Ghezing, 110-km west of Gangtok at 1,670m is the transport hub of western Sikkim. It's a good place to stock up on provisions, and has a handful of basic hotels around the main square fro accommodation purpose.
Hin Shan Gompa
A small monastery, Hin Shan Gompa, home to a handful of Bhutanese monks, is thirty minutes walk up out of town and offers excellent views of Kanchenjunga.
While the district headquarters are at Geyzing, the real adventure begins from Yuksom, which serves as the base camp for unforgettable treks into the wilds of the mountains. more...
The Pemayangtse Monastery is one of premier institutions of Sikkim housing the incredible Sangtok-Palri, a wooden carving depicting the various realms of Buddhism.
Visit Varsey and let your senses swoon with the heady riot of Rhododendrons that brings the mountain slopes alive in springtime. Or take in the panoramic views of the majestic eastern Himalayan range from Soreng and Kaluk Rinchenpong. Or if your desire is to explore the mountains trails on a more leisurely pace, you hire a bicycle from our office and plod through the dreamscapes at your own pace.
Road: Shared jeeps leave from Gehzing for Gangtok,
Siliguri and Pelling and other local destinations from the main square. A
bus to Siliguri leaves early morning daily, and other buses to Jorethang
leave at 9.30 am, 1.00pm and 3.30 pm - change there for Darjeeling and
Siliguri. There is a daily bus for Gangtok at 7.00 am and a daily service
to Khecheopalri Lake at 2.30 pm, passing through Pelling. At 2.00 pm
another bus service leaves for Yoksum via Legship and Tashiding.