Pedong is located very close to Kalimpong and situated 4,068 ft altitude from the sea level. Pedong has a great historical importance due to the presence of Samsung Fort which was built by the Lepcha’s in 1690 AD. Pedong is a small beautiful hill town and famous for an old Buddhist monastery – Sangchen Dorjee Monastery. Inside the monastery, on the wall there are different fresco paintings based on the art work of Tantric Buddhism. In and around Pedong there are many places that have immense beauty of nature and can be an ideal place for experiencing the Himalayan rural tourism.