Pelling Travel Guide

About Place

Pelling is a small town in the northeastern Indian state of Sikkim, at the foothills of Mount Khangchendzonga. The late-17th-century Buddhist Sanga Choling Monastery has mountain views. Pemayangtse Monastery features wall paintings, sculptures and a gold-plated statue of Guru Padsambhava. Overlooking a valley, the 17th-century Rabdentse Palace, now in ruins, still has evidence of the king’s bedroom and kitchen.

Places To Visit
  • Khecheopalri Lake
  • Sangachoeling Monastery
  • Rivers and Waterfalls
  • Rabdentse Ruins
  • Pemayangtse Monastery
  • Singshore Bridge
  • Sewaro Rock Garden

  • Trekking from Yuksom

Famous Food
  • Thukpas
  • Momos
  • Aloo ka Paranthas

Things To Buy
  • Woollen carpets
  • Shawls
  • Thangkas (paintings)
  • Organic tea

Shopping Area
  • Rural Artisan Marketing Centre

Pelling Details

Best Time To Visit
March To December

Monsoon Period
July to September

Important Contact
Police Control Room:
100 / 202022 / 202033
Ambulance Service:
102 / 108 / 104
Tourist Center:
26115346 / 26115171
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