The lush, cloudy, evergreen beauty of the North Bengal hills never ceases to awe the enthusiastic tourist. Exploring the beauteous slopes of the Eastern Himalayas should indeed be on your bucket list if you’re one who rushes in at the faintest call of the mountains. That being said, Izifiso is the perfect place for you to check out the next offbeat destination, Sillery Gaon in Kalimpong, West Bengal.
This scenic village is bordered on the West by Nepal, and across the serene bend of the Reshi river that flows nearby, you can see the state of Sikkim too. Moreover, the spectacular view of the famous Kanchenjungha peak as well as the bending course of River Teesta from the Ramitey Dhara view point are attractive opportunities you should never miss. Other places of interest to explore nearby include the Sangchen Dorjee Monastery, and the ruins of the historic Damsang Fort built by the Lepchas in colonial times, surrounded by lush green forests of adjacent hills and valleys. At the famous Silent Valley, you can take a walk through the serene, quiet stretch of the majestic, tall pines. And after the daytime delights of sightseeing, our recommended campsites provide you the amusing experience of campfire with sumptuous food. Book your enchanting getaway to Sillery Gaon now!
Sillery Gaon, Kalimpong
NEAREST RAILWAY STATION: New Jalpaiguri (93kms)
NEAREST BUSSTAND : Tenzing Norgay (87kms)
Friends Stay (1000/-per head): 4 people per room, Attach toilet
Family Stay(1250/- per head): 4 people per room, Attach toilet
Children : 0-4 yrs Free
5-10 yrs 800/-
DETAIL TIMING :
11:00 A.M: Check-in & Accommodation allotment
01:30 P.M : Lunch (Rice, Dal, Potato fry, Vegetable Curry, Egg Curry)
06:00 P.M : Evening Snacks
09:00 P.M : Dinner (Rice / Roti, Vegetable Curry, Chicken Curry)
10:00 P.M: Main Gate closing time.
08:00 A.M : Breakfast (Puri, Vegetable Curry, Tea)
10:00 A.M : Check-out
1. How to reach the campsite?
You can reach the campsite by reserving a car from NJP to Sillery gaon which will cost you around 7000/- for a Tata SUV or similar or you can take share cars from Darjeeling More to Kalimpong will cost you about 350/- and then reserve a car will cost you 2000/- to reach the campsite.
2. What are the staying option available at the campsite?
Homestay is available at Sillery gaon.
3. What will we get at this price?
Accommodation and Food are included in the package but you can order Chicken Barbeque and other foods at the campsite depending upon availability.
4. Facilities available at the campsite?
Running water and western toilets. Car pickup-drop and Guide facilities on request are available at the campsite.
5. Safety at your campsite?
As local people run our camps, we can assume they are the best person to provide safety.
6. Alcohol consumption?
Sillery Gaon is an adventurous campsite providing experiences very close to nature. As alcohol consumption is injurious to health, we strongly discourage the drinking of alcohol at the campsite.
7. What are the nearby places we can visit during our stay?
As Every part of the Himalaya is worth taking a photo still we can name a few like - Ramitey Dhara, Sangchen Dorjee Monastery, Damsang Fort, Silence Vally near Sillery Gaon.
9. How to book the campsite?
You can book directly from our website by checking availability on your planned date and clicking on the book now button. Check this video for reference.
10 . How can I cancel or change trip dates?
You can cancel your booking anytime from your profile page at our site. Check the video for reference. Please also check the policy before canceling your trip.