Proceed towards the West - Pelling, Sikkim
We started from NJP Railway Station by 11 am. If you want to come by flight then the nearest airport is Badgodra Airport which is 9 km away from Siliguri.
You can always avail private taxis and shared taxis to Gangtok, Pelling and other local places.
As it was my first trip to Hill Station so i was pretty excited as we moved towards high altitude. It was just amazing to watch those places, roads at high elevations.
Entering into Sikkim border..
A Small Valley along Teesta river... Unknown Location
5) Ganesh Tok
There is a Ganesh temple named as Ganesh tok is at a well decorated place near the Himalayan Zoological Park. Very beautiful temple of Lord Ganesha. Gift shops and a Cafeteria adjacent to it serve some good foods to tourists.
6) Himalayan Zoological Park
One of the best places I have ever been to. A zoo in between the hills. Here you can find some rare animals like Blue Goat, Snow Leopard, Red Panda etc etc. A must Visit place. But keep in mind you have to walk a lot through the elevation. There is also a bird sanctuary adjacent to it. Must Visit Place
7) Gonjang Monastery
It was the last Monastery in our trip. It is situated at the North Sikkim Highway near to Tashi View Point. Very Beautiful, newly developed one. From there you can view the whole Gangtok city . Well designed, cleaned and well maintained. Top Class.
8) M.G Marg Market
This a compulsory visit . If you came to Gangtok and never visited this, your tour will remain incomplete. It is the heart of Gangtok. Here you will get everything. It is the most cleanest market in India. It is very clean and in evening it itself a beauty. Very nice to sit in evening. An unforgettable place.
You can try some varieties of street foods from here like at The Roll House, Taste of Tibet and much more..
3) Khecheoparli Lake
Then we proceed towards this lake which is called as magical and wish fulfilling lake by the locals. Entry Fee - 30/- per person ..
4) Kanchenjunga Falls
It is the Biggest waterfall in Pelling. You can have Momos, Wye Wye noodles, Fried Rice , and some other fastfood items here. Also you can have packed snacks, choclates and other items. Local Traditional wearable jewelry and costumes available here for women to take photographs.
Entry Fee - 20/- per person.
5) Pemayangtese Monastery
It is One of the oldest Monastery Founded on 1705 . Excellent Place to spend time.
6) Rabdentse Ruins
It is just located near the Monastery. It was the ancient Capital of Sikkim . You have to do a small trek around 2 kms to reach in this palace. Very excellent place to visit. Your trek will surely worth it.
7) Helipad Ground
This was the last place in our itenary for Pelling. It is located at the top i.e upper pelling. Here you can witness the whole city .
2) Namchi Char Dhaam / Sidheswar Dham
Well this is a must must visit place as here Sikkim has built India's Chaardham Replica and it is really beautiful. On the top of the hills , in between clouds . Its a treat to watch the place if the weather remains clear. Must visit...
Entry fee 50/- per person .
After this we proceed towards Gangtok and reached by 7 pm.
Entry Fee 50/- per person