By Rail: The nearest railways station of Pelling is New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP). From NJP it takes approx. 5½hr to reach Pelling. With the North Bengal Tourism car rental service, you can easily rent a car from NJP to Pelling at a reasonable price.
Distance: The distance between NJP to Pelling is 137 kilometers.
April to Mid-June: During this time visitors get to admire the exquisite view of blooming flowers in Pelling.
Mid-June to September: During this time most people avoid travelling to Sikkim due to the heavy rainfall and sudden roadblocks.
October to December: During this time the sky remains clear and visitors get to enjoy the pleasant weather of Pelling while witnessing the panoramic vista of the Kanchenjunga range.
Q. Is Pelling worth visiting?
Pelling is a truly beautiful destination. The snow peaked Himalayan range can be seen in their full glory from here. The ancient religious sites and the architectures of the city make it truly worth visiting in the entire Sikkim.
Q. What is the best time to Visit Pelling?
Apart from the least preferred season Monsoon, the city can be visited at any time. However, talking about the best time, the months of September to May prove to be the perfect time to visit the city.
Q. Can we see Kanchenjunga from Pelling?
Yes. From Pelling, Kanchenjunga is visible in their full glory. Infact, some of the other mountain peaks are also visible from here.
Q. What to see in and around this city?
There are numerous places and attractions to see in and around the city such as Pemayangtse Monastery, Kanchenjunga Falls, Sanga Choeling Monastery, Tashiding Monastery, Rabdentse Ruins and more.
Q. How is the weather of Pelling?
Pelling's weather is relatively chilly. However, the weather of summer is quite enjoyable when the temperature hovers between 7°C to 28°C.