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''Khangchendzonga offers a magnificent backdrop to Kalimpong. Come the season, exotic orchids, flowers break into a riot of colors. Do a bit introspection sitting on the edge of the meandering rivers. Or if you want an adrenalin rush, paddle a raft out in the river Teesta or trek up to the Neora National Park.
The lofty Kanchejungha welcomes you as you travel to Kalimpong. The rolling green ridges at the foothills of the Himalayas are an enchanting treat to the senses. The idyllic Teesta and Rangeet flow by lending the region a rare beauty. ''

Kalimpong is a beautiful hill town in the north of West Bengal. Tucked away among the mountainous ranges of the eastern Himalayas, Kalimpong is a secluded retreat.


Durpin Dara - It is the highest point in Kalimpong. It offers a breath-taking view of the plains and the mighty Teesta. Zong Dog Palri Fo-Brang Monastery is located here.

Kalibari - Kalibari is about 2 km from town Huge statue of Goddess Kali, the main deity of this temple.

JSt.Theresa Church - The beautiful church has a Buddhist influence. It was built by local craftsmen. The wall carvings depicts Buddhist monks

Thongsha Gumpha - The monastery of Bhutanese origin was built in the year 1630 and is the oldest monastery in this region.

Gauripur House - It was one of the favourite haunts of Poet Rabindranath Tagore. Now it has been converted to Co-operative Training Institute.

Flower Nurseries - Brindaban Garden Nursery, Ganesh Mani Pradhan Nursery, L.B. Pradhan Nursery, Pinewood Nursery, Standard Nursery, Shangrila Garden Nursery, Twin Brothers Nursery, Universal Nursery are famous for exotic flowers like Amaryllis, Lilies, Anthuriums, Roses, Gerbera, dahlias, gladiolas as well as Orchids and Cacti.

Best time to visit Kalimpong

The best time to visit Kalimpong is during summer.


Air: The nearest airport from Kalimpong is Bagdogra near Siliguri. From Bagdogra Kalimpong is nearly 70kms away. In the northern side of West Bengal Bagdogra is an important domestic airport, which is regularly served by flights from Kolkata, Delhi.

Rail: New Jalpaiguri (70kms) close to Siliguri is the nearest railhead from Kalimpong. This is an important railway station in the northern Bengal and also a sort of gateway to the remote northeastern India. Many important trains network among New Jalpaiguri, Kolkata (Howrah and Sealdah) and Delhi.

Road: Siliguri serves as the gateway to reach Kalimpong. Siliguri is well connected by road to Kolkata, Guwahati, Patna. On the other hand, there is a good network of internal roads, which also link Kalimpong to Gangtok in Sikkim.

Fast Facts about Kalimpong

State:  West Bengal

District: Darjeeling

Famous for/as:  Hill Station

Languages: Bengali, Nepali, Hindi, English

Best Season: Mar - Jun, Sep - Dec

Weather: Summer 17 to 30°C, winter 3 to 15°C

Altitude:  1247 m

Pincode: 734301

STD code: 03552

Distance Charts to Kalimpong

Road Map
Darjeeling to Kalimpong
48 KM
Gangtok to Kalimpong
72 KM
Siliguri to Kalimpong
67 KM


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