Sillery Gaon (সিলারি গাওঁ) also called as New Darjeeling a brand new village destination in Darjeeling
district. This is a Himalayan
hamlet, situated at 6000 ft. above sea level, and located 96 kms away from New
Jalpaiguri via Kalimpong. It is a village of around 60-70 families with soft kind
mentality and good hospitality. From this village fabulous view of Mt.
Kanchenjunga can be seen. This village
is the haven of varieties of bird species, which makes it an ideal place for birding
among bird watchers. The chirping of the birds and music of the silence will refresh
Take a visit to the Damsang
Fort, just 4 kms away from Sillery Gaon. The fort
was built by Lepchas in 1690, but only the
ruins of the fort exist now, it offers breathtaking beauty of the Silence
Valley and forest. Also you can go to Ramitey Dara – located
on few kms away from Sillery Gaon and offers a panoramic view of the bank of River Teesta with 14 turns.
Someone also can go to Icchey Gaon or Pedong for sightseeing tour.
Homestay Western Bath
Homestay is only mode of accommodation at
Sillery Gaon, this is an untouched village within lap of nature, and still
there is no hotel in Sillery Gaon. Our associate homestay provide cozy,
comfortable and safe stay at Sillery Gaon. All rooms are enough big with all
basic facilities like attached bath and geyser. Always homemade organic food
served with lots of care, tariff starts from Rs.800/per head per day with
meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner).
Nearest airport is Bagdogra (IXB) and railway
station is New Jalpaiguri (NJP), well connected with all over India with daily
flights and trains. Direct car/taxi is available from Siliguri, NJP and
Bagdogra. It will take around 3 ½ hrs to reach from
Siliguri and distance around 90 kms through Sevoke, Kalijhora, Chitrey and
Kalimpong. Shared transport like Jeep and buses are available from Siliguri to
Kalimpong, then hire car for Sillery Gaon.
Sillery can be visited throughout the year
except monsoon. Winter and spring (November – April is perfect time to visit