West Bengal is a state that has everything in it. You will find busy metropolitans, historical towns, wavy beach towns, or jungles at one go. To get mesmerized by the stunning places in West Bengal, you have to have time on your hand.
The state will open its bits and parts slowly to amaze you and your trip is going to be happening. These are some of the best places we have discussed below that you should visit when you are in West Bengal. Read on to know more-
Let’s head north to witness the snowy Kanchenjunga with all its beauty. Yes, we are talking about the famous hill station of West Bengal, Darjeeling. When people of this state get agitated with the scorching sun and hot and humid summer, the first destination they can think of is Darjeeling. This hill station still has colonial charm while the natural beauty is mind-blowing.
The lush green tea garden, the colorful rhododendrons, and the cloudy pine forest can create the perfect ambiance for tourists. Once you are here, you should not miss riding on the toy train, the glory of Darjeeling. You can visit plenty of waterfalls, astounding view of the Himalayas, Buddhist monasteries, museums, and many other places. The captivating natural beauty and the Tibetan food give you a perfect vacation.
Kalimpong is another hill station in West Bengal which has not lost its glory under the glamour of Darjeeling. Not only in West Bengal, but this place is one of the most beautiful hill stations in north-eastern India. With mighty hills, lush green vegetation, thick bamboo groves, long meadows, beautiful hamlets, and green pastures, Kalimpong will make you fall in love with it instantly.
Once you are here, you should visit the 18th Century Dharmodaya Vihar Nepalese Temple, the heritage landmark of this place. Also, visit the highest points of Kalimpong, the Deolo Hills, and the 8-acre garden where you can visit the huge Buddha idol, and enjoy local foods, and pony rides. You can also visit other local attractions, like Galingka, Morgan House, Dr. Graham’s House, etc.
This is one of the most popular beach towns in West Bengal that you must visit. You don’t need to plan much, need a long holiday, or anything. Just look for a weekend, hire a car, and set on a journey. The magical beaches, the amazing museums, and the religious temples wait for you to visit Digha whenever you want.
Play with the waves of the Bay of Bengal in New Digha or sit on the boulders of Old Digha, this entire beach town is charming and wonderful. There are exotic beaches, like Talsari Beach, Udaipur Beach, Shankarpur Beach, etc. are wonderful destinations in Digha.