At an altitude of 6000 ft, Yangtey is a small village and an instance of paradise by monsoons, lying very close to the town of Pelling in Sikkim, famous for the amazing views of Mt. Kanchenjungha that it offers. The sceneries here are marked by magnificent peaks of the Eastern Himalayas, under an occasional cover of clouds. The ancient monasteries located at Yangtey are a great example of ancient art culture and quite a specimen to the past.
Yangtey is a petite hamlet just 9 kms from Pelling, lying nearby to many tourist attractions such as Khangchendzonga waterfalls, Khecheopalri Lake, Rimbi Waterfalls, Rabdentse Ruins, Sewaro Rock Garden, Temi Tea Garden, Geyzing, Legship and Pemyangtse. Apart from the splendid sight of the Himalayas, Yangtey also has a name for its beautiful Tashigang Resort lying amidst plush green gardens and lawns. A trip to the Khecheopalri Lake, which is known as one of the holy lakes in Sikkim will be the highlight of your holiday.
Air: The Bagdogra Airport is the nearest airport to Yangtey. It is 124 kms away from Geyzing. You will have to take a taxi from the airport to reach Geyzing and then another taxi from Geyzing to visit Yangtey.
Rail: The nearest railway station is New Jalpaiguri Railway Station which is 140 kms away.ë_From there, taxis are available to get to Yangtey.
Road: Yangtey is at a distance of 2 kms from Geyzing, therefore if you are traveling from Gangtok, you can hire a bus and get down at Geyzing and then take a taxi from there to reach Yangtey.
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