Amidst snow-capped mountains, beautiful waterfalls, lush greenery and serene environs are located beautiful destinations – Darjeeling, Gangtok and Kalimpong. Visit the ‘Queen of Hills’ Darjeeling that is bestowed with numerous breathtaking sites. Also, explore the capital of Sikkim, Gangtok and spend some peaceful time sitting at the banks of Changu Lake. End the journey with a visit to the beautiful hill station, Kalimpong. The hill station offers awe-inspiring views of the mountains.
A hill-town, 50 kilometres from Darjeeling, and located on the India-Bhutan’s western border, Kalimpong is an appealing destination. What makes it rather unique is the unobstructed view of the Kanchenjunga from any point at the hill-station! It also has prolific vegetation spread across verdant lands and exotic orchids bloom here in large numbers. Nestled between the mountain ridge and the roaring Teesta River, this place is quaint, serene and a postcard-perfect tourist spot. Kalimpong was ruled by Tibetans, Bhutanese and the British during different eras, which is evident from its cultural practices. It has interesting monasteries and temples not to mention a unique cuisine. So go ahead and explore this gem of West-Bengal.