India – West Bengal North (Siliguri, Darjeeling, Raiganj, Balurghat)

VISITED BY: 345 NOMADS
What to do here
 
 World Heritage Sites
  • Mountain Railways of India
 Tentative WHS
  • Neora Valley National Park (26/05/2009)
 Sights (Temporarily Reinstated)
  • Darjeeling Tea Gardens
 Borders
  • Bangladesh-India
  • Bhutan-India
  • India-Nepal
 XL
  • Gurkhastan (Darjeeling)
  • Hili
  • Siliguri corridor
  • West Dinajpur extreme east (Balurghat)
 Villages and Small Towns
  • West Bengal: Rimbik
 Airports
  • Bagdogra (IXB)
 Railway, Metro, Funiculars, Cable Cars
  • Darjeeling Himalayan Railway
  • Darjeeling Ropeway
  • Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express
  • Toy Train (New Jalpaiguri to Darjeeling)
 Museums
  • West Bengal - Darjeeling: Himalayan Tibet Museum
 Castles, Palaces, Forts
  • West Bengal - Cooch Behar: Cooch Behar Palace
  • West Bengal - Siliguri: North Bengal Science Centre
 Experiences
  • A wedding (at least 3 days!)
  • Bhuddist chanting
  • Diwali
  • Experience Holi
  • Krishna Janmashtami
  • Kumbha Mela Pilgrimage
  • Pahela Baishakh
  • Play field hockey
  • Play/hear Sitar
  • Practice yoga
  • Taste Indian Roti
  • Vesakha
 Zoos
  • Darjeeling: Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park
 Botanical Gardens
  • Darjeeling: Lloyd's Botanical Garden
October 20, 2016-8 nights
2016 Hotel Sonar Bangla view of 28,169' Kanchenjunga, Darjeeling