Kalimpong, also known as Dalingkhot is famous for its educational institute, and apart from that is the boundary between Tibet and India. The “Teesta River” is a major tourist destination and has a pleasant environment. Horticulture is the major occupation in Kalimpong. A wide variety of orchids and nurseries are grown here. The flower bulbs, tubers, and rhizomes are majorly exported from Kalimpong. Kalimpong is the capital of the Kalimpong District. It is situated at an average elevation of 1,250 meters. Various Buddhist monasteries are situated here. The Kalimpong Science center is a major tourist destination. Along with that, hills and mountains cuddled with the city add more beauty to the city.
Best Time to visit Kalimpong: During Monsoon and spring, a Layer of fog is covered the whole city giving a radiant view of the city. During monsoon, it is generally not recommended to visit as there is a chance of landslides in the city.
Nearby destinations that you should explore: Deola hill, which is the highest point is worth exploring. Apart from that, Tiffin Dara point is a major tourist destination for trekkers. When comes to shopping, Haat Bazaar is a place should visit. Jelepla point is also a must-visit spot having mesmerizing views around, etc.