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Kanchenjunga Falls in Pelling

Half an hour from the beautiful hill station of Pelling in Sikkim, Kanchenjunga falls, a perennial waterfall that is one of the major tourist attractions in the region. It is believed that the pristine waterfall originates high up in the glaciers of Mount Kanchenjunga. This waterfall is hidden due to the thick forest cover and is a perfect place to rejuvenate amidst the serene environs. This scenic destination offers mesmerizing views to the visitors.

Noted for its scenic beauty and grandeur, the Kanchenjunga Falls near Pelling serves as a perfect picnic spot to be traveled with family or friends. For the convenience of visitors, specific infrastructural changes have been made at the very spot. This includes setting up small cafes and stalls in the vicinity of these wonderful falls.

You can plan a visit this fall during your Pelling trip and make your vacation memorable. We offer a wide range of Pelling tour packages that are customizable and you can reiterate the itinerary according to your requirements. Contact us for more information and to book a tour with us!

Kanchenjunga Falls Timings and Entry Fees

You can visit Kanchenjunga Falls anytime between 8 am to 5 pm at a nominal fee of INR 20. However, if you want to indulge in rope sliding, it will cost you INR 100.

Best time to visit Kanchenjunga Falls

When the monsoon season ends, i.e., in October, it is the best time to visit Kanchenjunga Falls. At this time, the waterfall gushes in all its glory and you can see the lush greenery all around against the rocks. You can treat your eyes to the perennial nature of the waterfall and enjoy a peaceful time in nature. It will be a huge respite from the hot weather in the summer months.

How to reach Kanchenjunga Falls

This waterfall is located in the town of Pelling and is just an hour away via Pelling-Rimbi Road. Kanchenjunga Falls is also a 5-hour drive away from Gangtok. From Yuksom, Kanchenjunga falls are located around 8 km away. You can take a taxi to this waterfall and enjoy a peaceful walk in nature. Once you reach a stone staircase of around 50 steps will take you to Kanchenjunga Falls.

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