Pelling, Sikkim

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Khecheopalri Lake – is a sacred Lake for both Buddhists and Hindus, which is believed to be a wish fulfilling lake.

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Khecheopalri Lake

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At the Rimbi Rock Garden

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Changey Waterfalls nearby the Shin Shore Bridge

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A temple inside the Khacheolpari Village.

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Pemayangtse Monastery is a Buddhist monastery, situated at an elevation of 6840 feet. Known as one of the oldest monasteries of Sikkim, it was built by Lama Lhatsun Chempo in the 17th century.

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Inside the temple in Khacheolpari

The pleasant little town of Pelling is famous for magnificent views of the snow-capped Kanchenjunga range, the third highest peak in the world. Pelling is about 130 km away from Siliguri and 115km from Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim, and is well connected by bus and jeep services. Placid Pelling pulls most of the visitors for its representative status in history, nature and culture of the state of Sikkim.  pel5 pel6 pel2 pel1 pel3

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