Places to visit near by from Meghna Homestay

Kalimpong Town is just 12 Km away from our Homestay

Deolo Hill

Deolo Hill is located at an elevation of around 2000 m and thus, provide a great panoramic view of Kalimpong town.
The hill is located north east of the town. Three water reservoirs,
On a clear day, the snow-clad mountains of West Sikkim are also visible from this hill. 
Near the park a Hindu temple is also a visited spot.  The park is a popular picnic spot for tourists as well as locals. 
There are also proper view points which are located at the ridge edges for the best view of the sunset and sunrise.

Dara Gaon View Point

It is a spectacular Dara Gaon view of Mt. Kanchenjunga, Kalimpong hills as well as a bird’s eye view of the meandering Teesta River from our homestay. A huge orange orchard surrounds your heritage home, which is located on the fringes of the forest. You would also find some Buddhist Stupas (Chortens) on the nearby hilltop, from where you can savour a panoramic view of the surrounding mountains and valleys. A stroll around the village will take you to a local school, a temple, terraced farms and more orange orchards.

Morgan House

Mr and Mrs Morgan created the Morgan House in the 1930s which is an archetypal example of colonial architecture in Kalimpong.
The Morgan House Lodge is a charming tourist spot.
It is now under the administration of the West Bengal Tourism Development Corporation Ltd and has been converted into a lodge for tourists.
The surrounding landscape of gently undulating hillocks and beautiful coniferous trees make it an enchanting destination worthy of a visit.

Durpin Dara Hill

It is one of the two hills connected by a ridge on which the town Kalimpong stands. 
The hill is 1,372 metres above sea level and is located in the south-west side of the town.
Atop the hills sits Zang Dhok Palri monastery which was consecrated by the Dalai Lama in 1976.
The hill offers panoramic view of the town Kalimpong, the snow- clad mountains of West Sikkim,
 the Teesta river and its valleys.

Cactus Nursery

Kalimpong is the land of the largest number of commercial flower nurseries.
Kalimpong nurseries specializes in cultivation of exotic beautiful flowers and is exported to different parts of the world.
there are many flower nurseries across the town, one of such nurseries is Pine View Nursery which is famous for exotic cactus.

Neora Valley National Park

Established in 1986, Neora Valley National Park finds itself in the Kalimpong district of West Bengal. 
Spreading over an area of 88 sq km, it is one of the richest biological zones in eastern India. 
It gets its name from the river Neora that flows through it. 
Due to the luxurious growth of forest cover, many areas in the park are still inaccessible. 
This untouched destination becomes an adventurous place for nature lovers and trekkers who wish to explore its wilderness. 

Crockety

Crockety- Built by the British wool traders in 18th century, Crockety is a bungalow famous for its architectural design and the breathtaking surroundings.
Nobel Laureate Rabindra Nath Tagore broadcasted his work Janmadin on his birthday on All India Radio from behind Crockety.

Kalimpong Museum

Kalimpong Museum- Linking humans to nature, this centre established and managed by forest department conducts research 
on the impact of human activities on the Environment. The museum contains information, pictures, photographs and books on ecology and environment.

Tharpa Choeling gompa

Tharpa Choeling gompa- Founded in 1912 Tharpa Choeling Monastery is situated at the Tirpai Hills in Kalimpong and is one of the oldest gompas here. 
The monastery is famous for housing several ancient scriptures and other literary works

Haat Bazaar

Haat Bazaar- One of the most famous place to visit in Kalimpong is its local market area ” Haat Bazaar”. situated in the center of Kalimpong town 
it is a market area where local items and branded items both are found. Without a visit to Haat Bazaar will make your Kalimpong trip incomplete.

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