Tourist Places to Visit in Kalimpong
Tourist Places to visit in kalimpong are:
3 km. A school was established here by Dr. John Anderson Graham in 1900 for destitute children of European descent.
A vantage point in Kalimpong, which provides a breath-taking view of entire range of mountains of the Kanchenjunga.
With its ideal climate, Kalimpong is famous for its nurseries which house an incredible variety of flowers. Among the most important nurseries are Sri Ganesh Moni Pradhan Nursery, Standard Nursery,Shri L B Pradhan Nursery, Twin Brother Nursery and Flower wood Nursery.
2 km. On way to Durpin Dara, It was a favourite resort of the Noble laureate Rabindranath Tagore. While residing in this house, the poet composed many famous poems.
Swiss Welfare Diary
4 km. Just above central Sericulture Station, the Swiss Welfare Diary is a small co-operative dairy.
The Tharpa Choaling Monastery at Tirpal Hill, enroute to Dr. Graham’s Home, belongs to the Yellow- hat sect of lamas to which the present Dalai Lama belongs.
AT A DISTANCE
32 km. Situated at an altitude of 2194 metres, it commands a panoramic view of Jelep La and Techi La passes.
56 km. Nestling at an altitude of 1676 metres, Lolay Gaon offers a panoramic view of Kanchenjunga.
20 km. With an altitude of 1954 metres, this place provides a glorious view of the mountains. A beautiful picnic spot.
Takdah Orchid Centre
44 km. About 110 verities of orchids are offered for sale.
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Festivals in Kalimpong and Worship places in Kalimpong
Major festivals in Kalimpong are Lepcha/Bhutia New Year’s Day, Losar Tibetan New Year’s Day, DurgaRead More