The Elgin Mount Pandim is one of the closest points to the Khanchenjunga range & one can see it up-front touching the sky from Pelling. The Pemayangtse Monastery (7021 Ft), is 2.5 kms from Pelling. Built during the late 17th century, it is one of the oldest & most important monasteries of the Nyingmapa order of Buddhism in Sikkim.
Khecheopalri Lake, also called "The Wish Fulfilling Lake". It lies in a depression surrounded by prayer flags & forested hills. Yuksom is the first capital of the Kingdom of Sikkim & the coronation site of the first Chogyal. Dubdi Monastery at Yuksom is an ideal place for Lamas seeking meditation and recluse. Dubdi means "the Hermit's cell".
The pleasant little town of Pelling is famous for magnificent view of the snow-capped mountains of Kanchenjunga. Pelling is about 133 km away from Siliguri and 125km from Gangtok and well connected by bus and jeep services.