River Teesta near Kalimpong
Kalimpong (4000 ft) is an all year destination. Kalimpong is about Buddhist Monasteries, Hindu Temples , Christian Churches . Flowers, Orchids and exotic flora, old colonial bungalows, scenic view points and snow peak views (clearer in winter).
Around Kalimpong there are forests around Lava and Loleygaon, the wild and protected Neora National Park which are excellent for Birding.
River rafting in Teesta is also a popular activity here.
Kalimpong is a 1-night stop for regular tourists. Those with interesting in flowers, bird watching and exploring the area can spend anywhere from 3 nights to a week here.
Recommended stay duration: 2 nights Seasonality: Oct-May