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Places To Visit In West Bengal

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Tourism in West Bengal

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Best Places To Visit in West Bengal (2019)

A lush green paradise, a little rustic sometimes, West Bengal is a great place for a vacation. West Bengal points of interest are many, and needless to say each one is more beautiful than the other. There is a myriad of places to visit in West Bengal such as Darjeeling, The Sundarbans National Park, Mirik, Jaldapara National Park, Bankura, Siliguri, the Buxa Hills and many others. Of all these famous places in West Bengal, the most famous ones probably are Darjeeling. Every year tourists from all over the country flock to it, to see the snow covered hills from up close and enjoy the much talked about sunrises. Other hill stations in West Bengal include places such as Pedong, Sandakphu, Kurseong, Dooars Valley and a few others.

Historical Places in West Bengal

There are several historical places in West Bengal that tell the stories of its glorious past, be it the time of the larger than life kings who ruled the land or when the British architects were at their prime. The state of West Bengal is full of behemoth buildings and monuments, palaces and temples; some of which have been turned into museums and heritage houses for people to enjoy and learn from, while still others have been allowed to run dilapidated. Kolkata itself houses many museums and ancient monuments that are a major throwback to the British era, making it another must visit the city when in West Bengal.

Sunderbans, Darjeeling tea plantations, Mandarmani Beach, Diamond Harbour, and Bakkhali are some of the places to visit in West Bengal in monsoon. Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Siliguri, and Lava are most visited tourist places in North Bengal. The Great Banyan Tree, Cooch Behar Palace, Hazarduari Palace, Bishnupur Terracotta Temples, and Belur Math are popular historical places in West Bengal worth visiting. 

The most important part about the state and the best places to visit in West Bengal is that it has something or the other to offer to people from all walks of life, all ages and of varied interests. In a state famed for its natural greenery, lakes in the backyards of every home, rich historical heritage and so much more, West Bengal welcomes all with open arms. Come here for the natural beauty, and you might end up staying longer than you intended for it's simple, down to earth way of living and absolutely decadent cuisine.

A majorly popular West Bengal tourist spot, Jalpaiguri is also a must-visit if you are touring the state in its entirety. Jalpaiguri gives easy access to Kalimpong and Gangtok in Sikkim, Shillong in Meghalaya, Pokhara in Nepal and is a favorite stopover for those looking to cover these attractions near the state of West Bengal. There are a plethora of places to visit near West Bengal, such as Gaya in Bihar and Ranchi in Jharkhand, both places of historical and religious importance.

Some of the other famous places to visit in West Bengal include Malda for its mosques and mausoleums, Cooch Behar for its dense forestlands and palaces, Birbhum for Shantiniketan and other temples, and Taki for its beaches and proximity to the Bangladesh border. Make sure that you plan your trip for long enough to cover all of these attractions, and spend enough time to explore this beautiful state to your heart’s content.

Shopping Places in West Bengal

The best shopping places to visit in West Bengal are Hatibagan Market, Mallickghat Flower Market, New Market, Chandni Chowk, South City Mall, Esplanade, Burrabazaar Market, Gariahat Market, Quest Mall, City Center 1, Mani Square, and Bowbazar Market. The best buy from these places are sarees, jewelry, handicrafts, and paintings.

Top Stay Areas For Tourists

The best areas to stay for tourists in West Bengal are Kolkata, Shantiniketan, Bishnpur, Digha, Darjeeling, Sunderbans, Bankura, Midnapore, Siliguri, and Murshidabad.

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Tiger Hill in Darjeeling

The majestic view of the Kangchenjunga peaks and the warmth of the sunlight make Tiger Hill in Darjeeling a perfect holiday destination. The Everest looks at you from far away and enhances the picturesque beauty of the location. At the highest point of Tiger Hill, the summit Ghoom awaits to introduce you to the beautiful vi...

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Ghoom Monastery in Darjeeling

India is one of the most visited countries in Asia. It has endless tourism objects enriched with original culture and friendly people. If you happen to visit India, you would never want to skip visiting Darjeeling. It is located in West Bengal, India. Darjeeling is well known as the largest tea Industry in West Bengal. One ...

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Mahakaleshwar Temple in Darjeeling

The Mahakal Temple in Darjeeling is located on the summit of the observatory hill and hence it offers scenic views of the city from the top. The deity of Lord Shiva is the main deity here that is worshipped. As per the history of the place, it is said that the place where the temple has been built today was earlier a place ...

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Tea Garden in Darjeeling

The Tea garden in Darjeeling has gained much fame over the years for their serenity and beauty. And so of all the things to do, visits to the tea gardens are considered to be a must-do! It not only lets you experience the breathtaking beauty of the gardens but also offers the much-needed refreshing experience that you may n...

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Batasia Loop in Darjeeling

The Batasia Loop is located on Hill Cart Road (National Highway 55) in Darjeeling district of West Bengal, India. This Batasia Loop in Darjeeling was created in order to alleviate the steep gradient in the hills. It was engineered by the British in 1919 to negotiate the 140 ft drastic fall of the train.  The track wraps aro...

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Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park in Darjeeling

With an average elevation of 7,000 feet, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park in Darjeeling offers an exciting trip experience for the visitors. The park was opened in 1958 and has been a home to different kinds of animals since. The park is popular as the breeding center for the animals that are adapted to live in alpin...

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    • Trip to Sikkim - Gangtok - Darjeeling

      darjeeling hotel mystic rodhi resort very poor management not clean room and its lunch is very bad.
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      Akashokkumar

      Patna, 18 hours ago

    • Trip to Sikkim - Gangtok - Darjeeling

      We picked Tourepedia based on the very good reviews. While the agent assigned to us Mehul did a great job being available for us to resolve issues, there was a lack of planning at every stage of the trip. We had to keep calling the agent at multiple points to ask about our next step of the joirney. They wouldn't inform the cab driver details, change the cab on every day, don't inform the driver about the itinerary. So the driver was clueless about the plan and was asking us where we want to go. At the last hotel, the payment wasn't made to the hotel for our stay fully. The hotel guy was saying there is pending payment. Every step of the way we had to keep calling the agent to intervene. All in all, not a smooth experience. The hotels chosen were good. But the cab drivers were just taking us from place a to b without explaining anything about the places they are taking us. It felt not like a guided tour but a prebooking of hotel and cab, which we too could have done ourselves.
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      Sai Susarla

      Bengaluru, 18 hours ago

    • Trip to Sikkim - Gangtok - Darjeeling

      Hotels and travel arrangements were excellent. Cabs were on time Snowfall at nathula and beautiful scenic views at gurudongmar lake
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      Ashish Potalia

      New delhi, 19 hours ago

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      The trip to North East was excellent the hotels provided in Darjeeling and Pelling were excellent, however the hotel at Gangtok was bit away from MG Marg (Main market of Gangtok). All hotels were neat and clean . the services provided by White strok were excellent and they were always in touch with me Special thanks to Ms khushboo Soni for making my trip memorable though we were not in best state of mind as burglary has happened in our house before start of trip, i.e. 04.10.2019. This trip turned out to be great stress buster and we were able to forget all the trauma and started enjoying the life again. Good Job done by White Strok holiday in providing excellent services and designing iternary and selection of hotels in Darjelling and Pelling.
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      Deepak Tondan

      New delhi, a day ago

    • Trip to Sikkim - Gangtok - Darjeeling

      My trip toGangtok, Pelling and Lachung was organized by Tourpedia and Travel Triangle perfectly. Hotels, Cabs and Sight Seeing was taken care by Tourpedia and coordinated every day to make sure we are not facing any challenges or problems. I will sure recommend the Tourpedia service for Family and Couples to visit Sikkim, especially North Sikkim and West Sikkim
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      Ajay Mehta

      Bengaluru, a day ago

    • Trip to Sikkim - Gangtok - Darjeeling

      Plus points- Cloud tours has well organised our trip.given best hotels, best cab service, best service given. Spl thanks to hari(travel agent).. minus points- cloud tours need to pay spl attention towards travellers day to day visit..we missed sunrise at tiger hills..as they didnt take coupen well in advance ..we as a tourist come from long distance and couldnt take a chance to miss.... Cab service..No need to ask about cab service in sikkim..the cab drivers are very gentle ,friendly..thanks to Jojo and ajay making our trip memorable one should visit GURUDAMBAR lake in a life time once atleast
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      Siliguri, 2 days ago

    • Trip to Sikkim - Gangtok - Darjeeling

      The tour was really good. Both Deeki and Steve tried their best to make the tour special. The special gift and other help made the tour really an exciting one. The thing to be mentioned specially is their way of talking of Deeki and Steve was really nice which gave a sense of Family. Hotels were pretty good and as per expectation.
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      Malda, 2 days ago

    • Trip to Sikkim - Gangtok - Darjeeling

      The tour was really good. Both Deeki and Steve tried their best to make the tour special. The special gift and other help made the tour really an exciting one. The thing to be mentioned specially is their way of talking of Deeki and Steve was really nice which gave a sense of Family. Hotels were pretty good and as per expectation.
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      Malda, 2 days ago

    • Trip to Sikkim - Gangtok - Darjeeling

      Wonderful trip with great memories. Enjoyed mesmerizing valley view from hotel felt like stay in our home.Hospitality of Tashiling Residency,Gangtok were very much pleasing. Had a wonderful arrangements. ThanQ very much.
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      Rkandregula

      Hyderabad, 3 days ago

    • Trip to Sikkim - Gangtok - Darjeeling

      Travel agent Sikkim dreams was very good they know Coustomer problem and in advance they prepared for solutions so I like Sikkim dreams travel agency very much and in future will always like to travel with them specialty there coordinator deeki was The best of best coordinator he pickups the call at any time and solves the issue at a time Very good Wonderful nature of Sikkim was the all time best
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      Sushilgundesha

      Chennai, 3 days ago

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    There are 23 districts in West Bengal.

     

     

    The best and the most famous city of West Bengal is Kolkata due to its delicious food, splendid architecture, rich history and culture, and warm people.  

     

    West Bengal is famous for trams, colonial structures, sweets, amazing street food, literature, and cinema. 

    West Bengal is a great place for foodies. Try to savor the fish preparations here, and the sweets.

    You can club Sikkim and Orissa with your West Bengal trip.

    It is very hot and humid in West Bengal during the summers and the monsoons, so make sure to carry light and airy clothes if visiting during this time. For the winter months, carry light woolens.

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