Chumirchen in Pedongis situated nearly 17 Kilometers from the town of Kalimpong and can be used as a base during the Silk Route trip. Chumirchen is also a paradise for the Birders where you can get the Himalayan Birds.This is situated at an altitude of 5000 feet, the altitudinal variation ranges from the sub tropical at the Rishi khola to Alpine at the Damsang ridge. The terrain is easily negotiable and provides some of the most breath taking views of the landscape including the mount Kanchenjunga in the back drop. Zuluk can be visited from Chumirchen. Home stays in Chumirchen is well equipped with electricity, warm water and attached western bathrooms. The breakfast table in the open-air terrace overlooking Mount Kangchenjunga is a great place to spend your early morning. The home stays arrange trek guides for the guests and cars for sightseeing trips too.