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Tourist Places In Pelling, Sikkim

Pelling is a beautiful city at Sikkim which is well known for its natural beauty and tourist places which is around 10 kilometers away from District Headquarter of Sikkim. Pelling is a beautifully located hill station which is at a height of 6800 ft and covered with wild thick jungle with lots of tourist places to visit. Slowly and steadily this city attracted cattle herders, shepherds and some mediators.


Tourist Places In Pelling

Tourist Places In Pelling

This wonderful city of Pelling is today emerging as the second biggest tourist destination in the state after the capital Gangtok and is 115 km away from the capital city Gangtok. Tourists get attracted towards this city because of its breathtaking views and fascinating Himalayan Range by which this city is surrounded. Today this little city of Pelling has become one of the best chosen tourist destinations by people all around the world because of its scenic locations, tourist places and in this city one has the chance to have the closest view of world’s third highest mountain Mt. Khang and other snow covered peaks of the Himalayas. More than that Pelling is the centre where all the mesmerizing tourist places of Sikkim can be easily covered with different options of sightseeing tours without involving long drives which are very tiring because all these mesmerizing places of sightseeing are within the distance of 40kms from Pelling. Pelling being one of the leading tourist destinations is also a fantastic place for high altitude as well as for low altitude trekking. Pelling offers different and fascinating sites for mountain biking and rock climbing which are loved by foreign tourists and in Pelling we also have options for village tours, meditation and much more to explore. Pelling is a wonderful city which is cleverly connected by proper roads and bridges to all the nearest and popular cities of Sikkim like Gangtok, Darjeeling, Siliguri, etc which are also very interesting tourist places. One more thing that makes Pelling unique in terms of tourist places is that this beautiful city is connected to every beautiful tourist destination of Sikkim. Temperature in Pelling is quite moderate and in summer it goes up to 25 degrees Celsius and in winter comes down to 1 degree Celsius. This place is pleasant and warm in summer and in winter it becomes very cold.


Pelling being one of the best tourist places in India has all kinds of tourist facilities which includes hotels of all types ranging from low budget hotels like Rabdentse Residency and Himalayan retreat to high standard five star hotels and resorts like Tashigang Resort, Hotel Elgin Mount Pandim etc, restaurants and fast food corners of all types including local Sikkimese food, all variety of shops are available in pelling. Cultural festivals in West Sikkim can be visited from Pelling.

Connectivity:-All the tourist places in Pelling are easily connected with all the major cities via trains and road transports.

connectivity peling - Tourist Places in Pelling

Tourist Places in Pelling


Via Bus:-It is 10 Kms from Geyzing, 55 Kms from Damthang, 84 Kms from Kalimpong, 110 Kms from Gangtok, 127 Kms from Siliguri, 145 Kms from Pankhabari, 152 Kms from Nagrakata, 168 Kms from Jalpaiguri and 380 Kms from Bhagalpur. Pelling is decently associated with the above urban areas through Sikkim State Road Transport Corporation (SSRTC) and some private travel administrations.

Via Train:-The closest Railway Station from Pelling is Jalpaiguri Railway Station, placed at a separation of 170 Kms from Pelling. It is decently joined with significant urban areas like Chennai, New Delhi, Howrah, Alipur and Darjeeling through Guwahati Express.

Via Flight:-The closest Airport from Pelling is Bagdogra Airport, Siliguri, around four hour drive from Pelling. Booked flights are accessible from urban areas, for example, New Delhi, Guwahati, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata. There is an accessibility of the flights from International destinations, for example, Paro and Bangkok.


Accomodation:- Click here to see the best rated hotels in Pelling.


Climate graph of Pelling,sikkim:-

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Best time to visit:- Winter temperature in the locale midpoints between 4 °C (39 °F) and 7 °C (45 °F). Snowfall is truly uncommon in the district and solidifying is likewise uncommon. In winters, temperature achieves least at 4°C. It is additionally considered as the best time to visit the tourist places in Pelling,sikkim.


Famous food in Pelling,sikkim:-

  • Cafe Tibet - ( Famous for Momos)
    MG road LAll bazaar, Gangtok
  • Denzong Inn - (Famous for Thukpa/ Gya Thuk)
    Lall Bazaar Road, Gangtok
  • Rhythm & Wine Cafe - ( Famous for Chinese, Indian, Nepalese, Continental cuisines )
    M.G. Marg | Opposite Childern Park, Gangtok


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