Dr Graham’s Home
Tharpa Choling Gompa
Built in 1922, this Gelugpa-school Tibetan monastery, off KD Pradhan Rd, contains statues of the past, present and future Buddhas. A...
Near the junction of RC Mintri and KD Pradkhan Rds is this charming Nyingmapa-school monastery, also known as the Bhutanese Monastery....
Himalayan Handmade Paper Industry
Visitors are welcome to drop into this small workshop to see the traditional papermaking process, from boiling and pulping of the local...
Kalimpong's first coffeehouse serves a decent espresso hit, alongside some quality cakes and ice-cream specials.
Mr Lee and his daughter serve up fantastic home-made southern Chinese dishes, many of which you won't find anywhere else. Stand-out...
Lonely Planet review
This working orphanage and school was built in 1900 by Dr JA Graham, a Scottish missionary, to educate the children of tea estate workers, and now has more than 1300 students. There’s a small museum that commemorates the founder and his wife, Katherine. The 1925 chapel above the school seems lifted straight out of a Scotland parish, with its grey slate, spire and fine stained-glass windows. The gate is 4km up the steep KD Pradhan Rd. Many people charter a taxi to get here (₹100) and then walk back to town via Tharpa Choling Gompa and the Himalayan paper workshop.