Sillery is a cool mountain village nestled amongst Himalayan hills. It's only a 6 KM. from Pedong which is on the ancient Silk route. Sillery Gaon, a pristine Himalayan village nestled at an altitude of 6000 ft. is an ideal romantic escape. With only 24 families residing in this small village.Sillery Gaon offers a spectacular view of Mt. Kanchenjungha . The entire ambiance of the place is shroud with tranquillity, only interrupted by the chirping of birds. The pine tree's admiring this serene village is being lovingly called New Darjeeling nowadays. One can trek to Ramitey View point and enjoy the breathtaking view of Mt. Kanchenjungha and Sikkim hills.
How to reach:
NJP to Sillery Gaon : 96 km
Pedong/Algarah to Sillery gaon : 6km
One can reach Sillerygaon by directly hiring a vehicle from NJP or can break the journey at Kalimpong and Algarah and hire a personal vehicle from there. Or one can get down at the cobbled stone road on the Algarah to Pedong road and can trek 3 kms through the jungle.
Where to Stay:
There is no hotel at Sillery Gaon. The option is to stay in the home stays and feel as you are really the relatives of the family.The rooms come with basic necessities and furnishings, with clean surroundings and an attached bath and toilet. You will be served wholesome home cooked meals comprising of vegetarian to non vegetarian delicacies through the expert hands of your hostess. The food will be cooked entirely on firewood.