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Offbeat Tourist Places in Kalimpong

If you want to go somewhere in the mountains with your family or alone, then this article is going to help you. If you live in Kalimpong district or anywhere else in India and you are going to visit West Bengal, then Kalimpong can be a good destination for you.

In today’s article, we will tell you which is the best tourist place near Kalimpong town where you can go to visit in Kalimpong. Apart from this, we will also tell you what is the right time to visit Kalimpong and how to get there, so let us know one by one about all the tourist places of Kalimpong, that you should go to explore.

Kalimpong Journey: Offbeat Tourist Places Near Kalimpong, West Bengal-

If you live in West Bengal and are planning to visit the mountains, then Kalimpong district is the best place for you. This is situated in the northern region of West Bengal. Now you can comfortably spend a two-three day holiday here. If you want to spend the summer holidays then you should go to Kalimpong because tourists like the weather here at this time.

Kalimpong is famous for its natural beauty in West Bengal as well as throughout India. The list of tourist places near Kalimpong is given below which you can read.

  • Pedong
  • Alagarh
  • Ramdhura
  • Sangsay
  • Cactus Garden
  • Delo Park
  • Morgan House
  • Kalimpong Science Centre
  • Mangal Dham Pranami Temple
  • Golden Tharpa Choling Monastery

Pedong

Offbeat Tourist Places Near Kalimpong Pedong
Pedong

The distance from Pedong to Kalimpong is only 21 kilometers, which is one of the best tourist places near Kalimpong and its liked by tourists. One can easily reach here from Kalimpong via bus or auto. If you come here directly from New Jalpaiguri then the distance you have to cover is 93 kilometers.

This place is situated at an altitude of about 4070 feet, due to which this place is most liked by tourists. Here you will find many old architectures including churches, monasteries, temples, and monuments. Where you can go for a walk. Along with Indian tourists, foreign tourists also come to visit here. When you go here, you will find foreign tourists roaming around somewhere.

 If you want to stay here, then you will find many hotels and resorts here, in which you can stay, which are located close to all the tourist attractions. By stopping here you can see the beauty of the mountains and here you will find peace away from the crowd of the world.

That’s why I have suggested that if you come to West Bengal to visit, you can visit here also.

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Alagarh

Alagarh is 15 kilometers from Kalimpong and if you come from New Jalpaiguri Railway Station then the distance here is 86 kilometers. This is situated at an altitude of 5840 feet. Here you will get a room in the hotel. Here you will find temples, churches, big trees situated in the mountains, and beautiful valleys. Along with this, the culture of the village and the high peaks of the mountains will also be seen here.

Munsong

Munsong is located at a distance of 19 kilometers from Kalimpong and it is one of the best tourist places near Kalimpong that you should visit. This place is mainly good for those who are fond of photography. Here people can see the beautiful valley and do photography. Along with this, people can also go here to see the waterfall and do photo shoots.

Along with this, if you want to see the culture there, then you can see that too and learn about it. Here also you will find many hotels, in which you can stay if you want.

Ramdhura

The distance from Kalimpong to Rampur Village is 14 kilometers, which is one of the best tourist places in Kalimpong to be visited by tourists.  Here you can see many places, which include high peaks of mountains, flowering plants, and beautiful valleys. Here also you will get the facility of the hotel, in which you can stay.

Sangsay

This place is located at a distance of 11 kilometers from Kalimpong, which is especially a good place for those people who like to visit religious places where you will get to see many temples located in the mountains, where you can go to worship. Along with this, you will also get to see many churches. Along with this, you can also do photography here, so if you are coming to visit Kalimpong then you should visit this place.

Cactus Garden

Cactus Garden is also a famous place to visit in Kalimpong with family. Here you will find many types of cactus plants. The entry fee to go inside here is ₹ 20 per person. By going inside it, you can see many types of cactus plants which look very beautiful. You can also include this place in your list of tourist places near Kalimpong town, West Bengal.

Delo Park

Offbeat Tourist Places near Kalimpong Deolo Park Hills
Delo Park Hills

To visit Delo Park, you have to take a ticket of ₹ 20. What activities can you do in this park? In which you can do horse riding and paragliding and along with this you will also get many types of swings. You can also enjoy swinging it on the swing. This is one of the best tourist places in Kalimpong for family. You should visit here with your family to enjoy all the activities of Dello Park.

Morgan House

The distance from Kalimpong to Morgan House is 3.8 kilometers, due to which you can reach here easily and at less cost.  From here you can see the beauty of the mountains. Believe me, if you come here to visit, you will not feel like going back again after seeing the beauty and peace of the mountains here and you will be mesmerized.

Here you will find many restaurants where you can eat and drink. Here you will get both types of non-veg and veg food, especially you can enjoy eating the famous food of West Bengal. You can spend one to two hours in Morgan House. My suggestion is that if you are coming to Kalimpong, West Bengal, then you should definitely visit Morgan House and you can include this place in your tourist places near Kalimpong list.

Kalimpong Science Centre

In Kalimpong, there is a science center like a museum for you to visit, which is very much liked by the tourists coming here. If you are interested in knowing about science, then you must come to visit this science center.

Mangal Dham Pranami Temple

Friends, this temple is very beautiful, due to which people coming to Kalimpong come here to visit and worship. If you are a religious person then you should visit this place. After visiting this temple, you will feel very peaceful. The environment around it also looks very beautiful and is filled with peace, which liberates people.

Golden Tharpa Choling Monastery

Golden Tharapy Choling Monastery is a very beautiful monastery of Kalimpong which is one of the most liked places by tourists. From here you get a very spectacular view of the valley. Here you can spend one to two hours of your time and get a photoshoot done. This place is a special place for the people of the Buddhist religion. Most of the people of Buddhist come here to visit.

Trip Planning of Kalimpong-

It will take you at least 2 to 3 days to visit all the places there. Apart from this, if you want, you can make a tour plan for one day also, but if you make a tour plan for one day, then you will not be able to visit all the places properly. Therefore, you can see your budget and plan the tour as per your comfort and budget. My suggestion is that you should definitely make a plan for two to three more days.

Best time to visit Kalimpong

Although you can go to the place where you are calling, if you want to enjoy snowfall, then you should come here only during the cold season.  Apart from this, if you are troubled by the heat, you can still come here for holidays. Most of the tourists come here once in the winter season to enjoy the fun. Tourists mainly come here between December and February, you can also come here at this time.

How to reach Kalimpong

If you want to reach Kalimpong, then first of all you have to reach New Jalpaiguri Railway Station from any railway station in India. The distance from here to Kalimpong is about 70 kilometers. You can easily reach Kalimpong via bus from New Jalpaiguri Railway Station.

If you want to reach Kalimpong via flight then you will first have to reach Bagdogra International Airport and from there you can reach Kalimpong via bus. If you have a good budget then you can come via flight in Kalimpong with family. If you do not have a good budget then you can reach Kalimpong via train.

Place to stay in Kalimpong

Friends, wherever you go in Calling Pong, you will get the results of many hotels for your stay, in which you can stay. Room rates in most hotels in Kalimpong start from ₹700. You can take a room in a cheap or expensive hotel according to your budget.

A list of some major hotels where you can stay is given below.

  • The Atrium Park
  • Sterling Park Kalimpong
  • Fortune Resort Kalimpong
  • Mayfair Himalayan Spa Resort

Foods in Kalimpong

Friends, if we talk, you will get one time meal there for between ₹ 80 to ₹ 100 and you will get a thali meal for 150 to ₹ 200.

Conclusion

Hopefully, you will have got good information about the above list of places to visit in Kalimpong and it would have helped you in planning your tour. In this article, you will know which are the best tourist places near Kalimpong, West Bengal tourism which you will go to explore.

Along with this, you have also learned where you can stay in Kalimpong, what is the right time to visit, and how you can reach Kalimpong. If you go to visit Kalimpong and whatever your experience is, you can share your experience of Kalimpong travel with us in the comment section below and if you have any questions, you can also ask that.

Frequently Asked Question

Which is highest place of Kalimpong?

The Deolo Hills are the highest place in Kalimpong, where most of tourists visit to explore the beauty of the Deolo Hills.

Is Kalimpong better than Darjeeling?

Both places are good to see, but if you want to see historical places and a peaceful environment, then you can go to Kalimpong.

How may days are enough for Kalimpong?

As per my travel experiences, 2 days are enough to explore all the tourist places of Kalimpong.

Is Kalimpong a hill station?

Yes, Kalimpong is a hill station in the Siwalik Range mountains and good for visiting and exploring the beauty of the town.

Raju Kumar

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