Bengal, considered by many as the cultural centre of
, is a state of many contrasts. Kolkata ,a
village in the 17th century, is today, one of the national centres of
It wears, with distinction, a visible and audible artistic
heritage and bears with bemused tolerance and assemblage of startling colonial
monuments, including the Victoria Memorial.
, a perfect combination of fern-filled valleys, snow-capped peaks and tea-scented
air, offering a breath taking sight of the numerous peaks of the majestic
is often been described as the queen 's `hill-stations'.
A ‘toy train’ plies
from New Jalpaiguri station up the hills amongst terraces of tea the
and Kanchenjunga form an ideal backdrop for this land of the celebrated CTC and
It is fascinating to Travel
Darjeeling to Kalimpong, offers excellent view of the confluence of the Rangeet
and the Teesta rivers, as also of the Himalayan mountain range Kalimpong's
attractions include three Buddhist monasteries.
Siliguri, the gateway
to the Northeast & also the transit point for air, road and rail traffic to
the neighbouring countries of
.Malda Where the past stands hand-in-hand with the present,
Gour lie to its south & and to the north is Pandua . Malda is also popular
because of a certain strain of mangoer, namely Fazli, which grow there.
Go wild at Sundarbans
or at Dooars
which is specially noted for its wild life sanctuaries,
Jaldapara, Gorumara and Chapramari- all the three reserve forests are in
Duars. Fraserganj is the
summer destination for a variety of migratory birds.
heaven of peace Shantiniketan, experience the world vision of poet and philosopher
Rabindranath Tagore ,Murshidabad the ancient capital of Sube Bangla is now one of
the World Heritage sites of UNESCO.Nizamat Kila (the Fortress of the Nawabs), also
known as the Hazaarduari Palace is a worth visiting place .
Ganga Sagar a must-see on the traveller’s itinerary. It is here that the Ganges
joins the sea and it is at this holy confluence that hundreds of thousands of
pilgrims bathe during Makar Sankranti.
a walk! Strolling down the long stretches of flat, at Digha said to be one of the
widest beaches in the world or explore a fishing village! Shankarpur Beach a
perfect backdrop for a quiet holiday, offering, as it does, all the pleasures of a
Bengal has more delightful aspects to reveal, to traveling, looking for a holiday
discover yourself Bengal in your own way.