Kanchenjunga falls

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    Location: 955X+FG, Thingle I, Sikkim 737113, India

    Estimated Visiting Time: 2 hours.

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    Kanchenjunga falls is one of Sikkim‘s most spectacular waterfalls. On the way to Yuksom, it’s about 29 kilometers from Pelling. It is situated between a stunning carve of two hills and falls from a height of 300 feet. Natural beauty and luxuriant greenery abound in this location.

    Attraction

    A waterfall that gushes continuously throughout the year has a certain allure. Kanchenjunga Falls, which falls down from a height of around 100 feet, is a major tourist and local attraction. The perpetual, double-pronged waterfall twists its way among black stones and jutting-out branches, producing little freshwater pools.

    The beautiful splendor of the area attracts visitors, making it a great picnic destination. If visitors ‘re visiting Sikkim with their family, this waterfall is ideal because it’s accessible all year.

    History

    A small part of kanchenjunga Waterfall in Himalayas.

    Kanchenjunga Falls is an eternal waterfall about an hour’s drive from Pelling in the direction of Yuksom. The immaculate waterfall is said to spring high in the glaciers of Mount Kanchenjunga, the world’s third-highest mountain. It descends into a pool from a height of 100 feet. Kanchenjunga Falls was unknown to the general public and remained so until the 1990s. It was until accidentally found by a local tour operator named Topjor Bhutia that it became famous. Today, this location is one of West Sikkim’s most popular tourist destinations.

    Inside/Outside Views

    Beautiful view of Kanchenjunga falls in Pelling.

    The Kanchenjunga Waterfall is a popular tourist attraction with the utter beauty of its rushing chilly water splattering over the lush green flora on the hill’s craggy top. The streams created by Mt. Kanchenjunga’s melting glaciers feed this waterfall. A ropeway was developed for thrill seekers who want to experience the excitement of crossing a stream while suspended from a harness.

    Opening Hours

    The opening hours 24/7

    Entry & Others Fees

    • INR 20 per person.
    • INR 100 to participate in rope sliding.

    How to Reach

    Pelling is about a 3-4 hour (116 km) trip from Gangtok via the Legship-Ravangla Road. From Gangtok, one may take a rail, bus, or airplane to Pelling, where the Khangchendzonga Waterfall is only 25 kilometers away.

    Tips for Travellers

    • Try walking around MG Road at leisure.
    • Take The Ropeway For Panoramic Views
    • Through a densely wooded area , go on to the Rabdentse Ruins.
    • Before Kanchenjunga Falls, Go Rappelling
    •  See a spectacular sunrise above Kanchenjunga around 5 a.m.

    FAQ

    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: Yes, it is a safe Place to visit.

    Que-02: Near the Police Station.

    Ans: Police Outpost Yuksom.

    Que-03: Is photography allowed in this place?

    Ans: Yes, photography is allowed in this place.

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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