Welcome To Pedong, to the Mystic & Exciting world of Damsang Village, Chumirchen Pedong. Characterised by the old world charm and gracious hospitality, the resort offers comfortable rooms with beautiful garden. The resort is surrounded by Rikissum & Rochela the tri junction of India, Bhutan & Sikkim with The 17th century Damsang Fort situated just above the resort. The resort is centrally located to all the seven places of interest, namely Damsang Fort, Cross Hill, Tin Chuley View Point, Sillery Goan, Ramitey, Rikkissum & Sangchhen Gumpha. Arrangement for Sight Seeing & guides, Bird watching, Rafting, Trekking, River picnics & many more such exciting adventures& close to Rishap, Lava & Kaffer.
HOW TO GET THERE:
Pedong, Chumarchin is 20Kms off Kalimpong just before Lava/Lolaygoan, after
a. Damsang Fort
The Damsang Dzong was buit 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 valley as this Dzong was buit at a vantag point for the purpose of Administration purpose.
b. Sangchhen Gumpha
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 done here during the RAM NAVMI Festival.
Other places of interest are Raniban, Lepcha Heritage, Lava, Reshyap, Lolaygaon, Tin Chuley View Point, Sillery Goan, Ramitey & Rikkissum.
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Address: 8.5 Miles Kalimpong-734301 (Dist.Darjeeling) West Bengal.
Mobile- +91 9733123113