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Siliguri is situated at a distance of 613 kilometers from Kolkata. This city is the gateway of the North East India, Nepal, Bhutan & Bangladesh. This is the second largest city in West Bengal. Siliguri is well connected with the other parts of the country by rail, road & air. Famous for Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, Darjeeling tea, forest timber and as the tourism hub for North East India. Siliguri connects the hill station towns of Gangtok, Kalimpong, Kurseong, Mirik and Darjeeling with the rest of India.
Salugara Monastery, Hongkong Market, Sevoke Coronation Bridge, Madhuban Park, Kalachakra Monastery, Sevokeswari Kali Temple, ISKON Temple (Hare Krishna Temple), North Bengal Science City, Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary, Rohini Botanical Garden, Dudhia, Mongpong Picnic Spot, Gokul, Sourya Eco Park
By Air – Bagdogra Airport is 8 kilometers from Siliguri (IXB). Regular flights to and from are available for Delhi, Kolkata, and Guwahati. Bhadrapur Airport of Nepal is close to this airport.
By Rail – Siliguri Town Station, Siliguri Junction and New Jalpaiguri Railway Station are the three stations in Siliguri. The New Jalpaiguri (NJP), which is well connected with the other parts of the country like Delhi, Kochi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Guwahati etc. Siliguri has another junction station through which the trains from Katihar, Luknow and Darjeeling are available from New Jalpaiguri Railway Station.
By Road – National Highway 31, 31 A and 55 are connected to this region. Siliguri is well connected by road to and from Kolkata, Guwahati, Tura, Shillong, Dispur, Gangtok, Bangladesh, Tibet, Nepal & Bhutan.
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