Known for its magnificent sight of the third highest peak in the worldKanchenjunga, Peilling is about 115 km from Gangtok. History, nature and culture of Sikkim find here a great culmination here. The virgin territory of Peilling with waterfalls, snow covered hills and shadowed by alpines will make you feel poetic all the way.
Perching at an altitude of 6,800 ft, offers majestic glimpse of Kanchenjunga range including Koktang, Kumbhakaran, Rathong, Kabru, Kabru Dome, Pandim, Siniolchu and others.At a distance of 10 km from its district headquarter of Geyzing, good communication will feel at ease. It's easy to access road connectivity with the offer of breathtaking view of the third highest peak of the world have made this spot the second emerging tourist destination of Sikkim.A quiet walk from the town of 45 minutes (motorable) will take you to the Sanga Choeling Monastery. Sanga Choeling is one of the oldest monasteries in Sikkim that was built in 1697. Hidden inside the forest cover, Khecheopalri Lake is the sacred lake of Sikkim is also a tread place.Rabdentse was the second capital of the erstwhile kingdom of Sikkim after Yuksom lying hidden from the main road at a walking distance from Pelling.The beautiful Sangay waterfall is just 10 km from Pelling that you must not miss.
Accessible throughout the year, Pelling is under your budget and time. The festival worshipping guardian deity of Sikkim, Khangchendzonga Festival is held at Pelling every year. White water rafting on the Rangit, kayaking, promotional trekking, mountain biking, traditional sports and bird- watching is all about to attract you in this festival. Exhibitions of flower, local crafts are unique attributes that you will love for sure. Folk dances and traditional music will overwhelm you.
From Gangtok, Peilling is at about 115 km's distance. From Siliguri, it is at 130 km's distance and is well connected by busses and jeeps.It is almost the same distance from Bagdogra.