Pelling

Pelling is a beautiful hill station in the state of Sikkim. Situated at an altitude of 6800 ft, Pelling offers magnificent views of Kanchenjunga and other snow capped peaks. Pelling is a small town and is located in West Sikkim. There are 10 local sightseeing points in Pelling. These are Rimbi Waterfalls, Khechioperi Lake, Khechioperi Falls, Khangchendzonga Waterfalls, Pemayangtse Monastery, Sangachoeling Monastery, Change Falls, Tung Tung Donga, Rabdanse Ruins and Sewaro Rock Garden. Apart from this you can go on a one day tour and see Tashiding Monastery, Fairong Waterfalls and Singing Stone.

View of Kanchenjunga range from Pelling

How to Reach

You can reach New Jalpaiguri from Howrah by train. From there you can reach Siliguri S.N.T. Bus Terminus by Auto. Buses are running from Siliguri to Pelling. Shared jeeps are also available from there. It takes about 5-6 hours to reach Pelling from Siliguri.


Accommodation

Hotel Garuda. Tariff - Rs. 850-2700. Tel: 03595-258319.
Hotel Snow View. Tariff - Rs. 2000-3500. Tel: 9593888088.
Hotel Sonamchen. Tariff - Rs. 4500-7000. Tel: 8170028232.
Hotel The Panorama. Tariff - Rs. 2000-3500. Tel: 7384226919.

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