By Aishwarya Bhatt
Delo Hill is one of the two hills at the ridge of which the town of Kalimpong stands. At 1,704 meters above MSL, the hill is a small and peaceful Himalayan hamlet and is located northeast of the town. The town of Kalimpong, the surrounding villages of Relli valley, Teesta River and its valleys, all add to the wondrous view that this gifted spot exposes one to.
On a wonderful clear day, the sun gleams at the breath-taking view of the snow-clad mountains and the Kanchenjunga visible from here. The 360-degree panoramic view of Kalimpong town and its neighbouring hills is what attracts visitors to the Delo view point atop the Delo Hill.
Fortunately, I’ve never been very conscious and inhibited of what I have to do. The camera’s my soul mate. – Vidya Balan, one of the celebrity guests at The Elgin Silver Oaks at Kalimpong describes what visitors enjoy doing most at Delo Hill.
The environment forms the perfect ambience to enjoy nature at its best. The serenity of Mother Nature is best enjoyed here by nature lovers and tourists alike, experiencing the flora and fauna of Kalimpong in the realest sense.
For those that require more adrenaline to be amongst the wild, Delo Hill has the perfect services at peril. One of the most coveted adventure sports prevalent at Delo Hill is paragliding. Many indulge in their first ever experience of paragliding here. One of the main attractions of Kalimpong, tourists from all over the world arrive at the hilltop to experience the thrill of this adventure sport.