We recommend a 3 Night stay to a maximum of 5 night stay. Guest will reach only after Noon hence practically for the guest it will be two and half day in the three Nights stay. You are reaching Pelling on 12th Noon. So basically you have 2.5 days there General Features of the stay include sightseeing, Trek, village walk, enjoying local drink. Visit to waterfalls like Changay and Nawley fall or angling at Khalj River is really exciting. Other options are tour package, traditional folk music, cultural show, learning local dishes and joining in kitchen is a treat. Village traditional drinks organic (Liquor) is available and one can enjoy a few sips like Tungba (Bamboo vessel) at Indian Rupee (INR) 50 per Tungba or the second option is Chanwa (Local Wine) at Indian Rupee (INR) 50 per fill and the last option is Vatiat Indian Rupee (INR) 50 per kilogram. Traditional cultural show at extra pay for booking is charged but its nominal. It is more of their entertainment to deliver their culture to the guest. Nepali folk dance, Limbo traditional including Dhan Nach and Chabrung Nach is enjoyable, Lepcha traditional folk culture will enrich you and its includes conservation of nature which we now hold seminars etc existed three hundred years ago, etc. The best part that one can enjoy is the visit to Witch doctor.
Activities during your stay here would include life style exploration in the village like Gipang an Gullung Villages in the vicinity of Rhododendron Sanctuary, village walks, Jungle walks, visit to houses of different ethnic groups, walks and hikes along the river, visit lakes, waterfalls, historical sites, places of scenic beauty, local market, Walk to temples and Monastery, traditional festival when they do occur in the village, local market day, Short trip to nearby places of interest, boat lake at Hee, Rinchenpong Buddhist Monastery, day trip out / picnic, visit ruins, etc. Other activity may include observing village life and seeing how villagers perform their everyday chores - milking cows, churning butter, weeding and harvesting cardamom / ginger / oranges / paddy /tomato / peas / pumpkin / beans / radish / carrot / squash / chilly, etc. Places of interest or the activities one can indulge in are the viewing of the magnificent Sunrise and sunset and the view of mount Kanchenjunga and the Himalayan range, Forest & Nature trek, birding and butterfly watching, Village excursions, visit to Lepcha Gumpa or monastery, participating in cooking with the locals and learning dishes. Going around Khalej Valley for sightseeing all alone is also enjoyable. Visit Sangachoeling Monastery, Khecheopalri Lake, Singshore Bridge (2nd highest bridge in Asia) and Khalej river and do all the local sightseeing that they have which includes so many waterfalls, other village monasteries and places of Interest. Other destinations one can visit from here are Rinchenpong, Pelling, Kaluk,etc. Ravangla, Yuksom are some more places of interest.
The nearest airport of Kaleej Valley is the Bagdogra Airport, which is connected with regular flights from Kolkata. The airport is located at a distance of 150 kilometres from Kaleej. The closest railway station of the Kaleej Valley is New Jalpaiguri, located at a distance of around 145 kilometres. One can hire cars from New Jalpaiguri to reach Kaleej Valley or can take up shared cars or buses to Pelling and then take cars to Kaleej Valley. Road from Siliguri takes 05 - 06 hours drive by car. The route followed is Siliguri - Jorethang - Soreng - Kaluk - Hee - Birmiok . Three off shoot route are Rinchenpong from Kaluk, Pelling after Dentam and Chayataal after Dentam. Namchi, Soreng, Pelling, Geyzing all are within short distance from Sribadam. It is nearly the same time from Gangtok.