Yangtey is a tiny village perched at an altitude of 1828 m, blessed with the gorgeous views of snow peaked mountains, partially sunlit meadows, cascading waterfalls and cloudy skies. It’s a peaceful getaway, scantily occupied with tourists, amidst the massive beauty offering surroundings and hospitality of the warm villagers still harbouring their native culture and traditions.
What To Do And See
Along with the spectacular views of the himalayas and plush greenery, Yangtey village; in spite of its location closer to Pelling, legship and Geyzing, makes it easy for the tourists to explore the nearby popular tourists attractions of these places such as Khangchendzonga waterfalls, Khecheopalri Lake, Rimbi Waterfalls, Rabdentse Ruins, Sewaro Rock Garden, Temi Tea Garden, Pemayangtse Monastery in Pelling; Sulphurous hot Springs, Kirateshwar Mahadev Temple, Lho Khando Sang Pho Caves and Rangit River Dam & Water Park in Legship; and Vershey in Geyzing itself. The beautiful Tashigang Resort has gained excess popularity among the tourists because of its cosy accommodation within its rich green gardens embellished with colorful flowers and its mystic essence.
Best Time To Visit :
Apart from the monsoon season, Yangtey village is extremely inviting between the months of September and March. The weather is charmingly pleasant to explore this nature’s paradise.
Getting there :
Yangtey is just around 7 km away from Pelling. One can get onto SSRTC bus / shared jeep from Gangtok to reach Pelling (133 km) and then choose to trek up to the ridge, or else can hire a private taxi to directly reach to the Yangtey Village.