Sillery Gaon is located 96 km from New Jalpaiguri via Kalimpong town, it is an unstained Himalayan village hanged at an altitude of 6000 ft. is an ideal romantic flee. The name “Sillery” is derived from the name of a plant that grows in abundance in the region. Sillery Gaon offers a spectacular view of Mt. Kanchenjungha touching and its allied peaks. The entire surroundings of the place are covered with serenity splendid natural beauty and green and clean environment. This area also thrives in Cinchona Plantation which was introduced in this region by the British. However cultivation still continues today also, Basically Sillery Gaon is the destination for nature lover whereas far from crowded place, noise pollution extremely in peaceful environment picture perfect destination. Visitors actually feel the real nature of village and different varieties of birds singing around. It is admired by everyone - children, adults, and elders alike.
A major attraction of tourist visiting Sillery Gaon is view of the Kanchendzonga, the Ramitey view point, the Tinchuley View point as well as the Damsang Fort. Sillarygaon has a soothing and suitable climate. Excellent view of the Kanchendzonga, sightseeing, bird watching, hiking, adventure sports and a trip down memory grab the tourist immensely. Just beside SileryGaon there is a famous hilltop named Tin Chuley which provides 360 degree view of the legendary Himalayas, the towns of Sikkim, Jeep La and Nathula. Another amazing spot of the location is Ramitey, a celebrated vantage point, which offers an excellent view of River Teesta with around 14 turns along with the majestic Kanchenjunga range
Another nearby tourist attraction area is 300-year-old Sangchen Dorjee Monastery near Pedong which was built during the reign of Bhutanese in Pedong. Basically the old section of the Monastery is admired with some intense wall paintings and representing Tantrik Buddhism and in new section is the mummified body of a most revered Bhutanese priest. You can also enjoy “Chyam” dance held at this place during April to May. The another major tourist attraction are like Cross Hill near Pedong built by Fr. Augustine Desgodinas in 1882, Sahid Park located 2km from Pedong bazaar, Rikisum a majestic viewpoint on the way from Algarah, the natural splendour of Kashyone village, located 8km from Pedong bazaar and the Aritar Lake (Lampokhiri) where boating facility available and Reshi Bridge where fishing camping is specially arranged for the tourist.
The place attracts tourists throughout the year. However, it is better to avoid the rainy season. In the winters, you would get an excellent view of the entire range of Mt. Kanchenjungha and all the nearby area. It is worth visiting throughout the year You can enjoy boating at the Aritar Lake (Lampokhri) or step down the Reshi Bridge to join the adventure camping site, where fishing and camping is arranged for the tourists. You can also enjoy short treks to various sightseeing points around Sillery Gaon like Tinchuley, Ramitey and Damsang Fort. The place is also a heaven for avid bird watchers. You can also enjoy nature walk around the picturesque landscape of the village. However, the best thing to do is to sit idle and watch the mighty mt. Kanchenjungha changing colours.
The place attracts tourists throughout the year. However, it is better to avoid the rainy season. In the winters, you would get an excellent view of the entire range of Mt. Kanchenjungha and all the nearby area. It is worth visiting throughout the year