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iXiGOers Dec 09 2012

What are the various activities that one can enjoy in Kalimpong?

Kapil Gumasta DEC 10 2012
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Kalimpong is a small and scenic hill station in West Bengal that is just ideal for that cool summer breaks or cozy winter retreats. With abundance of natural beauty all around and interesting adventurous sport options, it is simply irresistible for enthusiastic travellers and nature lovers alike!

If you are the type who can't wait to explore Trekking, Paragliding, Biking or Rafting in Kalimpong, here is the whirlwind tour of some of them:


  • Trekking

    Game for a hearty rush of adventure? Don't blink twice before heading to the ever beautiful Kalimpong. The pristine hill town offers some interesting trails on the rugged mountains decked in lush greenery. You can also opt to trek through the sprawling tea gardens. There are a number of tour operators such as Gurudongma Tours & Travels and Himalayan Bike Tours which arrange tours for trekking. Carry a pair of comfortable trekking shoes with you.

    Himalayan Bike Tours: +91-96351-56911
    Gurudongma Tours & Travels: +91-3552-255204


  • Rafting

    You can indulge yourself in rafting at the gurgling Teesta River and be a part of the thrill and excitement that is synonymous with this adventure sport. There are a number of tour operators such as Gurudongma Tours & Travels and Himalayan Bike Tours which arrange tours for rafting.

    Himalayan Bike Tours: +91-96351-56911
    Gurudongma Tours & Travels: +91-3552-255204


  • Biking

    How about exploring Kalimpong on bike with cool winds caressing your face? If you are game for it, throttle up and hit the winding roads of this beautiful hill town for a biking experiencing that is one of its kind. There are a number of tour operators such as
    Gurudongma Tours & Travels and Himalayan Bike Tours which arrange tours for biking.

    Himalayan Bike Tours: +91-96351-56911
    Gurudongma Tours & Travels: +91-3552-255204


  • Paragliding

    Want to feel the thrill of flying high in the sky? Wait, we are not talking about aeroplanes. It is all about Paragliding and
    Kalimpong promises to delight the adventure enthusiast in you in the best possible way. You can go for the private tour operator, Himalayan Bike Tours that arrange tandem flights. They charge around INR 2000 for the entire trip.

    Himalayan Bike Tours: +91-96351-56911


  • Shopping

    Carry a whiff of Kalimpong with you as you shop for stunning paintings, fabulous wall hangings, amazing statues and exquisite Thangkas (Buddhist Cloth Paintings) among other stuff. Don't forget to savor the locally made lollipops which are a speciality of this place.


  • Sightseeing

    Soak yourself in the rich culture and heritage along with scenic beauty that is widely spread across you. Some of the must visits are Mangal Dham, Durpin Dara and Neora Valley National Park to name a few.

With so much in your kitty, we bet you are going to have a packed diary on your trip to Kalimpong.

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