Places to Visit near Siliguri

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Places to Visit near Siliguri

Here is the list of 13 Places to Visit near Siliguri

1. Kanchenjunga Stadium - 6 km from Siliguri

A multi-purpose stadium used primarily for cricket and football matches, the Kanchenjunga Stadium was built in 1969. The stadium has a seating capacity of 45,000 people and can conduct day and night matches. Different Ranji trophy matches and federation cup matches are organised here often.

2. Mahananda Weir Wildlife Sanctuary - 8 km from Siliguri

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Situated between Mahananda and Teesta River, this vast expanse of forest lands is home to rare mountain goat, Cheetal, barking dear, fishing cat, sambar, tiger, elephant and Indian bison and migratory birds. It offers mild to medium trekking challenges at Deorali, Latpancher and Golaghat Mana.

3. Sed-Gyued Monastery - 9 km from Siliguri

Located in Siliguri, the Sed-Gyued Monastery is a breathtaking monument which was destroyed by the Army of China, and then rebuilt. The monastery is home to more than 90 monks of the Gelukpa divison, and is presently used as a research centre. Photographers and experience seekers love to visit this place and meditate there.

4. Salugara Monastery - 9 km from Siliguri

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Established by Tibetan Buddhist Monks and followers of Dalai Lama, the monastery is famous for the 100 feet stupa founded by the Tibetan Lama, Kalu Rinpoche. This monastery also known as The Great International Tashi Gomang Stupa and is situated just 6 km away from the main town. This monastery also contains five kinds of Buddhist relics.

5. Madhuban Park - 12 km from Siliguri

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Founded by Indian Army Madhuban Park is a spectacular park located in the outskirts of Siliguri. The park serves as an ideal picnic spot. The lush green surroundings of Sukna Forest offers cool climate and serene ambiance.

6. Dreamland Amusement Park - 15 km from Siliguri

The Dreamland Amusement Park is full of rides and swings that are loved by young and old ones alike. A water park was recently added to the amusement park, and boasts of having facilities that meet international standards. One can also find fast food chains and ice cream parlours in the region.

7. Dudhia - 23 km from Siliguri

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Just on the outskirts of Siliguri, Dudhia is a beautiful small town which also offers accommodation facilities.

8. Sevoke Kali Mandir - 24 km from Siliguri

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An ancient temple on Teesta banks, close to the Coronation Bridge, the temple is home to Goddess Kali.

9. Coronation Bridge - 25 km from Siliguri

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Coronation Bridge is located in the beautiful city of Siliguri, that is a part of Darjeeling as well as Jalpaiguri Districts, in the marvellous north-eastern Indian state of West Bengal. The Coronation Bridge, located at a distance of about 20 kilometres from the city, offers a breathtaking view of the lush greenery and was constructed mainly to connect Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri.

10. Jalpaiguri - 49 km from Siliguri

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Known For : Murti river Buxa National Park Mendabari Fort

Bordered by Bhutan in the north and Bangladesh in the south, the name 'Jalpaiguri' translates the 'Town of Olive'; jalpai meaning 'olive' and guri meaning 'place'. The history of its naming goes back to 1900s owing to the rich plantations of olive. The city is the district headquarters if Jalpaiguri district in West Bengal. Stripped by tiny rivulets and dotted with small hilltops, Jalpaiguri is a tiny tourist town with endless vistas of tea plantations, gushing streams and elaborate rice farms, and is known for its heavy downpour.

Best Time: October to March

11. Darjeeling - 62 km from Siliguri

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Known For : Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Tiger Hill Batasia Loop

Jaw-dropping locales, mesmerising sunrises, the untouched beauty of the hills, the old-world charm of the past, and the welcoming smiles of the local people all add up to make Darjeeling one of the most beautiful hill stations in Eastern part of India. Spread over a steep mountain ridge, nestled amidst acres of lush green tea plantations, Darjeeling stands at the height of 2,050 meters above sea level, thus boasting of cool climes all year round.

Best Time: February to March, September to December

View packages starting from ₹ 8,375

12. Kalimpong - 68 km from Siliguri

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Known For : Durpin Dara hill Cactus Nursery Morgan House

Kalimpong is a virgin hill station in West Bengal renowned for its panoramic valley views, Buddhists monasteries and churches and Tibetan handicrafts etc. 50 minutes east of Darjeeling, Kalimpong is a hill station on the foothills of Shivalik ranges at an altitude of 1250 m overlooking the Teesta Valley. People say that the area was ruled by Bhutanese kings and was a forward post of the Bhutanese Army till the 19th century.

Best Time: March to June, September to December

View packages starting from ₹ 11,934

13. Chilapata Forest - 149 km from Siliguri

The Chilapata Forest is a dense forest rich in wildlife, which forms an elephant corridor between the Jaldapara National Park and the Buxa Tiger Reserve. Sighting of rhinos is rare in the forests, but leopards appear quite frequently. Other attractions include the ruined forts of the Nal kings, Tonga rides and boating on the Bania River.

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