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Kalimpong

(3750 Ft Above Sea Level)

West Bengal | India
Best Season to Travel
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Kalimpong is categorised as Bird Watching / Hillside Hamlet


River Teesta near Kalimpong
Chestnut bellied Nuthatch (Photo Courtesy: Himadrimondal)
Deolo Hill (Photo Courtesy: Nichalp)
Kalimpong Views
Kalimpong Views

Reasons to Visit
  • Kalimpong is an all year destination renowned for Buddhist Monasteries, Hindu Temples, Flowers, Orchids and exotic flora, old colonial bungalows, Bird watching, 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 Bird watching.
  • Kalimpong has some charming stays for off-beat travellers and connects Sikkim destinations with Chalsa / Dooars / Garumara / Jaldapara / Bhutan area
Recommendations
  • White Water Rafting Destinations in India"Teesta river stretch near Kalimpong is Graded on the scale at Grade II, III & IV. Rafting is also conducted on the Rangeet River. Guests enjoy the beautiful surroundings and thrill of the adventure. Rafting is a regular addition to a Sikkim / Darjeeling itinerary for adventure oriented family travellers. Season - Rafting Closed during monsoon (June - Sept)"
  • Wildlife and Bird watching Destinations in East and North East India"Lava (7000+ ft asl) is a small hamlet situated 34 kms from Kalimpong. The region is virgin and wild animals such as the Himalayan Black Bear, barking deer are spotted regularly. The Lava area is excellent for migratory bird watching and home to many rarely sighted birds. Best time to Visit - Oct - May"
  • Destinations in West Bengal Hills and Sikkim for the Holiday Traveller"Kalimpong (3000+ ft asl - 75 kms from Gangtok) is renowned for its flower gardens, bird watching and many monasteries / view points. Travellers stay here for 1 night before departure or moving onto Tea plantation / Wildlife areas of Gorumara / Chalsa."
  • Offbeat Destinations in West Bengal Hills and Sikkim"Kalimpong is an all year destination renowned for Buddhist Monasteries, Hindu Temples, Flowers, colonial bungalows, view points and snow peak views. Forests around Kalimpong are excellent for Bird watching. Kalimpong has some charming stays for off-beat travellers. "
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Gangtok (73 kms), Bagdogra (75 kms), Guwahati (494 kms)
  • Nearest Railway Station - Darjeeling (51 kms), Siliguri (66 kms), Kurseong (66 kms)
  • Kalimpong is an Ex-Siliguri / Ex-Guwahati Getaway

Kalimpong has 7 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

CategoryCount
Standard1
Mid-segment3
Premium2
Experiential1
Type of HotelsCount
Resort3
Hotel3
Homestay1

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6 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Kalimpong

CategoryCount
Short Break (4-6 nights)2
Holiday (7 or more)4

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List of Holidays for Kalimpong

Short Break

  • Gangtok and Darjeeling with Kalimpong (6 Nights)
  • Gangtok, Kalimpong and Darjeeling Short Break (5 Nights)

Holiday

  • Best of Darjeeling Sikkim with North Sikkim and Kalimpong (10 Nights)
  • Best of Sikkim - Darjeeling with Kalimpong (7 Nights)
  • Comprehensive Sikkim and Darjeeling with Kalimpong (8 Nights)
  • Gangtok - Darjeeling with Lachung and Kalimpong (8 Nights)

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Kalimpong has 6 Transport services that can be booked online. Click here for reviewing and booking them.

Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup from Bagdogra and Drop to KalimpongRs. 2934
Pickup from Bagdogra and Drop to Lava, KalimpongRs. 5280
Pickup from Bagdogra and Drop to Loleygaon, KalimpongRs. 5280
Pickup from Gangtok and Drop to KalimpongRs. 3521
Pickup from Gangtok and Drop to Lava, KalimpongRs. 6455
Pickup from Gangtok and Drop to Loleygaon, KalimpongRs. 6455

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Kalimpong has Add Ons approved and listed with Nivalink.

4 Travel Ideas listed for Kalimpong. Click here for reviewing them.

Destination Ideas

  • Bird watching in Kalimpong
  • Kalimpong getaway
  • Nurseries of Kalimpong

Stay Ideas

  • Gurudongma House experience

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Mangal Dham temple is dedicated to Guruji Shri Mangaldasji, who first arrived here in 1940s and that eventually led to a temple being made in late 20th century. Mangal Dham temple is a large complex and relevant for Krishna devotees.
    Temple or Holy Place, Institute
    Lord Krishna, Other, Spirituality
    1
    Thongsha Gumpha the oldest monastery in the region of Kalimpong, was established in 1692. Popularly known as Bhutanese Monastery. It was commissioned under the rule of Bhutan and was constructed under the guidance of the King of Bhutan
    Monastery
    Buddhist Monastery, High Altitude Monastery, Tibetan Buddhism
    2
    Kalimpong Cactus Nursery is a renowned nursery home to more than 100 cactus species on display.
    Gardens
    Nursery
    3
    Durpin Dara (4200+ ft asl) is known for its River Teesta views and as an observatory point at 3 kms from Kalimpong. Durpin Dara, easily accessible by car, is the highest point in Kalimpong. Zong Dog Palri Fo Brang Gompa (also referred to as Durpin monastery established in 1976) is located at Durpin dara hill.
    View Point, Monastery
    Himalayan Views, Buddhist Monastery, High Altitude Monastery, Tibetan Buddhism
    5
    Deolo Hill is the highest point in the area offering excellent views. Its a kind of quiet and nature centric place for honeymooners to spend some time. Located on the lower slopes of Deolo Hill, Dr Grahams home is an educational institution is sprawling over an area of 500 acres. In addition, the institution also houses farmhouse, bakery, dairy, poultry, hospital and clothing department.
    View Point
    Valley Views
    10
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Normal Lava (7000+ ft asl) is a small hamlet situated 34 kms from Kalimpong. The idyllic forests are renowned for trekking and bird watching.
    Activity
    Bird Watching
    34
    Loleygaon is set at about 59 kms from Kalimpong. The drive takes one via dense forests and green backdrop offering excellent views. Kafer, about 1 kilometers from Loleygaon, offers a panoramic view of the Kanchenjunga. A spectacular sunrise can be viewed from Jhandi Dara.
    View Point
    Himalayan Views
    59
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Teesta river stretch near Kalimpong is Graded on the scale at Grade II, III & IV. Rafting is also conducted on the Rangeet River. Guests enjoy the beautiful surroundings and thrill of the adventure. Typically guests on an itinerary of the region or staying at Kalimpong are able to take this up as optional extra.
    Activity
    White Water Rafting
    10

Destinations within reach from Kalimpong

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  • Baiguney ( 46 Km )

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  • Namchi ( 50 Km )

    Namchi is a hillside hamlet commands panoramic view of the snow capped mountains (Oct - March) and more

  • Kurseong ( 66 Km )

    Kurseong (4800+ ft asl) is a hillside hamlet 30 km short of Darjeeling offering views of the more

  • Siliguri ( 66 Km )

    Siliguri is arrival point for accessing Bhutan, Darjeeling, Sikkim and tea plantations around the more

  • Gangtok ( 73 Km )

    The capital of Sikkim, Gangtok is a popular hill station destination in the East. This small town, more

  • Bagdogra ( 75 Km )

    Bagdogra is visited for being a base point near Siliguri having an Airport from where guests more

  • Chalsa ( 79 Km )

    Chalsa in the Doors region (1800 ft) is spread over 130 kms by 40 kms and is known for its tea more

  • Zuluk ( 87 Km )

    Zuluk is a small village atop a hill in Sikkim that falls on the historic Silk Route from Tibet to more

  • Mangan ( 96 Km )

    Mangan (4000 ft asl) is the district headquarters of North Sikkim and is base town before reaching more

  • Mirik ( 112 Km )

    Mirik is a local getaway ex-siliguri. Set around the Sumendu Lake, the area is surrounded by a more

  • Lachung ( 146 Km )

    Lachung (8600 ft asl) this is a small riverside village best visited in Summer. It offers snow more

  • Manas ( 377 Km )

    Manas National Park is situated to the west of Guwahati and home to a wide variety of wildlife and more

  • Deoghar ( 437 Km )

    Deoghar also known as Baidyanath Dham is an important Hindu pilgrimage. It is one of the twelve more

  • Guwahati ( 494 Km )

    Guwahati on the Brahmaputra River is the largest city in the North-East Region of India. It is a more

Average Day / Night Temperature of Singtam,West Bengal,India

January
8°C / 2°C
February
11°C / 5°C
March
15°C / 8°C
April
18°C / 11°C
May
20°C / 13°C
June
22°C / 16°C
July
21°C / 16°C
August
21°C / 16°C
September
20°C / 15°C
October
16°C / 10°C
November
13°C / 6°C
December
10°C / 4°C

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Getting There

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
Around Town CentreIn and around town centre within 1 km radius. Area is green and overlooks hills around.Business/Holiday4
OutskirtsOff town centre within 5 km radius. Area is cut off, green and overlooks hills around.Holiday/Getaway3
Nearest Airport in Kalimpong
  • Pakyong Airport ( PYG ) , Gangtok-73 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Kalimpong
  • Darjeeling ( DJ ), Darjeeling-51 Kms
Recommended travel connections to Kalimpong from Major Cities.

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