Pelling is a small town in the Indian state of Sikkim, at the foothills of Mount Kanchenjunga. Located in the western part of the state of Sikkim, Pelling is a quaint little village in the laps of the Eastern Himalayas and is 130 km from Gangtok. The village is one of the upcoming tourist spots in the state of Sikkim and is already the second biggest tourist attraction of the state, just second to Gangtok.
The hamlet is located at an altitude of around 2150 metres from the sea level.
With monasteries, lush green environment, sparkling lakes, the little village of Pelling is also known for its vibrant cultural life and exhibits the traditional aspects of the local culture at its best. If you want to get acquainted with the culture of north-eastern India, Pelling is the place to visit.
One can visit to Pelling for lovely mountain walks and stupendous views of the Kanchenjunga right from your hotel terrace or windows.
Still being a virgin land, Pelling is covered with alpine vegetation added with several waterfalls along the hill side. Adventure lovers visit the place for trekking, too.