You would not believe if we say that there is a town in India, where it does not matter about the hotel or lodge you stay. Just open the window and you will bless to witness the astonishing view of snow-capped Mt. Kanchenjunga from Pelling. Yes, we are talking about Pelling!
Pelling at the foothills of Kanchenjunga!
The name Pelling may sound foreign but it is rightly situated in our Indian state. Situated at an altitude of 7,200 feet, this town offers you to spend some wonderful and peaceful time in Sikkim.
Splendid view of Mt. Kanchenjunga!
It is such a peaceful town that you can even hear the baby birds chirping.
What adds to the beauty is the majestic view of Kanchenjunga. But you need to really lucky as the weather is very much unpredictable in Pelling. Also the greenery you find here and the landscapes are just unbelievable.
Would you just visit Pelling for Kanchenjunga view? Obviously not!
Being one of the sacred lakes of Sikkim, the serenity of the Khecheopalri Lake is preserved by the birds. The path to the lake is lined with prayer wheels and colorful flags fly high in the wind.
It is the second-oldest monastery in Pelling. The statue of Padmasambhava and the paintings are unique. The first floor has Buddhist idols and the second floor is magical with a model of the Heavenly Palace.
The second highest suspension bridge, Singshore Bridge is 25 kilometers from Pelling. The view of Mother Nature and down the bridge will chill your senses and soul.
For more adventure!
You can go for trekking from Yuksom village.
Frolic in the waters of Kanchenjunga Waterfall
Go for local crafts shopping
Linger your taste buds with traditional Sikkimese food
Do not forget these before you go!
Wake up early to watch the sunset over the Kanchenjunga Peak
Carry enough cash
The weather is cold throughout the year so do take woolen clothes
Carry comfortable shoes to climb steep roads
Get in touch with Kanchenjunga from Pelling this beautiful yet serene places and explore the majestic beauty of Sikkim!