Hill Stations in West Bengal

The West Bengal hills are one of the major tourist destination in India. The hill stations situated in the lap of nature attract tourists not only from Bengal but also from other parts of India and abroad. The hilly region of north Bengal is a part of the eastern Himalayan range. The tourism industry is well developed and it encourages tourists to visit the places in north Bengal. The tourists can travel to these hill stations by road, rail or airway. There are an array of deluxe, luxury and budget hotels in this region to choose from. These hotels offer a number of facilities to their guests.

The hills of West Bengal are famous for the gorgeous beauty of the surrounding places. The snow capped mountain tops and the scenic pleasure of watching the sun rise and sun sets beyond the hill tops is really divine. The jungles of north Bengal are also sites of tourist attraction. The wildlife sanctuaries and the reserved forests of Jaldapara, Buxa, Chapramari and Gorumara are mostly visited by the tourists and the nature lovers. The huge tea estates are a pleasure to visit in the hilly region.

There are a number of places of interest that can be visited in the West Bengal hills. The monasteries, pagodas, parks and the shopping centers are situated in the West Bengal hills. The tourists interested in adventure sports can take part in the different activities of camping, trekking, hiking, hand gliding and river rafting.

The people of the West Bengal Hills are very simple and rustic. The population of this region is heterogeneous as people from different regions have come to settle here. The population comprises of mainly the Bhutanese, Nepalese, Sikkimese and Bengalees. There are a number of tribal people residing in the West Bengal Hills.

To find out more on the West Bengal Hills please click on the following links:

* Darjeeling
* Kurseong
* Kalimpong
* Mirik
* Dooars Valley
* Lava and Lolaygaon
* Siliguri