Around 10 lakh domestic and 40000 foreign tourists visit Sikkim and North Bengal every year. From New Jalpaiguri Station or Bagdogra Airport in North Bengal, the tourists need to hire a car to reach Sikkim. But due to some complications, the transporters and the tourists faced many problems, as there was no revision in the transport agreement between West Bengal and Sikkim.
Sprawled at the lap of the Himalayan mountain range, Gurudongmar lake is Sikkim’s most beautiful and pristine lake. This lake is also one of the highest lakes in the world, situated at the height of 17100 feet above sea level. As snow-capped mountains encircle the lake, the reflection of the mountains on the crystal clear blue water creates a spectacular view. The breathtaking scenic beauty of the Gurudongmar lake attracts tourists from all over the world.
Pelling is a serene town nestled on the sky-piercing Himalayan mountain range in West Sikkim. It is famous for the breathtaking view of snowcapped Kanchenjunga, mesmerizing waterfalls, rivers and the enchanting valleys. Being a wonder in a small package, Pelling has many attractive sightseeing places to visit like the widely admired skywalk, Rabdentse Ruins, Khecheopalri Lake, Rimbi waterfall, Kanchenjunga Falls, Darap village, and more! In this article, know the complete list of the top visiting places in Pelling that no tourist should miss!
At the height of 8000 feet in South Sikkim, Ravangla is an enchanting hill station decked with a panoramic landscape surrounded by snow-covered mountains and greenery. If you are traveling to Pelling from Gangtok, Ravangla is ideal as it is well-connected by the NH510 and Rabongla-Yangyang Road. In this article, you will learn about the most attractive sightseeing places like Buddha park, Tarey Veer, Temi Tea Garden, Namchi, and more. You will also get practical advice for hotels, weather, temperature, and the best time to visit.