How far is NJP from Kalimpong?

How far is NJP from Kalimpong?

72 Kms
Distance Between New Jalpaiguri to Kalimpong

Distance between New Jalpaiguri to Kalimpong by Road is 72 Kms
Distance between New Jalpaiguri to Kalimpong by Flight is 41 Kms
Travel Time from New Jalpaiguri to Kalimpong by Road is 2:30 hrs
Nearest Airport in New Jalpaiguri Bagdogra Airport (26.68, 88.44)

How do I get from Kalimpong to NJP Quora?

Once you reach NJP station, again hire a cab and will reach Kalimpong within 2–3 hours. There are north bengal state transport buses that ply between Kolkata and NJP, takes around 12–14 hours and you will reach NJP. The buses leave every day from Esplanade or Karunamoyee bus depot.

Which is better Darjeeling or Kalimpong?

Which is higher Kalimpong or Darjeeling? Situated at a height of 1,247 meters Kalimpong is about 52 km away from Darjeeling and almost 70 km from Siliguri. Darjeeling, on other hand, has its amazing beauty, colder than Kalimpong and much crowded.

What is the fare of Siliguri to Kalimpong?

Siliguri to Kalimpong taxi fare is approx. Rs. 2300 for a good sedan car like Etios, Dzire and is approx.

What is the best time to visit Kalimpong?

Kalimpong is a very nice place for touring throughout the year because of its pleasant weather. This hill station is often wrapped up by fog in between monsoon and winter. So, best time to visit Kalimpong is either March to May or September to November. From the month of June to September usher the monsoon season.

Which is better Pelling or Kalimpong?

Though opinions may vary, Pelling is a much more bigger and popular tourist spot compared to Kalimpong. The primary reason is that Pelling offers amazing views of Mount Kanchenzonga, that Kalimpong doesn’t. Also you have a whole lot of waterfalls, lakes, monasteries etc.

Which is better Mirik or Kalimpong?

100–120 for Mirik. The main town of Darjeeling will give you many opportunities for studies as well as business whereas Kalimpong is a very small area as compared with Darjeeling town.

Why is Kalimpong famous for?

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 one day enough for Kalimpong?

You should stay overnight in Kalimpong. One night should be enough. Takes 2.5 hours from Darjeeling. So start in the morning so that you can comfortably reach there by 11am, and go for a half day local sightseeing tour.

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.

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.