Places to Visit in Pelling


Sangachoeling Monastery

Built in the 17th century, Sangachoeling Monastery is among the most interesting tourist places in Pelling. It is surrounded by hilly terrains and lush green forests, making for an awe-inspiring sight.

rimbi waterfall in pelling

Rimbi Waterfall

Rimbi Waterfall is surrounded by verdant greenery and is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Pelling. The gushing waterfall joins River Rimbi, which is a hub for recreational activities like fishing and swimming.


Rabdentse Ruins

The second capital of Sikkim from 1670 - 1814, Rabdentse has played a crucial part in the history of the city. The Rabdentse Ruins are a must-visit for history enthusiasts. The stunning views of the mountain ranges from here add to the overall experience.

rock garden in pelling

Sewaro Rock Garden

Sewaro Rock Garden is a manicured garden situated a short distance from Pelling. Dotted with fountains and streams, it is home to a variety of flora species as well. This rock garden is the perfect spot for an afternoon picnic in the thick of nature.


Pelling Skywalk

The skywalk in Pelling is India's first glass-bottom skywalk. Take a walk on this spectacular trail and get mesmerised by the scenic expanse. You can take plenty of pictures including that of the 137-feet Chenrezig statue in the vicinity.


Pemayangtse Monastery

The Pemayangtse Monastery is a Buddhist monastery near Pelling. Established by Lama Lhatsun Chempo in 1647, it is one of the oldest monasteries in Sikkim. Visit this cultural landmark for an enlightening and tranquil experience.

Two lovebirds sipping water

Rabdentse Bird Park

The Rabdentse Bird Park is a treat for the eyes and the soul. With a variety of colourful birds and lush green expanse to traverse, you will find yourself having a cheerful time. The bird park is the best place in Pelling to bond with loved ones.

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Khecheopalri Lake

Khecheopalri Lake, originally known as Kha-Chot-Palri (meaning the heaven of Padmasambhava), is a lake located near Khecheopalri village, West Sikkim district of the Northeastern Indian state of Sikkim. Located 25 kilometres to the northwest of Pelling town, the lake is sacred for both Buddhists and Hindus, and is believed to be a wish fulfilling lake.. The popularly known name of the lake, considering its location is Khecheopalri Lake, ensconced in the midst of the Khechoedpaldri hill, which is also considered a sacred hill.