Milandara is a new offbeat destination in Pedong, Kalimpong Offbeat
Milandara is an exclusive destination with uninterrupted Kanchenjunga view in Kalimpong. This is a hill top area in Pedong from where you can get a wide view of mountain range and snowcapped peaks of Sikkim with Silk Route. Milandara is located at around 4,880 ft. above sea level. Milan top is an ideal place for acclimatization higher altitude destination. Its a beautiful offbeat place in Kalimpong.
From NJP or Bagdogra you can take a reserved taxi to reach Pedong via Kalimpong Or you can come via Share Taxi from Siliguri/NJP to Kalimpong and Kalimpong to Pedong. It would take about 3.5 hours from NJP/Siliguri to reach Pedong (22km). Milandara is apprx. 3km upwards from Pedong Jeep stand.
Nearby Places :
You can cover all sightseeing points of Kalimpong from here Or you can start your Silk Route journey from here.
Damsang Fort: Within a 15 min walking distance from Pedong the Damsang Dzong was built in the year 1690 to stem any aggression by the troops of the East India Co. and other hostile tribes as well. The fort is in ruins after the Anglo-Bhutanese war of 1864. Apart from the Mystic and Historic Interests one is also treated to a magnificent view of the Himalayas and lush green valleys as this Dzong was built at a vantage point for the Purpose of Administration purpose.
Cross Hill: It is a place of Pilgrimage for the Christian Community this cross was placed as a landmark by father Augustine Desgodins in the year 1882 when he was going into Tibet thru the Nathula Pass for the Preachmg of Chritanity.
Rikkisum: Situated on a hill top on the Pedong – Lava road, Rikkisum commands some maginificent view of the snow ranges Kunchenjungha mountains. There is an old Bungalow which was built by the British in the year 1902 simply because this is easily the best view point of the Kalimpong sub-division where you can see the entire Kanchenjunga range also Kalimpong, Darjeeling, Gangtok, Pedong towns and all this is set amidst beautiful Pine Forests. A picnic or Camping is recommended here.
Sangchhen Gumpa: This is a Bhutanese monastery built in the year 1706. all the antique belonging to the Damsang Fort are kept in this monastery after the fort was destroyed. The Chyaam dance is performed during the Raninvmi festival.
Durpin Dara, Ramitey Dara, Delo Hills, Kalimpong etc
About Our Milandara Homestay-
Milandara homestay provides best and warm hospitality along with well decorated rooms. All rooms are cozy, spacious, provides great view with attached western bath. we provide homestay accommodation with food per person and per day basis.
We have 7 rooms in our homestay, some rooms with Balcony also. we have Rooftop dinning area facing towards Mt.Kanchenjungha, we can accommodate max.20 guest at a time.
Pocket Pinch- Rs.1600 Per Adult Per Day including all meals
Child Policy : Kids between 1 to 4 years old are complimentary, Kids between 5 to 10 years old will be charged at half price and Kids form 11 years old will be charged as an adult.