Kalimpong hill station, hill stations in india, east india hill stations, Kalimpong Location: West Bengal
Area: 780 sq.Kms
Significance: Bustling Bazaars
Altitude: 1250m above sea level
Climate: Summer 16°C - 24°C, Winter 5°C - 15°C
Best time to visit: March to June, September to November

Main Attractions: Mountains of Eastern Himalaya, Near Bhutan , Tibet Border

Located at an altitude of 1800 meters on the border of Bhutan, Tibet and Sikkim in the eastern Himalayas, Darjeeling, Kalimpong sub-division city was an important commercial center in the early days, when trade routes / routes silk between Tibet, Bhutan and Sikkim were very active. The climate of Kalimpong bright attracted the British, who later established their settlements there. The old church, the house of Graham, Morgan Casa de Campo golf course still retain the memory of the British Empire. Once a small village Leptcha slowly transformed into an ideal place to holydayers.