Kalimpong Adventure Inc.
Kalimpong Adventure Inc. is an association of stake holders of Adventure Sports of this region. The association works as a central body to promote and regulate the various sports that are available within its perimeter. Our prime goal is the strict regulation of safety procedures & standards for all of the sports that each stake holder is catering to.
The area of Kalimpong and its subdivision provides for a very good infrastructure regarding Adventure Sports and has quite a few thrills to offer under its banner.
If you have ever wanted to fly, then this is the place to do it. We have an International licensed and an experienced pilot all the way from Sweden, Mr. Roger Lenngren. With his expert skills, he will take you to the skies and show you the true meaning of "Free as a Bird". You do not need to have any prior paragliding knowledge to fly with us. The pilot Mr. Lenngren will be doing all the technical part of flying; you will be simply strapped on to the passenger harness to savour the complete thrill of paragliding.
The Take off site is approx. 25mins drive from the retreat.
Transport charge to and from the take off site is extra, if you do not have your own transport.
All flights depend completely on weather conditions and in the case of cancellation due to weather, complete refund is made.
We do our river rafting at the Teesta River. The drive time to the starting point is approx. 1hr 10mins from the retreat. Transport charge to and from the starting point is extra, if you do not have your own transport.
River Rafting is a seasonal sport and also depends on the permits from the authorities, you are to contact us for queries for the same. We only deal on full boat basis and not per person. A single boat seats 8 persons.
River rafting is internationally graded on various levels depending upon rapids and current of the river. River Teesta has a grade of 2 to 4 on the international grade scale.
Walking time: Long walk : 2 hours , short walk : 40 minutes
This walk starts from just below the property of the retreat. What the visitor can expect to find will truly mesmerize him. After a walk of 15 minutes, he will come across terraced fields and kitchen gardens. The scenic beauty is unparalleled here with an experience of a true village life with wide fields, bamboo groves, bridges, greenest of hills, people’s houses and their daily activities. You can purchase or admire a vast selection of flowers, climbers, cacti and plants at the nurseries found in this stretch. One can find many subjects in case of photography. These walks truly provide you with perfect moments to capture.
Fishing and Angling is one of the most leisurely activities in Kalimpong. There’s nothing like a quite private fishing trip on the Himalayan Rivers in your holiday. It is a full day activity and prior bookings for the same are a must if you would like to make a trip.
Type of fish available
The fishing season starts in March and runs through until about June. It picks up again after the monsoons in October. Local fish like the Carp or Katla and Snow trout Asala are available year round .
If you are a keen angler, it is recommended that you carry your own equipment, especially flies, plugs and spinners.
Damage to fishing gear is chargeable; the tour operators will decide the costs of equipment damaged.
Artificial Baits & lures for spinning available on extra charges.
Any baits and lures lost while fishing/ Spinning will be charged extra. We will supply you with only the Rod, Reel, Line, hooks & Bait.
Consumption of Drugs and Alcohol will not be allowed.
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