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KALIMPONG Blessed with a salubrious climate that remains delightfully temperate throughout the year, Kalimpong exudes a bucolic charm that sets it apart from other more well known hill stations. Its is famous for its weekly markets, its orchid nurseries and a relaxed manner of life which provides harried city dwellers with plenty of opportunities to sit and stare. 
HANUMAN MANDIR AND DURGA TEMPLE These temples are located on a ridge behind Deolo Hill and provide spectacular view of the Sikkim Hills and beyond them the Himalayas on side and the Kafer Hill and Relli Valley on the other. MANGAL DHAM The temple was constructed in 1993 by Shri Krishna Pranami, a Hindu Sect and in the memory of late Guru Shri 108 Mangaldasji. Sprawling over an area of 2 acres of wiided land, this temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna. Numerous pilgrims visit this shrine every year.
DURPIN DARA This Dara or top hill towers over Kalimpong and provides breathtaking views all around. The rolling plains if Siligur…
The original hill station of India even today lives up to its will earned sobriquet of the hills. Visitors can savours cups of the worlds most famous beverage as they feast their eyes on the verdant green slopes where the famous tea is grown. The bazaars bustle with people and produce and the gorgeously magnificent Khangchendzonga has you under is gaze everywhere you go.
THE TOY TRAIN: The steam engine that snakes its way up the bends and loops is a remarkable feat of engineering. Visitors can enjoy a short ride from Darjeeling to Ghoom or a longer oe which connects Darjeeling to New Jalpaiguri. Much has been written about this magical journey in the mist. But actually experiencing the thrill of this ride drives home the point even more emphatically.
TEA GARDEN: There are about 78 tea estates in the hills. Some tea garden provide visitors with the opportunity to state in tea garden bungalows in which the can savour a living that …