Tashiding situated in West Sikkim, India
surrounded by valley, distance from Pelling (a well-known tourist destination
in West Sikkim) is 40 K.M and distance from Yuksam (historical place of Sikkim)
is 16 K.M. The main attraction of this village is Tashiding Monastery,
surrounded by beautiful orange and cinnamon (darchini) garden; magnificent view
of snowcapped Mt. Kanchenjunga is visible from Monastery campus.
main attraction of this Monastery is ‘The Holly Water’, as per Tibetan calendar
14th and 15th of first months, this Holly Water are given
to devotees and pilgrims. Countless praying flags and flying sound of these
praying flags are great; you can visit Rimbi Water Falls & Kanchenjunga
Falls while traveling to Tashiding from Pelling. Yes, newly built water world
at the bank of River Rangit and River Ratong is also good option for boating
and rafting while you are in Tashiding.
tashiding monastery near pelling
Homestays are best accommodation in
Tashiding, few locals are started homestay, foods are good and facilities are
hut also available with attached toilets, electricity, lodging and fooding,
cost would be around Rs.1000/ to Rs.1200/ per head per day, contact +91
transportation is not available from Siliguri (Gateway to the Himalaya),
Tashiding can be reached from Pelling and Geysing, also cars are available on
rent from Ravangla and Yukum. Tashiding can be visited in a day trip from
Pelling along with Yuksum, plan according to your time and budget.
to late May is great time to visit Tashiding, enjoy breathtaking view of Mt.
Kanchenjunga with sunshine in spring time, October to mid-December also a best
time to visit Tashiding, the entire region get covered with lush greenery after