Kalimpong, located on a ridge overlooking the Teesta River, is a tourist destination owing to its temperate climate and proximity to popular tourist locations in the region. Durpin Hill, which has the famous Zong Dog Palri Fo-Brang Monastery which belongs to the same Buddhist sect as the present Dalai Lama. Delo Hill (5556 ft) appears to be the roof of the world, is the highest point in Kalimpong.
Kalimpong is truly an abode of copious natural beauty and splendid tourist attractions. It is a nature lovers retreat and the paradise for tourists who want to enjoy vacation away from the chaos of the city life.