Pakyong is a small town in the foothills of the Great Himalayas located in Sikkim. Situated at an altitude of 1700 m Pakyong is surrounded by hills and forests. The main attraction of Pakyong is Jhandidara Viewpoint at a height of 6000 ft. It offers panoramic views of the town and the nearby hills. Apart from it there are other attractions like Pacheykhani Cave, Shivalaya Temple and Changey Monastery.

How to Reach

Pakyong is 140 km from New Jalpaiguri and 30 km from Gangtok. You can reach Pakyong from Siliguri by bus. Hired cars are also available from Kalimpong and Gangtok to reach Pakyong.


A few basic lodging amenities are available for staying at Pakyong.

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