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Bagdogra
Washington
Day 6
02:10 pm
17h 25m
Estimate time
07:35 am
Plane
12,546 km
Day 7
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Travel Tips

Absolutely! Bagdogra and Kalimpong are beautiful destinations with lots to explore. Here are some travel tips for you:

Best Time to Visit:
Bagdogra and Kalimpong can be visited throughout the year owing to the pleasant weather. However, February to June is considered the best time to explore the location to its fullest.

Route and Accessibility:
Bagdogra has its own airport, which is connected to major cities in India. From Bagdogra, it is a 2.5 hours’ drive to Kalimpong. You can hire a cab or take a shared taxi.

Altitude and Acclimatization:
Although these places are not very high in altitude (Kalimpong is about 4100 ft), it is still recommended to rest for a while after reaching your destination.

Accommodation and Booking:
Ensure to book your accommodations in advance as these places see a rush of tourists during peak season. Both places offer a variety of stays right from budget homestays to luxury resorts.

Clothing and Essentials:
Packing according to the weather is essential. Carry light woolens for the summer and heavy woolen clothing during the winters. Don't forget to pack a good sunscreen, hats, and sunglasses.

Health and Safety:
Carry basic medicines, especially for altitude sickness, and a first aid kit. Although these are safe places, it's better to return to your accommodation before it gets too late in the night.

Local Etiquette and Respect:
While visiting religious places, ensure to follow the rules and respect local customs. Do not litter, and maintain the serenity of these beautiful places.