Siliguri

Siliguri: A Paradise in the Foothills of Himalayas


Situated on the banks of River Mahananda at the Himalayan foothills is the beautiful city Siliguri in the state of West Bengal. Being a major trading center of the state, the city is well-connected by road and by railway. It is also served by a domestic airport: Bagdogra Airport with regular connections to important cities like Delhi, Kolkata and Guwahati.

Siliguri is sure to attract you by its charm and breathtaking views! For nature lovers, this North-Eastern city acts as a perfect start for a visit to some interesting neighboring destinations like Darjeeling, Gangtok and Kalimpong. Mirik Lake, at a short 30-kilometer distance from Siliguri, is a famous tourist spot known for its climate and mesmerizing beauty of tea-gardens scattered around the hills. Boating on this picturesque lake is a truly wonderful experience!

One of the major attractions within the city is Kanchenjunga Stadium, mainly used for cricket and football matches. Abundant in flora and fauna, Gorumara National Park and Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary are perfect places to visit for those who keep an avid interest in wildlife. And for a glimpse of the royal heritage, you must not miss Coochbehar!

Accommodation is not an issue when you are at Siliguri. You will find plenty of nice hotels at reasonable prices for a comfortable stay here. The city is a well-known shopping destination. Tea lovers can always start by giving their taste buds a treat with the world-famous Darjeeling tea known for its amazing flavor. You will also find beautiful handicrafts and woodcrafts in local markets. General weather of this destination is Cold. This destination is of type City.