Pelling is a little town in Sikkim, the remote Himalayan state in the Northeast region of India. Located at an altitude of 6,250 feet above sea-level, Pelling is emerging as an important centre for tourism, mainly because it is a convenient hub for accessing historical places in West Sikkim. In addition, it also serves as a convenient stop or base for hiking and eco-tourism in West Sikkim. Finally, it is an access point to the Kanchenjunga National Park and related trekking routes.
themountainwalker meets Chong Gasho Bhutia of Pelling, one of Sikkim’s new breed of youngsters working hard to make a place for themselves in the rapidly evolving tourism industry in Sikkim.
Pelling, Sikkim, India, 15 June 2018, 1300 hours: So what does one do in Pelling in the middle of a pre-monsoon spell of rain, mist and general wet weather? Depends on how […]
Rahul Chauhan, a good friend of The Mountain Walker team, has ancestral roots from the mountain state of Uttarakhand in India. Here he shares some of the amazing photographs that he captured in […]
This third article of the Himalayan Travel Diaries series initiated by Tanya Munshi brings an exciting yet insightful experience from Munira Dalal when she saw the mighty Kanchenjunga range during a family trip to Sikkim, India.