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Pemayangtse Monastery, Pelling
Pemayangtse Monastery, Pelling
Rank 1
Ranked 1 of 18
Places to Visit in Pelling
  • Type: Monastery
Pemayangtse Monastery is a Buddhist monastery,  situated at an elevation of 6840 feet. Known as one of the oldest monasteries of Sikkim, it was built by Lama Lhatsun Chempo in the 17th century. Initially the monastery was built very small in size and later Jigme Pawo, who was said to be the... Read More »
Kaluk, Pelling
Rank 2
Ranked 2 of 18
Places to Visit in Pelling
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Kaluk is another famous district of Sikkim destination, which is located 26 km from Pelling and is prominently recognised for Bersay Rhadodendron Sanctuary. This area is also known for it’s infinite natural resources and is also considered as a haven for nature lovers. The district is... Read More »
Khecheopalri Lake, Pelling
Rank 3
Ranked 3 of 18
Places to Visit in Pelling
  • Type: Lake
Khecheopalri Lake is a sacred lake, located in the north-west direction of Pelling town. This lake is known by many names like the Wishing Lake, Kha-Chot-Palri and Sho Dzo Sho, which means Oh Lady, Sit Here. Considered holy by Buddhists as well as Hindus, this lake is thronged by devotees from... Read More »
Dubdi Monastery, Pelling
Rank 4
Ranked 4 of 18
Places to Visit in Pelling
  • Type: Monastery
Dubdi Monastery also commonly called as the Yuksum Monastery is another Buddhist pilgrim centre located in the Tibetan Buddhism of the Nyingma Sect, close to Yuksum. This monastery was constructed in the year 1701 and is also named as Hermit's cell based on it’s founder Lhatsun Namkha... Read More »
Sewaro Rock Garden, Pelling
Rank 5
Ranked 5 of 18
Places to Visit in Pelling
  • Type: Garden
Sewaro Rock Garden is constructed and maintained by Sikkim's tourism department. Mainly constituting rocks, gardens, pools, zig zag foot paths and various recreational amenities like swimming pools, viewpoints and cafeterias. Considered as one of the most popular picnic spots it is visited by... Read More »
Sangachoeling Monastery, Pelling
Rank 6
Ranked 6 of 18
Places to Visit in Pelling
  • Type: Monastery
Sangachoeling Monastery is about 7 km away from the Pemayangtse Monastery and is considered as the second oldest monastery of Sikkim. Located about 3 km away from south west of Upper Pelling district, this monastery can be reached by walk.   Sangacholing, which means the land of... Read More »
Singshore Bridge, Pelling
Rank 7
Ranked 7 of 18
Places to Visit in Pelling
  • Type: Nursery
  • Entry: Paid
Singshore Bridge, a 198 metre suspension bridge is located at a short distance of 5 km from Pelling. It is also the highest bridge of Sikkim and second highest gorge bridge in Asia. The Singshore Bridge was built 16 years ago by connecting two hills. It is situated 25 km away from Pemayangtse... Read More »
Rimbi Waterfalls, Pelling
Rank 8
Ranked 8 of 18
Places to Visit in Pelling
  • Type: Water Fall
Rimbi Waterfalls are approximately 12 km away from Pelling and further about 5 km from the Darap Village. They are situated along the banks of Rimbi River.   These waterfalls lead into the Rimbi River,   famous for activities like fishing.   Read More »
Khangchendzonga National Park, Pelling
Rank 9
Ranked 9 of 18
Places to Visit in Pelling
  • Type: National Park
Khangchendzonga National Park, located in the northern district of Sikkim covers an area of 850 sq. km. The park's height varies from about 1800 metres to 8600 metres, making it one of the highest national parks of the country. Khangchendzonga, which is among the highest peaks of the planet,... Read More »
Darap Subba Village, Pelling
Rank 10
Ranked 10 of 18
Places to Visit in Pelling
  • Type: Village
  • Entry: Paid
Darap Subba Village is located 6 km away from Pelling on the way to Yuksum. This palace  in inhabited mainly by people from Limboo Community and a small number of families from mixed communities like Bhutias, Chettris, Tamangs, Rais, Gurungs and Lepchas. Read More »
Rabdengtse Ruins, Pelling
Rank 11
Ranked 11 of 18
Places to Visit in Pelling
  • Type: Monument
Rabdengtse Ruins is another place to see in Pelling, which is located at a walking distance from the Pemayangtse Monastery. Surrounded by thick forests, the Rabdengtse Ruins are considered as famous destinations among the leisure tourists. Rabdengtse was the second capital of the Sikkim state... Read More »
Changey Waterfall, Pelling
Rank 12
Ranked 12 of 18
Places to Visit in Pelling
  • Type: Water Fall
Changey Waterfall is located about 10 km away from Pelling on the western slope of Pelling district of Western Sikkim. Situated at a height of about 300 metres, these falls are on the way to Dentam Valley. While descending, these falls disappear into the extensive greenery around the waterfall... Read More »
Mayong, Pelling
Rank 13
Ranked 13 of 18
Places to Visit in Pelling
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
  • Entry: Paid
Mayong in Assamese district, is located about 20 km from Pelling. Situated on the banks of Brahmaputra River, this town is approximately 40 km from Guwahati. This district was once known for it’s supernatural stories and black magic. It was said to be the Indian capital of black magic and... Read More »
Rinchenpong, Pelling
Rank 14
Ranked 14 of 18
Places to Visit in Pelling
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
  Situated at an altitude of 1700 m, Rinchenpong is an upcoming tourist destination in West Sikkim. It is known for its views of the sunrise and sunset and the Himalayas. It takes about two hours to drive from Pelling and about fours from Gangtok.   ... Read More »
Kanchenjunga Falls, Pelling
Rank 15
Ranked 15 of 18
Places to Visit in Pelling
  • Type: Water Fall
Situated at a distance of 25 km from Pelling, the Kanchenjunga Falls is a perennial waterfall and takes about an hour to reach. There are small steps which lead to the base of the water fall.  Read More »
Hee Burmiok, Pelling
Rank 16
Ranked 16 of 18
Places to Visit in Pelling
  • Type: Village
  The town of Hee Burmiok is situated near Pelling in West Sikkim. It is a nature lover’s paradise and is known for its nature trails and mountain biking routes. The village is bounded by Kalez Khola in the north, Samdong Reserve Forest in the south, and Rangit Khola and Hee... Read More »
Dzongri, Pelling
Rank 17
Ranked 17 of 18
Places to Visit in Pelling
  • Type: Mountain
  The trek to Dzongri is amongst the famous Himalayan treks in Sikkim. It is the meeting point of several trails. However, the most prominent route is the one that leads to Goecha La via Zemanthang and Samiti Lake. The trail is at its best in May when rhododendrons are in full bloom.... Read More »
Yuksam, Pelling
Rank 18
Ranked 18 of 18
Places to Visit in Pelling
  • Type: Mountain
  Yuksam is a quiet but sprawling hamlet, 40 km north of the Pemayangtse Monastery. It lies at the entrance to the Rathong Chu gorge. These days, it is more famous as the start of the Dzongri Trail trek. The village holds special significance in Sikkimese history as it is believed... Read More »
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