Have you discovered one of the many different cheap flights to Kalimpong, one of the most amazing cities in India? Well, congratulations, and welcome! The nearest airport to Kalimpong is the Bagdogra airport, which is a little ways away from the town of Kalimpong. The drive takes roughly three hours. The airport offers domestic flights to and from major Indian cities. Bagdogra Airport offers basic amenities such as luggage carts and wheelchairs, and includes options for snacks and shopping. As Kalimpong is a good distance from the Bagdogra airport, hiring a taxi for a one-way trip will be quite expensive. You may want to arrange for a driver for your time in Kalimpong, as the roads can be tricky.
Once in Kalimpong, the easiest way to get around because of the steep roads is often by foot. Be sure to pack some comfortable shoes – you're in for a bit of a trek! If you don't feel like walking around everywhere, you have some other options. If you have not hired a driver for the duration of your stay in the area, then you can also find a taxi for short trips within the town. It shouldn't cost too much, and you'll be able to get a great view of all the city's incredible sights.
Kalimpong flights will bring you to an incredible destination in India. Any visit to Kalimpong will include a visit to the Gompas - the Buddhist places of learning - including the Tharpa Choling Gompa, the Thongsa Gompa and the Zong Dog Palri Fo-Brang Gompa, which is perched on Durpin Hill and offers the Jelepla Viewpoint overlooking the Himalaya. Dr. Graham’s Home is a working orphanage and school built at the turn of the 20th Century to educate the children of tea estate workers, and includes a museum and a quaint chapel. Other points of interest include The Mangal Dham temple, the Nature Interpretation Centre, Rishi Bankim Chandra Park and any of the number of nurseries in the area, including Nurseryman’s Haven, Santi Kunj and Pine View.
Finding cheap flights to Kalimpong will allow you to fully enjoy the shopping, dining and nightlife that the town has to offer. Tibetan cloth and silk are popular, and can be found along RC Mintri Road. Prices in Kalimpong are usually cheaper than prices in Darjeeling. High-quality paper products can be found at the local paper factory. In addition, check out the Hat Bazaar for an interesting assortment of items.
Kalimpong flights also allow you to enjoy one of the city's finest products: cheese. It's one of the few places in India where you can get high-quality local cheese. When you have had your fill of cheese and crackers, visit one of the local restaurants for Tibetan or Nepalese cuisine. Do not forget to have some momos.
At night, enjoy a cocktail at the Kalimpong Park Hotel or have a beer at one of the many laid-back restaurants. Or, watch a Bollywood movie at one of the local cinemas. Relaxing at the hotel and taking in the mountain scene is always an option, too.
Kalimpong is served by Mumbai Airport (Mumbai, India)
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