Kalimpong at an altitude of 1250m has all the elements to qualify as a scenic beauty with a laid back vibe, perfect for relaxation. There are many things to see in Kalimpong but if you are looking forward for a chilled out afternoon then the nurseries are the best places to head to. Kalimpong is a famous production centre for gladioli and orchids that are exported to many parts of the World. There are many nurseries around Kalimpong. Notable among them is the Pineview Cactus Nursery.
Located on the road that leads to the main market, this orchid nursery is famous for its stunning collection of Cacti and succulents. Cultivated carefully over many generations, these nurseries are a big draw for tourists visiting Kalimpong.
The cacti collection is simply exhaustive from 1 month young ones to a century old ones. You can take one home and nurse them if you dont have time for a pet.The nursery also houses orchids and other exotic flower plants.
This place is not to be missed when you are passing by Kalimpong. These Kalimpong Orchids are simply WOW!
These sights are part of our Tour of Sikkim and Treks both in Spring and Autumn.