Know About Amazing cool splendid and adventurous Summer Holiday at Kalimpong – West Bengal Hill Station

Kalimpong, one of most beautiful and small sleepy hill resort from the west Bengal state has been always over shadowed by the near by popular hill station Darjeeling tour. Located in Darjeeling Gorkha Hill Council region Kalimpong in Lepcha means ridge where we play.

Most fascinating hill resort Kalimpong is home of dense forests of golden oak trees. On the Kalimpong tour visitors will have balmy walks on on the thick cushions of russet-brown leaves, provided by the undergrowth of moss and lichen. Kalimpong tourism, with its luxuriant green tea plantation, fascinating scenic beauty, wonderful flora and fauna, trekking trails and excellent views of Mount Kanchenjunga peaks, is visual feast for the tourist.

Kalimpong tourism is ideal for quite, peaceful and exciting summer holiday lovers.

Vital Tourist Information : Kalimpong Hill Station

Location :
Kalimpong is located in north India Himalayan region very close to famous hill station Darjeeling in the West Bengal state.

Mountain Range : Gorkha Hills [Durpin and Deolo Hill]

Altitude : Av. 1600 Meter

Near By City : Darjeeling

State : West Bengal [India]

Region : East India

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Weather & Climate :
Kalimpong has a climate quite similar to Darjeeling the only and important difference is that Kalimpong don't get extreme cold during the winters.

Temperature :
Summer : Min. 15°C Max. 25°C
Winter : Min. 7°C Max. 15°

Tourist Season :
Entire year is the best time for the Kalimpong tourism.

Spoken Languages :
Nepali - Hindi - Tibetan - Bengali - English

Souvenir / Shopping :
Chinese and Tibetan traditional leather goods are the primary items purchased here as the Kalimpong tour souvenir.

Trekking/Excursions :
Trekking in Kalimpong creates opportunities for spending time in dense plantation and lush green fields.
Visitor can go for small trek to Neora National Park or opt for trekking to Lava at distance of 34 KM.

Fair & Festivals :
Two most popular tourist festival of Kalimpong are:
Kalimpong Mela [December] and Pedong Agricultural Mela [February]

Travel Tips :
Foreigners needs to have valid passport and other travel documents during the Kalimpong tourism.
In the recent years this has been observed that at peak winter mercury may fall up to 3°C or even lesser so do take care of including woolen cloths to your travel bag.

Must Visit Places :
Army Golf Club - Mangal Dham - St.Theresa Church - Tharpa Choling Monastery - Thongsha Gumpa - Zong Dog Palri Fo-Brang Monastery

Tourist Spots/Attraction :
Neora National Park - Bhutanese Monastery - Durpin Monastery - St Theresa's Church - The Catholic Church are the some of the tourist spots near to Kalimpong.

How To Reach Kalimpong Hill Station West Bengal [India]

Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station :
Kalimpong tour creates opportunities for train journey lovers to travel in world heritage mountain train from New Jalpaiguri railway station, which is nearest rail station for train to Kalimpong.

Road Travel / Bus Route :
Buses, Minibuses ply regularly between Siliguri and Kalimpong Siliguri have very effective road links for other cities. Kalimpong is located on National [NH31A] Highway.

Air Travel / Nearest Airport :
Kalimpong don't have airport of own, nearest airport [about 90 km ] is located at Bagdogra. So the visitors reaching Kalimpong by air journey have to take bus route from here.