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West Sikkim, located at the foothills of Mount Kanchenjunga, offers one of the best views of Southeast face of Mt. Kangchenjunga.
West Sikkim offers one of the best views of the south-east face of Mt. Kangchenjunga. This place is also famous for few of the oldest and holiest Buddhist Monasteries of the world. With the beautiful amalgamation of nature and religious history, the calm and peaceful environment of Pelling makes it a famous tourist destination in Sikkim. West Sikkim owes its tranquillity and calmness to the beautiful and age-old monasteries like Sangachoeling and Pemayansgtse Monasteries. The Kchehepalri Lake, situated in the midst of a dense forest is considered holy and is mesmerising to devotees and tourists alike.
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West Sikkim is perhaps one of the best places to trek in the Himalayas. It's the closest that you can get to 'the big mountains'! The Goecha La Trek through the Kanchendzonga National Park is the takes you through one of the best trails in India to the closest view of Mt. Kanchendzonga and Mt. Pandim, along with a plethora of other peaks!
Amazing place for adventure seekers.
Accessibility only through road. The temperature gets down to sub-zero levels during winters.
West-Sikkim is a perfect destination for couples, family vacationers, and adventure lovers. Should be visited by people looking for a peaceful and tranquil environment.