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Pelling

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The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts. The snow-capped Kanchenjunga mountains form a dramatic backdrop for holidays in Pelling, which can include trips to nearby monasteries occupying scenic positions in the surrounding hills. The main drag running through the town offers an abundance of places to stay, and Pelling's hotels and resorts remain popular throughout the year with domestic and international travelers. Use our India trip planner to arrange your visit to Pelling and any other destinations in India that take your fancy.
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Rabdentse Ruins ©
Ruin
Rabdentse Ruins
4.1
Duration: 2 hours
Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Waterfall
Kanchenjunga Falls
4.2
Duration: 2 hours
Khecheopalri Lake ©
Water Body
Khecheopalri Lake
4.1
Duration: 2 hours
Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping
Bridge
Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping
4.1
Duration: 2 hours

Kid-friendly things to do in Pelling

Pemayangtse Gompa ©
Landmark
Pemayangtse Gompa
4.3
Duration: 2 hours
Rimbi Water Falls ©
Waterfall
Rimbi Water Falls
2.7
Duration: 2 hours
Sangay Falls
Waterfall
Sangay Falls
3.3
Duration: 2 hours
Sewaro Rock Garden
Garden
Sewaro Rock Garden
1.0
Duration: 2 hours

Hidden gems in Pelling

Sangacholing Monastery ©
Architectural Building
Sangacholing Monastery
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
Chenrezig Statue ©
Religious Site
Chenrezig Statue
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
River Orange Garden ©
Garden
River Orange Garden
3.9
Duration: 2 hours
Sky Walk Pelling Sikkim ©
Religious Site
Sky Walk Pelling Sikkim
4.1
Duration: 1h 30 min

Side trips from Pelling

Pemayangtse Monastery ©
Religious Site
Pemayangtse Monastery Sikkim
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
Tashiding Monastery ©
Religious Site
Tashiding Monastery Yuksom
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
Varsey Rhododendron Sanctuary ©
Garden
Varsey Rhododendron Sanctuary West Sikkim
4.5
Duration: 4 hours
Coronation Throne Of Norbugang ©
Landmark
Coronation Throne Of Norbugang Yuksom
4.4
Duration: 2 hours

Historic Sites in Pelling

Phodong Monastery ©
Religious Site
Phodong Monastery
4.3
Duration: 30 minutes

Where to stay in Pelling

An established tourist destination, Pelling has plenty of places to stay. A number of hotels lie along the main road that heads across the ridges of the hill station, many offering rooms with extensive views of the nearby mountains. Homestays and guesthouses offer a good way of meeting the local population and enjoying some Sikkimese hospitality, while sprawling resorts dot the outskirts of town in privileged positions overlooking the peaks and valleys.
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