Tripoventure welcomes its guests to come and explore its varied places and people. North Bengal binds the Northern part of West Bengal and the North-Western part of Bangladesh. The wide cultural differences of North Bengal and its variety of places turns to be the best tourist destination of Northeast India. Our North Bengal Tourism packages covers the best locations of each destination that are worth visiting.
North Bengal Tourism – Best things to do:
Also known as the Queen of Hill Stations, Darjeeling, is an absolute tourist destination that boasts stunning natural beauty worldwide. If you’re planning a trip to this enchanting town in West Bengal, read on for helpful tips to help you navigate the region and a comprehensive listing of the top attractions in Darjeeling.
- Enjoy a stunning sunrise over Tiger Hill
- Enjoy a ride in Darjeeling Himalayan Railway
- Stroll Around Batasia Loop
- Enjoy a relaxing walk along Mall Road
- River rafting in Teesta
- Check out the Bustling Darjeeling Markets
- Have a cup of Famous Darjeeling Tea
- Get Some Dessert and more at Glenary’s Bakery
- Stroll through the stunning tea plantations
- Trek to the magnificent Sandakphu
- Get a bird’s eye of Darjeeling’s ropeway
- You can find peace in Japanese Peace Pagoda
- Savour the delicious food
- Natural retreat at Singalila national park
Famous food of Darjeeling:
Darjeeling has various cultures consisting of the Gorkhas, Khampa, Lepcha, and Sherpas cuisines. The food of Darjeeling is famous for its cuisine, which is primarily a blend of food influenced by West Bengal, Tibet, and Nepal, making for an exciting culinary scene in Darjeeling. If you’re thinking of a trip to Darjeeling next time, look at the following list of street food in Darjeeling that can help you enjoy a memorable trip there.
- Aloo Dum
- Traditional Nepali Thali
- Kakra Ko Achar And Kinema
- Naga Cuisine
- Sael Roti
- Traditional Bengali Thali
- Darjeeling Tea
Best time for North Bengal Tour:
The best season to travel to North Bengal is between the end of March and the end of June, i.e. entire summer season. With the exam session over and commencing summer vacation, it is the best time to get away from the plains’ scorching heat and chill in the cool breeze of the Hills of Bengal.
You can experience snow in high-altitude hills if you are lucky enough. Another best time to book your North Bengal Package Tour is between the end of November and the first half of December. It is known that North Bengal has the clearest sky from the 25th of November until the 10th of December, which provides the most stunning views of Mountain Kanchenjungha and other peaks of the Himalayan range. Therefore, all mountain enthusiasts can reserve their packages for North Bengal Tourism during this period. Travelling to North Bengal from January to February can increase the likelihood of getting snow. If you’re fortunate, you might see snowfall in high-altitude regions such as Sandakphu, Phalut, and Sukiapokhri during winter, when temperatures drop to subzero.
Offbeat tourist places in North Bengal:
Some off-beat destinations in North Bengal are a paradise for adventure enthusiasts. So, without wasting any more time, let us get lost in the wilderness and serenity of North Bengal right now:
- Sillery Gaon
- Chota Mangwa
How to reach Darjeeling:
There are many ways to get to North Bengal for your trip. Siliguri and NJP are the principal cities that are the gateway to North Bengal Tour Packages. Starting from Siliguri Railway Station, New Jalpaiguri Station (NJP) along with Bagdogra Airport (IXB) or Central Bus Stand called Tenzing Norgey Bus Stand, one can begin the North Bengal Tour by renting a private car or shared taxi. It is essential to make the right bargain before hiring a car. Prices for private and shared cars are based on the number of tourists who visit, the season, and the political environment on the hills. Call Tripoventure to book your vehicle through North Bengal Tour Packages to avoid bargaining or getting scammed.
The closest terminal to Darjeeling is Bagdogra, which is about 95 kilometres away from Darjeeling city. Direct flights are from cities such as Kolkata, Delhi and Guwahati to Darjeeling. The Airport is where travellers can reach Darjeeling by hiring taxis. It can take about 3 hours to travel to Darjeeling by air from Airport.
The closest rail station for Darjeeling is New Jalpaiguri which connects the city to all essential parts of the nation. Numerous trains run from cities such as Kolkata, Delhi, Guwahati, Chennai, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Bhubaneshwar and Kochi. Individuals can book private taxis from the station to get to Darjeeling.
Darjeeling is easily connected to several nearby major cities, including Gangtok and Kalimpong, situated at a distance of 100 and 51 km, respectively. Darjeeling is also linked to Kolkata, which is 651 km away, and it takes approximately 14 hours to travel there. The capital of Nepal, Kathmandu, is just 3 km from this stunning location. At the Airport, travellers can get to the city via Bus or Cab. Siliguri is easily accessible by buses from Kolkata—both govt and private buses that travel along this route. The journey takes about 12 hours, and the buses operate primarily at night.