The Mountain Escape Pelling, Sikkim
A palatial and luxurious stay in the land of wild orchids and riveting natural beauty
High up in the Himalayan hills of Sikkim, stands a haven of peace and luxury cocooned by a bird sanctuary, forests and the premier monastery in the area
Welcome to your abode of peace and serenity steeped in Sikkemese architectural design and style
The staff gives you a traditional welcome with a white scarf and a hot cup of tea
If you're curious about the culture and art of Sikkim, take a seat on the lounge chair by the fireplace, sip on a cup of home grown tea while you flip through pages of the personal collection of books!
The bedrooms, designed after the quarters of a Buddhist monk, offer enchanting views of the Kanchendzonga range in the distance!
The suites come with an extended living area where you can relax and lounge around
A view of another suite room
The bathrooms of the suite rooms come with all modern amenities and extra space to ensure a comfortable stay
Wake up to views of orange coloured peaks while lazing around in the wooded deluxe bedrooms
A view of the deluxe room's bathroom
Leave behind the worries and dust of a city life when you enter the spa area
Get a relaxing traditional herbal stone bath, dottho. Local herbs, tangsti and phuzhu, known for their healing properties, are released in the water - an experience that'll certainly be a balm for your tired body and soul.
Sip on a hot cup of tea while soaking in the beauty of the snow capped mountain peaks
The resort has a traditional Sikkimese restaurant where you can sample a variety of local dishes - pakku - a traditional mutton curry served with rice, tama - a dish made from non fermented bamboo shoot and chhurpi-ningro - a curry made from wild edi
While in Sikkim, you must try raksi - a distilled local wine!
To celebrate religious festivals, lamas don hand painted masks and dance to the rhythm perfectly synchronized drums ad trumpets
If you happen to be in Sikkim during a religious festival time, do not miss this spectacle!
Enjoy a local cultural performance at the open air amphi-theatre that's been inspired by monastic courtyards where masked dances during religious festivals are performed
In the evening, sit by the fireplace under the shimmering stars and try some chhang - a local beer imitation