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Cooch Behar, once the province of Koch dynasty, is a small planned town in North West Bengal Coch Behar makes up as a good option for weekend getaways for the eco-tourists along with those with an inclination towards history and archaeology.
Falling under the Jalpaiguri division of West Bengal, Cooch Behar is a district in the North East location of the state bounded by Jalpaiguri, Assam and Indo Bangladesh border to the south and west. Cooch Behar is a closely knit small town with happy people who are proud of the cultural richness and heritage of their city.
- The weather is mostly pleasant, you can carry a pair of woollen just incase of an emergency. When visiting the city during the festive season, try and indulge into conversations with the locals, that is how you will learn small and interesting details about the town and people.- The best time to visit any part of Bengal is during Durgo Pujo, the atmoshphere and enthusiasm of the town is worth seeing.
Pleasant climate all through the year, less traffic, less pollution.
Not very developed.
Cooch Behar can be visited by history and nature lovers. The architecture of the princely buildings makes it a perfect place for art lovers. The city receives a huge number of tourists from other regions of West Bengal and Assam.
Trains offer the most convenient option to reach Cooch Behar from other cities in the country. There are no direct flights to Cooch Behar but buses are available from nearby cities. (Read More)