Pelling is a small town in the north-eastern Indian state of Sikkim, at the foothills of Mount Khangchendzonga. The late-17th-century Buddhist Sanga Choling Monastery has mountain views. Pelling is a small hill town in the district of West Sikkim, India. Pelling is nestled at an altitude of 2,150 m (7,200 feet). The town is located at a distance of 10 km from the district headquarters of Geyzing. A regular bus service connects the two towns. However with the influx of tourists, the region is undergoing a metamorphosis, with the roads being repaired and hotels being set up.

Pelling Tourism

Pelling is 115 km from the state capital Gangtok and about 135 km from Siliguri, the nearest railhead and airport. Regular jeeps connect Pelling to the towns of Jorethang, Kalimpong and Namchi. The nearest airport is Bagdogra airport.

Cultures of Pelling:- In Pelling lots of fairs and festivals celebrated by the Pelling people. One of the major and biggest events is the Kangchendzonga Tourism Festival. such as trekking, mountain biking, kayaking, water rafting, bird watching. Food both types vegetarian and non vegetarian delicious . The traditional dishes of momos and thukpas are the specialty of the region

Languages of Pelling:- Most of the people of Pelling are Buddhists and speak the Sikkimese language. Other languages spoken are Nepali, Hindi, and English.

Weather of Pelling:- The summers in Pelling are pleasant and are preferred by the tourists. The month of March marks the start of summer season and it lasts till May. Pelling experiences heavy rain during the monsoon season. Temperature ranges between a comfortable 7°C to 28°C during these months.

Top Places to Visit in Pelling:- Rimbi water Falls, Rimbi Rock Garden, Kechopalri Lake, itis one of the holy Buddhist lake., Kechopalri Monastery, Kanchenjunga water Falls, Pemayangtse Monastery, Rabdantse ruins, the scenic view from the top of the ruin to the mystic heights of Kanchendzonga ranges is to be cherished
The best time to visit Pelling :- This beautiful hill station feels like a paradise around the year .Summer and winter seasons best time to visit pelling is from mid-February to May and from September to December.

Pelling Places

How to Reach Pelling

Air: The nearest Airport to Pelling is Pakyong Airport (125 kms from Pelling ) & Bagdogra Airport (165 kms from Pelling ), Siliguri, which is a five hours journey from Pelling.
Rail: The nearest Railway Station from Pelling is Jalpaiguri Railway Station, which is at a distance of 170 Kms from Pelling. It is well connected to major cities like Chennai, New Delhi, Howrah, Alipur and Darjeeling through Guwahati Express, Ndls Bgp Express, Mas Njp Express and Dbrt Rajdhani.
Road: Pelling is well connected with the other cities of Sikkim via Sikkim State Road Transport Corporation (SSRTC) and some private travel services. Buses are available to go to Pelling.

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