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The Malda region is a major crossroads different empires and religious sects. Two ancient capitals of Bengal, Gaur & Pandua are here in this region of West Bengal. Many of the attractions of this region are in ruins today. Malda is very popular for its Mango production and silk weaving. There is also a museum in Malda. Temperatures can reach as high as 46 °C in the hot and dry months of May - June and about 4 °C in the months of December - January.
Gaur (13 kilometers from Malda, capital of Pal Dynasty, Bardhan Dynasty)
In Gaur – Ramkeli, there are eight kundas or tanks flanking the temple namely Rupsagar, Shyamkunda, Radhakunda, Lalitakunda, Bishakhakunda, Surabhikunda, Ranjakunda and Indulekhakunda. Other places of interest in Gaur are Dakhil Darwaza, Kadam Rasool, Firoz Minar, Chicka Mosque, Gumti Darwaja, Harem Mahal, Tantipara Mosque, Lattan Mosque, Gunamanta Mosque
Pandua (16 kilometers from Malda, capital of Muslim Nawabs of Bengal)
In Pandua - Bada Dargah, Salami Darwaja, Nur Kutu – Ul - Alam’s Mazar, Eklakhi Mosque, Qutub Shahi Mosque, Adina Mosque, Satash Ghar (twenty homes)
By Air – Malda is nearly equidistant from Bagdogra Airport in Siliguri and Netaji Subhas Bose International airport in Kolkata. Its 258 kilometers, 4 to 5 hours drive by road or rail to Bagdogra airport and 350 kilometers from Netaji Subhas Bose International airport in Kolkata
By Rail – Malda is an important railhead of Northeastern Frontier Railway (Indian Railway). Long distance trains are available to and from New Jalpaiguri (NJP), Guwahati, Kolkata, Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai etc.
By Road – It is nearly 258 kilometers, 5 – 6 hours drive by road to either Siliguri or 340 kilometers from Kolkata. Direct bus service is available for Siliguri, Kolkata, Balurghat, Cooch Behar, Jalpaiguri etc.
This place is also called as the ‘queen of the hills’. This place is invariably a paradise for nature lovers and adventure seekers.
Kaziranga National Park is a Oldest and the most famous sanctuary in Assam bounded by the Brahmaputra river and the Mikir hills in the Golaghat...
Sundarban spreading over an area of 4, 120 square kilometers including water was measured to be 16,000 square kilometers some 200 years ago
Welcome to Visit North East North East Part of India is a travellers delight. North East India consists Indian states of Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim & West Bengal. Although West Bengal is officialy is not a part of North East India, but is the gateway of accessing Read More
Nathu La Nathu La pass is situated around 60 kilometers from Gangtok at an altitude of 4,310 meters / 14,140 feet. The road to Nathu La passes through the Tsomgo Lake is nearly 2 hours drive. The terms ‘Nathu’ and ‘La’ literally mean listening ears and pass respectively in Tibetan language. In 1961, Read More
Tsomgo Lake Tsomgo Lake or Changu Lake is famous tourist an attraction in Sikkim is nearly 42 kilometers from the state capital Gangtok. It is situated at an altitude of nearly 3780 meters / 12,400 feet. The Lake known as The Source of the Lake in Bhutia dialect is ideally located near the Nathu La pass. The lake Read More