Kalimpong Tours

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

A to Z restaurant

Situated at Kwakeithal, this particular restaurant is considered to be one of the most popular spot for the college-goers of Manipur because of the fact that it has innumerable options to choose from its menu.

Zang Dhok Palri Phodang Monastery , Kalimpong

Zang Dhok Palri Phodang monastery which is also renowned as Durpin Monastery of Kalimpong is located at the hill top edges of Durpin Dara. Perched perfectly at an elevation of around 1372 m the stands of monastery is amongst the highest monasteries of Darjeeling district and within Kalimpong it is undoubtedly the largest amongst all.Zang Dhok Palri Phodang monastery holds special significance in terms of sharing its history and religious cult with his holiness 14th Dalai Lama who still living in exile after the invasion of China in Tibet.

Thongsa Gompa, Kalimpong

Thongsa Gompa which was established in 1692 is the oldest monasteries of Kalimpong, renowned as Bhutanese monastery the serene ambience of this site depicts the glory of spiritual potency and being one of the most venerated one travellers or say devotee comes from across the world to revere the same.

Tharpa Choling Monastery, Kalimpong

Tharpa Choling Monastery was established during 1937 by Gelupka a sect of Buddhist religion. Renowned as yellow hat of Kalimpong the monastery is amongst the first three monasteries that were constructed within the pristine hills of Kalimpong.

Perched perfectly within the slopes of Tirpai hills the walls of the temple can be considered to be historic because it stood for a manifesto of religion and after its establishment people became more conscious about the Buddhism.

St. Theresa Church

St. Theresa Church which is located at the distance of around 2 km from the main town is amongst the religious attractions of Kalimpong and can be considered as one of the major Christian prayer hall of Kalimpong people.

Samthar Plateau, Kalimpong

Located at a distance of around 80 km from the southern flanks of Kalimpong the serene and picturesque backdrop of Samthar plateau is often revered as gateway to tourist destination of this pristine hill station. Perched perfectly at an elevation of around 1400 m the scenic environment of this majestic tourism spot offers splendid opportunity to its traveler to view the snow clad mountains that surrounds the eastern chronicles of West Bengal.

Rishop, Kalimpong

Perched perfectly at an altitude of over 2950 m the tranquil brilliance of Rishop which is located at a distance of around 9 km from the serene environment of Lava is amongst the most natural destinations around the blocks of Kalimpong.The thick vegetations that surround the site kiss the mighty sky from where traveler can navigate their feet to recreate the imagination of mind and that conventional energy of sun that plays a tickle with a cloud makes your journey illustrative in some sense and lunatic in other.