North Bengal Tourism
Places  /  Published 18.06.22

Experiencing a mystical tea trail at Taj Chia Kutir

Like Jitendra Lote, the general manager of the luxury getaway destination, says: “Taj Chia Kutir is not a resort, it’s a lifestyle experience that you should do at least once.” We w...
By Karo Christine Kumar

West Bengal  /  Published 26.05.22

Train cancellation affects tourism sector

Stakeholders of the tourism industry in north Bengal on Wednesday pointed out that the cancellation of a number of trains which connect the region to Calcutta and some other parts of India for four da...
By Avijit Sinha, Anirban Choudhury in Siliguri/Alipurduar

Places  /  Published 19.05.22

This idyllic farmstay is a little-known gem in Takdah Cantonment

How to get there: Kaleege House, in Takdah Cantt. is located midway between the towns of Darjeeling and Kalimpong. From New Jalpaiguri/Siliguri, you can reserve a vehicle to Takdah Cantonment. From ...
By Karo Christine Kumar

Places  /  Published 03.03.22

Birdsong, solitude and Kanchenjunga: Mornings at Lepchajagat

Somen Sengupta is passionate about heritage and travelling and has been writing about it for 26 years. When he is not executing duties as a senior executive in an MNC, he keeps an eye out for intrigui...
By Somen Sengupta


Places  /  Published 10.02.22

How to spend a laid-back weekend in Kharka

A trip to Lamahatta and Darjeeling can be on the cards with Darjeeling being a four-hour drive away, and so can a visit to Sikkim, with Gangtok being about three hours by road. Travel: Kharka is ab...
By Pooja Mitra

Places  /  Published 07.12.21

Tea gardens, colonial heritage and a Netaji connection at Kurseong

How to Go: Kurseong is about two hours by road from New Jalpaiguri station or from Bagdogra airport. Take the route via Pankhabari for a less busy and more scenic drive.  Where to stay: Though...
By Amitabha Gupta

Places  /  Published 16.11.21

Silence, serenity and scenery await you at Kolakham

Chaiti Mitra is Associate Professor in the Department of English, Ramakrishna Sarada Mission Vivekananda Vidyabhavan, Kolkata, and Guest Faculty at the Post Graduate Department of English, West Bengal...
By Chaiti Mitra

West Bengal  /  Published 18.09.21

Tourism's cry to junk entry rule

Stakeholders of the tourism industry in north Bengal have threatened to launch a movement against alleged highhandedness of the Sikkim government over the entry of hundreds of youths who serve in diff...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

News  /  Published 17.09.21

Dooars forests now open to tourists

The state government has decided to throw open the gates of reserve forests to tourists from Friday, causing tourism stakeholders of the Dooars to breathe a sigh of relief. Rajendra Jhakar, chief con...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar


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