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Pelling Tour Packages

Pelling is a quaint hill town in West Sikkim and a treasure trove of natural bounties. This serene hideout is located just 130 km (approx.) from Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim. Pelling is nature's nirvana, where you can visit throughout the year because extreme winters mark the snowfall and valleys drenched in lush greenery during summer and monsoon.

Situated at an elevation of 6,800 ft (approx.), Pelling is a paradise for nature lovers and it provides magnificent views of the snow-wrapped Kanchenjunga range. Moreover, Pelling radiates ancient monasteries' old-world charm, pristine waterfalls, and tribal communities like Lepchas, Bhutias, and Marwaris. Pelling is, however, an offbeat and unexplored tourist attraction in Sikkim, but you should not miss it on your trip to Sikkim.

Expect to witness the alpine vegetation in Pelling and embark on some thrilling treks. Let our experts help give you a complete insight into Pelling tourism if you plan to book Pelling tour packages. Then, book a Pelling tour confidently to make your way to the ocean of calmness in Sikkim.

Pelling is blessed with unexploited surroundings of alpine vegetation with numerous waterfalls. In winter, the town is covered in a blanket of snow. Apart from the natural beauty, Pelling acts as the base where trekkers and adventure enthusiasts undertake arduous treks in the Himalayas of Sikkim. Pelling holiday packages are perfect for tourists seeking relaxation, honeymoon, adventure, and a good time in Sikkim.

Explore Famous Tourist Attractions on Your Pelling Tour

Whether you are a laid-back traveler or an adventure freak, or you like to relish Sikkimese cuisine, the tourist attraction in Pelling has got you covered with everything! Tourists with family on a Pelling trip will find abundant religious places of interest. In addition, there are monasteries for soul enlightenment, a National Park for wildlife encounters, and pristine waterfalls to spend a relaxing evening with family or friends. Here we bring you the best tourists places in Pelling on your vacation:

Sangachoeling Monastery:

Admire the Buddhist heritage and culture dating back to the 17th century at Sangachoeling Monastery. One must embark on a short trek to reach the monastery, passing through rich forest cover and hilly terrain.

Kanchenjunga Fall:

As the name suggests, this is a waterfall but extremely unique because of its setting amidst the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas. One needs to climb up to 50-60 m (approx.) to reach the waterfall from the road. Hear the cascading sound of the milky Kanchenjunga Fall for trying rappelling activities.

Khecheopalri Lake:

This is the lake where you can witness the divinity and tranquility in one place. So laze around at the peaceful lakeshore and watch migratory birds chirping around you! To know more, click here!

Darap Village:

Backpackers will love staying and exploring Darap Village as budget-friendly homestays are available there. Darap Village is home to many ethnic communities, out of which Bhutias, Tamangs, Chhetris, and Gurungs are famous. In addition, there are many water streams in Darap, so make sure you splash the water and enjoy the misty morning.

Kanchenjunga National Park:

Visiting this national park is like getting one step closer to nature and wilderness. Kanchenjunga National Park is where you will see Himalayan emperor Snow Leopard, avifauna, glaciers, and different sorts of wild animals. Explore the national park on foot safari and trek the routes.

How to Reach Pelling

This highly depends upon your budget, time, location, and preferences. However, Pelling is well connected with air, rail, and road. Take a quick tour of how to reach Pelling from your respective destination:

By Air: The whole of Sikkim does not have an airport, and therefore, you have to reach Bagdogra International Airport, the nearest airport to Pelling, 141 kilometers/5 hours (approx.). Flights from major Indian cities like Mumbai and Delhi operate to and from Bagdogra Airport. Outside the airport, taxis are available for Pelling transfer. Family travelers and couples prefer visiting Pelling via air because of the utmost comfort and convenience.

By Rail: Pelling does not have any major railhead, and therefore, one needs to arrive at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station, which is 135 kilometers/4 hours (approx.). Here trains run to and from Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, and Bangalore with good frequency. Upon reaching Pelling railway station, board a shared/private taxi to get transferred to Pelling. Thus, train travel is affordable for backpackers.

By Road: The capital of Sikkim, Gangtok, is around 130 kilometers (approx.), and the town of Siliguri is also 115 kilometers (approx.). This indicates that you can reach Pelling via road from any place to visit in Sikkim. Hiring a Sumo car or Innova is suggested because these cars have good road grip due to their extreme nature. Self-drive to Pelling is only suggested if you are a novice driver.

Best Time to Visit Pelling for Memorable Trip

Every tourist has a different travel taste, and so do you. If you like to witness the Mt Kanchenjunga range, plan a Pelling trip in the summers from April to June. On the other hand, those who love snowfall and can bear the cold climate of Pelling must visit in winter from December till February. Extreme winter is the best time to visit Pelling for couples, but accommodation prices skyrocket, so book in advance.

Furthermore, the months like March to May are when you will get discounts on accommodation. We strongly suggest you not plan your Pelling tour package in monsoon from July to September, especially if you are coming from a long-distance location. Chances are extremely high that your trip might get affected due to heavy rainfall and even landslides. In short, early summer and winter are the best times to visit Pelling.

Visit the Best Places in Pelling to Eat

There are plenty of places to eat in Pelling and fix your hunger with authentic Sikkimese food. One could browse tons of options for eating in Pelling, including veg and non-vegetarian dishes. If you love sitting on an open terrace or verandah, Pelling has a few handfuls of restaurants. You can have your meal amidst the balmy skies or millions of stars on a camping ground while witnessing the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas. Let's dive into the best places to eat in Pelling:

Melting Point Restaurant: Relish Sikkimese cuisine, Asian and Chinese continental cuisine. Also, savor ginger lemon honey tea.

Lotus Bakery: This place to eat in Pelling is best for morning brunch and quick snacks with some mountain tea.

Taste of Sikkim: As the name suggests, this restaurant in Pelling serves Nepali, Chinese, Asian, and Sikkemse cuisine at pocket-friendly prices.

Note: These are just a few handfuls of places to eat in Pelling. Many other restaurants in Pelling like The Rabdentse, Roots, Shoots, and Evergreen Restaurant.

Essential Pelling Traveling Tips

  • Remain respectful when interacting with locals.
  • Consider the timings of the monasteries before you visit.
  • Avoid a trip to Pelling in the monsoon.
  • The best time to visit Pelling is early summer and winter.
  • Book accommodation in advance.
  • Snowfall is seen only from December to February, so plan accordingly.


List of Pelling Holiday Packages

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Darjeeling Gangtok Pelling Tour

6 N / 7 D

Darjeeling - Pelling - Gangtok

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Panoramic North East Tour

7 N / 8 D

Darjeeling- Kalimpong- Pelling - Gangtok

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Jewels of North East India

8 N / 9 D

Darjeeling - Kalimpong - Pelling - Gangtok

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North East with Bhutan Tour

12 N / 13 D

Gangtok - Lachung – Gangtok - Pelling - Darjeeling - Phuentsholing – Thimphu - Paro

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Buddhist Temple with Northeast

16 N / 17 D

Delhi - Varanasi -Bodhgaya - Patna -Kolkata - Bagdogara - Darjeeling - Pelling (Pemayangtse)- Gangtok - Kalimpong -Bagdogra – Delhi

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Rajasthan Northeast and Bhutan Tour

21 N / 22 D

Delhi- Alsisar – Bikaner – Jaisalmer – Luni – Udaipur – Deogarh – Jaipur – Agra - Delhi – Darjeeling – Pelling – Gangtok – Phuntsholing – Thimpu – Paro – Delhi

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Sikkim Darjeeling Trekking Tour

16 N / 17 D

Delhi – Darjeeling – Tonglu – Garibas – Sandakphu – Phalut – Rammam – Rimbik – Pelling – Yuksom – Martam – Gangtok – Delhi

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Buddhist Monasteries Tour

17 N / 18 D

Delhi - Leh - Darjeeling - Pelling - Gangtok - Phuntsoling - Thimpu - Paro - Kathmandu - Delhi

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Hills of North East India

10 N / 11 D

Darjeeling - Kalimpong - Pelling - Gangtok - Lachung - Yumthang - Gangtok

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Tranquil Sikkim & Darjeeling Tour

7 N / 8 D

Gangtok – Pelling – Darjeeling

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  • Vist Ghoom Monastery at Darjeeling
  • Cable car ride at Gangtok
  • Excursion to Tsongmo lake, Nathu La pass, Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple in Gangtok


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FAQs for Trip to Pelling

Q: Where is the Pelling located?

Ans: Pelling is a beautiful hill stations and small town in the district of West Sikkim, India. The town is located at a distance of 10 km from the district headquarters of Geyzing.

Q: Is Pelling worth visiting?

Ans: Yes, Pelling is worth visiting. It is a small and beautiful town of Sikkim and located in the foothills of Mount Khangchendzonga. It is also called Pemyangatse and famous for Buddhist Monasteries. You will get an opportunity to explore the rich heritage, culture, monastery, lakes, waterfalls and embark on numerous treks and hikes.

Q: How far is Gangtok from Pelling?

Ans: This is another beautiful hill station in Sikkim. The distance between Pelling and Gangtok is 135 Km. It takes about 4 hours of scenic drive to reach Gangtok from Pelling.

Q: Can we see the view of Mt. Kanchenjunga from Pelling?

Ans: Yes, you can get the glimpses of Mt. Kanchenjunga from your hotel or lodges. Just open the window and you can enjoy the view of snow-capped Mt. Kanchenjunga. Pelling is located in the foothill of Mt. Kanchenjunga.

Q: How many days are enough to visit Pelling and nearest places?

Ans: The ideal duration for Pelling tour is 02 days. It is sufficient time to visit Pelling. If you wish to explore other nearby tourist destinations from Pelling such as Darjeeling, Gangtok and Kalimpong, then you need to plan the tour of 7-8 days.

Q: What is the best buy in Pelling?

Ans: You can buy local crafts like – Buddhist payer flags as a souvenir, Thangkas painting, Canvas hall hangings, Woollens carpets, Colorful woolen scarves and Sikkim Traditional Dress. You can also by local spices and produces.

Q: What is the best places to stay in Pelling?

Ans: For stay in Pelling, you can get the hotel from luxury to budget hotels like – The Elgin Mt. Padim, Norling retreat, The Chumbi Mountain resort and Summit Newa regency. You can also choose to stay close to Khecheopalri Lake.