Inn is a family run hotel offering convenience, informality, style,
modernity and affordability along with small town warmth and simplicity
of Kalimpong. The property nestles in the cool shade of time-matured
trees and foliage in traditional Kalimpong leisure, on a natural
landscape in the lap of nature. It is clean, warm & comfortable.
We aim to give our guests a comfortable,
relaxing and truly memorable holiday in idyllic surroundings. All rooms
have attached baths with running hot & cold water.
We are located at the outskirts of the
main Kalimpong town, a leisurely 1 kilometer walk or a 10 minute drive
with a friendly atmosphere and hospitable service.
Free car parking is available at the
We have a multi-cuisine restaurant,
specialising in local, besides Chinese, Indian dishes and often obliging
with any particular dish our honoured guests may desire.
We have 5 comfortable and tastefully done
fully carpeted bedrooms, all with attached bathrooms with 24 hour
running hot and cold water as well as cable televisions. Our rooms are
designed with your comfort in mind. More than just a room with a desk,
you'll find an environment that invokes high peace of mind.
An intimate restaurant area specialising
in local, besides Chinese, Indian dishes and often obliging with any
particular dish our honoured guests may desire.
Services and Facilities
STD/ ISD telephones / Internet
In-room Cable Television
Doctor on call
Transfers to/ from railway station and
Organized treks & Local tour guidance
Free Car Parking
Places to See
Kalimpong is located
on a ridge connecting two hills, Delo and Durpin Hill, at an elevation
of 1,247 m (4,091 ft). Delo, the highest point in Kalimpong, has an
altitude of 1,704 m (5,590 ft) and Durpin is at an elevation of 1,372 m
The River Teesta
flows in the valley below and separates Kalimpong from the state of
Sikkim. The hills are nestled within higher peaks and the snow-clad
Himalayan ranges tower over the town in the distance. Mount Kanchenjunga
at 8,591 m (28,185 ft) the world's third tallest peak, alongwith some
smaller peaks areclearly visible from Kalimpong.
Kalimpong, from all other towns
sorrounding enjoys the best climate in the region which makes it the
best place to base your holiday out of. Popular spots like Lava,
Lolaygaon, Pedong and Reshap are located within the Kalimpong
Subdivision and are well connected by road. Day trips to Darjeeling,
Gangtok, Kurseong and Mirik can also be easily arranged.
The MacFarlane Church,
a testimony of the Scottish missionariesí influence and a monument of
Kalimpongís diverse history.
an observatory point from where a truly spectacular view of the
Himalaya can be enjoyed. This along with the panoramic view of the
Teesta and Relli rivers, and the plains far below, provide visitors
with a memorable sight. The many flowers nurseries in Kalimpong are
known for the diversity of Himalayan flora they house, most of which
are exported. For those with an interest in floriculture, a trip to a
few of these nurseries is worthwhile. ZangDhog Falri Phobrang
monastery, situated at Durpin is another attraction of the area.
is a 10 minute walk from Komfort Inn. Though a small hill station,
Kalimpong was one of the favourite place of the great Indian poet,
Rabindranath Tagore, where hestayed at Gouripur House. He recited from
this house on 25th April, 1940 the poem "Janamadin" through a
telephone system linked with the All India Radio, Calcutta. He wrote
many poems when he was residing in this house. He left this house last
on 28th Sept 1954 never to return again.
Tharpa Choeling monastery,
built in 1937, belongs to the Gelugpa (Yellow Hat) sect of Tibetan
Buddhism and is another must see. It is situated on Tirpai hill, about
2 km from the main town.
Built around 1837, is of Bhutanese origin, while a kilometer away is
the historical Bhutanese fort of Damsang, an important landmark of the
area before the main town of Kalimpong came into prominence. Thongsa
Gompa (monastery) is also of Bhutanese origin and was built around
1692, making it the oldest monastery in the region.
Kalimpong Arts & Craft Center:
founded in 1897 by Mrs. Graham, is a thriving center where carpet
weaving, dyeing, painting, tailoring, leather craft and carpentry are
taught, besides promoting the work of local artisans and craftsmen.
The Gouripur House, a summer retreat of Nobel laureate Rabindranath
Tagore, is where he penned many unforgettable poems.
one of the numerous hill destinations that warrant a visit. A perfect
picnic spot replete with a splendid tourist lodge, run by the
Department of Tourism, DGHC. A stay here is definitely recommended as
the early morning view of the sun lighting up the Kanchenjunga is a
marvelous example of nature at her best, a heart stopping sight
With picnic spots on the sandy banks of the Relli River, you can take
along a picnic hamper or sample some local cuisine available in small
eateries and a Wayside Inn managed by the Tourism Department. Indulge
in a swim or just simply explore the banks or just bask in the sun
surrounded by nature.
Mangal Dham Mandir:
Sprawling over an area of two acres and built in 1993, Mangal Dham is
considered to be one of the most splendid temples in India. The prayer
hall is on the top floor, where the idol of Raj Shyamaji is found,
flanked on either side by the Revered Prannath and Shri 108 Guru
Mangaldasji. Both the sides of the prayer hall has a vivid picturesque
story of Nijanandacharya Shri Devchandraji, meeting Lord Krishna, Rev.
Prannathji blessing the brave Bundela Chhatrasal Maharaj and other
scenes from the Krishna Leela.
Dr. Grahamís Homes:
Less than an hourís walk away from the town centre is Dr. Grahamís
Home, which was founded in 1900 on the lower slopes of Delo Hill. The
chapel above the school dates from 1925 and features beautiful
stained-glass windows. Tourists can also visit the fine
turn-of-the-century school building, and many people often picnic on
the school grounds. From the school building, it is a further 40
minute walk to the summit of Delo Hill, where one can enjoy fine views
Teen Chuley View Point,
Eco-Tourism Village, Ramitay View Point, Cross Hill View Point:
These viewpoints around Kalimpong, provide panoramic views of the
magnificent Himalayan snow peaks, the Teesta valleys, forests and
rivers whcih provides excellent opportunities for photography.
Thongsa Gompa (Monastery):
the oldest Bhutanese monastery in the area.
a Nepalese Buddhist temple
Watch silkworms being bred and silk produced as well as
herbs and plants. Located on the road to Teesta, the institute can be
visited between 9.30 am and 4 PM.
Flower & Cacti Nurseries:
Kalimpong produces 80% of Indiaís gladioli
and is a significant orchid-growing area and it comes as no surprise
that flowers and cacti are exported from here to many cities across
Nature Interpretation Centre:
Located on Rinkingpong Road, this centre consists of a number of well-organised
dioramas, which depict the effects of human activity on the
environment. The centre is open to visitors from Friday to Wednesday
from 10 am to 4 PM and admission is free.
Lava, Lolaygaon & Kafer:
A single or a two day excursion to Lava with a visit to the Tibetan
Monastery and a drive to Lolaygaon and Kafer, where you can walk among
the tree tops on a specially built tree-top pathway.