Pelling Skywalk is nestled at an altitude of 7,200 feet above the sea level which leads to a statue of Chenrezig(Avalokiteśvara). The Skywalk was inaugurated in November 2018 and the first glass skywalk of India. It is about 2 kms from center of Pelling and provides exotic views of the Kunchenjunga.
Where is the Skywalk?
The Pelling Skywalk is located in Pelling town in the state of Sikkim. This picturesque little town is blessed with scenic beauty, rich cultural heritage, mesmerizing hills, gushing waterfalls, calm lakes, shopping areas and many more. In addition, you can have a breathtaking view of Mount Kanchenjunga in Pelling.
How to reach Pelling?
By Air. The nearest airport is at Bagdogra, 160 kilometers away.
By Train. The New Jalpaiguri (NJP) Railway Station is the closest railhead at a distance of 152 kilometers from Pelling.
Road/Self Drive. Pelling is easily accessible by all weather roads from Siliguri, Gangtok, Darjeeling, etc.
What to expect at the Skywalk?
This Skywalk in Pelling is the best way to witness the amazing natural views of Pelling.
The Pelling Skywalk is India's first glass-floored Skywalk. It is the connecting bridge for the giant Chenrezig statue which is located on to the leading hilltop. Enjoy the adrenaline rush walking on the glass bottom and take the amazing views of the green hills around. Activity is suitable for all age groups but it is advised not to consume heavy food or alcoholic beverages before visiting. The Skywailk is open from 9 am to 5pm for visitors.
What is the Chenrezig Statue?
In Buddhism, Avalokiteśvara or Padmapani, is the bodhisattva who embodies the compassion of all Buddhas. This bodhisattva is variably depicted, described and portrayed in different cultures as either male or female. In Tibet, he is known as Chenrezig. In Chinese Buddhism, Avalokiteśvara has evolved into the somewhat different female figure Guanyin, also known in Japan as Kanzeon or Kannon. In Nepal this figure is known as Jana Baha Dyah, Karunamaya or Seto Machindranath.
What are other attractions in Pelling?
The attractions of Pelling are Kanchenjunga Falls - Singshore Bridge - Rabdentse Ruins - Khecheopalri Lake - Pemayangstse Gompa - Sangachoeling Monastery - Rimbi Waterfalls - Sewaro Rock Garden. Skywalk can also be clubbed with Pelling sightseeing but as it is time consuming it is advised to separately take a half days tour to the Skywalk.
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What is the cost for a Pelling Skywalk tour?
The Pelling Skywalk ticket price starts from Rs 1600 small cars like Wagon R/Alto/Similar for 4 persons. For 6 to 8 Seaters like Innova/Sumo/Bolero charges are 2000/- only. The package includes the pick-up, drop, skywalk entry ticket, parking charges and local guide cum driver charges. The driver will not accompany during the Sky walk but wait for you to complete the activity.
How To Book and Cancellations?
You can book your tour maximum seven days prior to day of activity. You need to pay 50 percent advance to book your tour.
For Cancellations before 48 hours before the date of activity 10% is chargeable. Beyond that no refund is allowed.
From where do the tour originate and end and timings?
The tour is completely private and pickup and drop is from any hotels within the city of Pelling. This tour is about 2 to 3 hours duration from pickup and drop from hotel.
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