Kalimpong is a sleepy little town situated close to the Sikkim-West Bengal border. Located at an altitude of 1200 meters, Kalimpong may not be the most popular place in the northeast, but it surely charms anyone who is willing to explore its beauty.
Overlooking Teesta river and with The Himalayas stretching in the background, Kalimpong is home to serene Buddhist monasteries and colonial-era churches. Kalimpong has a lot to offer to the tourist. To start off with, one can visit the sacred religious sites like the Zong Dog Palri Fo- Brang Gompa, Tongsa Gompa, and the Tharpa Choeling Gompa. Other places to visit in Kalimpong include St. Theresa Church, Mangal Dham, Dulpin Dara Hill and Saramsa Garden. The Samco ropeway is one of the popular things to do in the town. Kalimpong is famous for producing flowers, especially orchids. When visiting Kalimpong one must visit a nursery as they are known for housing a wide collection of flowers.
Kalimpong is located 50 Km away from the Darjeeling. Darjeeling is one of the most popular holiday destinations in India. These towns are often clubbed along with Sikkim holiday packages due to their close proximity.
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