Quite adjacent to Pelling, There is a tiny offbeat destination named Tashiding. Situated on the hilltop, Tashiding means "The Devoted Central Glory". Nestled at an altitude of 250 m above sea level, Tashiding is quite renowned for its monastery with the same name established in 1641 AD. Countless devotees from all around the world come to participate in the annual Bumchu festival.
Tashiding is a paradise for nature enthusiast as well as for the sole followers of Buddhism. While holidaying in the village, here are the things you will get to see in and around.
Tashiding, being one of the major religious site in Sikkim, there are lots of activities that can be done and they are as follows-
Tashiding can be reached from most of the nearby cities as it is nicely connected by roads. New Jalpaiguri Junction is the nearest railway station and Bagdogra is the nearest airport. Hired cars are available from both of these stations as well as from Siliguri.
There is a government guest house, several homestays and resorts to stay in the village. Hence, getting accommodation will not be a problem here. Moreover, all these staying options come with all the basic amenities a traveller usually demand.
Even though Tashiding can be visited at any time of the year, Those who want to witness "Bhumchu Ceremony" can visit during the month of February. Due to the intense festive mood, February is considered to be the best time to Visit Tashiding in Sikkim.
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