How to Reach Pelling
Pelling is a small and beautiful town in the West Sikkim state of India, which is situated at an altitude of 2,150 metres. Known for its scenic beauty and breathtaking sights and spots, it is the second largest tourist spot in the state after Gangtok. There are many eye-catching attractions and places that catch the eyes of the visitors. The major attractions that can be visited include Sangachoeling Monastery, Khecheopalri Lake, Kanchenjunga Falls, Singshore Bridge, Pemayangtse Gompa, etc. Being a budding tourist destination, Pelling is connected to various parts of the country by rail, air and road.
How to Reach Pelling by Air
The nearest airport to Pelling is at Bagdogra, which is 160 kms away from the town. It is connected with all major cities and many flights operate regularly from the airport. Shared cabs and taxis can be hired from the Bagdogra airport to reach Pelling.
How to Reach Pelling by Road
Pelling can be easily reached by road by state transport buses, private cabs and self-driven cars. It is well connected to Gangtok, Siliguri and Darjeeling and hence can be accessed easily. The facility of shared cabs can also be availed from Sikkim.
How to Reach Pelling by Rail
Situated at a distance of 52kms, the New Jalpaiguri Railway Station is the nearest rail track from where one can take a cab and taxi to reach Pelling. Shared cabs can be hired from Siliguri, which is 6 kms away from the railway station.