Nature Interpretation Center
In the year of 1990, the Nature Interpretation Centre was built by the Indian forest department. The wildlife of the hill and mountain areas can be briefly known through preserved samples, photos of beetle, butterflies and other animals while having a visit to this museum.
You can experience the charm of raging rivers Relli and Teeta and the mighty Himalayan peak Kanchenjunga, while you are standing on the height of around 5590 ft on Deolo Hill. The hill top place is not only famous as a view point but as a picnic spot too for its surrounding greenery.
Mac Farlen Church
William Sutherland, a Scottish Missionary, founded this church with the help of local people and named it after William Macfarlen, another Scottish Missionary. It is said that in early days, the lectures were given in 10 different languages including, Sanskrit, Chinese, Bengali, Urdu, English, Hindi, Nepali, Bodo, Tibetan and Lepcha.
Are you interested in botany? Do you like studying about various species of cactus? Don’t miss to visit the cactus nursery in Kalimpong. Several different kinds of species of cactus are displayed here.
The science city in Kalimpong is situated in the Deolo Hill. This centre spreads the awareness about different field of science and exhibits different kind of scientific objects. There is a garden inside which is suitable for children to play.
You should visit the Lepcha Museum around 1km away from the main town of Kalimpong, if you have any interested in Lepcha culture, history or religion. The indigenous Lepcha people have beautifully kept what belonged to their ancestors, with safely and carefully. Several manuscripts, articles on custom of worship, handicrafts of Lepcha culture, different kind of musical and other instruments, are found in this museum.
Tharpa Choling Monastery
The increasing awareness among people about Buddhism used to be seen clearly after this monastery was built in 1937. This historically significant monastery is one of the first three monasteries in Kalimpong.
The oldest Bhutanese monastery in Darjeeling is located in the 10th Mile of Kalimpong. Bhutanese culture and tradition are exquisitely preserved, maintained and highlighted in this monastery.
Neora Valley National Park
This national park is spread over an area of around 90 sq km. Rocky steep hills and deep jungle, undisturbed from chaos of technical world is a perfect place to preserve Himalayan flora and fauna including many endangered animals like red panda, golden cat, and black bear etc and large number of different bird species.
Guruji Shri Mangaldasji Maharaj was devoted in the welfare of people, especially the needy and innocent ones. The Mangal Dham Temple is a memorial building and a tribute remembering him. Here you will find a divine atmosphere in the lap of beautiful nature.