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.
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.
Double beded room
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.