Pelling, a town in the western part of Sikkim state, is well known as a tourist spot to get an explicit view of Mt. Kangchenjunga and it also is the place to various waterfalls, temples, lakes, and monasteries. The habitat and nature of this offbeat town are calming and thus is an attraction for environmentalists, culturists, travelers. Pelling falls in the least visited town of the state but with the pace of time, it is becoming more admirable by the visitors. So, add this to your list when you’re off for Sikkim as it is easy to reach with the availability of roads direct from the airport and railway station.
Some Must Do things in Pelling
Starting from the monasteries up to the Khecheopalri Lake, from Khecheopalri lake to Yuksum, and from Yuksum to Tashiding are the 3 treks in this offbeat town in Sikkim. Trekking through these places helps you discover the lifestyle in rural areas. One can go for traditional house visits, do bird watching, and visit numerous caves at Khanchendzongna National Park.
Things to Remember While in Pelling
- Include seasonal clothing with you according to the weather of the month you’re picking to go on.
- Carry id proofs, RAP(Restricted Area Permit) and PAP(Protected Area Permit) with yourself.
- Make sure to read the guidelines by the state tourism authority and follow accordingly.
Things You Will Need in Pelling
Going on tour, doing adventures and to make memories is something that makes you happy for sure, but to relive it all you must go for recording it out if trekking and walking is what you wanna have memory of. GoPro is the perfect one to help you with that and you can rent that from us at a reasonable cost when you are planning the trip to Lachung. Go ahead and rent GoPro Hero 8
A trekking pole will be an aid in your trek to Yumthang Valley and Zero Point. Traversing these high altitude locations may put you in jeopardy so taking a trekking pole always helps. Here is the link to rent a trekking pole in Sikkim from Vacaystore.
Binoculars are never needless wherever you may visit. Since Lachung may offer some offbeat spots you can observe your surroundings well with a binoculars in your hands. It will also help you in spotting flowers and mammals in the vast Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, even a snow leopard or untraceable red panda. We have these equipment on rent too! sounds great right? Go ahead, renting it then. Here’s the link to rent Binoculars in Sikkim from Vacaystore.
During your visit to Yumthang Valley and Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, when you gaze at the beauty of the flowers in the valley or the rich biodiversity of Rhododendron trees of the Shingba Sanctuary, you wanna etch the scenes in your memory forever. To make your memories more profound you can capture its sheer beauty with the cameras offered by us. Go ahead and rent the cameras for your next journey. Here’s the link to rent our cameras in Sikkim.
During the winters, temperatures can go sub zero in Lachung and more so at the Zero Point. Shielding of even multi-layered clothing doesn’t help your condition in the chilly winters.. A fleece jacket is the minimum you will need irrespective of your plans in Lachung. These jackets are light and can keep you warm even up to minus 4 degrees. Our jackets are professionally dry-cleaned after every rental cycle, so don’t worry about hygiene and rent it here. It will also save you trouble of carrying heavy woolens all the way from home. Rent clean and good quality jackets in Sikkim from Vacaystore. Here’s the link.