Jalpaiguri Travel and Tourism Guide

Jalpaiguri is situated at the center of the large fertile plain land at the foot of the Himalaya. In a clear sunny day, the beautiful mountain Kanchanjangha is visible from here. The district is the door to Bhutan and Bangladesh international borders. Rivers like Teesta, Torsa, Sankosh, Joldhaka, Neora, Raidak, Dyna bathe this terra firma of tea, timber and tourism. The nearest airport is Bagdogra airport.

Attractions here are the Jaldapara wildlife sanctuary and Gorumara National Park where a safari tour is available. Jalpaiguri Rajbari is the largest structure of non-reinforced concrete surrounded by beautiful lakes. The rich exhibition of stunning creations at the Sarojendra Deb Raikat Kala Kendra has attracted numerous art buffs for long. Jalpesh temple, Jatileshar temple, Jogomaya Kalibari and Paharpur Kali temples near Jalpaiguri are the reflection of the old mythic past of Bengal. Recent developments like Jalpaiguri Nawab Bari, Rabindra Bhawan, King Shaheber ghat, Jubilee Park, Teesta Udayan ensure a day full of amusement and fun.

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