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.
The 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.
Homestays are best accommodation in Tashiding, few locals are started homestay, foods are good and facilities are basic.
Trekker’s 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 973306537.
Direct 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.
March 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 Monsoon.