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Pelling is a picturesque town located in the district of West Sikkim. The town is at a distance of about 10 km from the district headquarters of Geyzing.History of PellingPelling has had an interesting history. It is said that it was the first......Read more on Pelling

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  • Type: Water Fall
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Kanchenjunga Falls, Pelling
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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 »
  • Type: Lake
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Khecheopalri Lake, Pelling
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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... Read More »
"Holy place"2 months ago "Not a very great place"May 22, 2017
  • Type: Nursery
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Singshore Bridge, Pelling
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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... Read More »
  • Type: Monastery
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Pemayangtse Monastery, Pelling
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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... Read More »
"Nice place to visit"Mar 20, 2017 "Good Buddhist worship place"Jun 20, 2016
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Sangachoeling Monastery, Pelling
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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... Read More »
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