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KALIMPONG Situated 4000 ft above sea level in the beautiful hills of Darjeeling which shares its border with Sikkim, Bhutan, Nepal and Bangladesh all within a few hours drive from here. to the North, Tibet / China with whom Kalimpong had historic trade relations as a Trade Hub during the Victorian era.

Kalimpong is also the Floral Haven of India and the home of World Famous Orchids and Cacti. Some of the finest and the rarest specimens of Flora and Fauna are found here, a visit to Kalimpong is incomplete without visiting the Floral Nurseries. The virgin forests and the un chartered villages with the majestic Eastern Himalayas as the back drop Kalimpong has always been synonymous with Tourism. Kalimpong since ages has been the epicenter of School level education since 130 years ago and houses many of Indias finest Schools.

The weather of Kalimpong which defines the word Pleasant, perfect balance between the extremities of Hot and Cold. Average summer  day temperature is round 28C to to 32C and winter average is around 12C to 16C.  Kalimpong is accessible by road via National Highway 31A  from the present regional Trade Capital of Siliguri which is just 2 hrs drive away. Kalimpong can be reached by Air too via Bagdogra Airport which is just 2 hrs drive and the nearest Railway Station being NJP also  2 hrs  away, which connects us with all major cities in India. Kalimpong town has a cross cultural entity with modern cosmopolitan outlook, whereas the suburban villages have retained its Culture and Heritage. Many a glimpses of  the reminiscence of the British era can be seen here.

Round the year civic activities in Kalimpong include Sporting activities like Football, musical programme, Rock Shows and cultural programme etc. Adventure lovers can get their adrenalin rushing with white Water Rafting in the Teesta river.  The Euphoria surrounding The INDEPENDENCE DAY celebration on the 15th August at Kalimpong is beyond any literary description and perhaps one of the best in our country. The people of Kalimpong are very cultured and peace loving. Safety and Security are cherished by all here. For the vast outstation population of students studying at Kalimpong, this is there 2nd home. The urban populace in particular is an amalgamation of people from every community, caste and creed, who live in communal harmony. Though the ethnic majority are The GORKHAS. To Add to it we can safely say that Kalimpong is the place to be.
It is a very affordable Town with every desired modern civic and technological facility available. Away from the hustle and bustle of the over populated and polluted cities in India, It makes sense to study at Kalimpong as the environment is very conducive for learning.




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