Sikkim is one of the most beautiful places to visit on a bike trip. If it already isn’t on your bucket list, it definitely should be. After its capital, Pelling is the second most popular destination in Sikkim. Pelling, what used to be a sleepy little town, has now flourished as a hotel town with almost all the buildings facing the Kanchenjunga transformed into a hotel. Bike tour operators in Siliguri can hook you up with the perfect bike for the journey.
Table of contents:
- Few places to check out in Pelling
- Best Time to visit
- Royal Riders
Pelling, located 135 km away from Bagdogra is one of the most alluring towns of Sikkim. The curvy roads and the steep ascents at times do make this a tricky ride, but what fun is a road trip without any challenges.
Few places to check out in Pelling
- Kanchenjunga Falls
- Singshore Bridge
- Rabdentse Ruins
- Khecheopalri Lake
- Pemayangtse Gompa
- Sangacholing Monastery
- River Orange Garden
- Chenrezig Statue
- Rimbi Waterfalls
- Sewaro Rock Garden
- Phodong Monastery
- Sangay Falls
- Sky Walk Pelling Sikkim
Best Time to visit
The weather of the hills can neither be predicted, nor contained. This stands true as we try to navigate Sikkim unpredictable weather that skies changes up from bright and sunny to cloudy in a moment, as the clouds play a twisted game of hide and seek.
Summer in Pelling starts from April and lasts till June. When the lower lying areas become too hot for the summers, people tend to find solace in the mountains. The temperature averages around 15 to 20 degrees C during this time of the year, making it a pleasant ride for the travellers.
July marks the beginning of monsoon for Pelling and lasts till September. Heavy rainfall is experienced and the area is prone to landslides during the rainy season. Main roads are often not accessible thus, not making it an ideal time to travel.
October November is the perfect time to visit, as the rains stop and the weather calms down. The festival season also reports a hike in tourists in the hills.
Winter comes around December bringing the cold with it and lasts till March. During this time the temperatures can drop below 10 degrees. This time of the year is most preferred by international tourists.
Royal Riders is one of the best bike tour operators in Siliguri with a fleet of bikes for you to choose from. We offer all kinds of packages for travellers as well as bike rental services as one of the best bike tour operators in Siliguri. One of our most popular tours is the Darjeeling- Sikkim bike tour that encompasses all of the beautiful places in Sikkim including Pelling, Ravangla, Gangtok, Lachen and many more.