India gets its first ever skywalk in Sikkim

Travelers across the globe want to experience something magical and always seek the great out of every trip. With the advent of communication, Indian tourism sector is developing. While foreign countries were the only resort for many leisure activities, today, even Indian tourist places have got a lot more to offer. From Bungee jumping to rollercoaster rides, Indian tourism sector is touching great heights. Skywalks are yet another most sought-after adventure sports that give you real spectacular views.

If you had a skywalk trip in one of your life’s bucket-lists, then here is good news for you. You won’t need to go overseas because you can now experience the mountains right under your feet. India’s first ever skywalk was commenced in 2018.

Now all the adventure junkies can enjoy this skywalk in the beautiful hills of Sikkim. Yes! That’s right! You won’t even need visas to get the feel of Skywalk adventure.

Where is it located?

This desi Skywalk is located in the magical foothills of Sikkim where you can fulfil your dream of taking a skywalk adventure. Located opposite the 137 ft statue of Chenrezig, this skywalk is surrounded with the magnificent Himalayas. The skywalk is located in Pelling and it is designed in such a manner that the skywalk will give you a beautiful view of the tall Chernezig statue. This magical ang gusty walk will allow the travellers to experience the heavenly views several thousand feet in the air.

Located in the mesmerizing foothills of Mt. Kanchenjunga, this beast of a skywalk will give you a magical experience. To enjoy the serene natural beauty of North-East India, just take this walk. If you are visiting this place in favourable weather conditions, then you can easily get the glimpse of the Himalayas. The place will also allow you to witness the beauty of serene rivers-Teesta and Rangeet that flow down the hills.

How to get there?

6-7 kms from Pelling. Since there aren’t many buses on this route, you can book a cab or trek all the way to this Skywalk from Pelling.

From Gangtok to Pelling, it’s 113 kms by road.

160 kms from main road, the nearest airport for this skywalk is at Bagdora.

What are the timings?

Opening hours: 8 AM to 5 PM

Entry ticket price: INR 50