Geyzing Tourism

Geyzing Tourism

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Geyzing Info

  • State: Sikkim
  • Famous for/as: Hill
Located at an altitude of 6,500 feet, Geyzing is the capital of West Sikkim District. Popularly known as Gyalshing, it is a beautiful place that also serves as the headquarters of West Sikkim District. Geyzing is situated in the great Himalayan ranges and has River Rangeet on the Rathong-Kalet interfluve, flowing on its western side.

The town is inhabited mostly by Nepalese people and the predominant language is Nepali. Apart from its natural beauty, this hill station is also known for the monasteries which are visited by several Buddhist pilgrims.

Pemayangtse Monastery, located at a distance of 6 km from the destination, is a beautiful monastery and one of the main attractions of Geyzing. In addition, tourists visiting this monastery can also witness the ruins of the first palace of the Chogyal Kingdom.

Another chief attraction of the destination is Pelling, a beautiful small town, located at a distance of 10 km from Geyzing. At Pelling, tourists can enjoy beautiful views of several peaks such as Koktang, Rathong, Kabru, Kumbhakarna, Shimbho, Kanchenjunga, Pandim, Narsing and Siniyalchu.

Geyzing can be reached by flights, trains and buses. The nearest airport serving the destination is Bagdogra Airport, located in West Bengal, which is at a distance of 124 km from Geyzing. Those travelling by trains are served by the New Jalpaiguri Railway Station, which is the nearest railhead, located at a distance of 118 km from the destination.

Buses are also available for travellers from places like Gangtok, Pelling, Jorethang, Yuksom, Darjeeling, Tashiding and Siliguri to reach Geyzing. The best time to explore this hill station is during summer season, which extends from April to June.
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