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Pelling in the region of Sikkim is a place located in India - some 678 mi or ( 1091 km ) East of New Delhi , the country's capital .

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Local time in Pelling is now 02:19 AM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Kolkata " with a UTC offset of 5.5 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Dhaka, Paro, Sosing, Soreng, and Sombari. When in this area, you might want to check out Dhaka . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Pelling ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Bungy Jumping in Nepal

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The sport has found a natural home in the highest mountain range in the world. The ultimate thrill of a bungy jump can now be experienced in Nepal at perhaps the best site in the world. The jump, at 1 ..

Kanchenjunga water falls

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This beautiful waterfall is very close to Pelling, Sikkim. Its generally included in all sight seeing tours in & around Pelling ..

Kanchenjunga from Kaluk

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View of Pelling - a Himalayan Mountain Town - Sikkim, India

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View of Pelling - a Himalayan Mountain Town - Sikkim, India, as seen from the Helipad in Pelling. ..

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Interesting facts about this location


Pelling is a town in the district of West Sikkim, India. Pelling is nestled at an altitude of 2,150 m (7,200 feet). The town is located at a distance of 10 km from the district headquarters of Geyzing. A regular bus service connects the two towns. However with the influx of tourists, the region is undergoing a metamorphosis, with the roads being repaired and hotels being set up. The mighty Himalayas and the Kanchenjanga may be viewed at close quarters from Pelling.

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Located at 27.30 88.23 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Cities and towns in West Sikkim district


Gyalshing or Geyzing is the capital of the district of West Sikkim in the Indian state of Sikkim. The town is connected to the capital Gangtok by a metalled road. Geyzing is also connected to the West Bengal towns of Darjeeling and Kalimpong via Jorethang. A few kilometres north is the town of Pelling. The town has a large Nepali population, and the Nepali language is the predominant language of the region. The town is situated at an altitude of about 6,500 feet (1,900 m).

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Located at 27.28 88.27 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Cities and towns in West Sikkim district

Khecheopalri Lake

Khecheopalri Lake, originally known as Kha-Chot-Palri (meaning the heaven of Padmasambhava), is a sacred Lake for both Buddhists and Hindus, which is believed to be a wish fulfilling lake. It is located near Khecheopalri village, 147 kilometres west of Gangtok and 34 kilometres to the northwest of Pelling town in the West Sikkim district of the Northeastern Indian state of Sikkim. The local name for the lake is Sho Dzo Sho, which means "Oh Lady, Sit Here".

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Located at 27.37 88.21 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Sacred lakes of Sikkim, West Sikkim district

Buddha Park of Ravangla

The Buddha Park of Ravangla, also known as Tathagata Tsal, is situated near Rabong in South Sikkim district, Sikkim, India. It was constructed in 2006-13 and features a 130-foot high statue of Lord Buddha as its centerpiece. The site was chosen within the larger religious complex of the Rabong Gompa (Monastery), itself a centuries-old place of pilgrimage. Also nearby is Ralang Monastery, a key monastery in Tibetan Buddhism.

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Located at 27.31 88.36 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Sikkim, South Sikkim district, Tibetan Buddhism


Majitar is a small Village in East Sikkim in the Indian state of Sikkim. The nearest Town are Rangpo (4 K. M) and Singtam (7 K. M). It is about 200 m above sea level giving it a sub-tropical climate. Majitar has a large population of Nepalese, Bhutia, Marwari and Bengali. Although students from all over the country, mainly Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand and Guwahati lives there at Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology.

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Located at 27.18 88.27 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Cities and towns in East Sikkim district