Kalimpong a hill station nestled in the Shiwalik Hills / Lower Himalaya, located on a ridge connecting two hills, Deolo Hill and Durpin Hill, in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is located at 27.06° N 88.47° E at an average elevation of 1,243 meters / 4,078 feet. A heritage town dating back to pre historic age was a trading center. Kalimpong is a quieter destination, fabled for orchids, rarest cacti and nurseries. It is a Hill Station buzzing with fun and frolic. It offers its traveler spectacular views of the Mount Kanchendzonga and its range. Milder climate coupled with dense forest offset by the rich undergrowth of moss and lichen provide an ideal setting for calm walks on cushions of auburn leaves. It makes Kalimpong a paradise for tourist. It enjoys a pleasing weather, friendly people and bustling marketplace almost throughout the year thus best for quiet and relaxed holiday.
Flora and fauna in this region makes this an ecological hotspot. At higher altitude plants like Acacia, Cinnamon, ficus, bamboo, cacti, Cardamom, pine trees and other evergreen alpine vegetation grows making it a nature’s paradise. The forests also include oak, birch, maple and alder. Kalimpong is also one of the largest exporters of flowers including Rhododendron, Orchids and gladioli. Mammals includes Red Panda, goral, gaur, Himalayan Black Bear, Clouded Leopard, Siberian Weasel, Asiatic black bear, barking deer, Himalayan Tahr and pangolin, etc. Birds include Himalayan Griffon Vulture, Scarlet Minivet, Grey-headed Canary Flycatcher, Velvet-fronted Nuthatch, Monal pheasant, hornbills, Black Baza, Eurasian Sparrow hawks, the Kalij Pheasant, etc. Neora valley is known for birding.
Places around Kalimpong are many and one can spend a few days visiting this places. Lava, Lolaygaon, Reshikhola, Ramdhura, Damsang, Rikissum, Sillery, Pedong, Dello, Monsong, Charkhol / Charkoley, Rishyap, Ramdhura, Inchey, Monsong, Relli, etc.
Adventure sports is also popular in this region Paragliding, Birding, Angling, Rafting, Mountain Biking, Enfield group, Trekking, etc are practiced here. Guest can have a taste of adventure in this region. Homestay are popular with one day or two day even three day trek can be organised from each destinations
Airways - Bagdogra Airpot (IXB) is approximately 80 Kilometers away from Kalimpong. Bagdogra airport is served by regular Indian Airlines, Kingfisher, Spice Jet, and Jet Airways. There are daily flights from Kolkata, Guwahati and Delhi. The airport is well connected by road and railways.
Railways - New Jalpaiguri (NJP) is approximately 82 Kilometers away and is the nearest railway station for Kalimpong. NJP is directly connected with all major stations in India. There are regular train services to all the major railway station like Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata, Patna, Mumbai, etc.
Roadways - Kalimpong is well connected to Siliguri is approximately 75 Kilometers i.e. 2 hours journey. Gangtok is 2 ½ hours drive from Kalimpong and Darjeeling is 1 ½ hours drive from Kalimpong. It takes longer to reach Kalimpong from Siliguri via 125 kilometer road i.e. the Sevoke – Bagrakote - Gorubathan - Lava route as traffic is minimal but the route is scenic.
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