How can I go to Kalimpong from Siliguri?

How can I go to Kalimpong from Siliguri?

Local taxis can be availed from outside the airport to reach Kalimpong. Kalimpong is well connected by road with Siliguri, Gangtok, Kolkata and Darjeeling. Regular buses from Darjeeling, Gangtok and Siliguri ply to Kalimpong.

How do I get to Kalimpong?


  1. By Air. The nearest airport is Bagdogra near Siliguri, The taxi fare from the airport to Kalimpong is about Rs 1,500.
  2. By Train. The nearest rail is New Jalpaiguri.
  3. By Road. The Kalimpong city is well connected to other cities in Sikkim and the neighboring states by bus services.

Is bus service available in Siliguri?

There are several types of buses available for booking including AC seater and Non-AC seater. Depending on your budget, you can choose among different kinds of Siliguri buses.

How do you get to lava from NJP?

From NJP take an auto and go down to Darjeeling More (about 20 minutes) and then take a shared Jeep to Lava. Otherwise from NJP take a shared jeep to Kalimpong and then change to another one for Lava.

What is the best time to visit Kalimpong?

Kalimpong can actually be visited anytime of the year, yet the best time to visit is between March to May and also between September to December. The weather is most of the time brilliant and bright. Kalimpong is surely a honeymoon destination during winters. On an average it rains for about 100 days in one year.

Why is Kalimpong famous?

67 Km from Siliguri, Kalimpong is a beautiful hill-town in North Bengal which can be reached from either Siliguri or Darjeeling. It is popular for its panoramic valley views, Buddhists monasteries, churches and Tibetan handicrafts. As per the Lepchas, Kalimpong means ‘ridge where we play’.

Is bus available from NJP to Gangtok?

From NJP you can take an Auto Rickshaw and reach the bus terminus in about 10-15 minutes. From Siligufri SNT bus terminal, there are daily bus services to Gangtok at an interval of 1 hour starting at 8:30am until 1:30pm. The last bus leaves for Gangtok at 3:30pm.

How far is Gangtok from Siliguri?

114 Kms
Distance Between Siliguri to Gangtok

Distance between Siliguri to Gangtok by Road is 114 Kms
Distance between Siliguri to Gangtok by Flight is 71 Kms
Travel Time from Siliguri to Gangtok by Road is 2:34 hrs
Nearest Airport in Siliguri Bagdogra Airport (26.73, 88.4)
Nearest Airport in Gangtok Bagdogra Airport (27.34, 88.61)

How far is lava from Kalimpong?

33 Kms
Distance Between Kalimpong to Lava

Distance between Kalimpong to Lava by Road is 33 Kms
Distance between Kalimpong to Lava by Flight is 19 Kms
Travel Time from Kalimpong to Lava by Road is 1:7 hrs
Nearest Airport in Kalimpong Bagdogra Airport (27.06, 88.47)
Nearest Airport in Lava Bagdogra Airport (27.09, 88.66)

Is Lolegaon open now?

It is maintained by WBFDC and is closed after October 2016. The walk is through dense forest and its quite exciting. Hope soon it will be opened for tourist.

Is Kalimpong better than Darjeeling?

Despite the fact that there are a number of tea gardens in Siliguri, it is totally urban with enough cars and trucks to make you want to get away as fast as possible. Darjeeling, on the other hand, is colder, mistier, more crowded and bustling. Kalimpong also has mists but it offers more of a holiday mood.

Is Kalimpong higher than Darjeeling?

Kalimpong is located at an altitude of 4,100ft. Because of its relatively lower altitude compared to Darjeeling or Gangtok, the weather is milder and pleasant for most part of the year.

Is Ola available in Siliguri?

Now travel to your favorite weekend getaway be it Darjeeling, Gangtok, Lava, Kalimpong, Mirik or anywhere in India, conveniently with Ola! Through your Ola app, you can now book an outstation ride & get a comfortable AC cab within 2 hours to travel economically to any city in India.

Is Kalimpong worth visiting?

Is Kalimpong worth visiting? If you’re planning a tour of Darjeeling or Sikkim, then you should definitely add Kalimpong to your travel itinerary. There is a myriad of exciting things you can do here, like paragliding in Kalimpong and climbing Deolo Hill to take in the scenic views of the mountains.

Is canopy walk in Lolegaon open now?

Canopy Walk is currently closed for repair.

Why is Kalimpong famous for?