Kalimpong is a beautiful hill station is the state of West Bengal. Kalimpong is known for some of its major educational institutions which were established in the colonial period of British time. The hill town is located at a location to overlook the Teesta river which makes it a tourist destination because of its natural beauty and soothing climate all round the year. Its Himalayan beauty and magnificent views drive people crazy and attract them instantly. The place also hosts a wide market of flowers having explicit varieties of orchids and other nurseries. Tourism is the significant contributors of Kalimpong’s economy. Kalimpong is a major ginger growing region apart from the state of Sikkim.
One can easily reach this hill station by air, road and railways. Bagdogra is the nearest airport which is around 80 kms. The closest and the nearest railway station is in New Jalpaiguri i.e. at the outskirts of Siliguri which is connected with all major cities of the nation. BY road, Kalimpong lies on National Highway 31A which links Sevok and Gangtok.