Rabdentse was the second capital of the erstwhile kingdom of Sikkim, first being Yuksum. The king of Sikkim ruled the state from here till 1814 AD. The ruins of his place are located at a walking distance from the Pemayangtse monastery, hidden from the main road, and can be approached by a footpath. The top of the ruin gives a panoramic view of the valley and the peaks of Khanchendzonga.
Pelling is a fast growing centre of Sikkim. Tourist influx in the area is a stimulus here for its growth as an urban settlement. Its location at an altitude of 6,800 ft gives it strategic advantages. Get Tour package to sikkim in unique price.The place offers a great view of mountain ranges. There are many hotels and lodges in and around Pelling and a bus service links Pelling to Gyalshing, the west district headquarter town, which is 10 kms from Pelling.
There is a base camp for adventure tourism at Soreng. Soreng to Dzongri via Rathong glacier is also a popular trekking route open for international trekkers and mountaineers. Hotels and lodges are available for accommodation at reasonable prices.