From scenic Himalayan Mountains to Temples, beaches to Ancient Monuments and more, the state of West Bengal has all for everyone. Don’t miss to meet the Royal Bengal Tiger at the Sundarban without which your trip to West Bengal won’t be complete. Below you will come across with the Top 5 Places to Visit in West Bengal.
- Kalimpong and Lava Lolegaon
Kalimpong is one of the many bio-diversity places in India and the prime attraction of this place is it’sNeora Valley National Park where the natural habitat is the Bengal Tiger. It also the Ecological Museum that is named after the great Rishi Bankim Chandra and this museum has the largest collection of Flora from across the world. Visiting this place would fill your life with positive energy.
- Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary
This is the wildlife sanctuary which is a protected area that is beautifully nestled on the foothills of Himalayans. This wildlife sanctuary is located at Alipurduar, which is the sub-division of the Jalpiguri District of West Bengal alongside the river Torsa. You will find some of the rare species at this wildlife sanctuary which are the prime attraction of this place including the Asiatic One Horned Rhinoceros, Royal Bengal Tigers and more.
The State Capital of West Bengal, Kolkatta is also called the City of Joy as it is full of life and amazing people. To complete your week you must cover the city of Kolkatta as there are many tourist destinations and attractions including the Eden Gardens, Victoria Memorial, Fort William, Howrah Bridge, Birla Planetarium, Nicco Park, Writer’s Building, Marble Palace, National Library, SaheedMinar, Science City, Indian Museum and Alipur Zoo.
- Mayapur, Krishnanagar, and Nabadwip
All these three cities of West Bengal are located in the Nadia District and it is the birthplace of Mahaprabhu Sri Chaitanya. The ISKON headquarter is located in the Mayapur and you will find some of the beautifully designed temples of Lord Krishna. You can also explore the Chandroday Temple which is the famous destination of this place and also the Sonargouranga which is the temple with a statue of Sri Chaitanya.
This is the temple of goddess Tara and she is considered to the ninth form of Goddess Kali. This temple is located in Birbhum District of West Bengal and it is known for the Tantrik Temples and the adjoining cremation ground where the activities of Trantriks are performed.
The state of West Bengal has so much to offer to its travelers. Stay there and feel the hospitality and warmth of the east!