Pelling is a small town in West Sikkim. Pelling is nestled at an altitude of around 7,200 ft. The town is located at a distance of 10 kms from the district headquarters of Geyzing. With the influx of tourists over the years , the region is undergoing a metamorphosis, with the roads being repaired and hotels being set up.

The Himalayas and the Kanchenjunga may be viewed at close quarters from Pelling. Pelling also forms the base from where trekkers and other peripatetic adventurers undertake the strenuous and arduous treks in West Sikkim. The land around Pelling is still a virgin territory and is bathed with alpine vegetation, with numerous waterfalls lining the hillside.

Pelling is around 135 kms from the state capital Gangtok and about 150 kms from Siliguri, the nearest railhead and airport. Regular jeeps connect Pelling to the towns of Jorethang, Kalimpong and Namchi. The nearest airport is Bagdogra airport.

Places to visit in and around Pelling include the Local Monastery, the Rock Garden and Waterfall at nearby Rimbi, the imposing double-pronged Kanchenjunga Falls, the archaic quaint Singshore Bridge, the Changey Waterfall, the Khecheopalri Lake holy to Buddhists and the ancient Pemayangtse Monastery.