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Kalimpong City Guide

KailmpongJust 51 kms east of Darjeeling is situated the picturesque town of Kalimpong, the former headquarters of the Bhutanese Governor. Situited at an altitude of 1250 metres between the Deolo and Durbindra Hills, Kalimpong is an ideal place for a quiet holiday amidst gently rolling hills and deep valleys at the foot of the mighty Himalayas.

Places to See :

Durpin Dara; Flower Nursaries (Shri Ganeshmoni Pradhan Nursary, Standari Nursary, Shri L.B.Pradhan Nursary etc.); Gouripur House- 2 kms; Swiss Welfare Dairy- 4 kms; Tibetan Monastery.

General Information :

Altitude : 1250 metres.
Temperature (deg C) : Summer Max- , Min- ; Winter Max- , Min-
Languages spoken : Gorkha, Nepali, Bengali, Hindi, English.
STD Code : 03552.

Transport :

Air : Nearest airport Bagdogra (80 kms from Kalimpong) is connected to Kolkata, Delhi, Guwahati & other places of north-eastern Indian by Indian Airlines, Damania & Vayudoot services.

Rail: Two nearest railway stations are New Jalpaiguri (NJP) and Shiliguri where NJP is directly connected by rail with all the important places in India.

Road: Kalimpong is connected by road with Kolkata 651 kms, Guwahati 513 kms, Delhi 1312 kms and other major cities in India.
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