(Last Updated on : 13-06-2017)
Hill Stations of West Bengal
offers the national and international tourists with the mesmerizing natural beauty. Some of the hill stations
in northern part of West Bengal are Darjeeling
, Lava, Lolegaon
and many other places. While on the contrary, the southern part of West Bengal has the other hill stations like Mukutmanipur
, Joychandi Pahar, Ayodhaya Hills
. These vibrant destinations are easily accessible from all the cities of India
, Jalpaiguri District
and Malda District
are the popular cities nearby.
Darjeeling, Darjeeling District
Darjeeling is a colonial hill town in the Indian state
of West Bengal. This place is noted for its tea
industry and the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway
Kalimpong, Kalimpong District
Kalimpong is well known for its educational
institutions, many of which were established during the rule of British Empire in India
Kurseong, Darjeeling District
Kurseong has a pleasant climate
throughout the year. Kurseong is about 29 miles from Siliguri.
Mirik, Darjeeling District
Mirik has the centre of all attraction- Sumendu Lake. Mirik allures the tourist for the presence of gardens
on one side and the pine forests
on the other.
Lava, Darjeeling District
Lava is a small rural community situated 34 kms east of the town of Kalimpong via Algarah and it is the entry point to the Neora Valley National Park
. Lava has a Buddhist temple
, Changey Waterfalls and Lava Jamgyong Kongtrul Monastery, which are the popular destinations nearby.
Joychandi Pahar, Purulia District
Joychandi Pahar is a green hill in south Bengal. It is on the Purulia
-Barakar Road. It is a popular tourist centre and major attraction for rock climbing
. Joychandi Pahar Railway station is on the Asansol
-Adra section of South Eastern Railway
Susunia Hills, Bankura District
Susunia Hill in southern part of Bengal is a popular weekend gateway. The pleasant winter climate of Susunia Hills is enchanting one.
Ayodhya Hill, Purulia District
Ayodhya Hill is located on the geographical extension of Dalma Hills
. It has an altitude of 610 meters from sea level. The hill is ideal for rock climbing and trekking
. It is popular because of its scenic beauty. Waterfalls, deep forests
, Gorshabru, Mayur hill and the villages
are the cynosure to the tourists.
Loleygaon, Darjeeling District
Loleygaon is located at a distance of 24 kms from Lava, where the tribal
settlements are present. It is a popular place for relaxation
Rishop, Near Siliguri
allures the tourists with the deep silent forest of pine, birch, fir and orchids. The soothing paths, chirpings of birds
and the view of azure sky on the lad of snow capped Kanchenjunga
is a special gift of Rishop to the travellers.