Situated at a distance of 51 kilometers, 75 kilometers and 69 kilometers from Darjeeling, Gangtok & Siliguri respectively, the town has an altitude of 1250 mount unlike the rush and the big name like Darjeeling, Kalimpong offers a quiet and relaxed holiday itinerary.
The Himalayan mountain peaks of mount Kanchenjunga, Kabru, Pandim, Sinolchu are clearly visible from Kalimpong.
By Air – The nearest airport is in Bagdogra which is 80 kilometers away from Kalimpong. Flight for Kolkata, Delhi, Guwahati, Patna are available from this airport.
By Rail – two closest major railway stations are Siliguri Junction (72 kilometers) and New Jalpaiguri (78 kilometers). These railway stations have direct connectivity to and from Kolkata, Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai, Bangalore, Guwahati etc.
By Road – Frequent bus and taxi service is available to and from Siliguri, Gangtok, Darjeeling, Lava, Loleygaon, Rishyap etc. from Kalimpong bus stand.
Lolaygaon / Kaffer is also a rustic hamlet on the ancient trade route to Tibet and is one of the few places in West Bengal to receive snow in winter. At an altitude of 1850 meters in the midst towering Cypress trees is an offbeat tourist spot. Canopy Walk in the Heritage Forest is...
It is also a rustic Hamlet situated at an elevation of 1676 meters / 5,500 feet, and offers a fascinating view of sunrise and sunset. Magnificent view of mount Kangchendzonga and the Himalayan Range with the snow capped peaks are mesmerizing. Mount Chomolhari of Bhutan is also visible...