Pelling Tour Packages 

Around 130kms from Gangtok, the capital city of Sikkim, is the village named Pelling. A cozy little town offering some of the most surreal and majestic views of natural surroundings; most notably of that of the mighty Kanchenjunga. Apart from being the starting point for several treks in the area, Pelling offers locations for rock climbing, mountain biking, village excursions, and meditations, making it the second most popular holiday destination in Sikkim.
Sitting calmly, like a Buddhist monk, at a height of 6,800fts, Pelling is said to have been, initially, home to numerous native wild creatures, enveloped in a deep, wild forest. Today, however, the town is nestled between two ancient Buddhist monasteries, Pemayangtse and Sangacholing, and have grown into the thriving community of Pelling. 
Today, several travel enthusiasts search for Pelling holiday packages as it has turned into a year-round destination with lodging options for every budget at its hotels and resorts.
If you, too, are looking for Pelling tour guide, here’s all you need to know before embarking on the journey. 

Best Places to Visit in Pelling

Here are just a few of these highly recommended best places to visit in Pelling. 
Pemayangtse Monastery: One of the very first places any Pelling tour guide would recommend to visit is the Pemayangtse monastery. Standing tall since 1705, this ancient monastery is one of West Sikkim tour most well-known shrines and a must-see during your Pelling Sikkim tour. At the very first look at the monastery's architecture you’d be stunned by its exquisite arrangement including several paintings and sculptures, more notably the decoration of statues of Padmasambhava and his two consorts. In addition to the spiritual tranquility that you would experience here, one also get to experience a hint of adventure in the form of hiking to the monastery. Visitors have the option of starting the Rani Dhunga Jungle Trek from this spot as well.
Sangachoeling Monastery: Pelling is known for its two major monasteries. One we just discussed above, and the second one is the Sangachoeling monastery. Built in the year 1697 by Gyalwa Lhatsum Chempo, a Tibetan Buddhist adherent of the Nyingmapa sect, this is the oldest monastery in Sikkim and a significant Buddhist shrine in the area. Beautiful paintings, statues, unusual clay statues, and texts preserved in a silence that is incredibly calming to the senses can all be found in this monastery. The monastery is a destination rich in natural wonder because of its otherworldly beauty and the amazing views that can be had from the area. 
Kanchenjunga Fall: Take the route opposite Pelling to Lachung and visit one of Pelling's top attractions; the Kanchenjunga Falls. These waterfalls, which are surrounded by the Himalayas' snow-capped peaks, are a treat to eyes. The continuous flashing of the water is soothing to the ears, while the setting's beauty in shades of white and green calms the mind. The road leads directly to the falls, although a 50–60 meter hike is required to reach the major cascades. You could find several small food stalls on the way that offer hot tea and maggi noodles to satiate your hunger. Photographers will also be awestruck by this location's incredibly picturesque qualities.
Rabdentse Ruin: If you are history buff, then a visit to the Rabdentse Ruins is a must. Rabdentse has played a significant role in Sikkim's history as it served as the second capital from 1670 until 1814. The proud heritage that was destroyed during the Gurkha siege is reflected in the Rabdentse Ruins. Not much in the way of remnants is seen here. Most of the buildings are now torn out, and the only people who still live there are the visitors. However, including a visit to the Rabdentse Ruins in your Pelling tour packages is a must.
Singshore Bridge: Welcome to the second-longest suspension bridge in Asia, the Singshore Bridge. This is one place to visit in Pelling for every adventure geek as they will be awestruck by the grandeur of the overall set and surroundings of this otherwise regular looking bridge. Two verdant mountains are joined by the lengthy Singshore Bridge. Beneath the bridge, a vast chasm opens up, with towering mountains rising above it.  The entire scene is one that can evoke amazement and wonder in the viewer. Since there are no cars allowed on the bridge, it's a great place to just take in all the breathtaking scenery. examining the surrounding jungles for a few hours while standing atop the bridge.


Things to Do in Pelling 

Relish the Stunning Beauty of Yuksom: Attention all avid trekking enthusiasts. Fulfill your dream of embarking on a memorable trekking tour by visiting Yuksom. This little village serves as the starting point for several exciting treks including the trek to the Kanchenjunga Base Camp. Experience the beauty of camping beside several waterfalls and ancient monasteries.
Visit the Sewaro Rock Garden: A hidden gem in Pelling, Sewaro Rock Garden is an ideal spot for a leisurely day out. The manicured lawns, blooming flowers, and the gushing Rimbi River create a tranquil setting. This is a perfect place to relax, have a picnic, and enjoy the natural beauty that Pelling has to offer.
Indulge in Local Cuisine at Pelling's Eateries: Immerse yourself in the local culture by sampling Sikkimese cuisine at Pelling's local eateries. From traditional momos and thukpa to the delicious Gundruk soup, the local flavors are a treat for your taste buds. Include a food tour in your Pelling tour packages to savor the authentic delicacies that reflect the region's culinary heritage.
View Sunrise at the Pelling Helipad: You may have heard of and might have even visited several sunset points in different hill stations. However, at the Pelling helipad you are promised to witness one of the most surreal sunrise of your life. The panoramic view, especially of Kanchenjunga, is a photographer's dream. Pelling holiday packages often include this serene experience, providing an opportunity to capture the first light kissing the majestic mountains.
Soak in the Hot Springs of Reshi: Unwind and rejuvenate at the Reshi Hot Springs, located near Pelling. The therapeutic properties of these natural springs make them a popular attraction. Check in with your Pelling tour guide if a visit to this quaint little village of Reshi is included in your Sikkim travel itinerary. 

Tips for Best Pelling Holiday Packages 

To ensure your travel is seamless and memorable, consider these invaluable tips:
Best Time to Visit Pelling: The ideal time to plan your Sikkim tour packages during the months of March to May or September to November. During these periods, the skies are clear, offering unobstructed views of the Himalayas, and the temperatures are moderate, making it ideal for exploration.
Strictly Follow the Cultural Ethics: Pelling is a small town with people from the Buddhist community living in harmony. So, it is imperative that as a tourist you respect the local sentiments by following local customs and adhere to responsible tourism.
Pack Smartly: It is needless to say that, being a valley region, you should expect colder days during our stay in Pelling. Also, a lot of walking might be a part of your Pelling holiday packages. So, packing warm clothes and comfortable walking shoes are essential. 
Pick the Accommodation Options Wisely: When you book your Pelling tour packages with Kiomoi, be rest assured to have a series of accommodation options at your disposal. From cozy guesthouses to luxury hotels, you can find a stay that suits your preferences. 

Know About the Local Languages

While English is widely understood, learning a few basic phrases in Nepali, the local language, can enhance your interactions with the locals. It's a gesture appreciated by the community and adds a personal touch to your experience.

Be Wary of Safety and Scams
Pelling is generally considered safe for tourists. However, like any destination, it's wise to stay alert. Avoid isolated areas after dark, secure your belongings, and be cautious of touts. 

Book in Advance
To ensure a hassle-free and budget-friendly trip, consider booking Pelling tour packages in advance. 

How to Reach Pelling?
By Air: The nearest airport to Pelling is Bagdogra Airport, approximately 160kms away.
By Road: Pelling is well-connected by road, with regular bus services from major cities in Sikkim and neighboring states.
By Rail: The nearest railway station is New Jalpaiguri (NJP), around 152kms away. From NJP, hire a taxi or take a shared jeep to reach Pelling.

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