West Sikkim


A hill town close to many waterfalls, trek routes, Pelling is a scenic tourist stop known for the spectacular view of the Mountain Khangchendzonga. In addition to the great view and wonderful nature, Pelling is also near to the important Sanga-Choeling Monastry and Pemayangtse Monastery.
Travellers to Pelling can visit Rabdentse, the second capital of Sikkim. The Rabdentse Palace is a ruins now, and is preserved as an archaeological site for study and visit.


Yuksam is an important town of Sikkim and widely regarded as the first capital of Sikkim. Yuksam literally means “the meeting place of three Lamas”. The Dubdi Monastery, about 300 years old is located near Yuksam and considered one of the oldest monasteries in Sikkim.