Kanchenjunga Mountain is the highest peak in India and also the third tallest mountain in the world. The postcard view from Darjeeling is always of Mountain Kanchenjunga. The Darjeeling War Memorial is one of the most visited places to view Mount Kanchenjunga from afar. The best visibility is in April and May, but in June and July, monsoon season brings heavy clouds that block the mountain from view. December and January is considered too cold to visit Darjeeling.