Beaches | Hills & Valleys
Ideal duration: 4 - 12 days
Best time: October to March (Read More)
Major Airports: Kolkata, Bagdogra
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West Bengal boasts of different ethnicities, cultures, religions, people and languages which add to this beautiful landscape, forests, coastal beauty, heritage.
The beautiful state of West Bengal attracts a great number of tourists every year as the state is jewelled with mesmerising landscapes, snow-clad mountains, gushing sea, blossoming tea gardens, huge deltas, lush green forests, plentiful wildlife, ancient temples and magnificent British monuments. Tiger Hill, Howrah Bridge, Tea Gardens are some of the famous tourist spots which offer an insight into the vast culture and history of the State. The culture of the state is adorned by colourful fairs and festivals for every month. A vast number of famous pilgrimages also attract a large number of tourists of all faiths and beliefs.
Darjeeling in the northern part of West Bengal is an extension of the Himalayan range while Dooars in the foothills is covered with thick forests. River Ganga which flows through the state between the Himalayan and delta region marks the fertile Gangetic plains. West Bengal's rich physical diversity and old world charm is very attractive for tourists.
While the capital is well connected through air and railways, the absence of direct flights and trains to places like Darjeeling and Kalimpong for tourists may cause some hassle.
West Bengal is the destination to be for art lovers, culture enthusiasts, sports lovers and admirers of history and architecture.
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