Travel Guide To Siliguri
Sept 28th: Siliguri is a place which is famous for tourism, travel and tea! One cannot resist roads here. The place has beauty in its own phase. Siliguri is located 80km away from Darjeeling. The place is counted in one of the fastest-growing cities of India. Moreover, the weather climate is best suited for tea plantation. Siliguri is the second-largest city in the state and is the hub of transportation, educational and tourism activities of Bengal thus it spins around its four ‘T’s i.e. Tea, Timber, Transport and Tourism.
Located in the northern region of West Bengal. Siliguri serves as an important gateway of Northern Eastern States in India. The place is home to many people with cultural traditions and ethics. Traditions here are the heart of the city, you can find a glimpse of the traditional arts and handicrafts fair known as the Hosto Shiplo Mela. Siliguri also offers numbers of choices in sightseeing.
Topmost things in Siliguri:
- Iskon Temple
If you are a die-hard Krishna’s fan then you must visit iskon temple. The temple is decorated beautifully and you will hear peaceful chants, “hare ram hare ram, hard Krishna hare ram”.
- Hong kong market
Hong kong market is a must-vit market in Siliguri! Here you will get many exported goods at a reasonable price. You will get everything here footwear, clothes, jewellery, handicrafts, decoration pieces, etc. But one needs to be careful about the crowd and yes don’t forget to bargain with shopkeepers.
- Savin kingdom waterpark
If you are travelling with kids then Savin kingdom waterpark is a fun place for you. An adventurous place with amazing rides and pools. Apart from this, there are many fun-filled activities like pottery, food court, magicians, court, bar and various other activities. The timings of the the water park is 10.30-7.30 and timings of adventure park is 10.30-8.30. The place is well moderated with Apt parking facilities too.
- Chilapata forest
Chilapata Forest is a dense forest located 68 km away from Siliguri. It is advisable to travel in a jeep safari! The forest has rich flora and fauna here. This forest used to be the hunting ground for kings and still has many rhinos, elephants, deers, and peacocks. The main attraction here is Nalraja Garh! The fort is built long back in history which is considered to be the golden age of history. Near the forest one will find rare trees called Ramguna which is also known as bleeding trees because when they are cut red colour like blood flows out of the branches.
Catch the real essence: Siliguri (How to travel to this place)
The nearest metro to get here is Bagdogra Airport, it roughly takes 15 minutes to drive to the inner city. The city also serves international flights also.
The nearest railway station is New Jalpaiguri Railway station which is well connected with many known Indian cities.
The ideal time to visit Siliguri is between October to February. You can have the best of eatery here like chilli chicken, chowmien, fried rice, chouposey,momos, etc. Whether you get hours or days to spend here in Siliguri, you must do that and experience the delightful experience. The city will leave you with the natural essence of beauty and delicious delicacies.
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