Sillery Gaon Tour Package :
Sillery Gaon Tour of ⇒ Sillery Gaon : 02 Nights - Rishop : 01 Night - Lava / Kolakham : 01 Night ► 04 Nights - 05 Days
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Places to Visit during Sillery Gaon Tour Covering Sillery Gaon Lava Rishop
Situated at an altitude of 6000 ft in Kalimpong subdivision of Darjeeling hills Sillery Gaon – a pristine village is an ideal place to escape from bustling city life. Sillery – the name derived from a plant which grows in abundant in this part of the Himalayas. The area is also has a Cinchona plantation which was introduced by the former British rulers as a source of Quinine. Sillery Gaon offers the majestic view of Mt. Kanchenjunga and other surrounding snow peaks.
Sillery Gaon has always a soothing weather and it makes the place an all season visiting place except monsoon. The village is surrounded by tall pine trees and the only interruption is the chirping sounds of birds. The location of Sillery Gaon is unique and from here anyone can see almost 180 degree view of the Himalayas – as Nepal on the west, Sikkim on the north and east and Bengal on its south.
Places to Visit in Sillery Gaon Tour / Sightseeing in Sillery Gaon Tour
Ramitey View Point :
Ramitey View Point is just 3 km away from Sillery Gaon and can be accessed either by vehicle or trekking. Ramitey View Point offers the breathtaking view of Mt. Khanchendzonga and its neighbouring snow clad peaks along with the longest view point of river Teesta...
Tinchuley View Point / Tichuley Top :
A stiff uphill 30 mts trek is enough to reach Tinchuley View Point or Tinchuley Top offers a magnificent 360 degree view of the Himalayan ranges along with the guardian of all hills – Mt. Kanchenjunga. On a clear day Nathula Pass and Jelep la are visible from here.
Damsang Fort :
An one hour trek from Sillery Gaon covering around 4 km leads the road to the nearly ruined Damsang fort. This fort which had been built in 1690 by Lepcha Kingdom was the nerve centre of ethnic violence between Lepchas and Bhutias...
Silent Valley :
Silent Valley is another interesting place to visit in Sillery Gaon. A vast tract of green pasture is surrounded by tall pine trees and only sound is chirping of birds resembles Switzerland
Cross Hill :
Cross hill is located at a vantage point, where in the view of the mountain is simply glorious. On any clear day Tibet is clearly visible from here and it’s a perfect sunset point.
► Lava :
Lava is a small place of hills & jungles. Located at the height of 7,200 ft. it is always cool & calm. Walking leisurely on your own to visit Lava Monastery, Forest Nursery, Nature Interpretation Centre or to go to the view point, which is 3 kms away to watch Kanchenjunga.
• Places to Visit in Lava
► Lava Monastery :
Kagyu Thekchen Ling Monastery or popularly known as Lava Monastery located just stone throwing distance from Lava Bazar. Lava Monastery was built in 1987 in the Tibetan Style of architecture by Karma Lodro Chokyi Senge – the third Kongtrul Rimpoche.
► Nature Interpretation Centre :
Nature Interpretation Centre, Lava is a very popular destination for Nature as well as Wildlife Lovers visiting Neora Valley region. This museum provides comprehensive information about the Wildlife and Orchids and other Flowers of Lava & Neora Valley Region.
► Kolakham :
Kolakham, a small picturesque village Kolakham offers a majestic view of mighty Kanchenjunga, the world third highest peak along with its adjoining peaks, ie. Kabru, Kabru Dome, Pandim, Siniolchu etc. stand high on the north western sky. Lava with its monastery along with Rishyap are distinctly visible and Nathula is a distant view from the village. Number of mountain ranges creates numerous valleys which are mesmerizing. And never ending lush green of Neora Valley forest makes Kolakham is one of the most coveted places to visit in Darjeeling district.
Places to Visit at Kolakham :
► Changey Water Falls :
Another major attraction of Kolakaham is Changey water falls, which is 6 kms away from the village. Journey through the virgin forest along with the magnificent view of mighty Kanchenjunga is really exiting. For enjoying the beauty of Changey water falls, a 900 ft walking trail to be managed from the last motorable point. Waterfall driving down around 400 ft to reach its end point to make itself one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Darjeeling hills.
► Neora Valley National Park :
Neora Valley National Park is enriched by its amazing bi-diversity of endangered species of plants, animals and birds.Neora Valley forest is a home of the Red Panda, the Musk Deer and the Clouded Leopard apart from Leopard, Bison etc. which are regularly seen wild lives.
Adventurous enthusiastic can go for hiking in the forest of course with all cautions as the chances of meeting wild animals are very high. For following more adventurous trails, it is always advisable to go along with a experienced guide.
► Rishop :
Rishyap or occasionally pronounced Rishop is a small Lepcha hamlet situated at an altitude of 8100 ft above the sea level in Kalimpong Hill. Rishop is a nature’s paradise. The unspoiled village is surrounded by forests of Pine, Birch, Fir and Orchids. The reasons for Rishyap’s attraction are the abundant nature, chirping of numerous known and unknown birds and the majestic view of Mt. Kanchenjunga.
• Places to Visit in Rishop
► Sunrise Point or Tiffin Dara :
Sunrise Point or popularly known as Tiffin Dara is just 3 kms from Rishop. It can be reached by a fascinating uphill trek through dense forest negotiating bushes and boulders. But it’s worth visiting. This is the best point of the region to see the Majestic Himalaya. Apart from magnificent view of sunrise on Mt. Kanchenjuga and its neighbouring peaks Tiffin Dara offers the overwhelming 300 degrees view of snowcapped Himalayas .
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