Sandakfu or Sandakphu (3636 m; 12,400 ft) is the highest peak in the state of West Bengal, India. It is situated at the edge of the Singalila National Park in Darjeeling district on the West Bengal-Sikkim border, and is the highest point of the Singalila Ridge. Sandakphu has a small village on the peak with few hostels. Four of the five highest peaks in the world, Everest,Kanchendzonga, Lhotse and Makalu can be seen from its summit. From Sandakphu the best view of the mountain Kanchendzonga is possible, which is known as the sleeping Buddha or the sleeping Shiva.
Things to do –
- Singalila forest range
- Trekking / Hiking
- Get a glimpse of Mt. Everest, lothse, Makalu & Kanchenjunga