Destination : Kalimpong
Duration : 3 Nights / 4 Days
Best Time to Book Kalimpong Package Tour : September to November
Attractions of Kalimpong Tour :
Kalimpong is a beautiful place of grate attraction. This sleepy little town situated at an altitude of 1,200 mtrs, some 50 kms to the east of Darjeeling. It once used to be the hub of the trans-Himalayan trade between India and Tibet when merchants used to ferry commerce by mule caravan over the Jelepla pass on the Sikkim-Tibet border.
The places to visit are Kalimpong Arts and Craft Center for handicraft goods; Tharpa Choling Monastery, a repository of old scriptures, and documents; Thongsa (Bhutan) Monastery, the oldest in the area; Dharmodaya Vihar, a Nepalese Bhuddhist Temple; Parnami Mandir and Mangal Dham; Durpin Danda from where the mountain ranges of Sikkim, including Jelepla, Tiger Hill and the confluence of the Relli, Riang and Tista rivers can be views Zong Dog Palri Fo Brang Monastery at Durpin Danda; deolo View Point for magnificent views: and Kalimpong famous flower nurseries.
Pickup & Drop for Kalimpong Package Tour : Bagdogra International Airport (IXB) [Airport Road, Bagdogra, Siliguri, West Bengal 734421] / NJP Station
TRAVEL DISTANCES TO REMEMBER FOR KALIMPONG TOUR
There are no direct Flight or Train to travel Darjeeling. To visit Darjeeling, first you have to reach Bagdogra Airport (IXB) or New Jalpaiguri Station (NJP) of West Bengal. These places are well connected with most of the cities of India. From there you have to proceed for Darjeeling by road.
- How to reach Kalimpong by Air
The nearby airport of Kalimpong is Bagdogra in the vicinity of Siliguri. It is placed at a distance of 79 km from the town. This airport is networked with Kolkata, Delhi and Guwahati. So you would easily know how to reach Kalimpong. International travelers can use the connecting flights from metro cities like Kolkata or Delhi.
Nearest Airport : Pakyong Airport, Pakyong
- How to reach Kalimpong by Rail
The bordering rail is New Jalpaiguri, which is almost 77 km away from Kalimpong. This is an important railway station in the northern Bengal and also serves as a gateway to the remote northeastern India. You can easily get trains for different Indian cities from this railway station.
- How to reach Kalimpong by Road
This is well linked with Sikkim and other major cities of India. The Kalimpong city is facilitated by direct bus services from the neighboring states. Private tourist buses are also available to Bagdogra (79 km) and Siliguri (70 km) respectively from Kalimpong. Two beautiful tourist places, Darjeeling and Gangtok are just 50 and 75 km away from the town respectively.
Distance & time between Kalimpong and other places
Darjeeling: 55kms (2.5 hours by car)
Gangtok: 75kms (3 hours by car)
New Jalpaiguri (NJP): 73kms (2.5 hours by car)
Siliguri: 65kms (2.5 hrs by car)
Bagdogra: 75kms (2hours 45mins by car)
Lava: 34kms (1.5 hours by car)
Loleygaon: 52kms (2.5 hours)
Rishyap: 29kms (2 hours)
Pedong: 20kms (1 hour)
Kalimpong TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
Day 1 : New Jalpaiguri Railway Station NJP / Bagdogra - Kalimpong
On arrival at Bagdogra airport or Siliguri (NJP) railway station meet our representative, who will assist & give you briefing about your tour on the way Kalimpong by covering 70kms in 3hrs. Kalimpong , also called the garden of Orchids & Nurseries situated on the foothills of the Himalayas is a green destination at an altitude of 1243 meters / 4078 feet . Buddhism , Christianity, Hinduism, and Islam all coexist in a jovial and tolerant society over here. After checking in the hotel we will set off for local sightseeing of Durpin Hill , Jelapla View Point, Pine View Point, Chitra Bhanu & Kalim Temple, Dr Graham’s Homes complex with its historic church & well maintained grounds founded in 1900 by Rev. Dr. J A Graham, a Scottish missionary, Delo Hill (5556 ft) appears to be the roof- of- the- world, is the highest point in Kalimpong. The scenic beauty on the way are beautiful and there are lot of shops selling antics and local handicraft worth buying. Evening free to roam around the Local market area, overnight stay at Kalimpong.
Day 2 : Kalimpong - Lava Local Sightseeing
Wake up in the morning and After having breakfast transfer to Lava (32kms/around 02hrs). It is a small hill station in Eastern Himalaya. After lunch go for Lava local sightseeing covering Ratnarishi Bihar Buddhist Gumpha, Neora Interpretation Centre, Chhengey waterfalls ( Optional). Overnight at Lava.
Day 3 : Lava - Lolegaon Sightseeing
After breakfast transfer to Loleygaon (24kms/1hrs). It is a beautiful village of Eastern Himalaya and famous for his natural beauty. After lunch Lolegaon sightseeing covering Heritage Forest and nearby areas. Evening free for see the beauty of nature. Overnight at Loleygaon.
Day 4 : Lolegaon - Departure
Early in the morning visit Jhandi Dara (Sunrise Point). After breakfast Transfer to Bagdogra Airport/NJP Railway Station (126kms / 4Hrs).