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Overview: Rock Climbing at Tenzing Rock, Darjeeling
Someone has said that climbing is as close as we can come to flying, and if you want to experience that feeling once in your life, Tenzing Rock is the perfect place. It is not the mountain we defeat but ourselves. Rock climbing in Darjeeling is one of the venturesome activities for those who love challenge and excitement. Rock climbing is an activity in which you climb up or across natural rock formations or the endpoint of an assumed route.
Rock climbing in Darjeeling is generally discriminated by its need to use the climber’s hands to hold their weight to make balance. Darjeeling is known for its tea garden and scenic, but it is also a place where future mountaineers are trained if you don’t want to go through sweat-breaking training sessions, you can get a glimpse of mountaineering life.
Tenzing rock is located on Lebong Cart Road of Darjeeling, a 20 min car ride from Chowk Bazar or the main town. Rock climbing is a physically and mentally demanding sport that often tests a climber’s strength, agility, endurance, balance, and mental control. Its height is up to 500mts. Duration is of 30 minutes, and the fee is variable.
The excitement of reaching a certain height and while looking down knowing that you have a climb that height on you know. There is a quote saying, “It’s not the mountain we conquer but ourselves” although Tenzing Rock is small compared to other great mountains but still a start to overcoming one’s fear of heights and believing in one’s potential. The climb at Tenzing Rock will boost the confidence level of the climber.
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Apart from the monsoon season when the rock becomes slippery all other season is preferable for rock climbing.
How to reach Tenzing Rock, Darjeeling?
By Air- Bagdogra, 90 K.M. (via NH 110) away from Darjeeling, is the nearest airport connected by flights from major cities like Kolkata, Delhi, and Guwahati.
By Train- Apart from Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Station (88 K.M. from New Jalpaiguri Railway Station), the two closest railway stations are Siliguri and New Jalpaiguri. These railway stations have direct railway connections with Kolkata, Delhi, Guwahati, and other cities in India.
By Road- the direct access to Darjeeling by Road is via Siliguri, 77 K.M. (via NH 55), which is connected to all the major cities of India. Smaller vehicles are also available for seat-sharing/hire from the airport and railway station. The four routes that one can opt for from Siliguri to reach Darjeeling are: (i) Tindharia- Kurseong route, (ii) Dudhiya- Mirik route, (iii) Rohini route, (iv) Pankhabari.
Timing and Entry at Tenzing Rock, Darjeeling
Daily, In Morning, from sunrise to sunset. There is no entry fee. However, if you want to try out rock climbing at Tenzing Rock, you need to pay the guide a fee (to the tune of Rs.100). Many tourists don’t know about this rock and bypass this area, but Tenzing Rock is one of those places where you can take one step toward the adventurous world.