Kalimpong is a hill station in the Mahabharat Range in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is located at an average elevation of 1,250 metres. The town is the headquarters of the Kalimpong subdivision, a part of the district of Darjeeling.
Placed at the height of 4,100 ft of the Himalayas, with its friendly weather Kalimpong can be visited anytime during the year. This peaceful city of flower once overshadowed by Darjeeling is now one of the most desired destinations in Eastern Himalayas for nature lovers, holiday tourists or the people who want to enjoy a peaceful holiday.
Once the headquarters of Bhutanese Governor, it was a bustling town situated on the main trade route between India and Tibet. The word “ Kalim” means King’s Minister and “Pong” stands for “ The stronghold of the King’s Minister”. It is also called “ Kalimbong” or the black spur by the hill people. Kalimpong was conquered by Bhutan in 1706 from Sikkim. And after Anglo-Bhutan war in 1865 the British Government took control over it.
Kalimpong is 75 kms away from Siliguri and it takes around tow and half hourse to complete the journey. Nearest Railways station is New Jalpaiguri or NJp and Airport is Bagdogra.
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