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Things to do in Kalimpong

The list of things to do in Kalimpong is slanted towards the outdoors. After you visit the Thonga Gompa which is the oldest monastery here, go for long walks in the scenic surroundings of this lovely little hill town. Trek in the pine forest, relax with a picnic lunch or visit the nearby nurseries to see the orchids and other flowers in bloom. Have a meal of Tibetan momos, buy some thangkas to take back home and of course how can you forget the cheese that Kalimpong is so well known for.

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Sightseeing in Kalimpong


Kalimpong sightseeing options are limited. You can roam around town or do trekking.

The Thongsa Gompa is approximately a km from town and is the oldest monastery in the region.

Shopping in Kalimpong


Shopping in Kalimpong can be a great experience, as the small hill station offers a range of things to including handicrafts and food items.

Activities in Kalimpong


Most people come to this hill station for a quiet time and they find it. If you are looking for some fun-filled activities in Kalimpong then you have the opportunity to trek through the lush green pine covered hills and through tea gardens.

NearBy Places in Kalimpong


There are many places near Kalimpong and that includes Pedong, Lava, Darjeeling, Lolegaon and Siliguri to name a few.

Eating Out in Kalimpong


In Kalimpong you will find many wayside stalls offering delicious momos, noodle soup (Thukpa) and other local 'fast food' delicacies.

Festivals & Events in Kalimpong


Dashain, Diwali, Maghe Sankranti, Holi, and Losar – Tibetan New Year's Day are some of the festivals in Kalimpong that are celebrated with great enthusiasm and fanfare.


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