Kalimpong Tourism

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Ideal Duration : 2-3 days Best Time : March to June, September to December
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Kalimpong Tourism Kalimpong is a virgin hill station inWest Bengalrenowned for its panoramic valley views, Buddhists monasteries and churches and Tibetan handicrafts etc. 50 minutes east ofÊDarjeeling, Kalimpong is a hill station on the foothills of Shivalik ranges at an altitude of 1250 m overlooking the Teesta Valley. People say that the area was ruled by Bhutanese kings and was a forward post of the Bhutanese Army till the 19th century. Dotted with ancient Buddhist monasteries, centuries old churches and exquisite revered temples Kalimpong marks the Bhutanese history till it was wrested by British rulers. The JangDongPalriffo Brang (Monastery),Thongsa Gompa(Bhutanese Monastery) are some famous places to visit. Also make sure to visit the flower markets famous for its orchids and lovely bright flowers. Download Kalimpong PDF Guide > What's Great? Breathtaking views of the Kanchenjunga and Chola range. It overlooks the Teesta valley. Home to a beautiful nursery industry. What's not so Great? The city is somewhat secluded and unexplored. For Whom It makes for a great destination for honeymooners, who wish to spend time by themselves.

Flower Nurseries Kalimpong is home to many beautiful flower nurseries. It is considered the hub for the cultivation of horticulture plants. Famous for its unique variety of cacti, orchids and flowers. The Standard nursery is famous for its variety of roses and dahlias. Other famous flower nurseries include Universal Nursery, Sri Ganesh Moni Pradhan Nursery and Udsai Mani Pradhan Nursery.

Itinerary Day1-Arrive at Kalimpong. Visit the Dupin Dara hill to enjoy a panoramic view of the city. Visit the Durpin monastery. Next, visit the St.Theresa Catholic Church, which is an architectural marvel. A visit to the cactus nursery is a must. Keep a visit to the Tharpa Choling Monastery in your schedule post lunch.Day2-Head back to your city.

Mar-Jun, Sep-Decis the best time to visit Kalimpong Weather is generally pleasant and comfortable throughout the year. However, the best time to visit Kalimpong is during summers (March to May) and monsoon. Weather in Kalimpong Loading... Kalimpong in Summer (March - May) The summer weather is generally comfortable with the temperature not soaring too high. The sky remains clear and you can enjoy clear views of Kanchenjunga. Kalimpong in Monsoon (June - September) Monsoons make for an amazing weather and beautiful views of the rejuvenated forests and tea plantations. Kalimpong in Winter (December - February) The weather is not very harsh, with the sky remaining clear for most of the season. Less crowded during winters. The temperature generally doesn't fall below 7 degree Celsius. Monthly Weather in Kalimpong Month Avg. Minimum (°C) Avg. Maximum (°C) January 1 18 February 2 20 March 7 20 April 13 24 May 13 25 June 11 27 July 14 26 August 15 31 September 14 26 October 9 28 November 3 22 December 3 19

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