Famous For: Salugara Monastery, Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, Bengal Safari, ISKCON Mandir, Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary, Sepoy Dhura Tea Garden, Surya Sen Park, Dudhia, Coronation Bridge, North Bengal Science Center, Sed Gyued Monastery, Savin Kingdom, Sukna Madhuban Park, Kanchanjangha Stadium, Hong Kong Market etc.
Ideal Visit Time: 2-3 days. Winter is always good for travel. Very hot or rainy day trips are not convenient. However, October to March is the ideal time to visit Siliguri.
Siliguri is a metropolitan city and is renowned as the gateway of northeast India. It is popular for its three is-timber, tea and tourism. It’s located in West Bengal. Being seated on the banks of the Mahananda river it is the third largest urban agglomeration after Kolkata and Asansol in west Bengal. Siliguri is the twin city of Jalpaiguri, and it is at a distance of 35 km from the city Jalpaiguri. This two cities makes them the largest metropolitans by their merging. The city also has a great artistic importance for its location, which connects four international borders-China, Nepal, Bangladesh and Bhutan. It has improved from a village to a commercial hub over time.
Major Attraction Of Siliguri
How To Reach Siliguri
By Air: Bagdogra is the nearest domestic airport from siliguri. There are availablity of scheduled flights from the major cities all across the country.
By Train: New Jalpaiguri Railway is the nearest railway station at a distance of 8km from Siliguri.
By Road: Siliguri is well connected with all across the country by road also.