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Countryside around Kalimpong

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Visit Kalimpong, India

Continuing north through forested hills you arrive in Kalimpong, where ancient Buddhist monasteries, including Thonga Gompa, dot the landscape. The School of Tibetan Medicine at the Ringkinpong Monastery is the only one of its kind outside Tibet.

Kalimpong, India

Continuing north through forested hills you arrive in Kalimpong, where ancient Buddhist monasteries, including Thonga Gompa, dot the landscape.

School of Tibetan Medicine, Ringkinpong Monastery

Different branches of Buddhism have established themselves here on ancient trade routes, while the School of Tibetan Medicine at the Ringkinpong Monastery is the only one of its kind outside Tibet.

The market

On a more worldly level, the town market draws farmers down from their mountain homes to sell their produce and herbal medicines.

Visit nurseries

The climate is ideal for growing orchids, gladioli and dahlias and the local nurseries make an interesting visit.

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Accommodation choices for Kalimpong

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