Gyalshing is a beautiful Himalayan town in West Sikkim district, as well as capital town of the district and well connected with state capital Gangtok. Gyalshing is also known as Geyzing and most important town and business center of the West Sikkim district. It is one of the low altitude tourist destinations of Sikkim, situated at 2700 ft. above sea level and experience comfortable weather throughout the year.
Gyalshing is base camp for many Himalayan trekking routes, there are also many places of interest in the surrounding areas. Someone can take day excursions to nearby lake (Khecheopalri Lake - a wish fulfilling lake and sacred for Hindus and Buddhists), monasteries (Pemayangtse Monastery - one of the oldest and famous monasteries of Sikkim), Yuksom (first capital of Sikkim and historical town) or even choose to hike from village to village.
Our associate homestay is an wonderful home stay surrounded by beautiful valleys of the west. You will be staying in a very comfortable and cozy room, and the food will be great. Mr. Simon Subba and his family are great hosts, and they make you feel very comfortable from the onset, and part of the family. He tries to guide you to understand their culture, their customs, and their traditions. He was kind enough to answer your questions and, on becoming available for few hours, you also can go for fantastic low altitude trek in the surrounding areas. The gardens, the sitting area, and the home itself have a very nice feel to it. If you like to step away from chaos, and experience the life in one of the finest parts of India, then come at Gyalshing or Gayzing.
Gyalshing is located very near of Pelling, which is well known tourist designation in Sikkim, just only 10 kms. Nearest airport is Bagdogra and railway station is New Jalpaiguri (NJP) well connected with Gyalshing, direct cars/taxies are available from Siliguri, Bagdogra and NJP.
Gyalshing or Geyzing can be visited throughout the year for its moderate climate.