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Things to do in West Bengal

Whether you want a beach destination for your holiday or you wish to spend time exploring wildlife, West Bengal is the place to be! West Bengal’s cities offer a plethora of things to do. From incredible trekking trails in Darjeeling to boat cruise and royal Bengal Tiger spotting at Sunderbans, West Bengal has it all.

West Bengal has a lot to offer for shopaholics as well as the state is famous for handicrafts, silk saris, clay and terracotta items, jute products, items made from conch-shell, leather work and paintings. Don’t forget to savor the fresh and finest Darjeeling tea and make sure to bring it home as well.

Enjoy various beautiful and unforgettable hill stations like Kalimpong and Kurseong. Take a ride in the Darjeeling-Siliguri Toy Train and enjoy the fairytale journey while admiring the picturesque beauty en route. If you are looking for a secluded holiday destination then visit Bakkhali. Tear yourself away from the city crowd and retire to the beautiful beach side of Bakkhali.

West Bengal is rich in culture, tradition and food. Gorge on fresh and scrumptious sea food anywhere in the state and make your trip a memorable one.

Sightseeing in West bengal

Sightseeing in the fascinating state of West Bengal offers a memorable experience to the traveller. Begin with Kolkata the capital of West Bengal, a city replete with gardens, museums, temples, churches and mosques and lots of character! A walk in the moonlight at the Victoria Memorial, shopping at New Market and a ride in the subway are a few must dos when in the city.


Shopping in West bengal

If you are fond of street fashion and are good at haggling with store keepers, shopping in West Bengal is going to be fun.

Activities in West bengal

When looking for outdoor activities in West Bengal, try your hand at river rafting or if you are in the higher reaches go trekking in the hills surrounding the Darjeeling region.

Festivals & Events in West bengal

The most awaited event in West Bengal is Durga Puja held in October with great pomp, gaiety and religious devotion.


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