Kalimpong Tourism

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About Kalimpong

about Kalimpong

Thinking of the destination where to visit in this vacation to fill your heart with oodles of memories!! Fine, there is a place, in fact picturesque hill station, situated in the Darjeeling district of West Bengal named Kalimpong and let your search end to this gorgeous place only.

 

Kalimpong is mesmerizing, enchanting and enthralling hill station sited at the east of Darjeeling and only 50 kms away from it. West Bengal of India is quite fortunate to have such a beautiful and awesome hill station in its hub and it offers great scenic views of the snow-capped Himalayas. Nestled at a considerable height of 1250 meters, the hill station is surrounded by lush vegetation and great surroundings also. The climate of this place always remains moderate throughout the year which makes your visit pleasurable at any time.

 

Historical aspect of this hill station dates back to the 155 years ago when it was under the control of Bhutan and then came into the hands of British in 1865. After that, tourism got pace in this region. Other than natural views, Kalimpong has myriad of spots to make place in the heart of its visitors. Attractions in Kalimpong mainly consist of magnificent temples, gorgeous churches, astonishing Monasteries, mind-blowing nurseries, stunning view points and deep steep valleys. Top-rated few attractions in Kalimpong are Morgan House, Thongsa Gompa, Fun City, the pine view nursery, Lepcha museum and much more.

 

Generally speaking, Kalimpong is great place that offers you great glimpse of exotic flora and orchids and this is evident from the fact that in the market, one could see the place jagged with innumerable flower shops. Therefore, only crossing such fragmented street will rejuvenate your heart and get it filled with great joy and pleasure!! Other interesting things for shopping in Kalimpong are artifacts, Copperware, traditional clothes, traditional jewellery, etc.

Kalimpong Fast Facts

City: Kalimpong

District: Darjeeling

State: West Bengal

Country: India

Known As: Kalimpang

Famous for/as: Hill Station

Best Season: Mar - May and Sept - Nov

Summer: 19 to 37°C

Winter: 3 to 24°C

Rain: Jun to Sep

Area: 1056.5 km2

Altitude: 1247 m

PIN Code: 734301

STD Code: 03552


Kalimpong News Papers

English: Darjeeling Times, Kolkatta Mirror

Bangla: Ganashakti, Bartaman Patrika

Languages: Bengali, Hindi, Nepali, English

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