Daily hustle and bustle of life makes our life so hectic that it would be so not wrong to take a small break from your daily hectic schedule and spend some time with oneself. Siliguri in West Bengal is a beautiful place in India which offers its travellers a pleasing experience for everyone.
Perfect for spending small holidays, Siliguri is situated on the foothills of Himalayas and is one of the best places that come in North India tourism. The place is filled with so many amazing places that will allow you many things to do in Siliguri. Be it shopping or temple visit, there is a plethora of things that will make your West Bengal tours memorable.
Here are the places where you can explore the city to the core and get a chance to peek into the soul of Bengal.
- Hong Kong Market
It’s a shout-out for all shopaholics, come and take a visit to Hong Kong market which is a perfect place for all shopping freaks. Located in Hakim Para, this place is always filled with large number of people buying and selling the cool souvenirs, that too in good quality under affordable price. The place will surely bring-out the best bargaining skills from within you. Do not miss visiting this place in your North India tours.
- Coronation Bridge
Evident to its name, this bridge is indeed gracing the beauty of Siliguri. Listed among major tourist attractions in Siliguri, The Coronation Bridge is also called by the name of Sevoke Bridge. The bridge is spread across the River Teesta and bound the two glittering shores. Travellers can enjoy the spectacular and picturesque scenery of the dense forest that is wrapping around the bridge. This huge bridge makes the connection between the two districts of Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri. There is one more name by which this bridge is called and the name is Baghpool, which means the bridge of Tigers, as there are two tiger statues over there. Do not forget to miss this place.
- Kali Mandir
People of Bengal are the huge devotees of Goddess Duraga and her manifestation, especially Goddess Kali. So, it is obvious to have many temples which are dedicated to Goddess Durga and Goddess Kali. It is because of this reason; the Durga Puja of West Bengal is famous throughout the world. Kali Mandir in Siliguri is a famous tourist attraction and it attracts devotees in a large numbers. The grandeur of the temple during the time of Durga Puja and Navratri is a must watch. The major attraction of Kali temple is the huge idol of Goddess Kali which is adorning the jewels and armory. All the newly-wed couple visits this temple for a blissful conjugal life ahead. A spectacular view of Kanchenjunga, the third largest peak in the world is a treat to eyes.
- Salugara Monastery
Beautiful and serene this monastery is listed among the major tourist attractions of Siliguri. This place is located in the outskirts of Siliguri. The major attraction of this place has 100 ft stupa that fascinates travellers towards itself. This is a perfect place where you can spend some real amazing time with yourself. This place proves an ideal place for meditation and yoga under yoga tours in India. Interesting thing about this place is that it was established by the heighted Buddhist monk, Dalai Lama and his followers. The prayers to shrine are believed to be the door of salvation.
- Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary
One of the places that is enhancing the natural beauty and charm of India is Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary. This wildlife sanctuary is a beautiful place filled with dense forest which touches the skies with spectacular flora and the fauna. This place is also famous as a house of one-horned rhinoceros, along with Endangered Indian elephants, spotted deer and many more exotic species of animals. People here can enjoy watching more than 350 species of birds which will bring lots of excitement to India Wildlife tour packages.
- Savin Kingdom
This another amazing yet spectacular place in Siliguri that will make a perfect tourist spots for travellers. This amusement park is settled amidst the tea farm and is highly popular among travellers. People who wish to experience the fun, love and adventure altogether, this is the perfect place for you. There is a theme park in here which is located on the banks of Mahananda River. Taking part in the activities like pottery making, culture events, henna making, paintings and many more will make your activity tours in India, memorable.