Jalpaiguri at a glance:
Coordinates: 26.5215° N, 88.7196° E
State: West Bengal
Jalpaiguri is a city in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is one of the largest city and the headquarters of the Jalpaiguri district as well as of the Jalpaiguri division of West Bengal, covering the jurisdiction of the five districts of North Bengal.
How to reach :
By Air :
Bagdogra airport is the nearest to Jalpaiguri. Cabs are available from the airport.
By Rail :
The New Jalpaiguri Railway station is the nearest railway station. Taxies are available from the station.
By Road :
Cabs/buses are available to reach this place.
Places to visit :
Buxa National Park:
Source : wikipedia
Spread over acres of land in the Alipurduar division of West Bengal, Buxa is one of the most popular tourist destinations of this place. A common favourite to regular tourists, adventure enthusiasts and eco travellers, Buxa also has a tiger reserve located inside the national park.
Source : https://www.tripadvisor.in/
Located on the bank of river Baniya, Mendabari fort, also known as Nalraja Garh is an ancient fort which dates back to the 5th century. The remains of the fort interest archaeology and history enthusiasts while the location and historic stories around the fort fascinate the travellers.
What to eat :
Try the local cuisine consisting of maach bhaat and roadside puchkas.