Book a trip to these hill stations in West Bengal.
West Bengal is all about its art and cultural diversity, ethnicity, lip-smacking cuisine, natural habitat, Royal Bengal Tiger and hill stations. Standing in the eastern part of the country, West Bengal maintains a balance between the cacophonic city life and serenity among the mountains.
When we talk about this state, we have to discuss the stunning hill stations that await your visit. So here is the list for your convenience.
Darjeeling- Or the Queen of Hills is the third most-searched tourist destination in India. Surrounded by the aroma of the tea estates, the town has a mesmerising view of the sun rising beneath the Tiger Hills and Steam trains for you to look around. Darjeeling is also famous for Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park, Ghoom Monastery, Observatory Hill and other beautiful sites.
Dooars Valley- As the Gateway to Bhutan, Dooars Valley is a breathtakingly beautiful destination located in West Bengal. It starts with River Teesta in the East and ends with the River Sankoshi in the West. Dooars Valley is a perfect picturesque landscape and offers a large variety of flora and fauna.
Kurseong- Also known as the land of white orchids, Kurseong has located almost 47 km from Siliguri. It is famous for its Buddhist housing temples, Churches, museums and adventure sports. Kurseong offers you an opportunity to try out rock climbing, river rafting, camping and others. It is also known for its tea gardens, hilltop vegetations and sparkling waterfalls.
Mirik- The literal meaning of Mirik is the place burnt by fire. Situated at an elevation of 1495 meters, it is an off-beat hill station of West Bengal. Mirik Lake (also called Sumendu Lake), Rameetay Dara, Tingling View Point and Bokar Monastery are some of the tourist attractions in Mirik. The lakes of this hill station are naturally fed by Rain and spring water, keeping them full throughout the year.
Sandakphu- The highest point of the state, Sandakphu offers a winding route for all the trekkers. On accomplishing the summit, it offers the breathtaking view of the Sleeping Buddha. On your way up, you will pass through tiny villages, temperate regions and jungle areas. Sandakphu is amongst the popular tourist destinations in West Bengal that takes you close to paradise.
Rimbik- It is another destination for trekkers. Located close to Sikkim, Rimbik stands upon River Rammam, surrounded by small villages. Visiting this hill station, you can get a view of Kanchenjunga, try out aquatic sports, go boat riding, visit Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park and explore the cultural serenity of the place.
So what are you waiting for? Go ahead and get ready to explore the hill stations in West Bengal.