India's first Glass Skywalk in Pelling, West Sikkim

Updated: Dec 2, 2020

At a height of 7,200 feet over the ocean level lies the marvellous Skywalk of Pelling alongside the fourth tallest sculpture of Chenrezig. It was initiated in November 2018 and from that point forward it has flourished to get one of the popular vacation destinations. It is India's first Skywalk and home to a 137 feet sculpture of Chenrezig making it a Buddhist journey site. Chenrezig otherwise called Avalokiteshvara is the early indication of Buddha's sympathy. Let's check out everything about Pelling Skywalk.

Location -

The incredible Pelling Skywalk is situated in Pelling. Pelling is a little town in the Northeast region of Sikkim. This beautiful little town is honoured with picturesque magnificence, rich social heritage, hypnotizing slopes, splashing cascades, peaceful lakes, shopping territories and some more. Likewise, you can have a stunning perspective on Mount Kanchenjunga in Pelling. Hypnotizing, isn't that so? The entire spot will make you amazed with its excellence.

How to reach?

Entering at Pelling may be troublesome as this town doesn't have a railroad station or air terminal close by. Not to stress! Let me inform the least demanding path with arriving at Pelling. You can arrive at Geyzing which is the biggest town in the region. Upon your landing in Geyzing, you can take transport or a taxi and move to Pelling. This takes around 6 hours. This way is probably the least demanding ways and is likewise a spending plan inviting approach to arrive at this town. If not, you can likewise lease a vehicle from Siliguri and drive towards Pelling which will take you around 4 hours. Also, to make your excursion all the more intriguing, you can likewise pick excursion choices.

Skywalk Timings-

The opening hours of Pelling Skywalk is from 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM.

Entry Fee-

Indian Citizens – 20 INR

Foreigners – 50 INR

Nearby Attractions -

Rabdentse Ruins

The Rabdentse Ruins was declared as a National landmark by the Archeological Survey of India and is one of the must-visit places in Pelling. This spot is a mix of history and splendid perspectives and was underlying in the seventeenth century. Love history? You can't skirt this spot from your Pelling agenda. This spot is open for guests from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Additionally, never miss visiting the Pemayangtse Monastery which can be found close to the Rabdentse Ruins.

Sanga Choeling Monastery

Perhaps the most established monastery of Sikkim, the Sang Choling Monastery has been done by the Tibetan style of design. It houses a few old artworks, frill and earth sculptures, which go back to the seventeenth century. The cloister is a significant site of the legacy circuit for Buddhist fans and was implicit 1697 by Lama Lhatsun Campo. It is accepted that mystery mantras (guhyamantra) were instructed here in antiquated occasions. Arranged amid the pleasant scenery of the Great Himalayas, the cloister additionally gives astounding common perspectives. Passage to it is confined to men and nobody separated from the individuals from the Bhutia and Lepcha people group is permitted in the internal sanctum. Another fascination is a 300-year-old crematorium found close by.

Khecheopalri Lake

This is an exquisite lake close to the Pelling Skywalk which is flawlessly encircled by rich green trees. Khecheopalri Lake is a sacred spot for Buddhists and Hindus. As this spot is viewed as a blessed spot, fishing and washing are not permitted here. You can likewise travel up to the slope for some extraordinary perspectives.

All things considered, how was Pelling Skywalk? Astonishing, isn't that so? Visit this spot in Sikkim and prepare to stroll on the glass skywalker


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