Home to copious natural beauty and exotic tourist attractions Kalimpong is a scenic hill town situated in Darjeeling, West Bengal. At an elevation 1250 meter above the main sea level is engulf by the evergreen beauty with abundance lush green dense forests and sprawling fresh tea gardens. It is a small bustling hill town which is located just few hour drives from Darjeeling is absolutely a jewel in the crown of Himalayans.
This beautiful hill base is very famous for its big bustling flower markets and it is the prime source of orchid flowers in the entire North East of India. Apart from its blissful flora this hill town is much renowned for its high standard educational institute and students from neighboring countries like Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal come here to study. Tibetan Monasteries, Gompas, Lepcha Museum and picturesque sightseeing accomplish itself as a nature lovers retreat and paradise for tourist who wants to enjoy vacation away from the maddening crowd of the city life.
This beautiful town is also home to numerous astounding attractions which leaves the vacationers spell bound on their visit. Visit the famous Durpin Dara Observatory which is also the highest point of this soul stimulating town of Kalimpong. At an elevation 1402 meters above the main sea level from here one can enjoy the scenic beauty of nature, cascading waterfalls, gorgeous rivers and the crisscross of the plains. The spectacular view of the Mt. Kanchan Junga emerald green sprawling hills and tea plantations are very worth exploring. Also visit Dr. Graham’s Homes School, Gouripur House, Kalimpong Market, Kalibari, 7th Mile View Point, Flower Nurseries, Kalimpong Arts and Crafts Centre, Dello Hill and options are endless.
The journey of Darjeeling to Kalimpong is truly will be very pleasant owing to its beautiful roads as it offers an elegant view of the confluence of the river Teesta and Rangeet, lush green forests and vast expanse of tea gardens. March to mid of June and September to December is considered as the best season to visit. Reaching to this beautiful town would not be an issue as it is connected by the roads. The nearest airport is Bagdogra which is 80km from Kalimpong, Siliguri Junction and Jalpaiguri Junction are the nearest railway station and as by roads it is very well connected to Gangtok, Siliguri and Darjeeling by busses, jeeps and private taxis.
NOTE: Due to government regulations and altitude issues in Sikkim,local sightseeing in Gangtok and Pelling will be carried out in either non ac sumo/non ac maruti van.In case of any topographical concerns regarding road route,vehicle categories can be interchanged as per convenience. Toy train tickets are subjected to availability