Washed by the holy water of Ganga, the state of West Bengal represents a spiritually high place with serenity being the essence. The land of West Bengal is filled with variety in its geographical formation. Crowned by Great Himalayas a the top, the fertile plains of Ganges spread all over the state with largest mangrove forest hemmed at the costal region of Bay Bengal at the bottom.
The northern part of the state has is magnetic for tourists. Hill stations like Darjelling and Kalimpong are located in the northern part of West Bengal, which offers a clement weather for vacation all round the year. The boundaries of west Bengal allow a tourist to watch some of the geographical and natural wonders that are unique in the world. Khangchendzonga the third highest mountain peak in the world can be viewed from Darjeeling. Sundarbans situated at the extreme south of West Bengal houses the largest mangrove forest in the world and the highest population of Royal Bengal tigers, which are the most elusive of its kind. Visit to Ghoom Monastery and Tiger Hills, if missed away can make a tourist regret later.
Chase the shadows of cloud in the beautiful Kurseong hill station in north of West Bengal. Kurseong has exclusive walkways like Eagle’s Crag that offers splendid views of the plains situated in the south. Famous for tea plantation, the tea estates like Makaibari invites visitors to see the aromatic factory and field. Although Kalimpong is not as celebrated as Darjeeling, the views offered at this place are equally breath taking. However, the agitated political situation of the place is gradually eroding its popularity.
Once you have landed on the state you can be rest assured to take home a bundle of experience that will follow you throughout your life.
The capital city of West Bengal, Kolkata is one of the four metropolitan cities of the country. The capital city, Kolkata is an integral spot for tourism as it has some of the great monuments. The Victoria memorial in Fort Williams is a splendid specimen of British architecture. The city was the first port where East India Company docked their ship and thus it became a significant trade center for them. This is the cause why heritage buildings built dirng British rule largely cover the land of Kolkata. The conundrum of doors in Hazar Duari palace in Murhidabad district is a must see for tourists coming to West Bengal.