Kalimpong – A place in the vicinity of the nature
Kalimpong is the most sought and favorite destination for a perfect stay in a hill station. Kalimpong is located amidst beautiful hills and valleys. It is lying in the majestic Shivalik ranges of lower Himalayas in West Bengal. Kalimpong is famous for its offerings of great views of lush green landscapes and dense plantation across the city.
You can enjoy walking down the street where various flourish flowers will offer you the rich experience of your lives. The Kalimpong is rich in nature beauty and known for its marvelous picturesque beauty of the nature.
The Places to visit at Kalimpong-
i) Morgan House – Morgan House is the oldest building built in the period of British rule. This building is now turned into the lodge for the tourists. The best and attractive feature of Morgan house is its western made architectural design which enhances its looks to its apex level.
ii) Saramsa Garden- It is one of the popular and favorite tourist spot. The Saramsa Garden offers picturesque view of various flowers, large green grasslands which will blow your mind for a moment fully.
iii) Durpin Dara Hill – Durpin Dara hill is one of the favorite places of attraction of Kalimpong. Durpin dara hill is of 140 km height and offers picturesque view of alongside Himalayas, rivers, tall trees, great green landscapes etc. You can enjoy the panoramic and spectacular view of the nature form the peak of Durpin Dara Hill.
iv) Neora National Park – The Neora National Park offers scenic beauty to its tourists. The visiting to Neora National Park will bring new enthusiasm into your lives. You will feel fresh by the sightseeing and picturesque beauty of this national park.
v) Monasteries like Tharpa Choeling Gompa Monastery and Thongsa Gompa Monastery- The significance of the monasteries like Choeling Gompa and Thongsa Gompa etc. spread spiritual essence in the atmosphere and make you to connect to the mighty God.
i) Galingka – Galingka is well known and famous for its ancient built of bungalow of the period of British rule. This architectural building is rich in various exquisite style of ancient architecture. Outside the Galingka Building a large awesome garden with various serene plantations can be enjoyed here.
How to reach Kalimpong in easy ways-
i) By Air- Nearest Airport is Bagdogra which is near to Siliguri some 79 km away from Kalimpong city.
ii) By Rail- Nearest Railway Station to Kalimpong is Jalpaiguri which is 67km form Kalimpong.
iii) By Road- Nearest cities to reach to Kalimpong are Bagdogra (79km), Siliguri (70km) etc.
Climate at Kalimpong - In Summer 19°C to 37°C and in winter 3°C to 24°C
Best season to visit- Kalimpong - March-May
Language spoken at Kalimpong - Bengali, Nepali, Hindi, English