Pelling tourism and travel guide

Pelling India
Best Session
January - December
Ideal Duration
New Jalpaiguri
Major Airports
Pakyong, Bagdogra
25.23 ° C
Weather Type


Situated at an altitude of 6,800 feet a cozy nook, Pelling; located in West Sikkim, India about 130 kms away from Gangtok. A town known for its mesmerizing views of the third highest mountain in the world, the Kanchenjunga peak. Pelling is considered as a true paradise for nature lovers due to various waterfalls, lakes and wildlife sanctuaries being its main attraction. It is also home for various flora and faunas due to its diverse landscapes and terrains. Enveloped between two ancient Buddhist monasteries, it is also culture rich and is a highly recommended place to include in your Sikkim Tour Packages. Following up in the footsteps of Gangtok, Pelling is the second most popular traveller halt in Sikkim. Let’s embark on a mesmerizing Pelling journey, as per this handy Pelling Travel Guide and enjoy this splendid journey.

Summer or Autumn are the most favorable and are considered as best seasons to visit Pelling. It is advised to avoid visiting in monsoon or winters due to rainfall, landslides and snowfall, leading to blocking of various routes.

Kanchenjunga Falls, Sky Walk, Khecheopalri Lake, Singshore Bridge and Rabdentse Ruins are some of the highly recommended Top Places to Visit in Pelling. Kanchenjunga Falls, cascading down from a height of about 100 feet, mesmerizing you with the thrilling views is one of the main attractions. Enjoy an electrifying walk on the foot-over Sky Walk bridge made of glass that is suspended hundreds of feet in air or enjoy a walk on the second-longest suspension bridge in Asia, the Singshore Bridge. Dwell deeper into the history of Pelling in Rabdentse Ruins that tells us about Pelling being the second capital of Sikkim from 1670 until 1814. These are the places that must be included in your Pelling Tour Packages to make your journey more thrilling.

Pelling provides a variety of activities and things to do along with sightseeing, including trekking, enjoying helicopter rides, trying local cuisines, soaking in hot springs and the list goes on with savoring the natural and majestic views of Mt. Kanchenjunga.

Pelling has turned into a year-round destination with the various lodging options for every budget and the various activities available during changing seasons.

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