Pelling is a town in the district of West Sikkim, India. Pelling is nestled at an altitude of 2,150 m (7,200 feet). The Himalayas and the Kanchenjanga may be viewed at close quarters from Pelling. Pelling also forms the base from where trekkers and other peripatetic adventurers undertake the strenuous and arduous treks in West Sikkim. The land around Pelling is still a virgin territory and is bathed with alpine vegetation, with numerous waterfalls lining the hillside. In the months of winter, Pelling is sometimes covered with a blanket of snow. Most of the people of Pelling are Buddhists and speak the Sikkimese language.
Places to visit in and around Pelling include the local monastery, therock garden and waterfall at nearby Rimbi, the imposing double-pronged Kanchenjungha Falls, the archaic quaint Singshore Bridge, the Chhange Waterfalls, the Khecheopalri/Khechuperi lakeKhecheopalri Lake holy to Buddhists and ancient Pemyangtse/Pemyangshi Pemayangtse Monastery. Other proximate locations to Pelling are Yuksom, Rinchenpong, Dzongri andHee Burmiok