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Overview

Pelling is a picturesque town located in the district of West Sikkim.Located 133 km away from Siliguri and 125 km from Gangtok, this quiet town with an abundance of history and nature has been attracting a steady stream of visitors.

Pelling is a fast-growing yet idyllic town 2,085 m above sea level, Pelling offers breathtaking views of the snow-capped Kanchenjunga, the guardian deity of Sikkim. The hillsides draped in Alpine forests are swathed in swirling clouds and bounded by majestic mountains.


Pelling has picturesque paths for walks, waterfalls, soft trek routes, and the mountains Koktang, Kumbhakarna, Rathong, Kabru, Dom, Pandim, Zopuno, Shimbho, Narsing and Siniyalchu.

The Pemayangtse Monastery is one of the oldest and most important monasteries in Sikkim. Pemayangtse literally translates to 'Perfect Sublime Lotus'. On the third floor of the monastery, there is a seven-tiered painted wooden model of the abode of Guru Rimpoche. In January or February every year, a religious dance called 'Cham' is performed in Pemayangtse.

The Sangachoeling Monastery is located on the top of the mountain behind the town of Pelling. Khechepalri Lake is considered as one of the sacred lakes of Sikkim. The lake is actually hidden in the forest. There is a belief that birds prevent leaves from floating on the lake surface.

Another place to visit in Pelling is the Rabdentse ruins that are hidden from the main road and are at a walking distance from Pelling and the Pemayangtse Monastery. Also the Sangay waterfalls are about 10 kms from Pelling.

 

 

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Pelling is a picturesque town located in the district of West Sikkim.Located 133 km away from Siliguri and 125 km from Gangtok, this quiet town with an abundance of history and nature has been attracting a steady stream of visitors.

Hotels near Pelling

The Aryan Regency

The Aryan Regency Hotel is located in a very beautiful ambience at an altitude of 6100 ft at Pelling in West Sikkim . Nested in the top of Himalayas and bounded by some of the highest mountain peaks and natural surroundings, The Aryan's provide neat, comfortable and homely accommodations for nature lovers.


Best Price: Rs. per day

Norbu Ghang Resort

The Norbu Ghang Resort is situated on the western face of a mountainside and is barely a minute's walk away from the quaint little hamlet of Pelling. The Resort commands a breath-taking view of Sikkim's protective mountain deity, Mt. Khangchendzonga and it's lesser peaks.


Best Price: Rs. per day

Tashi Gang Resort

The Tashigang Resort is located at Yangtey near Pelling, West Sikkim (India). The resort is situated on a hill-top commanding a panoramic view of the mountains and the surrounding countryside, dotted with monasteries and hamlets.


Best Price: Rs. per day


  
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