A blissfully scenic drive from the airport of Bagdogra will take you on a gently winding road up to the picturesque and tranquil hill station of Kalimpong in West Bengal. Kalimpong is one of the most beautiful hill stations in India and has been attracting all manner of visitors for ages.The town straddles a ridge and overlooks both the Teesta valley down below as well as the majestic snow-covered Himalayan mountains in the distance.
Kalimpong has several scenic spots in and around its vicinity like Deolo Hill, Durpin Hill and Lava. These places make for great places to visit for their natural beauty. The town is also popular for housing some major educations institutions several of which hearken back to the colonial era. These include Dr. Graham’s Homes, St Joseph’s Convent, St. Augustine’s School and Rockvale Academy. The area is also biodiverse and extremely rich in various flora and fauna. There are several nurseries in town which have an impressive selection of succulents and flowers. It is also charming to just roam around town trying the local cuisine and shopping for speciality cheese and noodles made here. All in all, a vacation in Kalimpong is a decidedly memorable experience!
Where to Stay
MAYFAIR Himalayan Spa Resort is an exceptional heritage luxury hotel with the grandest of views.