 km (16 mi) from the capital, Gangtok. It is about 5 km (3.1 mi) long. It takes up about 3 hours time to reach the top. At the top of the trail is a watch tower with a scenic view of the town of Gangtok as well as Teesta Valley [1] from one side and on the other. The Kangchenjunga peak can also be seen. It is the third highest mountain in the world with an elevation of 8,586 m (28,169 ft). [2]

Biodiversity[change | change source]

There are no human settlement in Teenjurey. There are only a small number of log houses which are used to host tourists. The area has a large amount of biodiversity. There are many different types of plants and animals. The forest has many different types of trees. These include magnolia, pine, bamboo and rhododendron. Rohodendron is the state flower of Sikkim[3] There are also a number of endangered animals such as barking deers, leopards, red panda, hill partridge, Himalayan brown bear and satyr tragopan.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Welcome to the Official Web Portal of Sikkim Tourism Development Corporation. We provide Online Hotel Booking in Gangtok,Hotel Booking in Sikkim, Gangtok,Hotel Booking in Gangtok, Budget Hotel,Budget Hotels, Budget Hotel in Sikkim, Budget Hotels in Gagtok". www.sikkimstdc.com. Retrieved 2021-04-26.
  2. Tours, Ashmita Trek &. "Tinjure Day Trek in Gangtok". www.ashmitatrek.com. Retrieved 2021-04-26.
  3. "Cherry blossoms as indicators of climate change". Deccan Herald. 2021-04-15. Retrieved 2021-04-26.

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