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Kalimpong is one of the most popular hill stations of West Bengal. Situated at an average elevation of 1250 meters, the town is the headquarters of Kalimpong district. On day-2, go for a local sightseeing tour. A local cab will charge Rs2500 for a whole day trip. The main places to visit are: Morgan House Morgan House is a British Colonial Bungalow built by an English man Mr. George Morgan in 1930’s in the Indian town Kalimpong. The mansion is now a hotel managed by West Bengal Tourism Development Corporation. Army Golf Course The famous ArmyGolf Course of Kalimpong is overlooking Morgan House. Early in the morning you can visit this beautiful place. The golf course is very well-maintained and famous for its panoramic view of surrounding mountains. Also, you may have your morning tea in the adjacent cafeteria. Durpin Monastery Durpin Monastery or Zang Dog Palri Monastery is situated on top of Durpin Hill of the Indian Town Kalimpong. The monastery was blessed by the visiting Dalai Lama in the year 1976. It houses many rare Buddhist books and manuscripts that were brought into India after the Tibetan invasion. From the back of the monastery you can get a stunning view of the Kalimpong town and the surrounding hills. On a clear day Mount Kanchenjunga is clearly visible from this place. Kalimpong Kali Mandir Kalimpong Kali Mandir or Kali Temple is a beautiful temple on top of the hill. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Kali. This sacred place is famous for its calm and quiet environment and beautiful surroundings. Orchid Nursery Located on top of a hill, this nursery is famous for its quiet environment, and, of course, scenicbeauty. The place is dotted with many familiar and rare orchids and flowers. Delo Hill Delo hill is famous for its scenic beauty. The hill is surrounded by a well-maintained garden. There are nice and clean stone paths laid through the garden. You can exoerience the calm and quiet nature while walking by these paths. At the base of the hill, car parking place is available. Here you may observe small crowds during summer and winter as this is one of the most popular picnic spots near Kalimpong town. On top of Delo hill, there is a tourist lodge available for night stay. The lay-out of the tourist lodge is very beautiful and you can get a 360-degree view of the surrounded hills from this lodge. A 4-5 minutes’ walk is required to reach the tourist lodge from the base of the hill. Lord Buddha Statue and Park This is a picturesque garden and park located on Delo hill of Kalimpong town. In the centre of the park there is a beautiful tall statue of Lord Buddha. The place is famous for its panoramic view of the surrounding mountain ranges and valleys. Hanuman Temple Kalimpong Hanuman Temple is located on top of a hill. There is a well-maintained garden surrounding the temple. This garden is dotted with many rare flowers and has proper sitting facility. A walk around this garden is quite refreshing. Also, on a clear day you will have a glimpse of majestic mount Kanchenjunga from this place. Goddess Durga Temple Goddess Durga Temple of Kalimpong is overlooking the Hanuman temple and this is also another interesting place to visit while you are in Kalimpong. Mangal Dham Mangal dham is a magnificent l temple located in the Indian hill station kalimpong. The temple is built in the memory of Shri Mangaldasji Maharaj, a spiritual leader who constructed schools, orphanages and temples in this area. Built on an area of 2 acres, the temple is one of the major beautiful temples of India. The “Samadhi” of Guru Shri Mangaldasji Maharaj lies on the ground floor and on the top floor, there is a prayer hall. You can see a beautiful idol of Lord Krishna there. On both sides of the prayer hall, there are many colourful models which tell the story from Lord Krishna’s life. The surrounding of the temple is also quite fascinating.