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Kalimpong Travel Guide

Kalimpong is situated in the northern part of West Bengal. This hill station is known for its maiden beauty and is situated on the foothills of the Shivalik Ranges. Like the other places of India, one can find a blend of cultures at this place from the authentic food of West Bengal to the worship places at Buddhist monasteries.
The tourist attractions include Catholic Church, Relli River, St. Theresa Church, Samthar Plateau, Jang Dong Palriffo Brang (Monastery), Thongsa Gompa (Bhutanese Monastery), Kalimpong Arts and Crafts Centre, Neora National Park, Samco Ropeway and many more.
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GETTING THERE

How to Reach Kalimpong
A scenic tranquil hill station in the state of West Bengal, Kalimpong is around 3 hours drive from both Darjeeling and Siliguri. Pleasant weather, lush greenery, snow-clad Himalayan and delicious local meals  offer immense opportunities for tourism here. Science Centre,  Deolo Hill and Zang Dhok Palri Phodang Buddhist monastery are some exclusive tourist attractions of Kalimpong. It can be conveniently reached from any part of the country by different means of transportation.
 
How to Reach Kalimpong by Air
 
The nearest airport to Kalimpong is Bagdogra in Siliguri. All major domestic airlines from various Indian cities offer good connectivity between Bagdogra and rest of India. Direct flights to Bagdogra are available from Delhi, Kolkata and Guwahati. Local taxis can be availed from outside the airport to reach Kalimpong.
 
How to Reach Kalimpong by Road
 
Kalimpong is well connected by road with Siliguri, Gangtok, Kolkata and Darjeeling. Regular buses from Darjeeling, Gangtok and Siliguri ply to Kalimpong.
 
How to Reach Kalimpong by Rail
 
Kalimpong does not have its own railway station and the nearest railhead is New Jalpaiguri Station. This is a very important railway station of North Bengal and direct trains from Kolkata, Delhi and New Jalpaiguri. Pre-paid taxis are available outside the station and can be availed to reach Kalimpong. 

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What is the approx rate of a 4 seater car for 1 day sightseeing in Kalimpong and to Bagdogra airport?
The charges for the vehicle will be Rs, 2800 for a Wagon R and Rs, 3500 for a bolero or a sumo for kalimpong sight seeing and drop to NJP. Thank you
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Which are the side scene available around Kalimpong?
Dear madam, Basically Kalimpong is two hills and the main town falls in between and most of the sight seeing spots comes under Dello thats one hill and Durbin dara thats the another one. And there are total of nine spots. And there are lots to see such as temples, monastries, paragliding, science city etc.
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What's the best place for a romantic meal in Kalimpong?
the romantic place in kalimpong area is DELO PARK ,LAVA MONASTERY the both place are very famous and a romantic plzace too .....
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What are the best places to eat in Kalimpong?
There is a Chinese Restaurant above the taxi stand. It's the best place by far.
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is it raining in kalimpong now? how cold is it?
It usually rains in August. Average temperature would be from 20 to 25 degrees ... Reply From, The Atrium Park, Homestay, Kalimpong
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