Sillery Gaon Travel Diary -
Sillery Gaon is offbeat destination in Kalimpong District at altitude of 6000 ft. 23 km distance from Kalimpong city. Sillery Gaon is also called "New Darjeeling". Tourist's need to trek through the thick wooded forest to reach these pictorial spots from Sillery Gaon.
1) It has magnificent views of Himalayan range including Kanchenjunga peaks.
2) Another beautiful viewpoint of Sillery Gaon is Ramitey Dara. It's about 2 kms walking distance from Sillery Gaon. Offering the surreal view of meandering River Teesta with around 14 turns along the daunting Himalayas.
3) Another an ancient fort called Damsang at 4 km walking distance from Sillery Gaon. Built in 1690 by the Lepcha ruler at the present day only the ruins of Damsang Forts can be seen