Pedong around is a picturesque hamlet surrounded by pine forests. Pedong commands magnificent views of the snow ranges of Mount Kanchenjunga. It falls on the ancient Silk Route that connected Tibet with India through the Jelep La Pass A 300 year old ruin hidden by dense forest at Damsangudi still holds memories of the reigns of the Lepcha kindom.
Pedong lies 20 km east of Kalimpong on the way to Lava at an altitude of 1,240 metres (4.071 feet). The town, which is located on a ridge and known for view of the Kanchenjunga and the Eastern Himalayan mountains.
The Teesta flows for almost the entire length of the journey from New Jalpaiguri to Pedong. Pedong is also rich in avifauna. Various species of Himalayan and lowland birds can be seen around Pedong.
Nature Walks, Treks, Fishing, River Picnicking, Rock Climbing, Bird watching, Camping etc.
Nearest Airport is BagdograRAIL
The nearest railhead is New Jalpaiguri. You can hire a car from NJP or Bagdogra. Pedong is 97km from NJP via Kalimpong.ROAD
You can hire a car from NJP or Bagdogra. Pedong is 97 km from NJP via Kalimpong.
20 km from Kalimpong.